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This Easter, Coast Packing Recommends Three Courses Made ‘Eggstra’ Delicious by Healthy Animal Fats

This Easter, Coast Packing Recommends Three Courses Made ‘Eggstra’ Delicious by Healthy Animal Fats

West’s Leading Supplier of Lard and Beef Tallow Offers Full Plate of Suggestions for Your Holiday Table

(PRUnderground) March 23rd, 2017

This Easter holiday,  make that Sunday extra special with  recipes that combine sensational taste with the natural goodness of healthy animal fats – so urges Coast Packing Company, the leading supplier of animal fat shortenings in the Western U.S.

“In preparing your Easter feast, one sure way to make family and guests happy is to use the right ingredients,” said Eric R. Gustafson, CEO of Coast Packing.  “Lard and beef tallow possess the classic flavor that people love, and that’s reflected in the three recipes we’re showcasing for Easter 2017.  Whether you use lard, beef tallow or both, you’ll taste the difference.  Today’s smart consumers steer clear of industrially-produced partially hydrogenated fats in favor of healthy animal fats, which have the benefit of being consistently delicious, minimally processed and good for you.”

With appreciation to, and, the recipes follow:

BLT Salad With Creamy Bacon Dressing

Iceberg lettuce is an ideal choice, because the super crispy texture adds so much to this simple dish. Another option would be romaine hearts.  To save time, consider making the dressing three to four days in advance.




  • 1 large head of iceberg lettuce, cut into quarters
  • 1 pound (or 4 medium) ripe tomatoes, quartered
  • 1 pound good quality bacon, cooked (save the bacon fat for the dressing)
  • 2 scallions, dark green parts only, thinly sliced


  • Place all ingredients for dressing except chopped bacon bits in a food processor fitted with the chopping blade or in a blender. Process until smooth. Add bacon bits and pulse until incorporated. Refrigerate until ready to use.
  • To assemble, quarter lettuce.
  • Place each lettuce quarter on a plate along with tomatoes. Drizzle with 1/4 of the dressing and top with bacon and sliced scallion greens. Serve with a fork and knife and enjoy!

Persian Lamb Stew with Rhubarb & Mint


  • 2 tbsp olive oil or other cooking fat; I chose beef tallow
  • 1 large onion, chopped into small dice
  • 1 stalk celery, chopped into small dice
  • 1 lb or 500g leg of lamb, deboned, cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric
  • 1 tsp brown sugar (or honey)
  • Juice and zest of 1/2 lemon, or to taste
  • 1-1 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp white pepper (I’ll admit it– I left this out, since I don’t care for white pepper)
  • 25 g fresh mint, finely chopped
  • 3 cups or 150 g (yes, you read that correctly!) flat-leaf parsley, roughly chopped
  • 3 cups or 750 ml unsalted chicken stock
  • 1/3 tsp dried mint
  • 1.5 lbs. or 750 g rhubarb, cut into 2 inch pieces on the diagonal
  • 1/2 tsp saffron threads ground in a small mortar and dissolved in 2-3 tbsp hot water


  • In a stew pot over medium to high heat, warm the fat of your choice up and brown the meat.  Take your time to do this; it makes a difference.
  • Remove the meat, turn the heat down to medium-low and add the onions and celery, scraping up the brown bits from the bottom of the pan, cooking for about five minutes or until the onions are transparent and turning golden.
  • Add the meat back in, along with the garlic, butter, turmeric, sugar, lemon zest (reserve the juice for later) and salt, pepper, and the fresh herbs.  Cook for about five minutes, then add the dried mint and chicken stock.
  •  Cover (but leave the lid slightly ajar) and simmer over low heat for an hour, stopping by to stir it up a few times as it cooks.
  • Add the chopped rhubarb and saffron liquid, and let it cook for 20 minutes.  Be sure not to stir this up, because the rhubarb becomes very soft, and you want it to remain intact for serving.
  • Taste it.  I am recommending not adding the lemon juice until you do, because it can become quite tart.  Add the lemon juice if needed, but if it’s already more sour than you like, then you can balance it out with a little more sugar or honey.
  • Serve.  I like to garnish it with more fresh herbs.  This dish would be wonderful over rice, or over a pureed root vegetable, like mashed turnips.

