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Wednesday, September 7, 2011

  • Posted at 9:06 AM
    Environmental Tectonics Corporation (OTCQB: ETCC) ("ETC") today announced the award of two new contracts totaling approximately $1.4 million in its Sterilization Systems Group. The contracts include an order for multiple steam sterilizers and another project for a control system upgrade for an Ethylene Oxide sterilizer manufactured by a third party. John Bucar, Application Specialist for ETC Sterilization Systems Group, stated "We are extremely pleased to have been awarded two new contracts. Both contracts attest to our technical capabilities, flexibility, ... read more
  • Posted at 9:03 AM
    Bariatric Solutions, located at Wise Regional Medical Center in Decatur, TX, is going mobile and introducing the Lap-Band® Wagon. Wise Regional Healthcare and Bariatric Solutions will always put patients first and continue to strive for perfection and not mediocrity. In an effort to connect with patients, Bariatric Solutions is going mobile with the Lap-Band® Wagon, a way to bring fills to patients that are unable to travel to the Bariatric Solutions' offices. This new and exciting bus will hit the streets ... read more
  • Posted at 9:02 AM
    Novo Nordisk Inc. announced today that Dr. Eddie Li, has been appointed to join the diabetes leader as Vice President, Regulatory Affairs starting September 12. Reporting to Anne Philips, M.D., Corporate Vice President, Clinical Development, Medical and Regulatory Affairs for North America, Dr. Li brings over 20 years of industry, public sector, and academic experience in the field of regulatory affairs and safety. He'll be leading Novo Nordisk's U.S. regulatory team, and maintain relationships with key individuals and agencies outside ... read more
  • Posted at 9:01 AM
    CEDIA EXPO -- Kaleidescape, Inc., the market leader in movie servers, today announced the Kaleidescape App for iPad, which introduces an exceptional new way to browse and select movies and music on a Kaleidescape System using an iPad. The free app offers the convenience of browsing without interrupting playback, so you can guide your guests through the best moments in your collection. For one example, you can filter instantly by actor, director, or genre, so that while friends and family enjoy ... read more
  • Posted at 9:01 AM
    CEDIA EXPO - - Kaleidescape, Inc., the market leader in movie servers, today announced CinemaScape, optimizing the viewing experience in 2.35 projection home theaters. Until now, switching between aspect ratios usually required a mode switch and movement of an anamorphic lens. CinemaScape eliminates this disruptive glitch by performing the necessary video processing. "Now it's a fluid and seamless experience when I'm exploring my collection of movies," said Eric Schmidt, Founder and President of Sound and Vision in Willowbrook, IL. "With the ... read more
  • Posted at 9:00 AM
    Hitachi Data Systems Corporation (HDS), a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd. (NYSE:HIT)(TSE:6501), today announced a significant milestone in its strategy to give customers seamless access to all data, content and information with the acquisition of BlueArc Corporation, a leader in scalable, high performance network storage. ... read more
  • Posted at 9:00 AM
    PBS Biotech®, Inc., the leading supplier of innovative single-use bioreactors for the fast growing biotechnology market, announced today Lourie Zak, a former executive director of finance at Amgen, has joined the company as Chief Financial Officer. “Lourie is a ... read more
  • Posted at 9:00 AM
    e-Spirit (www.e-Spirit.com), manufacturer of the content management system (CMS) FirstSpirit™, today announced that it has founded a U.S. subsidiary, e-Spirit Inc. The company is headquartered in Boston, MA. From here, e-Spirit will service customers in the United States and Canada and will further expand and ... read more
  • Posted at 9:00 AM
    Power Assure®, Inc., a data center infrastructure and energy management solutions provider, today announced a strategic investment and development agreement with In-Q-Tel (IQT), the strategic investment firm that identifies innovative technology solutions to support the missions of the U.S. Intelligence ... read more
  • Posted at 9:00 AM
