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CES 2019 Exhibitor Profiles: LITE-ON Technology Corp. to Pundi X


CES, the worlds largest gathering for the consumer technology industry, takes place January 8 “ 11, 2019 in Las Vegas. Please note the following important information.

Business Wire is the official news wire partner for CES. Listed below are exhibitor profiles for LITE-ON Technology Corp. to Pundi X.

Company:       LITE-ON Technology Corp.
Booth: South Hall 4, #35200
Ticker Symbol & Exchange: TWSE: 2301
LITE-ON Technology Corp. (TWSE:2301) has dedicated itself to the vision of Best Partner in Opto-Electronic, Eco-Friendly and Intelligent Technologies since 1975.
We are the first technology company listed in Taiwan and accredited Top 100 Global Technology Leaders by Thomson Reuters in 2018.
We focus on optoelectronics and key electronic components, striving to build up competitive edge through resource integration and optimized management. Our manufacture portfolio encompasses a broad range of applications, including computers, communications, consumer electronics, automotive electronics, LED lighting, cloud computing, and industrial automation.
With digital transformation in mind, LITE-ON has been shifting its production focus from IT to IoT that include cloud computing, LED lighting, automotive electronics, biotech, and industrial automation.
Company: Luxoft
Booth: 3107
Ticker Symbol & Exchange: LXFT
Luxoft (NYSE: LXFT) co-create and scale automotive technology platforms for over 30 of the worlds leading car manufactures and their suppliers. With offices in 22 countries, Luxofts global teams enable its customers to design and develop next-generation customer experiences for personalized, smart and connected mobility services.
Luxoft is showcasing 10 demonstrations at booth #3107 in the North Hall of the Convention Centre, including; LGs smart TV technology, webOS, integrated into a car for the first time; an augmented VR demo simulating futuristic in-car experiences; and a voice-activated mobility assistant that supports Amazon Alexa and Cortana software.
Booth: 50615
Meersens is making available the first solution (app + IoT mBox) allowing everybody, thanks to artificial intelligence, to monitor their environment and check any potential hazards that may impact their health, like air and water quality, UVs, waves, noise, pesticides, endocrine disruptors.
Company: Mentor, A Siemens Business
Booth: Westgate #2903
Ticker Symbol & Exchange: MENT
At CES, Mentor is presenting automotive embedded development solutions for Autonomous Driving, Infotainment, Digital Cockpit, Digital-Twin modelling, and Vehicle Architecture design/AUTOSAR. Our embedded solutions are deployed in over 200 million production vehicles – come and see why.
Company: MicroVision, Inc.
Booth: Westgate 469, 569
Ticker Symbol & Exchange: NASDAQ: MVIS
MicroVision, Inc. will showcase its interactive display engine for AI connected devices, which provides an integrated solution for projected display and interactivity through multi-point touch and air gestures. Further, MicroVisions new consumer 3D LiDAR engine provides high fidelity spatial awareness to smart home hubs for input to smart devices like lighting, security, entertainment, and thermostats. The company will demonstrate these innovations at ShowStoppers at CES 2019 on Jan. 8 and in private scheduled meetings at the Westgate Hospitality Suites throughout the duration of CES.
Company: Miliboo Connect
Booth: 50855 Eureka Park
Press Kit:
Miliboo Corp. was founded by entrepreneur Guillaume Lachenal with the mission to become a global leader in the connected furniture market. The French company envisions innovative contemporary home furnishings that deliver strong added value. Smart furniture is a growing niche, and Miliboo intends to remain the connected furniture industry pioneer, unparalleled in the marketplace. Having released the EKKO smart mirror in 2017, Miliboo now features their fully-connected smart sofa. The sofa provides a unique home cinema experience with a vibrator seat, built-in speakers, amplifiers and color changing under-base lighting, a Qi Wireless smartphone charger in the armrest and voice control.
