Penton’s Design Engineering & Sourcing Group Wins a 2015 Killer Content Award

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NEW YORK, Feb. 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Penton’s Design Engineering & Sourcing Group today announced it has actually been named a 2015 Killer Content Award winner for “The World’s Greatest Engineering Movie” campaign by the Reason Gen Report in the “Interactive Content” category. The Killer Content Awards understand organizations that have actually raised the bar in in content marketing strategies and campaigns. The awards were presented last week at the B2B Content2Conversion Conference in Scottsdale, AZ.

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“The results of our campaign were extraordinary and we were rather pleased to share them in the Killer Content Awards program. It is a tremendous honor for us to be recognized as an award winner along with others leading companies such as Glassdoor, Dell and Marketo. Based on the triumph of this campaign we strategy to develop additional programs similar in nature to generate additional engagement,” said Bill Baumann, Market Leader, Penton’s Design Engineering and Sourcing.  

Launched across Penton’s engineering brands – Electronic Design and Machine Design – “The World’s Greatest Engineering Movie” campaign was created to drive online user engagement and capture brand-new leads for Penton’s Design Engineering & Sourcing Group. Over a five-week period, registered users were asked to vote on their favored movie in each bracket based on which movie gained the very best use of engineering technology. Engagement along with users began along with the editorial group soliciting input for movie nominations and very first bracket parings from the audience. Readers and Penton editors nominated 32 movies – from the entertainment/motion picture industry and included classic and brand-new releases – where engineers and technology drove the plot. Weekly voting results were tallied through the content platform SnapApp and brand-new bracket parings were posted online along along with a weekly video update from the Community Leader. Users were notified via email as quickly as the brand-new brackets were all set for voting. The winning movie was Apollo 13. Prize categories were established based on an made points system for every one of users and prizes included movie tickets, movie gift baskets and t-shirts.

Here’s exactly what users had to say regarding “The World’s Greatest Engineering Movie”:

  • “It was cool to have actually a contest which acknowledged the role of science and engineering in movie history.”
  • “It was a enjoyable diversion drawing on the 2 my entertainment and engineering experience.  I enjoyed drawing these two aspects with each other and seeing if my options lined up along with others engineers.”
  • “Several fun. Looking forward to doing it again.”

Capitalizing on the popularity and timing of the March Madness basketball tournament, Penton’s Design Engineering & Sourcing Group will certainly host a brand-new campaign this March focused on STEM Starters. Users will certainly have the ability to vote on exactly how engineers got their inspiration to pursue Science, Math, Engineering and Technology. To learn much more visit Machine Design and Electronic Design.

Penton drives performance for much more compared to sixteen million professionals each and every day. They rely on us to deliver: Insights, article & workflow tools to inform critical business decisions; networking & community to engage them along with industry peers & partners; and data & marketing services to advance their business performance & deliver ROI.

Penton is a growth company along with a track-tape of solid performance and triumph and is backed by its co-owners: MidOcean Partners and U.S. Equity Partners II, an investment fund sponsored by Wasserstein & Co., LP.

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Jane Cooper
Director of Marketing
Penton Design Engineering and Sourcing



World View One Step Closer To Manned Near-Space Voyages With Record-Breaking Flight

TUCSON, Ariz., Feb. 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — World View, the commercial balloon spaceflight company, is one step closer to launching manned voyages after successfully flying the very first parafoil from the edge of space at a record-breaking height of 102,200 feet this morning.

With really limited air stress and density at this higher altitude, flying a parafoil is an fantastic feat. This achievement signifies a serious milestone for Globe View as this is the very same altitude at which future manned flights will certainly transition to the parafoil, which will certainly be responsible for easing passengers gently down to Earth from the stratosphere. While Globe View has actually flown high-altitude balloons to this height before, this is the very first time a parafoil has actually been flown at the edge of space.

With this flight, Globe View announces a partnership Along with United Parachute Technologies (UPT) in conjunction Along with Performance Designs, which co-made the breakthrough technology and will certainly give parafoil units for the two unmanned research flights and journeys to the edge of space. As the global leader in parafoil and recovery systems, UPT brings decades of experience and expertise to suggestions Globe View accelerate forward and go on to make breakthroughs in technology. In the months ahead, UPT will certainly job closely Along with Globe View’s aerodynamic units group to design and build an advanced descent system capable of returning payloads of increasingly greater masses.

“The accomplishments of this flight further our two main targets of manned spaceflight and advancing research,” said Taber MacCallum, Globe View’s Chief Technology Officer. “The successful flight of the parafoil at this altitude brings us closer to flying private citizens safely to the edge of space and additionally allows us to go on our research and education routine by providing safe access to the near-space environment.”

