All Press Releases for February 17, 2005

Mioplanet Offers Wide Release of the Desktop News Ticker with Two New Options

After years of providing personalized Desktop News Ticker solutions to large companies and websites, Mioplanet opens the market to everyone.

    / - Rimouski, Quebec, February 17, 2005 -- Mioplanet announces the new availability of their Desktop News Ticker with two new offers, making it easier than ever to display news directly to a customer desktop. Over one million end-users in over 70 countries use the solution, and customers use to build loyalty, attract new customers and increase traffic to their web sites. The Desktop News Ticker is a downloadable "ticker" that remains opened in a customer's desktop, providing an open channel for customizable applications like communications and advertisement. Examples are available to view at

To maximize usage in a mature market, Mioplanet launches two new features for the Desktop News Ticker:
* A fully customized Desktop News Ticker is now available starting at $1390 US (990 EUR) and delivered in three business days. This is the best way to get up and running under a control cost structure.

* MioFactory enables users to "build-your-own" by modifying graphic resources using the examples supplied and configuring the parameters into a XML file format. Miofactory is priced at $195 US (159 EUR) and greatly extends Desktop Ticker functionality and capabilities.

Mioplanet has provided personalized Desktop News Ticker solutions to a wide variety of customers like Eurosport, Associated Press and First Direct. Jean-Baptiste Martinoli, President of Mioplanet, describes this impact by saying, "On average, 30% of your typical visitors will converted the Desktop News Ticker, who in turn will visit your site few times per day, thus producing an impressive impact to your page views."

The Desktop News Ticker is available on the Mioplanet web site and offers amazing flexibility using internet standards HTML, XML, javaScript and RSS. The new statistics module option enables companies to measure the results and impact of the application and react accordingly. Available statistics ranges from conversion rate, number of installations and uninstallations, exposure time and more.

About Mioplanet
Mioplanet authors software and develops and delivers desktop solutions in order to bring better user-experience and new capabilities to home and business PC users. Since 1999, the company has developed and improved Mio Technology, combining client-side and server-side technologies to build a new generation of rich internet applications and solutions.
For more information about Desktop News Ticker solutions visit or the Mioplanet home page at

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