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BharOS opens doors for OEMs, companies; already in talks with 8 entities

At present, BharOS is compatible with Google Pixel phones; it has no default applications, so users aren't forced to use apps they may not be familiar with or trust

Mobile, smartphones, internet, gaming, tech

The system can be installed on commercial off-the-shelf handsets

Shine Jacob Chennai
The maker of ‘BharOS’, India’s first indigenously developed operating system, is opening its doors to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) of handset and to corporates, offering a secured environment for users. Within 24 hours since its launch, at least eight companies have already approached its maker JandK Operations, incubated by the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)-Madras.

At present, BharOS is compatible with Google Pixel phones and steps are being taken to rope in other OEMs. On Tuesday, Union ministers Dharmendra Pradhan and Ashwini Vaishnaw successfully tested BharOS. “Whichever vendor or OEMs comes to us and opens up their development manual or

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First Published: Jan 25 2023 | 4:36 PM IST

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