Google and RIM Join Open Screen Project
Article by George Norman
On 05 Oct 2009
The goal of the Open Screen Project, which is lead by Adobe, is to “enable consumers to engage with rich internet experiences seamlessly across any device, anywhere.” Two companies have just recently announced that they will join Adobe in the Open Screen Project. These two companies are Mountain View-based search engine giant Google and RIM (Research In Motion), the company behind the Blackberry mobile device.

Starting with Google, it must be said that the aforementioned company is no stranger to Adobe. Some of Google’s best known offerings require close integration with Adobe’s technology: popular video sharing site YouTube, the speedy Chrome web browser, and last but not least, Google web search. It goes without saying that the guys over at Google are pretty excited about joining the Open Screen Project.

Advertising

“We’re excited to be joining Adobe's Open Screen Project, an initiative established a year and a half ago to help developers more easily design content for the web across multiple screens using the Flash Platform. We've always believed that open platforms lead to greater innovation on the web and we see participating in the Open Screen Project as another step in that direction. We're excited to continue working with the teams at Adobe on pushing the web forward and to see where the next generation of web development will take us,” commented Senior Vice President of Engineering with Google, Bill Coughran.

Research In Motion, after announcing the release of Blackberry Desktop for Mac, has today officially confirmed the fact that it is working with Adobe with the goal of bringing Adobe Flash Player support to its smartphone devices. For that reason RIM joined the Open Screen Project.

“As an industry leader for innovative smartphones and wireless solutions, RIM delivers superior mobile user experiences to customers around the world. It’s a natural fit for both companies to work together to bring Flash technology based video and web content to BlackBerry smartphone users,” said David Wadhwani, general manager and vice president, Flash Platform Business Unit at Adobe.



Tags: ADobe, Google, RIM, Research In Motion, BlackBerry, Open Screen Project
About the author: George Norman
George is a news editor.
You can follow him on Google+, Facebook or Twitter

I Hope you LIKE this blog post! Thank you!
What do YOU have to say about this
blog comments powered by Disqus
Popular News
By George Norman on 17 Aug 2017
With the blockbuster movie season upon us, Sony decided to celebrate the occasion with a sale: the Attack of the Blockbusters Sale that offers discounts of up to 50% (60% if you’re a PlayStation Plus member) on a ton of PS4 video games.
By George Norman on 17 Aug 2017
Samsung’s new T5 portable solid-state drive (PSSD) uses the latest 64-layer V-NAND technology, offers between 250GB and 2TB of storage capacity, has a lightweight and shock-resistant design that’s smaller than the average business card, and delivers industry-leading transfer speeds of up to 540 MB/s.
Related News
By George Norman on 21 Jun 2017
Fidget spinners, the toys that the internet loves to hate, have managed to grab Google’s attention. The search engine is offering a virtual fidget on desktop as well as mobile. Simply search for "spinner" and Google Search will bring up a fidget spinner quick answer card.
By George Norman on 09 Aug 2017
Android started out as an underdog, as the mobile operating system that nobody took seriously. Big-name tech companies laughed it off and critics said it would fail miserably, but Android proved them all wrong and become the powerhouse that it is today.
By George Norman on 14 Aug 2017
Opera Max, the Android app that uses compression technology to help you save data and get up to 50% more from your data plan, has been discontinued. The app is no longer featured on Opera.com and it’s no longer listed on Google Play.
By George Norman on 10 Jul 2017
Did you know that life is easier on iPhone? Put down the pitchforks for a moment and let me explain. And put out those torches as well...
Sponsored Links
Hot Software Updates
Top Downloads
Become A Fan!
Link To Us!
Google and RIM Join Open Screen Project
HTML Linking Code