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AVESS Project Covered by American Forces Press

Remedy's AVESS simulation likened to Avatar, helps disabled Veterans

The United States Defense Department's official press service 'American Forces Press Service' wrote a great article about the new Remedy Communications project, AVESS (Amputee Virtual Environment Support Space) and how it will be used to help disabled and wounded American Forces veterans. The article describes the strong parallels between Jack Sully's disabled character in the epic Avatar movie and the depth of the AVESS project in allowing disabled soldiers to control a virtual character unhindered by disabilities. The first phase of the project was a working mockup of an environment for soldiers, support personnel such as counsellors, family members and… Read full post »

Remedy in the news - Smart Money Magazine

Remedy Communications is in the news again, this time with an article by Smart Money magazine about businesses and enterprise value in virtual worlds. The story focuses on companies who have gotten past the initial 'hype' of new technology and are using the collaboration and meeting tools of virtual worlds to expand their business. The article quotes Doug Thompson, CEO of Remedy Communications, who says stable growth often occurs after the period of hype dies down and greater awareness of its capabilities sets in. The story suggests that while a large percentage of real-world money is made in programs like… Read full post »

Remedy Becomes a Founding Member of the MMA Canada Council

Remedy Communications Helps Found Mobile Marketing Association Canada Council

Remedy Communications is proud to announce their role as a founding member of the Mobile Marketing Association (MMA) Canada Council. The MMA is the world’s leading non-profit trade association for mobile marketing and related technologies. The launch of the MMA Canada Council was announced during the CTIA Wireless 2010 conference held March 22-25 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The MMA Canada Council will help establish guidelines and best practices for the Canadian mobile market. Doug Thompson, Remedy CEO, commented that “Remedy’s founding member status with the MMA Canada Council represents our commitment to mobile media as a key capability for our… Read full post »

Remedy in the National Post

In the News

Remedy Communications is in the news again, this time in a National Post article on mobile marketing. The National Post interviewed Michael Keefe, Director of Social, Mobile and Immersive Media at Remedy Communications. He discussed how the launch of the iPhone changed the landscape forever and how 2010 is the beginning of the "golden age" of mobile marketing. We at Remedy believe there will be many opportunities for creative ideas and experimentation over the next few years, in order to discover the most effective business models. Michael has been developing innovative mobile and online products and  solutions for close to… Read full post »