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ARM Announces Full Support for Adobe Flash Player 10.1

05 October 2009

Los Angeles, Calif. – October 5, 2009 –ARM today announced they have delivered on the commitment to optimizing Adobe® Flash® Player 10.1 on ARM®-powered devices as part of the Open Screen Project, a broad industry initiative of close to 50 participants working together to deliver a consistent runtime environment across mobile phones, desktops and other consumer electronic devices.

As growth in the number of connected devices continues to skyrocket, consumers are starting to demand access to the Internet everywhere – not just on one device and not just in one place. By bringing the full Flash Player to the broad range of ARM Cortex-A powered devices, consumers will experience uncompromised Web browsing of rich applications, content, and high definition (HD) video across a broad range of devices, from PCs and smartphones to digital televisions and netbooks.

Key Facts:

  • At release, Adobe Flash Player 10.1 will be officially supported on ARM-powered devices.
  • Adobe Flash Player on ARM-powered devices will give consumers access to virtually all Web content everywhere.
  • ARM and Adobe are breaking down the barriers about where and when you can use the Internet. 
  • ARM Cortex-A based devices supporting the full Adobe Flash Player range from mobile phones to set-top boxes, mobile Internet devices, televisions, automotive platforms, personal media players and other mobile computing devices.

Quotes:
Ian Drew, EVP of Marketing, ARM: “Delivering a highly responsive, uncompromised Web and rich media experience to consumer devices and the digital home is a key focus for ARM. The Open Screen Project with Adobe enables ARM and our partners to optimize and deploy Flash Player 10.1 across ARM Powered® devices, freeing content to reach users on a range of devices.”

David Wadhwani, general manager and vice president, Platform Business Unit at Adobe:
With ARM as the leading platform provider for smartphones, it’s clear that there is a strong opportunity to extend the architecture to other, fast-growing device categories.  The close collaboration between ARM and Adobe ensures that users will be able to experience uncompromised browsing of rich applications, content and HD video across smartphones, smartbooks, netbooks, televisions and many other Internet connected devices in the future.

Links:
o Open Screen Project: http://www.openscreenproject.org/
o ARM official: http://www.arm.com/
o Adobe official: http://www.adobe.com/

Tweet:

ARM and partners to optimize and deploy Flash Player 10.1 across billions of #ARM powered devices #AdobeMax

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Media Contacts:       
Charlene Marini
ARM
+1 415-694-6740  
charlene.marini@arm.com

RJ Bardsley
Racepoint Group
+1 408 576 1131
rjbardsley@racepointgroup.com





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