Silios Technologies at Photonics West Expo in San Jose, Calif., this January
Chicago, December 4, 2008
SILIOS Technologies launches new series of very compact mini-spectrometers that cover a wide spectral range from UV to Mid-IR.
France Vision Services Selects Medialive Content Protection Solution for Digital Content Distribution Targeting the In-Flight Entertainment Market
PARIS, Dec 05, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Medialive, a leading provider of innovative multimedia content protection solutions, today announced an agreement with France Vision Services, a world-leading provider of In-flight entertainment, to provide content protection of their Video-On-Demand (VOD) catalogue dedicated to the In-Flight Entertainment (IFE) market.
Open-Plug powers the new J132 mobile phone from Sony Ericsson
Sophia Antipolis, France – Lund, Sweden, November 24 2008
The Open-Plug software suite for mobile phones will be rolled out in large numbers across Europe and Asia. Open-Plug, the specialist in software development environments for mass-market mobile phones, announces today that its ELIPS application suite is embedded in Sony Ericsson’s J132 mobile phone.
Open-Plug appoints Gilles Delfassy as Chairmanof the Board of Directors
Sophia Antipolis, France and Taipei, Taiwan ROC – November 19th, 2008
Open-Plug today announced that Mr. Gilles Delfassy has been appointed Chairman of the Board of Directors .As the leader of Texas Instruments’ wireless business from its inception until 2007, Gilles Delfassy built a multi-billion dollar operation and the industry’s leading supplier of semiconductors for the wireless handset market.
Wi-Fi: Towards greater interoperability of public hotspots (More information in French)
November 20, 2008
The seven main hotspots operators want to simplify access to their networks.
.... Specifically, a new access technology will be introduced. It was developed with Gemalto and Oberthur, two of the smart card specialist, and Netinary, positioned on the secure access.
6Wind joins Emerson's partnership program
Source: Anne-Francoise Pele
November 18, 2008
Emerson Network Power (Columbus, Ohio) announced it has launched the Innovation Partnership Program for its embedded computing business. French embedded networking software provider 6Wind and a pleiad of software vendors, suppliers and integrators have joined the program, expanding the company's portfolio of solutions in multiple embedded computing markets.
Solairedirect raises 20 million euros in equity and becomes a major player in clean electricity in France
PARIS - Novembre 17, 2008- Solairedirect has closed a 20 million-euro round of equity financing with its existing shareholders (Demeter Partners, Schneider Electric Ventures, TechFund) and mutual insurance companies: MACIF, AGPM, UMR and Ofivalmo Partenaires.
On the same subject (Les Echos): Solairedirect raises 20 millions of Euros (In french)
Hodogaya promotes its transport materials for the Novaled PIN OLEDTM structures
11/14/2008 - Tokyo, Japan; Dresden, Germany.
Hodogaya Chemical Co., LTD, long experienced specialist and market leader in charge transport materials, and Novaled AG, leader in power efficient and long living Organic Light Emitting Diodes (OLEDs) have agreed to offer hole transport materials for Novaled PIN OLED™ structures.
A unique photovoltaic park in France at Vinon (More information in French)
November 02, 2008
France started a new technology race to leap ahead in alternative energies. In this race Vinon-sur-Verdon could be a turning point. Sunshine there is almost perfect with relatively flat ground and a 20,000 volts power grid line gives Solaire Direct an optimal playing field.
Managing in China with Christian Girardeau, President of Citilog (More information in French)
October 13, 2008
Citilog develops and provides video flow analysis systems dedicated to security, measurement and road traffic managemnent in structures (tunnels, bridge, crossroads) or networks (roads, urban roads).
When electronic becomes organic and is printed
Source: Les Echos – Jacques Henno
October 14, 2008
The printing of low cost components should radically change design and electronic usage.
How to provide accurate, automatic audience measurements to advertisers and agencies?
Source: Brightcove – Interview
September 19, 2008
EXPWAY announces collaboration with MtekVision Canada and showcase Picture In Picture on DVB-H/T Mobile TV prototype device at IBC 2008
Amsterdam (Netherlands), September 12th, 2008 — EXPWAY, the leading provider of
Electronic Service Guide (ESG) solutions collaborates with MtekVision Canada (MTC)
and demonstrates a fully integrated Mobile TV platform for terminal manufacturers.
Freescale, 6Wind speed development cycles for multicore chips
Source : EE Times Europe - Anne-Francoise Pele
October 07, 2008
PARIS — At the Freescale Technology Forum this week in Paris, Freescale Semiconductor and 6Wind, French embedded networking software provider, announced their collaboration to port 6WINGGate embedded networking software suite to a simulation environment based on Freescale's QorIQ P4080 multicore chip.
