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uStudio Adds Three Top Technology Executives to Leadership Team

Posted by fidest press agency su sabato, 13 gennaio 2018

Leadership TeamuStudio, Inc., the industry’s leading enterprise media platform, today announced the appointment of three top technology executives to its leadership team. Bryan Jones joins the company as chief operating officer, Matt Dussling as vice president of sales, and Michael Nels as vice president of engineering.“Pervasive use of media in the enterprise is inevitable; it’s becoming an essential ingredient to business agility and managing customer experiences,” said uStudio CEO Jen Grogono. “We couldn’t be happier to have these talented executives join our team to address this growing opportunity. Their leadership will play an important role in helping customers displace first-generation video publishing players with modern hub-and-spoke media workflows that integrate audio, video, AR and VR into strategic business conversations.” Serial entrepreneur and digital media pioneer Bryan Jones has been appointed to the COO position. In this role, Bryan will work with product and sales to further expand uStudio’s application suite and its adoption by Fortune 500 enterprises. Bryan is a widely-regarded technology executive having founded or co-founded companies including Collider Media (now part of Videology) and b.well Connected Health. He also served as the SVP of Product & Solutions at Videology Group, the leading software provider for converged TV and video advertising.Matt Dussling joins uStudio as the vice president of sales, where he will accelerate the adoption of the uStudio platform across industries, as well as expand relationships with the company’s industry-leading enterprise accounts. An accomplished sales executive, Matt brings more than twenty years of enterprise software sales experience at technology companies including Spredfast, Lombardi Software (acquired by IBM) and Trilogy. Most recently, Matt served as a Vice President of Sales for Andreessen Horowitz-backed Capriza.Michael Nels joins uStudio as the vice president of engineering. He brings more than 19 years of software industry experience in R&D, Product, Engineering and Operations roles. Michael will work closely with CTO Josh Marshall to oversee the ongoing development of the company’s patented media platform and its suite of business applications. Most recently, Michael served as VP Engineering at on-demand delivery service Favor. Prior to Favor, Michael led the creation of IT management products and internal systems as VP Software Development at SolarWinds, a global leader in IT service management software. (photo: Leadership Team)

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KARL STORZ Receives Innovative Technology Designation from Vizient for VITOM® 3D System

Posted by fidest press agency su mercoledì, 3 gennaio 2018

KARL STORZ VITOMKARL STORZ Endoscopy-America, Inc., a leader in minimally invasive surgery solutions and related technologies, announced that its VITOM® 3D system for visualization in microsurgery and open surgical procedures has received a 2017 Innovative Technology designation from Vizient, Inc., the largest member-driven health care performance improvement company in the country. The designation was based on direct feedback from hospital experts who interacted with the new VITOM® 3D system at the Vizient Innovative Technology Exchange in Denver on September 14, 2017.The VITOM® 3D system represents a revolutionary solution for the visualization of microsurgical and open procedures in a range of medical specialties. The compact technology optically magnifies the surgical field, enabling the entire surgical team to directly observe procedures on a 3D monitor. The VITOM® 3D system offers a high level of user friendliness owing largely to improved ergonomics. A modular system design helps support efforts to increase efficiency while reducing procedure cost.
With its U.S. release of the VITOM® 3D system, KARL STORZ now provides three-dimensional visualization capabilities for performing delicate surgical tasks required for precision surgery. Using the new system, surgeons gain the advantages of enhanced depth perception to better distinguish distances between anatomical structures. Several current Vizient, Inc., member hospital organizations were among the first U.S. early adopters of VITOM® 3D technology.“In procedures that require very precise work, such as neurosurgery, the new capabilities of the VITOM® 3D system provide surgical options that were previously unavailable and can enhance patient outcomes. Additionally, the system can offer a lower acquisition cost through its modular design and use of a single video tower that benefits both endoscopy and microscopy,” says Charles H. Wilhelm, President and COO, KARL STORZ Endoscopy-America, Inc. “With the introduction of the VITOM® 3D system, KARL STORZ is demonstrating the value of a range of new, forward-thinking solutions that are driven by our commitment to the needs of surgeons and hospitals in today’s quickly evolving health care environment.” “Hospitals and providers are looking for innovations that offer unique and cumulative benefit over other products available on the market today. The feedback on the VITOM® 3D system by attendees at our Innovative Technology Exchange was strongly in favor of assigning this technology an Innovative Technology designation. Congratulations to KARL STORZ on receiving this status,” said Debbie Archer, director of procurement and Vizient Innovative Technology Program lead.KARL STORZ Endoscopy-America, Inc., was previously recognized by Vizient, Inc., and also awarded the Innovative Technology designation in 2015 for its IMAGE1 Visualization Enhancement System, and in 2016 for its system for performing Blue Light Cystoscopy with Cysview® (BLCC).Vizient represents a diverse membership base that includes academic medical centers, pediatric facilities, community hospitals, integrated health delivery networks and non-acute health care providers and represents more than $100 billion in annual purchasing volume. Through its Innovative Technology Program, Vizient works with member-led councils and task forces to review potentially innovative products. If it is determined that a product is innovative, Vizient may award a contract outside of the competitive bid cycle.KARL STORZ Endoscopy-America, Inc., is an affiliate of KARL STORZ SE & Co. KG, an international leader for more than 70 years in reusable endoscope technology, encompassing all endoscopic specialties. Based in Tuttlingen, Germany, KARL STORZ SE & Co. KG is a family-owned company that designs, engineers, manufactures, and markets all its products with an emphasis on visionary design, precision craftsmanship and clinical effectiveness. For more information, call 800-421-0837 or visit the company’s Web site at (photo: KARL STORZ VITOM)

