Research Triangle Park, NC and Fairfax, VA. September 15, 2004. Mi-Co announced today that the company has signed a strategic alliance with ASM Research that empowers ASM consultants to rapidly implement state-of-the-art mobile data capture applications for its government clients.
"During the negotiations with ASM Research," stated Jim Clary, Mi-Co CEO, "We came to value the fact that ASMR has a 30-year history as a leading provider of information technology solutions for the Federal Government. More importantly, it became very clear to us that ASMR always puts the needs of their Government customers first. This philosophy completely fits with the Mi-Co culture. Therefore, we are very excited about this new alliance. The combination of Mi-Co's mobile data capture software, Mi-Forms, plus ASMR's project management and solution implementation skills can significantly reduce the Federal Government's costs of capturing data. This will enable all Government agencies to make a smooth transition from their traditional paper-based forms data collection processes to completely electronic forms-based processes. Lowering the effort and time required to manually enter handwritten forms data and re-type the information into computer systems can save the Government extraordinary amounts of time and money."
"When we first analyzed Mi-Co's flagship software, the Mi-Forms System, we realized that the combination of a handwriting interface with new mobile data capture platforms (like the Tablet PCs and the Digital Pens) could really save our clients time and money," stated Jeri Lassiter, President ASM. "Plus, with such state of the art technology we are extremely pleased that Mi-Co already had some strategic customers in the Federal marketplace. One Government agency has already demonstrated a 60 percent reduction in data collection time by using the Mi-Forms system. At ASM we want to bring those types of positive results to our clients."
This strategic alliance allows Mi-Co access to ASM's clients that include all Military Services of the Department of Defense plus many civilian agencies. Under their agreement with Mi-Co, ASMR has access to the Mi-Forms System for use as an application development platform to meet Government and civilian mobile data capture needs.
About ASM Research
ASMR is a leading provider of information technology solutions and advanced analytical services to government clients. Headquartered in Fairfax, Virginia, ASMR has a 30-plus-year corporate history marked by steady growth in revenue and customer base. ASMR currently has approximately 300 employees worldwide. The profile of the ASMR staff is 90% Technical and 85% of these hold DoD security clearances at the Secret or Top Secret levels. As a corporation, ASMR strives to provide advanced technology solutions to customers without compromising results. ASMR's staff members work in an environment that rewards success and technical advancement. The company is led by a senior management team that has an average of over 20 years management experience and eight years association with ASMR.
Mi-Co, the mobile data capture company, provides digital writing software that enables a human-centric, efficient and effective process for capturing and communicating data. Mi-Co's end-to-end enterprise Mi-Forms Software System enables flexible e-forms design and capture plus handwriting accuracy verification and communication of forms-based data for enterprise users. Mi-Forms supports enterprise data capture using Tablet PCs, Digital Pens, Pocket PCs and signature capture devices. Mi-Co is headquartered in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina and has a Seattle, Washington customer service center. For more information on Mi-Co, visit www.mi-corporation.com.