Handango, a leading provider of mobile downloads, announced the availability of
Handango InHand for Windows Mobile-based Pocket PCs devices I've reported about
last February when Handango show-cased it at 3GSM
Congress in Cannes. Handango InHand is an intelligent, device-resident download
client for smartphones and wireless handhelds.
Handango InHand enables operators to streamline content delivery across all smart phones; present a
compelling, branded interface; improve customer awareness of downloads; increase
content revenues and data traffic and deliver a superior download experience.
Handango InHand for Pocket PC joins the Handango InHand family of download
clients for smart phones and wireless handhelds utilizing Symbian UIQ, Palm OS
or Windows Mobile software. Operators and device manufacturers using Handango
InHand include Sprint, Sierra Wireless and Sony Ericsson.
"Handango InHand for Windows Mobile-based Pocket PCs gives customers and operators alike tremendous
benefits," said Randy Eisenman, president and chief executive officer of
Handango. "For customers, finding and getting applications is easier than ever,
and for operators, the process of educating customers about additional downloads
Handango InHand for Pocket PC enables mobile operators to
leverage the rich application features of Windows Mobile-based devices, such as
it's hi resolution screens, fast processors, wireless capabilities and much more.
"Microsoft is excited Handango has made its InHand application available
for Windows Mobile-based Pocket PC," said Daniel Bouie, manager of the
Mobile2Market Program at Microsoft Corp. "Using InHand, mobile operators can
access the ever-expanding list of unique applications designed for the Windows
Mobile platform and Windows Mobile Logo Certification program, as well as
streamline content delivery and improve customer awareness of mobile downloads."
Handango InHand for Pocket PC supports a wide variety of mobile applications and
content including games, productivity applications, ringtones and more.
Customers can easily find, try, buy and download mobile content quickly and
securely with Handango InHand thanks to rock-solid security and download
- Brandability. Operators and device manufacturers can fully brand the
entire client â€“ including all naming, graphics, download options and the
content catalog itself â€“ to deliver a consistent brand presence to their
- XML Data. InHand is built on an XML data architecture, which ensures
very efficient data transmission as well as the ability for operators to
manage the data feeds in-house.
- Offline Access. Subscribers who are out of service range or who do not
have a data plan can preview downloads within Handango InHand, providing a
compelling incentive for establishing data service.
- On-Demand Content. Customers can update Handango InHand at their
convenience, refreshing the catalog with the newest titles.
- Seamless DRM (Digital Rights Management). Handango InHand automatically
generates device-specific unlock codes without any hassle for the customer
while delivering rock-solid security to developers and song artists.
- One-Click Interface. The user interface for Handango InHand is designed
to enable customers to find whatever content they're seeking in one-click,
ensuring fast access and high uptake.
- Online Vault. Downloads are stored in an online account. Customers can
access the account at any time to restore lost downloads to their phones.
Handango InHand for Windows Mobile-based Pocket PCs is available at no
charge at www.handango.com/inhand. Developers interested in placing their
applications in the InHand catalog can contact their Handango representative
or email@example.com for requirements.
Cheers ~ Arne
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