The Salutation Consortium is a non-profit corporation that promotes and distributes,royalty-free and via open source, the Salutation Architecture, a service discovery and session management protocol developed and sponsored by leadinginformation technology companies.   The Salutation Architecture is independent of operatingsystem, communications protocol or hardware platform.   It provides information exchange among and between different wirelesshandheld devices and office automation equipment.

IBM’sis a charter member of the Consortium. In addition to IBM, member companies include Canon, Consumer Electronics Assoc. (CEA),Continental Automated Buildings Assoc. (CABA), Fuji Xerox, InfraredData Assoc., Konica, Kyocera Mita, Matsushita, Murata, NationalInstitute of Standards & Technology (NIST), Oki Data, Ricoh, and Seiko Epson.

Academicmembers include Dr. Tamel Bose – University of Colorado at Denver, AssociateProfessor of Electrical Engineering, Dr. Roger Debry – Utah Valley StateCollege, Computer Science Department, Marcus Giese – Montana State University,Kaspar Helldén – Linköping University, Sweden, Professor Alan Leong -University of Washington, Professor Wenching Liou   - National Chengchi University, Taiwan, Associate Professor of MIS, Dr.Steven Reiss – Brown University, Associate Chairman of Computer Science, Dr.Golden G. Richard III – University of New Orleans, Professor of ComputerScience, Daniel Stevenson – MIT, Media Lab Research Assistant, Sudakshina SharmaSarkar – Indian Institute of Technoloy, Delhi, India, Dr. Tomohiro Takagi -Meiji University, Department of Computer Science, Heath Westover – University ofWashington, and Young Bok Yoon – Pusan National University, South Korea.

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NEW STUDY POINTS OUT NEED FOR WIRELESS PRINTING SOLUTIONS

Three-fourths of Respondents Indicate Need or Desire to Print Directly from Laptop or PDA   HIGHLAND, UT, October 16, 2000— Users of handheld organizers, palm size computers, laptops and advanced mobile phones want to print directly from these devices, according to a new preliminary study sponsored by The Salutation Consortium, a non-profit corporation focused on providing technologies that [...]

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IBM Announces Availability of NuOffice Office System Software for Lotus Notes Domino Based on Salutation Canon, Ricoh, Muratec announce NuOffice peripherals

ATLANTA, GEORGIA, April 13, 1999 . . . IBM today announced the North American availability of NuOffice, a networked office system based on Lotus Notes Domino that simplifies the transfer of data to and from office equipment. In addition, the company announced that three major manufacturers—Ricoh, Canon, and Muratec— will ship multifunction peripherals that support [...]

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HP AND SALUTATION CONSORTIUM TO COLLABORATE ON INTEGRATING JETSEND TECHNOLOGY

SAN JOSE, Calif., July 21, 1997 – The Salutation Consortium today announced that it is working with Hewlett-Packard Company, a member of the Consortium, on ways to support HP’s newly announced JetSend technology in the Salutation Architecture. “We are identifying areas where integration of the two technologies will enhance user benefits,” said Robert J. Horton, Alliance Marketing [...]

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HITACHI SEIBU SOFTWARE, RICOH, SONY INTRODUCE SUITE OF SALUTATION PRODUCTS FOR DOCUMENT MANAGEMENT OVER A NETWORK

Sony Support for Salutation First from Outside Consortium SAN JOSE, Calif., February 24, 1998—Hitachi Seibu Software, Ricoh, and Sony have introduced a new suite of network document management software and supporting office peripherals using Salutation technology to simplify network interoperability, said Robert F. Pecora, managing director of the Salutation Consortium. Salutation is open middleware technology [...]

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FAX INDUSTRY LEADERS MEET TO EXPLORE OPPORTUNITIES FOR DEVELOPING NETWORK APPLICATIONS USING SALUTATION ARCHITECTURE

SAN JOSE, Calif., Apr. 20, 1998–Participants in “The Impact of Salutation on Tomorrow’s Fax Applications,” a two-day workshop sponsored by the Salutation Consortium, heard manufacturers of fax devices, fax servers, and multifunction devices detail progress in applying Salutation technology to distributed printing, image capture and transmission, and Internet fax. Twenty-three attendees representing 16 companies saw [...]

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SALUTATION CONSORTIUM AND BLUETOOTH TEAM UP ON CONSISTENT SERVICE DISCOVERY

HIGHLAND, UT, August 2, 1999—The Salutation Consortium, a non-profit corporation focused on providing technologies that improve information interchange, announced an ongoing effort with the Bluetooth Special Interest Group. The goal of this cooperative effort is to converge the two groups’ service discovery technologies to create a single implementation, making it easier for software developers to [...]

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SALUTATION ARCHITECTURE GOES LITE TO SUPPORT INTEROPERABILITY FOR MOBILE AND HANDHELD DEVICES

DENVER, Colo., June 7, 1999—The Salutation Consortium today previewed an open architecture for capability discovery and information sharing aimed at developers of mobile devices with limited bandwidth and battery-based power constraints. The preview took place at the Windows CE Developers Conference, which opened today. Salutation previewed the prototype Salutation Manager Lite (SLM Lite) architecture at [...]

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SALUTATION CONSORTIUM NAMES ROBERT F. PECORA MANAGING DIRECTOR

SAN JOSE, Calif., May 19, 1997: Richard J. Osterman, president of the Salutation Consortium, announced that the industry association has named Robert F. Pecora to be managing director. Pecora is responsible for Consortium marketing and member recruiting activities in North America and Europe. Pecora was employed by IBM for more than 30 years in marketing [...]

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SALUTATION CONSORTIUM NAMES ROBERT PASCOE AS NEW PRESIDENT

HIGHLAND, UT, August 9, 1999—The Salutation Consortium, a non-profit corporation focused on providing technologies that improve information interchange, has named Robert Pascoe of IBM as its new president. Pascoe currently works for IBM and was instrumental in the formation of the Consortium, serving as its first president on an interim basis in 1995. He has [...]

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