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FPT Software and Airbus Ink a Letter of Intent to Cooperate in Aviation Technology

Posted by fidest press agency su domenica, 17 dicembre 2017

Truong Gia BinhFPT Software and Airbus have signed a Letter of Intent (LoI) in looking the opportunities to develop aviation technology related to Airbus’s Skywise, a recently launched aviation data platform. According to the LoI, FPT Software, in short term, will look to create a pool of up to 500 developers and train these software talents of how to utilize Skywise in developing solutions to improve business efficiency in the aviation industry. The training courses about Skywise platform will then be expanded for Airbus’s customers and Skywise users. Furthermore, FPT Software is ambitioning to be one of the strategic partner of Airbus in consulting, developing applications as well as acting as technical support and helpdesk division regarding services and applications related to Skywise Platform. The cooperation between FPT Software and Airbus will also invest topics such as provision of API for third parties to develop applications on Skywise; migration of applications onto Skywise and maintenance of Skywise applications. The two companies also agree to investigate how FPT Software can help for developing technology services and solutions for Airbus in the following areas: Innovative Application Development, Predictive maintenance applications, Cloud, Data analysis, Micro services/API design and development from existing components.Airbus launched Skywise in June 2017. This platform gathers aviation data from various sources such as work orders; spares consumption; components data; aircraft / fleet configuration; on-board sensor data; and flight schedules into one cloud-based platform, enabling users to access a single point yet gaining deep data insights. In addition, Skywise, with the ability to interpret large set of fleet and flight operations data, can help airlines to improve business efficiency by reducing flight disruptions; decreasing maintenance cost through predictive maintenance; optimizing flight operations; transforming cabin and ground operations; making faster decisions to cope with unexpected events; and optimizing fleet management. Furthermore, Skywise’s secure and open platform empowers other airlines to store, access, manage and analyze selected Airbus data with their own data after the integration process, hence allow them to benchmark data without the need for additional infrastructure investments, revealing the business value of data which has been unutilized.
Mr. Truong Gia Binh, FPT’s Chairman also reaffirmed: “The cooperation agreement with Airbus on Skywise Data Platform has marked a significant milestone of FPT in the journey to become trusted partners of global leading technology corporations in developing and implementing their digital platforms. With strong expertise in aviation industry, we commit to invest resources in order to develop Airbus’s Skywise as well as other aviation technology services and solutions”.FPT Software has years of experience in aviation industry by cooperating with the largest airlines in the United States as well as the flag carrier of Vietnam – Vietnam Airlines. The company’s expertise has been proven by a vast array of projects such as Airlines E-commerce Portal, Frequent Flyer Applications to facilitate the implementation of Customer Loyalty Program, and Navigational Information & Flight Planning Application. Since 2013, FPT Software has been Vietnam Airlines’ strategic partner in providing services and solutions on mobile devices, website development, e-commerce, cloud computing, security, big data, hosting/data center, international and domestic transmission, internet service, ERP, etc.FPT Software also has capabilities and experience of cooperating with technology giants including Amazon Web Services (AWS), GE Predix and Siemens in leveraging as well as implementing partners’ platform so as to bring about disruptive digital solutions helping enterprises change the way they do business. Specifically, FPT Software was one of the earliest AWS’s partners to achieve Managed Service and Migration Competencies in 2015 and 2016, respectively. Since 2016, the company has been GE Predix’s global partner with the most number of Predix certified engineers. More recently, in July 2017, FPT Software has become partner of Siemens in MindSphere IoT Operating System. (photo: Truong Gia Binh)

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Chuangfeixin Anti-Fuse One-Time-Programming Solution Qualified in SilTerra High Voltage Technology

Posted by fidest press agency su giovedì, 14 dicembre 2017

malesiaSilTerra Malaysia Sdn. Bhd., a Malaysian home grown leading semiconductor wafer foundry, and Zhuhai Chuangfeixin Technology Co., Ltd. (“CFX”), a memory IP design house, jointly announced the production release of Anti-Fuse One-Time-Programming (OTP) IP in SilTerra’s 160nm and 110nm High Voltage technology.CFX’s Anti-Fuse OTP memory macro is silicon characterized and qualified on SilTerra’s High Voltage technology. The OTP has demonstrated to achieve 10 years of data retention reliability and passed 1000 hours of burn-in reliability tests. The CFX Anti-Fuse OTP IP is cost optimized in terms of area and density, and do not require extra process masking steps. The IP would enable our customers to set parameters to optimize the power consumption, performance and color gamut of display driver IC.
“We are pleased to partner with CFX to offer silicon proven Anti-Fuse OTP IP on SilTerra’s High Voltage technology. This would enhance our IP offering to meet our customer expectation in terms of cost and data retention reliability especially in power management IC and display driver IC market,” said Yit Loong Lai, Executive Vice President of Worldwide Sales and Marketing of SilTerra.“With our Anti-Fuse OTP memory IP fully qualified in both SilTerra’s 160nm and 110nm High Voltage technology, CFX is able to expand our IP business not only in local China markets but also to serve oversea design houses, who need our Anti-fuse OTP solutions. Our technology has such advantages as ultra-high reliability and security, wide operation temperature range (-45C to 125C), high speed, ultra-low power, high density, low program voltage and low post-program resistance. It provides high performance and cost effective solutions to our customers,” commented Dr. Zhigang Wang, President and CEO of Zhuhai Chuangfeixin Technology Co., Ltd.“Moving forward, we will continue to work closely with CFX to expand the Anti-Fuse OTP solution into our 110nm CMOS Logic technology platform,” Lai added.

