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Ricoh Launches Ultra Short Throw Projectors

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Ricoh India, a market leader in digital multifunction products, on Monday (15 December) unveiled its new series of Interactive Ultra Short Throw Projector. With this new launch Ricoh has expanded  its business portfolio to Visual Communication Devices which includes Projectors, Interactive White Boards and Portable VC Solutions. 
 
Ricoh’s Ultra Short Throw projectors are a new advancement in the projection category which allows a bright and colorful big screen without managing the cables. A perfect combination of comfort, quality and latest technology, the new projector models – (basic) Ricoh PJWX4141, (network) PJWX4141N and (interactive) PJWX4141Ni are portable, light in weight and first of its kind to have a ‘Free Form Mirror’ projection.
 
Designed specifically with high-class features, Ricoh’s Ultra Short Throw Projectors are unique as they are the only ‘Vertical’ projector that does not use an external mirror as many UST projectors do. PJ WX4141 is the first of its kind to have a ‘Free Form Mirror’, projection, and generates a high quality image from a distance of just 4 inches with high brightness (3300 ANSI lumens). This model has various other important features like 3D projection, auto keystone correction and background correction.
 
Prashant Pandey Takes Over As Marketing Director, GSK 
GSK Consumer Healthcare India announced the appointment of Prashant Pandey as the Marketing Director. Prashant takes over from Jayant Singh who takes over as Vice President and General Manager of GSK Consumer Healthcare Brazil. The changes will come into effect from 01 February, 2015. 
 
A veteran at GSK, Prashant joined GSK CH India in 2008 as Marketing Head, Horlicks from JWT, where he spent many years in account planning & management. In his first assignment with GSK as Head, Horlicks, Prashant led several initiatives for driving accelerated growth on Base Horlicks and its different variants and extensions. In 2013, Prashant moved to his current role as Category Development Director, Family Nutrition ISC and set up and expanded the category team and drove innovation across the portfolio. In his new role Prashant will be a member of the India Leadership team, reporting to Zubair Ahmed, Managing Director, GSK Consumer Healthcare India.
 
Commenting on the change, Zubair Ahmed, Managing Director, GSK Consumer Healthcare India said, “Jayant’s contribution to the Indian sub-continent business has been remarkable. I am sure he will drive similar levels of performance in his new role. I am also delighted to welcome Prashant. His vast knowledge of the company and functional expertise are sure to bring in new dimensions to the team. I wish him all success”, added Zubair Ahmed.

Rajeev Goel Named As Leading Tech Entrepreneur
PubMatic, the programmatic advertising platform company for leading publishers, on Monday announced its co-founder and CEO, Rajeev Goel, has been listed as one of 13 most inspiring techentrepreneur’s in CNBC-TV18’s ‘Young Turks’ book.
 
“Young Turks, the TV show for the past 13 years has been the one stop for all things entrepreneurial in India. With our first book we want to empower India’s burgeoning start-up ecosystem and inspire young entrepreneurs with inside-out stories of how the business leaders featured in the book havepositively disruptedtheir individual areas of innovation,” said ShereenBhan, Co-Author, Young Turks and Managing Editor, CNBC-TV18.

“Rajeev’s passion and commitment to growing PubMatic is a prime example of how an entrepreneur can build a truly successful start-up and shape a dynamic industry,'' added Syna Dehnugara, Co-Author and Producer at CNBC-TV18.
 
Ashish Gupta, Managing Director at Helion Ventures, recognised PubMatic’s success as a software automation company on a hyper-growth trajectory. Gupta commented: “We are thrilled that Rajeev has been recognized by CNBC-TV 18. He is the pioneering force that has helped programmatic become a key driver of digital advertising. He has helped make PubMatic one of Helion’s most successful investments by virtue of being the worldwide leader in programmatic advertising.
 
Dell Services Named Top 10 Outsourcing Service Provider
Dell Services on Monday announced it has been named a Top 10 Outsourcing Service Provider by Information Services Group (ISG), a leading technology insight, market intelligence and advisory services company. Dell was among the leading providers in the “Big 10 Sourcing Standouts” category for the Americas region based on annual contract value (ACV) won over the last 12 months, according to the ISG Outsourcing Index. Now in its 48th consecutive quarter, the ISG Outsourcing Index provides an independent quarterly review of the latest sourcing industry data and trends for enterprises, service providers, analysts and the media. 
 
