ST PETERSBURG, Russia, December 20, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- SPB Software's ultramodern user interface solution was recognized with "Best UX" award by the leading Korean tech newspaper "IT Today". During the award ceremony, held in Seoul, five companies earned awards in different categories; with the "Best UX" award reaped by SPB Software, an established expert in delivering advanced mobile user interface software technologies.

The CEO of IT Today, Yoon Jae Lee said at the event, "SPB earned the award for its revolutionary UX solution, SPB Mobile Shell. The award symbolizes not only their dedicated commitment in continuously improving the user experience on existing versions of Windows Mobile and Symbian, but also for their creatively innovative ideas - enriching the Android user experience to a simpler, more intuitive one. We look forward to seeing stunning 3D interfaces built for Korean devices, by means of the multi-platform SPB UI Engine."

SPB Mobile Shell is a reference product that showcases the capabilities of the underlying multiplatform SPB UI Engine and highlights some of the innovative UX components to assemble the core mobile experience. SPB UI Engine is a pluggable, modular 3D platform, optimized for rapidly building next generation, high-performance mobile user interfaces. SPB UI Engine powered solutions have been shipped by more than 15 leading device manufactures including Sony Ericsson, Toshiba, and O2.

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The CEO of SPB Software, Sebastian-Justus Schmidt: "It is a special honor for us to get this award in Korea. Our new multiplatform SPB Mobile Shell is highly innovative with complete 3D UI and far ahead of all competition today. The SPB UI Engine, the foundation of the software will be rolled out early 2011. We are proud to further accelerate the speed for design individual, customized interfaces for smartphones and tablets using our toolsets."

Additionally, SPB Software is pleased to launch a private beta testing program for the consumer version of SPB Mobile Shell 5.0 for Android. You can sign up for the beta program at:

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SPB Mobile Shell 5.0 for Android beta page:

SPB Mobile Shell 3.5.5 for Windows Mobile page:

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