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Zix Corporation (ZIXI)

Penny Invest and Stock Egg reported recently on Zix Corporation (ZIXI), CRWE Finance, Wall Street Greek, Wall Street Resources, Daily Profit, Greenbackers, OTC Picks did earlier, and we choose to highlight the Company today, here at the QualityStocks Daily Newsletter.

Trading on the NASDAQ Global Market, Zix Corporation provides Email Encryption Services. ZixDirectorySM, the largest email encryption community in the world, powers ZixCorp Email Encryption Services. The most influential companies and government organizations use the proven ZixCorp® Email Encryption Services, including WellPoint, Humana, the SEC, and more than 1,200 hospitals and 1,400 financial institutions. Zix Corporation has their headquarters in Dallas, Texas. The Company has offices in Burlington, MA, and Ottawa, Canada.

ZixCorp offers a suite of email encryption services designed to meet customers' needs and compliance needs. The Company's services are strengthened by the world’s largest email encryption community with tens of millions of members — ZixDirectory — the ZixCorp Best Method of Delivery, and their SysTrust® and SAS-70 II certified ZixData Center.

Leading healthcare, financial, government, and insurance organizations use ZixCorp Email Encryption Services to assist in complying with ever-increasing pressure from federal and state regulations, secure their customer data and company reputation, and protect their most valuable relationships with customers and partners.

The ZixData Center has the capacity, scalability, and infrastructure to support easily encryption keys for every email address in the world. The ZixData Center ensures transparent delivery of encrypted emails between ZixCorp users.  It hosts the world’s largest email encryption key repository directory — ZixDirectory.

In addition to hosting tens of millions of ZixDirectory members, ZixPort branded portals house in the ZixData Center for all customers. This ensures security and availability for email communication. The ZixData Center has staffing 24 hours a day with operations personnel constantly monitoring the facilities, networks, systems, and applications.

The ZixResearch Center is responsible for guiding ZixCorp services through statistical research and analysis. The Center promotes the development of strategic technology assets. These include patents, lexicons, and classification systems. The Center provides resources to expand, improve, and customize ZixCorp services.

Last week, Zix Corporation announced that AtlantiCare has renewed their contract for ZixCorp® Email Encryption Services. The three-year agreement provides 3,500 AtlantiCare employees access to ZixGateway®, a policy-based email encryption solution. AtlantiCare has been a ZixCorp customer since 2003.

AtlantiCare offers two recipient solutions for patients, physicians, and business partners without email encryption capabilities. These are ZixPort®, a secure Web portal, and ZixDirectTM, a solution that sends secure email directly to the desktop. Through the ZixCorp Best Method of DeliverySM, recipients automatically receive secure email based on their preferred method.

Mr. Rick Spurr, Zix Corporation’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, said, “We have designed our email encryption services so that secure email is easy and convenient for both senders and receivers, and with this enhanced technology, we have gained the continued trust of companies like AtlantiCare. We’re proud to be the standard for secure, easy-to-use communications for AtlantiCare and so many healthcare organizations.”

Zix Corporation (ZIXI) closed Tuesday's trading session at $4.25, up 1.43%, on 324,641 volume with 1,659 trades.  The average volume for the last 60 days is 764,628.  The 52-week low/high is $1.63/$4.45.

Optimized Transportation Management, Inc. (OPTZ)

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Optimized Transportation Management, Inc. offers transportation and logistics services. They are growing to become a full-service supply-chain logistics company. They provide clients with global freight and operations management services. Founded in 2009, the Company trades on NASDAQ's OTC Bulletin Board. They have their corporate headquarters in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

The Company's business plan is to build a full service supply-chain logistics company by developing a management system for midsized manufacturers and distributors. This provides the necessary transportation services to complement the system and eventually they will meet 100 percent of their customer's logistical needs.

Optimized Transportation Management, Inc. provides services that integrate with businesses' supply chain needs, from global warehousing, to shipping, to document management, and software. In addition to transportation services, cargo solutions, and information services, the Company offers consulting services.

Optimized Transportation Management, Inc. created Optivity Suite. This is a powerful and highly integrated software service to provide web-based advanced management and tracking of their customers' fleets, assets, and inventories. The software is proprietary and adaptable through their staff's knowledge in meeting the needs of each individual customer.

This software manages complex supply chains and organizes transportation, distribution, and logistics. The Company also offers 24-hour customer support for their software.

They offer Optivity Suite as software as a service (SaaS) - it is Internet based. There is no hardware or software for the client to purchase, and all data is backed up nightly. The software is feature-rich, including more than 300 reports, live tracking, and accounting modules. Revenue comes from monthly fees.

The Company has relationships with LTL, truckload, rail, ocean, and air cargo carriers. This provides their customers more solutions and greater flexibility in managing the warehousing and distribution of their products in the global sourcing environment.

