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CA Releases Internet Security Suite Plus 2009 : New Feature-Rich Suite Includes Enhanced Malware Protection, Easy-to-Use Parental Control, Robust Customer Support and Reduced User Interruptions Backed by Internet Protection Plan with Coverage up to $10,000


ISLANDIA, N.Y. (PRWEB) November 24, 2008

In addition to the enhanced security features, the suite is now more user-friendly through its inclusion of an Intuitive Help Desk for at-your-fingertips customer support, a simple interface that lets users quickly set preferences or check program status, and a gaming/movie mode to reduce interruptions. With tailored security options for wireless connectivity, CA Internet Security Suite Plus 2009 uses WiFi HotSpot detection technology to alert users when they enter a new network outside of the established home network.

According to the 2008 CA Internet Threat Outlook Report, online attacks will be dominated by smarter malware and bots targeting Web users ranging from gamers and social network users to the elderly and unsuspecting parents.

“Families should feel safe and secure when they are online,” said Brian Grayek, vice president of product management for CA. “However, there are more online threats than ever before. While it’s important for parents to practice general PC safety practices like not placing a PC in a child’s room and monitoring social networking profiles, parental control software provides an added layer of protection and additional peace of mind. Our parental controls are designed to be ‘child-proof’ and prevent even computer-savvy children from uninstalling or disabling the products. In addition to offensive website filtering and blocking, parents can also use the software to set time limits on when children can use the PC and receive daily reports on web activity.”

Grayek continued, “Historically, high-performance users, like gamers, turn off security features because it either slows down their PCs or they get pop-ups that interfere with their experience. This is a huge risk to their PC security. We’ve focused on developing a product that runs quietly in the background for uninterrupted gaming and movie watching, while keeping the PC secure.”

Also new to CA’s Internet Security Suite Plus 2009 are the following features:

Supports the Domain Key Internet Mail (DKIM) and Sender Policy Framework (SPF) industry-standard email security protocols by scanning email and thwarting phishing attempts via Email Inspector. Continuous Upgrades automatically detect new updates and provide alerts when new features are available. Silent Protection automatically analyzes program behavior to determine whether it is safe, and allows or denies access. All CA security products are designed to use system resources efficiently and facilitate fast installation, quick scans and superior usability. They are also protected by the CA Security Advisor Team, a global team of malware experts and engineers that work round-the-clock to detect and prevent online threats.

Customers receive daily protection updates, upgrades to the latest product features and 24 X 7 online technical support at no additional charge with their subscription.

Supported operating systems include Windows

New Parental Control Software Care4teen Aims to Help Parents Protect Their Children Online by Offering a Resource in the Battle Against Cyberbullying


(PRWEB) September 22, 2011

As society becomes more technologically inclined, teenagers and children are going online in droves. The opportunities for them to research, learn and interact with each other are virtually limitless. Unfortunately, the Internet is not benign. Inappropriate websites, shady characters and cyberbullies lurk among every corner. This poses a conundrum for parents who want to allow their children to be connected while still staying safe. Fortunately, there are new tools on the market which grant parents the access needed to help their children stay safe. One such tool is Care4Teen. This intuitive parental monitoring software offers parents the ability to monitor activities, proactively block websites and stay involved in online communications.

Here are just a few brief benefits of Care4Teen.com:

Remote access. This means that parents never have to be out of touch with their child’s activities online. They simply login to their account from any computer or device with internet access and are taken to the page which displays all of their child’s activities, as further outlined below.

Intuitive parental-group blocking of websites. Care4Teen.com relies on a parent-controlled database for the blocking of inappropriate websites. The database lists over 3 million websites and the parents collectively determine whether or not a site is acceptable.

Complete parental control. Although Care4Teen acts intuitively with the blocking of sites, the parents retain complete control of their child’s online activity. They can choose to block certain sites which are white listed or allow sites which are black listed. Additionally, they can choose to have the program run with restricted or unlimited access, depending on who is using the computer at any time.

In-depth tracking and monitoring. The Care4Teen system includes many layers of built-in tracking and monitoring features. In addition to the intuitive blocking of websites, the program also records each URL visited, the length of time on each site, 10 second video clips captured every 2 minutes and random screen shots.

There is currently NO-CHARGE for this service. Care4Teen is currently in a beta phase; as such, it is currently free to download the software. Families who sign up during the beta phase will be granfathered-in after the site transitions to a paid-for model.

