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20Mar/140

IBASE Releases World’s First Pentium® M based ATX IPC Motherboard

TAIPEI, TAIWAN (PRWEB) November 24, 2004

IBASE Technology, a leader in embedded computing, releases the world's first Pentium® M-based ATX industrial motherboard. Supporting Intel's latest mobile processors manufactured using 90-nanometer process technology, the MB892 motherboard is designed for used in transaction terminal, industrial automation, gaming, medical and kiosk applications.

The MB892 utilizes Intel's 855GME chipset supporting Pentium® M processors with up to 2GHz processor speed and two DDR DIMM sockets for a maximum 2GB memory capacity. With the optimized integrated-chipset graphics solution, both CRT and LVDS interface can be used while featuring dual display capability. Network connectivity is provided with either 10/100 or Gigabit LAN.

“Built on the latest embedded computing technology, the MB892 offers our customers the edge to develop more competitive products”, said C.S. Lin, president. “The MB892 is the latest addition to IBASE long life industrial motherboards and meets the current demand for high-performance, low-power embedded computing markets.”

Other special features of the motherboard are two ISA expansion slots, four serial ports, compact flash socket, DiskOnChip socket and optional Serial ATA and 1394 Firewire support.

MB892 FEATURES

· Supports Pentium® M / Celeron® M processors, Up to 2.0GHz, 400MHz FSB

· DDR DIMM x 2, max. 2GB

· Integrated VGA, shared memory, CRT/LVDS, supports dual display

· Integrated 10/100 BaseT Ethernet

· Watchdog timer, 1394, 6 x USB 2.0 ports

· 4 x PCI, 2 x ISA, 1 x AGP, 2 x SATA

About IBASE Technology

IBASE Technology was set up by a group of experienced engineers who revolve around the IPC arena and talented marketing and management staff sharing the same ideals and goals. As a team, it has gained the respect and support from reputable and established companies that eventually forged strategic partnerships with IBASE. IBASE’s R&D team is composed hardware and software engineers, 20% with over 16 years and 80% with over 10 years experience in their respective fields. IBASE, an ISO9001 certified company, also specializes in OEM/ODM services tailoring products to customers’ requirements. Current product offerings from IBASE include various single board computers, Mini-ITX motherboards, industrial motherboards, ETX CPU modules, CompactPCI processor boards and digital surveillance systems.

Contact Information:

IBASE Technology Inc.

11F, No. 3-1, Yuan Qu St., Nankang, Taipei, Taiwan, R.O.C. (Nankang Software Park)

Tel: 886-2-26557588    

Fax: 886-2-26557388

Email: sales@ibase.com.tw

Web Site: http://www.ibase.com.tw

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19Mar/140

Research And Markets – Investigate South Africa’s Commercial Systems And Servers Industry Today

(PRWEB) December 13, 2004

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/reports/c10915) has announced the addition of South Africa Commercial Systems and Servers 2004-2008 Forecast and 2003 Vendor Shares to their offering.

This study, South Africa Commercial Systems and Servers 2004-2008 Forecast and 2003 Vendor Shares, reviews and analyzes the market for computer systems, servers, and workstations in South Africa for 2003, with data provided according to vendor, processor technology, and operating system. The data is further divided into 10 price bands. The study also provides detailed forecasts of market size through 2008.

Additionally, the analysis of the commercial systems and server market should help answer the following key market questions:


What are the defining characteristics of the commercial systems and server market in South Africa?

How will current and future economic conditions likely affect this market's development?

What are the areas of highest penetration and growth potential within the server market by operating system, price band, and CPU type?

How is the global rivalry between Microsoft and Unix being played out in the South African market? Where does Linux stand?

Can vendors of proprietary environments capture new applications and growth on their platforms?

What application segments are driving growth and what platforms are best positioned to gain in this evolving market?

Who is gaining share in the South African server market?

Where are the greatest opportunities for future growth?

"After the previous years' decline in systems and server shipments, strong growth was witnessed in 2003. Due to restricted IT budgets and the increased length of purchase cycles, however, vendors will be inclined to remain cautious. As the large business sector starts to focus on total cost of ownership and return on investment, it is to be expected that the SMB sector will become more important in generating revenue for vendors." Philip Korinek, Research Analyst - CEMA.

