LinkOptimizer for Adobe InDesign Adds New TIFF Conversion Options

Zevrix Solutions announces LinkOptimizer 5.0.18, a feature update to company’s workflow automation solution for Adobe InDesign. LinkOptimizer allows to reduce the size of InDesign links and speed up processing by eliminating excess image data. The software also performs image adjustments, converts formats and helps repurpose files for web and mobile devices. The new version lets users preserve image multiresolution information and save transparency when converting InDesign links to TIFF.

Toronto (ON), Canada — Zevrix Solutions today announces LinkOptimizer 5.0.18, a feature update to its workflow automation solution for Adobe InDesign. Awarded 4 out of 5 stars by Computer Arts magazine, LinkOptimizer automates complex image manipulation tasks helping users reduce the size of InDesign links, save processing time, and repurpose InDesign documents for web and mobile devices.

The new version gives users access to two additional Photoshop TIFF conversion options directly from LinkOptimizer. The option to save image pyramid allows to preserve multiresolution information of the source InDesign link, while the save transparency setting preserves transparency as an additional alpha channel when the file is opened in another application.

“This is the best extension I ever purchased for any design app,” says Wayne Guy of Edge Graphics in Van Nuys, California. “It saves hours of time, tediously replacing linked images, resizing, batch processing. Worth every penny… It’s a must have tool for a designer who works with image rich InDesign files such as catalogs or magazines.”

LinkOptimizer works automatically with Photoshop to eliminate the excess image data of InDesign links, perform essential image adjustments and convert image formats. For example, with just a click of a button users can:

-scale and crop images to match their dimensions in InDesign,
-change resolution to 300 dpi,
convert RGB images to CMYK with specific ICC profile,
-resave JPEG images as PSD,
run a Photoshop Action on each image.

As a result, users can save gigabytes of disk space, accelerate document output, reduce job turnaround and cut costs through faster processing.

Pricing and Availability:
LinkOptimizer can be purchased from Zevrix website for US$259.95 (Light version: $179.95) as well as from Adobe Exchange and authorized resellers. Trial is also available for download. The update is free for LinkOptimizer 5.x users and $130 to upgrade from previous versions. LinkOptimizer requires Mac OS X 10.7-10.12 and Adobe InDesign / Photoshop CS5-CC 2017.

About Zevrix Solutions
Located in Toronto, Canada, Zevrix Solutions provides productivity solutions for Adobe Creative Suite and Creative Cloud software, PDF and graphic file diagnostics, as well as Microsoft Office on Mac OS. Zevrix Solutions is dedicated to helping professionals increase their profits through automating their everyday tasks, producing error-free documents, saving disk space and cutting production costs. For more information, visit http://www.zevrix.com.

Contact:
Leo Revzin
Owner
Zevrix Solutions
105 McCAUL St, Suite 301
Toronto Ontario M5T 2X4 Canada
858-206-0607
media@zevrix.com
http://www.zevrix.com

Light Space & Time Adopts New Domain Name to .ART

Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery (LST) is very excited to announce that they have adopted and changed their domain extension to .ART.

Jupiter, FL, USA — Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery (LST) is very excited to announce that they have adopted and changed their domain extension to .ART. Their website URL has been changed and it is now http://www.lightspacetime.art.

John R. Math, Gallery Director explains the reason for this extension change, “The .ART extension has been a long time coming for the art community and it is finally here to be used by art organizations, art museums, artists and art galleries.”

Math continues, “The .ART extension helps to immediately identify http://www.lightspacetime.art as a member of the art world and it positions the LST gallery as player in the international arts community.”

The vision of the .ART extension is to responsibly advance the art world through technology and creativity. The mission of the .ART extension is to create a global community; to build new territory on the internet that is dedicated to world of arts and culture.

Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery would like to inform their followers to change their web browser bookmarks from the old .com extension to the new http://www.lightspacetime.art address.

About Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery
Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery conducts monthly art competitions and monthly art exhibitions for new and emerging artists on a worldwide basis. It is Light Space & Time’s intention to showcase this incredible talent in a series of monthly themed art competitions and art exhibitions by marketing and displaying the exceptional abilities of these worldwide artists. The art gallery website can be viewed here: http://www.lightspacetime.art.

Media Contact:
John R. Math
Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery
118 Poinciana Drive
Jupiter, FL 33458
888-490-3530
info@lightspacetime.art
http://www.lightspacetime.art

Fitting The Description Statement on Call For Formal Investigation of West Hollywood Sheriff Department by Entertainer Wyclef Jean

All of us must be willing to take our stories forward for there to ever be justice.

West Hollywood, CA, USA — Fitting The Description founder and executive director Charles Belk issued the following statement about the detainment and handcuffing of entertainer Wyclef Jean because he was “fitting the description” and his call for a formal investigation into the matter by the West Hollywood Station of the Los Angeles County Sheriff Department.

“It’s inspiring to hear that Wyclef Jean is calling for a formal investigation. More attention needs to continuously be brought to those incidents like Wyclef’s, because it gives society a chance to possibly disclose the underlying cause. We seem to focus on only those incidents where an apparently innocent Black man ends up dead, and at that point, while you may or may not have some video, you indeed only have one side of the story, because, unfortunately, the other side can’t be told. I was fortunate to be able to tell my side of the story, and to see someone with the celebrity status of Wyclef be willing to take his story forward in search of the truth is what we always should do. All of us, need to take our stories forward. Don’t think that just because you’re not a famous entertainer or a “Hollywood Producer”, that people won’t listen. They WILL listen. Social media is definitely listening, and it has millions of ears! We have to all be willing to get M.A.D., and Make A Difference. I strongly encourage the new commander of the West Hollywood Station, Captain Sergio A. Aloma, and West Hollywood Mayor Lauren Meister to honor Mr. Jean’s request and launch an investigation immediately.”

On August 22, 2014, Charles Belk was mistakenly identified as an armed bank robber because he fit the description of a tall, bald, Black male. Although Belk was held on the curb in handcuffs for 45 minutes, and then arrested and held under a $100,000 bail for 6 hours, he was later released as innocent. Since his arrest, Charles Belk, a long-time West Hollywood-adjacent resident, launched a nationwide effort, #AutoErase, through the non-profit Fitting The Description, to educate and inform those about the perils of wrongful arrest records, and engage legislation to alleviate the burden and costs incurred by the innocent to remove those arrest records. The legislation has been signed into law in four states and is now current legislation in 14 states.

About Fitting The Description
Fitting The Description, a 501.c.3, tax exempt, non-profit organization, was established to help build awareness of wrongful detentions and arrests that occur each day because an individual “fit the description.” The organization helps educate and inform others about the perils of wrongful arrests records, and advocates for alleviating the burden and costs incurred by the innocent to remove those arrest records.

Media Contact:
Mark Williams
Fitting The Description Inc.
PO Box 93181
Los Angeles, CA 90093
213-632-6390
mwilliams@fittingthedescription.org
http://www.fittingthedescription.org

Call for Entries – Solo Art Series 6 – “An Opportunity to Shine”

Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery announces their sixth “Solo Art Series” Online Art Competition.

Jupiter, FL, USA — Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery announces their sixth “Solo Art Series” Online Art Competition. The gallery will judge the Top 12 artists who have a complete “Body of Work” to show. From that group of 12 artists the gallery will award of 4 monthly Solo Art Exhibitions and the next 8 artists will be awarded and featured in the gallery’s Artist Showcase Section.

The gallery invites online submission of all 2D and 3D art (including photography) from artists around the world for possible selection for one the Gallery’s monthly solo art exhibitions. This competition will result in a series of 4 one month solo art exhibitions beginning on May 15, 2017 and continuing through September 14, 2017. The gallery encourages artists regardless of where they reside to submit their best representational and non-representational art to this competition. There is No Theme for this “Solo Art Series” Art Competition.

The top 4 entries will be featured online at the Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery during the month of May, June, July and August 2017 and the next 8 juried entries will be featured in the gallery’s Artist Showcase Section. The deadline to apply to this “Solo Art Series” is May 5, 2017.

The LST Gallery website averages 70,000+ visitors a month with more than 225,000+ page views. Out of those visitors, 80% are new visitors to the website. Being juried into the Solo Art Exhibition Series should result in an increase in visitor traffic to the artist’s website. The gallery will also promote and show the 4 winning artist artworks on the Light Space & Time Artsy.net page. Artsy.net averages 2 million visitors a month and 46% of Artsy users who have purchased art via Artsy started out as art enthusiasts rather than preexisting collectors.

In addition to the above, winning artists being accepted into the “Solo” Art Series will receive extensive worldwide publicity in the form of email marketing, 1,000+ press release announcements and wide-spread social media marketing and promotion in order to make the art world aware of the artist’s solo art exhibition. There will also be a video of the winning artist’s artworks on the Light Space & Time YouTube Channel.

There will also be links back to the artist’s website as part of this achievement package. Winning solo artists shall also receive a digital Award Certificate, Event Postcard and Press Release for their art portfolio. For further information: http://www.lightspacetime.com/solo-series/current-solo-competition.

About Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery
Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery conducts monthly art competitions and monthly art exhibitions for new and emerging artists on a worldwide basis. It is Light Space & Time’s intention to showcase this incredible talent in a series of monthly themed art competitions and art exhibitions by marketing and displaying the exceptional abilities of these worldwide artists. The art gallery website can be viewed here: http://www.lightspacetime.art.

Media Contact:
John R. Math
Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery
118 Poinciana Drive
Jupiter, FL 33458
888-490-3530
info@lightspacetime.com
http://www.lightspacetime.com

Nor-Pak Services Inc. Announced the Grand Opening of an Online Store

Nor-Pak Services Inc. Announced today the grand opening of an online store Pilot Mountain Apparel.

Pilot Mountain, NC, USA — Nor-Pak Services Inc. (http://www.Nor-Pak.com) Announced today the grand opening of an online store Pilot Mountain Apparel (http://www.pilotmountainapparel.com).

Pilot Mountain Apparel – Nor-Pak Services Inc. announced a new and unique shopping experience enabling the customer online shopping of hiking, biking, climbing, fishing apparel.