The Company's acquisition strategies focus on their ability to provide end-to-end services for growing global opportunities. They will provide clients with global freight forwarding services, global document management, product staging, information technology that supports tight integration and total visibility among global factories, suppliers, and end-user customers sourcing product globally. In addition, the Company will focus on managing warehouse operations in support of existing clients and potential new clients, supporting both domestic and global supply chain strategies.

Optimized Transportation Management, Inc. consists of several complementary service offerings. These include Supply Chain Engineering and Consulting Solutions, Specialized Transportation and Logistics Services, International Cargo Solutions, and Transportation Information Solutions.

Earlier this month, Optimized Transportation Management, Inc. announced an update and reminder that the Company will host a year-end conference call and Webcast on Thursday, December 30, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time. This is to provide a shareholders update and discuss the Company's recent progress and developments.

Optimized Transportation Management, Inc. (OPTZ) closed Tuesday's session at $0.0028, up 133.33%, on 156,209,828 volume with 758 trades.  The average volume for the last 60 days is 11,529,983.  The 52-week low/high is $0.0011/$1.00.

OCZ Technology Group Inc. (OCZ)

SmallCap Voice reported recently on OCZ Technology Group Inc. (OCZ), and we are reporting on the Company today, here at the QualityStocks Daily Newsletter.

OCZ Technology Group Inc. is a leader in the design, manufacturing, and distribution of high performance and reliable Solid-State Drives (SSDs) and premium computer components. The Company has built on their expertise in high-speed memory to become a leader in the SSD market, a technology that competes with traditional rotating magnetic hard disk drives (HDDs). OCZ Technology Group Inc., founded in 2002, has their headquarters in San Jose, California. The Company lists on the NASDAQ Capital Market.

SSDs are faster, more reliable, generate less heat, and use significantly less power than the HDDs used in the majority of computers today. OCZ also offers high performance components for computing devices and systems. These include enterprise-class power management products as well as leading-edge computer gaming solutions.

OCZ Technology Group Inc., a member of JEDEC, is a leader in the design and manufacture of SSDs for both the consumer and enterprise markets. The Company continues to be a front-runner in the memory industry, offering high-performance DDR3 modules for the latest platforms. OCZ was the first to release DDR3 Intel Extreme Memory for the X38/48 Chipset, along with other high-compatibility and high-speed modules that were some of the fastest on the market.

Additionally, OCZ transformed the enthusiast and gaming power supply market. They designed a high performance line of power supply units (PSUs) over the course of the last 5 years that achieved hundreds of accolades from top industry press. PSUs have become a significant hub of innovation and milestones for the Company. Their new Z-Series was the first 80 Plus Gold certified PSU to come to market.

In 2007, PC Power & Cooling was brought into the OCZ Technology Group. This formed a well-rounded, highly innovative organization that placed the Company at the forefront of enthusiast and industrial grade power management. PC Power has produced many pioneering products. These include the first CPU cooler, the first PC heat alarm, the first independently-regulated PC power supply, the first redundant power system, the first NVIDIA certified SLI supply, the first One Kilowatt computer power supply, and the first power supply with its own certified test report.

Last week, OCZ Technology Group, Inc. announced that Mr. Arthur Knapp received appointment as the Company's new Chief Financial Officer. He is overseeing the Company's finance related operations as OCZ continues to experience growth as a U.S. publicly traded company and leader within the SSD storage solutions space.

Mr. Knapp formerly served as VP-Finance and was the Company's original CFO from the time he joined OCZ in 2005 to March 2009. Prior to his tenure at OCZ Mr. Knapp had more than 15 years' experience serving as the Chief Financial Officer at NASDAQ traded high-tech companies such as Duquesne Systems, LEGENT Corporation, Boole & Babbage, and Calico Commerce.

Yesterday, OCZ Technology Group, Inc. announced that Mr. Ryan Petersen, Chief Executive Officer, will present at the 13th Annual Needham Growth Conference to be held at the New York Palace Hotel in New York. The presentation will take place at 4:10PM/ET (1:10PM/PT) on Wednesday, January 12, 2011, and will be webcast.

OCZ Technology Group Inc. (OCZ) closed Tuesday's trading session at $4.69, down 1.68%, on 199,126 volume with 621 trades.  The average volume for the last 60 days is 258,233.  The 52-week low/high is $1.79/$5.05.

Homeland Security Capital Corporation (HOMS)

Stock Stars reported earlier on Homeland Security Capital Corporation (HOMS), and we highlight the Company today, here at the QualityStocks Daily Newsletter.

Homeland Security Capital Corporation is a company engaged in the strategic acquisition, development, and consolidation of homeland security-related businesses, within the fragmented homeland security industry. They focus on creating long-term value by taking controlling interest and developing their subsidiary companies through superior operations and management.

Former Maryland Congressman C. Thomas McMillen, who served three consecutive terms in the U.S. House of Representatives from the 4th Congressional District of Maryland, heads the Company. Homeland Security Capital Corporation has their headquarters in Arlington, Virginia.