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Europe’s First Blockchain Centre Opens in Vilnius

Posted by fidest press agency su giovedì, 7 dicembre 2017

vilniusVilnius, Lithuania Hot on the heels of issuing of the Europe’s fastest e-money (EMI) license to the numerous global tech companies, Lithuania has announced it will host Europe’s first international Blockchain Centre. The Centre’s mission: to unlock economic and social value by applying blockchain technology to business, finance, and public administration. A state-of-the-art coworking and shared office space for blockchain startups, Blockchain Centre Vilnius will connect key stakeholders on three continents. It joins partner Blockchain Centres in Melbourne and Shanghai. The Centres incubate and accelerate blockchain start-ups while sharing information about new blockchain opportunities with investors and businesses alike.“Are we ready to meet the new top standards of transparency and security of the revolutionary technology? Lithuania steps in by offering a globally represented blockchain hub and enabling regulatory environment. All European countries can take an advantage and unlock the potential of this technology in various sectors. It goes along the overall positive attitude of the European Union institutions, which are ready to embrace the technology”, says the initiator of the Blockchain Centre Vilnius, member of the European Parliament, digital entrepreneur Antanas Guoga, in the blockchain industry better known as Tony G. The Blockchain Centre Vilnius Board and Investor Committee, which will help raise funds for blockchain start-ups, have already attracted such leading lights as prominent fintech and cryptocurrency expert Jon Matonis, leading Australian artificial intelligence expert and data analyst Eugene Dubossarsky, Lon Wong, President of (Singapore), and Sonic Zhang, Founder of ValueNet Capital.“Blockchain Centre Vilnius is a unique opportunity for blockchain investors, start-ups, and regulators to share ideas, know-how, and best practices worldwide through our two partner Centres in China and Australia. They are ready to make Lithuania their gateway to Europe”, emphasizes Chairman of Blockchain Centre Vilnius, Europe and Asia based entrepreneur Kunčinas. According to Kunčinas, Lithuania was selected by the Australian and Asian blockchain community as the network’s first location in Europe due to its political and economic stability, EU and eurozone membership, and favourable business and regulatory environment. Few weeks ago, government-backed business advisor Invest Lithuania and Singapore FinTech Association signed a landmark financial technology (“fintech”) innovation agreement. “Lithuania is capitalising on its stable jurisdiction and early commitment to innovation in finance and technology. Our country has everything going for it to become Europe’s blockchain leader”, emphasizes Mantas Katinas, CEO of Invest Lithuania. “Best in EU superfast license issuing, direct access to SEPA and strong institutional support make Lithuania the best point of entry for the EU and non-EU Fintech”.
At the heart of this new development is a Central Bank that has embraced fintech innovation, and a recently instituted “start-up visa” that makes it easier to attract and retain top talent from non-EU countries. The Central Bank of Lithuania has adopted a positive and proactive stand with regard to fintech companies, offering fast and efficient licensing as well as a one-year sandbox environment for new fintech companies. E-signatures are widely utilised and accepted, and onboarding can even take place remotely via online video calls. Lithuania is already number one in Europe in fibre-optic penetration and boasts one of the world’s fastest internet networks, which makes doing business online efficient and convenient. Establishing a company takes just three days. Lithuania’s regulators look favourably on the emerging technology and are open to giving progressive tech companies direct access to the Single Euro Payments Area (SEPA) system. The Blockchain Centre Vilnius, based in a brand new riverfront office building just minutes from the Old Town Vilnius, will open its doors on January 27, 2018. The Centre welcomes inquiries, especially from start-ups, investors, and journalists.

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Mahindra & Renesas Launch Formula E Technical Partnership

