Signagelive and Samsung Smart Signage Digital Menu Boards at @NRAShow 2013

Raffi Vartian COO of Signagelive explains how the future of digital menu boards is SMART. Smart Signage Displays from Samsung powered by Signagelive eliminate the need for a player and the purchase and running costs associated.

Just connect to the Smart Signage Display to the Internet, login to Signagelive’s cloud-based platform from any device and your ready to update products, prices and offers.
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HDTV Expert – Digital Signage at SID 2013

HDTV Expert – Digital Signage at SID 2013
Sharp did make note of its 60-, 70, and 80-inch class e-signage LCD modules, but did not emphasize them for SID. At DSE in Las Vegas in late February, though, Sharp was definitely emphasizing the big stuff up to 90 inches diagonal. One message Sharp …
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Display-Strategie: Sharp setzt auch auf Quantum-Dots
Wir entwickeln E-Signage-Displays mit 4k-Auflösung in Größen von 70 und 80 Zoll. In puncto 8k-Auflösung sind wir noch in der Konzeptphase mit Prototypen. Höhere Auflösungen sind ebenfalls bei Displays mit kleineren Diagonalen gefragt: Im Bereich der …

March Madness 2013 LED Display Signs Sale will Make Customers the Winner throughout the NCAA Basketball Tournament until the Championship Game is Played

Libertyville, IL (PRWEB) February 28, 2013

We’re heading into March once again, and that means it’s time for the NCAA Basketball Tournament, or perhaps better known as March Madness. LED Display Signs will be holding its March Madness Sale starting with the first jump ball on March 19th, and continuing through the entire tournament, ending in the Georgia Dome on April 8th. During this sale, LDS will be slashing all “made to order” outdoor and semi-outdoor programmable LED signs and message boards by 5% off the quoted price for anyone who says the words “March Madness Sale” prior to purchase of a new sign. LDS already has the lowest prices combined with a 30 day “price guarantee”, along with a “best in industry” 5 year warranty. The additional 5% discount makes it a “slam dunk” that it is the best deal available for anyone planning to purchase an outdoor LED message board or scrolling window sign.

Winter is almost over, and spring is just around the corner. That means that more and more people will be out and about in cars and on foot, as the weather warms up. There is no better time to think about increasing the visibility to prospective customers, and no better way to do it than with a colorful, moving programmable LED message center. Combining this marketing reality with the March Madness Sale is a formula for a highly profitable spring.

LED Display Signs is a provider of electronic moving message boards ranging from small window displays to full size roadside billboards. All “made to order” models are manufactured in the USA, and offer lifetime technical support. Visit for more information.

Dwell Media and Green Car Journal Put You in the Driver Seat At Dwell on Design 2013

Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) May 23, 2013

Each month Dwell Magazine is filled with pages of ecological most innovative and stylish hybrid and electric cars. Nowhere in America are these pages and more pickled relish Los Angeles, the capital of the symbolic green car. Fortunately, this June, the Green Car Journal brings its third annual green car tour and return to Dwell on Design 2013 ( href=”” onclick=”linkClick(this.href)” ), the biggest event of the modern conception of America.

During the first two days of Dwell on Design, June 21-22 participants and the media can talk with experts, play with interesting new gadgets, and find their way into the latest hybrids, electric cars, vehicles Hydrogen gas, high mpg and clean diesel models on the market. Reflecting a growing trend, many of these cars offer the latest in advanced electronics on board, bringing the road connectivity and rich media experiences we have learned to appreciate at home and in our daily lives. DOD offers consumers the opportunity to experience first hand the future, and know – is that really connect with?

“The tie-in with the Dwell on Design is a natural product,” said Ron Cogan, editor and publisher of Green Car Journal. “Those who will insist on the design like the style, innovation, efficiency and the latest technology. They can get the full measure of this inside with exhibitions focused on home and then enjoy these same attributes in the latest high-tech “green” cars outside, a few steps from the lounge exposure. “

“The community of Dwell embraces good design across all aspects of their life, their way of life to what they wear to what they drive,” said President Michela O’Connor Abrams Dwell. “So it is always a pleasure for us to work with Ron and his team to develop the automotive industry solutions for the most advanced design on the market. Our participants are able to see, touch, and drive these vehicles by providing a first-hand experience with the hybrid technology behind the electric car design. “

Dwell on Design 2013 held at the Los Angeles Convention Center from June 21-23, 2013, with 400 exhibitors, 200 speakers, 2,000 products, and an expected participation of 30 000. The Lincoln is the presenting automotive sponsor to insist on the 2013 design and will showcase its advanced vehicles at the show as well as the running and training. The Green Car Ride and Drive Tour 10h00-16h00 stands Friday, June 21 – Saturday, June 22 with vehicles easily accessible right outside West Hall of the entrance to the exhibition. During these hours, participants can register and receive a wristband to Green Car Tour awning next to the car, allowing the comfort of driving vehicles at their leisure during the two days of the ride and drive is being .

