UBIFRANCE showcases innovative French players at Infosecurity 2014

Aurore Bernard - 01-avr.-2014 11:12:18

The French Trade Commission UBIFRANCE in London will present nine innovative companies on the French Pavilion at the Infosecurity trade show, which will take place in central London (UK), from 29 April to 1 May 2014. These French-based companies will showcase their proven expertise in IT security, covering both products and services. France is home to numerous, internationally renowned players that specialise in protecting high-integrity networks and in supplying IT-security devices and services, which play a crucial role in protecting the IT infrastructure. The French-based participants are looking to develop partnerships in the UK and will be available for one-to-one business meetings on the French Pavilion (Stand M75) during Infosecurity 2014, to be held from 29 April to 1 May of this year, at the Earls Court exhibition centre, in central London. Companies on the French Pavilion are listed below; further information is available on request. Cilasoft Cilasoft is an international software house that specializes in security, audit, and compliance software for IBM Power Systems running the IBM i operating system. Its comprehensive audit-and-security suite includes QJRN/400, a system and database auditing solution; CONTROLER, a global access-control solution; DVM, an audit-read access solution; and, finally, EAM, an authority-management solution. In addition to its technical expertise, Cilasoft provides a range of first-class services, including consultancy for audit-and-integrity control as well as installation, support and training for the Cilasoft product suite. www.cilasoft.com Ercom Ercom is a manufacturer specializing in secure communications and wireless-network optimization. In 2013, the growth of the company’s Cryptosmart division actively contributed to an increase in orders for the group as a whole: the company’s overall sales figures have risen by 17% since 2012. Ercom continues to pursue its aim of improving its solutions and extending its activities worldwide. The company also plans to develop innovative solutions for data protection in the Cloud. www.ercom.com IDECSI IDECSI Access Analyzer ® is the only solution on the market that protects senior managers’ mailboxes from all types of risks without adding any constraint to users, or installing intrusive (or disruptive) components in the client company’s information systems. IDECSI Access Analyzer ® protects confidential and sensitive company data from previously undetected weaknesses such as malicious indiscretion and password theft by either hackers or colleagues – 80% of all data breaches are committed internally. www.idecsi.com ITrust ITrust is a security-software vendor headquartered in Toulouse. Founded in 2007, ITrust provides a disruptive vulnerability-scanning solution. IKare vulnerability-management software proactively scans network environments for misconfigurations and vulnerabilities. ITrust’s services include a Cloud-based vulnerability-scanning tool, with the advantage that the flexibility of the Cloud lowers the cost of use.   ITrust delivers its solutions through distributors, value-added resellers (VARs) and managed service providers (MSPs). www.itrust.fr/en/ LEXSI LEXSI is a global provider of security technologies and services that are accessible 24 hours a day worldwide through ARGOS CyberProtect, a next-generation threat-protection platform. LEXSI’s CyberProtect portal provides companies with strategic, customized, and actionable intelligence, so that defence resources can be allocated where they are most needed. www.lexsi.com Mobiquant Technologies Mobiquant Technologies is a leader in enterprise-grade mobile-security management, covering the concepts of Mobile Security Management (MSM) and Mobile Unified Threat Management (m-UTM). Its innovative mobile-management platform provides feature-rich capabilities for daily operations within IT teams. Mobiquant’s platform includes NXSafeWave VPN, NXSafevoice, NXDefender Suite, NXOffice, NXTrustPKI, and many other unique mobile-IT patented technologies. These solutions enable the management of any device based on Apple iOS, Google Android, Knox, Microsoft Windows Phone, Tablet PC, RIM Blackberry, and Samsung Tizen. www.mobiquant.com Navista Navista offers an alternative to traditional operator offerings such as IP-VPN or MPLS. Navista, a virtual provider of internet-security solutions, brings an extensive Private Virtual Network solution to market, which allows for the secure exchange of information between distant internal worksites that communicate via the internet – a low-cost, minimally protected method. www.navista-security.com NOV’IT NOV’IT has developed Uhuru Mobile, a complete custom-secure operating system providing many security features including AV protection, low-level encryption, and SMS/VoIP encryption. Users are provided with their own personalized application market, through which each app is analyzed and certified before being made available for use. Uhuru Mobile also offers a complete range of mobile-device management tools and enables the user to solve security problems within mobile environments. www.uhuru-mobile.com OïkiaLog The main objective of OïkiaLog’s OSE solution is to facilitate the identification of suspicious events occurring on servers, which can be a sign of malicious activity or procedural errors. Every business, even those not subject to compliance regulation, must still pay close attention to security-monitoring and attack-detection solutions. In the case of a successful attack, business operations could be interrupted, resulting in reduced productivity, financial losses, and lasting reputational damage. www.oikialog.com About The French Trade Commission UBIFRANCE The French Trade Commission UBIFRANCE in London facilitates trade development between France and the UK. UBIFRANCE offers a wide range of services to French-based companies, so as to assist them in their business activities within the UK. As such, it organises B2B events in the form of conferences and networking opportunities. The French Trade Commission is organising the French Pavilion, which will be on Stand M75 at Infosecurity 2014. The trade show will take place from 29 April to 1 May 2014 at Earls Court, in central London (UK). For further information about Infosecurity 2014, please go to: http://www.infosec.co.uk/ For further information about UBIFRANCE in the UK, please go to: www.ubifrance.com/uk For further information, please contact : Quote ref. : FTPB3926 Ms Kate RILEY - Press Officer UBIFRANCE Press Office in London Tel: +44 (0) 207 024 3640 kate.riley@ubifrance.fr View other press releases at : http://www.ubifrance.com/uk/

