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14th November 2012

Canada Media Fund Supports New Guide On Additional Funding Opportunities For Documentaries

Canada Media FundThe Observatoire du documentaire and Antenne Media Grand Sud are publishing a guide that lists the major sources of additional funding available for the documentary film sector in Canada, the US and Europe. The Documentary Additional Funding Guideis a practical tool enabling Canadian and European producers and filmmakers to identify the different resources available for their own productions or co-productions: private funds dedicated to audiovisual content, including broadcaster funds, awards, grants, financial guidance and calls for projects by festivals, independent production cooperatives, provincial arts councils, crowd-funding platforms, help with distribution, marketing and audience development (US), hedge funds, the IFCIC and Sofica (France) and more. Read the rest of this entry »

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14th November 2012

Genetec Unveils Its Plans for Cloud-Based Video Surveillance

genetecMontreal-based Genetec™, a pioneer in the physical security industry and a leading provider of world-class unified IP security solutions, today unveiled its plans for bringing physical security software to the cloud. In conjunction with a strategic multi-year alliance with Microsoft Corp., Genetec is developing true, reliable, hosted security solutions including Video Surveillance, Access Control and License Plate Recognition (LPR) as a Service that will be built on Microsoft’s Windows Azure cloud-computing platform. The new cloud-based security solutions will combine the strength of Genetec’s unified security platform with the global reach, scalability, and reliability of Windows Azure. Following an aggressive development schedule, Genetec is planning on delivering its first cloud-based service offering in the first half of 2013. Read the rest of this entry »

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14th November 2012

Intuit Launches ‘Love Our Local Business’ to Help Entrepreneurs Succeed

intuitA little love goes a long way. To help small businesses survive and thrive in a tough economy, Intuit Inc. will grant a wish a day, valuing up to $5,000 each, to 15 businesses through its Love Our Local Business program this holiday season. Small businesses in the United States and Canada can submit their wishes at Love Our Local Business and then rally their fans to vote for their submissions. Intuit will fulfill one wish a day from December 3rd to 21st. Read the rest of this entry »

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14th November 2012

iNTERFACEWARE Announces Superior Integration Engine

interfacewareiNTERFACEWARE™, a Toronto-based software provider committed to simplifying healthcare integration, has announced Iguana 5.5, the newest version of its powerful healthcare integration engine. The updated release builds upon the successful introduction of the Iguana Translator, an innovative development environment, and provides new options to organizations looking to streamline workflows, increase productivity and overall efficiencies while enhancing patient care. Read the rest of this entry »

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14th November 2012

Study of Canadian Families And Television In The Digital Age

movie orbyVia Canada Media Fund: Not only is TV not endangered, but it also has a unifying social impact on the nuclear family across the country. This is the main conclusion of a cross-Canada study—Are the Kids All Right? (PDF 2MB) —on the television viewing habits of families with at least one child aged between 9 and 12 years. The study was conducted by a team of researchers led by André H. Caron, professor of communications at the Université de Montréal and Director of the Centre for Youth and Media Studies (CYMS). An Executive Report on the study is also available for download (PDF 508KB). Read the rest of this entry »

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14th November 2012

Big Trouble In The Big Apple For The Secret World

funcomThe biggest update yet for Funcom’s modern-day massively multiplayer online game ‘The Secret World’, is just around the corner and will be hitting the game servers soon. ‘Issue #4: Big Trouble in the Big Apple’ is the fourth major content update since the game launched just four months ago, and it introduces an impressive assortment of new content and gameplay mechanics for players to discover. Today Funcom is excited to share with you a brand new preview video, narrated by Game Director Joel Bylos, providing a unique look at what is coming in this massive update:
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