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HireVue Achieves SOC 2 Type 2 Assurance

SALT LAKE CITY, Dec. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — HireVue, the leading provider of AI-driven video intelligence solutions that bring the best talent to top global companies faster, today announced that it has received SOC 2 Type 2 assurance from an independent service auditor.

“The leading global enterprises that HireVue serves can trust in our complete commitment to information security throughout our business operations, wherever their data flows,” said Loren Larsen, Chief Technology Officer at HireVue. “HireVue recognizes that this is a critical focus of organizations of every size, and we are committed to meeting and even exceeding data security and privacy standards everywhere our customers do business.”

The SOC 2 Type 2 attestation report, issued by Coalfire Controls, LLC (“Coalfire Controls”), an independent CPA firm and leading provider of trusted, comprehensive cybersecurity assessment and advisory services, confirms that HireVue has met the standards established by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants [AICPA] for services organizations. 

Coalfire Controls tested the design and operational effectiveness of controls implemented by HireVue for the AICPA Trust Services Principles for Security, Availability and Confidentiality. HireVue has a dedicated information security team operating under the direction of Chief Security Officer Josh Dustin that worked with Coalfire Controls on the certification.

About HireVue

HireVue is transforming the way companies discover, hire and develop talent with its AI-driven Video Intelligence platform. Combining predictive, validated industrial/organizational science with artificial intelligence allows companies to augment human decision-making in the hiring process, delivering higher quality talent, faster. HireVue works with one-third of the Fortune 100 and more than 600 customers worldwide, including leading brands such as Vodafone, Nike, Deloitte, Intel, Tiffany & Co., Honeywell, Qantas and Carnival Cruise Line. For more information, visit www.hirevue.com.

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Symitar Says Hello to Alexa

MONETT, Mo., Dec. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Jack Henry & Associates, Inc. (NASDAQ:JKHY) is a leading provider of technology solutions and payment processing services primarily for the financial services industry. Its Symitar® division today introduced voice-enabled financial transactions to Amazon® Alexa® through its Episys® Financial Innovations Voice Experience (FIVE) solution.

Symitar Episys credit unions can now offer conversational access to accounts for a more immersive transaction experience. Members can simply speak to Alexa to conduct a wide variety of transactions such as: check account balances, transfer funds, make payments, get loan payoff amounts, cancel payment cards, and more. To make communication easy, FIVE enables members to assign a nickname to specific accounts, allowing them to initiate transactions through spoken statements such as “Transfer $50 from Savings to Checking.” Members can also receive text receipts for transactions through Twilio, a cloud communications company. FIVE is secured by a single sign-on and uses layers of security to protect members.

Oak Ridge, Tenn.-based Enrichment Federal Credit Union (EFCU) was the first to launch the solution to its 41,000 members. John Merritt, CIO of $457 million EFCU, commented, “We have been watching artificial intelligence technology for years and see it as a way to further expand the personal services we offer members. We wanted to be Symitar’s first credit union to implement this technology so that we could make digital transactions easier. Voice banking with Alexa does just that; it eliminates extra steps and adds convenience. Now, a member can order something on Amazon and check their balance all in the same task.”

EFCU provided all of its 115 employees with an Echo Dot to learn, train, and interact with the technology prior to launching FIVE. Employees can help members set up the service with demos at any of the EFCU’s nine branches. Executives report great feedback from members of all demographics; more than 200 users have implemented the skill in its first three weeks.

Ted Bilke, president of Symitar, commented, “FIVE opens the door for credit unions to be actively involved in their members’ on-demand lifestyles. The convenience of voice-enabled transactions through a digital assistant means members can consult with their credit union in the midst of everyday activities, like planning their to-do lists or placing orders on Amazon. Credit unions gain a competitive advantage by implementing a financial technology that removes steps from simple processes while making their services even more readily accessible.”

About Symitar
Symitar, a division of Jack Henry & Associates, Inc. (NASDAQ:JKHY), is a leading provider of integrated computer systems for credit unions of all sizes. Symitar has been selected as the primary technology partner by more than 800 credit unions, serving as a single source for integrated, enterprise-wide automation and as a single point of contact and support. Additional information is available at www.symitar.com.

