ProVUE Releases Major New Version of Panorama
RAM based database for Mac OS X and OS 9

Huntington Beach, California – November 21st, 2004 – ProVUE Development
announces the release of Panorama V (5.0), introduced today. The new
RAM-based database program, available for the first time in a native
OS X version, is more than 100,000 times faster than traditional
disk-based systems for many critical operations.

“This is the most significant upgrade for Panorama in nine years” says
James Rea, president of ProVUE Development. “We’ve completely revamped
the user interface and substantially improved searching, connectivity,
form layout and the program development environment. The ability to
integrate web content within databases opens up unlimited possibilities.”

Key Upgrade Features:

* Runs native in Mac OS X
* Refined user interface
* Live Clairvoyance=81 searching (like iTunes)
* New & Improved Wizards (including Address Checker,
Bulk Email, FedEx Tracker, Hotkey Manager,
White Pages, VCard Wizard)
* Drag-and-Drop
* Phone Dialing
* Enhanced Forms & Graphic Editing
* Over 200 new calculation functions
* Over 200 new program statements (including Internet
and web content access (including maps), custom dialogs
and alerts, relational data posting, vcard conversion
* Extensible programming with custom statements and wizards
* Enhanced Procedure Editor & Development Tools
* Speech synthesis
* Live Menus (fully custom menus generated on-the-fly)
* Create and run AppleScripts on-the-fly
* Full access to UNIX command shell (Mac OS X only)

Panorama was first introduced on the Macintosh in 1988 and has nearly
one hundred thousand users on that platform. For detailed information
about the changes between Panorama 4 and Panorama V see:

System Requirements (Macintosh):

– Apple Power Macintosh computer
– Mac OS version 9.0 or later, or OS X 10.2 or later
– 32 Mb of available RAM (96 Mb recommended)
– 8-100 Mb of available hard disk space


– Panorama 5.0 for Macintosh $299.00
– Panorama 4.x to V Upgrade $139.95
– Panorama 3.x to V Upgrade $199.95
– Panorama 2.x to V Upgrade $249.95

BACKGROUND: ProVUE Development Corporation, based in Southern
California, has been developing interactive productivity tools for well
over two decades. From the beginning, ProVUE products have been known
for their innovation and performance. Since 1978 over 100,000 customers
have used ProVUE products on the CP/M, Alpha Micro, PC, and Macintosh
platforms. ProVUE, a privately held corporation, was one of the first
commercial developers of Macintosh software, shipping its first Mac
program, OverVUE, in August of 1984.

ProVUE Development Corporation
18685-A Main Street PMB 356
Huntington Beach, CA 92648
1-800-966-7878 (U.S. and Canada) or 1-714-841-7779