Among the models of the large Green Car Ride and Drive Tour:

Audi A8 L TDI – not only in 2014 Audi A8 L TDI luxuriously elegant and powerful with its own 3.0-liter diesel engine, it also leads the way in vehicle-integrated Wi-Fi, navigation with Google Earth, and result of advanced electronics. Audi connect with a capacity of mobile hot spot for up to eight Wi-Fi devices so that passengers can stay connected to read e-mail, stream music, play games, and surf the web.

Fiat 500 & amp; amp; 500th – The fun-drive Fiat 500 is a trendsetter among its smaller competitors car with his Italian fashion design, efficiency, and now a powered electric version 500th for extra eco-driving battery. An iPhone- and Android-compatible Smartphone App manages 500th load, shows the condition of the vehicle in real time, locate stations near load plans routes, and provides alerts by text message.

Honda Accord Plug-In – 2014 Accord Plug-In features a fresh style and ecological engine offering up to 15 miles of all-electric driving before switching to efficient hybrid powertrain. This model offers a technology loaded multi-information display 8-inch touch screen audio with Pandora radio interface and read aloud incoming text, and voice recognition navigation with real-time traffic to avoid undermining mpg congestion.

Honda FCX Clarity – Limited production FCX ​​Clarity, a design-forward, with zero-emission hydrogen fuel cell energy is Honda’s answer to the future of hydrogen. Electricity and lithium-ion battery power working fuel cell generated in tandem to power the electric motor of the car. Inside are screens in three dimensions of the hydrogen consumption, the battery level, the power output, and other important information.

Honda Fit EV – With a fresh and fun design flying form, battery Honda Fit EV offers a zero emission driving and EPA mpg gasoline equivalent of 118 MPGe. Its advanced electronics include satellite-linked navigation, interactive remote control, and with HondaLink EV telematics smartphone application. As Plug-In Agreement and FCX Clarity, the Fit EV is eligible for access to a single occupant to “carpool” lanes HOV California.

Lincoln MKZ Hybrid – Lincoln MKZ Hybrid is elegant and sensual with a glass roof 15 square feet and larger openings on the roof on all sedans signature. It has a 45 mpg combined EPA rating, the best of any luxury vehicle in America. Among its standard features are SYNC with MyLincoln Touch, a touch screen 8-inch LCD panel 10.1-inch edge and SmartGauge with EcoGuide aid for fuel-efficient driving.

Mazda CX-5 -Combining an attractive and muscular “appropriately sized design” with the SKYACTIV suite of technologies improving the efficiency of Mazda, the CX-5 crossover SUV provides up to 35 mpg highway the fuel consumption with loads of functionality. Inside, a 5.8-inch touch screen with iPhone functions, audio and navigation. When a smartphone is connected, SMS messages can be received and displayed on the monitor touchscreen.

Mazda6 – the thought of the clean slate was the driving force behind the creation of the new Mazda6 2014. With a winning design and captivating, the Mazda6 offers highway fuel economy of 38 mpg first class, while offering driving enjoyment expected of “zoom-zoom” philosophy of Mazda. It features first capacitor-based Brake Energy Regeneration system of the world and an array of infotainment and connectivity options.

About VIT MEDIA, LLC: Dwell Media is the parent company of Dwell magazine, Dwell Digital + Mobile, Emphasize design events, and the Dwell Homes Collection. Founded in 2000 by Lara Deam, Dwell has received countless industry awards and is widely regarded as a leader in the movement of modern design. Defend a philosophy that focuses idea and sensitive to social and physical environment, his passion for design leads a passionate community of design-seekers to be more at .

The award-winning Green Car Journal ( //www.gcjusa com <. / a>) has focused on the intersection of automobiles, energy and the environment since its inception in 1992. As part of its mission, the magazine hosts events, produces ride and drive vehicles the advanced and clean fuel, and conducts various outreach efforts to educate consumers about the best selection of vehicles, more environmentally friendly.

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Imprivata CEO Omar Hussain Honored as Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2013 Award Winner

Lexington, Mass. (PRWEB) July 02, 2013

Imprivata®, a leading global provider of healthcare IT security solutions, today announced that president and CEO Omar Hussain has been named Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year® 2013 in the Security and Compliance category for the New England region. The award recognizes outstanding high-growth entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities.

“I am honored to be chosen as a winner of this prestigious award, which I consider to be recognition of all Imprivata’s phenomenal employees who have helped the company grow from a small startup to a long-term strategic partner for healthcare organizations around the world,” said Omar Hussain, president and CEO of Imprivata. “Our employees as well as our investors have been willing to take risks and support our decisions in pursuit of a common goal because they are passionate about what Imprivata stands for. In addition, we have forged strong, trusted relationships with our global customer base, with which we work closely to develop solutions that simplify healthcare IT for the betterment of patient care. The combination of these factors creates a foundation on which a successful company can be built.”

One of the biggest risks Hussain took came in 2009 when he elected to focus primarily on the healthcare market. At that point, Imprivata was successfully selling its products across multiple industries, earning annual revenues of about $ 20 million. Although only about 60 percent of revenue came from healthcare at that time, Hussain recognized that Imprivata’s healthcare clients were using the company’s technology to solve far-reaching, strategic challenges unique to that industry. Hussain felt this was a significant opportunity to reposition the company for long-term success, and since that time, the risk has paid off.

