SANTA CRUZ, CA, May 7, 2003 - The new Chinese Wireless Development Survey Vol. 1 2003 from Evans Data Corporation found that Chinese development of Enhanced Messaging Services (EMS) and Multimedia Messaging Services (MMS) is setting the pace for global adoption. More than 30% of Chinese developers are using EMS now with another 35% evaluating it for future development, however fewer than one in five developers outside China use either EMS or MMS.
The survey of more than 500 Chinese developers working on wireless applications projects found that 33% of Chinese developers are using MMS with another third evaluating the rich media format. The most likely use of MMS for development are video clips at 44% and graphics files at 30%.
Other notable findings from the April survey:
- Java use in China for wireless application development is very strong with 84% of respondents using the language part of the time. Fifteen percent of Chinese wireless developers say they use Java more than half the time.
- The most common target devices for the wireless developer in China are: mobile phones at 60%, wireless campus LANs at 42% and wireless notebooks at 30%. PDAs are targeted by only 18% of Chinese developers.
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