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MOMENTA ANNOUNCES TWO PEN COMPUTERS FOR MICROSOFT WINDOWS FOR PENS

 MOMENTA ANNOUNCES TWO PEN COMPUTERS FOR MICROSOFT WINDOWS FOR PENS
 Immediate Availability;
 New Pricing for Existing Momenta Computer
 CHICAGO, April 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Momenta Corp. today announced the availability of Momenta Computers for Microsoft's Windows for Pens. Designed to meet the needs of mobile professionals, The Momenta features the performance of a DOS/Windows PC; the portability of a notebook computer; the benefits of the pen; and enhanced connectivity and communications capabilities which includes fax. All of this is packed into a computer the size of a 3-ring binder.
 "Momenta began delivering pen computers and applications in December 1991," said John Rizzo, vice president of marketing for Momenta. "With the availability of Microsoft's Windows for Pens, mobile professionals can now use the pen with existing Windows and new pen-centric applications."
 "Momenta has demonstrated leadership in developing and delivering powerful pen computing solutions," said Greg Slyngstad, general manager of Microsoft's Pen Computing Group. "Momenta offers users the opportunity to take advantage of the pen, without giving up what they expect from a notebook computer." New Windows for Pen Computers
 Momenta is working with several fax software partners to provide customers the capability to send, receive and mark-up documents. This allows users to turn faxed Windows documents into live documents that can be edited with the pen or keyboard.
 Momenta will offer two new configurations: the Momenta 1/40W offering 8 megabytes of RAM, a 40 megabyte hard drive, with a suggested retail price of $3,595; and the Momenta 1/80W offering 8 megabytes of RAM, an 80 megabyte hard drive with a suggested retail price of $3,895. Both computers come standard with a built-in fax send and receive fax modem, and a detachable keyboard. Momenta Upgrades Existing Computer/New Pricing Offered
 The Momenta Computer 1/80 is now available with 8 megabytes of RAM, an 80 megabyte hard drive with a suggested retail price of $4,495. The Momenta 1/40 with 8 megabytes of RAM and a 40 megabyte hard drive has a suggested retail price of $4,195. All Momenta computers come standard with Windows 3.1 and Windows for Pens, a built-in fax send and receive fax modem, and a detachable keyboard.
 The Momenta 1/40 and 1/80 computers ship with a suite of Momenta pen-centric applications and tools, including an award-winning spreadsheet, a presentation package, an electronic notepad, electronic calendar and address book, handprinting recognition trainer, fax send and receive and a document mark-up application. Company Background
 Momenta International, based in Mountain View, Calif., was founded in 1989 by a team of computer industry veterans. The privately held company designs computers and software specifically for the pen computing market. The company's mission is to create "anytime," "anywhere" computers for business professionals who need powerful computing solutions that are not limited to the keyboard.
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 NOTE: Momenta is a trademark of Momenta International. Other brand or product names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective holders.
 /CONTACT: Beth Fisher (at Comdex as of 4/6/92), 312-791-1900 or Microsoft Windows for Pens Booth No. W1108; or Melanie Taylor or Tracey Cole, 415-969-3876, all of Momenta/ CO: Momenta International ST: California; Illinois IN: CPR SU: PDT


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