NORTH RICHLAND HILLS, Texas (1/30/08)--Cypress Software Systems will offer electronic signature capabilities with its Mark IV automated consumer loan decisioning platform. Cypress also has partnered with Topaz Systems Inc. of Simi Valley, Calif., and will resell its SignatureGem liquid crystal display pads to financial institutions that want e-signature capability, including credit unions. The e-signature feature will be available through Mark IV via signature pads like the Topaz units, with later versions allowing more advanced capabilities, including online e-signatures. Cypress Software Systems is a developer of automated credit application decision support technology. Topaz Systems is a developer and manufacturer of electronic signature software and hardware.