Thinkstream's distributed information and e-commerce platform and Tadaaa! client software provide small to medium-sized merchants with the tools to configure and organize a "public information network" (online marketplace) quickly, easily and without requiring any substantial modifications to their existing network infrastructure. Thinkstream's own online marketplace provides direct, real-time access to product information and pricing, as well as detailed rating and comparison information about its participating vendors. The Tadaaa! file-sharing application allows users to exchange just about any file type (document, video, music, database, images or even spreadsheets) within a secure environment. The program's search technology is capable of searching within file content for metadata or to satisfy a variety of other, more complex kinds of queries. A white paper describing Thinkstream's Distributed Internet Architecture and the theoretical justifaction behind it (A Technology Review of the Next-Generation Internet Architecture: Thinkstream’s Distributed Internet Architecture -- 35 pages, Requires Adobe Acrobat) is also available for download.
Date Listed: 02/26/2001