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Fujitsu Asia Launches New Web Conferencing Solution

'Click to Meet Express' Allows Dispersed Groups to Meet Online and Conduct More Effective Meetings

Fujitsu Asia Pte Ltd.

Singapore, April 28, 2003

Singapore-based Fujitsu Asia Pte Ltd (Fujitsu Asia), a leading IT and telecommunications solution provider, today announced its 'Click to Meet Express' Web Conferencing Solution that will assist companies to continue having business meetings anytime anywhere despite issues like the current SARS situation. 'Click to Meet Express' enables dispersed groups to meet online and conduct more effective, collaborative meetings.

Screen Shot of Web Conferencing SoftwareCombining the best of easy-to-use, browser-based web conferencing and collaboration tools with audio and video quality of up to 30 frames per second, 'Click to Meet Express' also integrates with existing video conferencing equipment conferences - extending the investments companies may have already made.

"'Click to Meet Express' delivers the most cost-effective web conferencing solution to organisations as it is bundled with 4 USB web cameras, 4 USB headsets and Fujitsu's Entry-Level Intel based Primergy Server. It is the most competitive solution around as it offers easy installation, cost-effective concurrent user licensing and no costly per-minute charges with teleconferencing solutions that use analogue or ISDN lines, " said Mr Yeo Hua Peck, Director, Network Services Business Group, Fujitsu Asia.

Mr. Yeo added that the concurrent usage license scheme allows unlimited number of conference end points with the addition of more cameras and microphones making it the most cost effective solution available.

Now ad-hoc web conferences with employees, partners and customers can be created on-the-fly and virtually anyone with an Internet connection and a PC can attend. The industry-unique approach to this multipoint conferencing solution is its intelligent multipoint audio and video which allows participants to choose who they will see. This differs from many low cost point-to-point conference currently available on the market.

With a rich palette of easy to use tools, including presentations, multipoint video, application sharing, and business quality audio, each participant chooses the collaboration tools most appropriate to the interaction.

Slated as next generation web conferencing, this solution allows conferencing participants to present or share Powerpoint, Excel, Word and multiple graphic image format documents presentation capabilities to multiple parties for realtime collaboration. Such presentations can be uploaded and displayed on-the-fly or saved in advance and made available for download after the conference is finished

Please see Appendix for features of 'Click to Meet Express'.


Among the powerful features in Click to Meet Express

  • Extends ad-hoc conferencing availability widely across your organization and with your customers and partners, without requiring them to use dedicated conferencing equipment.
  • Provides a robust, rich media solution with industry leading audio, video, and collaboration tools. Choose multipoint, point to point, one way video - or no video at all.
  • Provides a set of browser based tools to easily set up and enter web conferences.
  • Click to Meet Conference Client delivers audio, video and data collaboration through the use of a web browser.
  • Accommodates existing IP conferencing systems you already own and extends the lifetime of those investments.
  • Empowers individuals to choose any combination of audio, video or data collaboration tools for their web conferences. Each user also has individual screen layout control.
  • Provides quick return on investment when compared to conferencing services that charge on a per minute/per participant basis.
  • Built on the robust Click to Meet Conference Server for industry leading audio, video and data collaboration capabilities over IP.

Simple conference creation and entry

  • Web based interface to view public conferences or start an ad-hoc conference with an email invitation.
  • Invite anyone using email or instant messaging tools.
  • Anyone can participate using a web browser.
  • Participants can be added on-the-fly via email or instant messaging.

Remove end-user technology management issues

  • End-users need not be concerned with details of calling. Email based invitations allow invitees to "click into" web conferences. If needed, the appropriate software is automatically installed. No IT help is necessary.
  • Standards-based SIP and H.323 systems can be invited into conferences.

Wide range of collaborative features

  • Business quality audio and high frame rate multipoint video. (up to 30 fps)
  • Integrated web based access to T.120 application sharing and whiteboard.
  • Automatic conversion, upload and presentation of industry standard XLS, DOC, and PPT formats.
  • Web touring with integrated text chat.
  • Conference Client with full multipoint video, audio, application sharing, and presentation support interoperable with standards based IP audio and video systems.
  • Conference Client natively supports low-cost USB and FireWire cameras as well as Windows compatible video capture cards.
  • Supports advanced Windows XP features, such as echo cancellation, allowing you to conference without using a headset.
  • Supports SIP conferencing clients, including Windows Messenger.
  • Selectable "Skins" for screen layout control.

Installation and management simplicity for administrators

  • Installs as simply as a web server.
  • Compatible with major firewalls and NATs.
  • Runs on standard server hardware platforms.
  • Bandwidth capping helps manage network traffic.
  • The Conference Client minimizes end-user technology management issues through simple installation and ease of use.

Cost-effective concurrent user licensing

  • Low-cost 4 user product entry point offering.
  • 4, 10, 25 and 50 user concurrent port licenses available.
  • Concurrent user pricing model. Example: 25 user license means any 25 people at a time may use the server, but an unlimited number of people can install the client and utilize Express.
  • Amortizes investment across entire user community versus per minute and per participant charges.

About Fujitsu

Fujitsu is a leading provider of customer-focused IT and communications solutions for the global marketplace. Pace-setting technologies, highly reliable computing and telecommunications platforms, and a worldwide corps of systems and services experts uniquely position Fujitsu to deliver comprehensive solutions that open up infinite possibilities for its customers' success. Headquartered in Tokyo, Fujitsu Limited (TSE:6702) reported consolidated revenues of 4.6 trillion yen (US$38 billion) for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2003.
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About Fujitsu Asia Pte Ltd

Fujitsu Asia Pte Ltd was established in Singapore in 1997 to provide leadership in business development, technology innovation and customer support as regional headquarters for the Fujitsu group of companies in Asia outside of Japan. Building on Fujitsu's three decades of experience in Singapore and the broader Asian region and with a pool of highly skilled engineering talent, Fujitsu Asia is dedicated to providing comprehensive integrated IT, telecommunications and networking solutions that deliver tangible business value and enable customers to meet the challenges of the new global economy. Fujitsu Asia is a wholly owned subsidiary of Tokyo-based Fujitsu Limited (TSW: 6702), a leader in customer-centric IT and communications solutions for the global marketplace.
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Date: 28 April, 2003
City: Singapore
Company: Fujitsu Asia Pte Ltd