City of Boynton Beach selects Orion and AMEC to Implement OnPoint Solution

RICHMOND HILL, ONT, CANADA and BOYNTON BEACH, FLORIDA, USA – April 27, 2007 - Orion Technology Inc. and AMEC announced today that they have been selected to implement Orion’s enterprise Web-GIS solution, OnPoint™ Professional, for the ITS Department in the City of Boynton Beach, Florida.

The City of Boynton Beach is located in southern Palm Beach County, Florida with a population of 67,071. The ITS Department plans, designs, develops and maintains the City's information processing, telecommunications systems, and GIS services. In partnership with other City Departments, they provide strategic direction, business solutions, efficient use and management of information technology and telecommunications to deliver effective government services.

AMEC, a proven leader in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and database services, provides the integration of mainstream databases, GIS, and state-of the-art communications to fulfil the most difficult data management and data analysis projects. The GIS department of City of Boynton Beach chose the Orion AMEC team due to apply their skills and experience in Web-GIS in conducting this implementation. Orion's OnPoint™ suite allows users to publish their GIS data quickly and securely over the web and connect to any spatial and non spatial data throughout their organization, turning their web-GIS into a true enterprise solution. OnPoint can now connect to more spatial data sources including ESRI ArcIMS, ArcSDE, ArcGIS Server, OGC (WMS & WFS), Microsoft MapPoint, Pictometry and more. It also connects to all non spatial data in Oracle, SQL Server, and any other ODBC complaint database to allow user interaction. In addition, OnPoint™ requires no programming because it is fully configurable through the powerful administration tool.

About AMEC

AMEC is a company which provides integrated GIS solutions in the oil and gas, transport, nuclear, and power and utilities sectors. They design, deliver and support infrastructure, from technical support to international landmark projects, leading the field in project management and services. Their ability to deliver a complete service solution allows them to add value at every stage of a project, and provide a seamless transition from design and engineering to installation, commissioning and successful operation. They work in diverse and often challenging environments, from sub-zero temperatures in the north of Canada to the heat of the Arabian Gulf. Their design capability extends across all their business divisions, from innovative architecture for the health and pharmaceutical sectors, to detailed front-end engineering and design for oil and gas platforms and nuclear waste treatment facilities. By using Web-GIS software, they also project manage the delivery of major industrial and infrastructure projects, such as roads and power networks, and are a leading supplier of engineering, procurement and construction management services for the energy and mining industries. They manage the construction of military bases, airport infrastructure and manufacturing facilities, with specialist skills in the installation of communications systems and other building services. AMEC offers a total program management solution, working with our clients to maximize the value of their assets.

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About Orion Technology Inc.

Orion Technology Inc., based in Richmond Hill, Ontario, Canada, is a product development and integration company, specializing in web-GIS. Orion's focus is on helping organizations incorporate spatial technology into all facets of their businesses. Orion’s wealth of knowledge in the GIS domain and top-notch GIS software-development expertise has been showcased with its award-winning flagship product OnPoint™. OnPoint™ is enjoying growing support in the GIS community, both domestically and internationally, as a standard for providing geographic data through intuitive Internet and Intranet web-based user interfaces. The newest release of OnPoint™ provides out-of-the-box implementation capabilities, advanced security, powerful administration tools for customizing and managing your web portal, and unparalleled data and application integration features. Orion's easy-to-use Web-GIS solutions have helped Orion achieve phenomenal success in securing and delivering projects for reputable clients worldwide - from small organizations to entire countries.

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Contact Information:

Jeff Albee
AMEC Earth & Environmental
Applied Technologies Manager
Phone: 1 (615) 333-0630

Alice Jin
Sales and Marketing Associate
Orion Technology Inc.
Phone: +1 (905) 508-6900 ext. 243


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