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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Friday, October 2nd 2015 [ME NewsWire]

A delegation from Al Ain Traffic Section at the Traffic and Patrols Directorate of Abu Dhabi Police visited Tawam Hospital to check on the health condition of the injured in the Al Ain-Dubai Road accident that occurred in the early hours of Saturday and resulted in the death of three individuals and the injury of 23 others.

Lieutenant Colonel Matar Abdullah Al Muhairi who headed the delegation, said that the visit aims to check on the health condition of individuals who sustain injuries in traffic accidents. “Such visits fall in line with the humanitarian duty, and aim to enhance communication and interaction with community  members at all times and circumstances,” he noted; stressing that the injured are in stable condition and undergoing treatment.

The injured praised the kind humanitarian gesture by the Abu Dhabi Police Traffic and Patrols Directorate’s delegati ... Read more »

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OSAKA, Japan - Thursday, October 1st 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Panasonic Corporation today announced that it has developed a blue-violet semiconductor laser operating at output power of 4.5 W, which is 1.5 times higher than that of the conventional one even at 60ºC, the maximum operating temperature for lasers in general. It can also oscillate with the high energy conversion efficiency, which is 1.2 times higher than that of conventional lasers. This has been made possible by Panasonic’s unique double heat flow packaging technology that improves the heat dissipation. This newly-developed laser will help laser application systems, such as vehicle and industrial lighting as well as laser machining equipment, to be made smaller and consume less power.

In general, the output power of semiconductor lasers decreases as the laser chip temperature rises. In addition, because the temperature is the determining factor for the laser reliability (because th ... Read more »

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New ready-made automotive development offering enables solution providers to create stunning UIs at the fraction of time

HELSINKI - Friday, October 2nd 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today, The Qt Company, creators of the Qt cross-platform development framework, together with its partners KDAB and Pelagicore announced the Qt Automotive Suite, a new product to support common In-Vehicle-Infotainment (IVI) system development needs of automotive OEMs and Tier1’s.

Today’s automakers and suppliers want to deliver an in-car experience that keeps drivers connected and informed. An experience where they can leverage a range of devices, services and where drivers can extend their work and their home into their vehicle through the connected car. Software technology is shaping the future of automotive and the user experience is what is in focus.

By combining proven components and tools used in the industry into a single offering, The Qt Automoti ... Read more »

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San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee joins building dedication at 1275 Market Street

SAN FRANCISCO - Thursday, October 1st 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dolby Laboratories (NYSE:DLB) President and CEO Kevin Yeaman and San Francisco Mayor Edwin Lee today dedicated Dolby’s new headquarters at 1275 Market Street. Located in the Mid-Market neighborhood, the building is a working lab, a vertical village and a place where art meets science in inspiring ways.

“San Francisco has been our home for more than four decades,” said Kevin Yeaman, President and CEO, Dolby Laboratories. “When we decided to build a new, bigger headquarters to accommodate our growth, we took the opportunity to create a space that embodies who we are and what we do and empowers our staff to do their best work. We’re proud to be a member of the San Francisco community and a part of revitalizing Mid-Market. From this neighborhood, we plan to transform audio, video and vo ... Read more »

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Nest Weave Enables Direct Communication Between Devices; Yale Reinvents Door Lock Using Nest Weave

PALO ALTO, Calif - Friday, October 2nd 2015 [ME NewsWire]

New Camera API Lets Developers Work with Nest Cam; August, Mimo, Petnet, Philips hue and Skybell Launch First Nest Cam Integrations

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Nest Labs, Inc. (www.nest.com), architect of the thoughtful home, today announced a number of updates to the Works with Nest program, making it the most comprehensive platform for developers building connected home products. Specific updates include:

    Nest Weave – Developed by Nest and previously used in only Nest products, this communication protocol lets devices talk directly to each other and to Nest products. Nest Weave solves many issues associated with connecting products in the home, including the ability to connect power-constrained devices as well as devices that require low latency and redundancy. The Linus lock by Y ... Read more »

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 “Travel. Transformed.” Reflects DFW’s Aim of Inviting Customers to What’s Next on Their Journey to Discover, Connect and Grow
DFW AIRPORT, Texas - Friday, October 2nd 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dallas Fort Worth International Airport revealed its new brand, capturing the welcoming spirit of DFW as a global superhub and inviting customers to experience travel in new ways. The new DFW brand and its tagline “Travel. Transformed.” were unveiled today at the Airport Headquarters to employees and community members.

This Smart News Release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20151001006254/en/

Participating in the brand launch were Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings, Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price, DFW Board Chair Lillie Biggins, members of the Board of Directors and CEO Sean Donohue.

