helloNetwork Unveils First-Ever Java-Based Multimedia Platform for Mobile Video Delivery


helloNetwork, a developer and supplier of interactive, live, and recorded streaming media software and solutions for internal and external corporate communications, has unveiled the first mobile delivery platform aimed at today’s wireless networks. helloMobile Media is a lightweight, software-based application suite for content creation, distribution, and playback that runs on every Java™-enabled device. This platform-independent solution currently functions on cell ...

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Wireless Multimedia Messaging Tomorrow’s Killer Application


Hantro Products Ltd, a leading developer of two-way video technology for wireless communications, introduces a state-of-the-art wireless multimedia messaging prototype with real-time video stream encoding and decoding. The prototype, which will be first introduced at Mobile Video Forum in Madrid, April 9, 2001, uses Hantro’s hardware-based MPEG-4 technology. Hantro’s multimedia messaging prototype proves that wireless video messaging is possible already ...

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Pocket PC adopts 450MHz Pentium II processor


Haier Group has unveiled the Pocket Dragon, a pocket PC that adopts a 450MHz Pentium II processor with 64M of ROM. It is geared toward business users with functions such as daily schedule management. The model features a built-in modem that supports the V.90 standard. It supports handwriting input and can exchange data with PCs via an interface. The Pocket ...

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Metricom, Ricoh Develop Wireless Camera


Metricom and Ricoh will announce a new camera designed for high-speed wireless connectivity. Ricoh’s RDC-i700 can be purchased with the Ricochet modem, allowing it to transmit images at speeds of 128 Kbps. Unlike other cameras, the RDC-i700 will also be able to send and receive e-mail and surf the Web. With its wireless connectivity the camera can transmit its images ...

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The Convergence of Phone and PDA Arrives


There are a few of us who need both a mobile phone and a PDA in order to stay on top of complex schedules and multiple tasks. And we have to juggle both devices at once. We clip them to belts, toss them into computer bags, cram them into overstuffed briefcases. A satisfying marriage of the phone and the PDA, ...

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IBM, Carrier Set Web-Enabled Air Conditioner Deal


Carrier has announced the industry’s first generation of web-connected air conditioners. This will enable it to continue to fulfil its customers’ service expectations, for state of the art response from Carrier equipment, and increasingly reliable and efficient systems, far into the future. The ‘smart air conditioner’ is the latest Carrier air conditioning first. Designated Carrier MyAppliance it has been piloted ...

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GoVoiceGo Hands-Free Communicator


GoVoiceGo Communicator is a UNIVERSAL digital portable communicator that simply plugs into the headset socket or headset adapter of your Mobile Phone (and your Cordless Phone). It runs on rechargeable batterries to give you better than 8 hours of continuous talk time. It simply goes where your phone goes, from your Car to your Office to your Home. It sits ...

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Pointsec Mobile Technologies secures Palm OS devices


Pointsec Mobile Technologies, Inc., a leading developer of security control software for mobile computers and PCs, announced today the release of Pointsec™ for Palm OS®, the company´s initial PDA security product. For enterprises requiring mandatory acces control, Pointsec for Palm OS brings workstation-level security to PDAs and smartphones operating on Palm OS. Unlike other PDA security procducts, Pointsec for Palm ...

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BT signs deal for Blackberry


British Telecom has signed a deal to begin selling a Canadian handheld computer, called Blackberry, in the UK from July, newspapers reported on Friday. The Blackberry allows users to send and receive e-mails on the move. At four-and-a-half inches by three, two-thirds taken up by the screen and one-third the keypad, it is easy to carry and fairly simple to ...

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The 10GB Cellular Phone


Think the storage space available from the latest desktop PCs is impressive? Well, your cell phone may soon have its own 10GB hard drive. Last week, the Storage Device Division at Toshiba America Electronics Components (TAEC) announced two new high-capacity drives that measure only 1.8-inches wide; small enough to fit inside cell phones, PDAs, tablet PCs, and other handheld devices. ...

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Wireless Enabling Hardware for Palm


Being the pioneer in the wireless enabling device market, the company has developed CarpeDiem V, the world’s first GSM Communicator for Palm V series handhelds. The product empowers the handhelds with dual-band GSM and Internet connectivity for wireless data and voice communication, web-clipping, SMS (Short Message Service), real-time data synchronization and making m-commerce and wireless enterprise applications possible. The state-of-the-art ...

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Tynux, The First Linux Based Smart Phone


Conversay, a global leader in speech technology solutions for both mobile and traditional Internet access devices, announced today it is partnering with Seoul-based PalmPalm Technology Inc., the leading software company optimizing the Linux OS for mobile devices. Conversay will integrate its speech recognition software into the “Tynux” embedded Linux platform developed by PalmPalm, to be used on smart phones, Web ...

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Microcell First to Deliver Commercial Availability of 2.5G Wireless Data Services Across Canada and the USA


Microcell PCS today announced that Microcell Connexions Inc. has completed its 2.5G General Packet Radio Service (GPRS) wireless data implementation on its network across Canada. Accomplished one month ahead of schedule, the launch rolls out over Microcell’s complete network, covering the majority of the Canadian population, and reaching all users of the Microcell network coast to coast. This accomplishment represents ...

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New Intermec Mobile Point Of Sale System Encourages Customers To Get Out Of Line


Intermec Technologies Corp today debuted its new mobile point of sale system, Mobile Point of Service, featuring StoreTrader retail application software. Mobile Point of Service combines all the elements necessary for mobile point of sale – wireless handheld computers with integrated scanners, a mobile printer, wireless network and StoreTrader – to allow retailers plug-and-play ability to complete sales anywhere in ...

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WAP, Java Browser Ships for Palm


Digital Airways said Wednesday that is shipping its Wapaka Wireless Application Protocol (WAP) microbrowser, written in Java, for Palm devices. The microbrowser is based on Sun Microsystems’ Connected Limited Device Configuration (CLDC) specifications, the company said. It said a version for Pocket PC handhelds will be available soon. The microbrowser supports multiple open windows. It works with a variety of ...

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