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Major Metropolitan Ambulance Service Deploys Unique Radar and Camera-Based Accident Prevention System

Posted by fidest press agency su mercoledì, 21 febbraio 2018

Safe Drive Systems (SDS), a leading developer and distributor of collision avoidance and lane departure warning systems, has announced that its accident prevention solutions are now being deployed by one of the country’s major metropolitan ambulance services.Maricopa Ambulance initially installed the safety technology in its new 14-ambulance fleet that began serving the City of Scottsdale 9-1-1 system on February 17.Maricopa Ambulance also provides medical transport to Maricopa County medical facilities, hospitals and patients and sets a national standard of excellence for pre-hospital medical care. Home to four million residents, Arizona’s Maricopa County is the fourth-largest in the United States and includes Phoenix, the country’s fifth-largest city.“We are committed to safety and to keeping our ambulance fleet one of the most advanced in the world,” said Bryan Gibson, Maricopa Ambulance CEO. “SDS’ advanced collision avoidance system helps us achieve those goals. SDS’s cutting-edge technology will ensure that our drivers, paramedics and patients will be protected on the road using the most advanced safety system available anywhere.”
SDS’s unique RD-140 collision avoidance system is the only one available in the U.S. that incorporates both radar and cameras. Reliable, affordable and user-friendly, it is designed to prevent or reduce the severity of an accident by monitoring both the distance between you and the vehicle in front and how close your vehicle is to an unintended lane departure.“SDS is truly proud to partner with Maricopa Ambulance in this project,” states Tuvi Cohen, president of SDS. “The selection of our RD-140 collision avoidance system for installation in its fleet of life-saving vehicles testifies to its status as the industry’s leading solution in its field.”

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Gamida Cell to Present Data from NiCord® Programs at the 2018 BMT Tandem Meetings

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Gamida Cell, a leading cellular and immune therapeutics company, today announced two presentations from its NiCord programs in high-risk hematologic malignancies and sickle cell disease (SCD) at the 2018 BMT Tandem Meetings, held from February 21 – 25 at the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City, UT. Details for the presentations are as follows: NiCord Single Unit Expanded Umbilical Cord Blood Transplantation (UCBT): Final Results of a Multicenter Phase I/II Trial; Mitchell Horwitz, M.D., Session G: Alternative Donor / Immune Reconstitution, Feb. 23, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. MT in Ballroom I
A Novel Therapy for Sickle Cell Disease (SCD): Co-Transplantation of NiCord [Ex-Vivo Expanded Umbilical Cord Blood (UCB) Progenitor Cells with Nicotinamide] and an Unmanipulated Unrelated UCB Graft Leads to Successful Engraftment and Cure of Severe SCD; Suhag H. Parikh, M.D., Poster Session 1: Cord Blood, Feb. 21, 2018 at 6:45 p.m. MT in Hall E
“We are pleased with the results of the data being presented at the BMT Tandem Meetings, which highlight the promise of NiCord as a potential graft for transplantation in multiple patient populations,” said Ronit Simantov, M.D., chief medical officer of Gamida Cell. “These data are the basis of our phase III study that is currently enrolling patients with high-risk hematologic malignancies, and support our future plans to evaluate NiCord as a stand-alone graft in patients with sickle cell disease.”

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PROS Holdings, Inc. to Present at JMP Securities 2018 Technology Conference

Posted by fidest press agency su mercoledì, 21 febbraio 2018

San Francisco. PROS Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: PRO), a cloud software company powering the shift to modern commerce, today announced that PROS Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Stefan Schulz, and Shannon Tatz, Senior Director of Investor Relations, will participate in a fireside chat with investors at the JMP Securities 2018 Technology Conference in San Francisco on Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018, at 3:30 p.m. PST.A live audio webcast of this event can be accessed by going to the investor relations section of the Company’s website at http://www.pros.com and clicking on the webcast icon. The webcast will be archived on the Company’s website for 90 days after the conference ends.
PROS Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: PRO) is a cloud software company powering the shift to modern commerce by helping companies create personalized and frictionless buying experiences for their customers. Fueled by dynamic pricing science and machine learning, PROS solutions make it possible for companies to price, configure and sell their products and services in an omnichannel environment with speed, precision and consistency. Our customers, who are leaders in their markets, benefit from decades of data science expertise infused into our industry solutions. To learn more, visit http://www.pros.com.

