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New location and show dates for 2014 – 19-20th March at Hong Kong Conference & Exhibition Centre

HONG KONG - Wednesday, April 10th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

CARTES in Asia 2013

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Smart cards, digital security, ID, secure transactions and contactless technology were on the agenda last week of March in Asia Pacific with 2,766 visitors attending CARTES Asia and co-located E-Commerce Asia. Over 100 exhibitors showcased their technology and 75 speakers shared their expert research and knowledge at AsiaWorld-Expo, Hong Kong on 27th & 28th of March 2013. 56 countries were represented, including mainland China, Hong Kong, Korea, Singapore, Taiwan and Indonesia. The first day of the high level exhibition and conference also saw HID Global, Crane Currency and Vision Box winning awards within their categories of the Asian SESAMES Awards, which reward the most innovative product or application developed for the Asia Pacific market.

Comexposium, the orga ... Read more »
Views: 296 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 04.10.2013

LAS VEGAS - Wednesday, April 10th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

2013 NAB Show

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- At NAB Show® 2013, Dolby Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE:DLB) and Royal Philips Electronics (NYSE: PHG; AEX: PHIA) in association with CAMERON | PACE Group (CPG) announced that they have signed an agreement to integrate the Dolby® 3D format into CPG’s 3D video content production workflow and to collaborate on the use of the Dolby 3D format. All parties believe that glasses-free 3D presentation in the home can be improved by delivering premium-quality autostereoscopic 3D content using the Dolby 3D format.

Dolby will showcase CPG’s 3D content in its booth at NAB Show 2013 (booth SU1702) as part of its demonstration of Dolby 3D technology from postproduction through distribution to playback.

Led by founders James Cameron and Vince Pace, CPG is advancing 3D through the development of products, solutions, and creative tools for use across all media channels. Supporting networks, ... Read more »
Views: 291 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 04.10.2013

SHENZHEN, China - Wednesday, April 10th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ZTE Corporation ("ZTE”) (H share stock code: 0763.HK / A share stock code: 000063.SZ), a publicly-listed global provider of telecommunications equipment, network solutions and mobile devices, today announced that it has been ranked No.1 for both FTTH CPE revenues and shipments for 2012 by telecommunications market research firm Infonetics.

According to an Q4 2012 Infonetics market share and forecast report entitled, "Broadband CPE and Subscribers: PON, FTTH, Cable, and DSL,” ZTE ranked No.1 for both FTTH CPE revenue and shipments in the past year, with a global share of 19.8 per cent and 30.9 per cent, respectively. ZTE also shipped more than 100 million broadband CPE devices by the end of 2012, the achievement cements ZTE’s place as a global leader in fixed network operations and large-scale FTTH applications.

Broadband proliferation and rapid Internet development has led to a surge in us ... Read more »
Views: 389 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 04.10.2013

New unit to open in Balkania, St. Petersburg, Russia

CARPINTERIA, Calif. - Tuesday, April 9th 2013 [BUSINESS WIRE/ ME NewsWire]

CKE Restaurants hit a growth milestone this week with the 500th international restaurant opening of its Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s brands. On April 6th, Bright Star LLC, exclusive developer of Carl’s Jr. restaurants in Russia, opened their newest Carl’s Jr. in Balkania, St. Petersburg, Russia. Bright Star, one of CKE Restaurants Holdings, Inc.'s leading international franchisee partners, recently entered into a Master Franchise agreement that will spur the brand’s continued growth in the Russian market.

The race to be the 500th international store was a close one, with Kuwait Food Company opening Hardee’s stores in Kuwait and Saudi Arabia within one week of the St. Petersburg Carl’s Jr. opening. CKE Restaurants Holdings, Inc. and Kuwait Food Company have a quarter-century relationship that will see the Hardee’s restaurant brand alone hit the ... Read more »
Views: 307 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 04.10.2013

SAN ANTONIO - Tuesday, April 9th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Kinetic Concepts, Inc. today announced that Robert Hureau has been appointed Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer.

As Executive Vice President, CFO, Hureau will be responsible for internal and external financial reporting and all operational aspects of financial decision-making systems and processes, including compliance, accounting reporting and budgeting. As a key member of the senior leadership team, Hureau will lead financial due diligence, contract negotiations and final deal transaction for merger and acquisition targets. He will also contribute to the development and execution of business and financial strategies.

