Technology News - Page 109

Page 109 of Technology News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



Dynamic Range for Scanners Brought to Peak Level with SilverFast 6.5

KIEL, Germany – Dec. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LaserSoft Imaging’s SilverFast, the world standard in scanning software, has now taken a quantum leap in the evolution of genuine High Dynamic Range Imaging. This new function in SilverFast version 6.5 utilizes varying exposures of each scan. This dramatically increases dynamic range, allowing even the most subtle nuances in both shadow and highlight areas to be recognized and enhanced.

CheapBooks(TM) Finds Word-of-Mouth Advertising Proves Successful

SYRACUSE, N.Y., Dec. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A survey conducted by CheapBooks(TM) to find out how people learned of their business shows that the best form of advertising is word-of-mouth; 37 percent of respondents selected word-of-mouth advertising as how they heard about CheapBooks.

MacHeist Raises $50,000 for Charity; $100,000 in Sight

BOSTON, Mass. – Dec. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Touting this week as ‘The Week of the Independent Mac Developer,’ MacHeist began selling a software bundle of some of the hottest apps for OS X on Monday in the hopes of increasing the profile of the Mac shareware development community as well as raising $100,000 for charity before the holiday season.

Shift Deploys Atreus IP Service Provisioning Solution for Self-Service Business VoIP Launch

OTTAWA, Canada – Dec. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Atreus Systems(TM), the leading supplier of provisioning software for VoIP, IP service bundles, and IMS offerings, today announced that Shift Networks (TSX VENTURE: SHF), the leading provider of Voice over IP (VoIP) services to the Canadian small and medium business market, has successfully deployed Atreus’ solution in twelve days to automate the provisioning and management of its business VoIP service.

KIC Products Revolutionizes Removal of Damaging Electrostatic Discharge Plaguing Card Readers and POS Terminals

AUBURN, Maine – Dec. 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — KIC Products Waffletechnology engineers in cooperation with NCR have created a product to protect Magnetic stripe readers from Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) that can cause MSR failures and system lockups. ESD issues are more common in low humidity environments when customers use the new Debit/Credit cards with holographic images.

Authernative Granted Patent in China for Private and Secure Financial Transactions Method

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. – Dec. 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Authernative, Inc., the developer of innovative user and transaction authentication and identity management technologies, announced today that the People’s Republic of China Patent Office has granted the company its patent for a private and secure financial transactions method.

Google Audio Ads Voices Available at Voices.com

TORONTO, Canada – Dec. 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — According to the audio experts at Voices.com, the voice marketplace, Americans new to advertising on the radio are buying broadcast radio commercial slots for the first time via Google’s Audio Ads beta testing program. Agencies who used to go through talent agents are already making the transition to finding talent at online marketplaces due greatly in part because of an enormous push and subsequent validation of the market by Google(TM).

SaberData, Ltd. Rolls Out PC Personality Clone PC Migration Product

AUSTIN, Texas – Dec. 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SaberData, Ltd., an emerging provider of PC migration solutions, announced PC Personality Clone, a new product designed to allow consumers and small business owners to easily migrate application data, settings, and more from one PC to another. Consumers face the hassle of transferring data from an old computer when a new one is purchased. The process of securely and efficiently transferring information can be problematic and the procedures complex.

Toobee: Still Flying After All These Years

MILWAUKEE, Wis. – Dec. 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Invented in Berkeley, California by Dale Klahn and Gary Upham, both of whom hold advanced degrees in aeronautical and nuclear engineering, the Toobee (www.toobee.com), from Toobee International Inc., appears to be nothing more than the top third of a beer or soda can.

New HearPod Line of BTE Hearing Aids Adds Directional Mic with Open Fitting

CORNELIUS, N.C. – Dec. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — HearPod Hearing Aids president Randy Wohlers, BC-HIS, today announced the introduction of HearPod Directional Mic Open Fitting hearing aid. This behind the ear aid is designed to cater to the hearing industry’s hottest trends – directional microphones, open fitting and cosmetically discrete design. Directional microphones improve the wearer’s ability to understand speech by focusing correction on voices in front of the wearer while reducing noises from behind.

