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2011-01-10 18:52:00

ROCKLIN, Calif., Jan. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Purple Communications(TM), Inc. (OTC: PRPL) ("Purple"), a leading provider of communications services for people who are deaf, hard of hearing and speech disabled, today announced the successful completion of a new debt financing, beta versions of new relay offerings, and a new strategic initiative that broadens Purple's growth potential in the new year. "We are starting 2011 from a place of strength," said Dan Luis, CEO of Purple. "With...

2010-12-20 11:00:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 20, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Panvidea, the only enterprise-ready cloud-based solution for connecting any content with any platform and device, has today announced comprehensive support for Softel's industry-standard Swift vTX caption and subtitle transcoding software. Swift vTX enables the automatic insertion, extraction, and transcoding of subtitles, captions and other ancillary data. By adding this tool to its already extensive list of professional codecs and post-production...

2010-12-06 11:39:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 6, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following media advisory is being issued by U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090226/CENSUSLOGO) The U.S. Census Bureau will hold an audio news conference to release new data about women-owned businesses from the 2007 Survey of Business Owners. The data show the number and percent of women- owned businesses, sales and receipts at the...

2010-10-11 10:43:00

MADISON, Wis., Oct. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Creative Software, a leading provider of professional video and audio editing applications, today announced the availability of Vegas Pro 10 and Vegas Pro Production Assistant 2 software. A significant upgrade to the award-winning NLE, Vegas Pro 10 software is available for $699.95 (MSRP) and now includes native stereoscopic 3D editing tools, improved closed captioning features, and numerous workflow enhancements. Vegas Pro Production Assistant 2...

2010-10-06 14:30:00

NCRA will have a presence at White House signing ceremony VIENNA, Va., Oct. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When President Obama signs the 21st Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act into law on Friday, millions of citizens who are deaf or hard-of-hearing ultimately will have new-found access to video programming on the Internet through closed captioning. Working behind the scenes to make captioning of live Internet broadcasts possible will be realtime court reporters who serve as...

2010-09-10 03:00:00

AMSTERDAM, Sept. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- [IBC Trade Show Stand 12.A10] -- Sony Creative Software, a leading provider of professional video and audio editing applications, today announced Vegas(TM) Pro 10 software. The most recent upgrade to Sony's award-winning nonlinear HD video and audio editing (NLE) application provides broad audio and video support for media ingest, editing and delivery workflows for a wide variety of production professionals. New features in the native 32- and 64-bit...

2010-09-07 07:00:00

AURORA, Neb., Sept. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Hamilton Relay announced today that they have been selected as the new provider of Captioned Telephone (CapTel®) service in the State of Tennessee. As a result of a competitive bid process, the Tennessee Regulatory Authority (TRA) voted unanimously to award the state CapTel contract to Hamilton Relay. Hamilton Relay began providing CapTel service to Tennesseans on September 1. Captioned Telephone is similar to closed captioning on...

2010-08-27 10:05:00

VIENNA, Va., Aug. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Patricia K. Graves has been elected to the office of Director of the National Court Reporters Association (NCRA), a 20,000-member association representing court reporters and providers of captioning and realtime transcription services for the legal, broadcasting, business, government, and educational communities throughout the United States (www.ncraonline.org). Ms. Graves is president of Caption First, Inc. in Monument, Colo., where she...

2010-08-27 08:05:00

VIENNA, Va., Aug. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Viola S. Zborowski has been elected to the office of Director of the National Court Reporters Association (NCRA), a 20,000-member association representing court reporters and providers of captioning and realtime transcription services for the legal, broadcasting, business, government, and educational communities throughout the United States (www.ncraonline.org). Ms. Zborowski works as a freelance court reporter in Long Valley, New Jersey....

2010-07-28 07:00:00

AURORA, Neb., July 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Hamilton CapTel and Hamilton Relay, a division of Hamilton Telecommunications, today announced that, starting August 1, for the first time captioned telephone services will be available to the residents of Massachusetts. Now, individuals who are hard of hearing will be able to "see what they say" on the telephone and not miss a word of their telephone conversations. "Captioned telephone service has never before been available in the state of...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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