When it comes to cyberbullying, it is often said how the parents had no idea their child was being bullied online or doing the bullying. This web 2.0 epidemic has hurt countless children and the tragic stories are heart breaking. According to a 2007 study published by the Pew Internet & American Life Project, About one third (32%) of all teenagers who use the internet say they have been targets of a range of annoying and potentially menacing online activities such as receiving threatening messages; having their private emails or text messages forwarded without consent; having an embarrassing picture posted without permission; or having rumors about them spread online. Care4Teen.com offers parents just the tools needed to stay alert and on top of any bullying issues before they escalate.

About Care4Teen:

Care4Teen.com launched in 2011. It was developed by Intelligent Control Internet Access Ltd., a small but professional team who are, first and foremost, dedicated parents. Their goal with Care4Teen was to create a resource that would tackle the growing problem of internet safety for children head on. The Care4Teen team knows what parents are looking for in an online solution because they are parents themselves and they believe that the internet can be made safe for kids when we all work together.

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For National Poison Prevention Week, American Association of Poison Control Centers Warns That Children Act Fast, and So Do Poisons


Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) March 19, 2012

The American Association of Poison Control Centers (AAPCC) is cautioning parents, grandparents and caregivers that poisonings children act fast, and so do poisons, according to Debbie Carr, AAPCC executive director.

About half of all poison exposures involve children younger than 6, most often occurring when parents are busy preparing meals. Poisonings also occur when the normal routine changes during holidays or while moving, visiting or traveling, Carr said. The 50th anniversary of National Poison Prevention Week is the perfect time to stress the importance of poison-proofing your home to keep your children and grandchildren safe.

Since 1962, the third week in March has been designated National Poison Prevention Week and has focused national attention on the dangers of poisonings and how to prevent them. Americas 57 poison centers are committed to safeguarding the health and well-being of every American through poison prevention and free, confidential, expert medical services. Poison centers respond to calls 24 hours a day, seven days a week in order to help those who have been exposed to toxic substances.

In 2010, U.S. poison centers answered more than 3.9 million calls, including nearly 2.4 million calls about human exposures to poisons. In children, about 40 percent of poisonings involve medicines; the other 60 percent of poisonings in children involve products such as plants, cleaning supplies, cosmetics, pesticides, paints and solvents. Poisoning is the fourth leading cause of death among children, with peak incidences occurring between ages 1 and 3.

The experts at Americas 57 poison centers urge parents, grandparents and caregivers to take the following steps to keep children safe from poisonings:

Inspect your home and garage to make sure medicines, cleaning products, pesticides and fertilizers are stored up high, away and out of sight of children.
Tell children what medicine is and why you must be the one to give it to them. Never call medicine candy to get them to take it.
Dont leave medicines or vitamins on counters, window sills, bedside tables or the refrigerator top.
Take your medicine where children cant see you; they may try to imitate you.
Teach children to always ask an adult before eating, drinking or touching anything.
Keep cleaning products and household chemicals in their original containers with their original labels intact.
Keep batteries out of a childs reach. Call your local poison center right away if a child swallows a battery.
Keep magnetic toys and other magnetic items away from small children. Call your local poison center right away if you think a child has swallowed a magnet.
Know the name of all household plants in your home; remove any poisonous plants from your house and yard.
Remember that child-resistant is not child-proof. Layer the protection: re-seal and lock up, out of sight and reach.

For more information, the media may contact Loreeta Canton, AAPCC communications manager, at 703.894.1863 or canton@aapcc.org or Brett Schuster, communications assistant, at 703.894.1859 or schuster@aapcc.org.

The AAPCC supports the nations 57 poison centers in their efforts to treat and prevent drug, consumer product, animal, environmental and food poisoning. Members staff the Poison Help hotline at 1-800-222-1222 that provides free, confidential, expert medical advice 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year from toxicology specialists, including nurses, pharmacists, physicians and poison information providers. In addition, the AAPCC maintains the only poison information and surveillance database in the United States, providing real-time monitoring of unusual poisoning patterns, chemical exposures and other emerging public health hazards. The AAPCC partners with federal agencies such as EPA, HRSA and the CDC, as well as private industry.

To learn more, visit http://www.aapcc.org, like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter, or read our blog at aapcc.wordpress.com.

