GlooLabs today announced that Sun Microsystems, Inc. has selected the HomePod(TM) network audio player as the Conference Special for this year's JavaOne(TM) Conference being held June 28-July 1 in San Francisco's Moscone Center. The HomePod leverages the Java(TM) 2 Platform, Micro Edition, (J2ME(TM)) on the device and Java(TM) 2 Platform, Standard Edition, (J2SE(TM)) on the desktop for the HomePod Audio Server.
The Developer Edition of the HomePod, regularly priced at $395, will be available at a special show price of $199 to 2004 JavaOne Conference attendees from the GlooLabs booth #327 and through the Sun Retail store. Java developers interested in modifying GLOO or the functionality of the HomePod, can download the GLOO source code and develop new features, modify the user interface, and create new applications. The GLOO source code and GLOO SDK can be downloaded at http://developer.gloolabs.com/ and also includes a software emulator of the HomePod for development and testing.
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