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Emerson Named ‘Industrial IoT Company of the Year’ for Third Year in a Row

Posted by fidest press agency su domenica, 5 gennaio 2020

Emerson (NYSE: EMR), a global automation technology and engineering company, has been named the “Industrial IoT Company of the Year” by IoT Breakthrough for an unprecedented third consecutive year.The honor recognizes Emerson’s commitment to helping customers in industries such as chemical, life sciences, power, and oil and gas define and execute a practical and successful path to digital transformation. Emerson recently introduced a new, dedicated digital transformation business that combines Emerson’s leading sensing technology, operational analytics and broad services capabilities to deliver targeted digital solutions to customer challenges.
IoT Breakthrough, which received more than 3,700 nominations for the 2020 competition, recognizes companies, technologies and products worldwide that set themselves apart in IoT categories ranging from industrial and enterprise, to consumer and connected home. Winners are selected by a panel of senior-level professionals experienced in the IoT space, including journalists, analysts and technology executives.Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) capabilities can enable a step change in performance, but many companies lack a clear path to get there. A recent survey by Emerson showed more than 70% of companies do not have a vision for data analytics with a clearly defined roadmap to success. Emerson’s new digital transformation business brings together critical resources, along with its existing expertise in consulting, project execution, smart sensor technologies, data management and analytics, to help manufacturers develop and implement pragmatic digital transformation strategies.“The IIoT space is crowded and can be confusing, so the goal of this organization is to help customers achieve measurable business improvement through a focused strategy and relevant technologies,” said Stuart Harris, group president for Emerson’s digital transformation business. “This award reinforces our leadership with capabilities that are proven to deliver measurable results.”To help customers realize the promise of digital transformation, Emerson’s Plantweb™ digital ecosystem is highly scalabe, enabling companies to focus on priority areas with a practical roadmap tailored to their business needs and readiness. This is critical because, according to the same Emerson survey, only 26% of respondents are scaling digital transformation pilots, hindering the potential of new technologies to enable widescale improvement.Emerson continues expanding its Plantweb capabilities through strategic partnerships, investments and innovation, building the industry’s most comprehensive operational analytics portfolio. Together, these dedicated resources are helping guide customers to the right digital transformation strategy and programs that accelerate Top Quartile performance.

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Murata: Notice of Acquisition of MIRAISENS, a 3DHaptics Company

Posted by fidest press agency su mercoledì, 1 gennaio 2020

Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd. (TOKYO: 6981) (ISIN: JP3914400001) and MIRAISENS, Inc. (head office: Tsukuba City, Ibaraki Prefecture; CEO: Natsuo Koda; hereafter “MIRAISENS”), which offers haptic solutions technology using 3DHaptics technology*1, have signed an agreement for MIRAISENS to become a wholly-owned subsidiary of Murata Manufacturing. However, the specific terms and conditions of this agreement have not been disclosed. Demand for tactile experiences has been rising in various markets in recent years. Such markets include the entertainment sector, in which realistic gaming experiences are expected due to the spread of virtual reality and the coming expansion of 5G, and the medical sector, which requires tactile feedback for patients during remote treatment.MIRAISENS is developing 3DHaptics technology based on “Illusionary Haptics*2,” the world’s first haptic technology established on a neuroscientific basis by the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (Tsukuba head office: Tsukuba City, Ibaraki Prefecture; president: Ryoji Chubachi; hereafter “AIST”).2 Discovered for the first time in the world by Dr. Norio Nakamura at AIST. By generating illusions in the human brain through dermal stimuli, this technology creates a mental illusion.
MIRAISENS’s haptic solutions technology differs from conventional technology based on physical engineering, and lets humans perceive various textures and tactile sensations by generating illusions in the brain through specific stimulation patterns on the skin.
For example, this technology can make it seem as if one were actually feeling the softness or texture of objects expressed as digital content in VR games. MIRAISENS is achieving these outstanding product characteristics with small and low-cost hardware through its original programming and housing design.Through this acquisition, Murata Manufacturing aims to offer original products and services by combining the device design technology it has cultivated in its sensor and actuator business with the haptic solutions technology owned by MIRAISENS.