Company: Moen
Booth: 42337
Moen, the leader in exceptional water experiences, is showcasing two exciting innovations at CES 2019. The U by Moen„¢ shower is a cloud-based, app-driven digital shower that offers the ultimate in personalization, with up to 12 customizable presets and the ability to control your shower with the in-shower controller, smartphone app or your voice via Amazon Alexa, and now Apple HomeKit and Google Assistant. Being introduced this year is Flo by Moen, a game-changing smart home water monitoring and leak detection system that enables homeowners to control their homes water from their smartphones in order to conserve water and prevent water damage.
Company: MOREL
Booth: Ven. Suite 29-112
Explore innovative award-winning car audio, cutting-edge transducer technology, new home cinema, and custom integration speakers.
Come listen to our innovative non-compromising hi-fi solution for tight wall and ceiling spaces where standard recessed speakers are impossible to install. Leveraging patented transducer technology, measuring only 1.55″ depth!
Dont miss the amazing NOMADIC AUDIO SPEAKASE, a smart carry-on suitcase for music and travel!
Another surprise wireless product awaits you!
Morel, an international leader in speaker components and systems since 1975, manufactures handcrafted, award-winning loudspeakers and raw drivers for the mid to high-end OEM, home and car audio markets.
Company: Mycroft AI
Booth: 51507
Mycroft is the world’s private, open Artificial Intelligence platform; offering AI for everyone. An alternative to Siri and Alexa for those who care about privacy, Mycroft provides a voice assistant experience to stream media, control IoT, and automate timers and conversions without selling data to third parties. Mycroft runs on the open hardware Mycroft Mark II smart display and can be used on Raspberry Pi and Linux desktops. And because Mycroft is open source, anyone can contribute new features, develop modules, and make Mycroft smarter and more capable. Missing something interesting? Simply come up with your own solution and contribute it back to the Mycroft community.
Company: My Safe Patrol
Booth: 50843
How will you react when a security crisis occurs in your neighborhood? The solution is My Safe Patrol, an AI-driven platform that analyzes data and responds with geolocated alerts in real time. By aggregating data from security personnel, citizen alert systems and IoT smart devices, My Safe Patrol effectively supports the security/safety ecosystem of a building, a campus, a city or a district through a dynamic dashboard that helps command and control operations manage and deploy security plans. My Safe Patrol is a fully customizable, world-class safety solution designed for deployment by neighborhoods communities, luxury real estate investors, security agencies and local authorities.
Company: Nanit
Booth: 44158
Founded in New York City, Nanit combines computer vision, machine learning and advanced camera sensors that measure a babys sleep cycle, to provide actionable insights that lead to healthier, improved sleep for the baby and the entire family. Their award-winning product, the Nanit Plus sleep system, is like a personal sleep coach in the palm of your hand. The overhead HD camera tracks and understands everything happening in your baby’s crib (sleep patterns, parent visits, room conditions), and then provides personalized, scientifically-backed sleep guidance to help your baby, and you, sleep better.
Company: NexOptic Technology Corp.
Booth: 53358
Ticker Symbol & Exchange: NXO
