Netscape Netcaster


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Netscape Netcaster

A component of the earlier Netscape Communicator that provided a push model delivery system based on Marimba's Castanet Tuner. Users were able to subscribe to content channels on the Internet and receive information updates in the background while working on other applications. See Netscape Communicator.
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We are very excited to introduce support for the Netscape Netcaster client to our customers," said Stephen J.
Netscape is pleased that OpenConnect is able to provide corporations with leading edge Web-to-legacy solutions that leverage the Netscape Netcaster client and Netscape ONE technologies," said Danny Shader, vice president of industry and developer relations at Netscape.
Net Perceptions' GroupLens is an impressive plug-in that leverages Netscape Netcaster to enhance the options available to push technology users," said Danny Shader, vice president of partner and developer relations at Netscape.
The product also allows application developers to build a Netscape Netcaster channel that automatically notifies customers of new or changed documents including product literature, frequently asked questions, and technical white papers, reducing the amount of time a customers spends manually sifting through documents to find the latest relevant information.
Netscape Netcaster rounds out the Netscape Communicator suite of open messaging, groupware and browsing components, allowing users to receive the most timely information pushed directly to their desktops.
In addition to providing a powerful new content platform for media partners and enterprise customers, Netscape Netcaster creates an opportunity for software partners specializing in push technology to build additional functionality into a standards-based solution.
InterZine's unique approach to sports communities offers Netscape Netcaster users leading participatory sports information," said Jerrell Jimerson, Director, Online Services at Netscape.
The Excite Personal Channel, scheduled to be included as a premier content channel on Netscape Netcaster, delivers an entertaining variety of customizable, relevant content right to the consumer's desktop.
Excite Personal will be a prime starting point for Netscape Netcaster users looking for a useful source of topical information from arts to business to sports," said George Bell, president and CEO, Excite.
com, CBS SportsLine, CNNfn, Gartner Group Advisor and Hearst's HomeArts Network to announce support of Netscape Netcaster technology.
Netscape Channel Finder will serve as a user's guide to the most exciting channels on the Internet and will be continuously updated with additional Netscape Netcaster channels including Marimba channels," said Mike Homer, senior vice president of marketing at Netscape.
Available to developers from the DevEdge Internet site today, Netscape Netcaster will be available for public download from the Netscape Internet site next week.

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