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Avid Pro Tools Now Includes UVI Falcon Delivering Powerful Creative Hybrid Instrument and High Quality Sound

Thu, 29/11/2018 - 22:30

Avid partners with UVI to ignite inspiration and enable artists to create their signature sound

BURLINGTON, Mass., Nov. 29, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Avid® (Nasdaq: AVID), the leading technology provider that powers the media and entertainment industry, today announced an alliance with software instrument developer UVI to deliver powerful virtual instruments and an exclusive sound library to all Pro Tools users. UVI’s acclaimed hybrid virtual instrument Falcon and the exclusive Plugsound Avid Edition sound library (a combined $498 value) are now included with Pro Tools® and Pro Tools | Ultimate at no additional cost. The free UVI Workstation 3 plug-in and the exclusive Plugsound Avid Edition sound library is available for Pro Tools | First users.

The creative experience of Pro Tools is more intuitive and immediate, with numerous features introduced in the latest release designed to enable fast and fluid creativity. With UVI’s virtual instruments, music creators and sound designers now have more choices from which to draw inspiration and create their own sound.

UVI develops software instruments, effects, and sound libraries that give musicians and audio professionals unique, expressive tools to create their sound. With UVI Falcon, users can generate sounds quickly with drag-and-drop ease and design complex patches with a multitude of modifiable parameters—including 15 state-of-the-art oscillators, over 80 effects, modulation generators, a scriptable event processor, and more.  Available on the Avid Marketplace, both Falcon and the UVI Workstation can be augmented with high-quality expansion sound libraries.

These sound libraries are included with the following Pro Tools tiers:

  • Plugsound Avid Edition (included with all Pro Tools tiers)a fantastic-sounding 2.6 GB sample library that is exclusive to Avid — loaded with keyboard sounds, synthesized sounds, drums and percussion, fretted instruments, and more.
     
  • Falcon Factory Sounds (included with Pro Tools & Pro Tools | Ultimate only) – a high-quality, versatile library developed by some of the world’s most well-known and respected sound designers –– from classic synths, percussion, and physical modeling, to sample-driven, multi-granular soundscapes and multi-oscillator hybrids.

“UVI’s Falcon is one of the most extensive and thorough hybrid virtual instruments I’ve tried,” said composer and pianist Greg Spero (Tiny Room Studios), who creates with UVI Falcon in Pro Tools | Ultimate. “I could write a whole album using entirely UVI sounds.”

“UVI Falcon together with Pro Tools provides artists a unique combination of versatility and clarity of sound to deliver unmatched capabilities and lightning fast results, allowing artists to create new music quickly,” said Thomas Joussot, UVI Partner & Artist Relations. “The ability to use UVI Falcon’s unique functions together with Pro Tools is a winning combination and is sure to unlock new levels in the imagination of what is truly possible.”

“For musical artists, the ability to quickly bring ideas from their imagination into the track is vital to success,” said Rob D’Amico, Director, Market Solutions | Pro Audio at Avid. “Avid is continuously advancing Pro Tools’ music creation capabilities and this partnership with UVI will give users another gateway to tap into their creativity, allowing them to take whatever sound they hear in their minds and quickly make it a reality. The possibilities are endless.”

Experience Avid at The NAMM Show
Avid will showcase UVI’s Falcon creative capabilities within Pro Tools at The NAMM Show (North hall, level 1, booth #15502). Taking place from January 24-27, 2019 at Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim, Calif., The NAMM Show is the world’s largest trade-only event for music, sound and event technology professionals. Through hands-on demonstrations and stage presentations by creative luminaries, visitors to Avid will experience workflows for music creation, notation, audio post and live sound.

For more information, visit www.avid.com/ProTools.

About Avid
Avid delivers the most open and efficient media platform, connecting content creation with collaboration, asset protection, distribution, and consumption. Avid’s preeminent customer community uses Avid’s comprehensive tools and workflow solutions to create, distribute and monetize the most watched, loved and listened to media in the world—from prestigious and award-winning feature films to popular television shows, news programs and televised sporting events, and celebrated music recordings and live concerts. With the most flexible deployment and pricing options, Avid’s industry-leading solutions include Media Composer®, Pro Tools®, Avid NEXIS®, MediaCentral®, iNEWS®, AirSpeed®, Sibelius®, Avid VENUE™, FastServe®, Maestro™, and PlayMaker™. For more information about Avid solutions and services, visit www.avid.com, connect with Avid on FacebookInstagram, TwitterYouTubeLinkedIn, or subscribe to Avid Blogs.

© 2018 Avid Technology, Inc. All rights reserved. Avid, the Avid logo, Avid NEXIS, FastServe, AirSpeed, iNews, Maestro, MediaCentral, Media Composer, PlayMaker, Pro Tools, Avid VENUE, and Sibelius are trademarks or registered trademarks of Avid Technology, Inc. or its subsidiaries in the United States and/or other countries. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. Product features, specifications, system requirements and availability are subject to change without notice.

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Klipsch Speaker ‘The Three’ with the Google Assistant Built In Becomes Personal Assistant

Wed, 28/11/2018 - 17:30

Indianapolis, IN, Nov. 28, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Klipsch®, a tech-driven audio company is pleased to announce that its next generation Heritage Wireless table-top speaker The Three with the Google Assistant built in is now available. The Three with the Google Assistant built in blends nostalgic mid-century modern design, award-winning acoustics, and robust connectivity with the addition of a personal, helpful digital assistant.

Klipsch speaker The Three with the Google Assistant built in is designed to make daily tasks faster and easier. Functionality includes: the ability to ask questions and get information, stream music, hear the news, weather and traffic, add to shopping list, control smart home devices, make a phone call, and much more. The Three with the Google Assistant built in features a genuine walnut veneer cabinet with a heather gray grille cloth. The unique design and powerful sound of The Three with the Google Assistant will remain consistent with the standard edition of the speaker.

The award-winning Klipsch Heritage Wireless speaker The Three is a powerful stereo tabletop with an integrated subwoofer for enhanced bass. The speaker incorporates a mid-century modern design, premium materials such as real wood veneer, and aluminum switches and knobs, and Bluetooth® wireless technology.

Klipsch Heritage Wireless speaker The Three with the Google Assistant built in (US MSRP $499) is available now at authorized retailers and at Klipsch.com. For more information, visit Klipsch.com.

  • Klipsch is a trademark of Klipsch Group, Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. 
  • Google Assistant is a trademark of Google Inc.
  • Currently US (en), Canada (fr, en), UK, (en), France (fr), Germany (de), Australia (en), Japan (jp)
  • The Bluetooth® word mark is a registered trademark owned by Bluetooth SIG, Inc. and any use of such mark by Klipsch Group, Inc. is under license.

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About Klipsch Audio

In 1946 Paul W. Klipsch, inventor, acoustics pioneer and maverick, founded Klipsch Audio with the sole purpose of bringing the power, detail and emotion of the live music experience into his living room. Through the use of highly efficient speaker designs, handcrafted cabinetry and a thirst for real engineering breakthroughs – Klipsch, the great American loudspeaker company, was born in Hope, AR. Today, our diverse range of quality audio products includes speakers and headphones for almost any consumer and professional application – including cinema, whole-house, wireless, home theater and portable offerings. Honoring our founder’s legacy, Klipsch continues to be the legendary high-performance brand of choice for audiophiles and aficionados around the world. We are the Keepers of the Sound®. Klipsch Group, Inc. is a VOXX International Company (NASDAQ: VOXX).

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CONTACT: Jill Escol Klipsch 317-860-8721 jill.escol@klipsch.com

YANGAROO Reports Third Quarter Results

Tue, 27/11/2018 - 19:30

Increasing revenue in the Advertising Division and reduced operating expenses in Q3, produce positive results in the current quarter over the previous quarter

TORONTO, Nov. 27, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- YANGAROO Inc. (TSX-V: YOO, OTCBB: YOOIF), the leading secure digital media management and distribution company, today announced its results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2018.

Revenue for Q3 was $1,735,291, 12% lower than the same period in 2017 and 3% lower than Q2 2018, with net income of $84,846 and normalized EBITDA of $204,301. Revenue for the first 9 months of 2018 was $5,482,305, 5% lower than the first 9 months of 2017, with net income of $150,989 and normalized EBITDA of $432,232. The decreases from the prior year, both quarterly and year-to-date, were due to reduced campaign spending by clients and in some cases loss of business by advertising clients.

Advertising revenue of $1,036,861 in Q3 has dropped 19% over the same period in 2017 and increased 1% over the previous quarter. The year-to-date revenue for the first 9 months was $3,291,408, which has dropped 7% over the same period in 2017, for reasons discussed above. The slight increase from the prior period was due to sales starting to rise in the quarter primarily due to seasonal increases in order flow.

