SOURCE: Metatomix

February 21, 2007 17:06 ET

Metatomix Executive Named to Integrated Justice Information Systems (IJIS) Institute's Public Safety Technology Standards Committee

Director of Product Management Christian Barr's Appointment Underscores Metatomix's Integrated Justice Technology Expertise

WALTHAM, MA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- February 21, 2007 -- Metatomix, Inc., a leading provider of justice information sharing solutions to state and local governments, today announced Director of Product Management Christian Barr has been named to the Integrated Justice Information Systems' (IJIS) Public Safety Technology Standards Committee (IPSTSC). The committee's purpose is to broaden industry involvement in the vetting and endorsement of standards for information exchanges between justice computer systems in prosecutor and court agencies, and dispatch and records systems from different companies.

"We're proud of Christian's appointment to this important IJIS committee," said Metatomix Co-Founder and CFO Tim Cunningham. "The acknowledgment of Christian's expertise reflects the investment that Metatomix as a company and Christian as a key member of our team have made in justice information sharing solutions. We share IJIS' commitment to the development of industry standards as a cornerstone of this work."

"In their work with IJIS to date, Christian and Metatomix have added valuable insights from their real-world experience," said IPSTSC Chairman Neil Kurlander. "With Christian's addition to our committee, we look forward to the continued benefit of those insights and even closer collaboration toward our shared goal of furthering an integrated justice model."

"In the brief time I've worked with the professionals at IJIS, I have developed a profound respect for the organization's mission and the individuals who carry it out," said Barr. "There is valuable work ahead of us, as we advance the capability of our government's Public Safety mission in this country. I'm confident the committee and IJIS have the vision, commitment and skills necessary to achieve our goals."

About IJIS Institute

IJIS' purpose is to provide a single voice in the development of new standards and practices for law enforcement and justice information technology. Its 86 full member companies (including Metatomix) and 94 affiliated companies provide jurisdictions with assistance on issues regarding integrated justice and its implementation. The IPSTSC promotes and contributes to the development of technical and functional standards for public safety IT components; provides industry input and policy review on technical matters faced by the public safety community; serves as the industry counterpart to the public sector's Law Enforcement Information Technology Standards Council (LEITSC); and oversees IJIS projects assigned to the committee.

About Metatomix, Inc.

Founded in 2000, Metatomix ( is a leading provider of commercial off the shelf (COTS) justice information sharing solutions to support superior public safety decisions, streamline processes and dramatically lower the costs of administering justice. Metatomix solutions intelligently automate JIEM© (Justice Information Exchange Model) exchanges of information, provide single views of subjects across multiple agency data sources from a single screen and sign-on and perform advanced correlation of information to support investigations, sentencing and corrections activities.

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