ETC app helps Light Relief

John Simpson (left) and Luke Delwiche

18 September 2012

UK - With international sales of ETC's iRFR application for Apple's iPhone, iPod touch and iPad and the new aRFR application for Android devices now approaching4,500, the company this year presented Light Relief with a cheque for an amazing £16,855 as the UK charity's share of the profits.

When the app was first introduced in 2009, Luke Delwiche from ETC Tech Services in London suggested that the profits be shared between Light Relief and its US equivalent, Behind the Scenes. Since then, the sales of the app have raised over $200,000 for the two charities.

Thanks must go to the apps' developers, Chris Mizerak and Anders Ekvall, for designing such a popular app, which enables users to turn any mobile device into a touchscreen-based remote controller for Eos- and Congo-family control desks, Eos and Ion Remote Processor Units (RPUs) and the Congo Light Server. And, of course, thanks to the hundreds of users who have purchased the apps, because it is they who select which charity benefits from their purchase.

John Simpson, a trustee of Light Relief and Chairman of White Light Group, received the cheque on behalf of the charity, saying: "When companies such as ETC come up with such a brilliant way of giving, one that benefits the charity year after year, it enables us to make awards without having to worry about where the money will come from. Annual donations are the lifeblood of charities, and this one, like its donor, just keeps on growing!"

The iRFR and aRFR apps can be downloaded from the Apple App Store or Android Marketplace, and a free preview version of the iOS version is available for you to find out how it can work for you. For more information, please see etcconnect.com

(Claire Beeson)

 

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