Anonymous (not verified) - January 21st, 2003
Reprinted from an Xformx press release:
Imagine being able to share the videos from your new digital camcorder simply by storing them in your home PC and inviting family and friends to watch them over the Internet. Or how about storing digital photos in your PC, and inviting Aunt Milliewho lives 2,000 miles away--to see them as a slide show on her computer screen? And what if you could listen to music stored on your home PC when you're away from home? How cool would it be to connect to your home computer from anywhere on the Internet and privately listen to your songs in rich CD-quality sound?
It's all possible thanks to a new software product called Vibe Internet Media Pad.
Vibe is the first software product to seamlessly integrate the power of today's home computers to process and store large digital media files with the ability of high-speed Internet services to provide rapid, high-quality delivery of this content directly to other computers. When installed on a home PC, equipped with Windows 2000 or XP and a high speed Internet connection, Vibe enables the PC to function as a private Internet Media host. In effect, it allows the owner of that PC to select photo, video and music files and make them directly addressable over the Internet so they can be viewed or listened to through the web browser of a remote computer.
Drag, Drop, Done
The process of making photos videos and music files Internet-accessible is as simple as dragging and dropping them into a Vibe media folder. Vibe automatically creates three of these folders--one each for pictures, home videos, and music-- during the initial installation of the software. Because these folders are directly addressable through a remote computer's web browser, the files in them can be accessed and shared without posting them to a website, attaching them to emails, uploading them to a public file sharing service, or transferring them using FTP.