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DecisionPoint Systems Announces Date For The Release Of Second Quarter 2014 Results, Conference Call And Webcast

Posted on 01 August 2014

IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – DecisionPoint™ Systems, Inc. (OTCQB: DPSI), a leading provider and integrator of Enterprise Mobility and Wireless Applications and RFID solutions, announced plans to release its results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014 before the market opens in New York on Friday, August 8, 2014. DPSI management will host a conference call to discuss the Company’s financial results on the same day, at 10:00 am EDT.

Conference Call:
Participants should dial into the call ten minutes before the scheduled time using the following numbers: 1-877-300-8521 (USA) or +1-412-317-6026 (international) to access the call.

Audio Webcast:
There will also be a simultaneous live webcast through the Company’s website,
www.decisionpt.com and selecting the investor tab. Participants should register on the website approximately ten minutes prior to the start of the webcast.

An audio replay of the conference call will be available for seven days and can be accessed by dialing 1-877-870-5176 (USA) or +1-858-384-5517 (international) and using passcode 10050555.

For those unable to attend to the live webcast, it will be archived shortly following the event for 30 days in the Investors section of the Company’s website.

About DecisionPoint™ Systems, Inc.
DecisionPoint Systems, Inc. delivers improved productivity and operational advantages to its clients by helping them move their business decision points closer to their customers. They do this by making enterprise software applications accessible to the front-line worker anytime, anywhere. DecisionPoint utilizes all the latest wireless, mobility, and RFID technologies.

For more information about DecisionPoint Systems, Inc., visit www.decisionpt.com.


DecisionPoint Systems, Inc.
Michael Roe
Chief Financial Officer
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4talk successfully launches cloud messaging app for iPhone

Posted on 01 August 2014

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SourceMedical Acquires Encircle Healthcare

Posted on 01 August 2014

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ — Source Medical Solutions, Inc., the nation’s leading provider of specialized software and billing services to outpatient surgery centers, specialty hospitals and rehabilitation centers, announced today it has acquired Encircle Healthcare Management, LLC. This acquisition will help tighten data integration between surgery and physical therapy facilities, and their physician stakeholders.

Encircle has been a key strategic partner of SourceMedical since its inception in 2009. Encircle offers a secure, web-based information-exchange portal which facilitates the sharing of patient registration, billing, clinical documentation, and payer-specific data elements directly between SourceMedical applications, and any referring physician practice management, third-party payer, or other benefit-management systems.

“This level of interoperability is an essential requirement for optimizing patient movement across multiple points of care. With this initiative, SourceMedical customers will be better positioned to coordinate data exchange with relevant third parties, without complex and expensive interfaces,” says Ralph Riccardi, SourceMedical’s president and CEO.

About SourceMedical

SourceMedical is the largest provider of outpatient information solutions and revenue cycle management services for rehabilitation clinics, ambulatory surgery centers and specialty hospitals nationwide. With 30 years of real-world experience, more than 5,000 satisfied customers, and the confidence of more than 250 consultants and management companies, SourceMedical offers the broadest range of solutions and enhancements available to the industry. The company’s unique end-to-end systems improve operational efficiency and cash flow while enabling healthcare facilities to capture, exchange, and analyze data to deliver a higher standard of patient care.

Media Contact: Kathleen Joyce, SourceMedical, 203-284-7596, [email protected]

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Nimble Storage to Announce Second Quarter Fiscal Year 2015 Financial Results on August 26, 2014

Posted on 01 August 2014

SAN JOSE, Calif., Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ –  After market close on Tuesday August 26, 2014, Nimble Storage (NYSE: NMBL) will report results for the second quarter of fiscal year 2015, which ended July 31, 2014. The results will be included in a press release with accompanying financial information and Shareholder Letter that will be released after market close and posted on the Nimble Storage Investor Relations website.

Nimble Storage management will host a conference call and live webcast beginning at 2:00 p.m. PT (5:00 p.m. ET) to discuss the Company’s financial results and business highlights. Interested parties may access the call by dialing (888) 855-5487 in the U.S. or (719) 325-2104 from international locations. In addition, a live audio webcast of the conference call will be available on the Nimble Storage Investor Relations website at http://investors.nimblestorage.com.   

A replay of the audio webcast will be available on the Nimble Storage investor relations website for 45 days. 