“Pilot Mountain Apparel” is putting a new twist on outdoor wear, designs are being produced exclusively for enthusiasts of the outdoors. The screen printed and embroidered products are distributed and embellished for Pilot Mountain Apparel under the parent company Nor-Pak Services Inc.

Many customers have already benefited from the unique shopping experience, recently Nor-Pak committed to deploying Pilot Mountain Apparel’s website to all desktop computers in their worldwide network. Pilot Mountain Apparel can enable customers to shop effortlessly through their Look, Shop, and Buy Concept.

Pilot Mountain Apparel is an update driven by the growing need for E-commerce and a part of Nor-Pak Services Inc.’s commitment to deliver the latest and greatest products for the outdoor activist in one convenient website. Products will be available for immediate shopping at Pilot Mountain Apparel.

Nor-Pak Services Innovative, Customer Driven—Your Print to Pack Company.
Founded in 1990, Nor-Pak Services Inc. is a worldwide leader in Screen Printing, Embroidery, Packaging. Nor-Pak offers a wide range of products and services designed to help customers promote their brand.

Nor-Pak Services Inc. and Pilot Mountain Apparel are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Nor-Pak Services Inc. in the United States and/or other countries.

The names of actual companies and products mentioned herein may be the trademarks of their respective owners.

Erick
Nor-Pak Services
336.368.3494

For more information on Pilot Mountain Apparel: sales @ pilot mountain apparel

Media Contact:
David Korus
Nor-Pak Services Inc.
336-368-3494
salesadmin@nor-pak.com
http://www.nor-pak.com

7th Annual “Landscapes” Art Competition Announced by Art Gallery

Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery announces an art call for the gallery’s 7th Annual “Landscapes” Online Juried Art Competition for the month of April 2017.

Jupiter, FL, USA — Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery announces an art call for the gallery’s 7th Annual “Landscapes” Online Juried Art Competition for the month of April 2017. The gallery invites all 2D and 3D artists (including photographers) from around the world to make online submissions for possible inclusion in the Gallery’s May 2017 online group art exhibition.

Light Space & Time encourages entries from artists regardless of where they reside and regardless of their experience or education in the art field. The Landscape theme will be the artist’s interpretation and depiction of the natural world, outdoor scenery, geographical environments’, scenic vistas and related landscape subjects. We will accept art on this subject that is either representational or abstract. The deadline to apply to this art competition is April 26, 2017.

Winners of the “Landscapes” Online Art Exhibition will receive extensive worldwide publicity in the form of Artsy.net (http://www.artsy.net) artist exposure (only artists who are with an Artsy.net gallery can have their art shown), email marketing, 1000+ press release announcements, event announcement posts and social media marketing. Our goal is to make the art world aware of the exhibition and in particular, the winning artists’ accomplishments. Links back to each artist’s website is included as part of this award package.

Artists will also receive a digital Award Certificate, Event Postcard, Press Releases and “Leveraging Your Success” marketing materials if they place in this exhibition.

Interested artists should provide their best “Landscapes” art now or before the deadline. For further information: http://www.lightspacetime.com/7th-annual-2017-Landscapes-online-art-competition.

About Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery
Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery conducts monthly art competitions and monthly art exhibitions for new and emerging artists on a worldwide basis. It is Light Space & Time’s intention to showcase this incredible talent in a series of monthly themed art competitions and art exhibitions by marketing and displaying the exceptional abilities of these worldwide artists. The art gallery website can be viewed here: http://www.lightspacetime.com.

Media Contact:
John R. Math
Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery
118 Poinciana Drive
Jupiter, FL 33458
888-490-3530
info@lightspacetime.com
http://www.lightspacetime.com

First Edition Design Publishing Releases New Book, “Love and the Wheels of Redemption” by Ben Korgen

Love and the Wheels of Redemption, by Ben Korgen, is the third part of the Sorghum Series and a continuation of the quirky love life of Rudy Tripp.

Providence, RI, USA — Ben Korgen’s Love and the Wheels of Redemption is more of Rudy Tripp’s ill-fated love life and coaching career at everybody’s favorite made up college, Umptiscratch U.

A conspiracy is afoot, and the unsuspecting Rudy is heading straight for it. With his much anticipated wedding to beautiful captain of the cheerleader squad Kara Dowd nearing its fruitful completion Rudy may finally be catching a break in love’s unpredictable game.

But something seems amiss when Kara pretends to fall asleep during the much anticipated nuptials. Will Rudy finally get his just deserts? Why was Don spending entirely too much time with Kara at that party? Will Don’s longtime girlfriend Connie come to the rescue of them all???

The answer to these questions may just blow your socks off!

Author Ben Korgen has had a highly varied career. He served in the US Navy, earned a bachelor’s degree at the University of Minnesota Duluth, earned a master’s degree at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, then coached high school football, earned a PhD in Oceanography at Oregon State University and had a long and rewarding career in Oceanography at the US Naval Oceanographic Office, the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill and Tulane University in New Orleans.

Genre – wedding, seduction, scandal, bonding, hatred, love, retreat, redemption

The ebook version of Love and the Wheels of Redemption ISBN 9781506902777, published by First Edition Design Publishing (http://www.firsteditiondesignpublishing.com), is available on-line wherever ebooks are sold.

Media Contact:
Ben Korgen
+1(941)921-2607
korgen2@cox.net

Cyber Security Speaker Edgar Perez Keynotes Securities and Exchange Commission’s Annual Conference

Edgar Perez, author of The Speed Traders and Knightmare on Wall Street, partnering with Terrapinn Training in 3-Day Masterclass Cybersecurity to bring key insights for CEOs and board members on cyber security.

New York City, NY, USA — Mr. Edgar Perez, author of The Speed Traders and Knightmare on Wall Street, addressed senior staffers of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) during the Division of Enforcement’s Market Abuse Unit’s annual conference in Washington DC. The mission of the SEC is to protect investors, maintain fair, orderly, and efficient markets, and facilitate capital formation; the SEC strives to promote a market environment that is worthy of the public’s trust.

Mr. Perez was hosted by Mr. Daniel Hawke, Chief of the Division of Enforcement’s Market Abuse Unit. His unit investigates large-scale market abuses and complex manipulations schemes by institutional traders, market professionals and others. In particular, the unit focuses on many of the high-frequency trading issues discussed in The Speed Traders, Perez’s volume that introduced electronic and high-frequency trading to the general public.

The Market Abuse Unit is part of the Division of Enforcement, which was created in 1972 to consolidate enforcement activities that previously had been handled by the various operating divisions at the Commission’s headquarters in Washington DC. The Commission’s enforcement staff conducts investigations into possible violations of the federal securities laws, and litigates the Commission’s civil enforcement proceedings in the federal courts and in administrative proceedings.

Edgar Perez (http://www.mredgarperez.com), author of The Speed Traders (http://www.thespeedtraders.com) and Knightmare on Wall Street (http://www.knightmareonwallstreet.com), is a recognized keynote speaker and director of programs targeted at board members, chief executive officers and senior executives looking for new ways to gain and maintain a competitive business advantage. He can be reached through Twitter and Weibo.

SPEAKER’S KEYNOTE TOPICS

• The Importance of the Cybersecurity Framework for Directors and CEOs
An email embedded with malware. Security systems hacked by thieves. Credit card numbers stolen from store purchases. There’s certainly no shortage of examples when it comes to data security breaches and the havoc they wreak on business. No wonder then that nearly a third of CEOs in KPMG’s latest global survey identified cyber security as the issue having the biggest impact on their companies today. Every organization should apply a Cybersecurity Framework for analyzing cyber security, and ideally it should be integrated into an organization’s existing enterprise risk framework. The key is making it part of the mainstream of risk management within an organization. The most innovative companies today have recognized that cyber security is a customer experience and revenue opportunity, not just a risk that needs to be managed. Mr. Perez will explain why this must done across the entire organization and why the CEO and Board of Directors have the most important role to play.

• The Impact of Brexit in the U.K and the World
Companies inside and outside Britain’s borders have warned that the Brexit decision is affecting their businesses, highlighting how the June vote for the UK to leave the European Union is having wide repercussions. The vote roiled equity markets worldwide and led to a devaluation of sterling amid concerns over a prolonged slowdown in consumer demand. The U.K.’s decision to leave the European Union inflicted an immediate blow on the economy as business activity shrank at its fastest pace since the last recession seven years ago. The International Monetary Fund said that it had become less optimistic on global growth, and warned the damage could worsen if confidence falters among investors and companies, as fears abound over businesses and customers reining in spending during a period of uncertainty for the UK as it negotiates the terms of its exit. Mr. Perez will identify the world economies that will feel the lion’s share of the short and long-term pain to come.

• Blockchain and its impact on Finance
Blockchain technology (the software behind the digital currency, Bitcoin) offers an opportunity to overhaul existing business models, including banking infrastructure, approach to settlements and customer interactions. Now it is only a matter of time before the broader financial services and banking industries shift to blockchain and network-based approaches. The application possibilities are endless, improving the way we hold and transfer secure goods from money to deeds to music to intellectual property. In fact, blockchain, as a pure platform technology, may be able to cut out the middlemen (or middle companies) everywhere, even disrupting other disruptors like Airbnb or Uber. Mr. Perez will explain why the question is not whether network business models supported by blockchain technology will disrupt organizations, but when.

• The Biggest Risks for Financial Markets
Constant regulatory changes and technological evolution have transformed the financial landscape so profoundly since the advent of the first electronic networks in the early 1970s. Regulators around the world are now in a race to respond to the evolution of technology in financial markets and prevent its operational challenges from becoming the biggest risk for financial markets. However, when considering technology and the cyber landscape, errors are bound to happen. Financial services firms are expected to have deployed the most sophisticated defense systems against cyberattacks. Trading firms are expected to have controls in place and invest in the technology to keep up to date. Most companies would realize the need of these investments and honestly attempt to implement them, but their IT departments would soon hit a wall, because of direct involvement from senior management and boards of directors. Compliance actions against those who missed their importance will go a long way toward restoring investor confidence and limiting the impact of the biggest risk for financial markets.

