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LUXEMBOURG - Friday, September 11th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES S.A. (NYSE Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) announced today that it will demonstrate two Ultra HD (UHD) High Dynamic Range (HDR) transmissions at IBC 2015.

Broadcast via SES’s prime orbital slot of 19.2 degrees East, the content will showcase two features that will further enhance Ultra HD: High Dynamic Range (HDR) and Wide Colour Gamut (WCG). These two features will bring more contrast and a larger palette of colours, respectively.

Together with LG Electronics, SES is broadcasting a live demo of UHD HDR using the SMPTE 2084 (HDR) and BT.2020 (WCG) standards, and will display the content on an LG UHD OLED display at the IBC. The same demo was also shown at IFA 2015.

SES is also partnering with Dolby Laboratories to broadcast Ultra HD content using Dolby Vision HDR, which is backwards compatible with existing UHD 1 Phase 1 TVs that are already in consumers' homes.

SES ... Read more »

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LOS GATOS, Calif. - Friday, September 11th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Tigo, the smart module market leader, today announced Selective Deployment -- an unprecedented capability to selectively deploy different MLPE functionalities on different PV modules in one string. Selective deployment is a standard feature in the Company’s new dynamic TS4 platform.

The TS4 platform utilizes two key components that are compatible with any PV module: a base that is integrated into the module, and five separate detachable covers housing varied levels of MLPE functionalities. With Tigo’s radical evolution of the JBox, customers can mix and match TS4 covers according to their ideal budget and system requirements. The TS4 platform offers the never-before-seen option to selectively deploy the exact functionality needed to maximize system performance, all while guaranteeing the lowest cost with the greatest ROI.

Horacio Duhart, CEO of Exel Solar, the largest ... Read more »

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LUXEMBOURG & AMSTERDAM - Friday, September 11th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES S.A. (NYSE Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) and Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL), the two leading satellite companies in the global video distribution market, today announce a new, industry-wide initiative to develop and promote next-generation video technologies, standards and formats, focusing initially on the reception of satellite services on any screen and on converged broadcast-broadband technologies.

Called the Future Video Initiative, this new project will assemble representative companies in the converged video value chain to ensure that users everywhere will be able to benefit from a consistent, high quality, state-of-the-art video experience anywhere, anytime and on any device.

The Initiative was unveiled at the International Broadcasting Convention (IBC), one of the largest broadcast technology conventions, held annually in Amsterdam.

Expe ... Read more »

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DARMSTADT, Germany & NEW YORK - Friday, September 11th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

    Data from six abstracts, including new data in mesothelioma, urothelial (e.g. bladder) and gastric/gastroesophageal cancers, to be presented at the European Cancer Congress (ECC)
    Additional findings for non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) and ovarian cancers build on previously presented data

ECC Abstract #

Avelumab: 3090, 3110, 2749, 2398, 2630, 2364

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Merck and Pfizer today announced that six abstracts on studies evaluating the potential role of programmed death-ligand 1 (PD-L1) inhibition and the safety and efficacy of the investigational cancer immunotherapy avelumab* will be presented at this year’s ECC in Vienna, Austria, September 25–29, 2015.

New data will be presented in urothelial (e.g. bladder), mesothelioma and gastric/gastroesophageal cancers. Additional NSCLC and ovarian cancer data ... Read more »

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Built-in SlimPort Connectivity Allows a New Generation of Gaming and Entertainment Tablets to Display High-Resolution Multimedia and Games on Big Screens

SANTA CLARA, Calif - Thursday, September 10th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Analogix Semiconductor, Inc. today announced that Acer’s new Predator 8 GT-810 tablet and previously released Iconia Tab 10 A3-A30 both feature a built-in SlimPort® interface, which allows consumers to expand their viewing experience by displaying high-resolution digital media from their tablets to external high-definition TVs, monitors and projectors.

“SlimPort enables Acer tablet users to display their content on additional screens, turning their personalized multimedia into a shared entertainment experience,” said Andrew Chuang, General Manager, Tablet Business Unit, Smart Products Business Group at Acer. “With these features, users can immerse themselves in games, movies and a whole lot more, se ... Read more »

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AMSTERDAM - Thursday, September 10th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES S.A. (NYSE Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) is exhibiting, at IBC 2015, a series of innovative solutions for broadcasters, platform operators and content owners to distribute their content in a converging broadcast-broadband ecosystem: linear or on-demand, over satellite or internet, on any device.

These demos are exhibited at the SES stand at IBC 2015 in Amsterdam and are managed by SES Platform Services, a wholly-owned subsidiary of SES. The demos include FLUID HUB, a “managed cloud” platform to play and deliver audio-visual content, LIQUID VOD (video on demand) and LUCID OVP (online video platform).

FLUID HUB provides customers with efficient, automated archiving, processing and distribution on a variety of video platforms, including fast uploading and editing of videos, images and metadata. Since its launch in April 2015, SES Platform Services is already serving over 20 VOD p ... Read more »

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Reduced Diameter Cabling Fits more than Twice the Number of Patch Cords in Existing Pathways

TINLEY PARK, Ill - Wednesday, September 9th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Panduit Corp., the leading global provider of small diameter 28-AWG cabling solutions, has added UTP and Shielded Category 6A performance patch cords to its 28-AWG offering. With a diameter of only 0.185 inch for both UTP and Shielded versions, the new Category 6A patch cords occupy just 45% of the space of standard Category 6A 24-AWG patch cords, bringing the advantages of higher cabling density and increased pathway capacity to users of 10GBASE-T networks.