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About Nimble Storage

Nimble Storage (NYSE: NMBL) is redefining the storage market with its Adaptive Flash platform. Nimble’s flash storage solutions enable the consolidation of all workloads and eliminate storage silos by providing enterprises with significant improvements in application performance and storage capacity. At the same time, Nimble delivers superior data protection, while simplifying business operations and lowering costs. At the core of the Adaptive Flash platform is the patented Cache Accelerated Sequential Layout (CASL) architecture and InfoSight, an automated cloud-based management and support system that maintains storage system peak health. More than 3,000 enterprises, governments, and service providers have deployed Nimble’s flash storage solutions across 37 countries. For more information about Nimble Storage, visit www.nimblestorage.com and follow us on Twitter: @nimblestorage.

Nimble Storage, the Nimble Storage logo, CASL, InfoSight, SmartStack and NimbleConnect are trademarks or registered trademarks of Nimble Storage. Other trade names or words used in this document are the properties of their respective owners.

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eMM’s new Query Visualization – retrieve relevant news in an easy way!

Posted on 01 August 2014

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FARO gibt Akquisition von The CAD Zone, Inc. bekannt, um seine Präsenz auf dem Markt für Produkte und Dienstleistungen für die Strafverfolgung auszuweiten

Posted on 01 August 2014

LAKE MARY, Florida, 1. Aug. 2014 /PRNewswire/ — FARO Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: FARO), die weltweit bewährteste Quelle für 3-D-Mess-, Abbildungs- und Realisierungstechnologie, gab heute bekannt, dass es The CAD Zone, Inc. gekauft hat, einen führenden Softwareanbieter für den Markt für Strafverfolgung zur Nachbildung von Unfallorten und von Tatorten. Die Punktwolken-Softwareanwendung von CAD Zone wird in FAROs Laserscantechnologie integriert, um Komplettlösungen für Tatorte und andere forensische Anwendungen bereitzustellen.

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FAROs kontinuierlicher Vorstoß in den 8,3 Milliarden $[1] schweren Markt für forensische Technologien zur Strafverfolgung unterstützt dessen Implementierung einer langfristigen Expansionsstrategie in entscheidende vertikale Märkte mit seiner disruptiven 3-D-Messtechnik-, Abbildungs- und Realisierungsprodukte.

„Wir glauben, dass CAD Zones führende Softwarelösung für die Strafverfolgung für FARO ein überzeugendes integriertes 3-D-Dokumentationsproduktangebot darstellen wird”, erklärte Jay Freeland, FAROS Präsident und CEO. „Diese Akquisition ist ein wichtiger Teil unseres strategischen Schwerpunkts, die wichtigsten vertikalen Märkte zu durchdringen, die FARO das größte Marktpotenzial bieten. Während die Strafverfolgung ein relativ kleiner vertikaler Markt für FARO darstellt, glauben wir, dass er eine bedeutende Möglichkeit für die richtige 3-D-Dokumentationslösung darstellt und die Akquisition von CAD Zone ist ein wichtiger Schritt, um dieses Angebot zu schaffen.

Diese Pressemitteilung enthält zukunftsweisende Aussagen im Sinne des US-amerikanischen Wertpapiergesetzes „Private Securities Litigation Reform Act” von 1995, die gewissen Risiken und Unwägbarkeiten unterliegen, zum Beispiel Aussagen über FAROs Wachstum, Nachfrage nach und Kundenakzeptanz für FAROs Produkte, erwartete Verbesserungen in den Märkten, in denen FARO tätig ist und FAROs Produktentwicklung sowie Produkteinführungen. Aussagen, die sich nicht auf historische Fakten beziehen oder die die Pläne, Ziele, Prognosen, Erwartungen, Annahmen, Strategien oder Zielvorstellungen des Unternehmens beschreiben, sind zukunftsweisende Aussagen. Die Begriffe „glauben”, „ist” und „wird” sowie ähnliche Begriffe und Erläuterungen der Pläne und anderer Intentionen von FARO weisen ebenfalls auf zukunftsweisende Aussagen hin. Zukunftsweisende Aussagen stellen keine Garantie für zukünftige Leistungen dar und unterliegen verschiedenen bekannten und unbekannten Risiken, Unsicherheiten und anderen Faktoren, die dazu führen können, das tatsächliche Ergebnisse, Leistungen oder Errungenschaften sich grundlegend von zukünftigen Ergebnissen, Leistungen oder Errungenschaften unterscheiden, die explizit oder implizit in solchen zukunftsweisenden Aussagen ausgedrückt werden. Dementsprechend sollte den zukunftsweisenden Aussagen kein unangemessenes Vertrauen entgegengebracht werden.