The contents of this report are as follows:

Opinion

In This Study

Methodology

Executive Summary

Situation Overview

Market Characteristics

Economic and Political Environment

IT Environment

Information Technology Market Overview

General IT Trends

Drivers

Inhibitors

Overview of the Systems and Server Market

The Structure of the Systems and Server Market by Server Category

The Volume Server Market (less than$ 100,000)

The Midrange Enterprise Server Market ($ 100,000-$ 1,000,000)

The High-End Enterprise Server Market (More than $ 1,000,000)

The Structure of the Systems and Server Market by Processor Type

Trends in the Intel Processor-Based Server Segment

Trends for the RISC Processor-Based Server Segment

The Structure of the Systems and Server Market by Operating System

Microsoft Windows (NT, 2000, And XP) Server Hardware Market

Novell NetWare Server Hardware Market

Unix Server Hardware Market

Linux Server Hardware Market

Other Operating Systems

For more information visit http://www.researchandmarkets.com/reports/c10915

Laura Wood

Senior Manager

Research and Markets

press@researchandmarkets.com

Fax: +353 1 4100 980

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19Mar/140

NTP Time Server Now with IPv6 Support

(PRWEB) December 16, 2004

The time servers can be configured with 4 different form factors (including 1U and 3U rack mount versions), several stratum 0 - reference time sources such as GPS, IRIG, DCF77 and can be equipped with several optional outputs. Even stratum 2+ models are available, which do not use an integrated time source, they aquire the correct time over the network from other NTP time servers. LANTIME time servers can be configured by using the easy and comfortable secure web interface or its console counterpart, accessible over a SSH2 or Telnet connection.

To provide centralized management and monitoring, they come with a very broad SNMP support, including SNMP traps, over 400 accessible variables and over 60 configuration parameters. The flexible notfication system allows the administrator to select which event triggers which notification type (SNMP Trap, eMail, Syslog entry, Windows Popup Message) and even provides a possibility to execute a user-provided shell script in case of an alert.

More and more networks have to provide synchronized time to their clients. Not only process automation and telecommunication applications are time-sensible, even "ordinary" company networks often require a reliable common time base for all desktop PCs, servers and infrastructure components like routers or switches. In order to avoid that databases are corrupted by unsynchronized replication processes and in order to be able to reconstruct hacker attacks or the chronology of technical problems (computer forensics), it is mandatory that all involved systems and components are using the same time when putting transactions in a processing order or creating log entries. Without a single, common time base it would be rather complicated (if not impossible) to find out the correct chronology of passed events.

An example: In the course of an investigation of a hacker attack, it is very important whether the attacker first broke into system A and then got into system B - or vice versa. When it comes to heavily used databases, it can be a catastrophe if transaction A is not processed before transaction B. A good example for this is a stock exchange order processing system.

The Network Time Protocol (NTP), that can be used to synchronize time between servers and clients, but also between servers and servers, is used for a long time now. NTP builds a hierarchy, where a so-called stratum level is assigned to all time servers. The stratum level indicates how "near" a time server is located to a highly accurate source of time.

The built-in real time clock of todays computer systems is not suitable to be this source of time, it is just to inaccurate and normally only used to keep time while the system is turned off (battery buffered). The system clock of a running computer is a software clock. It is not unusual that these software clocks are drifting a second per day (or even more). Such an error can cumulate to more than 30 seconds per month in always-on systems like network servers. This is not acceptable for the majority of professional applications.

The reference time sources of a NTP network are mostly radio clocks, so-called stratum 0 references. Stratum 0 represents the level with the highest accuracy, a NTP server directly connected to such a clock is a stratum 1 time server. These radio clocks are receiving their time from mostly governmental authorities, which keep their time by operating an atomic clock. They broadcast the time information for example by using long wave transmitters like the german Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt (PTB) or the US-american National Institute of Standards and Technology. Often the signal of the 24 GPS-satellites is used, each of them equipped with an atomic clock. The advantage of the Global Positioning System (GPS),mainly used for navigational purposes, are better accuracy and worldwide availability of the signal. The longwave signals of PTB, NIST and others only covers a limited area (for example, the longwave radio sender DCF77 used by the german PTB covers an area of approx. 2000 km around its broadcasting station which is located near Frankfurt/Main).

The reference implementation of NTP is freely available and can be downloaded on the NTP website. In its newest Version 4 it supports all major operating systems and radio clocks. NTP Version 3 is defined in RFC1305, no RFC has been published for NTP V4 until today.

