AppForge Joins University of Georgia's Mobile Media Consortium

5/12/2004 - AppForge, Inc., leader in multi-platform mobile and wireless application development solutions, announced its participation in the Mobile Media Consortium in the New Media Institute at the University of Georgia.

The Mobile Media Consortium is an academic/industry partnership devoted to promoting growth of mobile media. Through research and prototype development, the faculty and students of the Mobile Media Consortium are dedicated to finding what works in the wireless space. Other members of the Consortium include Hewlett-Packard, Air2Web, ExecuTrain and XcelleNet.

"Over the last four years, AppForge has helped thousands of companies all over the world develop mobile and wireless applications," said Doug Benson, Vice President of Marketing at AppForge. "The Mobile Media Consortium is the perfect vehicle to take the broad knowledge and experience we have gained, and develop solid plans to help grow this exciting industry."

"AppForge’s set of development tools allows application designers to focus on what they want to do with mobile media," said Scott Shamp, Director of the Mobile Media Consortium. "AppForge software will help students and faculty in the Mobile Media Consortium to create the next generation of powerful mobile media applications."

On April 24, the Mobile Media Consortium hosted "Go Mobile or Go Home"– a daylong event designed to explore the power and potential of mobile media and wireless technology. The event featured panel discussions on the state of wireless, mobile media content and what’s next in wireless innovation. The day concluded as NMI students showed off this semester’s mobile media projects.

AppForge Crossfire is the leading mobile and wireless application development environment that extends and simplifies Microsoft .NET and Visual Basic 6 development. With Crossfire, developers can create and deploy robust, smart applications for any number of mobile and wireless handheld devices, including industrial devices, with greater speed and efficiency.

About AppForge
AppForge, Inc. is the leader in multi-platform mobile and wireless application development solutions for Microsoft .NET and Visual Basic 6. AppForge software enables developers to quickly develop and deploy robust applications on all mobile and wireless PDAs, Smartphones and Industrial devices. For more information on AppForge, visit the company’s Web site at

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