Continuing the onslaught of 'Internet appliances', S3 subsidiary frontpath
announced its first product, called ProGear. Unlike most current appliances, this mobile unit is business-focused and aimed at selected vertical markets.
a six cell, six-hour battery and also offers a cradle with integrated charging station. Both batteries are lithium ion with smart battery technology. Initially available to frontpath partners in the US, the company anticipates that the most popular configuration will be in the $1,500 range with the flexibility to upgrade or downgrade features such as batteries, memory, cradle, access points, keyboard and mouse. Beta units are scheduled to be generally available in Q4, 2000 with quantity shipments schedule