Several Australian companies have used the
Internet World Australia 99 exhibition to launch new products.
Sydney-based startup Pure Commerce has introduced Pure Global Pay, a
payment gateway service which can accept 32 different currencies without
merchants needing to establish relationships with non-Australian banks.
E-commerce developer Creative Digital Technology is debuting two software
applications: a wallet which supports the Secure Electronic Transactions
(SET) standard for e-commerce transactions called ActiveWallet, and a
solution for attempts by hackers to deface corporate Web sites called
The ActiveWallet client is an 850KB client-side applet which enables
consumers to pay bills and buy products using credit cards in a drag and
drop environment. The client is designed to support transactions using the
SET-certified merchant server technology of US-based GlobeSet.
SecurePage attaches digital signatures to static Web pages and dynamically
generated components so that they can be compared against an encrypted
master version to check if they have been altered by malicious hackers.
Allaire has also used Internet World as its Australian launch for Spectra,
its Web content management product.
The show has also coincided with the announcement that US-based analyst
firm Jupiter Communications had filed preliminary documents for an IPO. Wednesday keynote speaker Gene De Rose, who is CEO and 21.8
per cent stake holder of Jupiter, is poised to become the next Internet
The Internet World 99 Best of Show product awards, judged by journalists at
Internet World Australia magazine, will be announced on Wednesday.