• Finance in the New Global Economy
Until quite recently, globalization was seen as a one-way street. Multinationals, which led the charge four decades or so ago into growing global markets, were its ambassadors, and American and European workers, whose wages and upward mobility were flattened, were feeling left out. The core idea was that globalization, technological innovation and unfettered free trade would erase historical and geographic boundaries, making the world ever more economically interconnected and alike. Developed economies would come under more and more competitive pressure from eager upstart nations. Now we are entering a new age of volatility. Financiers will become less important, manufacturers more so. Blue collar jobs will go high tech. Robots will replace Chinese workers. Mr. Perez will discuss why finance stands now in front of its biggest transformation triggered not by any of the financial conglomerates that dominate the world today but by obscure startups that could be working already in garages in Silicon Valley, Shanghai, Kiev or Delhi.

• China: To Rebalance or Not to Rebalance
China’s 12th Five-Year Guideline in 2011 included efforts to rebalance its economy, shifting emphasis from investment towards consumption and development from urban and coastal areas toward rural and inland areas. Flash forward to 2016 and the country is exhibiting massive overcapacity in sectors linked to real estate, steel, cement, coal and construction equipment, zombie businesses continue to undermine the sustainability of China’s growth and exports are declining. At 260% of gross domestic product, the country’s overall debt is approaching danger levels. The world’s second-largest economy is now posting its weakest annual growth in 25 years, 6.9% for 2015. To top it all, $676 billion left China in 2015; with so much overcapacity in China, lack of confidence in the future as monetary policy can change tomorrow, why should people keep money inside China? Why should we bet on China? Mr. Perez will bring the answers you are looking for.

• Social Engineering: The “Weakest Human Link” in Cybersecurity
Social engineering involves tricking your employees into breaching security protocols or giving away information, most often over the telephone or via email. Social engineering exploits human weaknesses rather than technology, preying upon people’s propensity towards trust in particular. Often, these exploits are used to gather information to support a more targeted cyberattack, with the initial forays based on the premise of ‘little and often’ so as not to cause concern. Employees at all levels, including senior executives, are vulnerable. Mr. Perez will explain why by improving employee awareness and introducing simple technical measures, organizations can protect themselves against social engineering techniques and the risk of a cyberattack and its potential impact on business, customers and data.

• Establishing or Improving a Cybersecurity Program
The NIST Cybersecurity Framework, which was drafted by the Commerce Department’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), comprises leading practices from various standards bodies that have proved to be successful when implemented, and it also may deliver regulatory and legal advantages that extend well beyond improved cybersecurity for organizations that adopt it early. Its adoption may prove advantageous for businesses across virtually all industries. Mr. Perez will explain why a proper Cybersecurity Program will build on the analysis of the possible areas of concern, an understanding of the company’s most critical assets, and a thorough review of Information Technology’s policies and procedures when faced with cybercrime.

• The Present and Future of High-Frequency Trading
On May 6, 2010, the Dow Jones Industrial Average plummeted nearly 1,000 points, then its biggest intraday point drop ever. The “Flash Crash” revealed the influence of high-frequency trading to mainstream audiences around the world. In fact, over the past 15 years, the global financial market has fragmented: where there were once three main U.S. exchanges, there are now more than 40 exchanges and alternative trading systems. High-frequency trading companies have largely replaced traditional broker-dealers, using algorithms instead of human traders to make decisions in milliseconds, mostly in response to orders made by other algorithms. Mr. Perez will discuss the benefits brought by technology, making trading faster and more efficient, as well as the potential costs brought upon institutional and retail investors.

ABOUT EDGAR PEREZ
Mr. Edgar Perez is a published author, business consultant for billion-dollar private equity and hedge funds and Council Member at the Gerson Lehrman Group, Guidepoint Global Advisors and Research International, with subject matter expertise in cyber security, investing, trading, financial regulation (Dodd-Frank Act) and market structure.

He is author of Knightmare on Wall Street, The Rise and Fall of Knight Capital and the Biggest Risk for Financial Markets (2013), and The Speed Traders, An Insider’s Look at the New High-Frequency Trading Phenomenon That is Transforming the Investing World, published in English by McGraw-Hill Inc. (2011), Published in Mandarin by China Financial Publishing House (2012), and Investasi Super Kilat, published in Bahasa Indonesia by Kompas Gramedia (2012).

Mr. Perez is course director of Cybersecurity Boardroom Workshop, How Boards of Directors and CXOs Can Build the Proper Foundation to Address Today’s Information Security Challenges, and The Speed Traders Workshop, How High Frequency Traders Leverage Profitable Strategies to Find Alpha in Equities, Options, Futures and FX; he has presented his workshops in Singapore, Hong Kong, Sao Paulo, Seoul, Kuala Lumpur, Warsaw, Kiev, New York, Singapore, Beijing, Shanghai. He contributes to The New York Times and China’s International Finance News and Sina Finance.

Mr. Perez has presented to the Council on Foreign Relations, Vadym Hetman Kyiv National Economic University (Kiev), Quant Investment & HFT Summit APAC (Shanghai), U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (Washington DC), CFA Singapore, Hong Kong Securities Institute, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences at New York University, University of International Business and Economics (Beijing), Hult International Business School (Shanghai) and Pace University (New York), among other public and private institutions. In addition, Mr. Perez has spoken at a number of global conferences, including Cyber Security World Conference (New York), Inside Market Data (Chicago), Emerging Markets Investments Summit (Warsaw), CME Group’s Global Financial Leadership Conference (Naples Beach, FL), Harvard Business School’s Venture Capital & Private Equity Conference (Boston), High-Frequency Trading Leaders Forum (New York, Chicago), MIT Sloan Investment Management Conference (Cambridge), Institutional Investor’s Global Growth Markets Forum (London), Technical Analysis Society (Singapore), TradeTech Asia (Singapore), FIXGlobal Face2Face (Seoul) and Private Equity Convention Russia, CIS & Eurasia (London).

Mr. Perez has been interviewed on CNN’s Quest Means Business, CNBC’s Squawk on the Street, Worldwide Exchange, Cash Flow and Squawk Box, FOX BUSINESS’s Countdown to the Closing Bell and After the Bell, Bloomberg TV’s Market Makers, CNN en Español’s Dinero, Petersburg – Channel 5, Sina Finance, BNN’s Business Day, CCTV China, Bankier.pl, TheStreet.com, Leaderonomics, GPW Media, Channel NewsAsia’s Business Tonight and Cents & Sensibilities. In addition, Mr. Perez has been featured on Sohu, News.Sina.com, Yicai, eastmoney, Caijing, ETF88.com, 360doc, AH Radio, CNFOL.com, CITICS Futures, Tongxin Securities, ZhiCheng.com, CBNweek.com, Caixin, Futures Daily, Xinhua, CBN Newswire, Chinese Financial News, ifeng.com, International Finance News, Finance.QQ.com, hexun.com, Finance.Sina.com, The Korea Times, The Korea Herald, The Star, The Malaysian Insider, BMF 89.9, iMoney Hong Kong, CNBC, Bloomberg Hedge Fund Brief, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Dallas Morning News, Valor Econômico, FIXGlobal Trading, TODAY Online, Oriental Daily News and Business Times.

Mr. Perez was a vice president at Citigroup, a senior consultant at IBM, and a strategy consultant at McKinsey & Co. in New York City. Previously, he managed Operations and Technology for Peruval Finance. Mr. Perez has an undergraduate degree in Systems Engineering from Universidad Nacional de Ingeniería, Lima, Peru (1994), a Master of Administration from Universidad ESAN, Lima, Peru (1997) and a Master of Business Administration from Columbia Business School, New York, with a dual major in Finance and Management (2002). He belongs to the Beta Gamma Sigma honor society. Mr. Perez is an accomplished salsa and hustle dancer and resides in the New York City area.

Media Contact:
Julia Petrova
Media Relations Coordinator
The Speed Traders
+1-414-FORUMS0
jpetrova@thespeedtraders.com
http://www.mredgarperez.com

LinkOptimizer for Adobe InDesign Improves JPEG Conversion

Zevrix Solutions announces LinkOptimizer 5.0.15, a maintenance update to company’s workflow automation solution for Adobe InDesign. LinkOptimizer allows to reduce the size of InDesign links and speed up processing by eliminating excess image data. The software also performs image adjustments, converts formats and helps repurpose files for web and mobile devices. The new version addresses an issue in which user defined image quality settings weren’t applied when converting InDesign links to JPEG.

Toronto (ON), Canada — Zevrix Solutions today announces LinkOptimizer 5.0.15, a maintenance update to its workflow automation solution for Adobe InDesign. Awarded 4 out of 5 stars by Computer Arts magazine, LinkOptimizer automates complex image manipulation tasks and allows to significantly reduce the size of InDesign links, save processing time and reduce production costs.

The new version addresses an issue in which user defined image quality settings weren’t applied when converting InDesign links to JPEG. The update also fine-tunes the processing progress reporting and ensures that Photoshop errors are correctly presented on international versions of macOS.

“LinkOptimizer is the one product no creative studio can live without,” says Wayne Guy from Edge Graphics studio in Lake Balboa, California. “It saves hours of time, tediously replacing linked images, resizing, batch processing… If you’re a designer or production artist, you need this.”

LinkOptimizer works automatically with Photoshop to eliminate the excess image data of InDesign links, perform essential image adjustments and convert image formats. For example, with just a click of a button users can:

-scale and crop images to match their dimensions in InDesign,
-change resolution to 300 dpi,
convert RGB images to CMYK with specific ICC profile,
-resave JPEG images as PSD,
-run a Photoshop Action on each image.

As a result, users can save gigabytes of disk space, accelerate document output, reduce job turnaround and cut costs through faster processing.

Pricing and Availability:
LinkOptimizer can be purchased from Zevrix website for US$259.95 (Light version: $179.95) as well as from Adobe Exchange and authorized resellers. Trial is also available for download. The update is free for LinkOptimizer 5.x users and $130 to upgrade from previous versions. LinkOptimizer requires Mac OS X 10.7-10.12 and Adobe InDesign / Photoshop CS5-CC 2017.

About Zevrix Solutions
Located in Toronto, Canada, Zevrix Solutions provides productivity solutions for Adobe Creative Suite and Creative Cloud software, PDF and graphic file diagnostics, as well as Microsoft Office on Mac OS. Zevrix Solutions is dedicated to helping professionals increase their profits through automating their everyday tasks, producing error-free documents, saving disk space and cutting production costs. For more information, visit http://www.zevrix.com.

