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2002 Planet PDA Product Of The Year Winners

Planet PDA® is pleased to announce our first Product Of The Year Award Winners for 2002. The handheld industry is experiencing tremendous growth and innovation, and that trend is reflected in our choice of winners. We have attempted to represent a number of the devices, peripherals and services that make up the various segments of the industry, but keep in mind that the winners below only represent a fraction of the hardworking and valuable companies in this market.

Due to the diverse nature of the products and services awarded, we decided not to assign categories to our winners. Instead of trying to label these products and services according to a predetermined format, we have offered descriptions of each of the winning products in hopes that our readers will be able to determine which solution is best suited for their needs.

We offer the list below as a starting point for those seeking handheld computing solutions. We encourage buyers to follow up and research companies and solutions thoroughly, as well as check out customer references before making important purchasing decisions.

AirMagnet Handheld
AirMagnet, Inc.
465 Fairchild Dr., Ste. 203
Mountain View, CA 94043
650-694-4827 (f)

The AirMagnet Handheld is a network management tool designed specifically for wireless networks (802.11b) that may be used anywhere. The AirMagnet Handheld runs on a Pocket PC and automatically scans the entire 802.11b environment, giving information on the health of each wireless channel and device in the area. The unit automatically checks for more than 30 wireless performance and security weaknesses, and when detected, generates an alarm with expert advice on how to best resolve the problem.

The AirMagnet can also validate WEP, 802.1x, VPNs, Cisco's LEAP, TKIP, and MIC security protocols, and enables network professionals to choose the appropriate level of security for any environment and then look into the network to make sure users are complying with the policy. The product also includes a built-in Find Tool (to track down Rogue APs and devices), a suite of connection troubleshooting tools, and a complete site survey tool.

Astea Alliance PocketPC
Astea International Inc.
240 Gibraltar Rd.
Horsham, PA 19044
215-682-2515 (f)

The Astea Alliance PocketPC mobile Customer Relationship Management (CRM) solution enables field sales and service employees to work electronically and share information without being connected to their companies' technology infrastructures. Mobile employees travel with a portable data store and all decision-support and reporting capabilities in their handheld devices. Customer interaction data is captured at the point of customer contact and later uploaded to a company's host system via wireless or wireline Internet, intranet, RAS, LAN or WAN connections.

Alliance PocketPC screen sequences enforce procedural compliance with a company's sales and service methodologies and improve the speed, accuracy and content of field reporting. Applications for sales and service can be deployed in European and double-byte Asian languages including English, French, German, Kanji, Mandarin and Thai. The solution is made for use with the Astea Alliance Enterprise Suite, which is tailored to meet the needs of capital equipment manufacturers and equipment service companies.

ACT! for Palm
Best Software
8800 N Gainey Center Drive
Suite 200
Scottsdale, AZ 85258

ACT! for Palm OS is a complete contact management system designed specifically for Palm OS handhelds. It features a database that tracks notes, histories, activities, and sales opportunities for users' best contacts along with a linked calendar and task list. The product integrates with ACT! 6.0 and also features the ACT! Express desktop software for seamless integration between desktops and handheld devices.

The application also features drop-down menus and pop-up lists, and the ability to access contact and activity information instantly by searching for company, contact name, phone, ID or other fields. Users may view and enter time-stamped notes and record histories, and may also easily manage their calendars through the solution. Additional features include the ability to work with data at the group level, and the ability to enter new sales opportunities via a drop-down list.

CNM Xpress Conferencer
CNM Network
4100 Guardian St.
Simi Valley, CA 93063
805-520-7211 (f)

The CNM Xpress Conferencer PDA version is a software application that initiates conference calls via any Pocket PC operating system. The conference "moderator" and all selected participants are automatically called and connected into a conference call with one tap of the stylus. The moderator can then add, drop, mute and place participants on hold directly from the PDA. The solution also synchronizes contacts from the Pocket PC directory with Microsoft Outlook, Outlook Express, Messenger and Lotus Notes contacts.

Additional call management capabilities include broadcast features. Calls are routed over an extensive private IP network, enabling reservationless setup of conferences.

