Alcatel-Lucent OpenPlug Studio Toolkit License Now Free

Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) today announced two initiatives to fuel the growth of applications that work across platforms and devices.

Effective immediately, OpenPlug Studio (formerly OpenPlug ELIPS Studio) will now be available to application developers free of charge. OpenPlug Studio is a development toolkit that allows developers to efficiently create native applications for smart phones, tablets and other web-connected devices from a single code base using well-known web development technologies such as JavaScript, ActionScript and XML. Developers can download OpenPlug Studio at http://developer.openplug.com

The company also launched a Certified OpenPlug Solutions Provider Program focused on application development and developer training. Initial members include Exuvis, Nexworld and On3. They will teach developers how to use the OpenPlug tools, while also building mobile applications for businesses that run on any platform or device and leverage service providers