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Newcon Data Wins a Breakthrough Order in Canada to Replace CN’s Former Graphic Systems

November 302005
Västerås, Sweden November 2005 -- Newcon Data announced today Canada’s largest railway has ordered one of Newcon’s latest colour graphic systems. The Systems are destined for use at CN’s MacMillan Yard in Concord, Ont., north of Toronto. The new TessEm7000 Product will replace the railway’s older TESSELATOR-based technology.

The TessEm7000 is a software product that emulates the ABB (originally ASEA) TESSELATOR 7000 family of color graphic systems. It runs on a standard PC under the Microsoft Windows XP or Windows 2000 operating systems. CN will use the technology to build a PC-based multi display workstation to control the switchyard.

Jean Donato, project manager for CN, said: “This Newcon software application is fully compatible with our former technology, so that we do not have to change the host application. This will save CN time and money.”

About Newcon Data and CN
Newcon Data has extensive expertise in man-machine communication interfaces (MMI), real-time programming and embedded computer systems and provides advanced technical services for development of embedded computer systems and new MMI systems.

The employees at the company have extensive knowledge, 25 years of experience, of the TESSELATOR product family (7000, 8000 and 9000) since they have been part of the development teams for all the models. The company has undertaken additional projects related to the TESSELATOR products, as the windowing functions in the TESSELATOR 9000 system.

Newcon Data has been handling the maintenance, administration, technical support and new software development on the TESSELATOR product family for ABB Automation Technologies since 1991.

Canadian National Railway Company (CN) spans Canada and mid-America, from the Atlantic and Pacific oceans to the Gulf of Mexico, serving the ports of Vancouver, Prince Rupert, B.C., Montreal, Halifax, New Orleans, and Mobile, Ala., and the key cities of Toronto, Buffalo, Chicago, Detroit, Duluth, Minn./Superior, Wis., Green Bay, Wis., Minneapolis/St. Paul, Memphis, St. Louis, and Jackson, Miss., with connections to all points in North America.

For more information visit www.newcon.se.
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