UNIVERSAL REMOTE SOFTWARE FOR POCKET PCS GETS FASTER SET-UP, ENHANCED NAVIGATION
UPGRADE AVAILABLE; FOUR NEW POCKET PC MODELS SUPPORTED
18, 2003 –
A new version of UltraMote® universal remote software for Pocket PC PDAs is now
available and includes a number of ease-of-use features. The new software also supports four more
Pocket PC models, bringing the number of models supported to 18. Many of these supported models include a CF
card slot that can be used for the patent-pending UltraMote Extender®, which
extends the range of the infrared transmission.
UltraMote 2.0 features include:
- Easier and faster setup: UltraMote now offers “autolearn”
without adjustments. Users can set up their remote without a PC, right
from the sofa.
- Unlimited device/activity screens: users can
have one for each TV, CD, DVD, amplifier or other device and still have other
activity screens to aggregate all buttons for an activity such as
"watch a DVD" into a dedicated activity screen.
- Each device/activity screen now replicate the
navigator button found on many DVD players, cable boxes and other devices.
- Better navigation through device/activity
screens: users can quickly move to the desired device/activity using the tab
screens or their thumb to activate dedicated hardware buttons.
Users with registered copies of
UltraMote software on their Pocket PCs can get a free upgrade to the new
version for the same PDA.
2.0 supports four new Pocket PC models: the newest Dell Axim X3 models, the Toshiba
e75x and e35x models, and Dell’s Axim X5 Pocket PCs with Pocket PC 2003 OS
upgrade. The UltraMote solution supports 18 different Pocket PCs, including the
Dell Axim X5s; the Compaq/HP iPAQ 3100, 3600, 3700 and 3800 series; the
AudioVox Maestro; the Toshiba e310, e33x, e35x, e550, e570, e740 and e75x
Pocket PCs; the Fujitsu PocketLOOX; and the Jornada 56x series device.
version of the popular UltraMote remote comparison chart is available on the
website to help purchasers of new and used Pocket PCs to choose the model with
the optimum balance of weight, size and remote control range to support their
combination package of UltraMote software and the UltraMote Extender card is
priced at $35 U.S. plus shipping. Software only is
priced at $15 U.S. UltraMote universal remote
solution is available at www.ultramote.com.
There is a free, 14-day trial of the software available.
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