Ring-Shaped Easter Cake

This old yet original Easter recipe calls for eggs wrapped in dough.

Ingredients: Per 6 servings

Time: 3 hours and 40 minutes

For the dough

  • 1 lb all-purpose flour
  • ½ oz fresh yeast
  • 3 oz sugar
  • 3 oz lard
  • 1 half cup water
  • 1 half cup anise liqueur
  • half lemon zest, grated
  • 2 eggs
  • salt to taste


  • 1 whisked egg per ring


Begin by preparing the starter (biga in Italian), which will improve the leavening of the dough. To make the starter, mix together 1/3 of the flour, the yeast and water in a bowl. Mix until smooth and uniform. Then shape the starter into a ring and, to make it rise quickly, place it in the bottom of a bowl of hot water so that it is completely covered.  In the meantime, use the remaining dough to make a well on a flat work surface. To the middle, add the sugar, salt, lard and grated lemon peel.

As soon as the starter floats to the top of the bowl, it has finished rising. It can now be removed from the water and placed in the center of the well with the other ingredients. Also add the eggs and anise liquor. Mix everything together for a long time, preferably using a mixer, until the dough is smooth and elastic.

Shape the dough into a ball and dust with flour. Let rise in a glass bowl, covered with a sheet of plastic wrap, in a warm place for about half an hour.  Once the dough is done rising, divide the dough into as many cakes as you would like to make. Roll each piece into a long, thick log.

Shape each log into the form you prefer (a ring, an eight or a braid). Place the raw eggs (in their shells) in the middle of any holes in the dough.  Place the rings on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Cover with sheet of plastic wrap or and let rise for 30 to 45 minutes in a warm place. Once the dough is done rising, brush it with whisked egg and bake in a 400° F oven for 40 minutes or until golden.

About Coast Packing Company

Now marking its 95th year in business, Coast Packing Company (, a closely held corporation, is the number one supplier of animal fat shortenings – particularly lard and beef tallow — in the Western United States. The company sells to major manufacturers, distributors, retailers, smaller food service operations and leading bakeries. The company participates actively in various ethnic markets – from Hispanic retail chains, with its VIVA brand, to various Asian specialty markets. Based in Vernon, Calif., Coast Packing Company is regional, national and, increasingly, global. In some cases, supplier relationships are multigenerational, extending back 50 years and more. Coast is a founding member of the Healthy Fats Coalition (

For more information about Coast Packing Company, visit: Follow us via social media on Facebook at, Twitter @coastpackingco and Pinterest

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16:9 Special Report Looks At Rise Of Smart Displays In Digital Signage

16:9 Special Report Looks At Rise Of Smart Displays In Digital Signage

Free 31-page special report by Sixteen:Nine examines rise, pros and cons of system on chip (SoC) smart digital signage displays.

(PRUnderground) March 23rd, 2017

The popular online publication Sixteen:Nine has released a new special report that takes a deep dive into the rapid rise of System on Chip “smart” digital signage displays.

The free report is an unbiased, must-read take on arguments for and against these all-in-one displays, which are now being manufactured and marketed by almost every display manufacturer that sells in to the digital signage market.

In some cases, the majority of the commercial display products sold by major manufacturers come with “SoC” media players built inside. The main selling premise for these “smart” displays is how they negate the need for what can be costly external PCs or dedicated media players.

“SoC displays only came on the market four years ago, and there was a lot of early skepticism about whether this technology would catch on,” says 16:9 Editor Dave Haynes. “But the processors are much faster than the original versions, and the manufacturers are getting far better at listening to what the marketplace wants. With all but NEC marketing SoC displays, it’s safe to say SoC is sticking around.”

The report looks at market penetration for SoC, and reflects the view of the manufacturers and the software companies who’ve looked at SoC – some who’ve made the new technology a major focus and others who won’t touch it.

The report is editorially neutral, but is sponsored by LG Electronics, which is among the manufacturers with SoC display products. LG Web OS is used by a wide variety of software firms active in the digital signage marketplace.

To download a free copy of Signs With Smarts, visit this page.

The report is timed for release ahead of next week’s Digital Signage Expo in Las Vegas, NV.

