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Samsung will be hosting bada Developer Day on June 22nd

Samsung will be hosting bada Developer Day on June 22nd in San Francisco. It’ll be a full-day technical seminar at the W-Hotel in San Francisco.

NOTE: Parking will be paid by Samsung, so please do valet at the W, and of course, food and beverages will be provided throughout the day.
You can find registration and event details here.
Check out the bada Developer Challenge, and the prizes are huge (2.7 mil in total).

Samsung bada supports Flash Lite 3.1.

Alessandro

eSeminar: Code once and run on multiple mobile devices

There will be an online eSeminar on June 10th: Code once and run on multiple mobile devices

Alessandro

Flashmobilegroup.org in the OVI Store

Flashmobilegroup now has a mobile application (WRT and J2me) in the OVI Store.

Alessandro

ustwo eSeminar recording available

Thanks to Matt and Juan from ustwo™ for the great presentation. They shared some great development tips.

Here is the recording: http://adobechats.adobe.acrobat.com/p50933897/

Alessandro

UG eSeminar: ustwo™ design agency talks about their mobile projects

The Boston Adobe Mobile and Devices User Group is holding an eSeminar on Thursday April 15th at 12 PM EST (check your time). Speaker for this eSeminar is Matt Pollitt from digital agency ustwo™. He will talk about the company ustwo and the mobile projects they are working on.

Topics: ustwo™
When: Thursday April 15th at 12 PM EST
eSeminar link: http://adobechats.adobe.acrobat.com/ustwo/
Speaker: Matt Pollitt

Matt will talk about ustwo™ Flash Lite mobile projects (for example: b@tv), their distribution, performance issues and results.

ustwo™ is a digital user experience (UX) design agency that develops pioneering user interfaces for some of the world’s leading brands. Driven by its mission to ‘make products smile’, the ustwo™ studio creates beautiful, user-friendly interfaces for clients including Sony Ericsson, Sony, Adobe, Rebook and Turner.

ustwo™ brings the very best in digital design and innovation to a range of sectors including mobile, consumer electronics, medical and financial. ustwo™ also maintains its own portfolio of mobile properties, as well as partnering with brands, licensees and publishers to forge new revenue streams in the mobile arena.

Headquartered in London, UK and with offices in Malmö, Sweden; ustwo™ is a privately funded company founded by ‘Mills & Sinx’, Matt Miller and John Sinclair, in 2004, joined shortly after by third partner Marcus Woxneryd. In 2005 the company was made a ‘Design Partner’ by Sony Ericsson.

- For more information visit www.ustwo.co.uk

You can use the iPhone app Adobe Connect Pro Moble if you are on the go to follow the eSeminar.

Please join the Boston Adobe Mobile and Device User Group to participate to the eSeminar and be part of the User Group. When you apply tell us something about yourself.

FlashCamp San Francisco April 16th

If you are around San Francisco on April 16th there will be a great event FlashCamp, which will include Flash Mobile topics.

Alessandro

DeviceDays at Mobile World Congress 2010

Via Mark, the Spanish Adobe Mobile and Devices User Group is organizing an event during the Mobile World Congress, DeviceDays.. Here are the details:

Timing/location:

* Torre Mapfre – Avinguda Litoral, 08005 Barcelona, Spain
* 09.30am – 5.00pm 19th February
* Space for 100 attendees

Note: Passing security takes time, arrive 15-30 mins early.

Schedule:

* 09.30am Welcome intro from Marcos and Raul
* 10.00am Overview of Adobe’s announcements at Mobile World Congress
* 10.30am BREAK
* 11.30am Open Screen Project new and Fund update, demos of funded applications
* 12.30am Contextual Applications – best practices, optimizations and inspirational demos
* 14.00pm LUNCH
* 15.00pm Testing Flash based applications with Device Central CS5
* 15.30pm Creating iPhone applications with Flash Professional CS5
* 16.00pm BREAK
* 16.15pm Creating ad-supported iPhone Applications with GreyStripe
* 16.45pm Closing remarks from Marcos and Raul

The event website is here, so start registering.

eSeminar: Aodbe mobileMax schedule application by Chris Griffith

John Barrett from the Hawaii Flash User Group has put together an online eSeminar. The meeting will cover the building of the application (Flex & Air) and will demonstrate how the applications was ported to Flash Lite (2.1 & 3.1) & the iphone as well.