Wingit gets the party started in London and Tel Aviv

Coline BORDET - 26-févr.-2014 13:46:40

Wingit, the mobile application that enables users to pinpoint events happening in real time around them, has expanded to London (UK) and Tel Aviv (Israel), after its successful launch in New York (USA) in late 2012. The new 2.3 version of the geo-social app, which has been fully redesigned to include streamlined navigation and a sleek iOS7 design, is free to download from the App Store.   Wingit’s founder and CEO Alban Sayag says: “Wingit is a mobile app that enables people to organize great last-minute get-togethers with their friends. It finds the user’s location and scans social networks in real time in order to push information about the coolest events happening in and around their current location. It can be anything from a street concert or an art demonstration to a party in a club.”   Wingit stands out from other geolocation applications on the market thanks to its powerful proprietary algorithm, which is used to cross-reference the user’s current position with millions of pieces of information collected from social networks (such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram) in order to find the most exciting and inspiring events taking place nearby, or about to take place in the neighbourhood where the person happens to be.   The events Wingit picks up can, for instance, consist of a jazz concert at a nearby bar, or the preview of an art exhibition open to the public at an art gallery in the next street, or a show by a stand-up comedian that would be about to start in a pub a few hundred yards away from where the user and his (or her) friends are.   It should be stressed that the app is free from advertising and pushes only relevant information with regard to the user’s current time and immediate position, avoiding unnecessary spam.   Alban Sayag explains: “The purpose of Wingit is not to create a new social network, but a social-networking platform whose main functionality is to find content and share it with others. It is easy to discover if friends are nearby, tell them about a cool event, and invite them to come along. Users can also create their own event and post it on the timeline. Wingit users never miss a great occasion to have fun!”   Having worked for several years in the IT sector, Alban Sayag came up with the idea for Wingit and started to create and develop the app and its algorithm with a group of developers in India. In September 2012, Wingit was launched as a pilot project in New York (USA). The application was rolled out over several districts including Brooklyn, Queens and Manhattan and, once it had gained a sufficiently large audience, the company’s founders were able to secure significant Series A funding to grow the business.   Thanks to $1.1million worth of funding from solid investors – including venture capitalists, business angels and banks – Wingit has the means to expand and adapt its content to a number of cities around the world. London and Tel Aviv were added at the end of 2013 and dozens of others, including Paris, are expected to be incorporated in 2014.   Wingit can be downloaded for free from the App Store, where it has recently been featured in the What’s Hot – Social Networking section, and will be available on the Android platform in the second half of 2014.   About Wingit   Wingit is a free mobile application that enables users to find events that are currently (or soon to be) happening around them. Its powerful proprietary algorithm screens the main social networks (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.) to find up-to-date information on cultural and other events. This information is then cross-referenced with the current location of the user and notifications of nearby events are pushed to the mobile device.   Wingit was launched in New York (USA) by CEO Alban Sayag in 2012. It is now being rolled out in London (UK) and in Tel Aviv (Israel), and is due to expand to a number of other cities during 2014, including Paris (France).   Wingit is free to download from the App Store and will be available on Android platforms towards the end 2014.   To view Wingit’s short introductory video-clip, please go to: https://vimeo.com/86883287   For further information about the company, please go to: www.wingit.so     For further information, please contact :    Quote ref. : FTPB3917 Ms Kate RILEY - Press Officer UBIFRANCE Press Office in London Tel: +44 (0) 207 024 3640 kate.riley@ubifrance.fr View other press releases at : http://www.ubifrance.com/uk/  

