News Feed Item
Canon U.S.A. Stands in Support of the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children at Yankee Stadium
|By Business Wire
|July 10, 2014 03:00 PM EDT
Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, hosted the
Company's annual Promotional Night at Yankee Stadium on July 1 with the
National Center for Missing & Exploited Children and the New York
Yankees. During a pre-game ceremony before the Yankees' game against
Tampa Bay, Ana Tavares, vice president, Finance & Accounting, Canon
U.S.A., presented John Walsh, co-founder of NCMEC and John Arnos, NCMEC
advisor, with a check in the amount of $508,213, representing the
cumulative total of monetary and product donations Canon assisted in
raising in 2014. As part of the celebration, the first 18,000 fans that
entered the stadium received a Canon and Yankees branded baseball cap.
Photo credit: New York Yankees. All Rights Reserved. From left to right: John Walsh, Shawn Kelley, Ana Tavares and John Arnos celebrate the 11th consecutive year of Canon Promotional Night at Yankee Stadium and the strides that have been made to help keep our children safe.
“Each year we enjoy Canon Promotional Night at Yankee Stadium with the
National Center for Missing & Exploited Children and the New York
Yankees because it is a night where we celebrate the efforts made to
help bring missing children home,” said Kotaro Fukushima, senior
director and general manager, Corporate Communications, Canon U.S.A.
“Canon has been a sponsor of NCMEC for over 15 years and is proud to
continue to support their mission of reuniting children with their loved
“We’re so grateful to Canon for its commitment to child safety and the
National Center for Missing & Exploited Children,” said John Ryan,
president and CEO, NCMEC. “They’ve been a dedicated partner for 17
years, providing technical and financial support that I know has helped
save lives and reunite families, and I look forward to continuing that
work with Canon by our side.”
Since 1997, Canon and NCMEC have worked together to raise awareness
about the issue of missing and exploited children through the Canon4Kids program.
As part of the Canon4Kids program, Canon has donated more
than 2,200 pieces of equipment,
including digital cameras, fax machines, printers and scanners, which
have been distributed to law enforcement agencies in all 50 states,
Puerto Rico and Guam. The program educates parents and guardians about
how a current digital photograph is one of the most important tools to
help locate a missing child.
For more information about the Canon4Kids program, visit www.usa.canon.com/Canon4Kids.
About Canon U.S.A., Inc.
Canon U.S.A., Inc., is a leading provider of consumer,
business-to-business, and industrial digital imaging solutions. With
approximately $36 billion in global revenue, its parent company, Canon
Inc. (NYSE:CAJ), ranks third overall in U.S. patents granted in 2013†
and is one of Fortune Magazine's World’s Most Admired Companies in 2014.
In 2013, Canon U.S.A. has received the PCMag.com Readers' Choice Award
for Service and Reliability in the digital camera and printer categories
for the tenth consecutive year, and for camcorders for the past three
years. Canon U.S.A. is committed to the highest level of customer
satisfaction and loyalty, providing 100 percent U.S.-based consumer
service and support for all of the products it distributes. Canon U.S.A.
is dedicated to its Kyosei philosophy of social and
environmental responsibility. In 2014, the Canon Americas Headquarters
secured LEED® Gold certification, a recognition for the
design, construction, operations and maintenance of high-performance
green buildings. To keep apprised of the latest news from Canon U.S.A.,
sign up for the Company's RSS news feed by visiting www.usa.canon.com/rss and
follow us on Twitter @CanonUSA.
About the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children®
The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children is the leading
501(c)(3) nonprofit organization working with law enforcement, families
and the professionals who serve them on issues relating to missing and
sexually exploited children. Authorized by Congress to serve as the
nation’s clearinghouse on these issues, NCMEC operates a hotline,
1-800-THE-LOST® (1-800-843-5678), and has assisted law
enforcement in the recovery of more than 196,000 children. NCMEC also
operates the CyberTipline, a mechanism for reporting child pornography,
child sex trafficking and other forms of child sexual exploitation.
Since it was created in 1998, more than 2.5 million reports of suspected
child sexual exploitation have been received, and more than 115 million
suspected child pornography images have been reviewed. NCMEC works in
partnership with the U.S. Department of Justice’s Office of Juvenile
Justice and Delinquency Prevention. To learn more about NCMEC, visit www.missingkids.com.
Follow NCMEC on Twitter
and like NCMEC on Facebook.
† Based on weekly patent counts issued by United States Patent and
Photos/Multimedia Gallery Available: http://www.businesswire.com/multimedia/home/20140710006225/en/
WebRTC is the future of browser-to-browser communications, and continues to make inroads into the traditional, difficult, plug-in web communications world. The 6th WebRTC Summit continues our tradition of delivering the latest and greatest presentations within the world of WebRTC. Topics include voice calling, video chat, P2P file sharing, and use cases that have already leveraged the power and convenience of WebRTC.
Feb. 26, 2017 04:15 PM EST Reads: 1,633
SYS-CON Events announced today that CA Technologies has been named “Platinum Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 20th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY, and the 21st International Cloud Expo®, which will take place October 31-November 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. CA Technologies helps customers succeed in a future where every business – from apparel to energy – is being rewritten by software. From ...
Feb. 26, 2017 03:45 PM EST Reads: 2,646
With 10 simultaneous tracks, keynotes, general sessions and targeted breakout classes, Cloud Expo and @ThingsExpo are two of the most important technology events of the year. Since its launch over eight years ago, Cloud Expo and @ThingsExpo have presented a rock star faculty as well as showcased hundreds of sponsors and exhibitors! In this blog post, I provide 7 tips on how, as part of our world-class faculty, you can deliver one of the most popular sessions at our events. But before reading the...