The Company is an international provider of specialized technology-based radiological, nuclear, environmental, disaster relief, and security solutions to government and commercial customers. They operate businesses that provide homeland security products and services solutions, growing organically and by acquisitions. They are targeting emerging companies that are generating revenues but face challenges in scaling their businesses to capitalize on homeland security opportunities.

Their portfolio of companies includes Safety and Ecology Corporation. They are a rapidly growing environmental services company in the U.S., providing services nationally, in Europe, and the Caribbean. The Company specializes in the removal and remediation of hazardous nuclear materials for the U.S. Department of Energy, U.S. Department of Defense, and other federal agencies. They also provide advanced environmental services for private industry across the country and internationally.

Their portfolio also includes Nexus Technologies Group. They are a mid-Atlantic security integrator for the corporate and governmental security markets. They specialize in non-proprietary integrated security solutions including access control, alarm, video, communication, perimeter protection, and bomb and metal detection security systems. Nexus, using cutting-edge technologies, provides innovative, engineered, and scalable solutions to protect people, property, and assets effectively.

In addition, their portfolio includes Polimatrix, Inc. They are a system integrator and total solutions provider delivering advanced radiation and nuclear protection and detection services. The Company has been operating since September 2006 as a joint venture between Homeland Security Capital Corporation and Polimaster, Inc.

In November, Homeland Security Capital Corporation reported financial results for the first quarter ended September 30, 2010. Revenue for the quarter was $25.1 million compared to $20.9 million for the same period last year. Net income for the quarter, before giving effect to preferred stock dividends, was $0.3 million or $0.01 per share compared to a net loss of $0.8 million or $0.02 per share for the same period last year.

Net loss attributable to common stockholders, after excluding preferred stock dividends, was $0.1 million or $0.00 per share compared to a net loss of $1.2 million or $0.02 per share for the same period last year.

Homeland Security Capital Corporation (HOMS) closed Tuesday's session at $0.02, up 66.67%, on 2,651,983 volume with 89 trades.  The average volume for the last 60 days is 72,456.  The 52-week low/high is $0.011/$0.17.

Dialogic, Inc. (DLGC)

Today we are highlighting Dialogic, Inc. (DLGC), here at the QualityStocks Daily Newsletter.

Trading on the NASDAQ Global Market, Dialogic, Inc. and their subsidiaries provide communications platforms and technology to enterprise and service provider markets. Their portfolio of IP and TDM based multimedia processing and call control technologies enables developers and service providers to build and deploy innovative applications without concern for the complexities of the communications medium or network. Dialogic, Inc. has their headquarters in San Jose, California.

Today, networks using Dialogic, Inc.'s technology carry more than five billion minutes of traffic per month. An estimated two billion mobile subscribers worldwide use services built on the Company's products.

Dialogic supplies a full suite of products ready to deliver video calls, text messaging, and location-based services and many other high-demand services over mobile, VoIP, and traditional networks. From switching to transport, Dialogic supplies the technology to create, manage, and control voice, video, and data sessions simultaneously.

The Company offers an open-standard, multi-protocol, multi-services softswitch. It allows new services to undergo implementation securely and dynamically throughout the entire network along with routing, billing, and number portability for premier operational savings.

To this software-based control system, Dialogic adds media gateways that interconnect different types of digital media streams to create a transparent end-to-end path for voice, video, and data. These gateways also include premier bandwidth and codec optimization that can reduce costs significantly in the access and core portions of the network. They are available in a range of functionality and sizes.

The Company also provides a highly efficient session border controller (SBC) for robust security and session management in mobile and fixed VoIP networks. This SBC offers a secure proxy architecture that is transparent to the end-to-end flow of signaling messages. This enables a reduction in the time and cost of deploying new services.

For signaling translation, they deliver high capacity, high availability, and rapid signaling integration for prepaid, SMS, and location-based services over either TDM or IP networks.

This month, Dialogic Inc. and babyTEL, a leading provider of Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) solutions, announced the successful completion of interoperability testing between Dialogic® Brooktrout® SR140 Fax Software and babyTEL's open Internet Fax over IP (FoIP) SIP Trunking service. The two companies can now provide for reliable fax transmission over the Internet on SIP trunks by supplying enterprises and hosted service providers with end-to-end support for the T.38 FoIP protocol.

Dialogic, Inc. (DLGC) closed Tuesday's trading session at $4.16, down 0.95%, on 30,656 volume with 152 trades.  The average volume for the last 60 days is 12,430.  The 52-week low/high is $4.15/$7.75.

Continental Nickel Limited (CNI.V)

Today we are reporting on Continental Nickel Limited (CNI.V), here at the QualityStocks Daily Newsletter.

Continental Nickel Limited (CNI) focuses on the exploration, discovery, and development of nickel sulphide deposits in geologically prospective, but under-explored regions worldwide. Their key asset is their 75 percent interest in the Nachingwea project in Tanzania. The project is a 75:25 Joint Venture between CNI and IMX Resources Limited of Australia.

