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From software updates to conference announcements, stop by Lumina's News and Events center to stay up-to-date on our company's product offerings and news highlights.

Analytica assists California Ocean Science Trust

An interdisciplinary team created a decision tool in Analytica to help explore the costs and benefits of a variety options, to assist the California Ocean Science Trust (OST). More.

Analytica helps Tuscon Electric Power meet Renewable Portfolio Standards

Lumina's Affiliate, Navigant Consulting worked with its client, Tucson Electric Power to develop RE-Sim™(Renewable Energy Market Simulation) an Analytica model that helps plan how it can add generating capacity to meet Arizona's Renewable Portfolio Standards (RPS). More.

Lumina presents ADCAPT at Uptime Institute Symposium in NYC

Max Henrion, Lumina's CEO, gave a talk on how to use flexible adaptive strategies for planning datacenter capacity to cope with the massive uncertainties at the Uptime Institute IT Symposium in New York City on May 17 - 19. 2010. More on Henrion's Talk

Analytica supports DIST standard

Analytica 4.2.3 has been certified by Probability Management.or as supporting its new DIST standard for representing probability samples (also known as SIPS or Stochastic Information Packets) in a compact characters-based XML format. In fact, Lonnie Chrisman, Lumina's CTO, helped improve the standard resulting in DIST 1.1 and DIST 2.0 -- the latter is not yet released,. but already supported as an option in Analytica. More

OriginOil and StrategicFit Develops Sophisticated Algae Production Models

OriginOil, Inc. (OOIL), the developer of a breakthrough technology to transform algae, the most promising source of renewable oil, into a true competitor to petroleum, today announced its partnership with StrategicFit, a London-based strategy consulting firm with world-class analytical capabilities. Together they are building a model to analyze profitability and environmental benefits of their technology using the Analytica Web Player. More

Lumina releases Analytica 4.2

We're delighted to announce the release of Analytica 4.2. This release adds a variety of new and improved features, including Analtica 64-bit in addition to an improved selection of licensing options. Other improvements in release 4.2 include many new functions, new probability distributions, new libraries, including one for correlated and multivariate distributions, extended syntax for smarter function calling, and a new integrated User Guide. 

For details, see What's new in 4.2?.

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Lumina at INFORMS 2009

Lumina will be attending The INFORMS Annual Meeting in San Diego, CA. For information on recieving a complimentary pass to the INFROMS 2009 exhibit hall.

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Lumina Releases Analytica Web Player (AWP)

We are pleased to announce the release of Analytica Web Player! AWP lets you view and run Analytica models via any standard Flash-enabled web browser. It has almost the same user interface as Analytica Player on the desktop, showing model diagrams, objects, tables, and graphs. Users can change inputs, including edit tables, and save their changes. AWP has several key advantages over desktop Analytica as a way to distribute models for reviewers or end users.

For details, see Analytica Web Player. You can try out AWP for free from there. You can upload models of your own and run examples models we have posted. Please contact us for pricing information and any other questions.

Lumina at INFORMS 2008

Lumina attended the The INFORMS Annual Meeting in Washington DC, where Max Henrion, CEO of Lumina, presented a special three-hour hands-on workshop, with an in-depth introduction to Analytica for those considering it for use or teaching, and a demonstration and talk titled Analytica: What it does that spreadsheets can't.

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Analytica 4.1.2 patch release

Analytica and ADE release 4.1.2 is now available as a free download for all those with current support. This patch release fixes a number of bugs and is easy to install. You do not need a new license code if you already have 4.1. Visit the wiki at What's fixed in release 4.1.2 for details, or simply download and run the installer from here.