LIONSGATE AND THUNDER ROAD PICTURES ANNOUNCE WORLDWIDE COLLABORATION WITH GAME PUBLISHERS STARBREEZE AND 505 GAMES ON EXCLUSIVE "JOHN WICK" DOWNLOADABLE CONTENT FOR PAYDAY 2 GAME
Content To Be Released Two Days in Advance of Film's October 24th Worldwide Launch
VANCOUVER and SANTA MONICA, Calif., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Continuing to build its presence in the game space, Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF), a premier next generation global content leader, and Thunder Road Pictures will collaborate with Starbreeze Studios (FN: STAR) and 505 Games, two independent creators, publishers and distributors of computer and video games, on exclusive downloadable John Wick content (DLC) for the PAYDAY 2 game worldwide, the companies announced today. The unique package of branded game content will be released tomorrow, October 22(nd), two days ahead of John Wick's October 24(th) launch in theatres around the world.
The exclusive content produced by OVERKILL Software - a Starbreeze Studio, based on the professional hit man from the movie, adds a playable John Wick character to the PAYDAY gang. The DLC will be released as a free update for the PAYDAY 2 game on the Steam platform two days ahead of the film's worldwide theatrical launch to mark the PAYDAY 2 community reaching the final 1.5 million member Crimefest milestone. Beginning tomorrow, moviegoers purchasing tickets to John Wick on Fandango will receive a free download of PAYDAY 2 on Steam.
"We're big fans of PAYDAY 2 and the team at Starbreeze, and we're thrilled to kick off our partnership with such a cool movie," said Lionsgate EVP of Digital Marketing Danielle DePalma. "The hyper-real action sequences in the film almost make you feel like you're watching an insane video game, so we cannot wait to see John Wick in theaters as well as experience him in the game."
"We continue working with great partners, this time with Lionsgate and their movie John Wick," said Starbreeze Chief Executive Officer Bo Andersson Klint. "We've finally got a real hitman on our team. Being able to play as John Wick in PAYDAY 2 ahead of the movie's release is a great reward for our loyal PAYDAY 2 community, which reached the final milestone of 1.5 million members in our PAYDAY 2 Steam group before our 12-day Crimefest event."
"Lionsgate's entry into the game space is continuing to build momentum with the addition of another great partner and a tremendous piece of IP," said Lionsgate President of Interactive Ventures & Games Peter Levin. "We're delighted to capitalize on this opportunity to collaborate with a world-class partner like Starbreeze whose unique action community includes millions of our target fans."
The exclusive package of DLC includes --
-- John Wick, a new playable character in PAYDAY 2
-- A new perk system called Hitman, which includes features such as Akimbo,
the ability to dual wield weapons, a favorite of John Wick himself
-- A new pistol with accompanying weapon modifications and a new knife
-- Three cool-looking sunglasses to customize and wear
Lionsgate has also recently announced partnerships with game developers Kabam and Next Games. The John Wick film is already generating rave reviews and has a perfect 100% score on Rotten Tomatoes.
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Lionsgate, home to The Hunger Games, Twilight and Divergent franchises, is a premier next generation global content leader with a strong and diversified presence in motion picture production and distribution, television programming and syndication, home entertainment, digital distribution, new channel platforms and international distribution and sales. Lionsgate currently has more than 30 television shows on over 20 different networks spanning its primetime production, distribution and syndication businesses, including such critically-acclaimed hits as the multiple Emmy Award-winning Mad Men and Nurse Jackie, the comedy Anger Management, the broadcast network series Nashville, the syndication success The Wendy Williams Show and the critically-acclaimed hit series Orange is the New Black.
Its feature film business has been fueled by such recent successes as the blockbuster first two installments of The Hunger Games franchise, The Hunger Games and The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, the first installment of the Divergent franchise, Now You See Me, Kevin Hart: Let Me Explain, Warm Bodies, The Possession, Sinister, Roadside Attractions' A Most Wanted Man, Lionsgate/Codeblack Films' Addicted and Pantelion Films' breakout hit Instructions Not Included, the highest-grossing Spanish-language film ever released in the U.S.
Lionsgate's home entertainment business is an industry leader in box office-to-DVD and box office-to-VOD revenue conversion rate. Lionsgate handles a prestigious and prolific library of approximately 16,000 motion picture and television titles that is an important source of recurring revenue and serves as the foundation for the growth of the Company's core businesses. The Lionsgate and Summit brands remain synonymous with original, daring, quality entertainment in markets around the world. http://www.lionsgate.com
Starbreeze is an independent creator, publisher and distributor of high quality entertainment products, headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden. At Starbreeze we create games by our own design and through licensed content, establishing franchises that can live and prosper outside the game itself. We live and die by gameplay.
Starbreeze is pioneering digital self-publishing, currently hosting the largest community group on the digital distribution platform Steam. Starbreeze's most recent products include PAYDAY 2, our adrenaline fuelled bank robbing co-op game and the critically acclaimed adventure game Brothers -A Tale of Two Sons.
Starbreeze AB is publicly traded on Nasdaq OMX First North Premier under the ticker STAR and the ISIN code: SE0005992831. Starbreeze's brands include OVERKILL Software and the PAYDAY series.
Basil Iwanyk is the founder and owner of Thunder Road Pictures, and his films have collectively grossed $1.8 billion worldwide. Thunder Road's upcoming films include the actioner John Wick and the fantasy adventure "Seventh Son" directed by Sergei Bodrov, which stars Jeff Bridges and Julianne Moore. Thunder Road is currently in post-production on the tentpole film Gods of Egypt for Lionsgate directed by Alex Proyas and Sicario directed by Denis Villeneuve and starring Benecio Del Toro, Emily Blunt, and Josh Brolin. Also upcoming for Thunder Road is a feature version of the highly successful video game Splinter Cell directed by Doug Liman and starring Tom Hardy.
Thunder Road's past films include the epic action adventure Clash of the Titans, the sequel, Wrath of the Titans, three installments of The Expendables, Brooklyn's Finest, We Are Marshall and Firewall. Thunder Road most notably produced the critically acclaimed drama The Town, directed by Ben Affleck.
ABOUT 505 GAMES
505 Games is a global video game publisher focused on offering a broad selection of titles for players of all ages and levels. The company publishes games on leading console and handheld platforms as well as for mobile devices and social networks. Product highlights include, Sniper Elite 3, PAYDAY 2, Brothers - A Tale of Two Sons, Terraria, How To Survive, Defense Grid 2, and the upcoming ABZU and Adr1ft.
505 Games has offices in Los Angeles, Milton Keynes, UK, Lyon, Munich, Milan and Madrid and a network of distribution partners within the Nordic territories and Australia. For more information on 505 Games and its products please visit http://www.505games.com.
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TCS Launches User Experience Center of Excellence in Cincinnati, Ohio
Center Leverages Proprietary TCS UX Design Methodology and Tools to Further Enable Rapid Design and Deployment of Personalized, Responsive and Simple User Experience for SAPÂ® Applications
NEW YORK and MUMBAI, India, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), (BSE: 532540, NSE: TCS), a leading IT services, consulting and business solutions organization, today announced the launch of its User Experience Center of Excellence at TCS' Seven Hills Park Delivery Center in Milford, Ohio, providing end-to-end consulting and implementation services to customers seeking innovation and ease-of-use in further leveraging SAPÂ® applications.
The TCS Center of Excellence will develop best use cases for apps applying the SAP FioriÂ® user experience (UX) and SAP Screen Personas software, helping businesses improve productivity by simplifying, personalizing and mobilizing their processes. SAP Fiori is the new user experience for SAP software. Using modern design principles, SAP Fiori provides a role-based experience across all lines of business, tasks and devices. SAP Screen Personas is a browser-based screen add-on that lets consumers personalize user interfaces for traditional SAP solutions used on-premises.
"Businesses now have the opportunity to simplify the look and feel of their SAP apps, thanks to SAP Fiori and SAP Screen Personas, and we're helping customers put this into action with the launch of the TCS User Experience Center of Excellence," said Akhilesh Tiwari, Global Head of TCS' Practice for SAP solutions. "User experience is about more than aesthetics; it's about helping employees be more effective and productive. The new center will apply TCS' proprietary user experience design methodology and tools to help our enterprise customers rapidly design and deploy customized, modern UX across their organizations, helping them to get the most out of their SAP apps."
The new TCS User Experience Center of Excellence complements the TCS Global Center of Excellence (CoE), which was launched in 2011 in support of the SAP HANAÂ® platform. The TCS Global CoE has one of its largest CoE Labs for SAP solutions at the TCS Seven Hills Park Delivery Center. TCS' Practice for SAP solutions, part of TCS' Enterprise Solutions group, offers best-of-the-breed solutions and services in support of SAP software to its clients around the world. In 2006, TCS became the first SAP global services partner in Asia, and earlier this year, TCS received two SAPÂ® Pinnacle Awards: Run SAP Partner of the Year in the "Run Clever" category for service delivery, and the inaugural SAP Customers' Choice Award.
About Tata Consultancy Services Ltd. (TCS)
Tata Consultancy Services is an IT services, consulting and business solutions organization that delivers real results to global business, ensuring a level of certainty no other firm can match. TCS offers a consulting-led, integrated portfolio of IT, BPS,infrastructure, engineering and assurance services. This is delivered through its unique Global Network Delivery Model(TM), recognized as the benchmark of excellence in software development. A part of the Tata group, India's largest industrial conglomerate, TCS has over 305,000 of the world's best-trained consultants in 46 countries. The company generated consolidated revenues of US $13.4 billion for year ended March 31, 2014 and is listed on the National Stock Exchange and Bombay Stock Exchange in India. For more information, visit us at http://www.tcs.com.
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MBX Improves Server Appliance Performance with Newest IntelÂ® XeonÂ® Processor
Available Immediately for Customers' Hardware Platforms
LIBERTYVILLE, Ill., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Server appliance builder MBX Systems today announced immediate availability of the new IntelÂ® XeonÂ® Processor E5-2600 v3 series for use in customer hardware platforms, enabling significant performance improvements and other benefits over earlier Xeon iterations. MBX's in-house engineers are utilizing the updated processor line to develop new platform designs for ISVs and OEMs as well as to upgrade existing platforms as part of its component lifecycle management services.
MBX's status as an Intel Platinum Technology Provider gives the company rapid access to the new Xeon family as well as other new Intel products as they are released. MBX has been using Intel components to build customer hardware platforms for 14 years and is also a member of the Intel Intelligent Systems Alliance, an invitation-only program that supplies a variety of resources for developers and solution providers embedding Intel components in their end products.
"The workloads in our customers' applications keep getting bigger, whether they're handling storage, surveillance, video production, multi-format OTT delivery or any other function. We're always looking for ways to meet the demand for faster and more energy-efficient computing," said Jeff Luckett, MBX Director of Engineering. "With its new benchmarks in those areas and others, the newest Xeon series will be a cornerstone of our platform designs moving forward."
Key performance-related benefits of the new processor include Advanced Vector Extensions 2 (AVX2) instructions that boost performance up to six times over four-year-old Xeon processors, a 45 MB last-level cache (LLC) that provides rapid access to frequently used data, and new technology that supports intelligent storage services like deduplication, compression and erasure coding without compromising overall system performance.
The Xeon Processor E5-2600 v3 series also offers unprecedented density with up to 18 cores and 32 threads in a single chip, enabling a 64-thread-wide processing surface in a 1U rack space; DDR4 memory technology that delivers a 40% increase in memory bandwidth while consuming as little as half the power; and intelligent power management that reduces energy consumption when the server is not in use.
About MBX Systems
MBX Systems is a leading designer and manufacturer of application-optimized server appliances and cloud-ready solutions for ISVs and service providers worldwide. MBX delivers turnkey hardware systems that are 100% customized to the customer's specifications by in-house platform engineers, while also offering value-added services such as branding, software imaging, regulatory/compliance, global logistics and warranty support to relieve customers of all hardware responsibilities. That unusual range of services, along with award-winning quality, innovation and customer service, has attracted customers in more than 40 vertical industries in the past two decades. For more information, visit http://www.mbx.com.
