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Sistemas y Tratamiento de Informacion SA

STI is a Spanish software company created in 1981. STI staff is composed essentially of people with high degree education in mathematics, computer science, or engineering.

Specialized in:

  • development of information retrieval systems
  • O-O databases
  • multimedia interfaces
  • telemedicine tools for consultation
  • multimedia co-operative annotations

STI was born as a company specialised in database development; company products have been largely commercialised in Spain, but also in Europe, Africa, and Latin-America. Today STI is acting as a system developer and integrator and information technology consultant. A second area of activity is the tourism field in issues dealing with agrotourism promotion.

STI has extensive experience in product development and marketing through the reselling of leading software and hardware products (examples include O2, Versant, Oracle, Sybase or BasysPlus databases; Microsoft, Hewlett Packard, or Investronica products) and the development of its own software products (databases, connectivity software, user interfaces, management applications, or file systems, just to mention some of them).

STI's skills include: declarative, functional and object oriented languages; application Programming Interfaces (APIs); applications based on client-server architecture; multimedia information retrieval; intelligent user interfaces; low-level programming. The company has a large number of installations both in the private and the public sectors, in Spain and abroad.

STI is an active member of the Committee for European Normalisation (CEN). Its staff participates in WG1: Health Care Information, Modelling and Data Records, and WG4 for Medical Imaging and Multi-media. STI is also a member of the Open Information Interchange (OII) standards, working in close contact with ISO, the IEEE Computer Society and the ACM.

The company has been acting as Spanish National Focal Point for the IMPACT programme for two years and has been subcontracted by the Commission of the European Communities to undertake awareness and formation activities in Spain.

Products, projects and services

    STI has expertise in EC projects, within the 4th Framework. STI has participated in the following projects:
    • LE 1203 - MABLE
      Automatic foreign language letters generator. MABLE is a multi-lingual business letter authoring tool providing a number of functions that support the synergy of its use with a Word processor, in order to assist production of high quality documents in a forein language. Within the project STI has been responsible for the provision of a morpho-syntactic description of the Spanish terms and for the translation into Spanish of the phrases and text for display. In addition STI was responsible for development of a general mechanism and an UI to extract data from external databases.
    • EP 21978 - Biometric Testing Services (BIOTEST) (Project Co-ordinator)
      The BIOTEST project is aimed to develop a method for the meaningful comparison of biometric devices. A standardised reference database of samples of fingerprint data and signatures was developed within the project.
    • EP 20073 - Raster Data Management in Databases (RasDaMan). (Project Co-ordinator)
      The RasDaMan project focused on comprehensive database management system (DBMS) support for raster data. To assess practical feasibility, a Healthcare application pilot was implemented within the project. In addition of being co-ordinator, STI was responsible for the development of the Healthcare pilot.
    • EP 20507 - Diadem Methodology for MMI (DIAMANTA)
    • AC082 - Design Implementation and operation of a Distributed Annotation Environment (DIANE)
    • AC203 - Common Open Brokerage Brokerage Architecture for electronic commerce (COBRA)

Contact information:
Sistemas y Tratamiento de Informacion, SA
Ms. Celia Navarro, European Projects Department
Avda Tomillar, 13
28250 Madrid, Spain
Tel.: +34-91-8599639
Fax: +34-91-8599756

Last update:
Madrid, Tuesday 26th October 1999