In order not to change the running configuration of an existing server, a number of companies developed specialized appliances which can be used as a time server in company networks. These standalone and ready-to-run systems are offering stability and easy configurability without needing too much attention from the administrator. Most of these systems are coming with a builtin radio clock, others can use an external clock with a serial connection.

The LANTIME time server models offered by Meinberg Radio Clocks from Bad Pyrmont, Germany, can be ordered with integrated DCF77- and/or GPS-radio clocks, as well as IRIG time code readers and other time sources. A LANTIME includes a single board computer with an i386 compatible CPU, booting Linux from a compact flash disk and running a version of the reference NTP software coming from ntp.org, which has been slightly optimized for a better interaction with the built in reference time source.

The administration of these systems can be handled by using a standard web browser (via HTTP or even encrypted via HTTPS), a terminal program (by using TELNET or SSH) and with a SNMP-compatible network management software. A sophisticated event notification system informs the responsible person by sending a mail, a SNMP trap, a syslog entry or by showing a message on a big wallmount display. Even a user-defined script can be executed in case of an event.

Besides the extensive configuration options and numerous hardware options the Meinberg LANTIME family of time servers comes with a very good IPv6 support, which has been developed in cooperation with the JOIN project of the University of Muenster. The LANTIME time servers are the first time servers especially designed to provide accurate time in IPv6 based networks or dual stack networks (running both IPv4 and IPv6).

An Online demo of the web interface, as well as detailed descriptions and datasheets of the LANTIME models and othe Meinberg time and frequency products can be found on their website.

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19Mar/140

Commell Launches LV-667 Advanced Digital Media Mini-ITX Mainboard

(PRWEB) December 17, 2004

Aiwan Commate Computer Inc.(Commell), a leading provider of Mini-ITX platform solutions, today announced the introduction of the new embedded LV-667 advanced digital media Mini-ITX mainboard, designed to meet the needs of applications on the rapidly emerging new generation of smart digital entertainment devices such as PVRs, set top boxes, gaming machine, Kiosk and media centers, even NAS, POS and ATM application is suitable.

Commell's LV-667 is based on VIA C3 (VIA Eden CPU optional), supports for up to 1GB of DDR400/333/266 SDRAM with the acclaimed FastStream64 memory controller, and a high speed Ultra V-Link interface for a 1GB/s connection to VIA`s feature-leading South Bridge options. Integrating the S3 Graphics UniChrome Pro IGP graphics core, the LV-667 leverages the advanced hardware MPEG-2 and MPEG-4 acceleration features on all display types from CRT and LCD screens to standard definition TVs and HDTVs.

Through the onboard VT8237 South Bridge, the LV-667 offers a comprehensive range of integrated storage, multimedia and connectivity options, including Serial ATA, UltraDMA IDE, USB2.0, 2 x 10/100Mbps LAN, IEEE 1394 and V-RAID with support for multiple RAID configurations, The board also support for 6-channel AC97 audio and DVI or HDTV Interface, also offers LVDS Interface from Mini-AGP slot.

LV-667 features:

Onboard embedded VIA C3 1.00GHz CPU.

DRAM: 1 x 184-pin DDR266/333/400 SDRAM up to 1 GB .

Chipset: VIA CN400 and VT8237

PCI Enhanced IDE: Two UltraATA/100 IDE channels up to 4 ATAPI.

I/O Ports: 2 x RS232C serial port, 4 x USB 2.0, 1 x DB15 VGA, 1x PS/2 keyboard and mouse ports

DVI Interface: Optional onboard DVI interface (LV-667D)

TV-out Interface: Optional onboard SDTV/HDTV interface (LV-667T)

LVDS Interface: Optional 18/24-bit LVDS interface Mini-AGP add-on card for LV-667.

IEE1394: 3 x IEEE 1394 ports with VIA VT6306 MAC/PHY

GPIO Interface: Onboard programmable 8-bit Digital I/O interface.

LAN Interface: 1 x VIA VT6103 10/100Mbps PHY, 1 x Realtek 8100B 10/100Mbps PCI controller

SSD: CompactFlash Type-II socket

Watchdog Timer: Winbond W83697UF with system generates 256 level reset

Expansive Interface: 1 x Slim PCI slot , 1 x Mini-AGP(optional)

About Commell

COMMELL is a trademark of Taiwan Commate Computer Inc.

