Leading e-Cigarette Company, Totally Wicked, Unveils New Website
BLACKBURN, England, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
For over six months the Totally Wicked team has been working on a radically new
website that will ensure its customers' browsing and shopping experience is faster,
simpler and much more efficient.
The new website, launched in the UK and USA today, has a completely revised look and
layout, yet retains the distinctive Totally Wicked feel that has made this e-cigarette
company stand out from the crowd.
Totally Wicked has made the process of finding products, e-liquids and accessories far
more intuitive in several distinct ways. By segregating the top-level menus into family
groups, the menu system stays at the top of the page, making for easier navigation. The
full site search option has been enhanced and complemented with a new 'view all' grid
system, showing the customer every product in a category with a single click, and
customers can access any product page with just 2 clicks from anywhere on the website,
making product selection and check-out quicker and simpler.
Totally Wicked's Marketing Manager. Alain Rowlands, said, " There are a host of new
features, the new site is a giant leap forward for us in terms of the customer experience
and ease of use. We designed the site to be clear and easy to use with eye-catching
graphics and a real depth to the site that makes the whole experience enjoyable and
The new site is launched today.
To celebrate the launch of the new site, Totally Wicked is holding a 25% off sale
until the end of 2 May 14.
Fraser Cropper - Managing Director
Alain H Rowlands - Sales & Marketing Manager
Rethink Robotics Launches Intera 2.1 for Manufacturing Innovation
Industry's Best-in-Class Software Platform Continues to Deliver New Capabilities and Performance Improvements to the Baxter Robot
BOSTON, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rethink Robotics today introduced Intera 2.1, the latest advance in the company's newly branded software platform that powers the Baxter robot to provide safe, reliable, easy-to-train automation for a wide range of manufacturing and production environments. Intera 2.1 delivers significant improvements to the robot's speed, performance, flexibility and security, making Baxter up to two times faster, more precise and easier to train than with previous versions of the software.
Named to emphasize the interactive production capabilities of the robot, the Intera platform enables Rethink Robotics' mission to deliver sustained innovation through ongoing advances in software. With Intera, new and existing Baxter customers can continuously enhance the value of their automation investments, with key features and functionality added regularly to the safe, affordable, user-trainable technology that helped launch a new era of manufacturing in 2012. As a result, Intera helps customers to continually increase quality, productivity and profitability in their manufacturing operations.
Intera 2.1 is the company's most advanced software release to date, with features informed by input from customers and partners which includes:
-- Enhanced speed: Existing Baxter hardware now works up to 2x faster on
comparable tasks than with previous versions of the software.
-- Motion presets allow users to balance speed and path requirements for a
given task, providing increased flexibility to optimize how quickly or
how precisely Baxter completes a task. When defining waypoints, users
now have three options:
-- Balanced: Baxter follows its standard parameters for speed and
-- Explicit: Baxter follows the waypoints more precisely and in a
-- Express: Waypoints are used as general guidelines to increase speed
where extreme precision is not required
-- A nudge feature reduces training time and increases accuracy. Users can
now make slight adjustments to pick, place and hold positions using
simple commands in the software, allowing training by demonstration to
be easier and more precise.
-- A lock and unlock feature increases security, with user-defined access
to Baxter's task and training menu. Access is controlled with a USB
key, helping to prevent unauthorized or unintended edits to existing
"To meet today's demanding market requirements and compete on a global playing field, manufacturers are looking to further optimize their production infrastructure," said Scott Eckert, CEO at Rethink Robotics. "Interactive robot technologies like Baxter are redefining the modern workforce so that safe, affordable robots can work side by side with people to make companies of all sizes more competitive. Intera provides the platform to drive this innovation," he remarked.
Rethink Robotics' customers agree. "For us to remain competitive, we need to be using automation technologies that combine traditional reliability with modern flexibility and safety," said Pete Rector, Executive Vice President at GENCO, Pittsburgh, PA. "Baxter with Intera allows us to utilize flexible automation in ways we never could before, at an affordable cost. Baxter has had an immediate impact on our operational performance."
Intera 2.1 is now available from Rethink Robotics and its nationwide network of partners. For more information about Rethink Robotics, please visit http://www.rethinkrobotics.com or follow us on Twitter @rethinkrobotics.
Company Also Announces Software Advances for Baxter Research Robot
In addition to Intera 2.1, Rethink Robotics also announced today a new version of software for its Baxter Research Robot. Now branded as SDK 1.0, the new release is a major step forward for the platform that is already a leading solution for corporate and academic research environments around the world. Together, the two new software releases combine to further cement Rethink Robotics' position as a best-in-class provider of collaborative and research robot solutions.
About Rethink Robotics
Rethink Robotics, Inc. pioneered the field of human-safe collaborative robots. The company's Baxter robots are changing the way humans and robots interact in manufacturing and research environments.
Its Baxter robot, driven by the industry's most advanced software platform, Intera, helps manufacturers meet the challenges of an agile economy with an integrated workforce, combining trainable, safe and cost-effective robots with skilled labor. Using Rethink robots as a workforce multiplier, world-class manufacturers and distributors in automotive, plastics, consumer goods, and other industries can increase flexibility, lower costs and invest in skilled labor. The end result: manufacturers are more competitive and become capable of fueling continuous innovation.
For academic and corporate research environments, the Baxter Research Robot with SDK is a humanoid robot platform with integrated sensors and an open software development kit. Baxter Research Robot has become the industry standard choice of leading universities and corporate R&D teams for advancing the field of robotics innovation with custom applications.
Based in Boston, Massachusetts, the company is funded by Bezos Expeditions, Charles River Ventures, Highland Capital Partners, Sigma Partners, Draper Fisher Jurvetson, and Two Sigma Ventures. For more information about Rethink Robotics, please visit http://www.rethinkrobotics.com.
AVer Launches the EVC900, the First Video Conferencing System With an Embedded HD 10-Way MCU for Under $8500
Host a 10-way video call, connect with other endpoints and 3rd party desktop or mobile apps without recurring fees.
FREMONT, Calif., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AVer Information, a leading provider of innovative video conferencing solutions for OEMs, SMBs, large corporations, and education institutions announced today the launch of EVC900, the industry's first video conferencing solution with an embedded 10-way full HD MCU. The EVC900 offers a high-quality, easy-to-use, mobile-friendly and affordable 10-way conference bridge that is H.323 and SIP compliant and covered by the industry's only three-year warranty.
The EVC900 is an all-inclusive full HD video conferencing system, able to connect up to 10 endpoints including other video conferencing systems, or cloud service providers such as StarLeaf, BlueJeans, Zoom, Fuze, or services using Acano, Pexip and more. The new Active Speaker feature maximizes the view of the current presenter, while maintaining views of all other participants. Full 1080p 30fps dual stream content sharing allows participants to share content with the ability to record entire meetings via USB. The 1080p wide-angle HD camera with 16X optical zoom makes the EVC900 perfect for mid to large groups or rooms.
The EVC900 can also connect up to 9 other parties without recurring or annual fees. With 3 display outputs, 2 video inputs, and remote API, the EVC900 seamlessly incorporates with room controls systems for full room integration projects.
"The EVC900 is a high performing, yet cost effective alternative to legacy MCU systems or bridging services, perfect for schools or corporations needing multi-call capabilities without continuous fees," said Eric Yu, Director of Product Management for AVer Information, Inc. Americas. "Whether connecting to AVer systems, or integrating with other VC or cloud services, the EVC900 offers an unprecedented collaborative video experience at an unmatched value."
"The vast majority of video meetings include less than 10 participants," explains Ira M. Weinstein, analyst and partner at Wainhouse Research. "By supporting such a large number of participants on the EVC900's embedded bridge, Aver is giving customers with sufficient bandwidth a cost-effective alternative to external video bridges or hosted bridging services. Aver continues to challenge the status quo within the video conferencing space."
The EVC900 is available now, MSRP $8499.99 through distribution partners such as Ingram Micro, and reseller partners such as CDW and Troxell Communications. For more information about AVer's EVC Video Conferencing Solutions, visit http://www.averusa.com/communication or call toll free: 1-877-528-7824.
About AVer Information Inc.:
AVer is an award-winning provider of visual collaboration solutions that improve productivity and enrich lives. From accelerating learning in the classroom to improving campus security and increasing competitive advantage for businesses, AVer solutions leverage the power of visual communications to help people connect with one another to achieve great things. Our product portfolio includes Document Cameras, IP Cameras, PTZ Cameras, HD video conferencing solutions as well as Sync and Charge Carts. We strive to provide industry leading service and support that exceeds our customer's expectations. We are also deeply committed to our community, the environment and employ stringent green processes in all we do.
AVer Information, Inc. Americas
B&O PLAY and Opening Ceremony have partnered up to present "The Sound of Fashion" - a vibrant, vivid and playful approach to music, design and fashion.
COPENHAGEN, Denmark, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, B&O PLAY and Opening Ceremony announce a creative partnership which revolves around a limited edition of the iconic Form 2i headphones that were originally launched in 1985 - and re-launched this year with an added microphone, remote and improved comfort design.
The Opening Ceremony-designed version of Form 2i is a cheeky and playful take on what can truly be classified as a design icon because of the place the headphones occupy at the permanent collection at MoMA in New York.
The headphones are also central in an eye-catching music video featuring up-and-coming hip house sensation Maluca, who discovers a whole new dimension to life in New York City when she puts on a pair of Form 2i. The video highlights how the whole city erupts into an animated color-explosion while featuring Maluca's brand new single "Trigger" - a sure-fire hit destined to get people dancing all through the summer.
Another important element of the Opening Ceremony and B&O PLAY partnership are listening stations that will placed in the Opening Ceremony stores in both New York and London.
Firmly grounded in decades of design excellence, craftsmanship and product innovation from Bang & Olufsen, B&O PLAY interprets the same values for a new type of contemporary products aimed at youthful, design-conscious urbanites with an active lifestyle.
The B&O PLAY portfolio is made up of stand-alone, portable products, that are intuitive to use and easy to integrate into your daily life - at home or on the move.
ABOUT OPENING CEREMONY
Opening Ceremony was founded in September 2002 in New York by Carol Lim and Humberto Leon--with the idea of bringing their love of travel and fashion to a concept boutique. The company has grown to encompass several retail outlets in New York, Los Angeles, London and Tokyo, and the Opening Ceremony ready- to-wear, accessories and footwear collections for men and women. Opening Ceremony has also become known for its myriad of innovative collaborations, including ones with style icon ChloÃ« Sevigny and filmmaker Spike Jonze. The company operates a wholesale showroom in New York representing over 20 international and domestic brands.
UBM Tech Unveils the New Community-Driven Networking Computing
Online Community for IT Architects Provides Forum for Technical Advice, Commentary and Discussions
SAN FRANCISCO, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --UBM Tech today announced the new community-driven Network Computing (networkcomputing.com), an interactive platform for the IT infrastructure community to connect through moderated discussions, blogs and social media. Now complementing its real-world technical editorial coverage is perspective from more than 100 community contributors, including infrastructure architects and engineers. Network Computing will also combine forces with UBM Tech powerhouses, InformationWeek and Interop, to host live community gatherings throughout the year.
"For 25 years, Network Computing has been a trusted resource for IT leaders and practitioners, providing in-depth analysis on new and emerging technologies, as well as real-world advice on implementation and operations," said Susan Fogarty, Editor in Chief, Network Computing. "Today we are uniting the resources of our editors and market experts with the knowledge and experience that comes from IT practitioners to create a central place to foster the technical IT conversation. Our new forum allows our community members to solve problems, exchange ideas and build relationships."
Network Computing is a trusted resource for IT architects and engineers who must understand business requirements, as well as build and manage the infrastructures to meet their company's needs. Enterprise IT environments evolve quickly, and IT professionals count on Network Computing to show them the how and why behind next-generation networks, data centers, storage systems, communications, and cloud architectures.