Entertainment Division’s Q3 revenue was $698,430, up 0.5% over 2017 and down 10% over the previous quarter. The revenue for the first 9 months of 2018 was $2,190,897, 1% lower than the same period in 2017. The increase from Q3 2017 was mainly due to increase of licensing revenue and music audio delivery revenue; net of a decrease in the awards management revenue as a result of the change in revenue recognition standards in the current period. The decrease in revenue from Q2 2018 was mainly due to seasonal changes in the volume of video deliveries and timing of revenue recognition from individual awards shows. This decrease was net of an increase in membership subscription fees. The slight decrease of revenue for the first 9 months of 2018 was mainly a result of a decline in the volume of membership subscription and music video deliveries, offset by increases in music audio delivery and licensing revenue.

“As stated last quarter, despite lower revenue year to date, business development efforts are progressing well,” said Gary Moss, President & CEO of YANGAROO. “I am pleased to report that the Company expects that new customers signed in the second half of this year and who are coming on-line in the fourth quarter, will contribute annual run-rate revenue growth in the Advertising division, of at least 15% in 2019. The Company also expects Advertising division revenue to increase sequentially in Q4 from Q3 due to the seasonal strengthening of order flow and business from new customers. Business development efforts continue aggressively, and we anticipate adding to this new business over the coming months. The Company continues to carefully control costs in line with revenue.” 

Total operating expense was $1,600,203 for the quarter ended September 30, 2018, 23% lower than the previous year and 13% lower than the previous quarter. The year-to-date operating expenses was $5,347,539, 4% lower than the same period in 2017. The decreases for all the periods were primarily due to one-time restructuring costs incurred in Q3 2017 and the adjustment to the bonus accrual in Q3 2018. The decreases were offset by higher value of stock options granted and salary adjustments in the current year. The Company has retained a net income of $84,846 in the current quarter, compared to a net loss of $215,711 in the same quarter of last year; and retained a net income of $150,989 in the first 9 months of 2018, compared to a net loss of $11,265 in the same period of last year. Excluding the impact of non-cash and non-operating costs, the normalized EBITDA was $204,301 in Q3 2018 and $432,232 for the first 9 months of 2018.

Summary of operating results for the periods ended September 30th:

$CDNNine Months Third Quarter  20182017 20182017 Revenue5,482,3055,745,192 1,735,2911,978,395 EBITDA (loss)282,078128,277 125,979(164,077)Normalized EBITDA432,232801,392 204,301378,927 Net Income (loss) for the period150,989(11,265)84,846(215,711)Basic income (loss) per share0.00(0.00)0.00(0.00)Diluted income (loss) per share0.00(0.00)0.00(0.00)

Please note that all currency in this press release is denoted in Canadian dollars.

The full text of the financial statements and Management Discussion & Analysis is available at www.yangaroo.com and at www.sedar.com.

About YANGAROO:
YANGAROO is a company dedicated to digital media management. YANGAROO’s patented Digital Media Distribution System (DMDS) is a leading secure B2B digital cloud-based solution focused on the music and advertising industries. The DMDS solution provides more accountable, effective, and far less costly digital management of broadcast quality media via the Internet. It replaces the physical, satellite and closed network distribution and management of audio and video content, for music, music videos, and advertising to television, radio, media, retailers, and other authorized recipients. The YANGAROO Awards platform is now the industry standard and powers most of North America’s major awards shows.

YANGAROO has offices in Toronto, New York, and Los Angeles. YANGAROO trades on the TSX Venture Exchange (TSX-V) under the symbol YOO and in the U.S. under OTCBB: YOOIF. For further information, please contact Gary Moss at 416-534-0607 ext.111 or visit www.yangaroo.com.

THE TSX VENTURE EXCHANGE HAS NOT REVIEWED AND DOES NOT ACCEPT RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE ADEQUACY OR ACCURACY OF THE CONTENT OF THIS NEWS RELEASE.

Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-looking Statements

This news release contains certain forward-looking statements and forward-looking information (collectively referred to herein as "forward-looking statements") within the meaning of applicable Canadian securities laws. All statements other than statements of present or historical fact are forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements are often, but not always, identified by the use of words such as "anticipate", "achieve", "could", "believe", "plan", "intend", "objective", "continuous", "ongoing", "estimate", "outlook", "expect", "may", "will", "project", "should" or similar words, including negatives thereof, suggesting future outcomes.

Forward looking statements are subject to both known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors, many of which are beyond the control of YANGAROO, that may cause the actual results, level of activity, performance or achievements of YANGAROO to be materially different from those expressed or implied by such forward looking statements, including but not limited to: the use of proceeds of the offering, receipt of all necessary approvals of the offering, general business, economic, competitive, political and social uncertainties; negotiation uncertainties and other risks of the technology industry. Although YANGAROO has attempted to identify important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those contained in forward-looking statements, there may be other factors that cause results not to be as anticipated, estimated or intended.

Forward-looking statements are not a guarantee of future performance and involve a number of risks and uncertainties, some of which are described herein. Such forward-looking statements necessarily involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties, which may cause YANGAROO’s actual performance and results to differ materially from any projections of future performance or results expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Any forward-looking statements are made as of the date hereof and, except as required by law, neither YANGAROO assumes no obligation to publicly update or revise such statements to reflect new information, subsequent or otherwise.

Global 3D Audio Market to surpass US$ 14,812 million by 2026 – Coherent Market Insights

Tue, 27/11/2018 - 19:05

SEATTLE, Nov. 27, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- According to Coherent Market Insights, global 3D audio market was valued at US$ 3,746.9 million in 2017, and is projected to exhibit CAGR of 16.5% during the forecast period (2018 – 2026).

To know the latest trends and insights prevalent in this market, click the link below:

https://www.coherentmarketinsights.com/market-insight/3d-audio-market-2221

Key Trends and Analysis of the global 3D audio Market:

Continuous advancements in audio technology such as emergence from 2D to 3D audio, developments in the music industry such as improved publishing operations, increasing demand for audio hardware devices (headphones and loudspeakers) for commercial and personal uses, and increasing usage of 3D audio in the gaming industry for providing more realistic experience to users, are expected to drive growth of the market for 3D audio, during the forecast period.

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Key Market Takeaways:

  • The global 3D audio market is projected to witness CAGR of 16.5% during the forecast period (2018 – 2026), owing to increasing implementation of 3D audio in the gaming industry and higher adoption of 3D audio hardware devices. Due to high demand for 3D audio, existing market players as well as new entrants are investing high capital to offer upgraded 3D audio products and services to customers. For instance, according to the Coherent Market Insights’ analysis, till 2017, Auro Technologies installed 600 AURO 11.1 3D audio systems for cinemas and Dolby Atmos installed 2,000 3D audio systems, across the world.
  • The market in Asia Pacific is expected to exhibit the highest CAGR during the forecast period (2018-2026).The factors attributed to growth of the market are increasing technological advancements in the movie, media, and entertainment industries to provide better visual and listening experience to customers. Moreover, rising disposable income in emerging economies such as India is another factor resulting in increasing adoption of 3D audio products and services.
  • Based on component type, software is expected to be the most dominant segment during the forecast period, owing to its contribution in the deployment of 3D audio software in cinema and music industries
  • Major players operating in the global 3D audio market include 3D Sound Labs, Auro Technologies Inc., Comhear Inc., Core Sound LLC (TeraMic), DearVR, Dolby Labs, DTS Inc. (Xperi Corporation), Dysonics, Fraunhofer, Hooke Audio, ISONO Sound, OSSIC, Sennheiser Electronic GmbH & Co., VisiSonics Corporation (Realspace 3D), and Waves Audio Ltd.
CONTACT: Contact Us: Mr. Shah Coherent Market Insights 1001 4th Ave. #3200 Seattle, WA 98154 Tel: +1-206-701-6702 Email: sales@coherentmarketinsights.com

Transactions in relation to share buyback program

Tue, 27/11/2018 - 14:45

Acting under its share buyback authorization, the GN Store Nord Board of Directors initiated a share buyback program on May 2, 2018, in accordance with article 5 of the regulation (EU) no. 596/2014 of 16 April 2014 on market abuse and the delegated regulation (EU) no. 2016/1052 of 8 March 2016, also referred to as the Safe Harbor rules (company announcement no. 15 of May 2, 2018).

The share buyback program has been initiated in order to reduce the company’s share capital and to cover obligations under the long-term incentive program. Under the share buyback program, which runs from May 2, 2018 and will end no later than March 14, 2019, GN intends to buy back shares for an amount of up to DKK 1,000 million.