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Ricoh to demonstrate groundbreaking solutions for multichannel, end-to-end campaign management at the 2014 SGIA Expo
Visitors will experience wide-format and digital cutsheet devices and campaign management solutions that offer printers new applications, revenue streams and efficiencies
MALVERN, Pa., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ricoh Americas Corporation today announced that it is making its debut appearance at SGIA Expo, October 22-24 in Las Vegas, NV, and will showcase new offerings and solutions from its award-winning production print portfolio. From brochures to signage to textured media, Ricoh's latest production cutsheet, wide-format and marketing campaign management offerings are empowering print and marketing services providers with distinctive application possibilities to better serve their customers and grow their businesses. In booth #4367, visitors will experience a wide variety of applications that can enable them to differentiate from competitors with more impactful output. Ricoh experts will be on hand to discuss ways to take advantage of Ricoh's customer-centric approach to implementing solutions that open up new revenue streams and make their operations more effective.
Affordably and efficiently producing multi-channel, cross-media campaigns that are creative, engaging, and personalized is a necessity for today's specialty graphics providers. SGIA Expo attendees will see demonstrations of banner printing with white and clear inks, along with seven-color printing on various substrates of applications in Ricoh's booth, which will be both printed and personalized onsite.
Attendees will experience these latest solutions hands-on:
-- RICOH Pro L4160 - a wide-format color printer that offers specialty
printers superior print quality for signs, banners, wraps, and point of
sale displays in vivid color on a wide range of substrates. Seven-color
printing - CMYK, orange, green and white aqueous latex inks - offers an
increased color gamut, the ability to print on clear and backlit
substrates, and output that can withstand the elements. Printers can
respond quickly to rush orders and take on new jobs that they previously
couldn't with fast printing speeds and no post-drying curing times -
helping to increase their revenues in the process.
-- Mimaki JFX200-2513 - a high-performance, entry-level flatbed inkjet
printer, ideal for those interested in growing or creating a wide-format
printing practice. The JFX200-2513 provides high-quality color output at
an affordable price. The JFX200-2513, capable of handling substrates up
to 1.97 inches thick and 4.2 x 8.2 feet in size, is designed to address
a variety of wide-format needs. Mimaki's proprietary print head control
technology reduces clogging and its energy-saving LED-UV curing unit
avoids time- and energy-cost sinks, allowing users to print specialty
jobs with fidelity and efficiency.
-- RICOH Pro C5110s sets a standard in value, versatility and footprint.
Multiple technologies that include a unique ac-transfer system and
elastic fusing belt illustrate outstanding output on a wide variety of
textured media. Ricoh's expanded media library enables customers to
easily manage an extensive list of substrates and the key printing
parameters to optimize the output quality on each substrate, thus
maximizing productivity and image quality.
-- Marketing campaign management - Ricoh's award-winning 1to1Create
Marketing Services is a cloud-based platform and subscription service
aimed to help small to medium-sized Print Service Providers create,
launch, track, manage, modify and optimize turnkey cross-media marketing
campaigns with the tools, templates and tips needed to execute
ROI-generating personalized marketing campaigns. 1to1Create Marketing
Services integrates technology from PTI's MarcomCentralÂ®, which helps
companies quickly launch a web-to-print campaign with personalized
images and on-demand delivery and cross-media functionality. This
powerful SaaS (software as a service) solution helps companies increase
customer engagement and revenues, customize workflows, and expand
cross-media capabilities - all without the installation of new servers,
software or added development costs.
"As the demand for specialty graphics is evolving, printers are looking for new ways to offer and take on different types of work that distinguish them - and their customers - from the competition," said Tim Vellek, Senior Vice President, Marketing, Ricoh Americas Corporation. "Great campaign management and workflow solutions are just as important to specialty graphics jobs as great hardware. Ricoh is a partner, offering insight and services, along with end-to-end solutions for end-to-end campaigns. We work with companies to help them transform their business and the services they offer to make a positive impact on their customers and their bottom line."
To learn more about Ricoh's specialty graphics solutions, visit Ricoh's Production Print site at rpp.ricoh-usa.com.
| About Ricoh |
Ricoh is a global technology company specializing in office imaging equipment, production print solutions, document management systems and IT services. Headquartered in Tokyo, Ricoh Group operates in about 200 countries and regions. In the financial year ending March 2014, Ricoh Group had worldwide sales of 2,195 billion yen based on the IFRS accounting standard (approx. 21.3 billion USD).
The majority of the company's revenue comes from products, solutions and services that improve the interaction between people and information. Ricoh also produces award-winning digital cameras and specialized industrial products. It is known for the quality of its technology, the exceptional standard of its customer service and sustainability initiatives.
Under its corporate tagline, imagine. change. Ricoh helps companies transform the way they work and harness the collective imagination of their employees.
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Hammacher Schlemmer Introduces The Only Memory Expanding iPad Case
NEW YORK, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Continuing its 166-year history of offering the Best, the Only and the Unexpected, Hammacher Schlemmer introduces The Only Memory Expanding iPad Case that provides additional storage while protecting the tablet.
Developed by Hammacher Schlemmer, The Only Memory Expanding iPad Case has an integrated Wi Fi transmitter that transfers pictures, videos, or music to a removable microSD card.
"The Only Memory Expanding iPad Case is the easiest option available for adding memory to an iPad, reducing the hassle of constantly managing the tablet's content," explained Hammacher Schlemmer's General Manager Fred Berns.
A free app allows users to quickly access videos, music, and photos on the case's microSD card. The unit's rechargeable battery provides up to eight hours of power after a two-hour charge via the included microUSB cable.
Made from durable synthetic leather, The Only Memory Expanding iPad Case has elastic corner bands to secure any iPad and a built-in stand that positions the screen at three different angles of landscape viewing.
The Only Memory Expanding iPad Case is available from Hammacher Schlemmer with 16, 32, or 64 GB storage, starting at $139.95. For more information about this product, please visit http://www.hammacher.com or contact Trish Hammond at (847) 581-8987 or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Hammacher Schlemmer
Hammacher Schlemmer is America's longest running catalog, offering the Best, the Only and the Unexpected since 1848. The company provides unique products that solve problems or represent the only one of their kind, backing all products with The Hammacher Schlemmer Lifetime Guarantee. Hammacher Schlemmer's innovative offerings are available through its catalog, website, and its famed landmark store at 147 E. 57th Street in New York City.
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Jenn-Air Brand Raises The Bar With New 30" Range Collection
BENTON HARBOR, Mich., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jenn-Air brand has applied many of the high-end design principles and elegant touches behind its luxury built-in appliances to a new collection of 30-inch ranges offered in dual-fuel, gas, induction and radiant options. Featuring a full-depth design that easily installs seamlessly into a standard opening, these latest models offer five burners, increased oven baking capacity and a host of thoughtful details from soft-close oven doors to telescoping glide racks.
"Our engineers and designers have completely reimagined this range category and the result is elegance combined with best-in-class performance," notes Juliet Johnson, brand experience manager for Jenn-Air. "And their full depth design fits flawlessly in the standard 30-inch space that our research has shown is so prevalent in home kitchens in North America."
All of the new ranges feature convection ovens along with a .7 Cu. Ft. baking drawer that can be used for baking, roasting, proofing bread, warming plates and keeping food warm before serving. An Auto Convection Conversion quickly converts traditional cooking times and temperatures. Additional features throughout the line include soft-close doors and ramp up theatre lighting. Easily maneuverable telescoping glide racks extend out smoothly and provide easy access when removing or checking on dishes in progress.
With the exception of the gas model, combined oven and baking drawer capacity on all models is a generous 6.9 Cu. Ft. Combined capacity on the gas model is 6.5 Cu. Ft. Baking drawers found on all models offer the option of using different techniques to cook different dishes simultaneously. Powerful oven elements in the dual fuel and induction ranges include a 3,600-Watt Hidden Bake Element; a 4,000-Watt Broil Element and a 3,200 True Convection Element that distributes heated air throughout the oven cavity for temperature consistency. Ovens on the gas models feature an 18,000-BTU Hidden Bake Element and a 13,000-BTU Broil Elements.
Electric model ovens have a 3,600-Watt Bake Element, a 4,000-Watt Broil Element and a 3,200 True Convection Element. Additional oven features found throughout the collection include Keep Warm(TM) and Proofing options and a Sabbath Mode.
Jenn-AirÂ® 30" Gas & Dual Fuel Ranges
Cooking surfaces on both the gas and dual fuel model ranges feature five brass burners including a powerful 19,000-BTU Dual Stacked Brass Burner that allows cooks to easily transition from a high-heat sear to a delicate simmer. Additional burners that provide added cooking versatility include a 15,000-BTU burner; a 9,200-BTU burner; an 8,000-BTU oval burner that accommodates an included aluminum die-cast griddle as well as other oblong or rectangular cookware; and a 5,000-BTU simmer burner. A DuraFinish(TM) Protection on these models helps keeps the stainless steel surface looking like new.
Jenn-AirÂ® 30" Induction Ranges
Featuring the responsiveness of induction technology on the cooktop, the induction model has four induction elements including: an 11-inch, 3,600-Watt element, two 7-inch, 2,500-Watt elements; a 6-inch 1,800-Watt element and an induction bridge element that creates a larger cooking area by combining two elements. A Sensor Boil option selects the optimal power level to quickly bring water to a boil while also helping to minimize the possibility of boiling over. When water boils, a beep indicates water is boiling and the power is then adjusted to lower the temperature setting. A range of heat level settings from Performance Boost for quick heating to simmer, melt and Keep Warm(TM) offer further control for cooking a variety of dishes.
Jenn-AirÂ® 30" Electric Ranges
Electric ranges feature 5 radiant elements including a versatile Triple-Choice(TM) Element that accommodates various sized cookware and goes up to 3,000 watts. Additional elements include a Rapid Boil Element, a 1,200-watt 6-inch Element, a 6-inch Warm Zone Element and a Melt Element.
All models are available in stainless steel with style options that include the commercial look of Pro-StyleÂ® model featuring handles with diamond etching or the sleek, refined Euro-Style with slightly curved handles. Gas and electric range models will also be available in Black Floating Glass.
About Jenn-Air Brand:
Since the introduction of the first self-ventilated cooktop in 1961 and downdraft ventilated range in 1965, Jenn-Air brand has consistently grown its reputation as a technology and design innovator. Over the next three years, Jenn-Air brand will continue to expand its offerings with the launch of an unprecedented 150 new products. Its selection of style options includes two distinct stainless steel collections and a cutting-edge Floating Glass finish in black or white. From downdraft cooktops, wall ovens and professional style ranges to dishwashers, refrigerators and such entertaining essentials as warming drawers, built-in ice machines and wine cellars, Jenn-Air brand offers a complete line of major kitchen appliances. To learn more about the Jenn-AirÂ® appliance collection, or speak with a member of the concierge team, please visit jennair.com, twitter.com/jennairusa or facebook.com/jennair.
Attention-Powered Software Helps Publishers Drive Video Engagement and Monetization By Surfacing Video Content
NEW YORK, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Genesis Media, creators of the industry's first attention platform, today announced TVGenesis, a video content discovery solution for publishers. The software surfaces the publishers' pre-existing video content to drive new viewership and monetization opportunities while capturing 100 percent of consumers' attention with a full screen, TV-like experience. TVGenesis adds to the user experience by prioritizing trending videos, as well as surfacing videos that are relevant to the content an individual is reading. Through the Genesis Attention Platform (GÂ·AÂ·P), TVGenesis uses behavioral and contextual data to:
1. Understand and identify opportunities to connect with consumers based on
unique attention data collected across a user's content journey.
2. Recommend relevant video content to a user at the moment that is most
likely to capture their attention using an interactive, non-intrusive
content link. Once the user engages, playback begins inside a full-screen
player that also queues additional recommended content.