Core sections of Network Computing include:
-- Data Center
-- Unified Communications
-- Cloud Infrastructure
-- Careers and Certifications
Community contributors include:
-- Ethan Banks, Senior Network Architect, Carenection
-- Howard Marks, Founder and Chief Scientist, Deepstorage LLC
-- Dan Pitt, Executive Director, Open Networking Foundation
-- Greg Ferro, Network Architect
-- Lee H. Badman, Wireless Network Architect, Syracuse University
-- Michele Chubirka, Senior Security Architect
-- Bill Kleyman, Virtualization & Cloud Solutions Architect, MTM
-- Mark Melvin, CTO, ePlus Technologies
-- Tom Hollingsworth, Analyst, Gestalt IT
-- Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
-- Stuart Miniman, Principal Research Contributor, Wikibon
-- Lisa Phifer, President, Core Competence
Network Computing is the latest in a series of groundbreaking online community-platform launches from UBM Tech. The InformationWeek community platform launched in November 2013, and has seen a significant lift in engagement with a 40 percent increase in comments, and a 22 percent increase in page views. EE Times' site launched in July 2013, and has experienced similar increases, attesting to UBM Tech's unique community-based online model. UBM Tech launched the Dark Reading information security community last month.
The Network Computing editorial team is led by Fogarty. Other editorial team members include:
-- Marcia Savage, Managing Editor
-- Andrew Conry-Murray, Director of Content and Community, Interop, and
former Network Computing Editor
Network Computing invites IT professional community subject matter experts and other market experts to help shape the future of the IT industry on its site, NetworkComputing.com, and on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and Google+.
For Network Computing editorial inquiries, contact Susan Fogarty at firstname.lastname@example.org. For marketing partnerships and other general inquires, contact Monique Luttrell at email@example.com. For advertising opportunities, visit CreateYourNextCustomer.com.
About UBM Tech
UBM Tech is a global media business that brings together the world's technology communities through live events, online properties and custom services. UBM Tech's community-focused approach provides its users and clients with expertly curated research, education, training, community advocacy, user-generated content and peer-to-peer engagement opportunities that serve the Electronics, Security, Enterprise IT and Communications, Network Infrastructure and Applications, Game and App Developers, and Tech Marketing communities. UBM Tech's brands include Black Hat, DesignCon, EE Times, Enterprise Connect, Game Developers Conference (GDC), HDI, InformationWeek, and Interop. Create, a UBM Tech full range marketing services division, includes custom events, content marketing solutions, community development and demand generation programs based on its content and technology market expertise. UBM Tech is a part of UBM (UBM.L), a global provider of media and information services with a market capitalization of more than $2.5 billion. For more information, go to http://tech.ubm.com/.
For more information on UBM Tech please contact:
Monique Luttrell, Director of Marketing
Casio Hits the Right Note at the 9th Annual ASCAP EXPO
Casio Showcases Range of Popular Digital Keyboards Including Privia Pro, Workstation and XW Series
DOVER, N.J., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Casio America, Inc., a leading manufacturer of electronic musical instruments, will be taking the West coast by storm at the premier national conference for songwriters, composers, producers and music business leaders - the ASCAP 'I Create Music' EXPO. Casio's wide variety of electronic musical instruments, including key models from its Privia Pro, XW and Workstation series, will be exhibited at ASCAP's 9(th) Annual 'I Create Music' EXPO, April 24-26, 2014, at the Loews Hollywood Hotel in Los Angeles, CA.
"For more than thirty years, Casio has provided electronic musical instruments that help foster music-making and professional performances for musicians of all levels and genres, and we will be demonstrating some of that success with our primary digital piano lines at ASCAP EXPO," said Stephen Schmidt, vice president of Casio's Electronic Musical Instruments Division. "With functions like stage settings and audio recording for professional musicians, 9 track step-sequencers for working artists and DJs, and the Step Up Lesson System for beginning musicians, Casio's digital piano lines offer all the tools and benefits musicians of all levels need to explore and develop music."
Casio's Privia Pro PX-5S is a genuine stage piano, advanced MIDI controller and performance instrument packed with functions that set it apart from other digital pianos. Equipped with Casio's proprietary sound source, 'AiR' (Acoustic and intelligent Resonator), the PX-5S delivers acoustic piano sounds with unmatched realism and detail. In addition, the PX-5S features a large assortment of fully programmable sounds, including Hex Layer tones derived from the award winning XW-P1 synthesizer.
Featuring a powerful monophonic lead synthesizer, an unprecedented built-in step sequencer and performance controller functions, the XW series sets the bar for synthesizers in the music industry. The XW-G1 Groove Synthesizer is designed for the DJ and club performer providing an interactive step sequencer and a sample looper for digitally capturing performance patterns and external instruments.
The XW-P1 Performance Synthesizer is a 61 key performance synthesizer equipped with Casio's exclusive Hybrid Processing Sound Source. It provides screaming virtual analog monophonic leads and basses, drawbar organs, complex layers, stereo pianos, drums and more.
Casio's Workstation keyboard models including the WK-7600, WK-225, WK-7500, WK-6500 and WK-6600, all offer powerful and extensive features. With functions like the Step-up Lesson System, which enables beginners to learn over 100 built-in songs phase-by-phase while tracking their progress, five track recorders, mixers and sound sequencers, and tons of preset rhythms and tones, musicians have all the tools needed to practice, compose and perform.
All of Casio's digital pianos also offer USB Midi connection with standard ports allowing the instrument to be used as a controller for other devices, including computer software and iPadÂ® based software applications. To learn more about the instruments that will be on display at ASCAP EXPO, or to get information on Casio's full portfolio of electronic musical instruments, please visit http://www.CasioMusicGear.com.
About Casio America, Inc.
Casio America, Inc., Dover, N.J., is the U.S. subsidiary of Casio Computer Co., Ltd., Tokyo, Japan, one of the world's leading manufacturers of consumer electronics and business equipment solutions. Established in 1957, Casio America, Inc. markets calculators, keyboards, mobile presentation devices, disc title and label printers, watches, cash registers and other consumer electronic products. Casio has strived to fulfill its corporate creed of "creativity and contribution" through the introduction of innovative and imaginative products. For more information, visit http://www.casiousa.com.
iControl Networks and NETGEAR Launch Android Touchscreen for the Smart Home
High-quality, cost effective touchscreen broadens consumer access to next generation connected home features
REDWOOD CITY, Calif. and SAN JOSE, Calif., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- iControl Networks and NETGEARÂ® announced today the launch of the NETGEAR Security Touch Screen (STS7000), a new Android(TM) touchscreen for iControl Connect(TM) solutions. The seven-inch screen is a high-quality, cost effective option that allows users to manage and interact with their homes while staying connected to relevant Internet content such as weather, traffic, news, sports and more. The NETGEAR STS7000 is designed to offer end-users superior WiFi performance with fast 802.11n speeds and 2x2 WiFi, helping to ensure reliable connectivity to the dedicated home security network. The STS7000 enables end-users to manage their connected security and home automation devices, all from a simple-to-use, graphical user interface from anywhere in the home.
"Consumers have rapidly adopted large-screen Android and iOS tablets as the primary interface for countless applications," said Paul Dawes, senior vice president and general manager at iControl. "Our partnership with NETGEAR allows us to offer smart home customers a high-end touchscreen experience at a low price point, providing a breakthrough product for connected home security."
End-users can experience added comfort and peace-of-mind with proven NETGEAR reliability. The STS7000 comes with a failsafe mechanism to support over-the-air software upgrades, a removable and replaceable battery for extended device life, and a robust industrial design with durability to help protect the device from the inside out.
The NETGEAR STS7000 utilizes the Android operating system, and provides both home security and management functions in conjunction with interactive applications including:
-- Music application allowing users to stream iTunes anywhere in the home
via Apple AirplayÂ® technology
-- Energy monitoring, management and thermostat control
-- Lighting control, enabling users to automate their lights and remotely
turn on/off lights in and out of the home
-- Google Maps(TM), with real-time traffic alerts
-- INTELLicast(TM), for weather tracking and forecasting
-- News and sports alerts
"We're excited to partner with iControl to bring consumers an integral piece of the connected home," said Michael Clegg, senior vice president and general manager of the Service Provider Business Unit at NETGEAR. "The NETGEAR STS7000 gives users the power to do almost anything - from disarming their security system to turning on lights, locking doors, checking traffic and even viewing family photos, all from the palm of their hand. It's the centerpiece of the next generation smart home."
Pricing and Availability
The NETGEAR STS7000 is now available for service providers.
About iControl Networks
iControl Networks' vision is to provide a connected home solution for every household, so people worldwide spend less time managing their lives and more time living them. iControl is making the connected home a reality through its software platforms, which are deployed by home security companies and service providers, and the all-in-one Piper Home Awareness device for consumers. iControl is further pioneering the next generation of connected living through its OpenHome(TM) Partner Program, the first community for application and device makers to partner on a common platform. Venture investors in iControl include Charles River Ventures, the Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers iFund, and Intel Capital, with strategic investments from a variety of service providers including ADT, Comcast Ventures, Comporium and Rogers Communications. For more information about iControl Networks and Piper, visit http://www.icontrol.com and http://www.getpiper.com.
About NETGEAR, Inc.
NETGEAR (NASDAQGM: NTGR) is a global networking company that delivers innovative products to consumers, businesses and service providers. For consumers, the company makes high performance, dependable and easy to use home networking, storage and digital media products to connect people with the Internet and their content and devices. For businesses, NETGEAR provides networking, storage and security solutions without the cost and complexity of big IT. The company also supplies top service providers with retail-proven, mobile broadband solutions for their customers on the go. NETGEAR products are built on a variety of proven technologies such as wireless, Ethernet and Powerline, with a focus on reliability and ease-of-use. NETGEAR products are sold in approximately 50,000 retail locations around the globe, and through approximately 39,000 value-added resellers. The company's headquarters are in San Jose, Calif., with additional offices in over 25 countries. NETGEAR is an ENERGY STARÂ® partner. More information is available at http://www.NETGEAR.com or by calling (408) 907-8000. Connect with NETGEAR at twitter.com/NETGEAR and http://www.facebook.com/NETGEAR.
Safe Harbor Statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 for NETGEAR, Inc.: This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Specifically, statements concerning NETGEAR's business and the expected performance characteristics, specifications, reliability, market acceptance, market growth, specific uses, user feedback and market position of NETGEAR's products and technology are forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Safe Harbor. These statements are based on management's current expectations and are subject to certain risks and uncertainties, including, without limitation, the following: the actual price, performance and ease of use of NETGEAR's products may not meet the price, performance and ease of use requirements of customers; product performance may be adversely affected by real world operating conditions; failure of products may under certain circumstances cause permanent loss of end user data; new viruses or Internet threats may develop that challenge the effectiveness of security features in NETGEAR's products; the ability of NETGEAR to market and sell its products and technology; the impact and pricing of competing products; and the introduction of alternative technological solutions. Further information on potential risk factors that could affect NETGEAR and its business are detailed in the Company's periodic filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. NETGEAR undertakes no obligation to release publicly any revisions to any forward-looking statements contained herein to reflect events or circumstances after the date hereof or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events.
SOURCE iControl Networks
CONTACT: iControl Networks, Margaret Hoerster, 312.329.3909, firstname.lastname@example.org; NETGEAR, Jocelyn Shaw, Weber Shandwick for NETGEAR, 415.262.5904, email@example.com
Six New Spansion Flash Devices Meet Stringent Automotive System Needs
SUNNYVALE, Calif., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Spansion Inc. (NYSE: CODE), a global leader in embedded systems solutions, today strengthened the company's automotive flash memory portfolio by introducing six automotive-grade devices to the company's flash memory portfolio. Spansion is adding three new Serial NOR and three new NAND memory densities specifically qualified to meet the extended temperature ranges and stringent quality requirements of the automotive industry.
