At Max 2011, Adobe’s technology developer conference, Samsung Electronics launched the first smart TV application using Adobe AIR. VH1’s Flash technology-based application,"I Love the 80s Trivia," will be made available on Samsung smart TVs in the United States this fall via the Samsung Apps marketplace.

Adobe AIR is a key element of the Adobe Flash Platform, enabling developers and content publishers to leverage existing code and familiar tools to deliver rich, standalone applications across devices and platforms. Adobe AIR for TV 2.5 is currently available to developers on 2011 Samsung smart TV models, and will be available on 2011 Samsung smart Blu-ray players later this year in North American and South American markets.

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