VirtualLogix™ and 6WIND Form Strategic Partnership
SUNNYVALE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--September 30, 2008
Real-Time Virtualization™ Enables Network Equipment Providers Developing Wireless Base Stations or Media Gateways to Benefit from Reduced Bill of Materials and Lower Power Consumption
Viaccess, LG Electronics, Enensys, Expway and Sagem Orga Launch a New Offer to Secure the Broadcast TV Mobile Market
PARIS, September 22 /PRNewswire/
The Five Companies Launch a Ready to Deploy End to End System Offer Based on the OMA BCAST SmartCard Profile Standard (SCP) Handsets Encompassing all Major Systems Required to Deploy a Mobile TV Services.
Medialive and Nagravision Demonstrate an Innovative Solution for Digital Pay-TV to Reinforce Content Protection from Source to End-User Devices
Source: BUSINESS WIRE
Paris - September 10, 2008
Medialive, a leading digital content protection company, and Nagravision a Kudelski Group (SWX:KUD.VX) and the leading provider of content protection and value-added service technology, developed a new solution combining Medialive m2mark® and Nagravision’s Conditional Access System.
Medialive Introduces m2mark(R): A Unique Approach Combining Intrinsically Forensic Watermarking And DRM/CAS Technologies
Virgin Mobile France opts for Miyowa’s Mobile Instant Messaging
Virgin Mobile France becomes Miyowa’s twenty-first operator deployment Miyowa Wins Virgin Deal
SEPTEMBER 02, 2008
PARIS -- Miyowa, a dynamic global company providing compelling instant messaging and presence enriched Mobile Web 2.0 technologies, today announced its twenty-first operator deployment at MVNO, Virgin Mobile France. Miyowa’s proven and innovative MoveMessenger™ solution will now be available to customers of Virgin Mobile France, offering them the most innovative and proven mobile instant messaging technology. Primagaz and Solairedirect are partnering to market a joint service called Primawatt which will allow its customers to use their solar electricity generation to reduce the cost of their propane gas bill. (More information in French)
Vitex and Novaled will cooperate on OLED thin film encapsulation
Vitex, leader in thin film encapsulation and Novaled, leader in highly efficient long lifetime OLEDs (organic light emitting diodes), are going to combine advantages of the Vitex BarixTM thin film technology with the Novaled doping technology and materials targeting very thin and high efficiency long lifetime OLED products.Novaled achieves break through in organic CMOS-type technology
Dresden, Germany.The success of today’s digital electronics is based on the CMOS technology. Novaled found a way to translate the classical inorganic CMOS-approach to the world of organic electronics.
SmartJog Presents HD Content Delivery Solutions at IBC 2008
DMN Newswire--2008-8-14--SmartJog, the global leader in secure and managed digital delivery, will showcase end-to-end HD content delivery solutions at IBC 2008 from September 12th -16th. SmartJog (#1.B79) will demo its new HD transcoding functionality, part of its SmartTools suite of products. Miyowa Enables Carriers to Offer New Social Networking Platform
Rich Address Book Based Social Networking Application Puts Your Complete Digital Life At Your Fingertips.
PARIS and CUPERTINO, CA - August 5, 2008 - Miyowa, a dynamic global company providing compelling instant messaging and presence enriched Mobile Web 2.0 technologies, today announced InTouch 5, the first mobile application to deliver users a complete digital life on their mobile device. The new solution delivers a unique user experience by integrating the mobile address book with social presence, mobile IM, mail, user generated content, file sharing and location services, allowing users to finally continue their digital life on the go. With the introduction of InTouch 5, carriers can now deliver an aggregated, robust Web 2.0 application over their existing infrastructure, while maintaining control of the services and user information.
Miyowa's InTouch5: Cell phone contact evolved
August 5, 2008
Source: Dong Ngo
Miyowa, an European Union-based global company that thrives on Mobile Web 2.0 technologies, announced today InTouch 5. This is the first mobile application designed to put people's complete digital life on their mobile device; by integrating the address book with other social content and applications, such as mobile IM, e-mail, user, social networks, file sharing and location services.
Photovoltaics panels: Solaire Direct wants to integrate their modules into buildings (more information in French)
June 18, 2008
First operator specialized in solar electricity in France, Solaire Direct, has just created Solaire Technologies, a production subsidiary of photovoltaics modules based on crystalline silicium.
