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ME NewsWire / Business Wire

OSAKA, Japan - Friday, December 6th 2013

Panasonic Corporation announced the Grand Prix winners of the Kid Witness News (KWN) and Eco Picture Diary (EPD) global contests at the Panasonic Kids School Global Awards Ceremony 2013, held at the UNESCO Headquarters in Paris on December 5, 2013. KWN and EPD are part of the Panasonic Kids School Program, and this is the first time an award ceremony for both the KWN and EPD contests have been held together. In addition to the grand prix, the winners in 10 other categories in both programs were also announced.

At the award ceremony, Mechtild Rossler, the Deputy Director of the UNESCO World Heritage Centre, made a welcome speech to the children, and the trophies and award certificates were awarded to the winners.

In this year’s KWN contest, pieces created from the unique perspective of children covering topics such as child labor and bringing hope to life were selected for the final stage of ... Read more »
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TOKYO - Friday, December 6th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO:6502) today announced the launch of "TPD1055FA", a 1-channel high-side switch IPD (intelligent power device) that adopts a small-sized package for use in automotive applications. Mass production is scheduled to start at the end of this month.

The product is fabricated with BiCD process, allowing introduction of a new WSON10 package line-up. This reduces the mounting area to approximately 30% that of equivalent products1 in a SOP-8 package, contributing to the downsizing of equipment.

Key Features

    BiCD process (P-channel DMOS output@VDSS=40V)
    Supply voltage: VDD(opr)=5 to 18V
    Built-in protection and diagnostic functions:

Protection functions: overcurrent, overtemperature

Diagnostic functions: overcurrent, overtemperature, open load, short to VDD-output

    Low Drain-Sour ... Read more »
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KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - Friday, December 6th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, recently played host to the 7th International Electoral Affairs Symposium 2013. Smartmatic, the elections company, was there to share its experience of deploying technology and support services.

During the event, organised by the International Centre for Parliamentary Studies (ICPS), a series of high profile speakers and leading international experts offered their perspectives on electoral administration.

Cesar Flores, Smartmatic president for the Asia Pacific region, presented the company’s successful track record of improving voter roles. An essential step towards conducting a truly legitimate election, voter databases have gained the attention of electoral commissions seeking to enhance transparency through automation.

Mr. Flores highlighted Smartmatic´s experience in Bolivia, a project in which this London-headquartered company registered over 5 mil ... Read more »
Views: 95 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 12.08.2013

Supported by ZTE’s IMS solution for superior 4G voice and video calls on the Hong Kong’s Trusted Network

HONG KONG - Friday, December 6th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- 1O1O and one2free today launch the first VoLTE (Voice over LTE) network in Hong Kong powered by Hong Kong’s Trusted Network, supported by ZTE Corporation’s industry-leading 4G solutions. The full commercial launch is expected to take place in the first half of 2014, in line with projected device maturity in the market.

CSL’s VoLTE offers clearer voice, instant connection, and better quality video calls enabled by ZTE’s IMS (IP Multimedia Subsystem) solution. The opportunity for voice calls to be made on 4G means customers will experience a clearer voice and richer multimedia experience, with a distinct improvement in video call quality. VoLTE also allows 1O1O and one2free to achieve better spectral efficiencies and will increase network capacity and subsequently enhancing the 4G LTE experienc ... Read more »
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AMSTERDAM - Thursday, December 5th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

Gemalto’s new Identity-as-a-Service offer, CloudEntr, enables cost-effective and speedy deployment of advanced web-based strong authentication for businesses looking to manage employees’ access identities.  CloudEntr’s scalability and frictionless technology offers companies a self-serve approach that easily interfaces with existing IT systems.  CloudEntr introduces users to an optimal balance of convenience and security while being universally compatible with mobile technology for anytime, anywhere access to web-based applications.

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Regulatory News:

Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, introduces CloudEntr, the new service aimed at helping enterprises manage user identities while enabling secure single-sign-on (SSO) access to web-based applications.

