June 4, 2001

RIM debuts first Java wireless handheld device at JavaOne

Author: JT Smith

"Research In Motion Limited (RIM)
(Nasdaq: RIMM; TSE: RIM), a world leader in the mobile communications market,
and Sun Microsystems, Inc. (Nasdaq: SUNW) today announced one of the first
Java(TM) technology-based wireless handhelds at the JavaOne conference this
week. Going beyond standard KVM integration, RIM has implemented Java 2 Micro
Edition (J2ME) as the core operating system for the BlackBerry wireless
handheld and has ported BlackBerry applications to work on J2ME. This design
will allow third party applications to tightly integrate with built-in
BlackBerry applications such as calendar and email." Read the full press release at PR Newswire.
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