Friday, October 28, 2005
Autobytel Rolls Out iPod Video
Irvine-based Autobytel is trying to jump on the video iPod bandwagon, today announcing that it has a dedicated iPod video download center on it's CarTV automotive web site. The company said that it is providing automotive video for download, specifically for Apple's popular Video iPod. The video includes car reviews, how-to videos and new coverage. Autobytel provides automotive marketing services and connects consumers with automotive dealers, in addition to dealership lead management and custom (More info...)

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InfoGenesis Scores Win At Mandarin Oriental
Santa Barbara-based hospitality software provider InfoGenesis said this week that it has inked a deal with the upscale Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group to deploy its point-of-sale solutions at the Landmark Mandarin Oriental in Hong Kong and the Mandarin Oriental Hotel Tokyo. InfoGenesis provides unified management of food and retail outlets and other guest services. InfoGenesis was acquired by Warburg Pincus in January of this year.

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Experclick Names Exec
Santa Barbara-based online advertising network Experclick announced this week that it has named Gleen U. Leeder as Chief Revenue Officer. Leeder joins from ValueClick Media. Experclick said that Leeder will report to William Urschel, CEO and founder of Experclick. Leeder also has served at ABC, CBS, and Disney. Experclick operates an advertising network based on real-time auctions.

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Neven Vision Targets Vision Recognition For Coca-Cola
Santa Monica-based Neven Vision is rolling out its technology in the consumer space with a new deal with Coca Cola. The company's i-Scout object recognition technology, the company will power a marketing campaign in Germany called Shoot and Enter the CokeFridge. The campaign uses Neven Vision's mobile software to encourage German teenagers to take cell phone camera pictures of Coca-Cola products to win mobile content or prizes. Neven Vision is developing machine vision technology that can be dep (More info...)

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Archos Rolls Out Multimedia Device
Irvine-based Archos has rolled out another portable device, this time a new pocket-sized device for showing video, photos, and for listening to music. The company's new Gmini 402 Pocket Multimedia Center, an upgrade from the company's existing Gmini 400. The new device supports a 20 gigabyte hard drive, video, audio, and photo playback, and features a 2.2" color LCD screen. The device also includes a USB port and synchronization with Windows Media Player. Archos is a developer of portable media (More info...)

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Belkin Goes Pre-N
Compton-based computer accessories manufacturer Belkin said this week that it has started to shop wireless Pre-N products. The company has rolled out a new line of products to support the emerging wireless standard, including a router, notebook card, and desktop wireless card. Belkin is tapping Airgo's MIMO technology for the line of products, and is now shipping the products in Mexico. Pre-N products use a preliminary version of the not-yet approved 802.11n standard to implement the MIMO transm (More info...)

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Carlsbad-based said yesterday that Prudential California Realty has signed on to use its online print and direct marketing services. Prudential's real estate users in the San Francisco Bay area will be able to use PrintDepartment's online printing services to generate marketing materials and direct mailing pieces. PrintDepartment provides online ordering of sales and marketing materials for companies.

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