CyberTouch Announces FlexTouch Touch Screen Technology

NEWBURY PARK, Calif. – Dec. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CyberTouch is pleased to announce the introduction of FlexTouch, an unbreakable and flexible line of new touch screens designed for flat-panel or rear-projection displays. Utilizing polymer-on-polymer construction, FlexTouch incorporates four-wire resistive analog technology offering up to 86% transparency. The user-surface is abrasion-resistant and anti-glare.

Boston Getting All it Can Eat with Foodler

BOSTON, Mass. – Dec. 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Foodler.com, a leading online service for ordering restaurant take out and delivery meals, today announced the addition of its 130th partner restaurant in the Boston region. A wide selection of cuisines from some of the Hub’s most popular restaurants, combined with interactive menus and accurate online ordering, have all contributed to Foodler’s 220% growth rate over the past 6 months.

nPulse and Napatech Power 10Gig Appliances for Developers

RESTON, Va. – Dec. 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — nPulse Networks LLC, a leading integrator of hardware acceleration tools for open-source network monitoring and security applications, and Napatech Inc, the world’s leading vendor of high-performance, programmable Ethernet network adapters, today announced they are entering into an OEM agreement enabling nPulse Networks to use Napatech adapters in delivering their advanced network appliances to the market.

Gen-9 Announces That it Will No Longer Implement the 2007 Microsoft Office User Interface in its Internet Data Management Software, NOAH

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. – Dec. 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Gen-9, Inc. announced today that, as a result of a recent Microsoft announcement restricting the use of the 2007 Microsoft Office User Interface to non-competing products, Gen-9 will be no longer be implementing the 2007 Microsoft Office User Interface in NOAH. Gen-9 was one of the first companies to implement the new interface in one of its products.

M2SYS Fingerprint Technology to be Integrated into Kodak Global Practice Management Software

ATLANTA, Ga. – Dec. 4, 2006 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — M2SYS Technology announced today it has formed a relationship with Kodak’s Dental Systems Group to integrate M2SYS’ patent-pending fingerprint software into the KODAK ORTHOTRAC Practice Management Software. As a result, Kodak’s customers will be able to secure sensitive patient information and comply with HIPAA requirements, while improving productivity and user experience by eliminating the time, hassle, and headache associated with password management.

How to Have a Safe and Sound Holiday Season

IRVING, Texas – Dec. 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With the holiday season approaching, most Americans turn their thoughts to home, family and friends. To make sure that you stay safe and sound this holiday season, the National Burglar & Fire Alarm Association (NBFAA) offers numerous home safety and security tips.

Neotrope Announces the Relaunch of Online News and Lifestyle Magazine eNewsChannels

TORRANCE, Calif. – Dec. 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Neotrope(R), a 24 year old entertainment, publishing, brand marketing and content company, announced today the formal re-launch of its online news and lifestyle magazine, eNewsChannels(TM). The publication (at www.eNewsChannels.com) features articles on social issues, personal well being, and entertainment. Selected news stories from the offbeat to the fascinating are included. The publication is edited by veteran journalist Christopher Laird Simmons, with a varied list of storied contributors.

Infrastruct Security Grows through Two Strategic Business Transactions

HOUSTON, Texas – Nov. 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Infrastruct Security, Inc. acquires Monarch Security and purchased the systems and the service account base from Kimmons Security Services. The leading critical infrastructure and convergent security solutions integrator on the Gulf Coast, Infrastruct Security continues to expand its presence.

Detector Electronics Debuts xWatch(TM) for Fire Detection and Visual Assessment

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – Nov. 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Detector Electronics announced today the debut of xWatch(TM), a video surveillance system that provides high-resolution monitoring from within Det-Tronics(R) X-Series flame detectors. xWatch also can operate as a stand-alone device to monitor hazardous areas typical to petroleum and chemical manufacturing. Detector Electronics, a manufacturer of flame and gas detectors and systems, is part of UTC Fire & Security, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX).

TV Show Designing Spaces ‘Special Holiday Edition’ Features Bluetooth Technologies

FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla. – Nov. 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Do all the new Bluetooth applications have you boggled? Then you shouldn’t miss the special episode of ‘Designing Spaces for the Holidays.’ The hit Quorum Productions television program will feature Mike Foley from Bluetooth Technologies showing the convenience of Bluetooth Technology both in and out of the home.

