Intel to Provide Additional Support for Developers of Wireless Applications, Services and Devices.
INTEL DEVELOPER FORUM
SAN JOSE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 29, 2001
AT&T Wireless, Compaq, HP, Palm and Symbian Among Companies
Participating in Intel PCA Developer Network
Intel Corporation today introduced a program designed to help developers successfully build and market wireless applications, services and devices.
To enable the growing developer community around the Intel(R) Personal Internet Client Architecture (Intel PCA), the Intel PCA Developer Network offers wireless companies development, technical and marketing support -- including access to more than 300 tools -- for designing cell phones, personal digital assistants (PDAs) and other mobile Internet devices and applications supporting Intel PCA. More than 200 companies are participating in the network, including AT&T Wireless, Compaq Computer Corporation, Hewlett-Packard Company, Palm, Inc. and Symbian.
"Intel PCA is an open hardware and software architecture that accelerates the development of wireless Internet devices and applications," said Ron Smith, senior vice president and general manager of Intel's Wireless Communications and Computing Group. "The Intel PCA Developer Network provides the framework that will allow developers to take full advantage of designing with Intel PCA to bring products to market faster."
Comprehensive Web Site Details Intel PCA Developer Network Features
Developers participating in the network gain access to an entire Web community at www.intel.com/pca/developernetwork that provides development, technical and marketing support for all the ingredients needed to develop Intel PCA-based applications and devices. This includes:
-- development support materials such as the Intel PCA hardware and software developer kits, a technical solutions catalog detailing more than 300 tools, product reference design information and other collaterals; -- technical support efforts such as online forums and seminars for member participation; -- marketing assistance involving networking and matchmaking opportunities among members; and -- advanced access to tools and technologies under development by Intel Labs that will enable next-generation mobile applications showcasing the power and flexibility of Intel PCA-based clients.
Companies from around the world are participating in the network and include device and equipment manufacturers such as Compaq and HP; application developers such as Adobe Systems Incorporated and Macromedia, Inc.; and service providers such as AT&T Wireless.
Intel Developer Forum is a worldwide program that gives developers the technical information and vision they need to succeed in creating innovative products for the Internet economy. The IDF Fall 2001 conference features a full slate of sessions and hands-on labs, along with numerous demonstrations of cutting-edge products and technologies. Industry participants include software and hardware developers of communications equipment, servers, PC and handheld clients. Visit http://developer.intel.com/idf for more on the IDF conferences (San Jose, Calif., Aug. 27-30; Tokyo, Sept. 26-27; Taipei, Taiwan, Oct. 22-23; Shenzhen, People's Republic of China, Oct. 25-26). For the latest information on technology developments throughout the year, visit Intel Developer Update at http://developer.intel.com/update.
Intel, the world's largest chip maker, is also a leading manufacturer of computer, networking and communications products. Additional information about Intel is available at www.intel.com/pressroom.
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