updated 04:00 pm EST, Thu January 6, 2005
Proxpro service at MWSF
service can be used locate and coordinate meetings with others based on profile and proximity. Users must register online (free) to take advantage of the service as well as define their profile, type of contact they would like to meet, and manually turn on the service (via text msg) during the show. Proxpro says it uses proprietary algorithms search for the best profile match, determining the time window of availability for the optimal pairing. Privacy features ensure surname and mobile number are not revealed until the user wishes. Communication between parties costs and private messages cost $1; however, however, a $3 credit will be offered to those who use the service at Macworld Expo.