CTIA Wireless 2004
Plazmic, a subsidiary of Research In Motion (RIM) today introduced the Plazmic Content Developer's Kit v.3.7 for the BlackBerry wireless platform. The Plazmic Content Developer's Kit will provide a suite of tools that allow content developers to easily create interactive and animated content to enhance applications for BlackBerry Wireless Handhelds. Demonstrations will be shown at the CTIA Wireless show in Atlanta at the Georgia World Congress Center (RIM booth #3225).
"The Plazmic Content Developer's Kit for BlackBerry will provide developers with the ability to create rich and interactive graphics," said Julian Paas, Director, Content Planning at Plazmic. "With the Plazmic Content Developer's Kit, developers will be provided with the powerful tools needed for creating rich, browser-based content to enhance their applications for BlackBerry."
"RIM has based BlackBerry on open standards such as Java to enable developers to easily create additional applications that leverage the power of the BlackBerry wireless platform," said Mike Lazaridis, President and co-CEO, at Research In Motion. "With the Plazmic Content Developer's Kit, developers will have advanced tools that enable them to create rich content with optimized wireless performance."
The Plazmic Content Developer's Kit for BlackBerry will include a fully integrated content development environment and advanced simulation tools that significantly ease the content creation process for RIM's award-winning BlackBerry platform. Developers, graphic artists, and Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) will be able to use this suite of tools to simplify the authoring of rich wireless content and web-based applications that leverage the high-resolution screens of color BlackBerry handhelds[SJH1].
The Plazmic Content Developer's Kit will generate content in SVG (Scalable Vector Graphics), the W3C XML-based standard for rich media content.