Signature Wallet
Communication Intelligence Corp. (CIC)
275 Shoreline Dr.
Redwood City, CA 94065
650-802-7777 (f)

CIC's Signature Wallet is a security account management application that also protects Palm organizers. The application uses biometric signature verification to safeguard data. The technology records and measures the speed, rhythm, patterns and habits unique to a person's handwriting to verify their identity. Signature Wallet can be used to store personal and/or business security account information like bank accounts, credit cards, online shopping accounts, and network security accounts.

Data is stored with 128-bit encryption using a triple DES algorithm for security. Other features include the option to lock a device or data on power-off at specific times, and the ability to customize field names and record types. Signature Wallet supports Palm organizers running Palm OS 3.3 and above.

Corex Technologies
810 Memorial Dr., 3rd Fl.
Cambridge, MA 02139
617-492-4200, x7145
617-492-6659 (f)

The CardScan color scanner and software can scan business cards at a rate of two to three seconds per card, and sort them into an electronic address book on the PC desktop. Information may be synchronized with a number of PDAs, and the solution also automatically synchronizes with Microsoft Outlook and other contact managers and PIMs.

CardScan Ivy (version 6.0.4 of the CardScan Software) includes the free AccuCard Service, which keeps track of all contact information and sends updates directly to the CardScan user's desktop address book. The CardScan Conduit handles synchronization between the scanner and all Palm OS handhelds by enabling the Address Book conduit in HotSync Manager. The solution also features a synchronization module for connecting Psion's PsiWin software with CardScan files. It enables synchronization with Windows CE devices using the ActiveSync module.

CREDANT Mobile Guardian
CREDANT Technologies
15305 Dallas Pkwy., Ste. 1010
Addison, TX 75001
972-458-5454 (f)

CREDANT Mobile Guardian governs the use of Pocket PC and Palm-based devices by providing centrally managed policy administration, automatic provisioning of client software and policies, strong on-device policy enforcement and easy implementation and support. The product may be scaled to accommodate more than 100,000 mobile users, and offers integration with LDAP-based identity profiles. Mobile Guardian also offers automatic provisioning of CMG client software and security policies.

The solution mutually authenticates users to ensure synchronization of the device to authorized platforms. It also offers on-device mandatory access control, authorization and encryption policies to protect business information.

Ekahau Positioning Engine 2.0
Ekahau, Inc.
12930 Saratoga Ave., Ste. B-9
Saratoga, CA 95070
408-725 8405 (f)

Ekahau Positioning Engine (EPE) 2.0 pinpoints the location of wireless PDAs, laptops and other 802.11-enabled devices at up to 3.5 feet, and enables both people and asset tracking. The software-only solution does not require proprietary hardware beyond a standard 802.11 network. Ekahau's product features a calibration-based approach for accuracy and for obtaining location-based information.

A Rail Tracking feature eliminates errors occurring through walls, and enables indoor navigation and guidance. Multi-floor tracking offers real-time tracking in high-rise buildings, and continuous tracking of up to hundreds of locations per second is enabled.

1430 Main St.
Waltham, MA 02451
781-993-8828 (f)

The OneSight Web application monitoring software from Empirix features a wireless interface that enables users to monitor, triage and address potential problems with their Web applications from any wireless-enabled PDA. The OneSight Mobile Access solution enables application managers to obtain rich information about the performance of critical Web applications without a networked computer.

OneSight Mobile Access runs both Palm OS and Pocket PC systems and supports all wireless technologies including CDMA, GSM, GPRS and 3G.

Wrist PDA with PALM OS
Fossil, Inc.
2280 N. Greenville Ave.
Richardson, TX 75082
972- 699-6829
972-498-9664 (f)

The WRIST PDA with Palm OS is a fully functional, wearable Palm OS device. It features an illuminated touch screen with a stylus cleverly integrated into the band for Graffiti input. The WRIST PDA offers two MB of internal memory, a Rocker switch user interface, an infrared port to support beaming between all Palm Powered devices and a rechargeable battery.

