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Mobily & RantNetwork Sign Mobile App Distribution Agreement

RantNetwork announces the signing of a Middle East, North Africa, and Asian distribution agreement for its COMMUNILATORTM mobile phone translation application with Etihad-Etisalat.

Bloomsburg, Pa. and Riyadh, KSA – RantNetwork, developers of translation applications for Smart Phones and Mobily, the leading telecom company in Saudi Arabia announced the signing of an exclusive distribution agreement for RantNetwork’s Communilator Mobile phone translation app.

Communilator is the world’s first mobile phone language translation application capable of recognizing and translating foreign text (books, newspapers, menus, etc.) in 44 languages and dialects captured with the mobile phone camera; of delivering translations in over 3,000 language-pairs; of providing High-Quality (HQ) Speech for translations in 21 foreign languages; of Voice Recognition for translation input; and of seamless integration with SMS and email.

“This contract represent Mobily’s ongoing effort to maintain leadership in data applications and services” says Saad Mumen, Director Digital Media, Mobily.. “RantNetwork has created a truly innovative app with its pioneering voice, speech and photo translation features. Its duel Arabic/English user interface for the iPhone and iPad is unique in the marketplace. We look forward to our distribution partnership with RantNetwork and its impact in meeting the translation needs of our customers and the many millions of visitors each year to Saudi Arabia”.

“The significance of this contract for a relatively young company like RantNetwork cannot be over emphasized. The customer base, reputation and marketing power of Mobily and UAE’s Etisalat cannot be matched by any other telecom carrier in that part of the world” said Kenneth Volet, CEO at RantNetwork. “The year long rigorous procedure to conclude this contract included a six month US State Department approval process. The distribution contract covers all of the Communilator platforms including iPhone, iPad, BlackBerry and Droid”.

About RantNetwork
Founded in 2006, RantNetwork, Inc. has become the Leader in Image and Text Translation Services for the Global Communications Market. RantNetwork’s early vision of a mobile application which combines the text scanner function with machine translation technology was an industry first. The labors of that vision have given birth to Communilator, a “best of breed” solution based on the fusion of mobile, internet and machine language translation technologies incorporating the latest voice synthesizers and photo recognition technology available.

About Mobily
Mobily launched its commercial services to the public on May 25, 2005 and became the first Saudi 3G mobile operator. The UAE’s Etisalat owns 27.46 percent of Mobily’s shares, while the Saudi government and private investors own the remainder. In 2006, the GSM World Association described Mobily as the fastest growing operator in the MENA region. By Q2 2007, Mobily claimed a 39% market share. In September 2008, Mobily bought Bayanat Al Oula, months after launching the first unlimited mobile Internet package that allows subscribers to connect at the highest speed in the MENA region.


PINC Solutions recognized as 2012 Top 100 Logistics IT Provider by Inbound Logistics Magazine

Leader in advanced yard management systems (yms) recognized as top 100 logistics IT company.

ALAMEDA, CA – PINC Solutions, the leading provider of advanced yard management solutions has been selected as a Top 100 logistics IT provider by Inbound Logistics magazine in 2012. This recognition follows the inclusion of PINC as a “Cool Vendor” for Supply Chain Management by Gartner, Inc in March of this year.

Every April, Inbound Logistics editors recognize 100 logistics IT companies that support and enable logistics excellence. Drawn from a pool of more than 300 companies, using questionnaires, personal interviews, and other research, Inbound Logistics selects the Top 100 Logistics IT Providers who are leading the way in 2012. Editors seek to match readers’ fast-changing needs to the capabilities of those
companies selected. All companies selected reflect leadership by answering Inbound Logistics readers’ needs for simplicity, ROI, and efficient implementation.

“For the past 16 years, Inbound Logistics editors have recognized 100 logistics technology companies that enable logistics and supply chain excellence. The magazine recognized PINC Solutions for leading the way in 2012 and positioning enterprises for the years ahead. PINC excels at providing solutions that drive supply chain excellence and answer IL readers’ need for simplicity, ROI, and efficient implementation,” said Felicia Stratton, Editor, Inbound Logistics magazine. “Inbound Logistics is proud to honor PINC Solutions for continuing to offer our readers solutions that optimize logistics and supply chain excellence.”

