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EMS Technologies, Inc.
EMS Technologies to Supply Antenna Pointing Equipment for ViaSat-1
ATLANTA, July 31, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- EMS Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq:ELMG) announced today that its Defense & Space Systems Division (D&SS) was selected for a contract from Space Systems/Loral, a subsidiary of Loral Space & Communications Inc. (Nasdaq:LORL), to provide antenna pointing equipment for ViaSat-1, expected to be the world's highest capacity broadband satellite when it launches over North America in 2011.
Chang-On International, Inc.
Chang-On International Inc. Added to InvestSource Index
HARBIN, China, July 31, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Chang-On International Inc. (OTCBB:CAON), a company engaged in green architectural products made of its innovative SF brand of synthetic resin, is pleased to announce the coverage by InvestSource Inc. in its rapidly growing "InvestSource Index" of publicly traded securities.
DIRECTV Adopts Entropic Communications' Technology for Single-Wire HD Satellite Dish Installations
SAN DIEGO, July 31, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Entropic Communications, Inc. (Nasdaq:ENTR), a leading provider of silicon solutions to enable connected home entertainment, announced that DIRECTV(r), the industry leader in HD programming, has incorporated Entropic's Channel Stacking Switch (CSS) technology in DIRECTV's SWM-ODU dish unit, a mainstream follow-on to this year's earlier announcement of DIRECTV's use of CSS technology in their MDU MFH-2 system.
ACI Worldwide, Inc.
ACI Releases New Version of Payments Software With System z Optimization, Helps Financial Institutions Meet Aggressive Growth Plans
NEW YORK, July 31, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- ACI Worldwide, Inc. (Nasdaq:ACIW), a leading international provider of software for electronic payment systems, today announced the latest version of BASE24-eps(tm), the company's market-leading software for online payments processing. BASE24-eps Release 1 Version 08.2 offers standard support for IBM's "blue stack" database, middleware and security capabilities on the IBM System z platform. It also features enhanced security and a more flexible infrastructure to easily accommodate future updates and compliance regulations such as the latest Payment Card Industry (PCI) Data Security Standard (DSS). Today's announcement marks a significant milestone in the strategic alliance announced by ACI and IBM in December 2007. One of the hallmark goals of the alliance included technology solutions to help financial institutions meet aggressive growth objectives. ACI's payment engine will bring IBM's flagship mainframe capabilities to front-end systems, priming these complex and disparate networks for the industry's most powerful virtualization, security and scalability.
Cree Opens Engineering Center in Shenzhen, China, to Aid High-Quality LED Luminaire Design
DURHAM, N.C., July 31, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Cree, Inc. (Nasdaq:CREE), a market leader in LED lighting, announces the opening of the Cree Shenzhen Engineering Center in Shenzhen, China. This technical education center is dedicated to training lighting product designers and manufacturers in best practices for LED lighting product design and construction.