MWC 2010: Adobe ready to dominate the smartphone world with Flash apps and videos

MWC 2010: Adobe ready to dominate the smartphone world with Flash apps and videos

Speaking at this year's Mobile World Congress, software giant Adobe has been establishing its position within the smartphone world as it announced that Flash Player 10.1 should be available for most major platforms this summer.

Android and Palm are the big names attached to receive a full Flash player, while Samsung's . Blackberry, Windows Mobile 7, and Motorola are also on the list to receiver a player further down the line.

Adobe also revealed that its - which currently allows developers to create iPhone applications in Flash and then convert them to run on Apple's device - will be coming to Android.

This should allow a host of established Flash developers to immediately gain access to the Android Marketplace, and, combined with full Flash Player support, we could be seeing a huge number of for Google's smartphone platform.

Adobe says it expects 10 per cent of all smartphones to be Flash equipped by the end of the year, and over 50 per cent by 2012. It noticeably .