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BrainChip Presents Year-End Company Update and Webinar

Posted by fidest press agency su sabato, 28 dicembre 2019

BrainChip Holdings Ltd. (ASX: BRN), a leading provider of ultra-low power, high performance edge AI technology, is pleased to announce that it will provide its year-end update Thursday, January 2, 2020 at 9:00 AM (AEDT) with a webinar to follow Friday, January 3 at 9:00 AM (AEDT). BrainChip is a global technology company that has developed a revolutionary advanced neural networking processor that brings artificial intelligence to the edge in a way that existing technologies are not capable. The solution is high performance, small, ultra-low power and enables a wide array of edge capabilities that include local training, learning and inference. The company markets an innovative event-based neural network processor that is inspired by the spiking nature of the human brain and implements the network processor in an industry standard digital process. By mimicking brain processing BrainChip has pioneered a spiking neural network, called AkidaTM, which is both scalable and flexible to address the requirements in edge devices. At the edge, sensor inputs are analyzed at the point of acquisition rather than transmission to the cloud or a datacenter. Akida is designed to provide a complete ultra-low power AI Edge Network for vision, audio and smart transducer applications. The reduction in system latency provides faster response and a more power efficient system that can reduce the large carbon footprint datacenters. Additional information is available at https://www.brainchipinc.com.

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Company Profile for Resonate Blends

Posted by fidest press agency su giovedì, 19 dicembre 2019

Based in Calabasas, California, Resonate Blends, Inc. is a cannabis/hemp based holding company centered on a vertically integrated and valued-added Wellness and Lifestyle brand. The holding company’s growth strategy, supported by its new management team, is developing and acquiring the highest quality products, technology, retail and supply chain resources to optimize financial performance and assure the highest standard of quality control. The Resonate team will soon announce its luxury cannabis-based Wellness and Lifestyle family of products that offers consistent quality and unique formulations that support the Company’s commitment to clarify the user experience.Resonate’s growth strategy is to create an ecosystem of companies, investments and research that all support the Resonate System. In addition to being product brand focused, the Company will incubate and integrate synergistic companies and partners. Using the Resonate System as its lens, Resonate finds entrepreneurial companies that support its ethos. By vertically integrating these companies, Resonate is able to provide consistent product quality that yields expected results and to manage margins and profitability at scale. http://www.resonateblends.com

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Company Profile for Jasper Therapeutics, Inc

Posted by fidest press agency su giovedì, 12 dicembre 2019

Jasper Therapeutics is a biotechnology company focused on enabling safer conditioning agents and therapeutics to allow for expanded use of curative hematopoietic stem cell transplants and gene therapies. Jasper Therapeutics’ lead compound, JSP191, is in clinical development as a conditioning antibody that clears hematopoietic stem cells from bone marrow in patients undergoing a stem cell transplant. For more information, please visit us at http://www.jaspertherapeutics.com.

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Imbed Biosciences Reveals New Brand Identity for Company and Flagship Product

Posted by fidest press agency su mercoledì, 11 dicembre 2019

Imbed Biosciences Inc. (Imbed), a privately-held biotech company emerging as a leader in the development of advanced therapies for burns, chronic ulcers, and surgical wounds, announced today the launch of its new corporate and product brand identities, redesigned logos, and websites. These changes come at a time when the company is seeing wider clinical adoption of its novel FDA-cleared next-generation antimicrobial matrix product, Microlyte® Matrix.
Microlyte® is made with bioresorbable polymers and a patented antimicrobial silver nanotechnology. Its ultrathin form factor – thinner than a human hair – allows the matrix to intimately conform to the underlying wound bed, kill bacteria hiding in deep wound tissue, and prevent biofilm colonization. The matrix is ultimately absorbed into the body, eliminating painful removal. “In the last year, Microlyte® Matrix has experienced increased usage in settings across the healthcare spectrum,” said Jeff Dalsin, PhD, Vice President of Products. “The new brand identity for Microlyte® reinforces it as the ‘go-to’ product for the management of all surgical, traumatic, and chronic wounds. The refreshed Imbed logo and color scheme speak to the company’s vision to build advanced therapies in the broad area of controlled drug delivery.” The newly redesigned website features easy-to-navigate pages for both patients and healthcare professionals with information appropriate for each audience. “We want Microlyte® website to be an educational resource for both patients and clinicians,” said Dalsin.
Imbed partnered with the team at Altabos, a Cincinnati firm, to build the brand. “The new branding represents a significant step forward in the commercial life of the company and its products. I am thrilled with the outcome of this effort and expect it to be well-received in the marketplace,” noted co-founder and CEO, Ankit Agarwal, PhD.

