New Technologies Find a Home
Xerox PARC research that isn't snapped up by Xerox itself is now spun out in startups under the Xerox New Enterprises umbrella. Here are some: COMPANY/LOCATION/WEB SITE PRODUCTS/CUSTOMERS CHRYSTAL SOFTWARE Software for creating and editing Internet- San Diego related documents in the new Standard Generalized Founded 1996* Markup Language (SGML). Customers include Cathay www.chrystal.com Pacific, Daimler Benz, and Fiat. DOCUMENTUM Family of open client/server programs that Pleasanton, Calif. organize corporate knowledge so it can be Founded 1990, IPO 1996 readily reused. Customers include Delta www.documentum.com Air Lines, Hewlett-Packard, and Merck. DPIX Flat-panel displays that generate graphics and Palo Alto, Calif. text with a crispness almost as good as printed Founded 1996 paper. Customers include British Aerospace, www.dpix.com McDonnell Douglas, and the Pentagon. INXIGHT SOFTWARE New search tools and graphical user interface Palo Alto, Calif. (GUI) concepts that do away with pull-down menus. Founded 1996 Customers include Verity, InfoSeek, Oracle, www.inxight.com America Online, and NetCarta. LIVEWORKS Large whiteboard displays for showing graphics San Jose, Calif. in meetings or teleconferences, plus software Founded 1992 for holding virtual meetings. Customers include www.liveworks.com Monsanto and Talegen Holding. *Spun off from XSoft, a former division of Xerox Corp. DATA: COMPANY REPORTS
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