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PhatWare Announces CalliGrapher 8.2 for Palm Treo 700w Smartphone

Upgrades to Award-Winning Handwriting Recognition Software for
Windows Mobile- based Devices Support Square Screen Devices

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA - February 1, 2006 - PhatWare Corporation, a leading provider of software products and professional services for mobile and desktop computers, announces CalliGrapher 8.2. The award-winning handwriting recognition software for Windows Mobile-based devices is now optimized for use on square screen devices, such as the Windows Mobile-based Palm(r) Treo(tm) 700w Smartphone.

CalliGrapher, one of the most popular Pocket PC handwriting recognition applications on the market, analyzes pen strokes written in any application window or in the designated Write Pad area, then converts those pen strokes into text and sends the recognized text to the target application. Employing advanced fuzzy logic and neural net techniques, CalliGrapher recognizes arbitrary alphanumeric strings as well as words contained in its integrated dictionary.

Additional improvements to the software include an improved algorithm for CalliGrapher Statistical Analyzer, which allows CalliGrapher to learn the user's writing habits and automatically fix common recognition errors based on the user's writing patterns. Version 8.2 also has internal improvements to provide users with the best performing handwriting recognition program.

"We are pleased that CalliGrapher will now support handwriting recognition on the new Windows Treo device," said Stan Miasnikov, president of PhatWare. "Now consumers using devices with a hard keyboard have a more natural way to enter information."

CalliGrapher 8.2 supports devices running on Windows Mobile 2003 or later. The software can be purchased from the PhatWare Web site for $39.95. CalliGrapher 8.2 is a free upgrade for users of 8.0 or later. Owners of previous versions can upgrade to CalliGrapher 8.2 for $24.95. For more information about CalliGrapher or other PhatWare products, visit

About PhatWare

Founded in October 1997, PhatWare Corporation is a leading provider of easy to use powerful software products and professional services for the mobile and desktop computing marketplace. PhatWare specializes in handwriting recognition, digital ink, note taking, and database and network management software development. The company exclusively manages development, support and distribution of ParaGraph CalliGrapher and PenOffice handwriting recognition products. PhatWare Corporation is a Microsoft Certified Partner, Microsoft Windows Embedded Partner and Microsoft Tablet PC Premier Partner. To learn more about PhatWare, visit

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