Today, more than 1,000 hospitals and 2 million licensed users in healthcare globally rely on Imprivata every day to simplify healthcare IT for the betterment of patient care. Revenue exceeded $ 50 million in 2012 and Imprivata employs more than 250 people globally. The company’s robust partner ecosystem includes all major electronic health records providers as well as leading technology firms such as Citrix, VMware, Samsung, Dell Wyse, TI and Teradici.

“Omar has been a tremendous leader for Imprivata and a mentor to its employees, fostering a culture of innovation that has grown the company from a budding startup to a global industry leader,” said Dave Barrett, Managing General Partner at Polaris Partners and a member of Imprivata’s Board of Directors. “Being selected as an Entrepreneur of the Year by Ernst & Young is remarkable and a well-deserved honor. We congratulate Omar on this award and look forward to continued success at Imprivata for years to come.”

Now in its 27th year, the Ernst &Young Entrepreneur of the Year Program has honored the inspirational leadership of such entrepreneurs as Howard Schultz of Starbucks Coffee Company, Arthur M. Blank of AMB Group, LLC (The Home Depot, Atlanta Falcons), Pierre Omidyar of eBay Inc., Ruth Fertel of Ruth’s Chris Steak House, Maxine Clark of Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc., Tom Adams of Rosetta Stone, Reid Hoffman and Jeff Weiner of LinkedIn, and 2012 winner Hamdi Ulukaya, founder of Chobani Inc.

These regional award winners now go on to compete at the national level. Award winners in several national categories, as well as the National Entrepreneur of the Year Overall Award winner, will be announced at the annual awards gala in Palm Springs, California, on November 16, 2013. The awards are the culminating event of the Ernst & Young Strategic Growth Forum®, the nation’s most prestigious gathering of high-growth, market-leading companies.

About Imprivata

Imprivata®, the leader in healthcare IT security, enables secure access and collaboration for two million healthcare users worldwide. As the #1 independent provider of single sign-on and access management solutions for healthcare and other regulated industries, Imprivata OneSign® Single Sign-On is exclusively endorsed by the American Hospital Association (AHA) and recognized by Gartner and KLAS. Imprivata Cortext™ is the leading free HIPAA compliant text messaging solution for healthcare. Headquartered in Lexington, Massachusetts, Imprivata serves 1,300 hospitals in partnership with over 200 EMR and technology infrastructure vendors around the world. For more information, please visit

All Imprivata products are trademarks of Imprivata, Inc. in the USA and other countries. All other product or company names mentioned are the property of their respective owners. Releases 2013 Statistics – 10,000 lost laptops, phones and tablets

Brooklyn, NY (PRWEB) August 29, 2013

Between June 2012 and June 2013, travelers lost over 10,000 laptops, smartphones, tablets and other personal electronic devices in seven of the largest airports in the world. Airport Lost and Found wants to help travelers recover their lost property.

With its user-generated database, Airport Lost and Found helps travelers reunite with their lost personal technology, potentially saving them the financial and emotional stress of replacing a device or dealing with the loss of personal information and media.

Airport Lost and Found provides attendants, airline employees and security personnel 24/7 access to that database in hopes that a traveler’s lost property can be found and recovered. Because Airport Lost and Found keeps items in its database for nearly a year, travelers can rest easy knowing that their lost property notice isn’t getting buried on Craigslist or message boards.

By utilizing airport staff Airport Lost and Found is able to increase the success rate of recovering a device by reaching the busy people inside some of the most traveled airports in the world. Frequently listed airports are some of the most recognizable in the world, including London-Heathrow, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International, John F. Kennedy International, LAX and O’Hare lost and found.

But there’s another secret: quick action. According to the data protection experts at Credant Technologies, the key to successful recovery of a lost smartphone, computer or tablet is to act immediately.

Airport Lost and Found makes access easy. With both a web and mobile app, the service can help kickstart the reunion between traveler and device whether they’re miles from home or using the Wi-Fi on their flight.

Whether they’re missing an iPhone left at a security checkpoint or a tablet in the seat-back pouch, Airport Lost and Found has been helping travelers recover their belongings for almost a decade. Backed by a 90-day money back guarantee, the site aims to provide a little peace of mind to those who would rather enjoy their travels than panic.

Lost something? List it online at

2013 World Technology Award Finalists Announced

New York, NY (PRWEB) September 17, 2013

The World Technology Network ( The WTN) announced today the names of 50 finalists of companies (in 10 categories) and 100 individual Finalists (in 20 categories) for the prestigious World Technology 2013, presented by the WTN in association with time, Fortune, CNN, Science / AAAS and Kurzweil Technologies. Finalists join the WTN membership – a list of organizations (member companies) and individuals (WTN Fellows) from over 60 countries around the world (see below for a complete list of 2013 Finalists Price).

