SOURCE: Adapx

July 31, 2008 08:00 ET

Adapx Announces Capturx Support for ArcGIS 9.3, New Customers, and Exhibit Schedule for 2008 ESRI User Conference

Broad Range of Enterprises and Government Agencies Use Capturx for ArcGIS Desktop to Speed GIS Field Data Collection

SEATTLE, WA--(Marketwire - July 31, 2008) - Adapx (www.adapx.com) today announced Capturx support for ArcGIS 9.3, new customers, and the exhibit schedule for the 2008 ESRI User Conference at the San Diego Convention Center. Capturx for ArcGIS Desktop is a fully integrated GIS software solution that electronically enables paper-based field mapping with a digital pen and standard paper for government, utilities, engineering, natural resources, and numerous other industries. The company also unveiled today a new product to help emergency teams quickly collect and share information from the scene of disasters. (Editor's note: see press release entitled, "Adapx Unveils Capturx Disaster Response Kits")

"With Capturx for ArcGIS Desktop, we're using the latest digital pen technology and completely cutting out transcription time for our field employees," said Jason Clark, corporate GIS manager at Thiess Pty Ltd. "Only Capturx allows us to make quicker, more strategic decisions because we leverage important information that directly drives operational efficiencies and impacts our bottom line."

Capturx is also being used by leading enterprises and government agencies such as Barrick Gold, City of Bellevue, City of Boise, City of Coquitlam, City of Nashua, City of Vancouver, Coinstar, Denton County Texas, Freese & Nichols, Lockheed Martin, Nevada Power, Newmont Mining, Northrop Grumman, Snohomish County Public Works, Young & Associates as well as divisions of the U.S. military and intelligence agencies.

Educational Seminars and Demonstrations at ESRI User Conference

The following educational seminars will occur from August 2-6 and provide conference attendees with more information on how GIS data collection can be improved with digital pen solutions:

    "Field Based Data Collection Using New Digital Pen Technology"
    Water/Wastewater Database Design Meeting
    Saturday, August 2 at 4:00 pm in Room 27A/B

    "Success Story: Snohomish County Water Resources"
    Water Resources User Group Meeting
    Tuesday, August 5 at 12:00 pm in Room 25C

    "Using Digital Pens to Help with Wildfires"
    GIS for Wildland Fire SIG
    Tuesday, August 5 at 12:00 pm in Room 17B

    "Deploying Digital Pens in Search and Rescue Operations"
    GIS for Search and Rescue SIG
    Wednesday, August 6 at 12:00 pm in Room 17A

In addition to these presentations, Adapx has also been selected to participate in Monterey Cross, an exercise that will demonstrate how 14 of the top defense software companies use commercial off the shelf (COTS) software and shared geography within a simulated operation to solve common defense and intelligence tasks. Monterey Cross will run in the Defense and Intelligence Showcase from August 5-7.

Attendees can also receive hands-on demonstrations of the latest Capturx product line and meet Adapx executives at Booth # 511 or at the Federal Reception on Tuesday, August 5 from 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm.

About Adapx

Adapx is changing the way teams collaborate and collect data with software that digitally enables paper-based maps, designs, notes, and forms for use with digital pens. A broad range of industries and agencies use Capturx products to capture actionable intelligence in any environment and make better decisions in less time and with fewer resources. Teams enjoy the natural advantages of collecting data with pen and paper as well as seamless integration into Microsoft Office, CAD, and GIS software, without the delays and expense of processing paper-based data or deploying mobile computers. Privately held and headquartered in Seattle, the company has partnerships with Anoto, Lockheed Martin, and In-Q-Tel. Adapx was also recently named a Cool Vendor in Emerging Technologies by Gartner. For more information, please visit www.adapx.com.

Adapx and Capturx, and their respective logos are trademarks, registered trademarks, or service marks of Adapx Corporation. Other products and company names mentioned are the trademarks of their respective owners.

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