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FileMaker announces shipment of FileMaker Mobile 7

  • 22 June, 2004 09:05

<p>Easily transfer and synch up FileMaker Pro 7 data between handhelds and the desktop</p>
<p>SYDNEY, Australia – June 22, 2004 --FileMaker, Inc. today announced the immediate availability of FileMaker Mobile 7, a simplified companion version of FileMaker Pro 7 designed specifically for Palm OS and Pocket PC handheld devices so users can take their data on the road. The popular mobile solution has now been updated for compatibility with FileMaker Pro 7, the award-winning database software from FileMaker.</p>
<p>“FileMaker Mobile 7 maximises the power of portability to give organisations more productivity in the office or while on the move,” said Steve McManus, General Manager Asia Pacific, FileMaker Inc.</p>
<p>FileMaker Mobile 7
FileMaker Mobile 7 allows individuals and mobile workgroups to extend their FileMaker solutions from the desktop to handheld devices for applications as simple as lists to more complex solutions such as student testing, work orders, help-desk or patient records. FileMaker Mobile 7 also enables inventory tracking using selected Symbol Technologies bar code scanners. Users can transfer just the data they want to one or many handhelds from a single desktop. In addition to providing two-way synchronisation, FileMaker Mobile 7 allows flexible data entry and viewing features.</p>
<p>FileMaker Mobile 7 now adds the following new features:</p>
<p>• Synchronising multiple devices with the same desktop database.
• Synchronising with runtime applications created with FileMaker Developer 7.
• Creating scripts in FileMaker Pro 7 to run before and/or after synchronisation with FileMaker Mobile 7 for integration with solutions.
• Synchronising databases even though FileMaker Pro is not running on the desktop.
• Allows for wide screen viewing on Dana by AlphaSmart</p>
<p>Pricing &amp; Distribution
FileMaker Mobile 7 is affordably priced at AUD$119 (inc. GST Suggested List Price) and is sold through the FileMaker Web Store (https://secure.filemaker.com.au). Current users of FileMaker Mobile 2.x will receive an in box rebate offer worth AUD$40. Volume licensing and special education pricing is also available.</p>
<p>System Requirements
FileMaker Mobile 7 requires FileMaker Pro 7v2 or FileMaker Developer 7v2. FileMaker Mobile 7 runs on Palm OS 3.5 to 5.2, Windows Mobile 2002 and 2003, Microsoft Windows 2000 and Windows XP, and Apple’s Mac OS X 10.2.8 or later.</p>
<p>About FileMaker, Inc.
FileMaker Pro is used by millions of individuals and workgroups around the world to be more productive and efficient. Business, education and government customers rely on FileMaker to manage people, projects, images, assets and other information. In addition to being the number one-selling easy-to-use database software, the award-winning FileMaker product line also includes low-cost Applications that automate basic business tasks, ready-to-use Starter Solutions, and tools to create and share solutions from the desktop to the web. FileMaker, Inc. is a subsidiary of Apple Computer, Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL).</p>
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<p>Customer contact:
1800 028 316
http://www.filemaker.com.au</p>
<p>Media contact:
Jody Lennon
Kinetics Pty Ltd
02 9976 6611
jody@kinetics.com.au</p>
<p>©2004 FileMaker, Inc. All rights reserved. FileMaker is a trademark of FileMaker, Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. Prices and availability are subject to change without notice. The stated prices are suggested list prices and actual prices may vary.</p>

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