About Jack Henry & Associates, Inc.
Jack Henry & Associates, Inc.® (NASDAQ: JKHY) is a leading provider of technology solutions and payment processing services primarily for the financial services industry. Its solutions serve approximately 9,000 customers nationwide, and are marketed and supported through three primary brands. Jack Henry Banking® supports banks ranging from community banks to multi-billion dollar institutions with information processing solutions. Symitar® is a leading provider of information processing solutions for credit unions of all sizes. ProfitStars® provides highly specialized products and services that enable financial institutions of every asset size and charter, and diverse corporate entities to mitigate and control risks, optimize revenue and growth opportunities, and contain costs. Additional information is available at www.jackhenry.com.


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LG Debuts Smart Air Solution Products With Voice Recognition And Intelligent Dust Sensor

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., Dec. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — LG Electronics (LG) will launch its newest smart air solutions for the home at CES® 2018. The LG PuriCare™ air purifier for 2018 features fine dust sensor and the LG DUALCOOL ThinQ™ Stand Inverter air conditioner with voice recognition and DeepThinQ technology make experiencing purer, cleaner air indoors more convenient than ever.

LG Debuts Smart Air Solution Products with Voice Recognition and Intelligent Dust Sensor

High-Tech Smart Removal of Fine Dust
With a state-of-the-art air monitoring sensor, the LG PuriCare air purifier automatically removes fine dust particles to maintain a comfortable and clean environment. Even when LG PuriCare is in standby mode, it can still monitor air quality and can power on when filtering is required. With its distinctive cylindrical design, PuriCare boasts advanced air filtration technology* with LG’s 360° Total Care Filter System. And thanks to its powerful Clean Booster feature, LG PuriCare is able to better distribute clean air throughout the room while delivering gentle airflow at the base, making this an ideal product for families with young children and pets.

Boosted Convenience with Voice Recognition
Also debuting at CES 2018, the LG DUALCOOL ThinQ™ Stand Inverter Air Conditioner is equipped with voice technology allowing home owners to control their indoor temperature with a single phrase. The LG Dual Inverter Compressor minimizes the speed of the compressor, providing high energy efficiency and lower noise levels. LG DUALCOOL ThinQ™ also employs LG’s DeepThinQ AI technology to direct more airflow in the direction of individuals in the room using spatial recognition. In addition to recognizing the presence of people in the room, the Intelligent Human Movement Sensor also adjusts the strength of the air flow depending on the proximity of the person or people to the unit. By analyzing the daily behavioral patterns of the residents, the LG DUALCOOL ThinQ™ air conditioner learns what parts of the house require cooling at specific times of the day, maintaining optimal temperatures and saving energy.

“When it comes to making the home more comfortable and more convenient, LG’s intelligent home appliances are leading the industry,” said David VanderWaal, vice president of marketing for LG Electronics USA. “Artificial intelligence is continuing to evolve and LG is committed to using this technology to improve consumers’ quality of life, especially when it comes to air care.”

Visitors to CES 2018 can personally experience LG’s smart air solutions products at booth #11100 in Central Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center from January 9-12.

Learn more about LG air solution innovations available now at www.lg.com/us/air-care.

* As per LG internal test in comparison with conventional air purifier models.

About LG Electronics USA
LG Electronics USA, Inc., based in Englewood Cliffs, N.J., is the North American subsidiary of LG Electronics, Inc., a $48 billion global force and technology leader in home appliances, consumer electronics and mobile communications. LG Electronics sells a range of stylish and innovative home appliances, home entertainment products, mobile phones, commercial displays, air conditioning systems and solar energy solutions in the United States, all under LG’s “Life’s Good” marketing theme. For more news and information on LG Electronics, please visit www.LG.com.

 

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LG Electronics Launches ‘ThinQ’ For Its AI Initiatives

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., Dec. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — LG Electronics is announcing the creation of the ThinQ brand to identify its 2018 home appliances, consumer electronics and services that utilize artificial intelligence. LG ThinQ products and services will all have the ability to employ deep learning and communicate with one another to make consumers’ lives easier, utilizing a variety of AI technologies from other partners as well as LG’s own AI technology, DeepThinQ.