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nTelos Wireless Launches Custom Parental Control App


Waynesboro, VA (PRWEB) November 07, 2012

To fulfill requests from its customers, nTelos Wireless announced today the launch of a new custom parental control app.

The new app, called Parental Control, is designed to give parents peace of mind in multiple ways, from offering custom reports that show who is texting their children to a GeoAlert feature, which alerts them when their child arrives safely at school or a friends house. In addition, a parent can also use the location feature to locate their childs device at any time to determine where their child is located.

This app is perfect for parents who want their child to have a cell phone for convenience or emergencies, but also want to set boundaries on when and how they use their phone, said Conrad Hunter, chief operating officer of nTelos Wireless. Parents download the app to their childs phone, and then use a website to set the controls and features.

Starting today, the Android app will be available on the Google Play store to post-pay customers at two price levels: standard for $ 9.99 per month; and premium, which includes multiple features as well as the ability for parents to set a curfew time for when children can use the phone, and unlimited GeoAlerts for $ 14.99 per month. At either price point, parents can track up to 10 phone lines via a custom website parentalcontrol.ntelos.com. An Apple iPhone version is currently in the works.

While other cellular phone carriers offer similar features split into several different apps, nTelos worked closely with Code9 Mobile, a developer of child usage apps, to bundle sought after features into its own custom app.

In a mobile, digital world, parents need help to gain insight into their kids mobile lives, Hunter added. Without parental guidance, kids can easily misuse cell phones to become inadvertent bullies, or their victims, or worse. This was a feature our customers were asking for, so were delivering.

The app can also alert parents when certain key words are used in texts, or when there are changes to their childs address book. A parent can choose to generate a number of reports for their childs phone, with the basic level offering higher-level reporting and the premium version offering more detailed reports.

About NTELOS

NTELOS Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ: NTLS), operating through its subsidiaries as nTelos Wireless, is headquartered in Waynesboro, VA, and provides high-speed, dependable nationwide voice and data coverage for over 420,000 retail subscribers based in Virginia, West Virginia and portions of Maryland, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Ohio and Kentucky. nTelos licensed territories have a total population of approximately 8 million residents, of which its wireless network covers approximately 5.9 million residents. nTelos is also the exclusive wholesale provider of network services to Sprint Nextel in the western Virginia and West Virginia portions of its territories for all Sprint CDMA wireless customers. Learn more about nTelos Wireless and its cell phone service offerings. Stay connected on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/nteloswireless and Twitter http://www.twitter.com/ntelos_wireless.

About Code9 Mobile

Code9 Mobile was created by Chet Thaker and his wife, Julie Dobson, after she expressed concerns that their daughter may be experiencing bullying through her phone. With a team of leading mobile application engineers, successful business executives and skilled telecommunications experts, Thaker and his team developed this innovative software to help parents recognize when their children are in trouble. The cutting-edge smartphone application provides parents with detailed insight on how their children are using their mobile phones and allows them to protect their kids if they notice dangerous behavior. Code9 Mobile helps parents gain awareness of kids lives without spying and encourages kids to use their cell phones in a responsible way, while maintaining a level of privacy. Code9 Mobile is based in Rockville, Maryland.







Lxlabs Announces Wider Availability of Lxadmin Hosting Control Panel

Bangalore, KA (PRWEB) July 14, 2006

Lxlabs today announced the wide availability of Lxadmin 4.3, a third generation hosting control panel sporting advanced features that will make management of large data centers trivially easy.

Lxadmin allows companies to maximize the utilization of their servers by distributing the various resources across machines. The core of Lxadmin is its highly robust clustering engine, which is so built into the core of the software that it delivers the most seamless cluster experience to the user. Lxadmin makes on-the-fly transfer of domains across machines, backing up entire system and restoring it another cluster configuration an extremely easy task, and thus provides a transparent and easy way for a company to grow.

While boasting a highly powerful internal architecture, Lxadmin also sports an extremely easy to use interface modeled after windows XP GUI, and thus offers the customers and resellers best of both worlds. The hosting companies can use the advanced clustering features to easily manage their data centers, while the end customers get the industry standard gui that they are familiar with.

