Mozilla faced insurmountable competition in the mobile operating system with its Firefox OS; especially from Google’s Android. The company was forced to admit defeat and shut down the mobile operating system department early this month.
Firefox OS may be finding a spot at the tech museums as one of the inventions that started but never became a thing. However, when it comes to Internet of Things (IoT), Mozilla plans to go all out in making its Firefox OS a force to reckon with.
This is according to leaked documents by a Spanish blog, Hipertextual, which gives a detailed account of how Mozilla plans to deploy Firefox OS across various IoT devices. Although the documents are of early prototypes design concepts by Mozilla designers, the Foundation has not come out to confirm made any official statements regarding the same. The following are some early prototypes designs that Mozilla foundation is being said to be working on with the Firefox OS.
Although not a fairly new Mozilla development, given it was first introduced in the market back in February 2014. This device is a tablet running on the Firefox OS. It functions like any other Chrome OS powered device; browser only functions. But with the major exception that is also similar to the core principle that is the foundation of Mozilla core values; respect for The tablet is also quite simple, easy to update, no telephony stacks, add-ons support, and no app stores support.
This is a portable keyboard said to connect to just about any IoT device. Simply put, the Firefox Pi will transform your LCD or regular TV display into a fully functional computer. It comes fully installed with the Firefox OS out of the box, and as the name suggests. It comes with Raspberry Pi support in addition to the Mozilla Webmaker app all built-in.
This is a Small Office/Home Office (SOHO) router, but has all the Mozilla integrated privacy and security features. This SOHO will give you all the privacy and security features we have longed known Mozilla to provide through the Firefox browser and its other products.
This is more or less a clone of Google’s Chromecast or Amazon’s FireTV devices. It is simply a stick you can plug into your TV and enjoy content streaming right from the Internet. It connects to your TV via an HDMI ports and will need Wi-Fi Internet connections to
Image Credit: Hipertextual.com.