In the Nachingwea project, NI 43-101 Mineral Resources have defined 40,000 tonnes of contained nickel. Ongoing exploration is underway to evaluate the potential to expand these Resources. Continental Nickel Limited's shares trade on the TSX Venture Exchange. The Company has their headquarters in Oakville, Ontario, just outside of Toronto.

Continental Nickel Limited also has an option joint venture on the St. Stephen project in New Brunswick, Canada. There they have discovered new Ni-Cu sulphide zones from their recently completed 2010 diamond drill program.

The Company has a strong management and technical team with global nickel sulphide exploration experience and a record of accomplishment. Continental Nickel is well financed to support their planned exploration programs.

Their Nachingwea project is located in southeastern Tanzania, approximately 180 km west of the port city of Mtwara and 400 km south of Dar es Salaam, the country's main business centre. The project has a large 7,500-km2 exploration land position, held under license and license applications.

Their St. Stephen project is located in southwestern New Brunswick, immediately north of the town of St. Stephen and 120kms west by road of the port city of Saint John. The project area consists of 129 contiguous mining claims totaling 2,064 hectares (approximately 20 sq. kilometers). It is very well positioned with respect to infrastructure such as power and road transportation links with the bulk shipping port facilities at Saint John.

This month, Continental Nickel Limited announced that the first drill hole of their recently completed seven hole "Phase II" diamond drilling program at the newly discovered "Sleeping Giant" zone on the Nachingwea Project in Tanzania intersected high grade nickel-copper sulphide mineralization. Diamond drill hole NAD10-220 intersected a 9.3 meter interval grading 5.01 percent nickel and 0.77 percent copper, including an interval of massive sulphide grading 13.63 percent nickel and 2.17 percent copper over 2.65 meters, from within a wider 23.3 meter interval grading 2.58 percent nickel and 0.41 percent copper.

Continental Nickel Limited (CNI.V) closed Tuesday's trading session at $1.01, down 12.17%, on 400 volume.  The 52-week low/high is $0.34/$1.40.

American Surgical Holdings, Inc. (ASRG)

Wise Alerts reported today on American Surgical Holdings, Inc. (ASRG), and we highlight the Company as well, here at the QualityStocks Daily Newsletter.

Trading on the OTCBB, American Surgical Holdings, Inc., through their subsidiary, American Surgical Assistants, Inc. provides professional surgical assistant services to patients, surgeons, and healthcare institutions. The Company provides these services in Houston, San Antonio and Corpus Christi, Texas; Lawton, Oklahoma; Suffolk, Virginia; Memphis, Tennessee, and Augusta, Georgia. Formerly known as ASAH Corp., the Company changed their name to American Surgical Holdings, Inc. in January of 2007. They have their headquarters in Houston, Texas.

Their American Surgical Assistants, Inc. is a healthcare professional services staffing firm with special emphasis on the aforementioned surgical assistant services. Utilization of the Company's services is cost effective to patients, insurance carriers, hospitals, surgeons, and healthcare institutions. Their corporate mission is to become a nationwide leader in the surgical assistant sector of healthcare staffing.

American Surgical Assistants, Inc. is a Healthcare Staffing Firm certified by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations. They were the first surgical assistant staffing company to achieve this in the United States.

The Company's staff and associates have their credentials and provide services to surgeons and patients at many hospitals and surgery centers. American Surgical Assistants, Inc. uses the services of full time salaried employees, hourly employees, as well as a smaller percentage of Independent Contractors.

Their clients utilize their services to manage effectively their surgical staffing needs. In turn, their clients do not have to deal with fluctuations due to attrition, new unit openings, seasonal patient census variations, and the like.

A surgical assistant (first or second) directly and materially assists the surgeon by providing proper exposure of the surgical field and maintaining a clean and dry field. The role of the surgical assistant also includes pre and post-operative positioning of the patient and safe transfer to and from the Operating Room Table. Assistants are also required by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) to be part of the National Patient Safety Procedures during surgery.
American Surgical Holdings, Inc., through their subsidiary, provides general surgery and bariatric surgery (stomach stapling, weight reduction surgery, etc.), and Obstetrics and Gynecology, including laparoscopic procedures. They also provide vascular surgery: peripheral vascular (AAA's, etc.), and cardiac surgery: (CABs, etc., including both open and laparoscopic vein harvesting).

In addition, they provide orthopedic surgery, including total joint replacements, spine surgery including instrumentation, arthroscopic joint surgery, etc., as well as both central and peripheral neurosurgery. On top of that, they provide urology and genital system services, and plastic (cosmetic) and reconstructive surgery services.

Yesterday, American Surgical Holdings, Inc. announced that they entered into a definitive merger agreement. With the agreement, American Surgical will be acquired and taken private by AH Holdings Inc., an affiliate of Great Point Partners, I LP (GPP), a Greenwich, Connecticut-based private equity fund.

