eSignal Releases A Wireless Quote and Market Information Service for Mobile Phones and PDAs.
eSignal, a division of Interactive Data Corporation (NYSE: IDC) and a leading provider of streaming, real-time financial market data, news, analytics and decision support tools to professional and individual traders, today announced the immediate availability of QuoTrek(R) 1.2 – eSignal’s wireless quote and market information service for mobile phones and PDAs. The new QuoTrek features quick-access links to online brokerages directly from within the application, as well as enhanced setups for auto login. In addition, QuoTrek 1.2 now runs on more wireless devices than ever with support for the latest Intel (NASDAQ: INTC) XScale(R) technology-based PDAs and Smartphones.
“With support for Intel’s latest technologies and the ability to access brokerages, QuoTrek 1.2 represents another big step forward for our customers,” said Chuck Thompson, president of eSignal. “Now, investors have an even greater selection of wireless devices for accessing portfolios and comprehensive market information from anywhere at anytime. Furthermore, trade decisions can be made quickly with access to their brokerage directly from QuoTrek, which allows investors to react to real-time market fluctuations without being tied down to a PC.”
QuoTrek 1.2 is optimized for Intel XScale technology. Intel XScale technology-based products boost processing capabilities and provide excellent power management for longer battery life. With the processing capabilities of Intel XScale technology, QuoTrek is able to respond faster and optimize its performance.
“Intel technology not only powers personal computers, but also is used in cell phones, PDAs and other wireless devices,” said Hector Llorens, marketing manager, Americas, personal communications platforms for Intel Corporation. “Mobile applications like QuoTrek benefit from Intel XScale technology with faster processing chips such as those found in the Sierra Wireless (NASDAQ: SWIR) Voq Professional Phone, the Audiovox PPC 6601 and the palmOne (NASDAQ: PLMO) Treo 650.”
For investors who own an Internet-ready mobile device such as a PDA or Smartphone, QuoTrek 1.2 delivers global information from financial markets throughout North America, Europe and Asia. QuoTrek 1.2 features the same streaming, real-time quotes as eSignal’s award-winning services. Stocks, indices, futures and FOREX data can be accessed using any one of several mobile devices, including Microsoft Windows Mobile-based Pocket PCs, Palm and RIM BlackBerrys, as well as Windows Mobile and Palm OS-based smart phones. QuoTrek has global access on GPRS, CDMA, 3G, UMTS and WiFi networks from Cingular, Nextel, Orange, O2, Sprint, TIM, T-Mobile, Verizon, Virgin Mobile, Vodafone, WIND and many others.
Enhancing its robust features to further facilitate well-informed trading decisions, QuoTrek 1.2 has also added easy access to online trading brokerages. With QuoTrek 1.2, users may quickly access and make trades via brokerages including Ameritrade, ERADE, Charles Schwab, Harrisdirect and Scottrade. Users may also add their own links to other brokerages.
QuoTrek is currently available on a 30-day, free trial basis (exclusive of applicable third party fees). A subscription to the service starts at $25 per month. For more information on QuoTrek, including a complete list of compatible wireless devices, visit http://www.quotrek.com or call 1.800.833.1228.
The eSignal division (http://www.esignal.com) of Interactive Data Corporation (NYSE: IDC) (http://www.interactivedata.com) is a leading global provider of financial and business information to professional and active individual investors. Building on a 20-year legacy of delivering time-sensitive financial information, eSignal provides streaming, real-time market data, news and analytics. eSignal’s suite of products includes eSignal(R), Advanced GET(TM), QuoTrek(R), FutureSource(R) and MarketCenter LIVE(TM).
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