This flight’s payload contained experiments from two universities. Montana State University tested a computer system made to achieve increased reliability in extreme environments too as a low-cost tracking and high-definition video link, which they chance to usage to capture the 2017 solar eclipse on video. The University of North Florida flew experimental technology to measure the ozone gas profile in the stratosphere using a nanocrystalline gas sensor array. every one of three experiments are a result of student efforts over multiple years. The research and education payloads flown by Globe View are section of the company’s commitment to opening timetable access to high-altitude balloon flights too as its dedication to advancing STEM programs in schools.

About Globe View

World View is pioneering a Brand-new era of discovery at the edge of space.Globe View offers a gentle, comfortable and life-changing travel experience to the edge of space for private citizens; and affordable access to a range of near-space commercialization opportunities for researchers, private companies and government agencies. Available today for unmanned commercial flights Along with an altitude threshold of 140,000 feet, and currently taking reservations for manned flights and private tours, Globe View is developing unprecedented access to the near-space environment. Watch the Globe View experience here. For much more information, visit Follow us on Facebook and Twitter for real-time updates.

About United Parachute Technologies

For over four decades, United Parachute Technologies has actually made and manufactured 60,000+ quality skydiving Harness/Container units for the military and sport skydivers worldwide. The business is owned by Bill Booth, that is the brilliant and innovative mind behind numerous of the lifesaving innovations found on every skydiving system on the planet today. UPT additionally made the descent system for the StratEx space dive program, in collaboration Along with Globe View, safely returning high-altitude world-tape holder Alan Eustace spine to Earth from 136,000 feet.



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On Q Financial Congratulates Ten Mortgage Consultants Named Top 1% of all Mortgage Originators in America

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SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Feb. 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — On Q Financial, Inc. is proud to announce that 10 of its Mortgage Consultants have actually been named to the prestigious Top 1% Mortgage Originators in America 2014 list, published annually by Mortgage Executive Magazine:

“On Q recognizes and celebrates the service, dedication, and tough job that these Mortgage Originators position in to serving their clients throughout the estate loan process,” said John Bergman, President of On Q Financial, Inc. “Mortgage Consultants at On Q are passionate industry professionals that are respected by their team, clients, referral partners and colleagues for the exceptional standards they try for in company and life.”

The Top 100 Mortgage Originator list debuted in 1995 in Mortgage Originator Magazine and Mortgage Executive Magazine expanded the rankings to consist of the top 1% of the hundreds of thousands mortgage originators in the U.S. in 2011. The Top 1% Mortgage Originators in America minimum eligibility criteria are a total personal production of a minimum of $30 million in 2014.

On Q Financial, Inc., recognized for its innovation, quality and customer service is ranked #41 of the Top 100 Mortgage Companies in America, and has actually been named among the top 50 finest companies to job for by Mortgage Executive Magazine.

About On Q Financial

As a mortgage banker along with a sought after track record within the industry, On Q Financial, Inc., ensures clients consistently receive a higher degree of customer service too as a “Mortgages Simplified” estate loan experience. On Q Financial has actually much more compared to 400 employees in 47 offices in  Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Texas, Utah and Washington. On Q provides a number of loan products including Purchase, Refinance, Conforming, Jumbo, FHA, VA, HARP, Rural Housing, and Reverse Mortgages. On Q Financial, Inc., is an Equal Housing Lender. NMLS #5645.

Media Contact: Elizabeth Hillestad, Vice President, Marketing, On Q Financial, 480.320.3896,

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Dessert First at Pars Persian Cuisine in North Scottsdale

Dessert Initial at Pars Persian Cuisine in North Scottsdale

Feb 19, 2015

Have actually you ever before combined up your evening out when it come to the community that time began along with dessert rather than appetizers? Several of the best points occur at the beginning, appetizers, that time the ending, desserts, so why no more attempt the finishing first?
Chow Bella is bringing spine a favored column, “Dessert First,” along with simply which in mind. that time we start along with a minor journey to Persia.
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U.S. Access Board Releases Proposed Updated Accessibility Requirements for Information and Communication Technology (ICT)

TUCSON, Ariz., Feb. 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — AudioEye, Inc. (OTCQB: AEYE) (“AudioEye”) today announced that the U.S. Access Board (the Board) has actually released for public comment a proposed rule updating accessibility standards for guide and communication technology (ICT) in the federal sector covered by Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act. The refresh likewise covers guidelines for telecommunications equipment subject to Section 255 of the Communications Act.

