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LONDON. - Thursday, September 11th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) The IBC2014 International Honour for Excellence, the highest honour IBC bestows, is to go to FIFA TV, the media rights and broadcast operation within football’s global governing body. The award will be presented at IBC on Sunday 14 September to Niclas Ericson, representing FIFA at IBC and Director of FIFA TV.

The FIFA World Cup is far and away the most popular single-sport event in the global calendar, and television audiences for its finals rival the Olympics in terms of international audiences. Since FIFA changed its structure of the management of media rights and production from 2007, television coverage of the World Cup, along with other FIFA competitions, has been the responsibility of FIFA TV. This is to ensure that everyone in the world benefits from the highest quality coverage and innovations in services.

The first radio broadcast of a World Cup was in 1930 fr ... Read more »

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Additional photo, textile and advertising technology to be made available within the year

RADEBEUL, Germany. - Friday, September 12th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) Over the next few weeks and months, unitedprint will launch a preliminary set of eight product lines (in the fields of photography, textiles, advertising, gastronomy, stationery, promotional and web services) with over 100 new products on its online portals,,,,

The new product lines supplement and expand the existing portfolio (which consists of classical print products such as flyers, business cards and postcards) by adding such high-quality items as photo prints, photo books, photo calendars, plastic cards and books (hard and soft cover) as well as t-shirts, polo shirts and bags. New advertising products include display stands, display boards and banners as well as beer mats, drink cups and me ... Read more »

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OSAKA, Japan. - Friday, September 12th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) Panasonic Corporation was named again in 2014 to the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI World), one of the world's renowned socially responsible investment (SRI) indexes. This is the tenth consecutive year that the company was named to DJSI World since 2005.

DJSI World is a stock index created by S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC in the US and RobecoSAM AG in Switzerland, which evaluate the sustainability of companies in terms of the economy, environment, and society. Each year, about 2,500 of the world's largest companies are evaluated, and only the top 10 percent of these companies are named to DJSI World. This year there were 319 companies named to the index.

Panasonic has been lauded for its environmental management, climate strategy, operational eco-efficiency and other environmental initiatives in the Leisure Equipment & Products and Consumer Electronics Industry, whic ... Read more »

Views: 238 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 09.14.2014

Service Providers and Consumer Electronics Manufacturers Select VidiPath™ Brand to Identify Products

AMSTERDAM - Friday, September 12th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

News Highlights:

    Subscribers will be encouraged to look for new brand name, VidiPath, when shopping for retail devices that deliver service providers’ full viewing experience on many different screens in home.
    Previously identified as CVP-2, Guidelines were developed through a close collaboration between service providers and consumer electronics (CE) product manufacturers.
    More than 15 companies have already begun pre-testing their products to prepare for Certification.


(BUSINESS WIRE)-- IBC (Hall 14, Booth L22) - The Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA®) today launched the VidiPath Certification program for retail CE products supporting the organization’s subscription TV content-viewing Gui ... Read more »

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App providers keep 100 percent with “All the Revenue is Yours” offer

SAN RAMON, Calif - Wednesday, September 10th 2014 [ME NewsWire]


(BUSINESS WIRE)-- More than 4,000 smart TV application developers are working with the Smart TV Alliance Common Developer Portal, which launched in June, to build smart TV apps in a single, integrated process for multi-manufacturer publication. The portal simplifies the development and testing process and triggers publication across multiple TV manufacturers, allowing smart TV apps to reach more devices and users faster.

The first apps launched from the Common Developer Portal include AOL On, Anixe Mediathek, Baeble Music, Innovation TV and Lifeshow Player. They will be available for LG, TP Vision (for Philips), Toshiba and Panasonic smart TVs. Apps under development in the portal include video on demand, news, gaming, social networking and more.

A new “All the Revenue is Yours” of ... Read more »

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LONDON. - Thursday, September 11th 2014


IBC today announces that registration for IBC Content Everywhere MENA is now open. The event will take place in Dubai on 20-22 January 2015 at the Madinat Jumeirah. Pioneering an entirely new way to do business and with unprecedented networking opportunities to penetrate the region, IBC Content Everywhere MENA will provide a unique forum for the vibrant media sector of the Middle East and North Africa to interact with technology companies and service providers dedicated to opening up global opportunities for online content distribution – ‘content everywhere’.

By the end of the first quarter of 2013, 284 million mobile subscribers in the Middle East represented mobile growth nearly twice that in Western Europe and North America combined and mobile penetration of 109% now exceeds USA, APAC and the global average. Following forecasts that Middle East mobile data t ... Read more »

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RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C - Friday, September 12th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) Recognizing the critical role that emerging biopharmaceutical companies play in the global marketplace, Quintiles today expanded its solution set with the launch of the Quintiles Emerging Biopharma Solution – a new offering designed to meet the unique clinical development needs and goals of these companies.

“Emerging biopharmaceutical companies have been important Quintiles customers throughout our 30+ year history, and we understand the unique challenges they face,” said Paula Brown Stafford, president of Clinical Development at Quintiles. “This new offering focuses squarely on those challenges – combining an operational model designed to meet these customers’ needs with access to Quintiles’ global infrastructure, integrated technology and therapeutic expertise. It is a combination we believe will help provide superior delivery and improv ... Read more »

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Contributes to performance improvement of smartphones by using new generation “TaRF6” process

TOKYO. - Thursday, September 11th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO:6502) today announced that it has developed SP12T[1] RF antenna switch ICs for smartphones supporting LTE-Advanced that achieve the lowest-level insertion loss[2,4] and RF distortion[3,4] in the industry. Sample shipment starts from today.

With the spread of mobile communications, the number of RF bands and data speed rates is increasing dramatically. Requirements for antenna switch ICs, which are used in the RF circuits of mobile devices, are leaning towards multi-port and improvements to RF performance, including insertion loss and linearity. In addition, in order to meet the drastic growth of high data rate mobile communication devices in emerging markets, it is necessary to achieve these RF performance improvements in a cost-effective method.

In res ... Read more »

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SSDM2014TOKYO - Thursday, September 11th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO:6502) today announced the development of Tunneling Field Effect Transistors (TFET) that utilize a new operating principle for ultra-low power MCU. This principle has been applied to the development of two different TFET using a CMOS platform compatible process. By applying each TFET into some circuit blocks, it is possible to achieve significant power reductions in MCUs.

Toshiba presented the TFETs on September 9th and 10th in three presentations at the 2014 Solid State Devices and Materials (SSDM) in Tsukuba, Japan. Two presentations were based on joint research with the Collaborative Research Team Green Nanoelectronics Center (GNC) at the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST).

Rapid demand growth for wireless and mobile devices is driving demand for ultra-low power consumption of LSI. In this situation, innovative devices ... Read more »

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