Moblin.org hosts the Mobile & Internet Linux Project which is an umbrella, open source project focused on the development of Linux for Intel-based devices.
( Tizen is the present status of this old post that has been deleted and redone many times as the name and website keeps changing. Now let us freeze this at Tizen - ananth)
Moblin - Mobile Linux Internet Project
"To this purpose, moblin.org will host various projects that will provide key elements of community-based projects such as Ubuntu Mobile and Embedded Edition, Red Flag Midinux, and Pepper Linux.."
The Samsung Smartwatch started with Android, now they have a Tizen version, this watch may be a good experimental hardware for Embedded Systems hackers to test out their own custom linux firmware !
If you haven't heard, in 2010 Moblin became MeeGo! MeeGo is an open source, Linux project which
brings together the Moblin project, headed up by Intel, and Maemo, by Nokia, into a single open source activity.
By now, you may have read that The Linux Foundation, with the support of several other companies, announced a new project, Tizen, to build a new operating system for devices. This new project is first and foremost open source, and based on Linux. So it begs the question: why not just evolve MeeGo? We believe the future belongs to HTML5-based applications,
Tizen - An open source, standards-based software platform for multiple device categories.
For Smartphones, Tablets, Netbooks and Smart TV. Also one for your Car, Boat or Chopper for an In-Vehicle Infotainment Gadget.