3. Analyze viewing activity and intelligently build a custom video playlist
to keep users engaged. Users can also easily browse through a site's
video library and choose from available content segments, while returning
users are invited to view new trending videos or resume watching where
they left off previously.
Many publishers invest heavily into producing engaging video content, which often quickly drops from the front page, collecting dust in the archives instead of eyeballs. TVGenesis expands the life of these videos, resurfacing them to increase viewership and brand loyalty, while also driving monetization with new in-stream ad inventory. For advertisers, TVGenesis presents an opportunity to place ads in front of users who are entirely attuned to ultra-targeted video content.
TVGenesis has driven noteworthy results during Alpha testing with several national, top tier publishers.
-- TVGenesis software has run across a total of 5.5 million page views to
date during the alpha release.
-- Across those 5.5 million pages, a total of 250,000 videos viewed were
watched within the full-screen experience, opening a new pre-roll
revenue stream for participating partners.
"As a company focused on attention and data, we are translating our scientific research into ways to help publishers and advertisers best approach consumers without compromising experience," said Mark Yackanich, CEO of Genesis Media. "We've built a superior audience connection product with TVGenesis and are committed to content monetization. Many of our publishers see millions of page views in just one day. This traffic combined with today's average video CPM's and TVGenesis means the potential for a substantial increase in advertising revenue for our partners."
About Genesis Media
Publishers, leading national brands and their agencies rely on Genesis Media's Attention Platform (GÂ·AÂ·P) to intelligently engage audiences across all screens with new, real-time, relevant inventory and innovative ad formats for professionally produced, quality editorial content. The company's proprietary platform delivers superior audience connection and content monetization of publisher audiences, while reducing their reliance on ineffective conventional ad units. The company is headquartered in New York City with offices in Chicago, Los Angeles and Detroit.
NGINX Plus Now Available for Latest Generation of ARM-Based 64-bit Servers
Leading Application Acceleration Solution Now Supported on ARMv8-A Architecture for Powering Hyperscale Workloads
SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nginx Inc., the high performance web acceleration company, today announced that NGINX Plus, its commercial load balancer and web accelerator, is now available for the latest generation of powerful and efficient servers based on ARMÂ® 64-bit capable processors. NGINX Plus brings advanced features and commercial support to enterprises and cloud service providers that need to quickly and efficiently scale their web tier to meet rapidly expanding growth in users, content and subscribers.
"NGINX Plus on ARM-based 64-bit processors delivers unparalleled agility and scale for data centers keen on matching compute resources to their web application architectures," said Gus Robertson, CEO of Nginx, Inc. "This is a natural fit for NGINX, relied on by the busiest websites in the world for accelerating and delivering their applications to any device. We're excited to bring these capabilities to the ARM Platform."
NGINX Plus is optimized for the latest ARM-based 64-bit processors to take full advantage of its expanded memory addressing, multi-core architecture and high speed networking capabilities. Customers can scale to millions of concurrent connections with fewer servers minimizing data center footprint, complexity and TCO. When combined with the energy-efficiency of ARM-based 64-bit servers, requirements for power and space are also significantly reduced.
"The connected world drives greater traffic from domestic, business and industrial applications which must be handled efficiently by data centers," said Lakshmi Mandyam, Director of Server Systems and Ecosystems, ARM. "ARM servers are beginning to shape the future of the data center, and a vibrant software ecosystem is critical to realizing their potential. NGINX Plus is a welcome addition, enabling developers and administrators to implement dynamic, web-enabled applications and hyperscale workloads that will demonstrate the energy-efficiency benefits of ARM-based 64-bit processors."
Based on a modern, mobile-optimized architecture, NGINX Plus is built from the ground up to scale predictably and efficiently, enabling low latency at high concurrency for web traffic and applications. NGINX Plus advanced features include load balancing, caching, session persistence, health-checks and monitoring to help ensure that applications and services are both available and scalable across unpredictable spikes in demand. NGINX Plus is software-based, providing maximum flexibility and agility for deployment on cloud-based networks and can be scaled to meet increasing levels of traffic without bandwidth limitations, further minimizing overall costs.
"Mobile, rich content and critical web applications are driving the need for greater levels of web performance for today's power and space constrained operators," said Paul Santeler, VP and GM Moonshot, HP. "The combination of NGINX Plus with the HP Moonshot Web Infrastructure in-a-box solution is an efficient, scalable and economical platform to meet the growing web demands of our joint customers."
About Nginx, Inc.
Based in San Francisco, Nginx, Inc. is the high performance web acceleration company, providing products, solutions and services for its renowned open source software, NGINX, and its NGINX Plus commercial offering. Run by the busiest websites on the Internet, NGINX enables companies to match increasing demand for faster web experiences at scale.
Today NGINX serves more than 148 million sites on the Internet. Successful online services such as Netflix, Dropbox, Pinterest, Airbnb, WordPress.com, Box, Instagram, GitHub, SoundCloud, Zappos, and Yandex, use NGINX as part of their infrastructure. For more information about Nginx, Inc., please visit http://www.nginx.com.
EV Group Next-Gen Nanoimprint Lithography Technology Targets Photonics, LED And Bioengineered Device Production
SmartNIL(TM) large-area soft nanoimprint lithography process for high-volume manufacturing provides unmatched throughput and cost-of-ownership advantages over competing NIL approaches
ST. FLORIAN, Austria, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EV Group (EVG), a leading supplier of wafer bonding and lithography equipment for the MEMS, nanotechnology and semiconductor markets, today introduced its SmartNIL(TM) large-area nanoimprint lithography (NIL) process. Available on all EV Group NIL platforms, including mask aligners as well as the industry benchmark EVG(Â®)720 and newly available EVG(Â®)7200 UV-NIL systems, SmartNIL provides a low-cost, large-area and high-volume-manufacturing solution for a variety of advanced devices, including:
-- Photonic-based devices such as light-emitting diodes (LEDs), lasers and
-- Micro arrays and nano-devices for medical devices and bioengineered
-- Advanced storage media, including newly emerging forms of non-volatile
"SmartNIL is built on more than15 years of NIL experience at EVG that includes the largest installed base of NIL systems worldwide, and is the only NIL technology currently used in high-volume manufacturing on substrates up to 200 mm today," stated Paul Lindner, executive technology director at EV Group. "With our new EVG7200 UV-NIL system, which has industry-leading resolution down to 20 nm in volume production, EVG brings the advanced soft stamp and imprint capability of SmartNIL to larger substrates and smaller geometries. This enables our customers to achieve even greater cost-of-ownership (CoO) benefits and realize the full manufacturing potential of nanoimprint lithography."
Benefits of SmartNIL
-- Photonic devices, such as photovoltaics, LEDs, laser diodes and optical
sensors, rely on the nano-scale manipulation of light to achieve optimal
performance. This light manipulation can be tailored through the use of
nano-scale structures such as photonic crystals, gratings, phase-shift
structures and wave guides
-- In bioengineered applications, nano-scale manufacturing processes are a
requirement, since most biologic events begin at the nanometer scale
-- For both applications, traditional writing methods for producing
nano-scale features either have extremely low throughput and, therefore,
cannot be easily scaled up for cost-efficient production (such as
electron-beam writing) or have sufficient throughput but are too
cost-prohibitive, such as stepper systems for optical lithography
-- Certain photonic and bioengineered applications can also realize greater
throughput and CoO benefits from the ability to pattern 3D structures or
different height levels in a single step--which can best be accomplished
with a soft-stamp UV-NIL approach
-- SmartNIL coupled with EV Group's EVG720 system (for 150-mm substrates),
which is in use at multiple leading device manufacturers' fabs, and the
new EVG7200 system (for 200-mm substrates) provides the optimal
combination of high resolution, high-alignment accuracy and high
throughput in a cost-effective platform required for volume production
for photonic and bioengineered device applications
Key SmartNIL Technology Features
-- Large full-field imprint area (up to 200 mm)
-- Fastest full-substrate UV-NIL solution for high-volume-manufacturing
applications (>40 substrates per hour for 200-mm substrates)
-- Integrated soft stamp fabrication technology reduces tool footprint and
provides fast replication (less than 10 minutes versus 24 hours or more
with competing technologies)
-- Enables patterning on highly topographical structures; less sensitive to
bowed and warped wafers
-- Optimized releasing properties extend the lifetime of the stamp
-- Self-cleaning properties reduce particle contamination and improve
overall processing yields
-- Room-temperature process avoids thermal mismatch and long-range
structure distortion for improved alignment accuracy
About EV Group (EVG)
EV Group (EVG) is a leading supplier of equipment and process solutions for the manufacture of semiconductors, microelectromechanical systems (MEMS), compound semiconductors, power devices and nanotechnology devices. Key products include wafer bonding, thin-wafer processing, lithography/nanoimprint lithography (NIL) and metrology equipment, as well as photoresist coaters, cleaners and inspection systems. Founded in 1980, EV Group services and supports an elaborate network of global customers and partners all over the world. More information about EVG is available at http://www.EVGroup.com.
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Natural Gaze(TM) Head Gear Design for Mobile Eye Tracker
TELTOW, Germany and BOSTON, Massachusetts, October 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
SMI introduces slim Natural Gaze(TM) design for mobile eye tracking glasses at major
SensoMotoric Instruments (SMI), eye tracking technology leader, introduces a new
Natural Gaze(TM) design for the head gear of its leading wireless Eye Tracking Glasses
(SMI ETG 2w) at Research & Results, Munich/Germany, October 22-23, HFES, Chicago/USA, Oct
27-31 and SfN, Washington/USA, Nov 15-19.
The new design provides even slimmer glasses that allow maximal peripheral and
stereoscopic view by minimizing volume and weight of the SMI ETG 2w head gear. SMI Eye
Tracking Glasses 2w now combine extreme mobility, ease of use and robustness to measure
natural gaze in the widest range of real life applications from driver studies to human
SMI Eye Tracking Glasses and its robust 60Hz mobile eye tracking technology have been
proven by world class customers (e.g. Stanford University, Max Planck Institute, Shanghai
National University, Google, Microsoft, Sony) with more than 100,000 participants
worldwide in study settings that range from scientific research e.g in human factors,
sports and psychology, medical task training to professional use in shopper and packaging
studies, car clinics, professional and sports training.
The SMI Eye Tracking Glasses allow to handle extremely mobile use cases with a small
smartphone recording unit, remote control and live annotations via Wi-Fi from a Windows
device like a laptop or tablet. Very efficient and easy handling is achieved with the
lightweight adjustment free "Natural Gaze"(TM) design and the unique zero- and one-point
calibration of the SMI ETG2w.
Many specific modules such as mobile EEG and optical head tracking integration extend
the range of applications. Snap-on corrective lenses enable people with vision impairments
to naturally interact while their visual behaviour is recorded. For most efficient
analysis, SMI offers the SGM fixation mapping technology. SMI's mobile eye tracking
platform has an SDK which supports real-time data streaming for integration into
customers' applications for analytics or interaction.
Packages of SMI Eye Tracking Glasses 2 Wireless start at 9,900 Euro/11,900 USD.
Dr. Arnd Rose, Product Manager, SensoMotoric Instruments: "I have joined mobile eye
tracking studies of our customers in very diverse applications. I am proud that besides
the robustness of our technology, customers with very different requirements highlight the
ease of use of our solution. This is what we are working for: Excellent eye tracking
should be natural and almost invisible and easy to use in real life settings."
Sagemcom Releases a New Media Gateway, Sagemcom F@st 5360, Which Combines Ultra High Speed G.fast Access, a Media Center Solution and Innovative Services
RUEIL MALMAISON, France, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
THIS MEDIA GATEWAY, THE FIRST IMPLEMENTING G.FAST - THE NEW GIGABIT COPPER ACCESS TECHNOLOGY, IS COMBINING BOTH A RESIDENTIAL GATEWAY WITH A HOME MEDIA CENTER, AND IS ENABLING A RICH SET OF SERVICES AND APPLICATIONS SUPPORTED BY SAGEMCOM SWANâ¢ GATEWAY SOFTWARE.
