CHICAGO-Paging Network Inc. and software developer Ex Machina Inc. announced the rollout of a wireless, Internet-based news, entertainment and messaging network called AirMedia Live!
PageNet said it will carry AirMedia Live! network broadcasts and individual alerts over its nationwide FLEX-enabled frequency this summer. The service is designed to broadcast real-time alerts and notifications of breaking events and news information to personal computer users via wireless.
Ex Machina said its AirMedia Live! receiver kit has a suggested retail price of $200 and includes an external pyramid-shaped wireless receiver, a 16-bit ISA PC Card, remote control software, multimedia viewers that filter and organize incoming customized information with embedded links to the Internet and on-line services. The application incorporates Motorola Inc.’s FLEX chip set.