Posted by fidest press agency su domenica, 3 dicembre 2017

Racing_CarMahindra & Mahindra, Ltd. a pioneer in the development of electric vehicles, and Renesas Electronics Corporation (TSE: 6723), a premier supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions, today announced the formation of a strategic partnership with Renesas as the official technology partner of the Mahindra Racing Formula E team. Moreover, in line with Mahindra’s ‘race to road’ story of the electric vehicle development that the Formula E platform delivers, both parties will work together across a number of programmes inclusive of ‘proof-of-concept’ systems for both racing and road cars. Through this strategic vision, both organizations will leverage their mutual strengths to expand the development and manufacturing of electric vehicles, powertrain, Advanced Driver Assistance Systems, and other systems in India and other emerging markets.Dr. Pawan Goenka, Managing Director, Mahindra & Mahindra Limited and Chairman of Mahindra Racing UK said, “We are delighted to welcome Renesas as a key technical partner of the Mahindra Racing Formula E team as we start the fourth season of racing. Formula E is helping to grow Mahindra’s EV technology and expertise, and this new strategic partnership with Renesas will only help to accelerate our learning curve. We look forward to working with Renesas and leveraging their automotive semiconductor expertise as we increase our thrust in Formula-E and continue to play a pioneering role in the fast growing Indian EV market.” Mr. Ryuji Omura, Executive Vice President of Renesas Electronics Corporation said, “India is one of our focus markets and is expected to bring about significant business growth for Renesas, particularly for the EV segment. The India government is working on a scheme to limit the cars sold in India to only electric vehicles by 2030, opening tremendous opportunities for the EV market. Through our new partnership with Mahindra, we look forward to bringing our design expertise based on our open and comprehensive Renesas autonomy™ Platform, to the Indian market. We are honored to sponsor the Mahindra Racing Formula E Team and look forward to enhancing the performance of Mahindra EVs and the company’s racing team with our advanced semiconductor technologies.” As the leading global automotive semiconductor supplier, Renesas includes EVs as one of their core automotive businesses and develops comprehensive solutions for them around its Renesas autonomy Platform introduced earlier this year. Renesas autonomy is an open, innovative and trusted platform which aims to accelerate the development of self-driving electric and connected vehicles for consumer adoption. It includes core technologies that are essential in the development of EVs, including motor and inverter control systems and battery management. (photo: Racing_Car)

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Mellanox Technologies Ranks Among Deloitte’s 50 Fastest Growing Technology Companies in Israel

Posted by fidest press agency su domenica, 3 dicembre 2017

israele spiagge2Mellanox Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ: MLNX), a leading supplier of high-performance, end-to-end smart interconnect solutions for data center servers and storage systems, today announced that the company has been ranked by the international accounting and consulting firm Deloitte as among the 50 fastest growing technology companies in Israel. Mellanox’s smart interconnect solutions, based on Ethernet and InfiniBand, are used by many of the world’s largest and leading corporations and organizations, including hyperscale companies, enterprises, leading government institutes, national universities, global banks and others, to enable essential global efforts in artificial intelligence, autonomous cars, deep learning platforms, climate research, computer imaging, national security and more. “The Deloitte Israel Fast 50 ranks companies based on their sustained revenue growth over four years,” said Shally Tshuva, Technology, Media & Telecommunications Industry Leader at Deloitte Israel. “Being one of the 50 fastest growing technology companies in Israel is a great indication of Mellanox’s achievements and leadership.”“We are pleased to have been selected as one of the 50 fastest growing tech companies in Israel,” said Eyal Waldman, president and CEO of Mellanox Technologies. “This achievement is a reflection of the outstanding people at Mellanox who continue to create smart, competitive and innovative solutions for connecting servers and storage platforms. Our technology enables and accelerates many high-performance, artificial intelligence, cloud, big data, security, financial and other data centers, providing our users with the best return on investment. I am very proud of our team and look forward to our next big achievement together.”

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Samsung Starts Mass Production of Its 2nd Generation 10nm FinFET Process Technology

Posted by fidest press agency su venerdì, 1 dicembre 2017

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., a world leader in advanced semiconductor technology, today announced that its Foundry Business has commenced mass production of System-on-Chip (SoC) products built on its second generation 10-nanometer (nm) FinFET process technology, 10LPP (Low Power Plus).
10LPP process technology allows up to 10-percent higher performance or 15-percent lower power consumption compared to its first generation 10nm process technology, 10LPE (Low Power Early). As this process is derived from the already proven 10LPE technology, it offers competitive advantages by greatly reducing turn-around time from development to mass production and by providing significantly higher initial manufacturing yield.SoCs designed with 10LPP process technology will be used in digital devices scheduled to launch early next year and are expected to become more widely available throughout the year.“We will be able to better serve our customers through the migration from 10LPE to 10LPP with improved performance and higher initial yield,” said Ryan Lee, Vice President of Foundry Marketing at Samsung Electronics. “Samsung with its long-living 10nm process strategy will continue to work on the evolution of 10nm technology down to 8LPP to offer customers distinct competitive advantages for a wide range of applications.” Samsung also announced that its newest manufacturing line, S3, located in Hwaseong, Korea, is ready to ramp up production of process technologies including 10nm and below. S3 is the third fab of Samsung’s Foundry Business, following S1 in Giheung, Korea and S2 in Austin, USA. Samsung’s 7nm FinFET process technology with EUV (Extreme Ultra Violet) will also be mass produced at S3.

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Ziel Expands to Offer APEX Radio Frequency Technology for the Cannabis Industry

