GSE Systems Releases D/3 DCS(TM) Software Version 10.2 for the Control Of Process Plants

Apr 16, 2001, 01:00 ET from GSE Systems, Inc.

    COLUMBIA, Md., April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- GSE Systems, Inc (Amex:   GVP), a
 leading global provider of process control solutions and real time simulation,
 today announced it has released the latest version, 10.2, of its D/3 DCS(TM)
 software used for the automation of process plants worldwide.
     This new release, made available to customers in December 2000, furthers
 GSE's strategy of providing an open system able to seamlessly communicate with
 a variety of third party hardware and software.  By allowing maximum
 flexibility in selection of Input-Output (I/O) systems, customers can take
 advantage of the latest control technology without costly replacement of their
 plant hardware.  The release also support GSE's vision of enabling the control
 system to provide the necessary information for plant management to observe
 and optimize plant operations.
     D/3 Version 10.2 provides additional functionality and features to the D/3
 DCS, which was first introduced in 1983.  Among the many new features
 available, Version 10.2 will offer users a Microsoft Windows 2000 operating
 system, a ControlNet interface, Microsoft OLE (object linking and embedding)
 for Process Control communications standard (OPC), and support for more I/O
 families and Foundation Fieldbus devices.
     GSE continues to preserve its customers' investment in application
 software because D/3 Version 10.2 provides a migration path from earlier
 systems, primarily from DEC OpenVMS, to Windows 2000, without compromising or
 rewriting existing applications software or I/O.
     "This upgrade is just one result of the product development course GSE set
 in 1999.  We have maintained our 'open system' product heritage while
 expanding capabilities beyond the traditional control system.  We look forward
 to the continued development of the D/3 along that product roadmap, and we
 will produce exciting new capabilities later this year and into the future."
 said Dion Freedman, Vice President of GSE Process Solutions, Inc.
     GSE Systems, Inc. develops and delivers business and technology solutions
 by applying process control, data acquisition and simulation software, systems
 and services to the pharmaceutical and chemical research & development,
 energy, process and manufacturing industries worldwide.  The Company's
 products are used in the following industries: specialty chemical, food and
 beverage, petroleum refining, pharmaceutical, fossil and nuclear power
 generation, metals and water treatment.  GSE Systems is headquartered in
 Columbia, Maryland with offices in Georgia, Louisiana, Maryland, North and
 South Carolina, Pennsylvania, and Texas, and its global locations include
 offices in the Sweden and Japan.
     This news release contains forward-looking statements that involve risks
 and uncertainties.  The actual future results of GSE Systems may differ
 materially due to a number of factors, including but not limited to delays in
 introduction of products or enhancements, size and timing of individual
 orders, rapid technological changes, market acceptance of new products and
 competition.  These and other factors are more fully discussed in the
 Company's annual report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2000 as
 filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
     To receive additional information on GSE Systems, Inc., via fax at no
 charge, dial 1-800-PRO-INFO and enter ticker symbol GVP.
 
 

SOURCE GSE Systems, Inc.
    COLUMBIA, Md., April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- GSE Systems, Inc (Amex:   GVP), a
 leading global provider of process control solutions and real time simulation,
 today announced it has released the latest version, 10.2, of its D/3 DCS(TM)
 software used for the automation of process plants worldwide.
     This new release, made available to customers in December 2000, furthers
 GSE's strategy of providing an open system able to seamlessly communicate with
 a variety of third party hardware and software.  By allowing maximum
 flexibility in selection of Input-Output (I/O) systems, customers can take
 advantage of the latest control technology without costly replacement of their
 plant hardware.  The release also support GSE's vision of enabling the control
 system to provide the necessary information for plant management to observe
 and optimize plant operations.
     D/3 Version 10.2 provides additional functionality and features to the D/3
 DCS, which was first introduced in 1983.  Among the many new features
 available, Version 10.2 will offer users a Microsoft Windows 2000 operating
 system, a ControlNet interface, Microsoft OLE (object linking and embedding)
 for Process Control communications standard (OPC), and support for more I/O
 families and Foundation Fieldbus devices.
     GSE continues to preserve its customers' investment in application
 software because D/3 Version 10.2 provides a migration path from earlier
 systems, primarily from DEC OpenVMS, to Windows 2000, without compromising or
 rewriting existing applications software or I/O.
     "This upgrade is just one result of the product development course GSE set
 in 1999.  We have maintained our 'open system' product heritage while
 expanding capabilities beyond the traditional control system.  We look forward
 to the continued development of the D/3 along that product roadmap, and we
 will produce exciting new capabilities later this year and into the future."
 said Dion Freedman, Vice President of GSE Process Solutions, Inc.
     GSE Systems, Inc. develops and delivers business and technology solutions
 by applying process control, data acquisition and simulation software, systems
 and services to the pharmaceutical and chemical research & development,
 energy, process and manufacturing industries worldwide.  The Company's
 products are used in the following industries: specialty chemical, food and
 beverage, petroleum refining, pharmaceutical, fossil and nuclear power
 generation, metals and water treatment.  GSE Systems is headquartered in
 Columbia, Maryland with offices in Georgia, Louisiana, Maryland, North and
 South Carolina, Pennsylvania, and Texas, and its global locations include
 offices in the Sweden and Japan.
     This news release contains forward-looking statements that involve risks
 and uncertainties.  The actual future results of GSE Systems may differ
 materially due to a number of factors, including but not limited to delays in
 introduction of products or enhancements, size and timing of individual
 orders, rapid technological changes, market acceptance of new products and
 competition.  These and other factors are more fully discussed in the
 Company's annual report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2000 as
 filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
     To receive additional information on GSE Systems, Inc., via fax at no
 charge, dial 1-800-PRO-INFO and enter ticker symbol GVP.
 
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