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Multiple LG OLED TVs Including C2, G2 Series and Z2 SIGNATURE Series Earn WiSA SoundSend Certification, Adding to Growing Number of WiSA SoundSend Certified TVs

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Thursday, September 29, 2022

The WiSA SoundSend Certification program, which launched just last year, verifies TVs work flawlessly with the award-winning WiSA SoundSend wireless audio transmitter.

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  • The WiSA SoundSend Certification program, which launched just last year, verifies TVs work flawlessly with the award-winning WiSA SoundSend wireless audio transmitter.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20220929005163/en/
    The LG OLED C2, OLED G2, OLED SIGNATURE Z2, ART90, LX1, LX3, QNED99 and QNED90 Series of TVs has received the WiSA SoundSend Certification.
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    We are excited that LG TVs including our line of critically acclaimed 2022 LG OLED TVs are now WiSA SoundSend Certified.
  • The WiSA logo, WiSA, WiSA Ready, and WiSA Certified are trademarks and certification marks of WiSA, LLC.

Everyware Selected as a Venture Atlanta 2022 Presenting Company

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Tuesday, September 27, 2022

ATLANTA, Sept. 27, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Everyware announced today that it has been chosen out of a record-breaking 450-plus applicants as one of the top technology companies in the Southeast to present at Venture Atlanta FORWARD 2022 to be held October 19-20. For 15 years, the annual conference has been selecting the most promising tech companies and bringing in the top investment firms from across the nation to hear them pitch. Venture Atlanta has helped launch more than 700 companies and raise $6.5 billion in funding to date, spinning out $17 billion in successful exits.

Key Points: 
  • Venture Atlanta hashelped launch more than 700 companies and raise $6.5 billion in funding to date, spinning out $17 billion in successful exits.
  • "As we're gearing up for a big fundraising announcement before end of year, it's perfect timing to be presenting at Venture Atlanta FORWARD 2022," saidEverywareFounder and CEO Larry Talley.
  • As in previous years, Venture Atlanta FORWARD 2022 is anticipated to be a sold-out event, with over 1,200 entrepreneurs, founders, investors, and business leaders expected to be in attendance.
  • For additional information about Venture Atlanta, to register for the event, or to view the conference schedule, please visit www.ventureatlanta.org .

Global Smart City Market Research Report to 2028 - Featuring AT&T, Cisco Systems, Hitachi and IBM Among Others - ResearchAndMarkets.com

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Monday, September 26, 2022

Energy conservation and waste management solutions are other factors that are attracting investors and consumers to the market.

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  • Energy conservation and waste management solutions are other factors that are attracting investors and consumers to the market.
  • Furthermore, changing the standard of living in emerging economies such as India and Japan, growing IT infrastructure, and investments are further expected to boost the global smart city market.
  • Besides these petty constraints, the smart city market is yet to explore its full potential.
  • The emerging Asia-Pacific region and smart city initiatives in Europe and the US are developing numerous expansion opportunities for the growth of the market.

Immersive, Accessible Experiences Drive Growth in U.S. Gaming Market

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Monday, September 26, 2022

ARLINGTON, Va., Sept. 26, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. gaming population expanded by 3% from 2019 to 2022, as 9 million new gamers aged 13 to 64 entered the market, according to a new Consumer Technology Association (CTA)® study. The active gaming population in this age range now totals 164 million, representing 73% of 224 million U.S. adults and adolescents.

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  • The active gaming population in this age range now totals 164 million, representing 73% of 224 million U.S. adults and adolescents.
  • "Gamers are on the cutting edge, and diverse gaming options meet the interests of ever-wider audiences.
  • As we'll see at CES 2023, game publishers, hardware manufacturers and retailers all have an opportunity to capitalize on a growing market."
  • Hardcore gamers and young people are pushing gaming experiences to new platforms and realms of entertainment.

Current Macroeconomic Headwinds Responsible for 7% YoY Total Smartphone Market Decline to 1.24 Billion Units in 2022

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Friday, September 23, 2022

NEW YORK, Sept. 23, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Several massively disruptive political, economic, and social headwinds—soaring interest rates, looming food and energy shortages, a devastating and needless war, and the changing nature of work–are creating an especially challenging climate. According to global technology intelligence firm ABI Research, these headwinds will lead to a 7% year-over-year decline in the smartphone market.

Key Points: 
  • According to global technology intelligence firmABI Research, these headwinds will lead to a 7% year-over-year decline in the smartphone market.
  • "The challenging headwinds and notable inventory corrections conspired to outweigh any growth potential in 1H 2022, which has tempered smartphone demand amid a period of weak seasonality," said David McQueen, Consumer Technologies Research Director at ABI Research.
  • The current expectation is that the total market will decline 7% Year-over-Year (YoY) in 2022 to reach 1.24 billion units, while 5G smartphones will grow 15% in 2022 to around 683 million versus a previously expected increase of 28%.
  • McQueen shared his findings in ABI Research's new whitepaper, 2022 State of Technology Report: The Future of Technology in a Tumultuous World .

Current Macroeconomic Headwinds Responsible for 7% YoY Total Smartphone Market Decline to 1.24 Billion Units in 2022

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Friday, September 23, 2022

NEW YORK, Sept. 23, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Several massively disruptive political, economic, and social headwinds—soaring interest rates, looming food and energy shortages, a devastating and needless war, and the changing nature of work–are creating an especially challenging climate. According to global technology intelligence firm ABI Research, these headwinds will lead to a 7% year-over-year decline in the smartphone market.

