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IMSI(R) Selects PDMOffice Design Lifecycle Management Solution for TurboCAD(R)

Agreement Brings State-Of-The-Art Design Collaboration Functionality to TurboCAD Users

NOVATO, Calif., Jan. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- IMSI(R)
(OTC Bulletin Board: IMSI), a leading developer and publisher of precision
design and consumer and business software solutions, today announced its plan
to offer state-of-the-art design collaboration functionality through its
strategic partnership with PDMOffice. This partnership makes available
PDMOffice design collaboration functionality to TurboCAD users within their
TurboCAD environment, allowing them to share documents with their peers,
visualize CAD models (250+ formats supported), manage project timeline and
related activities and hold design reviews in online meetings.
    "PDMOffice provides customers with the most robust, easy-to-use, and
scalable design collaboration solution in the marketplace," stated Rajiv
Saxena, president and CEO, PDMOffice. "With this partnership, our solution
seamlessly extends the TurboCAD framework to allow TurboCAD users to
streamline their activities related to document management, project management
and design reviews over the course of their CAD-related projects."
    "Market forces such as distributed product development and time-to-market
issues are requiring both CAD professionals and product OEM's to explore new
ways of expediting their product development projects." noted Bob Mayer,
executive vice president of IMSI's Precision Design Division.  "This
partnership provides our users with a personalized workspace, rich with state-
of-the-art design collaboration functionality, allowing them to bring winning
products to market even faster."
    Under the terms of the agreement, IMSI and PDMOffice plan to integrate
PDMOffice Document Center, Project Desk, Product Center, and Meeting Center
functionality with TurboCAD. The two companies will also cooperate to promote
their combined solution through joint marketing activities, such as industry
trade shows.   PDMOffice Design Lifecycle Management Solutions are developed
and owned by Rational Design, Inc.

    About IMSI
    Founded in 1982, IMSI has established a tradition of providing the
professional and home user with innovative technology and easy-to-use,
high-quality software products at affordable prices. The company maintains two
business divisions. The Precision Design division, anchored by IMSI's flagship
product, TurboCAD(R) and the DesignCAD(TM) line, also develops and markets
other visual content and design software such as FloorPlan(R) 3D and
TurboCADCAM. The division also includes several online properties focused on
the sale of content and services to the architectural, engineering and
construction market thru its stock house plans site at and the
online CAD symbol site, The Consumer Software Solutions
division, which is anchored by Allume Systems, Inc. (formerly Aladdin Systems,
Inc.), provides small businesses and consumers with software solutions through
its popular products such as StuffIt(R), Internet Cleanup(R), SpamCatcher(R),
TurboProject(R), FormTool(R), FlowCharts&More(TM), HiJaak(R) and
TurboTyping(TM). More information about IMSI can be found at

    NOTE:  IMSI, TurboCAD, FloorPlan and CADSymbols are registered trademarks
of International Microcomputer Software, Inc respectively. All other products
are the trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners.

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