Versit, a two-year-old interoperability initiative, has completed its standards work and will be wound up. The group, founded by Apple, Lucent, IBM and Siemens, has handed over its specifications to three separate industry bodies.
The three specifications cover the areas of computer-telephony integration (CTI), personal data interchange, and collaborative working.
The first, contained in the CTI Encyclopaedia, has already been incorporated into telecommunications standards under the auspices of the European Computer Manufacturers Association.
The personal data interchange specs and code have been turned over to the Internet Mail consortium while blueprints for implementing collaborative videoconferencing have been adopted by the International Multimedia Teleconferencing Consortium.
The Versit founder members say they will continue to work with all these standards bodies. Versit's specifications can be downloaded from the Web site (www.versit.com) until the end of this year.
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