Motorola’s V100 Personal Communicator to Revolutionize e-Learning
Motorola (NYSE:MOT) today announced that Mobile Wireless Technologies (a wholly owned subsidiary of Virtual Academics.com) (OTCBB:VADC), a leading online distance learning and corporate training provider, has developed a software application that can allow students access to classroom and corporate training information wirelessly.
The applications will deliver student and teacher information, curricula and testing to schools and universities, as well as provide client companies with mobile training of domestic and global work forces via Motorola’s V.Series personal communicator model V100. The corporate e-learning market is expected to reach over 16.8 billion in 2004 as reported by research firm IDC.
Motorola’s V.Series V100 is the all-in-one communications device that provides consumers with a full range of communications choices to fit their individual needs, including traditional phone calling, sending and receiving of short text messages and receiving information from the Internet. The V.Series V100’s full QWERTY keyboard and oversize display will enhance the wireless learning experience for students and employees participating in a Virtual Academics e-learning program.
“Wireless devices like the V.Series V100 will take Virtual Academics to the next level of distance learning and corporate training,” said Steven M. Bettinger, President and CEO of Virtual Academics. “As an Internet pioneer with over ten years’ experience in incorporating education with technology, the company is excited to now deliver the highest quality educational and distance learning programs that our customers have come to expect — wirelessly.”
Participating colleges and universities will now be able to communicate in a completely wireless environment using Motorola’s V100 personal communicator giving students, teachers and administrators the freedom to customize their schedules to meet their individual needs. With the Virtual Academics “Campus Concierge” program, college and corporate campuses become mobile, complete with wireless e-mail and broadcasting messaging, browsable campus communities and services and cutting-edge customized wireless programs.
Additionally, Virtual Academics will offer a wide variety of wireless applications for Virtual Academics’ client companies, allowing these companies to extend and expand their existing enterprise, wirelessly. These applications include the VADC Mobile Office; Corporate Concierge; Mobile Corporate Trainer; secured application server solutions, wireless e-mail and custom developed applications. These scalable applications provide the building blocks to revolutionize corporate training and corporate universities.