LG Electronics Launches 'ThinQ' for its AI Initiative

LG first laid the foundation for its AI efforts at CES® 2017 when it announced DeepThinQ followed by the initiative to include Wi-Fi in its entire line of premium appliances launched this year. Advancing the company’s innovations in AI, LG opened the Artificial Intelligence Lab in Seoul in June under company’s CTO to tie together all its diverse AI research in technologies that recognize, deduce and learn from voice, video and sensors. LG’s AI Lab has contributed to the development of the world’s first space-learning air conditioner as well as intelligent refrigerators, washing machines and robot vacuum cleaners.

“Our new ThinQ platform for LG’s intelligent products is the latest way that LG is delivering innovations that make consumers’ lives easier and more enjoyable,” said David VanderWaal, vice president of marketing for LG Electronics USA. “LG ThinQ enables deep learning technology and connectivity across household products, delivering even greater capabilities and convenience.”

In the United States, LG already offers the most extensive range of Wi-Fi enabled appliances available* today featuring its LG SmartThinQ™ Wi-Fi connectivity. With one app, available for Android or iOS, it’s simple to manage all LG appliances even when you’re not at home. It even works with voice control via the Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa. Plus, every LG appliance with SmartThinQ technology is built on an open platform, which means they’ll work with evolving smart technologies and devices for years to come. The company will continue to advance SmartThinQ and expand its AI capabilities under the new LG ThinQ brand in 2018.

CES 2018 visitors are encouraged to check out the ThinQ Zone featuring LG’s diverse offering of AI products for 2018 at the LG booth in Las Vegas Convention Center (Booth #11100, Central Hall) from Jan. 9-12.

* Based on manufacturer published specifications as of September 2017.

About LG Electronics USA
LG Electronics USA, Inc., based in Englewood Cliffs, N.J., is the North American subsidiary of LG Electronics, Inc., a $48 billion global force and technology leader in home appliances, consumer electronics and mobile communications. LG Electronics sells a range of stylish and innovative home appliances, home entertainment products, mobile phones, commercial displays, air conditioning systems and solar energy solutions in the United States, all under LG’s “Life’s Good” marketing theme. For more news and information on LG Electronics, please visit www.LG.com.

 

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H & D Wireless Receives Volume Order From Tier 1 Customer for Module to Internet Streaming Radio

STOCKHOLM, Dec. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — H&D Wireless, leading Swedish supplier of IoT, Cloud and Platform solutions, receives an order for wireless modules and will assist in designing the HDG205 System In Package (SIP) module to their IP-radio. This marks a continued trust in H&D Wireless who has been supplying previous generation modules since 2014.  

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H&D Wireless is providing the HDG205 Wi-Fi SIP module including design services and support to the assigned ODM, TQ Group. The order is another indication that H&D Wireless is becoming a leader for wireless connectivity within the European market for Internet of Things, IoT. The HDG205 Wi-Fi b/g/n low cost SIP module with its small size (8x8mm) and high bandwidth is optimized for demanding applications such as streaming video and audio within industry and home.

Initial order value is 85 KUSD (722,000 SEK) and add-on orders are expected over the next three years. We are very proud to be selected again for this project with a European market leader for Internet driven radio technology. Working with TQ Group is ensuring shortest and safest way to final implementation and volume ramp. says Pär Bergsten, CEO, H&D Wireless.

This information is information that H&D Wireless AB (publ) is obliged to make public pursuant to the EU Market Abuse Regulation. The information was submitted for publication, through the agency of the contact person set out above, December 19th 2017.

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About H&D Wireless:
H&D Wireless is a Swedish Internet of Things cloud and platform system provider. Its Griffin IoT cloud platform is an end-to-end system solution containing world-class wireless modules, cloud services with analytics and artificial intelligence and smartphone applications for smart homes and enterprises. Since 2016, the company offers Griffin Enterprise Positioning Service (GEPS ™) as a cloud service for indoor positioning of physical things in business processes. H&D Wireless was founded in 2009 and is among Sweden’s fastest growing and most decorated IoT companies, with more than 1,100,000 wireless products shipped to date for IoT, M2M solutions across the globe.  

