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2011-02-07 08:00:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Blackboard Inc. (Nasdaq: BBBB) and Sony Electronics today announced they have seen strong momentum in customer adoption of the Blackboard Transact(TM) contactless campus card solution. Already, more than 50 institutions have adopted the contactless platform, which leverages cutting-edge technology to provide a safer and more convenient campus experience. Developed specifically for higher education institutions in the United States, the fully...

2010-10-12 04:55:00

IRVINE, Calif. and TOKYO, Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- HID Global, trusted leader in solutions for the delivery of secure identity, and Sony Corporation today announced they have entered into a Memorandum of Intent for a strategic partnership to jointly develop an embedded contactless smart card reader platform for the global PC marketplace. The jointly developed platform will be designed specifically for laptop manufacturers and will encompass Sony and HID Global contactless solutions and a...

2010-03-08 11:32:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., March 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Electronics today announced that its FeliCa contactless integrated circuit chip technology is included in the newest version of the Blackboard Inc. campus commerce and security solution, enabling a unique ecosystem for access and payment developed specifically for higher education institutions in North America. The Blackboard Transact(TM) contactless solution offers a secure environment that enables a student to make payments, gain building...

2010-03-05 06:00:00

WASHINGTON, March 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Blackboard Inc. (Nasdaq: BBBB) today announced the general availability of Release 3.6 of Blackboard Transact(TM), and with it the introduction of a unique contactless campus ecosystem that aims to make the student experience significantly more convenient and secure. Developed specifically for higher education institutions in the United States, the fully integrated technology platform transforms the way students navigate life on and off...

2009-10-07 01:30:00

SANTA ANA, Calif. and ISMANING, Germany, Oct. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SCM Microsystems Japan, Inc., a subsidiary of SCM Microsystems, Inc. (Nasdaq: SCMM, Prime Standard: SMY), and Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd. (DNP), today announced that they are expanding their cooperative relationship to address important challenges in the Japanese IT security market. Together with Digital Media Research Institute, Inc., SCM Microsystems Japan and DNP are launching a new solution that keeps...

2009-09-17 01:30:00

SANTA ANA, Calif. and ISMANING, Germany, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SCM Microsystems, Inc. (Nasdaq: SCMM; Prime Standard: SMY), a leading provider of solutions for secure access, secure identity and secure exchange, today announced the SCL3711, a new portable contactless smart card reader capable of supporting multiple contactless applications, from mobile payments to transportation, access control and e-government. The SCL3711 is a high-performance, fully interoperable,...

2009-03-30 07:25:00

LAS VEGAS, March 30 /PRNewswire/ -- SHOWEST #1905 -- Sony Electronics and Thinker Inc., an authorized FeliCa technology deployment channel partner, today announced that Mars Snackfood U.S. has joined the two companies in the development and implementation of a FeliCa-based digital signage and delivery portal solution for trade shows. "Thinker's iACCESS(R) interactive touchscreen digital media portals with intelligent navigation technology combined with Sony FeliCa's contactless...

2009-03-24 07:25:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., March 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Electronics today announced the appointment of MxN Media Group as an authorized FeliCa technology deployment channel partner, continuing the expansion of the FeliCa System Integrator Application Developer program launched last year. Headquartered in Toronto, with U.S. operations based in Alpharetta, Ga., MxN Media Group offers innovative technology-based solutions that improve merchandising and consumer action at the point of purchase. The...


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  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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