Press Release - Office of College Advancement
Monday, October 12, 2009
Office of College Advancement
Ohlone College Gets a Technology Boost from Movea
Fremont, CA—The Ohlone College Foundation was the proud recipient of over $10,000.00 worth of Gyration Gyro Transport in-air presentation devices from Movea, Inc. a Silicon Valley-based creator of motion-sensing technology for business communications, home entertainment and mobile computing, including the concept for the Nintendo Wii-mote.
“Movea’s Gyro Transports will greatly assist our instructors in their classroom presentations,” said David W. Smith, Executive Director of the Ohlone College Foundation. “Movea was cognizant of the fiscal challenges that we face as a community college, and motivated by the opportunity to expose our faculty and students to enhanced classroom technology,” he added.
The Movea Gyro Transports will be made available to faculty at both the Fremont and Newark campuses of Ohlone College. The Ohlone College Newark Center for Health Sciences and Technology is not only “The Greenest College in the World,” but it already features cutting edge classroom technology which will be further enhanced by Movea.
About Movea, Inc.
Movea, Inc. is the U.S. wholly owned subsidiary of Movea SA. In January 2008, Movea SA, a spin-off from the French research institute CEA-Léti, acquired all assets of Gyration, Inc. to compliment and expand both companies’ motion-sensing technology to benefit consumers worldwide in home entertainment, gaming, healthcare, mobile phone and computer input devices. Movea, Inc.’s consumer products, including Gyration’s range of controllers for the digital media markets, remain under the Gyration brand name. Movea, Inc. offers products through traditional retail consumer electronics stores, value added resellers, system integrators and OEM partners. Additional information about Movea, Inc. and its range of Gyration consumer electronics products can be found at www.movea.com and www.gyration.com.