NexGen Ergonomics Appointed North American Distributor for Med-Data Systems' ErgoMaster

Montreal, November 3, 1997 -- NexGen Ergonomics Inc.(NexGen) is pleased to announce its appointment as Med-Data Systems' (Med-Data) North American Distributor of its recently introduced ErgoMaster system.

ErgoMaster which has been in development for over two years, is a suite of attractively priced ergonomic analysis software modules containing a broad range of features and capabilities. The system's modules include the capability to digitize video frames and perform a variety of analysis including NIOSH and Biomechanical calculations. RULA and a Metabolic Analyst will be added in 1998.

Both companies are excited with the initial response for ErgoMaster after demonstrating the system at various trade shows. The response from Beta sites has been very positive with initial orders having already been received. ErgoMaster 1.0 is currently available, with Ergomaster 2.0 scheduled for early 1998 delivery.

Special discounts are available for purchases prior to March 15, 1998. As well, NexGen has additional programs available for customers who purchase multiple products with ErgoMaster. These include HumanCAD's ManneQuinPRO and the MyoTrac2 portable dual channel sEMG system.

NexGen is also working together with Med-Data in the future development of ErgoMaster.

NexGen is the leading distributor and developer of systems for ergonomic and biomechanical job analysis, design & research. These include sEMG analysis systems, data acquisition systems (including goniometers and force sensors), 3D human modelling software, ergonomic design systems, video analysis systems, as well as many other products.

Med-Data was founded in 1994 and has been involved in the development and distribution of a variety of software products for both the ergonomics and medical markets. These include OrthoImager, ErgoMaster, as well as a variety of programs for physical testing, functional capacity evaluation and AMA impairments ratings.

For more information, contact:

David Pinchefsky, B.A.Sc.
NexGen Ergonomics Inc.
Montreal, Canada
Tel: (514) 685-8593

Jerold Zebrick
Chairman & CEO
Med-Data Systems, Inc.
Cherry Hill, NJ
Tel: (800) 842-0011