Bordeaux, France - October 24th, 2005 - IN-FUSIO today announced that it has signed a licensing agreement with Sun to enable compliance of the Entertainment Gaming Extensions (EGE) Software Development Kit (SDK) to the Java Platform, Micro Edition (Java ME) standards. Upon request, the EGE SDK will be available for publishers and developers. IN-FUSIO is the first mobile entertainment service publisher to license Java ME technologies from Sun
As an active member and partner of the Java Community Process, IN-FUSIO has and will continue to support the Java standard as it develops and continues to gain momentum. As a member, IN-FUSIO played a key role in the standardization specification for mobile 3D graphics and helped in the definition of the Mobile Information Device Profile (MIDP 2.0).
The announcement confirms IN-FUSIO's determination to provide the most innovative, widely available and comprehensive mobile game solution to the market.
IN-FUSIO's EGE is a mobile games solution enabling operators, publishers, developers and manufacturers access to a suite of services, which enrich the mobile gaming experience. Features including real time multiplayer functionality, 3D game play, viral marketing such as 'recommend to a friend', 'try and buy' and above all a simplified user interface for easy game play, ensure that the end-users' experience is interactive and compelling.
With a continuing focus on the ease with which mobile gamers can access, share and interact with mobile games, IN-FUSIO's EGE provides an unparalleled innovation, which delivers a clear revenue-generating proposition for the market.
Thomas Landspurg, CTO, IN-FUSIO, said, "We are extremely excited that we will very soon be able to offer our Java ME compatible EGE SDK to publishers, operators and manufacturers. With this announcement we are sending a clear signal to the industry that our solutions are mainstream and available to all."
IN-FUSIO is a leading international mobile entertainment company, publishing games and applications for cell phones and delivering players' community management services.
IN-FUSIO applications are enjoyed and available through 130 carriers and portals worldwide. The company's portfolio includes licensed applications based on Microsoft's HaloTM franchise, games based on Microsoft's Age of Empires® 2, Midtown Madness® 3 and Zoo Tycoon® 2, Neopets®, Twentieth Century Fox's I-Robot and Die Hard, Canal Studio Image's The TerminatorTM, Suzuki®, Etch-A-Sketch®, Golden TeeTM, and original titles such as the award winning Shado Fighter and the IF Racing series. For more information, please visit www.in-fusio.com
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