June 29, 2005 05:00 ET

Mi-Co CTO Highlights Innovations in Digital Ink at the Anoto Conference in Copenhagen

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC -- (MARKET WIRE) -- June 29, 2005 -- Mi-Co, the mobile data capture company, announced today that for the second year in a row, Dr. Greg Clary, Mi-Co Chief Technology Officer, presented on digital ink solutions at the Anoto Functionality Conference. This year's two-day event, with attendance by technology companies from all around the world, was held in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Dr. Clary's presentations included a business track presentation, which highlighted success stories of Mi-Co partners using Mi-Forms as their forms and solution-building platform. In addition Dr. Clary presented in the technology track.

In the more technically oriented presentation, Dr. Clary focused on new and innovative methods of combining Anoto functionality, the paper printing process and database technology to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of capturing data using digital ink. This presentation included a discussion of a new patent pending software platform, developed by Mi-Co and Mi-Co's strategic partner, Cardinal Brands.

Both presentations highlighted new software development capabilities in the latest release of the Mi-Forms Software System and Software Development Kit. Version 5 of Mi-Forms, which supports Microsoft .NET languages and integration with web services, represents the market's richest enterprise mobile data capture solutions platform.

"It is exciting to be invited to speak in both the business and the technical tracks at the conference," stated Greg Clary, CTO of Mi-Co, "and I enjoyed highlighting customer usage of Mi-Forms technology for mobile data capture. We witnessed a number of real world digital ink applications at the recent Mi-Co User Day '05 and several of them featured the Anoto functionality."

Mi-Co, an Anoto alliance partner, develops enterprise strength mobile data capture software and has products in its portfolio that support Anoto's functionality and capabilities. Anoto Group AB, which hosted the conference, is a Swedish hi-tech company with unique solutions both for transmission of handwritten text from paper to digital media and for scanning of printed text.

About Mi-Co

Mi-Co, the mobile data capture company, provides digital writing software that enables an efficient and effective process for capturing and communicating handwritten data. Mi-Co's enterprise Mi-Forms Software System enables flexible e-forms design for data capture using digital ink. In addition, Mi-Forms Software has proven capabilities for handwriting interpretation, verification, data validation and communication of forms-based data for enterprise users. Mi-Forms supports Tablet PCs, Digital Pens, Pocket PCs and signature capture devices. Mi-Co is headquartered in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, and has a Washington customer service center. For more information on Mi-Co, visit

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