About TQ Group  
TQ is one of the leading technology companies in Germany. As a system provider in the E²MS area (Electronic Engineering and Manufacturing Services), TQ develops and produces complex electronic assemblies and systems based on customer orders. Additionally, TQ offers ready-made component solutions such as embedded module and systems, drive solutions for e-bikes and robotics, solutions for aviation applications, medicine as well building automation and energy management. The TQ Group has a total of over 1,500 employees at 12 locations in Germany and abroad.

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Bigfinite Raises $8.5 Million Seed Round to Help Pharma Industry Optimize its Drug Manufacturing Process

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Bigfinite, a provider of data analytics and AI solutions for optimizing the pharmaceutical manufacturing process, today announced that it has raised $8.5 million in a seed round of financing led by Crosslink Capital, Uncork Capital (formerly SoftTech VC) and La Famiglia. Industry Ventures and Krohne also participated in the round. Omar El-Ayat, Partner, Crosslink Capital and Andy McLoughlin, Partner, Uncork Capital (formerly SoftTech VC) will join Bigfinite’s Board of Directors.

The pharma manufacturing process yields massive amounts of data and since it comes from numerous sources, in a variety of formats, and is stored in disparate locations — it’s messy. A 2013 McKinsey report imagined a future where instead of rigid data silos that are difficult to exploit, data are captured electronically and flow easily between functions (e.g., discovery and clinical development, as well as to external partners, for instance, physicians and contract research organizations) — powering the real-time and predictive analytics that generate business value.

With 30 years of experience in pharma and IT, Bigfinite co-founders have a vision for making this imagined future a reality, and are on a mission to improve the pharma manufacturing process using big data and artificial intelligence (AI). Working closely with industry partners and scientific advisors, Bigfinite has developed more than a dozen use cases for its Bigengine SaaS platform, from predictive maintenance and multisite realtime visibility to process quality review and energy efficiency monitoring.

Bigfinite also just launched its new version of Bigengine (Bigifnite AI SaaS Platorm for Pharma Manufacturing, v 1.5). This version includes a drag and drop solutions editor and five new solutions: Predictive Maintenance, Predictive OEE, Golden Batch, Energy efficiency and Causality Detection.

“In the US alone, 70 percent of pharma manufacturing data is never used,” said Pep Gubau, Founder and CEO, Bigfinite. “Our Bigengine platform helps pharma companies discover new ways to optimize processes, reduce manufacturing quality issues, and enhance regulatory compliance, with the potential for a six-month return on investment.”

According to the Tufts Center for the Study of Drug Development, the average cost to develop and gain marketing approval for a new drug is over $2.5 billion. As pharma companies evaluate strategies to shorten the drug development process and decrease costs, big data analytics and AI show great promise.

“The pharma manufacturing process is complex, lengthy and expensive,” said Omar El-Ayat, Partner, Crosslink Capital. “The Bigfinite team has the expertise and technology platform to help the pharma industry make changes that could greatly improve the manufacturing process. Before launching Bigfinite, they had already successfully built two pharmaceutical IT companies for stastical control and regulatory compliance, both of which were acquired by global corporations.”

Bigfinite has 32 employees between its US office in San Francisco, Calif. and its European office in Barcelona, Spain, and expects to double in size by the end of Q2 2018. The company plans to use this seed round of capital to expand its business development and customer support efforts.

About Bigfinite
Bigfinite is a provider of data analytics and AI solutions for optimizing the pharmaceutical manufacturing process. Its Bigengine SaaS platform helps pharma companies discover new ways to optimize processes, reduce manufacturing quality issues, and enhance regulatory compliance. Founded in 2013, the company is based in San Francisco, Calif. and also has a European office in Barcelona, Spain.

 

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Engility awarded Alliant 2 contract with $50 billion ceiling

CHANTILLY, Va., Dec. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Engility Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: EGL) secured a position on the Alliant 2 government-wide acquisition contract with the General Services Administration to provide custom information technology services. The GWAC boasts a $50 billion ceiling.

