Database Management Software targets truck scale applications.

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Utilizing Microsoft® SQL 2005 database, Measurement Intelligence Payload v1.05 allows for documentation of key data, including vehicles, customers, and weight or quantity of inbound and outbound commodities. Users can log, manage, and update data to PC from single scale or network of truck scales. Image capture lets users store images of vehicles and commodities and allows live feeds broadcasted within weighing screen for validation and transaction capture.

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Avery Weigh-Tronix MI Payload 1.05 Software Provides New Features for Increased Usability and Documentation of Truck Scale Transactions

Fairmont, MN-June 25, 2009- Avery Weigh-Tronix, LLC announces that Measurement Intelligence (MI) Payload Version 1.05, the latest version of the company's robust software for truck scale applications, is now available. Initially released in 2008, MI Payload allows for simple documentation of key data, including vehicles, customers and the weight or quantity of inbound and outbound commodities. The advanced capabilities of this software allow users to log, manage and update data to a PC from a single scale or an elaborate network of truck scales. The newest version merges the sophisticated networking and programming capabilities of the first MI Payload versions with additional tools-developed in response to user feedback-to increase usability and enhance documentation.

MI Payload Version 1.05 has four new features designed to increase user productivity, site efficiency and document information important for ensuring legal and procedural compliance:

o Image capture lets users store images of vehicles and commodities and allows live feeds broadcasted within the weighing screen for quick and easy validation and transaction capture.

o A company is now able to gather and store data on individual drivers using the driver records feature.

o Using the stock locations option, customers can now easily direct where commodities should be taken within their facility-saving time and ensuring inventory is always in the correct location.

o Gatehouse facilities can record and recall vehicles and individuals-onsite or remotely-using the visitor log option.

"Avery Weigh-Tronix strives to produce top-tier software to better manage weighing processes for drivers and scale operators to really drive greater value from their truck scale installation," said Simon Hallam, Software Product Manager at Avery Weigh-Tronix. "MI Payload v. 1.05 enhances the best features of previous versions of this software-we took real customer feedback and, along with detailed market research, incorporated it into our product to develop the most effective software solution available for truck scale transactions."

Utilizing the Microsoft® SQL 2005 database, MI Payload Version 1.05 is compatible with both the Microsoft Windows® XP and Microsoft Vista operating systems. An intuitive interface and simple operating procedures allow for faster user training and increased productivity at weigh stations.

For more information, request the updated MI Payload Guided Tour CD or find the nearest Avery Weigh-Tronix equipment supplier, visit the company's website at or call 800-368-2039.

Avery Weigh-Tronix is a pioneer in the design and manufacture of innovative precision electronic weighing devices and control systems. For further information, contact: Avery Weigh-Tronix, LLC, 1000 Armstrong Drive, Fairmont, MN 56031. Phone: 507-238-4461. Fax: 507-238-8224. Email: Web:

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