Industry-Leading Provider of 3D Gesture Recognition Solutions Named Young Bull, One of Europe’s Leading Early Stage Technology Companies
BARCELONA & BRUSSELS – Oct. 5, 2012 –SoftKinetic, the leading 3D gesture recognition software and solution provider, has been named as the winner of a Young Bull award in the 2012 Bully Awards at the White Bull Summit in Barcelona, Spain. This prestigious award program, which honors Europe’s leading technology, media, and telecommunications companies, has selected SoftKinetic as an exemplary early stage company based on innovation and excellence in the field of 3D gesture recognition.
“We are deeply honored to receive this award from White Bull Summits,” said Michel Tombroff, co-founder and chief executive officer of SoftKinetic. “As the lone representative from Belgium on this year’s list of Bully Award winners, we are particularly proud to represent our country as one of Europe’s leading early stage technology companies.”
“The Bully Award winners were selected for innovation and excellence in the TMT sector. They are leaders in their field, with meaningful business propositions and market strategies, driven by a rich understanding of customer needs and technological solutions,” stated Farley Duvall, Chairman and founder of White Bull Summits.
This award win comes hot on the heels of several key partnership announcements from SoftKinetic aimed at bringing 3D gesture recognition technology to the mass market. In August, SoftKinetic and Haier, the leading solution provider of brown goods, announced a partnership to bring 3D gesture recognition cameras to smart TVs for the first time. In September, SoftKinetic announced that its technology would be included in Intel’s Perceptual Computing SDK, bringing 3D gesture recognition to Intel processor-based PC’s and Ultrabooks everywhere. More information on these announcements can be found at http://pressreleases.triplepointpr.com/?s=softkinetic.
SoftKinetic offers hardware, middleware, and applications that can be built once and deployed on multiple devices. With a highly optimized CPU footprint, SoftKinetic’s solutions are perfect for embedded platforms, as well as personal computers, consoles, set-top boxes, and smart TVs. Combined with world-class support, SoftKinetic is the leader in gesture recognition offerings.
For more information please visit www.softkinetic.com.
SoftKinetic’s vision is to give everyone the freedom to control, explore and enjoy the entire digital world through the most natural and intuitive user interfaces and machine interactions. SoftKinetic is the leading provider of gesture-based platforms for the consumer electronics and professional markets. The company offers a complete family of 3D imaging and gesture recognition solutions, including patented 3D CMOS time-of-flight sensors and cameras (DepthSense™ family of products, formerly known as Optrima product family), multi-platform and multi-camera 3D gesture recognition middleware and tools (iisu™ family of products) as well as games and applications from SoftKinetic Studios.
With over 8 years of R&D on both hardware and software, SoftKinetic solutions have already been successfully used in the field of interactive digital entertainment, consumer electronics, health care and other professional markets (such as digital signage and medical systems). SoftKinetic, iisu, DepthSense and The Interface Is You are trade names or registered trademarks of SoftKinetic. For more information on SoftKinetic please visit www.softkinetic.com. For videos of SoftKinetic-related products visit SoftKinetic’s YouTube channel: www.youtube.com/SoftKinetic.
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Andrew Karl, TriplePoint for SoftKinetic