The World's First Wireless IP Handset
Net-2Com Corporation and Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. have jointly announced the development of the world’s first wireless IP mobile handset [image] capable of seamless switching between wireless LAN and public wireless networks. The prototype handset features built-in wireless LAN functions and enables free selection of public wireless networks through inserting various CompactFlash (CF) networking cards, allowing global use.
By adopting standard operating systems (OS) for PDAs, the handset supports a wide range of applications including business applications. The handset is a new kind of wireless IP phone featuring open architecture, which enables free selection of applications and networks, and compact portability adaptable to the variety of networking environments, tasks, services and usages of the ubiquitous networking era.