VisiWave Adds GPS Location Tracking Support to its Wireless Site Survey Software

KALAMAZOO, Mich. – Nov. 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — AZO Technologies, Inc., today announced the release of VisiWave(TM) Site Survey 1.6, the latest version of its very successful wireless site survey product. With this release, GPS is now supported as a new method for keeping track of the surveyor’s location while conducting a site survey. Using a Global Positioning System (GPS) device, the surveyor can track his or her movements while outdoors to automatically create maps of the area’s 802.11a/b/g wireless coverage.

ConceptShare Launches its Web-Based Design Collaboration Solution for Designers, Marketers and Creative Firms of all Types

SUDBURY, Ontario – Nov. 29, 2006 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ConceptShare Inc., a new innovator in the design collaboration market, announced today that they are launching their new web application ConceptShare to the public. ConceptShare is a web-based tool that allows for the creation and management of interactive workspaces to present visual designs to others to communicate design intentions and capture visual feedback from team members, managers and customers.

Therawear Compression Hosiery – Therafirm Support Stockings for Varicose Veins, Tired Aching Feet and Legs, and Edema

ROCKINGHAM, N.C., Nov. 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Looking for gradient compression hosiery and socks? Check out Therawear.com. Therawear offers Therafirm medically correct, gradient compression hosiery and socks for a fraction of the cost of other compression hosiery brands.

nPulse Helps Appliance Developers Leverage Powerful Hardware Acceleration

RESTON, Va., Nov. 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — nPulse Networks Systems, a leading integrator of hardware acceleration tools for open-source network monitoring and security applications, announced today that it has released a new toolkit for application developers. The Catapult toolkit is a development platform designed for AMD Opteron server systems.

Cincinnati Bell Deploys Atreus IP Service Provisioning Solution for Business VoIP Launch

OTTAWA, Ontario, Nov. 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Atreus Systems(TM), the leading supplier of provisioning software for VoIP, IMS and advanced IP service bundles, today announced that Cincinnati Bell (NYSE: CBB), one of the nation’s most respected and best performing local exchange and wireless providers, has successfully deployed Atreus’ IP Service Provisioning Solution to automate the provisioning and management of its business trunking service.

WidowPC Offers New Core 2 Duo Gaming Laptop that may Free ‘Dell Hostages’ from Overpriced Technology

AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — WidowPC, the industry’s leading gaming laptop boutique announced today that they have launched a new Core 2 Duo gaming laptop that gives those seeking an alternative to mass produced laptops like the Dell(R) XPS M1710(TM) a solution. This gaming laptop sports the industry’s fastest gaming video card, the fastest Core 2 Duo CPU and up to 4 GB of high performance DDR2 RAM at a record setting price of $2195 – more than $100 lower than Dell’s price.

WidowPC Launches World’s First PC Designed Specifically for World of Warcraft: The ‘WoW Online Gaming PC’

AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — WidowPC, the industry’s leading gaming computer boutique, launched the world’s first gaming computer designed especially for World of Warcraft players. The PC hardware and software is optimized to play World of Warcraft at the best possible performance and detail. The new machine sports a new form of intelligent networking technology that greatly reduces that amount of lag experienced by the player in World of Warcraft and other massively multiplayer online (MMO) games.

‘Vandal Shields’ Prove to be a Tough Defense against Vandalism

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – Nov. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Vandalism is a problem that is spreading everywhere, from large metropolitan cities to rural housing communities. The growing trend of vandalizing outdoor lighting fixtures has caused an alarming increase in safety issues, liability, and maintenance costs. Aero Thermic Shields has spent years partnering with city officials, housing authorities, park departments, and electric utilities to help prevent lighting vandalism and save money.

Sprinko – A New Search Engine and Media Mall Serves the Social and Entertainment Scene

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. – Nov. 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Internet Web surfers can now find exactly what they are searching for in an efficient and exciting social environment that is designed to be family-oriented and user friendly; the site, Sprinko.com(TM), launched by Lassitter Enterprises, Inc. in September 2006, has received almost 30,000 hits in less than three months.

deverus, Inc. Announces the Purchase of Clickable Software(TM) and its Applicant Tracking Assets from Fort Worth based 3Peaks Software Solutions

AUSTIN, Texas – Nov. 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — deverus, Inc. today announced it has acquired the Clickable Software(TM) assets of 3Peaks Software Solutions. With its market leading suite of applicant tracking products focused on the food industry, Clickable Software(TM) delivers world class applicant tracking and management solutions to Fortune 1000 companies.