Hureau has over 20 years of experience in financial accounting, reporting, planning and analysis. In addition, he has significant experience in capital markets transactions, mergers and acquisitions, business integration and overall financial and business strategy. H ... Read more »
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Dolby demonstrates how creative professionals can use industry-leading tools like The Foundry’s NUKE and OCULA to create Dolby 3D content

ME Newswire / Business Wire

Las Vegas - Tuesday, April 9th 2013

2013 NAB Show

Dolby Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE:DLB) and Royal Philips Electronics (NYSE:PHG; AEX:PHI) today announced the Dolby® 3D format, a new content delivery specification for Dolby 3D. The Dolby 3D format ensures that 3D content delivered to TVs, smartphones, PCs, and tablets enabled with Dolby 3D looks its very best, and accurately reflects what the content creator originally intended.

The Dolby 3D format, which attaches essential playback information to content, will be available through a licensing program. Leading postproduction tool provider The Foundry will be demonstrating the future integration of the Dolby 3D format into its popular NUKE and OCULA postproduction products.

Dolby 3D is a comprehensive suite of technologies for the ... Read more »
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AMSTERDAM - Tuesday, April 9th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Regulatory News:

Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, has extended its portfolio of end-user cloud services solutions for mobile network operators with an innovative private file storage and sharing application. LinqUs CloudnShare offers mobile network operators a fast-track to launch their own fully branded and secure OTT (Over-The-Top) application, or complement their existing cloud backup services in the fast-developing personal cloud market.

A recent Gemalto end-user survey highlights the untapped demand for mobile operator branded secure Personal Cloud services and reveals that 80% of mobile users would use cloud-based data backup & sharing services if offered by their mobile network operator. With LinqUs CloudnShare, mobile operators can quickly realize the potential of the personal cloud market and deliver more choice with higher service quality with ... Read more »
Views: 294 | Added by: africa-live | Date: 04.09.2013

LUXEMBOURG & DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, April 9th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES (NYSE Paris:SESG)(LuxX:SESG) announced today that SkyStream FZ LLC has renewed a multi-year deal on SES' NSS-6 satellite at 95 degrees East to provide reliable connectivity to its maritime, and oil & gas customers via secure VSAT networks.

SkyStream will utilise the Ku-band capacity on the SES satellite to deliver corporate VPN services across Iraq, Afghanistan and other key countries, so that SkyStream's customers stay connected at all times.

"We started our business with SES years ago and their services were the first bricks of our expansion and success. We are privileged to work with a professional and supportive partner such as SES,” said Riyadh Al Adely, Managing Director at SkyStream. "The latest deal with SES reaffirms our continued commitment to provide our customers with premium cost-effective capacity and will allow us to extend our VSAT business ... Read more »
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STOCKHOLM - Tuesday, April 9th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Singapore-based e-horizon has delivered a new generation of products to a mobile operator in Asia, including a new type of app innovation called a mobile soft device. What distinguishes a mobile soft device from traditional communication apps is full integration with the core mobile network, which allows mobile operators to provide completely new types of services to subscribers.

A mobile soft device allows mobile operators to provide VoIP and messaging services that are superior to what is provided by Internet-based smartphone call and messaging service providers. The mobile soft device works in a similar way to well-known Internet services when the user is connected to the Internet, but has the added end-user value that you can communicate with anyone, anytime and anywhere, independently of whether you have Internet access or not. This is an example of value that the mobile networks bring to the end use ... Read more »
Views: 293 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 04.09.2013

Forecast-beating 2012 smartphone shipments lay foundations for high-value growth in 2013

SHENZHEN, China - Monday, April 8th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ZTE Corporation ("ZTE”) (H share stock code: 0763.HK / A share stock code: 000063.SZ), a publicly-listed global provider of telecommunications equipment, network solutions and mobile devices, exceeded the company’s target by more than doubling shipments of smartphones in 2012, delivering improved profitability for the terminals division.

The growth in smartphone sales helped ZTE post a gross profit margin of 16.8% in its terminals division in 2012, an improvement of 1.6 percentage points compared to a year earlier.

In the United States, ZTE’s smartphone shipments greatly increased, a reward for the company’s strategy to focus on high-end markets. In emerging markets including India, Indonesia, Mexico, Argentina and Russia, ZTE also achieved fast growth. In 2012, the distributors channel contrib ... Read more »
Views: 274 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 04.09.2013

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