Mining Essential’s Android app cuts to the chase at MWC 2014

Coline BORDET - 11-févr.-2014 16:25:46

Mining Essential, a specialist in the development of software solutions for the automatic summarization of online text-based information, will be showcasing its new Essential Summarizer Android application for multilingual text summary at Mobile World Congress (MWC). The application produces automated summaries of electronic documents in over 20 languages. The trade show is taking place from 24 to 27 February 2014 in Barcelona (Spain).   Mining Essential, a French company based near Paris, has developed Essential Summarizer, an Android application offering multilingual electronic-text summary. This application, which is available to download in Google Play, allows the user to follow the essential points of the latest news stories by automatically summarizing electronic documents such as search-engine extracts, news articles and Tweets.   Mining Essential, which specialises in software solutions for the automated summarizing of online text-based information, will be showcasing its innovative technology at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) trade fair, due to take place in Barcelona (Spain) from 24 to 27 February of this year. The company will be exhibiting on the French Pavilion, in Hall 5 (Stand 5B61, Station 54).   Essential Summarizer has been developed over a period of 18 years following extensive R&D and works primarily on intelligent sentence extraction, using both linguistic and semantic methods. The application is able to summarize documents in over 20 languages – Arabic, Chinese, Dutch, English, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish and Turkish.   Essential Summarizer is compatible with search engines such as Bing, Google, Wikipedia, Yahoo and Baidu (in China). It is also able to summarize news from Google and MSN as well as documents attached to Tweets from leading newspapers in six countries – Brazil, France, Germany, Spain, the UK and the USA.   The solution developed by Mining Essential is available as an Android application to download to smartphones and tablet devices. Several packages are available, including a downloadable single-user version; a version accessible in SaaS-subscription mode; a version that is accessible via a server installation providing a Java API; and, finally, a Java web-service version for integration into third-party applications.   Essential Summarizer covers more than 150 thematic areas with its innovative text-mining features. The application’s key functionalities include text-by-text summary with choice of thematic area, n summaries for n source texts, and multi-document synthesis.   About Mining Essential   Mining Essential was founded in 2008 and is a specialist in the development of software solutions for the automatic summarization of online text-based information. Over the course of nearly 20 years of research and development, Mining Essential has developed a patented semantic technology based on linguistic markers that enables the user to produce automatic text summaries in over 20 languages.   Mining Essential will be showcasing its Essential Summarizer application at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) trade show, which will take place from 24 to 27 February 2014 in Barcelona (Spain). MWC is one of the world’s leading events for mobile telecommunications, services and content. The company will be exhibiting on the French Pavilion, in Hall 5 of the trade fair (Stand 5B61, Station 54).   Mining Essential is also due to attend various trade shows across the Middle East: Arabnet, in Beirut (Lebanon), from 4 to 6 March 2014; GITEX, in Dubai (UAE), from 11 to 16 October 2014; and, finally, Arabnet again, in Riyadh (Saudi Arabia), in December 2014.   For further information about the trade show, please go to: www.mobileworldcongress.com   For further information about the company, please go to: www.essential-mining.com     For further information, please contact :   Quote ref. : FTPB3913 Ms Kate RILEY - Press Officer UBIFRANCE Press Office in London Tel: +44 (0) 207 024 3640 kate.riley@ubifrance.fr View other press releases at : http://www.ubifrance.com/uk/  