The World Technology Awards have been presented by the WTN since 2000, as a way to honor those in 20 different categories that are “the innovative work of the greatest likely long-term significance.” Nominees for the 2013 World Technology Awards were selected by the WTN Fellows (winners and finalists from previous annual Award cycles in the individual price categories) through an intensive global process of several months.

The WTN is a community of belonging curator of the exhibition made up of individuals and most innovative in the world of science organizations, technology, and related fields. The WTN and its members – those creating the 21st century -. Focus on exploring what is imminent, possible, and important in and around emerging technologies

The winners of the 2013 World Technology Awards will be announced at a ceremony at the historic Time-Life Building in New York on the evening of November 15 at the end of the Technology 12th annual global summit two days ‘thought’ Leadership Conference (14 Nov. / 15 ) which was held at the TIME Conference Center and presented by the WTN in association with TIME magazine, Fortune, CNN, Science / AAAS, and others.

Most delegates to the 2013 Summit will award candidates, current WTN members (winners and finalists from previous Awards cycles), as well as other leaders from business, technology and the industry.

James P. Clark, founder and president of the World Technology Network, praised the achievements of 150 Prize finalists at the announcement today at the Harvard Club in New York, saying, “Advances in Technology and science have deeply and profoundly changed our world. And should only continue exponential growth, technological innovation has become the most powerful force in human affairs. This year we are more eager than ever to pay tribute to the talent and innovation of our individual and corporate winners. “

Clark continued, “Every year, this event gains momentum and prestige to a single global platform to honor visionary contributions in the arena of science and technology. The World Technology Awards program is not only a very inspiring way to identify and honor the most innovative people and organizations in the technology world, but it is also a truly disciplined way for the WTN membership to identify those who will formally join them, as WTN Fellows and Corporate Members, and as part of our global community. By working to make useful connections among our members, we look forward to helping to continue to help create our collective future and change our world. “

To see the complete list of 2013 World Technology Award Finalists, please visit

About the World Technology Network (WTN)

WTN is a community of organized membership consists of most World innovative individuals and organizations in science, technology, and related fields. The WTN and its members – visionaries creating the 21st century – are focused on exploring what is imminent, possible, and important in and around emerging technologies. The WTN exists to “encourage serendipity” – to catalyze happy accidents of colliding ideas and new relationships that cause the biggest breakthroughs for individuals and organizations.

The World Technology Awards are as a way of honoring outstanding innovators, and as a control mechanism to determine the newest WTN members – Winners and finalists in each year of the Prize.

Through our events and programs we provide to our members, candidates and Price occasionally sponsors rarely reach and connect with the most influential innovators in the world to extend and amplify their message and work.

Members Press: To apply to attend the Summit & amp; 2013 World Technology amp; Price as a member of the press, please contact:

Michael Kennedy, Ph.D.

Director of Marketing

Phone: 212-359-1663 ext. 501

Email: makennedy (at) WTN (dot) net


R. Luke DuBois
– Composer, Artist & amp; amp; Interpreter

Dennis Hwang – Original Google Doodler, visual director of Niantic Labs

Natasha Tsakos – Visual Artist & amp; amp; Director Performer

Mark Anton Read – Visual Effects & amp; amp; 3D HFR Director, Producer, Director of Photography, Colorist, Artist and technologist

Daan Roosegaarde – Artist & amp; amp; Innovative, Studio Roosegaarde


George Church – Professor of Genetics, Harvard Medical School; NIH Director Centre for Excellence in Genomic Science

Gustavo Stolovitzky – Manager, Functional Genomics and Systems Biology, IBM Research

Roy Bar-Ziv – group leader at the Laboratory of artificial biological systems and soft matter, Department of Materials and Interfaces, Weizmann Institute of Science

Alan Colman – Executive Director, Singapore Stem Cell Consortium; Principal Investigator, A * STAR Institute of Medical Biology, Singapore; and Professor of Regenerative Medicine, King’s College, University of London, UK

Karl Deisseroth – Professor, Member Bioengineering, Bio-X; Professor of Psychiatry & amp; amp; Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University

Ann Graybiel – researcher McGovern for Brain Research Institute; Professor, Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, MIT

Stuart Lindsay – Director, Center for Single Molecule Biophysics; Professor of Physics and Chemistry, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, State University of Arizona


23andMe, Inc.

Amgen, Inc.

Biogen Idec

Life Technologies

Vertex Pharmaceuticals, Inc.


Brian Chesky – CEO & amp; amp; Co-founder, Airbnb, Inc.

Edmon Chung – CEO, DotAsia Organisation Ltd

Marian Croak – VP applications and infrastructure services, AT & amp; amp; T

Rebecca Moore – Director, Google Earth Outreach, Google

von Ahn – CEO, Duolingo; Co-inventor CAPTCHA; Inventor reCAPTCHA

Mark Zuckerberg -. Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Facebook, Inc.



NHN Corp


ViaSat, Inc.

