RELM Wireless Receives Order Totaling $6.6 Million From U.S. Department of Agriculture
RELM Wireless Corporation (NYSE Amex: RWC) today announced that it has received an order totaling approximately $6.6 million from the U. S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Forest Service. This order is comprised of RELM's long-time flagship D-Series digital P-25 portable and mobile radios. It is anticipated that the order will be fulfilled during the first quarter of 2010.
RELM President and Chief Executive Officer David Storey commented, "We are delighted with this substantial order from one of our largest and longest-standing customers. For approximately two decades the USFS has relied upon our BK Radio products in wildfire suppression efforts; first deploying the E-Series analog radios, then G-Series analog radios, and more recently migrating to P-25 digital D-Series radios.
Conolog Announces Advance Orders for 280 Systems and Other Equipment Valued at over $1,900,000
Conolog Corporation (NASDAQ: CNLG), an engineering and design company that provides digital signal processing solutions to global electric utilities, announced today receiving advance orders for its PDR systems and other communication equipment valued at over $1,900,000 with deliveries to be scheduled over the next fiscal year.
Chairman of Conolog Robert Benou stated, “We are gratified that our new products and legacy components are increasing in demand.”
Benou added, “The Company will continue to control its production efforts and look forward to the production and marketing of our ‘Glow Worm’ and the design and introduction of the CM100 Multiplexer.”
Conolog Announces Start of Production of its GlowWorm Fiber Optic Detector
Conolog Corporation (NASDAQ: CNLG), an engineering and design company that provides digital signal processing solutions to global electric utilities, announced today that it has completed field testing and started production/marketing of its “GlowWorm” fiber optic detector that may be used in any fiber optic line or network without the need to cut the cable.
President of Conolog Marc Benou stated, “Our 'GlowWorm' surpassed our expectations in field tests and demonstrated its capabilities in fiber optic networks as well as lines.
“This application of passive detection technology is unique to Conolog and will allow utilities and other customers to quickly determine the source of a fiber optic signal failure.”
China ACM Wins Xi'an High-Speed Railway Concrete Service Contract
China Advanced Construction Materials Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: CADC), ("China ACM" or the "Company") a leading provider of ready-mix concrete in China, today announced that the Company has signed a definitive contract to provide its ready-mix concrete service to the high-speed railway project between Xi'an and Ankang, the largest city in southern Shanxi Province.
China ACM will provide technical counseling for the production of 270,000 cubic meters of ready-mix concrete. Equipment for the portable mixers has arrived on site and production will commence in February 2010. Duration of the project is estimated to be 20 months. Revenues for this contract are an estimated $3 million with an estimated $800,000 net income.
Cree Brings the LED Lighting Revolution Home
Cree, Inc. (Nasdaq: CREE), a market leader in LED lighting, announces the demonstration of a new 6-inch LED downlight designed for the residential market. The Cree CR6 LED downlight is being shown this week at the 2010 International Builder’s Show in Las Vegas.
“By delivering the beautiful warm light created by Cree TrueWhite™ technology in an affordable, energy-efficient LED residential fixture, we’re providing consumers with an alternative to energy wasting incandescents and the poor color-rendering of compact fluorescent bulbs,” said Neal Hunter, President of Cree LED Lighting. “There is no residential LED downlight on the market today that can come close to matching the value and performance of the CR6. This product builds on the success of the award-winning LR6, which has shipped more than 350,000 units to date.”
Amtech Announces $59 Million in Total Orders for the December Quarter
Amtech Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: ASYS), a global supplier of production and automation systems and related supplies for the manufacture of solar cells, semiconductors, and silicon wafers, today announced that orders booked for its fiscal 2010 first quarter ended December 31, 2009 totaled approximately $59 million. This total includes both solar and semiconductor orders including the large solar order from an existing customer announced on December 18, 2009. A significant portion of these orders are expected to ship within fiscal 2010.
J.S. Whang, President and Chief Executive Officer of Amtech, commented, “We are extremely pleased with the substantial increase in orders from our large and growing solar customer base and we remain confident in the long-term growth opportunities in the solar market for our products.”
Beceem Provides 4G Chip for New Sierra Wireless AirCard(R) W801 Mobile Hotspot
New 3G/4G Mobile Hotspot from Sierra Wireless, powered by Beceem's 4G-WiMAX solution, set to launch with Sprint
Beceem Communications, the leading provider of mobile WiMAX chips, and Sierra Wireless (TSX: SW - NASDAQ: SWIR) announced today that Sierra Wireless has chosen Beceem's BCSM250 4G-WiMAX single chip solution for the new Sierra Wireless AirCard(R) W801 mobile hotspot. The AirCard W801 mobile hotspot will be unveiled today at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas and will be available from Sprint as the Overdrive 3G/4G Mobile Hotspot by Sierra Wireless, starting January 10.
The Sierra Wireless AirCard W801 mobile hotspot combines the functions of a mobile broadband modem and a portable WiFi hotspot in one device.
