SYWARE Introduces Visual CE® for Pocket PC 2002, Database Development Software for Microsoft's Next Generation PDA
Database software provides real-time wireless access to servers,pop-up word lists, grid control, beaming, and macro programs
Cambridge, MA (October 4, 2001)-SYWARE, Inc., a leading developer of intuitive database tools for business and personal productivity, today announced that the company's Visual CE® and mEnable® families of database development software now support Microsoft's latest generation of PDA software, the new Microsoft Windows-Powered Pocket PC 2002. Visual CE for Pocket PC 2002, database software for mobile professionals, adds a flexible array of development tools to the Pocket PC 2002. Features include pop-up word lists, grid control, macro programs, and forms that can be developed and run on either the desktop computer or handheld device. mEnable for Pocket PC 2002 is SYWARE's breakthrough wireless architecture that allows mobile users to easily access and modify enterprise server data in real time. Together, the two enable both business professionals and developers to easily create database applications for any Pocket PC 2002 device without programming.
"With Pocket PC 2002, Microsoft has made the Pocket PC the most connected PDA available," said Sy Danberg, President of SYWARE. "This is especially important for corporations, large or small, who use mobile databases to organize and interconnect their business functions. The ability to easily access and quickly synchronize data drives most mobile professionals, whether they're updating repair databases from the field or tracking patients in a hospital."
view enhanced connectivity and expandability as key elements in their
mobile computing standards," said Rogers Weed, General Manager for
the Mobility Division at Microsoft Corp. "We are pleased that SYWARE
has taken advantage of Pocket PC 2002's new connectivity features in Visual
CE to deliver business professionals with a streamlined approach to creating
Visual CE is integrated with mEnable, SYWARE's breakthrough wireless architecture that extends handheld applications with real-time, interactive access to server data. The mEnable architecture allows Visual CE applications to wirelessly read from or write to any ODBC-enabled data source, including Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle, Microsoft Access, or Sybase. mEnable uses the universal TCP/IP protocol to communicate between the Pocket PC 2002 handheld and the server, through standard wireless adapter cards that plug into the handheld device. The mEnable architecture allows handheld computing applications to be easily integrated with enterprise business processes.
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