Liquid Air Buys Rocket Science

Liquid Air Lab GmbH, a Germany-based developer of “spodradio” mobile radio and podcasting solutions, has acquired Rocket Science, developer of the Poison framework. Liquid Air has raised over $12 million in VC funding from Balderton Capital and Baytech Venture Capital.  


Rocket Science, founded in 2002, developed the Poison framework which allows XML-based UI development on Symbian Series 60, UIQ, Windows Mobile and Linux platforms with just one codebase. In the Poison framework, the mobile operating system abstraction layer of the framework handles the OS differences, and enables development for different handsets without rewriting the application code. The Rocket Science team will now operate out of Tampere in the offices of Liquid Air Lab Finland Oy.


“We are proud to welcome all these great talents, and the intellectual property and patent portfolio of Rocket Science Oy to Liquid Air Lab,” says Mikko Linnam