Remote SMS Retrieval

Blackberry to Playbook

A graphic of a clipboard with paper attachedThe Client’s Need

In this day of mobile communications, Pleasant Solutions saw the demand for syncing SMS text messages between a Blackberry and Playbook or similar tablet device.

A graphic of 4 interlocked puzzle piecesThe Project

SMS Bridge software was developed to provide a secure, server-assisted, means for a users to sync SMS text messages sent to their Blackberry with their Playbooks, allowing them to chat in real time from their Playbooks.

Sometimes easy-to-use and single-purpose create the most powerful results.

A graphic of gearsComponents

  • Server-side pairing service
  • SMS device pairing app
  • Playbook pairing and SMS viewing app


  • Pleasant reusable core
  • Advanced configuration system
  • Error and usage information server
  • Pleasant visual data modeller

A graphic of a USB thumb driveTechnology

  • Microsoft .NET Framework
  • LINQ
  • Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
  • C#


  • NHibernate
  • SQL Server
  • PostgreSQL