AT & amp; amp ;. T, Inc.


kunle Adeyemi – Founder, Nie, Amsterdam; Architect Floating Makoko schools, Nigeria

Dinard da Mata – Designer and Art Director, ddmdesign; Senior Designer, Johnson Controls Automotive Experience, Sao Paulo, Brazil

Amy Gilvary – Founder & amp; amp; Owner VoicePix

Doris Sung – Principal, DOSU architecture studio LLC; Assistant Professor, School of Architecture, USC

Daniel Harden – President / CEO and Chief Designer, Whipsaw, Inc., California
Bre Pettis
– CEO & amp; amp; Co-Founder, MakerBot


Kalevi Ekman – Director, Design Factory; Professor, School of Science and Technology Aalto University

Jose Ferreira – Founder & amp; amp; CEO, Knewton, Inc.

Sal Khan – Founder & amp; amp; Executive Director, Khan Academy

Brij Kothari – Chairman & amp; amp; CEO, PlanetRead

Cliff Schmidt – Founder & amp; amp; Chair, Literacy Bridge

Constance M. Yowell – Director of Education, John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation

Ariel Diaz – Founder & amp; amp; CEO unlimited


Michael Adams – Distinguished Professor Emeritus, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Georgia

Scott & amp; amp; Julie Brusaw – Co-inventors & amp; amp; Co-Founders, solar roadways

Joseph Heremans – NAE members, Ohio Eminent Scholar, mechanical and amp; Aerospace engineer; Professor, Physics, University of Ohio

Daniel G. Nocera – Patterson Rockwood Professor of Energy, Harvard University

Rafael Verduzco – Louis Owen Assistant Professor, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Rice University


BrightSource Energy, Inc.

G24i Power Ltd.


Rawlemon Solar Architecture

Tesla Motors, Inc.


Allen DeBevoise – Co-founder, President & amp; amp; CEO, Machinima, Inc.

Cristina Sylla; Sérgio Gonçalves; Pedro Branco; Clara Coutinho – researchers engageLab, University of Minho, Portugal

Kei Shiratori, Takeshi Mukai & amp; amp; Younghyo Bak – Artists & amp; amp; Creators ARART App

Anthony Wood – Founder & amp; amp; CEO, Roku, Inc.

Matt Denton – Founder, Director and Chief Designer, MicroMagic Systems


Elizabeth Cochran – Geophysicist Research, United States Geological Survey; Project manager, Quake-Catcher Network

Richard M. Crooks & amp; amp; Ulrich Tallarek – Professor, Department of Chemistry & amp; amp; Biochemistry and the Center for Nano and Molecular Science and Technology, University of Texas at Austin; Professor of Analytical Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, Philipps-Universität Marburg, Germany
Arup K. SenGupta
– PC Rossin Professor principal; Professor, Environmental Engineering, Department of Civil Engineering & amp; amp; Environmental Engineering, Lehigh University

Sugianto Tandio – President, PT. Tirta Marta, Indonesia

Mark J. Post – Professor of Vascular Physiology; Head of the Department of Physiology at the University of Maastricht, Netherlands

Jackson D. Leow – Assistant Professor, National Tsing Hua University in Taiwan; Researcher II, A * STAR Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology



Eco-Fuel Africa

Ecosphere Technologies, Inc.


Strawberry Energy LLC

KONE, Inc.
Global Thermostat LLC


Luciano Floridi – Research Professor, Philosophy and Ethics of Information, University of Oxford

Amy Gutmann – President of the University of Pennsylvania; Christopher H. Browne Distinguished Professor of Political Science, School of Arts and Sciences; Professor of Communication, Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania

Debra Satz – Marta Sutton Weeks Professor of Ethics in Society & amp; amp; Professor of Philosophy, Stanford University

Mariarosaria Taddeo – Fellow in Cyber ​​Security and Ethics, Department of Political Science and International Studies (PAIS), University of Warwick

Michael Zimmer – Assistant Professor & amp; amp; Director, Center for Policy Research Information, University of Wisconsin

Peter-Paul Verbeek – professor of philosophy of technology & amp; amp; Chair, Department of Philosophy, University of Twente, Netherlands


Jim Breyer – Partner, Accel Partners

Kai-Fu Lee – Founder, Chairman & amp; amp; CEO, Innovation Works

Mary Meeker – Partner, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & amp; amp; Byers

David Sze – Partner, Greylock Partners

Peter Thiel – Founder & amp; amp; President, Clarium Capital; Partner, Founders Fund

Andreessen Horowitz


Pure Energy Partners

Sequoia Capital


Laurent Bonassar – Associate Professor, Associate Chair, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Cornell University

Atul Butte – Head of the Division of Systems Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Stanford University

Jane Chen – CEO & amp; amp; Co-founder, Embrace Innovations

Didrick Daniel – CEO, Didrick Medical, Inc.

Risto Ilmoniemi – Academy teacher; School of Aalto University, Finland

Walter de Brouwer -. CEO, Scanadu, Inc.


NuPathe, Inc.

Hidalgo Ltd

International Business Machines Corp

Touch Bionics, Inc.

Qualcomm Life, Inc.