Contact:
Leo Revzin
Owner
Zevrix Solutions
105 McCAUL St, Suite 301
Toronto Ontario M5T 2X4 Canada
858-206-0607
media@zevrix.com
http://www.zevrix.com

Light Space Time Named as an Artsy.net Gallery Partner

Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery (LST) is very pleased to announce that the gallery has been accepted and will now be promoted as a new Artsy.net Gallery Partner.

Jupiter, FL, USA — Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery (LST) is very pleased to announce that the gallery has been accepted and will now be promoted as a new Artsy.net Gallery Partner.

John R. Math, Gallery Director states the following, “With this partnership, the LST gallery will promote and post on Artsy.net their monthly overall art exhibition artists and the gallery’s monthly solo art exhibition artists, their art and their website URL’s as part of the gallery’s overall prize package. We are very excited to be able to offer this benefit to our art exhibition artists and we believe that this exposure will help our artists to sell their art.”

Artsy.net features the world’s leading galleries, museum collections, foundations, artist estates, art fairs, and benefit auctions, all in one place. They have a growing database of 500,000 images of art and includes the largest online database of contemporary art and is the premier tech-forward art platform.

Artsy.net averages 2 million visitors a month and 46% of Artsy users who have purchased art via Artsy started out as art enthusiasts rather than preexisting collectors. 18% of those users have become repeat buyers, having purchased two or more artworks via Artsy.net.

By having their artwork placed and marketed on Artsy.net, LST artists will have a distinct advantage in terms of exposure, marketing and SEO of their art through the Light Space & Time/Artsy.net gallery partnership.

This is a major increase in the gallery’s previous prize and benefit package to the winning artists of their gallery’s monthly group art exhibitions and solo art exhibitions. In addition to the increase in the gallery’s promotional package the winning artists are also promoted extensively in on-line publications, direct email campaigns and through the social media networks.

About Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery
Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery conducts monthly art competitions and monthly art exhibitions for new and emerging artists on a worldwide basis. It is Light Space & Time’s intention to showcase this incredible talent in a series of monthly themed art competitions and art exhibitions by marketing and displaying the exceptional abilities of these worldwide artists. The art gallery website can be viewed here: http://www.lightspacetime.com.

Media Contact:
John R. Math
Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery
118 Poinciana Drive
Jupiter, FL 33458
888-490-3530
info@lightspacetime.com
http://www.lightspacetime.com

Algae Dynamics Corp Announces Research Agreement With University of Western Ontario to Investigate the Use of Cannabis Derivatives for the Development of Novel Pharmacotherapies for Mental Health

Algae Dynamics announces a development agreement with Western University to do research on cannabis oil in the context of depression, post-traumatic stress disorder & schizophrenia.

Toronto, Canada — ALGAE DYNAMICS CORP (OTCQB: ADYNF) (the “Company”), a development stage company focused on the development of unique health products and pharmaceuticals utilizing cannabis and algae oils, today announced a research and product development agreement with Western University to perform research on cannabis oil and its constituents in the context of depression, post-traumatic stress disorder, anxiety and schizophrenia. This is the second of the recently announced research agreements with Canadian universities involving cannabis oil research. This announcement brings Algae Dynamics total university research contributions to $1.6 million for both programs.

This announcement follows the Company’s previously announced new strategic initiative to explore the extraction of oils from other botanicals, most notably cannabis, and to seek product development and formulation opportunities that combine the benefits of algae and cannabis oils. This research agreement will directly support this initiative and will “focus on translational pharmaceutical research, with a specific focus on identifying how specific phytochemical compounds found in cannabis, including delta-9-tetrahydrocannbinol (THC), cannabidiol (CBD), cannabinoid-derived terpenoids and other potential phytochemical derivatives of cannabis may serve as novel pharmacological treatments for symptoms associated with depression, post-traumatic stress disorder, anxiety and schizophrenia.”

Paul Ramsay, Chairman and President of the Company said, “With this research agreement, we are building upon the previously announced strategic initiative into the use of extracts from cannabis oil, in conjunction with algae oil, to develop unique health products and formulations. In our previous press release, we outlined a three-part approach, the first being Research and Development work with Canadian universities. This is the second of such research agreements relating to the use of botanical extracts including cannabinoids that we expect to employ”.

The investigator leading the research is Dr. Steven Laviolette, a Professor and Neuroscientist in the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry at Western University. Dr. Laviolette is a leader in the study of cannabinoids in mental health. Dr. Laviolette’s research team has previously made numerous fundamental discoveries related to how cannabinoids impact and may serve as treatments for mental health disorders including schizophrenia, depression, post-traumatic stress disorder and anxiety. Dr. Laviolette’s primary research focus is in characterizing how specific phytochemical derivatives of cannabis may interact with specific brain pathways and molecular mechanisms whereby they may improve symptoms associated with various mental health disorders. Research from Dr. Laviolette’s team has been published in the top neuroscience and psychiatry journals in the world. His full profile may be seen on the Western University, website http://www.uwo.ca:

http://www.schulich.uwo.ca/anatomy/people/bios/faculty/laviolette_steve.html

The Company’s contribution to the four-year Sponsored Research Agreement, which commences April 1, 2017 and terminates March 30, 2021, is C$250,000 per year. The Company believes, from past experience, that it will be able to leverage the research expenditures with matching scientific grants pursuant to programs of various branches of government. The Company will be responsible for the filing of patents relating to this research and will own such patents if and when issued. The Company has agreed to make payments to the University upon filing of each patent, when each patent is issued, after first commercial sale and when gross sales reach C$1,000,000. There are no ongoing royalty payments, relating to the use of the patents. The workplan may be extended and modified to achieve best outcomes which may include 1) delegating specific research areas of research work that require additional technologies to appropriate providers; and 2) engaging research collaborators to extend the research into additional areas of benefit to the Company.

The Company’s core product development strategy has been the production of high volume specific algae species and extraction of Essential Fatty Acids (EFAs) which is the foundation of the endocannabinoid system (ECS). The ECS is a group of endogenous cannabinoid receptors located in the mammalian brain and throughout the central and peripheral nervous systems, consisting of neuromodulatory lipids and their receptors. The extracted algae Omega 3 oil with high concentrations of DHA is used as a health supplement product. In light of the potential synergies, the Company has developed its strategy which is aimed at developing new products and formulations that combine the health benefits of algae and cannabis oils.

As reported earlier, the Company is continuing to seek opportunities to partner with or take ownership in existing Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulations (ACMPR) licensed producers to allow for access to the marketplace.

About Algae Dynamics Corp
ADC is currently engaged in the development of unique health products and pharmaceuticals that utilize hemp, cannabis and algae oils. This is an extension of our plan to commercialize our proprietary BioSilo® algae cultivation system for the high volume, low cost production of pure contaminant-free algae biomass which is high in Omega-3 fatty acids. We have engaged two Canadian universities to provide research into the use of extracts from cannabis oil, which we plan to use to develop products that combine the significant health benefits of Omega-3s derived from algae oil and extracts from cannabis oil. Our research is focusing on the use of cannabis oil in the context of cancer, and the use of cannabis derivatives for the development of novel pharmacotherapies for mental health.

NOTE REGARDING FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS
This news release contains “forward-looking statements” as that term is defined in Section 27A of the Securities Act and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. Statements in this press release which are not purely historical are forward-looking statements and include any statements regarding beliefs, plans, expectations or intentions regarding the future. Such forward-looking statements include, among other things, use of proceeds and the development, costs and results of current or future actions and opportunities in the sector. Actual results could differ from those projected in any forward-looking statements due to numerous factors. Such factors include, among others, the inherent uncertainties associated with new projects and development stage companies, our ability to raise the additional funding we will need to continue to pursue our exploration and development program, and our ability to retain important members of our management team and attract other qualified personnel. These forward-looking statements are made as of the date of this news release, and we assume no obligation to update the forward-looking statements, or to update the reasons why actual results could differ from those projected in the forward-looking statements. Although we believe that any beliefs, plans, expectations and intentions contained in this press release are reasonable, there can be no assurance that any such beliefs, plans, expectations or intentions will prove to be accurate. Investors should consult all of the information set forth herein and should also refer to the risk factors disclosure outlined in our annual report on Form 10-K for the most recent fiscal year, our quarterly reports on Form 10-Q and other periodic reports filed from time-to-time with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT:
Paul Ramsay
Phone: 289-997-6740
Email: ramsay(at)algaedynamics.com
http://www.algaedynamics.com

Vbout Internationally Ranked amongst the Top 5 Marketing Automation Platforms

G2Crowd recently ranked vbout number 4 out of 187 global marketing automation software platforms.

New York City, NY, USA — Vbout.com (http://www.vbout.com), a tech start-up built between NYC and the Middle East and founded in 2015 has experienced exciting global growth in just over a year. Thanks to the hard work of their teams, G2Crowd recently ranked vbout number 4 out of 187 global marketing automation software platforms. These results are based on thousands of reviews received for survey. G2Crowd is the leader in peer-to-peer business software reviews, and by ranking 4th, the local company beat out a number of their large, well-known competitors. You can see the full list through this link:

http://bit.ly/2n6DQ32

Receiving this rating was a great achievement for Vbout, and was possible by leveraging their lean infrastructure to launch new tools to compete with the larger companies in the survey. The software includes a landing page creator and powerful marketing automation tools that allow users to automate digital marketing for their businesses. In the past, this type of technology was complicated and costly, but Vbout has managed to address these barriers by making their software incredibly affordable and user friendly.

As Vbout aims to become a global leader in marketing automation technology, the dashboard is now available in Spanish and the company has entered the Latin American market in the past year as well. This is the third language after Arabic and English, and more languages will be available in the near future. Vbout is proof that any company, regardless of size or country of origin, can create a competitive global business. The company’s founder and CEO, Richard Fallah, attributed the success to “simply, a great team, hard-work, determination, and a consistent vision.”

Media Contact:
Georges Fallah
Vbout Inc.
800-824-9619
georgesf@vbout.com
http://www.vbout.com

Pathway Program Gives Mountain House High School (MHHS) Students Two Years of College by the Time They Graduate

Associate of Science (AS) Degree and Career Training Program for MHHS Students Is the Joint Creation of Lammersville Unified School District (LUSD) and San Joaquin Delta College Mountain House Campus.

