2014

Biometrics & Tech Leaders Move Forward With Developments: Company Displays Advanced Smart Wallet's Diverse Capabilities And Functionality

CORAL SPRINGS, Florida, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

Biotech leaders develop secure smart wallet technology as society goes digital while demanding safety: NXT-ID, Inc. (OTCBB: NXTD), Coupons.com Incorporated (NYSE: COUP), Mattersight Corporation (NASDAQ: MATR), Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL), Plug Power Inc. (NASDAQ: PLUG) and Himax Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: HIMX)

NXT-ID, Inc., (OTCQB: NXTD) a biometrics company focused on the growing m-commerce market, announces that Gino Pereira, Chief Executive Officer of NXT-ID, Inc. will be presenting additional images and a live product presentation of the Wocket™ March 11th in an all-day conference at the New York Hilton Midtown. Video coverage will also be available online following the presentation for interested media and shareholders.  NXT-ID is introducing its innovative, patent-pending Wocket™ as the next natural step in the evolution of smart devices. Wocket is a next generation smart wallet designed to replace all the cards in your wallet, with no smart phone required. The Wocket works anywhere credit cards are accepted and only works with your biometric stamp of approval.  

To read the full press release, please click here: http://finance.yahoo.com/news/see-wocket-tm-next-generation-115900747.html 

"At this conference we will show a pre-launch view of Wocket to attendees and online viewers. As we ramp up the product roll-out, we will be hosting a series of events and press conferences to educate consumers on the product features and benefits and how Wocket will potentially revolutionize the wallet industry," said Mr. Pereira.  

Coupons.com Incorporated (NYSE: COUP) provides digital coupons in the United States. It offers online printable, social, mobile, and loyalty card promotions. The company provides a collection of money saving printable/save to card coupons on the Web; coupon codes for saving on online purchases from online merchants; and daily deals for deep discounts on products and services from local businesses, a well as offers Grocery iQ, a shopping-list application that allows users to create, organize, and share shopping lists, and find and use coupons. It provides DFSI, a digital free standing insert; online marketing campaigns, including display advertising, email, and social media programs; and print and mail, clearing, and advertising solutions to brand marketers. The company also offers solutions for publishers to monetize Website traffic, including custom-branded microsites; and Brandcaster, a self-service coupon syndication platform. In addition, it offers APIs for developers to integrate Coupons.com coupons into their products. Further, the company provides family codes on coupons, customer care solutions, customer support, and coupon processing services. It serves consumer goods manufacturers, advertisers, retailers, promotional marketing firms, pharmaceutical, and other companies. On Monday, COUP traded over 2.2 million shares, closing at $30 per share by the market close.  

Mattersight Corporation (NASDAQ: MATR) a leader in enterprise big data analytics focused on customer and employee interactions and behaviors, recently announced that Richard Dresden has joined the company as its Executive Vice President of Sales. In this role, Mr. Dresden will be responsible for all sales activities and report directly to CEO Kelly Conway. "Richard understands how to scale technology sales organizations and has a clear vision to build and strengthen the go-to-market model leveraging our innovative and award-winning new product offerings," said Kelly Conway, CEO of Mattersight. "With his expertise and proven direct and channel sales strategy experience, Mattersight and its partners will deliver the richest set of behavior analytics offerings available and empower our customers to achieve maximum value from their customer interactions."

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) recently announced that leading auto manufacturers are rolling out CarPlay, the smarter, safer and more fun way to use iPhone® in the car. CarPlay gives iPhone users an incredibly intuitive way to make calls, use Maps, listen to music and access messages with just a word or a touch. Users can easily control CarPlay from the car's native interface or just push-and-hold the voice control button on the steering wheel to activate Siri® without distraction. Vehicles from Ferrari, Mercedes-Benz and Volvo will premiere CarPlay to their drivers this week, while additional auto manufacturers bringing CarPlay to their drivers down the road include BMW Group, Ford, General Motors, Honda, Hyundai Motor Company, Jaguar Land Rover, Kia Motors, Mitsubishi Motors, Nissan Motor Company, PSA Peugeot Citroën, Subaru, Suzuki and Toyota Motor Corp. "CarPlay has been designed from the ground up to provide drivers with an incredible experience using their iPhone in the car," said Greg Joswiak, Apple's vice president of iPhone and iOS Product Marketing.

Plug Power Inc. (NASDAQ: PLUG) a leader in providing clean, reliable energy solutions, today announced that it has priced an underwritten registered offering of 3,902,440 shares of its common stock. The shares will be sold at a price to the public of $5.74 per share for gross proceeds of approximately $22.4 million. The shares were placed with a single institutional investor. Cowen and Company, LLC is acting as the sole underwriter for the offering. Net proceeds, after underwriting discounts and commissions and other estimated fees and expenses payable by Plug Power will be approximately $21.5 million. Plug Power intends to use the net proceeds of the offering for working capital and other general corporate purposes including, capital expenditures.

Himax Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: HIMX) a leading supplier and fabless manufacturer of display drivers and other semiconductor products, recently announced that the Company will attend the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Taiwan, Technology & Beyond Conference from March 17 to 21, 2014 at the Shangri-La Far Eastern Plaza Hotel in Taipei, Taiwan. The Company will host one-on-one meetings with interested investors during the conference dates. Conference participation is by invitation only and registration is mandatory. For more information on the conference or to schedule a one-on-one meeting, please contact a Bank of America Merrill Lynch representative.

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