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Tom Sawyer Software Releases Tom Sawyer Perspectives, Version 5.0

Introduces HTML5 Rendering, Google Maps Views, and One-Line Diagrams

Berkeley, CA, March 6, 2013 — Tom Sawyer Software, the premier provider of software for building high-performance data visualization and social network analysis applications, announces the release of Tom Sawyer Perspectives, Version 5.0. With HTML5 rendering for web-based applications, this release delivers accelerated client-side drawing navigation, scrolling, zooming, animation, and search capabilities.

This release also introduces rule-driven Google Maps™ views, enabling web-based applications with both logical and geographical representations of data. Map views are synchronized with drawing, table, tree, and inspector views. This release additionally adds One-Line diagrams in support of electric utilities and electrical smart grid companies.

Logical Shadow Geographical Shadow

A logical drawing view represents the network
connecting the Tom Sawyer Software
headquarters and various branch offices.

A Google Maps view shows the same
network on a geographic map.

One-Line Diagram
Microwave Network

A One-Line Diagram example produced
from a famous public-domain data set.

A visualization of a microwave network, with
orthogonal layout, integrated labeling, precise
shape clipping, and slope end routing.

Tom Sawyer Perspectives continues developing features to enhance the exploratory analysis of Big Data. Other key features include a new link navigation tool in HTML5 web-based applications to dynamically animate the path of a connection from beginning to end. Further, new dynamic clipping brings improved node appearance at every level of graphical detail. For a list of enhancements, see the Tom Sawyer Perspectives Release Notes.

"The software industry has eagerly awaited high-quality graph visualization and analysis implemented with the latest HTML5 technology. Our graph visualizations are beautifully rendered and leverage the standards-based capability of the HTML5 canvas to support rich graphical content without relying on browser plug-ins or Java applets," said Brendan Madden, Chief Executive Officer. "Our customers can now design applications with synchronized logical and geographical views of data."

Tom Sawyer Perspectives is rules-based software for developing production data-oriented visual analysis applications. It enables both enterprise and government organizations to gain key insights on Social Network Analysis and Big Data from complex data generated from a variety of sources.

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About Tom Sawyer Software

Tom Sawyer Software is the leading provider of software and services that enable organizations to build highly scalable and flexible graph and data visualization and analysis applications. These applications are used to discover hidden patterns, complex relationships, and key trends in large and diverse datasets. Tom Sawyer Software serves clients with needs in link analysis; network topology; architectures and models; schematics and maps; and dependencies, flows, and processes. We help clients federate and integrate their data from multiple sources and build the graph and data visualization applications that are critical to analyzing and gaining insight into their data.

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