Mountain House, CA, USA — The graduating class of 2021 could be facing tuition costs as high as $339,000 for four years of higher education. However, thanks to the Early College Pathway Program, some graduates of Mountain House High School (MHHS) will have a leg up on college since they will have both a high school diploma and an Associate of Science (AS) degree, while others will graduate with the credentials they need to begin a career. The Pathway Program, developed in conjunction with San Joaquin Delta College Mountain House Campus, the gives high school students access to college classes so they can acquire two or more years of college credit upon graduation.

The Pathway Program was co-created by the Lammersville Unified School District, San Joaquin Delta College Mountain House Campus. MHHS first opened its doors in fall 2014, and the Pathway Program began spring 2016, with 38 students. Since then, two more cohorts have been added, with plans to expand to 150 students within two years. The first cohort graduates in May 2019 with an Associate of Science degree and a high school diploma. Students can apply to the Pathway Program as high school freshmen and commit to two classes per semester in order to earn their AS degree.

“Gerry was instrumental in bringing the Delta College Mountain House Campus to Mountain House and in helping us create the Pathway Program,” said Dr. Jessie Garza-Roderick, Associate Dean of San Joaquin Delta College Mountain House Campus. “This is the kind of program that enriches both the community and the college, promoting diversity in education at the same time it gives high school students an opportunity to earn their AS degree.”

Any student interested in San Joaquin Delta College Mountain House Campus courses can apply for admissions. What makes the program successful is the proximity of MHHS to the Delta College Mountain House campus. Pathway Program classes are incorporated into the high school curriculum and students attend college classes after school hours on the college campus.

“Being an exurb of Silicon Valley, parents are focused on preparing their kids for college, but the Pathway Program also provides vocational training in fields such as computer networking,” added Dr. Kirk Nicholas, Superintendent of the Lammersville USD. “Our high school is ranked as one of the top 100 high schools in California partly because our goal is to meet the educational needs of all students, including those who are college bound and those seeking career training. The Pathway Program is just one way we help our students become more competitive in applying for university admissions.

“Families move to Mountain House because it’s one of the most affordable well designed communities in the East San Francisco Bay area market, and because of the quality of education,” said Gerry Kamilos, CEO of Kamilos Companies. “Part of my vision for Mountain House has always been to offer local retail, recreation facilities, and one of the best school systems in the State, which includes the partnership between K-12 and the community college. With the support of San Joaquin Delta College Mountain House Campus, we are able help Mountain House High School students head start on their education. These types of community enrichment programs are what make Mountain House attractive to young professionals and families.”

According to CollegeData.com, the average cost of an in-state public college is $24,610 per year and the average cost of a private college is $49,320. Even within the state of California, state university costs are $22,000 per year and higher. At a cost of $46 per unit, parents of Pathway Program students can save $25,000 or more of college fees.

San Joaquin Delta College established its Mountain House Campus in July 2009 with the help of a $14 million advanced payment provided by Kamilos Companies. As a result, students are able to attend classes locally, without having to commute to Livermore or Stockton. Having the college as a local resource also is attracting the attention of area businesses. Tesla, for example, recently established a plant in Livermore and is interested in working with the Mountain House Campus.

For more information about the Mustang Early College Pathway Program, visit http://mhhsearlycollegepathway.weebly.com.

About the Pathway Program
The Mustang Early College Program Pathway is a partnership between San Joaquin Delta College Mountain House Campus and the Mountain House High School to help students gain experience in taking college level courses, earn dual credits at both schools, and earn a high school diploma and an Associate of Science degree while in high school. Graduates of the program have a real advantage in applying for college, and realize a huge financial savings having completed two or more years of course work.

About Kamilos Companies
Headquartered in Gold River, California, Kamilos Companies has been undertaking major real estate development projects throughout Northern California and the Central Valley since 1990. Kamilos Companies has a proven track record developing large-scale, master planned community projects, including successful project entitlements and coordinating with multiple land owners, as well as working with local, state, and federal agencies. The firm has extensive experience in infrastructure implementation and funding, creating sustainable communities, endangered species, habitat, conservation, cultural resources, transit design, water supply management and wetland issues related to large development projects. Kamilos Companies has managed entitlements and developments for more than 17,000 acres, which will ultimately yield more than 8,000 acres of commercial/industrial land and 35,000 residential lots.

Contact:
Tom Woolf, Director of PR
Gumas Advertising
(415) 621-7575
twoolf@gumas.com

Author Perry Ritthaler’s “The Interrogator” is Now Available as eBook

Movie Script Unveils Secret Government Invisible Weapons Program.

Creston, British Columbia — Local inspirational author and self-proclaimed cyber warfare physicist scientist releases a creative story; Perry Ritthaler of Creston BC Canada, will debut his mystery science novella “Interrogator” in the “Spy Land Women Play Me ” collection Jan. 1, 2016 as part of eBookIt Publishing’s line. He is planning a murder mystery party in January for the launch which will include an eBook trailer on YouTube.

Check out Perry Ritthaler’s YouTube channel for new and more videos: http://www.youtube.com/user/digitalmindcoach/videos.

Ritthaler, a creative cyber warfare writing teacher; working from his private computer laboratory worked as a former undercurrent adviser to Presidents and Prime Ministers; he has been working for over 13 years in the science field during that time completed over 16 Publications in various and similar psychology science; while working in video production for a local movie theatre creating advertising raising working capital to fund his exploration.

In addition, he is the founder of “Writer…Digital Mind Coach,” an online blog and community aimed at helping agencies and military discover the secret to balancing covert warfare weapons and strategy shifting Geo political power.

Set in a second dimension working seamlessly in Washington, D.C., at the Creston BC Computer Laboratory, “Interrogator” is a contemporary story of a Canadian writer nick named Magic, a bachelor lone wolf and Quantum Physics, Meta Physics, Astro Physics, Nero Linguistic Programmer, whose world operations online wreaks havoc at the Pentagon, threatening the operations and science revolving around homeland defense and the war on terror. When the “Canadian writer” alias “Magic” changes the rules of engagement and the creation of invisible weapons programs built in physics and psychology and economics he shifts world operations creating controlled chain reactions sending currency and oil production tied to stock markets commodities markets into tail spins spiraling down and up, Magic must rely on Debbie and Bill, the callous security professionals, to dissect what this mad scientist has created and released into the world. When they discover the Quantum Energy F35 and the Quantum Energy Star Wars asset programs have schematics that explain the operations it proves to them the nightmares in security are not fake, Bill and Debbie send the research up top to the Director of the FBI, NSA and CIA; and they immediately realize they need to work together. If they don’t, the results could be deadly.

Perry Ritthaler, award-winning author of sixteen eBooks and novellas, including the “Discover How To Control Ideas, Decisions, and Affirmations” said, “Murder. Thefts of priceless invisible weapons created a zero capital cost will change rules of engagement and how wars are created or ended or won or lost. An ornery, mad scientist creating psychology virus programs with a penchant for getting into trouble. ‘The Interrogator’ is a fast-paced debut psychology science physics novella has it all and takes readers on an emotional ride into the future. A killer’s rampage using the government as his covert weapon winds up this satisfying who-dun-it.”

Ritthaler is available for interviews and appearances. For booking presentations, media appearances, interviews, and/or book-signings contact perry(at)digitalmindcoach(dot)net.

About eBookIt.com
Since 2010, eBookIt.com (based in Sudbury, Massachusetts) has helped thousands of authors and publishers get their books converted to ebook format, and distributed to all the major ebook retailers, including Amazon.com, Barnesandnoble.com, Apple iBookstore, Kobo, Sony Readerstore, Ingram Digital, and Google eBookstore.

Media Contact:
Perry Ritthaler
Digital Mind Coach
250-428-5232
perry@digitalmindcoach.net
http://www.digitalmindcoach.net

PDF Checkpoint Now Can Preflight PDF Document Font Names

Zevrix Solutions announces PDF Checkpoint 1.7.19, a feature update to its PDF preflight and conversion solution. Remarkably fast, PDF Checkpoint automatically preflights, exports as images, splits and optimizes multiple Adobe PDF files. The software can also convert the PDF document colors to specific ICC profile and helps users easily prepare their files for print, web and mobile devices. The new version let users check PDF files for specific font names and adds case-insensitive keyword search.

Toronto (ON), Canada — Zevrix Solutions today announces PDF Checkpoint 1.7.19, a feature update to the company’s PDF preflight and conversion automation tool. Remarkably fast, PDF Checkpoint automatically preflights, exports as images, splits and optimizes multiple PDF documents. PDF Checkpoint is an ideal program for users who need a fast, affordable and easy to use solution to check PDF files for errors and prepare them for print, web and mobile devices.

The new version introduces the option to check PDF document for specific font names in addition to the existing ability to preflight font type, encoding and embedding status. The new feature is especially useful to catch PDF files produced from Adobe InDesign documents with missing fonts by checking the PDF for common substitution fonts such as Myriad and Courier. The update also introduces case-insensitive keyword search and improves the reliability of preflight profile auto-saving.

“It’s a great idea to enable color profile conversion in PDF files so easily,” says Miles Linklater of design studio 24pt Helvetica in Vancouver, Canada. “PDF Checkpoint saves me a lot of time when submitting ads for large magazines.”

PDF Checkpoint is designed to automate and simplify PDF workflows of publishers, ad agencies, prepress houses, printers and graphic designers. It offers the following features:

Batch preflighting and conversion of PDF files.
-Flag PDF fonts, colors, images and metadata with specific attributes.
-Convert PDF color mode to specific ICC profiles.
-Create preflight profiles for specific job types.
-Route files by preflight results into success and error folders.
-Split files into single page PDFs.
-Export PDF as images with given resolution, color and page scale.

Pricing and availability:
PDF Checkpoint can be purchased on Mac App Store and Zevrix website for US$39.95, as well as from authorized resellers. The update is free to licensed users. Trial is also available for download. PDF Checkpoint requires Mac OS X 10.7-10.12.

