CANNES, France — PalmSource, Inc., provider of Palm OS, a leading operating system powering next generation phones and mobile devices, and PacketVideo Corporation, one of the world’s leading supplier of embedded multimedia software for mobile phones, today announced the availability of PacketVideo’s media player on the Palm OS platform. PacketVideo will provide its media player for use in Palm Powered phones and mobile devices.
PacketVideo’s advanced technology and embedded engineering expertise enables hardware manufacturers to quickly and cost-effectively bring products to market with customized multimedia capabilities. The combination of PacketVideo’s technology and the Palm OS platform will enable users to capture and display video content on their Palm Powered mobile device.
“We are happy to offer our OEM handset customers the ability to use Palm OS in their PV-powered multimedia devices,” said Joel Espelien, PacketVideo VP of Strategy. “We look forward to commercial deployments of PV multimedia solutions with Palm OS.”
“PacketVideo is an industry recognized leader for its expertise in the mobile multimedia solutions market,” said David Limp, PalmSource senior vice president of corporate and business strategy. “We believe that porting PacketVideo’s pvPlayer to the Palm OS platform will enable mobile media manufacturers to quickly and cost-effectively bring products to market with customized encoding, decoding, and 2-way video conferencing capabilities.”
Customers interested in learning more about PacketVideo media player for Palm OS should contact PacketVideo Corporation.
PalmSource, Inc. is the company behind Palm OS, a leading operating system powering mobile information devices. Approximately 38 million Palm Powered handhelds and smartphones have been sold to date worldwide. Industry leaders Aceeca, AlphaSmart, Fossil, Garmin, GSL, Kyocera, Lenovo, palmOne, QTech, Samsung, Sony, Symbol Technologies and Tapwave license Palm OS to create diverse mobile devices that meet unique customer needs. Palm OS has given rise to a large community of users, enterprises, developers and manufacturers, who together make up the Palm Powered Economy. More information about PalmSource is available at www.palmsource.com.