Titanium is the leading platform for rapidly developing native mobile, desktop, and iPad™ applications using Web technologies. By integrating with Verizon Wireless, millions of Web developers worldwide will be able to create native mobile apps for Android and BlackBerry® and other operating systems using a single platform, and distribute and sell them through V CAST Apps, Verizon Wireless’ mobile storefront. Verizon Wireless will continue to strengthen this relationship by looking to integrate support of Verizon Wireless APIs, including SMS/MMS, location kits, assisted GPS, and device presence/status, into Titanium.
Titanium’s 90,000 plus developers worldwide publish more than 1,300 new apps per month. In addition to building apps, developers can extend the capabilities of the Titanium platform by building their own features and APIs. Recent Titanium extensions include Titanium+Geo (for geo-analytics) and Titanium+Commerce (integrated with PayPal).
“Verizon Wireless is clearly leading wireless application development in a number of ways,” says Jeff Haynie, chief executive officer of Appcelerator. “By integrating with Titanium’s open-source mobile development platform, Verizon Wireless is encouraging the huge untapped base of Web developers to create mobile apps for V CAST Apps.”
“We are always seeking outstanding partners to help our developers create successful mobile apps, and we’re excited to have Appcelerator on board,” said Todd Murphy, director, V CAST Apps at Verizon Wireless. “Appcelerator’s Titanium platform helps enable native mobile app creation at a fraction of the cost-to-market than was possible previously.”
Appcelerator’s Titanium Platform will be demonstrated on Jan. 9 and 10 at 11:30 a.m. in Verizon Wireless’ booth (#35216 in the South Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center) at CES 2011.
About Verizon WirelessVerizon Wireless operates the nation’s fastest and most advanced 4G network and largest and most reliable 3G network, and serves more than 93 million customers. Headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with 80,000 employees nationwide, Verizon Wireless is a joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE, NASDAQ: VZ) and Vodafone (LSE, NASDAQ: VOD). For more information, visit www.verizonwireless.com. To preview and request broadcast-quality video footage and high-resolution stills of Verizon Wireless operations, log on to the Verizon Wireless Multimedia Library at www.verizonwireless.com/multimedia.
About Appcelerator Appcelerator is the leading platform for rapidly developing native mobile, desktop, tablet, and other multi-screen applications using web technologies. The company’s flagship offering, Appcelerator Titanium, is the only open source platform to enable native cross-platform development, from a single codebase, at web development speed. Appcelerator’s customers can leverage their existing skills and open, industry standard technologies to create and commercialize mobile, desktop, and Web apps from a single platform, decreasing time-to-market and development costs, increasing customer adoption and revenues, and enjoying greater flexibility and control. For more information, please visit www.appcelerator.com.