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Wincor Nixdorf Establishes Retail Partnership with Leopard Enterprise Solutions

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2010-09-02 08:00
Retailers across Australia to benefit from innovative IT solutions

SYDNEY, Sept. 2 /PRNewswire-Asia/ — Wincor Nixdorf, one of the world’s leading providers of IT solutions to retailers and retail banks, today announced a partnership with Leopard Enterprise Solutions, a new business set up by Melbourne-based leading enterprise solution provider, Leopard Systems.

The new Leopard Enterprise Solutions business will focus exclusively on providing Wincor Nixdorf’s portfolio of hardware and software solutions to retailers nationwide.

“The key objective of the new business is to accelerate Wincor Nixdorf’s retail presence in Australia by offering a full suite of solutions to retailers,” said Andrew Phay, Vice President and Head of Retail, Wincor Nixdorf Asia Pacific

“Leopard Systems engagement with existing retailers gives Wincor Nixdorf confidence that we can work with the new business, Leopard Enterprise Solutions, to offer innovative IT solutions and new operating concepts to retailers to reduce total cost of ownership and accelerate return on investment,” added Phay.

Vik Devjee will lead Leopard Enterprise Solutions as the Director of Business Development. Existing Wincor Nixdorf customers will be serviced by the new Leopard Enterprise Solutions entity.

“Vik Devjee’s long-standing relationship with Wincor Nixdorf and its retail client base in Australia will provide stability. He is charged with continuing the Germany-based brands development of retail software and hardware, particularly within emerging sectors such as automated checkout, kiosk, reverse vending and mobility,” said Alex Koumaras, Managing Director of Leopard Systems.

“Partnering with Leopard was the obvious choice for Wincor Nixdorf because of the company’s professional reputation, breadth of experience and established infrastructure, methodologies and national presence,” said Vik Devjee, Director of Business Development for Leopard Enterprise Solutions.

About Wincor Nixdorf:
Wincor Nixdorf is one of the world’s leading providers of innovative IT solutions to retail banks and retailers. The company is headquartered in Paderborn, Germany, and is publicly traded on the Frankfurt Securities & Stock Exchange. The company has a global presence in more than 100 countries. For more information please visit http://www.wincor-nixdorf.com

Contact:

Corporate Communications
Matthew Kovac
Tel: +65-6740-2452

SOURCE Wincor Nixdorf

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September 6, 2010 at 11:26 am

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PlayStation 3 with 160GB/320GB Hard Disk Drive to Hit Malaysia Market on September 15, 2010

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2010-09-02 17:23
Charcoal Black and Classic White Both Available for 160GB PS3

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Sept. 2 /PRNewswire-Asia/ — To celebrate the launch of PlayStation Move in Malaysia, Sony Computer Entertainment Hong Kong Limited (SCEH) today announced that there will be new models for PlayStation 3 (PS3 ) with higher storage capacity 160GB and 320GB Hard Disk Drive (HDD). The new PlayStation 3 (PS3 ) system will become available in stores from September 15, 2010 in Malaysia at a very attractive suggested retail price (SRP) of MYR1,239 and MYR1,299 respectively.

PlayStation3 with 160GB/320GB Hard Disk Drive available in stores from September 15

The 160GB PS3 system will come with 2 body colours, “Charcoal Black” (CECH-2506A) and “Classic White” (CECH-2506ALW), for users to choose to match with their home style. The 320GB PS3 system will be in the most popular colour Charcoal Black (CECH-2506B). The new PS3 continues to offer all of the features and functions of the current models, with expanded storage hard disk drive to accommodate more games, personal photos and music, as well as entertainment content and services downloadable from PlayStation Store for users to have greater enjoyment.

With the PlayStation 3 160GB and 320GB models, SCEH continues to expand the PS3 platform and create new boundaries for computer entertainment.

Product name PlayStation 3

Hard disk drive*1 160GB 320GB

Product code CECH-2506A (Charcoal CECH-2506B (Charcoal
Black) / CECH-2506ALW Black)
(Classic White)

Recommended retail
Price MYR1,239 MYR1,299

Release Date September 15, 2010 (Wed)

Included — PlayStation 3 system x 1
— Wireless Controller (DUALSHOCK 3) x 1
— AC power cord x 1
— AV cable x 1
— USB cable x 1

*1 Hard disk capacity calculated using base 10 mathematics (1 GB =
1,000,000,000 bytes). System software versions 1.10 and later calculate
capacity using binary mathematics (1 GB = 1,073,741,824 bytes), which
will display lower capacity and free space. A portion of hard disk
capacity is reserved for system administration, which varies depending
upon system software version, and is not available for use.

