Microsoft seeks Skype boost with Swing acquihire

first_img Google taps retail with NYC store Devices Related Saleha Riaz Alianza sobre IA entre Nokia y Microsoft Previous ArticleAfghanistan, Indonesia drop WhatsApp ban threatsNext ArticleXiaomi moves into Western Europe AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to LinkedInLinkedInLinkedInShare to TwitterTwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookFacebookShare to MoreAddThisMore 07 NOV 2017 Authorcenter_img Employees of Swing Technologies, maker of a photo app called SWNG, will join Microsoft’s Skype team to boost its imaging technology and customer experience expertise.In a statement, Microsoft’s corporate VP for Skype, Amritansh Raghav, said Swing brings “an impressive track record of delivering great user experiences and brand design around the technology they develop.”Tommy Stadlen, Swing’s co-founder (pictured, right), said: “This is a unique opportunity for the team to bring our ideas to a global audience…We believe in the power of brands and technology, so the Skype mission and values resonate strongly with us.”Swing is based in San Francisco and New York with the mission “to reimagine the photograph.”Its debut SWNG app allows users to create interactive “living photos” including 3D selfies and slow-motion videos: many of its senior employees have been recruited from Apple and Instagram.Swing is backed by investors and individuals including Twitter co-founder Biz Stone.The move is likely a wider revamp of Skype which is moving from just a calling app to a messaging app with features such as the recently announced Cortana integration. Nokia makes AI move with Microsoft Home Microsoft seeks Skype boost with Swing acquihire Saleha joined Mobile World Live in October 2014 as a reporter and works across all e-newsletters – creating content, writing blogs and reports as well as conducting feature interviews…More Read more Tags MicrosoftSkypelast_img read more

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Non Magnetic RF Contacts and Modules Enhance the Quality and Accuracy of MRI and Other Medical Scans and Imaging

first_img MMCX Single Plug & Receptacle MMCX Module of 6 PCB Plugs & Receptacles SSMCX Module of 8 PCB Plugs & Right Angle Receptacles SSMCX Module of 8 for RG178 cable Cable Assemblies for the series In addition, most other Molex standard configuration RF contacts and modules are available in non-magnetic (i.e., non-ferrous) versions by special order, as are custom configurations and cable assemblies. Standard products from stock ship in 8 weeks, depending on quantity and configuration.  Custom configurations typically require 8 to 12 weeks to ship. These non-magnetic connectors will be showcased at MD&M West, February 10 – 12, Anaheim, CA, booth 1746. Molex has launched a new product family of MediSpec™ Non-magnetic RF (radio frequency) Contacts and Modules as an extension to its existing line of RF/Microwave interconnect solutions.These non-magnetic contacts have been developed to support the requirements of the medical imaging marketplace. In the medical imaging field, interconnects made with ferrous materials can create interference problems that degrade image quality. These affordable, high performing, non-ferrous versions actually enhance image quality and granularity, rendering scans and images more readable and accurate.  This provides significant value for manufacturers of MRI and other types of diagnostic imaging equipment.The new RF non-magnetic contacts and modules are designed to align with the connector types and performance requirements of major MRI equipment manufacturers – and are offered at a more affordable price point than non-magnetic versions currently offered by boutique vendors.Molex product offerings designed to address the needs of medical device manufacturers include:last_img read more

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