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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

AValonRF Announces the Availability of Module A, a Micro MPEG4 Encoder Module based on Wischip GO7007SB Encoder

San Diego, CA (PRWEB) January 11, 2005

AValonRF, Inc., announces the immediate availability of it’s Micro MPEG4 Encoder module, Small and low weight (60mm x 33mm, 14gram), 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 GO7007SB of WISchip International Ltd. , 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 – Wearable Computer Module - 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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15Mar/140

AValonRF and XteQ Announce the Availability of AvalonRF Rugged PDA with Integrated Wireless Link and GPS, to be Demonstrated at AFCEA

San Diego, CA (PRWEB) January 27, 2005

AValonRF presents its Rugged PDA with integrated Wireless Link and GPS at AFCEA WEST 2005, San Diego, California, February 1-3, 2005, San Diego, California, Booth 1451.

AFCEA 2005 offers the first public opportunity for AvalonRF to demonstrate file transfer between two V38R Rugged PDAs, transmission of images and realtime messaging using the TR430 RF link.

This Ruggedized PDA unit can be used as a low cost handheld device for short range UAV, UGV, USV, and for various other Military, Industrial and Security applications.

Other applications - Public Safety PDA with biometrics, DUI, Speeding and parking ticket generation capability; Patrol Vehicle Component

XteQ, Inc. has partnered with AvalonRF and has developed a Windows CE.NET driver that interfaces the AValonRF TR430 radio to the newly released Viewsonic V38R industrialized PDA. The TR430 Driver provides an operating system interface by which applications running on the V38R can use the TR430 wireless transceiver. Included onboard the TR430 is a GPS receiver which permits the PDA user to determine their location, and with a suitable mapping application, the position of other V38R users.

The V38R Rugged PDA with the TR430-2G integrated Wireless link is running Windows CE.

Includes a daylight readable 3.5” display, biometrics, bar code reader, camera/flash with a 2GB SD card storage, microphone and speaker, USB, RS232, IRDT, 802.11g, Bluetooth and GPS. Has a Replaceable battery that lasts for 8 hours.

The TR430 Driver software integration project completed with XteQ, Inc., a company also known for their aerospace and military mission critical multi-channel intercom systems. A network version of the driver is in the works. That version will enable networkable applications access to V38Rs through the TR430 RF links to bring applications such as Internet browsing, streaming media, and VoIP communications.

AvalonRF digital links are based on a unique modular concept where each link is composed from a combination of micro modules, connected together via a 100Mbaud full duplex daisy chained serial bus.

Approximate size and weight of each module: 60mm x 33mm x 9mm, 14 grams.

AValon RF digital module lineup includes:

RF UHF Encrypted Transceivers

TR423-1 76Kbaud/0.25W UHF transceiver

TR430-2G - 200Kbaud/1W UHF transceiver with GPS (This module in integrated in the PDA)

TR430-2+G - 325Kbaud/1W UHF transceiver with GPS

TR430-3G - 1.53Mbaud/1W UHF transceiver with GPS

TR430-3+G - 3.06Mbaud/1W UHF transceiver with GPS

Interfaces

Module A - NTSC/PAL to MJPEG/MPEG1/MPEG2/MPEG4 Encoder based on the WISchip GO7007SB Encoder and Includes a smart video pre-processor DSP, RTC and VITC

Module B - Same as Module A with camera on board

Module C - Power PC with TCP/IP + USB 2.0 + IDE/ATA interface

Module D - MPEG4 to NTSC/PAL decoder (software dependent)

MPEG4 low latency CODEC or MPEG4 video conferencing controller.

Module F - CPU, running Windows XP at 1.5GHz, 512MB DRAM, AGP - display controller with resolution of 800x600 to 1280x1024, 4GB HDD, 802.11g, 802.15 and GSM/GPRS for Wearable Computers

Modules: General & Mechanical

Power - 5V-10V unregulated

Size - 60mm x 33mm x 9mm

Weight - approximately 14 grams

About XteQ

XteQ, Inc. is an original equipment manufacturer of multi-channel dedicated voice conferencing equipment and a provider of integrated wireless and VoIP solutions for its military and aerospace customers.

About AValonRF 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. AvalonRF also designs and produces wireless terrestrial "last mile" mobile UHF, narrow band, high data rate, 802.22 based solutions. AvalonRF 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.

