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U.S. Government Awards Paracel Inc. a Multimillion-Dollar Contract for Advanced Text-Searching Products.



PASADENA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 14, 1997--

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 Technology Will Be Delivered Over the Next 12 Months

Paracel Inc., a private company, Monday announced a contract worth several million dollars from the U.S. government to deliver Fast Data Finders (FDF) and associated software for high-volume text filtering and dissemination dissemination Medtalk The spread of a pernicious process–eg, CA, acute infection Oncology Metastasis, see there .

The products ordered will be delivered over the next 12 months.

``This contract represents significant growth in the demand for Paracel's data-filtering products,'' said Kwang-I Yu, chief executive officer of Paracel. ``The government's need to filter and sort high volumes of diverse, multilingual mul·ti·lin·gual  
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 text data is rapidly becoming a requirement for the Internet and corporate intranet markets.''

Yu added: ``We regard this award as a confirmation of Paracel's unique ability to meet the most demanding text-filtering and dissemination requirements in the world.''

The Fast Data Finder is a patented computational device that analyzes massive quantities of text and other data types. FDF technology, allowing a user to execute complex topic-oriented searches on large text databases, offers a significant price/ performance advantage to Internet/intranet developers for text- filtering and dissemination applications.

FDF products are the backbone of commercial on-line information services See Information Systems.  such as NewsCast newscast

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Paracel, founded in 1992, develops and markets high-performance text and genomic data-analysis systems for the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, information-systems and government markets. Additional information on Paracel is available via the Internet at www.paracel.com . Paracel is a privately held company privately held company

A firm whose shares are held within a relatively small circle of owners and are not traded publicly.
 with headquarters located in Pasadena. -0-

NOTE TO EDITORS: Fast Data Finder and FDF are registered trademarks of TRW TRW The Real World (TV reality show)
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CONTACT: Paracel Inc., Pasadena

Forrest Fleming, 818/666-6684

fleming@paracel.com
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