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15Mar/140

Prestigio Releases New Widescreen Notebook-Based Multimedia Center with InstantON Support

Seoul, South Korea (PRWEB) February 8, 2005

Prestigio, one of the most dynamic international manufacturers of LCD displays and TVs, mobile computers, and plasma TVs, has unveiled a new high-performance notebook-based multimedia center featuring brilliantly sharp panoramic 15.4" WSXGA+ LCD screen, 256MB of dedicated video RAM for incredible gains in graphic performance, InstantON function, and sloped keyboard.

The brand-new Nobile 159W is the second multimedia center in Prestigio’s mobile computer line-up. Just like its predecessor Visconte 120 it is capable of instantly playing music CDs, DVD videos, MP3s and browsing digital photos without loading the operation system thanks to its InterVideo® InstantON™ feature. And the PC Card remote control included into the basic configuration allows to control the machine from a distance in InstantON mode and even shut down Windows XP with a press of a button in Windows mode. The new model also supports internal (mini PCI) TV-tuner option. Another pleasant feature meant to provide comfortable typing and prevention of wrist pain (carpal tunnel syndrome) is the highly ergonomic uniquely-designed sloped keyboard.

On top of that, Nobile 159W can boast of an enhanced resolution of WSXGA+ 1680x1050. In addition, the new multimedia center has been equipped with ATI M11 256MB external graphics with ATI PowerPlay™ technology support for less energy consumption and incredible surge in performance for 3D gaming, business applications, and CAD modeling. At the same time, its mobility has not been sacrificed for performance, and the thickness has remained ultra-slim for a performance class notebook (25-33 mm sloped). The Centrino platform allows for increased battery life and wireless connectivity.

Nobile 159W is powered by Intel® Pentium® M processor of up to 2.0 GHz (Dothan supported). The notebook’s compatibility and connectability with other devices is ensured through a wide selection of ports. Nobile 159W is equipped with 3 USB 2.0 ports, RJ-45 Ethernet plug, RJ-11 modem plug, external VGA port, IEEE 1394 port, S-Video output port, headphone/SPDIF jack, PC Card Type II, and mic-in jack, 4-in-1 Card Reader port.

The brand-new multimedia center’s owner will by no means remain without a connection with the world, since Nobile 159W has extensive communication capabilities. It possesses a V.92 fax modem, an integrated 10/100 Mbps Ethernet card, a Bluetooth expansion port, and a 4-in-1 card reader.

The available optional extras include a PCMCIA TV Tuner, as well as a unique Port Replicator which, unlike other similar devices, is connected to the VGA Out port rather than to a USB port, thus saving the highly demanded USB ports for external devices while providing numerous additional ports.

Overall, Nobile 159W is a versatile multimedia center based on notebook form-factor which is able to meet the strictest requirements of gamers, managers, graphic designers, and all other individuals looking for a reliable high-performance machine with excellent graphics and communication possibilities. Nobile 159W will be available across Eastern Europe, Middle East and Asia by mid-February.

Nobile 159W Technical Specifications

Display:

15.4 ”, WSXGA+ 1680 x 1050 (16:10 wide screen)

CPU:

Intel DOTHAN support up to 2.0 GHz

FSB 400MHz, L2 Cache - 2M (Dothan)

Chipset:

Intel 855GME

Memory:

2x 200-pin SODIM sockets, supporting DDR266/333, Expandable Memory up to 1GB

Graphics & Video:

ATi Mobility Radeon 9700 256MB, External 256 MB DDR SGRAM on board, External Display resolution up to 1600x1200, supporting UXGA resolution

Audio:

AC"97 2.2 Compliant, Advanced Wavetable Synthesizer, Direct Sound™ 3D Accelerator, S/PDIF Digital output, Full-duplex, Built-in speakers(1.5W)/1x Built-in microphone

Communication:

Built-in 10/100 based-T LAN, Built-in 56Kbps V.92 MDC modem, Built-in antenna for Mini-PCI wireless adapter, Remote Control (Optional), Bluetooth module (optional)

ODD:

DVD-RW Dual standard or higher (24X10X8X24 Combo optional)

Interface:

1x external CRT monitor port, 3 x USB 2.0 ports +1xUSB 2.0 (built-in for Bluetooth), 10/100 Mb Ethernet. 1x Fax Modem. 1x S-Video (TV-Out), 3-in-1 card reader, 1x headphone (S/PDIF) jack/1x microphone jack, 1394 , PCCard, special TV-in port for optional TV tuner

