Adobe offers business, creative, and mobile software solutions that revolutionize how the world engages with ideas and information — anytime, anywhere, and through any medium.
"Adobe is spearheading the Open Screen Project with support from industry leaders who share a common vision to provide rich interactive experiences across computers, devices, and consumer electronics," said Shantanu Narayen, chief executive officer at Adobe. "A consistent, more open platform for developers will drive rapid innovation, vastly improving the user experience."
ARM designs the technology that lies at the heart of advanced digital products, from wireless, networking, and consumer entertainment solutions to imaging, automotive, security, and storage devices.
"Delivering a highly responsive, uncompromised web and rich media experience to consumer devices and the digital home is a key focus for ARM and our partners," said Warren East, chief executive officer at ARM. "The Open Screen Project with Adobe enables ARM and our partners to optimize and deploy Flash Player and Adobe AIR across billions of ARM Powered® devices and unlocks the ability for hardware optimizations on future ARM processors."
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is the world's largest broadcasting corporation. The BBC produces programs and information services, broadcasting globally on television, radio, and the Internet.
Chunghwa Telecom is the leading telecom service provider in Taiwan, providing fixed-line services, mobile services, and Internet and data services to residential and business customers.
Cisco is the worldwide leader in networking that transforms how people connect, communicate, and collaborate.
"The market is transitioning from the connected home office to the multimedia-enabled home," said Ned Hooper, senior vice president, Corporate Development, Consumer and Small Business Group at Cisco. "Through our Linksys by Cisco product leadership, we can transform life’s experiences by effortlessly connecting people to their digital world at home, at work, and on the move. We share a common vision with Adobe and the Open Screen Project and expect to work together to help enable the fusion of web, television, and user-generated content delivered anywhere, at any time, and to any device."
Comcast Corporation is the leading provider of entertainment, information, and communication products and services in the United States.
"Comcast believes that rich applications are vital to the future growth of our products and services," said Sree Kotay, senior vice president and chief software architect at Comcast. "With the Open Screen Project, Adobe is enabling a vital component for a richer Internet experience by providing open Internet applications beyond the PC that can be implemented across platforms and devices."
The world leader in silicon innovation, Intel develops technologies, products, and initiatives to continually advance how people work and live.
"Consumers always want more from their devices," said Doug Fisher, Intel vice president and general manager, System Software Division. "Flash Player already reaches the vast majority of Internet-connected computers, and our deep technical collaboration with Adobe will optimize Flash technology and Adobe AIR across a broad range of devices, including a version of Adobe AIR for the mobile and Internet Linux project, moblin.org. Intel’s broad and rich hardware and software ecosystem combined with Adobe’s Open Screen Project will help us deliver a full Internet experience, whether it be in your pocket, on your lap, at the office, or in your living room."
LG Electronics is a global leader and technology innovator in consumer electronics, home appliances, and mobile communications.
Marvell Technology is a leader in the development of storage, communications, and consumer silicon solutions.
"Users clearly want full functionality, the same look and feel, and a similar instantaneous user experience as they have on their PCs," said Dr. Sehat Sutardja, president and chief executive officer at Marvell. "We are very excited Adobe is making this happen through the Open Screen Project by unifying the software requirements across all platforms. Marvell is contributing to the success of this effort by providing PC-class computing horsepower through our advanced application processor technology that is used in many of our mobile and consumer devices."
Motorola develops communications infrastructures, enterprise mobility solutions, digital set tops, cable modems, mobile devices, and Bluetooth accessories.
"As a long-standing champion of open standards, Motorola supports Adobe’s Open Screen Project and its goal of enabling a more open development experience for the ecosystem," said Christy Wyatt, vice president, software platforms and ecosystem, Motorola. "We expect the Open Screen Project to further accelerate the use of Flash technology and innovation in mobile applications, interfaces, and platforms, allowing mobile users to experience the richness of the web on a variety of new devices."
Recognized throughout the world, MTV Networks has diverse holdings include interests in television, digital media, publishing, home video, radio, recorded music, recreation, licensing, and merchandising.
"Our approach is to empower fans, web developers, and publishers to access, share, and interact with our content freely across platforms," said Mika Salmi, president, Global Digital Media, MTV Networks. "We’re embracing the Open Screen Project so that our fans can continue not only to enjoy our brands, but also build and contribute to them on every device and screen without limitation."
NBC Universal is one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience.