Zu den Faktoren, die dazu führen könnten, dass sich die tatsächlichen Ergebnisse grundlegend von in solchen zukunftsweisenden Aussagen ausgedrückten beziehungsweise vorhergesehenen unterscheiden, gehören:

  • die Unfähigkeit des Unternehmens, erfolgreich Zielunternehmen zu identifizieren und zu erwerben beziehungsweise durch Akquisitionen erwartete Vorteile zu erreichen;
  • Entwicklungen von neuen oder verbesserten Produkten, Prozessen oder Technologien von anderen, die die Produkte des Unternehmens weniger wettbewerbsfähig oder überflüssig machen;
  • die Unfähigkeit des Unternehmens, seine technologischen Vorteile durch die Entwicklung von neuen Produkten zu erhalten und seine vorhandenen Produkte zu verbessern;
  • Rückgänge oder andere nachteilige Veränderungen, beziehungsweise fehlende Verbesserungen in Industrien, die das Unternehmen bedient oder in den inländischen beziehungsweise internationalen Wirtschaften in den Regionen der Welt, in denen das Unternehmen tätig ist und andere allgemeine wirtschaftliche, geschäftliche und finanzielle Bedingungen sowie
  • andere Risiken, die in Teil I, Artikel 1A. Risikofaktoren im jährlichen Bericht des Unternehmens auf Formular 10-K für das zum 31. Dezember 2013 endende Jahr dargelegt wurden.

Die in dieser Pressemitteilung dargelegten zukunftsweisenden Aussagen basieren auf der Beurteilung des Unternehmens zum Zeitpunkt der Veröffentlichung dieser Pressemitteilung. Das Unternehmen unternimmt keine Verpflichtung, zukunftsweisende Aussagen infolge neuer Informationen, zukünftiger Ereignisse oder sonstiger Gründe zu aktualisieren, außer es ist vom Gesetz vorgeschrieben.

Informationen zu FARO
FARO zählt zu den weltweit führenden Anbietern von 3D-Messtechnologien. Das Unternehmen entwickelt und vermarktet computergestützte Mess- und Abbildungsgeräte und -software. Die Technologie von FARO ermöglicht hochpräzise 3D-Messungen, -Abbildungen und -Vergleiche von Teilen und komplexen Strukturen im Produktions- und Qualitätssicherungsprozess. Zum Einsatz kommen die Produkte des Unternehmens bei der Kontrolle von Komponenten und Baugruppen, im Rapid Prototyping, zur Dokumentation großvolumiger Bereiche oder Strukturen in 3D, in den Bereichen Vermessung und Bau sowie zur Untersuchung und Rekonstruktion von Unfallstellen oder Tatorten.

Weltweit nutzen rund 15.000 Kunden mehr als 30.000 Installationen der Systeme von FARO. Das Unternehmen hat seinen weltweiten Hauptsitz in Lake Mary (Florida), der europäische Hauptsitz befindet sich in Stuttgart (Deutschland) und der Hauptsitz für den asiatisch-pazifischen Raum in Singapur. Zudem hat FARO Niederlassungen in den Vereinigten Staaten, Kanada, Mexiko, Brasilien, Deutschland, dem Vereinigten Königreich, Frankreich, Spanien, Italien, Polen, der Türkei, den Niederlanden, der Schweiz, Portugal, Indien, China, Malaysia, Vietnam, Thailand, Südkorea und Japan.

Weitere Informationen finden Sie unter http://www.faro.com.

[1] Transparency Market Research, Forensic Technologies Market – Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 – 2019

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FARO anuncia la adquisición de The CAD Zone, Inc. para ampliar la presencia en el mercado de servicios y productos para las fuerzas de seguridad

Posted on 01 August 2014

LAKE MARY, Florida, 1 de agosto de 2014 /PRNewswire/ — FARO Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: FARO), la fuente más confiable del mundo de tecnología de medición, imágenes y realización 3D, anunció que adquirió The CAD Zone, Inc., proveedor de software líder en el mercado de la reconstrucción de la escena del delito y accidentes para las fuerzas de seguridad. La aplicación de software en la nube de CAD Zone se integrará con la tecnología de escaneo láser de FARO para suministrar soluciones llave en mano para la escena del delito y otras aplicaciones forenses.