Options:

TV tuner with remote control running on InterVideo Home Theater 2.5 software, 9-cell battery, Wi-Fi b/g Card, Port Replicator

Battery Pack & Life:

6 cell Li-Ion battery pack, 4400 mA

Weight:

3kg

About Prestigio

Prestigio International with headquarters in Seoul (South Korea) is one of the most dynamically developing international manufacturers of LCD displays and TVs, mobile computers, and plasma TVs. In 2003 the company merged with Canyon Technology Group drastically extending Prestigio’s global outreach. Today Prestigio is a well-established brand under which LCD monitors and notebooks are sold in 25 countries around the world. Rigorous quality control and innovative technologies are the cornerstones of the company’s strategy. At present Prestigio is actively involved in the EMEA region operating through 3 representative offices located in Western Europe (Gorinchem, the Netherlands), Central & Eastern Europe (Prague, Czech Republic), and the CIS (Moscow, Russian Federation).

For more information please log on to http://www.prestigio.com.

All trademarks and registered trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

Media contact:

Vladimir Nikolaev

Marketing Director CEE

Tel.: +420 272 117 403

E-mail: nikolaev@prestigio.com

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27Feb/140

IK Multimedia Announces iRing – the First Motion Controller for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch Music Apps and More


Sunrise, FL (PRWEB) January 08, 2014

IK Multimedia, a global technology company and leader in mobile music-creation apps and accessories for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, today announced a new technological breakthrough in mobile music making and app control: iRing™, the first motion-tracking controller for iOS music apps and more. Now musicians and others can control sound effects and other parameters of their favorite apps, in real time, using hand position, freeing them from needing to touch the screen.

iRing utilizes a wearable ring with identifiable markers, the mobile device's front-facing camera, and advanced computer vision with highly-optimized recognition algorithms built into an app, to determine the precise positioning of the ring markers, tracking their movements and position on the 3-dimensional space in front of the device. This system provides a low-cost solution and a motion-tracking device that is accurate and affordable to anyone.

The iRing controller is a lightweight, double-sided ring that the user wears between two fingers, comfortable enough to be worn while operating musical instruments or other traditional music controllers. Each ring features a linear dot pattern on one side and a triangular pattern on the other. The device camera picks up the positioning of the ring patterns and the apps convert that information into music commands for dedicated app or MIDI information, which any compatible music app can read. This means that a user can now operate up to six controllable music parameters in their preferred music apps with one or two hands gestures.

While there have been previous attempts to use a device camera to track hand positioning, they proved not to be reliable for real-world usage, due to the many variables involved in computer vision recognition and the available processing power of mobile devices. iRing solves these issues providing an accurate method for precision detection of hand position in a wide range of lighting conditions.

iRing includes two identical double-sided ring controllers, plus two complimentary apps for music applications, which target everyone from music lovers to knowledgeable musicians: iRing Music Maker and iRing FX/Controller.

The iRing Music Maker app gives music lovers a new and incredibly fun way to create music and grooves using hand gestures, with no music knowledge required, whatsoever. Users simply launch the app and use the iRing controller to change the beats, control rhythmic elements, synth parts and effects, for hours and hours of quality entertainment. Creating music has never been so much fun!

The included iRing FX/Controller app targets skilled musicians and DJs, and converts the distance information from the rings into precise MIDI control information that can be configured by the user. This MIDI data can then be used by any compatible Core MIDI app running on the device, or even sent to a computer via Wi-Fi. Users can configure the app to control effects, filters, notes, patches and more.

The iRing FX/Controller app also doubles as a controllable audio effects processor with 16 powerful and creative effects including Delay, Stutter, Phazer, Flanger, Compression, Fuzzy, Reverb, AutoWah, Crush, Twist Up & Down, Brake, Spin and Tail. These effects can be creatively controlled by the iRing, and inserted into the device audio path for use with any music app that is Audiobus or Inter-App Audio compatible.

iRing technology will also be incorporated into core IK Multimedia apps such as GrooveMaker®, DJ Rig™, AmpliTube®, SampleTank®, VocaLive™ and more, so DJs, guitarists, vocalists, bass players, producers, keyboardists and engineers will have a new level of control to deliver powerful and unique performances.

