Java News from Wednesday, January 21, 2004

Nokia has submitted Java Specification Request 234, Advanced Multimedia Supplements, to the Java Community Process. "The purpose of this API is to give access to multimedia functionality of the modern mobile terminals. Specifically, better support for camera and radio and access to advanced audio processing will be introduced but it’s possible to add other functionality as well." In other words, this is targetted at camera phones and mobile-to-mobile functionality.