>> UK-based TalentScope, Inc., developer of talent management and workforce planning solutions, is opening its first U.S.-based office, located in New York City, and plans to give away $1 million in free software and implementations to five qualified organizations by the end of December 2011. TalentScope’s solution, TalentStudio, is delivered as Software as a Service (SaaS) in a dedicated cloud environment and can be fully integrated with any existing HR or other corporate system. To be considered for the software giveaway, organizations need to submit a request at: http://www.talentscope.com/1m-giveaway-in-free-talentstudio-software-and-implementations.html.
>> Da-Lite expanded its line of HD Progressive screen surfaces to include HD Progressive 1.1 Perf material, an acoustically transparent front projection fabric that allows speakers to be placed directly behind the screen. This allows the speakers to transmit the full range of an original soundtrack with maximum clarity.
>> Quantum3D, Inc., a provider of visual computing solutions for government and commercial applications, announced its Thermite TL tactical visual computer has been integrated into the Man-portable Aircraft Survivability Trainer (MAST) developed by AAI Test & Training. Recently selected by the U.S. Army Program Executive Office for Simulation, Training and Instrumentation (PEO STRI) for strategic training initiatives, MAST replicates effects of an infrared (IR) threat-based weapon and activates aircraft survivability equipment and systems to provide more realistic training scenarios.