SIM Inc | Date: 2015-06-10
The present invention relates to a multifunctional plate for protecting a vehicle license plate, which can minimize deterioration of the outer appearance of the plate caused by a bolt or a seal that is protruded to the outside of a license plate in which specific information of a vehicle is recorded and minimize damage to another vehicle in the case of a collision, and which can provide a lighting structure for lighting the license plate such that a vehicle license number can be identified in dark conditions such as at night. To this end, the present invention provides a multifunctional plate (10) for protecting a license plate, comprising a protection frame (11) which is mounted on a front bumper or a rear side of a vehicle and is protruded from an edge at a suitable height such that a license plate having specific information of the vehicle can be mounted therein, wherein: a protection cover (20) is coupled to the plate (10) so as to prevent a head portion of a license plate-coupling bolt (1) or a seal (2), which is protruded from a surface of the license plate when the license plate mounted in the plate (10) is fixed to a car body, from coming in contact with another vehicle; and the plate (10) or the protection cover (20) is provided with a lighting means (L) for identifying a number through the direct light upon the license plate when lighted.
Greig, SIM Inc, Scholten and Midgley | Date: 2012-06-27
A magnetic electrical connector is provided which has particular application to use in vehicles or aircraft to prevent damage due to passenger movement. The connector includes a socket (1) having a housing (2) with a front face (4), a plurality of conductor contact regions (7,8) provided on the front face (4), and a magnet (6) provided in the housing (2) to physically retain a plug (20) in connection with the socket (1) in use.
L'Oréal, SIM Inc, Kim Yu Rae, Kim and Lee | Date: 2016-05-25
A biomolecule extraction device and method thereof are disclosed. The biomolecule extraction device a method thereof according to the present invention can simplify the process of extracting biomolecule such as protein or nucleic acid, etc. from biomass such as tissue and cell and save time and space spent therefor to enhance users convenience. Also, not only can the concentration of biomolecule extraction be increased and the amount of buffer used can be reduced by minimizing dead space, but also testing can be efficiently performed by allowing constant discharge of the extracted sample. In addition, an extra device or equipment does not have to be applied, damage of the extracted biomolecule can be minimized and consistent test results can be expected while applying only a small amount of samples.
SIM Inc | Date: 2016-09-28
Provided is a mesh assembly inserted to a soft tissue or a human tissue for lifting the soft tissue, the mesh assembly including: a mesh member inserted into the soft tissue or human tissue and supporting the tissue; a fixed member provided at the mesh member and adopted to increase a coupling force in the soft tissue or the body; and a hook member formed on an upper surface or a lower surface or both of the fixed member to protrude in a diagonal direction, so that fixation of the soft tissue or human tissue can be firmly conducted, thereby allowing the soft tissue and the like to be fixed at a normal position without undergoing an influence by shaking or an external shock.
Greig, SIM Inc, Beck and Nicklin | Date: 2012-07-04
A wireless media distribution system for a passenger vehicle including a media server (3) and a plurality of transmitters (6) adapted to wirelessly transmit media signals representative of media delivered from the media server. Each transmitter is adapted to direct a media signal to a selected passenger location (2) or a group of passenger locations.
SIM Inc | Date: 2013-03-12
A pump filter system for use with a submersible pump assembly including a base cup having an outer peripheral flange and an upwardly extending ring concentrically located within and spaced from the peripheral flange. A self-supporting, substantially uniformly perforated, tubular wall portion having a lower end coupled to the base cup outer peripheral flange and an upper end surrounding a pump discharge conduit connection. A tubular sleeve having a lower end contiguous with an upper portion of the pump body and an upper end projecting above the discharge conduit connection. A tapered coupling having a lower end connected to the perforated tubular wall upper end and an upper end connected to the tubular sleeve upper end, and a seal ring surrounding the discharge conduit connection and the tubular sleeve inner surface.
Greig, SIM Inc, Scholten, Midgley, Dublon and Moody's | Date: 2013-09-25
A magnetic electrical connector is provided which has particular application to use in vehicles or aircraft to prevent damage due to passenger movement. The connector includes a socket having a housing with a front face, a plurality of conductor contact regions provided on the front face, and a magnet provided in the housing to physically retain a plug in connection with the socket in use.