The device features a number of applications including address book, date book, memo pad, calculator and to-do list. It may be used as a stand-alone or secondary device for existing Palm handheld users, and is fully compatible with the Palm OS platform and capable of running all third-party Palm OS applications.

Handspring Treo 270
Handspring, Inc.
189 Bernardo Ave.
Mountain View, CA 94043

The Handspring Treo 270 is a compact, full-color wireless communicator that integrates a mobile phone, wireless applications like e-mail, SMS and Web browsing, and a Palm OS organizer in a lightweight device Treo 270 is augmented by a bright, 12-bit color screen, improved battery life from the Treo 180 and a backlit QWERTY keyboard, enabling usage with one hand, even in low light conditions, while also providing faster and more familiar data entry and navigation.

As a dual-band GSM/GPRS world phone, Treo 270 offers functions like speed dial, three-way calling, and speakerphone as well as full integration of the built-in PhoneBook. This enables users to dial direct from their contact lists from North America, Europe or Asia. Treo users can also send, receive and manage Internet or corporate e-mail accounts through the Treo Mail service.

Interactive Intelligence Inc.
8909 Purdue Rd., Ste. 300
Indianapolis, IN 46268

Communite is a unified communications and messaging solution for enterprises with up to hundreds of thousands of employees. The product is designed to increase productivity and enhance customer service with features that include unified messaging, find-me/follow-me services, conferencing, presence management, fax services and wireless access. It is also a voice mail replacement that does not require companies to swap out their existing PBXs. Communite offers scalability with its LDAP directory and the ability to move processing off the main server. It also offers reduced maintenance by not requiring a proprietary network to link servers, while maximizing resources with a sophisticated compression capability.

Intercue Professional Suite
iResources Corporation
870 E Franklin Rd., Ste. 503
Meridian, ID 83642
208-888-5520 (f)

Intercue Professional Suite is a data collection system consisting of the Designer, Desktop and Presenter applications. Designed to create data collection tools for PDAs and related devices, it provides a programming free design environment. Designer allows the user to create e-forms and surveys by organizing questions and responses in a simple outline. The user can then apply business logic such as branching, filtering, data validation and more.

The Desktop application allows the user to publish documents to the PDA and aggregate the data, which is returned in XML format. The Presenter application for the PDA is responsible for the viewing of questions and recording responses. Presenter is capable of displaying a wide variety of documents including support for drop-down lists, combo-boxes, check boxes, open response fields, and many other visual input methods.

Leadtek GPS 9534
Leadtek Research Inc.
18F, 166, Chien-Yi Rd., Chung Ho City,
Taipei, 00 235
886-282265800, x845
886-282265477 (f)

The Leadtek GPS 9534 is an ultra-slim, CompactFlash GPS receiver. It offers 12-channel tracking and is configured for acquisition, high sensitivity and low power. The product also supports WAAS capability for improved accuracy. It features the SiRFstarII embedded chipset and is suitable for use with handheld devices.

The product is ideal for car and marine navigation, fleet management, AVL and location-based services, auto pilot, personal navigation on touring devices, tracking devices and systems, mapping devices and land management systems.

Mentor Engineering Inc.
2891 Sunridge Way NE, Ste. 230
Calgary, AB T1Y 7K7
403-777-3769 (f)

Stryder is all-in-one portable computer that helps mobile workers connect with their offices, secure business-critical data from anywhere and better interact with customers. The Windows CE.NET PC combines the benefits of a vehicle-mounted device with those of a portable unit. It features a rugged design specifically for use in a commercial environment, and can withstand extreme temperature fluctuation and vibration.

The product features a large flat-panel color display as well as a built-in DVD drive. Driver identification and on-the-spot financial transactions are possible with Stryder's built-in smart/magnetic stripe card readers and signature capture capability. A GPS system lets managers and dispatchers know where workers are at all times, and also permits in-vehicle navigation. Stryder also offers optional internal wireless public data modems which may be custom-configured to allow users to store and forward messages when they are out of network range.

