SplashData Planning to Leverage SplashID Live on WebOS
Updated SplashData's mobile software has long been popular with Palm OS users, so the news that they were partnering with Palm on the new webOS was welcomed by many. As part of our ongoing webOS coverage, Palm Infocenter contacted the SplashID developers for more information on their plans for the platform. SplashData CEO Morgan Slain has sent us a brief response, telling us how they plan to capitalize on webOS's unique development approach:
"We at SplashData are enthusiastic about the Pre and webOS, we're proud to have been featured in the announcement at CES, and we have been working with Palm to ensure we can support the launch with a new version of SplashID.
I like the web-based approach for applications since it allows us to leverage the investment we've already made in web-oriented services like SplashID Live."
We'll bring you further details as we learn of them. You can also read our review of SplashData's latest version of SplashID for PalmOS here.
Mr. Slain has sent us futher clarification on this. Rather than any kind of forcing of SplashID Live on users, what he meant by "leverage" was:
So if you were worried that any new webOS version of SplashID would force you to move your data into the cloud, you can breathe easy.