More information about XteQ is available online at http://www.XteQ.net

AValonRF Contact:

Tommy Orpaz

Vice President, Business Development

AValonRF, Inc

San Diego, CA

(619) 401-1969

tommy@avalonrf.com

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24Feb/140

Pigeon Point Systems™ Announces Availability of Solutions for the Management Controllers on AdvancedMC Carriers, Modules

Scotts Valley, CA (PRWEB) August 3, 2005

Pigeon Point Systems™, the leading supplier of shelf and board management solutions for AdvancedTCA® and AdvancedMC™, announces the immediate availability of complete, fully compliant solutions for the management controllers on AdvancedMC (AMC) carriers and modules.

The reference designs and corresponding firmware implement a carrier IPM controller (carrier IPMC) for AMC carrier boards and a module management controller (MMC) for AMC modules. The reference designs, known as BMR-AVR-AMCc for AMC carriers and BMR-AVR-AMCm for AMC modules, are based on Atmel AVR microcontrollers and are the first such solutions to comply with PICMG AMC.0 R1.0, the recently adopted Advanced Mezzanine Card base specification.

The BMR-AVR-AMCc reference design augments the BMR-AVR-ATCA reference design for ATCA IPM controllers to handle the extra responsibilities of an AMC carrier IPMC. For instance, a carrier IPMC must represent its installed AMCs to the shelf manager of the AdvancedTCA shelf in which the carrier is installed, including all the sensors the AMCs define.

The BMR-AVR-AMCm reference design implements the MMC that is required on every AMC. In addition to the PICMG-defined MMC features, the reference design includes numerous extensions, such as the IPM Sentry reliable firmware upgrade architecture, which stores two copies of the controller firmware. If something goes wrong during a firmware upgrade, the controller automatically falls back to the previous version. This is a critical feature for most high availability applications, such as in telecom. The BMR-AVR-AMCm reference design can also be used in a new PICMG architecture currently under development, called MicroTCA™ that uses standard AMCs.

To further reduce time to market for AMC products, Pigeon Point Systems also offers AMC-oriented editions of the IPM Sentry Board Management Starter Kit. The BMR-AVR-AMCc Starter Kit Add-on augments the BMR-AVR-ATCA Starter Kit to support a benchtop carrier IPMC and two MMCs along with a benchtop shelf manager, and includes additional schematics and firmware covering the hardware and software aspects of a carrier IPMC. Similarly, the BMR-AVR-AMCm Starter Kit provides a comprehensive solution for rapid and cost-effective implementation of an MMC, including benchtop hardware, schematics, firmware, and firmware development tools. Both Starter Kits come with a year of technical support and a review of the management controller schematic by Pigeon Point Systems after the reference design has been integrated into a customer’s board.

“We have successfully used both the IPM Sentry BMR-AVR-AMCc carrier and BMR-AVR-AMCm module reference designs,” said Jeff Durst, director of product marketing for Artesyn Communication Products. “Our experience with the compliance, interoperability, and quality of Pigeon Point Systems’ IPM Sentry reference designs has been excellent. Our first AMC product, the IPM Sentry-managed Kosai™PM AMC CPU module, was part of the first demonstrations of MicroTCA at SUPERCOMM 2005 in June.”

“As an early adopter of Pigeon Point Systems’ IPM Sentry reference designs, Interphase was able to accelerate our initial entry into the ATCA market as well as our first AdvancedMC mezzanine products,” said Felix Diaz, chief technical officer and vice president of engineering of Interphase. “Our first AdvancedMC mezzanines, the iSpan® T1/E1/J1 multi-protocol communications controller and SlotOptimizer™ quad-port Gigabit Ethernet module, were featured in MicroTCA and AdvancedTCA applications at SUPERCOMM 2005 in June. We’ve been impressed with the IPM Sentry MMC solution’s compliance and robustness, and are pleased to partner with Pigeon Point Systems for this functionality.”

The BMR-AVR-AMCc and BMR-AVR-AMCm solutions are members of Pigeon Point Systems’ IPM Sentry family of hardware and software products that enable cost-effective, interoperable management of open modular platforms based on the Intelligent Platform Management Interface (IPMI) standard. Using IPM Sentry components, developers of AdvancedTCA, AdvancedMC and CompactPCI® products can quickly and efficiently incorporate compliant, competitive, and interoperable management solutions into their systems. More than 55 companies worldwide employ Pigeon Point Systems’ IPM Sentry components at the shelf level, board level, or both.

The BMR-AVR-AMCc Starter Kit Add-on costs $ 7,500. The BMR-AVR-AMCm Starter Kit costs $ 15,000. Both kits are available now.

