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BroadVision-powered State of California Portal Delivers Personalized Alerts to Wireless Devices.

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REDWOOD CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 10, 2001

Features Offer Anytime, Anywhere Access to

Crucial California Government Information

BroadVision, Inc. (Nasdaq:BVSN), a leading provider of personalized

e-business applications, today announced that the State of California has added a variety of new features -- including wireless notification features, energy conservation resources and an enhanced frequently asked questions section -- to the BroadVision(R)-powered My California State Internet portal (

The new wireless notification system allows users to receive personalized alerts via email, cell phone or wireless PDA. Users can easily sign up to receive notifications about a variety of time-sensitive topics including news of impending blackouts, traffic alerts, press releases from the Governor's Office, winning lottery numbers and lottery jackpot alerts. The portal can also be browsed on wireless PDAs (accessible at and web-enabled cell phones (at Synchronization channels are also provided to enable offline browsing.

"BroadVision provides us with a scalable e-business platform that supports millions of visitors and makes it easy to integrate new technologies, so we can provide Californians with the leading-edge features they demand," said Arun Baheti, director of e-government for California.

"The State of California is clearly at the front of the e-government pack by providing `anytime, anywhere' access to a huge variety of information and services," said Nancy Mills, executive vice president and general manager of worldwide products and services for BroadVision. "Governor Gray Davis charged the State of California's e-government team with building not just one of the top e-government sites, but one of the top sites, period. They have clearly met that challenge and these new features are yet more proof of California's online leadership."

The new wireless features are made possible by the integration of KANA Connect software with the personalization engine and content database of BroadVision One-To-One(R) Enterprise(TM), which powers the My California portal. This integration allows personalized information to be sent wirelessly to users, based on their individual preferences.

The new "Flex Your Power" energy conservation portal ( provides citizens with information about California's energy crisis and personalized tips on conserving energy and reducing their energy costs. The site also lets consumers take a self-service, personalized energy analysis that offers energy saving solutions based on their zip code, house type, house size and year of construction.

The new "How Do I" knowledge base helps both novice and advanced users to find answers to common questions about the State of California and the My California portal.

About BroadVision

BroadVision (Nasdaq: BVSN, Neuer Markt: BDN) develops and delivers an integrated suite of packaged applications for conducting e-commerce interactions and transactions. Global enterprises and government entities use these applications to sell, buy and exchange information over the web and on wireless devices. The BroadVision e-commerce application suite enables a corporation to become more competitive and profitable by establishing and sustaining high-yield relationships with customers, suppliers and employees. BroadVision services professionals, supported by over 100 partner organizations worldwide, transform these applications into business value for our customers through consulting, education, and support services in more than 34 countries.

BroadVision -- founded in 1993, public since 1996 -- has more than 1,200 customers. IDC ranks BroadVision as the world's leading provider of e-commerce sales and marketing applications (International Data Corp., E-Commerce Software Applications Market Forecast and Analysis, 2000-2005). BroadVision is headquartered in Redwood City, California and can be reached at 650.261.5100 or

BroadVision, BroadVision One-To-One and BroadVision One-To-One Enterprise are trademarks or registered trademarks of BroadVision, Inc. in the United States and other countries.
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