|Industry's First One-Handed Keyboard With Bluetooth|
Posted: 29-Sep-2004 [Source: FrogPad]
[FrogPad announces the iFrog portable keyboard with Bluetooth.]
FrogPad, an innovator in data entry methods for mobile computing, and its partner, Gennum Corporation, announced today the global launch of iFrog, the first-to-market portable keyboard with Bluetooth technology. The iFrog is compatible with all Macs and PCs supporting the Bluetooth Human Interface Device (HID) profile, which describes how a keyboard will communicate with another Bluetooth device.
iFrog will include drivers for Bluetooth devices supporting Pocket PC, Palm OS, Symbian and Windows Mobile SmartPhone operating systems developed by strategic Mobile software partner -- cc2GO Wireless Technologies of Sydney Australia, http://www.cc2go.com . With this capability, the one-handed iFrog offers mobile operators and telco providers a new revenue opportunity to sell-to their subscribers. In the future, the iFrog will also have drivers for Java and Unified Messaging devices. FrogPad will showcase the iFrog at MobileFocus at CTIA, October 25, 2004 in San Francisco.
"Bluetooth technology positions FrogPad as a leader in the development of new standards for the mobile wireless Internet," said Linda Marroquin, CEO of FrogPad. "This unique and powerful tool will support all portable mobile enterprise applications, such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint, as well as gaming and personal applications, and will power mobile operators to increase ARPU or revenue per subscriber."
Pricing and Global Availability
The iFrog, priced at $225 US, is immediately available for distribution through its offices and global partners in the US, Canada, the UK and all of Western Europe, Japan, Australia and New Zealand. Availability in Singapore will soon follow.
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