“Alliant 2 enhances our ability to bid on and win critical work around the globe,” said Luis Almodovar, Vice President of GWAC and IDIQ Solutions at Engility. “The Office of Management and Budget named Alliant 2 as best in class for IT solutions, and we are excited to be among the companies chosen to participate, continuing relationships we built under the Alliant Program.”

Under the Alliant 2 GWAC, Engility will support Federal IT systems and modernization efforts by providing key offerings such as systems engineering and integration, cyber, high performance computing and enterprise solutions. The company’s capabilities in high-demand areas including cybersecurity, cloud computing, artificial intelligence, big data, biometrics, Internet of Things, and virtual networking were all referenced in securing the win.

Structured to provide total solutions to agency requirements, the fourth quarter win represents a crucial tool in the company’s IDIQ portfolio. Engility’s IDIQ team now has the opportunity to expand on recent successes in securing task order wins. The GWAC has a 5-year period of performance with an additional 5-year option.

About Engility
Engility (NYSE: EGL) is engineered to make a difference. Built on six decades of heritage, Engility is a leading provider of integrated solutions and services, supporting U.S. government customers in the defense, federal civilian, intelligence and space communities. Our innovative, highly technical solutions and engineering capabilities address diverse client missions. We draw upon our team’s intimate understanding of customer needs, deep domain expertise and technical skills to help solve our nation’s toughest challenges. Headquartered in Chantilly, Virginia, and with offices around the world, Engility’s array of specialized technical service offerings include high-performance computing, cybersecurity, enterprise modernization and systems engineering. To learn more about Engility, please visit www.engility.com and connect with us on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.

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Recondo Technology Taps Craig Niemiec for CFO

GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo., Dec. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — In a move that signals the company’s focus on building an aggressive financial apparatus in 2018, Recondo Technology, the market leader in cloud-based single-platform revenue cycle management solutions, has brought in Craig Niemiec as the company’s new chief financial officer. Niemiec brings decades of accomplishments acquired from financial leadership positions at companies like McKesson Technology, ALLTEL, and Electronic Data Services, and specializes in building teams that relentlessly drive topline growth and cost reductions.

Recondo's cloud-based solutions deliver automated, accurate, and actionable financial clarity to all participants within the healthcare revenue cycle. Recondo empowers more than 900 hospitals with solutions that connect providers, payers, and patients to assure proper payments across the care continuum. The result is that providers get paid more, faster, and at a cheaper cost. Learn more at www.recondotech.com. (PRNewsFoto/Recondo Technology)

For the past six years, Niemiec has also been a sought after financial executive for private equity entities, lending his strategic expertise to CFO roles at AxisPoint Health and IMD-Soft. 

Craig Niemiec brings an exciting blend of health IT financial leadership and corporate scale experience to the Recondo executive team. With Recondo finishing our second year in a row of back-to-back 40 percent growth, Craig is that rare CFO who can put sound and consistent business processes in place to support this dynamic momentum. I couldn’t be happier to welcome Craig to the Recondo team,” said Jay Deady, Recondo CEO.

A results-driven financial leader

Niemiec brings significant expertise in strategically leading financial operations at technology companies, including those in the healthcare IT sector.  

During almost a decade at McKesson Technology, Niemiec helped drive business growth of the company from $1 billion in revenues and flat earnings to over $3 billion, creating operating margins of near 12 percent. Additionally, he performed financial due diligence and integration for numerous acquisitions totaling over $2.5 billion

At ALLTEL, he directed all CFO functions including finance, accounting, tax, management reporting, forecasting and mergers and acquisitions. He successfully drove cost reductions, including a consolidation of professional services that resulted in $15 million in savings.

Most recently, Niemiec applied his expertise to private equity-helmed companies, serving as CFO and helping to steer the carve out and related building of a stand alone business and related infrastructure; and as CFO for international clinical software and services company IMDSoft, where he was instrumental in establishing the “go forward global strategy” for the business.

“Over the course of my career as a financial executive, I’ve seen up close the true picture of a company’s market viability and financial health. That’s one of the reasons I’m really looking forward to joining Recondo Technology. Even during one of the most tumultuous years for national healthcare policy, the company has achieved 40 percent growth, added some of the most well-known hospitals in the country as customers, and launched innovative new solutions that bring artificial intelligence technologies like machine learning and natural language processing that improve the hospital’s revenue cycle management,” Niemiec stated.