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El continuado esfuerzo de FARO hacia el mercado de tecnologías forenses para las fuerzas de seguridad de USD8.300 millones[1] respalda su implementación de una estrategia de expansión a largo plazo en mercados verticales claves a través de sus novedosos productos de metrología, imágenes y realización 3D.

“Creemos que las soluciones de software líderes de CAD Zone para las fuerzas de seguridad ofrecerán a FARO una oferta de productos de documentación 3D integrada muy atractiva”, expresó Jay Freeland, presidente y director ejecutivo de FARO. “Esta adquisición es una parte importante de nuestro foco estratégico en la penetración de mercados verticales claves que ofrezcan a FARO el mayor potencial de mercado. Mientras que las fuerzas de seguridad representan un mercado vertical relativamente pequeño para FARO en la actualidad, creemos que ofrecen una importante oportunidad para la solución de documentación 3D adecuada y nuestra adquisición de CAD Zone da un paso adelante en la creación de esa oferta”.

El presente comunicado de prensa contiene proyecciones a futuro conforme a la definición de la Ley de Reforma de Litigios sobre Valores Privados de 1995 que están sujetas a riesgos e incertidumbres, tales como afirmaciones sobre el crecimiento de FARO, la demanda y aceptación de los clientes de los productos de FARO, previsiones de mejoras en los mercados en los que opera FARO y lanzamientos y desarrollos de productos de FARO. Las afirmaciones que no constituyan hechos históricos o que describan los planes, objetivos, proyecciones, expectativas, suposiciones, estrategias u objetivos de la Compañía constituyen proyecciones a futuro. Además, las palabras como “cree”, “es”, “será” y expresiones similares o los tratamientos sobre los planes u otras intenciones de FARO tienen por objetivo identificar proyecciones a futuro. Las proyecciones a futuro no son garantías de desempeño futuro y están sujetas a varios riesgos, incertezas y otros factores conocidos o desconocidos que podrían hacer que los resultados, el desempeño o los logros reales difieran significativamente de los resultados, desempeños o logros futuros indicados expresa o implícitamente por dichas proyecciones a futuro. Por consiguiente, no se deberá confiar indebidamente en estas proyecciones a futuro.

Entre los factores que podrían generar que los resultados reales difirieran sustancialmente de lo expresado o previsto en dichas proyecciones a futuro están los siguientes:

  • la imposibilidad de la Compañía de identificar y adquirir compañías destinatarias o de lograr los beneficios esperados a partir de las adquisiciones consumadas;
  • el desarrollo por parte de terceros de productos, tecnologías o procesos nuevos o mejorados que hagan que los productos de la Compañía resulten menos competitivos u obsoletos;
  • la imposibilidad de la Compañía de mantener su ventaja tecnológica mediante el desarrollo de nuevos productos y la mejora de sus productos existentes;
  • disminuciones u otros cambios adversos, o falta de mejoras, en sectores atendidos por la Compañía o las economías nacional e internacional en las regiones del mundo en que opera la Compañía y otras condiciones generales económicas, comerciales y financieras; y
  • otros riesgos detallados en la Parte I, Punto 1A. Factores de Riesgo en el Informe Anual de la Compañía en el Formulario 10-K para el año finalizado el 31 de diciembre de 2013.

Las proyecciones a futuro de este comunicado representan la opinión de la Compañía a la fecha de publicación del presente. La Compañía no asume obligación alguna de actualizar públicamente ninguna proyección a futuro, ya fuere como resultado de nueva información, eventos futuros u otra causa, a menos que fuera exigido por ley.

Acerca de FARO
FARO es la fuente de tecnología de medición 3D más confiable del mundo. La Compañía desarrolla y comercializa dispositivos y software de formación de imágenes y mediciones asistidas por computadora. La tecnología de FARO permite medición 3D de alta precisión, formación de imágenes y comparación de partes y estructuras complejas en los procesos de producción y de aseguramiento de la calidad. Los dispositivos se utilizan para inspeccionar los componentes y los montajes, la construcción rápida de prototipos, la documentación de espacios grandes o de estructuras en 3D, la agrimensura y la construcción, así como para la investigación y reconstrucción de sitios de accidentes o escenas de delitos.

