Alcatel, Motorola, Siemens and Sony Ericsson have jointly published a guide called ‘How to Create EMS Services’. The guidelines are to assist content developers to create Enhanced Messaging Service (EMS) messages, the next generation to SMS.
The document describes the capabilities offered by EMS, while also detailing the technical information for EMS handsets from the participating suppliers. The joint approach signifies the strong support for EMS from the manufacturers.
The united approach taken by these leading vendors is intended to provide an open standard that will benefit users, suppliers and creators of the new wireless messaging services.