SAN MATEO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 28, 2002-- Release of
v4.1 Includes Enhanced Integration With Macromedia Products,
Integrated Apache & IIS Installer, Enhanced Zoom and Design
TrueSpectra today announced the release of Image Server v4.1
that broadens the OS support to include Linux Red Hat 7.3. The
company also announced a version for Mac OS X that will be
available in the first half of 2003. This new release of the Image
Server also includes an improved extension for Macromedia
Dreamweaver MX users.
TrueSpectra's Image Server integrates easily within any Web
development environment. The software is available as a plug-in to
IIS and Apache Web Servers, which eliminates the need for purchase
of additional hardware, or can be installed on a dedicated device.
Once installed, developers can easily manipulate images on-the-fly
using standard HTTP query strings eliminating tedious image
production tasks, therefore increasing developer's efficiency while
improving site performance.
"We've seen significant adoption of v4 across a variety of
industries and segments," said V. David Watkins, CEO of
TrueSpectra. "We've continued to listen to developers and have
built upon our ease of use in 4.1 with enhanced installer, design
tools and broader OS support. The overwhelming response by
customers to our solution, feature-set and price point convince us
that v4.1 will extend our lead in the market."
TrueSpectra's market leading Image Server is currently being
used by thousands of web developers to build web sites of all
sizes. Image Server v4.1 expands TrueSpectra's product reach into
the Linux community, making it available for over 2 million
"The Image Server plugged right into our web server so we didn't
need to buy any new hardware to access the technology," stated Doug
Dawirs, Director of Online Services at the widely used graphics
arts resource firm, Workbook & Company www.workbookstock.com.
"The transition to TrueSpectra Image URL's in place of static image
tags was easy, and the resulting simplification our workflow has
already saved us money and effort."
TrueSpectra Image Server v4.1 New Features
The TrueSpectra Image Server has been designed to allow
developers to add images into their Web faster and integrate
seamlessly into their existing infrastructures:
-- Apache & IIS Plug-in deployment model and integrated
installer make the Image Server easier than ever to deploy while
eliminating the need to purchase new hardware.
-- Second Generation Image URL Generator dramatically simplifies
adding on-the-fly image manipulation and sophisticated Zoom
capabilities to a web site.
-- New Zoom Features include an enhanced user interface design
and powerful navigation window. A new Zoom client for Macromedia
Flash MX leverages the powerful new MX product family to provide a
superior Zoom experience for sites that use Macromedia Flash
-- Dreamweaver MX Extension provides seamless image serving with
a few button clicks and no required programming.
Pricing and Availability
Version 4.1 of TrueSpectra's Image Server software is available
for Windows NT 4, 2000, and XP, Solaris 7 and 8, and Linux Red Hat
7.3 and is priced at $8500 per server. A trial version of the
TrueSpectra Image Server is available for download at TrueSpectra's
Web site and leading developer portals including CNET and
TrueSpectra, Inc. is the leading provider of high-performance,
server-based imaging solutions. TrueSpectra Image Server is proven
to streamline the image publishing and maintenance processes,
saving customers time and money with technology based on industry
standard HTTP. It easily integrates into existing infrastructures
with minimal training. Customers include Lowe's, Kinko's,
Northwestern University, and Macy's, among others. TrueSpectra's
partners include Macromedia, Oracle, and Blue Martini Software. For
additional information, please visit