BRUSSELS, Belgium - Dec. 3, 2009
Softkinetic S.A., the leading provider of 3D gesture recognition solutions for the interactive digital entertainment, consumer electronics and industrial markets, today announced that they have been chosen as one of the top 25 companies in the Eurecan European Venture Contest 2009. The top 25 companies were selected from over 100 entrants based on their entrepreneurship, business potential, team experience, product/technology merit, competitive position, investment or partnering interest and growth. The Eurecan European Venture Contest will take place Dec. 14-15 in Barcelona, Spain.
"Softkinetic's selection for this competition shows that the promise of 3D gesture recognition technology is becoming increasingly recognizable and important among business owners and entrepreneurs across multiple industries," stated Michel Tombroff, CEO of Softkinetic. "It's very promising, for both the company and our industry, that our technology is chosen to compete in such a prestigious venue."
The Eurecan European Venture Contest 2009 recognizes and awards world-class innovative companies based on their potential to dramatically impact their industry. The event showcases the most forward thinking companies in Europe, and provides them with access to international partners, advisors and financiers in order to accelerate their growth. Chosen from over 100 nominees, the top 25 companies will give presentations before a panel of judges to compete for a cash prize and the opportunity to compete at future E-Unlimited events.
"We're proud to distinguish Softkinetic because they are poised to create disruption in a number of different industries," said Paul Weber, Director at E-Unlimited." Softkinetic's 3D gesture recognition technology is truly revolutionary, and our panel of judges are thrilled to see their technology come into fruition and their future business prospects."
For more information on the Eurecan European Venture Contest, please visit: http://www.e-unlimited.com/events/view.aspx?events_pages_id=406
Softkinetic is the leading provider of natural interfaces that transform the way people interact with the digital world. Softkinetic enables a fully immersive, transparent and intuitive user experience by providing a 3D real-time gesture recognition middleware to interactive digital entertainment, consumer electronics, healthcare, and serious games companies. Softkinetic, iisu, and Interface Is You are trademarks or registered trademarks of Softkinetic S.A. For more information on Softkinetic please visit: http://www.softkinetic.net
Eugene Oh, TriplePoint for Softkinetic
Ben Karl, TriplePoint for Softkinetic