Vyew 2.0 Beta Released, Re-Shapes Market for Web Collaboration and Conferencing Tools

BERKELEY, CA (PRWEB) November 8, 2006

Today, Vyew announced the release of Vyew 2.0 Beta, a free Always-on collaboration and Web conferencing platform that enables shared visual communication from any browser in just 10 seconds.

Vyew 2.0 was recently previewed at Office 2.0 (http://www.office20con.com), in San Francisco, where it won the Best Demo award during the Blitz Demonstrations moderated by Michael Arrington of TechCrunch (http://www.techcrunch.com).

Vyew 2.0 is the first Web-based collaboration platform to introduce layering capability, allowing users to easily scale and move objects, bring them forward and back, as well as copy and paste between pages. In addition to core Web conferencing functionalities such as desktop, file sharing and whiteboarding, Vyew 2.0 empowers users to create Microsoft PowerPoint-like pages by intermixing Microsoft Office and Adobe PDF files, images, screen captures, whiteboard annotations, and more.

“The Web conferencing market has been around for years and has already established several market leaders,” said Henry Hon, CEO. “Web conferencing is ideal for people looking to present to a passive audience. But Vyew is something altogether different. It is a powerful, integrated, and free collaboration and conferencing tool that enables group interaction and sharing to get information, work towards a common goal, and to help get projects done faster and more effectively.”

Luis Suarez’, a Knowledge Management Specialist at IBM said, “Vyew lets you host free e-meetings where you can make good use of most of the different features put together from other online meeting tools. You can just set it up on the fly, in under 10 seconds, and off you go. No fuss, no issues. It just works! Vyew is now one of my favorite online real-time collaboration tools for e-meetings, demos, presentations and whatever else.”

Vyew 2.0 users can upload, create and edit content collaboratively. Pages created in Vyew 2.0’s shared workspace are saved as ‘VyewBooks’ which can be left ‘Always-on’ for editing over time. Filtering options allow for selective display of content by user for easy tracking, alleviating the confusion of deciphering multiple users’ input. Text-chat, note taking, and free teleconferencing are built-in.

Through word-of-mouth alone, Vyew has already attracted over 25,000 users participating in more than 8,000 hours of sessions per month. Vyew is currently used for presentations collaborating on projects internally and with customers and partners worldwide. Also, sales, marketing, designers, engineers and other professionals are using Vyew as a visual communication tool for product development and product lifecycle management (PLM).


Vyew 2.0 http://www.vyew.com

Screenshots http://www.vyew.com/content/Screenshots

About Vyew.com

Vyew is a free, web-based collaboration platform that provides a virtual workspace where Web users can share and create together. Within seconds, users can start an online meeting session, where participants can upload, share, and annotate files/photos (.doc, .xls, .ppt, .jpg, .pdf, etc.) and white-board in real-time.

Meeting participants can also communicate via instant text chat, pull up Yahoo! Maps, and use a library of 3rd party plug-ins to interact with each other. Other features include free online storage, one-click screen captures, desktop sharing, and dedicated meeting rooms that can be left ‘Always-on’ for meeting participants to reference or add to over time.

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Proto Software, Inc. Announces Release of Proto Individual

New York, NY (PRWEB) December 8, 2006

Proto Software, Inc. announced today the release of Proto Individual, a toolkit that enables users to build and share custom applications. Proto works by integrating local files, desktop software and internet services. Users of all levels can quickly and easily build powerful tools in no time. Non-programmers can use Protos visual building environment to construct applications using an intuitive drag and drop system, while more advanced users can utilize Microsoft Visual Basic Applications IDE and Adobe Flash to build tools with greater flexibility and depth. Whether used to build a tool to link your Outlook contacts to Yahoo! Maps or a custom portfolio dashboard, Proto generates highly functional and reusable applications that offer a remarkable advantage for individuals looking to maximize their time, increase their productivity and create turn-key solutions to solve complex problems. Available at http://www.protosw.com, Proto Individual is free for personal, non-commercial use.

We are very excited about the release of Proto Individual. There are a number of great tools out there that let users build custom apps on the web but we had not seen a tool that could effectively build deep applications that integrate data on the users desktop, including analytics and applications, with web services. Proto addresses this issue and allows users to build richer custom business applications. We hope that the introduction of this product will help fill this void and were eager to see the dynamic applications that are built as a result, said Protos Co-Founder and Vice-President of Marketing, Jeb Boniakowski.

Proto hopes that users will find Proto Individual incredibly useful in their day-to-day lives. In order to ensure that they receive the best possible support, they have developed a number of online resources including various in-depth tutorials, a forum, a blog and a support network to help answer any questions that may arise. In addition, Proto staff members and current users have developed an application gallery from which any Proto user can download ready-made components for use as is or as part of their own custom application.