For the location & address of the Retail Outlets, please visit: http://asia.playstation.com/my/en/support/p/partnerShop

SOURCE Sony Computer Entertainment Hong Kong Limited

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September 6, 2010 at 11:10 am

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PlayStation Move Motion Controller Available in Malaysia on 15th September 2010

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PlayStation Move Motion Controller Available in Malaysia on 15th September 2010

2010-09-02 17:18

Bundle Packs, Attractive Software Titles and Peripheral to Accompany the Launch, Further Enhancing the PlayStation Move Experience

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Sept. 2 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Sony Computer Entertainment Hong Kong Limited (SCEH) today announced that it will release PlayStation Move motion controller*1 for the PlayStation 3 (PS3 ) system on September 15, 2010 in Malaysia at a suggested retail price (SRP) of MYR188. PlayStation Move navigation controller, one-handed controller to be used along with the motion controller for intuitive navigation of in-game characters and objects, will also become available on the same day in Malaysia at a SRP of MYR128.
PlayStation Move motion controller available on 15th September 2010
Mr Murase – Deputy Managing Director of SCEH
For Malaysia market, SCEH will release a "PlayStation Move BASIC Pack" comprising a motion controller, PlayStation Eye camera, PlayStation Move starter disc and one PlayStation Move software title such as Sports Champions at a SRP of MYR298. Also, "PlayStation Move STARTER Pack" comprising a motion controller, PlayStation Eye camera, and PlayStation Move starter disc at a SRP of MYR238. SCEH will deploy various measures to enhance the PlayStation Move bundle pack line-up that will meet the needs of the users and further accelerate the expansion of the PS3 platform along with the PlayStation Move controllers. On the software front, SCE Worldwide Studios will release more than 20 titles that are either dedicated to or supported with the PlayStation Move platform in fiscal year 2010 ending March 2011. Exciting and innovative software titles available in the launch window will include: Resident Evil 5 Gold Edition by CAPCOM Co., Ltd., Time Crisis: Razing Storm by NAMCO BANDAI Games Inc., Racket Sports by UBISOFT, Brunswick Pro Bowling by CRAVE GAMES, Sports Champions, Kung Fu Rider, Start the Party! by SCE and many more*2. SCE, with support from third party developers and publishers, will continue to further enhance the software title line-up to offer high-definition motion-based gaming experience only available on the PS3 platform. Furthermore, SCEH will also introduce two PlayStation Move controller peripherals, "PlayStation Move charging station" and "PlayStation Move shooting attachment" today, that will help further enhancing the PlayStation Move experience. PlayStation Move charging station By utilizing the "charging station", users will be able to charge up to two PlayStation Move controllers, motion controller or the navigation controller, at once without having to connect them to the PS3 system. The "charging station" will become available concurrently with the motion controller launch at a SRP of MYR98. PlayStation Move shooting attachment The "shooting attachment", designed to place the PlayStation Move motion controller horizontally, will allow players to hold the motion controller as if they are holding a gun and to easily aim at an in-game target. The trigger on the attachment is interlocked with the motion controller T button and will enable users to intuitively play the game, not only limited to shooting games but also on games that may require precise button input and control. It will deliver immersive gameplay and will work perfectly with software titles like The Shoot!*2 by SCE and Time Crisis: Razing Storm by NAMCO BANDAI Games Inc., which are expected to support the attachment. Through the introduction of PlayStation Move controllers, attractive software line-ups and peripherals, SCEH will continue to further expand the PS3 platform and create a new world of computer entertainment that is only possible on PlayStation. *1 Users will need to use the PlayStation Eye camera to enjoy PlayStation Move motion controller on PS3. *2 Title line-up and release date will differ by each region. Details of the software line-up will be announced at a later timing. PlayStation Move Official Website: http://asia.playstation.com/move

SOURCE Sony Computer Entertainment Hong Kong Limited

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September 6, 2010 at 10:51 am

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PlayStation 3 with 160GB/320GB Hard Disk Drive to Hit Thailand Market on September 15, 2010