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New Ciox Hires Forge Paths in Tech Transformation

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Ciox, a technology-driven healthcare company, announces new hires who will guide the company’s digital future. Florian Quarre is chief digital officer; David Dyke is vice president, product management; and Paula Lawlor is executive vice president, provider solutions.The new executives will guide Ciox as it adopts a technology-based platform, designed to make release of information (ROI) easier and more secure. Ciox rolled out the new connected cloud platform, HealthSource, to select customers in 2017, and the platform will be expanded dramatically throughout 2018.“As Ciox transforms the way we do business, our new executives will lead the way in innovation,” says CEO Paul Roma. “They will oversee new projects while ensuring we remain true to our principles of enabling people to stay healthy through better management of their information.”
Quarre has more than 15 years of expertise leading and advising the transformation of large healthcare organizations within the U.S. and globally, using emerging technologies – such as blockchain and artificial intelligence – with an accelerated incubation path to deliver enterprise business value. Prior to his role at Ciox, Quarre led Deloitte Consulting’s healthcare blockchain practice, focusing on the adoption of blockchain as an enabling technology.Before coming to Ciox, Dyke served as vice president, product management & business development, for Change Healthcare. There, he was responsible for delivering innovation and value to healthcare providers with a focus on customer engagement.Lawlor brings 30 years of diverse C-suite revenue cycle and healthcare management experience to Ciox. Previously, she served as president and chief operating officer at Accuity Development Systems, and she has also been an AHIMA Foundation board member since 2014.At Ciox, she oversees the KnowledgeBridge Team, a cross-disciplinary group with industry experts designed to support operations. The team will also include other new hires: Carrie Graves, vice president provider operations; Kelly Gates, vice president provider solutions; and Geoff New, vice president provider solutions. Graves previously served as director of strategic initiatives for Conifer Health Solutions. Gates previously served at Optum360 as service line leader for Clinical Documentation Improvement solution services, where she was responsible for the development of their CDI and Quality software solution. New has led mid-cycle operations, process reengineering, regulatory compliance, and performance-improvement initiatives for leading hospital systems around the country.As Ciox moves closer to implementing HealthSource on a wider scale, the new set of executives will push the company forward while ensuring its core values stand firm as ever. Ciox recognizes that every record represents a real person. With new leaders in place, Ciox is ideally positioned to ensure continued advancements in ROI innovation.

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Air Techniques Will Debut New Digital Imaging Products At Chicago Midwinter Dental Meeting

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Air Techniques, Inc., a leading innovator and manufacturer of dental equipment will be introducing a new digital radiography system, ScanX Swift View and a new Interproximal camera head called “Proxi” for their CamX Triton HD camera at the Chicago Midwinter Meeting. Attendees will be able to see these new products firsthand at Air Techniques’ newly designed booth #1834.
The ScanX Swift View is the latest in the new View series of digital radiography systems from Air Techniques. This WiFi enabled system offers a full color touchscreen and is capable of digitizing all intraoral formats, sizes 0-4. Setting a new standard for digital X-rays, ScanX Swift View’s digital filters ensure reliable diagnostics with a theoretical resolution of 40 LP/mm, 2000 dpi. The high resolution touchscreen displays 16.7 million colors and provides excellent image quality, allowing the practitioner to quickly check the results of the X-ray with its preview function. The ScanX Swift View is the second product release in Air Techniques’ View Series. It joins ScanX Intraoral View which was recently released by Air Techniques.“We are extremely excited to be launching these cutting edge digital imaging products at the Chicago Midwinter Meeting,” said Jon Newman, Air Techniques Product Manager of Digital Imaging. “ScanX Swift View takes digital radiography imaging to the next level with its WiFi and touchscreen functionally, not to mention the excellent image quality.”The new Proxi head for the CamX Triton HD is the third interchangeable head that will be offered for this camera system. CamX Triton HD currently has an intraoral Cam head and Spectra caries detection head. The new Proxi head enables practitioners to reliably and easily detect and diagnose interproximal caries. This powerful diagnostic tool enables the detection of interproximal caries without the use of X-ray radiation – especially useful in pediatric and pregnant patients. All three CamX Triton HD heads easily change amongst one another.“The new Proxi interchangeable head for the CamX Triton HD Camera System is a powerful tool that will benefit any dental practice,” said Robert Meehan, Air Techniques Product Manager of Digital Imaging. “Rather than relying on traditional X-ray radiation, the CamX Triton HD enables todays practitioners to diagnose with one camera system.”Visit Air Techniques at the Chicago Midwinter Meeting, booth 1834. For more information on Air Techniques, please visit http://www.airtechniques.com. Become a fan of Air Techniques on Facebook and follow the company on Twitter and Instagram.

