It seems like the season of self-developed operating systems by brands! We recently saw Xiaomi to suggest HyperOS is going to replace MIUI and now here is Vivo announcing its self-developed BlueOS at the 2023 Vivo Developer conference. BlueOS is mainly intended for smart wearables and smart home devices. Look what it’s about.
Vivo BlueOS: details
Vivo’s BlueOS is based on the Rust language, an industry first. Although it is compatible with multiple Posix standard kernels, Linux kernels and RTOS kernels. The new operating system has an AI service engine for compatibility with several major AI models.
This is said to support features such as generating code, generating images and text, and more AI-based capabilities. In addition, the new operating system aims to provide a smooth user experience while maintaining user privacy and security. The Rust language used for the system framework is said to be less prone to security vulnerabilities. The operating system is claimed to offer 48% improved display efficiency and 67% less memory consumption. BlueOS can support a range of devices starting with a 200MHz processor with 32MB of RAM up to a 4GHz processor with 24MB of RAM.
There are improvements for opening apps, switching between apps, gesture display, scrolling lists and loading time. BlueOS will also offer a new smart interaction experience, which can help change the watch faces with voice. There is support for it too BlueXLink for multi-device connectivity to easily transfer data between different devices. Moreover, it supports functionalities such as transport cards, access cards and even NFC car keys.
BlueOS is first launching on smartwatches and the the first will be the Vivo watch 3, scheduled to launch on November 13 in China. It remains to be seen if this will be exclusive to China! We will keep you posted for further details, so stay tuned!