Lxadmin, which has already been installed in production deployments for more than 2 months, is making waves in the hosting community owing to its extreme power coupled with the extreme ease of use, and hosting companies are finally discovering that clustered setup need not be the nightmare that they had found it to be using earlier panels. Lxadmin allows companies to start small, and add servers as they expand, and the resources can be moved trivially to the new servers without any downtime. “Lxadmin’s robust clustering has saved us a real lot of trouble as we expanded our Lxadmin deployment from one server to many”, said Sipero.net’s Jonathan Hamon, “With normal control panels it would have been hell, and even with some of the so called distributed CPs it is a real pain to grow from one server to many. But Lxadmin made it easy for us to expand without any downtime, and with real ease.”

“What endeared me to Lxadmin was its really pretty, user-friendly and at the same time ergonomic interface design”, said another customer. “Lxadmin is really beautiful to behold, and makes managing my hosting a less fatiguing experience”.

Lxadmin currently works on Linux CentOS servers, and the Windows version is in the final beta stage. With the release of the Windows version, Lxadmin will allow customers to manage a mixed cluster of Linux and Windows machines, providing a seamless user experience across the different platforms.

The company believes that Lxadmin’s standout features will make it a strong competitor in the control panel market. The specific features of Lxadmin are:

Divorce…Get the Facts from Experts and Stay in Control Before, During and After Divorce


New York, NY (PRWEB) February 20, 2013

Divorce Prep Experts (DPE) the New York based leader in helping to inform and empower people going through divorce through informational seminars and a suite of services announces that they are bringing their acclaimed Get the Facts 3 Hour Seminar to NYC on February 28th at 6pm, and will continue to offer monthly informational seminars throughout NYC, Connecticut, NJ and Long Island.

Fact: There is 1 divorce to every 2.4 marriages in the US. The fear of the unknown during divorce continues to affect millions who face divorce each year feeling lost, confused and alone due to the lack of resources. Divorce has been linked to emotional and financial destruction, drugs and alcohol abuse, domestic violence, child abuse, suicide and even murder of a spouse and child.

Face your fears with experts and stay in control of your life before, during and after divorce What you will learn in just 3 hours will make a lifelong difference

This 3 Hour Q & A Seminar is available to men and women who are contemplating divorce or who have filed for divorce. During a Q & A forum, a team of top NYC licensed/certified experts in their respective fields will provide insight into the world of divorce and provide clarity and security to participants who seek to empower & protect themselves before, during and after divorce.

Experts include: Former Judge, Attorney, Financial Advisor, Divorce Mediator,

Child Psychologist, Family Therapist, Insurance Specialist & Life Coach.

Building upon the success of past Get the Facts 3 Hour Seminars held in Long Island and attended by hundreds of individuals, the first NYC Seminar is scheduled to take place on February 28th at 6:00 pm at Shetler Studios located at 244 West 54th Street, b/w Broadway & 8th Ave. To make sense of all of the expert advice, and to ensure that participants leave empowered to protect themselves through the knowledge gained, Divorce Prep Experts, President & CEO, Elizabeth Petrakis will moderate the NYC Seminar.

About the President & CEO

Elizabeth Petrakis, is a survivor of the arduous and confusing process of divorce. She created DPE in an effort to help one of the most overlooked groups in our population, those facing divorce. As President & Divorce Consultant, Liz brings a personal approach to DPE. Since 2007, she has gained a deep understanding of the overall effects surrounding divorce, when she personally experienced the incredible fear and frustration levied by a contentious 6-year matrimonial matter. Liz, a single mother of 3 school-aged children, represented herself (Pro-Se) to argue her own matrimonial case before Nassau Countys Supreme Court Justice, Anthony Falanga. Her Pre-Nup Victory featured on the front cover of the New York Law Journal in December 2011, has won her recognition from experts in the field. Interviewed by Anderson Cooper (CNN) and reported on by the New York Post, Liz continues to share her divorce experience to assist others through Divorce Prep Experts 3 Hour Seminars.

Asked about the rationale for bringing the Divorce Prep Experts Seminar to NYC, Elizabeth Petrakis stated, Knowledge is Power – and I know first hand that people need to arm themselves with information and facts to plan ahead and make the right decisions when it comes to divorce by unveiling this monster called divorce, people can face it feeling empowered and protected through knowledge this knowledge can be accessed directly from experienced experts at DPE”.

