QuickFire Networks Selected as a Finalist in 26th Annual CONNECT Most Innovative New Product Awards

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SAN DIEGO, CA--(Marketwired - Sep 25, 2013) - QuickFire Networks Corporation, the premier provider of ultra high performance video encoding/transcoding platforms for mobile, broadband and broadcast content providers, announced today that the T-Video™ V1100/V1200 platform has been selected as a finalist in the Hardware and General Technology category for the 2013 Most Innovative New Product Awards, sponsored by CONNECT. CONNECT, a regional program that catalyzes the creation of innovative technology and life sciences products in San Diego County, continues its twenty-six year tradition of honoring San Diego's leaders of innovation and groundbreaking new products with the annual award.

"We are thrilled to be a nominated as a finalist," said Mike Coward, Founder and CEO of QuickFire Networks Corporation. "We pride ourselves on not just being a technology leader, but also a part of the San Diego high-tech business community."

QuickFire Networks' T-Video platform series represents the only solution specifically designed for video processing, transrating, and transcoding. Eleven Intel® Core™ i7 CPUs and associated GPUs per rack unit make the V1100/V1200 the most cost-effective and eco-friendly solution for customers.

The CONNECT Most Innovative New Product Awards ceremony, to be held at the Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines on Dec. 6, will honor product innovation in the following categories: Aerospace & Security Technologies, Communications & IT, Hardware & General Technology, Life Sciences - Diagnostics & Research Tools, Life Sciences - Medical Products, Mobile Apps, Software, Sport & Active Lifestyle Technologies and Sustainability.

"This year's finalists are among the strongest we've seen," said Tyler Orion, interim president, CONNECT. "In the 26 years we've produced the MIP Awards, we've seen San Diego County continue to produce impressive technology innovation across a broad range of industries, and selecting winners from among this year's group of finalists will be an exciting challenge."

The 2013 Most Innovative New Product Awards receive generous support from lead sponsors Life Technologies and Qualcomm, as well as supporting sponsors including AmericanWest Bank, Barney & Barney, Cox, Cymer, D&K Engineering, Hughes Marino, Kaiser Permanente, Knobbe Martens, Merck and PricewaterhouseCoopers.

For the complete list of winners and other information please visit the Most Innovative New Product Awards website.

ABOUT QUICKFIRE NETWORKS CORPORATION
QuickFire Networks Corporation provides ultra high performance platforms that enable high-resolution processor-intensive video encoding/transcoding for mobile and broadband content providers. The T-Video product line is designed specifically for the explosive growth of video traffic currently underway. QuickFire Networks is headquartered in San Diego, California. For more information, visit www.quickfirenetworks.com.

ABOUT CONNECT
CONNECT is a regional program that catalyzes the creation of innovative technology and life sciences products in San Diego County by creating an environment in which inventors and entrepreneurs have access to the resources they need for success. Since 1985, CONNECT has assisted in the formation and development of more than 3,000 companies and is now widely regarded as one of the world's most successful organizations linking inventors and entrepreneurs with the resources they need for commercialization of innovative products. As a result, the program has been modeled in more than 50 regions around the world -- most recently in New York City, Bogotá, Colombia and Saudi Arabia. To learn more about CONNECT, please visit www.connect.org or call 858.964.1300.

T-Video is a trademarks of QuickFire Networks Corporation. All other trade names, trademarks and registered trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

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