Proxy42 and Father.io Augmented Reality Laser Tag for Smartphones Receives a Boost in Capital As It Nears Launch
SAN FRANCISCO – March 9, 2017 – Interactive augmented reality company Proxy42 today announced that it has raised a $2 million strategic investment round from Lenovo Capital and leading Chinese game publisher iDreamSky. The funding will support the development of Proxy42’s augmented reality laser tag experience, which includes the Inceptor, a keychain-size device that attaches to and augments an iOS or Android smartphone via Bluetooth with infrared projection and sensing technology. It is used together with the mobile game Father.io, a massively multiplayer, first-person, augmented-reality action game developed in-house and included with purchase of the Inceptor hardware. The investment will be used to accelerate manufacturing capabilities, software development, and business development as it approaches shipment to Indiegogo backers in 2017. Continue reading Lenovo and iDreamSky Lead $2M Strategic Investment in Proxy42 AR Gaming
Changhong, Analog Devices, and Consumer Physics Collaborate to Revolutionize Mobile Phones; Eat Healthier, Live Better, and Explore More with SCiO Material Sensing Technology in your Phone
CONSUMER ELECTRONICS SHOW – Las Vegas – January 4, 2017 – Changhong H2, the world’s first material sensing smartphone, has today been unveiled at the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show. Sichuan Changhong Electric Co. (Changhong), a leading supplier of consumer electronics in Asia, has collaborated with Analog Devices Inc. (ADI), a global leader in designing and manufacturing semiconductor products and solutions and Consumer Physics, Inc. to integrate breakthrough SCiO material sensing technology into mobile phones. Launching in 2017, Changhong H2 and its advanced molecular material sensing and identification technology will, for the first time in human history, allow consumers to scan material and immediately receive actionable insights based on its underlying chemical composition, exploring their physical surroundings as never before. Continue reading Changhong H2, World’s First Molecular Identification and Sensing Smartphone with a Miniaturized, Integrated Material Sensor, Unveiled at CES
First Android app from mHealth pioneer LifeMap Solutions makes mobile patient services portal available to leading healthcare system
NEW YORK – November 15, 2016 – LifeMap Solutions, a subsidiary of BioTime, Inc. (NYSE: BTX), and Mount Sinai Health System today announced that MountSinaiNY is now available for Android devices. This marks our entry into the large and critical Android market, after working with world-class medical and research institutions to build successful iOS apps for the ResearchKit platform. Originally launched on iOS in June, MountSinaiNY offers patients a mobile portal to find centralized information and services, providing greater access to and utilization of the Mount Sinai Health System’s services. Continue reading LifeMap Solutions and Mount Sinai Launch Patient Services App — MountSinaiNY — for Android Devices
Available in November 2016 at Nyko.com, Amazon, and GameStop
LOS ANGELES – November 03, 2016 – Inventive console accessories manufacturer Nyko today unveiled Miniboss, a wireless controller for the highly anticipated NES Classic Edition game console. Built to complement the visual look and design of the console, Miniboss offers complete wireless freedom of up to 30 feet. Nyko will also release Extend Link, a six foot extension cable for the wired Nintendo NES Classic controller that triples its reach. Both Miniboss (MSRP $19.99) and Extend Link (MSRP $9.99) are available for pre-order at Nyko.com and GameStop.com, and will be available later this month at Amazon.com and in GameStop stores.
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Local Entrepreneurial Community Lauds Company Culture and Approach to Business, Recognizes Hubb’s Innovative Approach to Event Content Management
Vancouver, Wash. – October 27, 2016 –Event technology startup Hubb today announced it has won the OEN Startup Stage Company Award at the annual OEN Tom Holce Entrepreneurship Awards Dinner, held on October 26. This year’s OEN Startup Stage Company Award received a record-breaking number of nominations, and Hubb was one of three finalists selected in September from a fiercely competitive field of local startups. Hubb’s event content management solution aims to change the way event managers create, manage, and market events. The company was chosen because its founder exemplifies the best entrepreneurial traits and has succeeded in building an equally impressive team. Hubb also addresses a compelling market problem that the founder has experienced firsthand and offers a solution that has been co-developed and beta-tested with those in the industry.
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Round Compliments $1 million seed funding and $140,000 prize from Bend Venture Conference
Vancouver, Wash. – October 19, 2016 – Hubb, developer of cutting-edge event content management technology, today announced that it has raised a $3 million Series A funding round led by Oregon Angel Fund and Elevate Capital Management Fund. The funding follows a $1M seed funding round from earlier this year and a $140,000 investment prize awarded at this year’s Bend Venture Conference. Hubb intends to expand its marketing and sales efforts and grow its team to accelerate growth. Continue reading Event Tech Leader Hubb Raises $3 Million Series A Round From Oregon Angel Fund and Elevate Capital
Versatile mix-and-match controller charging solution creates elegant cross-platform system
LOS ANGELES – September 19, 2016 – Inventive console accessories manufacturer Nyko today announced the release of the Charge Block Solo and Charge Block Duo for Xbox One™ and PlayStation®4. Charge Block is a versatile solution for quick, easy controller charging – plug it into any wall outlet, USB port, or even another Charge Block from either platform for simultaneous charging. Daisy-chain up to four Xbox One and PS4 Charge Blocks to create a simple and elegant cross-platform controller charging system. Charge Block Solo and Charge Block Duo, ranging in MSRP price of $14.99 to $29.99, are now available for purchase on store shelves at GameStop and online at GameStop.com, Nyko.com, and Amazon.com. Charge Block will also be available in Walmart and Target stores in October. White versions of the Charge Block for the Xbox One are planned for release in October.
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Bespoke app integrated seamlessly with Hubb’s existing content management platform to power content for Microsoft’s annual Business Support conference; underscores Hubb’s commitment to agile development and addressing its customers’ needs
Vancouver, Wash. – August 23, 2016 – Event content management technology startup Hubb partnered with Microsoft’s product engineering team to build a cross-platform mobile app for Microsoft’s annual Business Support University, a global event that brings together the company’s business administrators to share best practices. The app connects to Hubb’s existing technology platform, which includes participant registration and content management, to enable the event management team to efficiently plan, manage, and execute the event.
Continue reading Hubb Leverages Microsoft’s Visual Studio Tools for Apache Cordova to Build Cross-Platform Mobile App for Annual Microsoft Business Support University