About Sixteen:Nine

Sixteen:Nine is the oldest and most respected online publication providing news, analysis and opnion about the digital signage system. There are more than 5,300 articles about digital signage available on the site, all free of charge. Sixteen:Nine is published by Vertical Media Consulting Group, Inc, which is based near Toronto, Canada.

About Vertical Media

Vertical Media Consulting Group Inc. is based in Burlington, Ontario, outside of Toronto. Businesses under the umbrella of Vertical Media include the Sixteen:Nine tech blog and

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Neurala Enables Developers to Quickly Add Powerful AI Software Into Drones, Toys and Other Products

Neurala Enables Developers to Quickly Add Powerful AI Software Into Drones, Toys and Other Products

Neurala’s new Developers Program makes sophisticated deep learning neural network AI software, originally developed for NASA, easy to use and deploy

(PRUnderground) March 23rd, 2017

Product developers can significantly accelerate the deployment of AI applications without a team of Ph.D. researchers, an extensive evaluation of different tools or years of costly R&D with the Neurala Developers Program, announced today by Neurala.  Neurala makes The Neurala Brain, a deep learning neural networks platform that is making smart products like toys, cameras and self-driving cars more autonomous, interactive and useful.

The Neurala Developers Program has everything a software developer needs to integrate The Neurala Brain into a target application. It includes a set of C++ APIs, testing tools, code examples and a working program with source code. Mobile wrappers are provided for Android and iOS to make integration easier on those platforms.

The software behind the magic

Neurala’s neural network software—originally developed for NASA—uses a bio-inspired approach to mimic the way the human brain learns and analyzes its environment. This software enables a variety of smart products—from self-driving cars and industrial drones to toys, consumer electronics and smart cameras—to learn, adapt and interact in real time. For example, toys can learn to identify their owners, security cameras can identify specific threats, drones can learn how to diagnose problems at the tops of cell towers, saving humans considerable danger and drudgery, and self-driving cars can be safer and learn to avoid obstacles.

One significant differentiator of Neurala’s deep learning software is that it scales from embedded hardware to powerful servers. Neurala calls this an “Anywhere Brain.” By operating “on the edge” and locally on the device, toys can entertain without communicating personal information to a third party, and applications like self-driving cars need not rely on the internet—which can be slow or unavailable—to avoid accidents.

Neurala’s software development kit (SDK) supports industry-standard NVIDIA, ARM and Intel processors, so teams can develop for the processor that is best for their product instead of being forced to select a high-priced proprietary processor.

AI for all!

“The artificial intelligence capabilities we once saw as futuristic possibilities are becoming realities. Now anyone can easily integrate a deep learning neural network in an app,” said Massimiliano “Max” Versace, Neurala co-founder and CEO. “We’ve spent years developing The Neurala Brain so that a variety of devices can benefit from bio-inspired brainpower. As we make this technology available to developers for everyday projects, we look forward to witnessing the resulting proliferation of products that can learn, see and act more autonomously.”

Teal Drones is the first in the drone industry to bundle Neurala technology in every drone built, a powerful and unique differentiator. “The Neurala Brain is giving our drones autonomy and control that would not otherwise be possible,” said George Matus, founder and CEO of Teal Drones. “Neurala’s real-time, deep learning software is powerful and versatile—and we believe it will find many compelling applications in the hands of the larger developer community.”

Neurala: making AI easy

Building a drone, car or robot is difficult; building AI is even harder, with different skill sets and extensive resources required. Companies wishing to integrate AI into a product or service have historically faced a long and costly process that involves assembling a team, R&D, deploying, testing and optimizing. With the “zoo” of hardware platforms and software tools available, developers traditionally have found choosing the right fit difficult until after development and testing are done—often taking years and involving an investment of millions of dollars.

Neurala’s Developers Program eliminates the need for any of that. Neurala’s new offering allows developers to build and deploy their own AI “brain” immediately. The offering is C++-optimized for real-time control of machines and allows for:

·       Edge learning on-the-fly

·       Enhanced cloud learning

·       Both custom and off-the-shelf “brains”

·       Cloud post-processing

About Neurala

Neurala, Inc. ( is a software company that developed The Neurala Brain—deep learning neural network software that makes smart products like robots, drones, toys, self-driving cars and smart cameras more autonomous, engaging and useful. Neurala provides off-the-shelf and customized solutions ranging from high-end applications to inexpensive everyday consumer products. With the Neurala Brains for Bots Software Development Kit (SDK) and an ordinary camera, products can learn people and objects, recognize them in a video stream, find them in the video, and track them as they move. The Neurala Brain is based on technology originally developed for NASA and the U.S. Air Force. Current customers include Motorola Solutions, Parrot and Teal Drones. Follow Neurala on Twitter at @Neurala and on FacebookYouTube and LinkedIn.

