Qualcomm and Oracle Pre-integrate Oracle's Sun Java Wireless Client on Brew Mobile Platform Operating System

— Manufacturers Can Reduce Time-to-market and Java Programmers Can Now Leverage Mass-market Mobile Devices Running a Consistent Java VM on Brew MP —

Feb 15, 2010, 03:00 ET from Qualcomm Incorporated

SAN DIEGO and REDWOOD SHORES, Calif., Feb. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Qualcomm Incorporated (Nasdaq: QCOM), a leading developer and innovator of advanced wireless technologies, products and services, and Oracle today announced the availability of Oracle's Sun Java™ Wireless Client for Qualcomm's Brew Mobile Platform™ (Brew MP).  With this release, Sun Java™ Wireless Client, Oracle's Java implementation for mobile handsets, is now pre-integrated with Brew MP.  Handset manufacturers and developers alike are provided with a turnkey solution to incorporate Java technology into mobile devices based on Brew MP in a consistent manner across devices, ensuring seamless integration and coexistence of Java applications with Brew MP native applications.

"Oracle's Sun Java Wireless Client's pre-integration onto Brew MP gives Java developers access to an even larger universe of mass-market mobile devices," said Jeet Kaul, vice president, Java Engineering, Oracle.  "We're pleased to partner with Qualcomm to bring a high-performance and multi-tasking Java implementation to the operators, handset manufacturers and developers using Brew MP."

"Qualcomm continues to demonstrate its commitment to open the Brew platform and support technologies that add value to Brew, such as Java," said Jason Kenagy, vice president of product management for Qualcomm CDMA Technologies.  "We are pleased to be working with Oracle on the pre-integrated Sun Java Wireless Client for Brew MP, which will provide a variety of portability, consistency and time-to-market benefits to the wireless ecosystem.  Oracle's Sun Java Wireless Client is the preferred Java technology solution for Brew MP."

The pre-integration and pre-optimization of Oracle's Sun Java Wireless Client on Brew MP extends the Brew MP value proposition of providing open platform solutions across a wide variety of device types and tiers.  In addition, the availability of customization and configuration tools from Oracle-Sun enables device manufacturers to fine-tune the solution to their target devices without modifying the Java implementation.

Brew MP is a mass-market mobile operating system platform that delivers smartphone functionality across virtually all tiers of devices.  The operating system enables advanced capabilities such as touchscreen, rich multimedia, window management, open platform extensibility and expanded support for native application development.  To learn more about Brew MP, visit www.brewmp.com.

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About Qualcomm

Qualcomm Incorporated (Nasdaq: QCOM) is a leader in developing and delivering innovative digital wireless communications products and services based on CDMA and other advanced technologies.  Headquartered in San Diego, Calif., Qualcomm is included in the S&P 100 Index, the S&P 500 Index and is a 2009 FORTUNE 500® company.  For more information, please visit Qualcomm around the Web:


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Qualcomm Contacts:

Kira Lee Golin, Qualcomm CDMA Technologies

Phone:  1-858-651-1554

Email:  qctpublicrelations@qualcomm.com

Tina Asmar, Corporate Communications

Phone:  1-858-845-5959

Email:  corpcomm@qualcomm.com

Warren Kneeshaw, Investor Relations

Phone:  1-858-658-4813

Email:  ir@qualcomm.com  

Oracle Contact:

Jacki DeCoster

Phone:  1-415-294-4482

Email:  jacki.decoster@sun.com

SOURCE Qualcomm Incorporated