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Jason Taylor
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SEYBOLD EXPO, SAN FRANCISCO, CA – September 25, 2001 - eVision, a leader in visual search technology, and MoTech Software, a global IT solutions provider, today announced that the two companies have forged a technology and co-marketing partnership.

The partnership between eVision and MoTech includes co-marketing eVe 3 Professional as a value-added component to MoTech Application Framework. MoTech will actively pursue professional service opportunities centered on Visual Search in the overseas markets, Japan, England, Australia and India. Concurrently eVision will leverage MoTech's capabilities to provide professional services to their customers.

"We are pleased to offer high quality professional services for our growing list of customers," said Dr. Mat Malladi, eVision co-founder and CEO. "This partnership is another example of our commitment to further eVision's service offering and expand the reach of true visual search technology."

"We see a tremendous need for visual search in the vertical domains that we work in," said Amitabh Shrivatsava, Executive Director of Motech. "eVision's innovative solution will find a immediate market in the security and broadcast industry, where we have some excellent existing relationships."

Text-based search of visual assets within a database or on the Web often fails due to the subjectivity and inadequacy with which text tags and non-standard file names are assigned to visual assets. With the implementation of eVe 3 Professional in any asset management system, the user simply provides an example query image to rapidly initiate a search and return a set of sorted images and/or videos based on visual similarity of content within and relevancy to the original query image.

From creative professionals to the average consumer using mainstream search sites, eVe 3 Professional enables the user to rapidly find desired target products or brand assets using visual media and fewer clicks. Specifically, eVision's technology increases search precision by enabling initiation and search for products based on desired visual features and Visual Vocabulary - a new paradigm in search technology.

eVe 3 Professional integrates seamlessly with existing search mechanisms. Companies can use eVe 3 Professional to create Visual Vocabularies (representative samples of the images in the database. eVe is written in pure Java, is database independent, and will run on any platform that supports a Java Virtual Machine. With its small footprint, eVe can be integrated into any operating system, toolset or application.

About MoTech Software
With offices spread across North America, Europe, Japan, Australia and India, MoTech is a global organization that provides comprehensive business and IT solutions to organizations worldwide. MoTech's strategic intent is to be the customer's primary partner in the selection, development, implementation and support of IT solutions.

MoTech is backed by Reliance Industries, India's largest private sector company, and has the ability to draw upon its expertise in entertainment, telecommunications, finance, energy, chemicals, and logistics. MoTech's people have decades of experience with large global organizations in different business and technology sectors.

About eVision
eVision was founded in 1999 by a group of experts who have dedicated more than ten years of research to visual search technology. eVision's exclusive technology is the culmination of extensive research in the signal and image processing, pattern recognition, and computer vision fields. The proprietary technology distills images into their representative visual characteristics based on object, color, texture, and shape. eVision's revolutionary solution meets the needs of the $11 billion visual search technology market, including the Web-based search engine, Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM), media asset management, and high-margin vertical market segments. For more information on eVision the Company or technology inquiries please visit our Web site at: