VIASPACE Press Release
VIASPACE Adds Business Development Executive in Japan for SHINE Software
VIASPACE ADDS BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT EXECUTIVE IN
PASADENA, CA ?April 2, 2007? VIASPACE Inc. (OTCBB: VSPC), a company dedicated to commercializing proven technologies from NASA and the US Department of Defense, announced today that Mr. Pankaj Garg has joined the company as Director of Business Development and Technical Marketing in Japan for its SHINE expert software system. The Spacecraft Health INference Engine (SHINE) is a proprietary software package developed at the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory for space applications and was licensed from Caltech. An inference engine is the core of an expert system. Using standard benchmarks, VIASPACE has measured SHINE performance at over 230 million rules per second, which puts it orders of magnitude faster than competing approaches.
Mr. Garg has 18 years experience in software development, architecture and technical marketing. Mr. Garg has lived in
Mr. Garg, a native of
VIASPACE CEO Dr.
About VIASPACE: Originally founded in 1998 with the objective of transforming proven space and defense technologies from NASA and the Department of Defense into hardware and software solutions that solve today's complex problems, VIASPACE benefits from important patent and software licenses from Caltech, which manages NASA?s Jet Propulsion Laboratory. For more information, please visit our website at www.VIASPACE.com, or contact for Investor Relations, Dr.
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