NexOptic is putting the power of a telescope into a rugged handheld device. By utilizing dual lenses, one wide-field and one narrow-field, DoubleTake„¢ makes finding, focusing, and zooming in on objects far quicker, easier and more enjoyable than when using conventional products. It digitally supports 4K video, 12 MP photos, and audio with an SD card slot option. Users can also wirelessly share their media and/or display screen with smartphones.
“NexOptic has developed a breakthrough technology that could make traditional binoculars obsolete, said Mark Tedeschi, Chief Marketing Officer at Elevator North.
Company: Omni Self-Checkout, Inc.
Booth: 53147, Sands Expo, Eureka Park
Start-up Omni Self-Checkout Introduces Their Mobile Retail App at CES 2019, January 8 “ 11, 2019.
Discover the breakthrough app that is changing retail forever, with the fast and accurate scanning that makes shopping a breeze! Scan it today¦.and youll be on your way!
With this new innovative retail technology from Start-up Omni Self-Checkout there are no need for lines, just click and checkout anytime.
Omni Self-Checkout has leveled up the retail process by including proximity digital marketing beacon technology coupled with a fast, accurate and seamless checkout process. Visit them at Eureka Park, Sands Expo, booth 53147.
Company: Omogen Home
Booth: Sands, 50851
Omogen Home is a household inventory control program for every appliance in your possession. Operated through a fully-automated, simple-to-use smartphone app, Omogen stores such basic information as invoices, warranties and links to user manuals while adding such features as QR and bar codes, appliance identification numbers and IoT management tools. Got a new appliance? It will be automatically added to your profile when youll buy the product from approved resellers. Plus you can easily and directly order new accessories, place a service call or rate an appliance to help your fellow consumers.
Company: ON Semiconductor
Booth: Venetian, Murano 3302
Ticker Symbol & Exchange: ON
ON Semiconductor is driving energy efficient innovations, empowering customers to reduce global energy use. The company is a leading supplier of semiconductor-based solutions, offering a comprehensive portfolio of energy efficient, power management, analog, sensors, logic, timing, connectivity, discrete, SoC and custom devices. The companys products help engineers solve their unique design challenges in automotive, communications, computing, consumer, industrial, medical, aerospace and defense applications. ON Semiconductor operates a world-class supply chain and quality program, a robust compliance and ethics program, and a network of manufacturing facilities, sales offices and design centers throughout North America, Europe and the Asia Pacific regions.
Company: Ossia
Booth: Sands, 41937
Ossia is challenging people’s core assumptions about what is possible with wireless power. Ossia’s flagship technology, Cota, redefines wireless power by safely delivering remote, targeted energy to devices at a distance. Ossia’s patented smart antenna technology automatically keeps multiple devices charged without any user intervention, enabling an efficient and truly wire-free, powered-up world, that is always on and always connected. Ossia is headquartered in Bellevue, Washington.
Company: OWC (Other World Computing)
Booth: Venetian Palazzo, Ste 30-105
OWC was founded by Larry O’Connor when he was 14 years old in 1988. OWC is dedicated to helping tech enthusiasts and industry professionals do more and reach higher. Trusted storage, connectivity, software and expansion solutions enable creative professionals, producers, educators and government entities to get the most out of their technology investments, protect valuable content and expand hardware capabilities to keep up with the demands of their work. OWC features an award-winning technical support team that is on hand 24/7 as well as a library of installation and support videos.
Company: Panoptes
Booth: Sands, 51048

