BlueStacks Systems Inc announced software that runs applications software developed for the Android operating system on Windows operating systems Dec 1, 2010.
The software, "BlueStacks for Windows," was demonstrated for the first time in the world in the booth of Tokyo Electron Device Ltd, which will sell the software in Japan, at Embedded Technology 2010, an exhibition on the development of embedded software that is taking place from Dec 1 to 3, 2010, in Yokohama City, Japan.
Tokyo Electron Device will start selling the software to PC makers in Japan in the first quarter of 2011.
BlueStacks for Windows can run existing Android applications on Windows (Windows 7, Embedded Standard 7, Vista and XP). The software is based on the "VirtualBox" open-source virtualization software, and BlueStacks Systems realized a virtual Android device (ver 2.2) on Windows. It also made changes to Android.
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