Adobe Announces The Open Screen Project

Posted: May 1 2008, 1:05am CDT | by , Updated: Aug 11 2010, 7:47am CDT, in News | Other Stuff


Adobe announces the Open Screen Project
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Adobe today announced the Open Screen Project, supported by a group of industry leaders, which aims to drive consistent rich Internet experiences across televisions, personal computers, mobile devices, and consumer electronics.

The Open Screen Project is working to enable a consistent runtime environment -- taking advantage of Adobe Flash Player and, in the future, Adobe AIR, that will remove barriers for developers and designers as they publish content and applications across desktops and devices, including phones, mobile Internet devices (MIDs), and set top boxes.
The Open Screen Project will address potential technology fragmentation by enabling the runtime technology to be updated seamlessly over the air on mobile devices. The consistent runtime environment is intended to provide optimal performance across a variety of operating systems and devices, and ultimately provide the best experience to consumers.
To support this mission, and as part of Adobe’s ongoing commitment to enable Web innovation, Adobe will continue to open access to Adobe Flash technology, accelerating the deployment of content and rich Internet applications (RIAs).
Adobe plans to Removing restrictions on use of the SWF and FLV/F4V specifications, Publishing the device porting layer APIs for Adobe Flash Player, Publishing the Adobe Flash Cast protocol and the AMF protocol for robust data services and Removing licensing fees – making next major releases of Adobe Flash Player and Adobe AIR for devices free.

The Open Screen Project is supported by ARM, Chunghwa Telecom, Cisco, Intel, LG Electronics Inc., Marvell, Motorola, Nokia, NTT DoCoMo, Qualcomm, Samsung Electronics Co., Sony Ericsson, Toshiba and Verizon Wireless. The project is dedicated to driving rich Internet experiences across televisions, personal computers, mobile devices, and consumer electronics. Also supporting the Open Screen Project are leading content providers, including BBC, MTV Networks, and NBC Universal.
Via the Open Screen Project site.

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