Monday April 12, 2:08 pm Eastern Time
Company Press Release
Lexitech Releases NetKey FE Public Web Browser Software for KiosksNewest Version of Web Kiosk Software Now Available for Free
SAN FRANCISCO and BRANFORD, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 12,
1999--Lexitech(r) Inc., a leading developer of web-based software and
applications, today announced at KioskCom '99 the release of NetKey(r)
FE, a free version of the patented kiosk software in use by thousands
of organizations worldwide including Fidelity, Microsoft, Kennedy
Center, Bayer Pharmaceuticals and the Rock 'N Roll Hall of Fame.
NetKey FE easily transforms a company's web content into a web
kiosk for use by customers or employees. NetKey-powered web kiosks
provide information and transaction capability in the following areas
job listings, HR information, product catalogs, public e-mail, retail
point-of-sale, and government information. For instance, a company can
create a NetKey kiosk in the lobby or any public area of its office as
a company directory, to post job listings, take job applications, or
allow for changes to company benefits.
``NetKey FE is the perfect starting point for companies wishing to
explore the world of web-based kiosks, but not wanting to invest the
time or money for full development,'' said Alexander Richardson,
president and CEO of Lexitech. ``Once companies see the power of public
web terminals, Lexitech's family of NetKey software offerings allow a
company to provide an single or multi web terminal.''
NetKey FE is designed to allow the average Windows User to create
a web kiosk in under 15 minutes. After only a two-step setup, the
customer is equipped with a secure kiosk environment that allows
non-computer users to navigate through their web content. The software
includes a custom browser interface, a pop-up on screen keyboard,
basic URL restrictions to prevent downloading and program launches,
and a variety of administrative functions.
For the large-scale web kiosk customer, Lexitech's award winning
product, Lexitech NetKey 3.0, provides a set of full web kiosk
customization capabilities required for enterprise sizes kiosk
projects. Features include a complete customizable graphic interface,
attract loop, multimedia capabilities, full URL control, and system
For more information and to download NetKey FE, visit
http://www.lexitech.com/netkey/fe. An evaluation copy of NetKey 3.0 is
also available at http://www.lexitech.com/netkey.
Lexitech, based in Branford, CT and San Francisco, is a worldwide
leader in Internet solutions and self-service web terminal systems
applications. Lexitech's vision is ``To Turn the Monitor Around'' and
provide clients with the tools necessary to create closer
relationships with their customers, employees and partners. A report
by Frost & Sullivan predicts the installed base of self-service
terminals will accelerate in the next few years from 65,000 units in
1997 to approaching 500,000 units in 2003 in the U.S. alone.
With over a decade of experience, Lexitech has won more than a
dozen awards in the industry, including: Internet World's Top 100
Internet Sites; five New Media Magazine awards and the prestigious Top
100 New Media Producer award from Multimedia Producer Magazine.
Lexitech web kiosk software platform, NetKey, is designed for
customized, secure public access to your web applications. The
software provides the complete graphical, multimedia, and security
capabilities necessary for the development of full-featured web kiosk
applications. NetKey is in use by over 500 companies worldwide
including Fidelity Investments, Microsoft Corporation, Kennedy Center,
Army Navy Store, Bayer Pharmaceuticals, Allied Signal, Cablevision,
Warner Lambert, and the U.S. Department of Veterans' Affairs. More
information on Lexitech can be found on the company's website at
Lexitech and NetKey are registered trademarks of Lexitech. All
other brand or product names are trademarks and registered trademarks
of their respective holders.
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