En todo el mundo, casi 15.000 clientes operan más de 30.000 instalaciones de los sistemas de FARO. La sede global de la Compañía está en Lake Mary, Florida; la sede regional europea, en Stuttgart, Alemania; y la de Asia-Pacífico, en Singapur. FARO tiene otras oficinas en los Estados Unidos, Canadá, México, Brasil, Alemania, el Reino Unido, Francia, España, Italia, Polonia, Turquía, los Países Bajos, Suiza, Portugal, India, China, Malasia, Vietnam, Tailandia, Corea del Sur y Japón.

Más información disponible en http://www.faro.com.

[1] Transparency Market Research, Forensic Technologies Market – Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 – 2019 (Análisis, tamaño, participación, crecimiento, tendencias y predicciones del sector global, 2013-2019)

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Cyber Safety Advocates SnoopWall and Miss Teen USA 2013 Partner to Protect the 2014 Miss Teen USA Contestants

Posted on 01 August 2014

NASHUA, N.H., Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – SnoopWall (www.snoopwall.com), the world’s first counterveillance software company, announced the launch of a public awareness campaign at the 2014 MISS TEEN USA® Pageant (www.missteenusa.com) today. This campaign continues the partnership between SnoopWall and Miss Teen USA 2013, Cassidy Wolf.  

Wolf, who is attending the pageant preparations in Paradise Island, Bahamas, was a personal victim of cyber-exploitation. Wolf’s smartphone applications, including her Facebook and Instagram accounts were breached and despite using the latest antivirus software her computer’s webcam and microphone were hacked.  She is now a strong supporter of SnoopWall.

She is passionate about educating the 2014 MISS TEEN USA® Pageant contestants and officials about how to protect themselves from “cybersnoops” and online predators while using their smartphones and tablet computers. Her tips can be viewed at teentips.snoopwall.com

In addition to advocating the use of SnoopWall, which is a new type of essential mobile security software, Wolf also presented a specially designed, hackproof, waterproof, and spyproof case donated by SnoopWall and PrivacyCase™ (privacycase.snoopwall.com) to each of the 51 contestants at the pageant’s orientation.

Wolf said “I thought I was protected by antivirus and other security software, but, in fact, I wasn’t. SnoopWall’s privacy software now helps me stay safe. It’s free, easy to use and helps families, especially teens, become more aware of the dangers of being spied upon, like I was.”

“If a 19 year old hacker can break into Cassidy Wolf’s computer and spy on her, what do you think serious cyber crime rings are doing when you try to access your bank account from your phone?” said Gary S. Miliefsky, SnoopWall CEO.  He went on to say “with antivirus failing, with apps spying, mobile devices are very risky for ANY member of your family to take into private places (shower, bathroom, etc.) and to use for private transactions (banking, ecommerce, etc.).”

This public awareness campaign also coincides with the global release of Privacy App™ for Android platform mobile devices available starting August 5, 2014 at the BlackHat 2014 hackers’ conference in Las Vegas, NV.  SnoopWall developers plan Apple iOS and Windows releases in September 2014. To sign up for notifications about product download availability, please visit http://www.snoopwall.com.

The Miss Universe Organization, a Donald J. Trump and NBCUniversal joint venture, is a global community empowering role models of beauty, health and leadership for young women of today. As part of the Miss Universe Organization, Miss Teen USA is dedicated to partnering with charities around the world, and to increasing awareness of teen issues. Watch the 2014 MISS TEEN USA® Pageant on www.missteenusa.com on Saturday, August 2, 2014 at 8 PM EST. For more information, visit: http://www.missteenusa.com.

About SnoopWall
SnoopWall is the world’s first counterveillance software company focused on helping consumers and enterprises protect their privacy on all of their computing devices including smartphones, tablets, and laptops. SnoopWall augments endpoint security (antivirus, firewall, intrusion prevention) through patent-pending technology that detects and blocks all remote control, eavesdropping and spying, thereby preventing data leakage while increasing device battery life/performance. SnoopWall’s software is proudly made in the U.S.A. and is part of the growing suite of next generation security products being delivered by SnoopWall and their OEM partners.  Visit snoopwall.com and follow us on Twitter: @SnoopWallSecure.

