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Network World: Psion [netBook] blazing a trail from handhelds to enterprise apps

Aug 13, 1999, 21:46 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Psion Enterprise Computing, a unit of Britain's Psion PLC, this fall plans to release the netBook handheld PC, running the Epoc operating system. ...will look a lot like computers running Microsoft's Windows CE... color backlit screen... 84-character keyboard... will weigh just under three pounds."

"...the netBook will have software to run Java applications as well as some new code from IBM to connect directly with enterprise applications via IBM's MQSeries messaging software. ...widely used to let applications... exchange information over corporate nets."

"The netBook will be the first device to run a microversion of MQSeries, called MQSeries Everywhere."

"Psion developed the 32-bit Epoc software and a line of successful handhelds years ago, marketing mainly in Europe. A few years ago, Psion spun Epoc off as a separate company, Symbian..."

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