About Zevrix Solutions
Located in Toronto, Canada, Zevrix Solutions provides automation and productivity solutions for Adobe Creative Suite software, PDF and graphic file diagnostics, as well as Microsoft Office on Mac OS. Zevrix Solutions is dedicated to helping professionals increase their profits through automating their everyday tasks, producing error-free documents, saving disk space and cutting production costs. For more information, visit http://www.zevrix.com.

Contact:
Leo Revzin
Owner
Zevrix Solutions
105 McCAUL St, Suite 301
Toronto Ontario M5T 2X4 Canada
858-206-0607
media@zevrix.com
http://www.zevrix.com

London Speaker Bureau to Represent Cybersecurity and Financial Regulation Visionary Edgar Perez

Edgar Perez, author of The Speed Traders and Knightmare on Wall Street, to provide CEOs, directors and senior managers around the world his insights on the role of finance, technology and geopolitics in innovating and driving performance across organizations of all types.

New York City, NY, USA — Mr. Edgar Perez, author of The Speed Traders and Knightmare on Wall Street, is now being represented by London Speaker Bureau. Mr. Perez is available to speak at forums around the globe on Economics & Finance, Future & Technology, Government & Politics, and Leadership & Motivation. For more information, event managers can visit http://www.londonspeakerbureau.com/speakers/edgar-perez.

London Speaker Bureau is a dynamic organization with a solid global presence. In one recent month they were involved in 161 events held in 85 cities in 31 countries. They are a team of 90 colleagues based across Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia and North America, each with a detailed understanding of their region’s economic and governmental scene. Choosing them to help find a speaker will ensure the client’s event or meeting has somebody experienced and world class.

Edgar Perez, author of The Speed Traders and Knightmare on Wall Street, is a recognized keynote speaker and director of programs targeted at board members, chief executive officers and senior executives looking for new ways to gain and maintain a competitive business advantage. He can be reached through Twitter and Weibo.

ABOUT SPEAKER’S KEYNOTE TOPICS

• The Impact of Brexit in the U.K and the World
Companies inside and outside Britain’s borders have warned that the Brexit decision is affecting their businesses, highlighting how the June vote for the UK to leave the European Union is having wide repercussions. The vote roiled equity markets worldwide and led to a devaluation of sterling amid concerns over a prolonged slowdown in consumer demand. The U.K.’s decision to leave the European Union inflicted an immediate blow on the economy as business activity shrank at its fastest pace since the last recession seven years ago. The International Monetary Fund said that it had become less optimistic on global growth, and warned the damage could worsen if confidence falters among investors and companies, as fears abound over businesses and customers reining in spending during a period of uncertainty for the UK as it negotiates the terms of its exit. Mr. Perez will identify the world economies that will feel the lion’s share of the short and long-term pain to come.

• Blockchain and its impact on Finance
Blockchain technology (the software behind the digital currency, Bitcoin) offers an opportunity to overhaul existing business models, including banking infrastructure, approach to settlements and customer interactions. Now it is only a matter of time before the broader financial services and banking industries shift to blockchain and network-based approaches. The application possibilities are endless, improving the way we hold and transfer secure goods from money to deeds to music to intellectual property. In fact, blockchain, as a pure platform technology, may be able to cut out the middlemen (or middle companies) everywhere, even disrupting other disruptors like Airbnb or Uber. Mr. Perez will explain why the question is not whether network business models supported by blockchain technology will disrupt organizations, but when.

• The Biggest Risks for Financial Markets
Constant regulatory changes and technological evolution have transformed the financial landscape so profoundly since the advent of the first electronic networks in the early 1970s. Regulators around the world are now in a race to respond to the evolution of technology in financial markets and prevent its operational challenges from becoming the biggest risk for financial markets. However, when considering technology and the cyber landscape, errors are bound to happen. Financial services firms are expected to have deployed the most sophisticated defense systems against cyberattacks. Trading firms are expected to have controls in place and invest in the technology to keep up to date. Most companies would realize the need of these investments and honestly attempt to implement them, but their IT departments would soon hit a wall, because of direct involvement from senior management and boards of directors. Compliance actions against those who missed their importance will go a long way toward restoring investor confidence and limiting the impact of the biggest risk for financial markets.

• Finance in the New Global Economy
Until quite recently, globalization was seen as a one-way street. Multinationals, which led the charge four decades or so ago into growing global markets, were its ambassadors, and American and European workers, whose wages and upward mobility were flattened, were feeling left out. The core idea was that globalization, technological innovation and unfettered free trade would erase historical and geographic boundaries, making the world ever more economically interconnected and alike. Developed economies would come under more and more competitive pressure from eager upstart nations. Now we are entering a new age of volatility. Financiers will become less important, manufacturers more so. Blue collar jobs will go high tech. Robots will replace Chinese workers. Mr. Perez will discuss why finance stands now in front of its biggest transformation triggered not by any of the financial conglomerates that dominate the world today but by obscure startups that could be working already in garages in Silicon Valley, Shanghai, Kiev or Delhi.

• China: To Rebalance or Not to Rebalance
China’s 12th Five-Year Guideline in 2011 included efforts to rebalance its economy, shifting emphasis from investment towards consumption and development from urban and coastal areas toward rural and inland areas. Flash forward to 2016 and the country is exhibiting massive overcapacity in sectors linked to real estate, steel, cement, coal and construction equipment, zombie businesses continue to undermine the sustainability of China’s growth and exports are declining. At 260% of gross domestic product, the country’s overall debt is approaching danger levels. The world’s second-largest economy is now posting its weakest annual growth in 25 years, 6.9% for 2015. To top it all, $676 billion left China in 2015; with so much overcapacity in China, lack of confidence in the future as monetary policy can change tomorrow, why should people keep money inside China? Why should we bet on China? Mr. Perez will bring the answers you are looking for.

• Social Engineering: The “Weakest Human Link” in Cybersecurity
Social engineering involves tricking your employees into breaching security protocols or giving away information, most often over the telephone or via email. Social engineering exploits human weaknesses rather than technology, preying upon people’s propensity towards trust in particular. Often, these exploits are used to gather information to support a more targeted cyberattack, with the initial forays based on the premise of ‘little and often’ so as not to cause concern. Employees at all levels, including senior executives, are vulnerable. Mr. Perez will explain why by improving employee awareness and introducing simple technical measures, organizations can protect themselves against social engineering techniques and the risk of a cyberattack and its potential impact on business, customers and data.

• The Importance of the Cybersecurity Framework for Directors and CEOs
An email embedded with malware. Security systems hacked by thieves. Credit card numbers stolen from store purchases. There’s certainly no shortage of examples when it comes to data security breaches and the havoc they wreak on business. No wonder then that nearly a third of CEOs in KPMG’s latest global survey identified cyber security as the issue having the biggest impact on their companies today. Every organization should apply a Cybersecurity Framework for analyzing cyber security, and ideally it should be integrated into an organization’s existing enterprise risk framework. The key is making it part of the mainstream of risk management within an organization. The most innovative companies today have recognized that cyber security is a customer experience and revenue opportunity, not just a risk that needs to be managed. Mr. Perez will explain why this must done across the entire organization and why the CEO and Board of Directors have the most important role to play.

• Establishing or Improving a Cybersecurity Program
The NIST Cybersecurity Framework, which was drafted by the Commerce Department’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), comprises leading practices from various standards bodies that have proved to be successful when implemented, and it also may deliver regulatory and legal advantages that extend well beyond improved cybersecurity for organizations that adopt it early. Its adoption may prove advantageous for businesses across virtually all industries. Mr. Perez will explain why a proper Cybersecurity Program will build on the analysis of the possible areas of concern, an understanding of the company’s most critical assets, and a thorough review of Information Technology’s policies and procedures when faced with cybercrime.

• The Present and Future of High-Frequency Trading
On May 6, 2010, the Dow Jones Industrial Average plummeted nearly 1,000 points, then its biggest intraday point drop ever. The “Flash Crash” revealed the influence of high-frequency trading to mainstream audiences around the world. In fact, over the past 15 years, the global financial market has fragmented: where there were once three main U.S. exchanges, there are now more than 40 exchanges and alternative trading systems. High-frequency trading companies have largely replaced traditional broker-dealers, using algorithms instead of human traders to make decisions in milliseconds, mostly in response to orders made by other algorithms. Mr. Perez will discuss the benefits brought by technology, making trading faster and more efficient, as well as the potential costs brought upon institutional and retail investors.

ABOUT EDGAR PEREZ
Mr. Edgar Perez is a published author, business consultant for billion-dollar private equity and hedge funds and Council Member at the Gerson Lehrman Group, Guidepoint Global Advisors and Research International, with subject matter expertise in cyber security, investing, trading, financial regulation (Dodd-Frank Act) and market structure.

He is author of Knightmare on Wall Street, The Rise and Fall of Knight Capital and the Biggest Risk for Financial Markets (2013), and The Speed Traders, An Insider’s Look at the New High-Frequency Trading Phenomenon That is Transforming the Investing World, published in English by McGraw-Hill Inc. (2011), Published in Mandarin by China Financial Publishing House (2012), and Investasi Super Kilat, published in Bahasa Indonesia by Kompas Gramedia (2012).

Mr. Perez is course director of Cybersecurity Boardroom Workshop, How Boards of Directors and CXOs Can Build the Proper Foundation to Address Today’s Information Security Challenges, and The Speed Traders Workshop, How High Frequency Traders Leverage Profitable Strategies to Find Alpha in Equities, Options, Futures and FX; he has presented his workshops in Singapore, Hong Kong, Sao Paulo, Seoul, Kuala Lumpur, Warsaw, Kiev, New York, Singapore, Beijing, Shanghai. He contributes to The New York Times and China’s International Finance News and Sina Finance.

Mr. Perez has presented to the Council on Foreign Relations, Vadym Hetman Kyiv National Economic University (Kiev), Quant Investment & HFT Summit APAC (Shanghai), U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (Washington DC), CFA Singapore, Hong Kong Securities Institute, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences at New York University, University of International Business and Economics (Beijing), Hult International Business School (Shanghai) and Pace University (New York), among other public and private institutions. In addition, Mr. Perez has spoken at a number of global conferences, including Cyber Security World Conference (New York), Inside Market Data (Chicago), Emerging Markets Investments Summit (Warsaw), CME Group’s Global Financial Leadership Conference (Naples Beach, FL), Harvard Business School’s Venture Capital & Private Equity Conference (Boston), High-Frequency Trading Leaders Forum (New York, Chicago), MIT Sloan Investment Management Conference (Cambridge), Institutional Investor’s Global Growth Markets Forum (London), Technical Analysis Society (Singapore), TradeTech Asia (Singapore), FIXGlobal Face2Face (Seoul) and Private Equity Convention Russia, CIS & Eurasia (London).

