|Jataayu announces the launch of WAP 2.0 software|
Posted: 05-Oct-2001 [Source: Jataayu press release]
[India's Jataayu Software company pioneers the development of world's first WAP 2.0 based system.]
Bangalore, India -- Jataayu Software releases WAP (Wireless Application Protocol) 2.0 versions of its gateway and browser software. WAP forum, an international forum on Wireless Technologies, announced WAP 2.0 specifications in August this year. Jataayu achieves the distinction of being the first company in the world to have WAP 2.0 based systems.
"WAP 2.0 is a significant improvement over its predecessor of WAP 1.2 and is expected to firmly establish the mobile Internet industry created by the WAP 1.x specification. WAP 2 standard heralds the use of multimedia content over mobile networks, direct access to http sites and complete end-to-end security among others. Jataayu, as a full member of the WAP forum, is firmly committed to the WAP 2 with its early lead in this area." Says Mr.Mahesh Jain, CEO of Jataayu Software.
Mr. Ramadorai, Chief Executive of TCS, Asia's largest Software Organization and the largest software exporter from India, while releasing the software said, "This will enable Jataayu Software to access leading Operators, Software Companies, and instrument providers for upgrading current version of WAP. It also brings WAP and WEB much closer which will benefit the user community.
Commenting on the launch of the new software, Dr.Gopalakrishna, Director and Advisor said, "It is a significant step by the company. WAP 2 will change the user's perception of the mobile Internet with its significantly improved user experience. The convergence of WAP 2 with Web technologies will pave way for rapid development of new mobile services. The associated technologies such as SyncML will fuel the exploitation of data access over mobile Internet. Jataayu Software would soon deploy this technology worldwide.
TCS and GE Capital are investors in Jataayu Software. Jataayu Software is a strategic partner of TCS in WAP area.
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