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The Weather Channel Debuts New App For Apple Watch
4/24/2015 12:59:39 PM
The Weather Channel® today announced the launch of The Weather Channel app for Apple Watch. Designed with a new set of graphics suited for the smaller screen and functionality of the Apple Watch, the new app, now available in the App Store , provides users with current conditions, precise forecasts and weather alerts directly on the Watch screen. Never Be Surprised by the …
Apple Watch is Latest Personal Device to Fuel Marriott International’s Mobile Travel Revolution
Apple Watch is Latest Personal Device to Fuel Marriott International’s Mobile Travel Revolution
4/24/2015 11:34:44 AM
With more than a billion people expected to travel in 2015* and nearly two billion smart devices currently in use**, Marriott International is on a mission to connect with travelers throughout their journey. Today, with the launch of Apple Watch , the company is announcing another bold step in a series of innovative mobile and digital travel services that are enabling its …
BMW ConnectedDrive and BMW i Remote app. World premiere: Apple Watch controls functions of BMW i models
BMW ConnectedDrive and BMW i Remote app. World premiere: Apple Watch controls functions of BMW i models
4/24/2015 10:50:40 AM
BMW is pressing its claim to automotive brand leadership in the world of mobile vehicle connectivity through its BMW ConnectedDrive technology. As the BMW i Remote app confirms, nowhere else is the link-up of driver, car and outside world raised to such an advanced level. The app can already be used to remotely check and control functions of BMW i models. It is an application …
J & S Company Has Announced Their New Gorilla Grip Galaxy S6 Case Promotion For A $1.00
J & S Company Has Announced Their New Gorilla Grip Galaxy S6 Case Promotion For A $1.00
4/23/2015 3:21:53 PM
Jorge Eduardo, Founder of J & S Company, announced its new line of Gorilla Grip Galaxy S6 Cases. To kick off this new line he is giving these cases out for a $1.00.  Your new case will be found on Amazon , and use the code “SAVEGRI9” to get your case for a buck. In an online interview with Jorge Eduardo: “We’ve always had the latest phone. Have always bought a phone …
Truecaller Launches Redesigned App for Windows Phone 8 Now With Real-Time Spam Detection to Protect You From Telemarketers
4/21/2015 7:29:48 PM
Stockholm – April 21, 2015 -- Truecaller today announces its completely redesigned app for Windows Phone 8, which supports the company’s global mission to transform the phonebook with a new set of useful features to improve the communications experience. Available to download for free starting today in the Windows Phone Store , this is by far the company’s biggest …
The World’s Love Affair with the TV May Be Coming to an End, Accenture Report Finds
The World’s Love Affair with the TV May Be Coming to an End, Accenture Report Finds
4/17/2015 12:18:14 PM
The television’s popularity as the go-to entertainment device may be ending, according to “ Digital Video and the Connected Consumer ,” a new research report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN). The television was the only product category to see uniform, double-digit usage declines across different types of media worldwide among viewers of nearly all ages. It is rapidly being …
Toshiba Develops Low Power Control Technology for Wearable Devices with Multiple Sensors
4/17/2015 12:07:00 PM
Toshiba Corporation today announced the development of an innovative low power control technology for microcontrollers supporting multi-sensor wearable devices. Applied to an activity monitoring application using the company’s TZ1001MBG microcontroller (MCU), the new control technology achieved a 31% reduction in power consumption. The development will be announced at COOL …
MHI to Launch 5 New Models in its FDES Series of Ceiling-suspended, Oil-resistant Packaged Air Conditioners
MHI to Launch 5 New Models in its FDES Series of Ceiling-suspended, Oil-resistant Packaged Air Conditioners
4/17/2015 11:58:54 AM
In mid-April Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) will commence marketing of new models in its FDES Series of ceiling-suspended oil-resistant packaged air conditioners offering outstanding corrosion resistance, ideal for use in commercial kitchens, etc. A total of five new models will be introduced, ranging from a 3-horsepower (hp) single model to a 10hp twin model. All the …
From Bootstrap to $33M in 8 Months, Navdy Raises $20M in Oversubscribed Series A Funding
From Bootstrap to $33M in 8 Months, Navdy Raises $20M in Oversubscribed Series A Funding
4/16/2015 2:45:55 PM
SAN FRANCISCO– (April 16, 2015)— Today, Navdy, the creator of the breakthrough Head-Up Display (HUD) for any car, is announcing that the company has closed a $20M Series A round of funding. The round was led by Upfront Ventures with several other participating funds, such as Formation8 , Qualcomm Ventures , Promus Ventures , Ludlow Ventures and Wareness.io . In …
Fujifilm Announces New Ultra Sharp Fast Prime XF16mmF1.4 R WR
Fujifilm Announces New Ultra Sharp Fast Prime XF16mmF1.4 R WR
4/16/2015 1:00:00 AM
