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WorldMate becomes the first to introduce free automated travel management and 'push' services to the popular smartphone platform
Los Angeles, CA (June 19, 2008) - WorldMate, Inc., the leading provider of mobile travel services for frequent flyers, today announced the commercial launch of WorldMate Live for Windows Mobile. WorldMate Live for Windows Mobile allows travelers to easily create and manage their entire itinerary, as well as access critical real-time information related to their travel schedule.
The Windows Mobile version supports all of WorldMate Live's most popular features, including flight status and alerts, flight schedules, weather forecasts, and more. The service is compatible with both Windows Mobile Standard and Professional Edition phones, such as the BlackJackTM II by Samsung, the HTC S620 and TYTN II and Motorola's MOTO Q class phones. In addition, WorldMate Live currently supports Windows Mobile versions 5 through 6.1 on QVGA resolution touch and non-touch screens.
"This product launch is an important milestone for our company," said Nadav Gur, CEO of WorldMate. "Windows Mobile is a key platform in the US and abroad, providing reach to many more millions of business travelers around the globe."
"WorldMate Live is a great solution for business travelers who are frequently on the road," said Scott Rockfeld, group product manager at Microsoft Corp. "Applications like WorldMate Live show how people can use their Windows Mobile phones to complete tasks that were previously only possible on PCs, such as coordinating travel details."
WorldMate Live is free, with a set of premium features available for a nominal monthly or annual subscription fee. For a free download and for more information, please visit www.worldmate.com.
Based in Los Angeles, CA, privately held WorldMate has been developing award-winning mobile travel software since 2000. Removing stress and paperwork from the travel experience, WorldMate® turns a mobile device into a personal travel companion, providing frequent fliers all the travel services they need at home, work or on the go. Dubbed a traveler's "guardian angel", the newest addition to the WorldMate product family, WorldMate Live, tracks every trip and sends real-time "push" alerts about itinerary updates and changes, including flight delays and cancellations. WorldMate products also feature travel resources, such as flight schedules, weather forecasts, travel directories, maps, world clocks, a currency converter and much more. For more information, visit www.worldmate.com. WorldMate® is a registered trademark of MobiMate Ltd. All other trade names and trademarks are the property of their respective holders.