Leading Trade Publication Selects InHand’s Elf3 to its 2003 Best Product List

Rockville, MD, December 11th, 2003 — InHand Electronics, Inc., the experts in low-power handheld and wireless device platform technologies, today announced that the editors of EDN Magazine have named the Elf3 handheld/wireless reference platform to their list of the Hot 100 Products of 2003. “The best 100 products of 2003 encompass a range of architectures and technologies and a plethora of categories – from analog ICs to multimedia test-and-measurement tools,” EDN’s editors noted. “All are innovative, but of the thousands that manufacturers announce each year and the hundreds that EDN reports about, only about 100 hot products really make our...

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InHand Announces Advanced Power Management R&D Contract

US Navy Project to Develop Intelligent Power Source Management Firmware for Wireless Sensors Rockville, MD, September 18th, 2003 — InHand Electronics, Inc., the experts in designing low-power handheld and wireless device platforms, today announced that it has received a contract from the United States Navy to develop a small intelligent power module for wireless smart sensors. InHand will leverage its significant base of patent-pending intellectual property in power control, distribution, and management for handheld and wireless devices to develop new methodologies and products to optimize energy delivery for future smart sensor systems. The goal of this effort is to greatly...

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InHand Electronics Adopts Socket’s KwikBlue™ Modules with Bluetooth® Wireless Technology on Elf3 and Fingertip3 Reference Platforms

EMBEDDED SYSTEMS CONFERENCE – BOSTON, MA – September 15, 2003 – Socket Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCKT, PSE: SOK), the Mobile Connection™ Company, and InHand Electronics, today announced incorporation of Socket’s KwikBlue™ Modules with Bluetooth® Wireless Technology on InHands’ Elf3 and Fingertip3 low-power “credit card” sized reference platforms. The new reference platforms are available immediately from InHand for Microsoft’s Windows CE.NET operating system and incorporate InHand’s award-winning BatterySmart dynamic power management system software. “InHand is pleased to partner with Socket Communications on the new KwikBlue modules with Bluetooth Wireless Technology,” said Andrew Girson, InHand’s CEO. “InHand’s products coupled with a low...

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InHand Introduces Miniature Fingertip3 Reference Platform

Rockville, MD, August 18th, 2003—InHand Electronics, Inc., the experts in designing low-power handheld and wireless device platforms, today announced its latest Fingertip board-level platform, the Fingertip3. Incorporating Intel’s new XScale microprocessor and at about the size of a standard credit card, the Fingertip3 also optionally supports an ultra-low-power mobile memory architecture and includes enhancements to measure and adjust the CPU’s core operating voltage on-the-fly. “With Fingertip3, we challenged our engineering team to take full advantage of new CPU features to reduce power consumption and extend battery life,” said Andrew Girson, InHand’s CEO. “They responded with a variety of features –...

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Raytheon Delivers Revolutionary Low-Power GPS Handhelds with InHand Technology

Rockville, MD, May 19th, 2003 — InHand Electronics, Inc., a leader in the development of ultra-low-power handheld device platforms, today announced that Raytheon’s Precision Guidance Systems (PGS) Division has licensed InHand’s low-power hardware/software reference platform technology. This technology has been used by Raytheon to deliver the Defense Advanced GPS Receiver (DAGR), an advanced handheld GPS receiver for soldiers, which incorporates revolutionary GPS technology and extended battery life. DAGR is the replacement for PLGR (Precision Lightweight GPS Receiver) and is expected to become the positioning device of choice for next-generation US and allied soldiers. “In addition to incorporating Raytheon’s advanced anti-jamming...

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InHand Electronics Introduces Elf3 Reference Platform

XScale-Based Platform Greatly Extends Battery Life San Francisco, CA, April 22, 2003 - InHand Electronics, Inc., a leader in handheld and wireless device platforms for OEMs, today announced at the Embedded Systems Conference the immediate availability of its latest Elf board-level platform, the Elf3. The Elf3 incorporates Intel's new XScale microprocessor along with advanced dynamic power management hardware and software technologies that can extend battery life dramatically when compared to other platforms and previous Elf products. "Our third-generation Elf platform extends our industry-leading power management technologies while providing support for new peripherals," said Andrew Girson, InHand's CEO. "With the latest...

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InHand Announces Handheld Linux Reference Platforms

San Francisco, CA, August 12, 2002- InHand Electronics, Inc., a leader in creating ultra-portable handheld device platforms for OEMs, today announced at the LinuxWorld Conference & Expo the immediate availability of InHand Linux for its full-line of handheld and wireless device reference platforms. InHand Linux completely supports all of InHand's StrongARM-based reference platforms, including Fingertip, Elf, and Elf2, and will support future XScale-based platforms as well. "Interest in Linux as an operating system solution for our platforms has been very strong, as evidenced by the community of users already working with Linux on our platforms," said Andrew Girson, InHand's CEO....

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MKS Instruments' New PICOTM Incorporates InHand's Handheld Device Technology

World's Smallest Mass Spectrometer-Based Helium Leak Detector Has Performance that Rivals Much Larger Devices Monday, April 22, 2002, Rockville, MD. MKS Instruments' (NASDAQ: MKSI), a global leader in the development of instruments for vacuum and gas-based processes, has introduced PICOTM, the world's smallest mass spectrometer-based helium leak detector. The revolutionary PICOTM incorporates patent-pending leak detection techniques and leverages the ultra-small Elf handheld device platform and BatterySmart system software from InHand Electronics. "We have been able to reduce the size of the sensor dramatically in our leak detector," said Wayne Cole, Product Manager at MKS. "By merging our mass spectrometer with...

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InHand Electronics BatterySmart and Fingertip Named As Finalists in EDNs Prestigious Innovation Awards

  Monday, December 10, 2001, Rockville, MD- InHand Electronics, Inc. today announced that the editors of Electronic Design News (EDN) Magazine, a preferred technical publication for electronics professionals, have selected InHand's Fingertip platform as one of the Hot Products of 2001. The December 6 issue of EDN Magazine includes a cover story on the Hot 100, featuring the Fingertip platform in the Computers, Boards, and Buses category. "Thousands of new electronic products come along every year," said Bill Schweber, executive editor of EDN. "All, no doubt, are useful, and many are innovative, yet only a relative few generate real excitement....

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InHand Electronics' 'BatterySmart'(R) Selected as Winner in Prestigious EDN Innovation Awards

BatterySmart, InHand's power management system software, was chosen in the Software Libraries category. San Francisco, Calif., March 13, 2002 - InHand Electronics, Inc. today announced that its BatterySmart system software for handheld devices has been selected as a winner in the EDN 2001 Innovation of the Year Awards Competition. This exclusive awards program, sponsored by EDN Magazine, is dedicated to honoring truly outstanding engineering products in the electronics industry. Winners were announced in several categories at a black-tie awards ceremony the evening of March 12, 2002 at the Pan Pacific Hotel in San Francisco. The winners were selected by the...

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