For third-party developers that want to incorporate and implement iRing technology directly into their apps, IK is offering a free development kit and licensing program, which make it easy to take advantage of this new breakthrough technology. iRing can also be easily utilized beyond music for a wide variety of applications including gaming, health & fitness, utility and more. Developers can take advantage of the technology and improve the functionality of their apps by contacting IK via the link provided on the iRing product page.

iRing features:

Ring controller, in tandem with either of two included apps featuring advanced motion-tracking technology, allows remote control of iOS app and app parameters using hand gestures.

Great for musicians and non-musicians alike.

Includes two identical, two-pattern reversible rings, allowing for numerous control combinations and the control up to 6 effect parameters simultaneously with two hands.

Rings are unique looking, light, comfortable and provide a universal fit.

Included iRing Music Maker app allows novices to make music using hand gestures.

Included iRing FX/Controller app lets musicians and DJs create custom MIDI control setups, plus add and control audio effects when used together with other music apps via Inter-App Audio or Audiobus.

Pricing & Availability

iRing will cost $ 24.99/€19.99 (excluding taxes), and will be available in Q1 2014 in three colors (white, green and silver) at music and electronics retailers worldwide. Pre-orders are now available on the IK Multimedia online store and selected stores. iRing FX/Controller and iRing Music Maker apps will be available as free downloads from the App Store.

For more information about iRing™ for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, please visit:

http://www.ikmultimedia.com/iring

Watch a video on iRing™ for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w4YTODlyB9g







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1Jan/140

Fallston Group and SLM Multimedia Say Media Boot Camp for Executives Nears Sell-out


Bel Air, Maryland (PRWEB) August 30, 2013

There are only a few seats remaining for the third Media Boot Camp for Executives presented by the Fallston Group and SLM Multimedia. The inaugural program season (2012), was a tremendous success as the Fallston Group and SLM teamed to execute two sold-out programs for executives in varying industries from different parts of the country. Company executives say, just like the two previous sessions, they expect another sell-out for the 2013 media training session.

In addition to receiving personalized training on how to effectively tell their story to their key stakeholders, participants will also learn how to build their brand via news stories in local and national media outlets. This interactive day of training will improve the preparation, messaging and presentation skills of leaders who must be at the top of their game in the court of public opinion. The 2013 Media Boot Camp for Executives will be held Thursday, October 3rd. As with all previous Boot Camps participants will have a behind-the-scenes tour of the WJZ-TV newsroom (Baltimores CBS network affiliate), a session on brand-building via the media, on-camera interviews with local media personalities, a media roundtable discussion, and post-interview analysis and critiques. The round-table discussion, media training and a lunch will take place at the Four Seasons Baltimore Hotel & Resort after the WJZ-TV portion of the day.

This is an exciting opportunity for executives who want to sharpen their confidence and communication skills, says Rob Weinhold, Principal of the Fallston Group. We have put together a high-performing training team from all segments of the news media, including local news reporters, producers, videographers, editors, and public affairs experts. Our goal is to provide participants with the unique skills they need to concisely, effectively, and successfully tell their story, whether on-camera or within their stakeholder network.

A portion of the proceeds from each event will benefit the There Goes My Hero Foundation (http://www.theregoesmyhero.org). The Foundation provides hope and nourishment to Leukemia patients and their families.

There is no better way to learn than from those who will ultimately tell your story, says SLM Multimedia Principal and event partner, Greg Marsh. The event will give participants a deep understanding of how to speak concisely, manage nervousness, eliminate distractions, and project a sense of poise and belief while educating, informing or persuading.

To register for the event, please contact Paul Bailey at the Fallston Group at 410.420.2001 or via email at info(at)fallstongroup(dot)com.

About

Fallston Group LLC (http://www.fallstongroup.com) is Marylands most progressive crisis management and communications firm; the Fallston Group works to build and defend reputations. The Groups professionals know how the timely flow of information, coupled with positive, decisive leadership, results in the resiliency of an organization, its people and its stakeholders. The Groups world-class experts work with private and public sector leaders to help them prepare for, navigate through, and recover from issues of adversity and crisis. Many chief executives refer to the Fallston Group as their Chief Reputation Officer. Core services include:


Crisis & Issue Management
Strategic Communications & Media
Safety & Security
Resiliency Training

SLM Multimedia (http://www.slmmultimedia.com) does anything and everything video, including video for businesses websites, 3D animations, graphics and visuals for legal professionals. SLM Multimedia also assists businesses in producing their own videos by setting-up a video production area at their facility. The SLM team members have won numerous Emmy and Telly Awards during their many years in the news and video production industries. When you need to tell your story using video, you can trust the team at SLM Multimedia!