Panoptes is a cloud-based service that monitors required maintenance of home installations systems including, but not limited to heating units, air conditioning, swimming pool systems, and electrical network home consumption. The AI-based software predicts system deviation and breakdowns alerting customers via mobile app to potential problems. Through smart sensors, customers may also operate their devices, manage electricity, water, oil, and filter consumption – a preventative tool that allows for expert intervention on their system(s) preventing future breakdowns. Ultimately, Panoptes Engineering seeks to reduce the costs of home installations, expand the safe and usable lifetime condition of products while making the environment eco-friendlier.

Company: Perceptive Automata
Booth: LVCC North Hall, 7900 (in Hondas booth)
Perceptive Automata was founded by a team from Harvard and MIT to solve one of the hardest problems for highly automated driving: reading the state of mind of humans to better anticipate the behavior of pedestrians, bicyclists, and motorists. This enables highly automated vehicles to navigate safely and smoothly in a human-dominated road environment, which is essential for their successful large-scale rollout. The company has raised $20M from top-tier investors, including Toyota and Hyundai, and is working with OEMs, suppliers, and technology companies that are developing automated driving systems. Perceptive Automata is featured in Hondas booth at CES.
Company: Polaroid
Booth: Central Hall, 16615
Iconic American brand Polaroid will be showcasing a number of products across a range of categories at CES 2019, including the Polaroid OneStep + and OneStep2 analog instant cameras, the Polaroid Mint line of instant digital products, 4K Smart TVs, 3D printing products and more.
Company: POW Audio
Booth: 42374
POW Audio is the bold, new brand thats reimagining Bluetooth speaker construction and capabilities through its transformational, ultra-portable designs. Its patented WaveBloom„¢ technology expands to create an air-filled chamber that results in demonstrably better resonance, producing huge volume, deep bass, full midrange, and crisp highs. The expandable designs allow listeners to easily take premium sound anywhere.
POW Audio will be previewing Mo, the first expression in its family of products, at CES, along with other upcoming offerings. Mo will be available for pre-order in January, with shipping starting in February.
Company: Private Discuss
Booth: 50849
Whats more important than your personal and business privacy and safety? Government subterfuge and private hacking are todays dirty, dark reality. As private messaging systems are not at all secure, to safeguard your communication data, one needs a reliable solution. Private Discuss, from PIMAN Security, is a premium, secure, white label communication solution. Their active AI-powered defense architecture provides encrypted audio and video calls, messaging and file sharing; rendering a confidential, secure messaging platform that adheres to the highest standards of cybersecurity. Protected by multiple layers of encryption, Private Discuss is a must have for VIPs, CEOs and Executives who require a private tailor-made communication system.
Company: Pundi X
Booth: Sands Hall G, 52943
Pundi X is a blockchain company that’s creating a new era of decentralized world to improve your everyday life and making blockchain more accessible for everyone. Our solutions include:
1. The Function X ecosystem that is open source, scalable, secure & fully decentralized for companies & developers to build on.
2. The worlds 1st blockchain phone called XPhone (powered by Function X) which allows users to browse, text and call without going through a centralized service provider.
3. The XPOS, a leading blockchain-based payment solution that enables merchants to accept traditional & cryptocurrency payment methods with ease.

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Frank Neumann, M.D., Ph.D., to Depart Verastem Oncology


Verastem, Inc. (Nasdaq:VSTM) (also known as Verastem Oncology), a biopharmaceutical company committed to advancing new medicines for patients battling cancer, today announced the departure of the Companys Chief Medical Officer, Frank Neumann, M.D., Ph.D., effective immediately. Dr. Neumann has left to accept a position at another Company.

Our team is making significant advances in achieving the Companys strategic goals, including maximizing the broad potential of our development programs. Dr. Neumanns tenure was brief, and we expect his departure will have no impact on our continued progress, said Brian Stuglik, Chief Executive Officer of Verastem Oncology. In combination with our medical affairs and clinical teams as well as external partners, we remain focused on our work to solve unmet needs in RAS positive cancers.

Given my respect for the people and leadership at Verastem and the truly exciting data and strategy I have seen, this decision to leave is difficult and based solely on continuing my work in cell therapy, said Frank Neumann, M.D., Ph.D. I am confident that Verastem will continue to make a positive impact on patients lives.

About Verastem Oncology

Verastem Oncology (Nasdaq: VSTM) is a development-stage biopharmaceutical company committed to the development and commercialization of new medicines to improve the lives of patients diagnosed with cancer. Our pipeline is focused on novel small molecule drugs that inhibit critical signaling pathways in cancer that promote cancer cell survival and tumor growth, including RAF/MEK inhibition and focal adhesion kinase (FAK) inhibition. For more information, please visit

Forward-Looking Statements Notice

This press release includes forward-looking statements about Verastems strategy, future plans and prospects, including statements related to the potential clinical value of the RAF/MEK/FAK combination. The words “anticipate,” “believe,” “estimate,” “expect,” “intend,” “may,” “plan,” “predict,” “project,” “target,” “potential,” “will,” “would,” “could,” “should,” “continue,” can, promising and similar expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements, although not all forward-looking statements contain these identifying words. Each forward-looking statement is subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied in such statement.