Elizabeth also added that Based upon the increasing statistics of divorce rates in our country, the unsettling lack of face-to-face How To Divorce resources, the tremendous feedback received from our past Seminars in Long Island, and my recent [appearance on Anderson Cooper Live, I am confident that DPE will continue to provide an invaluable resource that can empower, protect and benefit the divorcing masses.

“Although I wish that divorce would never happen again to anyone else, the reality is that it continues to traumatize the lives of more and more people – everyday. Therefore, it is my goal through Divorce Prep Experts to expand the number of seminars available to people in the Tri-State area, and then around the country, to allow more people to benefit from the invaluable knowledge about the entire divorce process that we provide during our seminars.

The statistics of divorce in New York State are rapidly increasing, even more so since the No Fault law that was passed in Oct. 2010. Men and women who are considering divorce are finding themselves in unfamiliar territory, overwhelmed and vulnerable due to a lack of knowledge and resources. Elizabeth states, It is my goal through the expansion of locations to provide monthly seminars and bring our Divorce Prep Experts knowledge to the people who live and work in NYC, Connecticut, and NJ as our next steps.

Divorce Prep Experts is NOT a law firm.

Space is limited.

Details for the upcoming NYC Seminar:

When: Thursday, February 28 6pm-9pm

Where: Shetler Studios Penthouse 1, 244 West 54th Street, b/w Broadway & 8th Ave.

New York, NY 10019

Register Here: http://conta.cc/W6cUbr

Attendees are required to provide a registration fee of $ 40 per person

For more information on this topic or to schedule an interview please contact,

President & CEO, Elizabeth Petrakis 1800.377.0067 or liz(at)divorceprepexperts(dot)com







American Association of Poison Control Centers Warns That Children Act Fast and So Do Poisons


Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) March 18, 2013

The American Association of Poison Control Centers (AAPCC) is cautioning parents, grandparents and caregivers that children act fast, and so do poisons, according to Salvador Baeza, PharmD, DABAT, director of the West Texas Regional Poison Center.

About half of all poison exposures reported to poison centers involve children younger than 6, most often occurring when parents are busy preparing meals, caring for other children, or completing everyday household chores. Poisonings also occur when the normal routine changes during holidays or while moving, visiting or traveling, Baeza said. National Poison Prevention Week is the perfect time to poison-proof your home to keep your children and grandchildren safe.

Since 1962, the third week in March has been designated National Poison Prevention Week and has focused national attention on the dangers of poisonings and how to prevent them. Americas 57 poison centers are committed to safeguarding the health and well-being of every American through poison prevention and free, confidential, expert medical services. Poison centers respond to calls 24 hours a day, seven days a week in order to help those who have been exposed to toxic substances.

In 2011, U.S. poison centers answered more than 3.6 million calls, including about 2.3 million calls about human exposures to poisons. Children younger than 6 accounted for about half of the calls placed to poison centers about poison exposures. The top five substances involved in poison exposures for children younger than 6 were cosmetics/personal care products; painkillers; household cleaning substances; foreign bodies/toys/miscellaneous; and topical preparations.

The experts at Americas 57 poison centers urge parents, grandparents and caregivers to take the following steps to keep children safe from poisonings:

Inspect your home and garage to make sure medicines, cleaning products, pesticides and fertilizers are stored up high, away and out of sight of children.
Tell children what medicine is and why you must be the one to give it to them. Never call medicine candy to get them to take it.
Dont leave medicines or vitamins on counters, window sills, bedside tables or the refrigerator top.
Take your medicine where children cant see you; they may try to imitate you.
Teach children to always ask an adult before eating, drinking or touching anything.
Keep cleaning products and household chemicals in their original containers with their original labels intact.
Keep batteries out of a childs reach. Call your local poison center right away if a child swallows a battery.
Keep magnetic toys and other magnetic items away from small children. Call your local poison center right away if you think a child has swallowed a magnet.
Know the name of all household plants in your home; remove any poisonous plants from your house and yard.
Remember that child-resistant is not child-proof. Layer the protection: re-seal and lock up, out of sight and reach.

For more information, contact Loreeta Canton, director of public relations and member services for the American Association of Poison Control Centers, at 703.894.1858 or canton(at)aapcc(dot)org or visit http://www.aapcc.org.