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6Oct/130

Micro/sys Releases Fast, Low-Power Multimedia ARM Computer

Montrose, CA (PRWEB) October 8, 2005

The SBC1670 from Micro/sys combines a flat panel display interface with a fast, yet low-power ARM processor in a PC/104 (3.55" x 3.775") footprint that will operate from 40

3Sep/130

Hantro adds Coding Technologies aacPlus Audio Codec to Their Portfolio of Mobile Multimedia Technologies

3G Congress, Hong Kong (PRWEB) November 18, 2005

Hantro and Coding Technologies announced today that they have signed an agreement under which Hantro will incorporate the performance optimised aacPlus codec into their mobile multimedia product offering. With quality comparable to MP3 at only a quarter of the bitrate, aacPlus audio is an ideal companion to H.264 / AVC or VC-1 video for delivering an incredible multimedia experience on wireless handsets.

aacPlus is AAC coupled with Coding Technologies' patented Spectral Band Replication (SBR) and Parametric Stereo technologies. SBR and Parametric Stereo are groundbreaking audio compression techniques that dramatically reduce the size (bit rate) of digital audio files while maintaining the same audio quality. In third-party listening tests, consumers found comparable quality between music files encoded at 128 Kbps in MP3 versus those encoded at 32 Kbps with aacPlus. This level of efficiency fundamentally changes the economics of digital music delivery and enables new applications in mobile and digital broadcasting. Coding Technologies' aacPlus has been adopted in standards from 3GPP, DVB, DVD Forum, MPEG, and others and is quickly becoming the defacto-standard for mobile handsets worldwide.

Coding Technologies is a natural choice for Hantro to partner with. Says Eero Kaikkonen, President and CEO of Hantro Their implementation of the MPEG-4 aacPlus standard is leading the field for quality and performance, coupled with our video technologies we have created the best foundation for creating the most compelling applications in the most resource limited environments.

Hantros expertise in video coding and its broad solution offerings are a perfect fit for our aacPlus audio technology, added Oliver Kunz, Vice President Strategic Marketing Coding Technologies. Services combining audio and video are in the focus of network operators, manufacturers and users alike, and this deal is offering a best-in-class combination ensuring optimum user experience.

About Hantro

Hantro is a world leader for multimedia technology in mobile handsets. Providing both hardware and software based designs, the company is uniquely positioned to deliver technology solutions for silicon providers, device manufacturers and network operators. Provided as intellectual property and delivering the optimal value and performance proposition, Hantro's product portfolio includes:

A complete range of hardware and software video codec designs that support MPEG-4, H.263, H.264/AVC and VC-1 formats up to SDTV resolutions

JPEG still-image codecs supporting up to 16MP

AMR and aacPlus audio codecs

A comprehensive suite of pre- and post-processing technologies

Streaming protocols

File format module for .mp4 /.3gp

Multimedia application development platform that simplifies handset integration and shortens lead times, reducing development costs.

A full range of integration and support services for OS and device porting.

With proprietary algorithms, patented technology and a continual product development program, Hantro ensures a more compelling user experience by delivering better quality video with reduced power consumption and CPU load. Extensive participation in the IMTC and M4IF testing programs guarantees compliance with 3GPP standards ensuring full interoperability of applications such as: Camcorder, Video Player, Video Telephony and Mobile TV. For more information please visit http://www.hantro.com

About Coding Technologies

Coding Technologies is a privately held company with offices in Sweden, Germany, and Silicon Valley. Founded in 1997 in Stockholm, the company later merged with a spin-off of the renowned Fraunhofer Institute in Germany, the inventor of MP3. Coding Technologies' customers include America Online, Ericsson, KDDI, LG, mmO2, Nokia, RealNetworks, Samsung, SK Telecom, Thomson, Texas Instruments, and XM Satellite Radio.

Coding Technologies provides the best audio compression for mobile, broadcasting, and Internet. SBR (Spectral Band Replication) from Coding Technologies is a backward and forward compatible method to enhance the efficiency of any audio codec; putting the "PRO" in mp3PRO and the "Plus" in aacPlus. Parametric Stereo from Coding Technologies and Philips again significantly increases the efficiency of audio codecs for stereo signals at low bit rates. Products from Coding Technologies are fundamental enablers of open standards such as 3GPP, MPEG, Digital Radio Mondiale, HD Radio, DVD and HD-DVD.