Sagemcom F@st 5360 also supports multi WAN technologies: Gigabit Ethernet, GPON/EPON interfaces via SFP module, A/VDSL2 in Bonding mode and VDSL2 Vectoring. The product implements MU-MIMO superior Wireless, DECT CAT-iq for HD Voice and NFC.
It offers a rackable Hard Drive to enable shared multi-room PVR and a rich media center for efficient multimedia sharing and cloud synchronization. It is also ready for a real step towards smart home services by integrating the Sagemcom InTwo home automation solution with a cloud platform and a large ecosystem of sensors and devices.
Ahmed Selmani, Deputy CEO of Sagemcom Broadband, comments: "We are very pleased to offer to our customers the first G.fast residential gateway for FTTdp deployment combined with this rich set of features and services. With this new powerful residential gateway, we confirm Sagemcom leadership in broadband terminals and our capabilities to enable our customers offering a real greater experience to their subscribers."
A French high-tech group of international dimensions, Sagemcom operates on the broadband (digital home, set-top boxes, Internet routers, telephony and multimedia terminals), telecoms and energy (smartgrid and energy management) and retail.
With a revenue of around 1.3 billion euros, Sagemcom employs 4,600 people on five continents; currently a European leader in most of its key markets, Sagemcom aims to become a world leader in communicating terminals with high added value.
Smallest and Least Expensive Truly Consumer Friendly 3D Resin Printer, The iBox Nano Launches on Kickstarter
MELBOURNE, Fla., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- iBox Printers announces the launch of the iBox Nano on crowd-funding site Kickstarter, a 3D Resin Printer that is the world's smallest, quietest, most affordable, and only battery powered 3D Resin Printer. Consumers will benefit from its portability, silent operation, and affordability while creating toys, jewelry, crafts and gifts; starting at $189.
iBox Printers believes the iBox Nano will accelerate the adoption of 3D printers into the home market because of its affordability, silent operation, ease of use, small size, and cordless WiFi browser based printing. It also simplifies the user experience by allowing browser based printing from any client, including mobile devices, without installing software. The Nano is also a full Linux computer integrating a Raspberry Pi and has 8Gig of storage, 4x USB ports for mouse and keyboard and will drive an external monitor in 4K via its integrated HDMI port. The Nano is the world's first 3D Printer that can also be used as a computer.
The iBox Nano is being crowd-funded on Kickstarter with pricing starting at $189 for early birds. Post Kickstarter the iBox Nano will be for sale on Amazon Prime and iBoxPrinters.com for $299 USD retail.
Quote from founder [Trent Carter : Founder] "We didn't set out to improve 3D printing, we set out to remove the barriers to get 3D printers in the hands of everyone. These barriers include cost, size, noise, and complexity, that's why we have created the world's smallest, quietest and most affordable 3D Resin Printer that is incredibly easy to use. Anyone can start printing within 10 minutes of unboxing the device. No assembly, no setup, and no software downloads."
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SpinDing Announces Mobile Advertising Platform Designed to Increase Foot Traffic and Sales for Merchants, Brands
Geo-Targeted Smart Phone App Builds Loyalty and Brand Awareness Among Local Consumers.
LAS VEGAS, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SpinDing, LLC has unveiled its new smart phone App - the "SpinDing Game", designed to drive retail consumer traffic to client destinations and increase consumer loyalties with back end reporting and communications tools. The Game is built around a geo-targeted database platform that allows advertisers to create campaigns that drive traffic to a location from a global, regional or local pool of consumers. Advertisers are now able to establish a position in the network, design and plan a campaign to be ready for the consumer rollout early in January 2015.
The SpinDing Game allows consumers to play once per day and win a prize each time they play. Advertisers allocate the prizes to be distributed within their campaigns, ranging from nominal value inventory items to more expensive prizes. Strategies can be developed that range from increasing sales to building brand loyalty, and as with other more traditional advertising methods, campaigns can be tailored to meet the growth, sales and loyalty goals of the advertiser.
"The mobile landscape is reshaping long-held notions about marketing..." said Paul Nash, CEO of SpinDing LLC, "the SpinDing Game re-defines advertising by integrating mobile data and dynamics into a platform that directly benefits an advertiser. We are able to deliver a stream of customers for a fraction of the cost of traditional advertising, and we do so while enhancing brand/store loyalties in ways that were unavailable until now."
When asked about supporting online retailers, Nash went on to say, "The platform is effective as much for brick and mortar merchants as well as online retail. It is geo-targeted and highly granular, allowing advertisers to bring new customers into a location from across the street or across the country. And it provides a one-on-one communications channel to be opened between the advertiser and consumer because the hardware is itself a communications device supporting SMS text and voice calls. It should be noted that in this case advertiser messages are actually welcomed because of the proposition of winning a prize and the recipient wanting instructions or 'next steps.'"
SpinDing has results from operating a similar prize-related game in a 4000 store deployment in the 1990's that highlights the redemption rates and loyalties derived from the proposition of "winning" a prize. "Promotions are a key part of any marketing strategy," says Nash, "but marketers have been wasting money on couponing, rebates and daily deals for years. None of these strategies build loyalty, generate enough lift in full-margin sales or get meaningful redemption rates to be effective. We know that winning a prize can result in a 10X increase in traffic over traditional couponing. It differs from rebates by being more profitable for the advertiser with a higher consumer value proposition. (i.e. driven by a retail value perception at a wholesale value cost). And the SpinDing App introduces loyalty into a consumer relationship by default, and provides an opportunity for both loyalty reinforcement and increased sales at the point of redemption."
SpinDing LLC owns and operates the SpinDing Game, a new smart phone-enabled promotional game, where participants win free products every time they play. The game is positioned to combine the widespread popularity of gaming and the excitement of winning a prize to establish a new traffic building advertising platform for merchants and brands of all sizes.
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Polycase Adds to Low-Cost Waterproof Plastic Electronics Enclosures Series
New 4.6" x 4.6" x 2.4" gasketed polycarbonate enclosure meets NEMA 4X and IP66 Ratings
AVON, Ohio, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Polycase, a US manufacturer of plastic electronic enclosures, has extended their waterproof HD Series by adding a new square-shaped size, the HD-44. The 4.63" x 4.63" x 2.36" polycarbonate electronic enclosure is designed for outdoor applications. With a high-quality silicone gasket seal and UL94V-0 flame rating, the enclosure is competitively priced as low as $7.77 each with no minimum order requirements.
The HD-44 is designed to meet NEMA 4X and IP66 ratings and is available in both gray and black UV-stabilized polycarbonate. The silicone gasket makes the enclosure ideal for use in a wide range of environmental conditions, protecting internal components from dust, dirt, and water. Additional features include molded on surface-mounting flanges, plastic PCB mounting bosses, stainless steel screws for corrosion resistance, and brass inserts for cover on/off convenience.
With extensive experience in CNC machining and printing, Polycase can apply cutouts and graphics to the HD Series enclosures prior to shipping. For more information on Polycase's value-added services visit http://www.polycase.com/customize-enclosures/.
Polycase has provided packaging solutions to the electronics industry since 1951. Polycase continues to grow and innovate, expanding their product line and services to anticipate electronics designers' needs. The company offers over 2100 variations of enclosures from simple potting boxes to heavy-duty industrial NEMA-rated electronic enclosures. For more information on Polycase, contact Email or visit http://www.polycase.com.
For more information, contact:
Erin Juristy, Marketing Specialist
440-934-0444 or 800-248-1233
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Just Arrived, LeapTV(TM), LeapFrog's Educational, Active Video Gaming System Designed Just For Kids, Is Now Available Online And In Stores
Video gaming just got smarter with LeapFrog's new system that sets learning in motion and gets kids' minds and bodies moving with three ways to play
EMERYVILLE, Calif., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE:LF), the leader in children's educational entertainment, today announced that their latest innovation, LeapTV(TM), the first educational, active video gaming system made just for children ages 3-8, is now available online and at major retail locations across the U.S. The innovative new video game console system changes the way children learn by combining activity and movement with best-in-class educational curriculum.
"LeapTV was designed from the ground up to be the best first video gaming experience for children - from the simple user interface to the innovative controller with a built-in 'hint' button to the world-class Learning Library all designed with or approved by our in-house team of learning experts," said Dr. Jody Sherman LeVos, director of LeapFrog's Learning Team. "When we learned that less than one percent of the tens of thousands of video game titles are rated appropriate for children under the age of six years old, we knew that LeapTV would be an incredible innovation in video game play that both parents and kids would want. LeapTV gets children's minds and bodies moving while building important social and academic skills."
LeapTV has been recognized as one of the hottest holiday items for children by top retailers including Toys"R"Us, Walmart and Target on their Top Holiday Toy Lists. Additionally, prestigious parenting, education and industry organizations such as Dr. Toy, The Toy Insider and the National Parenting Publications Awards program have awarded LeapTV numerous accolades.
"LeapFrog has a long-standing legacy of providing the most entertaining educational solutions for children, and LeapTV is the perfect example," said Laurie Schacht, toy insider mom and chief toy officer at The Toy Insider. "We evaluate hundreds of technology products for kids every year and LeapTV is definitely one of the best of the best. LeapTV is an amazing innovation with video game play designed just for young children and will top many children's holiday wish lists this holiday."
LeapTV is the first educational active video gaming system from LeapFrog that gets kids into the action while teaching a range of skills across reading, mathematics, science and problem solving. With simple and intuitive user interfaces created with younger children in mind, LeapTV provides first time players three ways to play - motion control, pointer play and a classic controller mode. Using LeapTV's camera, children are put right into the game seeing themselves dance, play sports and more while they experience curricular challenges along the way. Leap TV also includes a transforming gaming controller that has been specifically designed for children's small hands and limited dexterity. In its regular configuration, it enables classic gameplay, but with the simple press of a button it easily transforms into a motion controller and LED pointer controller.
The LeapTV system includes console, motion-sensing camera, camera mount, transforming controller with wrist strap, HDMI cable, 16GB of memory and built-in Wi-Fi for downloading apps (sold separately).
A World-Class Learning Library of Active Fun!
LeapTV provides access to LeapFrog's Learning Library of more than 100 game cartridges, game downloads and videos* all designed or approved by LeapFrog's team of gaming and learning experts. Unique to LeapFrog, the Learning Team includes a full-time in-house team of five learning experts, all with PhDs in various specialties including education, child development and educational psychology. The first major title launches for LeapTV were created through a combination of great game play design and educational input from the LeapFrog Learning Team.
As part of the LeapFrog Learning Library, LeapTV's first eight game cartridge titles feature current kid-favorite characters as well as the very popular Tad, Leap and Lily from LeapFrog's top-selling Letter Factory Adventures animated video series.
-- LeapFrog Sports (for children 4-7 years old): Become a mathematics MVP!
Get up and get learning with nine exciting sports games powered by
active play. Knock subtraction skills out of the park, karate-chop
shapes, block goals with number-line power, swim, climb and more while
competing with a friend!
-- LeapFrog Kart Racing: Supercharged! (for children 5-8 years old): Put
the pedal to the metal and race for victory in five tournaments driven
by active play. Choose from eight wild karts and tune up pre-race using
addition, subtraction, multiplication and early algebra. Then tilt and
turn to blast around tracks, solo or against a friend!
-- LeapFrog Dance & Learn (for children 4-7 years old): Dance, sing and
move to the music in nine games that teach early reading skills.
Children will love being the star of their own dance party as they
appear on TV to drum out rhymes, slap together compound words, flutter
like feathers and dance like dinosaurs. Double the fun by inviting a
-- Disney Jake and the Never Land Pirates (for children 3-5 years old): Set
sail for an action-packed pirate adventure with Jake, Cubby and Izzy!
Twist and turn to navigate the sea, chop vines to cross the jungle, fly
high to grab gold doubloons and use swashbuckling mathematics smarts to
find the treasure.
-- Pixar Pals Plus (for children 4-7 years old): Activate science and
reasoning skills in six fun-filled mini-games, and unlock pieces to six
challenging puzzles! Team up with Buzz and Woody to toy with simple
machines, dive into ocean science with Dory and Nemo and scare up
electrifying new knowledge with Mike and Sulley.
