SRI International is leading a team to design a visual intelligence system, known as VIGIL (Visual Intelligence Grounded in Learning), to enable a new era in unmanned robotic surveillance.
The SRI team is being funded through the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency's (DARPA's) Mind's Eye program. VIGIL will be integrated with other components of the Mind's Eye program that are being developed by research teams around the globe. The result will be a smart camera system that needs minimal human ... read more
Revolabs, Inc. today announced it has signed a North American distribution agreement with the world's largest IT distributor Ingram Micro Inc. (NYSE: IM). Going forward, Ingram Micro will be a distributor of Revolabs Wireless Audio Systems for Unified Communications. Ingram Micro will offer Revolabs FLX(TM), a line of wireless conference telephones, and the xTag BT(TM) wireless microphone to its North American network of value-added resellers (VARs). Revolab's wireless audio products are based on the company's revolutionary wireless audio ... read more
Computerworld magazine named DTE Energy to its list of 100 Best Places to Work in Information Technology, the fourth consecutive year the company's IT department made the list.
Companies receive the distinction because they challenge their IT staffs while providing top-tier benefits and compensation, according to Computerworld. DTE Energy was ranked 39th on the list, and ninth for medium-sized companies.
Since 1994, Computerworld's annual "Best Places to Work in IT" feature has ranked the top 100 work environments for technology professionals, ... read more
Climate Savers Computing Initiative (CSCI), a global consortium dedicated to reducing the energy consumption of end-to-end computing, today announced that Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd has become a member of the CSCI Board of Directors. Samsung Electronics joins CSCI board members from Cisco, Emerson, F5 Networks, Google, Intel, Juniper Networks, Microsoft, and World Wildlife Fund as a leader in driving the deployment and adoption of energy efficient technologies.
CSCI is addressing energy efficiency across all aspects of computing. This includes PCs, servers, ... read more
ZAGG Inc. (NASDAQ:ZAGG)
announced that Robert G. Pedersen II, Chief Executive Officer, will
present at the Oppenheimer 11th Annual Consumer Conference
held June 28-29, 2011 at the Four Seasons Hotel in Boston, MA. ZAGG will
present in Salon B ... read more
ACTON, Massachusetts, June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --
Global Graphics [http://www.globalgraphics.com ] (NYSE- Euronext: GLOG)
and Corel have announced an agreement to develop and market products that
leverage Global Graphics' PDF and Page Description Language technology.
Global Graphics is a leading developer of OEM software used in printing and
electronic document solutions.
Gary Fry, CEO of Global Graphics said, "With this partnership, Global
Graphics is providing Corel with powerful PDF technology that's a natural
fit with ... read more
With rising levels of smartphone ownership, and a corresponding increase in consumer usage and engagement, mobile adoption has changed how banks are evaluated by consumers and mobile capabilities are now becoming a critical factor in consumers' selection of their primary bank.
These observations are based upon results of the latest release of the Mobile Financial Services Tracking Study conducted semi-annually by Mercatus LLC, a financial services strategy consulting and research firm. The study surveyed more than 3,000 consumers in May 2011, ... read more
General Dynamics Itronix introduces the new, fully rugged, pocket-sized GD2000. About the size of two stacked paperback books, the GD2000 provides the ultra-mobility of a handheld computer with the powerful performance of a full-sized notebook. The ideal combination of size, weight and power, the GD2000 weighs just over two pounds and comes equipped with the Intel® Ultra Low Voltage Core(TM) Solo processor, highly sensitive GPS and a 5.6-inch daylight-viewable DynaVue® touch-screen display.
Mark Johnston, director of Strategic Computing Solutions for General ... read more
Goodrich Corporation's (NYSE:GR) Sensors and Integrated Systems business has been named one of the Top 100 Workplaces in Minnesota by the Star Tribune. The Star Tribune Top Workplaces special section is an employee-based survey which was published in the Star Tribune on Sunday, June 19.
