10/13/2003 - Accelent Systems, a leading enabler of embedded devices, announced that it has joined the Symbian Platinum Program to support the high growth market for Symbian OS advanced mobile phones. As a Platinum Partner, Accelent Systems is extending its mobile device development solutions to the Symbian ecosystem. Symbian develops and licenses Symbian OS the global industry standard operating system for advanced mobile phones, to the world’s leading handset manufacturers, which account for over 80 per cent of annual worldwide mobile phone sales.
"This partnership reflects our commitment to Symbian OS and our intent to build upon our wireless mobile strategy," said Carl P. Bock, Chief Operating Officer for Accelent Systems. "By becoming a Symbian Platinum Partner, we can further expand our software offerings for integration with Symbian OS. We are very excited to be part of a fast-moving industry that is generating increasing support for Symbian OS and is improving the usability of smartphones."
Accelent Systems offers industry-leading system software, development platforms and professional services that expedite time to market for embedded wireless devices. By becoming a Symbian Platinum Partner, Accelent Systems ensures the close integration of their solutions with Symbian OS, providing simple and powerful development tools that enable manufacturers to quickly bring smartphones based on Symbian OS to market.
“The adaptation layer is a critical component of the design of the mobile digital data system within Symbian OS,” said Martin Coul, Technology Partner Program Director, Symbian. “Accelent Systems’ configurable and reusable adaptation layer software will contribute to the success of the Symbian OS ecosystem by enabling manufacturers and developers to get their products to market faster and more cost effectively.”
The Symbian Platinum Program includes companies that have a technology or strategic position that is key to the success of mobile computing technology surrounding Symbian OS. As part of the program, Platinum Partners benefit from a range of commercial services, including technical support and joint marketing opportunities as well as privileged access to Symbian OS source code and a dedicated Partner Support team. For more information see http://www.symbian.com/partners/platinum.html
About Accelent Systems
As a leading enabler of embedded devices, Accelent Systems provides system-level software, development platforms and professional services, to expedite devices time-to-market at less cost and risk than traditional development methods. Accelent Systems is a charter member of the Intel PCA Developer Network, a gold-level member of the Windows Embedded Partner Program, an Independent Texas Instruments OMAP Technology Center (OTC) and a Symbian Platinum Partner. For more information, contact sales at +1.330.864.2300, 1-877-855-8005 (toll free in the US) or visit www.accelent.com.
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