Lyon weathers economic storm to post positive results for 2013

Coline BORDET - 10-févr.-2014 15:39:35

In contrast with the economic environment in the rest of France, marked by reduced levels of foreign investment, ADERLY-Invest in Lyon, the Lyon Area Economic Development Agency, is releasing an upbeat 2013 end-of-year report this week, showing even better results for the region than in previous years. This performance demonstrates the resilience of France’s metropolitan areas, with Lyon setting the example.   With 77 new companies setting up across the region in 2013 and 1,825 jobs to be created in the next three years, ADERLY, the development agency for Lyon and its surrounding area, has exceeded its goals: indeed, in 2013, the economy of the Lyon region performed better than in previous years, despite particularly tough competition and a strained economic climate across much of France and the Eurozone.   The year 2013 saw a sharp slowdown in foreign direct investment (FDI) in France, confirmed by numerous economic indicators and international reports: in 2013, FDI, in France, fell to $5.7 billion, in value, down 77% on 2012, according to early estimates by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD).   Lyon did not entirely escape the recession, which affected several projects handled by ADERLY. This can be seen in certain key indicators in the report. Two strong trends were noted: the smaller size of projects and the growing presence of investors closer to home. Out of the 77 new company set-ups, 55% were backed by foreign capital, compared with 65% in previous years.   Among the foreign investors, ADERLY noted lower investment flows coming from the USA, but higher levels of investment originating in neighbouring countries — Belgium and Switzerland, in particular, with eight and four projects respectively. Levels of Asian investment remained stable.   In this context, Lyon was able to maintain strong results in terms of attractiveness: the ADERLY teams made the necessary adjustments in their approach to prospecting, which brought in a 60% rise in new projects, by highlighting the structural advantages of the Lyon urban area to best meet the needs of investors.   Lyon used its strengths in specialized areas in order to focus its prospecting activity on sectors of excellence, on projects with high value in terms of innovation, and on the advanced-services sector. The 77 new projects already mentioned include 30 in the green-tech sector — an area that is a stated priority for local authorities — the setting-up of 10 R&D centres and the launch of 27 decision-making centres.   In 2013, Lyon’s strong fundamentals helped offset a weak national economic environment, which has been decried publicly by 50 large foreign-based investors with business interests and operations within France. [See article published in French business daily Les Echos in December 2013 under the headline: 50 entreprises étrangères installées en France tirent la sonnette d’alarme, i.e. 50 foreign companies with a presence in France sound the alarm.]   Lyon’s location, its vibrant economy and, especially, its leading position in key sectors and major urban-renewal projects have helped make the metropolitan area and its region a preferred alternative to Paris. The local dynamics can also be seen in the volume of real-estate uptake for business premises in the Greater Lyon area in 2013, and in local development projects recently announced by major companies already present in the region, such as Sanofi and Manitowoc.   About ONLYLYON   ONLYLYON is a communication initiative that was launched in 2007 in order to promote a variety of aspects of the city of Lyon (France’s second biggest city) to an international audience. Lyon is the first city in France to have its own territorial marketing strategy, and the only city in the country whose initiative, in this respect, is backed by a group of almost 20 internationally renowned institutional and economic partners.   The ONLYLYON marketing strategy aims to promote the metropolitan area of Lyon and its region as a European beacon of economic excellence, capitalizing on the region’s proven leadership in sectors such as the environment, health, technology, textiles and urban transport. ONLYLYON also seeks to underline the region’s cultural attractions across sectors including heritage, history, gastronomy and tourism.   ADERLY is the economic development agency for the Lyon area and is a key member of the group of partner-agencies supporting the ONLYLYON initiative.   For further information, please go to: www.onlylyon.com   For further information, please contact :   Quote ref. : FTPB3912 Ms Kate RILEY - Press Officer UBIFRANCE Press Office in London Tel: +44 (0) 207 024 3640 kate.riley@ubifrance.fr View other press releases at : http://www.ubifrance.com/uk/  

