Research in Motion Ltd. develops hardware and software solutions for mobile communications. It provides platforms and solutions which support multiple wireless network standards through the development of integrated hardware and software services. These solutions provide access to information, including e-mail, voice, instant messaging, short message services, the Internet, and intranet-based applications and browsing. The company's technology also enables third party developers and manufacturers to enhance their products and services through software development kits, wireless connectivity to data, and other support programs. Research in Motion was founded by Mike Lazaridis, Douglas Fregin, and Jim Balsillie on March 7, 1984 and is headquartered in Waterloo, Canada.