Rockwell Automation Selects SigmaFlow’s Best Practice Execution System for their PowerLean Initiative

PLANO, Texas – Nov. 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Rockwell Automation (NYSE: ROK), whose PowerLean program combines the strategies of Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma, Total Productive Maintenance and Energy Management, has selected SigmaFlow’s Best Practice Execution System for portfolio project management and implementation of PowerLean’s best practice templates.

CheapBooks.com(TM) to Host Free Promotional Event with Syrus Yarbrough of MTV’s Real World Boston

SYRACUSE, N.Y., Nov. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CheapBooks.com(TM) is hosting an event at Aladdin’s Natural Eatery at 163 Marshall Street, November 15 at 10:30 a.m., near Syracuse University in Syracuse, N.Y.; the event will provide students, teachers and other interested people with the opportunity to mingle in an open forum with the popular reality TV castmate, Syrus Yarbrough, of MTV’s ‘Real World Boston.’

MyHearPod Introduces an Amazingly Small Hearing Aid called HP Micro

CORNELIUS, N.C. – Nov. 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — HearPod Hearing Aids president Randy Wohlers, BC-HIS, announced today the introduction of the HearPod Micro, which is one of the smallest completely in the canal (CIC) hearing aids on the market and designed to be used for open fittings. Open fitting means the hearing aid allows venting for equalization of pressure inside the ear canal.

YMCA Canada East Selects The Active Network As Operations Management Software Provider

SAN DIEGO, Calif. – Oct. 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — YMCA Canada East, representing 14 YMCAs throughout eastern Canada and serving more than 120,000 members, has selected The Active Network, Inc., a company that delivers software technology and marketing solutions to community service organizations, as its operations management software provider.

Cat Kidney Disease: Holistic Pet Care Can Help

DANA POINT, Calif. – Oct. 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘Cat kidney disease and feline renal failure can be helped using holistic pet care,’ says Susan B. Davis, veterinary nutritionist for Ask Ariel Your Pet Nutritionist. Diet, nutritional supplements and acupuncture can help increase longevity and overall quality of life.

PCS Revenue Control Systems Selects M2SYS Fingerprint Software to Provide Powerful Biometric Identification Technology for School Cafeterias

ATLANTA, Ga. – Oct. 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — M2SYS Technology, a biometric technology research and development company, announced today it has formed a partnership with PCS Revenue Control Systems, a leading provider of foodservice management technology. This partnership will benefit school districts by enabling PCS to integrate and distribute M2SYS’ cutting edge fingerprint software technology, Bio-Plugin(TM), within their FASTRAK(TM) school meal software.

CyberTouch Announces 19-inch Wide-Screen LCD Touch Screen Monitor

NEWBURY PARK, Calif. – Oct. 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CyberTouch is pleased to announce the introduction of the Orion 19 – the latest addition to its line of touch LCD monitors. Available now, this 19-inch diagonal touch screen LCD monitor is ideal for banking, entertainment, hospitality, kiosk and point-of-purchase applications.

CheapBooks Retains Law Firm Dickinson Wright to Argue Domain Name Disputes

SYRACUSE, N.Y., Oct. 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CheapBooks.com(TM), a Web site that creates competition among book sellers, recently retained the law firm Dickinson Wright, PLLC, to represent them in areas of domain name disputes and acquisitions.

Apple Co-Founder, Microsoft Exec Judge Mac Software Contest

BOSTON, Mass. – Oct. 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — An unlikely collection of Apple and Microsoft bigwigs has assembled to judge the final round of My Dream App today. My Dream App, a Mac contest in search of the next killer app, features as guest judges Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak, Apple evangelist Guy Kawasaki, and Xbox and zune creator J. Allard.

Before Kids…is Born – Offering Fun Gifts for Parents

PITTSBURGH, Pa. – Oct. 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Do you remember life before kids? Or, perhaps before your friends had kids? Enter that sweet bundle of joy and late night parties and gourmet meals are traded for sleepless nights and drive-thru dinners.