Sococo® Team Space Wins 2010 Emerging Technology Award From San Jose/Silicon Valley Business Journal

Dec 02, 2010, 13:59 ET from Sococo

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Dec. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Sococo has been awarded a 2010 Emerging Technology Award from the San Jose/Silicon Valley Business Journal for Sococo Team Space, a recently released online spatial user interface-based communications service.  Sococo was among fourteen other Silicon Valley businesses honored at a ceremony held at the Computer History Museum.

"This year's Emerging Tech awards showed once again why Silicon Valley is seen as the center of innovation. All our finalists had remarkable products that are going to push businesses to the next level in all sectors of industry," said James MacGregor, publisher, San Jose/Silicon Valley Business Journal.

"Sococo is dedicated to changing how people communicate from a distance. We virtualize people, offices, conference rooms, computers, applications and phones wherever they are in the world. We visualize them in a new spatial environment with avatars. And we enable them to communicate vital information with the least friction and lowest cost possible," added David Van Wie, Sococo CEO and co-founder.

Sococo Team Space

Sococo Team Space is an online communications service with a spatial user interface designed for distributed teams who need to communicate more effectively from a distance.  Unlike Skype (adhoc communications) and GoToMeeting (scheduled communications), Sococo Team Space provides a spatial user interface and avatars in an environment making it easier and less expensive to chat, speak and share applications with others through online communications.  Team Space seamlessly integrates with existing cloud-based, enterprise or desktop collaboration and development tools.

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Price and Availability

Sococo Team Space is available now for free and in the following plans and prices:

For a limited time select a plan and get 1 month free.

About Sococo  

Founded in 2007 and privately held in Mountain View, CA, Sococo is a spatial user interface-based online communications service company.  The company's technologies and services are for members of distributed teams in a range of markets who need to communicate more effectively from a distance.  Sococo's products integrate with other desktop sharing and cloud applications such as development tools, project management, collaboration, productivity, and enterprise. Sococo's always-on communications services are used today in 58 countries by more than 2500 teams worldwide today. Sococo has been named a 2010 Start Up to Watch by CIO Magazine and One of the 10 Hot Emerging Vendors for October 2010 by CRN.

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