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Lectora 2008 authoring software and CourseMill 5.0 LMS

16th April 2008 - London, UK – Trivantis Corporation, a leading global provider of tools and services that enable its customers to create and manage eLearning content and multimedia communications, today announced the availability of multilingual versions of CourseMill 5.0, its leading Learning Management System (LMS) and Lectora 2008, its flagship eLearning authoring software product. The solutions are now available in the following languages:
• CourseMill 5.0 in Dutch, French,German, Italian and Spanish
• Lectora 2008 in French, German, Spanish and Swedish

Shipping Lectora 2008 in different languages means the ability to author eLearning courses can now be placed in the hands of subject matter experts across Europe. As well as making the authoring software increasingly applicable in different countries, when used with the multilingual version of CourseMill 5.0 it means that regardless of which language a course was created in students using Coursemill 5.0 will now have a choice of language for their interface. These capabilities will be attractive to national and multi-national companies alike, creating increased sales opportunities for Trivantis’ growing network of channel partners across Europe.

CourseMill 5.0 is a Learning Management System (LMS) that helps companies distribute, deliver, manage and track eLearning initiatives that are fully compliant with the latest eLearning standards. Among the many new features found in the latest release of CourseMill 5.0 are:
• Curriculum customisation by bundling multiple courses to create learning tracks
• Ecommerce capabilities with shopping cart and discounting functions
• Credit hours designation for tracking students’ progress toward meeting requirements
• Individual student report cards for students to track their course history and grades

Lectora 2008 continues the software’s legacy of strong compliance to eLearning standards and compatibility with virtually all LMS’s. Among the 50 new features found in Lectora 2008 are:
• Automatic conversion and compression of video, audio, and animation files to Flash
• Video tutorials instructing new users on key features for an even lower learning curve
• More than 250 templates are categorised for quick searches and instantly availability
• Customisable completion certificates for successful completion of a test or course

“We have noted that our customers are creating ever more sophisticated eLearning content and demanding increasing levels of flexibility from their LMS systems. The integration of greater language capabilities was requested by our users as they put in place increasingly complex eLearning architectures” said Julian Dable, Regional Manager North EMEA for Trivantis.

Simon Birt, Regional Manager for South EMEA agrees “Both tools are continuing to grow as their users’ needs evolve, whether this is for local eLearning programs or cross-border implementation. The multiple language versions will help our channel partners to build on the already widespread adoption of both Lectora and CourseMill in Europe.”

For a complete list of the new features available in CourseMill 5.0 and Lectora 2008, please visit www.trivantis.com. To find your local reseller, please visit www.trivantis.com/international/resellereurope.html

Companies or resellers interested in learning more about Trivantis products should contact Julian Dable (for North EMEA) at Trivantis London on + 44 (0)207 692 0832 or Simon Birt (for South EMEA) at Trivantis Paris on +33 (0)177 176 248.

About TRIVANTIS

Trivantis Corporation provides world-class authoring and publishing software, learning management systems and services along with content development services that enable the creation, publishing, and hosting of eLearning content. Trivantis was established in 1999 in Cincinnati, Ohio where their headquarters remain. They are currently expanding in the Middle East, Europe and Africa in response to growing demand for their products.

Trivantis’ Lectora authoring software is used by thousands of enterprises in over 50 countries worldwide spanning the banking, automotive, consumer goods, insurance, manufacturing, media, pharmaceuticals, retail and telecommunications industries. Its solutions are designed to dramatically diminish the technical barriers traditionally associated with e-content across a variety of digital mediums including the Internet, intranet, CD-ROM, and wireless.

CourseMill is currently used by large and small corporations, government agencies, schools, and non-profit organizations because it delivers, tracks, and manages elearning courses in a simple, secure, single source learning environment. CourseMill’s ease of installation, operation, and price set it apart from other LMSs.

Website: www.trivantis.com

Trivantis, Lectora, CourseMill, and Zirada are trademarks of Trivantis Corporation. Microsoft and PowerPoint are trademarks of Microsoft Corporation. Copyright 2008 Trivantis Corporation. All rights reserved.

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Potion PR
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Fletcher PR
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