Stories by Tamara Plakalo

  • More words from IBM on voice recognition

    Following extensive research conducted among existing ViaVoice users, IBM has announced the release of the latest version of its speech recognition software. Hyping ViaVoice 98 as "the next-generation software", IBM representatives said the product has been enhanced to allow both business and home users simpler and more productive PC management.

  • HP introduces new range of CD-RW products

    With a view to further increasing its 60 per cent share in the booming CD Rewritable (CD-RW) market, Hewlett-Packard has launched a new portfolio of high performance CD-RW products. The portfolio includes new HP CD-Writer Plus 8100i and a range of software for the CD-Writer 7200 and 8100i series designed to improve performance and affordability of CD-Rewritable products.

  • Local partnership solves COBOL problem

    Inprise Australia (formerly Borland), has formed a strategic new partnership with local companies Mentis Technologies and AusSoft Solutions in order to deliver a technology solution for integrating legacy COBOL systems into the client/server environment.

  • Anite wins largest Gigabit Ethernet network in Australia

    In the wake of an extensive network evaluation process, national broadcaster SBS has announced its decision to install one of the largest Gigabit Ethernet networks in the country. After going to tender, SBS contracted Sydney-based network integrator Anite Networks to carry out the installation.

  • Tech Pac opens order-entry site for resellers

    After heavy testing from customers, Tech Pacific has launched its long-awaited Web-based order entry system. And Australian resellers stand to directly benefit with direct access to the distributor's massive catalogue of over 10,000 products.

  • Optimus delivers the optimal solution

    Australian software developer and systems integrator Optimus Solutions has successfully completed the implementation of a Java-based electronic document management system for Optus Communications. The system, MediaManager, was created five years ago in order to provide a solution for storage and management of text, graphic, database, movie and application files (such as Java applets) on a corporate intranet.