Posted by fidest press agency su sabato, 4 novembre 2017

CannabisZiel, a food safety solutions company with proven technology utilized across the globe, has launched a new cannabis division to help medium and large scale cultivators, processors, and distributors achieve regulatory compliance while maximizing product revenue. Ziel’s chemical-free, organic technology reduces total yeast and mold count in cannabis while retaining potency and terpenes.
Cannabis is placed in APEX to receive a patent-pending radio frequency treatment process that reduces yeast and mold. APEX is used by companies such as Los Suenos Farms and The Green Solution. (Photo: Business Wire)Ziel’s APEX technology is currently being used by Los Suenos Farms, the largest outdoor cannabis farm in the country, and The Green Solution, a vertically integrated retailer, cultivator and processor of cannabis flower with 13 locations in Colorado.Offering custom solutions using radio frequency (RF) technology and hand-crafted machine design, Ziel’s APEX ensures that total yeast and mold count present in cannabis falls within U.S. state regulatory guidelines of less than 10,000 colony-forming units (cfu) per gram. Ziel’s patent pending technology achieves this challenging target while retaining high potency and preserving terpenes using an efficient and organic treatment method free of chemicals. Mold and yeast count levels that rise beyond regulatory compliance will not only fail regulatory guidelines, but can pose a consumer health risk, as well as jeopardize a company’s license, brand, revenue, and enterprise value.“The ideal growing environment for cannabis is also the ideal growing environment for yeast and mold, making mold an issue for any indoor or outdoor cultivator,” explains Ketch DeGabrielle, cannabis consultant and former operations manager at Los Suenos Farms, the largest outdoor grow facility in the United States. “After exhaustively testing every disinfection option on the market, we found that Ziel’s radio frequency technology was the most effective and reliable method in removing contaminants while retaining the integrity of the plant.” Using APEX is a turnkey solution with no chemicals or waste. Up to 20 pounds of cannabis is placed in a box with probes to monitor temperature in real time, then placed in the RF cavity for 10 minutes process time. By creating an oscillating electromagnetic field at 27.12 MHz between two electrodes, any product containing polar molecules, such as water, will oscillate when placed in this field. The rapid internal gyration of molecules generates heat volumetrically, which then, based on Ziel’s proprietary processing parameters, kills targeted contaminants, pasteurizing and disinfecting the raw material, making it safe for consumption or inhalation. Ziel’s APEX also comes with a CE mark, and the design is UL compliant. Another version of the APEX with a CSA mark, suitable for the Canadian market, will be available in the first quarter of 2018. (photo: cannabis)

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Sarcos Robotics Awarded SBIR Phase II Contract to Develop a Full-Body Exoskeleton for Logistics Applications

Posted by fidest press agency su venerdì, 3 novembre 2017

robotSarcos® Robotics, a global leader in the production of robots that combine human intelligence and dexterity with the strength, endurance and precision of machines to improve efficiency and reduce occupational injuries, today announced that it has been awarded a Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II contract from the United States Air Force to develop a full-body exoskeleton for logistics applications. “We are gratified to have the opportunity to expand the scope of our exoskeleton development efforts with the U.S. military to include a full-body logistics version capable of enhancing strength and endurance for logistics applications, including activities such as pushing and pulling, loading and unloading crates, and carrying payloads over a wide variety of terrains,” said Ben Wolff, chairman and chief executive officer of Sarcos. “The deployment of logistics exoskeletons in the military holds the promise of being a true force multiplier, augmenting human strength and endurance while reducing the risk of injury.”

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NewVoiceMedia Wins 2017 Tech Culture Award for Second Consecutive Year

Posted by fidest press agency su giovedì, 2 novembre 2017

NewVoiceMedia, a leading global provider of cloud contact center and inside sales technology that enables businesses to have more successful conversations, has won a Tech Culture Award for the second consecutive year. Established by global, integrated media company TMCnet in 2016, the award seeks to recognize the best-of-the-best work cultures within the technology sector. Honoring organizations committed to continuously improving the work-life balance of their employees including, but not limited to, growth potential, onsite culinary and recreational benefits, team building atmosphere, flexible hours, tuition and training programs, and attractive investment options, this award distinguishes technology organizations seeking to attract top talent.“We are proud to acknowledge the leaders who understand the importance of culture in the tech industry and look forward to seeing what the future has in store for these revolutionary companies,” said Rich Tehrani, CEO of TMC.NewVoiceMedia’s people-focused culture promotes a healthy work-life balance through flexible working, home working and the best collaboration technology. The company also invests in tailor-made learning and development opportunities; offers an attractive benefits package and provides staff with opportunities to take part in charitable activities. Additionally, NewVoiceMedia employees receive perks such as games spaces and fully stocked kitchens.“We’re very proud to have built such a strong company culture and team of dedicated, talented staff,” says Dennis Fois, NewVoiceMedia President and COO. “Making NewVoiceMedia a fun and stimulating place to work is a core part of our strategy, and it has helped us to attract high-caliber people around the world. Hiring, developing and retaining the best people in the industry represents a significant source of competitive advantage that helps to differentiate us in our marketplace.”

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ICT in Greater Montreal: gli italiani parte integrante della sfida tecnologica

Posted by fidest press agency su mercoledì, 25 ottobre 2017

NissoliICT MontrealMontreal (Canada) L’on. Fucsia FitzGerald Nissoli (eletta nella Circoscrizione estero – Ripartizione Nord e Centro America) è intervenuta al convegno dal titolo “ICT in Greater Montreal: The Perfect Gateway to North America” organizzato dalla delegazione del Quebec a Roma in occasione del Festival della diplomazia.
In tale contesto, teso a spiegare il ruolo attrattivo di Montreal sullo scenario internazionale, l’on. Nissoli ha evidenziato che “siamo quindi di fronte a politiche di sistema che vogliono attrarre, anche nella prospettiva di più importanti relazioni economiche, gli investimenti e le imprese dall’area europea ed essere a tutti gli effetti la porta di ingresso nel Nord America come lo fu per tanti che andavano con la valigia di cartone. Come allora, credo che anche oggi gli italiani sapranno dare il loro valido contributo in questa ammirevole sfida tecnologica!”
Infine, l’on. Nissoli, concludendo, ha rivolto gli auguri di “buon lavoro all’Amministrazione e a tutti coloro che sono coinvolti nella creazione e promozione di questo importante ecosistema attrattivo di Intelligenza Artificiale”.

