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For more information contact:
Frank Yacano, Director of Business Development, SYWARE, Inc. at +1 617.497.1300 email

SYWARE®, Inc. Announces Visual CE Support for Windows Mobile Devices Without Touchscreens, such as the Motorola Q and Samsung BlackJack Smartphones

Scheduled release allows the same Visual CE application to run on both touchscreen and non-touchsceen devices. For the first time, developers can simultaneously target all types of Windows Mobile devices.

CAMBRIDGE, MA, U.S.A. – February 14, 2007 – SYWARE, Inc., a leading developer of mobile database development tools for business and personal productivity, today announced a beta release of Visual CE that supports Windows Mobile devices without touchscreens, such as the Motorola Q and Samsung BlackJack. The powerful, inexpensive, award winning database development software makes it easy to build applications for all types of Windows Mobile devices: Pocket PC, Pocket PC Phone Edition and Smartphone.

Since it was first introduced in 1996, Visual CE, and its drag-and-drop desktop development environment, has enabled both business professionals and developers to easily create feature-rich data-centric applications for Windows Mobile touchscreen devices with little or no programming. There are well over 100,000 Visual CE-built applications in use and Visual CE has won Pocket PC and Smartphone magazine's "Best Database Software" award the last three years in a row.

With today's beta release, the power, speed, and flexibility of Visual CE can be used to create applications for all Windows Mobile devices, even if they do not have a touchscreen. Developers can create a single application that, with only minor modifications, can run on all Windows Mobile devices, including the Motorola Q, the Samsung Blackjack, the HP I-Mate, the Dopod StrTrk S300, and the HTC MteoR, Smartphones promoted by Verizon, Sprint, T-Mobile, Cingular, Rogers, AT&T, O2, Vodafone, Orange, Nokia, and others.

Pricing & Delivery

Smartphone supporting beta releases of Visual CE are now available for free to most registered users of Visual CE 10.x. Please contact us by email to request a copy. Final releases will be available in about sixty days.

Visual CE Personal Edition, with full forms design, relational database, and synchronization capabilities, is $129. Visual CE Professional Edition, which includes all the features of the Personal Edition as well as royalty-free distribution rights, is $399. Visual CE is also sold as one component of SYWARE, Inc.'s cost-saving Mobile 360 Suites, which include additional mobility tools, such as mEnabler wireless connectivity software, Report CEr reporting and printing software, sqlceEnable tm SQL Everywhere supporting software, and Manage CE tm mobile device management software.


SYWARE empowers over 100,000 mobile users to collect data and create feature-rich database applications that can be deployed on any Windows Mobile Pocket PC or Windows CE device, wherever they work. Industry and user specific data can be downloaded, collected, displayed, modified and synchronized, without programming. SYWARE provides low cost of ownership, rapid deployment and high ROI, without requiring users to expand IT departments. 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 municipalities, healthcare, transportation, government, life sciences, financial services, manufacturing, automotive, energy, aerospace and other markets.

For additional details, members of the press are welcome to contact:
Frank Yacano, Director of Business Development
PO Box 425091
Cambridge, MA 02142 USA
+1 617.497.1300
Fax: +1 617.497.8729

© 2007 SYWARE, Inc. All rights reserved. SYWARE, Visual CE, Report CE, mEnable, and FoneDB are registered trademarks of SYWARE, Inc. Manage CE, Mobile360, and sqlceEnable are trademarks of SYWARE, Inc. Other product and service names mentioned here are trademarks of their respective owners.

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