TOP Picks For The
In the never ending quest for security, the latest technology
to hit the market is the use of biometrics. In the
October 11, 1999 issue of PC Week, we are re-introduced to the
concept of a password free environment. By doing finger
print or hand print scans the uniqueness of the individuals
prints become a password. Cost for the server
software runs $2000 with an additional $200 for each interface
with a n interface capacity of 500 units. Additional
information may obtained at the company's web site. http://www.nectech.com/afi/pid
Cameras and More Camera
With the digital revolution, the digital camera has come into
its own. Prices have fallen and quality has greatly
improved. Prices which previously ran in the two
thousand dollar range and now at a comparable price range of a
regular thirty-five millimeter camera. One of the
for-runner in the digital revolution is Sony who have added
the ingenious concept of using the existing media (floppy
disk) to save the pictures in the "jpeg"
format. Additionally the ability to make small video
clips makes is definite asset. While the Sony camera
highlighted there are may manufactures out there making comparable
price and quality digital equipment. Sharp's Internet
ViewCam which recently went on sale in Japan will be hitting
the rest of the world soon. The camera will be able to
take video clips of up to 17 minutes in length at 160 by
120 resolution along with the ability to take still photos on
it 4MB memory card..
TOP Picks For The
Microsoft owned WebTV has unveiled a
system which delivers Web Pages, video and other
data within the video
signal itself thus
making it possible for blending traditional
television content with Web based hyperlinked
text and multimedia.
One of the leading publishers of interactive and
online destination information.
Media Group Ltd.
The Emblaze technology enables the delivery of CD
ROM-like, real-time interactive multimedia over
the Internet. It allows you to embed all types of
media: still images, bitmap, vector, animation,
sound, video, interwoven with cross-platform
interactive programming. Emblaze requires no
server application and on the client side you get
a "painless injection" of a 50K Java
Applet - the Emblaze
Live Picture Corp.
Live Picture enables your site to offer
high-resolution imaging and panoramic viewing for
increased levels of detail and broader visual
scope. On the Web, your product begins with a
picture. And to sell your product you want to
present the most compelling and informative view
of it possible. Your images need to do more than
look good; they need to communicate and invite
user participation. Live Picture products present
more of any image you want to see on the Net.
Quickly. Their imaging solutions deliver
high-bandwidth experiences over low-bandwidth
you can zoom into for minute details.
you can pick up and rotate to see the
front, the back, even the fine print.
that sweep you away to beautiful places.
that put you in center view for the
Net2Phone is a new technology which makes it
possible to place domestic and international
calls from a personal computer to any telephone
in the world.
ASP EZMail - Never again
boot-up and log-onto the Internet just to check
for email. Don't miss that timely email because
you can't be at the office. With ASP's EZMail,
you now have an answering machine linked to the
Perceptual Robotics, Inc. (PRI) develops and
markets leading edge software and systems for
live visual telepresence - the next best thing to
being there. PRI's products, including iCam and
iDirector, provide the premier live interactive
video experience on the Internet. iCam gives web
users the power to remotely control and zoom a
camera to view people, events, or products with
Farallon's Netopia Virtual Office is the
revolutionary new way to communicate and
collaborate with anyone who has a Web browser!
Netopia Virtual Office instantly transforms your
PC into a collaborative Web office where you can
work with others in real-time and exchange
information. Your very own World Wide Web address
gives visitors a universal way to meet you over
the Internet or your corporate Intranet.
FaxStorm is a powerful suite of services offered
by NetCentric or your Internet Service Provider
which allow you to send and receive faxes using
your Internet connection.
Faxing - Send faxes to single recipients
anywhere in the world from your
Faxing - Use FaxStorm 2.0 to orchestrate
your own broadcasts to dozens, hundreds,
or thousands of recipients.
Inbox - Receive faxes 24 hours a day,
anywhere, anytime with just a web
browser. It's as easy as picking up your