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(714) 310-4439

About Neurala, Inc.

Neurala, Inc. ( creates deep learning, neural network software that makes robots, drones, toys, consumer electronics, self-driving cars and smart devices (ioT) more autonomous, engaging and useful. With the Neurala Brains for Bots Software Development Kit (SDK) and an ordinary camera, products can learn people and objects, recognize them in a video stream, locate them in the video, and follow them as they move. Neurala software is based on more than $11-million in research and development efforts, including technology that Neurala developed for NASA for planetary exploration and for the U.S. Air Force Research Labs. The company was founded in 2006 and is a graduate of TechStars Boston 2013. It received $2-million in investment funding, led by Tim Draper (California), Haiyin Capital (Beijing), and 360 Capital Partners (Paris and Milan). Follow Neurala on Twitter at @Neurala, on Facebook at, or on YouTube at

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American Sentinel University Career Coaching Blog Offers Tips to Maximize Nursing School Experience

American Sentinel University Career Coaching Blog Offers Tips to Maximize Nursing School Experience

Streamlining Life and Shifting Priorities Can Help Students Fire on All Cylinders and Maximize Their Educational Success

(PRUnderground) March 23rd, 2017

Nursing students feel that there’s only so much energy they can give to their education on top of everything else they need to do in their life. But according to Nurse Keith Carlson, author of American Sentinel University’s Career Coaching blog series, a nursing student’s educational experience needs to be kept in tune in exchange for the blood, sweat, tears, and resources dedicated to the advancement of their education and nursing career.

“You may have young children, a disabled spouse or pet, a full-time job, elderly parents, or countless other responsibilities,” says Keith Carlson (Nurse Keith), RN, BSN, NC-BC, a holistic career coach for nurses, award-winning nurse blogger, and host of two podcasts, RNFM Radio and The Nurse Keith Show. “But just like a car that needs to remain sufficiently tuned up, your educational experience needs to be fine-tuned as well.”

Nurse Keith points out that a nurse’s school experience won’t be repeated, and it’s a golden opportunity for learning that may never come again. “You need to do your best to rearrange your life so that you can fire on all cylinders.”

He offers nurses these tips to make the most of their nursing school experience.

Prioritizing your education
When a nurse embarks on a nursing degree program journey, they are making a considerable investment in themselves.Bringing your very best energy, attention, and focus is crucial to getting your money’s worth and digging deep into the experience,” says Nurse Keith.

He recommends as a nurse begins their program – and throughout each semester – to check in to see if they’re making the most of their time.

There are some factors that cannot be controlled (e.g.: illness, hospitalization, the death of a loved one, natural disasters, etc.), but many aspects of life may be amenable to even temporary changes in the interest of educational endeavors. American Sentinel University has experience helping students through tough times and enabling students to find a balance.

What can be changed?
If a nurse has a disabled family member or other outsized responsibilities or personal burdens, those may not be able to change significantly. At the same time, school is a time-limited undertaking so a nurse should consider what resources they can take advantage of to lessen their workload at home by streamlining their responsibilities or delegating to others, even temporarily.

If time management is the issue that keeps nurses from being most effective as a nursing student, Nurse Keith says to consider how to make changes that can have a positive impact on the behavioral patterns a nurse encounters each day. “Apps, paper organizers, calendars, and other resources can play a part in staying organized and efficient; moreover, other positive personal habits can be employed or improved to level up your nursing education mojo,” he adds.

Delegate household tasks to others to make more room for studies.

Nurse Keith recommends that nurses ask themselves if they have the resources to hire someone to take care of certain things during the semester; if not, consider asking family members to pitch in, or initiate an online fundraiser to raise the needed funds.

Meanwhile, if Facebook or social media are eating away at the time for schoolwork, consider placing a block on social media apps during certain hours of the day. Also, examine what other less than necessary activities can be shaved or otherwise controlled with a little time management and discipline.