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Company Profile for Leaseweb USA

Posted by fidest press agency su giovedì, 21 novembre 2019

Leaseweb USA, Inc. is a subsidiary of Leaseweb. Leaseweb is a leading Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) provider serving a worldwide portfolio of 17,500 customers ranging from SMBs to Enterprises. Services include Public Cloud, Private Cloud, Dedicated Servers, Colocation, Content Delivery Network, and Cyber Security Services supported by exceptional customer service and technical support. With more than 80,000 servers under management, Leaseweb has provided infrastructure for mission-critical websites, Internet applications, email servers, security, and storage services since 1997. The company operates 19 data centers in locations across Europe, Asia, Australia and North America, all of which are backed by a superior worldwide network with a total capacity of more than 5.5 Tbps. Leaseweb offers services through its various subsidiaries, which are Leaseweb Netherlands B.V. (“Leaseweb Netherlands”), Leaseweb USA, Inc. (“Leaseweb USA”), Leaseweb Asia Pacific PTE. LTD (“Leaseweb Asia”), Leaseweb CDN B.V. (“Leaseweb CDN”), Leaseweb Deutschland GmbH (“Leaseweb Germany”), Leaseweb Australia Ltd. and Leaseweb UK Ltd.

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Certificazione B Corp per Euro Company

Posted by fidest press agency su sabato, 2 novembre 2019

Euro Company nel 2018 è diventata una Società Benefit e ora ha ottenuto una delle più importanti certificazioni internazionali che attesta i valori sociali e l’impegno ambientale che contraddistinguono l’azienda di Godo di Russi (RA), obiettivi al di fuori del solo profitto economico. Si tratta della Certificazione B Corporation (o B Corp), rilasciata dall’ente no-profit statunitense B Lab. Le B Corporation sono aziende che stanno riscrivendo il modo di fare impresa: questo perché la loro attività economica crea un impatto positivo su persone e ambiente, lavorando in maniera responsabile, sostenibile e trasparente e perseguendo uno scopo più alto del solo guadagno. La certificazione B Corp abbraccia l’intera azienda, coprendo quattro aree d’impatto: lavoratori, comunità, ambiente e clienti. Il processo di certificazione è rigoroso e richiede di dare evidenza delle proprie attività socialmente ed ecologicamente responsabili, tra cui forniture energetiche, spreco e uso dell’acqua, retribuzione dei lavoratori, paro opportunità e trasparenza aziendale.Euro Company già da diversi anni ha individuato cinque punti cardine per la propria attività: promuovere la cultura del benessere fisico e spirituale, attraverso una sana e corretta alimentazione; fondare le proprie relazioni commerciali sulla sostenibilità economica, sociale e ambientale; sostenere la comunità scientifica e le associazioni di volontariato; creare un ambiente di lavoro in cui crescere ed essere felici; diffondere e condividere tutto quanto possa portare un beneficio tangibile alle persone e al pianeta. Valori reali come testimoniato ora anche dalla certificazione B Corp.Euro Company fa ora parte di una comunità di oltre 2.600 aziende in tutto il mondo, solamente 500 in Europa e meno di 100 in Italia, che hanno ottenuto la certificazione B Corp. Aziende diverse per settore, assetto e dimensioni, tra cui Patagonia, Alpro, Triodos Bank, Alessi, Ecoalf e Innocent, per citarne solo alcune.
Nathan Gilbert, direttore esecutivo di B Lab Europe, afferma: «Siamo lieti di dare il benvenuto a Euro Company nella comunità B Corp. Questo è un movimento di aziende che si impegnano a cambiare il modo in cui opera il business, che credono che il business possa davvero essere una forza per il bene comune. Sappiamo che Euro Company sarà un’importante aggiunta alla community e fonte d’ispirazione per gli altri, contribuendo a diffondere l’idea che possiamo ridefinire il successo negli affari per essere in sintonia con le persone e il pianeta e allo stesso tempo generare profitto». Euro Company s.r.l. Società Benefit è l’azienda di riferimento in Italia nel settore della frutta secca e dei frutti disidratati. Ha sede a Godo di Russi (RA). http://www.eurocompany.it

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AM Best Assigns Credit Ratings to National Insurance Company