Please view the Calendar on the Adobe Groups site page for the Hawaii Flash User Group:
http://groups.adobe.com/posts/e9f2391409

You can see the application and the connect session will explain how it was built:

http://nuclearpathways.org/clients/max/ (since max is long over I don’t think the on-line application is still functionally)

Please RSVP early, as I would like Chris to see that there is interest in the meeting.
The meeting will take place on January 27, 2010 at 3:00 pm Hawaiian Time. (check your time)

Alessandro

eSeminar Series, Smartphones and TVs and Adobe® Flash® Player 10.1

New Adobe eSeminar Series on the way for January and February:

Smartphones and TVs: Building Flash Applications
Thursday, January 21, 2010
11:00 AM US/Pacific

Adobe® Flash® Player 10.1 – Develop for Flash on Mobile Devices
Thursday, February 18, 2010
11:00 AM US/Pacific

Alessandro

eSeminar recording, The Open Screen Project: A Fundee Speaks

Here is the recording of the eSeminar The Open Screen Project: A Fundee Speaks.

http://adobechats.adobe.acrobat.com/p19605093/

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eSeminar, The Open Screen Project: A Fundee Speaks

The Boston Adobe Mobile and Devices User Group is holding an eSeminar on Thursday 17th December at 12 PM EST (check your time). Speaker for this eSeminar is Max Antinori and topic is “The Open Screen Project: A Fundee Speaks”.

Max Antinori will talk about his experience being funded by the Open Screen Project to develop components for his Species Explorer project. Max will cover some of the details of the application process, his specific experiences as a fundee, a brief overview of the components developed for OSP, and answer questions from seminar attendees who are considering applying to the OSP.

Max’s company, Max Media, has been developing Flash-based interactives for the educational market since 1999. His clients include the Smithsonian’s National Zoo, Boston Museum of Science, the Shedd Aquarium, Denver Museum of Natural History, Boston Children’s Museum, Harvard Center for Astrophysics, and many more.

Topics: “The Open Screen Project: A Fundee Speaks”
When: Thursday 17th December at 12 PM EST
eSeminar link: http://adobechats.adobe.acrobat.com/speciesexplorer/
Please enter your name when prompt on the day of the eSeminar.

We will be giving away with a raffle an Adobe software package of $2100 value. You MUST be a registered User Group member to qualify.
Please join the Boston Adobe Mobile and Device User Group to participate to the eSeminar and be part of the User Group. When you apply tell us something about yourself.

eSeminar recording: Flash Mobile development opportunities on different platforms and new tools

Here is the recording on the eSeminar: Flash Mobile development opportunities on different platforms and new tools

eSeminar recording: http://adobechats.adobe.acrobat.com/p96619974/

Thanks again to Mark for the presentation.

Alessandro

eSeminar: Flash Mobile development opportunities on different platforms and new tools

The Boston Adobe Mobile and Devices User Group is holding an eSeminar on Friday 13th November at 12 PM EST (check your time). Speaker for this eSeminar is Mark Doherty from Adobe, Flash Platform Evangelist Mobile and Devices. We will have the opportunity to know more information about Flash Mobile development opportunities on different platforms and new tools.

Topics:

  • Flash on the iPhone
  • Flash Player 10.1
  • Distributable Player Next (with SWFPack.com)
  • Device Central 3 sneak peek

When: November 13th at 12 PM EST

eSeminar link: http://adobechats.adobe.acrobat.com/flashmobile/
Please enter your name when prompt on the day of the eSeminar.

About Mark Dohetry. You can read his blog here.

Please join the Boston Adobe Mobile and Device User Group to participate to the eSeminar and be part of the User Group. When you apply tell us something about yourself.

Adobe MAX 2009 Flash Mobile news

Adobe MAX 2009 is underway and there are several announcments around mobile, here some:

Adobe Flash Player 10.1

* Flash Player 10.1 is the first consistent browser-based runtime out of the Open Screen Project that enables uncompromised browsing of rich apps, content and HD video across smartphones, smartbooks, netbooks, PCs and other Internet-connected devices.

* Support expected for several mobile platforms including Google Android, Symbian, Palm webOS, Windows Mobile and others.

* Public developer beta avail for WiMo, Palm webOS and desktop OSs before the end of the year. Public developer beta for Android and Symbian expected in early 2010. General availability of Flash Player 10.1 and first devices in market expected in first half of 2010.

* Support for HTTP streaming and several new mobile-ready features including multi-touch, gestures, accelerometer, screen orientation, and mobile input models.