Citilog Deploys Automatic Real Time Traffic Incident Detection System with Illinois Department of Transportation for Homeland Security Application
St. Louis, MO – June 16, 2008
Funded with Homeland Security Grant, the Video-Based Monitoring Delivers Real Time Incident
Detection for Homeland Security “Hot Spot” Bridges and Overpasses
The American group Autodesk buys Realviz (more information in french: www.lesechos.fr <http://www.lesechos.fr> )
June 11, 2008 - Extract from Les Echos
The software company Realviz is acquired by America's Autodesk: A new example of international groups’ attraction for innovative start-up.
In October, Viveris did another deal with the Seemage acquisition when less than two years after 1,2 millions euros was invested with Techfund Capital Europe, the lead investor, and Primaveris. Also located at Sophia-Antipolis and specialized in the 3D interactive products, Seemage was acquired by Dassault Systèmes for 25 millions. « In three years, it is our only example of the acquisition by a French large group», comments Eric Schettini.
Eurostars : 11 small and medium sized French firms in the first twenty projects eligible (more information in French)
June 11, 2008
Among the ten first projects eligible for the Eurostar project includes firms such as Histalim, Capelec, B.T.&C., Citilog, Exalead, Synapse Développement, Trimaran and Vermon. Two French research organizations were selected as well: the telecom institute and Inrets.
Trapeze Networks and Netinay sign a partnership (more information in French)
Trapeze Networks and Netinary signed a partnership to deliver enterprises and operators access control in WiFi-based location networks.
CDT, Sumitomo and Novaled will collaborate to evaluate Novaled PIN OLEDtm structures in Polymer OLED devices
May 28, 2008
CDT and Sumitomo Chemicals, leaders in polymer organic light emitting diode (P-OLED) devices, and Novaled, the leader in high efficiency p-i-n OLED structures and dopant materials, have agreed to collaborate under a joint development agreement to investigate the feasibility and benefits of new materials and Novaled PIN OLED™ structures in P-OLED devices.
Photovoltaics: Partnering for a Clean Future (More information in French)
May 26, 2008
By developing an innovative business model Solar Direct has recently signed a partnership with AST Group to integrate photovoltaic systems in commercial buildings. "We are excited about this new partnership with AST which provides a really revolutionary turnkey solar solution," said Amaury Korniloff, CEO of Solar Direct.
Digital Watermarking: Measuring the Audience (More infomation in French)
Les Echos - May 23, 2008
Médiamétrie recently chose Thomson Content Security watermarking solutions to more effectively measure audience metrics.
The new device allows Médiamétrie to measure the audience metrics whether the viewership is live or utilizing time shifting systems such as DVRs.
Citilog Reveals Strong Financial Results for Period Ending March 31, 2008 Resulting from Strong International Development Strategy Fueling Growth in Asia and USA
PHILADELPHIA, PA and PARIS, France – May 12, 2008 – Citilog, a world leading provider of intelligent real time video monitoring and surveillance solutions for traffic, transportation, security and safety management, today announced revenue of five million Euros for its fiscal year books closed March 31, 2008, resulting in a positive earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT).
Genesis Networks And SmartJog Jointly Offer Broadcasters Complete Video Delivery Solution
Partnerships & Alliances, Transmission
Thu, 8th, May 2008
Genesis Networks and SmartJog have a new cooperative solution for seamless delivery of live feeds, as well as prerecorded video content, over a global fiber optic infrastructure.
The joint solution provides broadcasters with a single high-quality source from which to access all of the live and recorded content needed to produce and deliver a wide variety of television programming.
Miyowa Selected by 3 Scandinavia for Next Generation Mobile Instant Messaging
- Change in Supplier Takes MIM to Next Level -
Paris and Stockholm – 8 May 2008 – Miyowa, a dynamic global company providing compelling instant messaging and presence enriched Mobile Web 2.0 technologies, today announced that its MoveMessenger™ Mobile Instant Messaging (MIM) solution will be launched on 3’s networks in Sweden and Denmark. As a result of the deal, 3 Scandinavia will be able to offer MIM to a wider demographic of customers together with an enhanced and enriched user experience. Miyowa’s best-in-class solutions replace any existing services.
Genesis Networks and SmartJog Join Forces to Offer Broadcasters Complete Video Delivery Solution
May 7, 2008
Source: Genesis Networks
Genesis Networks and SmartJog today announced a new cooperative solution for seamless delivery of live feeds, as well as prerecorded video content, over a global fiber optic infrastructure. The joint solution provides broadcasters with a single high-quality source from which to access all of the live and recorded content needed to produce and deliver a wide variety of television programming.
