Spare your feet and find that exhibitor in a flash with the WAP guided tour of the Singapore Pavilion. While you're at it, SMS a canned drink for yourself. Need fast facts and figures on Singapore's infocomm industry? Get it downloaded straight to ...
Singapore, 11 June 2001 | For Immediate Release
Interactive Features Powered by Innovative Singapore Technologies
Spare your feet and find that exhibitor in a flash with the WAP guided tour of the Singapore Pavilion. While you're at it, SMS a canned drink for yourself. Need fast facts and figures on Singapore's infocomm industry? Get it downloaded straight to your personal digital assistant (PDA).
The IDA Booth (located at 5L1-01) at the Singapore Pavilion is abuzz with special services to woo the wirelessly equipped CommunicAsia visitor. To prepare yourself for a wireless experience, step up to the IDA Booth and get settings downloaded to your wireless device and you're ready for the show. Powered by innovative technologies from Singapore developers, four interactive services will be available.
The services are:
1. Singapore Pavilion WAP site (provided by The WebWap Company)
Browse the Singapore Pavilion WAP site with your WAP device to get information on the exhibitors and the show, while on the go. Visitors will need to pre-subscribe to a data service. Ericsson and Nokia mobile phone users can have the settings automatically sent to their phones.
2. Collateral Delivery (provided by PalmWindow)
This service allows visitors to the IDA booth to request, via SMS, collateral such as company profiles and product information of those exhibiting at the IDA booth. Visitors no longer need to deal with the hassle of collecting brochures as the information will be sent to them via email.
3. Mobile Coupons (provided by N2N Consulting)
Answer a simple question and receive a mobile coupon. This mobile coupon can be used to redeem a free drink via SMS. Subscribers from all mobile operators can participate in this promotion.
4. PDA download of "Singapore - the place to put a dot in Asia" (provided by WAPWorkz)
Download facts and figures of Singapore's infocomm industry to your PDA. This service currently supports only Palm OS devices. Step up to the Infra Red port (IR port) at the IDA booth and get synced.
Four local companies are behind this wireless experience. They are N2N Consulting Pte Ltd, PalmWindow Pte Ltd, Sunderland Technologies Pte Ltd, The WebWap Company (S) Pte Ltd, and WAPWorkz Technologies Pte Ltd. Please refer to appendix A for more information.
Located at Hall 5, the Singapore Pavilion at CommunicAsia 2001 covers an area of 1,700 square metres, which is the largest ever for a Singapore Pavilion at CommunicAsia 2001.
Visitors to the Singapore Pavilion can expect to view the best of Singapore's information communications industry. Over 60 companies from across Singapore's information communications value chain will represent the industry at the Singapore Pavilion during CommunicAsia this year.
Hosted by the Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore, CommunicAsia 2001 is Asia's leading Information Communications industry event. The show brings together some 2,200 exhibitors and some 50,000 visitors are expected to visit the show at Singapore Expo.
About Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore
The Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore (IDA) is a dynamic organisation with an integrated perspective to developing, promoting and regulating info-communications in Singapore. In the fast-changing and converging spheres of telecommunications, information and media technologies, IDA will be the catalyst for change and growth in Singapore's evolution into a vibrant global info-communications technology centre. For more information, please visit www.imda.gov.sg.
For media clarification, please contact:
APPENDIX A : FOUR LOCAL TECHNOLOGY ENABLERS FOR IDA BOOTH
1. About N2N Consulting
N2N Consulting is an end-to-end solutions provider that delivers and deploys strategic E-solutions and M-solutions. A leader in IT integration, N2N rides on the cutting edge technologies of Cisco, Microsoft and the wireless opportunities in the mobile arena. N2N is also the distributor of Clarinet Systems and Content Anywhere.
See Chun Yan
Tel: +65 6337 0322
Fax: +65 6336 9245
2. About PalmWindow Pte. Ltd.
PalmWindow is focused on enabling enterprise applications into the wireless space, especially in the arena of wireless messaging. The PalmWindow suite of software products consists of SMS messaging server and mobile commerce applications. With a reliable SMS messaging infrastructure established with all major wireless network operators worldwide, PalmWindow is dedicated to facilitate the sending of SMS messages with high quality of service.
Neo Teck Hoe
Tel: +65 6233-3510
Fax: +65 6836-4608
3. About Wapworkz Technologies Pte Ltd
WAPworkz is a leader in wireless technologies with the mission to propagate the development of mobile applications and solutions to support the emergence of the wireless internet. Our Center of Excellence for Research and Development focuses on building open, device independent platform applications and solutions for all mobile devices. Some of our other world class wireless products include the Orktopas search engine (www.orktopas.com), Advertising Engine, My|Ork Suite, OrkManager, WAPBean and IntelliOrk. Details on these products are available on www.wapworkz.com. WAPworkz is headquartered in Singapore with alliances in Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong, China, Denmark, Spain, Sweden, Australia, U.S.A and Malaysia. Some of our strategic partners include Siemens, Microsoft and Compaq.
Kuk Hun Yi
Tel: +65 6872-0155
Fax: +65 6872-1066
4. About The WebWap Company
The WebWap Company - one of the earliest wireless startup in the region - is a wireless asp (WASP) that has initiated wireless applications to a broad base of organizations.
For corporations, e-companies, and businesses that have yet to realize the potential of the unwired world, The WebWap Company manages the complexity of wireless solutions, allowing our clients to immediately deploy wireless services that increase revenue and create operational efficiency. The WebWap Company leverages best-of-breed partner technologies with our own gateways, middleware, and applications. We also develop solutions across a wide range of environments, including the revolutionary Linux, so that our clients can have performance, reliability and scalability for the right price.
To give you the maximum flexibility and the minimum of fuss, The WebWap Company can also host and maintain the applications that we build in our wireless ASP (WASP) service centers in Singapore and the region.
Tel: +65 6220-6233
Fax: +65 6224-5560