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Brandsight Announces Beta Release of Next-Generation Corporate Domain Name Management Platform

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Brandsight, a provider of next-generation corporate domain management solutions, announced today the beta release of their corporate domain name management platform. The beta version is currently in use at some of the world’s most well-known brands. Feedback obtained from beta users will be used to further enhance the platform. Leveraging today’s technology, the new platform is designed to meet the needs of corporate domain name portfolio managers who are responsible for tracking domain industry updates, registering new domains, pointing assets to relevant content, and managing workflow surrounding the renewal process.With Brandsight Domain Name Management, corporate domain portfolio managers can:
Stay informed with an at-a-glance dashboard highlighting current portfolio status, required actions and important news and industry updates
Streamline registration processes and ensure accuracy with an intuitive, simplified and predictive user experience. Understand website resolution status and ensure that domains are driving visitors to relevant content Phil Lodico, Brandsight CEO, commented, “After meeting with some of the world’s largest corporate domain portfolio owners, we’ve taken a fresh look at domain name management, and built a solution that ensures data integrity, streamlines processes and provides greater insight.” Lodico added, “We are just getting started; our vision is to continually innovate by partnering with our clients and building solutions that meet their needs, especially as the domain name environment continues to evolve.”

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Bambini: la strage degli innocenti

Posted by fidest press agency su martedì, 20 febbraio 2018

Ogni anno, 2,6 milioni di neonati nel mondo non sopravvivono al primo mese di vita, circa 7.000 neonati ogni giorno. Un milione di loro muore lo stesso giorno in cui nasce. Secondo il nuovo rapporto dell’UNICEF “Ogni bambino è vita”, il tasso di mortalità neonatale a livello mondiale rimane allarmante, in particolare nei paesi più poveri del mondo. I bambini nati in Giappone, Islanda e Singapore hanno la probabilità di sopravvivenza più alta, mentre i neonati in Pakistan, Repubblica Centrafricana e Afghanistan la più bassa.Secondo il rapporto, a livello mondiale, nei paesi a basso reddito, la media del tasso di mortalità neonatale è di 27 morti su 1.000 nati. Nei paesi ad alto reddito, quel tasso è di 3 su 1.000. I neonati dei luoghi a più alto rischio per la nascita hanno una probabilità oltre 50 volte maggiore di morire rispetto a quelli nati nei paesi più sicuri.Il rapporto sottolinea inoltre che 8 dei 10 luoghi più pericolosi per nascere si trovano in Africa Subsahariana, dove le donne in gravidanza hanno probabilità molto inferiori di ricevere assistenza durante il parto a causa di povertà, conflitti e istituzioni deboli. Se ogni paese portasse il suo tasso di mortalità neonatale alla media dei paesi ad alto reddito entro il 2030, potrebbero essere salvate 16 milioni di vite.“Mentre, negli ultimi 25 anni, abbiamo più che dimezzato il numero di morti fra i bambini sotto i cinque anni, non abbiamo fatto progressi simili nel porre fine alla morte di bambini con meno di un mese di vita”, ha dichiarato Henrietta H. Fore, Direttore Generale dell’UNICEF. “Dato che la maggior parte di queste morti sono prevenibili, non abbiamo ancora raggiunto i risultati necessari per i bambini più poveri del mondo”. Secondo il rapporto, queste morti possono essere prevenute tramite l’accesso a personale ostetrico qualificato, insieme a soluzioni comprovate come acqua pulita, disinfettanti, allattamento nelle prime ore di vita, contatto pelle a pelle e buona nutrizione. Tuttavia, la mancanza di operatori sanitari e ostetrici qualificati, comporta che in migliaia non ricevono il supporto salvavita di cui avrebbero bisogno per sopravvivere. Per esempio, mentre in Norvegia ci sono 218 medici, infermieri e ostetrici per 10.000 persone, questo valore è di 1 per 10.000 in Somalia.I bambini che nascono in Giappone hanno le maggiori possibilità di sopravvivenza, con solo 1 bambino morto ogni 1.111 nati vivi durante i primi 28 giorni di vita. I bambini nati in Pakistan, hanno le minori possibilità: ogni 1.000 bambini nati vivi, 46 muoiono entro la fine del primo mese dalla nascita – circa 1 su 22. L’Italia, nella classifica dei paesi col tasso di mortalità neonatale più alto, si colloca al 169esimo posto su 184 paesi esaminati, con un tasso di mortalità neonatale di 2,0 – ovvero 1 neonato morto ogni 500 nati vivi.

