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Pfizer Global Research and Development Selects Matisse 8 to Manage Large Volume High-Quality Digital Media of Pre-Clinical Studies.

Mountain View, CA - June 18, 2007 Matisse Software today announces that Pfizer Global Research and Development selected Matisse 8 to manage high-quality digital media of pre-clinical studies.

The PGRD lab in Amboise, which provides toxicology and exploratory study support for the company, performs ophthalmological research to determine the pre-clinical safety of compounds. Pfizer researchers in Amboise need a simple, accurate and secure means to document the finest eye pathology as well as to manage large volumes of ophthalmic images. “Our unique approach to ophthalmological research requires a complete imaging solution for the capture and management of high quality ophthalmic images,” said Dr Yann Tessier, Director Comparative Medicine at Pfizer, “and Matisse Software has been an ideal partner to deliver us with a cost-effective leading-edge solution that meets our requirements.”

Matisse Software in close collaboration with Pfizer scientists has developed Keops, a Matisse-based solution to collect, analyze, process and store high-quality digital media of pre-clinical or clinical studies. Uniquely designed to run in a highly regulated industrial environment, Keops provides a unique fast acquisition process using direct connection to a wide range of high quality imaging instruments. “Matisse innovative database technology combined with our unique expertise for building mission critical applications in a regulated environment was key to deliver Pfizer with a secure, efficient and easy to use solution.”, said Didier Cabannes, CEO of Matisse Software.

Some of the specific benefits of Keops include:

  • Uniquely designed for Managing Digital Media in Pre-clinical or Clinical Studies
  • Management of Users and Modifications in Compliance with FDA Regulations
  • Direct Connection to High Quality Imaging Instruments
  • No Manual Transfer of Image
  • Secure, Efficient and Easy to Use

About Matisse Software
Matisse Software, Inc. delivers database software and services to companies that need to rapidly, and cost effectively, develop and deploy scalable applications and services. Matisse, the company's flagship product, is the first ever SQL-Object programmable data server on the market. Matisse has enabled developers across the world to implement applications and services that require high performance on complex data that goes beyond the modeling capabilities of legacy relational databases. The Matisse database has been powering mission critical systems including nuclear power plants and pharmaceutical plants for over a decade. Matisse Software Inc. is a privately held company. For more information visit


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