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Joe Romano, Partner, HighGround, Inc. at +1 781.279.1320 x208
Frank Yacano, Director of Business Development, +1 617.497.1300

SYWARE Announces 30-Day Evaluation Edition of Visual CE®, Rapid Application Development Environment for Windows Mobile Pocket PCs, Available at No Charge

Cambridge, MA (February 3, 2004) - SYWARE, Inc., a leading developer of intuitive database tools for business and personal productivity, today announced the availability of a no charge Evaluation Edition of Visual CE®, the award-winning rapid application development software for database and forms development on Microsoft® Windows Mobile Pocket PCs and Windows CE devices. Available for download at, the evaluation edition provides users with the full range of Visual CE's capabilities for a 30-day period. To retain all work done, users must purchase a Personal, Professional, or Enterprise Edition of Visual CE before the evaluation period ends.

Visual CE is designed for a wide range of applications, from field sales to inventory management to patient tracking. It is the fastest and easiest way to create mobile databases and forms; in minutes, users can collect, display, modify, and synchronize data, with no programming required. Flexible forms can be designed on a desktop PC or a handheld device, then run on any Windows Mobile, Pocket PC, or Windows CE device. Recently added features include the ability to store images from the HP Photosmart Mobile Camera in a database, an array of uses for variables, alarm functions, support for sounds and the creation of image maps, built-in support for 'one-click' bar code scanning using Socket's ultra-small In-Hand Scan Cards™, and the ability to send SMS messages directly from within a database application.

Royalty-free distribution of Visual CE applications means developers can quickly deploy their programs throughout the company at a fraction of the cost of any other database program on the market. Integration with mEnable®, SYWARE's breakthrough wireless architecture, extends handheld applications with real-time, interactive access to server data allowing mobile devices to be easily integrated with enterprise business processes. Visual CE also works in conjunction with Report CE®, the world's only report writing tool for Windows CE and Pocket PC handhelds.

Pricing & Delivery
Visual CE applications can be created on any Microsoft Windows Mobile, Windows CE, or Pocket PC handheld, as well as on any Windows-based desktop system. Visual CE Evaluation Edition is no charge and available for download at

For those looking for a low cost version of Visual CE that does not time out, Visual CE Lite Edition is a non-relational version of the software available for $79, quantity one. Visual CE Personal Edition, with full forms design, relational database, and synchronization capabilities, is priced at $129, quantity one. Visual CE Professional Edition includes all the features of Personal Edition and royalty-free distribution rights; it is available for $399. Visual CE Enterprise Edition includes all the features of the Professional Edition plus SYWARE's Report CE software; it is priced at $599.

SYWARE, Inc. is a leading developer of mobile database tools for business and personal productivity. Founded in 1990, the company offers innovative data management and connectivity software for use in a wide range of applications, including patient monitoring, inventory management, and field surveys. The cornerstone of SYWARE's product line is Visual CE®, the award-winning database and forms development tool for Windows Mobile and Windows CE handhelds used by such companies as FedEx, Hollywood Video, ChevronTexaco Corp., and US Geological Survey. SYWARE is also the creator of mEnable®, a flexible software architecture for real-time wireless access to enterprise data located on corporate servers, and FoneDB® the first database software for Microsoft Smartphone devices. For more information, please visit

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For further information, contact:
Frank Yacano, Director of Business Development
PO Box 425091, Kendall
Cambridge, MA 02142 USA
+1 617.497.1300
Fax: +1 617.497.8729

PR Office:
Joe Romano, Partner
HighGround, Inc.
+1 781.279.1320 x208

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