M1200 Tablet PC
Motion Computing
9433 Bee Caves Rd., Bldg. 1, Ste. 250
Austin, TX 78733
512-637-1199 (f)

The M1200 Tablet PC features a slim, clipboard-sized tablet design and a 12.1-inch XGA display. It features Windows XP Tablet PC Edition, and is powered by the Intel Mobile Pentium III-M 866MHz ultra-low voltage processor. The M1200 weighs less than three pounds in a base configuration.

Features include the ability to input, search, edit, highlight or find/replace in current applications using a keyboard or the pen. Users may take notes in meetings, enter client information, or send e-mails, which may be sent in their own handwriting.

Palm Tungsten T
400 N. McCarthy Blvd.
Milpitas, CA 95035
650-762-2801 (f)

The Palm Tungsten T is a compact handheld featuring a unique slider design, built-in Bluetooth technology, a five-way navigator button, memo recording capabilities, 16 MB, and a 320 x 320 color TFT display. It is the first Palm handheld to run Palm OS 5, and is aimed at mobile professionals and enterprises dependent on cell phones, e-mail and the Internet as a primary means of communicating and researching. The Texas Instruments OMAP 1510 processor expands Tungsten's ability to run short video clips, download digital audio files or photos and play graphic-intensive, interactive video games.

Palm's dual-expansion technology enables users to back up their handhelds on the go; add new software, business applications, or memory; and attach peripherals, such as a keyboard, a GPS receiver, or a Microsoft PowerPoint presenter. Additional features include the ability to record voice messages, synchronize them on the desktop and e-mail them. Tunsten T features built-in Bluetooth compatibility, and offers dual expansion slots for MultiMediaCard and SD expansion cards.

PocketWhere for Pocket PC
PrinterOn Corporation
221 McIntyre Dr.
Kitchener, ON N2R 1G1
519-748-9457 (f)

PocketWhere enables individual and enterprise Pocket PC users to print and fax documents, Web pages, e-mails and attachments directly from a wirelessly enabled Pocket PC to any networked printer or fax machine. It works in conjunction with PrinterOn's Web-based Global Printer Directory and VFPrint service, and supports more than 100 file formats.

The solution sends print requests to a PrinterOn PrintAnywhere server for accurate rendering. The PrintAnywhere server verifies that the user has access rights, creates the print data stream, and sends it to the printer. Secure communication with the PrintAnywhere server take place using an SSL conversation. Users may install their own PrintAnywhere server, or use a service hosted by PrinterOn.

Prism Visual Software, Inc.
1 Sagamore Hill Dr., Ste. 2B
Port Washington, NY 11050
516-944-5243 (f)

MiniMate is Prism Visual Software's handheld solution for field force automation industries, running under the Palm-OS operating system and integrating with an SQL-server backend. The software enables companies to eliminate paper-based systems, manage routes more efficiently, digitally connect the warehousing process with the loading and returning of trucks, deliver products more quickly, allow for access to customer information on the road, and print signature-captured invoices at customer locations.

MiniMate enables the physical count of inventory as well as planning inventory transfers from one warehouse to another. It offers the capability to take orders at a job site, route sales invoices, and setup product delivery for pre-orders. Additional features include setting up service work orders for equipment repair and meter reading functionality for utilities.

netpad 5000 series
Psion Teklogix
2100 Meadowvale Blvd.
Mississauga, ON L5N 7J9

The netpad 5000 series of rugged mobile computing devices offers a half VGA screen, enabling mobile workers to view detailed graphics and data in portrait and landscape modes. The products offer two wireless connectivity options through 802.11b or GSM/GPRS radios for LAN and WAN networks.

Additional features include a high-resolution, touch-screen display, more than eight hours of battery life with instant-on capability, ergonomic navigation buttons and programmable function keys. The series also offers a choice of configuration options including an integrated scanner and indoor and outdoor screens. It is engineered to perform in demanding environments, and can withstand multiple 1.5 meter drops on concrete and may be submerged in one meter or 3.3 feet of water for 30 minutes.

