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Makes Doing Genealogy More Enjoyable
New web-based Family Dashboard™ makes
exploring your family tree a lot of fun while aiding your genealogy
research. Now included in all subscriptions to OneGreatFamilyFamily Dashboard™ provides 18 drag-and-drop widgets designed to
provide interesting information and insights into your family tree.
Example widgets include Relationship Calculator, Migration Calculator,
Time Capsule, Top 10 Birth and Death Countries, etc.
September 19, 2007 --
today announced the release of Family Dashboard™. This
groundbreaking rich Internet application (RIA), incorporating the latest
in drag-and-drop widget technology, offers a host of tools for the easy
and fun exploration of a user's family tree. Family Dashboard™
is tightly coupled with Genealogy Browser™, a full featured PC-based
family tree program also offered by
Effective immediately, both are included in all subscriptions to
OneGreatFamily. Current subscribers to OneGreatFamily.com get a free
upgrade to Family Dashboard.
"Although we are constantly improving
to make genealogy research easier and more enjoyable, Family Dashboard™
truly represents a quantum step forward," said Dale Munk,
CEO. "In addition to making research easier, Family Dashboard also brings
a lot of fun as well as a deeper, more satisfying interaction with your
Family Dashboard is widget-based
Widgets (or gadgets) are small programs that typically
do one thing quickly and easily. Many sites, including iGoogle™, My
Yahoo!™, and others have utilized Widgets to allows users to customize
their environments to meet their needs. Family Dashboard™
is the first genealogy site to use widgets to facilitate genealogy
research. Family Dashboard™
allows users to open, close and move Widgets with drag and drop technology
in order to tailor Family Dashboard to their own specific needs.
Widgets available today
ships with 18 widgets that allow users to quickly and easily explore their
family trees while experiencing the fun of getting to know their
ancestors. These 18 widgets include:
General Statistics about Your Family Tree:
Provides a variety of interesting statistics from your family tree while
allowing you to quickly pull up a complete list of each of the following
groups: Total individuals in Your family tree, Ancestors OneGreatFamily
has found and added to Your family tree, Merges performed this week, and
Hints found this week.
OneGreatFamily will attempt to identify if a relationship exists between
any two people in the OneGreatFamily database. Included is a researched
list of over 150 famous people you can choose from, to see if and how
you are related, including: Alexander the Great, Attila the Hun,
Benjamin Franklin, Christopher Columbus, Eleanor Roosevelt, George
Washington, Karl Marx, Napoleon Bonaparte, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Thomas
Edison and William Shakespeare.
Search the Internet:
Quickly search Google®, Wikipedia® or Dictionary.com®
Last Name Popularity in the U.S.:
Find out the percentage any surname represents of all names in the 1990
U.S. Census. Also provides the popular ranking of the surname.
Important Events for Today:
Will show three random events from your Family Tree that
occurred on today's date in history, including births, deaths,
marriages, baptisms, confirmations, Bar Mitzvah, etc. By clicking on the
More link, all events on today's date will be shown. You can change the
date to look at any date in history.
End of Lines in Your Family Tree:
Will list 3 random people from your family tree
that are the ends of their line, i.e. currently do not have a father or
a mother in our database. These people can be excellent choices for
focusing further research into your family tree.
Top Birth and Death Countries in Your Family
Tree: Shows a Google Map with pushpins in
the 10 countries that have the most births and the 10 countries that
have the most deaths in your family tree. By clicking on a country, you
can bring up a list of all the people in your family tree who were born
or who died in a specific country.
Will list various interesting facts from a date in history, including
important events, famous people born on this date, cost of living, Dow
Jones Industrial Average, Best Picture for that year, US President and
Vice-President, birthstone, astrological sign and Chinese zodiac. This
feature is powered by Spectrum Unlimited.
Your Family Tree:
Will launch Genealogy Browser so that you can view, edit and print your
Sample First Names from Your Family Tree:
Will list 3 random first names from your family tree along with the
number of your ancestors with that first name. By clicking on More links
you can see a list of all the first names of all your ancestors. The
list can be sorted by popularity or alphabetically. By clicking on a
specific name you can see all your ancestors that share that name.
