Prepaid Cellular Goes Card-less
Data Guard Systems Inc., which develops online business management software, has debuted its CellularManager Prepaid OnDemand platform, an enhancement to the companys CellularManager point-of-sale and enterprise management software. CellularManager Prepaid OnDemand allows cellular retailers, wholesalers and master agents to generate new revenue by selling prepaid cellular minutes, in real time, over the Internet, using PINs made available to the end user.
Bluetrek Earpiece Makes Fashion Statement
Telecom fashionistas now can make a statement with Innovis new Bluetrek Skin headset, an earpiece that features premium leather on the exterior. The device incorporates technology known as the EXO Overmolding System from Inclosia Solutions, a business unit of The Dow Chemical Company; overmolding is a process that allows materials such as leather to be combined with plastics in an injection-molding operation. In addition to a chic appearance, the Bluetrek Skin headset offers 12 hours of talk time and 17 days of standby.
Novatel Wireless Releases Module for Real-Time E-mail, Calendar Connections
Wireless broadband access solutions provider Novatel Wireless Inc. has unveiled modules that enable real-time e-mail and calendar connections between Microsoft Exchange Server and users PCs. The modules come with HSDPA and EV-DO technologies and work with Microsofts new Active Notifications software. Microsoft Active Notifications alerts users to incoming e-mail and calendar appointments while the computer is in sleep mode. With the Novatel Wireless module, users no longer have to manually connect to the network to check e-mail and look for calendar changes.
iPass Adds 3G, Satellite Services to Portfolio
To better enable enterprise productivity, iPass Inc. has added new 3G service in the United States, based on the high-speed CDMA EV-DO Rev. A standard. The company now provides two nationwide 3G services in the United States, as well as mobile data services covering China, Japan and Singapore. Mobile workers using the iPassConnect universal client an option to the iPass Virtual Office see one interface for connecting to all remote and mobile connection types, including EV-DO Rev. A. iPass also has become a distributor for Inmarsats Broadband Global Area Network (BGAN) service, which means partners can add the capability to their own portfolios. www.ipass.com