For additional information, contact Mark Overgaard, Pigeon Point Systems, Tel: 831-438-1565; http://www.pigeonpoint.com--especially the product briefs—

Carrier IPMC reference design and starter kit add-on:

    http://www.pigeonpoint.com/BMR-AVR-AMCc%20pb.pdf


    http://www.pigeonpoint.com/BMR-AVR-AMCc%20SKA%20pb.pdf

MMC reference design and starter kit:

    http://www.pigeonpoint.com/BMR-AVR-AMCm%20pb.pdf


    http://www.pigeonpoint.com/BMR-AVR-AMCm%20SK%20pb.pdf

About Pigeon Point Systems

Pigeon Point Systems (PPS) provides products and services that enable cost-effective management of standards-based platforms—including AdvancedTCA, AdvancedMC (AMC), CompactTCA and CompactPCI—and is a leader in the definition of those platforms. With its IPM Sentry shelf management products, PPS offers the first shelf management building blocks that compatibly support AdvancedTCA and CompactPCI, with similar support for CompactTCA to come. The IPM Sentry board management products—also the first off-the-shelf offerings in the industry—enable compact, cost-effective management subsystems for boards and other field replaceable units (FRUs), including AMC carriers and modules.

PPS, an executive member of PICMG, is a leader in the AdvancedTCA, AdvancedMC and CompactTCA subcommittees and is active in many other technical subcommittees. PPS is also a contributing member of the Service Availability™ Forum. For more information about PPS, visit http://www.pigeonpoint.com or call 831-438-1565.

Editorial Contact: Beth Smith or Rebecca Simon, 215/453-8700.

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1Nov/130

VoIP Supply Announces Availability of New Microsoft Lync Optimized Polycom CX5100 Panoramic Video Conferencing Station


Buffalo, NY (PRWEB) September 19, 2013

VoIP Supply is announcing that the Microsoft Lync Optimized Polycom CX5100 Unified Conference Station will soon be available at VoIP Supply.

The Polycom CX5100 was unveiled at the 2013 Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference and is scheduled to be available by the end of September 2013.

Microsoft Lync users collaborating with remote teams will enjoy a unique 360 degree, panoramic video experience with the CX5100 that also displays a seamless dual window layout.

The CX5100 was originally called the "Roundtable" because the device is placed in the center of a meeting room table and uses a number of cameras that stitch together a panoramic view displayed in one window while another window zooms in on the person who is talking.

Polycom's Active Speaker Detection automatically focuses on, and switches to, the person that is actively speaking.

A single camera limits what can be seen and done during a video conferencing call. The multiple cameras of the CX5100 follow the speaker wherever they move within the meeting room to produce an intuitive and naturally flowing conversation experience.

The CX5100 is the successor to the Polycom CX5000, which has the same engaging 360 degree view, but also offers:


More than twice the HD video image quality
Double the frame rate for life-like motion handling
Polycom HD Voice audio quality
1080p with Microsoft Lync 2013
720p backwards compatibility with Microsoft Lync 2010

The all-new user interface and system design makes the CX5100 easy to launch or join a call directly from the Lync user environment by simply connecting the CX5100 via USB to a computer that is running Lync.

"Polycom is the benchmark for reliable video conferencing," said VoIP Supply CEO, Ben Sayers. "Microsoft Lync Unified Communications has been greatly enhanced with the USB plug and play Polycom CX5100 that offers an outstanding HD panoramic video conferencing experience with cameras that automatically follow you around the room."

For Polycom CX5100 ordering information please call toll free 800-398-8647 or visit http://www.voipsupply.com/polycom-cx5100.

About VoIP Supply

We are a place of uncovering, cultivating and developing leaders. A world class place to work with big goals, a clear vision, defined purpose and a dedicated team of passionate business professionals. We love what we do and do it better than any of our competition.

Since 2002, VoIP Supply has been the leading supplier of VoIP equipment and complete VoIP solutions in North America. We are known in the industry as responsive and knowledgeable VoIP product experts.

With everything you need for VoIP, VoIP Supply has grown rapidly throughout the years. VoIP Supply is a three-time Inc. 500/5000 honoree, listed by Business First as one of WNYs Most Admired Companies, as well as one of Western New York's Best Places to Work for many consecutive years, including 2012. VoIP Supply is also the first Certified B Corporation in Western New York.







27Jul/130

Faces Orthodontics Announces Availability of AcceleDent Technology that Cuts Braces Time in Half


Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) April 12, 2013

Scottsdale orthodontist Dr. Shawn M. Bader is excited to announce that Faces Orthodontics is now providing the new AcceleDent System technology to their Scottsdale and Peoria Arizona patients. The orthodontic micropulse device reduces the time that a patient wears their braces by half. Faces Orthodontics specializes in the latest orthodontic procedure for children and adults with state-of-the-art digital support technology administered by Orthodontic Specialist Dr. Shawn Bader, DDS, and his skilled support staff.

