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Ozone-Wayland Release Adds Virtual Keyboard, Touch Support

Wayland

Published on 26 March 2014 12:03 PM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Wayland
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Intel developers have out a new Ozone-Wayland release, their platform work that allows Google's Chromium browser to natively run on Wayland. Besides updating this Wayland Chromium support, there's also an interesting IVI demo to show.

The updated release is based upon Chromium 35 and it has fixes, particularly in the area of in-vehicle infotainment (IVI) support. New features to this Ozone-Wayland release include virtual keyboard support, touch-screen support, and XDG_Shell support.

Here's a demo of Ozone-Wayland on Tizen IVI:


More details on these latest improvements for Chromium on Wayland can be found via Intel's 01.org site.

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