ReefEdge Connect v3.0
ReefEdge, Inc.
2 Executive Dr.
Fort Lee, NJ 07024
201-242-9760 (f)

ReefEdge Connect 3.0 provides enhanced security and seamless mobility for WLAN IP telephony deployments of all sizes. With ReefEdge's Connect 3.0 system, access control security policies can be easily implemented that enable wireless IP phones and handheld devices to "talk" only to an approved gateway or call server. This effectively isolates the wireline network from potential attacks emanating from the wireless phone system. High-speed roaming capability enables 802.11 phones to be used anywhere on the network, and users can engage in uninterrupted IP voice calls even as they cross subnet boundaries.

The Connect System 3.0 extends the benefits of hacker-proof security, cross-subnet mobility, scalability and manageability to 802.11-based IP telephones. ReefEdge's Mobile Domain architecture acts as WLAN "middleware," enabling wireless telephony to be managed as part of an overall mobility-focused networking solution.

Samsung SPH-i330
Samsung Telecommunications America
14185 N Dallas Pkwy.
Dallas, TX 75254
972-628-7800 (f)

The Samsung SPH-i330 is a fully integrated Palm Powered phone with 3G data capabilities and a full-sized color PDA screen. It features a 160 x 240, 256-color touch-screen panel, and multi-mode browser capabilities for viewing advanced HTML Web sites. A 3G 1xRTT data connection for high-speed e-mail and Web access is included, as well as 16 MB of memory and an IR port for data swapping.

The SPH-i330 also features speaker phone capabilities, a dynamic Graffiti writing area, SMS capabilities, and a number of Palm OS applications as well as the PocketMirror conduit software for Microsoft Outlook.

InkLink Handwriting System
Seiko Instruments USA Inc.
2990 Lomita Blvd.
Torrance, CA 90505
310-517-7051 (f)

The InkLink system enables PDA users to instantly digitize and transfer handwritten notes and drawings into a Pocket PC or Palm OS device, which can later be synchronized with a laptop or desktop PC. It also enables digital archiving and editing of the handwritten notes and drawings in an easy-to-use format.

InkLink serves as a bridge technology or that can bring the power of pen-based input without having to overhaul the entire mobile computing system. Features include the InkLink Data Clip, Electronic Pen, USB Cable and Carrying Case and the InkNote Manager software on CD-ROM for Pocket PCs, Palm OS devices and PCs. InkLink also features an IrDA Transceiver.

SJ Labs, Inc.
32111 Aurora Rd.
Solon, OH 44139
440-519-0828 (f)

SJphone enables users to place calls over a data network (such as Internet or LAN) as well as over traditional telephone network. It is a dual-standard softphone supporting H.323 and SIP for Windows CE and Windows 9u/ME/NT/2000/XP devices, and is interoperable with standard IP phones, gateways, gatekeepers and SIP proxies.

The product provides users with mobile capability via WiFi 802.11, 3G or any other connections, and is suited for environments where communication is critical and cellular phones are not permitted, like hospitals, and for other industries with large, wireless enabled facilities like manufacturers and universities. Additional features include find-me/follow-me mobility and directory integration that enables users to place and transfer calls by looking up people using their names or e-mail addresses.

Sony Electronics
16765 West Bernardo Dr.
San Diego, CA 92127
858-646-3053 (f)

The Sony CLIE PEG-NX70V is powered by a 200 MHz ARM-compliant processor and runs on the Palm OS 5 operating system, enabling users to take photos and record video clips and voice memos. Users may wirelessly browse the Internet on a Wi-Fi network with an optional Sony wireless LAN card.

The handheld features a high-resolution color LCD screen (320 x 480 pixels), a flip-and-twist LCD screen design, an integrated MP3 player, a built-in AV remote controller application, the Jog Dial navigator and a Memory Stick removable media slot. It offers 16 MB of RAM and USB, infrared and remote commander LED interfaces.

