I.R.I.S. Boosts its Sales Presence in DACH

(PresseBox) (Louvain la Neuve, ) I.R.I.S., a listed company (EURONEXT Brussels: IRI), specializing in Intelligent Document Recognition (IDR), Enterprise Content Management (ECM) and Optimized IT Infrastructure (ICT), is proud to announce the signature of a national distribution agreement with its new German partner AVANQUEST SOFTWARE.

With the addition of this important distributor to its distribution structure I.R.I.S. is boosting its sales presence on the German, Austrian and Swiss markets. Effective immediately, this exciting deal will see the German distributor of computer products sell I.R.I.S.' products and solutions for both Windows® and Mac® platforms.

"In order to accommodate the growing interest in I.R.I.S. products in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland we have decided to enlarge our presence on these fast-moving markets. Selecting the right distributor was a critical aspect of this decision. With Avanquest Software, as our National Distributor , we have found experienced and ambitious partners that will help us attract technically sophisticated private and professional users and thus successfully pursue our growth strategy in DACH", comments Bernard de Fabribeckers, Worldwide Sales Director of I.R.I.S. Products & Technologies.

I.R.I.S.' new partner will distribute the following software solutions:

Readiris™ Pro 14 - OCR Software
Powerful OCR solution designed for private users and large businesses. Boost your productivity and save time when converting batches of paper documents, PDFs, or image files into digital files you can edit, compress, and share to the Cloud (Evernote®, Dropbox, etc.) in a few clicks !

IRISCompressor™ and IRISCompressor™ Pro - Compressed PDF Creator
IRISCompressor™ is designed to convert a standard image (JPEG, PNG, TIFF, image PDF, etc.) into a much smaller PDF (up to 20 times lighter!) that will open in any PDF viewer !

IRISNotes™ Express 2 - Smart Digital Pen
IRISNotes™ Express 2 is a real time-saver; it will not only store your handwritten notes and graphs, but also turn them into editable digital text on your PC.

About Avanquest Software

Avanquest Software is a global developer and leading publisher of best-selling personal and professional software designed for utilities, office productivity, communications and mobility worldwide. Headquartered in France, with operating units, subsidiaries and offices located in United States, France, Germany, Great Britain, Spain, China and Korea, Avanquest Software products are marketed in over 100 countries, through e-commerce, OEM partnerships and IT resellers.

Founded in 1984 as BVRP Software and listed since December 1996 on Euronext (ISIN FR0004026714), Avanquest Software forms part of the Eurolist, NextEconomy segment and SBF 250 index.

In 2004, Avanquest Software posted record financial results, with revenue of €57.0M ($72.0M), operating income of €6.9M ($8.7M) and a net income of €5.3M ($6.7M).

Additional information on Avanquest Software is available at > www.avanquest.com.


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