HONG KONG and LOS ANGELES, Dec. 6, 2010 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Artificial Life, Inc., (OTC Bulletin Board :ALIF ), a leading provider of award-winning mobile content and technology for smartphones, today announced the upcoming launch of Opus-M™ 2.0, a modular, carrier-grade m-commerce and e-commerce platform for business customers, content providers, and end-consumers.
The Company launched its groundbreaking Opus-M 1.0 product in January 2010, which has since become the most comprehensive m-commerce platform in the mobile market. In Q1 2011, Opus-M 2.0 will be released to further serve the m-commerce community and adapt to the needs of the rapidly evolving mobile smartphone market for platforms such as Android™, iPhone, and Windows® Phone 7.
Opus-M 2.0 is an expansion upon the earlier version with several major feature groups which include:
- A social community framework with a full range of social communication tools such as event management, online collaboration, and media sharing
- Support for Microsoft®'s most recently released mobile platform: Windows Phone 7
- Extension of the Opus-M messaging framework to support both SMS and Push Notification alerts across multiple platforms
- Content Distribution Network (CDN) support for popular providers such as Amazon S3
- Powerful administrative interface actions to increase productivity and usability
- Highly intuitive storefront experience with user-customizable elements
The Opus-M platform is able to automate a wide range of business processes and support further customization based on specific business requirements. Opus-M already powers GluCoMo™, a telemedicine platform, and BOTME.com, an off-deck mobile content and distribution platform, where various modules from Opus-M are leveraged to manage the specific needs of the products.
Through Opus-M 2.0's affiliate program, affiliates may access a wide customer base in many business fields and industries while receiving full support and resources to help them generate revenues. Affiliates are informed of the latest news updates, tools and promotions about Opus-M 2.0.
The comprehensive Opus-M 2.0 product has been developed with leading-edge proprietary technology.
Opus-M modules have been used in 100+ applications across all mobile platforms, generating over 50 million downloads -- a number which is continuously increasing.
Opus-M 2.0's mobile distribution network covers more than 1000 channels spread across over 85 countries around the world.
"In the past year, we have focused heavily on products and services for the business community in addition to our mobile games and applications. We will continue in this direction for 2011 starting with the enhanced feature set of Opus-M 2.0 especially with support for social networking, communities and services," said Eberhard Schoneburg, CEO of Artificial Life, Inc.
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About Artificial Life, Inc.
Artificial Life, Inc. has been a pioneer in artificial intelligence and mobile technology since its inception in Boston in 1994. We are a public US corporation (OTC BB: ALIF) with listing on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (Frankfurt: AIF.F; Xetra: AIF.DE) and headquarters and production center in Hong Kong. We have additional offices in Berlin, Germany (EMEA headquarters) and Tokyo, Japan. Currently our main business areas are: high quality (3D) interactive (massive multiplayer) mobile games, mobile participation television, mobile business applications, our powerful mobile commerce technology platform OPUS-M™, and our green IT solutions provided by Green Cortex, Inc. We have won many industry awards for our outstanding technology and products.
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