He added, “In short, Recondo is in an enviable position for 2018. I’m thrilled to be joining an outstanding leadership team and looking forward to a very exciting year ahead.”

A photo of Craig Niemiec can be downloaded here.

About Recondo Technology

Recondo’s cloud-based solutions deliver industry leading automated, accurate, and actionable financial clarity to all participants within the healthcare revenue cycle. Recognized by Black Book Research as one of the top three leaders in revenue cycle management software, Recondo empowers more than 900 hospitals with solutions that connect providers, payers, and patients to ensure proper payments across the care continuum. The company’s patented software and expertise streamline operations and allow providers to be paid more, faster, and at a cheaper cost.  Recondo brings efficiencies and cost savings to patient access through to payment processing—a continuum today where inaccuracy and inefficiencies currently cost U.S. healthcare a staggering $480 billion per year. Learn more at www.recondotech.com.

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SAP Wins Top Spot in Prestigious Startup Europe Partnership Awards

WALLDORF, Germany, Dec. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — The SAP® Startup Focus program won first place in the Startup Europe Partnership (SEP) “Europe’s Corporate Startup Stars,” an initiative promoted by the European Commission to recognize Europe’s top startup-friendly companies, SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) announced today. The awards were presented during a ceremony yesterday in Brussels.

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Established by the Commission’s Startup Europe Partnership initiative, the SEP awards recognized 36 companies for their efforts collaborating with startups and encouraging open innovation. Twelve companies were named “Corporate Startup Stars.” Another 24 were recognized as “Open Innovation Challengers.” The competition is organized by open innovation advisory firm Mind the Bridge with the support of the UK-based innovation foundation Nesta.

“The Judging Committee called out SAP’s holistic approach and global presence, along with the company’s strong commitment to procurement and its active role as a M&A player, as influencing its first-place position,” said Alberto Onetti, Mind the Bridge chairman and Startup Europe Partnership coordinator.

“Now in its sixth year, SAP Startup Focus was founded to enable emerging companies to join our innovation ecosystem and bring new technologies to market,” said Manju Bansal, SAP vice president and global head of SAP Startup Focus. “Winning the SEP Europe’s Corporate Startup Star award is a testament that our global startup initiative, with members from more than 60 countries, continues to inspire startups to use the power of SAP platform technologies to develop the solutions of tomorrow.”

SAP Startup Focus supports startups in developing new applications on SAP technology, including SAP Cloud Platform and the SAP HANA® platform, among others. The program is an accelerator for enterprise-centric startups focusing on the Big Data, predictive and real-time analytics space. So far, more than 6,100 startups have engaged with the program, which began in mid-2012. Since then its members have delivered more than 288 validated solutions that address discrete customer needs across multiple industries. Startups remain focused on using SAP technology platforms to deliver next-generation solutions in a wide range of areas including real-time simulations and pattern recognition, blockchain, personalized analytics, machine learning, artificial intelligence, augmented and virtual reality, and Internet of Things (IoT) solutions.

SAP Startup Focus is an essential part of the company’s startup initiatives, which also comprise programs such as SAP.iO Foundries and SAP IoT Startup Accelerator.

For more information, visit the SAP News Center. Follow SAP on Twitter at @sapnews.

About Startup Europe Partnership (SEP)
Established by the European Commission in January 2014 at the World Economic Forum in Davos, SEP is the first pan-European open innovation platform dedicated to transforming European startups into scaleups by linking them with global corporations and stock exchanges. SEP is led by Mind the Bridge, a global organization based in Europe and Silicon Valley, in partnership with innovation foundation Nesta, the European Investment Fund/European Investment Bank Group, London Stock Exchange Group, EBAN, the European Startup Network and The ScaleUp Institute. By participating in the SEP program, global companies have access to the best technologies and companies with the goal of initiating business partnerships and venture corporate investments. Scaleups are exposed to qualified sales/strategic opportunities as well as funding options either via venture capital, private placements or IPOs. For more info: http://startupeuropepartnership.eu | @sep_eu

About SAP
As market leader in enterprise application software, SAP (NYSE: SAP) helps companies of all sizes and industries run better. From back office to boardroom, warehouse to storefront, desktop to mobile device – SAP empowers people and organizations to work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively to stay ahead of the competition. SAP applications and services enable more than 365,000 business and public sector customers to operate profitably, adapt continuously and grow sustainably. For more information, visit www.sap.com.