The demands on IT have never been greater with customers expected to drive efficiencies, manage legacy architectures plus empower the workforce and customers with the latest social, mobile, analytics and cloud technologies — all while providing the highest level of security.
 
“The future of IT Services is about moving beyond costs savings to enabling business results through innovative, end-to-end solutions and services, “said Suresh Vaswani, President, Dell Services. “Dell Services is helping customers modernize and transform for the future while ensuring they get maximum value for their existing technology investments.”
 
“Dell continues to establish itself as a leading and growing player in the global market for services, based on its volume of business in relation to other industry providers,” said Paul Reynolds, chief research officer of ISG. 
 
Slimmest Smartphone Vivo X5Max Launched
After capturing the world’s largest smartphone market in China, global smartphone manufacturer vivo is all set to enter the India market with its Hi-Fi and Smart technology. All geared up to take the market by storm, vivo marks its India entry in style by launching the worlds slimmest smartphone, the X5Max along with four edgy and trendy smartphones targeted at the versatile Indian youth. 
 
On the launch, Shen Wei, Global CEO, vivo Mobile Communication Ltd said: “vivo focuses on creating products that combine beautiful design, professional acoustic fidelity as well as extreme video display in order to create a joyful experience for the young and trendy. We dare to pursue the ultimate and constantly build surprises in our products and we are excited to present our marquee products in India. vivo is derived from the responsibility, integrity and from the values we adhere. We insist on doing things right and dealing with the benefit balance well among all of our stakeholders including our customers, employees, business partners and shareholders; making people related to vivo, happy.”
 
Said Jacky Liao, CEO, vivo Mobile India: “We have partnered with Viacom18, which has both young trendy target consumers and music feature in common with vivo. With our first batch of five smartphones, including the stunning X5Max, distribution network across most of the Indian states, our key focus is to continue our commitment to provide consumers with better products and services.”
 
Win India Generates Over Rs 500 Crore Business 
With the rememberable closing of 8th edition of leading industrial trade fair WIN India 2014 organised by Hannover Messe at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi on December 13, 2014 with participation of 150 companies included globally renowned brands like Godrej, Siemens, Jungheinrich, Rittal, Mistubishi, Lapp India, Titan Industries Ltd, Maini, ACE, Janatics, Delta Electronics India, Gefran, Connectwell and many more.
 
Over 350 exhibitors from 27 countries participated in this fair with 5000+ products and future technology. This industrial trade fair from first day to last day people attracted by the Live demonstration of high speed production line using Quattro Robot by Titan and future technology of supermotion 2.0 by Festo in India. approx 9439 visitors visited from TATA Motors, Maruti, JCB, CLASS, Harley Davidson, Asian Paints, Hero Moto Corp, Bharat Electronic, BOSCH, Relience Lifesciences, New Holland, Dental Hydraulic, RPG group and many more to see and learn the advance and future technologies of International companies in the growth of Indian engineering & technical market. Indian market which is expecting the huge growth of worth Rs 500 crore (Approx) in business and support from international companies, and  8th edition of Win India will help to open the path of more job opportunity to fulfill Make in India concept.
 
Mehul Shah, Managing Director, Hannover Milano Fairs India, said "We are grateful to present you the 8th edition of WIN India. I thank to all the exhibitor and visitors to make this show successful. Also our partners who supported us through out the show. Exhibitor got good inquiries to bring more new concepts, features, technologies and products in next edition. WIN India will help to promote domestic technologies in International Market.“     

Ferrero Rocher's Fb App Golden Christmas Launched
Ferrero Rocher, the premium chocolate brand, has launched a new Facebook application “Golden Christmas” designed to add a sparkle to this year’s Christmas spirits. 
 
A user has to simply login to the Ferrero Rocher Facebook page, load the application and click on the sparkling Golden Christmas tree to participate and win exciting gifts. Golden Christmas App offers multiple engagement activities that will give users an opportunity to win a limited edition of 96 Golden Pralines Pyramid cone and many more Ferrero Rocher Gift hampers. The app is available till 25 December. 
 
Talking about the Digital Initiative for Christmas, Emanuele Fiordalisi, Marketing Vice-President, Ferrero India, states, “Christmas is truly a unique festival and known as the season of goodwill and celebrations. For making the festive moments golden, Ferrero Rocher is the perfect companion. The customer-engaging online games and prizes are aimed at spreading cheer this festive season. A merry and happy customer is what we aim for, and through this unique one-month long initiative we are going to assure that.”