Spansion is complementing the Spansion FL1-K Serial NOR flash family with automotive devices qualified for extended temperature ranges (from -40 degrees Celsius to 125 degrees Celsius) in 16Mb, 32Mb, and 64Mb densities. Spansion is also introducing automotive-grade Spansion ML-G1 NAND flash memories qualified for -40C to 105 degrees Celsius, in 1Gb, 2Gb and 4Gb densities. All six new Spansion devices have achieved AEC-Q100 qualification and meet Production Part Approval Process (PPAP) requirements, industry standards for automotive grade products.
"With our broad portfolio of automotive-grade flash memories and proven quality, technical support and product longevity, Spansion has maintained its leadership in automotive flash devices for more than 20 years," said Robin Jigour, senior vice president, Spansion Flash Memory Group. "Automotive OEMS are increasing their demand for automotive grade components as applications like Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS), instrument clusters, infotainment and data logging systems become standard offerings in a wider range of vehicles."
"Extremely high reliability and the ability to operate at wide temperature variances are among the most critical needs of automotive applications," said Alan Niebel, founder and CEO, WebFeet Research. "Automotive-grade devices with AEC-Q100 qualification, which follow PPAP, meet the most stringent requirements defined by automakers worldwide. Spansion's active role in the development, test, delivery and support of high-performance, high-quality embedded systems for automotive has led to their market leadership."
In addition to automotive applications, automotive grade flash memories are ideal in the industrial space for solar inverters, power switches, factory automation and safety monitoring devices.
Spansion's new automotive serial NOR flash part numbers include: S25FL116K (16Mb), S25FL132K (32Mb) and S25FL164K (64Mb). The new automotive NAND flash products include: S34ML01G1 (1Gb), S34ML02G1 (2Gb) and S34ML04G1 (4Gb).
Spansion(Â®), the Spansion logo, HyperBus(TM), HyperFlash(TM) and combinations thereof, are trademarks or registered trademarks of Spansion LLC in the United States and other countries. Other names used are for informational purposes only and may be trademarks of their respective owners.
Exar Offers Wide Frequency Universal Clocks with Ultra-Low Jitter
Superior performance XR811xx family is footprint compatible with industry standard synthesizers
FREMONT, Calif., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Exar Corporation (NYSE: EXAR), a leading supplier of high performance analog mixed-signal components, and video and data management solutions, today announced an addition to its range of telecommunications timing products with a new family of Universal Clocks. The XR811xx series offers a wide range of output frequencies from 10MHz to 1.5GHz, with ultra-low phase noise jitter of less than 200fS. Designed for communications, Audio/Video and industrial applications, the QFN-10 and TSSOP-8 packaged devices are footprint compatible with industry standard synthesizers, providing a superior performance second source option.
The design of Exar's XR811xx synthesizers utilizes a highly flexible delta-sigma modulator and a very wide-ranging VCO in a PLL block that has been optimized to be extremely power efficient. With a core current consumption of just 20mA, these parts dissipate 60% less power than equivalent competitive devices, providing a very compelling power efficiency benefit to system designers. The PLL can operate from either an input system clock or a crystal and incorporates both an integer divider and a high-resolution (<1Hz) fractional divider for increased flexibility to generate ANY clock frequency. Additionally, up to four different frequency multiplier settings can be stored allowing for different application configurations providing BOM savings compared to multiple synthesizers. The XR811xx family also offers a choice of LVCMOS, LVDS or LVPECL output drivers.
Exar's Universal Clock devices deliver extremely low, sub-200fS, output phase noise jitter as integrated over a PLL loop bandwidth of 1.875MHz - 20MHz. This spans the requirements of most WAN and LAN systems and supports communications standards including: 10GHz Ethernet, 2.5GHz and 10GHz SONET/SDH/OTN, xDSL and PCIe, as well as many other synchronized clock system applications.
"The XR811xx family of products with their excellent jitter performance improves on existing industry standard designs while also providing a second source. These products offer market leading power consumption performance with less than half the power consumed by competitors. Hardware engineers will appreciate the ability to use one Exar Universal Clock to replace multiple competitor devices reducing design complexity," said James Lougheed, Vice President for Communications Products at Exar. "Adding to our Universal PMIC portfolio, Exar now offers Universal Timing and Power solutions for a wide range of applications."
Product Availability and Pricing
The XR811xx products are available now in RoHS compliant, green/halogen QFN10 and TSSOP8 packages as second source alternatives to existing products. 1K quantity pricing is in the $3 to $7 range, depending on output options.
Additional information on the XR811xx is available online.
Exar Corporation designs, develops and markets high performance, analog mixed-signal integrated circuits and advanced sub-system solutions for the Networking & Storage, Industrial & Embedded Systems, and Communications Infrastructure markets. Exar's product portfolio includes power management and connectivity components, communications products, high performance analog mixed-signal products and network security and storage optimization solutions. Exar has locations worldwide providing real-time customer support. For more information about Exar, visit http://www.exar.com.
SOURCE Exar Corporation
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"Habitat: A Thousand Generations in Orbit" (Xbox One, PC, Mac and Linux) Successfully Meets Funding Target on Kickstarter
$50k Initial Goal Reached; Stretch Goals Now Unlocked to Bring More Features, Gameplay Modes and Enhancements
SEATTLE, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Indie developer 4gency announced today that the upcoming orbital strategy game for Xbox One, PC, Mac and Linux, Habitat: A Thousand Generations in Orbit, has successfully reached its first funding goal through Kickstarter. With the initial $50,000 achieved, stretch goals have now been unlocked to secure integration of new features, including new gameplay modes and multiplayer battles. For more information about Habitat: A Thousand Generations in Orbit and to back this project, please visit: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/4gency/habitat-a-thousand-generations-in-orbit
"We are thrilled to have reached our initial funding goal and to now unveil the stretch goals for Habitat", said Charles Cox, Founder of 4gency. "The stretch goals are features that we've put a great deal of consideration into, as we want to make the best game possible and give the community an experience they'll love. We are very excited about the future of Habitat and can't wait to take this game to the next level."
Kickstarter Stretch Goals:
-- $70K: Individual Tech Trees for Citizens and Engineers - Upgrade the
world of Habitat even more with genetic and technology upgrades for your
-- $85K: Programmable AI Habitats - Automate habitats using a powerful and
easy to use visual editor to make habitats scout and explore, track
threats, auto-build and fight enemies
-- $100K: Rocket Arena - Battle against 3 other friends on the same machine
in a timed race to construct and destroy using a shared field of debris
-- $115K: Mod Support - Script, skin, and share your own creations
-- $125K: Tower Defense Mode - Send and control waves of Habitats to try
and take out an enemy stronghold
-- $150K: Dungeon Master Multiplayer - One player becomes the almighty
dungeon master with control over events and anomalies on the map while
another player tries to finish their objective
Set in the far future, Habitat: A Thousand Generations in Orbit is a space fan's playground. Players must lead a team of engineers to gather debris floating in the vast wasteland of human and alien junk orbiting Earth to build and manage their own space stations, including the human residents residing within. But managing resources to maintain a healthy and happy extra-Earthly economy is only a part of Habitat, as players must also find ways to fend off enemies. To aid in this, Habitat introduces a new kind of combat using space debris as kinetic weaponry, which takes advantage of zero-gravity space conditions to defend habitats against enemies. Habitats can be destroyed in a matter of seconds, triggering massive chain reactions, so players must make some tough decisions to survive.
4gency is an indie game studio based in Seattle, Washington. Founded by Charles Cox, a ten-year veteran of the video game industry, 4gency brings experience from Zipper Interactive, Microsoft Game Studios, Amazon, Big Fish Games, Sierra Studios and Pipeworks. Habitat is the team's first Kickstarter funded game. For more information on 4gency visit: http://4gency.com
SMIC Kicks Off 6th Technology Workshop in Shanghai
Promotes the Latest Advanced and Specialty Technology Platforms
SHANGHAI, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation ("SMIC"; NYSE: SMI; SEHK: 981), China's largest and most advanced semiconductor foundry, hosted its sixth annual technology workshop in Shanghai today to promote the latest advanced and specialty technology platforms.
At the event, SMIC announced its latest achievements and milestones on advanced technologies such as 28nm and 40nm, as well as new feature offerings on specialty technologies, including eNVM, PMIC, RF, IoT, and Matured Technology Enhancement (MTE) programs.
Mr. John Peng, senior vice president of SMIC China Sales, gave the opening address entitled "Focusing on Product Applications, Creating a Technology Platform Portfolio." Mr. Peng specifically mentioned the rapid growth of China's IC industry, especially IC design industry in recent years, and shared the new progress of SMIC advanced and specialty technology platforms, IP portfolios, and products especially targeting terminal applications such as Smartphones, tablets, wearable devices, and set-top-boxes.
Dr. Tianshen Tang, senior vice president of SMIC Design Service Center, gave a presentation on "Opening Eco-system, Excellent Quality and Caring Service." Dr. Tang introduced the challenges and opportunities of semiconductor industry in the 4G wireless communications era, and SMIC's measures and goals of establishing and refining open design IP/EDA/design service ecosystem and providing customers with more solutions to the new challenges.
This workshop unveiled a variety of topics including the latest status and development trends of SMIC's 28nm PDK and 40nm RF PDK, and highlights on 40nm design flow and tape-out. SMIC also shared its 0.13um EEPROM technology specialties, Smartcard platforms, and varieties of power management technology platforms. Furthermore, SMIC addressed its foundation IPs readiness and roadmap for various advanced and specialty technologies, and application platforms.
In addition, executives from SMIC's partners also presented their technology development trends. Eleven SMIC's partners set up vendor booths and displayed their latest products and service offerings. Over 200 IC design engineers, customers, technology partners, and suppliers from around the world were in attendance.
Finally, Mr. John Peng thanked all the customers and partners for their supports and partnerships over the years. Mr. Peng addressed that SMIC will continue to accelerate and refine its technology innovations and customer service, optimize technology and product mixes, improve product quality, ensure on-time delivery, and work seamlessly with customers and partners to win together.
Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation ("SMIC"; NYSE: SMI; SEHK: 981) is one of the leading semiconductor foundries in the world and the largest and most advanced foundry in mainland China. SMIC provides integrated circuit (IC) foundry and technology services at 0.35-micron to 40-nanometer and has begun offering advanced 28nm process technology. Headquartered in Shanghai, China, SMIC has a 300mm wafer fabrication facility (fab) and a 200mm mega-fab in Shanghai, a 300mm mega-fab in Beijing, a 200mm fab in Tianjin, and a 200mm fab project under development in Shenzhen. SMIC also has customer service and marketing offices in the U.S., Europe, Japan, and Taiwan, and a representative office in Hong Kong. For more information, please visit http://www.smics.com.
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Anite Enables Wireless Network Operators to Achieve Highly Accurate Network Optimization and More Advanced Troubleshooting
OULU, Finland, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
The latest releases of Anite's Nemo Handy-A and Nemo Walker Air bring advanced
technology and cell forcing features with Samsung Galaxy Core LTE
Anite, a global leader in wireless network testing technology, is proud to announce
new releases of Nemo Handy-A, a solution for handheld network measurements and
troubleshooting as well as Nemo Walker Air, a multi-technology tool for indoor
benchmarking. With the new releases, Anite is first in the market to release a complete
set of locking and forcing features with Samsung Galaxy Core LTE based on the Broadcom
M320 chipset. The new professional engineering features are:
- System lock
- Band lock
- Cell barring
- Channel lock in GSM
- Carrier and scrambling code lock in UMTS
- Carrier and PCI lock in LTE
- For controlling handovers:
- Measurement suppression (to prevent handovers)
- Measurement biasing (for assisted handovers)
"Specific cells in mobile networks need to be tested without the test systems
automatically switching to neighbouring base stations", explains Jussi Lemilainen, Vice
President, Product Management and Business Development of Anite's Network Testing
business. "The extensive forcing features of Nemo Handy-A and Walker Air together with the
Samsung Galaxy Core LTE make locking into a specific cell quick and easy. This enables
more accurate testing, troubleshooting and optimization of mobile networks, improving the
network's quality as well as the usability of mobile services".
