The Internet World show is expected to attract over 42,000 people when its final attendance is ratified, and most will have seen an array of Internet ideas and electronic commerce products.
In its fifth year, the show has grown from just 2,000 dedicated delegates and now covers most of the industry, as all companies want to cash in on the Internet opportunity.
Among the more interesting ideas at the show, Vocaltec demonstrated Internet Phone 5.0, a PC-to-phone or PC-to-PC system which uses Internet based email and requires no more than microphones, speakers and the software.
RSW Software, recently acquired by software and electronics testing company Teradyne, introduced Web Studio, a suite designed to continuously test for availability, functions and mapping.
Lotus Development showed demonstrations of Esuite, its impending Java based suite for network computing, and announced it will integrate Domino with Netobjects Fusion Connector, to help Web site designers.
Internet Billing launched Ibill TP, a turnkey ecommerce solution for online transactions and promised it is easy to use and set up within 48 hours.
Did-it.com jumped on the search engine bandwaggon by guaranteeing its clients in marketing that its product, Coo, will improve their Web traffic. Did-it.com researches search engines to find out what criteria they use and then advises clients on what to include to ensure they appear in search results.
Silicon Alley investors' favourite New York start-up, Interworld, unveiled the upgrade of its Commerce Exchange package. Version 2.0 includes more commerce tools, it said. Accuweather, the weather information supplier, launched products aimed at business and personal users.
Xcellenet announced its Remoteware Express Software Manager, a Web-based software distribution product, and Andromedia demonstrated its Aria product, a tool which tracks and reports on Web site traffic.
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