ZIFFPAGE TITLEMobile, Wireless

By eweek  |  Posted 2004-05-27 Print this article Print

/Personal Hardware"> Mobile & Wireless, Personal Hardware Winner: XMS-PubliCast
This wireless platform enables authorities to deliver alerts to any cell phone or pager within a specified city, county or state—regardless of the variety of carriers in the targeted area. The system utilizes text messaging to broadcast critical announcements quickly and reliably in emergency or crisis scenarios. Unlike traditional TV- or radio-based alerting, XMS-PubliCast is an active alerting system that delivers the urgent, crucial message wherever users are via their wireless device.

  • Ombek Inc., www.ombek.com Finalist: PhoneLabs Technology Unity phone
    It looks like a regular office phone, but the Unity phone lets you combine your landline and cell lines when youre at your desk. Simply connect your cell phone to the adapter/charger (over 150 models are currently supported), and you can use the desk phones handset to answer and make calls via your cell. You also have full access to your cell phones address book and other features. You can make conferences calls using your landline and cell lines together, and you can have the Unity phone automatically forward landline calls to your cell when its not docked.

  • Phone Labs Technology Company Inc., www.phonelabs.com
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    Winner: Iomega Rev 35
    A Zip drive for the 21st century, the Iomega Rev 35 can pack 35GB of uncompressed data on each of its removable cartridges. Based on hard-drive technology, it has fast access and throughput. Its ideal for archiving, shuttling or sharing todays large digital-media libraries.

  • Iomega Corp., www.iomega.com Finalist: HP Rugged Tablet PC tr3000
    The HP Rugged Tablet PC tr3000 is a lightweight, wireless-enabled mobile Tablet PC, designed for users who work in demanding environments. It offers performance, features and solutions to enhance productivity, and its ergonomic design is ideal for professionals, field technicians and service organizations. It combines a Transmissive 8.4-inch panel, versatile accessories and mainstream performance in a rugged Tablet PC form. IT managers will value the large portfolio of integrated security options, breadth of integrated wireless connectivity choices and software that enables seamless roaming, giving maximum flexibility to mobile users.

  • Hewlett-Packard Development Co. LP, www.hp.com Finalist: PowerDisk watch
    Last year we saw (and liked) the watch/USB flash storage combo devices. This year, we found analog watches that double as MP3 players. Available in a range of styles and with capacities up to 512MB, the PowerDisk watch is a handy solution.

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