Syware Releases Visual CE 11 Database and Forms Builder
BackBy —<p><strong>Cambridge, Mass. — May 28</strong><br />Syware Inc., a developer of mobile database development tools for business and personal productivity, announced the worldwide release of Visual CE 11, a major new release of its award-winning mobile database development tool. <br /><br />The release significantly extends the capabilities of Visual CE and its drag-and-drop desktop development environment that enables business professionals and developers to easily create Windows Mobile-based applications with little or no programming.<br /><br /><strong>XML Connectivity</strong><br />Visual CE can now read and generate XML, allowing Visual CE to easily exchange data with other databases, document managers, desktop publishers and programmers. XML capabilities add a new dimension to Visual CE's enterprise connectivity, allowing data to be transferred to and from handhelds quickly, accurately and efficiently to a large variety of XML-enabled, third-party applications and databases.<br /><br /><strong>SMS Capable</strong><br />In addition to being able to send SMS messages (text messages), Visual CE forms can now be launched by an incoming SMS message. This "push" technology allows managers, administrators, as well as other users, to not only immediately notify the Visual CE user of important events, but to initiate timely actions in response to them.<br /><strong><br />Increased Capabilities</strong><br />In addition, Visual CE 11 includes a wide range of new functionality, such as: <br /><br />• Playing WAV files.<br />• Fast/efficient publishing synchronization operator.<br />• Software installation from storage cards.<br />• Text file I/O.<br />• Locking down the handheld by hiding the START button.<br />• Phone dialing.<br />• New events: Screen rotation and moving onto a record.<br />• Password-editing masks.<br />• Textual application listings.<br /><br /><strong>Pricing and Delivery</strong><br />Visual CE 11 applications can be created for any Microsoft Windows Mobile, Windows CE, Pocket PC, smartphone or Pocket PC Phone Edition handheld. Visual CE Personal Edition, with full forms design, relational database and synchronization capabilities, is priced at $129. Visual CE Professional Edition, which includes all the features of the Personal Edition as well as royalty-free distribution rights, is priced at $399.</p><p>Visual CE is also sold as one component of Syware cost-saving Mobile 360 Suites that include additional mobility tools such as mEnable wireless connectivity software, Report CE reporting and printing software and sqlceEnable SQL Everywhere supporting software. <br /></p>
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