Casino-style games on Java™ mobile phones
By staff
LAS VEGAS, October 1, 2001 – Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT) and Chartwell Technology Inc. (CDNX: CWH.V) today announced plans to demonstrate casino-style games on Java™ technology-enabled mobile phones from Motorola. Play for fun version of baccarat, slots and casino war will be used to showcase this exciting combination of new hardware and software designed to expand the entertainment frontier. Chartwell Technology’s games, will be demonstrated at the Global Gaming Expo (Booth #1004 – October 1-3) and the World Gaming Congress (Booth #2419 and #3033– October 17-19), all in Las Vegas.



Earlier this year, Motorola announced the Motorola i85s, i50sx and i55sr handsets, the first Java 2 Platform, Micro Edition (J2ME™) technology-enabled mobile phones in North America. J2ME technology allows phones to be customized with business and entertainment applications to meet users’ individual needs, while providing a rich user interface and portability across devices.




“We are excited to demonstrate casino games, for the first time, on Motorola wireless phones with Java technology,” said Peter Aloumanis, vice president of Motorola and director of U.S. Market Operations for the company’s iDEN® Subscriber Group. “This further illustrates the power of J2ME technology and the functionality of these multiple communication handsets. Chartwell’s play-for-fun games demonstrate the richness of content these Motorola devices are capable of delivering.”




Chartwell Technology specializes in the development of Java technology-based gaming software. Motorola’s new generation of Java technology-enabled mobile phones represent an exciting new platform for wireless gaming entertainment.




“We are very proud to be working with Motorola in the development of our casino-style games for Java technology-enabled mobile phones, ” said Darold H. Parken, President and CEO of Chartwell. “The tremendous potential of our unique gaming software is readily apparent when playing on these fabulous new devices.”




Developer Support Program


Motorola’s iDEN developer support program provides developers with virtually everything they need to develop, deploy and commercialize their applications for J2ME technology-enabled handsets from Motorola, including tools, technical support, marketing, and distribution. For more information or to obtain a free CD-ROM, visit www.motorola.com/idendev.*




About Motorola and iDEN


Motorola, Inc. (NYSE:MOT) is a global leader in providing integrated communications and embedded electronic solutions. Sales in 2000 were $37.6 billion.




iDEN handsets combine the capabilities of digital wireless phone with “always on” Internet access, text pager, and two-way radio to enable users to instantly communicate with one or hundreds of individuals at the push of a button. For further information on iDEN handsets, visit www.motorola.com/iden. www.motorola.com/store/iden.


Contact: David Kurt Motorola, (847) 538-3113, david.kurt@motorola.com






About Chartwell Technology


Chartwell Technology Inc. (CDNX: CWH.V) specializes in the development of leading edge gaming software and entertainment content for the Internet. Chartwell’s Java and Flash based software products and games are designed for deployment in online gaming, entertainment, advertising and promotional applications. Chartwell’s team of highly trained professionals is committed to delivering the highest quality software and maintaining its leading edge through continuous development and unparalleled customer support. For more information about Chartwell and its software products visit www.chartwelltechnology.com.


Contact: David Bajwa, Chartwell Technology Inc., (604) 669-4180 or (877) 669-4180 info@chartwelltechnology.com


* Due to export regulations, Motorola can only ship within the United States.


 
 
 
 
 
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