“If you were to keep a journal of how you spend your time each day of the semester, what would surprise you? What habits would you find embarrassing even to write down? And think about what can be changed,” says Nurse Keith.

Firing it up
For nurses who’ve already made the decision to go back to school and take their nursing education and career to the next stage, it’s an exciting and potentially nerve-racking time.

“Your family may need to make some adjustments in terms of their reliance on you, and you may need to adjust by making fewer commitments and reserving some of your free time for school,” he says.Blasting through several courses of nursing school – whether it’s a BSN, MSN, or DNP program – takes focus, concentration, dedication, and a commitment of time and personal energy.”

He says students who don’t make room for the demands and rigors of school will find some aspect of their life will likely suffer.

Nurse Keith says when a nurse streamlines their life and shifts their priorities, they can fire on all cylinders and maximize their real learning potential and educational success.

Nurse Keith is a regular contributor to American Sentinel University’s ‘Sentinel Watch’ Career Coaching Nursing blog. Read more of his posts at
Empower yourself with knowledge through an online RN to BSN or RN to MSN degree. American Sentinel University is an innovative, accredited provider of online nursing degrees, including programs that prepare nurses for a specialty in nursing educationnursing informatics, and executive leadership.

About American Sentinel University

American Sentinel University delivers the competitive advantages of accredited online nursing degree programs in nursing, informatics, MBA Health Care, DNP Executive Leadership and DNP Educational Leadership. Its affordable, flexible bachelor’s and master’s nursing degree programs are accredited by the Commission for the Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). The DNP program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). The university is accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC). The Accrediting Commission of DEAC is listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a nationally recognized accrediting agency and is a recognized member of the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.

In June 2016, the Higher Education Commission Board of Trustees voted to grant American Sentinel University the status of candidate for accreditation. Institutions seeking accreditation by HLC are required to complete a period of candidacy before being evaluated for full accreditation. To earn and maintain candidacy, American Sentinel must fully meet the Commission’s Eligibility Requirements and Assumed Practices and demonstrate the capacity to meet all the Criteria for Accreditation within the candidacy period.

Please note, the MBA Healthcare Project-Based program is pending review for inclusion in the university’s programs covered by the Higher Learning Commission designation of candidate for accreditation.

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PubHTML5 Brochure Maker – Free Download to Create Digital Brochure

PubHTML5 Brochure Maker – Free Download to Create Digital Brochure

PubHTML5, no wonder the popular brochure maker, is now for free downloading. Everyone can create the page flip interactive brochures and publish it online.

(PRUnderground) March 23rd, 2017

PubHTML5 brochure maker in 2017 has been improved into the powerful tool for online business. Now PubHTML5 developer team is figuring out the solution to make PubHTML5 better with irreplaceable features. As the online brochure maker, it is developed with the impactful brochure design, which can attract the target customers at the first sight.

PubHTML5 brochure maker provides the concise design for the users. They can directly import the PDF and choose the satisfied template, theme and background to form the book-like layout. How to make it impressive and improve the brand awareness? PubHTML5 provides the details settings, such as logo, about page, font color& size and more. Everything can be done orderly just the users want.

To make the brochure inspiring, PubHTML5 allows users to enrich the content with multimedia. For example, users can add the product images with slideshow as well as the animation effect to showcase every aspect of product in details. It is also possible to add the video, flash, link to buy and others to the brochures.

“We are going to make PubHTML5 with more intelligent features for the online business in 2017. Also, mobile publishing will be the major part in our plan,” Anna Lee, Chief Designer of PubHTML5 said, “I believe that all of you know how to choose the best tool, and we will make PubHTML5 the best brochure maker for all of you.”

PubHTML5 can help to publish mobile friendly online brochures which can be easily shared via emails and social networks. These html5 brochures can be easily published on PubHTML5 online platform, and reached by the people from all over the world at any time with any devices. It will help to expand the business and win more target customers.

For more about PubHTML5, please go to PubHTML5 official site.


PUB HTML5 is one of the leading technology provider of HTML5 digital publishing software solutions.Its digital publishing software allows you to convert any printed material into a unique digital publication.Besides, it can help to enrich the content with multimedia.

