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Singapore, Singapore, 2007/05/04 - BuyButtonz online payment solution to Launch with eCom & Bloggers Fair in Singapore which will be webcast using streaming video technology from ustream.tv onto the Internet, provides new-media alternative to traditional radio reporting of live events.
BuyButtonz announced today that the inaugural BuyButtonz eCommerce Fair will be streamed live onto Singapore’s emerging meta-blog community Ping.sg/.
For the first time, a fair will be live-streamed through the Internet. This will allow Internet users from all around the world to participate in the fair by viewing it online and chatting live with other online users.
“Ping.sg is happy to be collaborating with BuyButtonz as an official online media for this event. During the event, Ping.sg would be broadcasting a live video stream of the event on our homepage. I believe that this would be a strong opportunity to promote Ping.sg as a community platform for local bloggers who have yet to hear of us.” Said Mr. U-Zyn Chua, the founder of Ping.sg
A web-cam will be set up overlooking the fair. Visitors to the Ping.sg website will be able to see what is going on at the fair and chat online with the stall holders and visitors to the fair. This integration between a live fair and the web is believed to be the first and connects the traditional fair format with the online world.
At scheduled intervals, the emcee for the BuyButtonz event will also be delivering reports live from the fair. Interviews with BuyButtonz CEO, Ping.sg and the various stall holders at the fair will be webcast. This is believed to be the future of live-casting where live, branded events have traditionally been covered by local radio stations.
Confirmed stall holders at the BuyButtonz Fair include ladies intimate wear, homegrown designer-wear and T-Shirts vendor. Each vendor will be bringing a selection of uniquely designed products that is normally available only online. Other interesting online vendors include, Good Image Tea, Animation Production and Training company Intense Animation Studio, discount magazines outlet Your mama's Shop, adventure travel company Ohana Adventure and many more.
“BuyButtonz is an innovative online payment solution that makes it easy for online payments to be collected securely. We are happy to have Ping.sg as our Official Online Media as this marks a milestone in event casting using new-media tools such as Ping.sg and Ustream.tv video streaming.” Said Mr. Wong Wei-Tuck, CEO of ChainfFusion Pte Ltd which powers BuyButtonz.
Ping.sg is the Official Online Media for the fair and is sponsoring the hosting of the video stream on its website. Ping.sg is a meta-blog community which helps to track blog postings that are popular amongst Singaporeans. Visitors to Ping.sg on May 6th 2007 will see a Flash based embedded video streaming box provided by popular technology startup UStream.tv. A live-chat Java component will also be be available for IRC style chatting.
About Chainfusion Ltd
ChainFusion Limited (buybuttonz.com) is the leading Real Time Business Technology provider for evolving Small and Medium Enterprises who are frustrated with unproductive, disparate business applications that is a barrier to real-time visibility from bricks to clicks. ChainFusion began in 2000 by operating one of the first online credit card acquiring services through Citibank.
ChainFusion also has developed a Code Generation service that is highly customizable, suitable for enterprise-level web applications even for major MNCs. Our luminary customers include Sony, Hewlett Packard, Standard Chartered Bank, Epson, Informatics, etc. For these customers, we have developed enterprise-level solutions with usage that spans the Asia Pacific region covering as many as 15 countries and 7 languages.
ChainFusion roster of customers include leading mainboard listed companies in Singapore. So it’s easy to see why ChainFusion’s solutions are being put to work on BuyButtonz in its strategic alliance with eNets.
Ping.sg is a community meta blog for Singapore bloggers. It aims to create a comprehensive and thorough database for blog entries written by local bloggers and/or with local interest. Ping.sg is a platform for bloggers to gain readership and for blog readers to discover new blogs of their interests.