LOS ANGELES – June 4, 2012 – Nyko Technologies®, the leading gaming peripherals manufacturer, today announced a new line of controllers to enable console-quality gaming experiences on Android tablet devices. Nyko is creating controllers to support games optimized for NVIDIA® Tegra® mobile processors, notably the high-powered graphics capabilities of the Tegra 3 quad-core processor. Available Fall 2012, the tablet controllers will offer a future-proof gaming experience, blurring the line between mobile and console video gaming.
Top Investors in Edtech Startups to Join Panel Moderated by Liz Gannes from AllThingsD
SAN FRANCISCO – May 9, 2012 – Technapex, an emerging outlet for education technology news from TriplePoint, today announced an upcoming event for May 23, 2012, featuring a panel on the growing number of investments in education technology companies. The panel, like the previous Technapex event, will be held at Roe (651 Howard Street), a premier nightclub in downtown San Francisco. Attendees will be treated to drinks and appetizers, followed by an instructive and informative panel moderated by Liz Gannes from AllThingsD. Continue reading Technapex to Host Education Tech Investor Panel on May 23rd
Mobile App Builders and Consumers Collaborate in the Process
NEW YORK – May 1, 2012 – AppStori today announced the launch of its community and funding platform dedicated to mobile app development, where consumers can browse and contribute to the creation of innovative mobile projects before they reach the app store. Using AppStori, mobile enthusiasts can discover original app ideas from a catalog of pre-screened projects and support them in a variety of ways: by making a financial contribution, providing user feedback and engagement, offering their services, and promoting them with social tools. Projects currently featured on AppStori include mobile apps for gaming, social discovery, health, politics and social causes. A listing of launch projects can be found on: http://www.AppStori.com.
Nyko’s line of charging stations for Wii, Xbox 360, PS3 now protected by patent
LOS ANGELES – April 5, 2012 – Nyko Technologies®, the #1 third-party game accessories company, today announced it has been granted a US patent for its inventive systems for storing and charging video game controllers. Nyko was the first company to announce and market a controller charging dock starting with its Wii Charge Station in January 2007 and continues to innovate on its original design with popular controller charging docks for Wii, Xbox 360, and PlayStation3. As part of the process of protecting its patent, Nyko has today filed complaints against companies whose products infringe upon Nyko’s Intellectual Property.
Talk Moderated by TechCrunch’s Josh Constine to Examine the State of Classroom Technology
SAN FRANCISCO – March 23, 2012 – Technapex, an emerging outlet for education technology news from TriplePoint, will be hosting an event on March 28, 2012, featuring a panel on content in the classroom by leading entrepreneurs in the education tech field. The Technapex EduTech Mixer & Panel will be held at Roe, a premier nightclub in downtown San Francisco, where attendees will be treated to drinks and appetizers before partaking in the evening’s panel, moderated by Josh Constine from TechCrunch. The panelists will discuss the benefits of new technology and collaborative learning for students, and examine where the industry is headed in 2012.
System Combines 3D Gesture Tracking and Viewer Analytics into Single Product
BRUSSELS – January 30, 2012 – SoftKinetic today announced the development of a revolutionary digital signage solution that combines the Intel® AIM Suite, an anonymous viewer analytics technology providing a powerful data collection and audience measurement tool, with SoftKinetic’s DepthSense™ 3D camera and iisu™ 3D gesture recognition middleware. With this solution retailers and advertisers get the opportunity to engage consumers through body –controlled advertisements while measuring audience behavior and viewer demographics.
Award-Winning iisu™ 3D Gesture Control Solution Now Available in Beta for ARM-Based Hardware
BRUSSELS & LAS VEGAS – January 11, 2012 – SoftKinetic™, the leading developer of end-to-end gesture recognition solutions, today announced that it has adapted its iisu™ (“the Interface IS U”) gesture recognition platform to the OMAP™ 4 smart multicore platform from Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI). The solution, now entering beta, will allow application and content developers to build a new generation of consumer electronic and equipment applications that range from set-top boxes and smart televisions to personal computers and more. Continue reading SoftKinetic Adds New Support for Texas Instruments’ OMAP™ 4 Platform
DepthSense™ 311 Professional Kit Able to Track from Less Than Six Inches, Enabling Laptop Capability
BRUSSELS & LAS VEGAS – January 9, 2012 – SoftKinetic™, the leading developer of end-to-end gesture recognition solutions, today announced that its popular DepthSense™ 311 (DS311) gesture recognition camera solution now includes the ability to track gesture commands from less than one foot away.