MATHSOFT SHIPS MATHCAD 6.0 PLUS FOR WINDOWS.
CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 21, 1995--MathSoft, Inc., (NASDAQ NASDAQ
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Priced at $349.95, Mathcad 6.0 PLUS gives scientists, mathematicians, engineers, researchers, students and business professionals a wealth of enhancements in usability, programmability, data analysis and visualization, communications and collaboration, and electronic authoring. Mathcad 6.0 is a 32-bit Windows application A program that is written to run under Microsoft's Windows operating system. Such applications typically run under all 32-bit versions of Windows, but earlier applications might also run under the 16-bit versions (Windows 3.x) as well. See Windows. that runs under Windows 3.1, Windows for Workgroups A version of Windows 3.1 introduced in 1992 that added peer-to-peer networking. See Windows.
(operating system) Windows for Workgroups - (WFW, WFWG) A version of Windows 3.1 which works with a network. Although stand-alone 3. , Windows NT (Windows New Technology) A 32-bit operating system from Microsoft for Intel x86 CPUs. NT is the core technology in Windows 2000 and Windows XP (see Windows). Available in separate client and server versions, it includes built-in networking and preemptive multitasking. and Windows 95. Mathcad 6.0 PLUS is available through leading computer software resellers and retailers in the United States United States, officially United States of America, republic (2005 est. pop. 295,734,000), 3,539,227 sq mi (9,166,598 sq km), North America. The United States is the world's third largest country in population and the fourth largest country in area. and Canada and through distributors overseas.
Beta users have reacted positively to the numerous enhancements in Mathcad 6.0. "6.0 delivers a number of features I've wanted as a long-time Mathcad user, but also a wealth of new tools for computation, analysis, documentation and information-sharing. It's a powerful package," said William G. McKinley, principal electro-optical system engineer, Litton's Itek Optical Systems, who uses Mathcad for modeling and evaluation of systems at Itek.
Mathcad 6.0's enhancements include:
o Over 120 "QuickSheets" for learning and using Mathcad quickly and easily; o Enhanced text formatting with live math embedded in text; o A new visual, interactive programming environment that uses live and extensible math notation; o An easy-to-use calculator-like palette for entering and editing equations; o Innovative animation technology for producing and viewing "movies" of live graphs and data; o Powerful new statistics and data analysis functions; o Lotus Notes connectivity, allowing users at Lotus Notes sites to build and manage databases of standard or project-specific analyses; o "Web-Aware" and unique "hotlink" capabilities that let users embed and follow links between documents on the WWW or in Notes databases. This creates a global "Mathcad Web" of technical information; o The ability to build libraries of functions that can be used by other Mathcad users.
"We've been receiving a very strong reception for Mathcad 6.0 in our core technical professional market. It's also been generating a great deal of interest in the higher education higher education
Study beyond the level of secondary education. Institutions of higher education include not only colleges and universities but also professional schools in such fields as law, theology, medicine, business, music, and art. market where we're placing new emphasis," said Charles Digate, President and Chief Executive Officer. "Moving forward, Mathcad 6.0 will serve as a platform for launching related products for the consumer and secondary school markets. Overall, Mathcad will be the product that enables the creation and sharing of technical information around the world."
Users of Mathcad 5.0 Standard Edition, Mathcad 5.0 PLUS or earlier versions may upgrade to Mathcad 6.0 Standard Edition for $49.95 or to Mathcad 6.0 PLUS Professional Edition for $149.95. To upgrade, users may call 800-806-9085. As previously announced, Mathcad 6.0 Standard Edition and Mathcad 6.0 Student Edition will ship in August.
MathSoft product information may be obtained via the World Wide Web at http://www.mathsoft.com, by phone at 617-577-1017, by fax at 617-577-8829 or via mail at 101 Main Street, Cambridge, MA, 02142.
MathSoft, Inc. (NASDAQ: MATH) is the leading developer of mathematical software Mathematical software
The collection of computer programs that can solve equations or perform mathematical manipulations. The developing of mathematical equations that describe a process is called mathematical modeling. and Electronic Books for desktop computers. Founded in 1984, the company develops Mathcad, a live, interactive environment for mathematics work in a variety of fields, including engineering, science and education. Mathcad is currently available for PC, Macintosh and UNIX UNIX
Operating system for digital computers, developed by Ken Thompson of Bell Laboratories in 1969. It was initially designed for a single user (the name was a pun on the earlier operating system Multics). workstations; and in German, French, Spanish and Japanese. MathSoft is the publisher of the Mathcad Library of Electronic Books, which includes over 50 fully interactive titles. MathSoft's Statistical Sciences (StatSci) division, located in Seattle, Washington, produces the S-PLUS interactive data analysis and programming environment for scientific and technical data.
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