“It’s an honor to be the only advanced yard management company in the Inbound Logistics magazine Top 100 Logistics IT Providers’ list in 2012,” said Ken Colby CEO of PINC Solutions. “PINC is one hundred percent committed to increasing our customers’ supply chain efficiencies. With our solutions, companies can accelerate the movement of trailers, drivers, and shipments across their facilities, reducing operational costs and shortening order fulfillment cycles. This recognition rewards our commitment.”

About Inbound Logistics
Inbound Logistics is the pioneering publication of demand-driven logistics practices, also known as supply chain management. IL’s educational mission is to guide businesses to efficiently manage logistics, reduce and speed inventory, and neutralize transportation cost increases by aligning supply to demand and adjusting enterprise functions to support that paradigm shift. More information about
demand-driven logistics practices is available at

About PINC Solutions
PINC Solutions is North America’s leading supplier of supply chain visibility and advanced yard management solutions with Fortune-500 customers in the manufacturing, retail, logistics, and transportation sectors. PINC has pioneered the development of cost-effective real-time tracking using passive RFID technology that minimizes capital investment required in the infrastructure. PINC’s award-winning products are designed with a scalable architecture for businesses of any size, and are expandable with modular components as customers needs grow. Available as turnkey solutions and delivered through a Software-as-a- Service (SaaS) model, these systems have proven their value through immediate efficiency improvements in customers daily operations, typically generating positive ROIs in less than a year. To learn more about PINC Solutions, please visit

Media Contact
Rafael Granato – Marketing Communications Manager – PINC Solutions
press ( @ ) pincsolutions dot com – +1-510-474-7500


Hosting Controller Validated by Microsoft as a Control Panel for Hosted Exchange

Hosting Controller Inc. a validated Microsoft Solution Vendor for Exchange 2010 SP2 earns distinction and market leadership through demonstrated technology success and customer commitment.

Hosting Controller Inc. ( today announced that its cloud hosting automation solution has been validated by Microsoft for Exchange 2010 SP2 and it has also attained Silver ISV and Software Development competencies.

According to Microsoft “Using the on-premises version of Exchange to provide a hosted Exchange solution requires some unique considerations and specific configuration changes in order to configure a multi-tenant hosted solution. Microsoft provides guidance for control panel vendors to assist them in developing solutions that are supported.” Microsoft says “In order for multi-tenant Exchange solution to be considered fully supported, a host must follow all the guidance in published Microsoft documentation. The easiest and quickest route to support for most hosters, though, is likely be through engaging with a hosting automation vendor whose solution adheres to the guidelines.”

Hosting Controller is an automation solution that Microsoft has reviewed and found to comply with guidance produced by Microsoft to offer Exchange in a Hosted Multi-tenant cloud based environment. Hosting Controller uses only documented and supported processes and methodologies in its solution.

“Our ISV community is alive with innovation, and we’re committed to helping our partners drive the next generation of software experiences,” said Ross Brown, Vice President of ISV and Solutions Partners for the Worldwide Partner Group at Microsoft. “Adding compatibility for the latest Microsoft technologies helps ISVs to stay ahead of the competition and give their customers access to cutting-edge technologies.”

“With Microsoft providing direction and technical guidance, we are excited to work closely with Microsoft to deliver a supported solution,” said Babar Zaman, Vice President Business Development at Hosting Controller Inc. “Making our software compatible with Multi-Tenancy and Hosting Guidance for Microsoft Exchange 2010 SP2 not only demonstrates our expertise in developing applications based on Microsoft solutions but also helps us offer our customers compelling benefits, including intuitive user interfaces, sophisticated management features and improved security and reliability.”

Hosting Controller is a unified control panel and an automation solution for service providers offering Microsoft Enterprise Applications such as Exchange, SharePoint, Dynamics CRM, OCS and Hyper-V in a shared multi-tenant environment and comes with a comprehensive self-serve portal for the end customers.

