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TOKYO - Wednesday, December 17th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) For 8 days from December 11th (Thurs) to 18th (Thurs), 2014, the Tokyo Skytree run by Tobu Tower Skytree (Headquarters: Sumida Ward, Tokyo; President: Masaaki Ito) will be lit by a special lighting sequence, the "3 Primary Colors of Light" developed in collaboration with Panasonic Corporation to commemorate the Nobel Prize in Physics, which was awarded on December 10th (Wed) to 3 Japanese Nobel Laureates for the invention of blue LEDs.

The illumination of the Tokyo Skytree, entirely fitted with LEDs, has endeavored to convey the aesthetics of Japan and the history of the area as well as communal ties. It also serves as a symbol of the times. Moreover, with its energy-saving performance, it is contributing to the conservation of the global environment.

The special lighting sequence featuring 3 primary colors (red, green, and blue) has been brought to life by the birth of blue LEDs, w ... Read more »

Views: 57 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 12.18.2014

A first-of-its-kind in the Middle East

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Monday, December 15th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior hosted a ceremony in his office at the Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters (GHQ) to announce the launch of the Ministry of Interior’s brand new Innovation Website (www.uaeinnovation.ae). A first-of-its-kind in the Middle East, the website aims to spread the culture of innovation and encourage the participation of creative ideas.

HH Sheikh Saif urged the MoI’s staff members and customers to further endeavor to adopt creative and innovative ideas in a bid to upgrade the standards of police work and provide excellent services to the public. He also reiterated the higher leadership’s commitment to providing care and support for all innovative and distinguished individuals in the UAE.

The new website offers an online learning mater ... Read more »

Views: 75 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 12.18.2014 | Comments (0)

STERLING, Va. - Wednesday, December 17th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- BringCom Incorporated, a leader in supplying innovative communications technologies, announced it has been awarded a new contract for $3.1 million in support of Operation United Assistance assisting United States and International efforts to combat the Ebola epidemic in Liberia and West Africa. This circuit was implemented to assist in the treatment and medical care of Ebola victims. The award calls for BringCom to provide managed wireless and fiber optic circuit services for five (5) years from Monrovia, Liberia to Ramstein-Miesenbach, Germany with a very short implementation schedule

Implementation of the circuit for Ebola epidemic support services within the stringent delivery schedule of two weeks after contract award required the installation of microwave radios and equipment in Liberia as well as installation of equipment and coordination of connectivity and testing in multiple countr ... Read more »

Views: 86 | Added by: africa-live | Date: 12.18.2014

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Sunday, December 14th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

The Police Follow-up Department at the General Secretariat of the Office of H.H. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, organized a lecture for taxi drivers to introduce them to the Federal Traffic Points Reduction Program. The lecture was held at the Emirates Taxi headquarters in Mussafah, Abu Dhabi.

Lieutenant Colonel Saif Obaid Al Khaili, Head of the Police Follow-up Department, said that the lectures aim to educate drivers and provide an opportunity for them to avoid having their driving licenses suspended. The lectures also aim to improve the behaviors of the drivers, remind them about the risks associated with committing violations that lead to the suspension of the driving license, and rehabilitate them through their participation in the program.

Lieutenant Colonel Al Khaili mentioned that permanent driving licenses are to be suspended for three months following the fir ... Read more »

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Milestone Reflects Company’s Leadership in Mobile Display Connectivity

SANTA CLARA, Calif - Tuesday, December 16th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Analogix Semiconductor, Inc., today announced that it has now shipped more than 1 billion DisplayPort™ devices into the consumer electronics market. This important milestone underscores Analogix’s leadership in DisplayPort technology, which enables smartphones, tablets and notebooks to connect with the latest high-resolution TVs, projectors and monitors.

Analogix supplies a wide variety of DisplayPort digital media chips and IP cores, as well as full custom application-specific chips, to many of the world’s leading electronics brands, which use them primarily in internal display controllers and external connector ports.

Kewei Yang, Analogix Semiconductor’s chairman and CEO said the industry’s growing acceptance of DisplayPort technology has been a major reason for t ... Read more »

Views: 80 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 12.18.2014

OSAKA, Japan. - Tuesday, December 16th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) On December 13, 2014, Gamba Osaka, a J-League football club sponsored by Panasonic, beat Montedio Yamagata at the final match of the Emperor's Cup, a national championship that boasts the longest tradition in the nation's football history.

This year, Gamba Osaka had already claimed the "2014 J-League Yamazaki Nabisco Cup," an 18-team domestic league tournament, as well as the J-League title, prior to achieving the rare 'domestic treble.' Gamba Osaka is the only team to accomplish this feat since Kashima Antlers in 2000.

Last year, Gamba Osaka was relegated to J2. Although the team had managed to rejoin J1 this year, at one point it was once again threatened by relegation, having dropped to 16th place in the rankings. Even amongst the setbacks, the team has made an amazing comeback during the final leg to win the tournament.

At an unofficial ceremony hel ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Sunday, December 14th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

The Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters (GHQ) discussed the topics of transportation and road safety during a workshop held by the General Directorate of Strategy and Performance Development. The context for this review falls within the process of developing and updating the strategic plan of 2016-2020.

In his opening statements for the workshop, Major General Mohammed bin Al Awadhi Al Menhali, Director General of Human Resources in Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters, said:  “This workshop is held at a very significant time –it is a time where it is necessary for us to review, update, and develop our strategic plans in light of the rapidly developing world and of our constant efforts to ensure that all living within the UAE enjoy a safe and secure life.”

He added: “The higher leadership has paid great attention to the construction of the strategic plan ... Read more »

Views: 138 | Added by: africa-live | Date: 12.18.2014

IBC2015

LONDON. - Wednesday, December 17th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) There is fierce competition for the prestigious IBC Innovation Awards, which represent the best of collaboration to use innovative technology to solve a real challenge. The call for nominations for the IBC2015 Innovation Awards is now open.

There are three categories in the IBC Innovation Awards: for the most innovative projects in Content Creation, Content Management and Content Delivery. Entries are invited from broadcasters and service providers, and from technology companies who are proud of their successful collaborations. The winners of an IBC Innovation Award receive international recognition for their ground breaking achievements. The nomination process is open now, and entries must be submitted by 21 February 2015. Details can be found at www.ibc.org/awards.

Shortlisted projects will be announced in mid-May. This timescale allows the finalists to maximise their mark ... Read more »

Views: 106 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 12.18.2014