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10 Teams Advance in Global Competition to Develop Consumer-Focused Diagnostic Device

CHICAGO - Friday, August 29th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- XPRIZE, the global leader in incentivized prize competitions, today announced the 10 finalist teams competing for the $10M Qualcomm Tricorder XPRIZE, a 3.5-year global competition sponsored by the Qualcomm Foundation for teams to develop a consumer-focused mobile device capable of diagnosing and interpreting a set of 15 medical conditions and capturing five vital health metrics. Launched in January 2012, the competition encourages the development of a device much like the medical Tricorder of Star Trek® fame, moving it from science fiction to science reality.

Announced during the opening ceremony of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society International Conference, the group of finalists competing for the Qualcomm Tricorder XPRIZE includes a wide range of expertise and backgrounds, representing ... Read more »

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TOKYO - Thursday, August 28th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Toshiba (TOKYO:6502) develops products in three fields: automotive, communication and motor control. The characteristics of Toshiba mixed signal ICs are engineering power in the analog business (development, cost, quality and supply capacity) and proposal power that considers customer. In 2014, we are extending collaboration with other business units, utilizing strong in-house engineering (image recognition, motor control technology, etc.), improving integrated solution capacity and promoting new market development in collaboration with other in-house companies and Toshiba Group companies, so as to enhance our product competitiveness and line-up across our product range.

(1) Automotive field (Image recognition, Automotive analog)

The environment for automotive semiconductors is changing significantly and hybrid electric vehicles (HEV) and electric vehicles (EV) are becoming increasingly popula ... Read more »

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COMPUTEX TAIPEI 2014 IFA 2014 GITEX TECHNOLOGY WEEK 2014 2015 International CES Mobile World Congress 2015 CeBIT 2015

TAIPEI, Taiwan - Friday, August 29th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) The winning products of the COMPUTEX design & innovation (d&i) awards are going on a year-long global tour, stopping at major ICT shows that include IFA in Berlin, GITEX in Dubai, CES in Las Vegas, MWC in Barcelona and CeBIT in Hannover. This multi-continental tour aims to spur the ICT world to let loose the creative juices to shape the future.

    IFA / Sept. 5th to 10th, 2014 Hall 25 / Booth 122
    GITEX / October 12th to 16th, 2014 Hall 8 / Booth E8-20
    CES / January 6th to 9th, 2015 South Hall 1 / Booth 21642
    MWC / Mar. 2nd to 5th, 2015 Hall 5 / Booth 5J11
    CeBIT / March 16th to 20th, 2015

The 2014 winning products were unveiled at last June&rsq ... Read more »

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Drug discovery, regenerative medicine, personalized medicine, functional foods, bio-energy and imaging --

TOKYO. - Friday, August 29th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

BioJapan 2014 World Business Forum

(BUSINESS WIRE) BioJapan 2014 – World Business Forum – will be held for three days from October 15th (Wed.) to 17th (Fri.), 2014 at Pacifico Yokohama (Exhibition Halls C & D, and Annex Hall).

Comprised of exhibition, seminars and business partnering, BioJapan is the largest biotechnology partnering event in Asia. The theme of 16th BioJapan is ‘Ever-Evolving Bio-Business’. As an integrated exhibition which includes regenerative medicine, personalized medicine, diagnostics, functional food, bio-energy and other biotechnology topics, top-level executives and persons responsible for R&D, business development, licensing and alliances gather under one roof at this event to share cutting-edge solutions, technology and information.

&n ... Read more »

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ME NewsWire/Business Wire

TOKYO. - Friday, August 29th 2014

Toshiba (TOKYO:6502) will focus on development and sales expansion of automotive and medical imaging sensor, in addition to sales expansion with Chinese smartphone manufacturers based on the BSI (backside illumination image sensor) technology and technologies that realize high sensitivity and speed. The current image sensor market is mainly for smart phones and digital cameras and has a scale of approximately 800 billion yen [1]. Future growth is expected on such factors as expansion to automotive applications and bringing higher performance levels to existing applications.

Smartphone sensors

The volume zones for image sensor used in the main cameras mounted on current smartphones are 8- to 13-million pixels. Toshiba supplies products mounting high-sensitivity image processing technology such as HDR[2] and Bright Mode[3]. We have already developed a 20-million pixels sensor for high-end marke ... Read more »

Views: 91 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 08.31.2014