TeamWave Software Ltd. Continues Refinement of Its Internet 'workplace' software, TeamWave Workplace 4.1 and announces OEM licensing plans. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Marketing TeamWave Software Ltd. (403) 861-7585 TEAMWAVE SOFTWARE Continues Refinement its shared internet space with the release of WORKPLACE 4.1. and announces OEM licensing plans. Calgary, Canada - February 1, 1999 - TeamWave Software Ltd, a leader in producing software for 'shared Internet places' announces the availability of Workplace 4.1, its popular software for distance learning and group collaboration. Workplace brings together distributed group/course members, using Windows, Macintosh and Linux/Unix platforms. Workplace supports group/course members who are sometimes physically separated yet still need to work closely together. It provides an Internet forum where up to 30 members can communicate, share information and interact with each other within the same room. Workplace is an ideal communication solution for distance learning/training, telecommuters, branch offices and more. TeamWave Workplace 4.1 changes and additions include: * tool borders were removed from the doorway, file holder, and url reference tools, which are now are shown as simply an icon and label directly on the whiteboard * macintosh files (including resource forks) are properly managed using the file holder tool * view option on file holder, allowing a file to be downloaded and launched in the appropriate application * file holder now keeps track of MIME types, for better cross-platform compatibility, as well as date of last changed, size, and person who uploaded the file * tool tip added to file holder, showing file information * room template feature, whereby the contents of an existing room can be saved as a template, and that template later used when creating a new room * new tools on pen tray bar for selecting text attributes * popup menu for users is now available to all users, not just those in the current room * added support for SMART Technologies SMARTBoard hardware. TeamWave continues to leverage its groupware 'toolkit', that allows rapid enhancements to Workplace, with the announcement that TeamWave also is ready to begin OEM licensing of Workplace and its associated API and SDK to software and hardware vendors that need to integrate collaborative environments into their product sets. "TeamWave has a unique and powerful collaborative environment that can easily be integrated and extended by others", stated Fred Yee, president of TeamWave Software. "We are actively seeking partners in Distance Learning, Telework, Logistics and Engineering that need a proven, synchronous and asynchronous 'workplace' to provide fully interactive, persistent collaboration." More information, along with the latest review against Lotus Sametime in PCWeek (Jan/99) is available at http://www.teamwave.com. About TeamWave Software TeamWave Software Ltd., founded in 1996, develops software to provide communication and tools for group/course members in distance learning and collaboration. TeamWave grew out of over six years of world-class research into understanding both the technical and usability requirements of distributed workgroups. More information about TeamWave and Workplace, including demonstration software can be found at http://www.teamwave.com or by sending email to [email protected].