Infowave Announces Support for Microsoft Windows Powered Smartphone Software.Business Editors
VANCOUVER, British Columbia--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 18, 2003
Infowave Software (TSX TSX Toronto Stock Exchange (TSE before April, 2002)
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TSX True Space Extension : IW), a provider of wireless software for mobile operators, corporations and individuals, announced today that Infowave Symmetry symmetry, generally speaking, a balance or correspondence between various parts of an object; the term symmetry is used both in the arts and in the sciences. (TM) Pro is optimized for Microsoft Smartphone A cellular telephone with information access. It provides digital voice service as well as any combination of e-mail, text messaging, pager, Web access, voice recognition, still and/or video camera, MP3, TV or video player and organizer (see PDA). software. Infowave Symmetry Pro is a wireless desktop e-mail redirector solution for Microsoft Windows See Windows.
(operating system) Microsoft Windows - Microsoft's proprietary window system and user interface software released in 1985 to run on top of MS-DOS. Widely criticised for being too slow (hence "Windoze", "Microsloth Windows") on the machines available then. Powered Pocket PC and Smartphone devices. It allows mobile operators to create value-added services A value-added service (VAS) is a telecommunications industry term for non-core services or, in short, all services beyond standard voice calls and fax transmissions. for subscribers, by offering instant wireless access to Microsoft Exchange Messaging and groupware software for Windows from Microsoft. Exchange Server is an Internet-compliant e-mail system that runs under Windows NT/2000 and Windows Server 2003. It can be accessed by Web browsers, the Exchange client, versions of Outlook and the earlier Windows Inbox. . A free trial is available to download To receive a file transmitted over a network. In any communications session, "download" means receive, and "upload" means send. The download/upload often implies a big/little scenario, in which data is being downloaded from the "big" server into the "little" user's computer. at http://www.symmetrypro.com/freetrial/.
In January of this year, Infowave and Microsoft announced they would collaborate on market solutions based on Microsoft Windows Powered mobile device platforms. The two companies are working together to offer mobile operators complete solutions, designed to increase subscriber adoption and consumption of wireless data.
Microsoft Smartphone software delivers the applications and functionality users expect in next-generation wireless solutions. Coupled with Microsoft back-end servers and services, Smartphone software is a premier platform that provides mobile operators, corporate customers and consumers with the power of mobile services and Internet access See how to access the Internet. in a small, lightweight mobile phone form factor.
"We are pleased to announce that Infowave Symmetry Pro supports the Microsoft Smartphone platform. Symmetry Pro is a compelling offer for mobile operators, as it allows them to create value-added services for their subscribers," said Bill Tam, Executive Vice President, Sales and Marketing at Infowave. "With Symmetry Pro mobile professionals gain instant access to vital corporate information in a rich, offline experience - a step far beyond traditional browser-based access to e-mail. This freedom to instantly access their corporate e-mail wirelessly from anywhere, anytime gives enormous power to the mobile user. They never miss an important message, organize and plan their day and focus on what is important to them, because they are always on and linked to their e-mail when away from the office."
"Software partners like Infowave play a key role in Microsoft's Windows Powered mobile solutions initiative. The primary objective of our solutions initiative is to bring value-added services to mobile operators - services that can take advantage of the rich programming environment of our Windows Powered Pocket PC and Smartphone platforms," said Howard Gefen, Director of Mobile Operator Solutions Development at Microsoft Corp. "Infowave's solution offers mobile operators a rich base of business application support for Smartphone devices. By harnessing the power of Windows Powered mobile devices, Infowave is creating software solutions that allow mobile operators to offer compelling, value-added services to their subscribers."
A member of the Microsoft Mobility Partner Advisory Council, Infowave is committed to developing innovative wireless solutions that provide mobile operators with the opportunity to capitalize To regard the cost of an improvement or other purchase as a capital asset for purposes of determining Income Tax liability. To calculate the net worth upon which an investment is based. To issue company stocks or bonds to finance an investment. immediately on offering wireless access to corporate information including e-mail and calendar. Infowave helps mobile operators deliver new sources of value, stimulate adoption of integrated Windows powered Smartphone devices and increase revenue, by creating solutions that are easy for operators to launch and compelling for business customers to buy.
About Infowave Software
Infowave (TSX: IW) builds innovative wireless business solutions for mobile professionals, corporations and network operators that connect people to the critical information they need to be more productive and competitive. The Infowave Wireless Business Engine provides companies with a single wireless software platform for fast, secure and reliable wireless access to e-mail, the Internet, corporate intranets and client-server applications. Infowave Mobile Messaging provides workgroups and companies wireless access to their e-mail and calendar from anywhere using a Pocket PC or Palm powered handheld device. Symmetry Pro provides individuals with a fast, convenient, easy-to-install solution for wireless corporate e-mail on Pocket PC and Palm powered devices. The Infowave Mobile Application Gateway is a wireless services platform that provides network operators with the opportunity to capitalize immediately on offering wireless access to corporate information. For more information, please visit www.infowave.com.
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