Symbian and VISIARC Launch Mobile Documents at Demo 2010

March 22, 2010

PALM DESERT, Calif., and LONDON, March 22 /PRNewswire/ — The Symbian Foundation and mobile software developer, VISIARC today announced the launch of Mobile Documents, a unique subscription-based, streaming email app for Symbian OS-based devices at DEMO 2010. By providing streamed access to email, Mobile Documents is the first app to eliminate the inconvenience and data costs associated with downloading large emails and attachments.

Mobile Documents allows users to immediately access documents that are stored on remote servers, attach them and simply click send. Mobile Documents provides push notification and easy access to email and documents anytime, anywhere- saving users time and data costs. The new app can be downloaded at: http://m.mobiledocuments.com.

Mobile Documents changes the way we access mail on the go and without all of the roaming or downloading costs,” explains Lee M. Williams, Executive Director of the Symbian Foundation. “We’re proud to see innovative developers harness the power of the Symbian OS to create productivity apps that transform mobile processes. These guys are a great new addition to our member community.”

“Symbian’s open platform allowed us to achieve our goal of creating a dynamic app that modernizes mobile email,” states Peter Lindgren, CEO of VISIARC. “We look forward to tapping into the capabilities of the Symbian^4 platform and discovering even more ways to enhance email services for consumers.”

A demonstration version of Mobile Documents is available for devices running on the Symbian^1, and Symbian^3 platforms with any IMAP email account.

About Symbian Foundation

The Symbian Foundation is an independent, non-profit organization whose mission is to enable an open ecosystem dedicated to creating the most innovative user experiences on mobile devices. Symbian maintains the code for an open source software platform based on Symbian OS and software assets contributed by Nokia, NTT DOCOMO, and Sony Ericsson, including the S60 and MOAP(S) user interfaces. The Symbian platform is now fully open source.

The foundation promotes collaboration, contributions and active participation, and operates as a meritocracy. Symbian’s board of directors comprises: AT&T Mobility LLC, Fujitsu Limited, Nokia Corporation, NTT DOCOMO, INC., Qualcomm Innovation Center, Ltd., Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications AB, ST Microelectronics NV, Texas Instruments Inc., and Vodafone Group Services Ltd.

The Symbian Foundation has offices in the UK (London), US (Foster City), Japan (Tokyo), Finland (Helsinki), China (Beijing) and South Korea (Seoul).


VISIARC is a privately owned Swedish company, an independent software vendor, developing leading mobile technology with a focus on security and usability.

For more information please visit www.symbian.org and blog.symbian.org, or contact:

Andrea Heuer, Consort Partners

+1 917-886-5113


SOURCE The Symbian Foundation

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