The releases of the latest versions of Nemo Handy-A and Nemo Walker-Air also bring
support for the portable, battery operated DRT 4311B scanner. The pocket-sized, yet
efficient scanner, which is operated via Bluetooth, increases the efficiency of indoor
measurements and walk testing, enabling users to carry out multi frequency scans on all
technologies and bands. The test receiver's advanced architecture offers a range of
solutions that are optimized to process different cellular protocols. DRT uses the latest
in digital signal processing (DSP) and microprocessor technology.
Anite provides a comprehensive range of critical IT solutions to the Wireless and
Travel sectors across the globe. Listed on the London Stock Exchange, Anite develops and
implements software as well as provides consultancy, systems integration and managed
services to ensure that our customers operate effectively and securely. By using the
latest technologies to deliver quality and cost-effective solutions, Anite meets
customers' specific requirements and realises tangible results for its clients.
Anite's Network Testing business provides cutting-edge network measurement systems and
solutions globally under the Nemo brand to a wide range of customers including mobile
operators, network equipment manufacturers, service contractors and regulatory bodies.
Headquartered in the UK, Anite has offices in 16 countries across Europe, America,
Asia and the Middle East. For more information, please visit the company's web site: http://www.anite.com/nemo
Did you know that you can contribute to scientific research just by playing a game?
PBS science series NOVA launches the RNA Lab, built in partnership with the groundbreaking citizen science game Eterna.
Explore the science of RNA and start building biomolecules online.
Get good enough, and you might help design powerful new drugs.
BOSTON, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time in its 41-year history, NOVA--the most popular science series on American television--is inviting audiences not just to learn about scientific discovery, but to take part in it. The latest initiative in the growing NOVA Labs citizen science platform--an RNA Lab available free online at pbs.org/nova/labs--utilizes puzzles from Eterna, a game that allows players to design RNAs, tiny molecules at the heart of every cell in our bodies. Featuring a series of animated videos that explain the science behind the game as well as tips that teach novices how to play it, the Lab aims to expand the community of participants while giving students and science enthusiasts an engaging way to explore important concepts in the life sciences and engineering.
By playing the NOVA version of Eterna, players will discover that molecular RNA "machines" carry out a wide variety of essential functions in our bodies, from producing proteins to fighting viruses. They'll learn why the way an RNA molecule folds in three dimensions determines what it does (hint: in biology, structure equals function). And they'll get help to become RNA engineers, so that someday--if they get skilled enough at playing Eterna--they might help scientists design powerful new therapies for fighting viral infections, cancer, and more.
"We're thrilled to be partnering with NOVA, because nobody is better at making complicated science accessible to everyone," says Carnegie Mellon University computer scientist Adrien Treuille, co-creator of Eterna. "They've produced a media-rich experience that will help teachers, students, and curious people of all ages learn more about our game and the exciting world of RNA research."
A New Way to Do Science. The NOVA RNA Lab brings together the most trusted brand in science media with leaders in the emerging field of "games for science," creating a new type of virtual science lab. "Teens say they want learning experiences that relate to the real world," notes NOVA Labs Editorial Director David Condon. "When they play Eterna, the puzzles they're solving simulate actual molecules, and by joining the community they're helping researchers gain new insights. That's a powerful motivator."
The crowdsourcing of cutting edge research through public games is a relatively new phenomenon. As a post-doc, Treuille founded the team that launched Foldit, the first open, online game that lets untrained amateurs speed up vital research simply by solving fun visual puzzles. Since its debut in 2007, Foldit has engaged over 500,000 players who have logged millions of hours helping scientists understand how proteins fold into the intricate shapes that allow them to perform so many functions essential to life.
In 2011, Treuille joined with colleagues at Carnegie Mellon and Stanford to launch Eterna, a game that not only challenges players to design important RNA molecules, but also lets them compete to have their solutions physically synthesized in a laboratory. Once again, humans proved more adept than computers at solving complex molecular puzzles, as described in a recent paper published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Armed with new insights from Eterna players into the folding of RNAs--chemical cousins of DNA that are capable of performing a much wider variety of tasks--biomedical researchers hope to design new therapies that could benefit millions.
Thanks to games like Foldit and Eterna, the line between citizen-gamers and scientists is being blurred, to the benefit of all. This makes them a natural fit with NOVA Labs, the mission of which is to connect young people--the science literate citizens and STEM workers of tomorrow--with the excitement of scientific discovery.
Lauren Aguirre, NOVA's Director of Digital Media, says the Labs fit squarely into NOVA's broader mission of encouraging science literacy and creating lifelong learners. "By supporting real-world problem solving with the visual and storytelling techniques that drive NOVA's broadcast productions, the Labs are designed to maximize the potential for learning about science by actually doing it."
About NOVA Labs (pbs.org/nova/labs). The RNA Lab is the latest in a series of free, online STEM projects for teens and lifelong learners, called NOVA Labs, which first launched in April, 2012. Each Lab focuses on a different area of active research. But all of them illustrate key concepts with engaging and informative videos, and guide participants through activities that foster authentic scientific exploration. For example, the Sun Lab brings the feed from NASA solar telescopes to users, to help them understand and try to predict space weather that can affect us on Earth; the Energy Lab challenges them to design renewable energy systems for major cities based on realistic data models; and the Cloud Lab leverages NASA earth science satellites to help users understand clouds and their role in weather and climate. Coming up next: a game-based Cybersecurity Lab in which players must defend their fictional company from a series of realistic cyber threats. Supporting content for each Lab helps teachers incorporate it into their classrooms, fosters collaboration between users, and helps users make connections to the broader world of STEM learning and careers.
About WGBH Boston. WGBH Boston is America's preeminent public broadcaster and the largest producer of PBS content for TV and the Web. Television channels include WGBH 2, WGBX 44, and the digital channels World and Create. WGBH Radio serves listeners across New England with 89.7 WGBH Boston Public Radio; 99.5 WCRB; and WCAI, the Cape and Islands NPRÂ® Station. Find more information at wgbh.org.
NOVA's use of the Eterna game engine courtesy of Carnegie Mellon University
Funding for the RNA Lab provided by the Argosy Foundation
Actiontec Launches First Wireless Display Receiver Certified for Intel(R) Pro WiDi
New ScreenBeam Pro Business Edition brings the power of wireless display technology to business and education users
LAS VEGAS, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Intel Solutions Summit -- Actiontec Electronics( http://www.actiontec.com ) today announced the launch of ScreenBeam Pro Business Edition, the industry's first wireless display receiver to support Intel(R) Pro Wireless Display (WiDi). The new receiver delivers all the capabilities and performance of Intel WiDi wireless display technology, along with the security and IT manageability features that businesses and schools need.
The ScreenBeam Pro Business Edition( http://www.actiontec.com/323.html ) receiver is a small WiDi/Miracast adapter that connects to a projector, TV, or other display and lets users wirelessly share content from a compatible laptop, smartphone, or tablet. This makes presentations and impromptu meetings in the conference room a breeze, as users don't need to scramble to find the right HDMI or VGA cable in order to share a spreadsheet or presentation on the big screen.
In addition, IT can manage the ScreenBeam Pro Business Edition receiver through a web interface in order to configure the receiver, update security settings and optimize to their specific needs. IT managers now have the control over the device they require to deploy a wireless display solution with confidence.
"Wireless display technology has taken off among consumers, and we have already seen tremendous interest from schools and businesses for our ScreenBeam products. Now, with the launch of Intel Pro WiDi and ScreenBeam Pro Business Edition, we're excited to give these user groups the critical business-class security and manageability features they require," said Dean Chang, President and CEO at Actiontec.
"Actiontec is an important collaborator for expanding our wireless display ecosystem and addressing key business requirements, allowing users to securely display everything on their computing devices to their screen of choice. Their new ScreenBeam Pro Business Edition removes the wire and brings the enhanced quality of the Intel Pro WiDi collaboration experience to conference rooms and classrooms everywhere," said Tom Garrison, Vice President, PC Client Group and General Manager, Business Client Platforms Division, at Intel.
ScreenBeam Pro Business Edition can stream content from any Intel WiDi product including Intel-based tablets, Ultrabook(TM) devices, and 2 in 1 devices with 4th generation Intel(R) Core(TM) vPro(TM) processors, and it is also compatible with Wi-Fi CERTIFIED Miracast(TM) devices.
Pricing and availability
ScreenBeam Pro Business Edition will be available late Q2 through the Actiontec online store http://shop.actiontec.com and through select channel partners for $149.99 MSRP.
Actiontec Electronics brings expertise and innovation to broadband solutions that let people around the world connect to their favorite content, when and how they choose. Our products - including whole home wireless solutions, wireless video and display devices, gigabit Ethernet fiber routers, and high speed VDSL gateways - are carried globally by some of the largest broadband carriers, retail and online stores. Actiontec was founded in 1993, is headquartered in Silicon Valley, and has offices worldwide. For more information, visit http://www.actiontec.com.
JAC Vapour to Light up E-cigarette Industry with First Advertising Campaign
EDINBURGH, Scotland, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
Industry Innovators Champion Responsible Marketing with New Creative
JAC Vapour, the UK's leading high quality e-cigarette brand, has announced the launch
of its first major advertising campaign, which will be rolled out across London and
Edinburgh over the next 2 months.
The innovative campaign will position the brand's e-cigarettes as high quality gadgets
and avoid glamorising their use through lifestyle imagery, which has traditionally been
used across the industry to date.
The campaign will incorporate a mix of digital and outdoor advertising, which will
feature 6 sheets, taxis and health screens in GP surgeries and pharmacies.
The creative, which was produced by Edinburgh agencies Firefly and Troyka and booked
by Spirit Media, shines a spotlight on the brand's e-cigarettes, which are amongst the
most advanced and best-looking on the market.
Set on a white background, the eye-catching adverts feature striking images of JAC
Vapour e-cigarettes in a bid to let their premium, high quality products do the talking.
Featuring the brand's signature navy, white and red colours, the modern, minimalistic
adverts also aim to communicate JAC Vapour's commitment to industry innovation, featuring
product shots of their first and second generation e-cigarettes with slogans that
reference their evolution - such as 'Because habits evolve' and 'Full steam ahead.'
The campaign, which was designed to target both adult smokers and existing e-cigarette
users responsibly, will launch ahead of an anticipated clampdown across the industry,
which could see e-cigarettes brands governed by new rules surrounding the promotion of
Emma Logan, Co Founder of JAC Vapour comments:
"E-cigarettes are not a tobacco product therefore should not be marketed as such. When
smokers switch to vaping they quickly understand that e-cigarettes are pieces of
technology. And like other gadgets, users should be primarily concerned with quality,
performance and reliability - which are attributes that are embodied in our brand.
Our campaign was created to reflect the premium and stylish nature of our products and
highlight that JAC Vapour is a One Stop Shop for both e-cigarette beginners and
experienced vapers alike."
Once considered a passing fad, an estimated 1.3 million people in the UK now use
e-cigarettes and the number is rapidly rising. Designed to offer smokers a healthier
alternative to traditional cigarettes, the electronic delivery devices give smokers the
ritualistic simulation of smoking, without producing any of the harmful second-hand
properties that are in tobacco. Although e-cigarettes contain nicotine, research has shown
that its second-hand properties are minimal and although it can be absorbed from
second-hand vapour it is too small an amount to cause an addiction.
Founded in 2010, Edinburgh-based JAC Vapour produce the simplest, best-looking and
most advanced high quality e-cigarettes on the market. The team's commitment to developing
new high performance products to suit e-cigarette users' fast-changing needs has cemented
their reputation as a trusted brand across the wider vaping community. In March this year
the brand launched Clear Steam - a revolutionary e-liquid that emits no visible vapour
when exhaled, it is the only product of its kind on the market that has been developed by
a mainstream brand.
