JACKSONVILLE, Fla., April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Wireless Grids Corporation (WGC) announces strategic partnership with NBA superstar and entrepreneur Eric Snow. Snow spent 14 years in the NBA playing for a number of teams, ending his playing career in Cleveland. He is now a successful entrepreneur, having launched Eric Snow Enterprises. He also currently serves as a color analyst and announcer for the Philadelphia 76ers.
"I am a strong supporter of the move to social networks, both in the consumer and enterprise markets," stated Eric Snow. "However, I want to be able to take advantage of this trend using a technology that offers true privacy and security. WGC provides that and is the reason I have chosen to invest and partner with them to further grow their 'VIP Grid' products throughout the sports industry."
WGC's products, powered by WGC's proprietary Magic Mirror™ platform, enable communities of people and devices to dynamically collaborate in real time and to share resources and content seamlessly, privately and securely without regard to hardware or software platforms or file formats. WGC's solutions are being provided to multiple industry segments to include entertainment, government, health care, direct sales and sports.
"We're tremendously excited about Eric's involvement as an investment partner and his involvement in helping us develop our market presence in the sports and entertainment industries," stated John Andrews, CEO of WGC. "His introductions to other sports personalities will be a tremendous asset to our growth."
About Wireless Grids Corporation (WGC)
WGC is a Delaware Corporation originally formed in Syracuse, New York in 2004 to develop and produce a revolutionary software solution that would transform computer networking, allowing people and devices the ability to seamlessly interact with little to zero, configuration. WGC was recognized as one of the '2009 Wireless Companies to Watch' (Network World). http://www.wgrids.com/
About Eric Snow
When it comes to NBA players (or professional athletes in general) and their outside activities, few can be labeled with the term "community ambassador" better than former Cleveland Cavaliers co-captain Eric Snow. Eric started his NBA career with the Seattle Sonics, and then joined the Philadelphia 76ers where he served as captain. Eric Snow played in three NBA Finals and officially retired after his 14th NBA season. Today, Eric enjoys serving as a color analyst for the 76ers. He has been one of the league's models of consistency both on and off the court. Eric is also a very successful entrepreneur having created and launched Eric Snow Sports. Eric Snow is also the author of "Leading High Performers" and contributes to a variety of charitable organizations on a regular basis.
SOURCE Wireless Grids Corporation