Quantcast
Last updated on April 24, 2014 at 16:36 EDT

PR Newswire’s Business Technology Round-up, 21st November 2012

November 21, 2012

LONDON, November 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ –

Eurochannel launches in US, SHI selects Intergraph software and ScanLife launches
revamped app

Eurochannel, an innovative television network which provides access to European
television content, has launched in the US. The company now offers its new “Eurochannel:
On Demand”
[http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/eurochannel-brings-the-best-of-european-entertainment-to-all-american-homes-with-its-new-video-on-demand-service-180234501.html ]
service to
cable customers across North America.

The new service aims to provide high-quality, European-focussed content to an untapped
American audience, with customers able to choose from a wide range of on-demand TV series,
movies and documentaries. Popular titles from countries including Poland, Estonia, Spain
and Italy will be made available to rent for 48 hours through Dailymotion, each in their
original version with English subtitles. The unique service is available now through the
DISH Network, and can be accessed via the Google Play Store by any Android-powered device.

Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI), the Korean heavy-duty ship manufacturer, has announced
a new partnership with leading geospatial software providers Intergraph
[http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/samsung-heavy-industries-selects-intergraph-smartmarine-3d-for-offshore-projects-180233511.html ]
, with a view to implementing its new
SmartMarine 3D software in the company’s offshore division.

SmartMarine 3D will allow SHI to implement the latest in rule-based spatial
technology, providing the manufacturer with the ability to produce a higher volume of
complex and technically precise industry-ready vessels in a shorter space of time. The
decision by SHI to roll out the software was made after a highly successful trial period,
which “delivered a tremendous saving in man-hours over [the company's] traditional design
methods”.

The software has been widely recognised as an industry-leading offshore ship building
package, allowing manufacturers to increase their productivity by an impressive 30 per
cent whilst also ensuring a higher level of quality and detail in all products.

ScanLife, a world-leading developer of mobile-based engagement solutions, has launched
the new version of its popular mobile application, giving loyal users access to several
innovative new features
[http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/new-version-of-scanlife-app-enables-millions-to-scan-barcodes-to-share-holiday-wish-lists-instantly-via-facebook-and-twitter-180248871.html ]
.

Users now have the power to scan QR codes and everyday barcodes from within the
ScanLife app, which will then automatically search for the popularity of scanned products
with other users and across social networks such as Twitter and Facebook. App users can
gain instant access to peer reviews of products and services, share their favourite items
with their network of friends, and can even link their favourite scans directly to their
Facebook page on iOS. The new app is also available on Android.

Follow PR Newswire on Twitter

Keep up-to-date with the latest sector-specific news headlines by following PR
Newswire’s Twitter accounts:

Consumer [http://www.twitter.com/PRNECnsmr ]
Finance [http://www.twitter.com/PRNEFinance ]
Manufacturing [http://www.twitter.com/PRNEMfg ]
Sports [http://www.twitter.com/PRNESports ]
Business [http://www.twitter.com/PRNEBiz ]
Energy [http://www.twitter.com/PRNEEnergy ]
Health [http://www.twitter.com/PRNEHealth ]
Multi-cultural [http://www.twitter.com/PRNEMltcult ]
Technology [http://www.twitter.com/PRNETech ]
Business technology [http://www.twitter.com/PRNEBiztech ]
Environment [http://www.twitter.com/PRNEEnv ]
Media [http://www.twitter.com/PRNEMedia ]
Public policy [http://www.twitter.com/PRNEPolicy ]
Transport [http://www.twitter.com/PRNETrnsp ]

About PR Newswire

PR Newswire is the premier global provider of multimedia platforms that enable
marketers, corporate communicators, sustainability officers, public affairs and investor
relations officers to leverage content to engage with all their key audiences. Having
pioneered the commercial news distribution industry 58 years ago, PR Newswire today
provides end-to-end solutions to produce, optimize and target content – from rich media to
online video to multimedia – and then distribute content and measure results across
traditional, digital, mobile and social channels. Combining the world’s largest
multi-channel, multi-cultural content distribution and optimization network with
comprehensive workflow tools and platforms, PR Newswire enables the world’s enterprises to
engage opportunity everywhere it exists. PR Newswire serves tens of thousands of clients
from offices in the Americas, Europe, Middle East, Africa and the Asia-Pacific region, and
is a UBM plc company.

SOURCE PR Newswire


Source: PR Newswire