The Open-Plug software suite for mobile phones will be rolled out in large numbers across Europe and Asia
Sophia Antipolis, France – Lund, Sweden, November 24 2008 – Open-Plug, the specialist in software development environments for mass-market mobile phones, announces today that its ELIPS application suite is embedded in Sony Ericsson’s J132 mobile phone. The J132 is a talk and text phone with FM radio and stereo hands free kit. "We are very proud to be cooperating with Sony Ericsson, one of the top leaders in the mobile phone industry”, said Eric Baissus, CEO of Open-Plug. "This is an additional demonstration of the maturity and performance of our ELIPS solution”.
Open-Plug has developed the ELIPS software suite to address the strategic market of low cost and mass-market phones. The demand is exploding and drives very significant volume worldwide. Thanks to the performance and flexibility of its underlying awardwinning component technology, ELIPS enables fast development of new mobile phone models and simplifies implementation of new software features and user interfaces.
Open-Plug’s solution is a major step forward towards the reduction of development time and costs for handsets and mobile applications. ELIPS is attracting more and more software developers and handset makers who want to re-use their investment from one platform to another and develop variants in record time. It is the result of 5 years of R&D and includes several patented technologies.
Open-Plug creates and commercializes ELIPS, the first open application development environment designed for mass-market mobile phones. Already shipped in millions of devices, ELIPS enables software companies, handset makers and operators to create and deploy mobile applications, rich user interfaces as well as complete software solution, in record time.
Founded in 2002, Open-Plug is a private company financed by leading international venture capital investors. Headquartered in France, the company also operates in Taipei, Taiwan R.O.C. Open-Plug is a member of the LiMo Foundation (Linux Mobile Foundation).
For more information, visit www.open-plug.com