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Aviation Security Device Leader to Use Hyperion Software to Manage Expansion Plans

April 22, 2003 – InVision Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: INVN), the leading provider of explosives detection systems (EDS) for the aviation security industry, has chosen Hyperion (Nasdaq: HYSL) Business Performance Management software to provide business insight that fuels its global expansion. Hyperion’s software enables InVision to create consolidated, updated views of information across different operational units, giving executives the insight to make business decisions that advance the company’s growth plans.

InVision develops innovative technologies and sophisticated screening systems for a range of applications. As it expands globally and brings new products to market, the company needs a solution to extract and analyze information from disparate sources. With three subsidiary companies operating in different parts of the world, InVision chose Hyperion’s comprehensive Business Performance Management software for its sophisticated global financial consolidation, regulatory reporting and analysis capabilities.

“We want to drive intelligent, profitable decisions,” said Don Francis, chief information officer for InVision Technologies. “We see the Hyperion software as a major breakthrough. It gives us a single version of the truth to guide performance across the enterprise. Instead of seeing information several weeks after the quarter closes, we want the CEO and other executives to have the information on a daily and weekly basis, enabling us to react quickly to changes.”

Nazhin Zarghamee, chief marketing officer for Hyperion, said the software engages employees, giving them a sophisticated, uniform, secure way to develop operational plans and meet corporate goals.



“Hyperion Business Performance Management software brings an improved approach to managing global performance and expansion for InVision Technologies,” she said. “With this software, employees throughout the organization can enter data directly into one standardized system online, creating a unified view of financial and operating performance. Plus, executives can evaluate the information, drill down into details to gain insight and produce actionable plans that guide the organization to success.”

About Hyperion

Hyperion is the global leader in Business Performance Management software that enables companies to translate strategies into plans, monitor execution and provide insight to improve financial and operational performance. More than 6,000 customers use Hyperion’s flagship business performance management suite of packaged and tailored applications and its leading business intelligence platform worldwide. Hyperion has a network of more than 330 partners to provide innovative and specialized Business Performance Management solutions and services.

Headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, Hyperion generated annual revenues of $492 million in fiscal 2002. The company employs more than 2,200 people in 20 countries and is represented in 16 additional countries through distributor relationships. Hyperion is traded under the Nasdaq symbol HYSL. For more information, please visit www.hyperion.com/uk, e-mail enquiryuk@hyperion.com or call 01784 228015.

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