Press Release: Bangalore, July 30, 2003.
PicoPeta Simputers Pvt. Ltd. unveiled its Global Brand Strategy for its Simputer
Market today by announcing that it will sell its Simputers under the global
brand name Amida.
"We are actively seeking markets outside India. This requires
us to create a global brand consistent with our vision for the product", says
Prof Swami Manohar, CEO, PicoPeta.
Amida is another name for Buddha, one of
India s most original and profound thinkers. Amida literally means Infinite
Light and Infinite Life. The name represents PicoPeta s vision in a deep sense;
originality combined with universality and humanism. "Our technologies will
strongly reflect these values", says Prof V. Vinay, Chairman, PicoPeta.
Simputers manufactured at Bharat Electronics will be sold as a BELPicoPeta
Product in India and abroad. In May 2003, PicoPeta and Bharat Electronics
announced their intent to enter the retail market.
PicoPeta Simputers Pvt. Ltd,
is the pioneering Simputer technology company, founded by the four Indian
Institute of Science inventors of the Simputer. The company was founded in 2001.
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About Bharat Electronics Ltd.
Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) is a Rs. 2000 crore company that designs,
develops and manufactures state-of- the-art products in the field of Radars,
Defence Communications, Telecommunications, Sound and Vision Broadcasting,
Opto-electronics, Solar systems, IT products and Electronic components.
More at the BEL website, www.bel-india.com
About PicoPeta Simputers Pvt. Ltd.
PicoPeta Simputers Pvt. Ltd. provides hardware, design and software solutions
based on the powerful, yet affordable Simputer platform. The Simputer is a
powerful full-featured handheld computer. Simputer is a registered trademark of
the Simputer Trust.
More at the PicoPeta website, www.picopeta.com
Prof Swami Manohar (CEO, PicoPeta) is available at:
Ph: (91-80) 3618184 - 86
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