Livespaces is an operating system for building advanced meeting spaces. It provides a distributed software infrastructure built on the Elvin messaging service (the Livespace Bus) for coordinating software and devices across any number of computers in a meeting space, and user-facing applications for controlling a smart meeting room and collaborating with other participants. It also supports federation with remote Livespaces to facilitate collaboration between distributed teams.
Silverpeas is a collaborative Web portal. It is used to classify the contents on themes, independent of the spaces and folders in which they are stored. It supports subscribing to themes. The WYSIWYG interface for editing was simplified. The portal is accessed by way of a Web browser. There are personalized tools for the workspace. Interfaces and glossaries are available in multiple languages (French and English).