BASCOM Secures $10 Million Patent Infringement Win Against Internet Giant AOL
Short Hills, New Jersey—November 9 , 2011—In a verdict that could have significant implications for the Internet software industry, a federal court jury in Central Islip, N.Y. found AOL liable for infringing the patent of BASCOM Global Internet Services, Inc., a Long Island Internet software company. The jury also found that BASCOM's patent, which covers remote filtering of adult or other inappropriate content, among other things, is valid and enforceable. The jury awarded BASCOM $10 million dollars in damages as a royalty for AOL's infringement.
New 2.0 Release of the Anywhere Filter Browser App for iPad® Devices Now Packs Powerful Productivity Tools with Mobile Security
Hauppauge, New York—November 2, 2011—BASCOM Global Internet Services, Inc., an industry leader in developing instructional technology security and curriculum tools, today announces the 2.0 release of its Anywhere Filter browser app for iPad®, iPod touch®, and iPhone® devices. Available for download from the App Store, Anywhere Filter 2.0 browser app now packages powerful, new productivity tools with mobile iPad® filtering to provide Apple users with both time-saving innovations and industry-leading security. With this release, BASCOM once again brings its expertise in the K-12 educational market to its mobile filtering solution by adding creative features for increased efficiency.
BASCOM Releases New PlayRight ™, a Comprehensive YouTube and Video Content Management System for its Filter Solutions
Melville, New York—October 18, 2011—BASCOM Global Internet Services, Inc., an industry-leader in developing instructional technology security and curriculum tools, today announces PlayRight™, a built-in comprehensive YouTube and video content management system for its Global Chalkboard, Patronus, and Frontera filter appliance solutions. PlayRight delivers flexible filtering to easily manage viewable content on YouTube, SchoolTube, and TeacherTube and safely focus students so learning stays productive. This new video management system goes beyond simply blocking or allowing content; it delivers customization tools that remove distractions so only select video content displays. This innovative curriculum tool is being demonstrated for the first time today at the 2011 Long Island Technology Summit.
BASCOM Releases New 1.3 Version of Anywhere Filter App with Instant Config™
Hauppauge, New York—August 29, 2011—BASCOM Global Internet Services, Inc., an industry-leader in developing instructional technology security and curriculum tools in Pre K-12 , today announces a new 1.3 release of its Anywhere Filter™ browser app with Instant Config™. Available free of charge on the App Store and used with a BASCOM filter appliance, Anywhere Filter app provides anytime, anywhere, any connection mobile iPad® filtering, iPhone® filtering, and iPod touch® filtering.
Patron Connect Quickly Builds a Private Guest Network for Patron WiFi Access
Hauppauge, New York—May 18, 2011—BASCOM Global Internet Services, Inc., an industry leader in Internet management and curriculum-building solutions for schools, communities, and libraries, today announces the new Patron Connect™ for its BASCOM Patronus filtering appliance for libraries. With this new built-in feature, Patronus enables a library to easily and inexpensively create a “guest network” for patron WiFi access. By including an additional Ethernet Interface on the appliance, Patron Connect allows a library to completely separate patron WiFi traffic from staff computers on different networks—without purchasing an additional Internet connection, router, and firewall.
BASCOM Announces My Communitas - a Cloud-Based Solution for Quickly Establishing an Online Community Center
Hauppauge, New York—January 12, 2011—BASCOM Global Internet Services, Inc., an industry leader in Internet management and curriculum-building solutions for schools, communities, and libraries, today announces My Communitas™—a cloud-based solution used to quickly deploy a customized online learning center for the collaboration of Web resources/learning materials and the sharing of best practices within a learning community. By using the Internet to bring your members together, My Communitas becomes your community’s platform for collaboration. It unifies your members, organizes your community Web-based resources, and coordinates the execution of your organization’s learning initiatives to achieve the best possible outcomes.