Comworxx Debuts Port-IT Mobile Telematics At CES Las Vegas.Business Editors/Technology Writers
SARASOTA, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 5, 2001
Comworxx, Inc. (COMWORXX), a Florida-based telematics Originally coined to mean the convergence of telecommunications and information processing, the term later evolved to refer to automation in automobiles. GPS navigation, integrated hands-free cellphones, wireless communications and automatic driving assistance systems all come under the company, added a new dimension to the concept of mobility with the introduction of its Port-IT(R) system at the 2001 International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas Las Vegas (läs vā`gəs), city (1990 pop. 258,295), seat of Clark co., S Nev.; inc. 1911. It is the largest city in Nevada and the center of one of the fastest-growing urban areas in the United States. . The comprehensive telematics solution delivers a variety of location-based driver safety, communications, and information access services that offer distinct benefits to fleet, corporate, and consumer customers.
Port-IT (short for Portable Information Technology), combines global positioning, mobile telecommunications, and web-based information in a single system, optimized for vehicular applications. Plugging any leading edge personal digital assistant (PDA (Personal Digital Assistant) A handheld computer for managing contacts, appointments and tasks. It typically includes a name and address database, calendar, to-do list and note taker, which are the functions in a personal information manager (see PIM). ) into the Port-IT unit turns it into a online communications center An agency charged with the responsibility for handling and controlling communications traffic. The center normally includes message center, transmitting, and receiving facilities. Also called COMCEN. See also telecommunications center. , capable of delivering hands-free telephone functionality; access to internet-based news, traffic, financial, and sports information; e-mail; emergency service; roadside assistance; and dynamic turn-by-turn navigation assistance with voice prompts.
Port-IT customers can personalize per·son·al·ize
tr.v. per·son·al·ized, per·son·al·iz·ing, per·son·al·iz·es
1. To take (a general remark or characterization) in a personal manner.
2. To attribute human or personal qualities to; personify. online content quickly and easily via MyPortIT.com, an Internet portal that offers a wide selection of options that determine the information that is provided to the mobile unit. Content can be added or modified at will from any Internet connection, assuring that the information users want and/or need is always available.
Comworxx has formed a series of strategic affiliations that assure customers of the highest possible satisfaction with their Port-IT systems. ComROAD AG, Comworxx' partner and one of the world's largest and most successful mobile telematics providers, designed the Port-IT hardware and telematics service center architecture. Established experts in their respective fields provide in-vehicle data and services. These include i3 Mobile (for online content service) and iFLEET (for roadside assistance, mayday, and mobile security monitoring services). An additional relationship with Clarity LLC (Logical Link Control) See "LANs" under data link protocol.
LLC - Logical Link Control for noise-canceling technology will optimize the performance of Port-IT's voice-driven user interface.
"Clearly, the future is mobile," said Mike Jonas, President and CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board. of Comworxx. "By delivering everything from simple entertainment critical location-based safety, communications, and navigation services, Port-IT is a driving force behind this new mobility."
Comworxx, Inc., is headquartered in Sarasota, FL. Comworxx was founded by Intelliworxx (OTCBB OTCBB
See OTC Bulletin Board (OTCBB). :IWXX), a mobile computing Using a computing device while in transit. Mobile computing implies wireless transmission, but wireless transmission does not necessarily imply mobile computing. Fixed wireless applications use satellites, radio systems and lasers to transmit between permanent objects such as buildings company, and Comroad AG (Neuer Markt:RD4), world leader in mobile telematics, to bridge the gap that exists between the telecommunications and vehicle industries. Comworxx provides mobile telematics services through its Global Transport Telematics System and adds value to consumers by helping them safely connect to the wireless world, existing infrastructure, and most of all, to their personal information. For more information please visit www.comworxx.com.
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