Key Points: 
  • According to global technology intelligence firmABI Research, these headwinds will lead to a 7% year-over-year decline in the smartphone market.
  • "The challenging headwinds and notable inventory corrections conspired to outweigh any growth potential in 1H 2022, which has tempered smartphone demand amid a period of weak seasonality," said David McQueen, Consumer Technologies Research Director at ABI Research.
  • The current expectation is that the total market will decline 7% Year-over-Year (YoY) in 2022 to reach 1.24 billion units, while 5G smartphones will grow 15% in 2022 to around 683 million versus a previously expected increase of 28%.
  • McQueen shared his findings in ABI Research's new whitepaper, 2022 State of Technology Report: The Future of Technology in a Tumultuous World .

Gaudio Lab Earns CTA Approval for its OTT Loudness Management Technology

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Thursday, September 22, 2022

SEOUL, South Korea, Sept. 22, 2022 /PRNewswire/ --Gaudio Lab, a leading audio technology company, today announced that its loudness normalizing technology, 'Loudness Management 1 (LM1)' has been referenced in the standard ANSI/CTA-2075.1 , Loudness Standard for Over the Top Television (OTT) and Online Video Distribution (OVD) for Mobile and Fixed Devices LM1, developed by the Consumer Technology Association (CTA) Video Systems Committee and accredited as an American National Standards.

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  • SEOUL, South Korea, Sept. 22, 2022 /PRNewswire/ --Gaudio Lab, a leading audio technology company, today announced that its loudness normalizing technology, 'Loudness Management 1 (LM1)' has been referenced in the standard ANSI/CTA-2075.1 , Loudness Standard for Over the Top Television (OTT) and Online Video Distribution (OVD) for Mobile and Fixed Devices LM1, developed by the Consumer Technology Association (CTA) Video Systems Committee and accredited as an American National Standards.
  • CTA, North America's largest technology trade association with members from the world's leading innovators from startup to global brands helping support more than 18 million American jobs.
  • "The adoption of the CTA standard signifies that Gaudio Lab's loudness management system is accredited as an audio innovation that can bring forward better sounding experiences to users on a universal level," said Henney Oh, CEO of Gaudio Lab.
  • Gaudio Lab is an audio technology start-up which was founded in 2015, after the company's spatial audio technology for headphones was adopted as the binaural renderer for the ISO/IEC MPEG-H Audio standard in 2014.

Industry Program Drives Energy Efficiency of New Pay TV and Internet Equipment, Extends Commitment

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Wednesday, September 21, 2022

This marks the fifth consecutive year of reduction in the energy use of new set-top boxes (STB).

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  • This marks the fifth consecutive year of reduction in the energy use of new set-top boxes (STB).
  • In collaboration with Natural Resources Canada (NRCan), CEEVA was launched in 2017 by Canadian TV service providers and set-top box manufacturers to improve energy efficiency while fostering innovation and strengthening the customer experience.
  • The goal of this program is to deploy efficient SNE without restricting the rapid pace of technological innovation.
  • "Achieving a net zero emissions future will require continuous improvements in the energy efficiency of our homes, businesses, and industries," said Drew Leyburne, Assistant Deputy Minister, Energy Efficiency and Technology Sector, Natural Resources Canada.

The Mirror Selected as a Venture Atlanta 2022 Showcase Company

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Wednesday, September 21, 2022

MIAMI, Sept. 21, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mirror announced today that it has been chosen out of a record-breaking 450-plus applicants as one of the top technology companies in the Southeast to be showcased at Venture Atlanta FORWARD 2022 on October 19-20. For 15 years, the annual conference has been selecting the most promising tech companies and bringing in the top investment firms from across the nation to hear them pitch. Venture Atlanta has helped launch more than 700 companies and raise $6.5 billion in funding to date, spinning out $17 billion in successful exits.

Key Points: 
  • Venture Atlanta hashelped launch more than 700 companies and raise $6.5 billion in funding to date, spinning out $17 billion in successful exits.
  • Jared McCluskey, CEO and founder of The Mirror expressed, "We're honored to be invited to Venture Atlanta and build relationships with other cutting-edge startups and stellar investors!"
  • For additional information about Venture Atlanta, to register for the event, or to view the conference schedule, please visit www.ventureatlanta.org .
  • Venture Atlanta, the Southeast's technology innovation event, is where the region's most promising tech companies meet the country's top-tier investors.

Carpool Logistics Selected as a Venture Atlanta 2022 Presenting Company

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Tuesday, September 20, 2022

ATLANTA, Sept. 20, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Carpool Logistics announced today that it has been chosen out of a record-breaking 450-plus applicants as one of the top technology companies in the Southeast to present at Venture Atlanta FORWARD 2022 to be held October 19-20. For 15 years, the annual conference has been selecting the most promising tech companies and bringing in the top investment firms from across the nation to hear them pitch. Venture Atlanta has helped launch more than 700 companies and raise $6.5 billion in funding to date, spinning out $17 billion in successful exits.

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  • "It is an honor to be selected as a top technology company in the Southeast by Atlanta Ventures.
  • When we launched last year, we couldn't imagine that we would be where we are today," said Michael Malakhov, Founder and CEO of Carpool Logistics.
  • Carpool Logistics is on a mission to solve the vehicle shipping headache facing dealerships, auto auctions, manufacturers, and consumers.
  • Carpool Logistics is an automotive logistics company leveraging technology to optimize vehicle shipping.