Parentsaround.com to showcase parental-control solution at MWC 2014

Coline BORDET - 05-févr.-2014 15:40:00

Parentsaround.com will be showcasing its smart and intuitive multi-device parental-control solution at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) trade show, which will take place from 24 to 27 February 2014 in Barcelona (Spain). This unparalleled filtering-software solution is designed to address the growing need to fight against internet addiction and protect young people from inappropriate content.   Parentsaround.com’s aim, in creating its parental-control solution, was to provide families with a practical and educational tool. This solution, which combines intuitiveness, efficiency and high added value, has already been recognized as a forerunner in the field of parental control. The company’s technology is a genuine breakthrough with regard to parental-control devices on the market. It has placed Parentsaround.com in a strategic position, to the extent that it has recently become an official partner of the Safer Internet Day 2014 and of the French national scheme known as Internet Sans Crainte (or Safer Internet Program).   Parentsaround.com stands out due to its ability to protect all types of devices, irrespective of the network used (with Wi-Fi connection, in particular). This amounts to an important technical innovation, which is in tune with public expectations as well as those of mobile-telecommunications operators seeking to provide an advanced parental-control service to their customers.   Parentsaround.com identified this market need and has become a specialist in the integration of its technology with mobile-telecoms operators. In fact, it is the first provider to equip a major French mobile-telephone operator with a white label 2.0 parental-control application for smartphones and tablets.   This centralized system is designed to safely guide children through the digital world by focusing on two main objectives: avoiding inappropriate content (patented internet-filtering technology, management of content and applications on smartphones and tablets, etc.), on the one hand, and tackling addiction (usage-time management), on the other.   The software developed by Parentsaround.com can be downloaded and installed in a few clicks onto smartphones, tablets and computers. It can then be accessed via an application portal or via a secure management console on the Parentsaround.com website. All operations are centralized from a device connected to the internet, which allows the parents of the under-age users to manage several profiles.   Parentsaround.com is very easy to use with its pre-defined and customizable access schedules, easily accessible statistics with regard to children’s internet use, and its time- and content-management platform.   Parentsaround.com places the child at the heart of the protection process and applies a tailored and unique safety profile for each child, irrespective of the medium used, the connection location, and the type of network. This feature has two benefits: firstly, users are able to calculate the time spent on each device and, secondly, it provides a unified internet filter.   Parentsaround.com features a patented innovative internet-filtering technology (Rapid Host Validation). The analysis (text and images) and site-categorisation motor offers filtering rates that far exceed the standards recommended and achieved by rival software products on the market.   The focal point of Parentsaround.com has always been the quality of its product and, as such, it places great emphasis on the innovation and added value of the services provided. Accordingly, the R&D division is a crucial part of the company. Parentsaround.com has been geared towards multi-devices from the onset. As a result, its integrated solution was tested on more than 10,000 families and guarantees protection under all networks, therefore meeting the expectations of mobile-telecoms operators.   The company has expanded into the iOS market, thereby offering an array of solutions to control the use of iPhones, iPads and iPods: control of applications by age group (including Safari), filtering of inappropriate content, limitation of online purchases and other installations, and limitation of use with a corresponding schedule.   Parentsaround.com focuses on B2B marketing by providing its solution — based on a set-up fee and income-share scheme — to mobile-telecoms operators seeking to offer this service to their customers. Thanks to this economic model, the company satisfies the need of mobile-telecoms operators to increase their service portfolio by providing them with a high-added-value product.   The general-public solution takes the form of a subscription on the www.parentsaround.com website. A single licence allows users to equip all the devices used by family members. This package costs €2.99 per month (i.e. less than £2.50).   Nowadays, more and more schools are using digital school bags in the form of tablets. Parentsaround.com offers a solution that is suited to this use through software that helps to manage application content, create usage schedules, and apply an internet filter. This solution can also be used to automatically allocate different user profiles to students, both inside and outside the institution concerned.   About Ars Nova Systems   Ars Nova Systems is a French company based in Nantes (Western France) that specializes in IT security and the analysis of multi-media content. The company has developed Parentsaround.com, a multi-device parental-control solution that can be managed remotely via the internet. It has been designed to enable parents to filter the internet content that is available to their children and monitor the time they spend online, in order to fight against internet addiction.   Ars Nova Systems will be showcasing its Parentsaround.com solution at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) trade show, which will take place from 24 to 27 February 2014 in Barcelona (Spain). MWC is one of the world’s leading events for mobile telecommunications, services and content. The company will be exhibiting on the French Pavilion, in Hall 5 of the trade fair (Stand 5B41, Station 10), and is seeking partners and distributors in Britain.   For further information about the trade show, please go to: www.mobileworldcongress.com     For further information about the company, please go to: www.parentsaround.com     For further information, please contact :   Quote ref. : FTPB3909 Ms Kate RILEY - Press Officer UBIFRANCE Press Office in London Tel: +44 (0) 207 024 3640 kate.riley@ubifrance.fr View other press releases at : http://www.ubifrance.com/uk/  

