At the Blackberry Developers Conference, RIM announced a new services platform for developers that will enable them to build advanced applications for Blackberry smartphones.
The new services platform will offer advertising, payment, content push and new location services.
As the world of mobile moves more and more is being led by advanced consumer services offered on smartphones, the competition is heating up among the major players to see who can offer the best operating system and platform capabilities. And this can only be good news for consumers who will benefit from the enhanced services that will become available!
The latest round in this escalating competition came from Research in Motion (RIM), who announced a new services platform at their developers conference. The new platform offers developers new capabilities in 4 main areas:
RIM says that these new features will become available in early to mid-2010.