Home / Uncategorized / Handpsring Japan to Introduce Wireless Module
Image_62767_tmimage.jpg

Handpsring Japan to Introduce Wireless Module

Handspring Inc said on Friday that it will release in Japan this year a wireless communications module for its Visor handheld computer in an increasingly competitive market for personal digital assistants.

Handspring’s local unit said it will tie up with Japan Communications Inc and Tokyo Telecommunications Network Co (TTNet), to sell wireless Springboard modules from this autumn priced at 10,000-15,000 yen ($84-126).

Japan’s PDA market is heating up as global industry leader Palm Inc (NasdaqNM:PALM – news) and local players like Sharp Corp and Sony Corp prepare to introduce new models and add wireless capabilities to their handheld PCs.

Handspring said it hopes to sell 100,000 of the wireless “Smartcom for Visor” modules per year, which will run on a more limited — but more cost-effective — wireless network in Japan called PHS, or Personal Handyphone System.

Comments

comments

About Fabrizio Pilato

Check Also

wii-oculus-rift-hoverboard

Try Oculus Rift And Wii To Roam Around On The Back To The Future Hoverboard

Check out how you can fly in virtual space by using an Oculus Rift and a Wii Balance Board.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>