Mr. Perez has been interviewed on CNN’s Quest Means Business, CNBC’s Squawk on the Street, Worldwide Exchange, Cash Flow and Squawk Box, FOX BUSINESS’s Countdown to the Closing Bell and After the Bell, Bloomberg TV’s Market Makers, CNN en Español’s Dinero, Petersburg – Channel 5, Sina Finance, BNN’s Business Day, CCTV China, Bankier.pl, TheStreet.com, Leaderonomics, GPW Media, Channel NewsAsia’s Business Tonight and Cents & Sensibilities. In addition, Mr. Perez has been featured on Sohu, News.Sina.com, Yicai, eastmoney, Caijing, ETF88.com, 360doc, AH Radio, CNFOL.com, CITICS Futures, Tongxin Securities, ZhiCheng.com, CBNweek.com, Caixin, Futures Daily, Xinhua, CBN Newswire, Chinese Financial News, ifeng.com, International Finance News, Finance.QQ.com, hexun.com, Finance.Sina.com, The Korea Times, The Korea Herald, The Star, The Malaysian Insider, BMF 89.9, iMoney Hong Kong, CNBC, Bloomberg Hedge Fund Brief, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Dallas Morning News, Valor Econômico, FIXGlobal Trading, TODAY Online, Oriental Daily News and Business Times.

Mr. Perez was a vice president at Citigroup, a senior consultant at IBM, and a strategy consultant at McKinsey & Co. in New York City. Previously, he managed Operations and Technology for Peruval Finance. Mr. Perez has an undergraduate degree in Systems Engineering from Universidad Nacional de Ingeniería, Lima, Peru (1994), a Master of Administration from Universidad ESAN, Lima, Peru (1997) and a Master of Business Administration from Columbia Business School, New York, with a dual major in Finance and Management (2002). He belongs to the Beta Gamma Sigma honor society. Mr. Perez is an accomplished salsa and hustle dancer and resides in the New York City area.

Media Contact:
Julia Petrova
Media Relations Coordinator
The Speed Traders
+1-414-FORUMS0
jpetrova@thespeedtraders.com
http://www.mredgarperez.com

Fulham Names Jeremy Ludyjan to New Role as Senior Director of Field Marketing

New Global Marketing Role Created to Support Expanding Lines in Emergency Lighting, LED Retrofit Products, and Clever Lighting Components.

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Hawthorne, CA, USA — Fulham (http://www.fulham.com), a market leader in LED and lighting component innovation, today announced the appointment of Jeremy Ludyjan to the newly created position of Senior Director of Field Marketing. In his new role, Ludyjan will be responsible for serving as liaison between Fulham’s global sales team and home office, helping to target markets and accounts.

Part of Jeremy’s new responsibilities will be presenting Fulham’s expanding line of clever lighting LED component products to OEMs and manufacturers. With the lighting industry moving toward smart lighting, a market niche has emerged between “cheap, dumb” lighting components and connected and controllable smart lighting systems. Fulham’s clever LED products are programmable, giving vendors a means to differentiate their products with custom luminaire designs without having to retool manufacturing. Fulham also is seeing market growth for its emergency lighting LED systems and LED lighting retrofit kits.

“This is an exciting time at Fulham as we continue to develop clever lighting products that can be built into customer valued, differentiated luminaires,” said Russ Sharer, Vice President of Global Marketing. “Jeremy will be instrumental in helping us learn from our customers and educate the market about the possibilities of clever lighting.”

Ludyjan has more than two decades of sales and marketing experience in semiconductors and solid-state lighting. Before joining Fulham, Ludyjan was General Manager for Velocity Electronics with global responsibility for distribution of solid-state lighting components and finished goods to OEMs and lighting installers.

Jeremy is Lighting Certified by the National Council of Qualified Lighting Professionals and holds a degree in International Business from Texas Wesleyan University.

About Fulham
Fulham Co., Inc. is a leading global provider of intelligent, socially-conscious sustainable commercial lighting components and electronics for use in commercial general lighting, parking structure, signage, horticultural, UV and other applications. The company develops and manufactures a variety of award-winning LED and emergency products, as well as legacy products across multiple lighting platforms. Fulham sells its lighting solutions worldwide through original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and electrical equipment distribution channels. Headquartered in Hawthorne, Calif., the company has sales and/or manufacturing facilities in the Netherlands, China, India and the UAE. For more information, visit http://www.fulham.com.

Media Contact:
Andy Firchau
Marketing Manager
Fulham Co., Inc.
Phone: +1 (323) 779-2980, ext. 1252
afirchau@fulham.com
http://www.fulham.com

7th Annual “Figurative” Art Competition Announced by Art Gallery

Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery announces an art call for the gallery’s 7th Annual “Figurative” Online Juried Art Competition for the month of March 2017.

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Jupiter, FL, USA — Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery announces an art call for the gallery’s 7th Annual “Figurative” Online Juried Art Competition for the month of March 2017. The gallery invites all 2D and 3D artists (including photographers) from around the world to make online submissions for possible inclusion in the Gallery’s April 2017 online group art exhibition.

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Light Space & Time encourages entries from artists regardless of where they reside and regardless of their experience or education in the art field. We suggest they send the gallery their best interpretation of the theme “Figurative” by depicting the human form and human features. “Figurative” is considered to be figures, forms and faces. We will accept art on this subject that is either representational or abstract, but please, do not submit any erotic art. The deadline to apply to this art competition is March 27, 2017.

Winners of the “Figurative” Art Exhibition will receive extensive worldwide publicity in the form of email marketing, 70+ press release announcements, event announcement posts and social media marketing. Our goal is to make the art world aware of the exhibition and in particular, the winning artists’ accomplishments. Links back to each artist’s website is included as part of this award package.

Artists will also receive a digital Award Certificate, Event Postcard, Press Releases and “Leveraging Your Success” marketing materials if they place in this exhibition.

Interested artists should provide their best “Figurative” art now or before the deadline. For further information: http://www.lightspacetime.com/7th-annual-2017-figurative-online-art-competition.

About Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery
Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery conducts monthly art competitions and monthly art exhibitions for new and emerging artists on a worldwide basis. It is Light Space & Time’s intention to showcase this incredible talent in a series of monthly themed art competitions and art exhibitions by marketing and displaying the exceptional abilities of these worldwide artists. The art gallery website can be viewed here: http://www.lightspacetime.com.

Media Contact:
John R. Math
Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery
118 Poinciana Drive
Jupiter, FL 33458
888-490-3530
info@lightspacetime.com
http://www.lightspacetime.com

Fulham Wireless Programmable WorkHorse LED Drivers Receive Pennwell 2017 Sapphire Award

Integrated wireless programmable one of the first clever lighting features from Fulham designed to lay the foundation for smart lighting solutions.

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Hawthorne, CA, USA — Fulham Co., Inc., a leading supplier of lighting components and electronics for commercial and specialty applications, has received a 2017 Sapphire Award from LEDs Magazine in the LED Drivers Category. The Award was presented for Fulham’s line of WorkHorse outdoor, programmable LED drivers with integrated wireless controls to simplify field installation and customization. The Sapphire Awards were presented last week at this year’s Strategies in Light in Anaheim.

Pennwell created the Sapphire Awards three years ago to honor innovation and emerging technologies that advance the LED and solid-state lighting (SSL) market. Awards are presented for products in various categories to recognize advances in engineering and design in finished lighting products. Winners are chosen by an independent panel of judges consisting of lighting industry professionals, designers, and industry leaders.

“Wireless lighting controls are becoming essential for outdoor lighting and we are delighted that Pennwell singled out our WorkHorse outdoor LED drivers for a Sapphire Award,” said Russ Sharer, Vice President of Global Marketing for Fulham. “Our partner, Tvilight, is a pioneer in IoT control, and together we are seeing demand for wireless lighting controllers for parking lots, pathways, and other outdoor areas, in addition to traditional smart city and street light markets. Wireless programmable LED drivers are just one of the clever lighting solutions Fulham is offering today as a foundation for smart lighting in the future.”

In January 2017, Fulham introduced the WorkHorse LED Extreme family of constant current LED drivers designed for harsh environments. The WorkHorse LED Extreme XP units have integrated wireless controls and are available in 40W, 60W, 100W, 150W, and 200W configurations. The high-power WorkHorse LED units have MCU controlled circuitry, including MCU controlled health monitoring that allows for black box data to be captured for field analysis. All XP Series drivers can be programmed with custom dimming curves, custom NTC thermal feedback, and power output. Tunable output power enables the drivers to be substituted into luminaires without affecting performance or lumen output.

For more information about the WorkHorse LED drivers and other Fulham lighting products, visit http://www.fulham.com.

About Fulham
Fulham Co., Inc. is a leading global provider of intelligent, socially-conscious sustainable commercial lighting components and electronics for use in commercial general lighting, parking structure, signage, horticultural, UV and other applications. The company develops and manufactures a variety of award-winning LED and emergency products, as well as legacy products across multiple lighting platforms. Fulham sells its lighting solutions worldwide through original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and electrical equipment distribution channels. Headquartered in Hawthorne, Calif., the company has sales and/or manufacturing facilities in the Netherlands, China, India and the UAE. For more information, visit http://www.fulham.com.

Media Contact:
Andy Firchau
Marketing Manager
Fulham Co., Inc.
Phone: +1 (323) 779-2980, ext. 1252
afirchau@fulham.com
http://www.fulham.com

Fusion Art’s “Colors” International Online Juried Art Exhibition Opened March 1, 2017

Fusion Art is pleased to announce the opening of the “Colors” International Online Juried Art Exhibition for the month of March 2017.

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Palm Springs, CA, USA — Fusion Art is pleased to announce the opening of the “Colors” International Online Juried Art Exhibition for the month of March 2017. The exhibition is now available for viewing on the Fusion Art website (http://www.fusionartps.com).

