Factory-Built Housing Exec Brings Fortune-50 Experience, Lessons from Kodak in Paving Path Forward for the Industry
August 21, 2016
Bob Bender calls himself "a recovering engineer," given how relatively little he uses his formal training these days.
But he still calls on the lessons learned from his years with Eastman Kodak, when the company that helped invent digital photography fumbled the ball of the future and lost it all.
"There was an underlying disconnect … between what Kodak wanted to sell (film), what the existing channel wanted to sell (film), and what consumers really wanted to buy (the ability to take and share pictures easily)," says Bender, now chief operating officer for The Commodore Corporation, an Indiana-based company with factory-built home divisions in Pennsylvania and North Carolina.
The Kodak experience taught him that change can happen very quickly ("My kids have never used a film camera in their life,") and that companies need to adapt to serve customers' needs if they want to grow.
"If we only hear...
Fashion Trumps Functionality in Tiny House Craze
August 21, 2016
They're adorable, trendy and oh-so avant garde.
Everybody seems to want one these days (or thinks they do), these tiny little anti-McMansions that have captured enough of an audience to warrant their own TV show.
But less isn't necessarily more, as tiny house shoppers are discovering when confronted with the legal and practical issues that come with membership in Tiny House Nation.
Only now, a few years into the popular media-fueled craze, are tiny house aficionados beginning to discover that big problems can come in tiny packages.
Some tiny homeowners have been evicted or faced fines for zoning or health code violations.
Others have discovered challenges in obtaining financing.
Still more are finding that $400 or more per square foot does not necessarily buy quality.
And perhaps the biggest surprise of all, which relates to all of these problems: Some tiny houses are built not to a building...
First Time Ever FRENCH EUROPEAN INDIAN FASHION WEEK on the Eiffel Tower
August 22, 2016
Paris has been ruling the high seas of fashion for more than centuries. And in the heart of Fashion Capital, we are happy to announce the first time ever in the history of the world a Fashion Week called the “French European Indian Fashion Week" an initiative of WORLD NEWS NETWORK is going to take place at The Eiffel tower on October 21st, 22nd and 23rd 2016. The Fashion week brings together world's finest designers under one roof. French European Indian Fashion Week will be a platform for the designers from around the world to come and express their culture or any other cause through their collection.
President of French European Indian Organization Mr. Satish Reddy is happy to introduce a unique and iconic Fashion Week on the 1st level of the Eiffel Tower, He said, "It's a great pleasure organizing a Fashion Week on the Eiffel Tower and we are looking forward to promote fashion on all the Seven Wonders of the World. I want to thank all the French and...
SaberTek Inc. Announces Adoption of SBR7040, SaberTek Industry Leading Low-Power LTE Transceiver IP
August 22, 2016
SaberTek Inc., a leading supplier of ultra-low-power wireless RF and transceiver Intellectual Properties (IP) announced the introduction and adoption of the industry’s first truly low-power transceivers for use in low-power LTE applications.
Provided as a synthesizable IP core, the SBR7040 combines 3 SaberTek IPs: SBR7020 (release 12/13 cat-M~cat-4 low-power LTE transceiver IP), SBR1575 (GPS receiver IP), and SBR0162/SBR0640 (AFE IP), uniquely enabling mobile IoT and M2M markets.
SBR7040/SBR7020 are the 3rd generation of SaberTek silicon proven LTE/WCDMA transceiver IPs. SaberTek is developing its 3rd generation LTE transceiver IP optimized for LTE-M and LTE-NB1 applications. Sigma Designs is an early adopter of SaberTek’s IP, using it in their new mobile IoT platform.
Ken Lowe, VP of Strategic Marketing for Sigma Designs, a licensee of SBR7040, stated that, “Ultra-low power IoT devices are key to enable the...
Heritage Photo Restoration and Genealogy Utilizes State-Of-The-Art Equipment and Processes
August 19, 2016
Amidst the temporary memories and digital photography, Heritage Photo Restoration and Genealogy offers the best photo restoration services for people who want to preserve their treasured memories for life. With an immense experience of over 35 years, Heritage is always known for their extensive services from restoration of old photos and genealogy research to the making of family trees. Heritage not only offers high quality services, but also maintains their standard by using state-of-the-art restoration processes, methods and equipment which makes Heritage stand out from the others.
Even though digital photographs have taken the world by storm, there are still people who not only own some precious paper photos but they also strive hard to keep them in the best condition possible. However, old photos are still prone to getting damaged with time due to various reasons. Regardless of the stains, discoloration, torn out pieces and scratches, Heritage promises to breathe new life...
