Friday, March 23, 2018
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Low-Cost iPad For Classrooms Coming Next Week
Google Says Publishers are Responsible for Getting Users' Consent to Comply With New EU Privacy Law
Samsung Electronics Shareholders Approve Stock Split, Company Talks About Future for Smartphones, Chips
Streaming Services Keep Driving Music Business
Huawei Could Release 512GB and Blockchain-Ready Smartphone
Sony Announces Pricing and Availability for A8F BRAVIA OLED TVs and 85" Class X900F and X850F Series 4K HDR TVs
New Samsung Exynos 7 Series 9610 Mobile Processor focuses on Multimedia
Google to Develop Its Own Blockchain-Related Technology
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > General Computing > Google ...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Friday, May 29, 2009
Google Showcases The 'Wave' Communication Platform

Google gave an early preview today of its new 'Wave' online communications service that dynamically combines e-mail, instant messaging, wikis and photo sharing.

The free tool, called "Google Wave," runs in a Web browser and combines elements of e-mail, instant messaging, wikis and photo sharing in an effort to make online communication more dynamic. Google hopes Wave simplifies the way people collaborate on projects or exchange opinions about specific topics.

In Google Wave users create a wave and add people to it. Everyone on their wave can use richly formatted text, photos, gadgets, and even feeds from other sources on the web. They can insert a reply or edit the wave directly. It's concurrent rich-text editing, where users see on their screen nearly instantly what their fellow collaborators are typing in their wave. Users can also use "playback" to rewind the wave and see how it evolved.

Google offered the first glimpse of its latest offering Thursday during the company's annual conference for software developers. Google Wave is expected to be publically available later this year. By the time Wave rolls out for everyone, Google hopes independent programmers will have found new ways to use the service.

Click for large view

As with Android, Google Chrome, and many other Google efforts, Google plan to make the code open source as a way to encourage the developer community to get involved. Google Wave has three layers: the product, the platform, and the protocol.

The Google Wave product (available as a developer preview) is the web application people will use to access and edit waves. It's an HTML 5 app, built on Google Web Toolkit.

Google Wave can also be considered a platform with a rich set of open APIs that allow developers to embed waves in other web services, and to build new extensions that work inside waves.

The Google Wave protocol is the underlying format for storing and the means of sharing waves, and includes the "live" concurrency control, which allows edits to be reflected instantly across users and services. The protocol is designed for open federation, such that anyone's Wave services can interoperate with each other and with the Google Wave service.

Google is counting on outsiders to figure out how to weave Wave into the popular Internet communications service Twitter, social networks like Facebook and existing Web-based e-mail services, said Lars Rasmussen, a Google engineering manager.

Palm Unveils More webOS Details: Palm Media Sync, Twitter Integration, App Catalog        All News        Sony Ericsson Introduces PS3-compatible Aino Phone, New Christmas Line-Up
Time Warner Separate AOL     General Computing News      Microsoft Unveils 'Bing' Search Engine

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Google Says Publishers are Responsible for Getting Users' Consent to Comply With New EU Privacy Law
Google to Develop Its Own Blockchain-Related Technology
Google Focuses on News Publishers With New Initiative
Google Introduces Google Play Instant
Google to Make Money From Each Product Purchase
Google to Ban Ads on Cryptocurrencies
Google Assistant Coming to iPad
New Google ad Policy to Exclude Non-profits With Low Click-Through-Rate
Google Hangouts Chat now Available
Google's Clips Camera Brings AI Closer to Consumers
Google Glass Expected to Make a Comeback
Google Assistant is Going Global

Most Popular News
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2018 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .