Beta Test


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Beta Test

A test of a product by outside users before the product goes into mass production. That is, a beta test occurs after an internal alpha test but before a product is produced in large quantities for consumers. The term is used most often in software development.
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Ongoing In-Game Events & Contests: Join the Dragonica Online community and celebrate the launch of the Open Beta Test with even more events and special contests
We are committed to delivering quality content to the Dragonica Online community and wanted to celebrate the Open Beta Test by rewarding our members with an opportunity to win exciting giveaways and prizes," said Aaron Dean, Marketing Manager for Dragonica Online.
Known for our innovation and forward thinking, Barona has been extremely pleased to conduct a beta test for Tangam.
We are excited to be working with Technicolor Digital Cinema on their beta test of digital projection equipment in our U.
Now, our beta test results confirm our original computer-simulation and laboratory predictions," said Rajesh Nair, the company's founder and CTO.
Our beta tests have demonstrated unprecedented increases in response rate relative to other competitive 3rd party hosting platforms.
The Technicolor Digital Cinema beta test is a critical element of the company's plans to ensure equipment reliability and adherence to Digital Cinema Initiatives, LLC (DCI) standards prior to its North American rollout.