BlueStacks a lansat, anul trecut, un program Apps-on-PC care permite utilizatorilor de Windows sa foloseasca aplicatiile de Android. In prezent, compania lucreaza la un proiect care va permite conversia aplicatiilor si pe dispozitivele mobile.
Rosen Sharma, CEO-ul BlueStacks, a declarat ca programul dezvoltat de firma sa nu isi propune sa descurajee dezvoltarea de aplicatii pentru Windows 8. “Noi credem ca este nevoie de creativitate, de integrare si de concurenta. Softul nostrum va fi dispobil de luna viitoare”, a mai spus aceasta.
Puteti citi, mai jos, si un comunicat de presa al BlueStacks.
BlueStacks Announces Windows 8 Compatibility
Apps-on-PC company will bring 400,000+ Android apps to Windows 8 in 2012.
OEMs to release BlueStacks-enabled Windows 8 tablets and Ultrabooks.
CAMPBELL, CA – January 10, 2012 – BlueStacks announced today that its “App Player” software, which runs mobile apps natively on PCs and tablets, is now compatible with Windows 8. The company demonstrated the technology on a Windows 8 Ultrabook at CES today with reporters.
Windows 8 is Microsoft’s first operating system built with mobility in mind, using the new “Metro” user interface. BlueStacks will integrate over 400,000 Android apps seamlessly into the operating system, where they will take the form of tiles alongside other programs. “The Metro UI is beautiful, but the number one thing Windows 8 is missing is apps,” noted BlueStacks CEO Rosen Sharma. “This changes all that.” BlueStacks makes creating mobile apps for the Windows 8 platform unnecessary, as most every app built for Android will now run on Windows 8 without any porting. The software will support both standard desktop and Metro UI modes.
BlueStacks is actively collaborating with top PC manufacturers to pre-load the BlueStacks App Player on Ultrabooks, tablets, notebooks and all-in-one desktop PCs. Their newest in a series of OEM partnerships is one with the Taiwanese manufacturer InHon. Inhon plans to release its first Ultrabook in March 2012 with BlueStacks App Player pre-loaded, followed by a Windows 8 Ultrabook later this year. “So many of the applications that people want to use have moved to mobile platforms,” said InHon CEO HongFan Wei fromTaiwan. “We’re excited to be first to market with a Windows 8 Ultrabook that combines the best apps from both worlds.”
BlueStacks was named a CES Innovations winner for 2012 at the conference this week. It is the only program worldwide that can run native mobile applications that are ARM-based or x86, windowed or fullscreen, on Windows PCs and tablets