The following transactions have been made under the program in the period November 20, 2018 – November 26, 2018:

 No. of sharesAverage purchase price, DKKTransaction Value, DKK  November 20, 201812,800242.833,108,168  November 21, 20186,820238.451,626,245  November 22, 201810,505245.202,575,838  November 23, 201810,000246.812,468,096  November 26, 201819,270238.224,590,499Accumulated under the program2,147,013279.64600,395,982

Following the above transactions GN holds a total of 12,888,867 own shares corresponding to a nominal value of DKK 51,555,468 and 8.8% of the total share capital and the total voting rights in the company. Every Tuesday, GN will announce the number and value of repurchased shares in company announcements to Nasdaq Copenhagen.

For further information, please contact:

Investors and analysts
Peter Justesen
VP – Investor Relations & Treasury
Tel: +45 45 75 87 16

Or

Rune Sandager
Senior Manager Investor Relations 
Tel: +45 45 75 92 57


Press and the media
Lars Otto Andersen-Lange
Head of Media Relations & Corporate Public Affairs
Tel: +45 45 75 02 55


About GN Group
The GN Group is a global leader in intelligent audio solutions that let you hear more, do more and be more than you ever thought possible. With our unique competencies within medical, professional and consumer audio solutions, we transform lives through the power of sound: Hearing aids that enhance the lives of people with hearing loss; integrated headset and communications solutions that assist professionals in all types of businesses to be more productive; wireless headsets and earbuds designed to support calls, music and media consumption.

With world leading expertise in the human ear, sound, wireless technology and miniaturization, GN’s innovative and intelligent audio solutions are marketed by the brands ReSound, Beltone, Interton, Jabra and Blueparrott in 100 countries across the world. Founded in 1869, the GN Group today has more than 5,500 employees and is listed on Nasdaq Copenhagen (GN.CO).

Visit our homepage GN.com - and connect with us on LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter.

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Management of SinglePoint, Inc. (OTC: SING) at Podcast Row, MJBizCon, Talk about the Growth of the Sector and their Company and the Big Opportunity in CBD

Mon, 26/11/2018 - 18:00

POINT ROBERTS, Wash. and LAS VEGAS, Nov. 26, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- www.Investorideas.com, a global news source covering marijuana and hemp stocks and its cannabis podcast site www.potcasts.ca, report from Podcast Row in Las Vegas at this year’s biggest MJBizCon show to date. Today’s special edition features an interview with the management of SinglePoint, Inc. (OTC: SING), Mr. Gregory P. Lambrecht Founder, Chairman, CEO and Mr. William Ralston, President and Director discuss the growth of the MJBizCon conference, the industry and their company.

Attending since the first year of MJBizCon, Ralston and Lambrecht have both witnessed first-hand the growth of the sector. Looking at their entry into the cannabis space Ralston said, “SinglePoint’s history was always mobile payments, text messaging and mobile technology. When Colorado and Washington opened up selling cannabis, we thought lets go after that business. We had a mobile payments technology, they need these payment solutions and a lot of people were afraid to touch it.  So we jumped in.”

“We acquired GreenStar Payment Solutions and started SingleSeed that we eventually rolled GreenStar into. And there we were, processing payments in the cannabis market.  From there we continued to grow and acquired DIGS.  We really are an ancillary pick and shovel company and that’s where we see a lot of the opportunity.”

Talking about the CBD market Ralston told Investor Ideas, “SingleSeed.com is selling all of our CBD based products and we are looking at adding other brands to that site to become the e-commerce hub distributing these products.”

He went on to say, “We see a huge opportunity in the market and there may be a larger market there, as there are still a lot of people that don’t want to use cannabis yet. The latest numbers that we saw are tremendous; it’s almost at 40% of the cannabis market and it’s just catching on. We are not only looking at selling these products but also looking at acquisitions that for us, would open up the floodgates.”

In closing Lambrecht talks about their ambitious acquisition plans to add significant revenue to the company’s bottom line and to uplist. 

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Top Bose Soundbar Black Friday & Cyber Monday Deals for 2018: Best Bose Soundbar Deals Rated by Retail Fuse

Fri, 23/11/2018 - 03:46

Looking for the best Bose Soundbar Black Friday & Cyber Monday deals? Money saving experts at Retail Fuse highlight the top Black Friday & Cyber Monday Bose Soundbar deals for 2018.

Searching for the best Bose Soundbar Black Friday & Cyber Monday deals? Retail Fuse have published their list of the best Bose Soundbar deals for 2018. Find their list below.

Best Bose Soundbar deals:

 

Note: Black Friday & Cyber Monday sales are time limited. Check the Amazon Black Friday & Cyber Monday page for their full range of live deals.

The latest addition to Bose Soundbar line is the Bose Soundbar 700. It has Amazon Alexa and an 8-microphone array built-in, enabling users to control and search through music apps with the use of their voice. The Soundbar 700 has an HDMI eARC port plus an optical audio input, HDMI cable, an optical cable and a universal remote control.

Holiday shopping experts at Retail Fuse monitor the prices of popular products online and review the best deals available over the holiday season. Click here to check out their full list of Black Friday & Cyber Monday deals on their website.

Both total online spending and visitor numbers over the holiday sales season have been on the rise in recent years. Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2018 looks set to continue this trend. Adobe’s extensive data showed a 16.8% increase in online spending on Cyber Monday 2017, with total sales of over $6.5 billion. That impressive total makes it the largest US based online shopping day in history.

D5, Inc. and GB5K Building World-Class Marketing and Social Media Team

Tue, 20/11/2018 - 19:37

Irvine, CA, Nov. 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- via NEWMEDIAWIRE -- D5, Inc. (fka County Line Energy Corp.) (“D5” or the “Company”) (OTC: CYLC) today announced the formation and launch of its marketing and social media team.  The Company has appointed recognized industry experts Shelly O’Neill and Zach Southall to lead the D5/Grow Box 5000 marketing and social media programs.

Eric Dena, D5 CEO and Grow Box 5000 co-creator, commented, “I am thrilled to officially welcome Shelly and Zach to the D5 and Grow Box 5000 team.  Their combined talents, experience, and established networks in entertainment, technology, finance, and the cannabis sector make them a perfect fit to lead the strategic expansion of our marketing and social media programs.  We are confident their skill and passion will have an immediate positive impact on our ability to build recognition, acceptance, and distribution for the Grow Box 5000 family of products on a national basis.”

In addition, the Company has also engaged a professional photographer and a videographer on staff to assist in creating a consistent high-quality stream of original content documenting the growth of the company and its products.

Shelly O’Neill 

Once referred to as “One of the most positive people in L.A.” by ABC’s 60 Minutes, Shelly O’Neill has over two decades of entertainment industry experience ranging from being a widely published entertainment journalist and trail blazer within the music and nightlife industries in Los Angeles, to her many years of influencer marketing, celebrity product placement, and mission-based work.

Shelly is CEO of Los Angeles based boutique special events and experiential marketing company O’Neill Entertainment Marketing where she has fostered long standing working relations with legacy brands and icons such as MACKIE, Universal Audio, Pete Rock, DJ Spinderella, DJ Muggs, Stampede Management / Snoop Dogg, DJ Irie, reggae music legend Half Pint, The Black Eyed Peas, Christen Lien, Prince Ali, A Tribe Called Quest, members of the Marley family, and many more. 

During her career, Shelly has produced of some of the largest festivals like the Aca World Sound Festival with over 250,000 attendees and the 2nd annual The Cypress Hill SmokeOut.  Shelly was also an integral part of an entertainment technology property acquired by AOL in 2007 and she has since partnered with tech icons like Ivan Cohen of Deliver Green to help revolutionize the cannabis home delivery space.  

Invited to the United Nations in 2013 on a Women and Children’s Rights Panel, Shelly spoke on behalf of The Reed for Hope Foundation, founded by celebrity casting director and head of BET Talent, Ms. Robi Reed.  Shelly is currently working with the Kaya Fest concert property, owned and operated by music legend and eight-time Grammy Award winner Stephen Marley for VIP Area curation, business development and investor relations. 

Shelly O’Neill commented, “I’m a big fan of trail blazing products such as the Grow Box 5000, and the design and technology of the GB5K is second to none.  I’m excited to help build GB5K’s online brand identity.”

Zach Southall

CEO of marketing and business development firm ALL 41 Media, Inc., Zach Southall
specializes in strategic and tactical leadership focused on corporate expansion.  Zach is considered an expert in direct response advertising and prides himself on creating customer-centered cultures.  His expertise at developing targeted media/marketing campaigns to work in concert with intricate business systems has led to dynamic growth for companies within several vertical markets including finance, legal, real estate, online and fast-moving consumer goods. 

