|[November 15, 2012]
Westell Launches Application Development Contest for Homecloud™
AURORA, Ill. --(Business Wire)--
Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: WSTL), a leading provider of
telecommunications equipment for wireline, wireless and home networks,
announced today that the company is sponsoring a contest for new
applications developed for the Homecloud Digital Home Manager (DHM).
Entrants who develop a software application for the Homecloud platform
and register for the contest on the Homecloud website, www.homecloud.com,
will be eligible for cash prizes of up to $5,000. In addition, any
applications selected by Westell for distribution to Homecloud users
will earn $1,000, and all entrants providing a valid proof of purchase
of the Homecloud DHM will receive a $100 entry prize.
"We are excited to engage application developers in enhancing the user
experience and functionality of Homecloud," said Rick Gilbert, President
and CEO of Westell. "The apps are what make Homecloud such a unique and
powerful product. We are looking for useful, creative apps that will
help make Homecloud even more compelling."
The Homecloud DHM is a versatile, connected, open platform for
applications that sits in the center of the home. It is a wireless
router, a network hub, and an application server, all olled into one.
The DHM comes with an initial set of applications which enable network
addressable storage, automated data backup and sharing of content across
multiple operating systems. It is available for purchase via the
Homecloud website, www.homecloud.com,
for a special introductory price of $180.
The contest runs from November 12, 2012 through March 1, 2013. At the
end of the entry round, eligible applications will be judged based on
utility, quality and ease of use. Winners will be announced on or before
March 31, 2013.
Complete contest rules are available on the Homecloud
Westell Technologies (News - Alert), Inc., headquartered in Aurora, Illinois, designs,
distributes, markets and services a broad range of carrier-class
communications equipment, including digital transmission, remote
monitoring, power distribution and demarcation products used by wireline
and wireless telecommunications service providers, industrial customers,
and home network users. Additional information can be obtained by
ABBREVIATED RULES - HOMECLOUD APPLICATIONS
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. The Homecloud Applications
Contest ("Contest") is sponsored by Westell Technologies, 750 N. Commons
Drive, Aurora, IL 60504 ("Sponsor"). Contest begins November 12, 2012 at
12:01 a.m. CST, and ends March 1, 2013 at 11:59 p.m. CST. Open to legal
residents of the 50 United States, and the District of Columbia,
excluding Colorado, Maryland, North Dakota, & Vermont, who are 18 or
older (or the age of majority in their state of residence, whichever is
older), except employees of Sponsor and any other organizations
affiliated with the sponsorship, fulfillment, administration, prize
support, advertisement or promotion and/or their respective agents,
affiliates, subsidiaries, and members of their immediate families or
persons residing at the same address. Odds of being selected for a�prize
depend on the total number of eligible entries received. As this is a
contest of skill, winning is dependent upon the quality of entries
received and the skill of the individual entrants. Approximate retail
value of all prizes is at least $9,000. For official rules visit http://www.homecloud.com/developer.
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