ActiveChinese Mobile Application for Chinese Language and Culture Learning Won Nokia 2009 “Calling All Innovators” Global Developer Competition

San Francisco, CA, September 25, 2009 --( ActiveChinese Inc., a leading provider of interactive multimedia Chinese language and culture learning solutions, announced today that ActiveChinese has won second place of Nokia 2009 Calling All Innovators Global Developer Contest in the Flash category.

Calling All Innovators contest is a global mobile developer competition designed to generate applications and solutions that enhance the use of Nokia mobile services in real-world scenarios. Nokia received over 1,700 submissions from developers in 85 countries. In addition to the award, ActiveChinese Chinese language and culture learning mobile application will be featured in Nokia’s Ovi Store.

ActiveChinese mobile educational application is comprised of 10 flash-animated lessons for English speakers to begin to learn how to speak Chinese. A series of built-in flashcards provides the most useful words and phrases, and includes: the Chinese character, Chinese pronunciation, PinYin, and the English translation. The Travel Edition introduces the cultural differences in daily life that a traveler might encounter while traveling to China.

“It is an incredible honor to be recognized by Nokia and receive the awards” said Larry Chen, CEO of ActiveChinese. “We’re thrilled that our interactive multimedia Chinese language and culture learning mobile solutions will enable Nokia users to learn Chinese on Nokia’s platform anywhere anytime.”

About ActiveChinese: ActiveChinese is a San Francisco-based cutting-edge educational software and online content provider of Mandarin Chinese learning programs for students grades K through 16, as well as for corporations and individuals. ActiveChinese's interactive lesson approach uses multimedia to engage students of all ages, and provides a comprehensive curriculum program which can be taught through online access, CD-ROMs, and mobile downloads.

ActiveChinese, Inc.
Larry Chen
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