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2010-09-02 17:23

Charcoal Black and Classic White Both Available for 160GB PS3

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Sept. 2 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- To celebrate the launch of PlayStation Move in Malaysia, Sony Computer Entertainment Hong Kong Limited (SCEH) today announced that there will be new models for PlayStation 3 (PS3 ) with higher storage capacity 160GB and 320GB Hard Disk Drive (HDD). The new PlayStation 3 (PS3 ) system will become available in stores from September 15, 2010 in Malaysia at a very attractive suggested retail price (SRP) of MYR1,239 and MYR1,299 respectively.
PlayStation3 with 160GB/320GB Hard Disk Drive available in stores from September 15
The 160GB PS3 system will come with 2 body colours, "Charcoal Black" (CECH-2506A) and "Classic White" (CECH-2506ALW), for users to choose to match with their home style. The 320GB PS3 system will be in the most popular colour Charcoal Black (CECH-2506B). The new PS3 continues to offer all of the features and functions of the current models, with expanded storage hard disk drive to accommodate more games, personal photos and music, as well as entertainment content and services downloadable from PlayStation Store for users to have greater enjoyment. With the PlayStation 3 160GB and 320GB models, SCEH continues to expand the PS3 platform and create new boundaries for computer entertainment. Product name PlayStation 3 Hard disk drive*1 160GB 320GB Product code CECH-2506A (Charcoal CECH-2506B (Charcoal Black) / CECH-2506ALW Black) (Classic White) Recommended retail Price MYR1,239 MYR1,299 Release Date September 15, 2010 (Wed) Included -- PlayStation 3 system x 1 -- Wireless Controller (DUALSHOCK 3) x 1 -- AC power cord x 1 -- AV cable x 1 -- USB cable x 1 *1 Hard disk capacity calculated using base 10 mathematics (1 GB = 1,000,000,000 bytes). System software versions 1.10 and later calculate capacity using binary mathematics (1 GB = 1,073,741,824 bytes), which will display lower capacity and free space. A portion of hard disk capacity is reserved for system administration, which varies depending upon system software version, and is not available for use. For the location & address of the Retail Outlets, please visit: http://asia.playstation.com/my/en/support/p/partnerShop

SOURCE Sony Computer Entertainment Hong Kong Limited

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September 6, 2010 at 10:18 am

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PlayStation Move Motion Controller Available in Thailand on 15th September 2010

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2010-09-02 14:58
Bundle Packs, Attractive Software Titles and Peripheral to Accompany the Launch, Further Enhancing the PlayStation Move Experience
BANGKOK, Sept. 2 /PRNewswire-Asia/ — Sony Computer Entertainment Hong Kong Limited (SCEH) today announced that it will release PlayStation Move motion controller*1 for the PlayStation 3 (PS3) system on September 15, 2010 in Thailand at a suggested retail price(SRP) of THB1,990. PlayStation Move navigation controller, one-handed controller to be used along with the motion controller for intuitive navigation of in-game characters and objects, will also become available on the same day in Thailand at a SRP of THB1,390.
PlayStation Move motion controller available on 15th September 2010
For Thailand market, SCEH will release a “PlayStation Move BASIC Pack” comprising a motion controller, PlayStation Eye camera, PlayStation Move starter disc and one PlayStation Move software title such as Sports Champions at a SRP of THB3,990. Also, “PlayStation Move STARTER Pack” comprising a motion controller, PlayStation Eye camera, and PlayStation Move starter disc at a SRP of THB2,790. SCEH will deploy various measures to enhance the PlayStation Move bundle pack line-up that will meet the needs of the users and further accelerate the expansion of the PS3 platform along with the PlayStation Move controllers.
On the software front, SCE Worldwide Studios will release more than 20 titles that are either dedicated to or supported with the PlayStation Move platform in fiscal year 2010 ending March 2011. Exciting and innovative software titles available in the launch window will include: Resident Evil 5 Gold Edition by CAPCOM Co., Ltd., Time Crisis : Razing Storm by NAMCO BANDAI Games Inc., Racket Sports by UBISOFT, Brunswick Pro Bowling by CRAVE GAMES, Sports Champions, Kung Fu Rider, Start the Party! by SCE and many more*2. SCE, with support from third party developers and publishers, will continue to further enhance the software title line-up to offer high-definition motion-based gaming experience only available on the PS3 platform.
Furthermore, SCEH will also introduce two PlayStation Move controller peripherals, “PlayStation Move charging station” and “PlayStation Move shooting attachment” today, that will help further enhancing the PlayStation Move experience.
PlayStation Move charging station
By utilizing the “charging station”, users will be able to charge up to two PlayStation Move controllers, motion controller or the navigation controller, at once without having to connect them to the PS3 system. The “charging station” will become available concurrently with the motion controller launch at a SRP of THB1,190.
PlayStation Move shooting attachment
The “shooting attachment”, designed to place the PlayStation Move motion controller horizontally, will allow players to hold the motion controller as if they are holding a gun and to easily aim at an in-game target. The trigger on the attachment is interlocked with the motion controller T button and will enable users to intuitively play the game, not only limited to shooting games but also on games that may require precise button input and control. It will deliver immersive gameplay and will work perfectly with software titles like The Shoot! *2 by SCE and Time Crisis: Razing Storm by NAMCO BANDAI Games Inc. which are expected to support the attachment.
Through the introduction of PlayStation Move controllers, attractive software line-ups and peripherals, SCEH will continue to further expand the PS3 platform and create a new world of computer entertainment that is only possible on PlayStation.
*1 Users will need to use the PlayStation Eye camera to enjoy PlayStation Move motion controller on PS3.
*2 Title line-up and release date will differ by each region. Details of the software line-up will be announced at a later timing.
PlayStation Move Official Website: http://asia.playstation.com/move
SOURCE Sony Computer Entertainment Hong Kong Limited

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September 6, 2010 at 10:06 am

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