Zak Elgamal, the Executive Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President of American Surgical Holdings, Inc., commented, "Our agreement with GPP provides a compelling all-cash premium to our stockholders. Throughout this process, our Board has been committed to delivering value and liquidity to our stockholders, and we believe this transaction will accomplish both of those objectives. We look forward to working with GPP to complete this transaction as expeditiously as possible."

American Surgical Holdings, Inc. (ASRG) closed Tuesday's trading at $2.78, up 110.61%, on 1,039,558 volume with 357 trades.  The average volume for the last 60 days is 22,514.  The 52-week low/high is $0.52/$3.00.

Alaska Pacific Energy Corp. (ASKE)

Buzz Stocks and Whisper from Wall Street reported earlier on Alaska Pacific Energy Corp. (ASKE), and we highlight the Company today, here at the QualityStocks Daily Newsletter.

Alaska Pacific Energy Corp. focuses on the acquisition, exploration, and development of mineral properties. Their corporate vision is to take a stepped approach in building a strong technical and management team to provide a platform for the procurement, evaluation, and acquisition of high quality energy producing assets in Western Canada.

The establishment of the Company's base in Canada will provide the opportunity for expansion into the global energy industry. Founded in 2005, Alaska Pacific Energy Corp. has their headquarters in Carlsbad, California. The Company lists on the OTC Bulletin Board.

Alaska Pacific Energy Corp. is pursuing the acquisition, exploration, and development of Oil Sands and conventional heavy oil properties. Their mission is to develop excellent energy engineering and production assets through the implementation of proven technologies under the guidance of an accomplished and experienced operational and management team.

Earlier this month, the Company announced that Mr. Allan J. Beaton is joining the team at Alaska Pacific. Mr. Beaton, P.Eng, is a senior Mining Engineer with 35 years of professional mining experience in both large and small operations.

Mr. Beaton, as Vice President of Exploration, will be in charge of reviewing all projects presented to Alaska Pacific and to complete a detailed due diligence process to ensure that all projects live up to expectations from the beginning. Mr. Beaton will also be in charge of reviewing and producing all information needed to produce 43-101 documentation for all properties undergoing development by the Company.

Yesterday, Alaska Pacific Energy Corp. announced that they have now completed negotiations to acquire a gold property in Tanzania for the purpose of further exploration and development. Final contracts are underway and they expect the contract process to take several more days upon which time they will release additional project details related to the transaction along with contract specifics.

Tanzania has become one of the fastest-emerging gold producers in Africa. The country is now the continent's third-largest gold-producing nation after South Africa and Ghana.

Alaska Pacific Energy Corp. (ASKE) closed Tuesday's trading at $0.13, up 62.50%, on 49,500 volume with 5 trades.  The average volume for the last 60 days is 24,306.  The 52-week low/high is $0.042/$0.51.

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Advanced Voice Recognition Systems, Inc. (AVOI)

The QualityStocks Daily Newsletter would like to spotlight Advanced Voice Recognition Systems, Inc. (AVOI). Today, Advanced Voice Recognition Systems, Inc. closed trading at $0.15, up 50.00%, on 276,505 volume with 23 trades.  The average 60-day volume is 21,222 with a 52-week low/high of $0.74/$0.0269.

Advanced Voice Recognition Systems, Inc. (AVOI) is a software development company based in Scottsdale, Arizona and is publicly traded under the symbol AVOI. Advanced Voice Recognition Systems specializes in creating interface and application solutions for speech recognition, language translation and transcription technology. The company owns a portfolio of important patents and patent-pending applications related to these technologies.

The company's first patent #5,960,447 includes 42 claims that cover a wide array of features applicable to existing Automatic Speech Recognition (ASR) products and markets. Advanced Voice Recognition Systems' second patent #7,558,530 covers features vital to client server based ASR products such as today's smartphones, language translation applications and large medical transcription systems.

United States Patent and Trademark Office Declares Interference Involving Advanced Voice Recognition Systems' Patent

A patent interference is a proceeding conducted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) in instances where two or more parties claim patent rights to the same technology. The U.S. patent system awards patents to the first party who invented a particular technology. In an interference, the primary purpose of the USPTO is to determine which party invented the technology first, and to award the patent to that party.

On March 15, 2010, Advanced Voice Recognition Systems announced the declaration of interference by the USPTO. The USPTO declared the interference between Advanced Voice Recognition Systems' application serial number 09/351,542 as Senior Party and U.S. Patent #5,799,273 ("the Mitchell Patent") owned by Allvoice Developments, LTD ("Allvoice") as Junior Party. AVOI's patent was filed on November 13, 1995 approximately 10 months before the Mitchell filing. Advanced Voice Recognition Systems chose Oblon Spivak of Alexandria Virginia to represent the company in the interference proceedings. After nine months and thousands of hours of collaborative efforts of the team at Oblon Spivak, in conjunction with the inventors, expert witness and Advanced Voice Recognition Systems management, the final round of filings were submitted on December 2, 2010.

