IXI launches dedicated mobile messaging device in Europe
Posted on 14-Feb-2005 22:02.
Filed under: News
IXI Mobile, Inc. is making the CT-12 available in Europe. This is a clamshell mobile messaging device, with a 240x160 pixels colour screen and built-in QWERTY keyboard with an 8-way navigation joystick pad. It is designed expressly for Instant Messaging (IM), email and SMS.
User can see the messages in a Consolidated Inbox that shows all e-mail and text messages in a single location or sorted by individual account.
The company says the CT-12 is a mass-market mobile messaging product based on the Ogo device, launched in the US in September 2004 by AT&T Wireless (now Cingular Wireless), in conjunction with IXI Mobile. Ogo, the first in IXI's CT Series of mobile messaging devices, provides simultaneous, unlimited IM and email from three portals (AOL, MSN, and Yahoo!) plus text messaging.
The CT-12 is built on IXI-Connect OS, IXI's complete operating system solution optimized for feature phones and data-centric mobile devices. IXI-Connect OS also features PMG (Personal Mobile Gateway) technology, which allows a mobile phone or data-centric device to wirelessly Internet-enable a variety of application-specific PMG companion devices such as watches, cameras and MP3 players (read our PMG review).
The company can be tailor the device to carriers' requirements. The CT-12's software, such as the user interface, as well as the hardware, can be customized to meet operators' branding and customer experience needs. The CT-12 is available to European operators from Q2 2005.