Research In Motion acquires Sweden's JayCut to add video editing to BlackBerry PlayBook

Posted by Knowlton Thomas

Waterloo's Research In Motion has acquired Sweden's JayCut for an undisclosed sum.

RIM will use the video editing company's technology in the BlackBerry PlayBook. JayCut, based out of Stockholm, has seven employees.

“By working with JayCut to add video editing capabilities to the BlackBerry platform we can further enrich our customers’ multimedia experience with BlackBerry,”  David Yach, RIM’s chief technology officer, wrote on the company's blog.

Video editing software makes sense for RIM's tablet, given its dual high-def cameras, rich playback, and the ability to connect to televisions.

Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

Research In Motion (RIM), a global leader in wireless innovation, revolutionized the mobile industry with the introduction of the BlackBerry® solution in 1999. BlackBerry products and services are used by millions of customers around the world to stay connected to the people and content that matter most throughout their day. The BlackBerry product line includes the BlackBerry® PlayBook™ tablet, the award-winning... more

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Knowlton Thomas

Knowlton Thomas

Knowlton is the managing editor of Techvibes. Based in Vancouver, Knowlton has been published in national publications and has also appeared on television and radio. Previously he was an editor for New Westminster weekly The Other Press and served on its board of directors. When not working, Knowlton enjoys playing tennis or otherwise enjoying the outdoors. more

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