SOURCE: PlanGraphics, Inc.

January 30, 2007 11:23 ET

Xmarc 7.0 Released; Key Customers Extend Usage

FRANKFORT, KY -- (MARKET WIRE) -- January 30, 2007 -- PlanGraphics, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: PGRA) announced that it formally released Xmarc 7.0 on Jan. 3, 2007, following six months of beta distribution. Xmarc is a suite of "middleware" products providing access to data from a variety of sources and in a wide range of formats. Enhancements in this release are:

--  A layering system added for graphic windows. The layer structure has
    multiple  attributes  that can be manipulated, including  transparency,
--  Auto-labeling of graphic features.
--  Transparency and brightness attributes applicable to individual
    graphic features.
--  Symbology enhancements, including angled images, graduated color
--  Anti-aliasing of polyline and text features.
--  Improved language facilities for structure membership array analysis.
--  Extensions to dynamic tree window capabilities
A complete list of new or enhanced features in version 7.0 is available at the following URL:

In other recent news, key customers of Xmarc have extended and expanded their commitment to the Xmarc middleware product suite. Notable among those are:

--  Italian Ministry of Finance continues to use Xmarc for managing all
    land and property transactions and taxes nationwide through a network of
    120 servers hosting Xmarc in the agencies' Web-enabled GIS (WEGIS)
--  The Port of Rotterdam uses Xmarc in its proprietary application to
    share its AutoCAD databases throughout the enterprise for port operations,
    container storage, and land management.
--  UltraElectronics uses Xmarc in sensitive data applications in support
    of the British Military Survey.
--  The Royal Bank of Scotland's Green Flag Division, which provides
    roadside assistance (similar to the AAA in North America), to automobile
    insurance policyholders. Through its call center, it responds to
    approximately 1 million incidents each year.
--  ZK Celltest (California), a provider of test and measurement equipment
    to wireless carriers, uses Xmarc to deploy, via an ASP service, its
    automated test product for wireless carrier networks.
PlanGraphics, founded in 1979, is a full life-cycle systems integration and implementation firm providing a broad range of services in the design and implementation of information technology in the public and commercial sectors. PlanGraphics' experience with spatial information systems and e-services capabilities provides a critical discriminator among other IT consulting and integration firms. PlanGraphics has headquarters in Frankfort, Ky., and regional offices in Maryland and Colorado. On the Web:

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