Nov. 18, 2003 - A new version of UltraMote® universal remote software for Pocket PC PDAs is now available and includes a number of ease -of -use features. The new software also supports four more Pocket PC models, bringing the number of models supported to 18. Many of these supported models include a CF card slot that can be used for the patent -pending UltraMote Extender®, which extends the range of the infrared transmission.

UltraMote 2.0 features include:

Easier and faster setup: UltraMote now offers "autolearn" without adjustments. Users can set up their remote without a PC, right from the sofa.

Unlimited device/activity screens: users can have one for each TV, CD, DVD, amplifier or other device and still have other activity screens to aggregate all buttons for an activity such as "watch a DVD" into a dedicated activity screen.

Each device/activity screen now replicate the navigator button found on many DVD players, cable boxes and other devices.

Better navigation through device/activity screens: users can quickly move to the desired device/activity using the tab screens or their thumb to activate dedicated hardware buttons.

Users with registered copies of UltraMote software on their Pocket PCs can get a free upgrade to the new version for the same PDA.

UltraMote 2.0 supports four new Pocket PC models: the newest Dell Axim X3 models, the Toshiba e75x and e35x models, and Dell's Axim X5 Pocket PCs with Pocket PC 2003 OS upgrade. The UltraMote solution supports 18 different Pocket PCs, including the Dell Axim X5s; the Compaq/HP iPAQ 3100, 3600, 3700 and 3800 series; the AudioVox Maestro; the Toshiba e310, e33x, e35x, e550, e570, e740 and e75x Pocket PCs; the Fujitsu PocketLOOX; and the Jornada 56x series device.

A new version of the popular UltraMote remote comparison chart is available on the website to help purchasers of new and used Pocket PCs to choose the model with the optimum balance of weight, size and remote control range to support their needs.

The combination package of UltraMote software and the UltraMote Extender card is priced at $35 U.S. plus shipping. Software only is priced at $15 U.S. UltraMote universal remote solution is available at www.ultramote.com. There is a free, 14 -day trial of the software available.

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