Product News

Product News

by / December 31, 1995
Accounting Assistant
Visual AccountMate is a Windows 95/NT-based accounting package that combines flexibility with fast, powerful data access tools and a variety of other features to help businesses run more efficiently and profitably. Visual AccountMate consists of seven modules (System Manager, General Ledger, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Sales Order, Purchase Order and Inventory Control) that can be customized to meet the user's exact specifications.

The program includes a variety of tools that provide faster access to needed data and a detailed financial data graphic format to provide a daily snapshot of the organization for better management of cash flow and receivables.

SourceMate Information Systems Inc., 20 Sunnyside Ave., Mill Valley, CA 94941. 800/877-8896.

Maximize Productivity
Check Out Plus is Windows 95 compatible file and item tracking software designed to increase productivity and reduce search time by utilizing improved multi-tasking capabilities. A "user defined labels" feature allows field headings to be easily changed to match every user's unique terminology and preferences. Check Out Plus can also integrate bar code technology and many automated filing systems to dramatically increase filing, retrieval speed and accuracy.

Standard and customized reports, audit trails, status screens and "hot picks" are just a few additional features available.

White Office Systems, 30 Boright Ave., Kenilworth, NJ 07033-0100. 908/272-8888.

Solid Gold
Goldmine for Windows is software designed to schedule, track, record and analyze contact information, phone and e-mail messages, appointments and to-do's. A network version offers workgroup functionality including the ability to delegate tasks to others and track results automatically, extensive messaging capabilities, group scheduling, system-wide performance analysis and multi-level security features.

The product also enables both inside and outside representatives to work as a team with the remote synchronization capability that automatically synchronizes data down to the field level -- including calendar, history, notes and even "linked files" such as documents and spreadsheets.

Elan Software Corp., 17383 Sunset Blvd., Pacific Palisades, CA 90272. 310/454-6800.

Client/Server Testing
Automated Testing Facility (ATF) 3.5 is a testing tool for client/server business-critical applications. ATF 3.5 can orchestrate tests that reflect the workflow of such high-profile, multi-user systems as customer service, order processing and claims processing. The product now incorporates support for Windows NT, as well as an enhanced graphical user interface to facilitate quality testing that will decrease risks when bringing new applications online.

Specifically designed to support organizations developing and deploying complex, multi-user client/server applications, ATF 3.5 now also features support for WIN-OS/2 environments, extended custom control support, enhanced reporting and TCP/IP support.

Softbridge Inc., 125 CambridgePark Dr., Cambridge, MA 02140. 617/576-2257.

Frame Grabber
VideoShot is a palm-size, stand-alone frame grabber for notebook and desktop PCs. VideoShot plugs straight into the Parallel Port, capturing 500 true color frames when working with notebooks.

VideoShot can capture and image at 640 x 480 resolution in 16 million colors in 1/30th of a second. The product is TWAIN compatible and works with all available image-processing software including PhotoStudio, Photoshop, Corel Draw and many others.

VideoLabs Inc., 10925 Bren Road East, Minneapolis, MN 55343. 612/988-0055.

Accounting for Windows
ForFUND/Govt Accounting is a full suite of integrated software modules. The recently released version 2.0 includes full 32 bit support for Windows and Windows NT and includes general ledger, budgeting, project/grant management, cash receipts, bank reconciliation, accounts payable, purchase orders, accounts receivable, and fixed assets, payroll, utility billing and business licenses.

The ForFUND/Govt Accounting system is written specifically for those that need to account for multiple fund-based organizations. Full-featured and LAN-ready, the ForFUND/Govt product is suitable for use by any size not-for-profit organization.

Mirasoft Inc., 865F Cotting Ln., Vacaville, CA 95688. 800/414-FUND.

Multimedia Kit
The TeleMEDIA Windows 95 Companion Upgrade Kit is a multimedia upgrade package designed to help customers exploit the full power of the Windows 95 operating system. The kit bundles a wavetable-upgradable 16-bit Windows 95-ready plug-and-play sound card, a quad-speed internal CD-ROM and amplified 10-watt stereo speakers with Syncronys Software's SoftRAM -- a memory-doubling program that permits users with 4MB systems to instantly expand to the 8MB needed to run Windows 95. The bundle also includes Microsoft Works 95 for home office applications, Microsoft Money for financial management, two multimedia reference programs called Explorapedia World of Nature and World of Flight; and an instructional installation video tape.

TeleVideo Inc., 2345 Harris Way, San Jose, CA 95131. 408/954-8333.

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