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Francesco Candeloro: Light Landscapes

Posted by fidest press agency su martedì, 20 febbraio 2018

Amsterdam 10th of March 2018, from 16:00 to 20:00,(exhibition 10/03 – 07/04/2018) vernissage at the gallery’s Rusland 22 – 1012 CL location, in the heart of the historical center of Amsterdam Francesco Candeloro Solo Show Curated by Sonia Arata. Light Landscapes focuses on the photographic production of the artist and presents a selection of shots of the cycle “The Times of the Light” taken between 2007 and 2016, where landscape is the protagonist: pure and silent visions which have been captured in nocturnal hours or during liminal and indefinite temporalities of dawns or sunsets. The artworks bring together subjects in which the natural element prevails (skies, waters and horizons) and others, where the focus is on the city, on the architectural details and the articulation of the urban fabric. An eurhythmic sensitivity, the musicality of chromatic notes manifest themselves in these “landscapes of light”: the sense of the absolute and the secret of being have assumed in this era a new guise, of which the acute sensibility of Francesco Candeloro becomes interpreter.

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Cree Names Thomas Wessel as Senior Vice President of Global Sales and Marketing

Posted by fidest press agency su martedì, 20 febbraio 2018

Cree, Inc. (Nasdaq: CREE) announces the appointment of Thomas Wessel as senior vice president of global sales and marketing, effective Feb. 19, 2018. In this role, Wessel will report to Gregg Lowe and oversee sales and marketing for the Wolfspeed™ power and radio frequency (RF) and Cree LED components businesses.Wessel brings more than 20 years of global sales and marketing leadership experience within the semiconductor industry, serving the automotive, industrial, electronics and communications markets. He joins Cree from NanoSemi, Inc., a venture-funded spinoff from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and MIT Lincoln Laboratory, where he served as vice president of sales and marketing. Prior to that, he served as senior vice president of worldwide sales and marketing at Analog Devices, Inc., a multinational semiconductor company specializing in data conversion and signal processing technology. In his role, he led the organization to eight consecutive quarters of growth. His career also spans sales and marketing management roles at Texas Instruments and Atlantik Elektronik.“Thomas has a history of success in sales, marketing and business leadership within the markets Cree serves,” said Gregg Lowe, CEO of Cree. “Cree’s Wolfspeed power and RF and LED component technologies are critical to the success of today’s most in-demand and evolving markets, such as the automotive industry’s transition to electric vehicles. We are confident Thomas will help us unlock Cree’s potential.” Wessel holds an engineering degree in physics from the University of Applied Sciences Lübeck and completed the advanced management program at IESE Business School. He is a Stevie Awards finalist for “Best Turnaround Executive,” recognized by the industry’s only global, all-encompassing business awards program honoring great performances in business.

