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TMSSequoia launches Prizm Color Image Processing C++ Toolkit

TMSSequoia is standing tall in Stillwater, OK. The company is introducing its Prizm Color Image Processing C++ toolkit.

This toolkit harnesses valuable information from color scans to align images, remove borders, drop and extract multiple colors, use color to sort and index, support color forms identification, registration and dropout, and provide image enhancement with Image Detergent technology.

That's a lot of work!

The five modules in the toolkit support 32-bit Windows operating systems, including Windows 2000.

Check out TMSSequoia's Web site for more information.

Perl now available for Visual Studio.Net

ActiveState has actively stated it has released a beta version of Visual Perl. This little gem is a plug-in for Microsoft's Visual Studio.Net.

Visual Perl offers a full-featured integrated development environment that enables programmers to build software using the most popular open source programming language for development on the Internet.

Vancouver, BC-based ActiveState says VP is the perfect solution for programmers who are partial to Perl but want to code in a visual environment on Windows.

Some of Visual Perl's features include incremental search, multi-file search, code elision, breakpoint management, and a configurable source-code control interface assist programmers in developing code quickly.

Download your beta version at ActiveState's Web site.

Business Objects announces support for Microsoft's XML for Analysis protocol

Business Objects, a San Jose-based e-business intelligence (e-BI) solutions provider plans to support Microsoft's XML for Analysis protocol for providing open data access for multi-dimensional analysis and data mining.

The protocol extends the .Net vision of enabling Web services, allowing application developers to provide analytic services to any client, on any device, on any platform, using any programming language, including C++, Visual Basic, C#, Java, and Cobol.

Business Objects plans to integrate fully with XML for Analysis to extend the richness of the online analytical processing (OLAP) reporting and analysis capabilities to multiple devices. Business Objects will benefit through extending its leadership in delivering business intelligence to wireless devices.

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