“The Board’s proposal is responsive to widespread modifications and innovations in the IT and communication industries,” states Sachin Dev Pavithran, Vice Chair of the Access Board. “It is essential that the 508 Standards and 255 Guidelines continue to be abreast of the ever-evolving technologies they cover so that accessibility for people along with disabilities is properly addressed.”

The proposed refresh updates various requirements to address fundamental shifts and trends in the market, such as the convergence of technologies and the increasingly multi-functional capabilities of products adore smart phones. An additional essential target of this update is to promote consistency along with others requirements in the United States and abroad in order to improve accessibility and to facilitate compliance. A leading reference, the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG), is incorporated in to the rule and applied to web-based content as well as to offline documents and software.

The proposed rule specifies the technologies covered and contains performance-based criteria as well as technical requirements for hardware, software, and support documentation and services. Access is addressed for all types of disabilities, including those pertaining to vision, hearing, color perception, speech, manual dexterity, reach and strength. The proposed rule is based on insight from the Board’s Telecommunications and Electronic and guide Technology Advisory Committee (TEITAC) which is comprised of a broad cross-section of stakeholders representing industry, disability groups, government agencies and others countries. It likewise incorporates public feedback the Board received through the release of two arrive drafts of the rule.

In addition to public-facing content – as outlined in existing 508 standards, the proposed rule likewise establishes Brand-new requirements related to a federal agency’s dissemination of various types of “digital electronic content that constitutes agency official business or that falls within any sort of of these categories: emergency notifications; very first or last decisions adjudicating administrative claims or proceedings; internal or external program or policy announcements; notices of benefits, program eligibility, employment opportunities or personnel actions; formal acknowledgements or receipts; questionnaires or surveys; templates or forms; and educational or training materials.”  These categories broadly expand the application of web accessibility ideal practices not only to the federal agencies themselves, yet likewise on the countless federal contractors and software tool providers that service them.  “This is considerable development to our business and a validation of our strategy to make leading edge technology to address accessibility, usability and compliance,” specified Nathaniel Bradley, Chief Executive Officer of AudioEye. “We are the most cost-effective and finish solution for our government and corporations to address the mandates of web and mobile accessibility.”

Public comments on the rule, as well as on a preliminary assessment of its estimated costs and benefits, are due in 90 days. The Board likewise will certainly hold public hearings on the rule in San Diego on March 5 and in Washington, DC on March 11. In addition, the Board will certainly conduct a public webinar to review the proposal on March 31.

Further guide on this rulemaking, including a summary of the rule, is available on the Board’s website at

Additional, forthcoming and just as considerable rulings are anticipated from the Department of Justice (DOJ) that will certainly most likely outline similar web accessibility requirements as they pertain to businesses and to state and local governments.  In previous public filings, the DOJ has actually specified that their notice of proposed rule making for these will certainly be published as early as Might of this year.

About AudioEye, Inc.

Incorporated in 2005, AudioEye focuses on achieving web access equality and usability for all people through technological expertise and innovation.

The AudioEye Web A11y Management Platform™ provides publishers full regulate over the accessibility of their web assets and web environments, allowing the publisher to recognize, remediate, and report its real-time accessibility status.

AudioEye is the creator of the world’s most inclusive, cloud-based, cross-platform/cross-browser, audible reader solution for accessible web browsing. AudioEye’s flagship product improves the user-friendliness of the web for all users, regardless of their unique abilities.

Whether an specific seeking improved access and usability, or a publisher looking to make sure the highest level of accessibility compliance and reach across electronic guide technologies, AudioEye is Your Web Accessibility Ally™.

AudioEye’s common stock trades on the OTCQB under the symbol “AEYE”. Please visit for much more information.

The company maintains offices in Tucson, New York, Atlanta and Washington, D.C.

Forward-Looking Statements                

This release entails forward-looking statements contained within Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. All statements about AudioEye’s expected future financial position, results of operations, your hard earned cash flows, financing plans, business strategy, products and services, competitive positions, growth opportunities, plans and targets of management for future operations, as well as statements that include words such as “anticipate,” “if,” “believe,” “plan,” “estimate,” “expect,” “intend,” “may,” “could,” “should,” “will” and others similar expressions, are forward-looking statements. All forward-looking statements involve risks, uncertainties and contingencies, numerous of which are beyond AudioEye’s control, which Might induce actual results, performance, or achievements to differ materially from anticipated results, performance, or achievements. Factors that Might induce actual results to differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements include those set forth in AudioEye’s Form 10-K and others report filings along with the SEC. AudioEye is under no obligation to (and expressly disclaims any sort of such obligation to) update or change its forward-looking statements, whether as a result of Brand-new information, future events or otherwise.


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