-- Disney Sofia the First: Sofia's Picnic Games (for children 3-5 years
old): Join Sofia the First and train for the Tri-Kingdom games in this
enchanting princess-powered adventure! Fly on Minimus, tiptoe through
woodland obstacles, tilt and turn to sled down a hill and grow royal
reading skills in Sofia's garden.
-- Marvel Ultimate Spider-Man (for children 4-7 years old): Swing into
action as Spider-Man and restore order to New York! When Doc Ock and his
cohorts stir up trouble, it is up to the child to save the city. Run,
jump, wall crawl, sling webs and unleash reading skills in 36 exciting
stages of active, educational play.
-- Bubble Guppies Fin-tastic Field Trips! (for children ages 3-5 years
old): Dive into three fin-tastic field trips with Gil and Molly! Explore
transportation in Big Bubble City, dig up dinosaur fossils, spring into
action to clean up Puppy Park and dive into learning about people and
places, recycling, fossils and more.
The LeapTV Learning Library of educator-approved cartridge games, game downloads and videos will continue to grow, providing endless experiences across multiple curricular skills. Additional games, videos and apps will be available for download via the App Center for LeapTV in December.
The LeapTV system (MSRP $149.99, for children 3-8 years old) is now available online and at major retail locations. Game cartridges (MSRP $29.99, for children ages 3-8 years old) are available online and at major retail locations, and downloadable games and apps (starting at MSRP $5.00 and up, for children ages 3-8 years old) will be available via the LeapFrog App Center in December. For more information, visit http://www.leapfrog.com/leaptv.
* Downloadable apps and videos available by the end of the year.
LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc. is the leader in educational entertainment for children. For nearly 20 years, LeapFrog has created award-winning learning solutions that combine educational expertise, innovative technology and a child's love for fun. With experiences that are personalized to each child's level, LeapFrog helps children achieve their potential through LeapFrog's proprietary learning tablets, learn to read and write systems, interactive learning toys and more, all designed or approved by LeapFrog's full-time in-house team of learning experts. LeapFrog's Learning Path, the ultimate guide for parents on early childhood, is designed specifically to help support and guide their child's learning with personalized ideas and feedback, fun activities and expert advice. LeapFrog is based in Emeryville, California, and was founded in 1995 by a father who revolutionized technology-based learning solutions to help his child learn how to read. Learn more at http://www.leapfrog.com.
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Gaming industry pioneers David and Ron Weiser launch $150 million video game project in Quebec City
QUEBEC, October 21, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Black Tie Ventures, an up-and-coming social game developer of highly targeted social casino games for niche markets, announced today that it is launching Pink Martini Casino, a revolutionary social gaming project. Over $7.5 million will be invested in Quebec City's local economy for the development and operation of this venture, which is expected to generate over $150 million over the next three years.
Black Tie Ventures has already closed two rounds of financing that allowed it to build and market test a functional prototype of the game on Facebook. The market test exceeded expectations, confirming BTV's business model. The company is currently entering its next major round of financing in preparation for the product's Q1 2015 launch.
"This is by far the largest independent gaming project investment in Quebec City," said David Weiser, Co-Founder of Black Tie Ventures."Thanks to the support of a few visionary angel investors who embarked upon this adventure with us, we were able to deliver a prototype that exceeded our expectations on Facebook. We're now looking forward to our official launch, which will be creatively rewarding for our collaborators--and financially rewarding for our investors thanks to the multiple revenue streams that have been seamlessly incorporated into our product."
Pink Martini Casino is targeted to women, a demographic representing over 60% of the social casino market. In addition to exciting and innovative social casino features, the game combines true user retention with brand engagement- a win-win for both women looking for entertainment tailored to their interests and brands looking to tap into a highly lucrative and captive target market.
"Social casino games make up 50% of the Top 20 Grossing apps on Facebook and the iOS platforms," continued David Weiser. "The industry is set to generate $2.7 Billion in revenues this year and is estimated to grow to $4.2 Billion by 2016. Our prototype has already demonstrated the ability to track at par with industry metrics. We are convinced that our unique approach to in-game progression and rewards will offer our players one of the top social casino experiences out there."
Sonics Eases SoC Design Flow Integration Using Magillem IP-XACT Checker Suite
Partnership Supports Delivery of Sonics NoCs in Broadest Range of Customer Tool Environments
MILPITAS, Calif., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sonics, Inc., the world's foremost supplier of on-chip network (NoC) technologies and services, and Magillem, the leading provider of front-end design Extensible Markup Language (XML) solutions that reduce the global cost of complex, system-on-chip (SoC) and field programmable gate array (FPGA) platforms, today announced their partnership on SoC methodologies and design flows. The companies are collaborating to ease integration of Sonics IP into the SoC design flows for heterogeneous, multi-core devices. Sonics has incorporated Magillem's IP-XACT Checker suite into the validation process for its highly configurable NoC products to ensure the broadest and most complete support for customer tool environments.
"We have been an advocate for ease of IP integration from tool interoperability, design flow, and on-chip communication protocol perspectives since our early involvement in the Virtual Socket Interface Alliance (VSIA) during the late '90s," said Drew Wingard, CTO of Sonics. "We started working with Magillem six years ago and they have become a trusted partner in making our joint customers successful. Although it is an industry standard (IEEE-1685), there are many degrees of IP-XACT compliance. Sonics takes comprehensive measures that include the use of Magillem's Checker suite to provide the highest level of IP integration for any NoC available on the market today."
"We are excited to announce our partnership with Sonics and further explore ways to best serve our customers," said Cyril Spasevski, CTO of Magillem. "Better tool interoperability, improved ease of integration, and maximized user productivity have always been the focus of the collaboration between our companies. As the provider of highly configurable IP, Sonics knows it is critical to fully validate compliance to the IP-XACT standard. Our Checker suite is the most comprehensive test suite available on the market and it gives Sonics users the highest level of flow integration confidence."
Looking forward in the partnership, Sonics and Magillem will explore automatic creation of design derivatives that incorporate newer versions of the Sonics NoC. The built-in update features of Magillem's Design Life tool will be used as a foundation for this project, which is focused on significantly shortening time-to-market and increasing overall quality of results.
Magillem, a member of the ARM Connected Community, a board member of ACCELLERA, has developed an easy to use, IP-XACT based state-of-the-art platform solution to cover electronic systems design flow challenges in a context where complexity, interoperability and design re-use are becoming critical issues to manage design cycle time of SOC. The Company is headquartered in Paris, France with offices in Grenoble, Sophia Antipolis, New York, Austin, Dallas, San Jose, (USA), Bristol (UK) and Tokyo (Japan). Magillem has a presence in 12 countries including Israel, Korea, Taiwan, China, Singapore, and India. Customers include the first-tier SoC and FPGA manufacturers worldwide. Magillem is a public company traded on the Euronext Market (FR0010827741).
About Sonics, Inc.
Sonics, Inc. (Milpitas, Calif.) is the global leader in trusted on-chip network (NoC) technologies used by the industry's top semiconductor and electronics product companies. Sonics was the first company to develop and commercialize NoCs, accelerating volume production of complex systems-on-chip (SoC) that contain multiple processor cores. Our comprehensive NoC portfolio delivers the communication performance required by today's most advanced consumer digital, communications and information technology devices. Sonics' NoCs are integral to the success of SoC design platforms that innovators such as BroadcomÂ®, IntelÂ®, MarvellÂ®, MediaTek, and MicrochipÂ® rely on to meet their most demanding SoC integration and time-to-market requirements. We are a catalyst for design methodology change and actively drive industry conversation on the Agile IC LinkedIn group. Sonics' holds more than 138 patent properties supporting customer products that have shipped more than two billion SoCs. For more information, visit sonicsinc.com, and follow us on Twitter at twitter.com/sonicsinc.
Extreme Networks' Unified Edge Delivers Robust Performance to Simplify IT and Future Proof the Network
Innovative SummitÂ® X460-G2 Fixed Switch and IdentiFi(TM) 3805 Wireless Access Point Enhances End-to-End Portfolio with High Performance Edge Switching and Affordable 802.11ac
SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Extreme Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: EXTR), a leader in high performance networking, today announced key additions to its Unified Edge portfolio of access layer products, building on its innovative Software Defined Architecture. The new Summit X460-G2 fixed switch and IdentiFi Wireless 3805 access points (AP) add increased performance, manageability and BYOD/security to the company's world-class network product portfolio. The development of the Summit X460-G2 is a significant milestone toward a converged and streamlined portfolio of fixed switching solutions from Extreme Networks.
In today's mobile-first world, the network must deliver on user expectations for secure, fast and flexible wired/wireless access. Extreme's Unified Edge provides a simple, fast and smart architecture that is now enhanced with premium edge switching, with the Summit X460-G2 and an affordable, full featured 802.11ac access point that can be deployed anywhere.
Extreme Networks' Unified Edge, a part of its Software Defined Architecture, enables customers to transform their network into a strategic asset, with the benefits of network-wide visibility, data analytics and programmability.
-- The Summit X460-G2 and IdentiFi AP 3805 are optimized to work with
Extreme Networks' NetSight management and Purview analytics platforms.
-- The Summit X460-G2 is Extreme Networks' high performance Gigabit edge
switch, providing a fast, versatile fixed switching solution that scales
for the demands of edge applications and convergence.
-- The Summit X460-G2 includes 10 models, with options including 1/10/40GbE
-- The Summit X460-G2 features cross-platform stacking across all Summit
switch models and is unique in the industry, allowing customers to avoid
rip and replace scenarios.
-- The Summit X460-G2 delivers more PoE+ power than any previous Extreme
edge switch driving 30W of 802.3at compliant PoE+ to every port.
-- The IdentiFi AP3805 delivers 2x2:2 802.11ac performance in a discrete
form factor making it well suited for deployment in multiple
-- The IdentiFi AP 3805 offers all features and functionality within the
IdentiFi portfolio at a lower entry price.
Craig Mathias, Principal, Farpoint Group
"The edge of today's organizational network must keep pace with the accelerating demands for coverage, capacity, and cost-effective operations generated by BYOD growth in the overall user base, a rapidly-increasing number of mobile devices and ever-increasing application demands. Extreme Networks is addressing all of this with a unique combination of high-performance, cost-effective wired and wireless networking hardware, unified management, increased visibility, security and analytic insights."
Mike Leibovitz, Director of Mobility and Applications, Extreme Networks
"In today's experience economy, users have come to expect connectivity anywhere and everywhere. As a result, high performing networks must be ready and able to scale. Meeting customers' needs today is no longer enough; rather, businesses must be prepared to support the needs of tomorrow. With our new Unified Edge products, we're enabling them to do just that, combining a future-proofed edge switching series with an affordable 802.11ac access point that can be deployed anywhere. The most recent additions to the Unified Edge demonstrate our commitment to helping make our customers successful today, tomorrow and for years down the road."
-- Summit X460 Series Product Page
-- IdentiFi Wireless Product Page
-- Connect with Extreme via Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, LinkedIn and
About Extreme Networks
Extreme Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: EXTR) is setting a new standard for superior customer experience by delivering network-powered innovation and market leading service and support. The company delivers high-performance switching and routing products for data center and core-to-edge networks, wired/wireless LAN access, and unified network management and control. Our award-winning solutions include software-defined networking (SDN), cloud and high-density Wi-Fi, BYOD and enterprise mobility, identity access management and security. Extreme Networks is headquartered in San Jose, CA and has more than 12,000 customers in over 80 countries. For more information, visit the company's website at http://www.extremenetworks.com.
Extreme Networks, the Extreme Networks logo, Purview, Summit, NetSight and IdentiFi are either trademarks or registered trademarks of Extreme Networks, Inc. in the United States and/or other countries. All other names are the property of their respective owners.
