BeOS' Support of the Java™2 Platform and PersonalJava™ technology on Intel, Power PC and Personal Access Devices Broadens Customer and Developer Choices
Be Incorporated (Nasdaq: BEOS), developer of BeOS®, the operating system designed for cross-platform, digital media applications, today announced their work with Sun Microsystems to incorporate the Java™2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE) and PersonalJava™ technology into BeOS. By enabling the Java2 platform on BeOS, Be Inc. will be further extending the benefits of robustness and platform choice which have long been the company's hallmark. Coupling BeOS' ability to manage the most demanding interactive applications with the device-independence of the Java platform will offer both customers and developers significant benefits. Leveraging PersonalJava technology, Be customers will now be able to choose from the thousands of Java platform-based applications on the market. Developers will be able to prototype applications on their computer of choice and run them on a wide range of PC or information and entertainment devices running BeOS.