Masimo Corp.

hardware (INDIVIDUAL)

Jack Dorsey & amp; amp; Jim McKelvey – Co-Founder & amp; amp; CEO, Square, Inc.; Co-Founder & amp; amp; President, Square, Inc.

Ariel Garten – CEO, InteraXon, Inc.

David Hanson – Founder & amp; amp; CEO, Hanson Robotics, Inc.
Hiroshi Ishiguro
– Professor, Osaka University and ATR Intelligent Robotics and Communication Laboratories
Babak Parviz
– Founder, Google Glass; Manager, Google, Inc.
Roel Vertegaal
– Professor at the Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) & amp; amp; Director of the Laboratory of Human Media, School of Computing, Queen’s University, Canada

Martin Gren – Founder & amp; amp; Director of New Projects, Axis Communications AB

hardware (COMPANY)

Biorobotics Laboratory (BioRob)

3D Systems, Inc.

Kiva Systems LLC

Liquid Robotics, Inc.


Amr Awadallah
– Founder & amp; amp; CTO, Cloudera, Inc.

Sachin Chitta – Manager & amp; amp; Research Scientist, Willow Garage, Inc.

Eldad Farkash – Co-Founder & amp; amp; CTO SiSense Ltd
Simson Garfinkel
– Associate Professor, Naval Postgraduate School, California

By Ola Kristensson – Lecturer in Human Interaction, University of St Andrews; Co-founder, SACHI Group



GenoSpace LLC


Splunk, Inc.



Percolate Industries, Inc.


Susanne Beck – Professor, Department of Criminal Law, Faculty of Law, University EBS, Germany
Cuéllar – Stanley Morrison Professor of Law, Stanford Law School; Co-Director of CISAC

Mark Lemley – Co-Founder, Lex Machina; William H. Neukom Professor of Law, Stanford Law School; Director, Stanford Program in Law, Science and Technology; Director, Masters Program at Stanford Law, Science and Technology, Stanford University

Erica Palmerini – Project Coordinator, RoboLaw; Professor, Graduate School Sant’Anna, Italy

Daniel Solove – John Marshall Harlan Research Professor of Law, George Washington University Law School

Christopher Holman – Associate Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Missouri at Kansas City


Magid Abraham – Chairman, CEO & amp; amp; Co-Founder, comScore, Inc.

Marco Gomes – Founder & amp; amp; CMO, boo-box, Brazil

Hazem Mohamed Rushdi – Co-Founder & amp; amp; CTO Merchlar

Guy Kawasaki – Business Unit Special Adviser Motorola, Google, Inc.

Robin Li – Co-Founder, President & amp; amp; CEO, Baidu, Inc.

Diana Tsai and Stephany Zoo – CEO & amp; amp; Visionary; CMO & amp; amp; Superconnector, Bundshop LLC


Zhenan Bao – Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering at Stanford University

Vladimir Bulović – Professor of Electrical Engineering, MIT; Fariborz Maseeh Chair in Emerging Technologies; Head of organic and nanostructured electronic Laboratory; Director, Microsystems Technology Laboratories, MIT; Co-Director, MIT-ENI Solar Frontiers Center.

Alan J. Heeger – Professor of Physics and Materials, Nobel Laureate in Chemistry, UC Santa Barbara

Thomas Meyer – Arey Professor Emeritus of Chemistry, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Edwin Thomas – William and Stephanie Sick Dean, George R. Brown School of Engineering, Rice University
Zhong Lin Wang
– Hightower Chair in Materials Science and Engineering, Regents Professor, Distinguished Engineering Professor and Director, Center for nanostructure characterization, Georgia Tech.
Esko Kauppinen
– Professor, Department of Applied Physics, Faculty of Science, Aalto University, Finland
Risto Nieminen
– Professor Emeritus, Department of Applied Physics, Faculty of Science, Aalto University, Finland

Materials (COMPANY)

Angstron Materials, Inc.

Bayer MaterialScience LLC

Natcore Technology, Inc.

NeverWet [Ross Nanotechnology LLC]

Arjowiggins Creative Papers


Charles Arthur – Technology Editor, The Guardian

Emily Bell – Professor of Professional Practice & amp; amp; Director of the Center for Digital Journalism towing, Columbia Journalism School, Columbia University
Jaron Lanier
– Scholar, Live Labs, Microsoft Corporation; Interdisciplinary Scholar-in-Residence, CET, UC Berkeley

Eric Schmidt & amp; amp; Jared Cohen – Executive Chairman, Google, Inc.,. Director of Google Ideas
Joshua Topolsky
– Editor & amp; amp; Co-founder, The Verge


Julian Assange Paul – Founder, Wikileaks

Ronald Deibert – Director, Canadian Centre for Studies and global security amp; Citizen Lab., The Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto, Canada

Bill & amp; amp; Melinda Gates – Co-Chairs, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

Jennifer Pahlka – Deputy Chief Technology Officer for Government Innovation; Executive Director & amp; amp; Founder, Code for America Labs, Inc.
Rachel Sterne Haot
– Digital Director, City of New York


Anne Githuku-Shongwe – Founder & amp; amp; CEO, Afroes Games

Erica Kochi – Co-Founder & amp; amp; Co-Leader, Innovation Unit NY UNICEF, UNICEF

Jessica Matthews & amp; amp; Julia Silverman – Co-Founder & amp; amp; CEO, Uncharted Play, Inc.