Posted by fidest press agency su domenica, 20 ottobre 2019

AM Best has assigned a Financial Strength Rating of B- (Fair) and a Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating of “bb-” to National Insurance Company (NIC) (Jordan). The outlook assigned to these Credit Ratings (ratings) is positive.The ratings reflect NIC’s balance sheet strength, which AM Best categorises as adequate, as well as its adequate operating performance, limited business profile and marginal enterprise risk management.The positive outlooks reflect AM Best’s expectation that NIC’s risk-adjusted capitalisation will improve from 2019 onward, benefiting from internal capital generation. In addition, AM Best views positively recent actions taken by the company’s management to improve the reserving adequacy of its motor book and reduce its asset risk exposure.The company’s balance sheet strength assessment is underpinned by very strong risk-adjusted capitalisation in 2018, as measured by Best’s Capital Adequacy Ratio (BCAR), which is expected to return to the strongest level. Whilst the company’s asset base is exposed heavily to the high financial system risk in Jordan, its investment portfolio is weighted toward liquid asset classes such as bank deposits and fixed-income securities. In the medium term, the company plans further divestment of some of its real estate holdings, which in 2018, accounted for approximately 12% of its capital base. Offsetting factors in AM Best’s balance sheet strength assessment include the company’s small capital base and moderate dependence on reinsurance for large risks.NIC has generated positive operating earnings over recent years, with the five-year (2014-2018) weighted average combined ratio of 94.3% and return on equity of 8.8%. However, its underwriting results deteriorated markedly in 2018, due to the weak performance of its motor and medical segments, which contributed to the company reporting a combined ratio of 110.3% and a net operating loss of JD 0.9 million. NIC’s management has taken steps to reverse this trend by pruning its underwriting portfolio and strengthening its reserves, which AM Best expects to support technical profits going forward. At half-year 2019, the company reported improved performance with profit after tax of JD 0.4 million and a combined ratio of approximately 98%.AM Best’s assessment of NIC’s business profile as limited reflects its relatively small size and concentration to Jordan’s intensely competitive insurance market, where it maintains a 3.6% market share (based on total market premiums in 2018). NIC’s risk management framework is developing, and AM Best views its risk management capability to be marginal relative to its risk profile.

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Plymouth Rock Assurance® Acquires Rider Insurance Company

Posted by fidest press agency su domenica, 20 ottobre 2019

Plymouth Rock Assurance today finalized its acquisition of Rider Insurance Company. New Jersey-based Rider is the largest motorcycle insurance provider in the state, and the only carrier serving the motorcycle community exclusively. “We look forward to focusing on the motorcycle insurance segment of the business and expanding our current product offerings,” said Gerry Wilson, President and CEO of Plymouth Rock Management Company of New Jersey. “Plymouth Rock and Rider share a common history built on trust and reliability, and we’re excited to welcome a new group of customers and riding enthusiasts to Plymouth Rock.” Plymouth Rock, rated A- (“Excellent”) by A.M. Best and specializing in auto and home insurance across the Northeast, will now look to expand its motorcycle insurance business with the acquisition of Rider Insurance. The acquisition of Rider by Palisades Safety and Insurance Association, a Plymouth Rock company, was approved earlier this month by the New Jersey Department of Banking and Insurance.

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LeadBridge Changes Company Name to PipelineIQ

Posted by fidest press agency su venerdì, 4 ottobre 2019

LeadBridge today announced its rebranding to PipelineIQ, aligned with its mission to help B2B technology organizations sell more strategically to their most challenging enterprise prospects. With fourteen years of experience executing highly customized prospect intelligence programs for large technology firms, the rebranding of LeadBridge to PipelineIQ represents the company’s dedication to enabling more strategic conversations between technology sales organizations and their high-value enterprise prospects. PipelineIQ helps address the challenge around scalability that exists today in account-based marketing (ABM) by delivering account-level recommendations and ABM themes to help marketers quickly customize messaging that will resonate with key decision makers.“Our team is thrilled about rebranding to PipelineIQ. Our new name is now best aligned with our mission to help clients shorten their complex technology sales cycles by putting conversation starters, prospecting recommendations, and proprietary prospect intelligence in the hands of enterprise sales professionals and marketers looking to be more relevant with their Fortune 500-sized prospects,” said Rick Catino, Founder and CEO of PipelineIQ. “Personalization is critical in strategic selling, but this can be challenging to scale effectively. We have unparalleled experience in shaping enterprise account strategies for some of the world’s largest technology sales teams. We are thrilled to re-brand our company and looking forward to rolling out some exciting new product offerings in Q4.”The company has used the name “LeadBridge” since 2006, achieving recognition by Inc. Magazine numerous times for revenue growth and the Boston Business Journal for revenue growth and as a Top Place to Work in Massachusetts. All future business activity will be conducted under the new PipelineIQ name.