Zach and All 41 Media offer a wide array of specialized services including corporate planning and strategy, brand development, business analysis, as well as marketing solutions and business systems development.  Core competencies include direct response marketing, corporate branding, business process improvement, media planning and buying, CRM system development, call center management and integration, search engine marketing and optimization (SEM - SEO), e-business strategy, radio and television production, public relations, social media marketing, reputation management, affiliate marketing & sales, and lead generation.

Previously, Zach served as COO of Click 5 Media and Director of SEO for Freedom Communications whose portfolio includes more than 70 newspapers, including The Orange County Register along with hundreds of websites tied to its print and broadcast properties.  Earlier in his career, Zach worked for Patriot Financial Inc., Lehman Brothers/BNC Mortgage, and Reprise Media, holding various positions in operations, sales and marketing at an executive level.

About D5, Inc.

D5, Inc. (fka County Line Energy Corp.) (OTC: CYLC) is the developer and distributor of the Grow Box 5000 family of self-contained, fully automated, and expandable smart hydroponics systems for use in growing plants and vegetables.  

For additional information regarding D5, Inc. and Grow Box 5000, visit www.gb5k.com 

GrowBox 5000/GB5K Social Media 

@growb5k - www.instagram.com/growb5k/ - Plants and Vegetables  
@Growbox5000 www.instagram.com/growbox5000/ - Cannabis 
@Growbox5000 www.facebook.com/growbox5000/  

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Transactions in relation to share buyback program

Tue, 20/11/2018 - 15:24

Acting under its share buyback authorization, the GN Store Nord Board of Directors initiated a share buyback program on May 2, 2018, in accordance with article 5 of the regulation (EU) no. 596/2014 of 16 April 2014 on market abuse and the delegated regulation (EU) no. 2016/1052 of 8 March 2016, also referred to as the Safe Harbor rules (company announcement no. 15 of May 2, 2018).

The share buyback program has been initiated in order to reduce the company’s share capital and to cover obligations under the long-term incentive program. Under the share buyback program, which runs from May 2, 2018 and will end no later than March 14, 2019, GN intends to buy back shares for an amount of up to DKK 1,000 million.

The following transactions have been made under the program in the period November 13, 2018 – November 19, 2018:

  No. of shares Average purchase price, DKK Transaction Value, DKK   November 13, 2018 15,970 279.24 4,459,447   November 14, 2018 23,800 269.87 6,422,875   November 15, 2018 5,000 269.17 1,345,840   November 16, 2018 5,010 260.33 1,304,278   November 19, 2018 29,335 263.98 7,743,909 Accumulated under the program 2,087,618 280.72 586,027,137

Following the above transactions GN holds a total of 12,829,472 own shares corresponding to a nominal value of DKK 51,317,888 and 8.8% of the total share capital and the total voting rights in the company. Every Tuesday, GN will announce the number and value of repurchased shares in company announcements to Nasdaq Copenhagen.

For further information, please contact:

Investors and analysts
Peter Justesen
VP – Investor Relations & Treasury
Tel: +45 45 75 87 16

Or

Rune Sandager
Senior Manager Investor Relations 
Tel: +45 45 75 92 57


Press and the media
Lars Otto Andersen-Lange
Head of Media Relations & Corporate Public Affairs
Tel: +45 45 75 02 55


About GN Group
The GN Group is a global leader in intelligent audio solutions that let you hear more, do more and be more than you ever thought possible. With our unique competencies within medical, professional and consumer audio solutions, we transform lives through the power of sound: Hearing aids that enhance the lives of people with hearing loss; integrated headset and communications solutions that assist professionals in all types of businesses to be more productive; wireless headsets and earbuds designed to support calls, music and media consumption.

With world leading expertise in the human ear, sound, wireless technology and miniaturization, GN’s innovative and intelligent audio solutions are marketed by the brands ReSound, Beltone, Interton, Jabra and Blueparrott in 100 countries across the world. Founded in 1869, the GN Group today has more than 5,500 employees and is listed on Nasdaq Copenhagen (GN.CO).

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CEO of American Premium Water Corporation (OTC: HIPH) at Podcast Row, MJBizCon, Talks about the Company's CBD Infused Beverage Line and Goals for Sales & Distribution 

Mon, 19/11/2018 - 18:35

POINT ROBERTS, Wash. and LAS VEGAS, Nov. 19, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- www.Investorideas.com, a global news source covering marijuana and hemp stocks and its cannabis podcast site www.potcasts.ca, report from Las Vegas at this year’s biggest MJBizCon show to date. Today’s special edition features an interview with Ryan Fishoff, CEO and Interim Chairman of American Premium Water Corporation (OTC: HIPH) from convention's first ever Podcast Row.

Talking about his goals for attending MJBizCon, Fishoff told Investor Ideas, “What we are really here for is sales and distribution and maybe even some acquisitions.” 

He also discussed recent news “that its LALPINA CBD beverage will be sold at Come Back Daily (www.comebackdaily.co) in New York, NY.  Come Back Daily, located at 381 Broadway, in the TriBeca neighborhood of Manhattan, is New York City's first CBD focused pop-up store.” This announcement comes after the Company unveiled its wholesale sales strategy that identified the New York market as one of its key areas of focus.

Fishoff said, “Following our news, we are looking at meeting with new distributors in our four main geographic areas: New York Metropolitan, Miami South Florida, Las Vegas and the Greater Los Angeles area. So this is a really good venue for me to meet distributors all at one point.”

He also goes on to discuss what differentiates Lalpina, the Company's premium CBD beverage lifestyle brand, with over a million Instagram (instagram.com/lalpinabrands ) followers. “I dare for you to find another CBD cannabis lifestyle brand with anything close to that following. We know how to market and we have partners that know how to market.”

Fishoff also updates investors on the Company’s up-listing, saying, “We are still interviewing auditors and feel we are still on target to get something done by the end of the year to file a form 10.”

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Chief Science Officer, Dr. Arup Sen of Sproutly Canada Inc. (CSE: SPR) (OTCQB: SRUTF) at Podcaster Row, MJBizCon, Talks about Unique Water-Soluble Technology and the Ability to Create Designer Cannabis Beverages  

Mon, 19/11/2018 - 18:30

POINT ROBERTS, Wash. and LAS VEGAS, Nov. 19, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- www.Investorideas.com, a global news source covering marijuana and hemp stocks and its cannabis podcast site www.potcasts.ca report from Las Vegas at this year’s biggest MJBizCon show to date, from the first ever Podcaster’s Row. Today’s special edition features an interview with Dr. Arup Sen, the Chief Science Officer and Member of the Board of Directors for Sproutly Canada Inc. (CSE:SPR) (OTCQB:SRUTF) (38G.F).

Dr. Sen sat down with Investor Ideas to discuss Sproutly’s patent-pending APP technology and how this scientific breakthrough could transform the cannabis beverage industry, as well as his role as Chief Science Officer in the company.

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Dr. Arup Sen, PhD, has an impressive background prior to joining Sproutly, with over thirty-five years in research and executive management in biotech and pharma companies.  

In mentioning how he came  to  Sproutly, Dr. Sen told Investor Ideas, “About three years ago we got interested in cannabis plants, however the challenge was that all the biologically active molecules are oils, as opposed to the other stuff that we had worked with. So, we developed, and have a patent-pending process that is unique in that we are able to find and recover naturally water-soluble forms of these oils, kind of like cholesterol in our blood, the good and bad cholesterol, not free cholesterol or free oils.”

He went on say, “They are water soluble; that’s why they flow through the blood.  With that discovery we embarked on a path of founding Infusion Biosciences, developed the technology further and were able to show that we could recover commercially feasible amounts of these unique naturally water-soluble forms of the entire plant/cannabinoid/terpene profile. This also exhibited an unusual feature which is expected only off of truly water-dissolved molecules, not formulated by emulsion or encapsulation, in that the truly water-soluble material, just like sugar and salt, go into our system rapidly, (hence fast onset for the cannabinoids and clear out from the system rapidly), so our offset time is less than an hour and half and most of them less than an hour. This is in sharp contrast to either free oil or all of the formulations that the industry has developed over the past couple of decades that formulate oil into water.

“This now positions us to be the only player that can truly make, what would be called ‘designer beverages,’ where cannabis components are one component but we can add minerals, we can add anti-oxidants and we can add vitamins to really create functionality in the beverage and have controlled dosage.”

Dr. Sen went on to discuss how the cannabis plant has been an aide in forcing innovation in the biotech, pharma and science fields, saying “We have a huge opioid crisis, we know that. After having been in the development of molecules from natural and artificial sources for 45 years, I can think of no better plant then cannabis to come up with the molecules that will actually address the opioid crisis safely. The plant provides the means of reward for scientists to come up with technologies that can eventually have the dream of finding something that is going to truly address some critical issues that human society faces globally. Both the unique features, good and bad of the cannabis plant forces innovation.”