Anand Shah – Founder & amp; amp; Director Sarvajal (Piramal Water Private Limited)

Lesley Silverthorn Marincola – CEO, Angaza


Eric Anderson & amp; amp; Peter Diamandis – Co-Founder & amp; amp; Co-Chairman, Planetary Resources, Inc.

William Borucki – Senior Scientist, NASA Ames Research Center in Moffett Field, California

Darlene Damm & amp; amp; Diego Favarolo – Co-Founders, DIYROCKETS, Inc.

Michael C. Malin – President & amp; amp; Chief Scientist, Malin Space Science Systems, Inc.

Elon Musk – CEO & amp; amp; Chief Designer, Space Exploration Technologies Corp (SpaceX)


Deep Space Industries, Inc.
Honeybee Robotics Ltd.

NASA – Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL)

Saber Astronautics LLC

Space Exploration Technologies Corp (SpaceX)

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Targets of Opportunity Still Hackers Best Friends, With Some New Twists, Mid-Year 2013 ENISA Report Shows

New York, NY (PRWEB) September 25, 2013

One thing is proven relentlessly in this digital age, cyber crime has no borders. So even though the Threat Landscape, Mid-year 2013 report published last week is the work of the European Network and Information Security Agency (ENISA), “The finding are just as relative to organizations here in the US,” says Joe Caruso, founder and CEO/CTO of Global Digital Forensics (GDF), a premier cyber security solutions provider based out of New York, “ and failing to stay up-to-date and informed about all the current trends in cyber threats and delivery methods is one sure way to put any organization’s digital assets at risk. That’s exactly what network vulnerability assessments conducted by knowledgeable and competent professionals are designed to do, but doing them regularly is also paramount in the fluid and ever-evolving world of cyber crime.”

Oldies still topping the charts.

“One thing that should catch everyone’s eye is the fact that almost every type of threat trended up compared to last year, with the exception of spam, which has slowly but steadily been being replaced with much more effective phishing and spear phishing campaigns. But holding the “king of the hill” title is still the Drive-by-exploit, which you can think of as taking advantage of a target of opportunity. A Drive-by can take many forms, but they usually involve misdirection, like fake pop-up ads that prompt you to click on an ad or a fake error message that make you think you’re getting one thing while delivering quite another when you navigate to a site which has been injected with malicious code. The bad news is that many of the sites hosting the malicious code may be legitimate and are often not even aware that they have been infected, and that they are facilitating the spread of malware to others. But once the injected code is happened upon, it can take advantage of weaknesses in popular applications like Adobe Reader and Air, Flash and Java, browser exploits, or even unpatched operating system vulnerabilities. And from there the hacker responsible is free to wreak havoc with their newly found access to the victim and their network.”

Easier access to exploits and harder to follow their tracks.

“One of the constants across the board is that hackers are getting better at covering their tracks by using delivery methods which are much harder to track, from leveraging cloud and mobile technology, to an increased focus on using malicious URLs. The most frightening aspect though, is that these days almost anyone with the desire to hack others and a few dollars to invest can gain access to powerful malware that is almost as easy as a point and shoot camera, for everything from code injection, to DDoS attacks (Distributed Denial of Service), because black market exploits are increasingly easy to find on numerous hacker boards, and anonymous digital currencies like Bitcoins are making those kinds of transactions that much harder to trace.”

Don’t try this at home.

“It takes a full and focused commitment to stay on top of everything when it comes to cyber threats, with new tactics, vulnerabilities and malware hitting the scene all the time. So it only makes sense that trying to handle the task completely internally will come up far short most of the time. Having professional network vulnerability assessments regularly performed by seasoned experts like our teams at GDF really slides the effectiveness scale way up. We live and breathe this stuff, so it’s not an interruption of our job, which is what it typically turns into for organizations trying to trudge the cyber security path alone, it’s the purpose of our job. And our commitment to staying informed, educated, and fully competent in today’s threat landscape, while also keeping an eye on the trends developing for tomorrow, will not be rivaled by any client’s internal IT pros.”

The key is understanding how the threat landscape can affect a particular organization’s weak points and unique digital architecture.

“Every client’s needs are unique. A retailer and a financial institution will typically have very different vulnerabilities to worry about, not only from a technology standpoint, but also from a regulatory compliance standpoint. The same goes for health care organizations, universities, design firms, infrastructure entities and so on, and we’ve worked with them all. That broad expertise gives us a big leg up when it comes to identifying weaknesses with our comprehensive network vulnerability assessments and professional penetration testing. It allows us to streamline the process to make it the most effective and revealing for any type of client, while keeping costs in check by not chasing ghosts which are completely irrelevant to the client’s situation; one client may need an extreme focus put on mobile devices, another cloud services, another vulnerable applications. We look at the big picture first, then start focusing on the necessary details. In the end, the client’s cyber security posture is not only substantially improved, but the groundwork for regulatory compliance and emergency incident response are also developed and/or strengthened. And that can make a huge difference in both the devastating costs a successful cyber attack can have, as well as the lost client trust and business integrity that can suffer right along with it. In a nutshell, the advantages of professionally conducted network vulnerability assessments and penetration testing far outweigh the potentially sky-high costs of inaction.

