Research In Motion collaborates with Adobe to bring Flash player to BlackBerry devices
Adobe has rolled out their Flash Player 10.1 software for smartphones, smartbooks, netbooks, PCs and other Internet-connected devices. And Research In Motion (RIM) has announced the collaboration with Adobe to bring full Flash player to their BlackBerry mobile devices too.
October 5, 2009 — Adobe Systems Incorporated and Research In Motion (RIM) have announced they are working together to bring Adobe® Flash® Player support to the BlackBerry® platform. RIM is joining the Open Screen Project, a broad initiative dedicated to enabling standalone applications and richer Web browsing across mobile phones, televisions, desktops and other consumer electronic devices through the Adobe Flash Platform. The collaboration is expected to bring the full Flash Player browser runtime to BlackBerry smartphones.
Led by Adobe, the Open Screen Project includes close to 50 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/