Qualcomm Expands Flash Player Capabilities Across Multiple Tiers of Qualcomm-Enabled Smartphones and Tablets

Qualcomm announced the
extension of Adobe Flash Player capabilities and full Web browsing to the mass
market segment of Qualcomm-enabled smartphones.  In addition, Qualcomm
will enable high-definition (HD) video playback of Flash-based content on
mid-tier and higher end Snapdragon-powered smartphones and tablets.


Qualcomm’s 800MHz
 mobile processor will be the first to
enable Flash Player for the mass market segment of smartphones, allowing
handset manufacturers to offer richer Web-based multimedia and graphics
experiences for casual games, applications, videos and other Flash-based


Qualcomm has also worked closely with Adobe to enable a tight
coupling of hardware and software between Flash Player, Android and Qualcomm’s
Snapdragon MSM8x55TM mobile processor to enable seamless and smooth HD quality
video for mid-tier and higher end smartphones and tablets.


Qualcomm and Adobe have
developed a lasting relationship driven by both sides’ desire to bring an
exceptional Web experience throughout all tiers of smart mobile devices,” said Rob Chandhok, president of Qualcomm Internet Services. 


Bringing Flash Player
to the mass market segment of smartphones and HD video to higher end
smartphones with Qualcomm’s processors will expand the scope of possibilities
on a mobile device,” Chandhok added.


Rich content delivered
via Flash Player is a key element of a full Web experience, and we’re committed
to bringing it across as many platforms as possible,” saidDanny Winokur, vice
president, Flash Runtime for Adobe.  


By optimizing Flash
Player for the range of underlying hardware, Adobe and Qualcomm unlock the best
multimedia capabilities of each device, from rich Web browsing on the 800MHz
MSM7x27 processor through HD video playback on the Snapdragon MSM8x55,” Winokur


By TelecomLead.com Team

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