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Micro Java™ Game Development by Roman Verhosek, David Fox

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Chapter 23. Siemens Game API

The Siemens SL45i is more than just one of the first Java phones to be released in Europe—it's actually a lean, mean, fine-tuned gameplaying machine.

To accomplish this, Siemens has put out one of the most advanced Micro Java APIs. The API not only fully supports MIDP, but offers the software developer some additional capabilities:

  • Create sprites and sounds using a Game API

  • Send SMS messages

  • Access the phone book and make calls

  • Beam data via the phone's infrared port

  • Access the phone's side keys

Motorola, Siemens, and Ericsson have announced that they will ...

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