|BlackBerry Connect software|
Ralf Jurrien : February 13th 2007 - 22:38 CET
BlackBerry Connect software : Research In Motion announced plans to offer BlackBerry Connect software on five Microsoft Windows Mobile-based devices from HTC to carriers around the world, including the HTC S710 launched at 3GSM World Congress 2007. The HTC S710 is a versatile, compact handset that looks like a phone, but includes a concealed semi auto-sliding keyboard to allow for email and data input. Users are able to view their email, Word and Excel documents on the 2.4 inch screen with landscape view option. The HTC 710 operates on GPRS/EDGE networks and supports Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 2.0. Founded in 1997, High Tech Computer Corp. (HTC) designs, manufactures and markets innovative, feature rich smartphone and PDA phone devices.|
Florian Seiche, Vice President HTC Europe, commented: “BlackBerry Connect is a great example of our continual drive to add more value for our customers. We have experienced strong demand for BlackBerry Connect from some of our key operator clients and therefore consider it important that our devices support the popular BlackBerry service.”
BlackBerry Connect v4.0 - Features
BlackBerry Connect on HTC handsets supports push-based wireless email access, wireless email reconciliation and attachment viewing in conjunction with both BlackBerry Enterprise Server and BlackBerry Internet Service. Additional features supported through BlackBerry Enterprise Server and BlackBerry Connect v4.0 include:
• Enhanced attachment handling capabilities, enabling users to view images, footnotes and;
• Remote look-up of corporate email address directory;
• Triple DES or AES wireless encryption;
• Internet and corporate intranet access via the BlackBerry Mobile Data System;
• Wireless device provisioning to allow devices to be activated wirelessly;
• Remote control of email settings to allow users to wirelessly configure out-of-office replies, email filters, and auto-signatures directly from their device; and
• Wireless IT policy enforcement and commands.
HTC - Blackberry software
Florian Seiche, Vice President HTC Europe, commented: “BlackBerry Connect is a great example of our continual drive to add more value for our customers. We have experienced strong demand for BlackBerry Connect from some of our key operator clients and therefore consider it important that our devices support the popular BlackBerry service.” “HTC is the world’s leading provider of Windows Mobile-based devices and a strategic partner for RIM. We’re pleased to be extending our relationship to bring BlackBerry Connect to a range of new HTC devices this year,” said Mark Guibert, Vice President, Corporate Marketing at Research In Motion. “Together, HTC devices and BlackBerry Connect provide an innovative and powerful solution that meets the distinct needs of both mobile users and IT departments.”
BlackBerry Internet Service
For corporate customers, BlackBerry Enterprise Server software tightly integrates with Microsoft Exchange, IBM Lotus Domino and Novell GroupWise and works with existing enterprise systems to enable secure, push-based wireless access to email and other corporate data. For individuals and smaller businesses, BlackBerry Internet Service allows users to access multiple supported email accounts (including most popular ISP email accounts) from a single device.
Founded in 1997, High Tech Computer Corp. (HTC) designs, manufactures and markets innovative, feature rich smartphone and PDA phone devices. Since its establishment, HTC has developed strong R&D capabilities, pioneered many new designs and product innovations, and launched state-of-the-art PDA Phones and Smartphones for mobile operators and distributors in Europe, the US, and Asia. These machines are available as HTC devices and as products individually customized for operator and device partners.
About Research In Motion (RIM)
Research In Motion is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of innovative wireless solutions for the worldwide mobile communications market. Through the development of integrated hardware, software and services that support multiple wireless network standards, RIM provides platforms and solutions for seamless access to time-sensitive information including email, phone, SMS messaging, Internet and intranet-based applications. RIM technology also enables a broad array of third party developers and manufacturers to enhance their products and services with wireless connectivity to data. RIM’s portfolio of award-winning products, services and embedded technologies are used by thousands of organizations around the world and include the BlackBerry wireless platform, the RIM Wireless Handheld product line, software development tools, radio-modems and software/hardware licensing agreements.