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Like Minded Entertainment Announces the Acquisition of Canadian Tech Company Vantrix

Posted by fidest press agency su venerdì, 13 settembre 2019

Like Minded Entertainment’s (LME) founder, filmmaker and actor Mark Kassen announced during the Toronto International Film Festival that his Hollywood-based production company has completed the acquisition and integration of Vantrix Technology Corporation into its Like Minded portfolio, forming new entities Like Minded Media Ventures (LMMV) and Like Minded Labs (LML).As a place for the integration of production and technology, Like Minded Media Ventures is building upon Vantrix’s current technology to empower actors, musicians and sports figures with the ability to create their own purpose-built, end-to-end distribution systems for both recorded content and live event streaming.
With over a billion users worldwide, Vantrix’s rich portfolio of 300+ patents and market leading proprietary media and camera technology has been embedded in most major wireless service providers and media distribution systems since 2004; including AT&T, Sprint, Bell Canada, Vidéotron, O2 and Vodaphone among others.Jean Mayrand will continue to serve as CEO of the Montreal-based Vantrix and its new technology incubator Like Minded Labs, supported by RBC and based in Montreal. Sal Alvarez will continue as Head of Production for Like Minded Entertainment. Technology pioneer and Kassen’s LME partner Joe Kiani will join the boards of all Like Minded entities.

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Company Profile for ReAlta Life Sciences, Inc.

Posted by fidest press agency su giovedì, 29 agosto 2019

ReAlta Life Sciences, Inc. is an early stage pharmaceutical company incorporated in late 2018, and located in Norfolk, Virginia. ReAlta was initially formed as a joint venture between Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters, Children’s Specialty Group (170 multispecialty pediatricians) and Eastern Virginia Medical School. ReAlta is dedicated to addressing life-threatening medical needs through beneficial inhibition of the Complement System and Inflammatory Mechanisms. To support this mission, ReAlta has developed a New Class of Drugs that can address unmet medical needs through unique Multi-Modal Therapeutic Capabilities.

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Company Profile for Sylabs Inc.

Posted by fidest press agency su venerdì, 23 agosto 2019

After its initial release in 2016, Singularity was immediately accepted by the research community to meet scientists’ demands for a new application packaging methodology through containers. Today, Singularity is deployed on many of the largest supercomputers in the world.Developed specifically for HPC, Singularity’s success is firmly rooted in the open source community. Singularity is considered the platform of choice by academia and commercial HPC centers. The features that make Singularity popular with HPC users also make it the ideal container technology for data-intensive workloads, or what is characterized as Enterprise Performance Computing (EPC).As today’s enterprises leverage more data to support and grow their businesses, the need to properly containerize and support workflows related to artificial intelligence, machine/deep learning, and advanced analytics has grown substantially. Sylabs was founded to solve this challenge by enhancing the free Community version to create SingularityPRO, a commercially supported enterprise version of Singularity.