French Pavilion to showcase 40 retail-sector innovators at EUROSHOP 2014

Coline BORDET - 15-janv.-2014 12:50:50

The French Pavilion at EUROSHOP, the trade show for distribution solutions and facilities, will feature 40 French-based businesses at the cutting-edge of retail technology. Organised by UBIFRANCE, the French export-support agency, the Pavilion will give visitors the opportunity to discover a host of highly innovative products and services. EUROSHOP is taking place in Düsseldorf (Germany) from 16 to 20 February 2014.   UBIFRANCE, the French government agency for international business development, is organising the French Pavilion at EUROSHOP, the trade show of reference for innovative technologies and solutions in the retail field and the distribution sector. The trade fair is due to take place in Düsseldorf (in Western Germany) in the middle of February of this year.   With 40 French-based businesses on the national pavilion, EUROSHOP promises to be a key event for French innovators in the sector in 2014. Here is a snapshot of some of the cutting-edge companies that will be on the French Pavilion. Further details and a complete list can be provided on request.   ASTHEO will be at EUROSHOP in order to introduce Clean’n Shop, a novel system for cleaning supermarket trolleys. Easy to carry, autonomous and compact, Clean’n Shop can be operated by disabled employees. Sold under franchise by networks working for a socially responsible economy, the Clean’n Shop system filters and re-uses water thanks to its tank and integrated pump.   Croust’wich is a unique concept for the highly competitive fast-food market. Developed by OREQUIP, it can fit into any point of sale (supermarkets, bakeries, snack shops, etc.). The market for sandwiches is huge and growing: Croust’wich HOT, Croust’wich SALAD and Croust’wich DESSERTS, among other options in the range, will provide sandwich makers with varied garnishes in a simple, fast and efficient manner.   SIGNATURE OLFACTIVE is a renowned specialist in olfactory stimulation, which acts on the consumer’s emotions, memory and behaviour. The company supplies innovative, versatile and highly adaptable products for marketing, medical and hygiene-related applications. At EUROSHOP, the specialist company will present the Olfactive Spirit Pro system, with its unique Shop-in-Shop Scent concept. This zero-maintenance solution is a genuine and practical alternative to existing fragrance-nebulization systems.   Welpulser , for its part, has developed 3D Make it — a concept and solution for exploring innovative uses provided by 3D printing in the retail world. The goal is to make the consumer a player in product manufacturing, repairing and customization. The device consists of a community multi-media platform — web and mobile combined — and a 3D printing kiosk placed in the retail space’s sales area. Customers can choose an object, personalize it and print it in 3D: they can literally go home a few minutes later with the object of their choice. An array of materials and colours are on offer: indeed, it is possible to print high-quality models with more than a dozen materials, from plastic or metal to ceramic, among others.   