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23Oct/120

Long Island Video Production Company and Multimedia Mongol will Split Off into Three Divisions by 2013


Melville, New York (PRWEB) July 31, 2012

At the end of this year, one of Long Island's most active video production and multimedia companies will split into three divisions and diversify their services accordingly. Mainstream Entertainment Group is an award winning company that services New York, New Jersey and Connecticut in marketing, video production, design and entertainment. Just a few months back, the company won a Communicator Award for Excellence in Communications and Marketing for a commercial they produced for Social Sports Kitchen, a restaurant and sports pub owned by former New York Jets Wide Receiver Wayne Chrebet.

Mainstream Entertainment Group Inc. will be the primary source for corporate video production, design, social media marketing, and SEO solutions. "This will be a division in of itself and will be the one stop shop for everything corporate in terms of marketing and video production" says CEO and President Cory Poccia. He adds, "In the coming months, we will be launching a campaign to all corporate entities to HAVE MAINSTREAM ENTERTAINMENT GROUP RUN YOUR VIDEO MARKETING DEPARTMENT. Stay tuned for that".

From there, Mainstream will create two more divisions: 1) Long Island Tonight Division which will consist of Nightlife and DJ services. It specifically will include flyer design, printing, and video marketing for restaurants and nightclubs as well as disc jockey services for all occasions including weddings, mitzvahs, and sweet 16's. 2) MEG Weddings Division which will deal with wedding videography and photography.

Mainstream Entertainment Group, Inc. is an award winning marketing and multimedia company serving the New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut tri-state area. The company, led by founder Cory Poccia, offers a full range of multimedia services for clients, including film and video production, web design, graphic design, DJ services, marketing solutions and more. Some production services include corporate video services, documentary work, weddings, birthdays, mitzvah celebrations, as well as music videos and band promotional videos. The company offers DJ event work and services for all types of special occasions, including weddings and corporate events. The company also offers design and printing services for numerous products, including invitations, post cards, newsletters, business cards, flyers, banners and more.







22Oct/120

hedspace, a new and exciting creative multimedia studio in the heart of Hackney Wick


London (PRWEB UK) 31 July 2012

hedspace, a new and exciting creative multimedia studio in the heart of Hackney Wick, has started to land some exciting work.

This company started in winter of 2011, placing the utmost importance on engaging closely with clients.

hedspace use creative thinking to ensure that clients and creative staff work closely and share a common hedspace. Its a simple concept, yet one that has proven to be very successful for the company.

Founder Neil Wickenden says, for our clients it feels like having an in-house creative team, but without the enormous overheads of paying for staff during the quiet periods. The formula seems to be working well.

In this current climate of austerity hedspace has grown, in the few months, from a single-handed design and creative studio to a multimedia studio that now has 34 creatives working along-side large multinational corporate clients, offering creative services including Graphic Design, Branding (Logo/Identity), Web-Digital, Photography, video Production solutions and more.

The video production department has grown surprisingly fast, producing promotional videos and pop videos for businesses and for a small local band that are soon launching. We can drop in names when the release date has passed.

The company has had a very busy few months and employed some amazingly talented illustration artists who have been producing images for a firm of international jewellers.

Its not been an easy start to 2012 but, as with most of the East End, things are looking up for hedspace.







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18Jul/120

Multimedia Exhibition Deftly Bridges the Divide Between Hand and Mind at Otis College of Art and Design

Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) May 02, 2012

Fusing visual statements with devotion to detailed craft, Meticulosity, a multimedia exhibition at Otis College of Art and Designs Ben Maltz Gallery, features the work of eleven Southern California-based artists and three poets who work in a variety of different formats: sculpture, painting, digital media, photography, video, textiles, and installation.

Artists: Tanya Batura, Hilary Brace, Eileen Cowin, Linda Hudson, Gegam Kacherian, Otis Alumnus Sandeep Mukherjee (Fine Arts '96), Ross Rudel, Linda Stark, Arthur Taussig, Elizabeth Turk, Samira Yamin. Poets: Graduate Writing Faculty members Guy Bennett, Dennis Phillips, and Martha Ronk.

