|General Magic - A software company based in Mountain View, California.
Products released in 1994 after four years in development
include: Telescript - a communications-oriented programming
language; Magic Cap - an OOPS designed for PDAs; and a
new, third generation GUI. Motorola's Envoy, due for
release in the third quarter of 1994, will use Magic Cap as
What PostScript did for cross-platform, device-independent documents, Telescript aims to do for cross-platform, network-independent messaging. Telescript protects programmers from many of the complexities of network protocols.
Competitors for Magic Cap include Microsoft's Windows for Pens/Winpad, PenPoint, Apple Computer's Newton Intelligence and GEOS by GeoWorks.