Many more innovations will be unveiled on the French Pavilion, which will be represented across three sectors devoted to retail at the trade show. The EUROCONCEPT Section will bring together about 15 French businesses specialising in store layout and equipment, as well as store design and lighting. They will be located on Booths 14B46, 14B54 and 14A54. For its part, the EUROSALES Section will bring together businesses focused on point-of-sales (POS) advertising, sales promotion and merchandising on Booth 3D51.   Finally, the EUROCIS Section will host 16 companies — all of them specialists in information technology and security solutions — on Booths 7aG24 and 7aF23, including the members of the PICOM high-tech cluster. It will be the first appearance, at the trade show, of PICOM: established in 2006 in the north of France (near Lille), PICOM is France’s competitiveness cluster for the retail sector, and it is supported by the regional council of Nord-Pas-de-Calais.   PICOM is currently building a strategy involving partnerships abroad. Over 100 companies are now partners in the cluster, one-third of which are technology SMEs, as well as 15 research laboratories. PICOM’s R&D policy runs along several avenues of research, including that of ubiquitous worlds (where it will become possible for consumers to shop anywhere, at any time), as illustrated by the New Shopping Experience® concept.   Seven companies that belong to the PICOM high-tech cluster will be exhibiting on Booth 7aG24 (in Hall 7), within the EUROCIS Section at the trade fair.   About UBIFRANCE UBIFRANCE is the French export-support agency. As the partner of reference for French-based companies wishing to export, UBIFRANCE offers a complete range of services based on the provision of information on export markets, legal issues and regulations, as well as international finance and tenders, while also supplying sectorial data.   In addition, UBIFRANCE offers export advice and targeted support to companies’ commercial activities, such as exploratory visits, partnership meetings, foreign exhibitions and international press communication. Finally, UBIFRANCE runs the International Postgraduate Programme (VIE) for employing qualified personnel and young graduates outside France.   EUROSHOP, which is being staged for the 18th time in 2014, is held every three years in Düsseldorf (in Western Germany). This year, the trade show will take place from 16 to 20 February. The event, billed as a global trade fair of reference for the retail industry, is set to attract over 100,000 visitors from more than 90 countries, with 2,000 exhibitors from 50 countries around the world.   The French Pavilion, organised by UBIFRANCE, will showcase 40 French-based businesses at the cutting edge of innovation in retail technology and the distribution sector. The French Pavilion will comprise Booths 14B46, 14B54 and 14A54 in the EUROCONCEPT Section; Booth 3D51 in the EUROSALES Section; and, finally, Booths 7aG24 and 7aF23, including the members of the PICOM high-technology cluster, in the EUROCIS Section.   For further information about EUROSHOP, please go to: http://www.euroshop-tradefair.com/   For further information about UBIFRANCE and the French Trade Commission in the UK, please go to: www.ubifrance.com/uk/     For further information, please contact :   Quote ref. : FTPB3905 Ms Kate RILEY - Press Officer UBIFRANCE Press Office in London Tel: +44 (0) 207 024 3640 kate.riley@ubifrance.fr View other press releases at : http://www.ubifrance.com/uk/  

