Comments on: Sierra Wireless Modems Coming for Clié

Sierra Wireless and GoAmerica have teamed up to deliver wireless Internet access for the Clié, with Sierra Wireless making the modems and GoAmerica being the wireless ISP.

Sierra Wireless will create the AirBoard for Clié, an attachment for Sony's handheld that will allow it to use some of Sierra Wireless's PC Card AirCard modems. Clié users will be able to use either the CDPD or Ricochet version of the modem. These can also be used in laptops, allowing users to access the Internet from two devices with only one modem. These should be available in the second quarter of this year.

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I.M. Anonymous @ 1/8/2001 3:31:11 PM #
Right now I'm envisioning some sort of cable attaching to the bottom of the unit and connecting to a PC card? That seems like a very clunky implementation to me, I would much rather have something that could fit into the memory stick slot...

RE: Clunky...
I.M. Anonymous @ 1/8/2001 3:48:15 PM #
I saw the device at CES over the weekend. It's actually an attachment similiar to the Novatel sled, about the same size as the Novatel V but more square in shape.


David @ 1/8/2001 8:59:45 PM #
I just got a CLIE & love it. This is great news. I wonder what the service pricing model will be.


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