October 12, 2006 09:10 ET

Vyew Previews New Version of Free Web Conferencing and Always-On Collaboration Suite at Office 2.0

SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- October 12, 2006 -- Today, Vyew ( -- the free, web-based collaboration platform -- announced that it is previewing its new, upcoming release of Vyew at the Office 2.0 conference in San Francisco.

Vyew will be part of the Blitz Demonstrations moderated by Michael Arrington of TechCrunch, Demonstrators will have five minutes to highlight their applications.

Time: Thursday, October 12, 2006, 10:30 PM

Location: St. Regis Hotel San Francisco, Ballroom
Vyew is a free Web conferencing and Always-on collaboration platform that enables shared visual communication from any web browser in less than 10 seconds. Vyew users can collaboratively create and share Microsoft PowerPoint-like pages over the web by intermixing Microsoft Office and Adobe PDF files, images, white-board annotations, and more.

Vyew includes the ability to take screen captures, stream live what's showing on a desktop, and includes a variety of 3rd party plug-ins that enhance the collaboration experience. Text-chat, teleconferencing, and remote file storage are built-in.

New Vyew 2.0 Features will include:

--  Multiple 'VyewBooks' per User
--  Desktop Sharing and 1-Click Screen Captures
--  Embedded Comments
--  Object Layering
--  Object Filtering
The Office 2.0 Conference collectively explores the foundations for Office 2.0. Over 250 entrepreneurs, venture capitalists and technology consumers will be in attendance.

The conference is organized by IT|Redux, a blog dedicated to the IT industry and the radical trends that are transforming it today. IT|Redux was conceived by Ismael Ghalimi, a passionate entrepreneur and avid industry observer, founder and CEO of Intalio, creator of, and initiator of Office 2.0,


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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 up to 20 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 25MB of 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.