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BIRT Based Apps for Geospatial Data Visualizations Ready for the Enterprise

Location Intelligence Utilizing Google Maps and Flash Maps Gaining Momentum on BIRT Exchange Marketplace

San Mateo, Calif. – June 9, 2010 – Actuate Corporation (NASDAQ: ACTU), The people behind BIRT®, today announced the availability of Map It, Flash Maps and Map Intelligence, a collection of apps for developers to extend BIRT - the leading open source information application development environment - to any geospatial mapping application to create rich data visualizations.  The apps can be downloaded from the BIRT Exchange Marketplace, an open software showcase on the most active online BIRT community, where any developer can promote, share or sell BIRT related applications, solutions and components. 


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The Map It app enables developers to easily present BIRT content within dynamic location analysis inherent to all popular geospatial applications including Google Maps.  The Flash Maps app allows developers to present content through clickable regions, editable points and icons with drill down capabilities and functionality.  The Map It and Flash Maps apps provide a range of graphic information system tools that link to BIRT content and are easily embeddable into any application.  The result: an intuitive end user experience to display facts and figures interactively with location analysis and powerful visuals, to enable better decision making for end users.

Integeo, a global leader in the converging fields of Business and Location Intelligence, and a BIRT Exchange partner, has harnessed BIRT to create Map Intelligence, which delivers data visualizations by integrating BIRT into dynamic, browser-based mapping applications.

“The integration of BIRT into map applications is a breakthrough in Locations Intelligence that eliminates the need for expert programming or deep analytical skills,” said Roderick Ross, business and partner development manager at Integeo.  “Whether you’re developing new programs, conducting situational management or reporting and monitoring programs, our Map Intelligence provides organizations a powerful jumpstart to integrating maps and spatial analytics into applications.”

“The Map It and Flash Maps apps along with the Map Intelligence app from Integeo, available on the BIRT Exchange Marketplace, offer developers tools to design and deliver expressive, interactive content in a seamless and efficient way,” said Nobby Akiha, senior vice president of marketing, Actuate. “We are excited to host on the Marketplace a number of options for developers to utilize BIRT to enable enriched experiences with geospatial capabilities.” 

To learn more, visit “Use Flash Maps and Google Maps App to Enable Geographic Data Visualization” an online workshop where you can learn how you can bring rich data visualizations to your applications with BIRT based geo-spatial applications.

About Actuate (NASDAQ:BIRT) – The BIRT Company ™

Actuate provides software to more than 3.5 million BIRT developers and OEMs who build scalable, secure solutions that save time and improve brand experience by delivering personalized analytics and insights to over 200 million of their customers, partners and employees. Actuate founded and supports BIRT – the open source IDE – and develops BIRT iHub™ – the world-class deployment platform – to significantly improve productivity of developers working on customer facing applications. Actuate's BIRT Analytics™delivers self-service predictive analytics to enhance customer engagement using Big Data. The Actuate Customer Communication Suite™ empowers organizations to easily transform, process, personalize, archive and deliver high volume content and individualized correspondence. Actuate is headquartered in Silicon Valley with more than 5,000 enterprise customers in financial services, technology and government. Visit actuate.com and developer.actuate.com.

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