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Phenom Health Announces TestX Core Re-Launch for Spring Training

Phenom Health Announces TestX Core Re-Launch for Spring Training

With athletes and body builders revving up for spring training, Phenom Health reinstates their popular muscle-building supplement TestX Core.

(PRUnderground) March 22nd, 2017

Phenom Health is a recognized leader in the health and wellness industry, manufacturing dietary supplements to help people reach the peak of their physical potential. The company announces new muscle-building supplement TestX Core in time for spring training demand.

Phenom Health’s scientifically formulated supplements enable people to take control of their health. The company is proud to announce TestX Core, a men’s health supplement designed to boost free testosterone levels in the body. TestX Core is especially critical for men over 30-the age when hormone levels typically begin to drop.

As spring approaches, people tend to head back to the gym, and many athletes resume spring training. Phenom Health aims to support this heightened interest in fitness with TestX Core. TestX Core can help users build muscle mass, get stronger, and maintain a healthy workout drive. TestX Core users report having more efficient workouts and feeling more energy.

“Demand is high for our health supplements in the spring,” said Rebecca Thompson, Vice President of Product Development. “We are excited and ready to meet that need with TestX Core, which can help our customers take their strength training to the next level.”

TestX Core’s ingredients are the key to the product’s efficiency.

  • Saw Palmetto
  • Magnesium
  • Panax Ginseng Root Extract
  • Tongkat Ali
  • Zinc
  • Vitamin B6
  • Fenugreek
  • Lycopene
  • Astaxanthin
  • Tribulus
  • L-arginine
  • Taurine
  • Boron

Warmer weather is here and it’s time to maximize workouts or athletic performances. To learn more about TestX Core can help, visit

About TestX Core

TestX Core is formulated for sustained energy, improved stamina and reduced recovery time.
TestX Core is a health supplement for men designed to boost free testosterone levels, benefiting all aspects of physical performance.

This product has not been evaluated by the FDA. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. Results in description are illustrative and may not be typical results and individual results may vary. Representations regarding the efficacy and safety of TestX Core have not been scientifically substantiated or evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration.

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Chris Grant Jr. of Nick Jr.’s “The Backyardigans” Drops New Hip-Hop EP

Chris Grant Jr. of Nick Jr.’s “The Backyardigans” Drops New Hip-Hop EP

"The project is sonically different in both the way it was produced and recorded. I wanted something that would make you say that's not like everything else…"

(PRUnderground) March 22nd, 2017

Chris Grant Jr. will release his debut EP entitled Departure, Part One on March 24, 2017 via Noisy Poet Records/Sony Orchard.

The entertainment industry loves a triple threat, and young actors from Nickelodeon and Disney have crossed the thin line between acting and singing with regularity. Talented artists like Drake, Justin Timberlake, and Ariana Grande have launched hugely successful music careers from roles on the small screen. Actor/singer Chris Grant Jr. is set to follow in their footsteps after starring in Season 4 of Nickelodeon’s hit series The Backyardigans in 2010. The show won two daytime Emmy awards and is considered one of Nickelodeons best-ever­ children’s shows.

Now, as a young adult, Chris Grant Jr. writes and performs songs with insight beyond his years. On Departure, Part One Chris draws on all of his musical influences to infuse his songs with his own appealing vibe. “The project is sonically different in both the way it was produced and recorded. I wanted something that would make you say that’s not like everything else…but in a good way,” says Chris. “Paranoid,” the featured song on the EP paints a picture of revelation and introspection over wolves in sheep’s clothing infiltrating one’s inner circle. Using smooth vocals to deliver a hint of sarcasm, Chris asks if the treachery is all in his mind.

Departure, Part One is the first of three consecutive releases in the Departure series. While he does some singing on the first EP, in Departure, Part Two Chris reveals more of his vocal talent as a crooner with songs that demonstrate the breadth of his skills. The third project will feature a combination of hip-hop/R&B and pop songs.

The music industry is saturated with young talent looking to make a mark. With the release of Departure, Part One Chris Grant Jr. departs from the fray. The stage is set for him to take his place among Nickelodeon and Disney actor/singers who have soared on to musical success.

Departure Part One Tracklisting

  1. Up
  2. Paranoid
  3. Said & Done
  4. Loyal
  5. Playhouse



Google Play:

About Noisy Poet Records

Noisy Poet Records is a music recording label that delivers the sounds of tomorrow through earpicked,unique, and authentic artists poised to breathe new life into the music industry. Noisy Poet Records is the music arm of SevenHorns, LLC, a multi-media company distributed through Sony Music Entertainment’s The Orchard.

