Toshiba PCs to be remotely controlled by cell phones

Posted on Wednesday, January 19 2005 @ 18:52 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
Toshiba has developed software allowing users to operate a PC using a cell phone over a cellular network.

In late March the company will make this tool available in cooperation with one of Japan's cellular networks.
The software, called Ubiquitous Viewer, is installed on the mobile phone and on a client computer running Windows and re-creates the desktop of a PC or notebook PC on the mobile phone's screen. That allows the user, for example, to use the PC via the mobile phone to complete tasks such as reading e-mails and editing documents, said Mitsunobu Aoyama, director of Toshiba's software engineering center.
Read more at ComputerWorld

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