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    Home : Company : News Releases : Maplesoft Announces Maple 9.5
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Maplesoft Announces Maple 9.5
Latest release strengthens leadership among desktop tools for technical
professionals

Waterloo, Canada, Thursday, April 15, 2004 – Maplesoft, the leading provider of high- performance software tools for engineering, science, and mathematics announced today the upcoming release of Maple 9.5, the newest release of its principal desktop productivity environment used by industry, research organizations, and academic institutions world-wide.


Maple 9.5 builds on the primary design themes that embody all core Maplesoft products.

Rock solid numerics and world-leading symbolics seamlessly integrated to offer the most powerful and extensive solver suite in technical software. New features include:

  • New integrated algorithms for optimization problems
  • New solvers for differential-algebraic equation systems for advanced modeling applications
  • Major performance improvements
Effective tools to manage technical knowledge. New features include:
  • Integrated dictionary of engineering and mathematical terms for instant access to reference information.
  • User interface improvements that make complex operations intuitive and quick Enhancements to interactive plotting.
  • New features for advanced users to streamline programming and application development
Innovative features for education. New features include:
  • New student multivariate calculus package including computational routines, topic- specific visualization, and innovative Maplet™-based tutors
  • Enhancements to the precalculus package.
  • Better support of Maplesoft’s MapleNet™, and Maple T.A.™ e-learning solutions.
Dr. Laurent Bernardin, Maplesoft’s Chief Scientist states, "Maple 9.5 strengthens our lead in many of the principal dimensions of technical computing. Our beta testers have already confirmed our belief that Maple 9.5 will be the environment of choice."

Projected ship date is the end of April, 2004. Projected commercial list price is $1995 US which includes one year of full technical support and extended maintenance. Users interested in upgrading should visit www.maplesoft.com for the latest details.

About Maplesoft
Maplesoft™ is the leading provider of high-performance software tools for engineering, science, and mathematics. Our product suite reflects our philosophy - given great tools, people can do great things. Maplesoft has transformed the way engineers, scientists, and mathematicians use math, enabling them to work better, faster, and smarter.

Organizations across the world have applied Maple in nearly every technical field, including Engineering Design, Operations Research, Scientific Research, and Financial Analysis. Maplesoft's commercial customer base includes Allied Signal, BMW, Boeing, Daimler Chrysler, DreamWorks, Ford, General Electric, Hewlett Packard, Lucent Technologies, Motorola, Raytheon, Robert Bosch, Sun Microsystems, Toyota, and Tyco.

Maplesoft offers powerful and easy-to-use tools that save time and reduce errors.
Maple is a powerful tool for solving complex mathematical problems and creating rich technical documents
Maple Toolbox for MATLAB® combines the best in symbolic and numeric computation to develop mathematical solutions
BlockBuilder™ for Simulink® is a First Principles physical modeling environment that offers automated export to Simulink
MapleNet™ allows users to publish live Maple documents on the Web
The Professional Toolbox Series provides domain-specific tools that focus the core Maplesoft products on discipline-specific applications

We believe that if you touch math, you need Maple. Visit www.maplesoft.com to learn more.

For more information, please contact:
Tina George
Maplesoft
519.747.2373 ext. 352
tgeorge@maplesoft.com