SD Camera
SPECTEC Computer Co., Ltd.
6 Fl., No. 92, Nanking E. Rd.
TAIPEI, Taiwan R.O.C. 00 105
886-2-2753-2949 (f)

The SD Camera from Spectec is a full function digital camera with video functionality suitable for Palm and Pocket PC-based PDAs. The camera weighs 15 grams and offers 640 x 480 resolution and a color image sensor. The video frame rate for the product is seven to 20 frames per second depending on resolution and format selected, and it features 1X, 2X and 4X digital zoom. Additional features include a swivel lens that may be adjusted for 0 to 180 degrees, and exposure/white balance/color adjustments that may be handled manually or automatically.

The camera may be used with handhelds and smartphones supporting Palm OS 4.0 through 5.0 and the Pocket PC OS. It offers direct beam image transfers to Palm OS devices, as well as coordination with Palm's Image Address Book and Photo Take software. The camera also features a focus range of 20 cm to infinity.

PPT 8800
Symbol Technologies, Inc.
One Symbol Plaza
Holtsville, NY 11742
631-738-4164 (f)

The PPT 8800 Series from Symbol Technologies is designed for mobile workers and managers within the enterprise who require a rugged, high performance, handheld computer. The PPT 8800 is powerful enough to execute mission-critical applications, yet small and lightweight (less than 10.5 oz/ 300 gm). It can also endure harsh environments because of its IP54 sealing and can withstand windblown dust and rain, as well as a four ft./1.2m drop specification.

The product runs the Microsoft Windows CE 4.1 (CE .NET) embedded operating system and is equipped with an Intel PXA250 XScale Processor. The VGA color touchscreen and keypad options along with integrated 1D scanning enable a variety of data capture capabilities. Integrated 802.11b (WLAN) and Bluetooth (WPAN) connectivity enable real-time communications and decision making for the worker on the go.

Synchrologic Email Accelerator
200 North Point Center East, Ste. 600
Alpharetta, GA 30022
770-619-5612 (f)

The Synchrologic Email Accelerator connects a variety of mobile devices to a number of e-mail servers, making it easy for users to access their e-mail, calendars, contacts, notes, and task lists from Microsoft Exchange, Lotus Domino, POP3 or IMAP4. The solution automatically delivers travel itineraries and reservations, maps, driving directions, and weather data without user effort.

Additional features include Push and automatic update capabilities for Pocket PC and palm-based phones, PIM Sync, and broad device support. Email Accelerator supports SyncML and real-time access to e-mail via a full-featured Web PIM application and WAP. The solution also pushes alerts to devices capable of receiving e-mail and SMS messages.

Targus PDA Mouse
Targus Inc.
1211 North Miller St.
Anaheim, CA 92806
714-765-5570 (f)

The Targus PDA Mouse enables easy navigation around the Palm OS PDA screen through software that places a blinking cursor on the screen, the placement of which is controlled by the mouse position buttons on the pad. The PDA Mouse activates on the pad button, then actuates at the cursor position to affect the same result as pressing that position with the stylus. A control bar is featured along the top edge of the Mouse Pad under the command zone on the active screen.

Commands such as New, Details, Goto, etc. are positioned along the bottom of the screen, and pressing the Control Bar under the desired command immediately activates that command. This eliminates the need to place commands on keyboard buttons. The product is compatible with all Palm, Sony, Handspring, IBM and HandEra PDAs and runs on Palm OS Version 3.0 or above.

Magellan GPS Companion for Palm m500 Series Handheld
Thales Navigation
960 Overland Court
San Dimas, CA 91773
909-394-7050 (f)

The Magellan GPS Companion for Palm m500 Series Handhelds is a GPS attachment and navigation software package featuring the Rand McNally StreetFinder Deluxe Travel Navigation Software and the Magellan NAV Companion software. The solution has the ability to calculate and download a route to a Palm handheld and provide audio-prompted, turn-by-turn GPS guidance on a moving map.

The cordless Magellan GPS receiver attaches to the back of Palm m500 series handhelds to provide positioning information with WAAS-enabled, three-meter accuracy. The receiver communicates with the Palm handheld through the serial port, leaving the expansion card slot available for downloads. Users may create custom maps with routing overlays and driving directions, then export the data via HotSync to a handheld. Users can also see their positions and movements on a map, receive in-route audio prompts to signal upcoming turns, and get complete text directions.

