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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)

Source: Silicon.fr
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
Source: Varmatin.com

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
Source: Radio86

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
Source: MarketWatch

Virgin Mobile France opts for Miyowa’s Mobile Instant Messaging

Virgin Mobile France becomes Miyowa’s twenty-first operator deployment


Miyowa Wins Virgin Deal
Source: Unstrung
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)
Source :Publinews
08/29/2008


Vitex and Novaled will cooperate on OLED thin film encapsulation
08/26/2008
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
08/20/2008
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.

EU project offering bright lights for bright future
July 17th, 2008
Source: CORDIS
The EU-supported project OLLA ('Organic LEDs for ICT and lighting applications'), backed with EUR 12 million in financing, may have come to an end, but the consortium has announced an extended collaboration via the OLED100.eu project.
....
OLLA recently presented the basic technology for a highly efficient white OLED light source based on the Novaled PIN OLEDTM technology.
French version:
Un projet de l'UE pour éclairer un avenir radieux
German version:
Helles Licht für eine leuchtende Zukunft
Spanish version:
Un proyecto europeo ilumina un futuro brillante
Italian version:
Progetto UE presenta luci brillanti per un futuro brillante
Polish version:
Światła w świetlanej przyszłości dzięki projektowi UE

P21 Successfully Completes Fuel Cell Test in Kuwait
Brunnthal-Munich - June 2008
Fuel cell Manufacturer from Brunnthal Equips Mobile Base Station with Backup Power / Successful Test Results Lead to Follow-up Negotiations.
German version:
P21 schließt erfolgreich Brennstoffzellen-Test in Kuwait ab

Citilog’s Real Time Automatic Incident Detection System Has Been Deployed for Traffic Management at World’s Longest Sea-Crossing Hangzhou Bay Bridge
Hangzhou Bay, China – June 30, 2008 – Citilog, a world leading provider of intelligent real time video monitoring and surveillance solutions for traffic, transportation, security and safety management, today announced its MediaRoad™ product has been selected by the Hangzhou Bay Bridge operator to provide real time traffic monitoring and management. Spanning 36 kilometers and making it the world’s largest sea-crossing bridge, the bridge connects Cixi City, west of Ningbo, to Jiaxing, south of Shanghai. Citilog’s automatic incident detection (AID) system is used to monitor traffic on the bridge and on the South and North links that lead to the bridge.


6WIND Launches New Software Solution for Application Development upon Multi-Core Processor Architectures that Simplifies, Reduces Costs and Speeds Time to Market
Paris, France and Mountain View, California – June 30, 2008
New Software Ideal for Equipment Manufactures and Chipset Providers for Telecommunications Equipment, Enterprise Gateways, Security Appliances and Customer Premise Equipment (CPE)

Miyowa Raises US$8 Million in Additional Venture Capital Financing
Source: PRNewswire via COMTEX
June 26th, 2008
PARIS and CUPERTINO, California
Investments From Techfund and Credit Agricole Private Equity Validates Miyowa's Leadership in the Mobile Applications Market and Aids in Expansion to the U.S. and Singapore
Spanish version:
Miyowa consigue 8 millones de dólares adicionales en financiación de capital de riesgo
German version:
Miyowa sichert sich 8 Millionen USD durch zusätzliche Finanzierung mit Risikokapital

With Series B, Mobile Platform Co. Miyowa Eyes U.S.
Source: VentureWire
June 26th, 2008
- Marseilles, France
Mobile software maker Miyowa Inc., which sells its instant-messaging and email services to 20 major wireless carriers in Europe and Asia, has closed an $8 million Series B round as it sets its sights on the U.S.


Mobile instant messaging company Miyowa gets $8 million to expand to US, Asia
Source: VentureBeat - Author: Jake Swearingen
June 26th, 2008

French mobile instant messaging company Miyowa announced a second round of funding today, to the tune of of $8 million, bringing its total financing to date up to $12.7 million. The company has flown largely under the radar in America, but it plans to use this shot in the arm to change all that and bring its messaging platform to the US as well as Asia

Mobile instant messaging: Miyowa always more innovative (more information in French - Author/ Philippe Guerrier)

June 26th, 2008
French mobile instant messaging company Miyowa gets €5 million. The company reinforces presence into the U.S. and Asia and fits quadruple play.

IVISCAT: An EUROSTARS innovation project in the city traffic management field (more information in French)
Paris - June 25, 2008
Carried by Citilog SME; the project was developed in partnership with the “Institut National de Recherche” on transportations security (INRETS) and a Spanish company within the framework of the EUROSTARS program. The innovative European project IVISCAT aims to produce innovative solutions towards low cost city traffic management using video feeds.

Miyowa raises $8 Million in Additional Venture Capital Financing
Investments from Techfund and Crédit Agricole Private Equity Validates Miyowa’s Leadership in the Mobile Applications Market and Aids in Expansion to the U.S. and Singapore
PARIS and CUPERTINO, CA - June 26, 2008 - Miyowa, a dynamic global company providing compelling instant messaging and presence enriched Mobile Web 2.0 technologies, today announced completion of a second round of financing of $8 million bringing the company’s total financing to date to $12.7 million. The funding round was participated in by Techfund, who funded Miyowa’s first round of financing in September 2006, and Crédit Agricole Private Equity, a new investor. Combined with revenue derived from increased mobile operator contract wins, the additional financing will be used to accelerate commercialization of Miyowa’s existing products, bring to market a revolutionary enriched mobile instant messaging solution, and expand operations into the U.S. and Asia.

A solar park in the Alps (more information in French)
June 19, 2008 - AFP
The first solar park project in the upper Alps, a leading-edge department in renewable energy, should be conceived before the end of 2009 in Poët commune.

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)

June 2008

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
04/17/2008
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
04/11/2008
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

6WIND and Beijing Jariton Tech. Co. Ltd sign reseller agreement in China
January 18, 2008 - Paris and Beijing - 6WIND, leader in embedded networking software, and Beijing Jariton Tech. Co. Ltd today announced an agreement to resell 6WINDGate™ software suites to provide customers in China with a complete networking solution for the new generation of telecom and security equipment.

Citilog Partners with DISTELCO to Be Value Added Reseller of Citilog’s Advanced Intelligent Transportation and Security Incident Detection Solutions in Italian Peninsula
PARIS, France – February 20, 2008
The Partnership - Having Already Yielded Product Deployments in Italy - will be Finalized During VIATEC Expo in Bolzano, Italy, Occurring Feb. 20-22, 2008

Citilog Deploys Advanced Automatic Traffic and Safety Incident Detection System Able to Process Images in Digital Format in Martignano Tunnel in Italy
BERGAMO, Italy – February 3, 2008
Citilog-Exclusive Digital Processing Yields Easy to Use Operational and Recording Capabilities

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
01/10/2008
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.

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