News Article | February 15, 2017
Location marketing technology leader SIM Partners today announced it has raised $5 million in funding led by River Cities Capital Funds, a growth equity firm investing in healthcare and information technology companies, and Jump Capital, a Chicago based venture capital firm specializing in expansion stage and growth capital investments. “SIM Partners continues to gain well-deserved industry recognition as the location marketing leader and has an impressive track record for driving results for leading brands,” stated Dan Fleming from River Cities Capital. With more than 50 clients and 40,000+ locations, SIM Partners helps large businesses with multiple locations acquire and retain customers through its Velocity location marketing automation platform. Velocity includes a powerful location data management tool to drive visibility for local listings; a content management system that automates the creation of location-based content and experiences; and a robust insights platform to inform local content strategies. “We see huge growth opportunities for SIM Partners because the Velocity platform delivers a proven ROI for clients,” stated Sach Chitnis, Managing Director at Jump Capital. Both Jump Capital and River Cities were already investors in SIM Partners. The funding comes at a time of growth for SIM Partners and location marketing. Local search is a major catalyst in the growth of location marketing. According to Google, the number of “near me” searches has increased by a multiple of 34 since 2011, and 50 percent of consumers who conduct a local search on their smartphone visit a store within a day. SIM Partners’ Velocity platform helps power these endless amounts of opportunities. “We appreciate the ongoing support from our investors, and we are excited to drive innovation and continue to provide value for our customers,” said Jon Schepke, CEO of SIM Partners. He added, “SIM Partners is uniquely positioned to create innovative solutions for clients by reaching a target audience – local customers or patients. The demand we are seeing for our product in multiple verticals is strong, particularly given the tremendous amount of growth in healthcare." Clients including Advocate Health Care, American Family Insurance, ATI Physical Therapy, Red Wing Shoes, Save-A-Lot, Starwood Hotels & Resorts and U.S. Bank have seen the value in SIM Partners’ Velocity platform. Recent industry recognition includes a Digiday Signal Award in the category of Best Location-Based Marketing Platform, a Stevie award for technology innovation and a BIA/Kelsey GOLOCAL award for excellence in generating sales revenue for clients. About SIM Partners SIM Partners is the location marketing technology leader. SIM Partners’ local marketing automation technology, Velocity, maximizes digital marketing results for enterprise brands at a local level. By making location data actionable and local content scalable, Velocity drives customer acquisition for national brands across thousands of physical locations. With Velocity, national brands can create location-based offers to turn “near me” mobile searches into offline conversions. Velocity includes a powerful location data management tool to drive listing visibility, a content management system that automates the creation of location-based content and experiences, and a robust insights platform to inform local content strategies. SIM Partners has offices in Chicago and San Francisco. To learn more, or request a demo, visit simpartners.com.
News Article | December 6, 2016
Location marketing technology leader SIM Partners today announced that on December 15 its healthcare division will host a webinar featuring a guest speaker from Forrester, a global research and advisory firm, to discuss how healthcare systems can successfully engage with omnichannel patients who increasingly seek service on demand. The one-hour webinar, "Winning in Patient Engagement," will be hosted by Amanda Bury, Managing Director, SIM Partners Velocity Health, and features guest speaker, Forrester Senior Analyst Kate McCarthy, on Thursday, December 15, at 11:00 a.m. CST. "Healthcare systems need to be findable and responsive across all channels and devices, whether patients are conducting voice searches with wearables or booking appointments on their smartphones," Bury said. "Healthcare systems can succeed by combining location and physician data with contextual content to guide patients through the right touchpoints at the right time." During the webinar, participants will learn a number of takeaways, including: Bury and McCarthy will provide insights into the successful patient experience and take questions from participants. The webinar will draw upon "The Healthcare Guide to Omnichannel Discovery," an ebook newly published by SIM Partners, and "Healthcare Must Embrace Digital to Win in Consumer Engagement," a November 2016 report written by McCarthy and Cinny Little of Forrester. "The Healthcare Guide to Omnichannel Discovery," based on SIM Partners’ location marketing client work, shares how healthcare systems can unleash location and physician data along with content to convert patients' omnichannel searches into transactions. To register for the webinar and to obtain a copy of "The Healthcare Guide to Omnichannel Discovery," please go here. SIM Partners’ Velocity Health empowers healthcare organizations to improve the patient experience from awareness and consideration through acquisition and retention. A comprehensive location marketing solution, and Healthcare Internet Hall of Fame “Innovative Product” honoree, Velocity Health activates one source of truth for physician and facility location data to drive search visibility and patient acquisition through physician directories and profiles. An open architecture enables engagement on physician profiles – including scheduling, transparency, mobile wallet offers, ride sharing and more – that attracts and retains patients while maximizing existing technology investments. SIM Partners has offices in Chicago and San Francisco. To learn more, or to request a demo, visit http://www.simpartners.com/velocityhealth or follow @Velocity_Health.
News Article | February 28, 2017
StrataCore, the premier IT consulting and brokerage firm in the Pacific Northwest, has been presented with the “Key Partner” award by the Seattle Society of Information Management (SIM). StrataCore and the Seattle SIM have partnered on many IT industry events over the past few years. StrataCore’s focus on providing market intelligence goes hand-in-hand with the SIM’s mission to bring together tech leaders to share information and support their local tech communities. “StrataCore is proud to be able to give back to the Seattle community. Over the years, we have partnered with the SIM on many industry events in the area. StrataCore looks forward to continuing to support the SIM in their efforts to expand their reach and educational programs”, said Jay Schwartz, COO and General Counsel, StrataCore. "Seattle SIM is proud to recognize StrataCore as the recipient of the key partner award. StrataCore’s direct involvement in SIM activities helped to further our mission to inform, educate and grow our passionate community of Seattle technology executives. Stratacore's financial support also helped to expand our charitable efforts with local organizations like Year Up Puget Sound, Ada Developers Academy, and Western Washington University. The SIM looks forward to continuing to work with StrataCore to make Seattle SIM the premier professional organization for Seattle area CIOs, CTOs, and other IT executives", said Paul Farrall, President, Seattle SIM. About StrataCore: StrataCore is the premier Data Center, IT Infrastructure, Network Connectivity, and Cloud Services agent in the Pacific Northwest. We partner with the industry’s top service providers to save you time and money - while maximizing business results. We offer unbiased, custom solutions while maintaining a clear view of the competitive landscape to optimize contract terms and pricing. Our market intelligence, tools, and detailed vendor selection process provides clients with the necessary insight to make informed IT decisions. For more information, visit http://www.stratacore.com/ About Seattle SIM: Seattle SIM is the premiere professional development organization for senior IT leaders, offering exclusive events with technology leaders and pioneers, unparalleled networking and the opportunity to support charitable organizations helping drive diversity and inclusion in our industry. For more information on the Seattle SIM, visit http://www.simnet.org/