"NBC Universal delivers a majority of our content in the FLV format across more than 20 streaming video players on our numerous digital properties," said Darren Feher, executive vice president and chief technology officer at NBC Universal. "We’re excited about supporting this project, which will reduce barriers to Flash technology adoption on non-PC devices and help ensure NBC Universal content can be seen anywhere. Clearly, devices continue to increase in importance as a means to access rich content and applications, and we are delighted to work with Adobe to deliver great experiences through these additional distribution channels."
Nokia is the world leader in mobility, driving the transformation and growth of the converging Internet and communications industries.
"As a longtime strategic partner of Adobe, we are pleased to help launch the Open Screen Project and applaud Adobe’s move toward removing barriers to adoption of Flash technology in the mobile ecosystem. Nokia will continue to deploy Flash runtime technologies on our devices," said Lee Williams, senior vice president, Nokia Devices. "Nokia has a long history of pioneering the deployment of Flash technology in the mobile market and we look forward to exploring future opportunities with Adobe AIR for devices. Today’s announcement will help spur a new generation of rich Internet experiences on mobile devices."
Among the world's leading mobile communications companies, NTT DOCOMO serves more than 53 million customers around the world.
"NTT DOCOMO has long been challenging the evolution of mobile services, and Adobe Flash technology has been a crucial part of our success and the work of thousands of mobile developers in Japan," said Kiyoyuki Tsujimura, executive vice president, managing director of Products & Services Division at NTT DOCOMO. "As a longtime strategic partner and innovative operator delivering Flash to millions of mobile customers, we applaud Adobe’s move as the next essential step to enable even richer and more expressive mobile experiences. We look forward to working with Adobe and the members of the Open Screen Project to deliver a consistent application runtime environment to devices everywhere."
OpenTV provides the highest quality technology, services, and end-to-end solutions enabling intuitive and personalized viewing experiences for consumers of television content worldwide.
"Adobe’s Open Source Project initiative will open the door to a host of new services and possibilities for digital TV operators and developers worldwide, which in turn will transform the TV user experience," said Tracy Geist, OpenTV’s senior vice president of market development. "The market leadership of OpenTV combined with Adobe Flash technology will provide a powerful platform from which to deliver and realize the next generation of TV user interfaces."
Palm, Inc. is a leading mobile products company, creating instinctive yet powerful mobile products that enable people to better manage their lives on the go. The company's products for consumers, mobile professionals and businesses include Palm® Treo™, Pre™ and Centro™ phones, as well as software, services and accessories.
"Flash Player 10 will be the perfect extension to Palm webOS," said Pam Deziel, vice president, software product management, Palm, Inc. "With this next-generation platform, people expect the same engaging experiences on their phone that they’re used to on their desktops. Together Palm and Adobe are dramatically changing the mobile web, providing the richest experience on the most web-connected platform available."
Qualcomm Incorporated is a leader in developing and delivering innovative digital wireless communications products and services.
"Qualcomm welcomes Adobe’s Open Screen Project," said Steve Mollenkopf, senior vice president of product management for Qualcomm CDMA Technologies. "It aligns well with our BREW mobile platform and highly integrated chipset solutions, allowing an expanded ecosystem of developers to bring applications and services to users of a wide range of 3G mobile devices."
Samsung is a global leader in semiconductor, telecommunication, digital media, and digital convergence technologies.
Established as a 50–50 joint venture by Sony and Ericsson, Sony Ericsson is currently one of the five largest mobile phone manufacturers in the world.
"A broad range of our handsets are Flash enabled based on our belief that an engaging and integrated mobile application and web experience is essential to our users," said Rikko Sakaguchi, head of Portfolio and Propositions at Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications. "Adobe’s Open Screen Project will help to further expand the use of Flash technology across the full family of Sony Ericsson mobile devices to energize communication. Flash technology and Adobe AIR are natural fits to Sony Ericsson’s strategy of building on the best of the open web standards and will help provide new mobile experiences to millions of users around the world."
Toshiba is a world leader in high technology with a diversified portfolio of advanced electronic and electrical products.
Verizon Wireless operates the nation’s most reliable wireless voice and data network, serving 68.7 million customers.
"The Open Screen Project will make it simple for Verizon and our partners to deliver rich mobile experiences to more devices," said Mike Lanman, vice president and chief marketing officer at Verizon Wireless. "As a complement to our Open Development Initiative, Adobe’s move and our ability to contribute to this initiative will further enable developers and content providers to deliver the next generation of applications using Flash technology and Adobe AIR across mobile platforms and devices worldwide."