Media Advisory – NeoReader now Available on Android platform

Media Advisory – NeoReader now Available on Android platform

January 7, 2010- The Year 2D Barcodes Breakthrough - NeoReader now available on Android platform

NeoMedia Technologies, the global leader in mobile barcode scanning solutions, is making its barcode scanning application - NeoReader® - available on all camera-equipped Android smartphones. The NeoReader will transform any Android handset into a barcode scanner providing instant access to mobile content by clicking on 2D barcodes.

By the end of last year (2009) there were approximately 18 separate models of Android handsets available worldwide, and by 2012 Gartner anticipates that Android will become the world's second most popular smartphone platform, second only to Symbian (Nokia OS) enabled handsets. At the last count there were in excess of 20,000 apps available for the Android showing that it is steadily giving Apple's App Store a run for its money.

Iain McCready, CEO of NeoMedia, commented: “Bringing the NeoReader to the high growth Android platform brings us ever closer to mass market adoption of 2D barcodes. Android's commitment to the OHA (open handset alliance) matches NeoMedia's own objective of achieving open standards in order to drive rapid market growth and consumer adoption. With the ubiquity of the mobile web and the plethora of emergent mobile technology applications, there has never been a better time to get involved in this exciting marketplace.”

Enter get.neoreader.com into your mobile browser, the Android version will automatically download to compatible handsets. Coming soon to the Android Market...