For further information about COMMELL is available at http://www.commell.com.tw

Contact

mailto: info@commell.com.tw ; sales@tcommate.com.tw

Tel: 886-2-26963909 Fax: 886-2-26963911

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19Mar/140

Fastest Computers Now Up to 3800MHz at Michael’s Computers Since 1996

Marina Del Rey, CA (PRWEB) December 17, 2004

MX8 VIPER. Michael's Computers latest MX8 Viper system appeals to intelligent PC users who desire the absolute best in visual, speed and performance up to Pentium 4 3800MHz now.

CPU Scorecard can be seen at Michael's Computers (http://www.michaelscomputers.com) providing a visual of all other processors.

Our Second Review on the MX8 Viper : I was in the market for a new computer. I came across Michaels computers and saw the MX8 Viper. First off I was immediately drawn to the design of the Viper. It is like nothing I have ever seen before. I wanted one immediately just by looking at it. Then when I found out what it comes with, I decided this was the computer for me. I was amazed at how fast I received it after ordering it. When I first turned it on, I was blown away by how fast it is. The colors and graphics are so bright and vivid. I had more than one window open and it still performed at the same speed. My MX8 viper is like nothing I have ever seen before. IT BLOWS AWAY ALL OTHER COMPUTERS!! I will never own another computer from anyone but Michael of Michaels computers. --K Finney, Pala, California kfinney@palacasino.com

Every process from gaming to DVD-burning occurs rapidly and any business application is absolute blissful play. Better cooling keeps the MX8 Viper running effortlessly efficient and prolongs the lifespan of it's internal components.

PC users know that when setting up LAN gaming or simply transporting pc's, the typical computer is hard to carry. MX8 Viper with it's built in handles on top allow for the easiest transport possible.

The new MX8 VIPER is sure to astonish and awe any and all who walk in its path and already has taken off to Dodge fans in Michigan, United States!

Side by side any other computers, Michael's MX8 systems including the MX8 Viper outperforms the competition consistently. As seen in Maximum PC, Wall Street Journal and much more.

Latest Processor - Intel Pentium 4 3800MHz Processor with SSE3 Instruction set outperforms AMD and all Apple processors. Combined with Michael's MX8 SATA-X Hyperdrives up to 600GB, (more than 4X Faster than any other hard drives), Michael's Computers continue to be the world's only instant computer systems and most reliable with a rock solid 8 year warranty....there is no computer on the market that performs as best as the MX8 day in and day out. Compare to ANY system and you just won't find the speed or power better than in a Michael's Computers MX8.

ATI's PCI EXPRESS x800xt Video Card is IN! TWICE AS FAST AS 8X AGP! The X800xt video processor was designed to have a native 16 lane support, or “true” PCI Express interface. As a result it can communicate directly with the PCI Express bus at PCI Express speeds. Other graphics companies have cards that are compatible with PCI Express, but they are still only AGP cards that are “bridged” by a second chip to be physically compatible with PCI Express slots on the motherboard. And you NEED this human reality visual card! Graphics are ultra REAL!

"When someone hears about Michael's fastest computers they have to own one" - 1000's of clients worldwide voice the same after seeing a system from Michael's Computers. That's why those who use Michael's Computers are the only fortunate customers to experience near CLICK INSTANT performance. Outdated computers are those that when you click something, you have to wait for it to load to come on. All programs launch instantly on Michael's Computers MX8.

Michael's MX8 Tower continues to be the most powerful Desktop in the world. Featuring the NEW Intel 3800MHz Pentium 4 'E' processor, it outperforms it's nearest competition 12X faster than Apple's G5 Dual 2.5GHz!. Significantly faster due to Michael's integration of over 1024MB of PC4200 DDR Memory, SATA-X Hyper Drives, ATI's VERY latest X800xt Video or Nvidia's latest 6800 256MB DDR Video Card - Technology developed by Industrial Light and Magic (a George Lucas Company) or ATI's Radeon 256MB x800xt 16X PCI EXPRESS Video Card, SoundBlaster's Platinum Audigy ZX 108dB Soundboards (up to 7.1 Surround Sound), 16X DVD Re-Writeable, 52X CD-R's, and SO MUCH MORE!

"I can invite some of my friends to come check out my MX8 and see what it can do. I know they will be in awe. I surely was. Thanks again Michael for the incredible systems you build. This is the FASTEST production computer I ever had" --Darryll Patterson, Belle Glade, Florida

Michael's Computers invites you to stop by http://www.Michaelscomputers.com today and by simply asking, they will install an extra 512MB of PC4000 DDR MEMORY FREE!

There is never a point in buying a system, unless you have stellar software to run and show off the performance. Michael's Computers bundles top of the line software that makes computing more useful, productive and fun.