The Mitchell patent is the subject of a lawsuit that Allvoice filed against Microsoft in August 2009 in the East District Court of Texas in which Allvoice alleged infringement of Allvoices' Mitchell patent. Microsoft filed invalidity contentions based in part on Advanced Voice Recognition Systems' patent and its product Digital Dictate.

Advanced Voice Recognition Systems is actively pursuing license agreements or other strategic relationships with ASR market participants. The company will also continue to vigorously support and defend its patents through appropriate infringement and interference proceedings to protect the interest of shareholders and future licensees. Disclaimer

Advanced Voice Recognition Systems, Inc. Blog

Advanced Voice Recognition Systems, Inc. News:

A New Audio Interview with Advanced Voice Recognition Systems, Inc. President and CEO, Walter Geldenhuys, is Now at SmallCapVoice.com

Advanced Voice Recognition Systems, Inc. Updates Interference Proceedings Between AVRS, Inc (Senior Party) and Allvoice Developments Ltd (Junior Party) and the Litigation between Allvoice Developments Ltd. and Microsoft Corp.

Simulated Environment Concepts, Inc. (SMEV)

The QualityStocks Daily Newsletter would like to spotlight Simulated Environment Concepts, Inc. (SMEV). Today, Simulated Environment Concepts closed trading at $0.0074 on 844,496 volume with 34 trades.  The average 60-day volume is 535,498 with a 52-week low/high of $0.0051/$0.07.

Simulated Environment Concepts, Inc. (SMEV) today announced that its flagship SpaCapsule has been included in the prestigious Hammacher-Schlemmer and FrontGate publications as increased interest continues to emerge during the holiday season. With plans for increased transparency, franchise opportunities and new distribution agreements, management believes the first half of next year will be flourishing.

Simulated Environment Concepts, Inc. (SMEV) is focused on manufacturing and distributing their patented SpaCapsule® as well as continued innovation in the areas of anti-aging, cosmetics, relaxation, cellulite reduction, and weight loss. Finding use in numerous environments such as relaxation centers, golf clubs, ski lounges, gyms, and health clubs, the SpaCapsule® provides next generation de-stressing and relaxation.

Simulated Environment Concepts, Inc. (SMEV) is focused on manufacturing and distributing their patented SpaCapsule® as well as continued innovation in the areas of anti-aging, cosmetics, relaxation, cellulite reduction, and weight loss. Finding use in numerous environments such as relaxation centers, golf clubs, ski lounges, gyms, and health clubs, the SpaCapsule® provides next generation de-stressing and relaxation.

The company’s founders, Dr. Ella Frenkel and Dr. Ilya Spivak, initially capitalized Simulated Environment Concepts Inc. with several million dollars of their own money. With this initial investment, the company worked on, and succeeded in developing, the sleek and stylish looking pressurized dry water massage relaxation station.

SpaCapsule® is a full body massage, aromatherapy, audio and video entertainment system. The capsules are fused with advanced modern technology and healing methods of aromatherapy and audiovisual relaxation techniques, incorporating proprietary water-jet and pressure-jet technology that requires no on-site plumbing. Weighing approximately 500 lbs, the capsule only requires standard electric service.

Simulated Environment Concepts, Inc. (SMEV) anticipates progressive and consistent growth over the next six years. With individuals spending billions of dollars on de-stressing, weight loss, anti aging, cosmetics, massage and physical rehabilitations, the company is in a position to experience explosive growth from current levels. Disclaimer

Simulated Environment Concepts, Inc. Blog

Simulated Environment Concepts, Inc. News:

SpaCapsule to See Holiday Season Sales On-Line As Hammacher-Schlemmer and FrontGate Featured Product

Simulated Environment Concepts Enthusiastic About 2011; Plans for Transparency, Additional Contracts, Increased Sales

SpaCapsule Medical Sales Surge with Increased Interest from Physicians and Physiotherapists

Consorteum Holdings, Inc. (CSRH)

The QualityStocks Daily Newsletter would like to spotlight Consorteum Holdings, Inc. (CSRH) Today, Consorteum Holdings, Inc. closed trading at $0.0024, up 9.09%, on 225,000 traded shares. The stock’s average daily volume over the past 60 days is 966,788 with a 52-week low/high of $0.0012/$0.0083.

Consorteum Holdings, Inc. (CSRH) is focused on providing financial services, electronic transaction processing and management services to financial institutions, healthcare, government, public and private sector companies. The company’s services provide customized, innovative technology solutions that create, augment and enhance their clients’ existing financial, payment and transactional processing systems.

The company offers clients a long-term strategic plan utilizing the most technically advanced global solutions available today. By working with a multitude of global technologies, Consorteum is able to create exceptionally customized programs. This approach enables unparalleled flexibility when sourcing solutions, resulting in smarter, faster deployment of technologies, competitive pricing, and potential for new revenues. 