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Company Profile for Keane

Posted by fidest press agency su domenica, 4 agosto 2019

Keane provides unclaimed property compliance, consulting, asset reunification and reporting services worldwide. We assist Fortune 500 companies, law firms, accounting firms, universities, small businesses and consumers with their unclaimed property needs while mitigating risks, reducing costs, and retaining more customers and accounts. By Federal and State laws, corporations are required to locate owners who may be unaware, or lost track, of the asset they own. Keane’s expertise allows for this location before or after assets are transferred to the states. Our business model is founded on, and governed by, state mandated laws and principles.
Founded in 1949, Keane began by assisting financial institutions with locating account owners and reuniting assets. Our name originated from the radio show Mr. Keene, Tracer of Lost Persons which ran from 1937 to 1955. Keane has historically served as a pioneer in molding the unclaimed property industry. Keane’s founder participated in formulating The Uniform Unclaimed Property Act of 1954 which initiated a new landscape of unclaimed property enforcement across the country. As a result, we expanded our service reach and national footprint. Keane also influenced the Uniform Unclaimed Property Act of 1995, and in 1997 the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) called on Keane to provide testimony and assist in drafting the SEC Rule: 17Ad-17. During the 2000’s, Keane continued as the premier unclaimed property provider and further expanded our expertise by combining the top three independent firms in the industry. What sets Keane apart is our total commitment to customer service, the expertise and qualifications of our employees, and our demonstrated accountability for measurable results. Today, Keane assists our consumer clients by identifying and reuniting them with their assets to which they are entitled. Keane is also privileged to help our corporate clients maintain compliance, minimize risk, retain assets, and comply with state and federal annual reporting regulations.

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Company Profile for Masimo

Posted by fidest press agency su lunedì, 15 luglio 2019

Masimo is a global medical technology company that develops and produces a wide array of industry-leading monitoring technologies, including innovative measurements, sensors, patient monitors, and automation and connectivity solutions. Our mission is to improve patient outcomes and reduce the cost of care. Masimo SET® Measure-through Motion and Low Perfusion™ pulse oximetry, introduced in 1995, has been shown in over 100 independent and objective studies to outperform other pulse oximetry technologies. Masimo SET® has also been shown to help clinicians reduce severe retinopathy of prematurity in neonates, improve CCHD screening in newborns, and, when used for continuous monitoring with Masimo Patient SafetyNet™ in post-surgical wards, reduce rapid response team activations, ICU transfers, and costs. Masimo SET® is estimated to be used on more than 100 million patients in leading hospitals and other healthcare settings around the world, and is the primary pulse oximetry at 9 of the top 10 hospitals listed in the 2018-19 U.S. News and World Report Best Hospitals Honor Roll. Masimo continues to refine SET® and in 2018, announced that SpO2 accuracy on RD SET™ sensors during conditions of motion has been significantly improved, providing clinicians with even greater confidence that the SpO2 values they rely on accurately reflect a patient’s physiological status. In 2005, Masimo introduced rainbow® Pulse CO-Oximetry technology, allowing noninvasive and continuous monitoring of blood constituents that previously could only be measured invasively, including total hemoglobin (SpHb®), oxygen content (SpOC™), carboxyhemoglobin (SpCO®), methemoglobin (SpMet®), Pleth Variability Index (PVi®), RPVi™ (rainbow® PVi), and Oxygen Reserve Index (ORi™). In 2013, Masimo introduced the Root® Patient Monitoring and Connectivity Platform, built from the ground up to be as flexible and expandable as possible to facilitate the addition of other Masimo and third-party monitoring technologies; key Masimo additions include Next Generation SedLine® Brain Function Monitoring, O3® Regional Oximetry, and ISA™ Capnography with NomoLine® sampling lines. Masimo’s family of continuous and spot-check monitoring Pulse CO-Oximeters® includes devices designed for use in a variety of clinical and non-clinical scenarios, including tetherless, wearable technology, such as Radius-7® and Radius™ PPG, portable devices like Rad-67™, fingertip pulse oximeters like MightySat® Rx, and devices available for use both in the hospital and at home, such as Rad-97™. Masimo hospital automation and connectivity solutions are centered around the Iris® platform, and include Iris Gateway™, Patient SafetyNet, Replica™, Halo ION™, UniView™, and Doctella™.

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The collaboration of six Nordic banks results in a joint KYC company

Posted by fidest press agency su domenica, 7 luglio 2019

Stockholm. Danske Bank A/S, DNB Bank ASA, Nordea Bank Abp, Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB (publ), Svenska Handelsbanken AB (publ) and Swedbank AB (publ) are moving forward and have established a joint venture company to develop a platform for handling KYC (Know Your Customer) data. The European Commission has given its approval in accordance with the EU merger control rules.The joint venture company is preparing for its first commercial launch in 2020. The company is autonomous and will initially offer KYC services to the market concerning large and medium-sized companies based in the Nordic region.“The collaboration between all banks has been both effective and successful. Together, we have in a short period of time worked on a Nordic KYC utility standard for compliant KYC information and explored alternatives for a future digital solution. As we have now received the green light from the European Commission, we are ready to move forward with our plans,” says Fredrik Millde, interim CEO of the Nordic KYC utility.The banks’ top priority in collaborating has been to develop a Nordic platform with standardised processes for handling KYC data. The objective is to improve customer experience by simplifying the KYC processes for corporate customers while strengthening financial crime prevention in the Nordics.

