Azingo to Offer Adobe Flash Lite on Linux Mobile Phones

By Mani Soundararajan September 11, 2008
The Mobile Linux company, Azingo, continues to deliver on its promise of providing a complete Internet experience on mobile devices with its announcement today of Adobe Flash Lite 3.1 support on Azingo Mobile.
Azingo has integrated Adobe Flash Lite into its advanced mobile browser enabling the display of animated Web content and videos and making Adobe Flash available on a Linux mobile platform.
Azingo also announced integrated support for rich mobile applications based on Adobe Flash Lite.
This collaboration enables Azingo Mobile customers to strongly differentiate their mobile devices by offering a richer Web experience and dynamic, animated applications that leverage the power of mobile Linux. In addition, more than one million Adobe Flash developers gain an immediately available mobile Linux platform for delivering applications, which can be developed using the Adobe tools already familiar to them.
“The Azingo - Adobe collaboration provides customers with the most complete mobile browsing experience on mobile devices available today. We're very pleased to be working with Adobe to offer the mobile industry ever richer mobile experiences, incorporating the latest and most innovative applications on Azingo Mobile,” said Mahesh Veerina, president and CEO of Azingo.
Azingo Mobile now delivers rich Flash-based content offering advanced browsing of most Flash-based Web sites, and enabling the display of animations and Flash Player compatible videos that make the mobile Web experience more familiar and complete. Integrated support for Flash Lite applications means that these applications can be immediately deployed on handsets based on Azingo Mobile.
“We are committed to providing rich user experiences through Flash across a broad number of devices and mobile platforms in the world,” said Gary Kovacs, vice president and general manager, Mobile and Devices at Adobe. “Azingo has provided a fast and comprehensive integration of Flash Lite, opening the world of mobile Linux to Flash developers and enabling rich Web browsing experiences for mobile phone users worldwide.”
Azingo Mobile consists of a complete mobile Linux platform that includes a highly configurable user interface and Web 2.0-enabled mobile applications suite, an SDK for applications developers, and mobile Linux engineering services that offer customers high-speed porting and customization capability.
Azingo is based on LiMo Foundation software, a dedicated consortium of mobile industry innovators using an open, governance model to deliver an open and globally consistent Mobile Linux handset software platform for use by the whole mobile industry. The consortium includes more than 50 companies, including Motorola, NEC, NTT DOCOMO, Panasonic, and Samsung.
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Mani Soundararajan  is a contributing editor for IoTevolutionworld. To read more of Mani’s articles, please visit his columnist page.

Edited by Michelle Robart

IoTevolutionworld Contributing Editor

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