Consorteum’s strategy is to capitalize on the global opportunities within the growing financial services, payment and transaction processing marketplace. The utilized business model generates revenues on every transaction touched, thus providing long-term, sustainable income. The company has strategically designed its business initiatives to create significant repetitive transactions on an ongoing basis. Additional company revenues are generated from consulting services, project minimums and management fees. 

The company is jointly led by CEO Craig Fielding and President & COO Quent Rickerby. Mr. Fielding brings a wealth of expertise in the payments industry, in both local and international payment processing, along with HR-specific business management expertise, leadership, customer development and acquisition skills. Mr. Rickerby brings over two decades of business management, international and domestic sales experience, new company start-up, payment processing, project management, business development, negotiations, relationship management and strategic company direction.Disclaimer

Consorteum Holdings, Inc. Blog

Consorteum Holdings, Inc. News:

Consorteum Holdings, Inc. Announces Agreement With Peoples Trust Company to Deploy Branded MasterCard(R) Prepaid Card Services to First Nations Communities in Canada

Consorteum Holdings, Inc. Reports Continued Success of MasterCard Benefits Program in New Brunswick, Canada

Consorteum Holdings, Inc. Provides Update on Primary Initiatives

True 2 Beauty (TRTB)

The QualityStocks Daily Newsletter would like to spotlight True 2 Beauty (TRTB). Today, True 2 Beauty closed trading at $0.23, up 4.55%, on 131,078 volume with 34 trades.  The average 60-day volume is 215,861 with a 52-week low/high of $1.00/$0.02.

True 2 Beauty (TRTB) is a leading manufacturer and distributor of sexual potency pills and liquid products in the United States, with expansion efforts underway in other parts of the world. The company's line of current products currently include Libigrow (for men), Libigirl (for women), Libiliquid Shots and Libiliquid Relaxation Drinks. Made from only natural ingredients, the products are regarded as the most powerful over the counter herbal sexual and performance supplements available on the market.

In addition to being sold online, Libigrow products are sold throughout the U.S. in convenience stores, liquor stores, smoke shops, vitamin stores, independent grocers, and adult boutique stores, with potential in larger chains such as CVS, Walgreens and GNC to name a few. In fact, a major retail pharmacy chain has begun a regional trial in eight of their stores in southern Florida in preparation for a nationwide roll-out to begin in early 2011 for select Libigrow products – the first step to national expansion within the retail pharmacy chain network.

The company has recruited a trained and highly qualified full-time staff. In addition to their talented and well-seasoned designers, the company employs a team of photographers, web designers, a marketing and advertising director and assistant director, account managers in sales, in-house customer service representatives, a commercial ads designer and editor, and an in-house printing team for all promotional material.

Alex Hbaiu leads the company as CEO, president and director. He published several research articles and findings during his employment at Eli Lily Research Labs where he had the opportunity to work with some of the most talented and educated doctors and scientists in the world. Although founded with very little capital, via Mr. Hbaiu's expert leadership Librigrow has grown to over $10,000,000 in sales via "word of mouth" advertising alone. Disclaimer

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A New Audio Interview with Alex Hbaiu, President and CEO of True 2 Beauty, Inc., is now at SmallCapVoice.com

Simulated Environment Concepts, Inc. (SMEV) SpaCapsule to be Featured in Hammacher-Schlemmer and FrontGate Publications

Simulated Environment Concepts, the manufacturer and developer of medical, aesthetic and wellness equipment, today announced that its flagship SpaCapsule has been included in the prestigious Hammacher-Schlemmer and FrontGate publications as increased interest continues to emerge during the holiday season.

“We are very excited to have SpaCapsule included in such prestigious publications at a time when the holiday season is approaching and personal interest in the machine is on a rise,” stated Dr. Ilya Spivak, Marketing Director of Simulated Environment Concepts (SE Concepts) and Co-Inventor of the SpaCapsule. “We have seen a steady increase in orders over the past several weeks following our Equip’Hôtel presentation and the incredible results offered by the Dermscan study regarding the weight loss and anti-cellulite benefits of SpaCapsule.”

Hammacher-Schlemmer has been an industry leader for more than a century, adding only the finest products to their selective gallery. “We were not at all surprised when the folks at Hammacher contacted us asking for permission to sell our product,” continued Dr. Spivak. “Although we’ve been distributing SpaCapsule primarily to medical offices, gyms, and spas, there is also a large personal marketplace for those affluent individuals seeking luxury at its finest.”

According to the press release, SE Concepts is very excited to start the New Year. With plans for increased transparency, franchise opportunities and new distribution agreements – complementing current international agreements valued at an estimated $15 Million – as well as completing 2011 pre-orders for Denmark and French distributors, management believes the first half of next year will be flourishing.

Dr. Spivak concluded, “We’ve reached a very exciting time in the company’s 10 year history as SpaCapsule continues to gain global brand recognition. We intend to work tirelessly to continue supporting the company’s growth and brand’s global acceptance and shareholder value throughout the world.”

