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The leading travel application to ship with Pharos' first GPS Smartphone
Lod, Israel February 8th 2007 - MobiMate Ltd. announced today that its WorldMate Professional Edition will ship with the Pharos GPS Phone 600, a sleek new smartphone that combines advanced navigation, entertainment and office productivity tools in a single, portable device. WorldMate Professional Edition brings a host of best-of-breed travel services including itinerary management, flight schedules for over 90% of the world's commercial flights, real-time flight status for over 80 airlines, global weather forecasts with advanced satellite imagery, a currency exchange rate service, world clocks, and many other useful features for frequent fliers and business travelers. It is enjoyed by over 1 million users and is a perennial best seller on virtually every smartphone platform.
"WorldMate has become the de facto standard for mobile travel services," says Nadav Gur, MobiMate's CEO. "We are proud of our partnerships with leading companies such as Pharos, and we will continue to work hard on improving the overall travel experience."
"Mobile professionals need all the help they can get for seamless, efficient travel," said Dr. James Oyang, President of Pharos Science & Applications. "WorldMate on the Pharos GPS 600 phone equips customers for smart travel by providing access to real-time flight status, world clocks, weather, currency conversion and other tools as a part of comprehensive navigation experience on a powerful Smartphone."
Full information about WorldMate Professional Edition, as well as trial versions, can be obtained here: http://www.worldmate.com/ppc_business.shtml
WorldMate® is the world's leading mobile travel and itinerary management service, providing subscribers with a host of services for travel planning, travel execution and travel reporting. Mobile services range from weather and currency information to flight schedules and real-time flight status. Utilities include travel expense reporting, itinerary planning and exchange, currency conversion, calculators, world clocks and much more. The WorldMate product line is available on nine (9) platforms including Java, BlackBerry®, Palm OS®, Microsoft Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Palm and Smartphone, Symbian UIQ, Series 60, Series 80 and 90 Communicators and Desktop PC. It is the only mobile application worldwide to have been a top-10 best seller on more than 5 platforms to date.
WorldMate® is the seven-time recipient of the Handango Champion award in the several categories, and has received countless wireless developer accolades and endorsements from Nokia, Palm, Sony Ericsson and Symbian, as well as awards from industry specific eZines such as PC Magazine, ZDNet, PocketPC Magazine, Geek.com and others.
For more information about WorldMate®, please visit http://www.worldmate.com.
About MobiMate Ltd.
MobiMate is the clear leader in the mobile travel-related services category with WorldMate - the leading mobile travel service. MobiMate's unique approach to the Mobile Internet sees the product as a combination of clever, attractive and user-friendly software, valuable content and services from recognized sources, and an on-line service delivering this content to the end-user's device. This approach has brought WorldMate to the esteemed position it now occupies - a best seller over multiple mobile device platforms. MobiMate's leadership in this space has been recognized by leading handset and PDA vendors who bundle MobiMate products with their devices, including Nokia, Sony-Ericsson, HP and others.
MobiMate and WorldMate are registered trademarks of MobiMate, Ltd. All other trade names and trademarks are the property of their respective holders.