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Movial Joins Open Screen Project

Movial, the company that inspires rich, intuitive Internet experiences, today announced that it will integrate, test, and certify Adobe® Flash® technology in embedded mobile environments that utilize ARM based Linux under the Open Screen Project, a broad initiative of more than two dozen industry leaders to deliver a consistent runtime environment across screens. Today’s announcement reflects Adobe and Movial's close working relationship in enabling Flash technology on a wide variety of Mobile Linux device environments, including netbooks, smartphones and other handheld devices.

"Movial is proud to support the Open Screen Project and the broad industry effort to enable consistent experiences across screens leveraging Adobe Flash technology," said Wade Vesey, CEO of Movial North America. "Movial's engineering strength, combined with its global reach, is being scaled to address the increasing volume of new netbook and touchscreen devices that will be hitting the market at the end of this year and into 2010."

"Adobe welcomes the addition of Movial’s expertise to the Open Screen Project,” said Anthony Haag, director of business development, Open Screen Project at Adobe. “Movial’s experience with Linux and the creation of personalized user experiences across devices will help drive the evolution of ARM based Linux devices. As a company that has a long history of delivering cross-platform technologies, Adobe is committed to supporting this dynamic market."

Device manufacturers and operators rely on Movial’s creative and custom consulting services to help increase ROI and streamline and speed product development utilizing open Linux platforms and ready-to-use applications. A pioneer in mobile Linux-based solutions, Movial harnesses its extensive understanding of mobile user behavior to design personalized user experiences, from device concept and interface design, to systems integration, third-party application integration, and product maintenance and support. The company’s rich and robust Internet Experience Suite (Movial IXS) is available as a white-label service to device manufacturers and operators worldwide.

Movial will be attending COMPUTEX TAIPEI 2009 from June 2 to June 6 at the Taipei World Trade Center Exhibition Hall. To schedule a media or analyst briefing with Movial or for further inquiries, please contact Ilona Mohacsi at (631) 764-3729, or via e-mail at [email protected].

About the Open Screen Project

Led by Adobe, the Open Screen Project includes industry leaders working together to provide a consistent runtime environment and user experience across mobile phones, desktops, and other consumer electronics devices. The initiative addresses the challenges of Web browsing on a broad range of devices, and removes the barriers to publishing content and applications seamlessly across screens. For more information, visit http://www.openscreenproject.org.

About the Flash Platform

The Adobe Flash Platform is a complete system of integrated tools, frameworks, clients and servers for the development of Web applications, content and video that runs consistently across operating systems and devices. Adobe Flash Player content reaches over 98 percent of Internet-enabled desktops, and Adobe Flash technology is the number one platform for video on the Web. In addition, the Flash runtime has shipped and delivered Flash technology-based content on close to 40 percent of all new mobile phones and devices in 2008. For more information about the Adobe Flash Platform visit http://www.adobe.com/flashplatform.

About Movial

Movial inspires rich, intuitive Internet experiences for companies embracing transformational technologies. Leveraging its deep expertise in Internet, Linux and mobile devices, Movial seamlessly enables its customers to deliver richer user experiences to millions of people on PCs and on mobile devices. Movial's device creation, Internet communications applications and design for digital services are generating revenue for industry leaders like ARM, Ericsson, Nokia, Orange, and Telefónica. By delivering highly intuitive and compelling user experiences, Movial has become the trusted source for enriching the way people interact every day. For more information, visit http://www.movial.com.

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