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INGELHEIM, Germany - Tuesday, August 25th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

    Regulatory submissions are based on positive data from LUX-Lung 8 study that showed a significant delay in progression of lung cancer (progression-free survival, primary endpoint) and a significant improvement in overall survival for Giotrif® (afatinib*) compared to Tarceva® (erlotinib)
    LUX-Lung 8 is a large, prospective Phase III head-to-head trial which compared two EGFR-directed treatments in patients with squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) of the lung, progressing after treatment with first-line chemotherapy
    Afatinib has also been granted orphan drug designation by the FDA – a status given to a product intended for the treatment of a rare disease or condition

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Boehringer Ingelheim today announced that both the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the European Medicines Agency (EMA) have accepted filing ... Read more »

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- S-5852A Series is capable of both digital and thermostat outputs, enabling systems simplification and safety improvement -

CHIBA, Japan - Tuesday, August 25th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Seiko Instruments Inc. (SII) announced the release of the S-5852 Series, featuring both digital output with I2C interface for continuous temperature monitoring as well as a thermostat function (temperature switch) to signal out of range temperature conditions. Customers can set the upper and lower limit values of the temperature range.

For the temperature monitoring, typical digital temperature sensor ICs require a microcontroller to read temperature information at all times via a digital interface. The S-5852 Series has the added thermostat function in addition to the digital output, which can send a detection signal via an independent pin in the event of an out of range temperature condition. This dual temperature monitoring control enables simplifying systems an ... Read more »

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Friday, August 21st 2015 [ME NewsWire]

A delegation from the Crisis and Disaster Management Department at the Directorate General of Central Operations of Abu Dhabi Police visited the Rabdan Academy to review the best educational and training practices. The visit also aims to discuss means of cooperation and exchange of expertise in the field of training, as well as ways to qualify human resources and develop their competencies in the field of crises and disasters.

Lieutenant Colonel Ahmed Nasser Al Kindy, Head of the Crisis and Disasters Department at Abu Dhabi Police and head of the visiting delegation, underscored the importance of sharing scientific knowledge between national institutions, so as to achieve the strategic goals. Furthermore, he expressed his hope for such activities to continue, to allow successful exchange of expertise in all areas.

For his part, Dr. Faisal Al Ayyan, CEO of Rabdan Academy welcomed the memb ... Read more »

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Monday, August 24th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Pacific Control Systems (PCS), the world leader in Internet of Things (IoT) and machine-to-machine (M2M) solutions, announced that it has invested $20 million into WSO2, an open source cloud application development and middleware company. Further to this investment, Mr. Dilip Rahulan, Executive Chairman of PCS, will join the WSO2 board of directors.

Joined by Toba Capital, a venture firm focused on enterprise software and infrastructure, the investment will support WSO2 to meet increasing demand from professional developers for its comprehensive, open source middleware platform.

PCS, a world leader in Managed Services, is a pioneer in the convergence of networked computing and large scale data management with real time machine intelligence and is driving the integration of physical and virtual worlds.

WSO2 provides service-oriented architecture (SOA) solutions for building, integrati ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Sunday, August 23rd 2015 [ME NewsWire]

A delegation from the Security Support Department at the Abu Dhabi Police (ADP) participated with the London Metropolitan Police in its training to handle moderate and high-risk security incidents, which requires the use of advanced equipment and devices, as part of the delegation’s visit to the United Kingdom.

According to Captain Jassem Muhammad Al Zaabi, head of the delegation, the training was conducted in order to exchange training experiences and to participate with a team from the Metropolitan Police Specialist Training Centre (MPSTC) of the London Metropolitan Police. The trainings covered raids, setting operational plans to control locations, and security reports. The training incorporated various scenarios of raids, the role of the field commander in assigning the roles of the raid team members, and the use of the latest equipment as per the European standards adopted by the Lond ... Read more »

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TOKYO - Monday, August 24th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO:6502) will provide high performance propulsion systems for new Series 40000 trains that Seibu Railway Co., Ltd. will bring into service on lines serving Tokyo and its suburbs in spring of 2017. The propulsion systems comprise totally enclosed permanent magnet synchronous motors (PMSMs) and 4-in-1 variable-voltage, variable-frequency (VVVF) traction inverters.

Seibu Railway, one of Tokyo’s largest private rail companies, operates services from Shinjuku and Ikebukuro that serve western Tokyo and northern Tokyo and Saitama, respectively. Toshiba will deliver 24 sets of propulsion systems for eight ten-car trains. This is the company’s first volume order for propulsion systems for Seibu trains, and delivery is scheduled to start in spring of 2016.

The PMSM delivers a series of unchallenged benefits, starting with a rated energy efficiency of 97%. The motor&rsqu ... Read more »

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Bringing Personalized Control of the World's Smartest Hearing Aids to Even More Users

COPENHAGEN, Denmark - Monday, August 24th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ReSound®, a leader in innovative hearing technologies, announced today that it has expanded the number of Android devices compatible with the ReSound portfolio of Smart Hearing™ aids via the ReSound Smart™ app. Compatible devices now include the Samsung Galaxy S®4, Samsung Galaxy S®6, Samsung Galaxy S®6 edge, and Samsung Note® 4 – representing millions of additional users who can now gain access to the personalized control of ReSound Smart Hearing through their smartphones. The ReSound Smart app is already compatible with the Samsung Galaxy S®5 and all Apple iOS devices (iPhone®, iPad®, iPod touch® and Apple Watch®).

Launched in early 2014, the revolutionary technology found in ReSound Smart Hearing aids allows wearers to personalize th ... Read more »

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Delivers industry’s first cost-competitive projected capacitive multi-touch solution for ultra responsive large format touch screens

TAIPEI, Taiwan - Tuesday, August 25th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Cima NanoTech, a developer and manufacturer of transparent conductive film solutions, announced today that it has entered into a joint venture with Foxconn, the world’s largest ICT technology provider and vertically integrated device manufacturer, to deliver the industry’s first cost-competitive, projected capacitive (pro-cap) solution for large format touch screens. Both companies will sell SANTE® ProTouch™ modules through Cima Touch, the company formed under this joint venture.

Foxconn’s expertise in the mass production of reliable, high-quality products, coupled with Cima NanoTech’s proprietary SANTE® self-assembling nanoparticle technology, delivers a cost-competitive solution for customers looking to shift ... Read more »

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eASIC and ASOCS Partner to Develop Custom Silicon Accelerators for Network Function Virtualization (NFV)-based Virtual Base Station Solutions

SANTA CLARA, Calif - Monday, August 24th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- eASIC Corp. (@easic), a fabless semiconductor company that delivers a custom integrated circuit (IC) platform (eASIC Platform), and ASOCS, Ltd.,a pioneer in virtual radio access networks (vRAN) and provider of fully virtualized network function virtualization (NFV)-compatible virtual base station (vBS) solutions, today announced that they have signed a definitive agreement to develop a custom silicon device for the acceleration of next-generation network virtualization applications utilizing the eASIC Nextreme-3 platform.

“eASIC is the perfect hardware acceleration partner,” said Gilad Garon, CEO of ASOCS, Ltd. “The unique single mask eASIC Platform provides us with the necessary performance-per-watt for acceleration needed t ... Read more »

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