Myriad Data Corporation is a software development company specializing
in the design, development and sale of print and imaging software, as well as printing supplies
such as perforated stock and laminating pouches that support our software. Many of our products are offered through
our subsidiary company, Meister Software. We have been a member of Hewlett Packard's
Peripherals Developer Group since 1987 and the Hewlett Packard Print and Imaging Group since 1998.Return to Top
Our first major experience in product development was in the early 1980's when Michael Scharf, our founder,
designed an arbitrage-like, corporate bond database retrieval system for Standard & Poor's Corporation,
New York. The product, known as "F.I.R.S.T." (an acronym for Fixed Income Research Software Technology)
was sold to and used by financial institutions in major cities throughout the United States and Canada.
Subsequently, we developed a database entry and error trapping system that was used by major institutions
and securities firms in the maintenance of their securities portfolios. We continued to work with financial
institutions in the database management field through 1995.
While still maintaining contact with the financial community, we decided to design software for specific
industries in what is often referred to as "vertical" or "niche" markets. That is, businesses with needs too
specific to be satisfied by general, off-the-shelf software. This was also during a time when, comparatively
speaking, very little commercial software was available. In addition to financially oriented products, we
chose to enter the funeral service and real estate industries.
The Funeral Industry - MemorialMaster, PrayerCard PRO and YahrzeitPrint
Our entrance into the funeral service industry began in 1986 with a funeral management and accounting system
known as CaseMaster. One of the modules of CaseMaster was a memorial printing segment that developed into a
product of its own and became known as CasePrinter. In time, CasePrinter became our main focus in the funeral
industry but, in July 2005, was replaced by its next generation big brother MemorialMaster.
(CasePrinter is no longer available for sale to new customers, although we continue to service and provide free
technical support to all CasePrinter users.)
MemorialMaster is a stand-alone, printing program for all memorial
stationery including prayer cards, service folders, acknowledgment cards, memorial bookmarks, personalized
calendars, memorial programs, register book pages, post cards, grave markers and funeral home directional signs.
Visit www.memorialmaster.com for more
information and free downloads.
In January, 2007, the prayer card printing segment of MemorialMaster was extracted and enhanced as a separate
stand alone software program now known and offered as PrayerCard PRO. Visit
www.prayercardpro.com for more information
and free downloads.
In August, 2007, we introduced our new Yahrzeit Calendar printing program called YahrzeitPrint.
YahrzeitPrint allows you to print 20 year Yahrzeit calendars displaying both English and Hebrew dates, in
numerous formats and designs. Visit
www.yahrzeitprint.com for more information and free downloads.
TicketMeister PRO - Raffle Tickets and Chinese Auction Cards
We soon discovered that funeral homes wanted a simple and inexpensive program that was capable of printing and numbering
raffle tickets. Initially, it was unclear to us why a funeral director would want this kind of software. Now
it is very clear. Throughout the United States, it is the local funeral director to whom numerous local
non-profit organizations (such as religious and fraternal organizations) go in an effort to get financial help
to pay for raffle tickets for fund raising activities. Where providing tickets once required writing a check
to a local printer, funeral homes can now provide their own raffle tickets for local organizations using their
own computer and printer for as little as $5.00 for 500 tickets. This idea evolved into TicketMeister,
our stand alone raffle ticket printing program now offered to the general public as TicketMeister PRO.
www.ticketmeister.com for more information and free downloads.
Using TicketMeister PRO, anyone can print professional quality raffle tickets. Using our pre-perforated stock,
it is now possible to print raffle tickets costing less than a penny apiece! At less than a penny a ticket,
TicketMeister PRO has - arguably - evolved into one of the least expensive and most effective advertising tools
available for any fund raising group. TicketMeister PRO users can also print reserved theater tickets and the
wildly popular Chinese auction cards.
PrintMeister - Unique Printing Solutions not found elsewhere
Introduced in the first quarter of 2008, Printmeister is the premier tool for printing unique items not
found elsewhere: perpetual wallet size calendars, door hangers, raffle tickets,
bingo cards, bookmarks, tent signs, a consecutive page numberer, and - pardon the pun - myriad other products.
Visit www.printmeister.com for more
information and free downloads.
In the first quarter of 2009, we will be introducing
www.customperforating.com - a single source for both 1) off-the-shelf pre perforated paper and
2), a quick and cost effective way to design and order custom perforated paper products.
Third Party Vendors
In addition to designing our own proprietary software, Myriad Data also develops products for third party
suppliers and manufacturers. That is, we will design and develop software for you to distribute to your
customers. One example might be putting "your company's name and face" on product derivitives of our software
(e.g., extracting the bingo card printing program from PrintMeister as a stand alone product) to sell as your own.
And, we would provide complete technical support to your customers. For example, the Gerffert Company, a New York
supplier to religious goods stores all over the world, hired us to develop their Gerffert Quik-Print software program.
Quik-Print, which Gerffert "package sells" to its customers along with its Bonella line of Holy Cards and Folders, provides their
customers with a simple yet elegant tool to print directly onto perforated sheets of cards and folders which
display the renowned Italian design artwork on its memorial cards.
Dealer, Distributor and Vendor Inquiries Welcome
If you are in any way interested in representing any of our products or services, we welcome
the chance to talk with you. Call us at 800-364-1509.