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Maptek Selects Objectivity/DB for Next Generation of Mining Software Solutions

Sunnyvale, Calif. (PRWEB) June 4, 2008 -- Objectivity/DB, the leading real-time data management (http://www.objectivity.com/pages/objectivity/default.asp?source=8pr) solution for software applications with complex data management requirements, has been selected by Maptek as a key part of their platform for their next generation of products, including Maptek Vulcan, I-Site, and MineSuite.

The first deployment of Objectivity/DB will occur in a new version of Maptek?s I-Site software, a tool that allows users in the mining, engineering and forensics industries to collect, model and manipulate millions of scanned data points captured from high performance laser scanners. The Maptek I-Site product family is used to capture detailed 3D laser images, high-resolution photos and survey data.

Objectivity/DB will satisfy two critical requirements of Maptek?s next generation solutions (http://www.objectivity.com/pages/objectivity/overview.asp): the ability to scale over time without loss of performance and the ability to process massive amounts of data in real-time. The transition to Objectivity/DB is part of Maptek?s long-term strategy to seek innovative and efficient ways of meeting customer needs.

?Utilizing Objectivity/DB will significantly reduce development time for our next generation of products, enabling us to innovate faster and deliver leading-edge solutions to our customers,? said Barry Henderson, CEO of Maptek.

For Objectivity, the deal represents expansion into a burgeoning market with many opportunities for growth.

?We are thrilled that Maptek has selected Objectivity/DB as part of its innovation strategy moving forward,? said Jay Jarrell, president and CEO of Objectivity, Inc. ?Maptek has taken an important step to ensure the viability of their products far into the future.?

A note on Objectivity/DB

Objectivity/DB has a fully scalable, distributed processing architecture that manages localized, centralized or distributed object databases by synthesizing large, complicated streams of data into a single logical view (http://www.objectivity.com/pages/GF/gate1.asp?doc=http://www.objectivity.com/pages/downloads/whitepaper/pdf/RelationalWall.pdf&id=70130000000Cnkh&h1=OODBMS%20vs.%20ORDMS%20vs.%20RDBMS%20the%20pros%20and%20cons%20of%20different%20database%20technologies?source=8pr).

About Maptek

Maptek is a global company that has been developing 3D software and hardware for more than 25 years, helping mining companies to make the most of their data. Maptek's robust, modular systems include Maptek Vulcan?, one of the world's longest standing 3D mine planning and modelling packages, and Maptek I-Site? which provides easy-to-use high technology surveying solutions. Maptek MineSuite delivers mine production monitoring software and hardware systems for all types of mining operations and processing plants. Maptek products are in use at more than 800 sites worldwide, supported by our worldwide network of 12 offices.

Maptek Press Contact:

Jane Ball

Tel: +61 (8) 8338 9221

About Maptek I-Site?

I-Site 4400 scanners combine a 3D laser imaging instrument with panoramic, high resolution digital photography for measuring large scenes accurately. I-Site products have garnered multiple innovation and engineering awards and are operational in mining and forensic mapping in Australia, Canada, USA, Chile, Peru, Brazil, India, Mali, Malaysia, Indonesia, New Zealand, Spain and Germany.

About Objectivity, Inc.

Objectivity, Inc. is the leading provider of distributed, real-time, SOA-enabled database management solutions for mission-critical applications. The company?s flagship product, Objectivity/DB, is used by government, security, complex manufacturing, commercial services, science, and engineering organizations to increase speed, precision and productivity. Objectivity remains on the cutting edge of innovation by working directly with clients to build customized programs, find solutions to complicated challenges and seamlessly integrate technology across multiple platforms and languages.

Objectivity, Inc. is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, USA. Please contact us by visiting www.Objectivity.com or calling (408) 992-7100. A 60-day free trial of Objectivity/DB is available on the website, and Objectivity also provides free web-based Object Database Training Courses.

Note to editors: Objectivity/DB is a registered trademark of Objectivity, Inc. All other company, organization, product or alliance names mentioned herein remain the property of their respective owners.

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