Notes to Editors
Edinburgh-based, JAC Vapour was formed in 2010 to meet the growing demand for
electronic cigarettes in the UK. It is now established as one of the foremost high quality
e-cigarette producers and a market-leader in terms of quality, technology and industry
The company was founded by Andy and Emma Logan, who managed to kick a longstanding
smoking habit after discovering e-cigarettes on a trip to the US. Their success and a
strong personal belief in the benefits of e-cigarettes as a safer alternative to smoking,
is at the core of the company ethos today.
CONTACT: For media enquiries or to request an interview with a company spokesperson, please contact Rachael Tyrrell at Burt Greener Communications on +44-(0)131-220-0003, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
LENMAR Unleashes the Mutant(TM) Supercharged Portable Power Pack that Simultaneously Charges Four Smartphones
Newest addition to "Undead Power" product line delivers 20,800mAh into sleek, 1.1-pound power pack for busy professionals, families and travelers on the go
CAMARILLO, Calif., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lenmar Enterprises, Inc. has unleashed the Mutant(TM), announcing availability of its newest high-capacity portable power pack built to deliver undead power for tablets, smartphones and USB devices. Packing a monster 20,800mAh (milliamp hours) into a sleek, 1.1-pound unit, the Mutant is Lenmar's most powerful external battery pack ever offered for portable devices.
A beast in the portable power category, the compact and stylish Mutant is easily stored in a purse, backpack or briefcase. For families and work groups on the go, the Mutant is capable of charging four smartphones at the same time or two tablets and two smartphones simultaneously at maximum charge speed. With four high-output USB ports and a total combined output of 6.8A, the Mutant can recharge an iPhoneÂ® up to 10 times or an iPad(TM) up to two full times.
"We designed the Mutant to pack massive power into a compact and attractive form factor that meets the portable power needs of today's road warriors and consumers on the move," said Marty Goldberg, president of Lenmar Enterprises. "Ultimately, all Lenmar product design is focused on helping consumers cover the demanding power requirements of their mobile devices anytime, anywhere, and the Mutant delivers."
The AC power adapter has an input of 100-240V and comes with charging adapters for North America, United Kingdom, European Union and Australia, making it international-travel friendly. When connected to the AC adapter the Mutant also functions as a power hub, allowing users to recharge four devices and the unit simultaneously.
The Mutant is available now at a retail price of $199.99. For more information about the LENMAR Mutant, please visit: http://www.lenmar.com/mutant
Lenmar Enterprises, Inc. is a worldwide provider of power solutions for consumer electronics. The company has nearly 1,400 products, including rechargeable batteries, accessories for smart phones and electronic devices, portable AC / DC chargers & related accessories. The company utilizes BatteryCentral, a powerful web-based search tool that helps customers and users locate and purchase Lenmar batteries, portable chargers & related accessories. Lenmar delivers its solutions through a global network of distributors, retailers and e-commerce companies. For more information, visit http://www.lenmar.com.
Lenmar has offices in Southern California, Hong Kong, and the Netherlands, as well as strategic distribution partners that span all major continents.
"Lenmar" is a registered trademark of Lenmar Enterprises, Inc. All other trademarks and registered trademarks are the properties of their respective owners.
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Aventis Systems Introduces "Aventis Bucks" Equipment Buyback Program
Loyalty Buyback Program Allows Customers to Sell their Excess IT Hardware to Aventis Systems for Cash or Aventis Bucks Credit
ATLANTA, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aventis Systems, Inc., a leading provider of both new and refurbished technology equipment, today officially launched a loyalty buyback program that allows customers the ability to sell their excess IT hardware to Aventis Systems for cash or Aventis Bucks credit. With an offering unmatched in the industry, the program is slated to be one of the best customer loyalty programs in the online computer hardware arena. The hassle-free buyback program offers free evaluation of IT equipment by qualified engineers, and pays customers cash for unwanted or unneeded IT equipment, and offers 50 percent more than the appraised value in Aventis Bucks to be used toward future purchases. Aventis Bucks may be spent on anything sold by Aventis Systems, including services, software, and hardware. Aventis Systems helps small businesses who need comprehensive IT solutions by providing high quality, new and refurbished hardware, licensed software, and an array of support services.
Under the program, customers who select Aventis Bucks in lieu of cash can accrue up to six percent interest annually for up to two years on unused Aventis Bucks. At the end of the two years, customers can leave the Aventis Bucks in their account, and although accruing interest won't continue, the Aventis Bucks credit never expires. Aventis Systems will evaluate any brand of equipment, such as Dell, HP, Cisco, IBM, Sun, and Juniper.
Aventis Systems will purchase the IT equipment in its current condition, providing the best possible price for the decommissioned hardware, and will also pay for product shipping and/or product pick-up. Committed to recycling, Aventis Systems also has a program for companies looking to recycle their IT equipment. In cases where equipment condition is beyond repair, Aventis Systems will even recycle free of charge.
"Aventis Bucks is a way for our customers to find value in their existing hardware," said Hesam Lamei, President and Founder of Aventis Systems, Inc. "Rather than recycling or throwing away unneeded equipment and receiving nothing in return, our program allows them to reinvest that capital towards new equipment or even software or support. We want to develop a relationship with our customers and become the industry's gold standard for buyback programs."
Lamei compares the program to that of a traditional lease program. Every three years the customer trades in their old equipment for the latest technology available. This also allows for lower priced equipment to be sold to customers who do not need the latest equipment, so they too benefit from this model. "It creates a computer hardware lifecycle where everyone wins, and allows us the opportunity to provide added value to both types of customers," adds Lamei.
The program is easy to use. Aventis Systems' customers interested in selling equipment simply send an email with the equipment information to Purchasing@AventisSytems.com and the customer will receive a timely response.
The Company is hosting a webinar to introduce the Aventis Bucks program on Thursday, May 1, 2014 at 12:30 p.m. ET online here. The webinar is open to anyone interested in learning about the program. For further information about the program, please visit http://www.aventissystems.com/Aventis-Bucks-s/5834.htm.
About Aventis Systems
Aventis Systems, Inc. is one of the fastest growing private companies in the U.S. The Atlanta-based company specializes in Dell and HP lines of servers and storage units, as well as Cisco networking equipment. The Company also offers a full suite of business class workstations, desktops, laptops and all hardware components necessary for upgrades.
Aventis Systems' mission is to build long-lasting relationships with customers by offering an extensive plan designed to cover their IT needs. Aventis Systems starts by leveraging experienced sales and engineering professionals to evaluate customers' infrastructures in order to craft the most cost-effective solutions. Due to the company's expansive inventory, Aventis Systems delivers these solutions with the shortest build and ship times in the industry. Additionally, the Company offers on-site installation services for customers across the continental U.S. so that they can implement their projects as quickly as possible. All Aventis Systems customers are covered by comprehensive warranties which include access to dedicated, domestic technical support. Optional maintenance service plans are provided by certified technicians with on-site response times as short as two hours. Finally, to further simplify the purchasing process, Aventis Systems offers equipment trade-in and financing options. For more information on Aventis Systems, please contact 1-866-528-9313, visit http://www.AventisSystems.com, or connect with them on LinkedIn.
PHILADELPHIA, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AMI Entertainment Network, the global leader in on-premise digital entertainment, is happy to announce the newest addition to their popular line of digital jukeboxes, the AMI Continental video jukebox.
AMI has seen a tremendous response since first announcing the Continental at the recent Amusement Expo in Las Vegas. "Our operators are eager to offer music video to their locations," says AMI president and CEO Mike Maas. "We think it's a great addition to AMI's entertainment portfolio, and we're glad our operators agree."
The AMI Continental jukebox delivers an exciting and dramatically compelling music video experience. The Continental includes a 24" horizontal touchscreen with a credit card reader and dual MEI bill acceptors, three display panels, a VESA mount bracket, and a wall mount bracket.
Patrons can choose to play specialized video content on the installed upper screen alongside songs from their favorite artists. The Continental displays an eye-catching attract loop between videos that promotes the music video features, along with clips from some of the coolest music videos available for playback.
Operators and locations can also build engaging custom ads to display on both the main jukebox and the Continental's additional upper screen with the powerful new AMI Ad Manager 2.0. The built-in promotional features turn the AMI Continental into a smart, effective advertising tool. AMI Ad Manager 2.0 is available on AMI's operator website.
The Continental comes on the heels of the AMI Music Video Upgrade Kit, released in early 2014. The upgrade kit is available now for NGX and NGX Mini jukeboxes, with full support for the AMI BarLink mobile app. AMI is currently offering approximately 10,000 music videos.
For more information on AMI's products and services, as well as the latest news and updates about the AMI jukebox network, please visit http://www.amientertainment.com.
About AMI Entertainment Network: AMI Entertainment Network has been developing cutting-edge entertainment solutions for bars and restaurants for more than a century, from the dawn of the jukebox to the digital age. Featuring the latest in content and technology, AMI jukeboxes and Tap TV provide everything you need to connect with today's tech-savvy patrons. From music to video to mobile, AMI provides 360 degrees of entertainment. For more information, please visit: http://www.amientertainment.com
For more information, contact:
Megan DePaul 215.695.3143
World's Largest 4K Video Board, Built by Panasonic, Set to Debut at Churchill Downs
Panasonic Enterprise Solutions Company partners with Churchill Downs to deliver unprecedented fan experience with massive display screen and 4K technology
NEWARK, N.J., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Churchill Downs will unveil the world's largest 4K ultra high-definition LED video board on Saturday, April 26, for the Spring Meet 2014. The 170-foot tall video screen, constructed by Panasonic Enterprise Solutions Company, will provide a stellar viewing experience for everyone throughout the venue, including the thousands of avid fans in the legendary Churchill Downs 26-acre infield.
"During the past 10 years, we've invested more than $160 million at Churchill Downs to significantly upgrade our venue and greatly enhance the fan experience," noted Kevin Flannery, President of Churchill Downs Racetrack. "Working with Panasonic to install the first outdoor 4K video board was a critical component of our investment strategy to make Churchill Downs the best Thoroughbred racing facility for all our events and turn it into one of the premiere 'must see' sports and entertainment destinations in the world."
The mammoth display screen measuring 171-feet wide by 90-feet tall sits 80 feet above the ground and offers a wide viewing angle for a superior fan experience anywhere within Churchill Downs. The active display area is 15,224 square feet and is positioned midway along the backstretch and outside the dirt course to avoid being a distraction to the jockeys and horses.
Construction of the 'Big Board' started in December and was completed in March, in plenty of time for the Spring Meet, the Kentucky Oaks and the 140(th) running of the Kentucky Derby. Installation challenges posed by an underground river were solved by digging deep enough to bury 12 steel support beams into 45 feet of bedrock. Weighing 1.2 million pounds, the structure is built to withstand wind speeds up to 90 miles-per-hour. The mega-board is designed to display more than nine million lines of resolution, giving operators an array of creative capabilities ranging from replays, image close-ups, betting odds and race results to advertising, recorded programming and multiple split screen views.
"We've enjoyed this incredible opportunity to partner with Churchill Downs to install the world's largest, first-of-its-kind 4K video board," said Jim Doyle, President of Panasonic Enterprise Solutions Company. "The 'Big Board' delivers content unparalleled in its clarity and resolution, allowing tens of thousands of fans to experience the excitement and pageantry of this legendary racetrack up close and personal."
Mr. Doyle added, "Churchill Downs is a leader in the global sport of Thoroughbred horse racing and has demonstrated a commitment to making investments that create better fan experiences. We share that same vision of excellence and use our technology and engineering know-how to produce customized solutions to make a difference."
For Panasonic Enterprise Solutions Company, the Saturday debut of the world's largest 4K LED video board comes fresh on the heels of acclaim from Guinness World Records. Earlier in the month, a Guinness adjudicator officially certified the company's construction of 'Big Hoss TV' at Texas Motor Speedway as the 'largest high-definition television LED screen in the world.' Panasonic Enterprise Solutions Company has also built the world's second biggest high-definition LED video board at Charlotte Motor Speedway, as well as one of the largest display boards in collegiate sports at Ohio State University. The company provides made-to-order video solutions, end-to-end management of large corporate projects and delivers technological and financial solutions to the renewable energy sector.