New Product To Be Announced at Astronomical Telescopes and Instrumentation: Synergies Between Ground and Space
New Product: Silios Phase Screens for the simulation of atmospheric turbulences to test Telescopes’ AO in the lab.
April 24, 2008: Micro-optics for Astronomy
Thanks to ever more performing optical instrumentation (adaptive optics, interferometry , spectrometry,…) and simulation tools, astronomers are going even further and more finely in observation with space and ground-based telescopes.
Interphase and 6WIND Enter into Strategic Collaboration
April 23, 2008
By Niladri Sekhar Nath - TMCnet Contributing Editor
Interphase (News - Alert), a developer of embedded networking solutions, has teamed with 6WIND, provider of embedded networking software, to integrate 6WINDGate software suites on the Interphase packet accelerator cards and jointly develop three extensions to the 6WINDGate software suites: SIP, SIP toRTP , and GTP-U.
Interphase and 6WIND Form a Strategic Partnership
Intelligent Platforms Provide Integrated Packet Accelerator Products
PLANO, Texas and PARIS, France - April 22, 2008 - Interphase, a leader in embedded networking solutions, announced today its partnership with 6WIND, a leader in embedded networking software.
Materials firm Saint Gobain acquires GaN substrate maker Lumilog
April 21, 2008
Saint Gobain acquired Lumilog from Lumilog founders, Banexi Ventures Partners, Emertec Gestion, Sophia Euro Lab SAS and TechFund Capital on April 1, 2008. The financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Novaled AG is awarded Red Herring Europe 100 Winner 2008 and announces financial results for 2007
Novaled, a major know how and service provider for highly efficient long lifetime OLEDs, announces today that the company is winner of Red Herring 100 Europe 2008, an award given to the top 100 private technology companies each year. At the same time Novaled releases the last year’s results proving the enterprises rapid growth.
Novaled CEO Discusses Future of OLED, '100lm/W in 2 Yrs'
4 17, 2008 18:48
Masao Oonishi, Nikkei Microdevices
Gildas Solin, CEO of Novaled AG, discussed the future of OLED in Tokyo. Novaled is a German company specializing in the development of OLED technology.
"The luminance efficiency of OLED for use in lighting equipment is 50lm/W at present, and this is more than double that of an incandescent bulb, which is up to 20lm/W," Solin said. "Our goal is to improve the luminance efficiency to 100lm/W, which, I believe, can be achieved in 2 years."
EXPWAY Electronic Service Guide Technology Further Enhances Capabilities
of LG Electronics-Harris MPH Mobile DTV System
IP-Based ESG Enables Interactive Services, New Revenue Opportunities for Mobile DTV Broadcasters
LAS VEGAS, April 13, 2008 — Bringing new capabilities and flexibility to terrestrial broadcasters launching mobile digital television (DTV) services, the co-developers of MPH™ (Mobile-Pedestrian-Handheld) in-band mobile digital television (DTV), have implemented the industry-leading Electronic Service Guide (ESG) platform from EXPWAY into the MPH system.
SmartJog Introduces New Solutions At NAB 2008
NAB 2008, Products & Previews, Transmission
Fri, 11th, Apr 2008
Booth No. SL8208
SmartJog will showcase its new technologies at the National Association of Broadcasters Show.
SmartJog’s demos include new Content Management automation features and the latest Gateway Server, combined with its ever expanding Content Integration options. SmartJog is also showcasing its fast, secure and reliable Content Delivery system.
Novaled at Printed Electronics Europe 2008
With guided company tours and a talk on Redox Dopants in Organic Electronic Devices by Ansgar Werner, Novaled supported the PE 2008 - the biggest European event on Organic Electronics. "I was impressed on the Novaled achievements and how well the comapny is equipped", stated a participant. "I really enjoyed the guided tour and the whole event in Dresden".
Jayne Chace joins Miyowa as Chief Marketing Officer
Paris, 10 APRIL 2008 - Miyowa, a dynamic global company providing compelling instant messaging and presence enriched Mobile Web 2.0 technologies today announced the appointment of Jayne Chace as chief marketing officer. In addition to being a venture partner at MTI Venture Capital and on Miyowa’s advisory board, Chace will now lead the company’s global communications and go-to-market strategy in order to build brand equity and recognition as the dynamic young company expands worldwide.
Flying Robot's UAVs acquired by Reims Aviation (More information available in french)
Les Echos, 09 April 2008
Reims Aviation - the European leaders in the lightweight airborne surveillance – will acquire the Alsatian company.
