Symbian joins Adobe's Open Screen Project

The Symbian Foundation today announced at Mobile World Congress2010 , that it is joining the Open Screen Project, an Adobe initiative which is dedicated to enable the Adobe Flash Platform across several devices.

From the Press release:

The Symbian Foundation today announced that it is joining the Open Screen Project, an industry initiative led by Adobe dedicated to enabling the Adobe® Flash® Platform across a broad range of devices.The work of the Open Screen Project will help deliver Adobe Flash Player on future versions of the Symbian platform. The rich and open capabilities of the Symbian platform combined with the Flash Player will enable Symbian device users to benefit from the huge amount of Flash-based web content for a vivid and complete Internet experience.

“It’s difficult to imagine the Internet without the creativity of the millions of developers using Adobe Flash technology, so we’re excited to be able work with industry leaders in the Open Screen Project to offer the option of Adobe Flash to our community. This is an important step, alongside our open source initiatives, to provide a powerful Internet experience on the Symbian platform.” said Robert Ackland, Technology Manager for Runtimes, Symbian Foundation.

“We’re delighted to welcome the Symbian Foundation into the Open Screen Project,” said David Wadhwani, General Manager and Vice President, Platform Business at Adobe. “Symbian has a strong history of supporting Adobe Flash and we look forward to working with Symbian’s open source community to greatly enhance the web experience of the millions of people around the globe who use Symbian devices.”