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Marcus Hansson explains more about ANT+.
At Sony Ericsson we are very pleased to announce that we will be the first mobile handset manufacturer to have integrated support for ANT+ technology. This means that you will be able to use your Sony Ericsson phone with a large number of commercial health and fitness products. For example, you can use your phone with a heart rate monitor, a pedometer, or both, when you are out running.
The design of the Xperia™ X10 mini is much appreciated by many people, and this year it was also rewarded the Red dot design award. But what thoughts and ideas was put into the design of the Xperia™ X10 mini?
Well, we hooked up with Matthias Kierysch, colour material designer at Sony Ericsson, to find out more:
Read more about this on Sony Ericsson Developer World.
I know many you have been waiting for this, and now it is here, the new SDK and developer tutorial for the LiveView™ micro display. With this SDK you can create LiveView micro display plug-ins to work as plug-ins of already existing applications, or as standalone applications, both with the purpose to feed information to the LiveView micro display.
Next week Karl-Johan Dahlström from Sony Ericsson’s Developer World will be talking on the topic “Why Android™ is not enough”, at the Apps World conference in London, UK. Certainly an interesting subject, where the point is that Android is important to Sony Ericsson, but it is not enough to only have Android to be the smart phone market leader.
That is why Sony Ericsson has created the Xperia™ brand, which is based on three pillars: Android, Sony and great Sony Ericsson hardware and software design. At Apps World, Karl-Johan will explain more on how this can be turned into a winning formula. Read more about these thoughts in Karl-Johan’s blog post on the Apps World web site.
The event will take place on 30 Nov -1 Dec at Olympia, London, UK. Read more about the event on the Apps World web site.
Sony Ericsson is pleased to announce that we’re open sourcing the WebSDK Packager, an all-in-one tool for building, simulating and packaging an application’s web components into a single native shell. We’ve used this tool to create several sample web applications, such as Mavericks, Pigeon Twitter and a PhoneGap demo. These demos include location access using the Google location API, as well as PhoneGap APIs for content access. We hope that you’ll find this tool useful for building your own web applications.
As the roll-out of the Android 2.1 update continues for Xperia™ X10, X10 mini and X10 mini pro users, one of the key features introduced with the update is HD video recording in 720p. Johan Abramsson, Developer Support Engineer at Sony Ericsson, has written a quick tutorial on how you can make use of HD video recording from third party applications.
Read Johan’s tutorial here.
The Open Mobile Summit, which will be held at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in San Francisco on November 8-10, brings together many of the most powerful people in the wireless and internet industries for discussions on how to build and monetize an open mobile ecosystem.
With a wide ranging set of keynotes, panel discussions, and experienced-based presentations, the event is sure to address many of the key issues and opportunities related to open mobile applications and services.
On 3-4 November, industry leaders and decision-makers will gather at the Telematics conference in Munich. It’s Europe’s biggest and most focused conference and exhibition for the digital in-car, mobile and web industries. And of course Sony Ericsson will be there.
Troed Sångberg, Director of Research at Sony Ericsson, will participate in the panel “Leverage Wireless Tech to Optimise the In-Car Environment”. He will give his view on how our existing connected mobile environment not only can be brought into the car, but how car-specific use cases can be added to create new experiences from the merger of the car, mobile and social environments. Visit Troed’s personal blog for some elaborated thoughts on this.