The mSpace Browser is a multi faceted column based client for exploring large data sets in the way that makes sense to you. You decide the columns and the order that best suits your browsing needs. mSpace encourages the discovery of relationships between your data that you never knew existed!
The mSpace browser takes advance of multi-media whenever possible. You could use audio samples to help explore unfamiliar areas of music, or video clips to aid with movie browsing.1 Whether its audio, video, images or just text, mSpace Preview Cues help you browse the way you want.
As well as column based browsing, mSpace offers a powerful Search system. Try a simple keyword search or refine your query with inuilt Advanced Search. Full boolean search is supported to allow for maximum flexibility and ensure you find what it is you were looking for.
Browse the way you want, add or remove columns to filter only what you're interested in
See media related to any item in any column without leaving your browser window/tab 1
Choose the facet you know most about and begin browsing the easy way
Collect articles as you browse, for later use and quick recall
Make a selection in the middle column & all related items to the left are highlighted
Allows users to tag and leave comments on articles or join interest groups 2
Boolean keyword searching caters for the time when a search is easier than a browse
Export all meta-data into common formats such as CSV, XSLT or Plain Text
The main differences between the two versions is the commercial versions ability to handle large data sets with ease utilising a number of database and code optimizations. A full comparison between the two versions is outlined in the following table:
|Long List Support|
|Scrolling Alphabet Overlays|
|Custom Database Optimisation|