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RECENT NEWS FLASH 2000-14 (May 2000)

(Updated on May 8,  2000)

PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND APPLICATIONS

Psion Dacom PLC Partners with WIDCOMM Inc. to Produce Bluetooth Connectivity Products    

Psion Dacom PLC, the mobile networking division of Psion PLC, has partnered with WIDCOMM Inc., a provider of short-range wireless communications and Bluetooth networking. Under the agreement, Psion Dacom's will use WIDCOMM's Bluetooth software protocol stacks and Bluetooth reference designs based on the latest 1.0 Bluetooth specification for wireless data transmission. Psion Dacom will license both WIDCOMM's design for a PC card and Bluetooth-enable laptop computers as well as for an adapter to Bluetooth-enable PCs via USB.

Psion Dacom will manufacture the products for integration by leading worldwide PC OEMs. The Bluetooth PC cards and Bluetooth USB adapters will likely be available in the third quarter of this year.

For more information, go to http://www.psiondacom.com/pr_psion_dacom_plc_partners_with_widcomm,_inc._to_produce_bluetooth_
connectivity_products.htm

Mobileinfo Advisory and Comment:

BlueTooth will make significant impact for short-distance networking (15-20 feet). Good to see early developments in this area.

Note: This news release may contain forward-looking statements. Readers should take appropriate caution in developing plans utilizing these products, services and technology architectures.

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