Kevin Ray Brost Releases Debut Single and Video to Critical Acclaim
January 01, 1970
Kevin Ray Brost is not just your average college senior. He has a mission to share his unique style of Roots Americana music with everyone in the world before graduation. We would say he is off to a pretty fabulous start with his debut single ‘Stay’ already reaching #12 on an I-Tunes chart. The single is a reflection of a father grieving a broken relationship with his son and his resolve to “stay” in his life. The accompanying video for ‘Stay’ is slated for an August 23rd release and can be viewed at .
Brost seems to have knack for picking his team wisely. The new music was produced by Nashville producer Matt Leigh at the world famous Tracking Room and co-written with Kevin’s manager Mike Musick. The music video produced by Preston Leatherman is sure to gain instant fans for this up and coming roots sensation. ‘Stay’ can be purchased at I-Tunes,...
Picture of History Making Military Officer and Pageant Queen Goes Viral
August 19, 2016
is the face of many woman. She is a Director, Pageant Queen, Speaker and Activist. She is the Owner of , which has subsidiaries: and the . Both are preliminary pageants to and . She is also Mrs. America 2011 (1st RU) and Mrs. Maryland America 2010.
RileyThomas wanted to merge her life into one photo. She came up with an idea and ran it across to a friend, renowed photographer (Bravo, Real Housewives of Atlanta).
After a few meetings RileyThomas brought her beauty experts to the photoshot of a lifetime. RileyThomas flew down to Atalnta and worked with Blanks for 8 hours. The final results were astonishing. One half of the picture shows RileyThomas in her former miltary uniform, camoufalge on her face and saluting towards the camera. The other half of the photo shows her in glamourous makeup, a shimmery pageant gown with jewels to match.
RileyThomas is a decorated military veteran, having served nine years in the U.S. Army (5-years Enlisted,...
TGEP launches Wi-Fi networking module for Clippercreek CS Models.
August 19, 2016
With the electric vehicle market growing by leaps and bounds, the need for fast charging is rapidly increasing. TGEP, the Crest Hill, Illinois based company has recently launched its Wi-Fi-based add-on module for existing Clippercreek owners with CS series level 2 chargers. The add-on module gives the capability of networking to Clippercreek CS series charging stations. At the pre-launch event, director Tony George, head of TGEP announced that the add-on for Clippercreek level 2 CS was developed in order to enhance factors such as reliability, cost & expandability in favor of the end users. This product will serve as an upgrade for existing customers who own Clippercreek CS series Level 2 charging stations, as well as for new customers who seek networked charging stations with the highest quality. The add-on comes with a powerful credit card sized Raspberry Pi processor with a custom circuit board. The module fits into existing CS-40, CS-60 & CS-100 level 2 chargers.
I-LIFE launched its 14inch Laptop ZED AIR priced at $135 powered by Intel Processor and Windows 10
August 22, 2016
I-Life Digital Technology today unveiled its newest consumer laptop from the ZED family, the ZED AIR in Dubai, UAE. Targeted at first time PC buyers, the new laptop is designed for functionality. The ZED AIR packs value and durability with a whole bunch of features and an affordable retail price of AED 499 (USD 135).
The highly-portable ZED AIR packs everything into a beautiful, clean, and fan-less design of just 17.9mm thin and just 1.55kgs. Sporting gray, silver and gold colors ZEDAir Notebook offer USB2.0, HDMI and SD Card ports to eliminate the need for additional adapters, while a full-sized keyboard and large touchpad provides comfortable typing and navigation experience.
The ZED AIR 14 features the latest 802.11ac wireless technology, allowing up to three times faster connection speed, while eMMC configurations up to 32GB provide adequate storage for work and play. The notebooks are powered by the latest Intel®...
DR. ORIE ACHONWA AND THE LIMITED NORTHPARK PARTNER UP TO GIVE YOUNG WOMEN THE SCIENCE AND STYLE SECRETS FOR CONFIDENCE
August 20, 2016
To help young women put their best foot forward this fall, Dr. Orie Achonwa and The Limited NorthPark will host a Talks Over Tea Series seminar about boosting confidence.
Dr. Orie will discuss six dressing strategies that positively impact the mind and behavior, instantly increasing the sense of self-assurance and assertiveness. The Limited NorthPark’s top associates will be on hand to help young women translate Dr. Orie’s advice into outfits for work, meetings and presentations, networking parties, and other areas in professional woman’s lives where confidence is essential for success.
The seminar takes place Saturday, August 20th from 6 PM – 8 PM inside The Limited NorthPark store. Refreshments will be served and those who RSVP at [email protected] will receive a gift bag with self-care treats and an autographed copy of Dr. Orie’s latest self-help CD All That You Are.
Talks Over Tea Series was created by Dr. Orie...