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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InHand Electronics Introduces Elf2TM Wireless Platform with GPS and Bluetooth

San Francisco, CA, March 13, 2002. InHand Electronics, Inc., a leader in creating ultra-portable handheld device platforms for OEMs, today announced at the Embedded Systems Conference the immediate availability of its new Elf platform, dubbed the Elf2. This new version incorporates advanced wireless technologies such as a Bluetooth transceiver and a Global Positioning System (GPS) receiver, and also includes a high-performance LCD controller capable of supporting a wide variety of color displays. "Our new full-featured Elf2 platform embodies the low-power consumption and significant peripheral integration of the original Elf," said Andrew Girson, InHand's CEO. "With the addition of low-power Bluetooth...

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InHand's New Fingertip with Integrated Bluetooth and GPS

Tuesday, December 11, 2001, Rockville, MD-InHand Electronics, Inc., a leader in creating ultra-portable handheld device platforms for OEMs, today announced the availability of its new Fingertip platform. This new version is based on Intel's StrongARM CPU and builds on the original high-performance, low-power Fingertip platform by adding an integrated Bluetooth wireless network interface, an integrated Global Positioning System (GPS) receiver, and support for additional color and monochrome LCD displays. "The response to our original Fingertip platform has been outstanding, with customers lauding its very low-power consumption and high-level of integration," said Andrew Girson, InHand's CEO. "This new Fingertip platform ratchets...

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EDN Magazine Selects InHand's New Fingertip Platform as a Hot 100 Product of 2001

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. At...

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Trimble and InHand to Create Location-Enabled Handheld Device Platforms

SUNNYVALE, Calif. and ROCKVILLE, Md., Sept. 24, 2001 - Trimble (NASDAQ:TRMB) and InHand Electronics announced today that InHand's next-generation Fingertip handheld device platforms will incorporate Trimble's unique M-Loc MPM Global Positioning System (GPS) module. By including Trimble's M-Loc MPM module in its reference design, InHand - a leading developer of ultra-portable, low-power handheld device platforms for original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) - has made it easy for manufacturers to create handheld devices with GPS location capabilities. Trimble's M-Loc MPM module combined with the Fingertip platform and InHand's BatterySmart system software will deliver handheld device platforms that are unprecedented in their level...

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InHand Releases BatterySmart 2

Boston, MA, September 4, 2001 InHand Electronics, Inc., a leader in creating ultra-portable handheld device platforms for OEMs, today announced at the Embedded Systems Conference the availability of BatterySmart 2, the next-generation of its power management software. The new BatterySmart 2 software suite leverages the original BatterySmart hardware/software, and adds a series of features that provide developers with unprecedented power consumption visibility and control for their handheld device designs. "InHand recognizes that as more companies are incorporating handhelds into their IT infrastructures, it is important that their Windows Powered devices offer maximum performance," said Keith White, senior director of the...

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InHand Announces BatterySmart for Handheld Platforms

Rockville, MD, June 4, 2001- InHand Electronics, Inc., a leader in creating ultra-portable handheld device platforms for OEMs, today announced the availability of BatterySmart for its Elf and Fingertip handheld platforms. BatterySmart is a suite of hardware and software technologies that reduce overall power usage and give the developer and end-user more control over power consumption and performance. Kevin Burden, IDC's Program Manager for Smart Handheld Devices said, "Power optimization technologies, such as InHand's BatterySmart, are key to fostering the levels of performance and battery duration required in vertical market handheld applications such as military, test & measurement, and point-of-sale."...

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InHand and Conversay Partner to Deliver Voice-Enabled Handheld Devices

InHand Electronics and Conversay Speech have teamed up to offer speech recognition software on InHand's devices. San Francisco, CA, April 10, 2001 -InHand Electronics, Inc., a leader in creating ultra-portable handheld device platforms for OEMs, and Conversay, a leader in speech technology for mobile and traditional Internet access devices, today announced at the Embedded Systems Conference, a strategic partnership to offer speech recognition on InHand's devices. Both company's customers have expressed an interest in the availability of this type of device. Significant applications for this technology exist in the military, instrumentation and telematics industries. Beginning in the third quarter of...

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InHand Electronics Introduces Fingertip Complete Strong Arm Platform

Las Vegas, NV (February 6, 2001) - InHand Electronics, a leading provider of handheld computing solutions to OEMs, today introduced the Fingertip handheld computing platform at the Windows Embedded Developers' Conference. Fingertip delivers ultra-portable device development starter kits and production-ready boards that fully support Windows CE 3.0, a highly componentized embedded operating system for 32-bit connected client devices that demand rich applications and Internet services. In addition, Fingertip incorporates the latest in high performance and low power consumption. "Fingertip's main attribute is its level of integration," said Andrew Girson, CEO of InHand. "Our customers desire to create smaller and smaller...

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DVP Becomes InHand Electronics Inc

Rockville, MD (JANUARY 15, 2001) - DVP, Inc. today officially announced its company name change to InHand Electronics, Inc. to best reflect the company's evolution into a leader in the development of sophisticated, industrial-strength handheld device technology. The company's mission remains to develop cutting-edge handheld technologies such as those found in the award-winning OmniMeter test & measurement handheld and Elf single-board computer. These products have become the platform for many revolutionary devices in manufacturing, biomedical, and military markets. InHand also announced that it has initiated its capital raising efforts and that it has successfully completed an "angel" round of financing....

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