Synergetic Data Systems, Inc. announced the release of UnForm v4.0. Significant in this release of UnForm is the ability for users of UNIX applications to integrate electronic documents into their processing and provide access to those documents via web browsers, e-mail or Adobe Acrobat Readers. UnForm is a server-based solution used primarily for laser forms and electronic document generation. With UnForm, UNIX/Linux sites can enhance existing documents with images, logos and other graphical elements and eliminate the need for preprinted forms.
Contact: Synergetic Data Systems, Inc., 2195 Talon Drive, Latrobe, CA 95682, 800-446-7374, 530-672-9975 (fax), email@example.com, http://synergetic-data.com/.
PlugSys International announced a new compiler, Max for Linux, a development tool for compiling and running Xbase code under the major Linux distributions for Intel processors. Max for Linux compiles and runs character-based applications. It is a CGI-like Xbase engine for NT- and Linux-based web servers and was written using today's C++ in a 32-bit code base.
Contact: PlugSys International LLC, 1636 Graff Avenue, San Leandro, CA 94577, firstname.lastname@example.org, http://www.plugsys.com/.
Contact: KYZO Ltd, Little Streams, The Abbotsbrook, Bourne End, Bucks. SL8 5QY, United Kingdom, +44-0-1628-526886, +44-0-1628-526030 (fax), email@example.com, http://www.kyzo.com/.
Appgen Business Software announced the release of their Linux Java Client. All the benefits of GUI in a pure Linux environment, with Appgen's eleven general business and accounting applications, are available on a CD-ROM. Appgen's applications run natively on Linux. The applications are also the first accounting applications to be validated for IBM Netfinity servers running Linux. The PowerWindows Applications are shipped to VARs with source code.
Contact: Appgen Business Software, Inc., 1300 Veterans Memorial Highway, Hauppauge, NY 11788, 800-231-0062, 631-471-3291 (fax), firstname.lastname@example.org, http://www.appgen.com/.
Open Source Telecom announced their IVR Server, the first open-source interactive voice response system. The initial IVR Server solution automates Internet service provider support functions with telephony interface boards from Pika Technologies. It is a web-enabled interactive voice response platform with templates for common business functions, based on the Adjunct Communication Server (ACS) and Debian GNU/Linux.
Contact: Open Source Telecom, 1030 Maude Avenue, Suite 511, Sunnyvale, CA 94086, 650-964-4678, email@example.com, http://www.ostel.com/.
Paul Nolan Ltd. announced that the graphics/art package Photogenics will soon be available for Linux. It was first released on the Amiga five years ago. Photogenics allows one to modify existing pictures or create new images from scratch. It can be used for a multitude of purposes from simple file conversion to advanced photo manipulation and retouching. It supports many different media, including chalk, pencil, watercolors and the airbrush.
Contact: Paul Nolan Ltd., MB #407, 5663 Balboa Avenue, San Diego, CA 92111, 619-839-3803, 619-839-3803 (fax), firstname.lastname@example.org, http://www.paulnolan.com/.
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