According to an interview with the executive director Hewlett Packard Todd Bradley (Todd Bradley), what he gave the resource TechCrunch, the company plans to actively develop the operating system webOS. But it will be used exclusively in its products.
Todd once again confirmed the view that HP acquired the company Palm precisely because of its operating system. Now serious funds are being invested in the development of this system, and its rapid development should be expected. Especially in light of the fact that HP tries to attract third-party software developers. webOS while it is planned to be used to control printers and tablets, as well as smartphones under the brand Palm. In the future, this range will certainly expand.
At the same time, it was emphasized that HP reserves the exclusive right to use webOS. No licensing to third parties is planned. Thus, in the tablet computer market there will be several offers with unique operating systems at once - Apple iPad c iOS, BlackBerry PlayBook with tablet OS and decision from HP. All other tablets are built using Google Android and sometimes Windows 7.