Intel has shown Meego on tablets. The demonstration highlighted the multitasking capabilities of this OS with the ability to run multiple applications at the same time, and allowing up to five users to play a game simultaneously.
Intel has been investing heavily in the development of Meego, which is a lightweight Linux OS for tablets, smartphones and embedded devices.
Intel hopes to provide an OS optimized for a range of low-power devices based on its Atom processor. Atom competes with the ARM processor, which is used in most tablets including Apple’s iPad and Samsung’s Galaxy Tab.Â Intel’s latest Oak Trail tablet chip, which is based on an Atom processor are also expected to reach the market very soon.