AppForge Rolls Out Crossfire 5.1 Mobile Application Development Tool

8/3/2004 - AppForge, Inc., the leader in multi-platform mobile and wireless application development solutions, announced the immediate availability of AppForge Crossfire 5.1, an update to its award-winning AppForge Crossfire product. Crossfire 5.1 includes enhancements and performance improvements such as new device and camera support, as well as telephony support for Pocket PC.

With Crossfire 5.1, AppForge increases its position as the leader in the industrial mobile application development space with added support for new rugged devices from industry leaders Intermec Technologies Corp. and HHP. Crossfire 5.1 now provides bar code and camera support for the HHP Dolphin 9500, Intermec 700 Series devices and bar code support for the Intermec CK30.

Additional features of AppForge Crossfire 5.1 include:

"AppForge developers now can easily add support for Intermec's 700 Series and CK30 mobile computers with Crossfire 5.1,” said Intermec Vice President Mike Colwell. “This enables companies to quickly and seamlessly migrate to the latest Intermec devices."

Many high-end enterprise and industrial mobile devices include built-in digital cameras. AppForge Crossfire has supported image formats produced by these cameras for several years. In Crossfire 5.1, AppForge added direct support for these cameras in mobile devices including Nokia Series 60, palmOne Zire 71, Sony Clie, Treo 600 and others.

“With the release of Crossfire 5.1, we continue to deliver on our promise of providing an easy-to-use .NET development platform that supports multiple devices and multiple operating systems,” said Gary Warren, Chairman and CEO of AppForge. “Our enterprise customers are achieving tremendous savings when building and supporting mobile applications with AppForge technology, since they can support newer as well as older mobile devices.”

AppForge Crossfire is a leading mobile and wireless application development environment that extends and simplifies Microsoft Visual Studio .NET and Visual Basic 6 development to mobile and wireless devices. With Crossfire, developers can create enterprise applications for hundreds of mobile and wireless PDA’s, Smartphones and industrial devices.

AppForge Crossfire 5.1 is now available for purchase on the AppForge website at or by calling the sales department at 800-637-5740 or 678-686-9400. The suggested retail price of AppForge Crossfire 5.1 is US $1,000.00. Customers who are currently using Crossfire 5.0 will receive a free upgrade to Crossfire 5.1.

About AppForge
AppForge, Inc. is the leader in multi-platform mobile and wireless application development solutions for Microsoft Visual Studio .NET and Visual Basic 6. AppForge software enables developers to quickly develop and deploy robust applications on all mobile and wireless PDAs, Smartphones and Industrial devices. For more information on AppForge, visit the company’s Web site at

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