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MJBizCon Cannabis Show in Las Vegas Showcases Growth in Sector; Aurora Cannabis, Acreage Holdings, DirectView Holdings Inc. (OTC: DIRV), Cronos Group

Mon, 19/11/2018 - 18:00

POINT ROBERTS, Wash. and LAS VEGAS, Nov. 19, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- www.Investorideas.com, a global news source covering marijuana and hemp stocks and its cannabis podcast site www.potcasts.ca report from Las Vegas at this year’s biggest MJBizCon show to date, from the first ever Podcasters Row.

Since it was founded seven years ago, MJBizCon has grown to become the largest trade show in the cannabis industry.

This year’s record attendance was a notable reflection of the sectors growth and all the industry professionals on the floor were impressed.

Roger Ralston, CEO of DirectView Holdings Inc. (OTC: DIRV), there to introduce his security surveillance technology to industry peers, when asked about the conference, like many others in attendance, said, “I’m just blown away by how many people are here. I’ve heard numbers from 25,000 to 30,000 people are here and I look around and it’s a sea of people and I see opportunity all over the place.”

Ralston went on to discuss the industry response he and DIRV received stating, “It’s very positive! The fortunate part that we have is that all these people here that have booths have specialized items and they may be selling certain things to certain industries and certain sized shops, and as I’ve said before, we’re like the electric company, so the products and services we sell are something virtually everybody here can use. The opportunities here are boundless.”

Interview with CEO, Roger Ralston of DirectView Holdings Inc. (OTC: DIRV) at Podcaster Row, MJBizCon

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Terry Booth, CEO of Aurora Cannabis (NYSE: ACB) (TSX: ACB), speaking in a panel session said regarding the 2018 Farm Bill in US "If this farm bill passes in the US, the US may very well beat us (Canada) to the punch with regards to CBD."

Talking about funded capacity versus actual capacity in the cannabis space he said, "Nobody is at full capacity yet. There's a big difference between the funded capacity versus actual plant product available and the global demand for cannabis is very significant."

Booth also said about late stage Canadian companies entering the Canadian market "If you're a Canadian company just starting out in the cannabis space and looking to go public in Canada, I'd say 'Good luck!' However, if you're based in the US and looking to go public on the Canadian exchanges I think it’s a great opportunity and hats off to you." 

Acreage Holdings did just that and listed last week on the Canadian Securities Exchange (CSE: ACRG.U); with "U" indicating shares trade in U.S. dollars. With one of the largest geographic footprints of any cannabis company, it currently owns and/or operates cultivation, processing and dispensary operations,

The first day of MJBizCon featured a ‘Fireside Chat’ with Acreage CEO, Kevin Murphy. With former Speaker of the United States House of Representatives John Boehner and former Governor of the State of Massachusetts, Bill Weld on its Board of Advisors and now former Prime Minister of Canada, Brian Mulroney joining the Board as well, this was one of the most talked about companies at the conference.

Other room-filled panels included ‘Globalization of Cannabis: Trends & Opportunities‘ panelists with speakers Alfredo Pascual, International Analyst, Marijuana Business Daily; Deepak Anand,  VP, Business Development & Government Relations, Cannabis Compliance and Mike Gorenstein, CEO of  Cronos Group (NASDAQ: CRON) (TSX: CRON).

For investors following the sector that had an opportunity to attend MJBizCon, they would have to agree the growth of the conference and the sector is explosive and even though not all panel members agreed on where the industry is heading, the crowded conference spoke for itself.

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Top Sonos Black Friday Deals for 2018: Retail Fuse Rounds Up Sonos Speaker & Soundbar Deals

Mon, 19/11/2018 - 14:30

What are the best Black Friday Sonos deals for 2018? Retail Fuse share their top picks for shoppers.

BOSTON--Sonos Black Friday 2018 deals are here. The deals team at Retail Fuse have compared the best Sonos audio deals across the web and are listing them below.

Top Black Friday Sonos deals:

Note: Black Friday sales are time limited. Check the Amazon Black Friday page for their full range of live deals.

Sonos is the wireless Home Sound System that can fill many rooms simultaneously with immersive sound. The easy-to-use wireless home system has impressive sounding speakers giving users a rich, crystal-clear sound; enhancing TV and movie experience with just a tap. The Sonos line includes the Sonos One, Sonos Play, Sonos Beam and Sonos Playbar, all streaming over wi-fi, so the music never stops.

Over the holiday sales season the team at Retail Fuse research and review the top discounts across hundreds of top-rated products. Retail Fuse are constantly monitoring and posting new deals on their Black Friday deals tracker page.

Online shoppers are expected to break spending and e-commerce records during Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2018. Shopify, a popular e-commerce platform, reported online sales in excess of $1 million per minute during Black Friday last year - nearly double the rate of Black Friday 2016.

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Top Amazon Echo Show, Dot & Sub Black Friday & Cyber Monday 2018 Deals: Deal Tomato Reviews the Best Echo Smart Home Deals

Mon, 19/11/2018 - 08:30

Black Friday & Cyber Monday Amazon Echo deals are here and sales experts at Deal Tomato are comparing the best deals for 2018.

Amazon Echo Black Friday & Cyber Monday 2018 deals are here. The deals team at Deal Tomato have compared the best Amazon Echo deals across the web and are listing them below.

Top Black Friday & Cyber Monday Amazon Echo deals:

Note: Black Friday & Cyber Monday sales are time limited. Check the Amazon Black Friday & Cyber Monday page for their full range of live deals.

The Amazon Echo is a voice-activated home audio speaker system capable of giving users the flexibility to play music, make to-do lists, set alarms, check traffic and weather conditions, with just the sound of their voice. The lineup of Echo devices includes Echo Show, Echo Spot, Echo Plus, Echo Sub and Echo Dot, which was also released with a kid friendly edition.

In order to identify the best deals for shoppers the team at Deal Tomato research and track the prices of best-selling products online. Click here to check out their full list of Black Friday & Cyber Monday deals on their website.

Forecasts for Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2018 indicate that this year’s online sales will be the biggest since e-commerce records began. The National Retail Federation, a US trade organization, estimates that over 174 million shoppers shopped online or in stores between Thanksgiving and Cyber Monday 2017. This is 10 million more than the same timeframe the previous year.

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Investor Ideas Potcasts Cannabis News and Stocks on the Move:  Interview with Director of CLS Holdings USA, Inc. (OTCQB: CLSH) at Podcaster Row, MJBizCon

Thu, 15/11/2018 - 18:30

POINT ROBERTS, Wash. and LAS VEGAS, Nov. 15, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- www.Investorideas.com, a global news source covering marijuana and hemp stocks and its cannabis podcast site www.potcasts.ca release today’s special edition of Investorideas.com potcastsCM - cannabis news and stocks to watch plus insight from thought leaders and experts.

Reporting from Las Vegas at this year’s biggest MJBizCon show to date, from the first ever Podcasters Row, today’s podcast features an interview with management from CLS Holdings USA, Inc. (OTCQB: CLSH).  Director Andrew Glashow sits down with Investor Ideas to discuss their business model, strategy and how their management team separates them from the pack.

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Director Andrew Glashow said, “For us, the model is to find cannabis entities that are on the cusp or precipice of going from a medicinal only marketplace to a recreational or adult use market.”

Glashow also shares, “States for us that make a lot of sense are Massachusetts and Michigan. We have made a strong push to enter the Massachusetts market.  We have signed up two transactions in that marketplace. Massachusetts represents for us a massive, massive marketplace; we are aiming for, by 2020, for that to represent $150 Million US plus in total revenue.”

Glashow boldly states, “We think we can compete against anybody and we look forward to competing against all of our peers and competitors, as long as there is a level playing field.  We like Massachusetts and Nevada very much because the rules are clearly defined and we intend to play by those rules.”

The leadership team of this company is integral to its success and has been together for over four years. Putting skin in the game so they can relate directly to shareholder value concerns, they have collectively invested $9 million US dollars.

Glashow commenting on that notes, “What’s most important to us is that management not only knows what they are doing today but also have the foresight and the visibility that we share in order to grow this business immensely.”

Cannabis Life Sciences is the developer of a proprietary patent-pending extraction and conversion methodology that has potential to increase both yield and quality of cannabinoid oils extracted from cannabis plants. 

CLS is in the process of expanding its business strategy to include cultivation, production, and retail dispensaries and is currently in the process of acquiring Oasis Cannabis, a Las Vegas-based, vertically integrated cannabis company. The firm is now entering the Massachusetts cannabis market as well. 

