September 2017

APAC / September 2017 5 NEWS , On the 28th Septem- ber, leading digital content creation and distribution partner for world-class visitor destinations, Picsolve announced a five-year contract win with the world-renowned luxury hotel and casino resort Studio City, in Ma- cau. The gaming and entertain- ment capital in southern China will be Picsolve’s first operation in the resort city, marking the compa- ny’s diversification into new sec- tors and its continued geographic expansion across the world. Customers visiting Studio City, the Hollywood-inspired cinemat- ic-themed resort, will benefit from the full range of Picsolve’s imag- ing technology and customisable merchandise, allowing them to instantly share their experiences across personal and social net- works while enjoying the resort’s first-class interactive attractions. Superpower Technology Picsolve’s innovation will be cen- tral to all of Studio City’s consumer experiences. Its immersive green screen technology will feature throughout several attractions, in- cluding the resort’s Batman Dark Flight – the first Batman-themed 4D flight simulation ride where guests can have their photo tak- en while exploring Gotham City on the infamous Batwing. This technology will also feature at the world’s first figure-eight Ferris wheel, the Golden Reel, allowing customers to capture content set against an epic panoramic view of the city, as seen from 130 metres in the air. At the heart of all Studio City’s ex- periences, Picsolve’s digital plat- form will offer visitors an easy and convenient way to quickly view, order and share all content cap- tured during their stay. Picsolve’s technology enables guests to review all their content and pur- chase all-inclusive digital photo packages, premium photobooks and personalised merchandise from any device. Global leader in cross-asset trading, risk management and post-trade solutions, Murex is pleased to announce that it has been voted Overall Number One technology provider in Asia Risk Magazine’s Technology Rankings for the fifth consecutive year. The Asia Risk Technology Rank- ing winners, were announced fol- lowing the results of Asia Risk’s annual survey of capital markets participants. Showcasing the in- dustry’s preferred technology in risk management and derivatives trading, these prestigious awards represent a vendor’s ability to in- novate, stay ahead of market de- mands and perform consistently in the APAC region. Placing first in a total of 18 cat- egories, Murex’s MX.3 solution continues to showcase best practices across a number of business functions. In addition to being named Overall Number One Technology vendor, Murex topped two other categories and was voted Overall Winner for ‘Risk Management’ and Overall Winner for ‘Derivatives Pricing & Risk Analytics’. Murex won 15 subcategories including FRTB, interest rates, and XVA Manage- ment. “Since entering the Asia Pacific market over 20 years ago, Mu- rex has gone from strength-to- strength as reflected in the strong ongoing support of the market and the recent award winning streak. The Asia Pacific region is a strategic market for Murex, and we are thrilled that our clients in the region have recognized the work and commitment of our teams. With the capital markets industry providing customers with new and unpredictable regulatory challenges, we will continue to create solutions to support our clients in achieving their busi- ness objectives” commented Guy Otayek, CEO of Murex Asia Pa- cific. Voted Number One Overall Financial Technology Provider in Asia Pacific Murex, a global leader in cross-asset trading, riskmanagement and post-trade solutions, is pleased to announce that it has been voted Overall Number One technology provider in Asia RiskMagazine’s Technology Rankings for the fifth consecutive year. N Global and Industry Expan- sion This landmark industry win high- lights Picsolve’s continued ex- pansion across the Asia-Pacific region, while simultaneously marking its entry into the luxury resort sector. This new contract closely follows the partnership with Busan Air Cruise in South Korea in April and extends its growing portfolio of partners in the region entrusting Picsolve to deliver engaging experiences through its technology, including Madame Tussauds Singapore and LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Shanghai. As a result of Picsolve’s Asian expansion, a dedicated team will be moving to a brand-new office in Hong Kong on the 1st Octo- ber. Located in an award-winning development in San Po Kong, Kowloon, the conveniently locat- ed new regional headquarters re- flects Picsolve’s increasing focus on the region and will serve as a hub for local partner engagement and support. David Hockley, Interim CEO at Picsolve commented, “We’re delighted to add Studio City Macau to our existing roster of world-class destinations. Our mutually beneficial partnership with this iconic resort marks an important milestone for Picsolve as we expand into new markets and empower customers of glob- al destinations to instantly share their experiences. As more lux- ury resort developers and en- tertainment brands invest in the Asia-Pacific region, we hope that they consider the additional reve- nue opportunities and world-class content experiences we have to offer.” David Sisk, Property Presi- dent of Studio City comment- ed, “The creativity, enthusiasm and understanding of our key target demographic that Picsolve has shown throughout this pro- cess made them an ideal digital content creation partner. I look forward to seeing the creative image concepts come to life at all of our key tourist attractions and welcome our customers to see what our new experiences have to offer.”