CrÉme Java VM Ships With FirstSQL/J Embedded Mobile Edition

12/18/2003 - FirstSQL, Inc., a provider of 100% JavaTM Object-relational SQL database systems, and NSIcom Ltd., announced a strategic partnership and distribution agreement to provide CrÉme, NSIcom’s Java VM for mobile devices, with FirstSQL/JTM Embedded Mobile Edition, V2.65. This unique combination provides mobile developers with a complete toolset for creating advanced Java database applications on PDAs and devices for PocketPC and WinCE devices.

FirstSQL/J Embedded Mobile is a full featured, high performance SQL ORDBMS designed for developing enterprise mobile data-centric applications on devices such as high-end PDAs and Smart Phones. For embedded applications, such as for intelligent devices and real-time embedded systems, FirstSQL/J EM provides full Java database sophistication in a compact high-performance In-memory database engine.

CrÉme is a full featured fast and reliable Java VM that supports standard Personal Java and CDC Personal Profile and provides powerful extensions to the standard JVM. The CrÉme Java VM is available on all types of WinCE devices, supporting all versions of Windows CE and all current CPUs.

CrÉme includes Java applet plug-in for Microsoft Internet Explorer and Pocket Internet Explorer, supports two flavors Java UI and a wide variety of standard Java packages: Swing, CORBA, javax, RMI, SSL and more. Included with the kit is the advanced Console for running and developing your Java application.

“As the power and capability of wireless and mobile devices increases, the opportunity for more advanced applications and software solutions also increases. The challenge developers face in creating advanced platform independent data-centric applications is greatly reduced by providing a complete Java development toolset”, said Paul Yedlin, Director of Business Development at NSIcom Ltd.

“Wireless capabilities and laptop-like performance of PDAs are driving the need for a more sophisticated and robust mobile database. However, our main focus is to simplify both enterprise mobile database application development and deployment. We succeeded in removing many issues and questions about deploying Java applications by including a proven and reliable JVM as an option. In addition, our development customers can deploy their mobile database applications with the JVM to 100’s of devices directly, or on inexpensive CompactFlash or Secure Digital memory cards, that include everything needed for non-technical end-users to complete a quick and secure installation.” said David Morse, Vice President of Marketing at FirstSQL, Inc.

About FirstSQL, Inc
FirstSQL, Inc. provides advanced high performance 100% Java Object-relational SQL database technology for enterprise servers, embedded systems, and mobile devices. FirstSQL/J provides a sophisticated relational database with advanced SQL functionality for manipulating serialized Java objects and their methods. Java object persistence is provided internally without the complexity and need for external O/R mapping tools.

FirstSQL/J Embedded Mobile is focused on the J2ME market for enterprise mobile applications and embedded systems. With all the original FirstSQL/J core sophistication and functionality, FirstSQL/J EM provides an enhanced version for the mobile enterprise and real-time embedded systems application developer in a 500k footprint that can be deployed in as little as 400k.

FirstSQL/J EM is distributed with its own cross-platform setup program for installation on a desktop/development machine. Robust applications can be developed on a desktop system and deployed to the target device. FirstSQL/J EM supports several options for the installation of CrÉme JVM, application, and FirstSQL/J EM pre-loaded database.

The full FirstSQL/J Embedded Mobile with CrÉme Java VM is now available for download and evaluation at

FirstSQL/J is both platform and industry independent. The robust Java database is used by industry leaders, from Wall Street firms to high-energy research laboratories to wireless infrastructure providers, for a variety state-of-the-art J2EE, J2SE, and J2ME database services and solutions. The company is managed by leading relational database, Java, and mobile application technology experts and database industry veterans. Web site:

About NSIcom Ltd
NSIcom, a member of the NSI Group, develops and provides Java Virtual Machines for Embedded Systems and Internet Appliances. NSIcom has been active from the very beginning of the Java era. The company gained a reputable customer base, amongst them leading European and US companies. The NSIcom team has acquired, during its existence, a valuable basis of knowledge in an area where the knowledge is scarce – the internals of Java Virtual Machines and their implementation in real-life devices.

CrÉmeTM is NSIcom’s enhanced Java Virtual Machine specially configured to run in the Windows® CE environment, based on authentic Sun code, is fully compatible with PJava 3.1 Maximum Configuration and provides J2ME CDC Personal Profile features.

JSCPTM (Software Co-Processor for Java) family is a unique, patented technology software developed in-house, based on Sun’s Java. The JSCP unique generic technique can be easily adapted to any platform (CPU/OS) from the huge variety of embedded devices available today on the market.

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FirstSQL is a registered trademark and FirstSQL/J is a trademark of FirstSQL, Inc. Java and Java-based trademarks are trademarks or registered trademarks of Sun Microsystems, Inc. CrÉme is a trademark of NSIcom Ltd. Windows CE, Internet Explorer, PocketPC and Pocket Internet Explorer are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

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