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iLinc Unveils iLinc 9 With Multiple Operating Systems, Multi-Point Video and Streamlined User Interface

Jun 29, 2007 (08:06 AM EDT)
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PHOENIX, June 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- iLinc Communications, Inc. , a leading developer of Web conferencing software and audio conferencing solutions, announced today it has released the latest version of its popular Web conferencing suite -- iLinc 9.

iLinc 9 includes a newly-designed user interface, multiple new tools to enhance operator and user efficiency and the ability to show multiple participant videos simultaneously. The most significant update in 18 months, iLinc 9 also provides integrated cross-platform support with the release of the Company's first native Macintosh client.

"iLinc is already one of the most easy-to-use, secure and flexible Web and audio conferencing solutions on the market. Now with iLinc 9, organizations can take advantage of unprecedented capabilities and advanced efficiency- building tools while extending these benefits to their Macintosh user population," said Frank Gartland, Vice President of Product and Technology. "iLinc 9 continues our 'ease of use' tradition, and in terms of enterprise deployment it provides the foundation to enable iLinc partners and customers to accelerate integration with other key productivity tools," concluded Mr. Gartland.

iLinc 9 delivers key features supporting the Company's commitment to providing the industry's most flexible and easy to integrate Web conferencing and collaboration tools. The new version includes a number of notable features such as:

-- New Streamlined User Experience Newly designed buttons, icons, and application panels make it easier to host and attend iLinc sessions -- iLinc for Mac Users can now join and lead iLinc Web conferencing sessions on their Apple computer -- Fully-Integrated Multi-Point Video Session leaders can now show multiple participant videos at the same time. Attendees with webcams can choose to display or hide their videos, and select which attendees' videos they wish to view -- Single Window Application All session content now displays in a single interface with easy to manage tabs, eliminating the need to minimize or maximize multiple windows -- Enhanced Pop-up Control Users can reduce distractions by setting "pop ups" to be blocked or opened in another tab -- iLinc Recorder Updates Improved recording and editing features -- Easily Customizable Interface Decide which iLinc application containers are available in session for each role (i.e. leader, assistant and participant) and if each should display collapsed, expanded, or undocked -- Application Sharing Updates -- One-click desktop sharing -- Region Sharing: Share only a portion of your screen, regardless of which applications are in that region -- Pause/Resume: Pause application sharing to modify your screen, while only allowing attendees to see the last image sent. You continue when you are ready to proceed. -- Breakout Groups Update -- Organize and control all breakout groups on a single tab -- Send content to breakout groups or to all attendees after returning to main session -- Text Chat Updates -- View the list of all attendees for private text chat without undocking -- Send text chat to Leaders, Assistants, or the Presenter by selecting an option in the list -- Select from a variety of fun emoticons

For more information about iLinc 9 visit the company's Web site at http://www.ilinc.com/9 or call (800) 767-7145.

About iLinc Communications, Inc.

iLinc Communications, Inc. is a leading developer of Web conferencing software and audio conferencing solutions for highly secure and cost-effective online meetings, presentations, and training sessions. The Company's technology allows people in diverse locations to communicate and collaborate online while avoiding the expense, environmental damage, and productivity losses associated with travel. iLinc makes it better than being there by providing an award-winning, enterprise-wide suite of Web, audio and video conferencing solutions that can be scaled up or down to meet the needs of any size organization. Offering the industry's most flexible pricing models, iLinc gives organizations the power to choose an on-premise installed, on-demand hosted, or hybrid solution-whichever model delivers the highest ROI for the customer. iLinc is headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona with offices in Troy, New York and Salt Lake City, Utah.

iLinc, iLinc Communications, iLinc Suite, MeetingLinc, LearnLinc, ConferenceLinc, SupportLinc, iReduce and their respective logos are trademarks of iLinc Communications, Inc. All other company names and products may be trademarks of their respective companies.

Contact: Mark R. Yeager Vice President -- Marketing iLinc Communications 602-952-1200 pr@ilinc.com

CONTACT: Mark R. Yeager, Vice President - Marketing of iLinc pr@ilinc.comCommunications, +1-602-952-1200,

Web site: http://www.ilinc.com/