About Panasonic Enterprise Solutions Company
Panasonic Enterprise Solutions Company, a division of Panasonic Corporation of North America, plans, installs and maintains large-scale Eco Solutions and Audio-Visual Solutions for business and municipal customers. Serving customers across a wide range of industries, Panasonic Enterprise Solutions engineers custom-built solutions using the latest technology, experience in end-to-end management of complex corporate projects and unparalleled onsite support services. Eco Solutions offers expertise in end-to-end solar energy projects while also delivering technological and financial solutions to the rapidly expanding commercial and industrial renewable energy markets. An industry leader in Audio-Visual Solutions, the company has installed some of the largest high-definition LED video boards in the world at many well-known sports and entertainment venues in the U.S.
About Panasonic Corporation of North America
Panasonic Corporation of North America provides a broad line of digital and other electronics products and solutions for consumer, business and industrial use. The company is the principal North American subsidiary of Osaka, Japan-based Panasonic Corporation and the hub of Panasonic's U.S. branding, marketing, sales, service and R&D operations. In Interbrand's 2013 Annual "Best Global Green Brands" report, the Panasonic brand rose to number four, the highest ranked electronics brand in the report (http://bit.ly/19WFSpu). As part of continuing sustainability efforts, Panasonic Corporation of North America relocated its headquarters to a new facility, built to meet LEED certification standards, adjacent to Newark Penn Station in Newark, NJ. Learn more about Panasonic at http://www.panasonic.com.
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Range Networks' OpenBTS at the Heart of Solution to Assist Helicopter Search and Rescue Missions
Iceland-based Rogg Develops Application for Coast Guard to Rescue Lost Hikers
SAN FRANCISCO, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Range Networks, the leading provider of commercial open source cellular systems and leader of the OpenBTS(TM) software project, today announced that Iceland technology integrator Rogg Corporation has developed a solution using OpenBTS and Range Networks' hardware to aid in search and rescue missions in the Icelandic highlands. The solution exemplifies OpenBTS as a foundation for innovative and unique communications applications.
-- Traversing Icelandic glaciers: Time is of the essence in any rescue
operation, but treacherous terrain, poor visibility and cold
temperatures pose severe risks to rescuers and search targets alike.
These efforts can involve up to 500 rescue workers, consuming thousands
of man-hours at great expense.
-- Helicopters become flying cell networks: To reduce search time and
increase safety, Rogg developed a solution called the Norris Positioning
System (NPS). NPS triangulates the location of lost hikers through cell
phone signals at distances up to 20 miles by performing calculations
based on the GSM timing advance value and mapping the results on iPad
tablets. Icelandic Coast Guard Super Puma helicopters have been
outfitted with NPS and an omnidirectional antenna, mounted under the
fuselage, essentially turning the helicopters into flying cellular
-- A solution indifferent to visibility: Previously limited to visual
searches, helicopter crews now have a tool that is indifferent to fog,
rain or snow and introduces a new approach for searching areas difficult
to access on foot or with vehicles. Following numerous test flights, NPS
is now operational, has been used in four large search operations and
has contributed to one rescue thus far.
-- Icelandic government assigns spectrum: The game-changing nature of this
solution for search and rescue was recognized by the Icelandic telecoms
regulator, PFS, and has resulted in a reserved channel in the 1800 band
for national use of the application.
-- OpenBTS as a platform for innovation: Developed by Range Networks,
OpenBTS is an open source software implementation of the GSM radio
access network and enables innovative applications, such as NPS, by
providing developers with access to the GSM stack running on a
standardized Linux computer.
Baldvin Hansson, director of technology, Rogg Corporation said:
"We've seen first-hand the risks posed to both rescuers and missing persons in these extreme conditions. People get lost in the highlands all the time, and it's not uncommon that they are carrying their cell phones. Through this technology, the Coast Guard is able to locate lost individuals faster and more efficiently, oftentimes completing the mission in the amount of time it used to take to launch one."
Harvind Samra, CTO, Range Networks and co-inventor of the OpenBTS Project said:
"In search and rescue missions, time is of the essence. When our global headquarters was in my living room, we imagined OpenBTS helping solve these types of problems. We are excited that our technology is able to improve the safety and success of these missions. We look forward to seeing many other great new innovations leveraging OpenBTS."
About Range Networks
Range Networks is developing the future of cellular networks. Founded by the inventors of OpenBTS, the company is the leader in commercial open source cellular systems. Range Networks' systems are simple to deploy and manage at a fraction of the cost of traditional solutions. Based on OpenBTS, Range Networks delivers mobile connectivity for rural communities, remote industries and emergency responders, and supplies development networks to commercial labs and universities. Additional information is available at: http://www.rangenetworks.com.
Withings Launches Pulse O2, Revamped Health Mate App
Updated Wear-It-Your-Way Activity Tracker Reads Two Vital Signs; New App Brings Live Coaching
BOSTON, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Withings, the leader in the connected health revolution, today announced the launch of the Pulse O(2) activity tracker and a redesign of its companion app, Health Mate. The new device expands on the versatility of Withings' original Pulse, adding a wristband accessory so users can wear it as a watch. The Pulse O(2) also adds the ability to measure blood oxygen level in addition to heart rate, a first for the category. The updated Health Mate app now features real-time coaching that turns the data from Withings devices into actionable advice.
To promote long-term use and alleviate the inconvenience of single-purpose wearables(()), the Pulse O(2) is designed to be worn a number of ways - whether it's in a pocket, clipped to a user's clothing, or worn on the wrist. Cedric Hutchings, CEO & co-founder of Withings explains: "Activity trackers have become very popular among health-conscious consumers, but we recognize a responsibility to design devices that are very accessible for a large population to use consistently over the long term. It's the only way they can have a real impact on health." New automatic background synchronization via Bluetooth Low Energy and wake-up recognition also contribute to Pulse O(2)'s ease of use.
Two vital signs
Like its predecessor, the Pulse O(2 )tracks users' activity, sleep, and heart rate. The improved device tracks a second vital sign, blood oxygen level, via an optical lens and light on the back of the unit - a first for the category of activity trackers. Accurate blood oxygen readings can be critical for mountain climbers, athletes, and people with breathing problems like asthma and other COPDs. It's also a way for anyone to quickly assess respiratory function.
New Health Mate App
Along with the introduction of Pulse O(2), Withings also released a major update to the Health Mate, the central user experience for all their products. The web and mobile application has been revamped to provide real-time coaching toward the user's health objectives. Smart Insights help point out users' progress, Healthy Reminders help them adopt the right habits, Virtual Badges provide rewards, and Leaderboards add a competitive element to staying healthy. All items appear in real-time on a new Timeline view to maintain daily motivation. According to Hutchings, "People are done with raw graphics! They want some kind of interpretation and, most importantly, some realistic call to action."
The Withings Pulse O(2) is available today from selected retail partners and on Withings.com for $119.95.
Withings is the company that leads the connected-health revolution. Founded by visionary innovators Cedric Hutchings and Eric Carreel, Withings create products and services that empower people to track their lifestyle and improve their everyday well being for a better long-term health. Emotional, flawlessly designed and simple-to-use, they seamlessly introduce cutting-edge innovation into people's daily routine. Since 2009, Withings has built a range of products that covers the whole health spectrum including the Withings Pulse (activity tracker), the Smart Body Analyzer, the Wireless Blood Pressure Monitor and Withings Aura. Every piece of collected data comes to life into the Withings Health Mate application where users get coaching and motivation tools to shape every aspect of their health.
RocTool Continues to Expand and Accompany the Major Brands
New subsidiaries and 30 major brands to be signed within 5 years!
PARIS, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
After recently opening the subsidiary in Taiwan, RocTool (designer of innovative
processes for rapid molding of composites, plastic injection and soon metal) announces
upcoming openings of two new subsidiaries in Germany (Freiburg) and Japan (Tokyo).
RocTool thereby confirms its aspiration to accompany 30 major brands similar to that
of Motorola, Siemens Gigaset or BMW Mini, already users or Licensees of RocTool's patents.
"Today, we have proved that we provide considerable savings to the major brands in
Automotive and Electronics. We will not limit ourselves to these markets! We already have
developments starting in cosmetics, luggage, sports & leisure and many other consumer
products!" says Alex Guichard, CEO.
A new adaptation of the 3iTech(R) technology: an organic fiber suitcase
RocTool announces a new patent to make parts without a press, using an electromagnetic
induction mold. With this technology, RocTool can mold all materials, including ecological
" Our technology has been adapted to light tooling / out of autoclave. We also want to
process much smaller volumes than we currently do with our usual markets, and our
contribution lies in the fact that we reduce the cycle time of technologies still using
autoclaves to produce parts in a few minutes and in a single mold. This represents massive
energy savings. " states Jose Feigenblum, RocTool's CTO.
RocTool, partners with two Innovations Awards in two categories at JEC Europe 2014
- "Mobile Devices" - Smartphone back cover for Motorola
- "Aircraft Interiors" - Titanium Airplane seat, twice as light as currently on
the market for Expliseat.
"Regarding the seat, we use inductive coils directly in a steel compression mold. This
exclusive technology meets the challenges to design and manufacture the Titanium Seat.
Concerning the Motorola back covers, their excellent surface quality offers many
possibilities for the finishing (glossy, matt or textured) which are made possible by the
RocTool technology. Furthermore, these aesthetic qualities meet the demand for high speed
production." states Jose Feigenblum.
Heating the mold from 60degree(s)C to 160degree(s)C in 5.3 seconds: RocTool breaks
"RocTool is the official partner of world record holder Eric Barone, the fastest,
speed snow bike rider on Earth. At RocTool, we have also broken an unprecedented world
record in the industry!" concludes Alex Guichard.
Sony's New Digital Paper Goes Hollywood with Starring Role as Paper Replacement for Motion Picture and Television Industries
Pilot Program with Major Studios; Collaboration with Ease Entertainment's Digital Start Paperwork Streamlines New Hire & Crew Onboarding Processes
LOS ANGELES, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony's new Digital Paper is taking a leading role in a pilot program with select Hollywood studios to streamline the new hire and crew on-boarding process for motion picture and television productions. Starting in May, the pilot will be conducted in collaboration with Ease Entertainment, a leading payroll and accounting company serving the motion picture and television production industries. Ease Entertainment will bundle Digital Paper with its Digital Start Paperwork (DSP), resulting in significant time-savings and increased efficiencies for studios and production companies.
"Storytelling is a global business," said Glenn Gainor, President of Production for Screen Gems, a Sony Pictures Entertainment division. "I travel the globe scouting locations, visiting sets and overseeing production teams. Sets have traditionally been buried in paper, from scripts, call sheets, production notes and more. I've been testing Digital Paper for months and now I can't imagine myself being without it. I can now keep ideas, notes and other great ideas in one device."
Sony's Digital Paper launched in the U.S. market in March to the legal community. Now the technology is set to be embraced by the entertainment industry. Sony and Ease will demonstrate the new production solution at this week's Hollywood IT Summit (HITS) in Los Angeles.
Digital Paper enables crew members to quickly and easily read, fill out, and submit all required paperwork, complete with legal signatures. The documents are then stored in a secure digital format within Ease's Scenechronize platform and retained as long as required. The combination of Sony's Digital Paper and Ease's Digital Start Paperwork will enable the production arena to move to a virtually paperless environment.
According to Ease Entertainment, critical aspects of the entertainment industry such as production management and corporate oversight have significantly lagged in the adoption of new technologies that can offer considerable economic and operational benefits.
"We are committed to taking what is still a 'paper and file box' industry and moving it into the current generation of tools, a key part of which is Sony's Digital Paper," said Michael Rose, Chairman and CEO of Ease Entertainment. "The combination of our technologies will substantially streamline and improve the onboarding process, which will ultimately lead to reduced production costs. The uses in and around a shooting set, within production offices and at the corporate and legal level, are countless: enhanced regulatory compliance, fewer errors, reduced environmental impact and an increased level of efficiency."