The title Meticulosity references both the technical/formal approach of the artists and the spiritual focus of their creative efforts -- their tenacity and continuity. The premise for Meticulosity is that these artworks are created in a meditative mode, or through a trance-like process, and that the painstaking exactitude expressed by these works is intended for the viewer to perceive along with the work's conceptual values. We connect that visual meticulousness to a sense of the ineffable, or that which is beyond words, and to the meaning of beauty.

Our interest is in bridging the way in which the conceptual and the visual seem to have diverged. As curators, our self-appointed task was to avoid preclusions on either side of this divide. We are presenting exceptionally thoughtful artwork where the visual acuity is as important as the originating idea, and have selected a variety of genres to underscore the plurality of our point of view.


Co-curators Meg Linton and John David O'Brien

Leah Ollman, Los Angeles Times art critic, calls Meticulosity a meeting of the mind and spirit. In her review, Ollman writes, The increasing academization of the art world and the shift, among many artists, to a practice that involves actions outside the studio rather than objects made within it, have reinforced that notion of divergence: beauty headed in one direction, brains another. Either/Or. "Meticulosity" makes a case for And.

This project is sponsored in part by the Otis Board of Governors, and supported in part by the Pasadena Art Alliance.

Meticulosity

April 28 July 7, 2012 at Ben Maltz Gallery

Curators: Meg Linton and John David O'Brien

Poets selected by Graduate Writing Chair Paul Vangelisti

The Ben Maltz Gallery is located at the Otis College of Art and Design Elaine and Bram Goldsmith Campus on the 1st floor of the Bronya Galef Center for Fine Arts - 9045 Lincoln Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90045.

Admission and Parking: free

Gallery Hours: Tuesday-Saturday 10am-5pm, Thursday 10am-7pm,

Closed Sunday-Monday, May 26-28, July 4

Gallery Contact Information: (310) 665-6905, galleryinfo(at)otis(dot)edu

Events in Conjunction with the exhibition, all free and open to the public:

June 9, 11am: Tour of exhibition with the curators and artists

June 16, 2pm: Poetry reading by Guy Bennett, Martha Ronk, and Dennis Philips

Workshops:

Offered through Otis Continuing Education; for more info and how to register, contact: 310.665.6850, otisce(at)otis(dot)edu, http://www.otis.edu/ce

Introduction to Woodcarving with Ross Rudel 8 Saturdays, June 2 August 4, 2-6pm

Paper Cutting with Samira Yamin 1 Sunday, June 3, 10am-1pm

Writing for Artists with Samira Yamin 10 Saturdays, June 2 August 4, 10am-1pm

An Exhibition Catalogue, available June 2012, features an essay by co-curators Meg Linton and John David OBrien; full-color reproductions of the artwork in the exhibition; and a poem each by Guy Bennett, Dennis Phillips, and Martha Ronk.

About Otis College of Art and Design

Founded in Los Angeles in 1918, Otis College of Art and Design prepares diverse students of art and design to enrich the world through their creativity, their skill, and their vision. The College offers an interdisciplinary education for 1200 full-time students, awarding BFA degrees in Advertising, Architecture/Landscape/Interiors, Digital Media, Fashion Design, Illustration, Graphic Design, Product Design, Painting, Photography, Sculpture/New Genres, and Toy Design; and MFA degrees in Fine Arts, Graphic Design, Public Practice, and Writing. Continuing Education offers certificate programs as well as personal and professional development courses. Additional information is available at http://www.otis.edu.







28Jun/120

Conspiracy multimedia hub Disclose.tv gets a makeover: New design, new features

(PRWEB) April 16, 2012

Disclose.tv, the largest multimedia hub and alternative news website for unexplained phenomena and conspiracy theories, today announced the launch of their newly redesigned website. The redesign of Disclose.tv helps to guide the viewer through its archive of over 300,000+ videos, documentaries, audio podcasts, images and forum topics related to subjects like UFOs, ancient civilizations, secret societies, paranormal activities and many others. Launched three years ago by a German Internet hosting industry veteran, the site has been growing at a rapid pace lately - the site attrats over a million monthly visitors and almost 100,000 free members signed up already.

For Disclose.tv visitors, the changes will be very noticeable from the moment they visit the new site. The redesign is aimed to make Disclose.tv more "sticky" and attractive than ever. Beside a completely rewritten code base, the new web 2.0 design makes Disclose.tv simpler and more intuitive to use while at the same time giving the visitor more features to play with.

