Audiovox Beta PPC5050 PDA shown at 5th Annual Wireless Internet Conference
At the Fifth Annual Wireless Internet Conference hosted by Bell Mobility product manufacturers displayed dozens of business-to-business hardware and software solutions targeted to the mobile worker. Panasonic was showing the newest in the ToughBook line, RIM had the standard Blackberrys on display and many others had sotware solutions for the mobile work force. A couple products that stood out were the Baka Smart car and the Audiovox Prototype of their new smart phone PDA.
The Baka Trak-It Mobile Data Solutions Smart Car was geared up for the wireless mobile executive. With full 1x CDMA access, Wi-Fi, GPS and a Toughbook mounted in the center console.
The Audiovox prototype of the PPC5050 is a very sleek and feature packed. Running Windows Mobile Pocket PC 2003 Phone Edition, this is the successor of last years Audiovox Thera CDMA PDA.
The PPC5050 uses Intel’s 400MHz Xscale PXA250 Processor and 64MB of RAM. This is enough to run any of the new applications designed for the Pocket PC OS. The device has an integrated GPS receiver giving it that extra functionality. This truly is an all-in-one mobile solution. Bluetooth or Wi-Fi can be added via the SDIO port, and only a mere 7.5 ounces the slim and sexy Audiovox PPC5050 resembles the highly sought-after XDA PDA from the euro manufacturer o2. The device will function on Dual Band 800 MHz CDMA/1900 MHZ PCS for Bell Mobility and Verizon Wireless. Availability will be 4th quarter of 2003.