Tracer+ 1.5, Palm OS Bar Code Enabled Data Collection Software Released

-Featuring XML and HTML File Export Capabilities


Suffolk County, NY -- October 30, 2002 -- Portable Technology
Solutions, LLC, a leading provider of Palm OS® data collection
software, announced today the immediate availability of Tracer+
1.5, bar code enabled data collection software for Palm OS®. Tracer+
1.5 is available at the PTS website, (http://ptshome.com) or at the
Palm Store, (http://www.store.palm.com). Tracer+ 1.5 offers
significant new capabilities in data connectivity including the
ability to export XML and HTML data files.

Tracer+ 1.5 new features demonstrate Portable Technology Solutions'
commitment to offering affordable enterprise class data collection
solutions to Palm OS® users.

These features include:

… Numeric Pop-Up Screen: Now Tracer+ 1.5 users conducting an
inventory audit can select an item and quickly update the quantity.
… Improved Time and Date Stamping: Users can now set date and time
stamps on record open or on record submit, making it possible to
track elapsed time spent completing a record.
… Pop-Up Date and Time Screens: Scheduling future dates is simpler
than ever using the Palm® calendar.
… Five Selectable Data Export Types: Tracer+ 1.5 users can select
from Tab, Comma, Fixed Width, HTML or XML data export formats. Now
data can be connected directly to almost any application including
the internet or an intranet application.
… Improved Field Validation: 'Unique Within Record' and 'Unique
Within Database' settings eliminate the possibility of duplicate
entries.

Pricing and Availability
Tracer+ 1.5 is available immediately at the Palm Store for a retail
price of $49.99. Tracer+ is shareware meaning you can use Tracer+ on
a trial basis for no cost. The trial download is limited in that it
only allows 2 Sessions to be created and only 5 records will HotSync®
to the PC.

About Portable Technology Solutions, LLC
Portable Technology Solutions specializes in Palm OS® bar code
enabled data collection solutions. PTS software gives individual Palm
OS® users, small businesses, and large enterprises the ability to
create powerful bar code enabled data collection applications. PTS
customers range in size from small retail stores to Fortune 500
companies such as Cisco, Boeing, Lockheed Martin and Goodyear.
Current PTS titles include Tracer, Tracer+ and MedCheck. All PTS
software is available for free trial at the PTS Store,
(http://www.ptshome.com) or at the Palm Store
(http://www.store.palm.com).