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Sophia Cradle Releases Free BREW SDK Switching Tool with Multilingual Support

A tool to switch among many BREW development environments with only 1 click


KYOTO — July 26, 2005 — Sophia Cradle Incorporated (Headquarter: Kyoto; CEO: Kazunori Sugiyama), an innovative developer of mobile phone software, today announced to release an updated version of its BREW SDK switching tool BREW SDK Switcher with support for multiple languages and BREW versions. The new version offers support for Chinese, Korean and Portuguese, besides Japanese and English that are already supported in the previous version. BREW versions that are supported with the new BREW SDK Switcher are 3.0 and 3.1. Free download of BREW SDK Switcher will be available at Sophia Cradle website from July 26 till the end of August.

Interface of BREW SDK Switcher

Interface of BREW SDK Switcher

Full Story

The number of cell phones equipped with BREW [*1] has been increasing dramatically. BREW SDK [*2] has now multilingual support and is available in several versions, currently up to 3.1. In order to develop applications using different BREW versions in one computer, a programmer needs to manually change the BREW SDK.

Sophia Cradle's BREW SDK Switcher is a tool that helps you easily switch BREW environments with just one click. The new BREW SDK switcher supports Janpanese, English, Chinese, Korean and Portuguese. It also supports BREW 3.1 and the latest version of Microsoft Visual Studio.Net.

Pricing and Availability
BREW SDK Switcher will be available for free at the Sophia Cradle website from July 26 till the end of August.

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[*1] BREW

The standard of mobile phone software developed by QUALCOMM Incorporated, released in January 2001. BREW applications work fast no matter what the underlying system software in the handset is. A user can download a compiled BREW application from the Internet and use it with any BREW-enabled handset. The worldwide spread of BREW is remarkable, and there are many network operators that provide BREW services, including Japan's KDDI which started offering them in February 2003. Recently, another Japanese network operator NTT DoCoMo has also started BREW services.


BREW standard development kit provided by QUALCOMM. You need BREW SDK to develop BREW applications.

About Sophia Cradle

Sophia Cradle Incorporated is a mobile phone software developer which currently specializes in BREW C++, GUI middleware and mobile Java. Founded in 2002, Sophia Cradle aims to render services to the improvement of everyone's quality of life by creating innovative mobile Internet technology. For more information about Sophia Cradle, please visit www.s-cradle.com/english/.