WYSDOM INC. ANNOUNCES MEMBERSHIP IN THE WAP FORUM
Toronto, Canada - December 8, 1999 - Wysdom Inc. announced today that it has joined the Wireless Application Protocol (WAP) Forum. Membership in the WAP Forum furthers Wysdom's commitment to being a market leader in the provision of wireless data solutions with products such as its WAPvision software suite.
WAP is the de-facto worldwide standard for providing Internet communications and advanced data services on digital mobile phones, pagers, personal digital assistants and other wireless devices. The WAP Forum's mandate is to bring companies together from all segments of the wireless industry to ensure product interoperability and growth of the wireless market. WAP Forum members represent over 95% of the global handset market, carriers with more than 100 million subscribers, leading infrastructure providers, software developers and other organizations providing solutions to the wireless industry. The WAP Forum includes other wireless industry leaders such as Ericsson, Nokia, Motorola and Microsoft.
"We are pleased that Wysdom has chosen to join the WAP Forum," said Scott Goldman, chief executive officer of WAP Forum. "Multi-vendor interoperability is essential for the deployment of WAP standards, and as each additional company joins the WAP Forum it furthers our mandate of conformance across the industry."
By increasing the ease of communication with the mobile user, the standards developed by the WAP Forum are a catalyst for making the wireless Internet a reality. Kashif Hassan, President and CEO of Wysdom Inc., is enthusiastic about the opportunities that the WAP Forum membership represents. "Wysdom's WAPvision Suite offers e-businesses a real opportunity to capitalize on the advances of wireless technology. Membership in the WAP Forum will enable us to provide input on developing standards, and will serve as the groundwork for the evolution and development of Wysdom products that enable any e-business to go wireless."
Wysdom's WAPvision product suite is a rapidly deployable turnkey solution that will allow any e-business to establish a wireless presence and extend its services to the mobile user. As a fully adaptable and customizable solution, the WAPvision suite provides the flexibility and scalability required to deliver value added Internet content from e-businesses to wireless end-users.
About Wysdom Inc.
Wysdom Inc. is a wireless data software development company and an applications provider to the Wireless Internet industry. Wysdom's suite of wireless solutions provide Internet-based companies with the tools to become truly flexible in delivering services to their mobile customers. Wysdom's proprietary Wysdom Server technology is the core for delivering wireless data solutions to its customers throughout the world.
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