The field of orthodontics is constantly seeing advances that make braces and associated orthodontic technologies faster and more comfortable while providing better smiles and clinical outcomes. As a leading orthodontic practice serving Scottsdale and Peoria, AZ, Faces Orthodontics has earned a reputation for highly skilled, gentle and friendly professionals that provide the latest orthodontic technology to their patients.

Now, Faces Orthodontics is pleased to announce that they are offering the new AcceleDent micropulse device that cuts the time patients wear their braces in half. This revolutionary new technology not only safely accelerates tooth movement, it significantly reduces discomfort associated with braces, said Dr. Bader.

As an FDA-cleared Class II medical device, AcceleDent complements conventional fixed braces with compelling clinical results. The device generates precisely calibrated micropulses to accelerate tooth movement 106 percent during initial alignment and up to 50 percent during closure of extraction. This can potentially shorten conventional orthodontic treatment time by five months.

This new technology fits in well at Faces Orthodontics as they are known for utilizing the latest technological advances in the industry. In addition to being Scottsdale Invisalign specialists the practice provides the latest orthodontic technology and procedures including orthognathic surgery, Speed Braces, iBraces, as well as Damon clear brackets using Insignia and Invisalign

12Jul/130

Velocity Micro


Richmond, VA (PRWEB) June 02, 2013

Velocity Micro

16Feb/130

Active Endpoints Announces General Availability of ActiveBPEL Enterprise for the Microsoft .NET Framework

Shelton, CT, USA (PRWEB) June 19, 2006

Active Endpoints, Inc. (http://www.active-endpoints.com), the leading provider of BPEL (Business Process Execution Language) products and services, today announced the general availability of ActiveBPEL Enterprise for the Microsoft

23Jan/130

Lynxspring, Announces Availability of JENEsys


Lee's Summit, MO (PRWEB) November 17, 2012

Lynxspring, a leading manufacturer and distributor of building automation technology and device-to-enterprise integration solutions announces a revolutionary software enhancement to their JENEsys

13Dec/120

Ultimate Spelling Software Supports the Teaching of Spelling Despite the Availability of Automatic Spelling and Grammar Checkers


New York City, NY (PRWEB) November 13, 2012

Today, Ultimate Spelling software emphasized the urgency of teaching children to spell correctly, despite the wide use of automatic spelling and grammar checkers. A study published by the International Dyslexia Association emphasized how automaticity, the ability to instantly identify and know the meaning of a word, is crucial for smooth and efficient reading comprehension, and a knowledge of spelling is a required component of this skill.

Apart from the importance of automaticity, the study also highlighted the significance of fluency, or how effortlessly and correctly a sentence is read, which is also key to improved reading comprehension and language production.

The study cautions that children and adults must not rely on outside spellcheckers for our orthography, but instead internalize the rules of spelling. If we cannot spell, a series of linguistic issues emerges: our comprehension is inhibited, our reading pace slowed down, and even our speech can be affected.

Marc Slater, director of Ultimate Spelling software commented on this, saying, No matter how ever-present spell checking features are in modern technology, we cannot rely on them for our written language production. Oral and written language are interrelated. If our mastery of the written word is poor or flawed, then this has great implications on our reading fluency and comprehension, as well as the ability to produce correct, high-quality written content.

If we rely on spell checkers, we lose sight of how important spelling awareness is for overall language comprehension and use. Spelling is a vital aspect of language for both production and comprehension, whether oral or written. Any efforts made to improve spelling will therefore naturally enhance our overall linguistic performance.

Slater concluded, Learning to spell is no longer necessarily a slow and painstaking process. The use of various spelling software systems and techniques can greatly facilitate the process of spelling acquisition. Spelling and grammar checkers are not there to do the work for us; while useful, they exist for reference only. Dont let your kids get away with relying on these tools. It only contributes to poor spelling, which will have a negative impact on their future prospects. Give them the skill indeed, the gift of spelling instead.

For more information about how technology and spelling software can improve spelling performance for you and your family, please visit the official website at http://www.ultimatespelling.com.

About Ultimate Spelling

Ultimate Spelling provides a modern and easy to use spelling software that has been designed with one goal in mind making children WANT to learn.

It is a fast and easy way to master even the most complicated spelling, without the need to write long lists or complete boring tests.

In fact, Ultimate Spelling provides more than just spelling help. It is a complete educational resource that boosts all level of a childs literacy.

Containing a personal computer tutor, Ultimate Spelling is the most realistic step-by-step guide to flawless spelling ability.







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