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Smart Technologies launches Bridgit conferencing software 3.0 with VoIP

BANGALORE: The Calgary-headquartered Smart Technologies Inc. has announced the release of Bridgit conferencing software 3.0 for Microsoft Windows operating system. Bridgit software offers the benefits of easy, cost-effective conferencing to businesses and educators who want to eliminate travel time and costs by having meetings, professional development sessions, conferences or briefings online.

Voice over IP (VoIP) to the web conferencing application allows a user to share voice, video and data with others over the Internet, states an official release.

Businesses can use Bridgit software to maximise productivity and reduce costs by having access to a real-time service that enables desktop sharing, annotation and desktop video from anywhere in the world. Teachers can use Bridgit software to deliver distance education between schools and to students in remote locations. Bridgit software makes it easy for users to connect to a conference, even through common firewalls. It takes less than 20 seconds to start a Bridgit-software conference.

"Organizations are searching for affordable, flexible solutions to collaborate across distances, and Smart is committed to meeting that need with powerful, easy-to-use software," says Smart's president and co-CEO Nancy Knowlton, "VoIP is a natural addition to Bridgit software that will increase savings and enhance the user experience for our customers."

Version 3.0 gives the conference owner more control over audio, video and Web conferencing, making meetings more efficient. The compact, convenient toolbar and menu offer easy access to the software's most frequently used features, such as Share Desktop, Send Invite, pen tools and web cam access.

Features List

Built-in VoIP - There is no need for a separate audio-conferencing bridge to hear all participants in the conference. Productivity is increased because users spend less time accessing the meeting and more time participating.

Multi-language version - Users can choose their preferred language interface. Ideal for multinational organizations, Bridgit software is available in 13 languages: English, French, Spanish, German, Japanese, Chinese Traditional, Chinese Simplified, Korean, Portuguese, Norwegian, Swedish, Italian and Russian.

Desktop sharing - Users can share desktops instantly and alternate desktop sharing. Participants can see anything on the conference owner's desktop, such as spreadsheets, presentations or websites.

Multi-point webcam support - Up to four of the sites in the conference can display webcam images at the same time.

Free Evaluation: Users can download a free 30-day evaluation copy of Bridgit software at The 30-day server evaluation provides conferencing services for up to five concurrent users.

Pricing and Availability: Bridgit conferencing software 3.0 for the Microsoft Windows operating system for a five User license will cost Rs 2,25,000. Additional five user license will cost, Rs 40,000, while an addition of 10 user license will cost Rs 70,000. Bridgit software is available at Visionaire Phone 080-30919699/ 25550771/ Intmark 044 - 52123475/76, Smart's distributor in India. For more information or system requirements visit

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