*Global Digital Forensics is a recognized industry leader in the fields of computer forensics services, electronic discovery (eDiscovery), cyber security and emergency incident response, with years of experience assisting clients in the government, banking, healthcare, education and corporate arenas. For a free consultation with a Global Digital Forensics specialist, call 1-800-868-8189 about tailoring a plan which will meet your unique needs. Emergency responders are also standing by 24/7 to handle intrusion and data breach emergencies whenever and wherever they arise. Time is critical if a cyber-incident has occurred, so don’t hesitate to get help. For more information, visit

Registration Open for SKIMs Spring 2013 Marketing Research Webinar Series

New York, NY (PRWEB) February 22, 2013

SKIM, an international market research agency, will kick off its 2013 Spring Webinar Series with “Using social media in a ‘brandless’ category,” presented by communication and social media research expert Sourabh Sharma on Thursday, February 28. Registration for the entire series is available at

1) Using social media in a ‘brandless’ category

February 28, 2013

1pm EST

Presenter: Sourabh Sharma, communication and social media research expert

Digital communications is today’s leading marketing force, owing to the fact that consumers have candid conversations about brands online. Yet, it is especially challenging to derive insights in a category where there is brand saturation, or where the category overpowers the brands themselves, making it virtually “brandless.” Illustrated by a butter/margarine category case study – and touching on the fundamentals of social media research – Sharma will show attendees how to revitalize digital communications with greater effectiveness in “brandless” categories.

2) Menu-Based Conjoint: A new method

March 14, 2013

1pm EST

Presenters: Eline van der Gaast, new venture director, and Christopher Fotenos, project manager consumer goods

Consumer choices are getting more complex in the face of wide-ranging options and opportunities to personalize. This poses an ongoing challenge for marketers seeking to offer the right product configuration at the right price. We can now model and predict complex consumer choices, such as through menu-based or personalized offers. Menu-Based Conjoint (MBC) is an optimal methodology marketers seeking an optimal product configuration. Featuring an entertaining fictional, non-technical case study, attendees will learn about this new methodology, the special insights it yields, and the scope of its application.

3) Marketing medical nutrition

March 28, 2013

1pm EST

Presenter: Laura Dekker, project manager healthcare

Increasingly, medical nutrition solutions are being developed to treat or prevent diseases like diabetes, Alzheimer’s, sarcopenia, HIV and obesity. Previously, drugs have been predominantly prescribed for these conditions, while medical nutrition has been traditionally used only to address malnutrition. Medical nutrition is therefore not yet perceived as an obvious solution to treat or prevent diseases. Successfully marketing these products presents numerous challenges. Join the presenters as they share how you can take on the challenges of marketing medical nutrition.

4) A consultant, researcher & client walk into a bar: An unfiltered look at the consumer insights process

April 11, 2013

1pm EST

Presenter: Juan Andres Tello, regional director consumer Americas

The consumer insight process brings together multiple stakeholders working towards one goal: making better business decisions affecting consumers. However, interactions between practitioners can hinder the process. Differing skills, individual agendas and conflicting visions of “success” can sometimes make the process rocky and less effective. This story brings together three unfiltered views of the insights world – from a client, researcher, and consultant – providing an honest look at what we should learn from each other to make the process seamless, become more well-rounded practitioners, and ultimately drive impactful decisions and strategies.

5) Online moderating around the clock

April 25, 2013

1pm EST

Presenters: Hannah Baker Hitzhusen, director healthcare, and Daisy Lau, project manager healthcare

SKIM recently implemented and managed a global online bulletin board in 10 different countries with the goal of generating new product ideas and marketing solutions for a client. Full respondent engagement combined with total moderator immersion resulted in a deep exploration of the respondents’ working environment and daily activities. Hitzhusen and Lau will share and discuss what continuous online engagement can offer over traditional qualitative research.

6) Pricing beliefs uncovered: A meta-analysis of 200+ price elasticity studies covering 7,000 SKUs and 500 brands

May 9, 2013

1pm EST

Presenters: Juan Andres Tello, regional director consumer Americas, and Daniela Piacenza, account director

Setting the right price is vital for every company. It allows you to communicate your brand’s value in relation to competitive offerings and is therefore a major marketing lever. The question remains: How far can one go in increasing price while still maintaining the perceived value of the brand? Over the past five years, SKIM has carried out more than 200 pricing studies covering 18 different countries, more than 7,000 SKUs and about 500 brands in 45 product categories. Tapping into this wealth of information we have sought to create a database to leverage knowledge and identify behavioral trends on pricing. Join Tello and Piacenza for this webinar in which they will reveal the three main factors that drive price elasticity.

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