Focal 2.0!

Β min. read
January 3, 2024
Focal 2.0!

πŸš€ Focal 2.0 πŸš€

It's been a while between posts but it's been a flurry of activity under the hood at Focal over the last few months. I hope you've had a restful and fun holiday period and are having a great start to the New Year!

2024 is going to be a big year and at Focal we're starting things off with a major product release!

πŸ“Œ Key Features:

  1. Brand new re-design: New look and aesthetic and an improved user experience.
  2. Generate Articles: Focal can assist you in generating articles and content with the help of AI. By collecting citations from your highlights, our AI can create outlines for various types of content, from news articles to academic papers.
  3. AI Summarization: Our AI-powered summarization feature helps you save valuable time by extracting key concepts from lengthy documents, allowing you to digest information quickly.
  4. Collections: Save groups of highlights into collections and have Focal generating content based on those highlights.
  5. PDF Support: You can now upload PDFs and work with them in the same way as web articles.
  6. Projects and Teams: Create Projects to organise your teams and your work. Securely invite team members to different projects and control access to your content
  7. Brand new chrome extension: Never leave the site you are on. Add the Focal Chrome extension to your browser and save web articles directly from your current tab. Download it here
  8. Annotate: You can effortlessly add and annotate your sources with your own findings. Organise with tags, comments, and notes.
  9. Distraction-Free Reading: Improved parsing and readability. Enjoy a clutter-free reading experience with Focal. Our platform removes ads and distractions so you can focus solely on the content that matters.
  10. Improved highlighting experience: Break up and categorize your highlights with color.
  11. Social sharing: Share your highlights and sources to popular platforms; Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Reddit.

For researchers, Focal simplifies the process of synthesizing vast amounts of information. Academics can efficiently highlight, bookmark, and summarize study materials. Legal professionals can streamline their work by highlighting crucial evidence and understanding complex legal language. In the workplace, Focal can help you stay on top of information by providing quick insights.