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For more information contact:
Sy Danberg, SYWARE, Inc. at +1 617.497.1300 email

SYWARE®, Inc. Releases Visual CE® 11, New Version of the Award Winning Database and Forms Builder for Windows Mobile

Major New Release of the Powerful, Inexpensive, Award Winning Database Software for All Windows Mobile Phones and PDA's adds XML compatibility, Incoming SMS Message Support, and File I/O.

CAMBRIDGE, MA, U.S.A. – May 28, 2008 – SYWARE, Inc., a leading developer of mobile database development tools for business and personal productivity, today announced the world wide release of Visual CE 11, a major new release of its award winning mobile database development tool. The new release significantly extends the capabilities of Visual CE and its drag-and-drop desktop development environment, which enables both business professionals and developers to easily create Windows Mobile based applications with little or no programming.

XML Connectivity

Visual CE can now read and generate XML, allowing Visual CE to easily exchange data with other databases, document managers, desktop publishers, and programmers. XML capablities adds a new dimension to Visual CE's enterprise connectivity, allowing data to be transferred to and from handhelds quickly, accurately, and efficientlyto a large variety of XML enabled third party applications and databases.

SMS Capable

In addition to being able to send SMS messages (text messages), Visual CE forms can now be launched by an incoming SMS message. This "push" technology allows allows managers, administrators, as well as other users to not only immediately notify the Visual CE user of important events, but to also initiate timely actions in response to them.

Increased Capabilities

In addition, Visual CE 11 includes a wide range of new functionality, such as:

  • Playing WAV files
  • Fast / efficient publishing synchronization operator
  • Software installation from storage cards
  • Text file I/O
  • Locking down the handheld by hiding the START button
  • Phone dialing
  • New events: screen rotation and moving onto a record
  • Password edititng masks
  • Textual application listings

Pricing & Delivery

Visual CE 11 applications can be created for any Microsoft Windows Mobile, Windows CE, Pocket PC, Smartphone, or Pocket PC Phone Edition handheld. Visual CE Personal Edition, with full forms design, relational database, and synchronization capabilities, is priced at $129. Visual CE Professional Edition, which includes all the features of the Personal Edition as well as royalty-free distribution rights, is priced at $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 mEnable® wireless connectivity software, Report CE® reporting and printing software, and sqlceEnable (TM) SQL Everywhere supporting software.

For a more complete and detailed list of enhancements delivered in Visual CE 11, or to evaluate, purchase or upgrade to it, visit:


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, Smartphone, 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:
Sy Danberg
PO Box 425091
Cambridge, MA 02142 USA
+1 617.497.1300
Fax: +1 617.497.8729

© 2008 SYWARE, Inc. All rights reserved. SYWARE, Visual CE, Report CE, and mEnable are registered trademarks of SYWARE, Inc. 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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