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Aptina, the leading innovator of CMOS imaging technology, announced today the availability of full HD video (1080p/60fps) for high-end mobile phones with the launch of its new high-resolution 14-megapixel, 1.4-micron MT9F011 mobile camera image sensor. Designed for improved video performance, this easy-to-use, cost-effective product offers both higher sensitivity for high-frame rates and reduced structured noise for clean low-light video. The pre-processing options and features of the new MT9F011 mobile camera image sensor directly reflect the advanced capabilities OEMs and camera module integrators are looking for in high-end mobile phones. These include low power consumption, a four-lane MIPI® data interface (configurable as single, dual or quad lane), Bayer resample for improved video, 1/2.3” optical format, and 25 degree chief ray angle to minimize module height.... (more)

Dentsu Announces iButterfly Plus, a Social Game for Smartphones

Dentsu Inc. (TOKYO:4324)(ISIN:JP3551520004)(President & CEO: Tatsuyoshi Takashima; Head Office: Tokyo; Capital: 58,967.1 million yen; hereinafter "Dentsu") and Butterfly Corporation (President & CEO: Katsutoshi Kitamura; Headquarters: Tokyo; hereinafter "Butterfly") announced today the development of iButterfly Plus, a social game for smartphones. This new social game will be available in Japan initially on the iPhone platform from the end of March, and then subsequently on the "Mobage-town for smartphone" domestic gaming platform and "Mobage" international gaming platform operated by DeNA Co., Ltd. (CEO: Tomoko Namba; Headquarters: Shibuya-ku, Tokyo; hereinafter "DeNA"). Using the knowledge and expertise gained from field tests of the iButterfly (see Note) iPhone application developed by Dentsu as a new sales promotions model that utilized mobile handsets to link ... (more)

Toshiba Reveals Completely Redesigned Full HD All-in-One Desktop Computers

Toshiba’s Digital Products Division (DPD), a division of Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., today announced its newest All-in-One Desktop PCs, the 21.5-inch LX815 and 23-inch LX835, which perfectly blend high performance, style and affordable pricing. These All-in-One computers serve as all-purpose devices ideal for the kitchen, family room and dorm room for effective multitasking and HD entertainment. Toshiba's newest All-in-One Desktop PCs, the 21.5-inch LX815 and 23-inch LX835, perfectly blend high performance, style and affordable pricing. (Photo: Business Wire) All New Sleeker Design The new LX815 and LX835 present an entirely new level of style to Toshiba’s All-in-One Desktop Computer product line. These attractive PCs now offer full HD 1080p displays1 with optional touchscreens on edge-to-edge glass, recessed edges to hide connectors to any external ... (more)

Casino by Zeniz Launches on iOS

ERLANGER, KY -- (Marketwire) -- 05/10/12 -- Zeniz, a social mobile gaming company owned in partnership by The United States Playing Card Company, a subsidiary of Jarden Corporation (NYSE: JAH), and digi117 today announced the launch of Casino by Zeniz, a freemium casino app available now for iOS. Casino by Zeniz delivers the most full-featured social casino experience to date for mobile devices, with detailed, high-resolution graphics, a lobby in which players can create custom avatars and, in a later release, view digital entertainment, and an expanding game room of casino favorites with social spins. To download Casino by Zeniz for free, please visit the App Store at http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/casino-by-zeniz/id512974096?l=en&ls=1&mt=8. Casino by Zeniz will release for Android devices on Google Play at a later date. Casino by Zeniz Features: An authentic ca... (more)

GlobalCollect and Newzoo Join Forces to Provide Unique Insights into Video Game Monetization

GlobalCollect, the world’s premier payment service provider of local e-payments, today announced it has extended its partnership with games research firm, Newzoo, to provide fresh data on key emerging and western markets for 2012. As a continuation of the 2011 relationship, GlobalCollect will again sponsor Newzoo’s suite of consumer research in 2012, publish unique joint insights and organize webinars centered around the hottest topics in the games industry. The partnership combines the payment processing and monetization expertise that GlobalCollect has developed servicing the worlds’ largest game companies with the consumer insights provided by Newzoo. One of the key objectives of the co-operation is to increase transparency of emerging markets. This is illustrated by the joint effort to profile game preferences and spending behavior of 30 million active internet... (more)

STMicroelectronics Extends MEMS Sensor Portfolio With Tiny 3-Axis Gyroscope Delivering Power, Speed and Design-In Advantages