Following its announcement at the American Bar Association Tech Show in March and now at the Hollywood IT Summit, Sony continues to investigate and develop new markets for Digital Paper in collaboration with technology companies that serve sectors still burdened with paper and are obvious beneficiaries of Digital Paper.
"The entertainment industry has always been at the forefront of technology when it comes to the visual presentation of its artistic product, from the highest-definition cameras to editing capabilities to visual effects," said Bob Nell, Director, Digital Paper Solutions for Sony Electronics. "Now Digital Paper, offered through Ease Entertainment, can become one more indispensable piece of technology available to studios, removing paper printing, copying, distributing, storing and retrieving from many production-related processes."
A New Way to Read, Write, Annotate and Share
Sony's Digital Paper has a 13.3 inch display that shows full-screen views of letter-sized forms and documents in the PDF format, eliminating the need to zoom or scroll when reading a page. The Digital Paper device retains the context of an entire page by displaying sharp, easy-to-read text and graphics that are nearly identical to printed documents or full-size notepads. The device's touch panel enables users to operate the menu or turn pages by simply touching the screen. Using the included stylus, individuals can write fluidly and directly on the panel, and also easily highlight and erase text, for a familiar and comfortable writing experience.
Key features and functions of Sony's Digital Paper include:
-- World's thinnest, lightest body among devices with comparable screen
sizes (approximately 9/32" and 12.6 oz.); slightly thicker than 30
sheets of paper
-- 13.3 inch (screen size measured diagonally) electronic paper display
-- High contrast display (1200 x 1600 dots), 16-level gray scale,
incorporating "E Ink Mobius" technology from E Ink Corporation
-- No backlight enables text to be read clearly, even in bright sunlight
-- Built-in Wi-Fi functionality allows file sharing over a wireless network
-- Rechargeable thin lithium-ion battery - up to 3 weeks use on a single
-- AC adapter or USB rechargeable (computer-based charging)
-- Storage - approximately 2,800 PDF files; internal memory of 4 GB coupled
with micro SD card slot for additional storage
-- Touch panel (IR touch) compatible with electromagnetic induction-type
touch pen input
-- Dimensions - Approximately 9 1/4" width by 12 1/4" height by 9/32"
-- Weight - Approximately 12.6 ounces
Digital Paper is planned to be available in May, with a suggested list price of $1,100.
About Ease Entertainment Services
Ease Entertainment Services provides comprehensive production payroll services, expert guidance on production tax incentives and labor management issues. Over the last five years, Ease has created the industry's most advanced, easy-to-use, and secure financial tracking systems, with offerings that include: Production Accounting; Interactive Cost Reporting; Production Budgeting; Automated Timecards; Digital Document Management and automated Cash Flow. More recently, Ease Entertainment Service acquired Scenechronize, adding to its offerings the Studio Hub production management system and Production Office Automation tools. Ease is headquartered in Beverly Hills, CA, with 8 offices around U.S. and Canada.
About Sony Electronics
Headquartered in San Diego, Sony Electronics is a leading provider of audio/video electronics and information technology products for the consumer and professional markets. Operations include research and development, design, engineering, sales, marketing, distribution and customer service. Sony is noted for a wide range of consumer audio-visual products, such as BRAVIAÂ® 4K Ultra HD and High Definition televisions, Cyber-shotÂ® digital cameras, Alpha Digital SLR cameras, and HandycamÂ® camcorders. Sony Electronics also develops and manufactures video and audio technologies for a range of professional production applications, including broadcast television and motion picture production, live event production, event videography, ENG/EFP, digital cinematography, digital cinema, videoconferencing, medical, visual imaging, digital signage, remote system diagnostics and monitoring, and IP surveillance and security.
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Cota Wireless Power Solution Penetrates Walls With Improved Distance and Non-Line-of-Site Capability
Latest Ossia demonstration charges smartphone through two walls at a distance of 40 feet
REDMOND, Wash., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ossia, Inc. (http://www.ossiainc.com) today announced another breakthrough for its groundbreaking Cota remote wireless power system. After five years in stealth research and development, Cota became the first publicly demonstrated remote wireless power system, successfully recharging an iPhone from a distance of 10 feet away from its charging station in front of an audience of more than 2,000 people at the Disrupt SF conference held in September 2013.
Since Cota's debut at Disrupt, engineers at Ossia have been working on miniaturizing and improving the circuitry of the thousands of power transmitters contained inside a Cota charging station. In addition to enabling the simultaneous charging of multiple devices and following each device with a pocket of energy as it moves around a room, the latest advances improved Cota's non-line-of-site capability. This new capability was demonstrated in front of investors and technologists by successfully charging a smartphone from a distance of 40 feet through two walls and closed doors, requiring the energy to penetrate the walls.
"Ossia engineers are achieving technology breakthroughs almost weekly inside our lab," said Hatem Zeine, founder and CEO of Ossia and inventor of the Cota technology. "While we are certainly proud of every new technical accomplishment, Ossia engineers are more focused on hitting the next milestone than celebrating each incremental achievement made along the way. So it is truly exciting to see the eyes of highly-educated and experienced technologists light up when seeing all the advances collectively for the first time. The success in demonstrating our current wire-free power system makes all of us at Ossia very eager to publicly showcase the next iteration of Cota later this year."
Ossia's patented smart antenna technology uses phased antennas to transfer power without the use of inductive coils, ultrasonic waves, magnetic resonance, charging pads or mats. The Cota technology is designed to charge many devices simultaneously, regardless if a device is stationary or moving. Designed for an effective radius of 30 feet, a single Cota charging station can charge or power all the battery-operated devices in every room of an average home or office suite.
The Cota technology consists of two parts: a charger and a receiver. Cota receivers built into devices and batteries regularly send out beacon signals omnidirectionally. As the Cota charger receives these beacons, it returns focused streams of targeted signals, building pockets of energy at the exact locations of the beacons' origins. This pinpoint precision targeting of energy safely and efficiently powers all Cota-equipped devices and batteries within its effective radius, even as they move around the room.
Cota is inherently safe. Tracking beacons use only about 1/10,000(th) the signal power of Wi-Fi, which itself is a low power signal. Cota's energy pockets are created using approximately the same signal strength emitted by a mobile phone during a call. The laws of physics make Cota power signals naturally avoid anything that absorbs energy, such as people, pets and even plants.
Under license from Ossia, consumer electronics OEMs and ODMs will include Cota receivers in new products and will build their own branded Cota transmitters. Existing battery-powered devices can be easily retrofitted with Cota receivers, even if they are already equipped with one of the three pad-based charging systems. Other companies such as construction and energy businesses are already exploring non-consumer electronics applications for Cota-based wire-free power.
Ossia is challenging people's core assumptions about what is possible with wireless power. Ossia's flagship product, Cota, redefines wireless power by safely delivering remote, targeted energy to devices as far away as 40 feet. Built on Ossia's patented smart antenna technology, Cota automatically keeps multiple devices charged without any user intervention, enabling an efficient and truly wire-free, powered-up world, that is always on and always connected. Headquartered in Redmond, Wash., Ossia operated in stealth since its founding in 2008, and publicly launched at Disrupt San Francisco 2013. Visit our website at http://www.ossiainc.com.
Casio Showcases Power-Saving Timepieces For Earth Awareness Month
Powered by Light, PRO TREK Series of Timepieces Run on Tough Solar Technology
DOVER, N.J., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Observed in April, Earth Awareness Month is a time to demonstrate support for environmental protection. For many, that means implementing daily activities to reduce their environmental impact such as recycling, using solar power, conserving water, buying eco-friendly products, and more. One of the simplest things consumers can do to save energy is to unplug electronics or use electronics with energy saving functions. Casio America Inc.'s PRO TREK series of timepieces makes it easy with Tough Solar Power technology.
"Being conscious of our environmental impact is a long-term commitment at Casio and that is why we designed our PRO TREK series of timepieces with both solar power and energy saving functions," said David Johnson, vice president of Casio's Timepiece Division. "The PRO TREK series is geared for those who live an active lifestyle, yet still care deeply about their impact on the environment because it allows adventurers to take it on any excursion without worrying about plugging in or bringing extra batteries to hold a charge."
Designed with Tough Solar Power technology, the PRO TREK's battery is automatically charged by light, either direct from the sun or from light sources inside - and it keeps that charge for the life of the watch. Watches with this feature have a solar cell and a special rechargeable battery (secondary battery) that is charged by the electrical power produced by the solar cell. After a full charge, timekeeping remains enabled for up to five months. If stored for long periods in an area where there is no light to charge the battery, the power saving function will enter a sleep mode to conserve both power and energy.
Additional features of Casio's PRO TREK series include Multi-Band 6 Atomic Timekeeping and Triple Sensor Version 3 Technology. Multi-Band 6 Atomic Timekeeping technology alleviates concerns about changing the time for daylight saving time or leap years because it automatically synchronizes with atomic clocks in the US, Germany, the UK, China and two in Japan based on the user's home city setting.
The Triple Sensor Version 3 Technology features a downsized direction sensor and pressure sensor for compass and altimeter/barometer readings. The benefit of the downsized sensor means it takes up only 5 percent of the space of the previous sensor and consumes only 10 percent of the energy. This coupled with an increase in continuous compass measurements from 20 seconds to 60 seconds increases the accuracy and speed with which these features monitor nature's elements and how they are utilized for high energy activities across the board.
Casio's latest PRO TREK timepiece, the PRW6000Y, has an atmospheric pressure trend alarm that alerts the users to sudden swings in atmospheric pressure, to keep users constantly informed of the onset of rapidly changing weather conditions, which might otherwise be overlooked. It also uses a Smart Access electronic crown and a unique fly back function in which the analog hands "fly away" from the LCD window when taking measurement readings making it the perfect easy-to-use, easy-to read, companion for outdoor adventures.
About PRO TREK
Casio's PRO TREK line of Triple Sensor watches is designed and engineered to make them essential tools for outdoor pursuits. With technologies including Tough Solar Power, Triple Sensor (i.e. altimeter/barometer, digital compass and thermometer), water and low temperature resistance, daily alarms, stopwatch, and more, they're equally suited for the experienced adventurer as well as the weekend warrior who enjoy climbing, hiking, camping, mountain biking, hunting; almost any outdoor adventure. Casio's PRO TREK collection offers rugged, stylish and versatile timepieces with features that enhance any outdoor experience. For additional information on Casio's PRO TREK line of timepieces, please visit:www.PROTREK.Casio.com
About Casio America, Inc.
Casio America, Inc., Dover, N.J., is the U.S. subsidiary of Casio Computer Co., Ltd., Tokyo, Japan, one of the world's leading manufacturers of consumer electronics and business equipment solutions. Established in 1957, Casio America, Inc. markets calculators, keyboards, mobile presentation devices, disc title and label printers, watches, cash registers and other consumer electronic products. Casio has strived to realize its corporate creed of "creativity and contribution" through the introduction of innovative and imaginative products. For more information, visit http://www.casiousa.com.
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LG Unveils Two Powerful New Mobile Devices For T-Mobile And MetroPCS
LG Optimus L90 and L70 Smartphones Offer Android 4.4 KitKat and Hardware That Pairs Performance With Style
ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LG Electronics MobileComm USA, Inc., today announced the availability of the sleek and powerful LG Optimus L90 and LG Optimus L70 smartphones for the T-Mobile USA and MetroPCS networks respectively.
Both devices offer LG's suite of high-performance features that improve organization and multitasking on-the-go and will run the Android(TM) 4.4 KitKat platform. The LG Optimus L70 is the first device for MetroPCS customers with this latest software.
The LG Optimus L90 will be available April 30 at T-Mobile retail stores and online for $0 down with 24 equal monthly payments of $9.50, and is available now through the Walmart Mobile Family Plan for $179. The LG Optimus L70 is available now through MetroPCS and online for $49 after a $100 instant rebate.
