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Noah's Wish Announces 2006 Schedule for National Animal Disaster Response Team Volunteer Training
NEW YORK, Jan. 4, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Noah's Wish will visit 10 cities across the United States and Canada in 2006 to recruit and train volunteers for their National Animal Disaster Response Team. The three-day training program is a requirement for volunteers who want to participate in animal rescue and recovery during disasters. Noah's Wish is a non-profit organization that works exclusively to rescue and shelter animals in disasters and relies on this trained core of volunteers who respond when disaster strikes.
Prima Poker Ltd
Ten Players on Prima Network Divvy up Bad Beat Jackpot Just Shy of $100,000
DOUGLAS, Isle of Man, Jan. 4, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Christmas came a day late for ten poker players who won the Bad Beat Jackpot on the Prima Network (www.primapoker.com), the world's leading online poker network. In November, Prima launched the progressive jackpot with a $50,000 contribution. From that point on, the jackpot grew to $92,814 until Dec. 26, when a player from the Gaming Club card room broke the bank.
Optical Storage Technology Association
OSTA Completes MPV Interoperability Specification Program with Endorsement of Validation Tools
CUPERTINO, Calif., Jan. 4, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- As part of its successful MusicPhotoVideo(tm) (MPV) initiative, the Optical Storage Technology Association has certified and endorsed the ValidateMPV(tm) compliance test tool from Software Architects, Inc. (SAI). Certification of ValidateMPV marks the completion and availability of OSTA's MPV-IS Program that enables companies to test compliance with OSTA's MPV-IS v1.0 interoperability specification and provide feedback that can be used when licensing the MPV trademarks. Companies designing products for the MPV-IS can now acquire test tools that test compliance with the "writer" requirements of this key digital imaging and consumer electronics interoperability standard.
Maxent's ThunderPanel Delivers a Complete High-Performance Audio/Video Solution for the Digital Home
LAS VEGAS, Jan. 4, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Maxent, a leading provider of value-priced flat-panel display solutions for consumers, today announced the ThunderPanel(tm), a feature-rich, high-performance 42-inch high-definition plasma television with a ThunderSound(tm) speaker system that delivers vocal depth and dynamic range that traditional flat panel displays lack. With extensive analog and digital audio and video connectivity options, ThunderPanel delivers the ultimate combination of affordability, versatility and performance in a complete audio/visual solution for the digital home.
Maxent's ServoTV Enables Consumers to Wirelessly 'Place-Shift' Video to Anywhere in the Home
LAS VEGAS, Jan. 4, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Maxent, a leading provider of value-priced flat-panel display solutions for consumers, today announced it's taking home entertainment to the next level with ServoTV(tm), a high-performance high-definition 42-inch WXGA plasma display that incorporates a Wi-Fi standard IEEE 802.11a wireless transmitter enabling it to transmit video and audio signals from its NTSC, AV1 and AV2 inputs for reception by the Maxent Client TV or a wireless-enabled PC.
ZipForm and American Home Shield Form Partnership
CLINTON TOWNSHIP, Mich., Jan. 4, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- ZipForm, the nation's leading provider of real estate document solutions, today announced a new partnership with American Home Shield, the industry leader of home warranty protection, which will provide ZipForm users in Arizona with convenient access to AHS forms. The partnership will allow users to import warranty information and forms along with their ZipForm-generated documents.