* Increased software rendering performance on mobile of more than 87%. Reduced memory consumption on mobile by more than 55%.

Flash Momentum; Open Screen Project

* Close to 50 industry leaders now in Open Screen Project. Google latest member. (www.openscreenproject.org)

* More than 1.2 billion mobile phones and devices have shipped with Flash. About 40% of all new mobile devices worldwide ship with existing Flash technology today. (Source: Strategy Analytics, Jan. ‘09)

* 98% reach of Flash Player on the desktop. About 75% of videos online are delivered in Flash, making it the #1 platform for video on the Web. (comScore Feb 09)

* More than 70% of Web games built using Flash.

Partner News

* RIM: RIM and Adobe collaborate to bring full Flash Player to the Blackberry platform. RIM joins Open Screen Project.

* Google: Both companies share common goal of moving Web forward by making it more powerful and easier to use. Collaboration to bring new level of openness to Web that spans platforms and allows users to have rich Web experiences wherever they are. Goal: Help developers focus on creating innovative Web apps that run anywhere instead of optimizing apps for different platforms; Flash Player support across broad range of Google technologies.

* nVidia & Qualcomm: Optimize Flash Player 10.1 to leverage GPU acceleration across nVidia GeForce, ION and Tegra and Qualcomm Snapdragon chipsets. Goal: Deliver HD videos, apps, games and other rich, Flash based Web content to GPU accelerated netbooks, smartbooks and smartphones. Support for 780p and 1080. First net- and smartbooks ready to support Flash Player 10.1 include the following nVidia GPU powered devices: HP Mini 311, Lenovo IdeaPad S12, Samsung N510, Acer AspireRevo, and Asus eeeBox EB1012.

Nokia: Open Screen Project Fund recipients announced. Joint fund of 10$M announced in Feb 09. More than 750 developers from 60 countries submitted app ideas. 35+ multi-screen apps funded. Applications span a wide range of content including games, videos, Web-to-location based services, productivity tools and other apps. Developers can distribute content via Nokia Ovi Store and AIR Marketplace
Partner Quotes:

Google
“We are excited to join Adobe and other industry leaders in the Open Screen Project,” said Sundar Pichai, vice president of Product Management at Google. “This initiative supports our common goal to move the Web forward as a platform and to spur innovation in the industry through technology such as Adobe Flash.”

Microsoft
“Adobe Flash technology provides a key experience on new Windows phones, enabling people to enjoy rich Flash based games, videos and other interactive Web content on the go,” said Stephanie Ferguson, general manager, Product Management, Microsoft Corp. “We look forward to bringing in the new capabilities of Adobe Flash Player 10.1 to the Windows phone browser when it becomes available.”

Motorola
“Motorola is excited to be one of the first handset manufacturers to ship Android based devices with Flash Player support early next year,” said Christy Wyatt, vice president of software applications and ecosystem at Motorola. “As the number one platform for video on the web, uncompromised browsing of Flash technology based content is essential for a rich mobile experience and something users expect from Motorola today.”

Nokia
“As a longtime partner of Adobe and more than 400 million Nokia phones shipped with existing Flash technology to date, we are excited to see Flash Player becoming a reality for mobile phones and other mobile devices,” said Purnima Kochikar, vice president, Forum Nokia. “Nokia is excited about full Flash Player coming to devices and we are committed to supporting Flash Player 10.1 on mobile devices in 2010.”

NVIDIA
“Consumers want the best Internet experience — whether it’s a mobile device in their pocket or a netbook at the coffee shop,” said Dan Vivoli, senior vice president of NVIDIA. “Our engineers have worked closely with Adobe to make this a reality.”

Qualcomm
“Qualcomm is continually looking to enable richer multimedia experiences on mobile devices, and the Adobe Flash Platform technologies will be a significant part of that effort moving forward,” said Rob Chandhok, vice president of software strategy for Qualcomm CDMA Technologies. “As mobile devices increasingly become a primary method of accessing the Internet, our collaboration with Adobe provides our device manufacturing customers with the ability to deliver even more compelling and full-featured products to the market.”

Alessandro

Check out the Nokia sessions during Adobe MAX 2009

Via Bill, at Adobe MAX 2009, Nokia will host 3 sessions for developing Flash Lite content:

* Building World-Class Multimedia Applications on Nokia Devices
* Open Screen Project Fund: Fueling the Future of Flash Experiences
* Mobile Application Development with Nokia Web Runtime

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