CanvasDropr, the collaborative media-sharing platform from Denmark, is somewhat pivoting its platform to focus on the B2B aspects of the service. CanvasDropr provides what could be described as GoogleDocs for rich media, like images and video, allowing users to collaborate around visual content like what other services already do with text.
Files are shown visually when dragged onto the canvas, and all connected users can see when someone edits an element or makes changes, such as annotations, texts, movements, or drawings.
Another cool feature for long-distance presentations for collaborators or clients is the synchronous slideshow option. Here a presenter can ping other users in a canvas and external partners to participate in a slideshow that he or she controls and which is synched across all user’s screens, iPads or iPhones.
CanvasDropr was launched as somewhat of a image and video sharing service. Cathrine Andersen from CanvasDropr tells us the feedback from users was that they saw it more as kind of a visual DropBox. “…Bit after bit, with feedback from both consumers and businesses, we developing a total redesign and rethought the concept and product based on all the feedback we had gotten over 6 months. The result is what we’re launching at TNW – CanvasDropr still with a free consumer option and a business version implementing the features requested by professional users.”
The company is still keeping the free version of the service, but they see the bigger picture as more of a broad tool for both personal and business use. Pricing will be be $9 per employee per month, with the first 3 employees free. Discounts will also be available to larger teams and organizations.