Daily Archives: 6 October, 2011
• Myriad Alien Dalvik 2.0 to extend Android apps to tablets, TVs, automobiles and more, creating new revenue opportunities and opening up Android ecosystem to new sectors
• Alien Dalvik 2.0 to remove technological barriers to create consistent user experiences and mobilize content across multiple platforms and screens, taking the headache out of fragmentation and content management
• Myriad to demo Android apps on Apple iPad, for the first time, at CTIA Enterprise & Applications 2011
ZURICH, Switzerland – October 06, 2011 – Myriad Group AG (SIX: MYRN), a global leader in mobile technology having shipped over 3.8 billion software apps on more than 2.2 billion phones, today unveils Myriad Alien Dalvik 2.0. Building on the successful launch of Myriad Alien Dalvik, Myriad’s latest Alien release will not only enable Android apps to run across non-Android smartphone platforms, but will now enable the Android ecosystem to be extended across multiple devices and screens such as tablets, e-books, TVs, automotives and even avionics.
Nuance Asks: “Do You Speak Dragon?” – Online Contest Offers Chance to Win iPad 2, Dragon NaturallySpeaking and Dragon Dictate Upgrades
“I Speak Dragon!” Contest Invites Dragon Desktop and Dragon Mobile Apps User Community to Share Success Stories and Videos
LONDON, UK., – October 6, 2011 – Nuance Communications, Inc., today launched its “I Speak Dragon!” contest in the United Kingdom, whereby Dragon NaturallySpeaking, Dragon Dictate, and Dragon Mobile Apps customers can share their unique experiences using the world’s most popular speech recognition solutions. People are invited to submit their stories between October 6 and November 30, 2011, to the “I Speak Dragon!” contest site – either in written or video format – about how Dragon speech recognition has enhanced and transformed their lives.
“The increase of Dragon users has been accelerated by the uptake of Nuance’s highly popular mobile applications and the recent availability of Dragon Dictate 2.5 for Mac. This new enthusiasm for speech technology builds on the long term and loyal support shown by our established Dragon NaturallySpeaking user community. Combined, we believe that this will encourage even more users to enter to this year’s “I Speak Dragon!” competition, fuelled by their positive Dragon experiences across multiple platforms,” said Neil Grant, Regional Sales Director UK and SA for Nuance.
October 6th, Sydney Australia. Former Digital Director of Initiative (part of Inter Public Group NYSE:IPG) joins Near Field Communications (NFC) startup Tapit as Agency Director.
Part of Tapit’s global strategy is to provide innovation opportunities to creative, digital and media agencies. In turn, agencies are able to offer their clients innovation using the latest mobile technology, NFC, combined with Tapit’s infrastructure.
Andrew has ownership of all Agency and Client relationships at Tapit and will be a key figure in Tapit’s expansion.
Andrew Davis commented “Tapit’s growth to date is stunning and its potential is enormous, I’m pumped to be part of the Tapit team”.
At Initiative Andrew had overall responsibility for Initiative’s digital product and worked across major clients including Hyundai, KIA, Revlon, Bunnings, Rabo Bank and Office Works. Prior to this he was Client Service Manager on the Microsoft Account for 3 years at Universal McCann.
Jamie Conyngham, CEO of Tapit, added “Having Andrew as part of the management team is a shot in the arm for Tapit, it’s an accelerant”.
Increased Focus on Virtualisation, Fabric Computing and Cloud
Paris – 06 October 2011 – NextiraOne, Europe’s leading expert in communications services, has announced the appointment of Aman Khan to lead its Data Centre Business for the NextiraOne Group. The announcement highlights the growing importance of the data centre market for NextiraOne and supports its strategy to further develop its international Data Centre business, focusing on Virtualisation, Fabric Computing and Cloud solutions. The company continues to build on significant customer wins and its growing relationships with key technology and ecosystem partners.
Aman Khan takes on the role with immediate effect and reports to David Winn, CEO of the NextiraOne Group. He previously worked as part of the NextiraOne German management team, leading the Data Centre business in Germany, where he was instrumental in launching a now rapidly growing business sector within the country.