Boundless Technologies, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Boundless
Corporation, today unveiled its latest offerings in the company's Capio II
line of low-cost, thin-client computing devices. The new Capio II models
and 425 Windows-based Terminals (WBTs) are the first in the product line
feature a built-in Microsoft Internet Explorer 4.0 web browser for local
Internet access. The model 425 makes its debut today at the Citrix Systems
Solutions Summit in Miami, Florida.
Building on the fast, cost-effective Capio II hardware platform, Boundless
has expanded its Microsoft Windows CE-based thin-client family to offer
ability to access web-based applications directly from the desktop instead
of via the server, eliminating unnecessary traffic on the network and
reducing server load, thereby boosting performance. With standard 16 MB of
flash memory and 32 MB of RAM, both the model 420 and 425 offer support of
multiple simultaneous sessions and permit local storage of favorite
Both models support the Citrix ICA protocol and Microsoft Remote Desktop
Protocol (RDP) and provide users with a choice of thin-client server
solutions such as Citrix WinFrame and MetaFrame, as well as Microsoft
Windows NT 4.0 Terminal Server Edition and Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced
Server. For those who require access to UNIX and other legacy
the model 425 also offers a broad range of popular text terminal
Recommended list price for Europe starts at $567 for the model 420 and
for the model 425.
"Today's launch of our Capio II 420 and 425 web browser models broadens
portfolio of thin clients to meet a wider range of customer needs," said
Michael Oliva, managing director at Boundless Technologies, Inc. "The
II's flexible design permits the user to designate the terminal as an
Internet appliance for direct desktop access to email and web-based
applications and for general web browsing, or, if need be as a Windows
terminal to simultaneously access a wide variety of server-based Windows
applications. While the flexibility of the model 420 and model 425 enables
users to custom tailor the thin clients to meet particular requirements,
their low acquisition costs will permit our customers to affordably adopt
expand a thin-client computing solution."
The Capio II models 420 and 425 feature on-board audio, dual USB ports,
optional single/double serial ports, support for 10/100 Ethernet, a high
1280 x 1024 selectable resolution, and printer and touch-screen support,
making them among the most feature-rich in their class. Both models are
expected to be available in February.
About Capio II and SAM
The Boundless Capio II WBT is a low cost, zero maintenance thin-client
device that empowers end users with access to applications that run on
central servers as well as direct access to the Internet. The Capio II
product family offers organisations a flexible thin-client choice that is
right for their needs. All Capio II products can be customised to suit
individual customer's requirements from bezel logos, documentation and
packaging to tailoring technical functionality for specific applications.
Boundless' Simple Administrator & Manager (SAM) software allows for
management and remote maintenance of client-side configurations thus
reducing administrative costs and allowing busy network administrators to
serve more users effectively. SAM's intuitive graphical interface
incorporating Explorer-like windows adds to SAM's ease of use. Both the
Capio II WBT and SAM offer end users the low TCO benefits inherent to
About Boundless Technologies, Inc.
Since 1969, Boundless Technologies, Inc. (www.boundless.com/bti) has
sharpen up the computing industry by focusing on fast, easy-to-use, and
cost-effective products that enable access to applications and data in
commercial environments. Boundless is one of the largest providers of text
terminals, Window-based Terminals, thin-client devices,
administration/management software and support services, and is a founding
member of the ASP Industry Consortium. Boundless products such as Capio
Viewpoint, ADDS, VT and Dorio give appliance-like access to Windows
applications, as well as older "legacy" applications, running on
mid-range, and Unix systems. Its key customers include Lucent
IBM, NCR, Compaq Computer, Hewlett-Packard and Nokia, as well as extensive
distribution and VAR partners. The company is based in Hauppauge, New
with European offices in the Netherlands and sales, support and
centers throughout the world.
Boundless Technologies is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Boundless
About Boundless Corporation
Boundless Corporation is a global technology company composed of three
subsidiaries: the aforementioned Boundless Technologies, Inc., Boundless
Manufacturing Services and Merinta.
Boundless Manufacturing Services (www.boundless.com/manufacturing) is an
emerging EMS company providing build-to-order (BTO) manufacturing as well
complete end-to-end solutions from design through product end-of-life to
customers. Headquartered in Hauppauge, New York Boundless offers in-house
engineering expertise and an extensive design library to significantly
decrease time-to-market for OEM customers. Core competencies include
state-of-the-art ISO 9002 manufacturing facilities in New York and
build-to-order, same day shipping and customer specific customisations.
Boundless also provides a full suite of post-manufacturing services
including depot warranty repair, call centre operations, and logistics.
Merinta, Inc. (www.merinta.com), which is headquartered in Austin, TX, is
premier provider of enabling software and technologies for Internet
Appliances. The iBrow* Solution of software and services is positioned to
offer end-users an easy, enjoyable and visually rich Internet browsing
experience while providing companies with a revolutionary way to market
grow online business. The iBrow Solution is hardware and O/S independent
is the most flexible IA platform on the market. The iBrow Solution also
features remote management software that allows for the end-user interface
and content to be upgraded as needed.
For more information, visit the Boundless Corporation web site at
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