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Rockwell Collins Announces 2017 Engineer of the Year Recipients

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Rockwell Collins has selected three employees as the company’s 2017 Corporate Engineers of the Year. The recipients are Angelo Joseph, a principal systems engineer in Commercial Systems; Adriane Van Auken, a principal systems engineer in Government Systems; and Frédéric Trincal, a principal systems engineer in International & Service Solutions.
The three were honored for their exceptional technical creativity and innovation during the company’s annual Engineering Breakfast on Monday, Feb. 19. The event was held in celebration of National Engineers Week.Joseph pioneered the most advanced commercial software-defined global navigation satellite system receiver certified today. His work enables significant business opportunities for the company’s multi-mode receiver product family.The efforts of Van Auken resulted in a cost-effective and easily portable software-defined crypto solution for government communications products. She also led the successful security verification test with the National Security Agency.Trincal is responsible for end-to-end systems architecture development, including Airborne and Ground components design of the Flight Operations and Maintenance Exchanger, or FOMAX, for the Airbus A320 jetliner enabling new Airbus Skywise service. FOMAX is Rockwell Collins’ first basic position win on this aircraft family.

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SwRI’s Alan Stern to Receive National Award of Nuclear Science & History

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Dr. Alan Stern has been selected to receive the National Award of Nuclear Science & History from the National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. Stern, associate vice president of the Space Science and Engineering Division at Southwest Research Institute, serves as principal investigator of NASA’s New Horizons mission, which made headlines worldwide when the spacecraft returned remarkable imagery of the Pluto system. He was selected the 2018 recipient for his work in “planetary and near-earth research with the NASA Hubble space telescope and other deep space observations and discoveries in astrophysics and planetary science.” “I’m honored to be named among the leaders previously receiving this award. Nuclear science has enabled the exploration of the outer planets — something our country has led the world in,” said Stern. Past recipients of the award include Gen. Paul W. Tibbetts, pilot of the B-29 Enola Gay; Sen. Harrison (Jack) Schmitt, the last man to walk on the moon; Dr. Murray Gell-Mann, who received the Nobel Prize in physics for discovering the quark; and Lisa Randall, a leading expert on particle physics and cosmology.Stern has been honored numerous times over the course of his career. In 2016 and 2007, TIME Magazine named him one of the 100 most influential people of the year. The American Astronomical Society awarded him its Carl Sagan Memorial Award in 2016, and he received the 2016 NASA Distinguished Public Service Medal, the space agency’s highest civilian honor. The New Horizons mission, which he leads for NASA, was named among the top science news stories of 2015 by Discover Magazine and Science News, among other distinctions, and has itself been honored with numerous awards.Stern has authored or coauthored more than 290 technical research papers and served as a principal investigator on 14 space missions. He is perhaps best known for the Pluto flyby, which culminated July 14, 2015, when New Horizons came to within 8,500 miles of the planet. Onboard instruments collected historic images and science measurements. The mission has since been extended through 2021 to fly through the Kuiper Belt, an area of icy objects at the far reaches of the solar system. The spacecraft is now journeying toward its next flyby target, Kuiper Belt Object 2014 MU69, which it will reach January 1, 2019, setting a record for the most distant exploration of any world in history.As chairman of the Commercial Spaceflight Federation since 2016, Stern is also an active proponent of suborbital, orbital and planetary space commercialization. In 2007 and 2008, he led the NASA Science Mission Directorate, overseeing 93 flight missions and more than 3,000 grants. His expertise ranges from research studies of the Kuiper Belt and Oort cloud, comets and planetary satellites to space instrument development, particularly in ultraviolet technologies.
The National Award of Nuclear Science & History is presented to a significant individual or group that has worked to advance learning in the nuclear fields covered within the broad mission of the museum. Stern will receive the award at The Einstein Society Gala in Albuquerque, N.M., March 31, at the 21st annual awards ceremony.

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Publix Named Great Place To Work

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Publix has been named one of Fortune magazine’s 100 Best Companies to Work For. Publix was ranked No. 47 on this year’s list and was one of only 10 companies to have made the list every year since its inception in 1998.“I’m so proud Publix continues to be recognized as a great place to work. Our associates make Publix great every day, and it’s an honor to be part of the Publix family,” said Todd Jones, Publix CEO & President.Two-thirds of a company’s score is based on a survey, which is sent to a random sample of employees. The survey asks questions related to their workplace, including the honesty and quality of communication by managers, degree of support for employees’ personal and professional lives and the authenticity of relationships with colleagues. The remaining third is based on a company’s responses to the Culture Audit questionnaire, which asks questions about pay and benefits programs, hiring, communication and diversity.
Publix is privately owned and operated by its more than 190,000 employees, with 2016 sales of $34 billion. Currently, Publix has 1,170 stores in Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, South Carolina, North Carolina and Virginia. The company has been named one of Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For in America for 21 consecutive years. In addition, Publix’s dedication to superior quality and customer service is recognized among the top in the grocery business.

