MACROMEDIA FLASH PLAYER NOW AVAILABLE FOR NOKIA 9200 COMMUNICATOR SERIES
Macromedia Flash MX enables developers to create rich Internet applications and content for mobile devices
San Francisco—June 3, 2002—Macromedia, Inc. (Nasdaq: MACR) today announced that Macromedia Flash Player is immediately available for Nokia 9200 Communicator Series handsets, integrated devices for mobile professionals that combine a wireless telephone with a high-resolution color display and multimedia capabilities. Macromedia Flash Player is the leading rich client for Internet content and applications across the broadest range of platforms and devices. Macromedia Flash MX contains new features and templates that allow rapid creation of content and applications for Internet-enabled devices.
"The Nokia 9210 Communicator has proven popular across Europe and now we are looking forward to continuing this success in the Americas with the introduction of the Nokia 9290 Communicator," said Paul Chellgren, senior vice president of marketing and product management, Nokia. "With support for Macromedia Flash Player across our 9200 Communicator Series family of products, Nokia can leverage the 1.4 million Macromedia Flash designers and developers to deliver content and applications that will enhance the mobile lifestyle and user experience of Nokia Communicator owners."
"Macromedia Flash enhances the user experience on devices and we're pleased that all Nokia 9200 Communicator Series users will get to enjoy the rich Internet applications and content available as a result of Macromedia Flash Player shipping with every new Communicator device," said Peter Meechan, vice president, Macromedia. "With the Nokia 9200 Communicator Series, Nokia is making business life easier for the mobile professional by delivering a device that serves as a phone, Internet terminal, and organizer in one, connected handset."
Designers and developers gain additional market opportunities for their content and applications by delivering Macromedia Flash content that can be used across Internet-
enabled devices including wireless handsets, PDAs, set-top boxes, game consoles, and Internet appliances. Developers can download Macromedia Flash Player 5 and a content development kit for the Nokia 9200 Communicator Series, which includes detailed authoring guidelines and examples to get started creating games, animations, and productivity applications for Nokia 9200 Communicator Series owners.
Macromedia Flash Player 5 ships with every new Nokia 9200 Communicator Series phone including the Nokia 9210i Communicator and the Nokia 9290 Communicator. Nokia Communicator owners can also download Macromedia Flash Player by visiting www.macromedia.com/go/nokia9200_download/.
Macromedia Flash MX is the fastest way to create rich Internet content and applications with a better return on investment. The new Macromedia Flash MX development environment ships with templates for Nokia Communicator devices to streamline content development. Content and applications can be created in Macromedia Flash MX to run on devices that support earlier versions of Macromedia Flash Player. For more detailed product information, go to www.macromedia.com/go/flashmx/.