NOTIME WIRELESS JOINS WAP FORUM TO DRIVE STANDARD FOR DATA ACCESS TO WIRELESS INFORMATION DEVICES
Leading Developer of Wireless Data Communications Software Helps Define WAP Standards For the Delivery of Information from the Enterprise to the Device HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA, January 19, 2000 - NoTime Wireless, a leading developer of wireless data communications software, today announced that it has joined the Wireless Application Protocol (WAP) Forum, the industry association that is driving standards and technology for accessing information via the Internet from wireless devices. As a provider of next generation data communications products and applications for wireless devices, NoTime Wireless joins the WAP Forum with leading edge expertise in providing information to the wireless Web. As a part of the WAP Forum, NoTime Wireless will work with other Forum members to define the standards for wireless e-Business applications.
The Wireless Application Protocol (WAP) is an open, global specification that empowers mobile users with wireless devices to easily access and interact with information and services instantly. The WAP Forum is the industry association comprising over 280 members that has developed the de-facto world standard for wireless information and telephony services on digital mobile phones and other wireless terminals. The primary goal of the WAP Forum is to bring together companies from all segments of the wireless industry value chain to ensure product interoperability and growth of 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.
These standards complement NoTime Wireless current ability to deliver high speed, ultra thin client access to any database from anywhere, via the Internet. With todays announcement, NoTime Wireless plans to extend its support to WAP-enabled browsers on the wireless Internet. This is the first step to providing a seamless set of applications to mobile users needing to exchange information with the office or each other in real-time. An announcement by NoTime Wireless on its product strategy is expected in the very near future.
"The key focus of our thinSuite for WAP strategy is to enable mobile users to retrieve and share vital information with the office or other mobile users," said Cory Reid, president of NoTime Wireless. "As part of the WAP Forum, we have the opportunity to influence the development of wireless standards and to keep ahead of evolving benchmarks which affect the environment for our products."
"The WAP Forums vision of database access from wireless devices represents a significant benefit to both enterprises and consumers," said Scott Goldman, chief executive officer of WAP Forum. "Companies such as NoTime Wireless help further the progress of these efforts. We are pleased to have them as members of the WAP Forum."
About NoTime Wireless Corp.
NoTime Wireless is an alliance driven company that develops data communications products and applications for wireless devices. NoTime Wireless is focussed on delivering information for both WAP devices and Sun Microsystems KVM-enabled devices. NoTime Wireless has licensed thinWEB.coms market-leading ThinAccessä software, which enables high speed, ultra thin client access to any database from any Java-enabled Web browser over the Internet. For more information, visit http://www.notimewireless.com or call 902.425.2802, Ext. 229.