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New Website Launches for Telelanguage, a Global Leader in Language Service Solutions

New Website Launches for Telelanguage, a Global Leader in Language Service Solutions

The new Telelanguage website is designed to be more than just a source of two-dimensional information.

(PRUnderground) March 22nd, 2017

As the competitive language service industry is rapidly evolving, Telelanguage sets itself apart by launching a new, user-friendly website.

A leader in over-the-phone interpreter services and interpretation technology nationwide, Telelanguage provides complete language service solutions across all industries via telephonic interpretation, on-site interpretation, video remote interpretation (VRI), Document Translation and Scheduling Software for managing face-to-face interpreter requests.

The new website is designed to be more than just a source of two-dimensional information. Since its inception in 1991, Telelanguage’s main priority has always been maintaining and growing its client relationships. In line with this value, the new Telelanguage website is meant to be a collaborative and engaging tool for new, and current, customers alike.

Andre Mon Belle, founder and Director of Customer Amazement, has witnessed firsthand the growth of the language service industry, and understands the need for accessible information.

“While we have many clients that have been with us for over 26 years, we realize that there are countless companies and organizations that are looking for language service solutions for the first time,” says Mr. Mon Belle.

Mr. Mon Belle also believes that Telelanguage’s value system will shine through the new website.

“As the experts, we want to provide as much information as we can for those seeking our services. Transparency and honesty are paramount to our value system, and building long-term relationships through the delivery of outstanding services is our core mission.”

The new website will tout a wealth of industry-specific downloads, interpreter and customer testimonials, answers to frequently asked questions, and interactive collateral such as blogs, videos, and more.

Telelanguage believes this new look, along with a cohesive branding effort, will make their services even more user-friendly, transparent, and approachable.

Telelanguage, Inc. – located in Portland, Oregon – has been providing language services, 24x7x365, since 1991. They boast over 4,070 interpreters around the United States, and support over 300 languages. Telelanguage provides the reach of a global company, while enjoying the flexibility and customer support of a small business.

About Telelanguage, Inc.

Telelanguage has been providing our customers with the highest quality of service since 1991. We are a reliable and innovative leader in the language industry. We provide interpretation and translation services to over 1,400 organizations throughout the United States – across all industries.

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Name: Hayley Emmons
Phone: 1-503-459-5683

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Venue Valet Lights the Pathway with Backlit Call Button and Row Indicators

Venue Valet Lights the Pathway with Backlit Call Button and Row Indicators

Venue Valet introduces new backlit call button and row marker for customer convenience and aisle safety at CinemaCon 2017, booth 1021F.

(PRUnderground) March 22nd, 2017

Among other products being showcased at CinemaCon 2017 this year, Venue Valet has introduced a new product that combines form and function with an illuminated call button, backlit row & seat number and a downlight and backlit row markers for customer convenience and aisle safety.

“Dine in cinemas have unique lighting considerations that non-dine in cinemas don’t have to contend with.”, says Matthew Mader, President of Venue Valet.  “Pathway lighting used to be just for stairways. But with food runners constantly going across dark rows throughout the movie to service customers, it can be a safety issue for theater staff.” The downlight also doubles as a task light for patrons to read menus or review their checks.

The Venue Valet Call Button with Integrated Downlighting has an illuminated row & seat number indicator that clearly tells which seat to deliver the customers food order and can be configured to light a different color when the call button is activated, alerting the staff when the customer requires service.

The matching backlit row indicators not only provides stairway lighting, but will also change color when a call button is pressed anywhere on that row.

“We have solved multiple problems with a single solution.”, said Mader. “While in the auditorium, service personnel can now identify if a call button is active anywhere on that row by just looking at the row marker. It also provides a light source for the stairway.”

Available for installation in any brand recliner or wall partition, because it has its own power supply with dimming capabilities that can be tuned to the exact brightness which matches lighting requirements. It can be configured in multiple color options and sizes to match the theatres style.

Contact Venue Valet today for more information about this and other solutions for cinemas or visit them at CinemaCon 2017 in booth 1021F in Las Vegas.