About the American Association of Poison Control Centers:

The AAPCC supports the nations 57 poison centers in their efforts to treat and prevent drug, consumer product, animal, environmental and food poisoning. Members staff the Poison Help hotline at 1-800-222-1222 that provides free, confidential, expert medical advice 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year from toxicology specialists, including nurses, pharmacists, physicians and poison information providers. In addition, the AAPCC maintains the only poison information and surveillance database in the United States, providing real-time monitoring of unusual poisoning patterns, chemical exposures and other emerging public health hazards. The AAPCC partners with federal agencies such as EPA, HRSA and the CDC, as well as private industry.

To learn more, visit http://www.aapcc.org, like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter, or read our blog at aapcc.wordpress.com. To join your voice with other poison center supporters, register for the AAPCC advocacy network at http://www.capwiz.com/aapcc click on Action E-List.

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Control Concepts Planning Busy Week at InfoComm ’09

Fair Lawn, NJ (PRWEB) June 10, 2009

Independent programming firm Control Concepts Inc. (http://www.controlconcepts.net) heads to InfoComm ’09 June 14-19 with a very busy agenda. The Control Concepts team will be sharing their independent programming expertise in a special area focused on graphical user interfaces, staffing a networking booth, and chairing the annual meeting of the InfoComm Independent Programmers Council.

“Control Concepts has been involved with the InfoComm trade show since our inception in 1997,” said Steve Greenblatt, President of Control Concepts “It is a highlight on our calendar each year providing us with the opportunity to interface with the prominent industry manufacturers, renew client relationships, network with peers, work on team building, and learn. It is an intense experience during which months of ‘doing business’ can be accomplished in a few highly compressed days. Our entire team looks forward to the opportunity each year.”

GUI Design Gallery

In the world of A/V system programming and design, Graphical User Interfaces (GUIs) are becoming an increasingly important piece of the integrated audiovisual system puzzle. To help illustrate this trend, Control Concepts will be participating in a Crestron-sponsored event, the “System Programming and GUI Design Gallery.” In its fourth year at InfoComm, this innovative touch-panel demonstration provides a unique opportunity to look into the complex world of system programming and design. The participants, all Crestron Authorized Independent Programmers (CAIPs) and many who are also members of InfoComm International’s Independent Programmers Council, showcase work that has been designed for the full range of AV integrated systems with an emphasis on ease of use for the end user.

“The System Programming and GUI Design Gallery is one of the excellent opportunities for independent programmers to be an ‘official’ part of the InfoComm trade show,” said Mr. Greenblatt. “It is an exciting and rewarding experience to have thousands of attendees see your work, know your name, and appreciate the value that independent programmers bring to a project. Interface design is a small but highly visible aspect of a the importance of control systems and programmers.”

For more information about the Design Gallery, please visit the InfoComm ’09 website http://www.infocommshow.org/infocomm2009/public/Content.aspx?Id=685&sortMenu=103017

InfoComm Council Lounge

IncoComm ’09 is a huge show. More than 30,000 commercial AV professionals, technology managers, chief information officers and procurement personnel are expected to attend from more than 80 countries and to visit more than 850 exhibitors. For InfoComm members, the show is also their main opportunity to network. To help facilitate this networking, InfoComm for the first time will host a Council Lounge, where InfoComm members and non-members can learn more about value and contributions of the various industry councils, participate in “ask-the-expert” sessions, or just simply network or relax.

“The InfoComm Council Lounge is a privilege granted by InfoComm, which provides show floor presence for member councils to market themselves to potential members and clients by sharing their devotion and contribution to the audiovisual industry,” explained Mr. Greenblattt. “The Independent Programmers Council along with several other InfoComm councils plan to network and discuss current and future initiatives while providing information to interested parties. Control Concepts is a proud to be a contributor and be associated with this elite team of professionals.”

For more information about the council lounge, please visit the InfoComm ’09 website http://www.infocomm.org/cps/rde/xchg/infocomm/hs.xsl/10045.htm

Independent Programmers Council

The Independent Programmers Council is an important and growing stakeholder group within InfoComm, with a mission of serving the needs and interests of programmers of control systems, audio, lighting and other systems who are not employed by hardware vendors or integrators. The council seeks to raise the stature of independent programmers in the industry, provide collective feedback to vendors, define standards of practice and share professional resources.

The InfoComm show is also the venue for the council’s annual meeting. As chairman of the council, Control Concepts’ President Steve Greenblatt will be directing this annual meeting.

