New Developer Edition of Image Server targets developers of small sites and intranets
SAN MATEO, CA MATEO, – July 1, 2002 – TrueSpectra (www.truespectra.com) today announced the availability of TrueSpectra Image Server v4, the latest release of its market-leading image server. Through new tools and extensions that speed development of web applications and enhanced integration with industry standard products and platforms, TrueSpectra Image Server v4 is designed to streamline customer deployment as well as reach a broader market. TrueSpectra also announced the first release of Image Server, Developer Edition for smaller sites and intranets that allow millions of developers to cost effectively integrate image-serving technology into their Web applications.
Version 4 enables faster Web application development and simplifies integration with leading products and platforms including Macromedia Dreamweaver MX, Flash MX and ColdFusion MX, JAVA applications and servers such as BEA WebLogic and IBM Websphere, Apache and Microsoft IIS Web servers, and SOAP for Microsoft’s .net initiative.
TrueSpectra technology, which is based on the industry standard HTTP, integrates easily into existing Web development infrastructure using an easy to implement single URL query string, the Image URL. TrueSpectra allows developers to eliminate tedious production tasks, increase their efficiency and improve their site’s performance. The new product builds upon TrueSpectra’s unmatched architecture and further simplifies and enhances Web application development and deployment.
“After conducting extensive research, it became clear that the substantial value our server provides to large corporate clients such as Macys, Nordstrom and Blockbuster, are just as relevant and significant to a wide variety of customers,” said V. David Watkins, CEO of TrueSpectra. “Nearly every site can benefit from reduced development time, decreased production and maintenance costs, and improved user experience. The enhancements in this release allow TrueSpectra to deliver image serving solutions to a much broader audience, including international markets, so that they too can realize the benefits image serving delivers.”
“TrueSpectra is essential software for anyone running a Web site with lots of images”, said David Vaccaro President of X-treme Net Development Inc., a Massachusetts based Web applications firm and TrueSpectra reseller. "It saves time, it saves money and it takes the hassle out of developing with images. We saved $15,000 in development costs on one project alone.”
TrueSpectra, Inc. is the leading provider of high-performance, server-based imaging solutions. TrueSpectra offers a more efficient way for companies to manage, publish and repurpose images from single high-resolution source files. TrueSpectra Image Server is proven to streamline the current image publishing and maintenance processes, saving customers time and money. TrueSpectra`s technology is based on the industry standard HTTP and easily integrates with existing infrastructures with minimal training. Customers include Lowe’s, Kinko`s, Nordstrom and Macy`s, among others. TrueSpectra`s strategic partners include Akamai, Oracle Blue Martini Software and QRS. TrueSpectra can also be deployed over a global CDN from Akamai or Exodus. For additional information, please visit http://www.truespectra.com.