About Venue Valet LLC

Venue Valet, LLC is a technology company headquartered in Austin, TX that provides a wide range of products and services for dine in theatres that bring better data visibility to the venue owner and a better experience to the venue customer. Visit for more information.

Press Contact

Name: John Holstrom
Phone: 512.694.7507

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InSight Mobile Data introduces new ruggedized tablet solution for ELD compliance and connectivity

InSight Mobile Data introduces new ruggedized tablet solution for ELD compliance and connectivity

An ideal solution for ELD compliance, but also delivers services such as driver behavior monitoring, custom forms, dynamic dispatch and more

(PRUnderground) March 22nd, 2017

InSight Mobile Data, Inc. announces a ruggedized tablet solution that will help organizations with mobile workforces not only comply with new Federal ELD requirements, but also deliver productivity-enhancing services like driver behavior monitoring, custom forms, automated fuel tax recovery, and dynamic dispatch capabilities.

The recently announced SE Utility Tablet is an “all in one” platform for ELD compliance that makes it easy for businesses to provide electronic logbooks and DVIR to their drivers, while also addressing common concerns such as mobile device security, in-vehicle mounting hardware extended warranty, and user training. All of this is included with the rugged, 8” SE Utility tablet equipped with a custom Android operating system with other pre-loaded apps.

“Businesses with mobile workforces are well aware of the coming 2017 regulations requiring adoption of ELD solutions, and they’re certainly clued in to the potential of mobile devices to help them stay connected to the back office,” said Doug Hawley, Vice President of InSight Mobile Data. “But they still have many concerns related to data plans, device security and durability, installation, support and training, as well as ease of use.”

“This new solution from InSight was designed to take all of these questions off the table and provide one comprehensive and reasonably-priced package,” Hawley said.

Because the FMSCA’s new regulations go into effect in 2017, organizations are feeling the pressure to find a solution that allows their drivers to record their Hours of Service (HoS) electronically and provide automated inspection reporting instantly, when it’s required. At the same time, they know that they also need invest in mobile solutions that will increase worker efficiency in the field and improve connectivity and integration with other business workflows.

“Business fleets are looking for a tablet-based solution that is reliable, secure, and easy for their drivers to use. But they also need expertise and guidance with installation, data plans, hardware accessories and device protection. InSight is uniquely positioned to offer all of this in one package, along with the personal support that we are known for,” said Chris Eller, Director of Product Development.

Robin Doherty, an ELD compliance expert with Verigo Inc., agrees that an ELD solution should be both comprehensive and easy to use. Verigo were the inventors of the industry’s first electronic logbook to connect wirelessly to a truck’s engine control module (ECM) – before there was a J.J. Keller, Omnitracs, Big Road or Keep Truckin. “What’s most important,” Doherty said, “is to find a simple, intuitive Electronic Logbooks solution that drivers can use with minimal training on their own smart devices. This will empower your organization’s compliance with the regulations soon to be imposed on the trucking industry.”

Organizations that deploy the InSight ELD solution will immediately be compliant with the new regulations, with electronic logbook, DVIR and driving history instantly accessible from the new 8” tablet, which can be either mounted in the vehicle or used as a stand-alone device. But the device also gives them an opportunity to enhance their capabilities in other areas such as navigations (with trucking attributes), driver performance monitoring, maintenance management, instant data collection and sharing, fuel usage monitoring and mileage reporting, and more. They can also use the tablet for their own internal software needs or add useful third-party Android apps.

“Fleet managers and owners know they need to comply, and they’re excited about the potential of mobile devices for their employees – but they’re also wary about the challenges of driver adoption and training, durability and data security,” said Hawley. “InSight makes it easy.”

About InSight Mobile Data

InSight Mobile Data develops innovative, flexible fleet management, asset tracking and mobility solutions that provide real-time visibility into the mobile work environment. For nearly 20 years, InSight has remained independently operated and employee-owned to preserve a uniquely close and collaborative relationship with our customers, designing customized solutions to meet specific business needs. InSight’s StreetEagle® solutions platform provides the ability to capture, analyze and integrate mission-critical data from ALL mobile assets – vehicles, equipment and workers – in one fully configurable and user-friendly service.

Press Contact

Name: John F. Lovell
Phone: 3018661990

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