Sample Surnames from Your Family Tree:
Will list 3 random surnames from your family tree along with the number
of your ancestors with that surname. By clicking on More link you can
see a list of all the surnames of all your ancestors. The list can be
sorted by popularity or alphabetically. By clicking on a specific
surname you can see all your ancestors that share that name.
Will create a Google map with pushpins identifying the birthplaces of
the direct line ancestors between any two people in OneGreatFamily.
Welcome to Your Family Dashboard:
Contains a brief text description of how to move, minimize, hide, and
add widgets to your Family Dashboard.
Will show an odometer of the number of ancestors
has found and added to your family tree. Clicking on the odometer
presents a list of the ancestors added and allows you to run a
relationship calculator, a migration calculator or to see the ancestor
within Genealogy Browser within your family tree.
Performs a search of OneGreatFamily
entire database based on a surname and an optional first name. You can
then look at the details of any individual that matches your search
criteria, including seeing the individual in Genealogy Browser.
'Average Lifespan' in Your Family Tree:
Will calculate separately for men, for women and for all your ancestors
the average age as well as identifying the youngest and oldest using the
most recent 20 generations. For the youngest and oldest, you can run a
relationship calculator, a migration calculator or see the ancestor in
Genealogy Browser within your family tree.
Missing Data in Your Family Tree:
Will show three random people from your family tree who are missing
vital record information, like a birth date or a death location.
Clicking on the More link brings up a list of all the ancestors in your
family tree who are missing vital record information. This list can be
sorted, and for any ancestor, you can run a relationship calculator, a
migration calculator or see the ancestor in Genealogy Browser within the
user's family tree
Share Your Family Tree:
Provides two ways to share your family tree. 1) You can email a link to
family or friends that shows your family tree within Genealogy Browser.
The tree is displayed in read-only mode, so you do not have to worry
about unauthorized changes. 2) You can get a HTML code for a link to be
imbedded in your own webpage. These links will work with popular social
networking sites like Facebook and MySpace, in addition to your own web
Launched in 2000,
is the easiest and most complete service for building one's family tree.
Subscriptions include Genealogy Browser, a complete PC-based genealogy
program for creating, editing, viewing and printing a family tree.
Innovations include the ability to zoom in and out of the tree,
immediately spot ancestors for which your information conflicts with other
genealogists, and the ability to identify ancestors may be matches in
other family trees.
Users can also upload genealogy data from other popular
genealogy software, including Personal Ancestral File™ (PAF), Family Tree
Maker™ and Legacy Family Tree™.
All family tree information is automatically compared
against all other data in OneGreatFamily
using our patented Handprint™ matching algorithm, and obvious matches are
automatically merged. OneGreatFamily is the only service on the market
today that will automatically merge obvious matches, saving you the time
and effort of reviewing and approving them. It sets the standard for
value, ease and fun.
Pricing, Availability and System Requirements
with Family Dashboard and Genealogy Browser is available now under three
different subscription plans: Annual billing ($79.95), Quarterly
billing ($29.95) or Monthly billing ($14.95). All subscription plans are
available with a 7-day free trial. ($79.95 is approx £40)
Family Dashboard and Genealogy Browser require a PC
running Windows XP or later, a screen resolution of 1024x768 or higher, an
Internet connection (dialup or broadband), and a web browser (Microsoft
Internet Explorer 6 or 7, or Firefox). Optional hardware that can be
useful include a printer supported by Windows, video-capture board and
soundboard (for video and audio clips); scanner (for digitizing images);
and digital camera. User is responsible for all Internet access fees and
phone charges. As with all Windows programs, a faster processor, more RAM
and more free disk space will enhance performance.
L.L.C. was founded in 1999 by Alan Eaton with a vision to match and merge
all of the separate family trees created by genealogists into one single
unified worldwide family tree. This single family tree would remove all
duplication while maintaining all differences in conclusions genealogists
would draw from the research evidence. Today more than 160,000,000
individuals have been submitted to
in family trees. Users purchase access to the online service through
annual, quarterly or monthly subscriptions. The company is privately held,
based in Springville, Utah and has approximately 25 employees.
Here is an image so you can see what the new
Family Dashboard looks like
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