DT Research to Push Macromedia Flash Player Beyond the Desktop

Agreement to Ensure Macromedia Flash Content Viewable on Host of Next

Generation Web-Enabled Devices



Apr 10, 2001, 01:00 ET from DT Research, Inc.

    NEW YORK, Macromedia UCON 2001, April 10 /PRNewswire/ -- DT Research today
 announced it has signed an agreement with Macromedia, Inc., as a distributor
 and device-porting partner for the Macromedia Flash Player. DT Research
 provides end-to-end creative and manufacturing solutions for companies
 delivering Internet-enabled devices. DT Research most recently incorporated
 the Macromedia Flash Player into the industry's leading wireless Web pad
 solutions, available worldwide, from selected OEMs. The company will integrate
 the Macromedia Flash Player to the devices it creates ensuring end users can
 experience distinctive Web applications, user interfaces, educational and
 entertainment content.
     "Macromedia Flash Player is a Web standard, and including it on any
 wireless device is crucial for that device to be considered Internet-ready,"
 Soon Poh, vice president, DT Research. "By integrating the player with the
 devices we build, we can ensure our customers are delivering devices that have
 the ability to experience the same engaging content end users are accustomed
 to enjoying on their desktops."
     "DT Research builds Web-enabled devices for its clients on a variety of
 embedded platforms, and we are excited that they will be adding Macromedia
 Flash support as a standard component of their services," said Ian Richmond,
 general manager, Macromedia. "Macromedia is working with DT Research as part
 of our continuing strategy to take the player beyond the desktop to bring the
 engaging experiences Macromedia Flash enables to the next generation of the
 wireless Web."
 
     ABOUT MACROMEDIA FLASH
     Macromedia Flash Player, the standard for viewing high-impact, rich media
 over all bandwidths, enables the delivery of a broad range of content
 including entertainment, learning, and business applications. Macromedia Flash
 content can already be experienced on a variety of Internet-enabled devices
 such as AOL TV, Microsoft WebTV and MSN Web Companion. In February, Macromedia
 delivered a developer release of the Macromedia Flash Player for the Pocket PC
 Platform. With more than 96 percent of desktop users immediately able to view
 Macromedia Flash content, the Macromedia Flash Player is the most distributed
 software in the history of the Web.
 
     ABOUT DT RESEARCH
     DT Research, Inc. (www.dtresearch.com) based in Milpitas, California, was
 founded in 1995 with the charter of bringing to market, advanced
 information-centric products for its multinational customers. Since then, DTR
 has consistently provided celebrated product solutions for OEMs worldwide.
 Today, with a rich background in computer products design and development, the
 engineering-oriented DTR team has applied its expertise to solutions for thin
 client/server computing and for Internet/Information appliances. DTR provides
 the WebDT line of Web-based digital/data tablet/terminal systems based on the
 thin-platform concept for cost effective, time-to-market advantages. These
 systems emphasize mobility, wireless connectivity, and high quality displays.
 Leveraging the expertise and technology underlying the WebDT product family,
 DTR offers solutions in varying form factors and configuration to OEM/ODM
 partners. DTR also supports a select group of clients in offering custom
 design and engineering services. DTR and its partners enjoy superior
 engineering and industrialization support distributed between DTR's Silicon
 Valley headquarters and its Japan and Taiwan offices.
 
 

SOURCE DT Research, Inc.
    NEW YORK, Macromedia UCON 2001, April 10 /PRNewswire/ -- DT Research today
 announced it has signed an agreement with Macromedia, Inc., as a distributor
 and device-porting partner for the Macromedia Flash Player. DT Research
 provides end-to-end creative and manufacturing solutions for companies
 delivering Internet-enabled devices. DT Research most recently incorporated
 the Macromedia Flash Player into the industry's leading wireless Web pad
 solutions, available worldwide, from selected OEMs. The company will integrate
 the Macromedia Flash Player to the devices it creates ensuring end users can
 experience distinctive Web applications, user interfaces, educational and
 entertainment content.
     "Macromedia Flash Player is a Web standard, and including it on any
 wireless device is crucial for that device to be considered Internet-ready,"
 Soon Poh, vice president, DT Research. "By integrating the player with the
 devices we build, we can ensure our customers are delivering devices that have
 the ability to experience the same engaging content end users are accustomed
 to enjoying on their desktops."
     "DT Research builds Web-enabled devices for its clients on a variety of
 embedded platforms, and we are excited that they will be adding Macromedia
 Flash support as a standard component of their services," said Ian Richmond,
 general manager, Macromedia. "Macromedia is working with DT Research as part
 of our continuing strategy to take the player beyond the desktop to bring the
 engaging experiences Macromedia Flash enables to the next generation of the
 wireless Web."
 
     ABOUT MACROMEDIA FLASH
     Macromedia Flash Player, the standard for viewing high-impact, rich media
 over all bandwidths, enables the delivery of a broad range of content
 including entertainment, learning, and business applications. Macromedia Flash
 content can already be experienced on a variety of Internet-enabled devices
 such as AOL TV, Microsoft WebTV and MSN Web Companion. In February, Macromedia
 delivered a developer release of the Macromedia Flash Player for the Pocket PC
 Platform. With more than 96 percent of desktop users immediately able to view
 Macromedia Flash content, the Macromedia Flash Player is the most distributed
 software in the history of the Web.
 
     ABOUT DT RESEARCH
     DT Research, Inc. (www.dtresearch.com) based in Milpitas, California, was
 founded in 1995 with the charter of bringing to market, advanced
 information-centric products for its multinational customers. Since then, DTR
 has consistently provided celebrated product solutions for OEMs worldwide.
 Today, with a rich background in computer products design and development, the
 engineering-oriented DTR team has applied its expertise to solutions for thin
 client/server computing and for Internet/Information appliances. DTR provides
 the WebDT line of Web-based digital/data tablet/terminal systems based on the
 thin-platform concept for cost effective, time-to-market advantages. These
 systems emphasize mobility, wireless connectivity, and high quality displays.
 Leveraging the expertise and technology underlying the WebDT product family,
 DTR offers solutions in varying form factors and configuration to OEM/ODM
 partners. DTR also supports a select group of clients in offering custom
 design and engineering services. DTR and its partners enjoy superior
 engineering and industrialization support distributed between DTR's Silicon
 Valley headquarters and its Japan and Taiwan offices.
 
 SOURCE  DT Research, Inc.