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Axfood's Sales For the Month of January 2003
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Feb. 6, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Axfood (Stockholm:AXFO) today announced that for stores in Sweden owned by the Group, the increase was 13.3% for the month of January, of which same stores accounted for 4.7%. Consolidated net sales(a) (excluding VAT) for the month totaled SEK 2,699 m (2,615), a increase of 3.2% compared with the same period a year ago. Of total sales, the Swedish operations accounted for SEK 2,300 m (2,205) and Spar Finland for SEK 399 m (410).
National Technology Alliance Joins Forces with Sarnoff, SRI and Virage for Surveillance Video Motion Mining Project
SAN MATEO, Calif., Feb. 6, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Virage, Inc. (Nasdaq:VRGE), a leading provider of video and rich media communication software, today announced that it has received a contract from Rosettex Technology & Ventures Group (Rosettex) on behalf of the National Technology Alliance (NTA) to develop solutions for surveillance video content management for the U.S. Government. The development entails integrating specialized motion mining products with the Virage video content management platform. Rosettex, a joint venture between Sarnoff Corporation and SRI International, collaborates with best-of-breed partner organizations to build technology prototypes and encourage the development of commercial, off-the-shelf solutions for government user's needs.