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…Symbol will demonstrate the next generation in wireless technologies
through their partner applications…


Symbol Technologies, a global leader of mobile data transaction systems
and wireless networking, is exhibiting at this year's GSM 2001 World
Congress, 20-23 February, Cannes. Symbol's focus at the show this year
will be its showcase of wireless LAN (local area network) and WAN (wide
area network) GSM (Global System for Mobile Communications) networks. The
show, known as the 'World's Mobile Meeting Place', will provide one of the
best insights into the future of wireless, second and third Generation GSM
Systems.

Symbol was the first in the industry to offer Palm and Pocket PC wireless
WAN-enabled mobile computing and offers the option of two networks: GSM
and CDPD. Symbol will demonstrate its latest ruggedised handhelds running
on GSM. Symbol's SPT1700 Palm O/S and PPT2700 Pocket PC families enable
mobile workers to obtain anywhere-anytime connectivity to a company's
enterprise system at the point of activity. The unique form factors and
features of these GSM-enabled devices include a ruggedised casing for
harsh environments, Internet access and bar-code scanning, packaged in an
easy-to-carry, pocket-size ergonomic body.

At the show, key spokespeople from Symbol will discuss its latest
developments in 2.5G and 3G in France and EMEA and the issues in the
marketplace. These include GPRS roaming, testing and security and Symbol's
launch of these products later in the year, as well as implementing IP in
networks and vertical market challenges.

Four key business partners applications will be demonstrated by Symbol:
Sybase iAnywhere, Wavelink, Broadbeam and Centura Software. They are using
their joint expertise to concentrate on the development of next generation
technologies:

· Sybase iAnywhere enables anywhere- anytime access to enterprise
information and applications. It will show how its mobile database and
synchronisation software, together with Symbol's handheld devices, provide
proven capabilities to connect to enterprise inventory systems, upload and
download information, and subsequently work offline as required.

· Wavelink, a wireless platform technology developer, will demonstrate its
software chosen by Symbol for its GSM European mobile internet launch. The
platform enables Symbol's handhelds to run, not only over GSM, but also
WLAN 802.11b, CDPD, GPRS, CDMA and Mobitex.

· Broadbeam provides an award-winning development platform to independent
software vendors, system integrators, and corporate IT groups which
provides advanced wireless features and supports the broadest range of
wireless networks and mobile devices. Broadbeam has worked with Symbol
Technologies to provide middleware support for the Symbol's integrated GSM
devices.

· The fourth business partner is Centura Software Corporation, a global
provider of solutions to mobilise the enterprise. Centura's software
solutions are securely extending enterprise business applications to
Symbol's ruggedised handheld devices, not only enabling real-time access
for the mobile worker, but also enabling secure transmission and storage
crucial for sensitive business information.

These partner applications will also demonstrate how the products are used
in real-life situations. Centura Software, Sybase iAnywhere Solutions and
Symbol will show a field service application that reduces costs, increases
productivity and enhances customer service. Symbol, with its partner
application from Wavelink, will demonstrate a healthcare application on
the stand showing how their solution is saving critical minutes in crucial
situations and preventing fatal errors.

Broadbeam has worked with Symbol Technologies to provide middleware
support for the Symbol PPT 2700 running Microsoft PocketPC and the Symbol
SPT 1734 running PalmOS. Symbol will be exhibiting both of these units
running a simple messaging application back to a Broadbeam communication
server over the GSM network, live at the show.

About Symbol

Symbol Technologies, winner of the USA National Medal of Technology, is a
global leader in mobile data transaction systems, providing innovative
customer solutions based on wireless local area networking for data and
voice, application-specific mobile computing and bar code data capture.
Symbol's wireless information appliances connect the physical world of
people on the move, packages, paper and shipping pallets, to information
systems and the Internet. Today, some 10 million Symbol bar code
scanners, mobile computers and wireless LANs are utilised world-wide in
markets ranging from retailing to transportation and distribution
logistics, manufacturing, parcel and postal delivery, government,
healthcare and education. Symbol's systems and products are used to
increase productivity from the factory floor to the retail store, to the
enterprise and out to the home. Information about Symbol is available at
http://www.symbol.com


About iAnywhere Solutions

iAnywhere Solutions, a subsidiary of Sybase, Inc., is the market leading
provider of mobile and wireless solutions that enable anywhere, anytime
access to enterprise
information and applications.With more than six million deployed seats of
its technology at work in 10,000 customer sites worldwide, combined with
hosting and professional services, iAnywhere Solutions provides a one-stop
source for successfully developing and deploying m-Business solutions.
Visit http://www.ianywhere.com


for more information.

About Centura Software

Centura Software develops and markets Mobile Application Platforms. The
company's software delivers the business vision of empowering staff,
partners and customers anywhere in the world with fast, secure and easy
access to real-time enterprise data and applications via any wireless or
mobile device. Centura provides the data and communications interface to
connect established business systems to any mobile, portable or other
remote device. This extends the value of present business applications and
allows the wider deployment of enterprise information to points where it
can be exploited for maximum business advantage.

Centura Software Corp.

Headquartered in Redwood Shores, Calif., Centura is a leading global
provider of solutions that mobilise the enterprise. The company's suite of
integrated mobile enterprise products enable secure, real-time business
across an array of devices.

Developers and IT decision makers worldwide have relied on Centura's rich
and innovative technology offerings and its world-class professional
services since 1984. The company integrates its solutions in various
business systems world-wide including the healthcare, manufacturing,
telecommunications and financial industries for customers such as ADP,
Merck, Xerox, Hewlett-Packard, Deutsche Bank and Southern Company. Centura
has 19 offices world-wide, including locations in North America, Latin
America, Asia/Pacific, Europe, the Middle East and Africa. For more
information about Centura, visit http://www.centurasoft.com


About Wavelink
Wavelink Corporation is a leading provider of wireless communications
software and the developer of a wireless platform that enables enterprises
to develop, manage and deploy wireless applications. Since 1992,
Wavelink's innovative software has powered a growing number of Fortune
1,000 companies and is rapidly becoming a standard in wireless network
development, deployment and management, with more than 30,000
installations in over 50 countries. Wavelink supports the world's most
popular programming languages and device operating systems, and has now
extended its expertise from wireless local area networks (WLAN) to the
wireless wide area networks (WWAN) space. For more information, please
visit the company's Web site at htp://www.wavelink.com


or call
+001.425.823.0111.

About Broadbeam Corporation http://www.Broadbeam.com


Broadbeam Corporation is a global wireless infrastructure provider that
offers comprehensive wireless managed services, the industry-leading
wireless platform and professional services that enable companies to
develop, deploy and manage mobile data solutions. Broadbeam has
established a worldwide customer base in over 500 companies. Headquartered
in Princeton, NJ, the company has offices in Richardson, TX; Chicago;
Boston; Tampa, FL; and Southern California as well as in the United
Kingdom. In addition, it distributes its products worldwide through
partners in Scandanavia and throughout Europe. Broadbeam Corporation can
be contacted at + 1-609-734-0300 or by fax at +1-609-734-0346. Broadbeam
Wireless Ltd. Is located at Royal Albert House, Sheet Street, Windsor,
Berkshire SL4 1BE. The telephone number is +44 (0)1753 -705129.

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