With the longest 8 year warranties in the business, world's only proven systems to load programs and run operations nearly instantly, best service and web posted benchmarks, Michael's Computers have personally proven to have manufactured the perfect computer system, both desktops and laptops, for the professional and gamer user.

United States Navy Sidewinder Missile Division in California - "We have computers from every company, and your MX Systems surpass every computer we have ever tested. Our technicians saw your latest systems and they practically drooled over them"

Where parts may be similar, side by side, no other computer can be as instant or as fast. Many wonder how this is possible? Simple explanation - Ever wonder how one V8 engine in a car can be beat by another manufactures V8 in another car? It's always the way a system is built and optimized that makes the total difference.

Who builds your system at Dell, Compaq, Gateway, HP, IBM, Alienware or any other company? Do you actually get to know the maker? Why do you think more people trust Michael's Computers?

About Michael's Computers

Michael's Computers, founded in 1996, is the world leader in design and manufacturing of the highest performance computer systems under the brand names MX8 (Previously MX7 which the MX stands for "Michael's Xtreme" and the number stands for years in warranty AND business). The company does 100 Percent business online and can be contacted by mail at 4712 Admiralty Way, Suite 359, Marina Del Rey, Ca 90292.

Michael's Computers have been designing world performance systems for Gamers, Web Designers, 3D Cad Designers, Law Offices, Realtors, Doctors, Movie Producers, Audio Enthusiasts and personal within the US Navy, US Air Force and US Marine Corp since 1996.

Michael's Computers systems are sold throughout the United States and also ship as far as Canada, Alaska, Ireland, Australia, Germany, UK and London.

Michael's Computers are sold exclusively online at MichaelsComputers.com

Owner: Mike J Gonzales

Company http://MichaelsComputers.com California/Worldwide

Contact:

Michael's Computers

4712 Admiralty Way Suite 359

Marina Del Rey, Ca 90292

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19Mar/140

TierDeveloper 4.0 Released for .NET

San Ramon, CA (PRWEB) December 17, 2004

AlachiSoft is pleased to announce the immediate availability of the TierDeveloperTM 4.0. TierDeveloper is an object-to-relational mapping and code generation tool that helps developers cut down development time and cost. Map objects to relational tables, embed powerful SQL including queries and stored procedure calls, and instantly generate fully-functional .NET components (VB.NET and C#). Also generate real-life ASP.NET and Windows Forms applications to use against the generated objects.

The latest features to be added to version 4.0 include many-to-many relationships, MS Access and DB2 8.1 support, unmapped object support where you create object first and database tables from it later, support for updatable views, formula fields, identity columns and Oracle/DB2 sequences, Typed Datasets, and much more.

"TierDeveloper has always prided itself as being the most featureful business and data objects framework generation tool for .NET. TierDeveloper 4.0 has reinforced this standing by adding a number of very important features to address the needs of large enterprise applications. Many tools provide very basic support that is good for small applications. But, TierDeveloper is designed to handle really high-end applications with performance and flexibility being a strong emphasis.", said Iqbal Khan, Director Sales & Marketing at AlachiSoft.

Technologies supported by TierDeveloper include:

• Microsoft .NET components (COM+ or stand-alone)

• Microsoft Visual Studio .NET 2002/2003

• Microsoft ADO.NET (database access through OLEDB and Managed Providers for SQL Server 2000, Oracle and DB2)

• Microsoft ASP.NET Web applications

• Windows Forms applications

• Web services & Windows Forms based remote client

Additionally, TierDeveloper supports the following leading database servers:

• Microsoft SQL Server 7.0/2000

• Oracle 8i/9i/10g

• DB2 7.x/8.1

• MS Access 2000 or later

TierDeveloper allows customers to significantly lower their development cost and maximize productivity within their current projects. Customers can develop software applications in much less time, without requiring as many resources which is essential in these difficult economic times when everyone is cutting back their budgets and is being forced to postpone and/or cancel important projects. Now, customers can develop their business-critical projects without having to increase their budgets.

TierDeveloper also helps customers improve the quality of their applications. This is because all the code that TierDeveloper generates is based on pre-tested code-templates. These code-templates have been tested for both functionality and performance. The end result of all this is a much higher quality application for our customers.

Pricing and Availability

TierDeveloper has a free 30-day evaluation version available on AlachiSoft website. Pricing information is also available there. No runtime fees, no server-CPU fees, and no deployment fees charged by TierDeveloper. Customers only pay for developer licenses.