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Audiology Open for Business in NYC with Hooks into All Programmatic Avenues

Thu, 15/11/2018 - 03:39
  • Digital Audio Platform Already On Board with All Agency Holding Companies, 50+ Data Providers, and Pandora’s AdsWizz Tech Stack
  • Enabling Programmatic Buying in Digital Audio with Better Personalization for Consumers than Online Display

NEW YORK, Nov. 14, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Audiology, the leading programmatic audio marketplace, announced today that it has opened its New York City headquarters. With a reach of 140MM unique listeners, the company, which is headed by David Krulewich, SVP, and Head of Programmatic Sales, is operating at scale with multiple clients, agencies and partners to provide data-driven audio solutions that reach highly targeted audiences in an omni-channel media world.

“When you talk about online radio, there have been just two gold nuggets -- Pandora and Spotify. Audiology allows us to break those barriers and lets us access all the mom-and-pop radio people are listening to,” explained David Feman, Vice President, Publicis’ Spark Foundry unit, to MediaPost – which covered Audiology’s launch.

“According to eMarketer, digital audio is now the number one form of mobile media consumption, having surpassed even social media.  And the trend is growing,” said Mr. Krulewich. “If a brand is spending 20 percent of their budget in social media today, they should be spending at least that much in digital audio.”

Audiology’s digital audio supply, which consists of streaming radio, podcasts, on-demand music, news and live sports, can now be streamed on desktop, mobile, and over 120 connected devices. More recently, it has expanded into the world of smart speakers and voice-activated assistants such as Amazon Alexa, Microsoft Cortana and Google Home.

  • While other companies are just now entering this space, Audiology represents multiple offerings for different audio channels. Leveraging the AdsWizz SSP, Audiology’s supply is currently available in multiple DSPs including The Trade Desk, MediaMath, AppNexus, Adobe, RTBiQ and AudioMatic – the first audio centric DSP.

    -- AdWave: The largest digital audio marketplace in the United States whose portfolio includes 25 top audio streaming services, podcasts, and terrestrial radio stations including 7 of the top 10 publishers. Offering an environment that is 100% brand-safe and guaranteed fraud-free, AdWave was built to help programmatic media buyers efficiently execute scalable, data-driven audio campaigns against highly targeted audiences. Covering more than 2,500 premium stations, Audiology enables brands with unprecedented growth opportunities.

    -- Podcasts are the fastest growing form of audio today, reaching 73 million people in the United States every month and Audiology represents the single largest supply of podcast inventory. PodWave contains over 2,000 different programs, including 3 of the top Non-NPR podcasters. PodWave provides media buyers targeted dynamic ad insertion (pre, mid & post roll) allowing for campaigns to run based on the number of impressions served as opposed to downloads or sponsorships, which may lack in scale and measurement.

“The power of audio has always allowed brands to tell their stories and engage with listeners,” said Mr. Krulewich. The rise of programmatic enabled buyers to reach consumers at scale with unsurpassed personalization. By combining the power of audio with programmatic, Audiology enables brands to engage, inform and connect with consumers in a meaningful and efficient way.”

About Audiology
Audiology was established to meet the needs of today’s digital media buyer. Having recognized programmatic as the preferred method of transacting media, we noticed that data driven digital audio components were missing from too many programmatic media plans. That’s why we created Audiology, a company managed by seasoned digital experts to become the center of excellence for programmatic digital audio sales. Audiology’s charter is to educate the programmatic buying community and fill the digital audio gap in programmatic media plans. Working in coordination with Katz Media Group; Audiology is the exclusive programmatic sales rep for the AdWave and PodWave marketplaces, the two largest sources of programmatic audio available today.  For more information, please visit: http://audiology.media

Contact:
Mark Naples
WIT Strategy
mnaples@witstrategy.com
646.265.7372

Binge Smarter with Dolby Dimension

Wed, 14/11/2018 - 19:00

The first wireless headphones perfected for home entertainment

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 14, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Building on its heritage as an innovator in entertainment technology, Dolby Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE: DLB) is introducing a new way to experience shows, movies, and music with Dolby Dimension — the first wireless headphones perfected for home entertainment.

Streaming services have fundamentally changed the way consumers watch and listen to their entertainment. There is more premium content available than ever before and consumers are accessing it at all times, across multiple devices. 

With Dolby Dimension, consumers can be fully immersed with cinematic sound, while staying connected to their important everyday life moments, all while binge watching their favorite hit series on Netflix, iTunes, or Amazon Prime Video.

Dolby LifeMix is a proprietary new technology central to the Dolby Dimension experience. It allows consumers to control how much they hear of their surroundings — from a perfect blend of their entertainment and life around them (Transparency) to shutting out the world (Active Noise Cancellation).

“Dolby’s true north is uniting the art and science of entertainment, elevating the creators’ ability to tell their stories and enabling consumers to be immersed in spectacular experiences,” said Kevin Yeaman, President and CEO, Dolby Laboratories. “Today we continue that journey with the introduction of Dolby Dimension.”

Dolby Dimension eliminates the days of “volume rodeos” consumers often have in turning the volume up and down so as not to disturb others, and the days of “read watching” with subtitles because the volume is so low consumers can’t hear dialogue. There is no need to watch with one ear cup off or go to a separate room because they want to watch something different from their partner or roommate. Instead, consumers can fully immerse themselves in entertainment whenever they want.

Key Features and Availability

Dolby Dimension introduces an array of revolutionary features:

  • Dolby LifeMix — Gives people the power to control how much they hear of their surroundings, from a perfect blend of their entertainment and life around them to shutting out the world.
  • Cinematic Sound — Dolby brings its longstanding expertise of inventing spectacular sound technologies for the cinema to headphones — sound that makes people feel more immersed in their shows, movies, and music than ever before.
  • One-Touch Switching — Seamlessly switch between screens with ease. Tap one of three Source Buttons on the right earcup to instantly change source devices, whether it’s a Bluetooth-enabled TV, computer, tablet, or phone.

Premium materials, fit and finish, and intuitive touch controls all come together to ensure long-lasting comfort for binge sessions, allowing people to relax and escape for long periods of time with total peace of mind. Custom-designed 40mm acoustic drivers, an advanced microphone array, and proprietary signal processing help consumers immerse themselves in their shows like never before — all while allowing them to stay present where it matters most.

Additionally, the Dolby Dimension app, available for free on iOS and Android platforms, allows people to adjust key features — such as Dolby LifeMix, Virtualization, and Head Tracking — and manage paired devices. The included Power Base gives their Dolby Dimension a home within their home, keeping it charged while not in use and easily accessible for the next binge session. Intuitive Touch Controls on Dolby Dimension let people toggle LifeMix, hit play or pause, adjust volume, go forward or back, activate Siri or Google Assistant, and take calls — all without having to pick up a remote or their source device.

Dolby Dimension will be available for $599 (US) in the United States beginning today at dolby.com. Experience it in select b8ta stores starting December 1st.

Visit Dolby.com to learn what makes Dolby Dimension unlike anything ever heard before.

About Dolby Laboratories
Dolby Laboratories (NYSE: DLB) is based in San Francisco with offices in over 20 countries around the globe. Dolby transforms the science of sight and sound into spectacular experiences. Through innovative research and engineering, we create breakthrough experiences for billions of people worldwide through a collaborative ecosystem spanning artists, businesses, and consumers. The experiences people have — with Dolby Dimension™, Dolby Vision®, Dolby Atmos®, Dolby Cinema™, Dolby Voice®, and Dolby Audio™ — revolutionize entertainment and communications at the cinema, on the go, in the home, and at work.

Dolby ®, Dolby Dimension™, Dolby LifeMix™, and the double-D symbol are among the registered and unregistered trademarks of Dolby Laboratories, Inc. in the Unites States and/or other countries. Other trademarks remain the property of their respective owners. DLB-G

Media Contacts:

Jennifer Bowcock
Dolby Laboratories
Jennifer.Bowcock@dolby.com 
+1-408-768-8221

Natalia Sandin
Dolby Laboratories
Natalia.Sandin@dolby.com 
+1-650-201-8814

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Singing Machine Announces Second Quarter 2019 Earnings Report

Wed, 14/11/2018 - 17:30

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Nov. 14, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Singing Machine Company, Inc.  (“Singing Machine” or the “Company”) (OTCQX: SMDM) – the worldwide leader in consumer karaoke products – today announced its financial results for its second quarter ended September 30, 2018.

Second Quarter Snapshot:

  • Net sales of $24.3 million for the quarter ended September 30, 2018.
  • Gross margin of 21.4%.
  • Operating Expenses reduced by 45% compared to the prior year second quarter.
  • Net Income improved by 55% to $1.2 million for the quarter ($0.03 per share).