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COACH Taiwan Named ‘Best Company to Work for in Asia 2019’

Posted by fidest press agency su mercoledì, 3 luglio 2019

COACH Taiwan announced that the Company has been awarded the “Best Company to Work for in Asia 2019” by HR Asia Magazine, a top regional publisher in the HR industry. The highly-reputable award recognizes companies that possess remarkable levels of employee engagement, corporate culture and employer branding.COACH Taiwan staff at HR Asia awards presentation ceremony with William Ng, Group Publisher Editor-in-Chief of Business Media International (Photo: Business Wire)
COACH Taiwan staff at HR Asia awards presentation ceremony with William Ng, Group Publisher Editor-in-Chief of Business Media International (Photo: Business Wire)“The Best Company to Work for in Asia” award is one of the region’s most authoritative awards, covering 12 markets. The rigorous selection process covers a comprehensive assessment of participating organizations’ talent strategies, employee engagement and leadership effectiveness. Employees are invited to provide ratings and opinions on their employers to help select the winner. COACH Taiwan was awarded the accolade after it was judged by an independent panel of industry experts, academics and journalists.
COACH Taiwan was founded in 2012, with 28 directly-operated stores and over 250 employees. In the era of VUCA (Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity, Ambiguity), COACH will continue to build a dynamic, diverse and inclusive workplace for talents, and develop them to provide exceptional experiences to our consumers.

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Visa Chief Financial Officer Vasant Prabhu Appointed Company Vice Chairman

Posted by fidest press agency su domenica, 26 maggio 2019

Visa Inc. announced today that Vasant Prabhu, Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and member of the Executive Committee, will take on the added title of Vice Chairman for the global payments technology company.As part of his expanded role, Prabhu will take an active role in representing Visa at payments industry forums and serving as a valuable voice with key constituents on business issues of strategic importance to Visa and its clients. Additionally, he will provide strategic counsel on major initiatives and geographies important to Visa’s future growth.“I have extraordinary respect for Vasant,” said Al Kelly, Visa CEO. “He is a strong strategist with a deep knowledge of our business, and is very well regarded in the industry. This expanded role will enable us to leverage his expertise in new and meaningful ways.” Prior to joining Visa, Prabhu worked at NBCUniversal Media, LLC, as Chief Financial Officer, overseeing the company’s finance function as well as the operations and technical services division. Prior to joining NBCUniversal in 2014, Prabhu served as the chief financial officer for Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. since 2004.In 2010, Prabhu was named Vice Chairman of Starwood. At Starwood, he was responsible for all financial functions, information technology and a range of corporate functions. He also served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Safeway Inc., and held senior leadership roles at The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc., PepsiCo, Inc. and Booz, Allen & Hamilton. Prabhu holds a B.S. in Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology and an MBA from the University of Chicago.

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Xerox Shareholders Approve Holding Company Reorganization

Posted by fidest press agency su venerdì, 24 maggio 2019

Xerox (NYSE: XRX) announced today that shareholders approved its proposal to adopt the merger agreement pursuant to which Xerox expects to implement a holding company reorganization.Holders of approximately 99.7 percent of common shares present and voting at Xerox’s annual meeting, representing approximately 77.0 percent of the company’s total outstanding common shares, voted in favor of the proposal. The final voting results for the annual meeting will be reported in a Form 8-K that Xerox will file with the Securities and Exchange Commission.The closing of the holding company reorganization remains subject to the satisfaction of customary conditions, including, without limitation, receipt of approval from the Financial Conduct Authority of the United Kingdom. Xerox is targeting the third quarter of 2019 for the closing of the holding company reorganization; however, there can be no assurance regarding completion of the reorganization or timing of regulatory approvals, which could delay the closing.
Following the closing, it is expected that the common stock of the holding company will trade on the New York Stock Exchange under Xerox’s current trading symbol, “XRX.” In addition, to eliminate duplicative administrative requirements and costs, Xerox has notified NYSE Chicago that it intends to voluntarily delist Xerox common stock from trading on NYSE Chicago immediately prior to completion of the holding company reorganization.

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