Alien Dalvik 2.0 Looks to Create Cross-Platform App Standard
Myriad Group today announced Alien Dalvik 2.0, a generational jump in the Dalvik software that will do things such as allow applications written for Google's Android platform to run on Apple's iOS devices, computers, e-readers, and HDTVs. Alien Dalvik 2.0 allows most Android applications to run using the standard Android Package (.apk) file unmodified, which lets app stores and developers push the apps to multiple platforms. It will able to use existing systems without introducing performance issues. Alien Dalvik 2.0 also allows developers to write one application that can be used across platforms, devices, and operators. Myriad Group explains that Alien Dalvik 2.0 is transparent to end users, who are able to run the apps that they want without compatibility problems. Myriad Group will be demonstrating the technology at the upcoming CTIA Wireless trade show.
Would apple ever allow it?