Except for the historical information contained herein, the matters set forth in this press release, including without limitation statements as to the features, performance, and benefits of Extreme Networks products, are forward-looking statements within the meaning of the "safe harbor" provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements speak only as of the date. Because such statements deal with future events, they are subject to risks and uncertainties, including network design and actual results of use of the product in different environments. We undertake no obligation to update the forward-looking information in this release. Other important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially are contained in the Company's 10-Qs and 10-Ks that are on file with the Securities and Exchange Commission. http://www.sec.gov.
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New Chipset for DSL Infrastructure Delivers Faster Broadband over Installed Copper Cabling
AMSTERDAM, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Broadband World Forum 2014
-- Industry's highest density solution for G.fast, with bandwidth up to
1Gbps per twisted pair
-- World's highest integration VDSL with 2x density(1) and up to 36 ports
of fully-vectored VDSL(2 )
-- Provides the industry's most integrated G.fast and G.Vector
Broadcom Corporation (NASDAQ: BRCM), a global innovation leader in semiconductor solutions for wired and wireless communications, today introduced a new chipset that will enable operators and service providers to deliver Gigabit performance over currently installed twisted pair copper cabling. Built on Broadcom's field-proven central-office DSL technology, the BCM65200 DSP and BCM65900 analog front end family of chipsets are the industry's highest density G.fast solution, providing a critical step in paving the path to Gigabit-speed services over copper to the home. For more news, visit Broadcom's Newsroom.
Today's introduction unlocks the Gigabit-speed potential of operator and service provider's installed copper plant, providing fixed line operators with a path to highly-competitive broadband services over the next several years. Complementing the BCM65200/900 family, Broadcom's end-to-end portfolio for residential home gateways includes the BCM63138 with full support for G.fast and G.vector deployments. Broadcom will showcase its full line of G.vector and G.fast technology October 21-23, 2014 at Broadband World Forum in Amsterdam, booth #MR7.
"As an industry leader in G.vector and G.fast technologies, Broadcom is supporting the in-progress deployments and trials of operators evaluating cost-effective ways to boost the performance of their broadband services across existing access networks," said Greg Fischer, Broadcom Senior Vice President and General Manager, Broadband Carrier Access. "Worldwide support for G.fast is growing as it enables operators to provide FTTH-like speeds without the cost associated with fiber deployments."
The BCM65200 DSP and BCM65900 analog front-end VDSL chipset with on-chip vectoring and integrated G.fast support a new state-of-the-art DSP architecture to deliver unmatched levels of integration. Incorporating up to 36 lines of VDSL2 or six lines of G.fast, plus high-speed vector interfaces that eliminate the need for external PHY and framing devices, the BCM65200/900 family delivers the most power-efficient system solution for high-density G.vector DSLAMs as well as new G.fast-based fiber-to-the-distribution point (FTTdp) architectures. With full backward-compatibility to existing VDSL and ADSL technologies, including simultaneous G.Fast and G.vector crosstalk cancellation, the BCM65200/900 family is the only commercially available chipset solution to provide operators a means to selectively deploy G.fast to new customers in the same system as VDSL2, preventing the forklift upgrade required for alternative solutions.
"Building on our success with Broadcom in launching VDSL solutions, Swisscom continues to pioneer the application of G.fast technology to wireline broadband," said Oliver Lamparter, Swisscom Innovation Product Manager. "We will continue to work together to address challenges and unlock the dramatic potential of evolving copper access technologies. As we consider high-density deployments, Swisscom will look to leverage Broadcom's new end-to-end G.fast solution in our near-term G.fast offerings."
"As one of the first vendors to begin G.fast and vectoring deployments, Broadcom has already made traction in the burgeoning vectoring and G.fast markets," said Jeff Heynen, Infonetics Principal Analyst, Broadband Access and Pay TV. "As operators in Europe and beyond expand both vectoring and G.fast, Infonetics expects that 63 percent of the of the cumulative 179 million VDSL ports shipped globally from 2014 to 2018 will be vectoring-capable."
BCM65200/900 Family Key Features
-- Advanced 28 nanometer (nm) process technology
-- 36 ports of VDSL2 17a
-- Leverages leading process technology and density to reduce VDSL2 power
consumption per port up to 30 percent
-- Multimode and auto-moding support, selectable per channel, simultaneous
support of G.fast, G.vector, VDSL2 and ADSL protocols on a per line
-- Support for chip-, board- and system- level vectoring modes
-- Integrates all 10G-KR vectoring interfaces; lowering bill-of-materials,
size and power consumption and providing direct interface to the line
The Broadcom BCM65200/900 family is currently sampling.
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1 As compared to currently existing solutions
2 More than 2x Broadcom's previous generation BCM65300
Broadcom Corporation (NASDAQ: BRCM), a FORTUNE 500Â® company, is a global leader and innovator in semiconductor solutions for wired and wireless communications. BroadcomÂ® products seamlessly deliver voice, video, data and multimedia connectivity in the home, office and mobile environments. With the industry's broadest portfolio of state-of-the-art system-on-a-chip solutions, Broadcom is changing the world by Connecting everythingÂ®. For more information, go to http://www.broadcom.com.
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Actions Semiconductor Debuts Its First 28nm OWL Series Chipset
ZHUHAI, China, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Actions SemiconductorÂ® Co., Ltd. (Nasdaq: ACTS), one of China's leading fabless semiconductor companies that provides comprehensive portable multimedia and mobile internet system-on-a-chip (SoC) solutions for portable consumer electronics, today announced that it debuted its latest innovative 28nm process based quad-core application processor offering for the tablet and OTT set-top box markets at Global Sources' China Sourcing Fair - Electronics & Components held October 11 - 14 at the Asia World-Expo in Hong Kong.
The latest application processor is a 28nm process enhancement of its 40nm process twin, the ATM7039, announced in September 2013. Initially, Actions will offer two solutions, the ATM7039s, which is pin to pin compatible with its predecessor, the ATM7039c (40nm version), along with a more compact and efficient version, the ATM7059. Like their predecessor, the ATM7039s and the ATM7059 feature a quad-core ARMÂ® CortexTM A9 CPU, high performance, world-class PowerVR GPU core from Imagination Technologies, 2K by 4K super high resolution decoding including support of the newest international standard - high definition HVEC/H.265 video decoding.
However, the new application processor employs 28nm LP process technology instead of 40nm and Actions' fourth generation low power design achieving 1.6GhZ single CPU speed with much lower power consumption and die cost. The new member of OWL series family brings a greatly improved user experience, enhanced processing speed, longer battery life and will support the upcoming Android Lollipop operating system. Targeted directly at low and mid-tier, high volume AndroidÂ® tablet manufacturers, it is a highly attractive and cost-effective solution across the board in mainstream tablet design, OTT set-top boxes, smart monitors, ultrabooks, digital signage, and other cloud-connected devices.
"We are excited about the response the newest addition to our OWL Series family of chipsets received at the China Sourcing Fair, one of the most high profile tradeshows in the consumer electronics industry. Featuring 28nm process technology, the ATM7059 and the ATM7039s balance high CPU performance and functionality with our innovative, low power architecture to provide users with a great user experience on low price tablets and OTT set-top boxes at very attractive performance-to-price and performance-to-power ratios. We expect wide adoption of the ATM7059 and the ATM7039s by manufacturers of branded and whitebox tablets, OTT set-top boxes and other cloud connected devices in 2015 and beyond," said Dr. Zhenyu Zhou, CEO of Actions Semiconductor.
About Actions Semiconductor
Actions Semiconductor is one of China's leading fabless semiconductor companies that provides comprehensive portable multimedia and mobile Internet system-on-a-chip (SoC) solutions for portable consumer electronics. The company's products include SoCs, firmware, software, solution development kits, as well as detailed specifications of other required components. Actions Semiconductor also provides total product and technology solutions. This allows customers to quickly launch portable consumer electronics to market in a cost effective way. The Company is headquartered in Zhuhai, China, with offices in Shanghai, Shenzhen, Hong Kong and Taipei. For more information, please visit the Actions Semiconductor website at http://www.actions-semi.com.
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Weckey Releases Version 1.2 of its Apple iPad App and Launches New Features Starting at $100 Per Month
LIBERTY LAKE, Wash., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Weckey Inc., known for its first-to-market smart guestbook app and visitor management system (available on iPad), launches new features today. Monthly subscriptions start at $100 per month for Basic, with Plus and Pro subscriptions available. New features include - analytics, a custom theme builder and signable attachments.
Noteably, Weckey is the only visitor management system with analytics. Mitch Williams, Weckey President and CEO, believes access to this kind of data is important for businesses, and couldn't be happier with the product's new capabilities. "I always knew Weckey could provide previously unidentifiable data, but when we finally visualized it first-hand - I realized we were on to something people need, but may have never known they needed," Williams said. Analytics help visualize busiest hours and days, most frequent visitors, reasons for visits and frequently visited employees. Williams elaborated, "If you're a business thriving in today's environment, you want visibility on the people in your network. This is why products like Google Analytics, KISSmetrics, and others exist. Weckey provides businesses with tools similar to these, but for data related to traffic on the physical level - which I believe to be equally, and potentially more, important."
Also added to Weckey's growing suite, businesses can customize the app to highlight their brand. "Having the ability to customize and tailor the sign-in experience for your business at a moment's notice, opens up tremendous opportunities for businesses to present themselves well, and make a great first impression," Williams says. Furthermore, businesses can attach signable agreements like NDAs, B2B contracts, etc., for guests to sign as they check-in. Williams states, "there is no longer the risk of forgetting to have a guest sign an NDA when they visit."
Weckey will also roll out CRM integrations, in coming weeks, allowing businesses to sync Weckey with CRM platforms like Salesforce, Base CRM, etc.; guests then, will immediately be entered as contacts. Additionally, Weckey will soon supply customers with an expanded API feature set for third party integrations and the opportunity to create custom visitor badges.
About Weckey, Inc.
Weckey reimagines visitor management systems and helps receptionists, office admins and executive assistants do their jobs, by replacing the paper guestbook with an iPad app. 415.890.3358 http://www.weckey.com
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DOMO Ties up With Homeshop18.com as an Exclusive Online Partner for DOMO nTice Quad 1 Smartphone
MUMBAI, October 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
The Tie-up Facilitates Easy Access and Exposure of DOMO's Flagship Smartphone
DOMO, a growing leader in the field of tablets, smartphones, 3D glasses and
accessories has tied up with Homeshop18.com as their official online partner for their
upcoming product DOMO nTice Quad 1 smartphone
[http://www.letsdomo.com/microsite/nTice-Quad-1 ]. The DOMO nTice Quad 1 significantly
lowers the cost of owning a high-end smartphone without sacrificing performance or
quality. The nTice Quad 1 boasts a quad-core processor and 1GB RAM. It even has a
13-megapixel camera and a 5-inch IPS LCD with Gorilla Glass. Today smartphones are
gradually becoming a defining factor in our daily lives and the market is ever-growing.
This tie-up seems to be an opportunity for existing smartphone users who are on a tight
budget to upgrade their devices.
The tie-up has narrowed the B2C gap, cutting down the margins of multiple retailers
and for customers to enjoy prices that they have never seen before. This is a win-win
situation for all - the customer is happy with lower prices, the brand gets exposure and
online portals get loyal customers due to exclusive pricing which spells better growth for
them. The nTice Quad 1 will surely enjoy high visibility for e-Tailing as it is listed
exclusively on one of India's most popular portals, Homeshop18.com.
Sanjay Kaur, Business Development Manager of DOMO said, "I am glad to announce our
tie-up with India'sleading online shopping destination, Homeshop18.com. I admire their
co-operation with us for the DOMO nTice Quad 1 smartphone. They have a good reputation in
the e-commerce section and I believe this partnership will offer strong business support
with the trade point of view for DOMO nTice Quad 1."
Narasimha Jayakumar, COO, HomeShop18.com said, "We are happy to welcome the DOMO nTice
Quad 1 smartphone to our already popular electronics category. At HomeShop18 we have
always give premium service at the best possible price to our customers.With the exclusive
launch of the DOMO nTice Quad 1, we are confident of reaching out to over millions of
customers, thereby making available the high performance phone to all."