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Samsung Strengthens Advanced Foundry Portfolio With New 11nm LPP and 7nm LPP With EUV Technology

Posted by fidest press agency su sabato, 16 settembre 2017

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., the world leader in advanced semiconductor technology, today announced it has added 11-nanometer (nm) FinFET process technology (11LPP, Low Power Plus) to its advanced foundry process portfolio, offering customers with an even wider range of options for their next-generation products.Through further scaling from the earlier 14LPP process, 11LPP delivers up to 15 percent higher performance and up to 10 percent chip area reduction with the same power consumption.In addition to the 10nm FinFET process for mobile processors in premium flagship smartphones, the company expects its 11nm process to bring differentiated value to mid- to high-end smartphones.The new process technology is scheduled to be ready for production in the first half of 2018.Samsung also confirmed that development of 7LPP with EUV (extreme ultra violet) lithography technology is on schedule, targeting its initial production in the second half of 2018.Since 2014, Samsung has processed close to 200,000 wafers with EUV lithography technology and, building on its experience, has recently seen visible results in process development such as achieving 80 percent yield for 256 megabit (Mb) SRAM (static random-access memory).“Samsung has added the 11nm process to our roadmap to offer advanced options for various applications,” said Ryan Lee, Vice President and Head of Foundry Marketing at Samsung Electronics. “Through this, Samsung has completed a comprehensive process roadmap spanning from 14nm to 11nm, 10nm, 8nm, and 7nm in the next three years.”Details of the recent update to Samsung’s foundry roadmap, including 11LPP availability and 7nm EUV development, will be elaborated at the Samsung Foundry Forum Japan on September 15, 2017, in Tokyo. The Samsung Foundry Forum was held in the United States and South Korea earlier this year, sharing Samsung’s cutting-edge process technologies with global customers and partners.

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Jens Paul Berndt è il nuovo Chief Technology Officer di Homegate SA

Posted by fidest press agency su domenica, 23 luglio 2017

Jens Paul BerndtZURIGO /PRNewswire/ Jens Paul Berndt (47) rinforza come nuovo Chief Technology Officer (CTO) da subito il management-team di Homegate SA. Berndt si assume la responsabilità per lo sviluppo tecnologico e il funzionamento del portale per immobili leader in Svizzera. Invia rapporti direttamente al CEO Axel Konijack.Jens Paul Berndt negli ultimi 20 anni ha potuto raccogliere un’ampia esperienza nel settore del digitale e dell’informatica. Ha lavorato presso la filiale di Berlino del gruppo Scout24, gestore di mercati digitali per immobili e per automobili. In qualità di Head of Technology era responsabile per il segmento di mercato “ricostruzione e costruzione di case” e in qualità di Head of Product Engineering da Vienna era responsabile per l’ampliamento del portale immobiliare austriaco.Jens Paul Berndt in Germania ha studiato informatica medica presso l’università di Heidelberg e subito dopo ha diretto diversi progetti informatici e digitali per aziende come Volkswagen SA, Toyota Deutschland S.r.l. e Daimler Financial Services SA a Stoccarda.
Subentra a Dave Cannizzaro, che ha diretto per molti anni il settore informatico della Homegate SA e ora affronterà nuove sfide a livello professionale.Axel Konjack CEO di Homegate SA: «Sono contento che Jens Paul Berndt sia diventato nuovo CTO per il gruppo Homegate. Lui e il suo team porteremo avanti ancora più velocemente e miratamente e le innovazioni digitali e riusciremo ad ampliare la nostra leadership sul mercato in ambito tecnologico. Ringrazio Dave Cannizzaro a nome del team per aver ampliato e partecipato allo sviluppo di in tutti questi anni.»
La Homegate SA è stata fondata nel 2001 e da allora è diventata un’azienda digitale leader nel mercato immobiliare svizzero. Con più di 10 milioni di visitatori e più di 180 milioni di visite alle pagine ogni mese e più di 85’000 offerte attuali di immobili è il n°1 tra i portali di immobili in Svizzera (Net-Metrix Audit 6/2017: Visits, Page Impressions). La Homegate SA nelle sue sedi di Zurigo e Losanna occupa più di 70 esperti nei settori della ricerca digitale di immobili, della vendita digitale di immobili, del finanziamento di immobili, e dello sviluppo di prodotti e del web, della gestione delle banche di dati e del marketing. In collaborazione con la Zürcher Kantonalbank offre un’ipoteca online in tutta la Svizzera. La homegate SA appartiene al gruppo media svizzero Tamedia SA, altra azionaria è la Zürcher Kantonalbank. (foto: Jens Paul Berndt)

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Naseba and HFTP partner to host 20th edition Hotel Technology Summit