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Five New Application Partners Join Telestax RestcommONE Marketplace™

AUSTIN, Texas, Dec. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ —  Telestax®, the Restcomm company, today announced that it has added five more application partners to the RestcommONE Marketplace™. The RestcommONE Marketplace offers participating service providers a new business opportunity by providing in demand real-time applications and solutions that are integrated into the RestcommONE Platform. Applications in the Marketplace are also available for purchase by any Enterprise or Business looking to add real-time communications to their applications and services. This new CPaaS-enabled computing paradigm blends traditional telecommunications with new enterprise applications to create and deliver real-time communications solutions that scale.

The RestcommONE Marketplace is currently in use by application partners and service providers world-wide. The new marketplace application partners feature a diverse range of high-value real-time applications including chatbots, artificial intelligence enhanced scheduling, and next-generation voice mail.

  • TeligentIP – TeligentIP (formerly IPitimi), develops smart UC, business intelligence, CRM and messaging applications for carriers, contact centers and enterprise clients in several verticals (Telecom, Hospitality, Healthcare, Government, Education and Answering Services). TeligentIP offers their fully integrated SMS and Unified communication services in a SaaS or API as a Service model.
  • Lumin.ai – offers an AI-as-a-service platform that augments a live-chat workforce by engaging end customers in a natural-language conversation. It can operate in two-way mode (conversing directly with an end user) or three-way mode (advising a live agent who is conversing with an end user). Lumin.ai boosts capacity and quality, lowers cost of training and customization, and provides mechanisms for continuous improvement.
  • Voxist – A smart and personalized voicemail application for mobile that replaces old voicemail systems. Think of it as a virtual personal assistant – people calling get personalized greetings and users get to read voicemail messages thanks to the Voxist transcription service. Users access Voxist voicemail messages through the app, or through email when away from a phone.
  • Somos Discovery – Offers multiple applications that enhance RestcommONE’s CPaaS functionality. Solutions include a cloud based multi-tenant virtual IVR/PBX, telephony reminder applications, SMS broadcasting, SMS alerts, and telephony intercom security applications. Somos facilitates communication between companies and their users through mobile, conventional and Internet Telephony, generating value-added services that are scalable and highly available.
  • InteliWISE – InteliWISE heightens the effectiveness of e-commerce and customer service. InteliWISE offers an AI-Chatbot Virtual Assistant, powered by a combination of natural language processing (NLP) and leading customer service technologies. Used for intelligent, automated, and live-assisted (Live Chat, Facebook Messenger) customer engagement and e-commerce, InteliWISE cloud-based solutions are deployed by global banking, insurance and retail enterprises and public sector organizations.

“It is exciting to introduce another group of powerful software application partners who have joined the RestcommONE Marketplace,” said Ivelin Ivanov, co-founder and CEO of Telestax. “This contingent of partners, following our September announcement, adds to the breadth of innovative solutions that service providers, businesses and enterprises can access and deploy through the RestcommONE Marketplace.”

A list of Telestax RestcommONE Marketplace partners can be found on the Telestax website at https://telestax.com/ecosystem/restcommone-marketplace-partners/.

About Telestax
Telestax is quickly becoming the catalyst for bringing real-time communications into the mainstream. Our RestcommONE platform is scalable, highly available, and is the only WebRTC platform that supports cloud, on premise and hybrid deployment configurations. RestcommONE is fast becoming the platform of choice for rapidly building enterprise class real-time messaging, voice and video applications. RestcommONE Marketplace connects these new Omnichannel applications with RestcommOne CPaaS-enabled (Communications Platform as a Service) service providers and increases the revenue opportunity for both. The RestcommONE Marketplace is generating a positive disruption in the real-time communications market by changing the way organizations acquire and utilize their business software. Telestax is a privately held global company with headquarters in Austin, TX.

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