SmarTeam Debuts mySmartMeeting To Provide Secure, Real-Time Conferencing and Collaboration Over the Internet

April 4, 2001

BEVERLY, Mass. — Furthering its strategy to deliver affordable e-collaborative product development capabilities to its manufacturing customers and their supply chains, Smart Solutions, a Dassault Systemes (Nasdaq: DASTY – news) company and its Americas subsidiary, SmarTeam Inc., a leading provider of rapidly-implemented business collaboration solutions for small-to-medium-sized manufacturing organizations, today announced mySmartMeeting. The new powerful, Web-based collaboration tool will enable SmarTeam customers and their supply chains to collaborate on product development through a secure, online meeting space where parties can view, annotate and comment in real-time on drawings, Bills of Material (BOMs), presentations, engineering change orders and other critical business information.

Today’s news follows SmarTeam’s recent announcement on its partnership with WebEx and plans for integrating the WebEx interactive platform into its collaborative product commerce (CPC) solutions. mySmartMeeting is SmarTeam’s first CPC offering to utilize WebEx as the underlying enabling technology todeliver this advanced level of collaboration capability to manufacturers.

“Our customers today are severely challenged by having colleagues, design engineers and supply chains scattered across geographies and time zones and, as a result, access to secure, accurate and current information is paramount,” said Avichay Nissenbaum, vice president of product development for Smart Solutions. “By simulating face-to-face meetings, mySmartMeeting will give the global enterprise instant connection and become an essential extension of day- to-day interaction, generating instant efficiency and reduced travel costs.”

With mySmartMeeting, customers can improve productivity, eliminate errors, extend the reach of information, optimize project management, decrease training time and expense, reduce time-to-market and shorten the sales cycle. mySmartMeeting features include the ability to:

  • Make presentations to anyone, anywhere

  • Run any software package for live demos and training

  • Allow meeting participants to view, annotate and edit any document electronically

  • Take remote desktop control to provide technical support on the Web

  • Take participants on a Web tour by browsing the Web together

  • Use the polling option to receive feedback from attendees online

  • Integrate videoconferencing into the meeting and chat online with their partners

  • Upload and download files as desired

  • Record meeting sessions and play them over the Web

mySmartMeeting is available immediately with four options. Each option varies in functionality, duration of use and cost of service. These include:

  • Free Trial — use of the mySmartMeeting service free of charge, with

    limited time and meeting capabilities, and up to four participants per


  • User Subscription — conduct meetings through the mySmartMeeting

    website, for meetings of up to eight participants

  • Corporate Site — create a customized online meeting site for your

    company, and conduct meetings for any number of participants

  • Pay-Per-Use — customers “pay as they go” for a flat usage rate

About Smart Solutions Ltd.

Smart Solutions Ltd., a Dassault Systemes S.A. (Nasdaq: DASTY – news) company, develops and markets rapidly implemented, yet totally customizable, Windows and Web-centric collaborative product commerce (CPC) and product data management (PDM) solutions between teams, within the enterprise and throughout the supply chain. Smart Solutions was founded in 1995 and is one of the fastest-growing companies in the data management market with over 1,300 customers worldwide. SmarTeam’s broad solutions portfolio enables small-to- medium-sized manufacturing organizations and their supply chains to efficiently exchange, track and manage design information related to product development from concept to realization. SmarTeam’s solutions help companies gain improvements in product quality, reduce costs, expedite project turnaround, comply with industry standards and shorten-time-to-market.

For more information, contact: SmarTeam Inc., Smart Solutions’ American subsidiary. SmarTeam Inc., 900 Cummings Center, Suite 307T, Beverly, Mass. 01915 tel: (978) 524-1950. E-mail:, or visit the company’s website at

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Holly Zmetrovich

SmarTeam Inc.

(978) 522-2023