WASTE is a mesh-based workgroup tool that allows for encrypted, private communication between distant parties on the Internet, independent of local network organization. It is RSA secured, and has been heralded as the most secure P2P connection protocol currently in development. WASTE functions as a both a server and a client under *nix, Mac OS X, and Windows, as well as a server only mode under *nix and Windows.
x11vnc allows one to remotely view and interact with real X displays (i.e. a display corresponding to a physical monitor, keyboard, and mouse) with any VNC viewer. It is designed to be compatible with all Unix variants and Mac OS X, and depends on a small set of standard libraries. It supports SSL/TLS and VeNCrypt encryption, Unix password logins, single port access, Zeroconf, file transfer, and UltraVNC extensions. It is part of the LibVNCServer project.
LogBot is an IRC bot that creates Web-based logs in XHTML format. It uses the PircBot API to connect to an IRC server and is useful for disseminating online conferences and discussions of interest groups to those who do not use IRC. mIRC-style coloring is used and URLs are hyperlinked.
Akeni Secure Messaging server is a secured client/server instant message solution for business. It supports standard messaging features such as chat, conference (group chat), notification, and file transfer, and a rich client. The Expert Edition also offers advanced enterprise IM features such as 128-bit encryption and server side message logging. Messages can be logged into a full searchable database or flat files for auditing purposes. The system also offers enterprise manageability through the use of shared folders and role-based user access rights.
BBSzilla is an extension for Mozilla-based browsers such as the Mozilla Application Suite and Firefox. It gives the browser the ability to connect to Bulletin Board Systems that utilize TCP/IP, such as Hotline servers. There is functionality for multi-user chat, single-user messaging, as well as server-side and P2P file sharing, threaded news, single-thread bulletins, and more.
JWebPresenter is a Web-based presenting system. It can add a Web extension to your favorite presentation tool, such as PowerPoint, MagicPoint, or Impress. This is useful in distance learning, meeting, conferencing, and other situations. It uses bitmap images to avoid compatibility problems. Other features include platform independence and simplicity.
TECOAS is an application for interactively browsing and discussing a document. It is intended to assist with the co-authoring of papers with remote partners, but is also adapted to small seminars and online discussions. Its main functions are shared browsing of a document, the sharing of annotations, and a chat system with support for mathematical formulae (using LaTeX). It works on any system with JRE1.4 and Ghostscript.