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Ubitus Supports LG U+ Cloud Gaming Service Launch and Brings Developers to the Cloud

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SEOUL, South Korea, July 18, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ — Ubitus Inc., the technology leader of cloud gaming solutions, and LG U+ Corp., leading telecommunications operator in South Korea, today announced the launch of first N-screen cloud gaming service, C-games in Korea. From today, LG U+ subscribers can enjoy hassle-free gaming experience with their smartphones, tablets, connected TVs, STBs or PCs anytime, anywhere over the cloud.

Partnered with leading game studios and OEMs around the world, Ubitus GameCloud® enables LG U+ to deliver on-demand gaming services to consumers on the devices/screens they prefer. To bring more games to the C-games service, Ubitus is also announcing the world first Game Development Kit (GDK) for Cloud Gaming in the LG U+ business seminar which allows developers to convert their PC games into cloud-ready within a few clicks of buttons.

“Ubitus is incredibly proud to bring instant-play cloud gaming service and GDK to Korea. It has always been our mission to support game developers to deliver on-demand gaming to everyone, everywhere,” said Wesley Kuo, CEO of Ubitus. “Other than mobile devices and PCs, we will further extend the service to connected TVs and STB later this year, as an integral part of the living room entertainment system. LG U+ users can enjoy seamless gaming experiences no matter they are relaxing at home or on-the-road.”

“LG U+’s superior LTE network, together with Ubitus’ innovative game cloud technology, unleashes powerful new entertainment possibilities for gaming enthusiasts in Korea,” said Byung-Wook Chun, SVP and Head of Service Platform BU of LG U+. “We care passionately about delivering the best content and most premium experiences possible for our valued customers; more exciting announcements about the cloud gaming service are soon to be released. We are excited to be working with Ubitus on such properties.”

“KGDA has been a leading organization representing tens of thousands of game developers in Korea”, said Seung-Hun Lee, President of Korea Game Developers Association (KGDA). “We are excited about the cloud opportunity for our game developers and publishers. We will work closely with Ubitus to support our members to best leverage the power of cloud to develop more attractive contents for the Korean gamers.”

About Ubitus Inc.

Ubitus Inc., the technology leader in deploying Cloud-enabled rich media services, offers innovative cloud computing solutions for device manufacturers, wired/wireless service providers and digital content developers. Founded in 2007 and headquartered in Taipei, Taiwan, the company now has over 150 employees and 5 offices in Beijing, Guangzhou, Nanjing, Seoul and Tokyo.

About LG U+

LG U+ is a total telecommunication service provider formed by the merger of three companies, LG Telecom, LG Dacom and LG Powercomm in 2010. LG U+ pursues Korea’s first nationwide 4G LTE and completion of All-IP network. LG U+’s New Vision is to be the World’s best in “Beyond Telecom.”

About Korea Game Developers Association (KGDA)

KGDA (Korea Game Developers Association) was founded in 1999 in order to protect the rights of and enhance the network among game developers. KGDA’s mission is to boost game development industry through experience, information, communication from sharing with the members. Also KGDA hosted to the “KGC(Korea Games Conference)” and “Korea Indie Game & Game Idea Competition”, and many other events.

Contact Us

Ubitus Inc.
TEL: 886-2-2717-6123 
contact@ubitus.net

LG U+
TEL: 82-2-8080-8435
contact@lguplus.co.kr

KGDA
TEL: +82-2-3153-2781
webmaster@kgda.or.kr

SOURCE Ubitus Inc.

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July 19, 2012 at 11:57 am

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CH2M HILL Singapore Pte Ltd Honoured at Workplace Safety and Health Awards

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SINGAPORE, July 18, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ — CH2M HILL (www.ch2mhill.com), a global full-service consulting, design, construction, and operations firm, was awarded Silver Awards for Workplace Safety and Health (WSH) Performance Awards 2012. Major industry players such as Baker Hughes, Pfizer, Stone & Webster, Celanese, Foster Wheeler and Invista were invited to the awards ceremony at the Swissotel Hotel on July 17.

Presented by the WSH Council and supported by the Ministry of Manpower, the awards recognize organizations and individuals who have contributed to achieving excellence in workplace safety and health. The Performance Award gives recognition to companies or organizations that have performed well in safety and health through the implementation of sound safety and health management systems. This is the second health and safety recognition for CH2M HILL Singapore following receiving the Gold Award for RoSPA Occupational Health and Safety Awards on May 2012.

Guest of Honor, Tan Chuan-Jin, Minister of State for Manpower congratulated CH2M HILL Singapore Pte Ltd on its success and encouraged them to maintain efforts to achieve continued excellence in WSH performance and practices.

Gordon Fraser, CH2M HILL I&AT Business Group Southern Asia Managing Director stated, “Health, Safety and Environmental Protection are CH2M HILL’s core values and we are committed to providing a safe, secure and environmentally responsible workplace for all our employees. We foster a ‘Target Zero’ culture across the company that is focused on continual improvement of our HSE programs worldwide. This award I believe reflects CH2M HILL’s commitment in this area.”

CH2M HILL was also awarded a Certificate of Commendation on application for Safety and Health Award Recognition for Projects (SHARP) for International Flavour and Fragrance project they served. The SHARP Award recognizes projects or worksites that mobilize significant manpower and have shown their ability to manage good safety and health performance on a project-level.

CH2M HILL opened its office in Singapore in 1996 and employs nearly 250 people. Projects delivered by CH2M HILL include the Deep Tunnel Sewerage System (DTSS), Changi Water Reclamation Plant (CWRP), ABC Waters Programme, and Seagate Disk Drive Facility.

Headquartered near Denver, Colorado, USA, employee-owned CH2M HILL is a global leader in consulting, design, design-build, operations, and program management for government, civil, industrial and energy clients. The firm’s work is concentrated in the areas of water, transportation, environmental, energy, facilities and resources. With US$6.4 billion in revenue and 30,000 employees, CH2M HILL is an industry-leading program management, construction management and design firm, as ranked by Engineering News-Record and named a leader in sustainable engineering by Verdantix. The firm has been named a FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For five times. Visit us at ch2mhill.com, twitter.com/ch2mhill and facebook.com/ch2mhill.

Contact:
Kok Heng Lim
Phone: +65 6391 0350
E-Mail: kokheng.lim@ch2m.com

SOURCE CH2M HILL

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July 19, 2012 at 11:16 am

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