About AlachiSoft

AlachiSoft, a California based company, is in the business of providing Software Development Productivity Tools. And, the first tool in this line is TierDeveloper, which helps developers of Enterprise Applications cut down their development time through object-to-relational mapping and code generating capabilities of TierDeveloper. TierDeveloper has been designed to become a Rapid Application Development (RAD) environment for customers who want to design and develop Enterprise systems in Microsoft Technologies. Visit our website at http://www.alachisoft.com or send us an email at sales@alachisoft.com.

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Iqbal Khan

Director Sales & Marketing

AlachiSoft

925-551-8070 (x101);

iqbal@alachisoft.com

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19Mar/140

Application as Service – System Utility to Run Applications as Windows Services

(PRWEB) December 23, 2004

Application as Service is an advanced system utility which lets you run any application as Windows 2000/XP Service. You can easily configure Application as Service using our intuitive GUI interface or command line configurator directly from your software. Application as Service features very low CPU usage, custom environment variables, monitoring and detailed logging as well as many other features.

You can use Application as Service software to do the following and even more:

Launch any application as Windows NT/2000/XP/2003 service

Launch your application at system boot, before user logon

Runs executable: 16 bit (Dos, Windows, OS/2), 32 bit, batch files, scripts (VBScript, JScript) as a service

Run your application without the need of a user session

Achieve higher fault tolerance with your software reporting private errors to the event log and automatically restarting on errors

Specify application priority

Run a GUI application under a different security context (even under NT 4.0). User passwords are entered by the administrator and users are not prompted

Standard input/output automatic redirection to files

Automatically start applications before and after service

Allow multiple processes to run within the same service

etc

Full features list:

    Easily run applications as services

    Run application before users login into their systems

    Run application before service startup and after service shutdown

    Auto restart application after application termination

    Redirect STDIN and STDOUT to file for console application

    Create service dependencies

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18Mar/140

Are you being Stalked?

(PRWEB) January 5, 2005

In a 1997 U.S. Department of Justice study*: About 1 million women are stalked annually

59% of the female stalking victims had been stalked by a current, former marital or cohabiting partner.

Stalkers spied on or followed about 75 percent of victims

In a 1976 report by the National Commission for the Review of Federal and State Laws Relating to Wiretapping and Electronic Surveillance, nearly 80 percent of reported wiretapping matters involved an attempt by a spouse to obtain evidence for use against the other spouse in a domestic matter. Almost thirty years later spying in domestic situations has gone digital.

Estranged spouses now use Computer Spyware Activity Monitoring programs which have different options to capture screenshots, record all keystrokes typed, record email and chat sessions, websites visited, Instant messages and Passwords basically anything done on the computer will be recorded and stored in a file, sometimes encrypted and the more popular versions of this spyware software will email all of these results to a remote computer at scheduled days and times with all of this done in STEALTH mode without your knowledge. Making the detection of this software even more difficult, is that some of these programs can rename themselves and change their location at random or uninstall themselves at a preset time.

Angel Lee of El Mirage, Arizona was sentenced to 60 days home detention after pleading guilty to intercepting her husband’s ex wife emails at least 215 times.

Steven Paul Brown of Michigan was charged with four felony counts of using a computer to eavesdrop for installing the eblaster software on his estranged wife Patricia Brown’s computer.

Robert S. Douglas of Williston Pennsylvania was ordered to stand trial on charges that include unlawful use of a computer, access-device fraud and interception, and disclosure or use of electronic communications after he installed a computer monitoring program called Supersave on a computer he bought for his wife before their separation.

If you suspect computer monitoring spyware may be installed on your computer running an anti-spyware program can be one of the most effective ways to detect computer monitoring spyware, A major problem that arises is with the confusion caused when someone runs an anti spyware program and thinks their system is secure, unless you know the difference between adware/spyware and the more malicious keystroke logging and monitoring spyware, you may not be using the right software to scan your system.

Some of the most commonly used and popular programs to detect spyware are good at detecting adware/spyware but lack in ferreting out the more dangerous computer monitoring surveillance spyware used by estranged spouses.

