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SYWARE Introduces SerialLink 2.0 for Windows Mobile Handhelds; Partners with Semtek to Speed Development of Card Swipe Applications
version of Pocket PC software adds direct support of Semtek iSwipe
mobile card readers
Cambridge, MA (October 25, 2004) - SYWARE, Inc., a leading developer of intuitive database tools for business and personal productivity, today announced SerialLink 2.0, the newest version of the company's serial port integration software for Microsoft® Windows Mobile Pocket PCs. SerialLink allows developers to quickly and easily integrate serial input devices into their Pocket PC and Windows CE applications, whether managing inventory, conducting market research, or making reservations. The latest edition includes support for Semtek's iSwipe, a three-track magnetic stripe card reader for Compaq iPAQ handhelds that can be used in a variety of retail or enterprise applications. SerialLink 2.0 can also now pre-pend and post-pend characters in a string, such as adding an <ENTER> or <TAB> character as a start-of-input or end-of-input signal. The software can be set to pre-pend and post-pend letters, digits, special characters, linefeeds, carriage returns, and tabs.
expands the capabilities of Windows Mobile devices by supporting
a variety of serial-enabled input devices, including bar code scanners
and magnetic stripe card readers," said Sy Danberg, President
of SYWARE, Inc. "The software requires no device modifications,
no programming, and best of all, is one-third the cost of other
keyboard wedges. We are especially pleased to be combining the strength
of our application development tools with Semtek's innovations in
transaction card products."
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