Feb. 26, 2017 03:30 PM EST Reads: 8,879
"Storage is growing. All of IDC's estimates say that unstructured data is now 80% of the world's data. We provide storage systems that can actually deal with that scale of data - software-defined storage systems," stated Paul Turner, Chief Product and Marketing Officer at Cloudian, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 17th Cloud Expo, held November 3-5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
Feb. 26, 2017 02:30 PM EST Reads: 7,077
The best way to leverage your Cloud Expo presence as a sponsor and exhibitor is to plan your news announcements around our events. The press covering Cloud Expo and @ThingsExpo will have access to these releases and will amplify your news announcements. More than two dozen Cloud companies either set deals at our shows or have announced their mergers and acquisitions at Cloud Expo. Product announcements during our show provide your company with the most reach through our targeted audiences.
Feb. 26, 2017 02:30 PM EST Reads: 2,430
20th Cloud Expo, taking place June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY, will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading industry players in the world. Cloud computing is now being embraced by a majority of enterprises of all sizes. Yesterday's debate about public vs. private has transformed into the reality of hybrid cloud: a recent survey shows that 74% of enterprises have a hybrid cloud strategy.
Feb. 26, 2017 01:30 PM EST Reads: 2,342
Bert Loomis was a visionary. This general session will highlight how Bert Loomis and people like him inspire us to build great things with small inventions. In their general session at 19th Cloud Expo, Harold Hannon, Architect at IBM Bluemix, and Michael O'Neill, Strategic Business Development at Nvidia, discussed the accelerating pace of AI development and how IBM Cloud and NVIDIA are partnering to bring AI capabilities to "every day," on-demand. They also reviewed two "free infrastructure" pr...
Feb. 26, 2017 01:15 PM EST Reads: 1,826
Cloud Expo, Inc. has announced today that Aruna Ravichandran, vice president of DevOps Product and Solutions Marketing at CA Technologies, has been named co-conference chair of DevOps at Cloud Expo 2017. The @DevOpsSummit at Cloud Expo New York will take place on June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, New York, and @DevOpsSummit at Cloud Expo Silicon Valley will take place Oct. 31-Nov. 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
Feb. 26, 2017 01:15 PM EST Reads: 2,190
In his general session at 18th Cloud Expo, Lee Atchison, Principal Cloud Architect and Advocate at New Relic, discussed cloud as a ‘better data center’ and how it adds new capacity (faster) and improves application availability (redundancy). The cloud is a ‘Dynamic Tool for Dynamic Apps’ and resource allocation is an integral part of your application architecture, so use only the resources you need and allocate /de-allocate resources on the fly.
Feb. 26, 2017 01:00 PM EST Reads: 1,805
Have you ever noticed how some IT people seem to lead successful, rewarding, and satisfying lives and careers, while others struggle? IT author and speaker Don Crawley uncovered the five principles that successful IT people use to build satisfying lives and careers and he shares them in this fast-paced, thought-provoking webinar. You'll learn the importance of striking a balance with technical skills and people skills, challenge your pre-existing ideas about IT customer service, and gain new in...
Feb. 26, 2017 01:00 PM EST Reads: 3,014
The Internet of Things will challenge the status quo of how IT and development organizations operate. Or will it? Certainly the fog layer of IoT requires special insights about data ontology, security and transactional integrity. But the developmental challenges are the same: People, Process and Platform. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Craig Sproule, CEO of Metavine, demonstrated how to move beyond today's coding paradigm and shared the must-have mindsets for removing complexity from the develop...
Feb. 26, 2017 12:45 PM EST Reads: 6,413
SYS-CON Events announced today that Hitrons Solutions will exhibit at the 19th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 1–3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Hitrons Solutions Inc. is distributor in the North American market for unique products and services of small and medium-size businesses, including cloud services and solutions, SEO marketing platforms, and mobile applications.
Feb. 26, 2017 12:45 PM EST Reads: 582
@DevOpsSummit at Cloud taking place June 6-8, 2017, at Javits Center, New York City, is co-located with the 20th International Cloud Expo and will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading industry players in the world. The widespread success of cloud computing is driving the DevOps revolution in enterprise IT. Now as never before, development teams must communicate and collaborate in a dynamic, 24/7/365 environment. There is no time to wait for long developm...
Feb. 26, 2017 12:30 PM EST Reads: 2,011
For basic one-to-one voice or video calling solutions, WebRTC has proven to be a very powerful technology. Although WebRTC’s core functionality is to provide secure, real-time p2p media streaming, leveraging native platform features and server-side components brings up new communication capabilities for web and native mobile applications, allowing for advanced multi-user use cases such as video broadcasting, conferencing, and media recording.
Feb. 26, 2017 11:30 AM EST Reads: 6,677
In his session at @ThingsExpo, Steve Wilkes, CTO and founder of Striim, will delve into four enterprise-scale, business-critical case studies where streaming analytics serves as the key to enabling real-time data integration and right-time insights in hybrid cloud, IoT, and fog computing environments. As part of this discussion, he will also present a demo based on its partnership with Fujitsu, highlighting their technologies in a healthcare IoT use-case. The demo showcases the tracking of patie...
Feb. 26, 2017 11:00 AM EST Reads: 1,326