Sun enables new wave of mobile Java services
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Date: Thursday, February 26, 2004
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With new device software, content delivery, and go-to-market capabilities,
Sun Microsystems, Inc.
, the leading advocate for
Java technology, announced key wireless services for hundreds of millions
of Java mobile phones worldwide.
At the 3GSM World Congress
in Cannes, France, the new products,
programs and partnerships for operators, handset manufacturers,
application developers and content providers were introduced to address
the growing demand for advanced mobile data services.
Among Sun's new products, programs and partnerships:
- Sun's Java Technology for Smartphones HotSpot Implementation and Java 2 Platform, Micro Edition (J2ME platform) Web services
- New release of the Sun Java Enterprise System, with the new Sun Java System Content Delivery Server and the expansion of Java.com to be a mobile content catalog for operators.
- Updated Java Wireless Toolkit 2.1 and the expanded Java.com portal.
Java Technology for Smartphones HotSpot Implementation (Java Technology
for Smartphones HI
) is an optimized implementation of J2ME that runs
six times faster then the current reference implementation.
J2ME Web Services (JSR 172)
, now available, is poised to propel a
new generation of networked data services for mobile devices, allowing
mobile devices to access Web services using XML and SOAP protocols.
The awarding-winning J2ME Wireless Toolkit
is now at v2.1, fully
compatible with the Java Technology for the Wireless Industry (JTWI) and
J2ME Web Services API (JSR-172) specifications.
With 1.2 million copies already downloaded, this new release is expected
to further accelerate J2ME application deployment.
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