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October 20, 2009 06:30 ET

Advanced Visual Systems Celebrates 18 Years of Data Visualization Technology Leadership

WALTHAM, MA--(Marketwire - October 20, 2009) - Advanced Visual Systems Inc. (www.avs.com) (PINKSHEETS: AVSC) marks is eighteenth year of operations this month and prepares for another year of innovation in the field of data visualization for business intelligence, analytics and high performance computing.

The Boston-area company, which has provided software and solutions to over 2,000 customers and an estimated 10 million end-users, was one of the first to commercialize data visualization technology and boasts a lineup of six branded products that serve the diverse needs of global corporations, software makers, researchers and engineers.

David M. Murray, CEO, stated, "With nearly two decades of experience providing software and solutions to a long list of leading global corporations, AVS understands what all types of decision-makers need to succeed."

"Our early customers were software developers and researchers working on smaller, specialized projects. But for the past decade, our customers are more frequently executives trying to squeeze every drop of efficiency out of their business -- and they are using data visualization as a key component of that process."

Murray added, "AVS is a unique software company, in that the average tenure of each employee is nine years and that almost 100 current customers have used our software for the life of the company. In today's rapidly shifting software landscape, those are distinguished metrics that we are extremely proud of."

AVS customers include BAE Systems, Boeing, BP, CA, General Dynamics, Lockheed Martin, NASA, PeopleSoft and over 2,000 organizations in nearly every industry.

About Advanced Visual Systems Inc.

Advanced Visual Systems Inc. (AVS) provides industry-leading, interactive data visualization software and solutions that help business, scientific and engineering users gain critical insight from all types of data. AVS's complete line of software products speed decision-making by bringing information to life using the latest in graphics, Web-based and interactive technologies on all major computing platforms.

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