updated 08:30 pm EDT, Wed August 6, 2008
VyewMyPC desktop sharing
Vyew is offering free cross-platform Adobe Flash-based desktop sharing. VyewMyPC provides "instant desktop sharing, whiteboarding and web conferencing for any desktop or laptop platform running any browser," the company said. The tool supports VoIP and provides a quick way to hold company meetings, presentations and brainstorming sessions. The ad-supported service is completely web-based so there is no software to install.
The VyewMyPC interface is reportedly simple -- users click the "Share My Desktop Now" button, and click on a link to send an e-mail invitation to view a presenter's desktop. The company says the service has a wide variety of uses, from online training, to marketing and pubic relations presentations.
With a slowing economy, high travel costs and increasing environmental concerns there is a market need for an intuitive, free and feature-rich solution for web conferencing, whiteboarding and desktop sharing that works on any platform," said Henry Hon, CEO of Vyew. "VyewMyPC meets that need and also serves as a gateway to the advanced features of Vyew such as its clear-view workspaces for persistent, always-on collaboration and content review."
The service is free to try, but users must register to access the full version.