GENEVA -- (Marketwire) -- 08/09/12 -- STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications and the world's top MEMS (Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems) manufacturer[1], has unveiled its smallest, lowest-power and highest-performance chip-scale gyroscope for advanced motion-sensing applications. ST's L3GD20H gyroscope measures only 3 x 3mm and 1mm high - the smallest available - while the Company's proven MEMS manufacturing processes deliver outstanding quality, at the industry's highest production volumes. Occupying little over half the volume of its predecessor, yet offering better resolution, higher accuracy, superior stability and faster response time, the new device enables smaller sensing mechanisms in smart consumer electronics, including mobile phones and tablets, game consoles, digita... (more)

Digital Radiology Market is Expected to Reach USD 13.3 Billion Globally in 2018: Transparency Market Research

ALBANY, New York, August 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research (http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com) "Digital Radiology Market - Global Industry Size, Market Share, Trends, Analysis and Forecast, 2012 - 2018," the global radiology systems market is estimated at USD 9.7 billion in 2012 and expected to reach USD 13.3 billion by 2018 at a CAGR of 5.4% from 2012 to 2018. Globally, the North America region is expected to maintain its lead position in terms of revenue till 2018. North America holds about 41.9% of the global digital radiology market revenue share in 2012 followed by Europe. In terms of volume, the global digital radiology market is expected to reach 158.2 thousand units by 2018. Browse the full report at http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/globa-digital-radiology-market.html  Radiol... (more)

Global Display Market (2012 - 2017) By Technology [E-Paper, OLED, LED, LCD, DLP, Lcos, Plasma], TYPE [Conventional, Flexible, Transparent, 3D], Applications [Consumer Appliances, Home Appliances, Automotive, Industrial, Healthcare, Others] & Geography

NEW YORK, Nov. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Global Display Market (2012 – 2017) By Technology [E-Paper, OLED, LED, LCD, DLP, Lcos, Plasma], TYPE [Conventional, Flexible, Transparent, 3D], Applications [Consumer Appliances, Home Appliances, Automotive, Industrial, Healthcare, Others] & Geography http://www.reportlinker.com/p01048193/Global-Display-Market-2012-–-2017-By-Technology-[E-Paper-OLED-LED-LCD-DLP-Lcos-Plasma]-TYPE-[Conventional-Flexible-Transparent-3D]-Applications-[Consumer-Appliances-Home-Appliances-Automotive-Industrial-Healthcare-Others]--Geography.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=Small_Appliance Global display report primarily deals with different display technologies and display types currently operational in the world and their future trends 5 years f... (more)

WXYZ-TV Wins Prestigious duPont-Columbia Award

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., Dec. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- WXYZ-TV was been selected as a winner of the prestigious Alfred I. duPont-Columbia Award, regarded as the highest award in broadcast journalism, for its years-long investigative series: "Wayne County Confidential:  Government Run Amok."  (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100922/DE69906LOGO ) 7 Action News Investigators Heather Catallo and Ross Jones broke the story of former Wayne County Economic Development Director Turkia Mullin's secret $200,000 severance package.  Their investigations also revealed other secret severance deals, a political machine fueled with county resources and global travel for county officials funded by secret donors. The 7 Action News Investigator's reports led to an FBI investigation, a series of indictments, criminal charges, resignations, firings and stronger ethic rules. Als... (more)

Cult Browser Game Travian Celebrates its Ninth Birthday

MUNICH, September 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- 3.288 days of strategy fun for 125 million players worldwide Nine years of Travian, nine years of cult about the browser game, nine years of success story: In September the browser-game Travian celebrates its ninth birthday. As a present for all players Travian gives a special birthday world to its fans and raffles strictly limited Travian-amulets. Browser-game years are like dog years: they count manifold. This means that the browser-game Travian, aged nine years, is a real evergreen already. The game, invented and designed in Munich, is not only one of the biggest browser-games worldwide, but more importantly it has reached cult status! 125 million players have been enthused by Travian, since the game started in September 2004. This makes Travian one of the most popular and best known browser-games internationally. For the... (more)

Infinity Augmented Reality, Inc. Joining Forces With Renowned William Hill Company

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwired) -- 11/18/13 -- Infinity Augmented Reality, Inc. ("Infinity Augmented Reality" or "Infinity AR") (OTCQB: ALSO), the first augmented reality software platform to connect universally with digital eyewear, smartphones, tablets, smart TVs and connected cars, announced today an agreement to make Infinity AR the first augmented reality technology provider for William Hill, one of Europe's largest online gaming companies. William Hill has over 2,390 betting shops representing 26% of the online gaming market in England. The company has contracted Infinity AR a pioneer in augmented reality technology who has displayed remarkable proficiency, creativity, and innovation in providing sensory enhanced, immersive, and mobile platforms which will challenge the boundaries of online gaming. With the synthesis of digital eyewear and Infinity AR's technolog... (more)