Sparta, NJ (November 18, 2004)...
- Bachmann Software (www.bachmannsoftware.com), a leader in wireless productivity software
for handhelds and smartphones,
today announced it has entered into an agreement with Brother International to resell its portable MPrint printer along with Bachmann’s PrintBoy wireless printing software.
Available for purchase immediately from Bachmann’s online store at http://www.bachmannsoftware.com, the special product bundle for the first time offers customers the opportunity to purchase a combination of Bachmann’s popular PrintBoy software with Brother’s innovative mobile MPrint printer. The MPrint/PrintBoy bundle lets mobile smartphone and handheld users wirelessly print documents, spreadsheets and other files, right from their Palm OS handheld to the MPrint using either a Bluetooth or infrared connection. A Windows Mobile (Pocket PC) version of Bachmann’s printer driver is expected to become available early in 2005.
For developers of custom handheld applications in healthcare, sales force automation, real estate and field force automation, Bachmann also offers the PrintBoy Software Development Kit, a set of tools enabling application developers to embed high-quality printing and reporting capability within their programs. PrintBoy SDK is compatible with the most popular development environments including Microsoft’s Visual Studio, AppForge’s MobileVB, IntelliSync’s Satellite Forms, and CodeWarrior from Metrowerks.
“Brother’s MPrint is an excellent choice for mobile professionals who need to produce high-quality hardcopy output on the go”. said Glenn Bachmann, president and founder of Bachmann Software. “Our goal is to provide our customers with a great mobile printing experience, and the combination of PrintBoy and the MPrint mobile printer is a product we are proud to offer”.
Pricing and Availability
The MPrint Mobile Printer, bundled with PrintBoy, is available for purchase immediately for $329 (infrared) or $429 (Bluetooth) at http://www.bachmannsoftware.com. PrintBoy software is sold separately for $39.99, also at the Bachmann online store.
About Bachmann Software
Bachmann Software is a leading provider of wireless software products for Palm OS, PocketPC/Windows Mobile and Symbian OS handhelds and smartphones. Based in Sparta, N.J., the company’s premier products include PrintBoy™, FilePoint™, and Bachmann Mobile Backup™, which extend key features such as printing, network compatibility, file access, and backup/restore, normally associated with desktop computers and laptops, to handheld devices. Bachmann also offers a range of hardware accessories that enable handhelds to connect to networks and printers, including the popular InfraReady™ and InfraReady Plus adapters, designed to convert virtually any printer’s parallel port to accept an infrared beam and the BTReady™ adapter, which converts a printer’s parallel port to accept Bluetooth.
For more information please visit http://www.bachmannsoftware.com
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