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United Franchise Group Sees Global Growth Increases In 2014
September 15, 2014
The five brands that are under the umbrella of the United Franchise Group can now be found in 70 countries worldwide. From the shadow of the Eifel Tower to small local communities, the diversity of locations in which a United Franchise Group brand can be found around the world has increased in 2014 as leading franchises Signarama, EmbroidMe, SuperGreen, and TransWorld all exhibit growth.

ASUS launches new X99-E WS CEB workstation motherboard
September 15, 2014
HIGHLIGHT: ASUSTeK Computer Inc., which manufactures and markets computer motherboards, interface cards, notebook computers, and other related products, or ASUS, has launched X99-E WS, a new compact electronics bay, or CEB, workstation motherboard based on the Intel X99 chipset and with support for four-way multi-GPU setups at full PCI Express 3.0 x16 speed for graphics power.

Kateeva bags USD38m in fresh VC funding
September 15, 2014
MANAVIGATOR-September 15, 2014-Kateeva bags USD38m in fresh VC funding 15 September 2014 â(EURO)" US organic light-emitting diode (OLED) technology specialist Kateeva said today it had raised USD38m (EUR29.4m) in a series D funding round that has added Samsung Venture Investment Corporation (SVIC) to its list of backers.

Smart Lighting Market (Component & Application) worth $ 56.05 Billion by 2020
September 15, 2014
September 15, 2014 According to a new market research report "Smart Lighting Market by Component (Relays, Occupancy Sensors, Actuators, Transmitters, Receivers), Lighting Type (LED, FL, CFL, HID), Connectivity Technology (Wired, Wireless), Application (Commercial, Industrial, Public, Government, Residential) & Geography - Global Forecast & Analysis to 2014-2020", published by MarketsandMarkets, the smart lighting market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 15.8% from 2014 to 2020, and to reach $ 56.05 billion by 2020.

-Nikon Speedlight SB-500
September 15, 2014
ENP Newswire - 15 September 2014 Release date- 12092014 - TOKYO - Nikon Corporation is pleased to announce the release of the SB-500, a compact and lightweight Speedlight offering convenient portability.

-GM -2015 Sierra Carbon Editions Add Sporty Looks, Substance; Unique packages offer enhanced style and value
September 15, 2014
ENP Newswire - 15 September 2014 Release date- 12092014 - DETROIT - The 2015 GMC Sierra already offers an unparalleled blend of style and strength, but the new 2015 Sierra Carbon Edition, which will be available at dealers this fall, adds distinctive style to the mix.

EIZO Releases FlexScan IPS Monitors with Ultra-Slim Frame Design for Business Environments
September 15, 2014
September 15, 2014 EIZO Limited today announced the release of the FlexScan EV2455 and FlexScan EV2450 IPS monitors for business environments such as trading rooms, back offices, and control rooms. These monitors feature a new "Fusion" design that houses EIZO's own EcoView technologies for reduced power consumption and improved visual ergonomics inside an extremely compact cabinet. This new housing features 1 mm ultra-slim bezels on the sides and top (with black borders of 5.2 mm for the FlexScan EV2455 and 4.3 mm for the FlexScan EV2450) and a depth of a mere 47.9 mm for both models. This makes for an attractive design that blends in with the desktop and reduces eye movement in a multi-monitor setup.

Curved Displays from Samsung & LG Herald Start of New Wave of Technological Innovation in Smartphone Design Says Strategy Analytics
September 12, 2014
 The launch of the innovative Samsung Note Edge last week and  the Samsung Round and the LG G-Flex a few months ago took the hype surrounding flexible displays one step closer to reality. However, despite being made from flexible OLED materials, these first-generation phones offer limited new functionality and in fact have curved rigid screens, rather than flexible screens.

Casio Slim XJ-A147
September 11, 2014
The Casio Slim XJ-A147 ($1,109.99) is one of the latest projectors to sport the company's hybrid LED/laser light source. It boasts some solidfeatures, such as a generous 2x zoom and Wi-Fi, with an included adapter. Like other models in the company's Slim line, the XJ-A147 is a lightweight model with a lamp that should keep shining when other projectors with more mortal light engines have run through two or three bulbs. True to its name, the Slim is just that, measuring 1.7 by 11.7 by 8.2 inches (HWD) and weighing 5.1 pounds. It comes with a soft carrying case, complete with a pocket for cables. The projector sports a futuristic look, with rounded edges and lens set far to oneside. There are no manual lens sliders or wheels; you can change focus or zoom, either with the remote or from touch controls on the projector itself.

Bright Lights, Big Finish for Electronics Plater
September 01, 2014
FULL TEXT Wisconsin maker of PCB for the LED industry adds new fnishing line. Business of late for Berquist Co. has been lights out. Rather, we should say lights on ... lots and lots of lights. The Prescott, Wisconsin, manufacturer of printed circuit boards for the LED lighting industry and others in the elec- tronics sector has seen business boom in the past few years thanks to a move to the longer-lasting and more environmen- tally friendly lighting system. "The last several years have been very good for us," says Dave Sommervold, Bergquists' engineering manager of its thermal substrates division. "And it seems like it will be getting even better."


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