About Hosting Controller

Founded in 1999 and pioneer in Windows Hosting Automation, Hosting Controller is a cloud hosting automation solution for web hosts and cloud based service providers. It allows them to manage both Windows & Linux servers simultaneously as part of a single cluster. In addition to shared hosts, Hosting Controller offers a full solution suite for hosted Enterprise Applications creating a shared multi-tenant environment for automatic provisioning of Microsoft Exchange, BlackBerry, SharePoint, OCS and Dynamics CRM. It also offers a full automation solution for Infrastructure and Virtualization providers offering virtualized partitions on both Windows and Linux based servers through Hyper-V technology for Windows & Xen Hypervisor technology for Linux! Hosting Controller Inc. is based in Richmond, BC, Canada and has customers in 125 countries worldwide.


Warren Friss of Apple Industries Announces Availability of Pix Place with New Smile 2.0 Software

The latest technology from Apple Industries comes at a time when the world is consistently and actively engaged in all things social media. Apple Industries has been in the photo, vending, coin-operated machine and event planning industries for more than 30 years and is a leading provider of digital imaging solutions for retail environments.

New York, NY – Warren Friss, President of Apple Industries/Face Place, a leading provider of digital imaging solutions for retail environments, recently announced that Face Place’s Pix Place which includes the new Smile 2.0 software is now available for sale and will be ready for delivery in May 2012.

Warren Friss, President of Apple Industries/Face Place announced earlier this month that the company received excellent feedback while showcasing their new Smile 2.0 social networking software, at the Amusement Expo 2012 in Las Vegas.

Warren Friss, President of Apple Industries/Face Place stated, “Face Place photo booths now do much more than just print out traditional photo strips.” Warren Friss commented, “We are now using the latest technology to allow consumers to share their photos, directly from the photo booth, via email, on Facebook and Twitter.”

Apple Industries manufactures, markets and sells the award winning line of Face Place digital photo booths which now contain the new Smile 2.0 software which allows customers to purchase photo strips, 4×6 photos, and to share their photos directly from the photo booths by email, Facebook or Twitter.

“In addition, our new Face Place line of photo booths can print 4 x 6 photos, postcards, passport style photos and can record and share videos,” continued Warren Friss. “Our photo booths have reached another level and are perfect for bars, restaurants, movie theatres and other “entertainment” locations. They make money for operators and location owners, and are fun for patrons.”

Warren Friss further stated that, “Face Place’s new stand-alone photo kiosk, Pix Place, is now available for sale and will be ready for delivery in May. Like all Face Place photo booths, it will include the new Smile 2.0 software.” For more information, please contact your authorized Apple distributor or contact Anita Rodriguez at Apple Industries. You can visit the company’s website at

About Warren Friss

Warren Friss serves as the President of Apple Industries/Face Place. Warren Friss earned a Law Degree from the University Of Pennsylvania School Of Law and began his career as a corporate attorney at the NY law firm of Shea & Gould.

Warren Friss joined The Topps Company, Inc. in 1995 where he served as General Counsel. In 2000, Warren invented and successfully launching etopps, a unique Internet trading card platform now in its 11th year.

Warren Friss then headed up Topps Sports & Entertainment division, with over 125 employees, from 2006-2011. Warren Friss led that division to dramatic growth and, ultimately, to a sale of the Company to Michael Eisner’s Tornante Company and a major private equity firm in 2007.

About Apple Industries, Inc.

Apple Industries Inc. is a leading provider of digital imaging solutions for retail environments. Apple Industries manufactures, markets, and sells the award winning line of Face Place digital photo booths. Face Place photo booths contain Smile 2.0 software which allows customers to purchase photo strips, 4×6 photos, and to share their photos directly from the photo booths by email, Facebook or Twitter.

