Motorola Debuts Comprehensive Solutions Catalog -- a Destination to Find Applications for Motorola Products
Catalog connects end users with solutions to enhance their Motorola product experience
Serves as channel for MOTODEV developers to market their applications
SAN JOSE, Calif. ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â‚¬Å“ 12 September 2007 ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â‚¬Å“ Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT) today announced the public beta launch of its first-ever comprehensive solutions catalog, an online collection of third-party software designed to bring consumers and enterprise users the latest games, tools, productivity and line of business applications to further enhance and personalize their Motorola products. The catalog also provides developers registered with MOTODEV, the Motorola developer network, an excellent opportunity to market their applications to Motorola product users.
ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…â€œApplications are key to differentiating and enhancing the overall product experience,ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã‚Â said Christy Wyatt, vice president, software platforms and ecosystem, Motorola. ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…â€œBy using our new Motorola Solutions Catalog, developers can easily and quickly bring their innovative applications directly to end users so they can do even more with their Motorola products."
In its initial release, the Motorola Solutions Catalog offers an array of applications for Motorola mobile devices -- including the popular Guitar Legend game from Gameloft, unique mVisualVoiceMail application from MotionApps, and AMPower mobile business solutions from Antenna Software -- allowing device users to do everything fromÃƒâ€šÃ‚Â discovering the latestÃƒâ€šÃ‚Â on-the-go entertainment options to exploring applications that make their work life more productive. Easy to navigate, applications can be sorted by carrier and carrier-supported devices categories, as well as through keyword and advanced search functions. To purchase, users simply follow the link provided in the description. As developers add applications, users can stay up-to-date on new additions, see the most popular titles, and browse through MotorolaÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢s picks for best applications.
For MOTODEV developers, the catalog offers a fast and intuitive interface for entering their solution -- including the ability to add descriptions, screen shots, device compatibility information, search terms and links to purchase.
"MotorolaÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢s Solutions Catalog isÃƒâ€šÃ‚Â a promising channelÃƒâ€šÃ‚Â for getting our enterprise mobility solutions in front of a wide range of potential users,ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã‚Â saidÃƒâ€šÃ‚Â Karen Davis-Farage, vice president, business development at Antenna Software.Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…â€œItÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢s anÃƒâ€šÃ‚Â essentialÃƒâ€šÃ‚Â tool forÃƒâ€šÃ‚Â Motorola users to discover the latest and most innovative applicationsÃƒâ€šÃ‚Â available to them -- such as our leading mobile business solutions, AMPower SALES and AMPower SERVICE.ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã‚Â
ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…â€œByÃƒâ€šÃ‚Â featuring ourÃƒâ€šÃ‚Â applications on the newÃƒâ€šÃ‚Â Motorola Solutions Catalog, we're effectivelyÃƒâ€šÃ‚Â creating additional visibility for our solutions,ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã‚Â said Gonzague de Vallois, vice president of publishing, Gameloft. ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…â€œLeveraging this new channel to market will enable us to build a broader base of users andÃƒâ€šÃ‚Â drive further awareness around hot new Gameloft mobile games likeÃƒâ€šÃ‚Â Guitar Legend.ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã‚Â
The Motorola Solutions Catalog is available today. To discover the breadth of applications available for your Motorola product, visit www.motorola.com/solutionscatalog.
The Motorola Solutions Catalog is an additional offering of the MOTODEV Fast Track Center, a member service designed to enable developers to grow their business and accelerate market success. Registered MOTODEV Developers can easily add their applications to the Motorola Solutions Catalog at no charge by accessing the Fast Track Center on the MOTODEV Web site. And for those developers that are not already a member of MotorolaÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢s MOTODEV Developer Network, membership is free ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â‚¬Å“ simply register at www.motorola.com/developer.
Development Opportunities Abound at MOTODEV Summits
The Motorola Solutions Catalog is being announced in conjunction with MotorolaÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢s MOTODEV Summit in San Jose, Calif., an exclusive, one-day event that offers developers technical expertise, practical advice, guidance, and a sneak peek at the next generation of Motorola devices, platforms and technology. Additional summits will take place in London on November 9 and Beijing on November 12. The Summits are open to all software developers that are interested or involved in application development for any of Motorola's products. Attendance is free for all MOTODEV members and space is limited. To register for an upcoming summit or to obtain more information on joining MotorolaÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢s MOTODEV Developer network, please visit www.motorola.com/developer/summit.
MOTODEV is Motorola's global developer and ISV program. MOTODEV combines Motorola developer initiatives into one seamless web site resource, giving developers simple access to virtually all things Motorola (from mobile devices to digital set-tops). The program helps foster innovation in application development and delivery by connecting developers with the resources they need most -- tools, SDKs, and clearly defined go-to-market initiatives. And, with information and resources for a variety of products at their fingertips, developers can easily tap into new business opportunities and apply their talent across the full range of Motorola platforms. For more information on MOTODEV, please visit www.motorola.com/developer.
Motorola is known around the world for innovation and leadership in wireless and broadband communications. Inspired by our vision of seamless mobility, the people of Motorola are committed to helping you connect simply and seamlessly to the people, information and entertainment that you want and need. We do this by designing and delivering "must have" products, "must do" experiences and powerful networks -- along with a full complement of support services. A Fortune 100 company with global presence and impact, Motorola had sales of US $42.8 billion in 2006. For more information about our company, our people and our innovations, please visit www.motorola.com.