Handheld Solutions Providers Showcase Exciting Applications and Accessories For New Palm Tungsten Handhelds

NEW YORK, Oct. 28, 2002 -- In collaboration with Palm, Inc.'s (Nasdaq: PALM) debut of the new line of Palm(TM) Tungsten(TM) handhelds today, 35 third-party software and hardware developers are showcasing an exciting lineup of applications and accessories for the new products.

The solutions offer the productivity, communication and entertainment capabilities that matter most to handheld users. They make use of the powerful new features in the Palm Tungsten line of handhelds, such as 5-way navigation; updated fonts; an ultrasharp 320 x 320 display; wireless capabilities (1); and, on the Palm Tungsten T handheld, Palm OS(R) 5 running on the Texas Instruments OMAP1510 processor.

The solutions providers demonstrating products today include:

-- Adobe -- Adobe Acrobat Reader for Palm OS software: Users can view secure Adobe PDF files on their Palm OS devices.

-- Amazing Technology -- BlueGear USB wirelessly synchronizes a user's PC with their Palm handheld.

-- ArcSoft -- ArcSoft creates digital imaging software for distribution via global companies.

-- Astraware -- Bejeweled, Rooks Revenge, and BiPlane Ace are some of the most popular games for the Palm OS platform.

-- Asynchrony Solutions, Inc. -- PDA Defense is the leading security solution for handheld devices.

-- Audible.com -- Users can download thousands of audiobooks and more to their Palm handhelds.

-- AvantGo -- AvantGo Mobile Pharma enables sales reps to maximize every physician interaction.

-- BoomerangIt -- BoomerangIt provides global asset tracking and return services for individuals and businesses.

-- Cascata -- In Master Thief, players experience an atmospheric 3D action adventure challenge.

-- Certicom -- Certicom's movianVPN client secures communications from the Palm Tungsten W handheld to the corporate network.

-- Chapura, Inc. -- PocketMirror offers out-of-the-box synchronization for Outlook Calendar, Contacts, Tasks and Notes.

-- Colligo Networks, Inc. -- Colligo makes Bluetooth productivity tools such as BlueBoard and BlueChat.

-- Datastick Systems, Inc. -- Sensor-based measurement via Datastick peripherals or via Bluetooth using Datastick Connection software.

-- DataViz -- Documents To Go lets users edit and view Word, Excel and PowerPoint compatible files on Palm handhelds.

-- Electronics For Imaging (EFI) -- The Bluetooth version of the eBeam System 3 captures whiteboard notes and beams them to a Bluetooth-enabled Palm handheld.

-- EMTAC -- EMTAC Wireless GPS Palm OS Bundle features the world's first Bluetooth GPS and Mapopolis' Platinum Plus navigation program and maps.

-- Handmark -- Provides tools and toys for a mobile generation, such as MobileDB and Handmark Monopoly.

-- IBM -- Sametime Client for Palm extends the power of Sametime instant messaging to the mobile professional using wireless-enabled Palm handhelds.

-- Kinoma -- Kinoma Player provides crisp, smooth video playback on the Palm Tungsten T handheld.

-- LandWare Inc. -- Delivers productivity solutions, including Pocket Quicken, Wine Enthusiast Guide, and MONEY Magazine Financial Assistant.

-- Mapopolis, Inc. -- Mapopolis Platinum Edition lets users navigate to where they want to go.

-- MARGI Systems -- Presenter-To-Go delivers notebook-quality, full-color presentations from a Palm handheld.

-- Mazingo -- Mazingo presents movies, TV shows and more.

-- McKesson -- McKesson Horizon MobileCare Rounding provides healthcare professionals secure and reliable mobile access to critical clinical data from their healthcare enterprise while making patient rounds.

-- Mobile Digital Media, Inc. (MDM) -- Mobile Digital Media offers a wealth of exciting titles on SD Card and MultiMediaCard media.

-- MercuryMD -- MercuryMD's MData Enterprise System extends the portability of patient information from hospital information systems to clinicians' handheld devices.

-- Minolta -- Lets users beam photos for a whole new way of sharing pictures.

-- Novarra Inc. -- Novarra delivers the full benefit of desktop, web-based applications seamlessly across wireless data networks and popular handheld devices.

-- Oracle -- Oracle Mobile Field Service applications close the information gap between the service organization and the field service representative by augmenting every component of the field service cycle, thereby increasing their service revenues and reducing operational costs.

-- Pico Communications -- PicoBlue offers secure messaging, database access, Internet and HotSync(R) functionality.

-- Revolve Design -- Provides mobile handheld docking, charging, keyboard and hands-free speakerphone solutions.

-- Siebel -- Siebel Mobile Sales provides remote access to Siebel eBusiness applications.

-- Texas Instruments -- TI's OMAP processors deliver the optimal combination of performance and low power consumption for rich multimedia applications and longer mobile device battery life.

-- Veo -- Veo Photo Traveler turns a Palm handheld into a camera.

-- Visto -- Visto enables mobile access to corporate or Internet email.

(1) An Internet service provider account, data service and carrier subscription may be required for Internet and email based upon carrier; these services may need to be purchased separately.

NOTE: Palm OS and HotSync are registered trademarks and Palm and Tungsten are trademarks of Palm, Inc. Other brands may be trademarks of their respective owners.

SOURCE Palm, Inc.

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