G2J takes video-conferencing expertise to Barcelona for MWC 2014

Coline BORDET - 15-janv.-2014 11:16:21

G2J, a company owned by IEC Professionnel Média, has announced that it will take part in Mobile World Congress (MWC), which will take place from 24 to 27 February 2014, in Barcelona (Spain). G2J will present its video-conferencing solutions for on-the-move professionals.   G2J provides operators with solutions to problems relating to usage massification. It specializes, more particularly, in the management of mobile video-conferencing, no matter what the devices and networks used may be.*   The company will present its innovative video-conferencing solutions for on-the-move professionals at the Mobile World Congress 2014 trade show (MWC 2014) in Barcelona (Spain), which takes place in late February of this year. G2J will be in Hall 5, on the French Pavilion (as part of the SYSTEMATIC high-tech cluster’s delegation).   Diagram showing the interoperability of G2J corporate services.   José Jacques-Gustave, CEO and founder of G2J, says, “Further to our successful experience with white-label products for various telecommunications companies, we adapted and improved our infrastructures to meet current and future operability and safety issues. These skills allow operators to deploy G2J Cloud services in an optimal way, and to make a profit without capital expenditure. The evolution of networks and the deployment of 4G have given us increased confidence in our high-definition mobile video-conferencing services.”   After deployment, the G2J infrastructure allows operators to make safe interconnections in order to implement the MyEasyVision® interface for their customers. The integration possibilities offered by MyEasyVision®, the advanced solution offered by G2J, open the door to the automation of tasks such as invoicing.   Thanks to its fluid and intuitive user experience, MyEasyVision® makes video-conferencing easily accessible to all members of staff. MyEasyVision® is the unique entry point for real-time booking, monitoring and reporting features. This application is available through all web browsers and mobile devices (Android, iOS, etc.), and is compatible with all the technologies currently used by manufacturers and network operators.   G2J will be showcasing its products on the French Pavilion (Booth 5B41, Hall 5, Workstation 17), as part of the SYSTEMATIC hi-tech cluster, at Mobile World Congress 2014. The company will be represented on site by CEO and founder José Jacques-Gustave, Technical and Service Manager Loic Ferary, R&D Manager Guillaume Blachon, Product Manager Arnaud Blachon, and Head of Marketing and Communications Clément Héraud.   The company’s representatives will be on hand to discuss current challenges specific to each visitor and explain how G2J’s expertise can help them to overcome the issues raised. This face-to-face approach will enable visitors to learn more about G2J’s video-conferencing Cloud-based solutions. It will also enable visitors to discover how the company’s solutions can be implemented in order to solve current and future IT problems with regard to issues such as mobility, safety and massification.   About G2J   G2J was founded in 1994 and is owned by IEC Professionnel Média. It is the only French-based video-conferencing expert company offering a comprehensive range of services to set up remote meetings easily and securely all over the world, no matter what the access resources and equipment may be.   G2J provides customized Cloud-based solutions to meet clients’ unified communication needs, combined with 24-hour multilingual user support. G2J has worked with major public-sector and financial-services organizations, with SMEs and with international groups in order to implement efficient solutions worldwide, while ensuring a high level of safety and quality every step of the way.   G2J has more than 300 corporate clients and organises 90,000 remote meetings every year for more than 300,000 end-users, making use of 7,500 devices. An average of three tons of CO2 is saved for each remote meeting that is organized.   G2J is attending the Mobile World Congress 2014 trade show (MWC 2014) in Barcelona (Spain), due to take place from 24 to 27 February 2014. G2J will be on Stand 5B41 (Workstation 17, in Hall 5), on the French Pavilion, as part of the SYSTEMATIC high-tech cluster’s delegation.   G2J (under the name G2J.COM) is owned by IEC Professionnel Média, which is listed on the stock exchange (NYSE – Euronext, IEC – FR0000066680).   For further information about the trade show, please go to: http://www.mobileworldcongress.com/   For further information about the company, please go to: www.g2j.com     For further information, please contact :   Quote ref. : FTPB3897 Ms Kate RILEY - Press Officer UBIFRANCE Press Office in London Tel: +44 (0) 207 024 3640 kate.riley@ubifrance.fr View other press releases at : http://www.ubifrance.com/uk/    

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