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Universities Switch to LED Lighting to Help Save Energy, Reduce Costs and Protect the Environment
DURHAM, N.C., April 22, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Cree, Inc. (Nasdaq:CREE), a leader in LED (light-emitting diode) lighting, announces the launch of the LED University(tm) program, an international community of universities working to accelerate the adoption of energy-efficient LEDs. In addition to evaluating, promoting and deploying LED lighting, the community of universities plans to work toward increasing energy savings, protecting the environment, reducing maintenance costs and providing a better light quality for improved visibility and safety.
LXE Introduces Bluetooth Ring Scanner and Enhances HX2 Wearable Computer
ATLANTA, April 22, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- LXE Inc., the mobile logistics business of EMS Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq:ELMG), today announced the introduction of the new 8650 Bluetooth(r) Ring Scanner for use by mobile workers in a multitude of supply-chain environments. The small, lightweight 8650 ring scanner rests on the finger, with the Bluetooth module worn comfortably on the back of the hand or the wrist. The Bluetooth module pairs with any Bluetooth-enabled handheld, wearable, fixed-station or vehicle-mount computer and reliably transmits critical data from up to 30 feet away. This gives the operator the unprecedented freedom of movement necessary to perform bar code reading tasks quickly and in comfort.
Monarch Community Bank
Monarch Community Bancorp, Inc. Announces First Quarter Earnings
COLDWATER, Mich., April 22, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Monarch Community Bancorp, Inc. (Nasdaq:MCBF), the parent company of Monarch Community Bank ("Bank"), today announced earnings for the three months ended March 31, 2008 of $332,000 compared to $494,000 for the same period in 2007 (a decrease of 33%). Earnings per share for the three months ended March 31, 2008 were $0.15 compared to $0.21 for the same period in 2007 (a decrease of 29%).