“Being involved in the Independent Programmers Council has been a gratifying and rewarding experience for me personally as well as, I presume, for the other leaders within the council,” said Mr. Greenblatt. “From opportunities to learn from your colleagues to contributing to initiatives that benefit both your specialty and the industry as a whole, involvement in the Independent Programmers Council has been a worthy privilege. Initiatives such as the Independent Programmers Code of Excellence, Business Best Practices Guidelines, various outreach documents for inter-council growth, a future membership directory, and the potential of a future certification have been the major strides marking the council’s progress during the past year and will be discussed in depth during the meeting.”

The meeting will be held on Wednesday, June 17 1:30pm – 3:30pm in the Orange County Convention Center Room W110A.

For more information about the Independent Programmers Council, please visit the InfoComm ’09 website http://www.infocomm.org/cps/rde/xchg/infocomm/hs.xsl/10045.htm.

About Control Concepts, Inc.

Control Concepts, Inc. is a leader in audiovisual control system programming and interface design. With a team of experienced professionals that posses diverse quantifiable knowledge, Control Concepts combines elements of automation, data communications, and audiovisual science to make technology easy to use in boardrooms, classrooms, and entertainment venues. Established in 1997 based on the principles of quality and customer relations, CCI is dedicated to servicing consultants, integrators, technology managers and presenters throughout the Northeast US and the world.

Company President Steve Greenblatt is currently the Chairman of InfoComm’s Independent Programmers Council.

Media Contact

For Control Concepts, Inc:

Steve Greenblatt

Control Concepts, Inc.

(201) 797-7900

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eInstruction Introduces Mobi View, The First Mobile Interactive Whiteboard With Touch Screen Control


Denton, TX (PRWEB) January 10, 2011

eInstruction, an educational technology pioneer, is meeting market demand for interactivity and mobility with the release of Mobi View, the industrys first mobile interactive whiteboard with an integrated touch screen display. At $ 449USD, Mobi View delivers the full functionality of a fixed interactive whiteboard in a handheld device, while greatly simplifying control of lesson delivery through an interactive touch screen display located just above the writing area.

An independent survey conducted by Creative Research Services, Inc. shows that 9 out of 10 educators prefer to move around the classroom while they teach, something they cant do with a fixed interactive whiteboard. Mobi Views enhanced features allow teachers to be 100 percent mobile without need for a fixed whiteboard or access to a computer for the duration of their lessons. This mobility enables seamless, efficient, and engaging lesson delivery, creating more teachable moments and more interactivity with students.

We are continuing to innovate based on feedback we receive from educators. In the year since we launched the original Mobi, we have heard time and time again that mobility and collaboration are changing the classroom experience for both students and teachers, said Steve Kaye, CEO of eInstruction. With Mobi View, we wanted to do more for teachers by enabling them to quickly and easily access, control and interact with their instructional materials while fully involving their students at the same time. Mobi View provides all of this and more in an affordable, mobile device thats a real pleasure to use.

According to a research analysis by Interactive Educational Systems Design, Inc., fixed interactive whiteboards have been, in some cases, associated with teacher-centered instructional methods that reduce student involvement in instruction. Mobi View affords the same benefits as fixed interactive whiteboards, while removing the tendency of the fixed board to result in lecture-style teaching.

Using the Mobi has allowed our teachers to come out from behind the desk and move freely throughout the classroom, truly creating a student-centered learning environment, said Andy Kuhl, Director of Secondary Curriculum and Instruction in Wilkes-Barre Area School District. We are observing that students are more engaged in the learning process.

Mobi View introduces students and teachers to improved teaching and learning experiences through the following benefits:

Rob Reynold, CPL, CPS, CAL, Discusses Myths and Facts About Do Not Duplicate Keys: Key Control


Lafayette, LA (PRWEB) June 01, 2012

Unauthorized key duplication is one of the most violated security procedures in business. Most people seeking to copy a key meet little resistance getting duplicate keys cut. The fact is that nearly any standard key can, and will be duplicated with no questions asked regardless of any stamping on the key. Stamping such as Do Not Duplicate or Restricted, etc is not only often ignored but the key cutter may take it as a personal challenge and reply Oh I can duplicate that!

If you provide security and life safety services here are some things you should know to help your clients understand their total security picture when it comes to key duplication:

Myth: