WorkSpot Selected by OmniSky to Deploy Wireless Internet Service.
PALO ALTO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 25, 2000
WorkSpot, Inc., a leading provider of wireless application development and server-side wireless software, has been selected by OmniSky Corp., the provider of comprehensive branded wireless Internet services for handheld devices, to provide technical resources and expertise in the development of OmniSky's new wireless Internet service. OmniSky's wireless Internet service provides consumers with virtually the entire Web under one unified user interface, access to existing email accounts, an elegant modem solution for Palm V users, and cost-effective flat-rate pricing.
"WorkSpot is excited to be working with OmniSky on ground-breaking wireless services that reach the consumer with relevance and simplicity," said Kathy Giori, WorkSpot chief executive officer. "We're proud to contribute our technical expertise, resources and talent to a service that opens the door wide to the wireless Internet."
WorkSpot was chosen to work with OmniSky on the development of the service based on its Palm platform expertise and success in optimizing premier commerce-oriented Internet sites for the Palm, including eBay and Barnes & Noble. By employing WorkSpot's proven track record in designing Web Clipping Applications for the Palm platform OmniSky was able to quickly implement and launch its initial service, now available for the Palm V and Palm Vx.
About OmniSky Corp.
OmniSky Corp. gives mobile users a complete wireless Internet solution that features a high-quality user experience. OmniSky enables its subscribers to wirelessly access the Internet, send email, and conduct ecommerce over handheld mobile devices, such as the Palm V and Palm Vx.
AT&T Wireless Services is the premier network provider for the OmniSky service, using its CDPD wireless network, with coverage in major cities across the nation. Because the CDPD wireless network is packet-based, OmniSky can offer its customers cost-effective, all-you-can-use service for a flat monthly fee.
OmniSky is based in Palo Alto and is privately funded. The company's web site is at www.omnisky.com.
About WorkSpot, Inc.
WorkSpot, Inc. is a pioneer and leader in providing Internet access from anywhere and on any device. WorkSpot service offerings include an extensible Linux computing environment accessible through a browser or any Internet enabled device, including wireless-enabled Palm organizers. The WorkSpot family of services includes file storage, file management, and a full Linux desktop with applications. The company's partners and affiliates include OmniSky, Palm Computing, eBay and Barnes & Noble. For more information visit http://www.workspot.com.
Note to Editors: OmniSky is a trademark of OmniSky Corp. Other names and trademarks are the property of their respective owners.