Illustra, NetObjects and Clement Mok designs provide core technology and design for "24 Hours in Cyberspace;" database, tools and templates enable largest online publishing event.OAKLAND, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 2, 1996--Illustra Information Technologies Inc., NetObjects Inc. and Clement Mok Clement Mok is a designer, software publisher/developer, author, and design patent holder. He has founded several design-related businesses — Studio Archetype (acquired by Sapient), CMCD and NetObjects, Inc.. From 1998 until 2001, he was Chief Creative Officer of Sapient. designs today announced they have collaborated to deliver an automated turnkey publishing solution that will form the technology foundation for "24 Hours in Cyberspace Coined by William Gibson in his 1984 novel "Neuromancer," it is a futuristic computer network that people use by plugging their minds into it! The term now refers to the Internet or to the online or digital world in general. See Internet and virtual reality. Contrast with meatspace. ," the largest online publishing event ever staged.
Technologies from the three companies will make it possible to manage and publish digital content from hundreds of locations around the world, allowing the 24 Hours in Cyberspace team to automatically create a totally new World Wide Web site every 30 minutes.
Many industry influencers believe this technology will redefine publishing, not only for large media companies such as newspapers, magazines and other publishers, but also for many other businesses and organizations who publish information on internal and external Web sites where content is frequently changed or updated.
Photojournalist Rick Smolan A former TIME, LIFE and National Geographic photographer, Rick Smolan has spent two decades finding ways to place himself and his projects directly in the path of the converging worlds of photography, design, publishing, and technology. , creator of the 24 Hours in Cyberspace project, said, "24 Hours in Cyberspace is a compressed version of the publishing environment faced by many organizations who need to publish and update lots of rapidly changing content from various sources.
"Digital content will be pouring in from every corner of the globe in a period of 24 hours. We need to collect, manage, edit and publish this massive amount of content quickly and easily. We couldn't have pulled off this project without the integrated enabling technologies from Illustra, NetObjects and Clement Mok designs."
A New Solution for Content Creation and Management
Illustra, NetObjects and Clement Mok designs collaborated to create a turnkey workflow, content creation and management solution for the 24 Hours in Cyberspace site. The site will include hundreds of stories and thousands of images, all shot, transmitted, collected, edited, designed and published during the course of a single day.
The most logistically complex Web undertaking to date, the 24 Hours in Cyberspace project clearly illustrates the content management challenges faced by organizations doing business on the Internet. The collaboration of Illustra, NetObjects and Clement Mok designs represents a new model for managing, creating and publishing digital content on the Web.
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Once the raw content has been prepared, NetObjects Site Publisher(TM) will be used to build and update the entire site every 30 minutes. This authoring tool, created especially for 24 Hours Adv. 1. for 24 hours - without stopping; "she worked around the clock"
around the clock, round the clock in Cyberspace, allows editors to easily retrieve the content for each story from the Illustra database and assemble the stories using pre-built templates. The templates were designed by Clement Mok designs, one the world's top design firms.
Together with the NetObjects authoring tool, the templates will allow editors to use a copy-and-paste approach to build a page and toggle To alternate back and forth between two states.
toggle - To change a bit from whatever state it is in to the other state; to change from 1 to 0 or from 0 to 1. This comes from "toggle switches", such as standard light switches, though the word "toggle" actually refers to quickly between different story designs. Using NetObjects Site Publisher, editors will be able to place the story in various locations within the 24 Hours in Cyberspace site, and with a click, publish the entire site with all links and navigational controls automatically generated and updated.
"This is one of the most demanding Web applications ever designed," said Dick Williams
Richard Hirschfeld Williams (born May 7, 1929 in St. Louis, Missouri) is a former player, manager, coach and front office consultant in Major League Baseball. , president and CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board. of Illustra. "24 Hours in Cyberspace is as much a workflow challenge as it is a technology challenge.
"In addition to managing enormous amounts of rich data from all points of the earth, we also created a workflow process to meet both the ease-of-use demands of remote photojournalists and the quality-assurance requirements of Rick Smolan and his creative team. This is the ultimate in real-time, mission-critical collaboration, and it has direct practical application in the business world."
"By taking on the largest real-time website as a test of our architecture and technology for automated publishing, NetObjects is very far along in solving key problems of Internet and online publishing," said Samir Arora Samir Arora, born November 5 1965, is best known for being the founder, CEO and Chairman of the web design pioneering company NetObjects, Inc. from 1995 - 2001, and being the co-founder, CEO and Chairman of Glam Media, Inc. since 2003. , CEO of NetObjects. "Our goal is to understand the site publishing and management process and provide tools that are simple, powerful and really useful."
Clement Mok, chairman of Clement Mok designs, said, "The challenge with the Web is to make information easy to create, as well as attractive and accessible. This will give the Web much greater appeal, while furthering its use and acceptance. As evidenced by our collaboration on 24 Hours in Cyberspace, Clement Mok designs and its partners are pioneering a new way of creating, presenting and delivering information over the Web."
The entire 24 Hours in Cyberspace project was conceived, designed and tested within a three-and-one-half-month period. Illustra, NetObjects and Clement Mok designs are part of a large consortium of companies, spearheaded by Kodak, Sun Microsystems Sun Microsystems, Inc. (NASDAQ: JAVA) is an American vendor of computers, computer components, computer software, and information-technology services, founded on 24 February 1982. and Adobe Systems Adobe Systems Incorporated (pronounced a-DOE-bee IPA: /əˈdoʊbiː/) (NASDAQ: ADBE) (LSE: ABS) is an American computer software company headquartered in San Jose, California, USA. , who have contributed resources and technology to support the project.
For more information about the 24 Hours in Cyberspace project, visit the site at http://www.Cyber24.com.
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Headquartered in Oakland, Illustra Information Technologies Inc. is the leading worldwide supplier of content management systems and tools for applications in multimedia and entertainment, digital media publishing, earth sciences and financial services The examples and perspective in this article or section may not represent a worldwide view of the subject.
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Illustra recently announced an agreement to be acquired by Informix Corp., the leading supplier of high-performance, parallel processing parallel processing, the concurrent or simultaneous execution of two or more parts of a single computer program, at speeds far exceeding those of a conventional computer. database technology for open systems. The acquisition will enable Informix to integrate Illustra's dynamic content management systems into its core parallel database technology. On Feb. 6, the combined companies will announce the Informix Universal server, the first enterprise-capable, fully extensible relational database management system relational database management system - relational database .
NetObjects(TM) Inc. creates website authoring, publishing and management products for people and organizations who design and develop for the Web. Its first products will solve key limitations of currently available tools. An early version of a NetObjects product is being used to automatically create, publish and update the entire 24 Hours in Cyberspace Web site on Feb. 8, 1996.
NetObjects was formed in November 1995 by Rae Technology Rae Technology was a software company founded as a spin-off from Apple Computer in 1992. Rae Technology was best known for its Personal Information Manager Rae Assist and for being the predecessor of NetObjects, Inc.. Inc., a premier provider of applications recognized for their superior navigation, user interface and design, and Clement Mok designs Inc., an identity and information design firm specializing in design planning and design services.
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