The new release allows the same Visual CE application to run on both touchscreen and non-touchsceen devices. For the first time, developers can simultaneously target all types of Windows Mobile devices.
CAMBRIDGE, MA, U.S.A. – May 23, 2007 – SYWARE, Inc., a leading developer of mobile database development tools for business and personal productivity, today announced a release of Visual CE that supports Windows Mobile devices without touchscreens, such as the Motorola Q and Samsung BlackJack. The powerful, inexpensive, award winning database development software makes it easy to build applications for all types of Windows Mobile devices: Pocket PC, Pocket PC Phone Edition and now, Smartphone.
Since it was first introduced in 1996, Visual CE, with its drag-and-drop desktop development environment, has enabled both business professionals and developers to easily create feature-rich data-centric applications for Windows Mobile touchscreen devices with little or no programming. There are well over 100,000 Visual CE-built applications in use and Visual CE has won Smartphone and Pocket PC magazine's "Best Database Software" award the last three years in a row.
With this release, the power, speed, and flexibility of Visual CE can be used to create applications for all Windows Mobile devices, even if they do not have a touchscreen. Developers can create a single application that, with only minor modifications, can run on all Windows Mobile devices, including the Motorola Q, the Samsung Blackjack, the HP I-Mate, the Dopod StrTrk S300, and the HTC MteoR, Smartphones promoted by Verizon, Sprint, T-Mobile, Cingular, Rogers, AT&T, O2, Vodafone, Orange, Nokia, and others.
Pricing & Delivery
The Smartphone-supporting releases of Visual CE are available now and are free to most registered users of Visual CE 10.x. Please contact email@example.com to request an upgrade or purchase copies.
Visual CE Personal Edition, with full forms design, relational database, and synchronization capabilities, is $129. Visual CE Professional Edition, which includes all the features of the Personal Edition as well as royalty-free distribution rights, is $399. Visual CE is also sold as one component of SYWARE, Inc.'s cost-saving Mobile 360 Suites, which include additional mobility tools, such as mEnable® wireless connectivity software, Report CE® reporting and printing software, sqlceEnable (tm) SQL Everywhere supporting software, and Manage CE (tm) mobile device management software. (Source: Press Release)