DOMO is known for manufacturing tablets, smartphones, 3D glasses, earphones and
various other telecom and IT accessories [http://www.letsdomo.com/DOMO-nHance-Accessories
] that are being sold in the e-commerce and retail sector. DOMO has established itself in
the market with a very strong service pattern and quality products, making it one of the
fastest growing brands in electronics. The intention of the organisation is clear:
increase revenues by selling quality products and giving strong service backup, eventually
achieving fame in every corner of the nation. Their products are available on http://www.LetsDOMO.com [http://www.letsdomo.com ] for purchase.
Homeshop18.com [http://www.homeshop18.com ] changed the way Indians shop by launching
India's first 24-hour Home Shopping TV channel in 2008. In 2011, HomeShop18 commenced its
e-commerce arm with HomeShop18.com. With the introduction of mobile shopping in 2013,
Homeshop18 redefines the way consumers shop. Present over all virtual platforms of
shopping, HomeShop18.com has emerged as one of the largest e-retailers in India.
Today, HomeShop18 reaches a strong loyal customer base with an impressive portfolio of
over 14 million SKUs across multiple categories and a logistical reach of over 3000
locations across India. HomeShop18 offers a complete product range across all major
categories, including digital, fashion & lifestyle, beauty products, jewellery, kitchen
essentials, home & furnishings, kids' gear, books and many more.
Media Contact: Anuj Srivastav, email@example.com, +91-7303313506, Media & Public
Relations Manager, DOMO Global Ltd
Tastes Like CHIKKIN! - Fluster Cluck Now Available On PlayStationÂ®4
LOOT Entertainment's Clucky, Plucky Couch Co-Op Creation Blasts its Way Onto The PlayStationÂ® Network
LOS ANGELES, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony DADC New Media Solutions' LOOT Entertainment, an interactive entertainment development division dedicated to creating experiences and products for all digital platforms, carefully announced today with precise pronunciation that multi-player shooter Fluster Cluck is now available exclusively for the PlayStationÂ®4 computer entertainment system. Fluster Cluck features a classic retro style that harkens back to the golden age of local multiplayer games allowing up to four-players to battle in frantic local "couch co-op" pandemonium.
"We are thrilled to finally introduce Fluster Cluck and its classic 64-bit style of couch co-op gaming to a new era of console gamers," said David Sterling, managing director, LOOT Entertainment. "There is nothing quite like playing side-by-side with friends and family, mercilessly and ruthlessly flustering them and turning everything into "chikkin" in Fluster Cluck."
The frenetic, tongue-in-cheek, dual-stick shooter places gamers in the roles of out-of-this-world Chikkin Koop employees, working their way up the ranks of Chikkin Koop bureaucracy by "chikkinizing" everything in sight. Players must gather resources by abducting cows, camels, zombies, and even their co-workers... turning them all into tasty - but flustered - chikkin. Battling enemies - and each other - they strive to unlock new weapons, equipment and ships to customize their play style and load outs as they climb the corporate ladder.
Eager Fluster Cluckers can get the game now at PlayStation Store; $7.99 for PlayStation Plus members and $14.99 for non-members.
More information on Fluster Cluck and LOOT Entertainment can be found at http://www.lootentertainment.com. Players can follow Fluster Cluck and join the Chikkin Koop community on Twitter, Facebook and YouTube.
About LOOT Entertainment
LOOT Entertainment is a group of interactive entertainment developers at Sony DADC New Media Solutions that create experiences and products for all game platforms, most notably PlayStation Home. LOOT's diverse and talented developers have come from prestigious studios such as Activision/Treyarch, Sony Computer Entertainment, and Electronic Arts, and, combined, have shipped millions and millions of successful titles. Their award-winning products for PlayStation Home include games, premium personal spaces and a myriad of ornaments and costumes. Follow LOOT on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/LOOTent and on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/LOOTEntertainment.
About Sony DADC New Media Solutions
Sony DADC New Media Solutions provides complete digital supply chain solutions to power a new era of media consumption. Major film studios, broadcasters, music labels, game companies, software providers, and other content providers rely on us for innovative technology to keep pace with rapidly evolving consumer demand and emerging multichannel distribution models. Our market insight, proven expertise across both physical and digital media, and strategic partnerships throughout the industry enable us to provide unmatched end-to-end services that deliver the speed, efficiency, and quality required by today's digital media businesses and the audiences they serve. For more information, please visit newmedia.sonydadc.com.
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Tollgrade and Lantiq Offer Next Generation DSL Line Testing for All-IP Networks
Industry First end-to-end solution ushers in a new era of testing capabilities for high-speed DSL networks
AMSTERDAM, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- (Broadband World Forum) - Tollgrade Communications, Inc. and Lantiq announced today that they have partnered to offer broadband carriers a best-in-class, seamless and standardized line testing solution for Next Generation Networks (NGN). The solution combines Lantiq's MELT chipsets with Tollgrade's LoopCare Operations Support System (OSS) software and allows telcos to migrate field proven and mature test expertise to the requirements of new all-IP networks.
The combination of Tollgrade's LoopCare software and Lantiq's industry-leading Metallic Line Testing (MELT) enables broadband service providers to execute seamless DSL testing that starts at the chip and ends with Tollgrade's trusted fault diagnostics and analysis software.
Half of all existing broadband lines in use today are tested using Tollgrade's OSS software and more than 30 million shipped MELT lines use the Lantiq chipset (which represents nearly all IP-based DSL deployments today). With this partnership, customers benefit from the market leading expertise position of both companies as they migrate to Next Generation Networks to improve DSL performance.
Edward H. Kennedy, President and CEO, Tollgrade Communications:
"This is a high-speed data driven world. As broadband service providers roll out NGN networks, it is imperative that they not lose the testing capability the industry has come to trust as its standard over the last two decades. With this solution, we continue to future-proof the investment broadband service providers make as they migrate to new DSL networks."
Johannes Eiblmeier, Vice President and Head of the Voice and Telecom Products Business Line, Lantiq:
"As broadband service providers continue migrating network infrastructure towards NGN architecture, the introduction of efficient and seamlessly integrated line testing software and chipsets is paramount. With Lantiq's MELT chipsets, carriers can perform PSTN-grade line testing even in all-IP networks. Single infrastructure IP-based networks for voice and data transmission require accurate measurements that can be directly performed, elaborated and processed by the Lantiq/Tollgrade offering."
Key Benefits of the Partnership:
-- Combined solution from Tollgrade and Lantiq eliminates the need to
compromise speed for accuracy of testing, allowing broadband service
providers to confidently build out their NGNs without losing the
automation, accuracy and availability needed by customer service and
-- Market leading MELT chipsets and Tollgrade LoopCare OSS software
future-proof investments when migrating to new DSL networks.
-- The solution integrates Lantiq's accurate and cost effective
multi-channel MELT technology using the VINETIC-LTC128 plus Smart
SLIC-T16/MLT16 chipset with Tollgrade's LoopCare to provide automated
-- Sophisticated line and loop testing features allow broadband service
providers to monitor voice quality and network stability in real-time
with zero impact on DSL performance.
-- MELT is part of the ITU G.996.2 standard and supports all xDSL flavors
like VDSL2, ADSL2+ and SHDSL.
Demonstrations at Broadband World Forum from 21-23 October 2014
Tollgrade and Lantiq will preview these new DSL testing capabilities at the Broadband World Forum in stand C10 at the RAI Exhibition & Convention Centre, Amsterdam. The companies invite the press, media and public to attend a demonstration of the integrated hardware/software solution. For more information, visit http://www.lantiq.com/MELT or contact getLoopcare@tollgrade.com.
Lantiq, a leading supplier of broadband access and home networking technologies, offers a broad and innovative semiconductor product portfolio for next-generation networks and the digital Home. More Information about Lantiq is available on our Website or via Twitter @Lantiq, LinkedIn and YouTube.
With more than 200 million lines under test, millions of utility outage minutes avoided annually and 25 years of experience successfully locating faults at the world's largest electric utility companies and telecommunication service providers, Tollgrade is redefining the global standard for reliability. Tollgrade's award-winning fault detection hardware and predictive analytics software is deployed on four continents to help broadband service providers restore network outages and reduce customer downtime. In 2014, Tollgrade was recognized as a Leading Lights Award Finalist in "Outstanding Test and Measurement" by LightReading and won a Silver "Stevie" award from the American Business Awards in the Telecom "New Products" category. Learn more by visiting http://www.tollgrade.com.
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ADAS and Bluesky Survey 30,000 km of Overhead Power Lines Using Laser Mapping Technology
COALVILLE, England, October 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
A multi million pound contract to produce the largest ever LiDAR survey undertaken by
an electricity distribution network operator in the UK has been awarded to ADAS and
Bluesky International. The companies have been contracted to conduct an aerial 3D LiDAR
survey of the whole of UK Power Networks' High and Extra High Voltage (HV & EHV) overhead
power lines, which extend to over 30,000 kms.
LiDAR is a remote sensing technology that measures distance by illuminating a target
with a laser and analysing the reflected light to produce high-resolution maps. The
technology is central to the UK Power Networks contract, a three year risk-based tree
clearance programme for the electricity company. The survey assesses the current state of
vegetation near the overhead lines via the use of fully up to date 3D LiDAR images rather
than aerial photography.
Tree related electrical disruptions present the single greatest risk to electricity
supplies. For this reason, electricity industry regulators in many countries require proof
that vegetation management systems are in place to minimise the potential for this type of
incident and the impact on customers.
A major challenge of the contract was the need to complete the survey before autumn
leaf fall started in earnest. Weather conditions and Air Traffic Control restrictions can
sometimes be unpredictable and add to the challenge. However, three fixed wing aircraft,
each fully equipped with the world's most advanced LiDAR sensors, have been in the air
every day since mid July and successfully completed the survey within the strict deadline.
ADAS and Bluesky have a strong track record of working together on similar projects.
The UK Power Network project follows on from a highly successful contract that the
companies delivered for SP Energy Networks in 2013. It involved the use of stereo aerial
photography to assess the amount of vegetation near the overhead lines combined with an
assessment of the number of customers affected which informed a prioritised programme for
Through this project, UK Power Networks will be able to demonstrate to both the
industry regulators and their customers that they have invested in the best available
vegetation management system that will enable them to minimise tree related electrical
Silicon Studio's Latest Game, "Age of Ishtaria," Is Now Available on Google Play
- Get Ready to Slice, Dice, and Smash in Brand New Action Battle RPG -
TOKYO, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Silicon Studio, the international developer of acclaimed video games Bravely Default, 3D Dot Game Heroes, and YEBIS 3, the innovative next-gen middleware, is proud to announce the release of their next smartphone RPG, "Age of Ishtaria" on Google Play, and the Apple Play Store in the very near future.
Age of Ishtaria is a beautifully-illustrated, fast-paced, action battle RPG. Players are able to mix and match devastating attacks to create their own crazy combos. From launching enemies into the air and slamming them right back down, to rebuffing tough bosses and charging at them head on, users can change the course of battle as they see fit.
Ishtaria also features PVP Battles for more competitive players, and Raid Bosses/Guild Battles for those who like fighting alongside their friends.
Flurry, Slice, Pound; these three types of attacks can be mixed together to bring out powerful combos!On top of combos, add skills into the mix and completely thrash foes in Battle!
Title: Age of Ishtaria
Genre: Action Battle RPG
Device Requirements: Android 2.3 or higher
Official Site: http://www.siliconstudio.co.jp/ishtaria/
Price: Free (In App Purchases Available)
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Global Business Development
Silicon Studio Corporation
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Confirming its leadership in communication terminals with a high-value add with this
new innovative solution, Sagemcom provides a full range of residential gateways
integrating both VDSL2 Vectoring/Bonding and G.fast solutions enabling internet service
providers to deliver up to 1GBPS on the copper network.