Due to their significantly smaller size, more than twice as many 28-AWG patch cords can fit within existing pathways as compared to typical 24-AWG cords, providing immediate relief for congested pathways simply by using the smaller size cords.

In addition, the new cords allow up to 27% more open space between cords which provi ... Read more »

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COLOMBES, France - Thursday, September 10th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Oberthur Technologies (OT), a world leader in digital security solutions for the mobility space today announces its partnership with SoftBank Corp for M2M, IoT and connected devices in Japan where Mobile Network Operators (MNO) are leading the way on these fast growing markets. OT’s longstanding experience with both MNOs and Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) is a key asset for SoftBank which will benefit from the state-of-the-art solutions offered by OT to secure and enhance connectivity.

SoftBank is not only a leading MNO in Japan, but also a recognized global connectivity player that serves its users through multiple approaches, targeting vertical markets that can potentially integrate M2M platforms and other specific devices and machines.

OT is a major player in securing the M2M/IoT and connected devices space thanks to its innovative solutions and existing partners ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Monday, September 7th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

On Sunday, Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior offered his condolences and sympathy to the families of the martyrs who had served with the UAE Armed Forces involved in the ‘Operation Restoring Hope’ coalition in Yemen.   During his visit to the condolence councils in Ras Al Khaimah for each of the martyrs, His Highness Sheikh Saif expressed his sincerest condolences and sympathy to the families of the martyrs Rashid Saeed Al Habsi, Adel Saleh Al Shehhi, Abdullah Omar Al Jabri, Ali Hassan Al Shehhi, Ali Hussein Al Blushi, Ahmed Mohammed Yadid Al Shehhi, and Obaid Saeed Al Mazroui. His Highness prayed for God Almighty to bestow his mercy upon the deceased and to rest them in eternal peace. He asked that God provide patience and solace for the families as they bear such a loss. For more information about:

The Ministr ... Read more »

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CEO Hikmet Ersek: “As a responsible global company mobilizing and responding to this humanitarian crisis immediately, is critical”

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. - Thursday, September 10th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Western Union Company and the Western Union Foundation today pledged a minimum of one million dollars USD for swift and effective support for families and communities most affected by the refugee crisis in Europe. The company is mobilizing a multi-faceted response leveraging its global network of employees and Go-to-Market business leads, Western Union Retail Agents and customers, Western Union Business Solutions clients as well as company vendors.

The Western Union Foundation will support a range of disaster response organizations, including Global NGO Partners and local response organizations. Grants totaling USD$200,000 have already been committed to be distributed among Save the Children, the Red Cross National Societies in Europe, ... Read more »

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PARIS - Friday, September 11th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- In the future, the technological developments which the Payment, Telecommunications and Retail sectors will experience will all take the digital path. We have entered an era in which multi-channel has become the norm, as is the massive adoption of mobile payment. This is no secret to enterprises, which, regardless of whether they are actually specialised in payment, have all chosen to invest in digital strategies. Companies from the banking sector are now capable of offering digital transactions and payments, and have as such completely flattened the payment, banks and telecommunications landscape, leaving them to be reshaped from the ground up.

Payment: An Ecosystem in the Throes of Revolution

The most recent developments in payment have been extremely swift. The number of payments made via mobile terminals has been unremittingly on the rise. Over the first part of Year 2015, dematerialised ... Read more »

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--660MW Plant to be executed by Toshiba on EPC basis--

DELHI, India - Thursday, September 10th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO:6502) today announced that Toshiba JSW Power Systems Private Ltd. (Toshiba JSW), a Toshiba Group company based in Chennai, India has been awarded a full EPC Contract by Uttar Pradesh Rajya Vidyut Utpadan Nigam Ltd. (UPRVUNL), wholly owned state thermal power utility with present generating capacity of 4933MW. The value of the contract is about USD540 million. Toshiba JSW will carry out Engineering, Procurement, Construction (EPC) of the entire thermal power plant, including civil and boiler island package to be completed within 48 month from the Contract award.

UPRVUNL’s evaluation reflects the high performance and the reliability of Toshiba’s ultra-supercritical steam turbines and generators, and the company’s capabilities in integrating engineering and manufacturing functions. Toshib ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Monday, September 7th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior continued to visit and offer condolences to the families of the Emirati martyrs on Monday.

His Highness visited the condolences majlis of martyr Yousuf Hassan Al Obaidli in arfana area in Sharjah, and then he visited the condolences majlis of martyrs Ahmed Ghulam Lengawi and Waleed Mohammed Al Yasi in Al Nouf district in Sharjah.

His Highness also visited the condolences majlis of martyrs Abdulla Saeed Al Kalbani and Sultan Obaid Al Kaabi in Masfout area in Ajman, and the condolences majlis of martyr Abdulla Ali Al Hammadi in Al Jurf area in the emirate.

His Highness expressed his deep condolences and sincere sympathies to the families of the martyrs, praying to God Almighty to rest their souls in peace, to grant them rest in heaven along with all the nation's martyrs, and to prov ... Read more »

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