HP iPAQ Mobile Messenger
To strengthen its leadership in the fast-growing smart device market, HP will continue to evolve the HP iPAQ product line and build on the success of the award-winning iPaq 6300 series smart device. The new devices will incorporate several different types of wireless technologies and be offered in a variety of designs and sizes as they roll out through the year.
The first of these new products, HP iPAQ Mobile Messenger, integrates wireless voice, high-speed EDGE data networking and versatile GPS navigation technologies to meet global business and personal communication needs. With a built-in keyboard to easily compose email, notes, text and instant messages and data delivery rates up to four times faster than dial-up, the new iPAQ will allow users to quickly stay connected to vital business information. A technology demonstration of the iPAQ Mobile Messenger is planned at the 3GSM World Congress later this month.
HP’s worldwide mail and messaging strategy addresses the need of mobile professionals to access email and business data seamlessly and securely. HP plans to offer users a multitude of choices when it comes to accessing email and business data on the go while using an iPAQ.
Customers in a Microsoft® Exchange 2003 environment can take advantage of a solution that goes far beyond basic text-based email messaging to allow full synchronization to their inbox, calendar, contacts and more. SMBs that don’t deploy Exchange can use the new HP Hosted Microsoft Exchange Email Solution to get the same connectivity.
In addition, HP plans to include Good Technology’s GoodLink software on future iPAQ releases, including the new Mobile Messenger device. The combination of HP iPAQ devices and GoodLink software delivers wireless access to corporate email, calendar, contacts and other information managed through Microsoft Outlook and Exchange environments. This iPAQ and GoodLink combination allows for a true “push” email solution, full synchronization of Outlook and robust device management and security.
More information about HP’s relationship with Good Technology is available at Mobility Summit 2005
In addition, HP announced an update to its HP Mobile Printing for Pocket PC software. The latest version of this simple, easy-to-use software enables wireless printing from a handheld PC to a variety of HP printers and non-HP printers. This mobile printing solution is available for download at no charge at PocketPCPrint
This is really exciting information for the iPAQ community. Be sure to check back for further information as we receive it.