Ahmed Selmani, Deputy CEO of Sagemcom Broadband explains: "Leveraging on more than 12
years' experience in the broadband industry, we are proud to today place in the market the
first G.fast residential gateway allowing FTTdp deployment. Complementing our VDSL2
Vectoring range, this will allow our customers to benefit from powerful solutions and thus
deliver ultra-high speed to their subscribers."
Sagemcom and Alcatel-Lucent have been working together to ensure interoperability
between customer premises equipment and networking equipment for VDSL2 vectoring. The
companies will continue this collaboration for the introduction of G.fast technology.
Geert Heyninck, General Manager of Alcatel-Lucent's Fixed Networks Broadband Access,
commented: "G.fast is set to have a major impact on the industry, enabling operators to
significantly increase the broadband speeds they provide their customers. Alcatel-Lucent
is at the forefront of this new technology and supporting interoperability with ecosystem
players like Sagemcom is important to ensure an end to end G.fast solution is available to
operators as quickly and widely as possible."
A French high-tech group of international dimensions, Sagemcom operates on the
broadband (digital home, set-top boxes, Internet routers, telephony and multimedia
terminals), telecoms and energy (smartgrid and energy management) and retail.
With a revenue of around 1.2 billion euros, Sagemcom employs 4,200 people on five
continents; currently a European leader on most of its key markets, Sagemcom aims to
become a world leader in communicating terminals with high added value.
Epson Expands Image Quality Performance of Award-Winning PowerLite Home Theater Projectors with New Firmware Update
Update Adds Epson Detail Enhancement for Sharp, Rich Images to Epson PowerLite Pro Cinema 6030UB, Pro Cinema 4030 and Home Cinema 5030UB/5030UBe
LONG BEACH, Calif., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Underscoring its commitment to delivering high-performance projectors to home theater customers and installers, Epson today released a firmware update http://www.epson.com/detailenhancement that expands the image quality capabilities of several of its award-winning home theater solutions. The update adds Epson's Detail Enhancement feature to its powerful Super Resolution technology to deliver sharp, rich images and is now available for the Epson(Â®) PowerLite(Â®) Pro Cinema 6030UB, Pro Cinema 4030, and Home Cinema 5030UB/5030UBe.
While Epson's Super Resolution technology detects the change in color from the edge of an object to the background color and sharpens or defines the image, Epson's Detail Enhancement uses another technique, clarifying the texture and surface appearance of the area within the boundaries of an object. As a result of the firmware update, both video processes work together - one on the edges, the other on the surface area of objects - to increase the fine delicate structure in video images.
"The new firmware update extends the capabilities of several flagship models in an already diverse line-up of 2D/3D Full HD 1080p home theater projectors available from Epson," said Jason Palmer, marketing manager, Epson. "We are delighted to make the firmware available to dealers and end users alike to help customers enjoy a range of multimedia content and immersive and engaging big-screen experience at home."
Customers that currently own an Epson PowerLite Pro Cinema 6030UB, PowerLite Home Cinema 5030UB/5030UBe or PowerLite Pro Cinema 4030 can access the firmware update online in mid-October for download, and can implement the update in a matter of minutes via a PC and USB connection. Detailed information and instructions are available online for customers that opt to perform the update directly. Customers can also contact dealers for access to and assistance with the firmware update.
Any new Epson PowerLite Pro Cinema 6030UB, PowerLite Home Cinema 5030UB/5030UBe or PowerLite Pro Cinema 4030 model manufactured after mid-October will include the firmware update. For more information visit http://www.epson.com/detailenhancement.
Epson is a global innovation leader whose product lineup ranges from inkjet printers and printing systems, 3LCD projectors and industrial robots to sensors and other microdevices. Dedicated to exceeding the vision of its customers worldwide, Epson delivers customer value based on compact, energy-saving, and high-precision technologies in markets spanning enterprise and the home to commerce and industry.
Led by the Japan-based Seiko Epson Corporation, the Epson Group comprises more than 73,000 employees in 94 companies around the world, and is proud of its ongoing contributions to the global environment and the communities in which it operates. Epson America, Inc. based in Long Beach, Calif. is Epson's regional headquarters for the U.S., Canada, and Latin America. To learn more about Epson, please visit: http://www.epson.com.
EPSON is a registered trademark and EPSON Exceed Your Vision is a registered logomark of Seiko Epson Corporation. All other product and brand names are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of their respective companies. Epson disclaims any and all rights in these marks.Copyright 2014 Epson America, Inc.
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Qualcomm Drives 802.11ac 2.0 Ecosystem to Bring Faster Wi-Fi Connectivity to Home Networks, Mobile Devices and Consumer Electronics
- Qualcomm Gains Momentum with 802.11ac 2.0 Solutions: Enables New MU-MIMO Products from AVM, Introduces New Chip for Notebooks and Consumer Electronics -
AMSTERDAM, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM) today announced that its subsidiary, Qualcomm Atheros, Inc., is putting high performance Wi-Fi(Â®) connectivity in consumers' hands and homes with the only end-to-end ecosystem of 802.11ac 2.0 solutions with multi-user multi-input/multi-output (MU-MIMO). Leading home networking manufacturers such as AVM are introducing products based on Qualcomm(Â®) VIVE(TM) 802.11ac chipsets with Qualcomm(Â®) MU | EFX MU-MIMO technology, which Qualcomm Atheros introduced earlier this year to greatly improve Wi-Fi performance for the growing number of connected devices on home, business and public networks. Mobile device manufacturers are also preparing smartphones and tablets to take advantage of these advanced features to achieve up to three times faster 11ac Wi-Fi. Further expanding its portfolio of 11ac 2.0 capable chips, Qualcomm Atheros is introducing the QCA9377, which extends the performance benefits of MU | EFX to notebooks, TVs, cameras, and other consumer electronics that are connecting to increasingly crowded Wi-Fi networks. The single-stream 11ac + Bluetooth 4.1 combination chip is designed to provide the best possible performance with reduced power consumption.
Qualcomm VIVE is the only line of 802.11ac 2.0 solutions for networking equipment, consumer electronics, and mobile and computing devices. With more devices connecting via Wi-Fi, Qualcomm VIVE enabled networks with MU | EFX can multi-task like never before - supporting more simultaneous devices to make better use of wireless capacity that is wasted in Wi-Fi networks that serve one device at a time. As a result, Qualcomm MU | EFX helps consumers experience Wi-Fi to its maximum effect, with up to three times faster connections than other 802.11ac solutions currently available.
Showcasing Qualcomm Atheros' leadership in this sector, AVM will introduce a new FRITZ! Box router based on the Qualcomm IPQ and 4-stream 802.11ac with MU-MIMO products, targeting both retail and carrier segments.
"At the Broadband World Forum in Amsterdam, we will show the first over-the-air live demonstration with a FRITZ!Box and Qualcomm Atheros MU-MIMO chipset. The upcoming Wave 2 standard offers higher data throughput and is one of the best wireless LAN for smartphones and tablets," said Peter Faxel, executive vice president of products and technology and member of the board, AVM.
The new QCA9377 enables high-speed Wi-Fi connectivity and enriched media experiences for laptops, notebooks, connected TVs, media adapters, audio, gaming systems, and more. It is also optimized for energy efficiency, which is critical to extending the battery life of portable devices. The software stack offers best-in-class quality, stability and performance with an open source option, and the future-proofed architecture allows for seamless evolution. As part of its commitment to deliver a full line of 802.11ac 2.0 solutions with MU-MIMO, Qualcomm Atheros has enabled mobile customers using its 802.11ac products (QCA6174A and WCN3680B) to include Qualcomm MU | EFX in forthcoming smartphones and tablets - bringing mobile clients one step closer to 11ac 2.0 features.
"Consumers are constantly looking for a faster, more efficient Wi-Fi experience. Qualcomm and companies like AVM are working to ensure that consumers can easily access and enjoy 4k video, gaming and other latency-sensitive activities by delivering reliable high performance connectivity," said Cristiano Amon, executive vice president and co-president of Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. "Qualcomm's Wi-Fi leadership continues with the only MU-MIMO solution ecosystem to span from access points to client devices to help accelerate the performance benefits of Wi-Fi to meet the needs of today's consumers."
Qualcomm Atheros will be conducting the industry's first over-the-air, end-to-end MU-MIMO demonstration featuring Qualcomm MU | EFX 802.11ac 2.0 enabled networking and client-side chips at Broadband World Forum in Amsterdam, October 21-23. Visit stand MR5 to see the demo and learn more. The QCA9377 is sampling now and will be available in production quantities later this year.
About Qualcomm Incorporated
Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM) is a world leader in 3G, 4G and next-generation wireless technologies. Qualcomm Incorporated includes Qualcomm's licensing business, QTL, and the vast majority of its patent portfolio. Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, operates, along with its subsidiaries, substantially all of Qualcomm's engineering, research and development functions, and substantially all of its products and services businesses, including its semiconductor business, QCT. For more than 25 years, Qualcomm ideas and inventions have driven the evolution of digital communications, linking people everywhere more closely to information, entertainment and each other. For more information, visit Qualcomm's website, OnQ blog, Twitter and Facebook pages.
Qualcomm and VIVE are trademarks of Qualcomm Incorporated, registered in the United States and other countries. Qualcomm VIVE and Qualcomm MU | EFX are products of Qualcomm Atheros, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated. Wi-Fi is a registered trademark of the Wi-Fi Alliance. All other trademarks are the sole property of their respective owners.
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RS Components Introduces Duo of Integrated Dual-Wavelength Red and Infrared Laser Diodes that Offer Stable Power Output
WELLINGTON, New Zealand, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RS Components <http://nz.rs-online.com/> (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc <http://www.electrocomponents.com/> (LSE:ECM), the global distributor for engineers, has introduced a pair of new single-chip dual-wavelength red/infrared laser diodes that offer high output characteristics in a compact size. Manufactured by Panasonic, a worldwide leader in optoelectronic semiconductors, these devices are ideal for use in optical disk drives, barcode readers and a multitude of sensing-based applications such as laser distance sensors for industrial use, or flow cytometers in biomedical applications.
The LNCT22PK01WW and LNCT28PF01WW are MOCVD (Metal-Organic Chemical Vapour Deposition) fabricated 660nm and 780nm band dual-wavelength devices that feature a multi-quantum-well structure that has been adapted to fit an open frame type package to reduce size and weight.
Key specifications of the LNCT22PK01WW / LNCT28PF01WW are: dual wavelengths of 661/661nm (typical) and 785/783nm (typical); output power of 280/300mW (pulse) for red and 380/380mW (pulse) for infrared; and an operating temperature range of-10 to +85 degree Celsius for both devices.
These two new dual-wavelength laser diodes from Panasonic are RoHS compliant and are now available via RS Components in EMEA andAsia Pacific regions.
About RS Components
RS Components and Allied Electronics are the trading brands of Electrocomponents plc, the global distributor for engineers. With operations in 32 countries, we offer around 500,000 products through the internet, catalogues and at trade counters to over one million customers, shipping more than 44,000 parcels a day. Our products, sourced from 2,500 leading suppliers, include semiconductors, interconnect, passives and electromechanical, automation and control, electrical, test and measurement, tools and consumables.
Electrocomponents is listed on the London Stock Exchange and in the last financial year ended31 March 2014 had revenues of GBP1.27bn.
From capacitors, through batteries, to robots -- the Europe-wide sales of a broad range of industrial products form the core business of Panasonic Industrial Europe. The group comprises the continental European company Panasonic Industrial Devices Sales Europe GmbH with its headquarters inHamburg, Panasonic Industrial Devices Sales Europe (UK) GmbH located inLondon and Panasonic Energy Europe NV established inBrussels. In just two years after its incorporation on1st April 1998, the company established its growth-oriented course. Some 300 people are employed in the Sales, Marketing and Support Divisions.
Panasonic Industrial Devices Sales Europe GmbH, based in Hamburg, Germany, is responsible for continental European sales and marketing of the comprehensive industrial product range. The company also has sales and support offices inFrance, Italy, Spain, Sweden, Turkey, etc., as well as other branch offices in Germany.
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