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Syncfusion Launches Annual Succinctly Readers Award

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Syncfusion, Inc., the developer solutions company of choice, is pleased to announce the winners of the 2017 Succinctly Readers Award, recognizing readers’ favorite titles published in 2017 as part of the Succinctly series—a library of free, technical publications.
With a total of 3 million downloads since its inception in 2012, the Succinctly series has had more than 900,000 downloads in 2017, including 33 titles in 2017 that were eligible for voting. In December, Syncfusion polled its developer community to vote on their favorite titles. Xamarin.Forms Succinctly by Alessandro Del Sole is the Gold Winner, receiving the most votes, followed by the Silver Winner, ASP.NET Core Succinctly by Simone Chiaretta and Ugo Lattanzi. The third-place Bronze Winner award went to Angular 2 Succinctly by Joseph D. Booth.When notified that he had won, Del Sole responded, “My initial reaction was of surprise, since the Succinctly series offers many interesting books. Summarizing a development technology is never easy, so the biggest challenge was selecting the right topics and the proper contents for each topic. I think I was able to provide a good overview of Xamarin.Forms.” According to Del Sole, Xamarin as a topic resounds with readers because it is a framework that allows Microsoft developers to build apps for iOS, macOS, and Android in C#, maximizing code reuse.“We are honored to work with such talented industry experts on the Succinctly Series. These authors have a unique ability to take complicated topics and create compelling summaries that allow readers to learn about the latest technologies,” said Daniel Jebaraj, vice president of Syncfusion. “The Succinctly Readers Award allows us to celebrate our writers and provide them with the recognition they deserve for attracting the most reader interest in a given year.”

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Alabama Virtual Academy at Eufaula City Schools Now Enrolling for 2018-2019 School Year

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Alabama Virtual Academy at Eufaula City Schools (ALVA-ECS) welcomes families to apply for enrollment for the 2018-2019 school year. An online public school authorized by the Alabama State Department of Education and the Eufaula City Schools, ALVA-ECS is available tuition-free to students in grades K-12 who reside anywhere in the state.Delivered entirely online, ALVA-ECS combines online instruction, rigorous curriculum and the support of state-licensed teachers to provide a personalized experience for each student. ALVA-ECS students access a robust online curriculum and attend live virtual classes. The school provides a unique approach to learning that helps prepare students for post-graduation college or career success.“At ALVA-ECS, our goal is to maximize the potential of each student,” says Head of School Kayleen Marble. “We work with families to make sure students stay on track to meet their goals, whether entering the workforce or advancing onto higher education after graduation.”Students are offered a full course load in the core subjects of math, language arts, science, history, art, and music. In high school, ALVA-ECS students have access to world languages and electives, as well as honors and Advanced Placement® courses. ALVA-ECS also offers student clubs, field trips, social outings and other activities to foster a sense of school community, including an in-person graduation ceremony in the spring.Students choose online school for a variety of reasons including advanced learning, a bullying-free environment, and schedule flexibility to facilitate extracurricular pursuits or medical needs. ALVA-ECS’s online platform gives students the flexibility to pursue their academic goals in a supportive environment and at an appropriate pace for their learning style.
ALVA-ECS is now accepting enrollment applications for the 2018-2019 school year. Families are encouraged to attend an in-person or online information session hosted by the school. For more information on how to enroll, and for a schedule of upcoming information sessions, visit http://alva.k12.com.

