VANCOUVER, April 22 /CNW/ - Aegis Investment Management (Golf) Inc. ("Aegis" or "the Company") (TSX-V: AIM), a provider of golf-based franchising opportunities, announced today that the Company has applied for patent protection for PlayerNet, Aegis's network-connected skill improvement, entertainment and monetization system and method. The PlayerNet system and method, consists of a revenue based, comprehensive, interactive golf environment that facilitates improved golf performance while expanding on golf-related social interactions and competition among its users.
"The overall development and filing for patent protection of our PlayerNet system and method is a major advancement in our Web 2.0 division" said Tom Matzen, President and CEO of Aegis. "Among its many applications, PlayerNet will connect golfers around the world through enhanced virtual interactions, integrating both the Parmasters Golf Training Center experience and the Links Golf Café experience with outdoor play and with on-line e-commerce. In commercial terms, PlayerNet represents the important interactive link between our franchising customers and the Web 2.0 functionality, providing an additional revenue stream to our centers, paid lead generation for our franchise division, and the ability to earn revenue from golfers across the globe. Our Web 2.0 division continues to expand and develop with great initiatives like PlayerNet, spearheaded by Aegis' Chief Internet Officer, Marc Hobler. Marc brings a wealth of experience in systems development from his tenure with Intel as senior product manager."
About Aegis Investment Management (Golf), Inc., symbol AIM.V
Aegis is a Vancouver, Canada based franchise company building shareholder value and profits by focusing on helping golfers lower their scores, have more fun, and do more business on and off the golf course.
Their family of golf franchise brands include Parmasters Golf Training Centers, Links Golf Cafes, and Quantum Business Golf Seminars. Each are designed to help Individual Franchise Owners and Area Developers have more life and more profits. The Franchise Division is supported by a Real Estate Division, a Finance Division, and a Web 2.0 Division, all designed to support the growth and expansion of the franchise brands. Led by an experienced franchise development team, Aegis has created the world's first golf franchise company that literally guarantees results.
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SOURCE AEGIS INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT (GOLF), INC.
For further information: For further information: Tom Matzen, President and CEO, Aegis Investment Management (Golf), Inc., Telephone: 1-800-663-2331, Fax: 1-800-416-6325, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org, Corporate URL: www.aegisinvestmentmanagement.com, Franchise URL: www.YourGolfFranchise.com