Augmented Reality Device Elevates the Listening Experience, Now on Sale
NEW YORK, NY and TEL AVIV, Israel – October 29, 2014 – Today Woojer, a consumer electronics startup, announced the launch of a matchbox-sized wearable subwoofer that lets users physically feel sound by translating audio signals into tactile sensation. The first such compact device on the market, Woojer was designed by a rock concert audio engineer to provide an immersive experience for users’ favorite music, games and movies. After successfully concluding a Kickstarter campaign in late 2013 – which closed with over 1,700 supporters and $140,000 – the device is now being shipped to backers of the campaign, and is for sale at www.woojer.com. Continue reading Let the Bass Drop: Silent, Wearable Subwoofer Begins Shipping
Additional Experts from Partner Icahn Institute at Mount Sinai Form Science
ALAMEDA, California – September 30, 2014 – BioTime, Inc. (NYSE MKT: BTX) and its subsidiary LifeMap Solutions, Inc., a medical technology company, today announced significant additions to the LifeMap Solutions management team. LifeMap Solutions is partnering with the Icahn Institute at Mount Sinai to create innovative mobile health (mHealth) products and services backed by big data. Today the company announced the appointment of Rafhael Cedeno as Chief Technology Officer and Head of Product, as well as the addition of Joel Dudley, PhD, Rong Chen, PhD, and Elissa Levin from the Icahn Institute as members of the LifeMap Solutions science team. Continue reading LifeMap Solutions Adds Chief Technology Officer to Leadership Team
Handheld Molecular Scanner Attracts More Than 10,000 Backers to Help Build the First Database of Physical Matter
MENLO PARK, Calif. and TEL-AVIV, Israel — June 3, 2014 — Consumer Physics today announced that the Kickstarter campaign for SCiO, its handheld molecular scanner that will enable consumers to better understand the physical world, has raised more than $2,000,000 in less than 30 days and from more than 10,000 backers. SCiO is now the fifth most funded tech campaign in Kickstarter history, and it still has more than two weeks left before its fundraising drive ends. Continue reading Consumer Physics Raises $2 Million on Kickstarter for SCiO in Less Than 30 Days
Cocos2d-x Engine Runs up to 70 Percent Faster on ARM-based Smartphones and Tablets
BEIJING and CAMBRIDGE, UK — May 8, 2014 — International mobile entertainment platform company Chukong Technologies, which powers seven out of the ten top grossing games in China, and ARM, the world’s leading semiconductor intellectual property (IP) supplier, today announced a partnership to optimize games built in Cocos2d-x for ARM®-based devices. Cocos2d-x is an open-source, cross-platform game engine developed and maintained by Chukong Technologies, which has been downloaded more than 1.1 million times by developers such as Wooga, Zynga, Gamevil and more. The collaboration demonstrates Chukong Technologies’ commitment to incorporating the most advanced backend technology and give developers the power to build the fastest, cleanest mobile gaming experiences.
Continue reading Chukong Technologies and ARM Raise the Bar for Mobile Gaming Performance
Event Technology Leader Brings Social Activity to the Big Screen to Boost Event Buzz and App Engagement
SAN FRANCISCO — May 6, 2014 — DoubleDutch, the leading provider of mobile event applications, today announced the release of Game Day, a new large-screen activity visualizer display that highlights influential attendees, upcoming sessions, and the most buzz-worthy happenings around an event or conference. At many large conferences, it can be challenging to consolidate the activity on the floor into one digital place and broadcast it for all attendees. Game Day solves that problem by drawing discussions and trends from the mobile event app, and translating that real-time activity onto the big screen.
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Events Help Mobile Developers Bring Games to Windows Phone with the Cocos2d-x Open Source Game Engine
SAN FRANSISCO — May 1, 2014 — Chukong Technologies and Microsoft Open Technologies today announced more details of the collaboration between Chukong’s Cocos2d-x mobile game engine and MS Open Tech, including a series of co-hosted hackathons that began last month. The events give mobile game developers who are currently using Cocos2d-x the opportunity to learn more about the Windows and Windows Phone platforms and get hands-on support to port their games.
Continue reading Chukong Technologies and Microsoft Open Technologies Continue Collaboration with Cocos2d-x and Windows Phone Hackathon
Free-to-play app makes SAT and ACT prep social, accessible and fun
NEW YORK — May 1, 2014 — play2prep has tackled the chore of SAT and ACT prep by officially launching its multiplayer mobile game for iOS and Android. After an initial soft launch, the New York-based startup has released the first and only SAT and ACT test prep game played against friends. play2prep has partnered with leading educational publishers to give students access to questions just like those on the real tests, which they can use to challenge their peers. Now, preparing for these critical assessments can be as enjoyable as playing a game against friends.
Continue reading Friends Don’t Let Friends Prep Alone: play2prep Officially Launches Standardized Test Prep Game
Mining Puzzle Game Takes Players Deep Within the Earth to Free Their Dwarven Pals
BOULDER, CO – May 1, 2014 – Backflip Studios today announced the mining puzzle game Dwarven Den is now available free on the iTunes App Store. In Dwarven Den, you play a group of dwarves seeking adventure and sparkly treasures buried deep within the earth. Your dwarven ancestors have been trapped in vast underground mines. Armed with only a pickaxe and a mighty beard, you’ve got to dig down deep by excavating floor after floor. Simply tap to dig through ancient civilizations, choosing your next move cautiously to avoid cave-ins and cartoon monsters. With challenging puzzles and simple controls, the app has already been deemed “What’s Hot” in its Canadian beta phase. Free with optional in-app purchases, players can download Dwarven Den today!
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