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PENSOFT SHIPS PERSPECTIVE, DISTRIBUTION AGREEMENTS ANNOUNCED

 REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Jan. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Pensoft. Corp. today announced Perspective, its intelligent personal information manager for mobile professionals, is shipping. The software, which runs on mobile pen-based computers increases the productivity of mobile professionals such as salespeople, managers and executives by providing them with an efficient and easy-to-use electronic information organizer.
 "Perspective is an excellent hub application for mobile professionals," said William Tsang, manager -- Pharmaceuticals Systems, at Pfizer Inc. "The customization tools in Perspective make it easy to create a solution to support mobile professionals. Perspective's underlying database makes the product a flexible and powerful tool."
 "Perspective offers a new dimension in sales force automation," said Howard Fields, Midwestern Area chief information officer for IBM Corp. "Our prototype efforts show salespeople equipped with Perspective running on the IBM pen-based ThinkPad have improved their ability to service their customers and understand how they're using their time."
 "We're pleased to hear how the pilot programs which include Perspective have been successfully addressing the needs of our customers," said John Zeisler, president and chief executive officer of Pensoft. "As customers begin to deploy the new generation of pen-based mobile computers, Perspective is being used to meet the needs of mobile professionals in many industry segments, including pharmaceuticals, financial services, package goods and technology."
 Perspective is a complete solution for mobile professionals and includes a Day Planner, Month Planner, Address Book, To Do List and a Notetaker. The Day Planner has a familiar pen and paper format which provides immediate productivity. The Associate, Perspective's "intelligent agent," keeps users organized by automatically cross- referencing appointments and To Do items with contacts in the Address Book. Perspective's Address Book can serve as the system-wide address book for all applications that run under GO Corp.'s PenPoint operating system. Customers can create custom solutions such as price lists and sales call reports using Perspective's List Paper and ProfileBook. Lists and forms can collect or display product and customer information or other types of data. The built-in Notetaker is ideal for taking notes during phone conversations or meetings.
 Perspective comes with Getting Started and Reference Handbooks, an on-line tutorial, context-sensitive help and more than 50 sample documents. Customers also receive built-in reference data for hotels, airlines, rental cars and other business services. A director of America's finest restaurants from Epicurean Rendezvous' Fine Dining Guides is also included. Perspective customers are eligible for free telephone technical support. Perspective has a suggested retail price of $299.
 Pensoft also announced distribution agreements with Merisel and Ingram Micro. These agreements make Perspective available to a large base of value added resellers (VARs) and computer resellers. Perspective is also available directly from Pensoft. Each copy of Perspective includes both Intel- and Hobbit-based versions for PenPoint computers including those from IBM, NCR, Samsung, Toshiba, NEC, Grid and the recently announced EO 440 and 880 Personal Communicators.
 Pensoft Corp., a privately held company based in Redwood City, develops information management products for mobile professionals.
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 /CONTACT: Robert Roblin of Pensoft, 415-802-6925, or Kim Carsten of Regis McKenna, 415-354-4434, for Pensoft/


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