Valhalla, N.Y., April 16, 2015 – FUJIFILM North America Corporation announced the new FUJINON XF16mmF1.4 R WR , a weather-resistant, fixed focal length lens (24mm in 35mm format equivalent) that delivers a dramatic wide field of view and stunning image performance. The F1.4 maximum aperture in the XF16mm gives users extraordinary image quality in low-light conditions, …
New TI DLP® chipset for automotive head-up display enables widest field of view in the industry
New TI DLP® chipset for automotive head-up display enables widest field of view in the industry
4/15/2015 11:15:09 AM
Texas Instruments (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) today introduced the first DLP® chipset engineered and qualified for automotive head-up display (HUD) applications . Combining the award-winning imaging qualities of DLP technology with automotive reliability, the new chipset enables head-up displays with the industry’s widest field of view (FOV) up to 12 degrees. It also enables high …
Columbia Engineering professor invents a video camera that runs without a battery
Columbia Engineering professor invents a video camera that runs without a battery
4/15/2015 11:00:09 AM
A research team led by Shree K. Nayar, T.C. Chang Professor of Computer Science at Columbia Engineering, has invented a prototype video camera that is the first to be fully self-powered--it can produce an image each second, indefinitely, of a well-lit indoor scene. They designed a pixel that can not only measure incident light but also convert the incident light into electric …
New Lenovo WRITEit® Technology™ Makes Handwriting on PCs and Tablets Better
4/15/2015 10:01:42 AM
Lenovo (HKSE: 992) (ADR: LNVGY) today announced WRITEit , an innovative new software application that makes the handwriting experience on select pen-enabled devices better. WRITEit transforms pen writing to a truly useful and practical solution for entering input: It allows users to write nearly anywhere they can type. It works across select Lenovo Windows® 8 devices with …
Blonder Tongue Announces 4Kp60 Real-Time Encoder Using Vanguard Video’s V.265
4/14/2015 1:41:44 PM
Blonder Tongue (NYSE MKT:BDR) and Vanguard Video have teamed up to create a real-time 4Kp60 encoder that is designed to meet the critical demands of UHD streaming and broadcast applications. Taking advantage of the new HEVC video compression standard, users can now distribute live 4K content with up to 50% savings in bandwidth as compared with previous H.264 …
Blackmagic Design Announces Blackmagic Micro Cinema Camera
Blackmagic Design Announces Blackmagic Micro Cinema Camera
4/14/2015 1:17:21 PM
Blackmagic Design today announced the Blackmagic Micro Cinema Camera, a miniaturized Super 16mm professional digital film camera with a revolutionary new expansion port that lets customers use PWM and S.Bus model airplane remote controls to operate the camera wirelessly for capturing action anywhere. Blackmagic Micro Cinema Camera is available in July for $995 and will be …
Triton Digital to Integrate with Nielsen Measurement
4/10/2015 4:38:39 PM
Triton Digital , a leading provider of technology for the audio industry, today announced that Nielsen has certified the integration of their Software Development Kit (SDK) with Triton’s suite of streaming audio players. This will enable Nielsen to quantify online streaming listening through Triton’s desktop, iOS, and Android players. “We are pleased to support the needs …
Apple Watch In-Store Preview & Online Pre-Order Begin Friday
Apple Watch In-Store Preview & Online Pre-Order Begin Friday
4/10/2015 4:15:27 PM
Apple Watch™, Apple’s most personal device yet, will be available for preview and pre-order on Friday, April 10. Customers in Australia, Canada, China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, the UK and the US can try on and experience Apple Watch at their local Apple Store® or at Galeries Lafayette in Paris, Isetan in Tokyo, Selfridges in London, and select Apple Authorized …
Canadians Finally Conquer Their Fear Of Roaming
Canadians Finally Conquer Their Fear Of Roaming
4/10/2015 3:59:46 PM
Rogers Communications is once again shaking up Canada’s wireless industry by extending its popular ROAM LIKE HOME™ offer to over 35 countries in Europe.  Starting April 15, Rogers customers can talk, text, send emails, share photos and surf in more than 35 European countries for a flat fee of $10/day with ROAM LIKE HOME on their Share Everything ™ plans. "Canadians used to …
Fujifilm Returns as Sponsor and Exhibitor at Graphics Canada 2015 in Toronto
4/9/2015 12:59:57 PM
FUJIFILM North America Corporation, Graphic Systems Division is proud to be an exhibitor and sponsor of Graphics Canada 2015, Canada’s largest showcase for the graphic communications and printing industries, April 16 – 18, at the Toronto International Centre, Fujifilm Booth # 1200. Celebrating more than 50 years as Canada’s national graphics and printing show, Graphics …
Club Entrepreneur Event on Innovation and Creativity to Feature Insight from Logic PD CTO
4/8/2015 3:32:49 PM
Innovation and creativity have always been key ingredients to the successful development of technology products but in today’s connected product world innovation and creativity must apply to business models as well. At this year’s Club E event, ”Step Outside the Boundaries of Traditional Thinking: the Catalyst to Creativity,” Logic PD Chief Technology Officer Dr. Scott …