Steve Wozniak’s new Wheels of Zeus, Inc. (or simply wOz), is a start-up focused on developing an innovative wireless platform, announced the wOz Platform system, an innovative wireless platform that includes a system reference design, a wireless network, and an online service that will enable solutions to help people take better care of what’s important to them. The heart of the wOz Platform is the wOzNet network, a unique local wireless network that provides long range and long battery life at a low cost. The wOz Platform will enable a variety of solutions such as location, status and control, and communications applications. wOz is currently working with industry-leading partners to bring to market business and consumer solutions based on the wOz Platform. The company plans to publicly unveil the wOz Platform and wOzNet in the first half of 2004.
“My vision in starting this company was to create technologies that would be helpful to people’s everyday lives. We’re developing a breakthrough network technology that fills a substantial gap in the wireless market,” said Steve Wozniak, CEO of wOz. “We now have a team of savvy and experienced business leaders in place to bring our technology to market.”