Dish Network(R) Partners With NeuLion to Distribute Live International TV Channels Through IPTV Platform
DISH Network L.L.C., the U.S. leader in international programming, and NeuLion, Inc. (TSX:NLN), an end-to-end IPTV service provider of live and on-demand international, sports and variety programming delivered via broadband, today announced a multi-year partnership to distribute certain DISH Network international channels using NeuLion's IPTV service.
The partnership with NeuLion enhances DISH Network's international programming offering by providing consumers without access to satellite TV the ability to enjoy select DISH Network international channels through IPTV.
TASER International Closes Year With Three Large Orders From Brazilian Ministry of Justice, Philadelphia and Chicago Police Departments
Company Provides Top Line 2009 4th Quarter Revenue Estimate at Approximately $32M
TASER International, Inc. (Nasdaq:TASR), a market leader in digital evidence solutions and electronic control devices (ECDs), today announced that it received and shipped three significant orders in December 2009. The first order for 2,250 ADVANCED TASER(R) M26(TM) Electronic Control Devices (ECDs) and related accessories was for the Brazilian Ministry of Justice. The second order was for the Philadelphia Police, PA, for 1,000 TASER(R) X26(TM) ECDs and related accessories. The third order was for the Chicago Police Department, IL, for 386 TASER X26 ECDs and related accessories.
Wave Receives $5.7 Million in Software License and Maintenance Orders for a Global Automaker
Initial $1.9 Million in Orders Delivered in December 2009
Wave Systems Corp. (NASDAQ:WAVX ) today announced that it has received a series of significant license and maintenance orders for its EMBASSY® Remote Administration Server (ERAS) software for a U.S.-based automotive company for managing its worldwide employees' laptop computers equipped with hardware-based, self-encrypting drives for the protection of sensitive customer, financial, competitive and other confidential data.
The orders were received by Wave through an OEM partner in late December and total approximately $5.7 million. On average, the orders account for tens of thousands of new licenses per year for each of the next three years, along with maintenance orders for each of the next five years.
OTI Wins Over $30 Million in Contracts for National eID Program
Advance Payment Received; Project is Cash Flow Positive
On Track Innovations Ltd. (OTI) (Nasdaq:OTIV), a global leader in contactless microprocessor-based smart card solutions for homeland security & eID systems, payments, petroleum payments and other applications, announced today that it had signed contracts relating to a national eID program with total consideration that exceeds $30 million. Revenues from this Project in 2010 are expected to be over $20 million. An advance payment has been received to support the initial stages of the project which have already commenced.
The award of the project follows a successful completion by OTI of a pilot program and provides for the supply of new biometric-based electronic ID cards and other official documents (relating to birth, death, marriage, etc.), as well as the equipment required for the setup of the document issuing stations country-wide.
MedMira Receives Order of Half a Million HIV tests from Vitest
Company Now a Registered Supplier for the United Nations Population Fund (UNPFA)
MedMira Inc., ("MedMira") (TSX Venture: MIR, NASDAQ: MMIRF), a developer and marketer of rapid diagnostic technology and solutions, today announced that its strategic sales and marketing partner, Vitest AG (Vitest), has placed an order for 510,000 rapid HIV tests to fulfill the initial sales in Africa. Vitest has been working in the region for the past several months, developing market opportunities for MedMira's rapid HIV tests.
Building on the Company's increasing focus on Africa and other developing regions along with the need to further develop relationships with international organizations, MedMira has also received notification from the United Nation Global Marketplace (UNGM) that its application to become a registered supplier for the United Nation Population Fund (UNPFA) has been accepted.
CAE wins military contracts valued at more than C$100 million
- Royal Netherlands Air Force expands CH-47 Chinook training at CAE's MSHATF - German Army enhances CAE GESI command and staff training system
(TSX: CAE)(NYSE: CAE) - CAE today announced a series of military contracts with the Netherlands, Germany, and other global defence forces. The contracts, valued at more than C$100 million, include a major contract with the Royal Netherlands Air Force (RNLAF) to expand CH-47 Chinook helicopter training at CAE's Medium Support Helicopter Aircrew Training Facility (MSHATF) in the United Kingdom.
"Our MSHATF continues to be the most advanced helicopter training facility of its type in the world, and a perfect example of CAE's capabilities as a training systems integrator," said Martin Gagne, CAE's Group President, Military Products, Training and Services.
OSI Geospatial Signs $5.7M U.S. Army Contract
OSI Geospatial Inc. (TSX: OSI) ("OSI") announced today that its U.S. Operations has signed a three-year U.S. Army contract valued at approximately $5.7 million. Under the terms of this contract, the company will provide engineering, training and support services. The company expects to recognize approximately $1.9 million in revenue annually for the next three years.
