IDELIX Software Inc.

IDELIX Software Inc.

March 22, 2005 06:01 ET

Former CEO and General Manager of Boeing Autometric Joins IDELIX Advisory Board



MARCH 22, 2005 - 06:01 ET

Former CEO and General Manager of Boeing Autometric
Joins IDELIX Advisory Board

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - March 22, 2005) -

Christopher P. Haakon provides expertise in establishing IDELIX® as a
visualization leader

IDELIX Software Inc. announced today that Christopher P. Haakon, a
member of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA)
Transformation Advisory Group and former CEO and General Manager of
Boeing Autometric (previously Autometric), has joined the visualization
software company's Board of Advisors. Mr. Haakon will advise IDELIX as
the company further establishes itself as a visualization leader in the
defense and intelligence community.

Mr. Haakon brings to IDELIX over forty years of experience in corporate
management and building strategic business partnerships within the US
Defense and Intelligence community. Prior to his current consulting
role, he most recently held the position of Geospatial Initiative
Program Director for General Dynamics. He joined General Dynamics
following an impressive 40-year career with Boeing-Autometric
(previously Autometric Inc.). Mr. Haakon's extensive operational and
technical background includes imagery analysis and training,
requirements analysis, and research in multi-sensor imagery. He is also
a retired Navy Reserve Captain who held four command tours, culminating
in his service as Reserve Intelligence Area Commander in Washington, DC.

"The innovation that IDELIX has demonstrated through various integration
projects and product development efforts has caught the attention of the
intelligence community," states Mr. Haakon. "The efficiencies and data
exploitation improvements created by Pliable Display Technology make it
a natural fit for soft copy imagery search applications, and introduces
a much needed face lift to the user interfaces that exist within the
government's legacy systems today."

IDELIX specializes in information visualization solutions, and has
developed an advanced user interface component called Pliable Display
Technology (PDT). PDT is a virtual lens interface that can be integrated
into a variety of geospatial-intelligence and defense applications to
provide a unique combination of precision, speed, data fusion and
improved situational awareness to analysts, key decision-makers, first
responders, and the warfighter. Current IDELIX partners include ITT
Industries Space Systems, Offshore Systems International, Paragon
Imaging, Intergraph, and Black Coral Inc. The company has also
participated in geospatial-intelligence programs for various agencies
including Natural Resources Canada (Geoconnections), Defence Research &
Development Canada (Defence Industry Research Program), and the National
Geospatial-Intelligence Agency's InnoVision and Enterprise Directorates.

"Mr. Haakon's past experience growing Autometric from a small company
into a geospatial technology leader will add great value to our market
development efforts," says Bijan Sanii, CEO of IDELIX Software Inc. "His
expertise will help establish IDELIX as a leader in
geospatial-intelligence and defense visualization."

Along with serving on the IDELIX Board of Advisors and the NGA
Transformation Advisory Group, Mr. Haakon is the Chairman of the Board
for the Joint Military Intelligence College Foundation and a member of
the National Correlation Working Group Board of Directors.

Mr. Haakon joins other notable members such as Rear Admiral (retired)
Bill Owens (Nortel), Derek Burney (former President CAE), and James Frey
(former President - Northrop Grumman TASC) on the IDELIX Board of


IDELIX Software Inc. specializes in the design and integration of
advanced 2D and 3D visualization technologies. Its core technology is
the Pliable Display Technology (PDT) Software Development Kit, available
in C++ and Java. PDT is a patented advanced lens interface that can be
integrated into a variety of software applications to create a more
efficient workflow process for tasks involving visualization, creation,
manipulation, or extraction of data. IDELIX also provides a wide range
of professional services focused on the integration of PDT into host
applications, including user interface design specification, integration
and feature implementation.

IDELIX will be attending CANSEC 2005 in Ottawa, Ontario being held April
14-15. CANSEC 2005 is the premier event for the Canadian defense
industry bringing together government, commercial, and military leaders
with leading suppliers and industry experts. Attendees are invited to
visit IDELIX at booth #95 for an interactive demonstration of PDT.

IDELIX, the IDELIX Logo, Pliable Display Technology, and PDT are
registered trademarks of IDELIX Software Inc. in the U.S., Canada,
Europe, Japan, and/or other countries. All other trademarks mentioned
herein are the property of their respective owners. Pliable Display
Technology is protected by US Patents 6,727,910; 6,768,497; 6,798,412.
Other patents pending.


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