Applicable risks and uncertainties include the risks and uncertainties, among other things, regarding: the success in the development and potential commercialization of our product candidates, including defactinib in combination with VS-6766; the occurrence of adverse safety events and/or unexpected concerns that may arise from additional data or analysis or result in unmanageable safety profiles as compared to their levels of efficacy; our ability to obtain, maintain and enforce patent and other intellectual property protection for our product candidates; the scope, timing, and outcome of any legal proceedings; decisions by regulatory authorities regarding labeling and other matters that could affect the availability or commercial potential of our product candidates; whether preclinical testing of our product candidates and preliminary or interim data from clinical trials will be predictive of the results or success of ongoing or later clinical trials; that the timing, scope and rate of reimbursement for our product candidates is uncertain; that third-party payors (including government agencies) may not reimburse; that there may be competitive developments affecting our product candidates; that data may not be available when expected; that enrollment of clinical trials may take longer than expected; that our product candidates will experience manufacturing or supply interruptions or failures; that we will be unable to successfully initiate or complete the clinical development and eventual commercialization of our product candidates; that the development and commercialization of our product candidates will take longer or cost more than planned; that we or Chugai Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. will fail to fully perform under the VS-6766 license agreement; that we may not have sufficient cash to fund our contemplated operations; that we may be unable to make additional draws under our debt facility or obtain adequate financing in the future through product licensing, co-promotional arrangements, public or private equity, debt financing or otherwise; that we will be unable to execute on our partnering strategies for defactinib in combination with VS-6766; that we will not pursue or submit regulatory filings for our product candidates; and that our product candidates will not receive regulatory approval, become commercially successful products, or result in new treatment options being offered to patients.

Other risks and uncertainties include those identified under the heading Risk Factors in our Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended September 30, 2020 as filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on November 9, 2020 and in any subsequent filings with the SEC. The forward-looking statements contained in this press release reflect Verastems views as of the date hereof, and we do not assume and specifically disclaim any obligation to update any forward-looking statements whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as required by law.


Ajay Munshi

Vice President, Corporate Development

1 781-469-1579

[email protected]


Lisa Buffington

Corporate Communications

+1 781-292-4205

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Cree, Inc. to Report Second Quarter Fiscal 2021 Earnings on January 27, 2021


Cree, Inc. (Nasdaq: CREE), the global leader in silicon carbide technology, will conduct a conference call and audio webcast to discuss its second quarter fiscal 2021 results and business outlook on January 27, 2021, at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time.

After the close of the market on January 27, and prior to the conference call, Cree will issue a copy of the earnings press release via Business Wire. The press release may also be viewed on Crees website at

To listen to a live webcast of the call, simply go to and follow the login instructions. The recorded webcast will also be available at the site for replay.

About Cree

Cree is an innovator of Wolfspeed power and radio frequency (RF) semiconductors and lighting class LEDs. Crees Wolfspeed product families include silicon carbide materials, power-switching devices and RF devices targeted for applications such as electric vehicles, fast charging inverters, power supplies, telecom and military and aerospace. Crees LED product families include blue and green LED chips, high-brightness LEDs and lighting-class power LEDs targeted for indoor and outdoor lighting, video displays, transportation and specialty lighting applications.

For additional product and company information, please refer to

Cree and Wolfspeed are registered trademarks of Cree, Inc.

Tyler Gronbach

Vice President, Investor Relations

Cree, Inc.

(919) 407-7895

[email protected]

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Andersen Welcomes Robin Klinghagen as a State and Local Tax Managing Director in the Commercial Practice


Andersen welcomes Managing Director Robin Klinghagen to the Commercial practice in Houston. Robin has over 28 years of state and local tax (SALT) experience in mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructuring, management of state tax controversies, and state tax planning.

Robins unique state tax consulting experience adds another level of expertise to our capabilities. Her success in leading client directives in highly competitive markets is an effective attribute that enhances our current SALT group, said Jason Graham, Office Managing Director of the Houston office.

Our Houston leadership remains steadfast in our commitment to our clients success through the onboarding of Robin, commented Dan DePaoli, U.S. Country Managing Director. Her exceptional talent as a subject matter expert on many SALT issues will increase the depth of knowledge within the practice.

Previously, Robin was the founder of RRK Consulting, LLC. She also spent a part of her career working at PwC. In her prior roles, she was responsible for the management of nexus studies, state and local tax due diligence projects and tax compliance review.

Robin received her Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from the University of South Dakota and her Master of Business Administration degree in Accounting from the University of Phoenix. She is a member of the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants and American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. She has spoken for organizations such as the Tax Executives Institute and the Energy Tax Association.

Megan Tsuei



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