Covia Labs

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Covia Labs Inc. is a Mountain View, CA, based technology company.[1] Covia was founded in 2008 and the CEO is David Kahn.

Covia develops software platforms that aim to enable the creation and deployment of interoperable applications that run across an unlimited number of diverse devices, regardless of operation system or hardware.[2] Covia's technology is designed to be used within law enforcement, emergency response and military agencies.[2]

Covia’s interoperable system integrate ordinary commercial devices, such as cell phones and laptops, to mission-specific equipment, such as security cameras, sensors and weapons systems, regardless of operating system or communications platforms.[2]

Covia Labs is one of several companies that are looking to solve the problem of the "proliferation of combat-bound, handheld devices.[3]


  1. ^ "How 20 Business Ideas Were Hatched: Covia Labs - BusinessWeek". 4 November 2009. Retrieved 2009-12-29. 
  2. ^ a b c Nathesh (24 November 2009). "Covia to Develop New Products to Bring Communication Interoperability to Various Agencies". Retrieved 2009-12-17.  TMCNet
  3. ^ William Matthews (14 December 2009). "Smartphones for Soldiers:Apps Emerge For Pocket Computers". Retrieved 2009-12-17.  Defense News

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