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Open Screen Shows Adobe Opening Up

May 01, 2008, 17:15 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jay Lyman)

"Fresh off joining the Linux Foundation and extending its support for Flash Player and AIR runtime software to Linux, Adobe is heading up a new collaborative project to ease development and design of rich applications on a variety of devices from PCs and TVs to mobile devices and other consumer electronics. The Open Screen Project is being supported by Adobe and a cavalcade of other big vendors in hardware, networking and devices (ARM, Intel, Cisco, Motorola, Nokia, NTT DoCoMo, Sony Ericsson, Toshiba and Verizon Wireless among them) as well as video giants including MTV Networks and NBC Universal.

"That's pretty broad, significant support, and even though it's not actually an open source project, Open Screen is intended as a collaborative effort to offset fragmentation with a common runtime technology that crosses OS, device, vendor and screen..."

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