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The “Colors” exhibition opened on March 1st and featured awards in two categories: Traditional Art and Digital Art & Photography.

For this open theme competition artists and photographers, worldwide, were encouraged to share their artistic vision using a concentration of color. One color or a multitude of colors met the criteria for this competition. The artwork could range from realism to surrealism to abstraction and could be any subject matter and any of the accepted media. All artists and photographers, regardless of location or experience, were encouraged to submit their best representational or non-representational art and photography.

The Best in Show winners are Christopher Lane for his acrylic on canvas, “Koi” and Nancy Pallowick for her photograph, “Coiled Baskets.”

Both Christopher and Nancy are Fusion Art’s Featured Artists for the month of March 2017 and, as the Best in Show winners, both artists are also invited to participate in Fusion Art’s 2nd Annual Group Show in Palm Springs, CA, in November 2017.

Other award winners include Second Place winners, John Jaster for his acrylic on canvas, “Lady in the Mask” and Terry Hastings for his photo on metal, “See World.” Third Place awards were given to Jessica Tookey for her acrylic on canvas, “Nature Succumbs to the Machine” and Cesar Peralta for his digital collage, “Neon Tour.”

The remaining finalists in the exhibition, including six Honorable Mention winners – Pinky Tripathi, Loretta Kauffman, Gray Jones, Rita Noe, Bodhisatwa Chakravarty and Sylvia Freeman, all exemplified uniquely creative talents and we’re honored to showcase their artwork on the Fusion Art website.

The international competition received a diverse collection of quality artwork from artists all around the world, including the US, Canada, United Kingdom, India, United Arab Emirates, Japan, China, Czech Republic, Germany, Israel, Mexico, Taiwan, and Australia. The exhibition will be featured on the Fusion Art website until March 31, 2017.

Founded by Award winning artist, Chris Hoffman, Fusion Art, a fine art gallery located in Palm Springs, California, was envisioned and formed out of a passion for art and the artists who create it. The website promotes and connects new, emerging and established artists with collectors and art enthusiasts, while offering the opportunity to participate in art competitions and experiences.

Each month and quarter Fusion Art hosts uniquely themed art competitions and exhibitions. Both winners and finalists are provided with worldwide exposure, by having their work promoted through Fusion Art’s website, in 70+ press release announcements, email marketing, online event calendars, art news websites and through the gallery’s social media outlets. The gallery’s objective is to promote the artists, worldwide, to art professionals, gallerists, collectors and buyers.

To view the exhibition and for further information on all the winners and finalists, please visit Fusion Art’s website: http://www.fusionartps.com/colors-exhibition-march-2017.

Media Contact:
Valerie Hoffman
Fusion Art
4116 E. Matthew Drive
Palm Springs, CA 92264
760-832-7031
info@fusionartps.com
http://www.fusionartps.com

Abstracts 2017 Art Exhibition Results Announced by Art Gallery

Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery is pleased to announce that its March 2017 art exhibition, the 8th Annual “Abstracts” Art Exhibition is now posted on their website and can be viewed online.

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Jupiter, FL, USA — Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery is pleased to announce that its March 2017 art exhibition, the 8th Annual “Abstracts” Art Exhibition is now posted on their website and can be viewed online. The theme for this art exhibition is abstracts and artists were asked to submit their best nonobjective or nonrepresentational art for this competition.

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An international competition was held in February 2017 which determined the art for this exhibition. The gallery received submissions from 36 different countries and also received entries from 38 different states. Overall, 887 entries were judged for this art competition.

Congratulations to the artists who have been designated as this month’s category winners, along with the winning Special Merit and Special Recognition artists. The gallery commends all of the winning artists for their artistic skill and their creativity, as this online art exhibition is indicative of their creativity.

To proceed to the galleries 8th Annual “Abstracts” online art exhibition follow this link: http://www.lightspacetime.com/abstracts-art-exhibition-march-2017.

Each month Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery conducts themed online art competitions for 2D and 3D artists. All participating winners of each competition have their artwork exposed and promoted online through the online gallery and through social media to thousands of visitors each month.

About Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery
Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery conducts monthly art competitions and monthly art exhibitions for new and emerging artists on a worldwide basis. It is Light Space & Time’s intention to showcase this incredible talent in a series of monthly themed art competitions and art exhibitions by marketing and displaying the exceptional abilities of these worldwide artists. The art gallery website can be viewed here: http://www.lightspacetime.com.

Media Contact:
John R. Math
Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery
118 Poinciana Drive
Jupiter, FL 33458
888-490-3530
info@lightspacetime.com
http://www.lightspacetime.com

T5 Data Centers Adds Fortune 100 Company as Latest Tenant for T5@Atlanta Data Center Facility

T5’s Flagship Data Center Chosen for Reliability and Operational Excellence for Business-Critical Enterprise Systems in the Atlanta Market.

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Atlanta, GA, USA — T5 Data Centers™ (http://www.t5datacenters.com), innovators in providing state-of-the-art, customizable and highly reliable computing support environments, today announced the addition of the newest tenant for its T5@Atlanta facility. The unnamed Fortune 100 company selected T5@Atlanta because it was one of the only data centers to meet their exacting requirements, and because of T5’s enterprise expertise, operational excellence, and speed to operation. A deciding factor was that T5@Atlanta was one of the only data centers in the Southeast to receive the Uptime Institute’s Management & Operations (M&O) Stamp of Approval, which evaluates data center staffing, organization, training practices, preventive maintenance, operating conditions, and planning and management.

The new tenant was seeking an enterprise data center facility in the Atlanta market that would be able to reliably support its business-critical applications. Last year, the company experienced a costly failure that affected customers and operations nationwide. To prevent recurrence of such a failure, the company decided to migrate to a data center provider that could support its mission-critical computing requirements. T5@Atlanta proved to be the only enterprise data center in the region with the capabilities, operational procedures, and personnel to meet their specifications.

The multi-megawatt deal includes a dedicated suite in the T5@Atlanta data center as well as dedicated infrastructure and a customized build-out. The new lease includes the option to extend the lease to include use of T5’s Smart Hands and Remote Hands services, if needed.

“This latest deal validates the leadership role that T5 plays in the Atlanta market,” said Pete Marin, President and CEO of T5 Data Centers. “In all of our facilities, we custom build infrastructure that meets the unique needs of discerning enterprise customers. Our T5@Atlanta data center already hosts mission-critical enterprise facilities for financial service companies, insurance companies, manufacturers, banks, and transportation companies. The one thing all our tenants have in common is the need for a world-class enterprise data center with qualified staff and reliable operations.”

For more information about T5’s retail colocation and data center services, visit http://www.t5datacenters.com.

About T5 Data Centers
T5 Data Centers (T5) is a leading national data center owner and operator, committed to delivering customizable, scalable data centers that provide an “always on” computing environment to power mission critical business applications. T5 Data Centers provides enterprise colocation data center services to organizations across North America using proven, best-in-class technology and techniques to design and develop facilities that deliver the lowest possible total cost of operations for its clients. T5 currently has business-critical data center facilities in Atlanta, Los Angeles, Dallas, Portland, Charlotte, Chicago, New York and Colorado. All of T5’s data center projects are purpose-built facilities featuring robust design, redundant and reliable power and telecommunications, and have 24-hour staff to support mission-critical computing applications. For more information, visit http://www.t5datacenters.com.

Contact:
Aaron Wangenheim
T5 Data Centers
(415) 292-7700
aaron@t5datacenters.com
http://www.t5datacenters.com

Output Factory for Adobe InDesign Improves TIFF Image Export

Zevrix Solutions announces Output Factory 1.5.64, a maintenance update to its output automation solution for Adobe InDesign. Output Factory automates printing, exporting and preflighting from InDesign. The software offers batch processing, export as single pages, layer versioning and much more. The new version makes Output Factory a 64-bit application and addresses an issue in which blank TIFF images could be created under low memory conditions when exporting oversized InDesign documents.

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Toronto (ON), Canada — Zevrix Solutions today announces the release of Output Factory 1.5.64, a maintenance update to its solution to automate printing, exporting, preflighting and file delivery from Adobe InDesign. Output Factory lets printers, ad agencies and publishing houses worldwide automate and simplify their output workflow and easily repurpose InDesign files for the web and mobile devices.

The new version makes Output Factory a fully 64-bit native application, thus improving its performance and reducing the likelihood of memory-related errors. In particular, the upgrade to 64-bit architecture eliminates an issue in which blank images were created when exporting oversized InDesign files to hi-res TIFF files. The update also addresses another TIFF related error where blank files were created when exporting to a non-startup volume.

“Output Factory is now a tool in our arsenal we couldn’t do without,” says Tony Rose, Vice President of Creative Services at Flynn Wright ad agency in Des Moines, Iowa. “Within the first day of use we realized its potential and have incorporated it into several of our workflows. Great product!”

With Output Factory users only need to select InDesign files, adjust workflow settings, and the software will do the rest automatically. Built-in preflighting ensures that no output errors will be left unnoticed. The program supports all popular output formats and offers the following key features:

Output multiple InDesign files
-Supports print, PDF, PostScript, EPS, TIFF, HTML and other formats
-Export as single pages
Layer versioning
-Output to several formats at once
-Variable output file names
-Insert InDesign text into output file name
Automatic preflight

Pricing and Availability:
Output Factory can be purchased from Zevrix website for US$169.95 (Light version $120, Server $700), as well as from authorized resellers and Adobe Exchange. Trial is also available for download. BatchOutput users can upgrade to Output Factory for $85. Output Factory requires Mac OS X 10.6-10.12 and Adobe InDesign CS3-CC 2017.

About Zevrix Solutions
Located in Toronto, Canada, Zevrix Solutions provides productivity solutions for Adobe Creative Suite software, PDF workflows, graphic file diagnostics, file delivery and Microsoft Office on Mac OS. Zevrix is dedicated to help professionals increase their profits through automating everyday tasks, producing error-free documents, saving disk space and cutting production costs. For more information, visit http://www.zevrix.com.

Contact:
Leo Revzin
Owner
Zevrix Solutions
105 McCAUL St, Suite 301
Toronto Ontario M5T 2X4 Canada
858-206-0607
media@zevrix.com
http://www.zevrix.com