Whats new on Disclose.tv 2.0:


Entire site rebuilt with symfony framework and HTML 5
Redesigned front end web design and backend member interface
Disclose.tv alternative news articles bundled with related videos
All of its videos, images and podcasts are both easier to find and browse
Full HTML5 support for watching videos on mobile devices
New online shop with over 3,000 interesting products to buy
Groups can be created by registered users, other users can join them
Members can participate the public blog and write his own blog posts
Arrange media in albums and present them in collections
Various stickers emphasize certain media attributes
Upload individual thumbnail pictures for media files
Graphical upload progress bar and extended upload information (Google maps)
New upload media type: Documents/eBooks
Login with Facebook user name or OpenID
New friend's activities stream information site
Newsletter subscription also for non-members

Disclose.tv advocates the freedom of humans for evolutionary self-determination, through revealing all hidden secrets that have been purposely and unlawfully concealed or simply have been forgotten by modern mankind over time. So it is right to make sure Disclose.tv putting its best face forward to make sure the success continues, more truth is revealed and in light of this more people are waking up to the grand deceptions of our times.

For more information visit http://www.disclose.tv or find on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/disclosetv





19Mar/120

QNAP Announces Multimedia Application Support with Sony PSP & Nokia N95 on its All-in-One NAS Series


(PRWEB) November 6, 2007

The leading network-attached storage provider QNAP Systems, Inc. announced two multimedia applications with gaming consoles and mobile phones. Users can use their Sony PlayStation Portable (PSP) as a portable music player by connecting to the QNAP NAS in the wireless home network and playing the music files on the server. In addition, users can use the DLNA Control Point function of Nokia N95 handset to remotely control the DLNA media playing function of QNAP NAS wirelessly. The video, images, and music can be controlled by the handset and played on TV or Hi-Fi system via DLNA compliant media players. QNAP TS-109 and TS-209 series are multi-functional home storage servers which adopt high performance and power-saving Linux-embedded design. These NAS series support built-in TwonkyMedia server with DLNA compliant and web-based RSS music sharing. Other powerful functions are provided including PC-less BitTorrent download, iTunes music server, web server, and built-in web album, etc. Besides reliable storage and backup, QNAP NASes enable users to establish an easy-to-share multimedia sharing center in their home network.

According to Mr. Andy Chou, Product Manager of the QNAP, "Our NASes adopt the newest high-speed embedded 500MHz CPU and 128MB DDRII memory. This outstanding hardware and software integration has surpassed other entry-level NAS models in the market. Users can benefit both from high-speed data transfer and many fascinating features. For example, the built-in iTunes Server for music sharing, PHP web server with MySQL and SQLite, FTP server for convenient data sharing, and RAID server for data redundancy. We believe our multi-functional NAS series will deliver exceptional value to our users."

About QNAP TS-109 and TS-209 All-in-one NAS Server series

QNAP TS-109 series supports up to 1TB single SATA hard drive. The total storage capacity can be expanded to 2TB with an external eSATA or USB drive. With the unique fanless design and aluminum alloy case, the noiseless TS-109 is ideal for operation in digital home environment. Moreover, the power consumption rate of TS-109 is less than 14.4W under normal operation. This energy-saving design enables the server to run 24x7 non stop. TS-109 series supports 12-in-1 complete functions and high transfer performance. It has already received worldwide awards, including "Power Tip" from Chip (Poland), "Editors Choice" from Hardware-Mag (Germany), "Top Product" from PC Games Hardware (Germany), "Editor Choice" from Personal Computer World (UK), "Lord of NAS" from Hexus (UK), and "Golden Bear Award" from Bjorn3D (US), "Editor's Choice" from APC (Australia), and "Best Buy" award from PC World, etc.

QNAP TS-209 series was released in August 2007. It is the only 2-bay, RAID 1, hot-swappable NAS model in the current SOHO NAS market. With 12-in-1 functions, the maximum storage capacity supported is 2TB. TS-209 is an ideal large-storage and high security solution for home, SOHO, and SMB users.

Applications and Operation

For information about how to use QNAP Turbo Station with PSP and N95, please refer to http://www.qnap.com/images/products/Application/TS209AP10.htm .

For the specifications and features of QNAP TS-101/201/109/209 series, please visit QNAP web site http://www.qnap.com/pro_adwards.asp. You can also visit QNAP forum to join the discussion regarding how to enjoy more applications of QNAP NAS. http://forum.qnap.com .

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