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Indix Announces Broad Availability of Its AI-Based Product Prediction Services

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Indix, the world’s leading product AI company, announced the broad availability of its AI-based prediction services for product categorization, brand identification, standardized attribute extraction and product clustering. With Indix’s prediction services, companies will now have the power to process millions of product records in minutes, using AI, without any humans in the loop.
Using Indix prediction services, ecommerce marketplaces can clean and verify seller content and augment product listing attributes. Etailers can clean and verify existing content and accelerate SKU onboarding. Adtech companies can standardize advertiser catalogs, enhance ad relevance and power dynamic ads. Affiliates and Publishers can automate catalog management and power product search. Market Research and Analytics companies can identify and classify products using just the limited information on electronic receipts.“From the very beginning we invested in AI and ML because there was no other way to handle the amount of product information that we were processing every day,” said Sanjay Parthasarathy, founder and CEO of Indix Corporation. “As a result, we have built a completely automated product information platform that learns continuously.” Indix has used all four prediction services along with its search ranking and relevance to power the recently released Samsung Mall, to enable consumers to discover and buy products across multiple online shopping sites in India using Samsung smartphones’ cameras, microphones and key inputs.“We have over two billion product offers on our platform and we built AI-based services to automate our own catalog management,” said Sri Velamoor, VP of Sales and Business Development at Indix. “Over time, our algorithms have leveraged these billions of data points to learn a normalized taxonomy and schema and compile a brand dictionary, all of which helped standardize our catalog. Indix is excited to offer these prediction services and metadata to companies that want to improve their product catalogs or structure their product information.”Indix’s AI-based prediction services, combined with metadata and product content, helps companies automate and accelerate their vision for next generation shopping, advertising, IoT and analytics.

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SloanLED Awarded Engen Project

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SloanLED, leaders in LED technology for more than 60 years, today announces it has won a national rollout LED lighting upgrade with Engen, one of Africa’s leading energy companies. The Engen program has commenced with several trial sites in South Africa utilizing SloanLED’s PDL3 MODUS lighting solution.“We are pleased to be working with SloanLED on this important program,” said Matthew Orton Retail Engineering & Construction Manager, Engen. “SloanLED met all of our technical and commercial requirements, and we look forward to working with them.”SloanLED’s PDL3 MODUS is a comprehensive, application-based solution that will meet Engen’s LED lighting needs and reduce overall energy consumption. We will continue to collaborate with Engen throughout this project to leverage technology, focus on research, and continuously improve our organizations, processes, and products.“SloanLED is proud to partner with Engen on this lighting upgrade project and provide one of Africa’s leading energy companies with the highest quality LED solutions,” said Ervin Cash, President & CEO of SloanLED. “SloanLED prides itself on innovative and reliable lighting systems, and Engen is a leader in innovation in the energy field, so we’re very pleased to work together to brighten their brand and help sustain their loyal customer base across all audiences, both today and in the future.”SloanLED is proud to be selected as an Engen lighting partner. SloanLED lighting solutions continue to brighten and enlighten the world while exponentially reducing energy usage and costs.

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The World Summit, at the Royal Society in London

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London. The latest advances in vaccine safety, reducing unnecessary C-sections and person & patient engagement will be among the varied breakout sessions offered the day after the 6th Annual World Patient Safety, Science & Technology Summit in London by the Patient Safety Movement Foundation. The breakout sessions will convene on Sunday, February 25, 2018 at the prestigious Royal Society, the independent scientific academy of the United Kingdom and the Commonwealth, dedicated to promoting excellence in science.The breakout sessions are full-day working meetings structured for shared learning on existing Actionable Patient Safety Solutions (APSS) – collaborative, evidence-based processes that show results in patient safety – and for developing new APSS. These sessions provide healthcare professionals, advocates, and enthusiasts the opportunity to contribute their experiences and expertise, which is critical to process improvement, while also promoting transparency and encouraging aligned incentives that will eventually lead to ZERO preventable patient deaths in hospitals by 2020.
The World Patient Safety, Science & Technology Summit, and Breakout Sessions are supported by the Rt. Hon Jeremy Hunt, MP, Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, Department of Health United Kingdom and co-convened by the European Society of Anaesthesiology.

