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Board of Industry Experts Honor SYWARE, Inc. With Pocket PC Magazine's "Best Software Award 2004"

HanDBase and abcDB Professional Database Edged out in Competition by SYWARE's Visual CE Professional Edition in Database Category

CAMBRIDGE, MA, U.S.A. - November 30, 2004 -- SYWARE, Inc., announced a diverse, international panel of industry experts has awarded SYWARE with Pocket PC magazine's "Best Software Award 2004" in the database category. SYWARE prevailed over DDH Software's HanDBase and's abcDB Professional Database to win the annual award. SYWARE solutions enable small-to-medium business (SMB) and individual users to create and deploy applications 10x faster than other market alternatives. SYWARE allows users in a wide variety of market sectors to mobilize business information between the enterprise and the field to rapidly convert PC or paper-based processes into fully mobile applications that can be deployed on any Windows Mobile Pocket PC or Windows CE device. Business or user-specific data can be downloaded, collected, displayed, modified and automatically synchronized, without programming.

Over 80 Pocket PC magazine experts from around the world judged 581 Windows Mobile products in 100 Pocket PC, Smartphone and Developer categories to determine finalists and winners. The annual Pocket PC magazine Best Software Awards helps users select software that best suits their Windows Mobile Pocket PC and Smartphone needs by honoring companies that produce outstanding software.

"SYWARE is honored to receive Pocket PC magazine's Best Software Award 2004," said Sy Danberg, President, SYWARE, Inc. "SYWARE takes the headaches out of rapid application creation by liberating the market from the drudgery of programming. We believe this year's award further validates our position as a leader in the marketplace," Danberg added.

"Visual CE offers a rapid and stable path to our mobile healthcare application that is 10x faster than traditional development products such as Visual Basic or Visual C++," said Chuck Colley, President, Biologix-IT. "I can choose from a list of command sequences for functions like sorting, filtering, or communications. I don't have to write all the code behind the command buttons. It's already done in Visual CE," Colley added.

About SYWARE, Inc.
SYWARE® delivers database computing to the mobile user, empowering small-to-medium businesses (SMB) and individuals to create feature-rich database applications that can be deployed on any Windows Mobile Pocket PC or Windows CE device. Industry or user-specific data can be downloaded, collected, displayed, modified and synchronized, without programming. SYWARE provides low cost of ownership, rapid deployment and return-on-investment without requiring users to expand IT departments to manage software and data between desktops and servers to devices. SYWARE removes obstacles to commerce and enables users to share data seamlessly over wireless, LAN, WAN or Internet connections in a wide variety of market sectors, including healthcare, transportation, government, life sciences, financial services, manufacturing, automotive, energy, aerospace and other markets. 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 FedEx (NYSE: FDX), Hollywood Video, ChevronTexaco Corp.Texaco Corp. (NYSE: CVX), Cargill, Inc., Coca-Cola USA, General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) and the U.S. 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 media inquiries, contact Joe Romano, Partner, HighGround, Inc. at 781-279-1320 x 208 or For sales inquiries, visit or contact Frank Yacano, Director of Business Development, SYWARE, Inc. at 617-497-1375.

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