Singing Machine reports net sales of approximately $24.3 million for the quarter-ended September 30, 2018 period, compared to $32.8 million in the same period last year.    The decrease in net sales from the same period in the prior year was primarily due to the bankruptcy of Toys ‘R’ Us which accounted for approximately $5.4 million of the decrease.

The Company reported gross profit margin of 21.4%.  The decrease in gross margin was mainly due a higher mix of promotional products that shipped in the second quarter compared to the same period last year. Total operating expenses decreased by $2.9 million, from $6.4 million to $3.5 million. The reduction in expenses was primarily due to a reduction in bad debt reserve of approximately $2.2 million and an 18% reduction in general & administrative expenses.

As a result, the Company reported an increase in net profit of $1.2 million ($0.03 per share on a fully diluted basis) compared to approximately $0.78 million in the prior year.

Management Commentary:

Gary Atkinson, Singing Machine CEO, commented, “During the second quarter we continued to see the impact of the liquidation of Toys ‘R’ Us on our business.  We had success launching new, hot products this year, such as the Singing Machine Studio and the new Kids’ Pedestal which won one of Parents Magazine best toys of 2018.  Despite success with these new product launches, we have not yet been able to open up enough new distribution to offset the loss of Toys ‘R’ Us.”

Atkinson added, “While the financials do not yet to reflect a lot of the hard work we are doing year-to-date, we are positioning the Company for future re-growth through diversification outside of our core karaoke lineup and new distribution channels both domestically and abroad.”

Bernardo Melo, VP of Sales & Marketing, commented, “We recently concluded a major toy show in Hong Kong where we debuted our new product lineup for 2019, including our new Kids and core Karaoke lines of products. We saw a highly enthusiastic reception to our Product assortments for 2019.  As we enter the holiday season, look for Singing Machine to continue to be a leader in the category with highly visible holiday promotions, aggressive marketing, and best-in-class product and value offerings at all of our retailers.”

Earnings Call Information:

The Company will host a conference call today, Wednesday, November 14, beginning at 10:00 am Eastern time to discuss these results and answer questions. If you would like to participate on the call, please dial 877-876-9174 and use conference ID: SMDM.

An audio rebroadcast of the call will be available later in the day after the earnings call and can be heard at: www.singingmachine.com/investors.

About The Singing Machine

Based in the U.S., Singing Machine® is the North American leader in consumer karaoke products. The first to provide karaoke systems for home entertainment in the United States, the Company sells its products worldwide through major mass merchandisers and on-line retailers. We offer the industry's widest line of at-home karaoke entertainment products, which allow consumers to find a machine that suits their needs and skill level. As the most recognized brand in karaoke, Singing Machine products incorporate the latest technology for singing practice, music listening, entertainment and social sharing. The Singing Machine provides consumers the best warranties in the industry and access to over 14,000 songs for streaming and download.  Singing Machine products are sold through most major retailers in North America and also internationally. See www.singingmachine.com for more details.

Investor Relations Contact:
Brendan Hopkins
(407) 645-5295
investors@singingmachine.com
www.singingmachine.com
www.singingmachine.com/investors

Forward-Looking Statements
This press release contains forward‑looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.  Such forward‑looking statements are based on current expectations, estimates and projections about the Company's business based, in part, on assumptions made by management and include, but are not limited to statements about our financial statements for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2018.  You should review our risk factors in our SEC filings which are incorporated herein by reference.  Such forward‑looking statements speak only as of the date on which they are made and the company does not undertake any obligation to update any forward‑looking statement to reflect events or circumstances after the date of this release.

The Singing Machine Company, Inc. and Subsidiaries
CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEETS
       September 30, 2018March 31, 2018   (Unaudited)  Assets  Current Assets     Cash$1,754,729 $813,908   Accounts receivable, net of allowances of $368,021 and $82,102 respectively 19,933,354  1,066,839   Accounts receivable related party - Starlight Consumer Electronics USA, Inc. 7,054  7,054   Accounts receivable related party - Cosmo Communications Canada, Inc 567,123  -   Accounts receivable related party - Winglight Pacific, Ltd 1,444,519  1,150,104   Inventories, net 12,894,732  8,536,934   Prepaid expenses and other current assets 303,362  137,970   Deferred financing costs 13,333  13,333   Total Current Assets 36,918,206  11,732,354       Property and equipment, net  646,790  450,305  Deferred financing costs, net of current portion  10,000  16,667  Deferred tax assets  882,391  937,137  Other non-current assets  12,039  11,523   Total Assets$38,469,426 $13,147,986       Liabilities and Shareholders' Equity  Current Liabilities     Accounts payable 18,654,847  1,614,748   Accrued expenses 1,533,119  701,932   Current portion of bank term note payable 375,000  500,000   Due to related party - Starlight Electronics Co., Ltd 391,380  210,756   Due to related party - Starlight R&D, Ltd. 111,600  113,116   Due to related party - Merrygain Holding Co., Ltd. 128,290  89,803   Revolving line of credit 6,877,610  -   Customer deposits 36,691  -   Refunds due to customers 11,184  445,484   Reserve for sales returns 1,466,627  726,000   Current portion of capital leases 14,151  -   Current portion of subordinated related party debt - Starlight Marketing Development, Ltd. 815,367  689,792   Total Current Liabilities 30,415,866  5,091,631       Bank term note payable, net of current portion  -  125,000  Capital leases, net of current portion  24,772  -   Subordinated related party debt - Starlight Marketing Development, Ltd., net of current portion  -  125,575   Total Liabilities 30,440,638  5,342,206       Commitments and Contingencies         Shareholders' Equity     Preferred stock, $1 par value; 1,000,000 shares authorized; no shares issued and outstanding -  -   Common stock, Class A, $0.01 par value;  100,000 shares authorized; no shares issued and outstanding -  -   Common stock, Class B, $0.01 par value;  100,000,000 shares authorized;  38,384,753 and 38,282,028 shares issued and outstanding, respectively 383,847  382,820   Additional paid-in capital 19,662,766  19,624,063   Accumulated deficit (12,017,825) (12,201,103)  Total Shareholders' Equity  8,028,788  7,805,780   Total Liabilities and Shareholders' Equity $38,469,426 $13,147,986        See notes to the condensed consolidated financial statements        

 

The Singing Machine Company, Inc. and Subsidiaries  CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF INCOME (Unaudited)               For the Three Months Ended For the Six Months Ended     September 30, 2018September 30, 2017 September 30, 2018September 30, 2017                     Net Sales $24,304,945 $32,802,163  $26,141,456 $36,741,896            Cost of Goods Sold 19,098,263  25,064,608   20,543,291  27,925,192            Gross Profit 5,206,682  7,737,555   5,598,165  8,816,704            Operating Expenses       Selling expenses 2,014,664  2,381,456   2,461,364  2,845,203   General and administrative expenses 1,364,102  1,672,001   2,712,121  3,044,503   Bad debt expense (recovery), net 88,023  2,335,512   (51,352) 2,322,241   Depreciation 68,210  43,389   135,781  86,602  Total Operating Expenses 3,534,999  6,432,358   5,257,914  8,298,549            Income from Operations 1,671,683  1,305,197   340,251  518,155            Other Expenses       Interest expense (72,176) (95,298)  (95,561) (95,581)  Finance costs (3,333) (3,333)  (6,667) (24,939) Total Other Expenses (75,509) (98,631)  (102,228) (120,520)           Income Before Income Tax Provision  1,596,174  1,206,566   238,023  397,635            Income Tax Provision  (378,745) (422,290)  (54,745) (140,369)           Net Income $1,217,429 $784,276  $183,278 $257,266            Net Income per Common Share       Basic $0.03 $0.02  $0.00 $0.01   Diluted$0.03 $0.02  $0.00 $0.01            Weighted Average Common and Common        Equivalent Shares:       Basic  38,348,400  38,274,371   38,315,395  38,266,878   Diluted 39,530,880  39,160,863   39,497,875  39,153,371            See notes to the condensed consolidated financial statements           

 

