Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Runtastic Adds Orbit to the Mix of Activity-Tracking Wearables

Through the years, Austrian activity-tracking app manufacturer Runtastic has earned the reputation for creating cross-platform apps that reach cyclists and runners on one end and homebodies on the other end. Runtastic made a name in GPS-guided wearables such as watches. Now, Runtastic is taking its flagship products to the next level with the introduction of Orbit.

Orbit is a waterproof wristband. It was made to track all activities - walking, running, swimming, biking and even sleeping - 24/7. Through the Runtastic Me app which is available for Android and iPhones, Orbit has glued Runtastic’s position was the manufacturer of the wearable with the widest activity-tracking space.

To date, Orbit has been the first choice of the most serious of the keep-fit individuals such as cyclists and runners. Current developments demand that activity-tracking wearables should meet the needs of anyone and everyone. So Orbit is more than just a tracking device that monitors 30-mile cycles and 10-mile runs. Orbit tracks both walk, work and even sleep.

Orbit comes in blue or black bands. It can also be worn in the waist through a back clip. There are two metallic dots located at the rear of Orbit which secures the cable magnetically and guarantees that the cable is not easily dislodged. For the wearers who are concerned with fashion, there are six available colors which may be ordered directly from Runtastic.

The strap of the Orbit has several pairs of holes. It fits most wrist sizes. The wearer feels wearing a watch more than wearing a wristband. In front of the Orbit is a screen and a button. Pressing the button once gives the time. Pressing it twice provides the number of steps taken today, the amount of calories burned, and some active minutes. Pressing the button long sets the band in sleep mode. It detects how well the wearer sleeps. In the morning, the user can re-enter the wristband into the normal mode.

Friday, June 26, 2015

Emerson Radio Corp: More than a Century of Innovation

The new Emerson Radio Corporation was founded in 1948. Its predecessor entered the markets in 1912 with a  recognized trademark in the consumer electronics industry. Today, the business is known as one of the largest volume consumer electronics distributors in the United States.

Globally, Emerson Radio is one of the oldest and well-respected names in the consumer electronics industry. It is engaged in the designing and marketing of both audio and video products. The portfolio of the company includes DVD players, video cassette recorders (VCRs), televisions, home theatre, high end audio effects, mobile stereo and wireless items; microwave ovens and office products, among others. The company is behind the distribution of the Universal Cut Records and the peewee radio, which were sources of entertainment in the 1915.

With the onset of new technology, Emerson Radio remains competitive in the market. Compared to other older ventures, the business remains pliant with the birth of new innovation. The company continues to operate under its slogan “We’re Playing Your Tune”.

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

EPIRUS Biopharmaceuticals: Innovating Products for Inflammatory and Immunology Diseases

With the advancement of technology and medicine, pharmaceutical companies are able to create products that are able to counter life-threatening diseases. Sadly though, the majority of these products is sold with skyrocketing prices. With the cost of medication going up, not that many people are able to purchase these medications despite their urgency of their needs. Thanks to biopharmaceutical companies like EPIRUS Pharmaceuticals, they are able to change the way the majority accesses to these therapeutics.

EPIRUS Pharmaceuticals continues to offer the market their biosimilar products that are patented after three branded products. These medications are used to treat serious diseases in relation to immunology and inflammation. They continue to develop, manufacture and commercialize their products in targeted geographies around the world. They are currently marketing their BOW015 (infliximab), BOW050 (adalimumab) and BOW070 (tocilizumab) that are patterned after Remicade, Humira and Actemra, respectively. The last three products have a very strong performance in the global markets and the demand for these medications have totaled to more than $20 billion in global sales during the 2013 fiscal year.

BOW015 is a biosimilar product that is intended as a treatment for rheumatoid arthritis. This product is being marketed under the name Infimab and is also used as a treatment for psoriatic arthritis, psoriasis, ankylosing spondylitis and Crohn’s Disease.  BOW050 contains adalimumab as its active ingredient. This product is also used as a treatment for inflammatory diseases, including pediatric arthritis and inflammatory bowel disease. The BOW070, marketed as Tocilizumab is also intended for various forms of inflammatory diseases and is currently in its comparability phase of development.

Headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, EPIRUS Biopharmaceuticals continues to employ the assistance  of local distributors, licensing, and direct sales to commercialize their offerings. They also partner with local companies to hasten the distribution of their products in the market.

Friday, June 19, 2015

Diamond Resorts International: Traveling Made Easy

Conducting its trade like a timeshare or a destination club, Destination Resorts International is a full service hospitality and vacation ownership company. The business serves as travel partner that allows its members to plan their vacation with flexibility and endless choices.

Headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada, Diamond Resorts International has more than 330 worldwide vacation destinations. They have partnerships in 34 countries, including in the United States, the Carribean, Asia, Australia, Africa, Europe, South and Central America. Additionally, the company also has 4 cruise itineraries through their DRI timeshare exchange. Registered as one of the largest hospitality companies in the world, the business takes pride of their 490,000 owners and members.

Through the ownership points that members and owners earn from Diamond Resorts International, they are able to gain better access to any of the 330 managed and affiliated properties of the company. This would mean that they are able to get more places to travel, more memories to share and a wide of culture and experiences to try.

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Dover Downs: Delaware’s Topnotch Gaming and Hospitality Business

When it comes to topnotch gaming, exceptional hospitality, luxurious accommodation and wonderful restaurants, Dover Downs Hotel & Casino is one of the best establishments in the heart of Dover, Delaware. The business is owned and managed by Dover Downs Gaming & Entertainment.