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DVIGear Launches Powerful New HDBaseT™ Extenders

Posted on 01 August 2014

MARIETTA, Ga., Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — DVIGear, a leading manufacturer of digital connectivity products, has launched its models DVI-7520 and DVI-7525, the first in a powerful new range of HDBaseT™ Extenders targeted for professional AV system installations and rental & staging applications.

Extends Multiple Signals over a Single Category Cable
DVIGear’s DVI-7520 and DVI-7525 provide simple and cost-effective solutions to extend uncompressed HDMI or DVI, embedded audio, bidirectional RS-232 and IR, and Ethernet (DVI-7525 only) using a single twisted-pair CAT-X cable.   Unlike other products, these extenders support the full range of HDBaseT features, including: 5‑play, support for 4K / 30p (UHD) resolution, bidirectional IR, POH and long range operation: 

DVI-7520: 4K / 30p up to 130 ft. (~ 40 m),  1080p up to 230 ft. (~ 70 m)
DVI-7525: 4K / 30p up to 230 ft. (~ 70 m),  1080p up to 330 ft. (~ 100 m)

Fully Compliant Power over HDBaseT (POH)
The DVI-7520 and DVI-7525 are among the first extenders on the market to offer a fully compliant implementation of “Power over HDBaseT” (POH), a key component of the HDBaseT standard.  To maintain system stability and compatibility, POH uses standardized 48 VDC power as well as a sophisticated handshake feature that prevents power exchange with incompatible devices.  Today there are many HDBaseT products on the market that utilize non-standard implementations of power over the HDBaseT link.  This problem has created numerous interoperability challenges for system integrators who are faced with HDBaseT products that do not work with each other or in some cases actually cause equipment failures.  “We felt that a fully compliant implementation of POH was the only solution to the growing problems caused by non-standard power in many HDBaseT products today,” stated Steven Barlow, President of DVIGear.  “The architects of the HDBaseT standard wisely included this feature from the beginning and yet very few companies have included this crucial functionality in their product designs.  We think this will change in the future.”

The DVI-7520 and DVI-7525 deliver a powerful combination of advanced features and sterling performance at very attractive price points, which make them a true break-through in value for professional AV system integrators.  This makes them ideally suited for a wide range of digital display applications including rental & staging events, conference and training rooms, boardrooms, auditoriums, hotels, churches and other demanding environments.  Both units are available now for immediate delivery.

About DVIGear
Founded in 1999, DVIGear (www.dvigear.com) is a leading supplier of Digital Connectivity Solutions for a wide range of professional display applications.  Located in Marietta, Georgia, DVIGear offers an extensive portfolio of high performance digital video distribution products including:  Digital Matrix Routing Switchers, Splitters, Extenders, Converters, Scalers, as well as long-length copper and optical cables.

HDBaseT™ and the HDBaseT Alliance logo are trademarks of the HDBaseT Alliance.

Contact: Joseph Barbier / 770.421.6699 / [email protected]
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Microsoft announces 2014 Worldwide Imagine Cup winners

Posted on 01 August 2014

SEATTLE, Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – Microsoft Corp. on Friday announced the winners of the Microsoft Imagine Cup, the company’s premier competition for student technologists, developers and aspiring entrepreneurs from across the globe and a cornerstone of the Microsoft YouthSpark initiative. Over the past 12 years the Imagine Cup has empowered more than 1.7 million students worldwide to do more and achieve more through technology. A first place team was chosen in each of the three competition categories: Games, Innovation and World Citizenship. One of those three winning teams was then named World Champion, taking home the Imagine Cup and receiving a private meeting with Bill Gates, Microsoft founder and technology advisor.

The winners were announced at the Imagine Cup World Championship ceremony during Microsoft’s TechReady conference at the Washington State Convention Center, in front of an audience of 5,000 students, judges, partners and Microsoft employees. The ceremony was the culmination of a weeklong event and celebrates the power of student innovation.

“There is not a business, vertical industry or person on the planet untouched by technology,” Nadella said. “Imagine Cup empowers students to hack tough problems, while learning and building off the work of others. Student developers play a huge role in bringing new technologies to life in a mobile-first, cloud-first world. Congratulations to all the competitors for their hard work and creativity.”