Our goal was to create something truly intuitive and flexible; something that requires a little bit of time but produces maximum output. Equally important to us was the creation of a tool that could cope with the reality that problems occur and variables change all the time. In my former life on a trading floor, I was constantly frustrated by having to use applications that would break whenever one component changed or needed to be updated. Proto Individual was built with this specific concern in mind, so while all the components are interlinked, they can easily be removed or modified to create intelligent, reusable applications. I am incredibly pleased with our latest release and look forward to the new developments ahead, said Protos CEO, Byron Binkley.

Proto Individual represents a successful milestone for Proto, a young company looking to create innovative and useful technologies that can be used across all industries. The company anticipates that its latest release will be very well received among current users and new users eager to find meaningful solutions to their problems. Available for free, Proto hopes individuals we begin to familiarize themselves with the endless capabilities and substantial benefits that Proto has to offer.

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Real Estate Mapping System — Google Mapping Technology With a User Friendly Interface

West Lafayette, IN (PRWEB) January 8, 2007

This mapping system is perfect for any real estate firm or company that needs to show an organized and usable list of properties or any other items that need to be viewed or tracked on a map of a city or country. The system uses Google mapping technology to place all of your properties on a map of your city with latitude and longitude GPS precision. You will have an easy to use admin area that allows you to enter all the property information and display the property on the map using the address. The system automatically converts the address into lat and long coordinates for placement on the map.

Sample maps:

http://www.motormapusa.com — This is a site using the same technology except we are pulling the motor listing from eBay.

http://www.motormapusa.com — This is similar to the site above, except it’s focused on one city, more like a real estate map would be.

http://www.boatmapusa.com — This sample is pulling boat listings from eBay and displaying them on a map.

Each property will show up on the map as a custom designed icon, which can be a different and unique icon based on prices range, property type, school zone, etc. If a viewer clicks on the icon of a property they like, information is then pulled from a database and displayed.

This entire system can be easily controlled by a simple to use web interface, which can be customized to fit a user’s needs. Users will easily be able to add, edit or delete properties on their website without the help of a webmaster or tech savvy person.

To see a working example of this map, please visit the site of Jacob Cane Design’s last custom-built system at http://www.motormapusa.com. To see other examples of Jacob Cane Design work, please visit http://www.jacobcane.com and click on the web development tab.

Please contact 800-801-9476 or by e-mail to discuss starting the design of your custom map website system.

Jacob Cane Design also offers a full range of website design and graphic design services including, logo design, business card design, letterhead, brochures, desktop publishing and much more. Please visit our website for more details.

Sample maps:

http://www.motormapusa.com — This is a site using the same technology except we are pulling the motor listing from eBay.

http://www.motormapusa.com — This is similar to the site above except its focused on one city, more like a real estate map would be.

http://www.boatmapusa.com — This sample is pulling boat listing from eBay and displaying them on a map.

Web Development: Jacob Cane Design uses the best combination of all the tools available for web design, including Flash, JavaScript, PHP/MySQL, CSS (cascading style sheet), standard HTML and all the necessary raster-based graphic to achieve the best site design that fits all of your design needs. Jacob Cane Design works in accordance with the requirements specified by the client to insure clients get the design they had in mind from conception.

Logo Design: Whether you need a logo designed from scratch, an updated design or digital rendering, Jacob Cane Design offers a package that suites your needs. All of our designs are done in a vector format so that they can be resized and scaled to meet your needs without any distortion or break-down in the quality of design.

Print Media: Jacob Cane Design is a full service production and printing company. We currently offer about 20 different print products, anything from business cards to catalogs. Full color design and printing at reasonable prices, take a look and find the product that fits your company’s promotional needs. Postcards, business cards, letterhead, envelopes, posters, brochures, CD covers, you name it, and we can do it.

osCommerce Setup and Customization: osCommerce is the leading Open Source online shop e-commerce solution. It features a rich set of out-of-the-box online shopping cart functionality that allows store owners to setup, run, and maintain their online stores with minimum effort and with no costs, license fees, or limitations involved.

If you have an online business with products or services to sell and need a robust shopping cart system, we suggest you consider osCommerce. We can customize osCommerce on an existing site or install it on a new site that you host with us. We can then change the graphics and colors of the shopping cart to match the look and feel of your site.

If you need help with osCommerce whether it’s a template, installation, customization, or data entry, we can help.

FlashCart for PayPal: The FlashCart is completely integrated with PayPal and can be customized to match your web site’s color scheme. The product description, product price (unit price) and the images can all be edited from a text file. You don’t even need flash to use or deploy this cart on your site; basic knowledge about HTML is all you need.

FlashMap – internalLink: Information can be displayed within the flash file requiring no additional pages. All information displayed is contained in text files which can easily be edited in Notepad without making any changes in flash. This text can include HTML tags such as email address, web address, and links to Map Quest or Yahoo Maps.

FlashMap – directLink: When clicked on, each state launches a new page. The HTML link is contained in a text file for easy editing. You can set up an HTML page for each state or you can have each state link to a dynamic page pulling information into a page from a database using PHP, ASP or Cold fusion.