Apple Industries has been in the photo, vending, coin-operated machine and event planning industries for more than 30 years.
For more information on the new Face Place Wedding Booth, please contact your authorized Apple distributor or contact Apple Industries at 1-516-619-8000.
For additional information, contact:

Anita Rodriguez
Apple Industries/Face Place
200 Forest Drive, Building 8
Greenvale, New York 11548
sales ( @ ) faceplacephoto dot com


Deep Cycle Batteries – Buying The Appropriate Chargers

As the name suggest, the deep cycle batteries are automotive batteries that are designed to discharge its capacities fully. They are lead-acid batteries and are a great alternative to the starter automotive batteries. The starter automotive batteries can discharge high but short current bursts to starting the engine. Thus, discharging only a small part of their entire capacity. On the contrary, the deep cycle varieties can discharge around 50% to 80% of its capacity depending on its construction and its manufacturer.

It is understood that the most vital accessory for any battery is its charger. The same is also true for these forms of solar batteries. Each of these batteries has its own unique features and so a particular charger will only work for a particular battery.

Choosing the right charger

A host of factors needs to be duly considered while buying the apt charger for your battery. These factors include the input voltage of your battery, the battery bank’s configuration, the probability of undercharging or over charging the battery and the electrical system condition.

Portability of these solar batteries is another key factor to be considered. A portable charger will enable you to harness it in most types of environments. The ergonomics and comfortability in using the batteries should also be considered. Also, opt for batteries that are easy to hold and use in the event of an emergency.

Points to remember

Always remember that an apt charger for the batteries of deep cycle variety will not only fully charge the battery but will also prolong its lifetime. Overcharging or undercharging of the batteries should be averted at any cost as.

Another great aspect of the deep cycle batteries is that they are eco-friendly. Its energy-efficient aspects do not induce any harmful effect on its surrounding environment. So, invest in these batteries and be part of the universal green drive to conserve the world’s non-renewable resources. Think energy think green!

HTC Titan II – Astound Feature 16-Megapixel Camera Phones

HTC aren’t holding back on the hardware, bringing out the second edition of their huge Titan handset. As the Titan denotes to be gargantuan in an aspect of size. The phone was designed and manufactured by HTC Corporation. This device got the name of first HTC-brand LTE-ready Windows Phone device. The phone is the successor version to the HTC Titan. It features a 4.7-inch display, an eye-watering 16-megapixel camera.

Titan II phone dimensionally big sized – 131.5mm x 70.7mm, weight at 160g, its 16-megapixel camera is just one astound features of this device however there is much more to be learnt about this device. HTC Titan 2 is fitted with 4.7-inch super LCD capacitive touchscreen which offer bright and excellent graphics experience. And moreover its 16MP camera allows you to record 720p HD videos. You need to worry about its processing speed & capability because this device is powered with 1.5GHz Snapdragon S2 processor.

The camera is of wide-angle lens with dual LED flash and it includes the features like autofocus, red-eye reduction, image stabilization, a backside-illuminated sensor and physical camera button. HTC Titan 2 is especially designed to bring the best camera experience by examine it in variety of conditions like panoramic shot mode for capturing huge images and burst shot mode for action photography. It has a backlit illuminated sensor, an image stabilizer and flicker adjustment. There are also white balance, saturation, contrast and sharpness controls. Nevertheless, this phone is added with 1.3MP front facing camera which can be used for on-the-go video chat over Wi-Fi.

HTC has gone above and beyond any camera. There are extensively shooting modes like Candle Light, Backlight Portrait, Night Portrait, Beach and Text. There are also some camcorder modes like Vintage Warm, Vintage Cold, Overexposed and Blue Tint. The camera interface is also clean and easy to navigate. Design-wise, the Titan 2 resembles a lot like the original Titan but it slightly thicker (0.01 inches to be exact) due to the LTE chip. It has the same 4.7-inch display but the phone is very much slim.

You can check out best offers at HTC Titan II deals. You can also avail monthly installment option if you don’t want to spend big penny altogether on it. The Titan I had a removable battery, this one does not. But Titan 2 increased size of the battery from the originals 1600 mAH to 1730 mAH. One of the incomparable features is the actual chassis. You can easy notice a tiny button on the very bottom that releases the back, making the phone seem to be split in two. You will not able to resist yourself to take phone apart.

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