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Deal on ECI extensions: plans for additional flexibility approved

Posted by fidest press agency su lunedì, 29 giugno 2020

The draft legislation will retroactively extend time limits for the collection, verification and examination phases of European Citizens’ Initiatives affected by COVID-19.Following last week’s adoption by the European Parliament of amendments containing improvements on the original Commission proposal, negotiators from the three EU institutions reached an informal agreement on Thursday afternoon, largely based on Parliament’s position.Parliament’s proposed improvements focused on lowering the thresholds required for the Commission to further extend the temporary measures if the situation remains difficult in September. The necessary threshold will be reduced from a majority of member states originally foreseen (or states representing more than 35% of the Union), to a quarter of EU countries. Another key change is the option for ECI organisers to participate remotely in hearings or meetings, if they choose to do so.After the meeting, rapporteur Loránt Vincze (EPP, RO) said: “We have concluded this process with remarkable swiftness and good cooperation, serving the interests of European citizens. In this way, we are ensuring that the most important EU mechanism for participatory democracy is protected and that ECI organisers are supported in their efforts through legal clarity and flexibility”.
The informal agreement, once endorsed by the Council, will have to be tabled at Constitutional Affairs Committee. Thereafter, the proposal is expected to become legally binding through votes in Parliament’s plenary and in the Council. Parliament aims for the process to be finalised by July. These temporary measures, once adopted, will stay in force until the end of 2022.

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Teleena signs IoT contract with Tvilight for smart city street lightning

Posted by fidest press agency su mercoledì, 25 Maggio 2016

teelenaNieuwegein Teleena, a global IoT enabler supports Tvilight with the international roll-out of their smart streetlights products. As market leader in wireless controls and remote management of outdoor (street) lights, Tvilight needed an IoT partner that is not only experienced in delivering global data connectivity but also has the flexibility to support new business models, new networks and work side by side on further innovations in the Smart City space. Through this partnership Tvilight is enabled to provide a complete connected range of Smart City solutions regardless of geography.
According to Ceo Chintan Shah of Tvilight “Our ambitions in Smart City development requires partners that are capable in and willing to enable the necessary building blocks to Tvilight. Teleena offers us a full stack from global data connectivity against local rates, to a state of the art IoT management platform for managing the connectivity and connected devices. These capabilities are essential for both our national and cross-border activities.”
Teleena’s CEO Timo Smit says “I am proud that an innovative company like Tvilight has chosen Teleena for its IoT activities. This proves that the focus we have on continuous technological improvement is recognised and appreciated by the market. Our IoT management platform is of immediate added value to innovative companies like Tvilight”.
Teleena is a global IoT and MVNO enabler headquartered in the Netherlands, with regional offices in United Kingdom and Dubai. Teleena has been enabling companies with IoT and Mobility ambitions since 2007 with a broad portfolio of products and services and currently operates more than 1 million devices worldwide. Teleena is offering a full stack in the Internet-of-Things Realm. This stack will facilitate setup and management of communication channels between device and network. Besides an 8+ years’ experience in GSM 3G/4G Data connectivity, Teleena is also embracing new communications channels, such as WIFI-Eap,LoRa, Sigfox, Narrowband-IOT,etc.. This makes the Teleena IoT stack truly communication agnostic.Additionally Teleena will facilitate market adaptation and increase time-to-market for both existing and new devices. Teleena’s offering include a carrier-grade, highly redundant Real-time Online Charging System, allowing the calculation of various wholesale and end-user ratings. Handy not only for the rating of the communications costs, but also allowing for Payload Rating. This will help embrace and adapt new business model for most challenging IoT endeavours. Teleena will actively help avoiding any IoT Bill Shock.
Time to Market is also decreased by offering a bi-directional device management, offering device SDK’s for various IoT platforms. This platform will auto-discover devices and provide cutting-edge graphical tools to create status and overview of all the IoT devices.
Tvilight is the high-tech company specializing in wireless networks and sensor technologies. Our core strength lies in intelligent outdoor lighting and Smart City applications. Tvilight is currently running projects in more than 30 cities in The Netherlands, and in more than ten countries around the world. Among our end-customers are cities and municipalities, infrastructure operators, and businesses with large outdoor facilities. We install our networks in residential and historical districts, industrial areas and parking lots, on highways and train stations, and anywhere else where quality outdoor lights are needed.
Founded in 2012 in the Netherlands, Tvilight has been strengthened by a seed investment from Ponooc B.V. Ponooc is a member of the Pon family of companies which also includes Pon Holdings ( We offer wireless lighting solutions that are reliable, scalable and meet the evolving energy and environmental requirements of cities around the world. Our products are intelligent and run on open standards—thus serving as an excellent platform for additional Smart City devices and applications.
Our lighting solutions work on a patented presence-detecting technology. By connecting other sensors on top of the lighting network, you can harness the power of big data for the better traffic management, environmental control, enhanced security, and more.
With Tvilight, street lights turn into a powerful data gathering network, bringing you closer to a city that is smart, connected and controllable.

