Handmark Launches MobileCierge Wireless Concierge Service on Pocket Express
Posted on 5-Dec-2006 08:27
Filed under: News
Handmark is introducing a mobile personal assistant service called MobileCierge, integrated with its Pocket Express product. Together, Pocket Express and MobileCierge offer a worldwide wireless concierge service with global emergency assistance to consumers and mobile professionals.
MobileCierge provides Pocket Express users with immediate access to personal, travel, medical, and emergency assistance 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, anywhere in the world. MobileCierge is staffed with experts "who can provide live assistance with a restaurant referral, roadside assistance, flight booking, or even replacing a contact lens".
According to Douglas Edwards, Handmark co-founder and chief marketing officer, the MobileCierge service is a natural extension of the Pocket Express experience.
The latest version of Pocket Express includes free access to a new sports scoreboard, as well as worldwide news and photos from the AP, sports coverage, and complete weather forecasts for locations around the world. Pocket Express also offers an Executive Edition, including white and yellow page directory search, Oxford reference, movie show times, stock market portfolio tracking, detailed street level maps and driving directions for a US$6.99 per month subscription.
MobileCierge is immediately available on smartphones and select consumer handheld devices through Pocket Express for US$5.99 per month.