Posted by fidest press agency su mercoledì, 14 settembre 2016

nasebaOn November 16th and 17th, hospitality buyers and experts from around the Middle East will gather in Dubai for the Hotel Technology Summit. At the summit, global solution providers will showcase their products to hoteliers from leading brands like Accor, Marriott, Starwood, Mövenpick, Hyatt, Rotana, Al Hokair Group, Swiss-Belhotel and more – providing an ideal gateway into the lucrative Middle Eastern hospitality market, which will be worth over $40 billion by 2018. The summit is the result of a partnership between Naseba, a business facilitator based in Dubai, and Hospitality Financial & Technology Professionals (HFTP), the world’s leading global hospitality association and organisers of HITEC. Naseba and HFTP have been in the hospitality industry for more than a decade, and the past three editions of the summit have been enhanced by their combined resources. Its unique format includes one-to-one business meetings designed to facilitate deals, as well as interactive panel discussions, informative tech talks, live demonstrations and networking sessions. Day one will focus on technology and digital transformation, while day two will revolve around accounting and financial management in hospitality. The 200 attendees of the Hotel Technology Summit will include Managing Directors, Vice Presidents, IT and Technology Heads, Directors of Procurement and Purchasing, Heads of Finance and other key decision makers from international and regional hospitality brands. The summit’s second day will be moderated by HFTP leaders: Frank Wolfe, CAE, HFTP Chief Executive Officer; Arlene Ramirez, CHAE, CHE, CHIA, MBA, HFTP Global President and a hospitality finance consultant and educator; and Lyle Worthington, CHTP, HFTP Global Vice-President and a hospitality technology consultant. “Both HFTP and Naseba have wide-ranging resources for providing hospitality education to the industry on an international scale,” said Wolfe. “The combination of expertise from the two organisations is set to provide a thought-provoking and valuable exchange of ideas amongst hoteliers in the Middle East.” The Hotel Technology Summit will also be the setting of the Middle East Smart Hotel Award Ceremony. The awards will recognise the most high-tech hotels in the region, across six categories: Best Booking Experience, Best Online Concierge, Best Mobile App, Best In-Room Automation System, Best Use of Cloud Service and Best Smart Hotel. Ismail AlKamal, CEO of Nawatt, remarked “The Hotel Technology Summit is a vital venue for all industry leaders to get exposed to the latest technological trends in the Hospitality Sector. Naseba does a great job as always in organising and bringing together hoteliers and suppliers.” “The 20th edition of the Hotel Technology Summit marks an important turning point for the hospitality industry – where hotels have accepted the realities of digital transformation and smart technology, and are now beginning to fully explore all the opportunities that they offer. It’s an exciting time to be a hotelier and to be involved in the regional hotel industry, with heightened deal activity throughout the market,” said Nicholas Watson, Managing Director at Naseba. The summit is sponsored by Ateco, Nawatt, Xnprotel Systems, Idiso, Network International, Pagero , Infor and MCOM Media Communications. (photo: naseba)

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Deutsche Bank opens data lab in Dublin

Posted by fidest press agency su domenica, 11 settembre 2016

Deutsche bankLondon. Deutsche Bank today opened a data lab in Dublin that will create 40 new jobs. It also announced plans to create a further 125 Technology and Operations roles in Dublin supporting its Global Markets and Corporate & Investment Banking divisions.
The data lab, known as The Hive, will be a global centre of excellence for the Bank employing data science, visualisation, analytics and technology specialists. These staff will apply advanced data tools and techniques to support a range of initiatives across the Bank.As part of Strategy 2020, Deutsche Bank is modernising and simplifying its technology by insourcing critical technology capabilities, automating processes and using data to tailor its products and services to clients’ evolving needs.Dublin is an established financial services centre for data analytics and technology and The Hive will complement the Bank’s existing infrastructure activities in the city.Kim Hammonds, Group Chief Operating Officer of Deutsche Bank, said: “This data lab will generate insights that will enable us to understand and serve our clients better. It will also enhance our ability to comply with regulatory requirements, further strengthen controls and reduce costs.”
Deutsche Bank provides commercial and investment banking, retail banking, transaction banking and asset and wealth management products and services to corporations, governments, institutional investors, small and medium-sized businesses, and private individuals. Deutsche Bank is Germany’s leading bank, with a strong position in Europe and a significant presence in the Americas and Asia Pacific.

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EL AL Cockpit Innovation Hub and JetBlue Technology Ventures Launch Navigator Program For Startups in Fields of Aviation and Travel