Private Investigator Robert Pac performs Computer Spyware Detection Investigations using a combination of the latest Anti-Monitoring Spyware software, along with a physical search using his specialized knowledge to examine, locate, analyze and remove Computer Monitoring Surveillance Spyware devices from a Computer. If you can’t afford to hire a professional to perform a Computer Countermeasures Investigation to search for spyware, the best all around program to detect keystroke logging spyware is Spycop available from our website at http://www.SpywareSpecialist.com/Spycop

If you think you’re safe because you have an up to date anti virus software program, you checked the installed programs listing, add/remove category, standard start up area and tried pressing Ctrl + Alt + Delete on your computer and nothing showed up, you still need to be careful because these programs are designed to be invisible to these methods.

Warning signs of Monitoring Spyware

Your computer has started to run slower. In Windows 2000/XP launching the task manager and clicking on the Performance tab reveals that your system is running using 100% of it’s CPU cycle by an unknown program.

Your hard drive space is being used up or you get a message that your virtual memory is low

When you try to run an anti monitoring spyware program it won’t run, crashes and shuts your computer down and/or giving an error message

Someone you know has intimate details of your private conversations

Someone you know, regularly just happens to bump into you at private places or events

Robert Pac a Massachusetts licensed Private Detective is the owner of InterTrace Investigations Group, which Specializes in Surveillance & Computer Spyware Countermeasures.

For more information on the different types of spyware in use today and to obtain anti-spyware programs visit our website at

http://www.SpywareSpecialist.com


Phone (413) 527-6990

*From: U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs National Institute of Justice: "The Crime of Stalking: How Big Is the Problem?" by Patricia Tjaden. Published: November 1997

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18Mar/140

AValonRF Announces the Availability of Module A, a Micro MPEG4 Encoder Module

San Diego, CA (PRWEB) January 5, 2005

AValonRF, Inc., announces the immediate availability of it’s Micro MPEG4 Encoder module at AFCEA West Expo 2005 - February 1-3, 2005, San Diego, CA, USA, Booth 1451

The Micro MPEG4 Encoder Module is an advanced MJPEG/MPEG1 /MPEG2/MPEG4 video compression module. It includes a video & audio Codec, a video & audio pre-processor DSP with a real time clock and OSD, a video compression ASIC and a transport stream post compression DSP.

The MPEG4 Encoder chip used is the WISchip GO7007SB of WIS Technologies, which is a multi-format video encoder chip. The CCIR601/656 video is compressed into MPEG-1/2/4, MJPEG, H.263, or GoStream™ formats. The WISchip GO7007SB of provides perfect A/V synchronization; improved error resiliency for irregular H-sync and V-sync video sources, and employs a motion-adaptive de-interlacing scheme to ensure optimal video quality. Designed for multimedia PC, DVR/PVR, STB, video conferencing, surveillance, and MPEG-4 enabled DSC/DVC applications; the WISchip G07007SB takes image quality to a new level, while delivering D1/VGA streaming video at 30 fps.

Typical Applications for the module:

· Wireless video links

· Wireless UAV/UGV/USV links

· Wireless IP cameras (with TR430-3G/Module C)

· Digital Video Recorders

· In-Car Video Systems

Module A – MPEG4 Encoder Features are:

· NTSC/PAL video input with a maximum resolution of 720x480 at 30 frames/sec.

· Electret microphone input

· Video pre-compression processing

– Eliminate thermal camera noise

– Reduce camera/image jitter

– Electronic zoom

– Add time stamp + on-screen display

– Detect a no-change in image

· Video compression (user adjustable)

– Variable output data rate

– Variable frame rate

– Variable latency

· Camera PTZ controller output

· Small and low weight (60mm x 33mm, 14gram)

· Low cost

Module A Optional features:

· Real Time Clock with battery backup

· PTZ control

· Audio Electret microphone amplifier and 1.2W power amplifier

Our products for the Security and Military markets are:

Systems -

· V38R - Rugged daylight readable PDA with biometrics, 2D bar code scanner, camera, RFID, 200kbit/sec long range encrypted wireless link, GPS and two way audio. Runs Windows CE®.

· LC618 Wireless Lapel Camera and microphone

· HMPC-1.6 Miniature Wearable Computer with integrated wireless links and GPS. Runs Windows XP® Embedded

· Micro miniature UAV/UGV/USV wireless video, telemetry & control links

· TA4, TA8, TA12, TA16 Tracking Antenna system with no moving parts

Micro Miniature Modules:

· TR430-2G – 200Kbaud (optional 325Kbaud) long range, AES encrypted, 1W digital UHF transceiver with GPS and two way G.729 audio

· TR430-3G – 1.53Mbaud long range, AES encrypted, 1W digital UHF transceiver with GPS and two way G.729 audio

· Module A - MPEG 4 Encoder (Compression)

· Module D - MPEG 4 Decoder (Decompression)

· Module C - TCP/IP + USB 2.0 + IDE/ATA

· Module F – CPU, DRAM, AGP Display controller, 4.5GB HDD & WIFI/ZEGBEE/GSM/GPRS.

