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8th December 2008

Sierra Wireless Releases Software Development Toolkit For Linux Developers

Richmond, BCSierra Wireless today announced the availability of a new software development kit (SDK) supporting original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) using the Linux operating system. This addition expands the company’s suite of available SDKs for developers working on applications utilizing Sierra Wireless products.

“Sierra Wireless is committed to supporting the widest possible range of customers and applications for 3G mobile broadband,” said Trent Punnett, senior vice president, Marketing and Corporate Development for Sierra Wireless. “The Linux SDK allows developers integrating Sierra Wireless products into Linux-based systems – including portable devices, machine-to-machine systems, fixed wireless terminals, vending, and fleet management systems – to do so in a cost-effective way that supports their tight development schedules.”
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25th November 2008

Tritone Launches CourseWatch 2.0 Offering Customizable Music Education Content

Vancouver Tritone has released the newest version of CourseWatch, Tritone’s course management system. A significant upgrade to the current product line, CourseWatch 2.0 was created in conjunction with the University of New Brunswick Faculty of Computer Science.

Tritone Music Education Systems, located in Vancouver, British Columbia is an innovator and developer of online music education services, applications and technology software. Tritone is a pioneer in e-learning music education solutions for public schools and distance education.

Garnett MacMullin , President of Tritone: “CW 2.0 (CourseWatch 2.0) reaches another milestone for Tritone in improving online music education. CourseWatch is tailored for online delivery and hosting interactive multimedia educational content. The system returns an immediate response to the student and tracks all learning activities for the teachers. Tightly integrated with the Javatrax keyboard interface, CourseWatch retains the student’s activities as part of the reporting system for immediate review or playback”.
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19th November 2008

Corel Signs New North American Distributor WYNIT, Inc.

Companies Offer Solutions for Photo Specialty and Wide-Format Printing Markets


Ottawa Corel Corporation today announced that it has signed WYNIT, Inc., a leading national distributor of computer peripherals and consumer electronics, as a new partner in the U.S. and Canada. Serving customers in a variety of markets including photo specialty and wide-format printing, WYNIT now offers the entire Corel digital media and graphics software lineup including the recently released Corel® Paint Shop Pro® Photo X2 Ultimate and Corel® VideoStudio® Pro X2, along with CorelDRAW® Graphics Suite X4 and Corel® Painter™X.

WYNIT is also the exclusive distributor of the Wacom® Cintiq® 21UX which it offers bundled with Corel Painter X. Designed to maximize the creative power of Wacom’s industry leading pen tablets, Corel Painter X is the standard for digital painting and illustration for professional photographers, illustrators and designers.
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27th October 2008

Greenhouse Unveils Nitrogen Software Dev Kit

VANCOUVER, British Columbia – Greenhouse Interactive today announced that the Nitrogen Software Development Kit (SDK) is now available free of charge to independent developers seeking to enhance their games selected for the Greenhouse digital distribution service. Major tools offered in Nitrogen include the social networking functionalities of ‘triumphs’ and ‘standings,’ which will allow developers to reward players for their in-game accomplishments and then display them for the rest of the Greenhouse gaming community.

Penny Arcade Adventures: On the Rain-Slick Precipice of Darkness, Episode Two, scheduled to launch this Wednesday for Windows®, Mac® and Linux®, will be the first title on the service to implement the new Nitrogen SDK and offer gamers triumphs and standings to enhance their gameplay and Greenhouse community experience.

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23rd October 2008

Softimage Acquired by Autodesk

Acquisition to Accelerate Autodesk?s Games Strategy; Complements Digital Entertainment and Visual Communications Offering; Lets Artists Choose their Passion

Montreal – Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADSK) and Avid Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVID), announced that they have signed a definitive agreement for Autodesk to acquire substantially all of the assets of Avid’s Softimage business unit for approximately $35 million.

Softimage was founded in 1986 by Daniel Langlois and is headquartered in Montreal, Canada. Softimage develops 3D technology for the film, television and games markets. Its flagship product is SOFTIMAGE|XSI, an extensible 3D animation software solution used by leading media and entertainment companies, including Digital Domain, Ubisoft, SEGA Corporation, CAPCOM, Animal Logic and The Mill. Autodesk Media & Entertainment provides animation, visual effects, editing/finishing and color grading solutions for the 3D market, including entertainment and design industries.

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26th September 2008

Autodesk Pro Entertainment Seminar This Fall

Autodesk M&E Events are presenting their Dream, Dare Deliver seminar on November 4th at the ScotiaBank Theatre on Burrard Street. Register for this event and learn all about the versatility of the Autodesk family of creative design products. The first portion of the seminar will cover 3ds Max, Mudbox and MotionBuilder. The second portion of the seminar will cover Toxik, MotionBuilder and Maya. Following the seminars, there will be an informational session regarding product subscriptions and then a question and answer period. A product raffle and reception will round out the afternoon.

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29th August 2008

Bioware Reveals Dragon Age Toolset Details

Leading video game developer BioWare™, a division of Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: ERTS), today announced that it will continue in the studio’s long tradition of delivering powerful content-creations to the gaming community by releasing the Dragon Age™ Toolset. BioWare will be presenting the Dragon Age™ Toolset at the Penny Arcade Expo in the Washington State Convention & Trade Center today through Sunday. Designed specifically for the highly-anticipated Role-playing PC game Dragon Age™: Origins, the Dragon Age Toolset provides players with developer-grade tools that will allow them to produce their own content.

Attendees of the Penny Arcade Expo will be the first ever to see the new toolset in action as BioWare will provide a live demonstration of some of its exciting features and capabilities. The Dragon Age Toolset will be part of a stage demonstration during the Penny Arcade Expo at 1:30pm, August 31, on the main stage at the Washington State Convention & Trade Center in Seattle, Washington.

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7th May 2008

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