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SingleClick Links To Open Source Wireless Database

The wireless technology company's adoption of WURFL means content gets served to more than 7,000 mobile devices in a format they can handle.

SingleClick Systems is trying to boost the amount of mobile content available by integrating its software with support for the open source Wireless Universal Resource File (WURFL).

SingleClick said Tuesday that WURFL support in its HomeNet Manager 4.0 means an improved level of device detection and better remote access intelligence. In addition, Remote Access technology embedded in HomeNet Manager can give consumers and small businesses the ability to remotely control and connect to all the devices in their designated network either from a desktop Web browser or mobile device. Users can stream personal content to mobile devices attached to the network by connecting through a dynamic VPN with an integrated media server, the company said.

For its part, WURFL contains information about all known wireless devices, like what file formats (image, sound, video) a device understands. HomeNet Manager then does an instant translation and serves files in a workable format to more than 7,000 mobile devices, including PDAs, cell phones, game consoles, and MP3 players.

"Because the [WURFL] database is constantly updated and refreshed to include all new devices put out by all mobile device manufacturers, HomeNet Manager 4.0 will remain up to date at all times, with each new device instantly being compatible with the software solution," SingleClick said in a statement.

New mobile devices are created daily, making it nearly impossible to ensure compatibility for all customers' mobile devices, SingleClick CEO Scot Zarkiewicz said. "Our integration of WURFL aims to change the way consumers and small businesses look at mobile device integration," he said. "With support for WURFL, our remote access customers can rest assured that they will be able to employ their network for maximum results and usability."

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