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TEI and voxeljet Sign Volume Contract for 3D Printed Sand

Posted by fidest press agency su martedì, 20 febbraio 2018

Voxeljet AG (NYSE:VJET) (the “Company” or “voxeljet”), a leading provider of high-speed, large-format 3D printers and on-demand parts services to industrial and commercial customers, today announced that Tooling and Equipment International in Livonia, MI (TEI) has signed a 3-year Volume Contract with voxeljet America Inc. in Canton, MI for 3D printed sand molds and cores.
In the contract, TEI has committed to purchase more than 500,000 liters of 3D printed sand from voxeljet over an expected three-year period. In connection with the contract, voxeljet will install additional printing capacity in TEI’s Livonia facility as well as using its existing machines in their Canton, MI facility.TEI is the largest user of 3D printed sand in the USA and has a comprehensive low-pressure aluminum casting facility together with heat treatment and a state-of-the-art machine shop with over 50 CNC machines. TEI supplies machined prototype and low volume components in aluminum, iron and steel to automotive, aerospace and defense customers. With the help of voxeljet’s high productivity 3D printing systems, geared towards industrial production, TEI will offer all phases of manufacturing from one source: design, 3D sand printing, casting, heat treatment, machining, and inspection.Oliver Johnson, President of TEI commented: “This is an outstanding opportunity for both companies to further capitalize on the benefits of large scale 3D sand printing for engineered aluminum castings. With voxeljet working alongside us to supply molds and cores, we will be able to compress lead times even further for our customers while also setting new records in terms of the size and weight of parts we can cast.” David Tait, Managing Director of voxeljet America Inc. commented: “The 3D printing industry is at an inflection point, and this marks another milestone in our mission to push 3D printing into industrial production. We are very proud to support TEI’s growth strategy with our unique 3D printing technology.”

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Renesas Electronics Introduces Low-Cost Target Boards to Support Growing RX 32-bit MCU Family

Posted by fidest press agency su martedì, 20 febbraio 2018

Renesas Electronics Corporation (TSE:6723), a premier supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions, today announced three new Target Boards for the RX65N, RX130 and RX231 Microcontroller (MCU) Groups, each designed to help engineers jump start their home appliance, building and industrial automation designs. Priced below $30 USD, the Target Boards lower the price threshold for engagement, allowing more system developers to enjoy the benefits of Renesas’ broad-based 32-bit RX MCU Family.The RX Target Boards provide an inexpensive entry point for embedded designers to evaluate, prototype and develop their products. Each board kit features an on-chip debugger tool that enables application design without requiring further tool investments. Through-hole pin headers provide access to all MCU signals’ pins, making it easy for customers to interconnect to standard breadboards for fast prototyping.“What makes the RX Target Board evaluation concept unique is its innovative approach to reusing the same PCB for all MCU variations,” said Tim Burgess, Senior Director, Proprietary MCU Business Division, Renesas Electronics Corporation. “Since each member of the Renesas RX MCU Family has a common pin assignment, customers experience a smooth transition between different RX Groups and RX Series using the same package version. In the case of the RX Target Boards, the widely used 100-pin LQFP package is on board.”The RX Target Boards offer everything designers need to start board and demo development, including a board circuit diagram and bill of materials, demo source code, user manual, and application notes. Coming soon are additional Target Board variations that will provide full coverage of the entire RX Family, from the low-power RX100 Series to the high-performance RX700 Series.

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Voxello Announces their 4th Major Distribution Partnership

Posted by fidest press agency su martedì, 20 febbraio 2018

Today, Voxello, patient-provider engagement company specializing in solutions for critically ill patients, announced its fourth major distribution partnership with ASCC, Inc., a major U.S. distributor. ASCC partners with hospitals, long term care facilities and clinics in the Western Pennsylvania and Eastern Ohio regions and is now strategically positioned to distribute Voxello’s cutting-edge noddle® technology in this important market.“Adding Voxello to our portfolio will aid us in delivering enhanced value to the customers in our region and provide crucial technology that other nurse call distributors cannot offer at this time,” said Jeff Behr, VP of Healthcare Sales at ASCC, Inc.ASCC provides health care organizations with a variety of integrated communication technologies. Their solutions enable their customers to increase overall patient satisfaction by improving the effectiveness of their staff, reducing liability issues, and maximizing their performance.ASCC has partnered with the most reliable and technologically advanced health care system manufacturers in the industry. Along with their professional staff, this has made ASCC one of the most trusted health care system integrators and solutions provider in the country. (visit them at http://www.asccinc.com)Rives Bird, CEO of Voxello added, “The distribution agreement with ASCC signifies a strategic and valuable partnership. ASCC has a strong track record of providing services and solutions to hospitals in their region. We’re excited about this mutually beneficial collaboration.”

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