Symbol Technologies, now a part of the Motorola Enterprise Solutions Group, announced a Pocket PC phone at CTIA called MC35 which has Cingular service, built-in GPS and Good push email support. It's ruggedized and has integrated WiFi and Bluetooth. Here is the press announcement:
Motorola's MC35 Enterprise Digital Assistant (EDA) will be available in April to AT and T wireless business customers through an arrangement with Motorola. AT and T made the announcement today at CTIA Wireless 2007 in Orlando in conjunction with Motorola's launch of the MC35.
AT&T customers are the first in the U.S. to have access to the MC35 EDA, which provides a sleek and attractive PDA-like form factor that sets a new standard for size in the durable device space. The MC35 helps mobile employees stay connected to important business information using a variety of built-in communications platforms ? including ATT?s nationwide* high-speed wireless data network, Global Positioning Satellite (GPS), Wi-Fi and Bluetooth?.
The AT&T-enabled MC35 EDA uses these connectivity options to combine the power of a mobile phone, mobile computing device, camera and bar code scanner into a single multi-functional device. This gives field technicians, mobile sales forces, delivery personnel and even executives access to corporate e-mail, messaging, Web connectivity, location-based services (LBS) and other mission-critical business applications and Push To Talk (PTT).
More than 25 enterprise applications can be ported to the MC35 EDA. Several are available directly through AT&T?s wireless business-to-business sales organization. These include:
? Corrigo. AT&T offers a suite of three wireless field service solutions developed for AT&T by Corrigo, Inc. that are designed to match the level of functionality and support the customer requires. These solutions can be deployed easily via simple wireless download to AT&T-powered wireless devices, including the MC35.
? Push To Talk ? AT&T boasts the largest Push To Talk network in America and its PTT service includes several differentiating features, including ?availability? icons, quick group calling and the ability to easily switch from a PTT session to a regular wireless voice call.
? TeleNav Track. TeleNav Track is a fully-hosted, on-demand and comprehensive GPS-based mobile resource management solution for companies of all sizes. It includes key GPS features such as location-tracking, wireless time sheets, wireless forms and turn-by-turn navigation.
? TeleNav GPS Navigator. The MC35 also features TeleNav GPS Navigator, which provides customers turn-by-turn GPS-enabled voice and on-screen directions for use while driving or walking. TeleNav GPS Navigator also includes information on more than 10 million points of interest, a business finder, lowest-price-fuel finder and other search tools.