Posted by fidest press agency su martedì, 9 agosto 2016

el-al-israel-airlinesNEW YORK, NY Cockpit, the innovation center established by EL AL Israel Airlines and JetBlue Technology Ventures, the investment arm of JetBlue, announced the launch of Navigator, an international hub for startups in the fields of aviation and travel.The Navigator includes a direct link to EL AL and JetBlue, exposure to strategic partners, initial funding, office space in Israel and the United States as well as ongoing close guidance for startups in all aspects of their business development. The first global innovation center of its kind, Navigator is searching for new technologies in the field as well as existing technologies that made a difference in other industries and are now targeting the travel and aviation industry.Navigator targets startups from all over the world that deal or have an appeal for aviation and travel. The program also includes ongoing guidance in a wide variety of business activities, especially in the realm of sales and marketing, technology and legal issues. In addition, each startup selected for the program will gain exposure to leading professionals and customers in the global aviation and travel industries. The companies will work for three months in Israel and an additional month in Silicon Valley where they will get an opportunity to present their developments to key players in the global aviation industry. After the four-month international program, alumni may be offered follow-up support for another eight months in terms of workspace and business development mentoring aimed at actualizing the partnerships that will be created.Submission of candidacy for the program is open, through the website Shortly after the top startups are chosen and announced, the program will get off the ground in Tel Aviv. The selection process will be based on a rigorous examination of various criteria, the first of which is evidence that the technological development under discussion will lead to meaningful innovation and positive change in the industry.Henry Chen Weinstein, CEO, Cockpit Innovation Hub, says: “Collaboration is an innovation catalyst – bridging Tel Aviv and Silicon Valley, two of the leading startup hubs on earth through Cockpit and JetBlue Technology Ventures, as the next step in harnessing the power of innovation for the future of the Air Travel industry. The Navigator program is the first of its kind, incubating startups focused on travel and aviation by the industry itself, creating a unique opportunity for entrepreneurs.”Bonny Simi, President, JetBlue Technology Ventures, says: “We’re excited to partner with Cockpit to connect the two travel tech innovation hubs of Tel Aviv and Silicon Valley through the Navigator program. By combining a wealth of aviation and technology expertise with actual platforms and connections to incubate ideas within the airline industry, we are perfectly positioned to directly help startups shape the future of the travel.”For details on the Navigator program, visit Learn more about EL AL news, special promotions and events in Israel plus useful travel tips by joining the airline on Facebook (ELALIsraelAirlinesUSA) and Twitter (@ELALUSA).

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Mark Climate Technology delivers total package to home improvement store Leroy Merlin

Posted by fidest press agency su giovedì, 7 luglio 2016

VeendamVeendam. Mark Climate Technology delivered a total package of climate control equipment to Leroy Merlin. The originally French home improvement store has opened a new branch in Wrocław (Poland) in April 2016. Six different products of Dutch manufacturer Mark Climate Technology were chosen to provide heating and ventilation of the 10.000 m2 building. For the heating of the building 26 Tanner MDA water-fed air heaters have been installed with a total capacity of 1,500 kW. Additionally, Infra Aqua Design water-fed radiant panels are there to provide pleasant warmth where it’s required. The use of radiant heating makes the perceived temperature higher than the actual room temperature. This, in combination with a short warming-up period, can yield good energy savings. A total of 60 meters of radiant panels were delivered.
At the entrances and exits of the home improvement store 16 Mark Easyair water-fed air curtains were installed. These prevent the cold air from coming inside the building and keep the warm air inside. Also, 11 Ecofan recirculation fans make sure the distributed heat does not linger below the ceiling.For the ventilation of the building two Mark Airstream HWX heat recovery units with air amounts of 3000 m3/h and 4500 m3/h have been installed. The efficiency of the units equipped with corrosion-resistant rotary heat exchangers is up to 90%. This means that 90% of the energy produced is supplied to the fresh intake air.Additionally, a Tanner MDC with the air amount of 9000 m3/h has been installed. This unit is equipped with a variable-speed low-noise EC motor which can provide energy savings up to 50% at partial load.The entire range of climate control products include special control boxes operated both based on room temperature and constant inlet temperature as well as on the air displacement measured by the CO2 level. At the customer’s request, in order to stay close to the look and feel of Leroy Merlin, the units were all painted white. The entire installation was finished in 8 weeks.

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Mark Climate Technology delivers air handling units to “De Broodfabriek”

Posted by fidest press agency su mercoledì, 15 giugno 2016

Climate TechnologyThe Expo and Event Centre “De Broodfabriek” (formerly known as Darling Market) in Rijswijk (The Netherlands) has been equipped with a complete new heating system. To create the best possible indoor climate in the complex, Mark Climate Technology has delivered five air handling units. Additionally, five Mark air curtains have been installed to prevent that cold comes in through the loading and unloading doors during the winter months. Because the new heating system is more quiet and the event centre can be easier pleasantly heated, “De Broodfabriek” has been able to strengthen its position as an event location.The Mark Climate Technology air handling units placed on the roof are of the type AHU2520 and AHU3525. Together the units have a total maximum air flow of 117,000 m³/h with a nominal capacity of 1455 kW. The direct fired air curtains are placed above the overhead doors, which are 5 x 5 meter. Each air curtain contains a pilot burner of which the pilot light burns continuously, which makes sure the unit can be activated fast. Furthermore, the air curtain operates through two air flows: a primary (the air heater) and a secondary (residual heat from up in the hall) air flow. Since 1945 Mark Climate Technology ( has been manufacturer of climate control equipment: air heating, radiant heating, ventilation equipment and air handling units. Mark is based in Veendam (the Netherlands) and, together with branches in Ireland, Germany, Belgium, Poland and Romania, serves the whole of Europe.

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“Technological Rough Diamonds”

Posted by fidest press agency su sabato, 16 aprile 2016

DiamondsThis week’s Media Service –“Technological Rough Diamonds” – takes a look at global research activities being conducted in the field of flow cells (redox batteries). Despite decades of university research projects and billions in funding support, the enormous potential of the flow cell still has to be realized. In their study “Global Flow Battery Market 2016-2020” analysts from TechNavio – Infiniti ResearchLtd state that flow batteries will be the most significant secondary energy source of the future, enabling global electro mobility. Based on our experiences with nanoFlowcell®-drive systems, we go so far to say that sustainable and eco-friendly electro mobility is not possible without flow cell technology. (font:

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