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2010-03-09 11:25:00

ANN ARBOR, Mich., March 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Techstreet (techstreet.com), part of the IP Solutions business of Thomson Reuters, announced today that it has signed an agreement with the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) to offer enterprise access to fire and electrical safety codes in PDF format through its Web-based enterprise portal Techstreet Subscriptions. Techstreet has had access to the NFPA codes in print format since 2003. The new agreement extends the offering to electronic...

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2010-03-01 14:44:18

Unmanageable volumes of data accumulate in our digitized working world. Scientists are developing analytical techniques that make use of our ability to identify complex data relationships by means of pictorial images. Every day vast amounts of information flood into business databases. To achieve their corporate objectives, companies try to evaluate information relevant to their activities as effectively as possible. In the day-to-day working environment they use business intelligence...

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2010-02-20 16:40:00

Some of science's most powerful statements are not made in words. From the diagrams of DaVinci to Rosalind Franklin's x-rays, visualization of research has a long and literally illustrious history. To illustrate is to enlighten. How many people would have heard of fractal geometry or the double helix or solar flares if they had been described solely in words? In a world where science literacy is dismayingly rare, illustrations provide the most immediate and influential connection between...

2010-02-10 23:01:00

SEATTLE, Feb. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Tableau Software today launched a new product that brings public data to life on the web. Tableau Public (http://www.tableaupublic.com), available for free, lets anyone who posts content to the web easily create interactive visualizations and publish them to blogs, web sites, Twitter feeds or anywhere online. Instead of viewing static charts or tables, Tableau Public lets people answer questions and share data interactively on the web. (Logo:...

2009-12-15 10:15:00

ROCKVILLE, Md., Dec. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Visual Mining, a leader in dashboard and data visualization solutions that instantly transform data into actionable business information, today announced that TNS Cymfony, a marketing influence analytics company, has selected NetCharts Pro to power graphics for its flagship Orchestra product, which identifies the trends impacting a client's business. TNS Cymfony uses NetCharts Pro to develop its server-side web applications for Orchestra. The...

2009-11-23 06:40:00

STOWE, Vt., Nov. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Though many screen printed bumper stickers have utilized a "removable" adhesive since the 1960's, persistent myths about bumper stickers damaging cars continue. Bumper stickers have come a long way since the 1940's when people tied cardboard signs to bumpers with wire. Today's adhesive choices for custom printed stickers ranges from "super tac" to "static" and everything in between. Websticker.com, a company specializing in custom bumper stickers and...

2009-11-04 13:25:39

Those oft-maligned, and highly embellished, graphs and charts in USA Today and other media outlets may actually help people understand data more effectively than traditional graphs, according to new research from North Carolina State University. Newspapers and magazines often embellish charts or graphs to draw attention to them or to highlight information. Some experts describe these graphic embellishments as "chart junk," which they argue detracts from a graph or chart's effectiveness. So,...

2009-11-04 07:00:00

TORONTO, Nov. 4 /PRNewswire/ - Claron Technology Inc., a leading developer of software for advanced visualization and analysis of medical images, announces the general availability of its Withinsight Framework platform. Withinsight Framework (or "WIF") is a collection of software components that enables efficient and rapid development of medical vision and visualization solutions, especially ones that process large image volumes. Claron has been using WIF internally since 2006 to develop...

2009-11-04 06:50:00

SEATTLE, Nov. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Glencoe Software, Inc., the commercial arm of the Open Microscopy Environment (OME) Consortium (http://openmicroscopy.org), is proud to announce its collaboration with the American Society of Cell Biology's exciting new project titled "The Cell: An Image Library." The ASCB has been awarded a $2.5M stimulus grant through the National Institutes of Health's (NIH) Grand Opportunities program, as part of the American Reinvestment and Recovery Act, to build a novel...

2009-11-03 09:00:00

SEATTLE, Nov. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Tableau Software (http://www.tableausoftware.com), the global leader in data visualization and business intelligence software, and Journey Education Marketing, Inc. (JEM), today announced a major collaboration where JEM will market and sell Tableau's data visualization application to the student market. As the leading online marketer of software to K-12 and college education, JEM will offer Tableau Desktop to college and post-graduate students at attractive...