"Our popular L-series family of smartphones is known for delivering high-end style and performance at an affordable price point," said Morris Lee, senior vice president and head of North American sales and marketing, LG Electronics MobileComm. "These two newest devices, the LG Optimus L70 and LG Optimus L90, carry a sleek, modern design coupled with robust features that fulfill users' everyday needs, including QuickMemo(TM), QSlide Function and EasyHome."
The slim and stylish LG Optimus L90 and L70 smartphones boast near-bezel-less IPS displays that deliver vivid, accurate colors and feature LG's hallmark KnockON, which allows a double tap on the screen to put the phone to sleep or wake it without needing to pick it up or press the power and lock key buttons. Both devices also deliver many of the same useful capabilities for which LG's most popular premium devices, like the LG G2, are known, including:
-- Pause & Resume Recording: pause and start in record mode for one
continuous video file
-- Live Shot: take still photos while recording in video mode
-- Video Screen Shot: capture still shots from a video during playback
-- Live Effect: select from a variety of visual effects while recording
Each device also comes with a bevy of multitasking apps unique to LG smartphones, including:
-- QuickMemo(TM): Create and share personalized memos by taking screen
captures and adding handwritten drawings or messages - like looking up
directions on the map application, jotting down a handwritten note on
the map for the date and time of a dinner date and sending it to a
friend or family member
-- QSlide Function: Multitask by layering up to two windows over the main
screen, adjusting for size and transparency - such as using the Richnote
feature simultaneously with the calendar or calculator
-- EasyHome: Users can easily access their favorite features, such as
camera, contacts, dial pad, voicemail, weather and more from the
homescreen, perfect for first-time smartphone owners
Comfortably Designed LG Optimus L90 on T-Mobile's 4G Network
LG Optimus L90 provides users with a comfortable and sophisticated design, a powerful Qualcomm 1.2 GHz Quad-Core Snapdragon(TM) Processor and a long-lasting battery, making web surfing faster, video watching more convenient and gaming smoother. The rear cover also has a self-healing paint, designed to help recover from minor scratches as a result of daily use.
LG Optimus L90 Key Features:
-- Android(TM) 4.4 KitKat
-- 4.7-inch qHD IPS Display
-- 1.2 GHz Quad-Core QualcommÂ® Snapdragon(TM) Processor
-- 5-Megapixel Camera with AF Rear-Facing Camera
-- 2,460 mAh battery
-- 8 GB Internal Memory with up to 32 GB microSD(TM) expandable support
MetroPCS Customers Get Their Hands on Android 4.4 KitKat with LG Optimus L70
The LG Optimus L70 will be the first smartphone for MetroPCS customers boasting the latest Android 4.4 KitKat platform. With the Chromium engine, users will experience faster application loading and Web browsing. The Optimus L70 features a 4.5-inch IPS display with Corning(Â®) Gorilla(Â®) Glass 3 Protection that vividly displays bright color and crisp text for those on the go. Plus, with 13 hours of talk time with the long-lasting 2,040 mAh battery, users won't be tethered by a power cord.
LG Optimus L70 Key Features:
-- Android(TM) 4.4 KitKat
-- 4.5-inch IPS CorningÂ® GorillaÂ® Glass 3 Display
-- Sleek, Stylish Design and Slim Profile
-- 1.2 GHz Dual-Core QualcommÂ® Snapdragon(TM) Processor
-- 5-Megapixel Camera with Multi-Point AF
-- 2,040 mAh battery
-- 4 GB Internal Memory with up to 32 GB microSD(TM) expandable support
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TFO conceived and created EduLulu, the first independent application
that rates and ranks English and French educational apps, giving
parents and educators credible guidance regarding new entries in Google
Play and Apple's App Store. To access EduLulu, you simply enter the
url (http://www.edululu.org) in your favorite browser's address bar on any device (tablet or
smartphone). This is a ground-breaking, first of its kind Canadian
service in digital learning, developed in collaboration with a panel of
experts in the educational and technology spheres.
"Speaking as both a parent and a technology commentator, EduLulu is
addressing a void with this new resource for both Apple and Android
apps," said technology expert Marc Saltzman. "It will be such a relief
for parents to be able to go to one source and quickly find out if an
interactive app is suitable for their children. The fact that there
are English and French apps makes it even more useful for Canadian
A recent survey by Harris-Decima revealed that 86 per cent of Canadian
households with children have at least one mobile device and a similar
number of the parents polled said that everything related to mobile
educational applications in Canada was of interest to them.
In addition to smartphones, tablets became widely adopted in just a few
years leaving parents of young children scrambling to identify quality
apps that blend engagement, education and entertainment. EduLulu was
designed to address this need; creating a destination for parents in
search of stimulating and educational resources.
The EduLulu rating system
EduLulu ranks reviewed apps on a five 'bone' rating system. The Lulu in
EduLulu is an animated dog and dogs love their bones so the more bones
the better in Lulu's world.
EduLulu currently features 300 rated English and French apps and more
than 100 reviewed apps will be added to the service every month. There
will be more than 1,100 rated apps on EduLulu by December 2014. Parents
and educators will be able to search rated apps by ratings, subject and
English and French apps
The people behind EduLulu are leaders in digital learning in French and
have made EduLulu available in French as well as English. English and
French educational apps are available on both the English and the
French EduLulu sites. More than 20 per cent (approximately 7 million)
of Canadians speak French as a first language and there are more than
340,000 children enrolled in French immersion programs across Canada.
EduLulu is sure to gain fans both far and wide in Canada and beyond.
Elsevier Embraces EPUB3 Format, Ensuring More Enriched and Interactive eBook Experience for Readers
AMSTERDAM, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
EPUB3, the most advanced eBook format, will provide readers with a more
immersive, multi-media eBook experience
Elsevier [http://www.elsevier.com ], a world-leading provider of scientific, technical
and medical information products and services, will move its new eBooks to EPUB3, becoming
the first major STM publisher to commit to the latest, most advanced eBook format
By moving to EPUB3, Elsevier's eBooks will be able to take advantage of the format's
ability to provide multi-media and interactive experiences within eBooks. Elsevier
currently publishes more than 25,000 eBooks in a variety of formats.
"Elsevier's adoption of EPUB3 is a very important milestone in the advancement of the
next-generation portable document standard based on HTML5 and the Open Web Platform," said
Bill McCoy, Executive Director, International Digital Publishing Forum (IDPF). "The IDPF
looks forward to working with Elsevier and the STM publishing ecosystem to ensure that
EPUB continues to evolve to meet critical needs in communicating scientific and technical
content with accessibility for all, on any device."
Even though the current eBook market faces some challenges to making EPUB3 work,
Elsevier has moved forward with the upgrade from EPUB2 to EPUB3 to ensure that readers
continue to receive the enriched customer experience they require and have come to expect,
particularly as readers upgrade their electronic devices and demand more.
"EPUB3 is a giant leap ahead of EPUB2, the most widely used current format," said
Adriaan Roosen, Executive Vice President, Global Operations, Elsevier. "This move will
ensure that Elsevier eBooks will be prepared to meet reader demands for more interactivity
in the future."
The EPUB3 upgrade will provide:
- Support for audio, video and built-in interactive elements, like quizzes,
- Improved table of contents: more granular for better navigation, adding lists
and elements (for instance, a list with all tables or graphics in the book)
- Improved viewing of footnotes, citation, and references - click on or hover
over a reference and the reference pops up instead of taking you away from the page to
the location of the reference
- Support for MathML - mathematical formulas are no longer pictures, but are
- Improved accessibility features
Elsevier's EPUB3 files render well on EPUB2 devices, which will "see" Elsevier's EPUB3
eBooks as EPUB2 files.
"We're recognizing a clear trend to make content more media-rich as well as
accessible," Roosen said. "As sales of tablets exceed those of PCs, we see the market for
enhanced eBooks growing, so there clearly is an opportunity for Elsevier in this area."
The company is part of Reed Elsevier Group PLC [http://www.reedelsevier.com ], a
world-leading provider of professional information solutions in the Science, Medical,
Legal and Risk and Business sectors, which is jointly owned by Reed Elsevier PLC and Reed
Elsevier NV. The ticker symbols are REN (Euronext Amsterdam), REL (London Stock Exchange),
RUK and ENL (New York Stock Exchange).
Director, Corporate Relations
TP-LINK N600 Entertainment Adapter Wirelessly Enables Home Entertainment Devices
Connect Any Wired Ethernet-enabled Device to Your Wireless Home Network
SAN DIMAS, Calif., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TP-LINK, a global provider of networking products, today announced its new N600 Universal Wireless Dual Band Entertainment Adapter (TL-WA890EA), capable of connecting any Ethernet-enabled device to your wireless home network.
Providing 300Mbps on the 2.4GHz frequency or 300Mbps on the 5.0GHz frequency, the TL-WA890EA has ample bandwidth for smooth HD video and music streaming and online gaming.
It simultaneously connects up to four devices to your Wi-Fi network with the four built-in Fast Ethernet ports, giving you the freedom to locate your Blu-ray Players, Gaming Consoles, DVRs, IPTV Set-Top-Boxes, Smart TVs, and other home entertainment devices.
The TL-WA890EA has a built-in WPS button for a quick and easy setup process. Users that prefer more customization may use its web-based management page. After setup, it will remain connected to your wireless network.
The N600 Universal Wireless Dual Band Entertainment Adapter is now available with an MSRP of $59.99.
N600 Universal Wireless Dual Band Entertainment Adapter Highlights:
-- Connects entertainment devices to an existing Wi-Fi network
-- Universally compatible - works with any device with an Ethernet port
-- Easy wireless connection at a push of the WPS button
-- Supports 802.11a/b/g/n at up to 600Mbps between 2.4GHz and 5GHz
-- Advanced 64/128-bit WEP, WPA-PSK / WPA2-PSK encryption protects network
from security threats
TP-LINK is a global provider of SOHO and SMB networking products and the world's No.1 provider of WLAN and broadband CPE devices, with products available in over 120 countries to tens of millions customers. Committed to intensive R&D, efficient production and strict quality management, TP-LINK continues to provide award-winning networking products in Wireless, ADSL, Routers, Switches, IP Cameras, Powerline Adapters, Print Servers, Media Converters and Network Adapters for Global end-users.
New Titan cameras offer higher resolution USB 3.0 camera options to industrial and OEM customers.
OTTAWA, Canada, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PixeLINKÂ®, a global provider of industrial cameras for the machine vision and microscopy markets, today announced the release of its Titan USB 3.0 CMOS camera line. Complementing the company's existing custom USB 3.0 cameras, PixeLINK's newest machine vision cameras offer higher resolutions while ensuring fast image delivery.
"With the addition of the Titan line we are able to offer both off-the-shelf and custom USB 3.0 cameras with resolutions of up to 15 megapixels," explains William Lesniowski, CEO of PixeLINK. "Our newest cameras maintain the quality and reliability that our customers have come to expect from PixeLINK. They are ideal for OEMs and organizations looking to leverage the fast data transfer speeds of USB 3.0 to obtain high quality and high resolution images."
Titan Camera Line
Providing a resolution of 15 megapixels, the Titan PL-D7715 USB 3.0 Global Shutter CMOS camera combines the benefits of high resolution CMOS technology with the high-speed data throughput of USB 3.0.
As with all PixeLINK cameras, Titan cameras can be combined with the acclaimed PixeLINK Software Developer's Kit (SDK) to streamline and simplify the integration of the camera into machine vision applications.
PixeLINK's new Titan USB cameras are available directly from PixeLINK or from its network of certified channel partners. Contact PixeLINK at +1 (613) 247-1211 or visit the PixeLINK website at http://pixelink.com/products/usb3.aspx for further details.
PixeLINK is a global provider of custom industrial cameras for the machine vision and OEM markets. For more than 20 years, PixeLINK has designed, manufactured, and supported the hardware and software requirements for the medical, inspection, and security markets. Through its custom camera design services, PixeLINK offers reliable precision camera hardware and industry-leading software that simplifies the integration of cameras into any machine vision application. http://www.pixelink.com