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SENSIO adds value to consumers’ 3D investment with SENSIO(R) S2D Switch

S2D Switch, unveiled at CES 2011, allows SENSIO partners to deliver compelling 3D experience through more flexible consumption of 3D content

LAS VEGAS, CES 2011 — Jan. 3, 2011 — At CES 2011, SENSIO Technologies Inc. (SENSIO) (TSX.V: SIO) today unveiled the SENSIO(R) S2D Switch, a feature that enables a spatially-compressed stereoscopic (3D) video stream to be displayed in 2D (left- or right-eye). The SENSIO(R) S2D Switch gives consumers viewing flexibility, making 3DTVs incorporating the technology a sounder investment and therefore enhancing their appeal. more

SENSIO enables manufacturers to offer easy access to extensive and varied library of 3D content through VOD providers

SENSIO(R) Hi-Fi 3D-enabled devices will put superior-quality 3D at viewers’ fingertips

LAS VEGAS, CES 2011 — Jan. 3, 2011 — SENSIO Technologies Inc. (SENSIO) (TSX.V: SIO) today announced its solution to the current dearth of 3D content, enabling its clients to better satisfy consumer demand for a total 3D solution. Drawing on the extensive network it has built since it first started to aggregate content in 2003, SENSIO has negotiated the rights to a varied library including independent movies, documentaries, and blockbusters, which it will encode in the SENSIO(R) Hi-Fi 3D format, to be distributed through the video-on-demand (VOD) platform of RoxioNow(TM), a major player in OTT services. Manufacturers of Internet-connected devices incorporating the SENSIO(R) Hi-Fi 3D decoder will be able to offer privileged access to the superior visual quality of this diversified and expanding library of 3D content to their customers. These devices include 3D-connected TVs, starting with Vizio’s XVT range, as well as Blu-ray Disc players and PCs. more

Atlona Kicks Off AT-AiR3 Promotion

SUNNYVALE, Calif. — Dec. 29, 2010 — Atlona Technologies(R) today announced a new promotion celebrating the release of its AT-AiR3 1080p wireless USB to HDMI converter. Atlona is giving away an AT-AiR3 to 10 lucky winners, in addition to a 50-inch HDTV for the first place winner, a 42-inch HDTV for second place, and a 32-inch HDTV for third place. The contest is open to entrants now. more

Haivision Network Video Joins the Digital Screenmedia Association

MONTREAL and CHICAGO — Dec. 21, 2010 — Haivision Network Video today announced that it has joined the prestigious Digital Screenmedia Association (DSA). DSA is a non-profit trade organization serving the digital signage, interactive kiosk, mobile, and self-service technology industries. Both Haivision and DSA are focused at advancing the application of interactive and monitored media throughout enterprise applications.

Haivision’s CoolSign digital signage platform is designed for diverse, interactive, enterprise-grade deployments of screens driven by signage players or of digital frames. The combination of the CoolSign technology with Haivision’s IP video systems allows managed content to easily reach standard set-top boxes, desktops, and even mobile devices. Haivision is unique in providing true end-to-end solutions for enterprise media.

“We’re pleased to be joining with other industry leaders and DSA members to advance the development of the global digital signage, interactive kiosk, and mobile media community,” said Peter Maag, executive vice more

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Chyron Channel Box and CGS Newschief Combine to Simplify Delivery of Timely Data With Rich Broadcast Graphics

MELVILLE, N.Y. — Dec. 16, 2010 — Chyron today announced a new partnership through which the CGS Newschief system provides automated data feed services to the Chyron Channel Box. Integrated with the Channel Box channel branding and promo system, the CGS Newschief Data Feed system serves as a convenient central source for automated headlines, weather, sports scores and stats, stocks of local interest, and market indices. The Newschief system also makes it easy for Channel Box users to collect local data for automated on-air notification of school closings, weather alerts, election results, and high school sports scores. more

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Atlona’s CE Line to Take Center Stage at 2011 International CES

Lineup of Innovative Solutions to Include CES Debut of AT-AiR3 1080p Wireless USB to HDMI Converter for Convenient Viewing of Streaming Media on an HDTV

SUNNYVALE, Calif. — Dec. 15, 2010 — Atlona Technologies(R) today announced that the company will be showcasing its CE line of digital connectivity solutions at the 2011 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES). Specifically designed for consumers and retail purchasers, the CE line offers a full range of simple, easy-to-use solutions that anyone can install and operate, including the new AT-AiR3, Atlona’s 1080p wireless USB to HDMI converter. In addition, Atlona’s CE line offers simple solutions for bringing computer gaming and movie libraries to the HDTV, incorporating older Mac(R) computers and laptops with new Mac monitors, and enhancing the home theater experience. more

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VidaBox Now Shipping the Ultimate iPad(R) Accessory: On-Wall Mounts With Integrated iPower(TM) Charging Station

Elegant Mounting Solutions Seamlessly Integrate iPad Into Any Environment For Complete System Control, While Multiple Units Are Easily Powered From a Single Location

GARDEN CITY PARK, N.Y. — Dec. 15, 2010 — VidaBox LLC today announced that the company is now shipping its on-wall iPad(R) mounting solutions. A perfect fusion of form and function at a great value, the on-wall mounts add a touch of elegance to any high-end installation, bolstered with the iPower(TM) charging station — a custom-engineered solution available exclusively from VidaBox — to deliver power to up to four iPad-compatible power feeds over CAT5. more

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Leading TV Retailer sit-up shopping Builds New Look on Chyron HyperX3 On-Air Graphics System

MELVILLE, N.Y. — Dec. 15, 2010 — Chyron today announced that sit-up shopping, one of the largest and fastest-growing TV retailers in the U.K., has upgraded to a HyperX3 on-air graphics system, giving its broadcast presence a new look, thanks to the Chyron Creative Services team. Together, the HyperX3 system and graphics upgrade improve the quality and continuity of on-screen content while making it easier for sit-up shopping staff to enhance programming with motion graphics and 3D text elements. sit-up shopping launched the new look on its bid tv channel as part of a tenth birthday celebration, and the retailer will launch new looks for its price-drop tv and speed auction tv channels in early 2011. more

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Wowza Licenses Its Media Server Software to Broadpeak for Use in Advanced CDN Platform

Partnership Enables New Services for Broadpeak’s Cable, IPTV, and Over-The-Top TV Customers

EVERGREEN, Colo. — Dec. 15, 2010 — Wowza Media Systems(R) today announced it has licensed its unified media server software to Broadpeak, a global provider of multiplatform broadband video delivery solutions. The partnership between the two companies enables Broadpeak, a recent Technicolor spinoff, to add significant new capabilities to its innovative Mediator(TM) CDN (content delivery network) management platform for cable, IPTV, and over-the-top television customers. more

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Wowza Media Systems Welcomes Korean CDN HyosungITX as Newest Streaming Partner

HyosungITX’s Wowza Media Server 2-Based Infrastructure Enables Multiscreen Delivery to Customers Throughout Korea more

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