"We have been working on this program for close to three years and the award of this contract is clear evidence that we are making a significant contribution to this important U.S. Army program," said Ken Kirkpatrick, President and CEO of OSI Geospatial. "I am very pleased with the results that our team has achieved and look forward to continued success on this program."
Garda World awarded US$100 million diplomatic security contract
GardaWorld, the Global Risks Group of Garda World Security Corporation (TSX:GW ) (Garda), one of the most trusted Cash Logistics, Physical Security and Global Risk Consulting firms in the world , today announced it has been awarded a three-year contract valued at more than $100 million (USD) from the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) to provide security services for the British Embassy in Baghdad and the British Embassy Office in Basra.
The contract is for the provision of mobile security for embassy personnel traveling throughout Iraq in addition to static security of the Embassy in Baghdad and Basra.
"We are honored that the FCO has selected GardaWorld for all of its security services in Iraq," says GardaWorld President LeMarque Sheppard. "This most prestigious contract is a reflection of the experience, dedication and professionalism of our staff and we look forward to working with the FCO in its important mission in Iraq.
U.S. Internal Revenue Service Issues Contract
RELM Wireless Corporation (NYSE: AMEX - RWC) today announced that it has been named as a contractor under a contract issued by the U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS). The contract is for the procurement of P25 digital two-way radios and related equipment by a broad range of federal government agencies such as the departments of Justice, Treasury, Commerce, Education, Transportation, Veterans' Affairs, and numerous others. The maximum total value of the contract is $750 million and spans up to five years commencing on November 30, 2009. The contract includes a select group of companies, including RELM, that meet established criteria. The contract does not specify purchase dates or quantities of equipment from any particular supplier.
RELM President and Chief Executive Officer David Storey commented, "We are excited to add the IRS contract to our portfolio, which includes federal contracts related to the U.S. Department of Interior, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the General Services Administration (GSA) and the U.S. Postal Service, as well as over 40 state contract vehicles.
BTU International Receives $5.5 Million in Solar Orders
BTU International (Nasdaq: BTUI), a leading supplier of advanced thermal processing equipment and processes to the alternative energy and electronics manufacturing markets, today announced it received approximately $5.5 million in orders from Asia/Pacific customers for BTU solar processing equipment. The majority of the equipment will be used for contact formation in a new high efficiency process for the manufacture of silicon solar cells. The balance of the ordered equipment consists of current-generation metallization systems. Revenue recognition for these orders is expected during the first half of 2010.
“We are very pleased with these wins for our solar business,” said Paul van der Wansem, chairman and CEO of BTU International. “Over the past two years BTU has made significant investments in the development of new solar products, and we are encouraged by these orders.”
DALSA's New Piranha HS 12K TDI Camera First Standard Product to Deliver Speeds of 1.2 Gigapixels/Second
New HSLink Interface Pioneered by DALSA Enables Breakthrough Speeds Beyond CameraLink
'09 ITE - DALSA Corporation (TSX: DSA), a global leader in machine vision technology, today introduced the Piranha(TM) HS 12k 90 kHz camera. This new high-speed model features 12k resolution with a 5.2 um pixel size, and breakthrough speeds of 90 kHz line rate or 1.2 gigapixels/second. This new camera is being showcased at '09 ITE, the International Technical Exhibition on Image Technology and Equipment, December 2-4, 2009 at Pacifico Yokohama in Yokohama, Japan in booth # 167.
With DALSA's newly developed HSLink interface, the Piranha HS 12k camera delivers unprecedented speeds, high resolution and compact design. The HSLink interface is a new machine vision connectivity interface pioneered by DALSA.
VirnetX Declares Essential Patents for 4G Security
VirnetX Holding Corporation (NYSE Amex: VHC), a secure real-time communications and collaboration technology company, today announced that it has declared to the 3GPP (3rd Generation Partnership Project) that its U.S. and international patents are or may be essential to Long Term Evolution (LTE) and 4G wireless specifications. The Company declared 23 patents and 28 applications that specifically pertain to 4G security standards.
VirnetX believes it will hold the majority of 4G essential patents related to Series 33 specifications that define security standards for LTE/4G and is prepared to license the use of its patents for incorporation into 4G related products such as chips, servers, smartphones, laptop computers, etc.
"Declaring our patents as essential to 4G is a significant complement to our already active licensing model," said Kendall Larsen, VirnetX CEO and President.
Noveko Announces the Launch of its New Microban(R) Line of Hand Sanitizers and Access to more than 8,000 points of sale in Canada
Noveko International Inc. ("the Company") is pleased to announce the launch of its new Microban(R) line of hand sanitizers. The hand sanitizers formerly marketed under the AZURO(TM) brand are now sold under the Microban(R) brand name, pursuant to the terms of the August 2009 agreement with Microban International, Ltd. ("Microban"), the global leader in built-in antimicrobial product protection.
"We are very proud of this strategic milestone in the market development of our hand sanitizers. The Microban(R) brand is recognized around the world as a guarantee of effective, durable antimicrobial protection.