Adobe announces AIR 2.5 for TV, Phones and PCs. Flash 10.1 still coming to Windows Phone 7

Adobe is announcing today the latest version of AIR (version 2.5) for TVs, Mobile devices and Desktop computers. Hidden in the press release is the mention that Flash 10.1 is till expected to be released on Winodws Phone 7and other mobile platforms like Meego etc. Similar to copy and paste Flash for WP7 is already in prototype version currently being tested by Microsoft and Adobe so we shouldn’t have to wait an eternity before it’s release (it was already announced as coming witthin monthsafter the WP7 release). Will this mobile version of the plug-in be moreĀ usable than the Android version currently available? One can only hope so because based on my own experience on a Galaxy S, Flash 10.1 is barely usable on Android. Full Press Release after the break:
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Adobe announces AIR for Mobile and shows Flash on the HTC HD2

Today Adobe is announcing the launch of AIR on mobile platforms, first coming to Android then followed by Windows Mobile, WebOS and Symbian. AIR is Adobe’s equivalent to Microsoft’s Silverlight. It basically enables you to code once for all platforms (same as Silverlight). Here’s a video of AIR on the Motorola Droid:

They’ve also demoed Flash 10.1 for the first time on the HTC HD2:

As you can see the version of IE Mobile shown in this video also support multi-touch pinch-to-zoom (something that isn’t enabled in any HD2 ROM yet)

Finaly here’s a video of Adobe’s SKylight on the HTC HD2:

Source: Adobe