In the middle of the Mid-Atlantic region, the company is one of the preferred names in gaming and its establishment comes equipped with the latest technology. In addition to the slot machines and the card games offered by the business, they also have their racing facility that features a harness horse racing on 1km track. They also hold NASCAR events on their 1 mile concrete surface, while accommodating their guests in their hotel rooms. Their hotel business is considered as one of the largest in Delaware with 500 rooms and suites to welcome their customers. They are also known for their Rollins Center, which features a multipurpose ballroom area of about 18,000 square feet. This establishment is capable of hosting huge business conferences, conventions, banquets and other functions that require a huge space.

The gaming facility of the company continues to feature their wide array of slot machines. To date, they have about 2,700 slot machines in addition to their 40 table games. Name your game and the business is sure to have you accommodated. They have blackjack, poker, roulette, and baccarat among others. Dover Downs also features the highest average Bad Beat Jackpots in the state of Delaware. They also feature live entertainment from artists like Brian McKnight, LeAnn Rimes, Dionne Warwick and a whole lot more.

Dover Downs is listed as one of the components of the Wilshire 5000 Index. The company remains traded publicly on the New York Stock Exchange. Its common stocks are marketed under the ticker symbol DDE. It was in 1969 that the company opened its doors for business.

Friday, June 12, 2015

Dave & Buster’s Entertainment, Inc.: Offering Pure Entertainment and Dining Experience

Dining and entertainment go hand in hand. These two activities are the perfect combination for relaxation and for bonding with the family. When it comes to dining and entertainment, Dave & Buster’s (D&B) understands what every American needs.

The company is headquartered in Dallas, Texas and continues to operate restaurants that have a video arcade. It was in 1982 that the company started with its founder David Corriveau and James “Buster” Corley. Today, the business has 73 locations across the United States and 1 in Canada. Not only is the company offering pure fun and dining experience, they also reward their customers through their Power Card. With every game they finish and every challenge they win, they are able to earn rewards like a free game play.

From a small venture, the company has grown into a multi-million venture that is capable of generating more than half a billion dollars. In 1995, the company has gone public and now trades its common stocks on the NASDAQ.

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

CTPartners Executive Search, Inc.: A Global Leader in Headhunting

Sometimes what a company really needs to make a breakthrough in the markets is the right leader to steer the ship to its success. Through executive search, businesses that don’t have the right talent are powered with the world’s brilliant minds to head their operations. One of the trusted partners in executive search is CTPartners Executive Search, Inc.

The business is powered by deeply experienced search professionals who are able to provide them with the right pool of talents to lead their venture. The searches done by the company are global in coverage and is powered by the latest technology to filter the right candidates. The company is known globally for being the only global executive search firm that completely opens its books of execution statistics for publicly scrutiny. It specializes in searching for C-level executives, board members and other senior executives.

To execute the retained searches of the business, they utilize highly advanced technology, pre-defined search process and communication tools. They have 23 offices across the Asia Pacific, Europe, the Americas and the Middle East. Through their talents and their technology, the business is able to provide the fastest turn around time in headhunting. As of, the business averages around 136 days to provide the need for top executives. 84% of their searches are completed within 100 days from the request of their clients.

CTPartners doesn’t stop in the hiring process as they also provide their clients value adding services. They offer the 40-day Audit which allows their clients to provide them milestones and formal feedback and as well as suggestions on how they can better perform their searches. They also roll out their Client Quality Satisfaction Survey to ensure that continuous improvement is in place. It is in New York City, New York that the company holds its corporate office.

Friday, June 5, 2015

Corcept Therapeutics: Understanding and Treating the Effects of Cortisol

Cortisol is a steroid hormone that is responsible in responding to stress and low blood glucose. This hormone plays a vital role in our bodily functions, but can also be life-threatening if taken in high dosages. There are several disorders that are the result of high levels of cortisol in the body.

Corcept Therapeutics, Inc. is one of the pharmaceutical companies in the United States that focus in the discovery and development of drugs to treat psychiatric, severe metabolic and oncologic disorders. Their flagship product is called the mifepristone, which is geared towards addressing abnormal levels of cortisol in the body and the corresponding diseases that resulted from this elevated hormones. This medication is intended to treat type 2 diabetes mellitus and is being developed for ovarian, breast and prostate cancer.

It is in Menlo Park, California that the business holds its corporate office. It remains publicly traded on the NASDAQ and markets its common shares under the symbol CORT.

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Command Security Corporation: Safeguarding Peace and Security

When it comes to apprehending crimes and providing security services, Command Security Corporation is one of the trusted names in the United States. The company has more than 30 years of expertise in the industry of providing security services to a wide range of clients. Headquartered in Herdon, Virginia, the business continues to deploy more than 6,500 highly-skilled and highly-trained security personnels across the country.

The aim to provide security and protection to their clients and to the country, Command Security Corporation continues to uphold the safe conduct of public life and commerce. In total, the executive team of the company has a total of more than 200 years of experience in homeland security and the defense markets. Their expertise is most useful for commercial, industrial, governmental, aviation and financial customers across the country.

By working closely with the public and by providing open communication, the company is able to further secure the safety of the community they serve. Their personnel range from those armed officers to those who are unarmed, those who stationed in certain locations and those that are on patrol cars. These officers have undergone rigid training and have a strong commitment to safeguard the interest of the public and the customers they serve. The aviation division of the business continues to deploy their skilled officers to both international and domestic airports. They continue to serve more than 100 aviation centers across the country and provide baggage screening services, access services, wheelchair escort services, cargo and passenger checking and other special escort services.

With the presence of these security officers, the country becomes safer and businesses are able to continue to run smoothly. Through the years, the innovation and the solutions offered by Command Security Corporation remain unmatched and a critical component in safeguarding peace and security.