Citilog Exhibiting at Intertraffic 2008 in Amsterdam to Showcase Latest Real-Time Intelligent Traffic Management Solutions
Amsterdam, April 1st, 2008 - Citilog’s Software-based Products Provide Instant Automated Incident Detection for Traffic, Transportation, Security and Safety Operations and Management Applications.
Lorentz, Deschamps & Associates is pleased to announce the successful acquisition of Lumilog SA by a large multinational group (More information in French).
31th March 2008 - LD&A advised Lumilog and its shareholders, including the Banexi, Techfund and Emertec venture capital funds in this sale mandate.
Luminog is the European leader in the development and production of Gallium Nitride (GaN) wafers. GaN material is a critical component for the BluRay DVD lasers and for newcoming high brightness LEDs so essential in making our lighting more energy efficient.
Novaled opens its first subsidiary in Asia
Dresden, Germany. 19th March 2008 - Novaled, a major OLED know how and service provider reinforces its presence in the Asian market by opening a Japan Branch office.
Effective from 10th March 2008, Novaled set up a Branch Office in the Tokyo area. With this new opening, the company confirms its commitment to the OLED industry in Asia. The Novaled Branch office will contribute to further improve the service and support to existing customers, sustain the running cooperations and partnerships, and develop the company activities in the organic electronic field where the doped organics technology of Novaled is expected to play a key role.
The Marché du film – Festival de Cannes and SmartJog announce partnership
Cannes and Paris, France (March 2008) – SmartJog to provide Digital Delivery Services for Market screenings and Market Exhibitors
at the Cannes Film Festival.
SmartJog and Cognacq-Jay Image offer complete solutions for sending broadcast masters
Paris, France (February 22, 2008) - SmartJog and Cognacq-Jay Image (CJI), both TDF subsidiaries, have joined together to present a full-service solution to French Distributors. By offering a complete digital delivery workflow, from encoding to delivery, SmartJog and Cognacq-Jay Image assist Distributors with their transition to digital distribution.
February 2008: Expway’s FastESGTM Solution Selected by ICO Global Communications for Mobile TV Services
Paris, February 12, 2008 - Expway, the leading provider of content-rich Electronic Service Guide (ESG) solutions delivered over cellular, broadband and broadcast networks, today announced that ICO Global Communications (Holdings) Limited (NASDAQ:ICOG) has selected Expway FastESG™ for the alpha trial of its ICO mim™ service, which will use the DVB-SH standard.
Miyowa to launch InTouch 5 at Mobile World Congress
Intelligent community and entertainment hub enables QuadPlay + 1 for operators -
Paris, France – 7th February 2008 – Miyowa, a world leader in mobile instant messaging client software, today announced the launch of InTouch 5™ - the world’s first community and entertainment solution for the converging mobile operator.
CITILOG INTROS INTELLIGENT REAL TIME VIDEO-BASED INCIDENT DETECTION SOLUTION FOR NORTH AMERICAN SECURITY, SAFETY AND TRANSPORTATION MARKETS
HAVERFORD, Pa. – January 22, 2008
Anti-Intrusion Solution Provides 4D-Based Incident Detection That Can Be Used With Existing Infrastructure to Manage Traffic, Security and Safety Operations.
Citilog Deploys Advanced Intelligent Transportation and Safety Incident Detection System in Italy’s Montenegrone Tunnel
BERGAMO, Italy – January 20, 2008
80-Camera System Powered by Citilog’s Advanced Incident Detection Solutions Enables Rapid Real Time Detection of Traffic Incidents to Increase Safety and Traffic Flow Optimization
Jos de Kruijf appointed Chief Operating Officer and President of Miyowa. Mobile specialist joins Miyowa.
January 15, 2008 - Miyowa, a world leader in mobile instant messaging client software, today announced the appointment of Jos de Kruijf as Chief Operating Officer and President. Jos will report to Pascal Lorne, CEO and co-founder of Miyowa.
Research cooperation: Saint-Gobain and Novaled announce a breakthrough in glass substrates for OLED
Saint-Gobain and Novaled have demonstrated the feasibility of large area OLEDs, based on a new high-performance metallic anode, with Saint-Gobain Recherche technology and Novaled OLED proprietary developments.
P21 fires the starting shot for the business’s stringent orientation.
Brunnthal-Munich, January, 2008. Rather than making abstract promises for the brand, the P21 manufacturer of fuel-cell systems in Brunnthal (near Munich, Ger-many) relies on genuine people, personal statements and binding commitments.