FileMaker Mobile 2.1 Companion for Palm OS and Pocket PC Now Available

SANTA CLARA, CA — September 30, 2002 — FileMaker, Inc. today announced the immediate availability of FileMaker Mobile 2.1, new mobile companion database software for FileMaker Pro 5.5 v2 and the recently released FileMaker Pro 6, at and resellers worldwide. FileMaker Mobile 2.1 allows users to transfer and synchronize data between FileMaker Pro databases, which now support XML importing and exporting, on desktop computers and handheld Palm OS or Pocket PC 2002 devices.
FileMaker Mobile 2.1 also gives users of the Symbol iPaq sleeve SPS3000, Rugged Pocket PC PPT2800 or CSM 150 Springboard, the ability to scan bar code labels directly into FileMaker Mobile databases for fast, streamlined data entry.
Priced at $49 (suggested list price, U.S.) FileMaker Mobile 2.1 delivers a simple and elegant “load-and-go” approach to mobile information. Users quickly and easily select and load the FileMaker data they require, from their desktop computer to the Pocket PC or Palm OS handheld. Later, the data on the handheld may be synchronized with the desktop database via Pocket PC’s ActiveSync or Palm HotSync technologies.