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MUNICH - Saturday, May 21st 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Investment volumes around the world in renewable energy are for the first time higher than fossil-based energy sources. This is what current findings by the Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) research institute are showing. The attractiveness of renewables as a long-term investment option is continuously growing, due to the current favourable prices for photovoltaic systems and wind turbines. The growing demand is also apparent at Intersolar Europe: Around 40,000 visitors are expected at the world’s leading specialist trade fair for the solar industry and its partners.

There is for the first time greater investment around the world in renewable energy than in fossil-based energies. Despite lower prices for fossil-based energy sources, investments in renewable energies enjoyed continuous growth between 2004 and 2015. In 2015, global investments in renewables reached an amount of USD 329 billion, o ... Read more »

Views: 85 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 05.22.2016

A world first for endoscopy, digital and optical enhancements working in combination

HAMBURG, Germany - Friday, May 20th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- PENTAX Medical launches a world first, the OPTIVISTA EPK-i7010 Video Processor, featuring both digital and optical enhancements, in the European, Middle Eastern & African (EMEA) markets. This unique enhancement combination provides detailed information for more accurate in vivo diagnosis through improved vessel and mucosal pattern characterization.

The introduction of OPTIVISTA offers physicians both digital (i-scan Surface and Tone Enhancements) and Optical Enhancement (i-scan OE), with the new optical filter producing bandwidth-limiting light. When combined with image enhancement processing technology i-scan OE clearly displays the surface structures of blood vessels, glandular ducts and mucosal membrane in higher contrasts than white light. This unique combination with the proven digital i-scan te ... Read more »

Views: 114 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 05.22.2016

PITTSBURGH - Friday, May 20th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Crystalplex Corp., a pioneer in the development of high stability quantum dots, has announced a new development enabling increased brightness and color stability for LCD displays using cadmium-free Sapphire™ quantum dots.

Manufacturers of high-end consumer electronics, such as TVs and mobile devices, are turning to quantum dots (QDs) to enrich the brightness and color quality of their LCD displays. The availability of stable, cadmium-free quantum dots is expected to accelerate the adoption of QD technology in consumer electronic devices, as cadmium is a regulated material in many countries.

Today, Crystalplex Corp., a 12-year-old nanoparticle R&D concern, announced it is now capable of making commercial quantities of cadmium-free Sapphire™ QDs based on the company’s existing platform of alloy gradient QDs. The Company also announced it received a Notice of Allowance from ... Read more »

Views: 129 | Added by: africa-live | Date: 05.22.2016 | Comments (0)

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - Thursday, May 19th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- HanesBrands (NYSE:HBI) announced today that its indirect wholly-owned subsidiary, Hanes Finance Luxembourg S.C.A., a corporate partnership limited by shares (société en commandite par actions) under the laws of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, is planning to offer €450 million aggregate principal amount of unsecured notes due 2024 in a private offering that is exempt from registration under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, subject to market and other customary conditions. The notes will be guaranteed on a senior unsecured basis by Hanesbrands Inc. and certain of its subsidiaries.

HanesBrands currently expects to use the net proceeds from the offering, together with cash on hand and future debt financings, to finance the company’s previously announced acquisitions of Champion Europe and Pacific Brands Limited.

The notes and the related guarantees will be offered in th ... Read more »

Views: 103 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 05.22.2016

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - Friday, May 20th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- HanesBrands Inc. (NYSE: HBI) today announced that its indirect wholly-owned subsidiary, Hanesbrands Finance Luxembourg S.C.A., a corporate partnership limited by shares (société en commandite par actions) under the laws of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, has set the pricing of its offering of €500 million aggregate principal amount of 3.5 percent unsecured notes maturing 2024, unless earlier redeemed. The notes will be guaranteed on a senior unsecured basis by Hanesbrands Inc. and certain of its subsidiaries. This offering is expected to close on June 3, 2016, subject to customary closing conditions.

The aggregate principal amount of notes to be issued in the previously announced offering increased from €450 million to €500 million. Net proceeds from the offering are expected to be used, together with cash on hand and future debt financings, to finance the company’s previo ... Read more »

Views: 102 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 05.22.2016

Production Base Set in Egypt with Sales Expanding to Middle East and Africa

HONG KONG - Friday, May 20th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- TCL Multimedia Technology Holdings Limited (“TCL Multimedia”, HKSE stock code: 01070) announced the signing of an MOU with its strategic partner ELARABY Group (“ELARABY”), the largest home appliance enterprise in Egypt. The signing ceremony was attended by Minister of Communications and Information Technology in Egypt Eng. Yasser El-Kady, Chief Marketing Officer of ELARABY Mr. Mohyielden Elaraby and General Manager of TCL Strategic Customer Business Center Mr. Liang Tiemin.

As a leading enterprise in the global TV industry, TCL Multimedia ranks amongst the top three globally and No. 1 in China by shipment volume (source: IHS Technology, China Market Monitor and Company data). The Group is the only vertically integrated enterprise in China that boasts the manufacturing of display panels, modules a ... Read more »

Views: 52 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 05.22.2016 | Comments (0)

“Fiber from the Sky” Enables Faster, Clearer HD Video, Live Streaming, File Downloads and More in Chad.

ST. HELIER, Jersey, Channel Islands - Thursday, May 19th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- O3b Networks, in partnership with Presta Bist, has proven today via live demonstration that its satellite enabled services deliver crystal clear voice, live HD video and high speed downloads. The live Demo Day event held in the Republic of Chad tested link speed, video streaming, file download, interactive maps, file upload and web page loading. The outcome was that O3b services performed at 5X the speed and clarity of a traditional geostationary satellite service and comparable to a fiber connection.

O3b operates a global constellation of 12 satellites and a robust ground infrastructure to deliver high throughput in 23 locations in Africa. O3b Networks is the fastest growing satellite operator in history, enabling over 40 customers around the world to ... Read more »

Views: 108 | Added by: africa-live | Date: 05.22.2016 | Comments (0)

NUREMBERG, Germany - Wednesday, May 18th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Panasonic Automotive & Industrial Systems Europe showcased its technology lineup for PCIM (Power Conversion Intelligent Motion) 2016, which took place May 10 - 12 in Nuremberg, Germany. At Stand 429 in Hall 6 the company highlighted industry-leading innovations -- including passive components, semiconductors and thermal management solutions -- that provide increased efficiency and reliability for a wide range of applications.

The following are Panasonic’s product information highlights with presentation videos.

X-GaN Gate Driver Enriches Panasonic's GaN Environment

As GaN moves from an innovative technology to mainstream production, Panasonic exhibits real and exciting applications that harness the power of their gallium nitride power transistors. The newly released X-GaN(TM) gate driver optimized for high frequency switching unlocks the full performance of the ... Read more »

Views: 85 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 05.22.2016 | Comments (0)