Company and tech news from the region.
Enlight ships racing game
Parkville-based Enlight, an entertainment software developer and publisher, recently shipped its hybrid racing game, “TrackMania,” to retail stores across North America. The North American version of “TrackMania” contains enhanced Internet play, a unique avatar system, a new survival mode, ghost competition cars and 60 new building blocks such as tunnels, land transitions, signs and turbos.
Baesch bought by Unisys
Unisys Corp. has acquired Baesch Computer Consulting Inc., a Glen Burnie-based company that serves the U.S. intelligence and defense communities. Baesch Computer was started by its CEO, Bobby Baesch, in 1995. Terms were not disclosed. Baesch will become a vice president and general manager within the Unisys Global Public Sector group, specializing in intelligence and defense offerings.
ServerShots launches site
North East-based ServerShots said its new Web site was open for sales. ServerShots is an alternative game server status tool that allows users to detect a server’s status, settings, and number of players. ServerShots boasts the ability to offer real-time status in a portable format. A ServerShot can be integrated with any Web site, e-mail, or other http-capable document.
MMR releases scanner software
Bethesda-based MMR Software announces the launch of their new software, MiniPro. MiniPro will extract barcode data from the CS-1504 personal barcode scanner, and export the data to over 30 different formats. The CS-1504 is a personal hand scanner developed by Symbol Technologies. The CS-1504 can export to such formats as PDF, CSV, XLS, RPT, DIF, character separated, EXCEL, HTML, LOTUS, ODBC, RTF, Text, Word, and XML.
Five companies join tech program
Five new companies recently joined Baltimore’s Emerging Technology Center program. Moving into the flagship [email protected] building are: Alba Therapeutics, a biopharmaceutical company; and CargoTel Inc., which is developing wireless Internet technologies for transportation and storage companies. Moving into the [email protected], the city’s newest incubator, are: ImageGuide, which is developing systems integrating robotics with medical therapies; Juxtopia, which is developing simulation technologies for biotechnology processes and medical procedures; and, Project Foundations, which provides online analytical reporting to technology project managers.
Buan gets GSA contract
Annapolis-based Buan Consulting Inc. received a contract award for GSA’s Section 8(a) Streamlined Technology Acquisition Resources for Services contract, known as STARS. It is an indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity (IDIQ), five-year contract with options, government-wide acquisitions contract, with a valued ceiling of $15 billion over a seven-year period. Buan will sell IT services to all federal government agencies.
Formentin joins Advertising.com
Baltimore-based Advertising.com Inc., a provider of interactive marketing services, named Robert Formentin vice president of Advertiser Services Formentin will be charged with overseeing the company’s regional sales offices and sales support functions. He will be based in Advertising.com’s New York office.
Mueller new SafeNet CFO
Belcamp-based SafeNet promoted Carole Argo to president and chief operating officer and named former Microsoft executive Ken Mueller its chief financial officer. Argo, SafeNet’s former CFO, will oversee the company’s day-to-day operations, with a particular focus on mergers and acquisitions. Mueller is responsible for all accounting, finance, treasury and legal functions. Both will report to CEO Anthony Caputo. SafeNet provides information security products and services to corporate and government customers.
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