For Immediate Release

EMPRESS RDBMS Now Available for Apple’s Mac OS X

Beltsville, MD, July 14, 2004 – Empress Software announces the immediate
availability of EMPRESS Embedded Database V8.62 for Mac OS X, combining the
power of UNIX and the elegance of Macintosh, with the time-tested, proven
reliability of EMPRESS RDBMS. EMPRESS on Mac OS X delivers robust
performance and ease of use with pricing for EMPRESS RDBMS starting as low
as $165.

EMPRESS Embedded Database for Mac OS X, single-user, multi-user and server,
is a full-featured, zero-maintenance database management system for
personal, Web, enterprise and embedded application development. Its
lightning fast, small footprint database engine has open API’s for C, C++,
SQL, ODBC, JDBC, Perl and Tcl/tk. From scientists to engineers, web
designers to system builders, development and deployment of applications is
swift and simple, plus no system tuning or DBA is required. For flexible
cross platform development, EMPRESS is also available for all major UNIX,
Windows and real-time platforms.

“Whether developing a basic desktop application or a mission critical
embedded system, database developers need not sacrifice quality for cost,”
comments John Kornatowski, president of Empress Software. “Without a hefty
price tag, EMPRESS provides the discerning developer the best of all
worlds, a powerful, stable, feature rich database that scales easily.”

About Empress Software, Inc.
Empress Software develops and supports the EMPRESS embedded real-time data
management system. EMPRESS Embedded Database is a full-featured,
high-performance database engine especially designed for developers
operating on UNIX, Linux, Windows or real-time environments. Empress has
been utilized successfully in diverse fields including image & voice
management, networking, telecom, military & defense, process control,
automotive and data acquisition. For more information, please call
301-220-1919. Check our web site at or send e-mail to