Symbio and drawElements to Improve Graphics Platform Reliability on Android and Windows Phone 7 Series

February 14, 2011

BEIJING and HELSINKI, Finland, Feb. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ — Symbio, a leading provider of R&D innovation services and outsourced product development solutions today announced it has partnered with drawElements, the expert in computer graphics technologies for embedded devices, to enable next generation high-end graphics in Android and Windows Phone 7 Series smartphones.

With the strategic partnership with drawElements, Symbio further expands its product development service offering in the area of graphics and multimedia on Android and Windows Phone 7 Series. Symbio will provide services built on top of the recently launched drawElements Quality Program (dEQP) that puts OpenGL ES 2.0 drivers to the test.

Symbio’s dEQP services benefit everyone involved in making high-end graphics a reality in the embedded space; from the GPU design team and silicon providers, to the device manufacturers and application developers. In addition to delivering quality assurance and providing test results of the strengths, weaknesses, and incompatibilities of OpenGL ES 2.0 implementations, Symbio provides product design and engineering consulting services to transform those test results into better and more reliable applications and devices that delight end users.

“Graphics and multimedia capabilities are clearly mission critical for mobile applications. To succeed in today’s highly competitive marketplace, device manufacturers and software developers need to provide the best user experience, and that requires laser focus on providing rock solid stability and the best possible graphics implementations,” explained Jacob Hsu, CEO of Symbio. “With services built on top of the dEQP tool, we help our clients attract consumers by ensuring their devices and applications are best-in-class.”

“dEQP was born from our noble plans to make the world a somewhat better place for our fellow developers. With dEQP, the industry will have a standard way to measure the quality of the multimedia APIs and continuously improve their quality. In the future, dEQP will be expanded to cover all major upcoming multimedia APIs and continue to support the latest standards,” explains Panu Wilska, CEO of drawElements.

Symbio will showcase its graphics and multimedia services and product engineering expertise at Mobile World Congress 2011. The Symbio team will be present at the Axel Technologies Hospitality Suite, 3.1HS157.

    For more information:

    Panu Wilska, CEO
    Tel +358 400 155 951
    panu.wilska (at) drawelements.com

    Jacob Hsu, CEO
    Tel +86 10 8278 4012
    jacob.hsu (at) symbio.com

About drawElements

drawElements is a software expert company focused on computer graphics technologies for the embedded space. Our main product is the drawElements Quality Program, a benchmarking system for measuring the quality of GPUs and their drivers. Our crew has also been working on related technologies such as run-time optimized blitters, OpenGL ES 2.0 drivers and software rasterizers. drawElements is based out of Helsinki, Finland. http://www.drawelements.com

About Symbio

Symbio, a leading software foundry, provides software product engineering and R&D co-creation services to the world’s technology innovators. Symbio specializes in feature-rich software products for companies embracing the digital convergence transformation in communications and technology. By leveraging its deep expertise in mobile, embedded, Web-based, enterprise and user experience driven technologies, Symbio enables its clients to focus on their core competencies while building mission-critical technologies and products to sustain, speed and secure the long-term success for the business. World-leading companies like China Mobile, IBM, PayPal, Microsoft and Nokia already rely on Symbio for faster, innovative, and highly cost-effective technology outsourcing. With global headquarters in Beijing, China, Cupertino, USA, Stockholm, Sweden and Tampere, Finland, Symbio is the outsourced product development partner companies trust to deliver truly integrated global software development with local touchpoints in the client’s home market. For more information about Symbio, visit www.symbio.com.

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