& Wireless Application Development
- BREW From Qualcomm -
Qualcomm announced a new
development platform for Wireless application development in February 2001.
It is called Binary Runtime Environment for Wireless, or BREW.
Main functionality is
downloads of wireless applications
Designed specifically for
It includes telephony
features - somewhat better than J2ME but in CDMA. If you want to
use J2ME on Motorola's iDEN network, use Motorola development tools.
Supports CDMA only networks that use
Competing Products or
Resources & Vendor
MobileInfo Advisory: It
is still too early to see if BREW will get a lot of traction. For CDMA
networks with stronger telephony features, developers should consider
this. It is not very open at this stage.