About AValon RF Inc.:

AValonRF designs and produces state-of-the-art wireless links that include receivers, transmitters, Wearable computers, In Car Video Systems, remote display units, DVRs, rugged wireless PDAs, Rugged PCs, No moving parts tracking Antennas, Wireless Microphones, Miniature MPEG 4 Encoders, Miniature MPEG4 Decoders and a variety of specialized antennas. Our intelligent true diversity technology provides broadcast quality interference-free video links over the frequency spectrum of 56MHz to 2.5GHz. A wireless link from Avalon RF is an affordable easy to install video solution with superior image quality.

AValonRF is a privately held company headquartered in El Cajon (San Diego). More information about AValonRF is available online at http://www.avalonrf.com.

AValonRF Contact:

Tommy Orpaz

Vice President, Business Development

AValonRF, Inc

San Diego, CA

(619) 401-1969

tommy@avalonrf.com

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18Mar/140

Limelight Networks and The Chris Pirillo Show Team to Deliver Live Webcasts at International Consumer Electronics Show

Tempe, AZ (PRWEB) January 7, 2005

Limelight Networks, a leading digital delivery network, and the Chris Pirillo Show, hosted by Chris Pirillo, best-selling author and creator of the award-winning Lockergnome e-zine and former host of Tech TV’s Call for Help television show, will join forces at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas to deliver a live webcast from “Lunch@Pieros”, an annual press event featuring interviews and discussion surrounding this years highly anticipated show.

The International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is the world's largest annual tradeshow for consumer technology and America's largest annual tradeshow of any kind. “The Chris Pirillo Show” will take listeners from around the world behind the scenes of this monstrous event as well as interview key players in the consumer electronics industry, and unveil some of the hottest gadgets nobody knows exist. The show will also feature questions from the audience, call-ins and one-on-one conversations covering a wide range of topics.

“We are eager to support this unique online broadcast that will enable people from around the world to join in the excitement of CES and experience the event through Chris’s show” said David Rice, vice president of sales and marketing for Limelight Networks. “Our media delivery platform will ensure that the largest possible audience can participate and receive the highest quality stream”.

“We selected Limelight Networks as our distribution partner for the CES broadcast because we need reliability and distribution backbone to insure support for an audience of any size,” said Jake Ludington, Producer of the Chris Pirillo Show. "Using Limelight Networks for distribution makes it possible us to concentrate on what we do best, which is deliver an informative, entertaining technology show. With Limelight, we know our listeners will be able to connect to the live stream."

The event will take place on Thursday and Friday, January 6th and 7th from 11:30 to 2pm and will originate from Piero's Restaurant at 355 Convention Center Drive in Las Vegas.

About Limelight Networks

Privately-held Limelight Networks is the first comprehensive digital delivery network, providing end-to-end IP delivery solutions that include live and on-demand streaming media, content delivery, storage and hosting as well as “Tier-1+” bandwidth services. Leveraging an efficient network architecture with strategic distribution locations around the globe combined with powerful download management and reporting tools, Limelight Networks enables some of the industry's top content providers, webcasters and enterprise customers to reduce the cost and complexity of delivery, while ensuring unmatched performance. Limelight Networks' innovative delivery platform has been proven to dramatically cut the costs associated with e-commerce, distance learning, online entertainment and corporate connectivity. For more information, visit http://www.limelightnetworks.com

About the Chris Pirillo Show

In 1996, Chris Pirillo launched Lockergnome, intent on delivering personality-infused tech answers to his audience. In 1998, he authored the authoritative book on e-mail publishing - further establishing himself as a thought leader. WHO AM 1040, a popular Midwestern talk radio presence, invited him to start hosting a weekly "tech show" broadcast in early 2000. His presence was ultimately noticed by both talent and executive producers at the television network, TechTV. He moved from the middle of Iowa to San Francisco in 2001, and began hosting "Call for Help" - driving a live, interactive program that focused on solving common technology frustrations. As a monthly columnist for CPU Magazine, Chris continues to keep readers informed and entertained as only he can do. For more information, visit http://www.chrispirilloshow.com

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