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In Motion Technology, Inc. Introduces 3G Hotspot For Passenger Productivity

July 31, 2003

In Motion Technology Inc. ("InMotion"), a passenger area networking solutions company, announced the launch of the onBoardTM Mobile Gateway, an in-vehicle 3G-based wireless HotSpot. The company says the onBoard Mobile Gateway is a next generation wireless services hardware platform combining the mobility of third generation (3G) cellular data networks with Wireless Fidelity (WiFi), resulting in connectivity to the Internet for vehicle passengers. Designed specifically for use in challenging vehicular environments, the patent-pending onBoard Mobile Gateway and associated service management software creates a sophisticated passenger area network, says the company. This wireless passenger area network allows in-transit professionals to use their own off-the-shelf, WiFi-equipped notebook computers and personal digital assistants (PDAs) to access standard Internet features such as web browsing, email and instant messaging as well as virtual private networks (VPNs) and corporate collaboration software in exactly the same manner they do at home and in the office. "By creating a proprietary, accelerated bridge between 3G and WiFi, our objective is to allow WiFi-centric consumers to seamlessly benefit from the newly deployed 3G cellular data network while traveling in vehicles," said Kirk Moir, president and CEO, for In Motion Technology. "We're excited to be introducing the onBoard Mobile Gateway and the onBoard HotSpot service to help improve the productivity of ground transportation passengers. Partnering with ground transportation providers is critical to this objective".In conjunction with the announcement of onBoard Mobile Gateway, In Motion Technology also announced the availability of the onBoard HotSpot managed service for transportation service providers. The onBoard Hotspot service bundles the onBoard Mobile Gateway, 3G cellular service and all installation, management and maintenance services required to equip vehicle fleets. Completely turnkey and proactively monitored, the onBoard Hotspot service allows corporate transportation companies to rapidly and efficiently introduce this new capability to their passengers as either a bundled or a la carte service."Electronic communication plays a critical role in the life of today's mobile professional. With onBoard HotSpot service from In Motion Technology, our passengers will have the ability to work as effectively from our InMotion equipped vehicles as they do from their desks, increasing their productivity and overall satisfaction," said Jon Goldberg, vice president, Standards and Licensing, Carey International.About In Motion Technology In Motion Technology Inc. is a passenger communications solutions company. onBoardTM Mobile Gateway, In Motion's patent pending vehicle communications platform enables mobile passengers to connect to the Internet while in-transit. In Motion's onBoard(tm) Hotspot managed service combines the mobility of 3G network infrastructure with the ease and ubiquity of WiFi access to create a new passenger experience. For more information, please visit or call us at 1-866-468-2968. About Carey International Carey International is a chauffeured vehicle service company. The company provides chauffeured sedan, limousine, van, and minibus service through a worldwide network of owned and operated companies, licensees, and affiliates services in 480 cities in 75 countries. For more information or reservations, please visit or call 1-800-336-0646.
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