The Singing Machine Company, Inc. and Subsidiaries  CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF CASH FLOWS (Unaudited)       For the Six Months Ended     September 30, 2018September 30, 2017        Cash flows from operating activities    Net Income$183,278 $257,266   Adjustments to reconcile net income to net cash used in operating activities:     Depreciation 135,781  86,602    Amortization of deferred financing costs 6,667  24,939    Change in inventory reserve (81,780) (375,000)   Change in allowance for bad debts 285,919  2,329,907    Stock based compensation 33,330  115,659    Change in net deferred tax assets 54,746  139,165   Changes in operating assets and liabilities:     Accounts receivable (19,152,434) (29,285,881)   Due from PNC Bank 6,212  242,859    Accounts receivable - related parties (861,538) (1,170,088)   Inventories (4,276,018) (9,601,863)   Prepaid expenses and other current assets (165,392) (12,280)   Other non-current assets (516) -    Accounts payable 17,040,099  20,816,821    Accrued expenses 831,187  1,329,221    Due to related parties 217,595  157,579    Customer deposits 36,691  (1,543)   Refunds due to customers (434,300) -    Reserve for sales returns 740,627  1,904,711     Net cash used in operating activities (5,399,846) (13,041,925) Cash flows from investing activities    Purchase of property and equipment (288,740) (249,584)    Net cash used in investing activities (288,740) (249,584) Cash flows from financing activities    Net proceeds from revolving line of credit 6,877,610  11,548,522   Net proceeds from bank term note -  1,000,000   Payment of bank term note (250,000) (125,000)  Proceeds from exercise of stock options 6,400  -   Payment of deferred financing costs -  (40,000)  Payment on subordinated debt - related party -  (1,109,064)  Payments on capital leases (4,603) -     Net cash provided by financing activities 6,629,407  11,274,458  Net change in cash  940,821  (2,017,052)        Cash at beginning of period 813,908  2,305,439  Cash at end of period$1,754,729 $288,387         Supplemental disclosures of cash flow information:    Cash paid for interest$52,513 $76,868   Cash paid for income taxes$- $30,000   Equipment purchased under capital lease$43,526 $-      See notes to the condensed consolidated financial statements     

 

International Ambassador Jack Brewer Joins Aftermaster Audio as Senior Advisor

Wed, 14/11/2018 - 16:30

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Nov. 14, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Aftermaster, Inc. (OTCQB: AFTM), an industry leading audio technology company based in Hollywood, California that is driven by innovators focused on exploring bold new possibilities in digital audio processing, announced today that Mr. Jack Brewer, MBA has joined Aftermaster as a Senior Advisor.   

Mr. Brewer is a former football safety who played professionally with the National Football League. Mr. Brewer is founder and CEO of The Brewer Group Companies (TBG) and a former wealth manager with Merrill Lynch. Mr. Brewer is best known for his corporate advisory, international humanitarian efforts and his national media presence including regular appearances on media outlets including the Fox Business Network with Maria Bartiromo.

As Founder and Executive Director of the Jack Brewer Foundation, Jack has worked for over 20 years in underserved markets worldwide to bring forth awareness about food securities, women’s health, technology and other issues affecting populations living in extreme poverty. Jack is now working to expand Aftermaster’s presence internationally and has recently made inroads into markets such as India and the Caribbean, that can benefit greatly from its technologies. Aftermaster has also partnered with Jack’s Brewer Media to help expand its technologies in the music industry and social driven projects including Brewer Media’s “Tackling Recidivism” slated to be released in the 1st quarter of 2019.

“I was blown away by the Aftermaster technology. Having worked with Starkey Hearing foundation I have seen firsthand how debilitating hearing loss can be to people around the world. I take pride in having the ability to help bring such amazing audio craftsmanship to living rooms around the world,” stated Jack Brewer, President and CEO of The Brewer Group.

“We are thrilled to have Jack Brewer join the Aftermaster team. Jack has transitioned from a successful NFL Football player to an international powerbroker who focuses on helping others,” stated Aftermaster CEO, Larry Ryckman. “We are proud to have Jack leading the introduction of our unique audio technologies into markets worldwide that can benefit from our innovations.”

About Aftermaster, Inc.

Aftermaster, Inc. is an award-winning audio laboratory developing groundbreaking audio technologies and products based in Hollywood, California. Aftermaster’s team of audio engineers and music industry veterans have produced, engineered and mastered more hit records than any other audio company in the world. 

Safe Harbor Statement

This news release may contain “forward-looking” statements. These forward-looking statements are only predictions and are subject to certain risks, uncertainties and assumptions that could cause actual results to differ from those in the forward looking-statements. Potential risks include such factors as the inability to enter into agreements with parties with whom we are in discussions, the uncertainty of consumer demand for the Company’s products, as well as additional risks and uncertainties that are identified and described in the Company’s SEC reports. Actual results may differ materially from the forward-looking statements in this press release. Statements made herein are as of the date of this press release and should not be relied upon as of any subsequent date. The Company does not undertake, and it specifically disclaims, any obligation to update any forward-looking statements after the date such statements have been made.

Contact for Jack Brewer:

Plantation, FL | (305) 332-1437 | sean.jackson@thebrewergroup.com

Investor/Media Contact for Aftermaster, Inc.

Mark Depew, Senior Vice President
(307) 630-2219
mdepew@Aftermaster.com

Stingray Closes $25 Million Private Placement

Tue, 13/11/2018 - 22:44

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MONTREAL, Nov. 13, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Stingray Digital Group Inc. (“Stingray”) (TSX: RAY.A; RAY.B) today announced that it has completed its previously-announced private placement of an aggregate of 2,429,544 Subordinate Voting Shares of Stingray (the “Private Placement Shares”) to 3322044 Nova Scotia Limited (the “Subscriber”), at a price of $10.29 per Subordinate Voting Share for total gross proceeds of $25,000,007.76.

The Subscriber is an affiliate of Irving West, Limited, a company controlled by Mr. Harry R. Steele, a former Chairman of Newfoundland Capital Corporation Limited, which was acquired by Stingray on October 26, 2018.

Stingray intends to use the proceeds of the private placement for working capital, including to provide further flexibility for a future major acquisition. Pending such application of the net proceeds of the private placement, Stingray will reimburse certain amounts owing under its credit facilities, which credit facilities shall remain fully available to Stingray including to fund future acquisitions.

The Private Placement Shares are subject to a four-month hold from today’s date.

This announcement does not constitute an offer of securities for sale in the United States. The Private Placement Shares have not been and will not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or an exemption from registration.

About Stingray Digital Group Inc.
Montreal-based Stingray Digital Group Inc. (TSX: RAY.A; RAY.B) is a leading music, media, and technology company with over 1,200 employees worldwide. Stingray is a premium provider of curated direct-to-consumer and B2B services, including audio television channels, 101 radio stations, SVOD content, 4K UHD television channels, karaoke products, digital signage, in-store music, and music apps, which have been downloaded over 100 million times. Stingray reaches 400 million subscribers (or users) in 156 countries. For more information: www.stingray.com.

Forward-Looking Information
This news release contains forward-looking information within the meaning of applicable Canadian securities laws, including regarding the private placement of 2,429,544 Subordinate Voting Shares of Stingray. This forward-looking information includes, but is not limited to, statements with respect to the use of proceeds of the private placement. This forward-looking information relates to, among other things, our objectives and the strategies to achieve these objectives, as well as information with respect to our beliefs, plans, expectations, anticipations, estimations and intentions, and may also include other statements that are predictive in nature, or that depend upon or refer to future events or conditions. Statements with the words “could”, “expect”, “may”, “will”, “anticipate”, “assume”, “intend”, “plan”, “believes”, “estimates”, “guidance”, “foresee”, “continue” and similar expressions are intended to identify statements containing forward looking information, although not all forward-looking statements include such words. In addition, any statements that refer to expectations, projections or other characterizations of future events or circumstances contain forward-looking information. Statements containing forward-looking information are not historical facts but instead represent management’s expectations, estimates and projections regarding future events.

Although management believes the expectations reflected in such forward-looking statements are reasonable, forward-looking statements are based on the opinions, assumptions and estimates of management at the date the statements are made, and are subject to a variety of risks and uncertainties and other factors that could cause actual events or results to differ materially from those projected in the forward-looking statements. These factors include, but are not limited to the risk factors disclosed in Stingray’s Annual Information Form for the year ended March 31, 2018 available on SEDAR.

In addition, if any of the assumptions or estimates made by management prove to be incorrect, actual results and developments are likely to differ, and may differ materially, from those expressed or implied by the forward-looking statements contained in this news release. Such assumptions include, but are not limited to, availability of capital resources. If these assumptions are inaccurate, Stingray’s actual results could differ materially from those expressed or implied in such forward-looking statements. Accordingly, readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on such statements.

All of the forward-looking information in this document is qualified by these cautionary statements. Statements containing forward-looking information contained herein are made only as of the date of this news release. Stingray expressly disclaims any obligation to update or alter statements containing any forward-looking information, or the factors or assumptions underlying them, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as required by law.

For more information, please contact:

Mathieu Péloquin
Senior Vice-President, Marketing and Communications
Stingray Digital Group Inc.
1 514-664-1244, ext. 2362
mpeloquin@stingray.com 

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