Press for Software, Systems and Services

There’s some news on the homeland security front today. Reveal Imaging Technologies, based in Bedford, MA, said it is being acquired by SAIC, the McLean, VA-based government contractor giant also known as Science Applications International Corporation (NYSE: SAI). Financial terms of the deal weren’t released, but the acquisition is expected to close by the end of this month.

One of the investors in Bedford-based Reveal Imaging tells me this week's purchase of the company by Science Applications International Corp. is "a very positive acquisition," though the price wasn't disclosed.

ScanScout has created a cost-per-engagement (CPE) method for measuring standard pre-roll video ads and signed Jeep through Universal McCann as the first brand to use the pricing metric for the medium, according to Jason Krebs, executive vice president for the technology vendor.

Airlines and travel services organizations now have the option of including in iPad and iPod touch apps the same comparison shopping features that ITA Software makes available through its Matrix airfare search desktop application, the company says.