DataWind has announced the release of the PocketSurfer Web viewer, a dedicated wireless Web viewer that is tailored to provide real estate information. The PocketSurfer Web viewer provides internet access to listing data including photos, maps, and directions. With the PocketSurfer, users can surf the Internet with full browser capabilities, and take advantage of a variety of communication (email and messaging), content (listing data, news, weather, sports, entertainment) and commerce applications (finance, sales force automation, field service, auctions, shopping).
PocketSurfer offers a full VGA-width, 640-pixel, color screen, a full QWERTY keyboard, and a lithium ion rechargeable battery. PocketSurfer Web viewer connects to handsets wirelessly via Bluetooth wireless technology. Adapters will be available for most phones that do have not Bluetooth wireless technology. Offered exclusively in the United States by CellStar Ltd., PocketSurfer measures 6 inches by 2.75 inches by .58 inches. The PocketSurfer retails for $199 plus an Internet service access fee of $9.99 per month for unlimited usage.