Produced by the same team that compiles the Star Tribune 100 report of the best-performing public companies in Minnesota, Top Workplaces recognizes the most progressive companies in Minnesota based on employee opinions about company leadership, ... read more
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., the world leader in advanced
semiconductor technology solutions, today announced that it has assumed
a board-level membership in the Climate Savers Computing Initiative
(CSCI), a non-profit organization formed to reduce the energy
consumption of computers and related components. The company also
... read more
BOSTON, MA -- (Marketwire) -- 06/21/11 -- Kyruus, Inc., a data-driven healthcare company developing solutions for facilitating transparent physician engagements, announced its launch today in conjunction with a $5.5M Series A financing. The financing round was led by venture capital firms Highland Capital Partners and Venrock, and strategic investor Gerson Lehrman Group. Participation also included angel investors with notable track records in the healthcare IT and analytics sectors, including Jonathan Bush (CEO and Co-Founder of athenahealth, ... read more
SAN JOSE, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 06/21/11 -- Novellus Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: NVLS) today announced that it will provide live webcasts of the following events on July 11, 2011:
Second Quarter 2011 Earnings 1:30 p.m. PDT (4:30 p.m. EDT)
2011 Analyst and Press Event at Semicon West 4:00 p.m. PDT (7:00 p.m. EDT)
These presentations will be available to interested listeners through a webcast that can be accessed on Novellus' Investor Relations home page, located at www.novellus.com/. A ... read more
Securitas Security Services USA, Inc. (Securitas USA) announces the launch of "Securitas SOS," a mobile application that provides emergency services. Triggered by the user or automatically detected with a fall or impact, emergency services are deployed to the exact user's location and notifications are sent to a pre-set list of contacts.
Securitas SOS aims to allow users to feel confident and secure about navigating through a complex and fast-paced mobile world, whether they are traveling in a car or walking in ... read more
Aravo Solutions, Inc., the leading provider of on–demand Supplier
Lifecycle Management and B2B information and collaboration solutions,
announced that Aravo AssureTM is
revolutionizing the way that companies manage their B2B trading
relationships. Using Aravo AssureTM, the
industry’s first ‐‐ and ... read more
In third graph, first sentence, Twitter username should read
@genomicapps (sted @gemomicapps).
The corrected release reads:
AFFYMETRIX DEBUTS SOCIAL MEDIA PRESENCE, RANKED 5TH
AMONG ALL LIFE SCIENCE COMPANIES ON TWITTER
... read more
Technologies, the innovation leader in Cloud,
Hosting, today announced that it has signed an agreement to purchase
renewable energy from Green
Mountain Energy Company for SoftLayer’s data
... read more
Afilias Limited, a leading provider of Internet domain name registry and
Domain Name System (DNS) services, and RIGHT OF THE DOT LLC, a
consulting firm with expertise in domain name valuation, today announced
that they have entered into an agreement to assist applicants in ICANN’s
forthcoming ... read more
GenomeQuest Inc., a global provider of large-scale genomic software
applications, today announced that University of Iowa researchers in the
Molecular Otolaryngology and Renal Research Labs (MORL) are utilizing
GenomeQuest’s clinical decision support system, GQ-DxSM, to
develop a first-of-its-kind molecular diagnostic test for individuals
... read more
Aprima announced today that its Electronic Health Records (EHR) customers across the country have been among the first physician practices in their states to receive payments under the federal ARRA "Meaningful Use" stimulus program. And even more Aprima EHR customers are receiving notices that their payments have been approved and are on the way.
San Antonio physician Alexander Mora of Southwest Clinic was the first Texan to receive payment--$21,250--as an individual Medicaid provider. Holtsclaw Medical Centre in Indiana was ... read more
FRAMINGHAM, MA -- (Marketwire) -- 06/21/11 -- According to results of a landmark IDC/IDG Enterprise survey announced at the Cloud Leadership Forum this week, top information technology executives believe that cloud computing will have significant impact on IT organizations and IT vendors, as well as the enterprises they support.
More than 70 percent of those surveyed said they believed that by 2014, a third of all IT organizations will be providers of cloud services to customers or business partners.
Almost ... read more