Monday, November 17, 2014

Integrated Biometrics Announces Exclusive Partnership with Akiyama Soluções Tecnológicas in Brazil

SPARTANBURG, S.C. -- Integrated Biometrics, developers of the world’s smallest and lightest FBI-compliant fingerprint scanners, is pleased to announce Akiyama Soluções Tecnológicas (Akiyama) as its exclusive master distributor for Brazil. Akiyama is a digital identification market leader in Brazil, providing and developing biometric enrollment, authentication, and recognition solutions for government institutions as well as banking and commercial sector industries.

Imperial Design Builders Continues to Grow Team of Experienced Construction Professionals

FUQUAY VARINA, N.C. -- Imperial Design Builders (, a family owned and operated general contractor building communities one building at a time, is continuing to add to its team of trusted construction professionals with tons of on-the-ground experience in the right way to build. The busy Southwest Wake County-based company has completed a busy 2014 hiring season, adding Construction Administrator Marlene Smith; Eric Talley and John Walenty, Jr. as superintendents; and Jay Jenkins as vice president of operations.

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Viztek Introduces New 14x17 ViZion + Wireless DR Panel at RSNA

RALEIGH, N.C. -- Viztek, the leading provider of complete digital software and hardware diagnostic imaging solutions, today announced commercial availability of the ViZion + Wireless DR panel, which will be shown for the first time at RSNA 2014. The easy-to-install 14x17 panel provides both high image quality and high durability. The ViZion + Wireless panel delivers a cost-effective option for all environments including hospitals, imaging centers and mobile imaging units, and further expands Viztek's extensive line-up of imaging systems across the spectrum.

This Land, a Veteran Run Startup, Launches Nationally to Showcase American Craftsmen

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- This Land, ( a mission-based, online shopping and lifestyle destination dedicated to promoting American craftsmen and supporting our nation's military heroes, officially launched nationwide today with a curated inventory of the finest limited edition, handcrafted housewares, accessories and jewelry from some of the nation's most talented artists and craftspeople. Each piece on the site is a unique, functional work of art, the result of time honored traditions of craft, made by hand and with heart using tools like anvils, leather punches, wood lathes, looms, and even blow torches.

Salix and Pharming Announce the Launch of RUCONEST® in the U.S.

RALEIGH, NC & LEIDEN, THE NETHERLANDS -- Salix Pharmaceuticals, Ltd. (NASDAQ:SLXP) and Pharming Group NV (EURONEXT: PHARM) recently announced the launch of RUCONEST® (C1 Esterase Inhibitor [Recombinant]) 50 IU/kg in the United States for the treatment of acute angioedema attacks in adult and adolescent patients with hereditary angioedema (HAE). Effectiveness in clinical studies was not established in HAE patients with laryngeal attacks. Today’s announcement follows the July approval of the drug by the Food and Drug Administration.

Local Tech Company Launches Spiffy App

MORRISVILLE, N.C. -- Local technology company Spiffy officially launched today, releasing an app that allows Triangle-area customers to conveniently have their car washed at the time and place of their choosing. Developed for people who value their time, loathe inefficiency and love a spotless car, Spiffy merges the flexibility of an on-demand mobile service with the reliability of seasoned technicians and professionals. Available for iOS and Android devices, the app not only enables users to schedule on-site mobile professional car wash in seconds, but provides them with the ability to track, review and even pay for their service right from their smartphone.