    The IAB Mobile Marketing Center of Excellence (http://www.iab.net/mmcoe) today released “Mobile Rich Media Ad Interface Definitions,” or MRAID (http://www.iab.net/mraid), for public comment. This initiative defines a common API (Application Programming Interface) for mobile rich media advertisements, establishing a framework of principles and guidelines to help the ... read more
  • Posted at 9:00 AM
    Dexim (www.dexim.net), a leader in consumer electronics accessories, announces AppSpeed, a motion-control iOS application for Dexim’s new radio-controlled (RC) vehicles. The first AppSpeed vehicle in the product offering, the AppSpeed Monster Truck, is compatible with all iPad ™, iPhone ™ ... read more
  • Posted at 9:00 AM
    HD Communications Corp., a company with expertise in wireless communications dating back to 1976, has released its fourth generation In Wall Wi-Fi Access Point. "We have continued to listen to our customers and have added the features that they have requested," said Don Davis President CEO of HD Communications Corp. The HD28650 is an In-Wall / 802.11b/g/n Wireless Access Point that is Power over Ethernet enabled, has dual jacks for both data and phone on the front panel, and is designed ... read more
  • Posted at 9:00 AM
    Omidyar Network and IGNIA announced today they are leading a $13.75 million Series B round of financing in Finestrella, a provider of innovative mobile telephony services to low-income and unbanked populations in Mexico. Finestrella will use the funding to rapidly expand the availability of its current offerings while developing new products and services, including smart phones and data plans that address the needs of its customers. The Series B funding marks a renewed commitment from existing investor IGNIA, which led ... read more
  • Posted at 9:00 AM
    CEDIA EXPO -- The PROFICIENT ZERO Wireless Music System adds powerful new features that build on the success of the brand's AirFlex system. PROFICIENT ZERO transmits high-quality stereo sound up to 90 feet, reducing labor charges for speaker wire and cable runs through walls in existing homes and buildings. The system consists of the PROFICIENT ZERO transmitter and amplified receiver. According to the recently released CEDIA Member Benchmarking survey, 63% of revenue for 2010 came from retrofit and remodel installs. With ... read more
  • Posted at 8:57 AM
    Gild, where developers build, share, compare and improve their skills profiles, today announced the acquisition of Coderloop, developers of a fully automated code evaluation and scoring platform. Coderloop's core technology will allow Gild to create and deploy programming challenges, similar to Facebook Puzzles and Google Code Hacks, and automatically evaluate and score code submissions at large scale. The Coderloop technology will take Gild's scientific skills ratings and rankings to the next level of accuracy and sophistication. Gild is focused on building ... read more
  • Posted at 8:55 AM
    Next Level Security Systems, a developer of a new breed of unified, networked security solutions, today releases the NLSS Gateway 2.2, an upgraded version of the award-winning NLSS Gateway product suite that includes the addition of powerful event-action linkages, forensic ... read more
  • Posted at 8:54 AM
    PointRoll, a Gannett Company and leading provider of digital marketing technology, today announced a strategic alliance with Tremor Video, the largest independent online video technology company. The partnership enables brands to buy video advertising on a national level through Tremor Video’s network while targeting and dynamically ... read more
  • Posted at 8:50 AM
    EPAM Systems, Inc., a leading software engineering and IT services provider with development centers across Central and Eastern Europe (CEE), today announced that it will speak at the Gartner Outsourcing & Vendor Management Summit 2011 to be held on September 12th-14th in Orlando, FL, USA. ... read more
  • Posted at 8:48 AM
    Just in time for the harvest travel season, Wine Spectator, the world’s leading authority on wine, is pleased to announce the release of an innovative new iPad travel app: Wine Spectator’s Guide to Napa Valley. This app delivers Wine Spectator’s world-class editorial content on Napa Valley in a unique ... read more
  • Posted at 8:48 AM
    Webcom Communications, Inc. has announced that five of the company’s industry-leading conferences will be co-located September 20-21 in Nashville, Tenn. Design engineers, manufacturers, OEMs, system integrators and end users will converge and network at Antenna Systems 2011, Battery Power, Remote Monitoring & Control 2011, Advancements in ... read more