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Ubidata is proud to present new projects for 2014 alongside a capital increase and an investment programme for a strong 2015

Posted by fidest press agency su giovedì, 23 ottobre 2014

BruxellesBrussels, These recent projects reflect a new phase in Ubidata’s growth strategy with a rollout of a new Android app and improved functionality of its telematic device to strengthen its position in the rail infrastructure supplier market. Of course this builds on all the well-known attributes of Ubidata telematics systems in rendering useful information to streamline business and save clients time and money.With Ancotrans’ large and sophisticated fleet came the need to develop an information delivery approach which will help the client save money and resources helping not only the bottom line but also the environment. Ubidata’s redesigned and easy-to-use Android app has been launched to ensure the right communication gets to key stakeholders to help them make the right decisions.Our work with Samskip in the Netherlands has showed how Ubidata can add flexibility and give power to a client system which is reliant on third party subcontractors. We help Samskip in empowering them take control by converting data into key performance indicators. This way Samskip can make decisions independently of other railways undertakings backlogs and can then consolidate their work accordingly.VoestAlpine Railpro found Ubidata’s solution effective over their large fleet by reducing redundancy by up to 15%. Ubidata’s telematics product helps flag up where redundancies in the system can and do occur which helps focus the client’s resources and time.These new client projects illustrate how Ubidata’s international client base is growing and underline an exciting new capital increase that has now begun. This investment phase will fund key areas of growth in product development and client relationship management. Ubidata’s aim is to grow the client base while continuing to serve current customers well through delivering the right information at the right time in the right place.
Ubidata is a Brussels based company specialising in Mobile Logistics Systems. On top of developing and commercializing fast evolving high-end software and hardware for the fleet and logistic industry, it offers a full range of services to assist clients in every step of the process: from analyzing their unique fleet situation and offering advice on the most optimal approach for improving their productivity to the seamless integration into their backoffices.

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Bombardier Aerospace

Posted by fidest press agency su martedì, 31 marzo 2009

bombardierHa annunciato che Lease Corporation International Aviation (New Buildings) Limited ha siglato un contratto fermo per l’acquisto di tre CS100 e 17 CS300. L’acquirente, che ha acquistato anche un’opzione su altri 20 CSeries, è una controllata di Lease Corporation International Limited (LCI), società privata di leasing di aerei che possiede e affitta aerei alle principali compagnie aeree.In base ai prezzi di listino, l’ordine fermo per 20 CSeries aircraft è stimato a circa 1,44 miliardi di dollari americani. “This firm order for both CS100 and CS300 aircraft adds to the momentum we anticipated for CSeries aircraft following the initial firm order by Deutsche Lufthansa AG. Moreover, LCI’s purchase confirms the flexibility designed into this technologically advanced aircraft family as required by all our customers, but especially leasing companies,” said Gary R. Scott, President, Bombardier Commercial Aircraft. “We are grateful for LCI’s confidence in the CSeries aircraft and delighted to welcome them as the launch leasing company customer. We look forward to working with them on further development of the aircraft for its entry into service in 2013.” The 110-seat and 130-seat CSeries family of aircraft brings u nmatched passenger comfort, performance, and operating economics, benefiting from the latest technological advancements, including: fourth-generation aerodynamics; increased use of composites and advanced aluminium alloy in structures; the very latest in system technologies, such as fly-by-wire, electric brakes, and a next-generation engine – the Pratt & Whitney PurePower(TM) PW1000G engine. PurePower(TM) represents a significant breakthrough in turbofan technology, especially on the environmental front where it will set new benchmarks from dramatically reduced fuel burn, noise, and emissions. In addition to Bombardier’s fourth-generation transonic composite wing design, the company is also using its Reconfigurable Engineering Flight Simulator II (REFS II) to develop customized ‘fly-by-wire’ control laws specific to CSeries aircraft. This simulator is the first of many devices planned, as part of an extensive integrated test regime, to ensure the CSeries aircraft achieves consistently high levels of reliability when it enters service.
About Bombardier A world-leading manufacturer of innovative transportation solutions, from commercial aircraft and business jets to rail transportation equipment, systems and services, Bombardier Inc. is a global corporation headquartered in Canada. Its revenues for the fiscal year ended Jan. 31, 2008, were $17.5 bil lion US, and its shares are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (BBD). Bombardier is listed as an index component to the Dow Jones Sustainability World and North America indexes. News and information are available at (photo bombardier)

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