DFW Airport's current brand was introduced nearly 15 years ago. Since the ... Read more »

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PARIS - Friday, October 2nd 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- BNP Paribas is running a trial of OT MOTION CODE™ with 1000 French customers. The dynamic security code solution replaces the 3-digit static code located on the back of the card, used to confirm online payments.

The dynamic security code is designed to effectively combat payment card fraud, in which hackers obtain the payment information used when consumers make purchases online. The dynamic code changes regularly, meaning that it is impossible to reuse.

To carry out the trial, BNP Paribas chose Oberthur Technologies’ OT MOTION CODE™ solution. The payment cards have a screen on their back displaying a security code that is regularly refreshed. This dynamic security code strengthens the security of online payments for BNP Paribas customers, without the slightest change to their customer experience.

Marc Espagnon, Head of Payment and Cash Management at BNP Paribas said: & ... Read more »

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ReSound Enya™ Completes Industry’s Strongest Portfolio of Hearing Solutions, Demonstrates Commitment to Making a True Difference for People Living with Hearing Loss


COPENHAGEN, Denmark - Thursday, October 1st 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ReSound today announced the global launch of the ReSound Enya family of hearing aids, making the company’s industry-leading, innovative hearing technologies accessible to even more people living with hearing loss. For the first time, the company is making its renowned sound expertise and innovative wireless technologies, which were previously reserved to the highest price points, available in lower priced solutions.

ReSound Enya delivers excellent sound quality in discreet, durable models designed to meet the challenges of a rich, active lifestyle. With ReSound Enya, users have access to the category’s best available performance without sacrificing comfort and ease of use.

ReSoun ... Read more »

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GENEVA. - Wednesday, September 30th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- A group of 28 aviation industry chief executive officers and association leaders has today sent an open letter to governments committing to climate action and calling for a joint approach to help deliver maximum CO2 emissions reductions in the aviation sector. In particular, the industry group urged action to approve a meaningful market-based measure for aviation emissions, expected to be agreed by governments at a meeting of the United Nations specialised aviation agency in one year’s time. The letter is available at www.enviro.aero/openletter.

Aviation was the first transport sector which set global goals to proactively manage its climate change impact, in 2008. Details of actions being undertaken can be found at www.enviro.aero/climatesolutions. These goals include capping net CO2 emissions from 2020 through a global market-based measure being developed at the International Civil Aviati ... Read more »

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Five Waldorf Astoria Master Chefs to Collaborate with James Beard Foundation Rising Star Semi-Finalist Chefs to Create Next Iconic Dish

MCLEAN, Va. - Thursday, October 1st 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Following the program’s 2014 debut, today Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts announces the second year of Taste of Waldorf Astoria, a global culinary program in partnership with the James Beard Foundation (JBF), the United States’ foremost culinary arts organization. This fall, the search for the next iconic dish continues with a fresh group of five hand-selected JBF Rising Star Semi-Finalist chefs dispatching to five new participating Waldorf Astoria destinations around the globe, including Amsterdam, New Orleans, Beijing, Jerusalem, and Orlando.

“We are thrilled to be partnering with the James Beard Foundation for a second year on Taste of Waldorf Astoria, a program that celebrates and nurtures our culinary heritage,” said John ... Read more »

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OSAKA, Japan - Thursday, October 1st 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Panasonic Corporation today announced that it developed gallium nitride (GaN) diodes that can not only operate at a high current that is four times greater than that tolerated by conventional silicon carbide (SiC) diodes*1, but also operate at low voltages by virtue of their low turn-on voltage. Production of the new diodes was made possible via a newly developed hybrid structure composed of separately embedded structure comprised of a low-voltage unit and a high-current-capable unit, in preparation for high voltage conditions.

Conventional silicon (Si) diodes are limited with regard to reducing switching losses. On the other hand, diodes based on SiC, a compound that is considered as a promising next-generation power semiconductor, as well as GaN, require an increased chip area to achieve high-current operations, thus posing limitations on the reduction of switching losses and size owing to in ... Read more »

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 Hilton announces global coffee offer to encourage connections and ignite fresh ideas

MCLEAN, Va - Thursday, October 1st 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Despite living in a digital age, business professionals still prefer face-to-face meetings. According to a recent global study by Hilton Worldwide (NYSE:HLT), more than two-thirds of surveyed professionals, ranging from millennials to age 65+, overwhelmingly prefer meeting in-person over any other collaboration method. The study, which polled business professionals across the U.S., UK and China, uncovered the value of face-to-face interactions and specifically the role of coffee and tea in productive meetings.

Other survey findings included:

    Wired up world: While Americans are well known for their coffee enthusiasm, surprisingly, the UK and China value their kick-start beverages more in the business world. More professionals in the UK (61 percent) and China (58 percent) agr ... Read more »

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