Company and tech news from the region.
Universal Display to develop OLED technology
Ewing-based Universal Display Corp., a developer of organic light emitting diode (OLED) technologies for flat panel displays, lighting, and other opto-electronic applications, was awarded a three-year, $4 million cooperative agreement from the U.S. Department of Energy under its new solid-state lighting program to develop and demonstrate novel manufacturing technology for white OLED production.
The DOE is funding $2.4 million, or 60 percent of the cost of the program, with the remaining $1.6 million being funded as “cost share” by the company and its subcontractor.
Albridge, American Portfolios team up
Lawrenceville-based Albridge Solutions (formerly StatementOne), which provides enterprise financial data consolidation and performance reporting, will provide American Portfolios Financial Services with data aggregation services for accessing information on client’s held-away assets.
Albridge Data Aggregation, powered by CashEdge, will bring American Portfolio’s client’s held-away asset information into the Albridge Wealth Reporting Solution. Typical held-away asset information includes self-directed brokerage accounts, away asset management accounts, trust accounts, pension plans, 401ks, and IRAs.
Majesco releases poker game for GameBoy
Edison-based Majesco shipped “Texas Hold ‘Em” for Game Boy Advance. The game allows players to practice and play against up to 10 computer players anywhere they can take a Game Boy Advance.
Majesco’s new portable version offers both a single-player experience as well as a Career Mode where plays ultimately vie for the Texas Hold ‘Em national championship in Las Vegas. Along the way, a helpful password entry feature allows players to save their bankroll for future games.
Tech institute to develop virtual library
The Newark-based New Jersey Institute of Technology received a grant to develop a digital library of reference listings consolidated from public, university and on-line digital libraries.
Led by Michael Bieber, PhD, associate professor of information systems and co-director of the Collaborative Hypermedia Research Laboratory at NJIT, a group of information scientists and librarians received last month a total of more than $2 million in federal funding to develop computer software to create the library.
Holdings in the virtual mega library will include the home library’s on-line catalog, databases and electronic special collections. Also available will be the National Science Digital Library’s on-line educational resource network, the Science@NASA educational digital library and books on sale at Amazon.com that pertain to any item a user selects on the computer screen.
Miles buys AVselect.com
Moorestown-based Miles Technologies, a provider of business technologies software, bought AVselect.com, a privately held Web development and hosting services company based in London, Ontario.
AVselect.com provides network environments to host Web sites, e-mail, business applications and other Web-related content. The company specializes in delivering targeted services to the aviation business.
Philippines company picks StayinFront
Fairfield-based StayinFront, which makes CRM applications, decision support tools and e-business systems, said AstraZeneca Philippines selected StayinFront Visual Elk, a CRM platform, and StayinFront Pocket Elk, the fully-featured Windows CE-based version of StayinFront Visual Elk, for its Philippines sales force.
AstraZeneca is a pharmaceutical company with healthcare sales of over $18.8 billion.
ZSL gains best-of-show award
Edison-based ZSL Inc, was honored with a Best of Show award in the Program for Solution Providers category from New York’s Technology Week.
The award was given at TECHXNY, an IT business event that took place in October. The Best of Show Awards Program recognizes the most innovative personal technology and corporate IT products, solutions and programs at the event.
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