Akron, OH. - April 18, 2003 -- Apteryx, Inc, a software development company based in Akron, today announced that the company has enjoyed cooperation and permission from Schick Technologies, Inc ( OTC: SCHK ) to fully integrate Schick CDR hardware into the XrayVision line of products. The XrayVision products, like XrayVision and XVlite, are part of Apteryx's popular Digital Dentistry imaging software suite.The support of Schick Technologies' digital sensors, which include the wired CDR intra-oral sensors, their CDRPAN digital panoramic system, and their new CDR Wireless intra-oral sensors, has been something many XrayVision customers have been requesting for a long time. With Schick's authorization and cooperation, Apteryx was able to complete the integration and testing of the extension which is free and available for download from the XrayVision downloads website."We are extremely happy about Schick's and Patterson Dental's cooperation, " commented Kevin Crucs, President of Apteryx, Inc "This really reinforces our 'Open Design' philosophy of integrating all the leading imaging hardware manufacturers."Schick Technologies approached Apteryx early in 2003 about the opportunity to integrate their successful CDR dental hardware into XrayVision, filling a long-time void in the long list of manufacturers that Apteryx has worked to evolve over the years.Apteryx, Inc was founded in 1995 to provide the custom application development market for customers around the world. Apteryx's products include XrayVision ( XVa3 ), an imaging suite of applications that digitize x-rays and other images for dental practitioners, InControl automated inventory management designed for large-scale distribution and manufacturing companies, and other Windows-based applications and utilities.For more information, visit Apteryx's web site at www.apteryx.com or Apteryx's product site at www.apteryxware.com, or contact Apteryx at 330.376.0889 or via email at email@example.com.