PR Newswire's Business Technology Round-up, 7th November 2012
LONDON, November 7, 2012
LONDON, November 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --
xDev Launches Innovative iPhone case, Eyepartner Launches HD Wave and
LivePerson Expands Asia Pacific Offering
xDevinc, a US start-up specialising in mobile lifestyle products, has
announced the launch of its iXtremeiPhone case , a product that has been
made possible by crowd-fundingwebsiteKickstarter.
TheiXtremecase turns a user's iPhone into a high-functioning camcorder, a
point-of-view still image camera and even a steering wheel for games consoles,
all using a number of attachable parts that make this product one of the most
flexible cases on the market. Using durable materials and a shock-isolating
inner liner, the case is also celebrated for its protective qualities, with
users' phones safeguarded from reasonable drops and knocks.
The case will be sold separately from its attachable parts, which will all go
on sale exclusively in the US from March 2013. Those who donated money to its
development viaKickstarterare set to receive a 50% discount on
alliXtremeproducts and accessories.
Eyepartner, a global software development company, has released its new
HDWave Desk Share software this week, giving users the ability to instantly
share their desktop with others in high definition over theinternet.
HDWave is set to revolutionise the virtual meeting market, with users able to
sharePowerPointpresentations, Word documents, media content and web pages
with an unlimited amount of users inHDformat, whilst also allowing
participants to record their sessions for later playback.
TheEyepartnermanagement team is also looking to target the lucrative
broadcasting market, with theHDWave software enabling these organisations to
transmit their content to millions of viewers for a relatively low cost. Live
streaming of desktop content has been identified as a particularly attractive
feature, with the software capable of integration with existing online
LivePerson, aNASDAQlisted provider of cloud based business solutions, has
announced its impending acquisition of Australian rival ENGAGE Pty, allowing
it to expand its presence in the strategically important Asia Pacific market.
The acquisition of ENGAGE will allowLivePersonto increase its expertise in
the cloud based live chat,SMSand social media markets, making it a major
global player in the cloud solution industry. According toLivePersonCEO
RobertLoCascio, the new deal will enhance the company's ability to "offer
intelligent engagement solutions to businesses in the Asia Pacific region".
The tie-up is set to complete in the fourth quarter of 2012.
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