Also announced was the expansion of the Imagine Cup program to make it available for even younger students worldwide who have the desire to create and code using Microsoft technology. Through the Imagine Cup program, students are empowered to dream big, build creatively, learn through competition and boldly bring their ideas to life as they gain lifelong career skills throughout their journey.

“Imagine Cup is about fostering new ideas and encouraging students to push the boundaries and imagine what’s possible now and in the future. Student developers play a huge role in helping to bring new technology innovations to life in ways that shape the way we work, live and play,” said Steve Guggenheimer, corporate vice president and chief evangelist, Microsoft. “Going forward, Microsoft’s Imagine Cup program aims to empower even more students, at younger ages, with the technologies, skills and resources to build a lifelong passion for technology, helping to grow the next generation of innovators. We’re very proud of the Imagine Cup program and even more proud of our student competitors from all around the globe.”

Imagine Cup World Finals Winners

The winners of the 12th annual Imagine Cup competitions are the following:


Imagine Cup World Champion:

  • Imagine Cup trophy and private meeting with Bill Gates: Team Eyenaemia, Australia, Project: Eyenaemia; Winner of the World Citizenship Category


Games Category:

  • First Place, $50,000 prize and PAX Boot Camp: Team Brainy Studio, Russia, Project: TurnOn
  • Second Place, $10,000 prize: Team Bomon, Korea, Project: Under Bed
  • Third Place, $5,000 prize: Team Illogic, Egypt, Project: Puppy in Bubble

Innovation Category:

  • First Place, $50,000 prize and Microsoft Ventures Boot Camp: Team Estimeet, New Zealand, Project: Estimeet
  • Second Place, $10,000 prize: Team Tep, Hungary, Project: Tep
  • Third Place, $5,000 prize: Team Butterfly, Bahrain, Project: Nail Polish Mixer

World Citizenship Category:

  • First Place, $50,000 prize and Microsoft YouthSpark Boot Camp: Team Eyenaemia, Australia, Project: Eyenaemia
  • Second Place, $10,000 prize: Team SMART crew, Taiwan, Project: Versatility of Usens: From Lab to Life
  • Third Place, $5,000 prize: Team Access Earth, Ireland, Project: Access Earth

Thirty-four student teams representing 34 countries competed in the World Finals after winning national and online competitions around the globe. Microsoft awarded cash and other prizes to the winning teams, valued at more than $1 million across the yearlong Imagine Cup program. Other prizes include boot camps focused on career skills and project support, plus airfare and accommodation packages, and awards for the winning teams at the World Finals event this week.

About Microsoft Imagine Cup
In its 12th year, Microsoft Imagine Cup is the company’s premier technology program and competition providing opportunities for student technologists, developers and aspiring entrepreneurs from all academic backgrounds to collaborate, develop a technology application, create a business plan and gain a keen understanding of what is needed to bring a concept to market. Students can learn more about Imagine Cup by visiting http://www.imaginecup.com. A full list of competition categories is available at https://www.imaginecup.com/Custom/Index/Competitions.

Imagine Cup is focused on providing students with the opportunities, resources and experience to become the brightest young minds worldwide. In addition to skills and training that launch incredible careers, students receive unparalleled hands-on experience, guidance and mentorship from industry luminaries, opening doors to a future as an entrepreneur, innovator and technologist. Each of the first place winners in the competition’s three categories — Games, Innovation and World Citizenship — will receive a “boot camp” experience from Microsoft Ventures, Microsoft YouthSpark or PAX during which they will receive hands-on mentorship and project development support from Microsoft and industry experts.

“New technologies are being created every day and at a rapid pace — many of them by student developers, which is why we’ve invested long term in the Imagine Cup program,” Guggenheimer said. “The World Finalists who came to Seattle this year represent the best of student tech minds, and we are incredibly proud and inspired by all they have accomplished — we look forward to bringing them back to Seattle next year.”

About Microsoft YouthSpark
Microsoft YouthSpark is a global initiative that aims to create opportunities for 300 million youth in more than 100 countries by 2015. This companywide initiative includes Citizenship and other company programs that empower youth to imagine and realize their full potential by connecting them with greater opportunities for education, employment and entrepreneurship. Learn more at www.microsoft.com/youthspark.

About Microsoft
Founded in 1975, Microsoft (Nasdaq “MSFT”) is the worldwide leader in software, services, devices and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full potential.

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