The Service Manager
199 Regent St., Ste. 2a
Redfern NSW, 00 2016
011-612-9690-3800 (f)

The TSM V6 field service management software helps field service repair and maintenance operations manage their business activities through handheld devices. The solution features the TSMPalm companion program, offering full job card functionality including current jobs, customer details, work performed, parts used, time sheets, invoicing, job/receipt printing capabilities in the field and signature capture.

All open jobs are synchronized to the Palm PDA and new jobs may be added throughout the day. Jobs are easily searched for by job number, customer or date and handhelds can hold entire inventory and price lists as well as parts used for a job. Credit card details may also be added to a job card and printed to a portable printer.

Pocket CoPilot 3.0 - GPS Jacket Edition
1000 Herrontown Rd.
Princeton, NJ 08540
609-252-8166 (f)

The Pocket CoPilot 3.0 - GPS Jacket Edition is a complete navigation system for iPAQ Pocket PCs featuring CoPilot GPS Jacket expansion pack designed specifically for the HP iPAQ device. The CoPilot navigation software features text-to-speech technology that translates detailed information into convenient and easy-to-understand driving instructions, including specific street names. Pocket Outlook integration enables users to quickly enter an Outlook Contact as a destination, and an intelligent Detour feature allows users to view alternate routes, including the difference in time and distance.

The CoPilot GPS Jacket's GPS receiver is positioned at the optimum angle for satellite acquisition, and comes with an active external antenna that enables users to mount their Pocket PCs anywhere in the vehicle and still receive the best possible reception. It offers an integrated CF memory slot, power port and an internal battery that remembers a user's last GPS position.

Trusted Mobility Suite
Trust Digital
3251 Old Lee Hwy., Ste. 212
Fairfax, VA 22030
703-246-9496 (f)

The Trusted Mobility Suite enables an organization to centrally manage an unlimited number of PDAs, handhelds, smart phones or wireless devices connected to an enterprise network. All user configurations, access control, encryption algorithms, device functionality, VPN, asset management, and many more functionalities can be set and pushed to the device.

A complete audit trail of device usage is also recorded through the suite, which features eight products addressing different areas of a total security architecture. These include: Trusted Mobility Server, PDAsecure, PDASecure VPN, Mobile Asset Manager, Mobile StorageSecure, Mobile DesktopSecure, Mobile Discover Monitor and the Trusted Mobility Software Development Kit.

ViewSonic Pocket PC V35
381 Brea Canyon Rd.
Walnut, CA 91789
909-839-7929 (f)

The ViewSonic Pocket PC V35 features the Microsoft Pocket PC 2002 Premium Edition operating system, an Intel 300 MHz Xscale processor, 32MB flash memory and 64 MB RAM. It offers a 3.5-inch 240 x 320 LCD full color display, a long life Lithium-ion battery and four launch buttons for easily identifying and updating contacts, tasks, notes and calendar schedules.

Additional features include a jog dial, which enables users to quickly and easily navigate through files and applications, and a built-in Secure Digital (SD) slot, which provides additional memory, I/O and connectivity options. The V35 also offers a familiar user interface and enhanced PIM, as well as the ability to retrieve e-mail, play music, read e-books and watch video.

Zeosphere 1.5
7430 E. Butherus Dr., Ste. D
Scottsdale, AZ 85260
480-422-2901 (f)

The ZeoSphere 1.5 Enterprise Edition is a complete application development, deployment and management environment for enterprise mobility solutions. It features a mobile application server, as well as developer and administrative toolsets. The Enterprise Edition also provides a component-based platform, built using J2EE standards and CORBA distributed object technology, to develop solutions for end-to-end connectivity, from legacy systems to mobile devices.

The Zeosphere Server resides directly on mobile devices for direct device-to-device queries and application requests. It provides peer-to-peer and peer-to-enterprise computing, and features an end-to-end security framework for achieving distributed, collaborative computing. Additional components include an integrated rules and inference engine, and enterprise decision flow products.

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