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Elemental Technologies Wins OnMedia 100 Award

Elemental Technologies Wins OnMedia 100 Award

Elemental Technologies Selected Among Emerging Technology Leaders of 2008

Portland, Ore. — January 22, 2009 Elemental Technologies, Inc., the leading provider of massively parallel video processing solutions, has been selected from a competitive pool for the 2009 OnMedia 100 List. The OnMedia 100 Award is given to private, emerging technology companies in media-related fields.  Elemental Technologies' innovative approach to video conversion software using GPU acceleration promises to disrupt existing markets and create new ones, from consumer to enterprise use.

"We are honored to be recognized amongst such exemplary and groundbreaking companies on the OnMedia 100 list," said Sam Blackman, CEO of Elemental Technologies. "We appreciate the vote of confidence from AlwaysOn as a key enabling technology for Internet video distribution."

 "The 2009 OnMedia 100 companies have demonstrated their tenacity even in the toughest economic conditions that the technology world has ever encountered," said Tony Perkins, founder and editor of AlwaysOn.  "We applaud their success in pushing the boundaries of innovation, creating market opportunities and transforming the industry even in the earlier stages of their businesses."

The OnMedia 100 winners were selected from among hundreds of technology companies nominated by investors, bankers, journalists and industry insiders.  The AlwaysOn editorial team conducted a rigorous selection process to finalize the 2009 list, which will be recognized at the OnMedia 100 Conference (Feb. 2-4) in New York City.

For a full list of the OnMedia 100 winners, visit

About Elemental Technologies

Elemental Technologies is the leading provider of massively parallel processing solutions for video applications. Using off-the-shelf, programmable graphics processing units (GPUs), Elemental's RapiHDTM Video Platform is ideally suited for a variety of video applications including consumer media processing, professional video editing, and Internet video processing. Founded in 2006, Elemental Technologies is headquartered in Portland, Oregon.

About AlwaysOn

AlwaysOn ignited the open-media revolution in 2003 by being the first media brand to launch a global blog network. AlwaysOn is also revolutionizing the media business by applying its open-media principles to its executive event series (Stanford Summit, AlwaysOn Hollywood, AlwaysOn Media and GoingGreen) and quarterly print "blogozine" by empowering members to post and share their ideas and meet online. As our loyal readers know, AlwaysOn is committed to the free-market, merit-driven approach to reporting and event programming.  No other media brand has dared to create such open interaction with its readers and event participants.

Media Contact

Lisa Epstein
Elemental Technologies
(503) 953-4743

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