CloudEntr allows users to gain convenient access to all their web-based applications by auth ... Read more »
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LONDON - Friday, December 6th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

Over 200,000 travel industry professionals and consumers vote Travelzoo #1 for deals;

Award ceremony hosted in Qatar by prestigious World Travel Awards

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Travelzoo has been named the "World’s Leading Travel Deals Website 2013" by the World Travel Awards organization. The prestigious award was received by Travelzoo Inc. (TZOO), a global Internet media company, at the 20th annual World Travel Awards ceremony in Doha, Qatar.

The World Travel Awards (WTA), established in 1983, is regarded globally as the highest accolade in the travel industry and have been called the "travel industry’s equivalent of the Oscars" by the Wall Street Journal. Consumers and over 200,000 travel industry professionals cast their votes online to select the winners. WTA’s media partners include CNBC, Newsweek, and The New York Times.

"It is a great honour to be recognised by travellers worldwide," said Chris Loughli ... Read more »
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ME NewsWire / Business Wire

TOKYO - Thursday, December 5th 2013

Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO:6502) today announced the launch of load switch ICs embedded with reverse current blocking circuits[1] and thermal shutdown circuits[2] that offer an ON resistance of 8.5mΩ[3], the industry’s lowest[4]. The ICs are suited for use as power management switches in smartphones, tablets, Ultrabooks™ and other mobile devices. Samples shipment starts from today with mass production scheduled for spring 2014.

The new products, TCK111G and TCK112G, achieve low ON resistance and low operating voltage in a 1.0mm x 1.5mm compact package by adopting Toshiba's unique CMOS process and analog circuit design techniques. As smartphones, tablets, Ultrabooks and other mobile devices require longer battery hours, lighter weight and smaller size, there is increasing demand for ultra-compact, low power consumption, low power dissipation switches.

Toshiba will increase its line-up of compact ... Read more »
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ME Newswire / Businesswire

TOKYO - Thursday, December 5th 2013

http://j-mediaarts.jp/?locale=en

The 17th Japan Media Arts Festival’s Award-winning Works and Special Achievement Awards have been chosen.

At the Awards Ceremony on Tues Feb 4, 2014 each Prize-winner will be presented with an award certificate and a trophy. The Exhibition of Award-winning Works will be held from Feb 5 to Feb 16 at the National Art Center, Tokyo and other venues.

These 12 days offer a precious opportunity to encounter works representing the most contemporary trends in Media Arts.

    Grand Prize-Winners:

Art Division: "crt mgn" Carsten NICOLAI [Germany]

Entertainment Division: "Sound of Honda / Ayrton Senna 1989" SUGANO Kaoru / YASUMOCHI Sotaro / ORAI Yu / Nadya KIRILLOVA / YONEZAWA Kyoko / SEKINE Kosai / SAWAI Taeji / MANABE Daito [Japan/Russia]

Animation Division: "Approved For Adoption" JUNG/Laurent BOILEAU [Belgium/France]
< ... Read more »
Views: 82 | Added by: africa-live | Date: 12.08.2013

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, December 4th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

The Abu Dhabi Police GHQ has signed an agreement with Harvard University’s Department of Government. The agreement aims to increase cooperation between the two institutions in areas of mutual interest.

The Memorandum of Understanding was recently signed in the United Kingdom. It was signed by Colonel Mohammed Hamid bin Dalmouj Al Dhaheri, Strategy and Performance Development Director General at the General Secretariat of the Office of H.H Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior. On behalf of Harvard University’s Department of Government, the MOU was signed by Ms. Anne-Mary Slaughter, Head of the Development and Ongoing Training Program.

The MoU aims to promote cooperation between the Abu Dhabi Police GHQ and Harvard University in the training and grooming of future leaders. The agreement will allow both parties to discharge their duties and functions more effectively.

Major A ... Read more »
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