LONDON, UK.– August 13th, 2008— Zeemote™, Inc. ( http://www.zeemote.com), the makers of intelligent wireless controllers for mobile devices today announced that its Zeemote JS1 Controller has been shortlisted in the Mobile Entertainment Awards 2008,‘Best Games Service Provider’ category.
With a thumbstick and four assignable trigger buttons, the Zeemote JS1 Controller offers real analogue control over Bluetooth™ enabling users to truly engage with mobile games. Sitting perfectly in the hand and ergonomically designed the JS1 weighs just 47g/1.7oz.
Just six months after its official launch Zeemote can claim: three industry awards, the first deployment of the Zeemote JS1 Controller, partnership with leading mobile manufacturer Sony Ericsson and signing deals with 13 out of the top 15 mobile game developers to join its Zeemote Ready Developer programme.
“We’re delighted at being shortlisted in the Mobile Entertainment Awards 2008.” said Jim Adams, VP of Worldwide Sales at Zeemote.”
Zeemote will make further announcements at the Leipzig Games Conference being held next week in Germany.
Zeemote™, Inc. makes intelligent wireless controllers for mobile devices. The company’s debut product, the patented Zeemote JS1 controller, is the first and only wireless controller for mobile gaming. Small, fast, ergonomic and wireless, the Zeemote controller creates a near console game playing experience with true analogue thumbstick control. Recognizing the large market potential, major game developers and publishers including Gameloft, Glu Mobile, Digital Chocolate, Eidos, Namco Bandai Europe Ltd, Finblade, FISHLABS, iPlay, Gamelion Inc., HandyGames™, IUGO, JUMPGames, Oasys Mobile, Orange Pixel, Player One, Player X, Reaxion Corp, SEGA® of America, Super Happy Fun Fun, Capricom Mobile and Tag Games have already adapted popular games to become“Zeemote Ready.” Zeemote was founded in 2005 by Beth Marcus, Ph.D., one of the creators of the first force feedback joystick for PC games, and is based in Bedford, Mass.
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