White Pine Software, Inc. Thursday announced that it
is shipping the first commercial package of its CU-SeeMe Web technology.
The package, Videochat Your Site, is made to enable Internet Web sites to embed
live, interactive audio, video, and text chat into their site.
Videochat Your Site includes a software developer’s kit (SDK) for CU-SeeMe
Web which enables integration of live audio, video and text
components into a site-branded page. It also includes a number of templates
to get Web sites up and running with the technology quickly, and the
MeetingPoint server, which manages all of the backend aspects of group
chatting and conferencing.
“Web sites are constantly challenged to find new ways to bring people to
their sites and to keep them there,” said Peg Landry, director of marketing
for White Pine Software. “They have to provide features and services that
offer value to their members in order to stay competitive and to build their
communities. Videochat Your Site is a great fit for any web community because
it gives people the value of communicating face-to-face over the Internet.”
The Videochat Your Site package is available immediately, beginning at
$23,990 for the CU-SeeMe Web SDK and the MeetingPoint license. A distribution
license for the CU-SeeMe Web plug-in is based on a revenue sharing model
between White Pine and the customer.