January 16, 2002

 

 

MEDIA ALERT – CARDONWARE ANNOUNCES ULTRAMOTE™ UNIVERSAL REMOTE SOFTWARE IS NOW AVAILABLE FOR ipaq 38xx POCKET PC

 

 

CardonWare, a Phoenix-based developer of software and technology for Pocket PCs, today announced that its UltraMote™ universal remote software program is now available for the iPAQ 38xx series Pocket PCs, the newest version of the iPAQ series of handheld PCs.  UltraMote uniquely lets users create their own graphics for the application.

 

The iPAQ series is the best-selling Pocket PC, with more than a million units sold to date. UltraMote also supports the iPAQ 3600 and 3700 series.

 

UltraMote combines the functions of audio and video device remote controls into a single program that operates via the iPAQ’s built-in infrared port.  UltraMote takes advantage of the more than 65,000 colors enabled by the 38xx series devices, allowing users to create custom “skins” or graphics for their devices and activities.  Or they can choose from a selection of graphics provided with UltraMote.

 

The software supports most brands of televisions, VCRs, DVDs, stereo receivers and home automation systems.  UltraMote supports up to 10 device screens for each of up to 10 different users and/or locations.

 

UltraMote remote control software is available at the UltraMote website, www.ultramote.com.  Pricing is $20 U.S., and there is a free 14-day trial period available, for users to ensure compatibility with their audio/visual equipment. The website also provides additional information, technical support and suggestions for set-up and usage.

 

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