Sunesis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (SNSS) Launches Phase 3 VALOR Trial for Vosaroxin Drug

Today, Simulated Environment released updates on its pivotal Phase 3 VALOR trial of vosaroxin, the company’s lead drug candidate in the study of acute myeloid leukemia (AML). Sunesis announced that the first patient has been randomized and dosed with blinded study treatment.

The VALOR trial is a multinational, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, pivotal trial which is expected to enroll 450 evaluable patients at leading sites in the U.S., Canada, Europe, Australia and New Zealand. Patients in the VALOR trial will be randomized in blinded manner to receive either vosaroxin or placebo on days one and four of each treatment cycle. It will be taken in combination with cytarabine for five days of each treatment cycle. The trial’s primary endpoint is overall survival

Daniel Swisher, Chief Executive Officer of Sunesis, commented, “The initiation of VALOR marks the culmination of many years of work and is a gratifying moment for Sunesis in its ongoing efforts to develop a new therapeutic option for AML patients. AML is a challenging disease, especially for relapsed and refractory patients, yet in our robust Phase 2 program we have shown in this AML setting that vosaroxin plus a leading standard of care, cytarabine, exhibit a combination of efficacy and tolerability that has led to promising results. The support of key opinion leaders, top international trial sites, specialized service providers and a rigorously designed Phase 3 protocol should provide the VALOR trial with a strong foundation for operational success.”

“Patients with relapsed or refractory AML have a poor prognosis and are often intolerant of or do not respond to currently available treatment options,” said Farhad Ravandi, M.D., Associate Professor, Department of Leukemia, Division of Cancer Medicine, The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, and a principal investigator of VALOR. “Despite the unmet medical need, treatment standards have not appreciably changed in more than 30 years. Vosaroxin’s differentiated treatment profile from the Phase 2 program is characterized by strong remission rates, low all-cause early mortality and long leukemia free survival, which have led to survival outcomes that compare favorably with published results for current treatment standards. The VALOR trial is a well designed, highly anticipated trial which should provide a clear understanding of vosaroxin’s efficacy and safety profile when added to cytarabine in this disease setting.”

The VALOR trial employs an adaptive design that provides for a single interim analysis by an independent Data and Safety Monitoring Board (DSMB) which will meet to examine pre-specified efficacy and safety data sets and decide whether to implement a one-time sample size adjustment of 225 additional evaluable patients to maintain adequate power across a broad range of clinically meaningful and statistically significant survival outcomes. The interim analysis by the DSMB is expected to take place in mid-2012.

Genmed Holding Corp. (GENM) to Enter the European Generic Pharma Market

Genmed Holding Corp. is focused on the delivery of low cost generic pharmaceutical drugs directly to distribution channels throughout the world. The company began its generic business in 2008 and currently operates through its 100%-owned Dutch subsidiary, Genmed B.V.

The company announced today its entry into the European generic drug market with the receipt of its first marketing and distribution license for paracetamol. Also known as acetaminophen, paracetamol is an over-the-counter drug used to treat mild to moderate pain from headaches, backaches, osteoarthritis and to reduce fever.

Genmed first filed its application paperwork for paracetamol 500 milligram tablets with the Dutch Medicines Evaluation Board in July 2008. This Board is a member of the European Medicines Agency which evaluates and monitors the efficiency, risks, and quality of human medicinal products. The submission was done under mutual recognition from these other European countries: Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, Germany, France, Ireland and the United Kingdom.

The successful receipt of its license allows the company to market and distribute its generic drugs within the aforementioned countries. Genmed recently received its official marketing authorization license and has been preparing for its first shipments of paracetamol. These shipments are expected to take place within the first quarter of 2011.

For more information on Genmed Holding Corporation, visit its website at www.genmed.nl

Alanco Technologies, Inc. (ALAN) Subsidiary Receives $2.6 Million Follow-On GenTrak® Order from Major Refrigerated Container Shipping Company

Today before the opening bell, Alanco Technologies, Inc. announced that its subsidiary StarTrak Systems has been awarded a follow-on contract from a current major refrigerated container customer valued at $2.6 million for additional GenTrak® genset-based GPS monitoring systems and a five-year data services agreement. StarTrak has already begun shipping the ordered equipment and anticipates fulfilling the contract by February/March, 2011.

The GenTrak® system allows the customer to track remaining fuel, operational status and location of genset-powered refrigerated containers. The system’s data services enables StarTrak’s container customer to provide genset / reefer monitoring and management services to third-party shipping companies, allowing instant identification of adverse situations that could negatively affect shipment quality and delivery.

Tom Robinson, StarTrak Executive Vice President, stated, “With GenTrak® advanced telematics information technology, container customers are developing new and important services focused on improving shipping performance and thereby enhancing their return on investment. This large follow-on contract from a current customer, and major player in the international container shipping market, serves to highlight StarTrak’s leading role in providing telematics information technology to the refrigerated container market.”


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