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Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Thursday, December 22nd 2016 [ME NewsWire]

Space Imaging Middle East (SIME) is pleased to announce that Crime Prediction- its latest predictive policing software- has been successfully launched by the Dubai Police force.

The software, which is the first of its kind in the region, was developed in support of the UAE’s Smart Governance Initiative, and specifically designed to complement the Dubai Police force’s modernized approach to crime prevention and enhanced public safety.

Crime Prediction analyzes existing intelligence and crime patterns from police databases and, using sophisticated algorithms, produces highly accurate data related to when and where crime is likely to occur next. This intelligence in turn informs patrol teams on which districts may require additional resources in order to prevent potential criminal activity.

“SIME is incredibly honoured to have worked on this ambitious project with ... Read more »

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Discovery Networks Germany extends its contract with MX1 and ASTRA for capacity, content management, playout and distribution

LUXEMBOURG - Thursday, December 22nd 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES S.A. (Euronext Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) announced today that MX1, a wholly-owned subsidiary of SES and a global media service provider, and ASTRA, the largest European Direct-to-Home (DTH) satellite system, have extended their contracts with Discovery Networks Germany for capacity, content management and playout.

The contract covers the broadcasting of the Discovery channels DMAX, TLC, Eurosport 1 and DMAX Austria in SD, and DMAX, TLC and Eurosport 1 in HD via the ASTRA satellites at 19.2 degrees East. The agreement also allows Discovery Networks Germany to use the innovative media service platform “MX1 360” for content management and playout. The “MX1 360” platform is fully integrated with the broadcaster’s systems and facilitate ... Read more »

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-- Tradeshow grows attendance and introduces expanded exhibit floor --

WASHINGTON - Thursday, December 22nd 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB), producer of NAB Show, today announced registered attendance increased fivefold for the second annual NAB Show Shanghai, held December 6-9 at the Kerry Hotel and the adjacent Shanghai National International Expo Center in the Pudong District of Shanghai, China. The event, which was co-produced by the International High Tech Cultural Device Cluster (TCDIC), attracted over 5,000 attendees from around the world, representing a 525 percent increase over last year.

All numbers are based on pre-show and onsite registration and subject to an ongoing audit.

The 2016 NAB Show Shanghai also included for the first time a full-fledged exhibit floor, spanning 50,000 square feet and featuring 145 media and technology companies, including leading brands like Akamai Technologies ... Read more »

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The ground-breaking number of projects is a statement by the Dubai-based developer on the strength of the real estate market

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Thursday, December 22nd 2016 [ME NewsWire]

Azizi Developments – a leading UAE-based real estate developer with global reach into international markets – announced an unprecedented launch of 50 new developments, which will comprise of residential, commercial and retail space in 2017.

The announcement of such a high number of projects, ahead of the festive season and the New Year, demonstrates the confidence that Azizi Developments has in Dubai’s property and real estate market. The 2017 project plan is in line with the overall group strategy to invest in solid markets which have proven depth and stability.

Farhad Azizi, CEO of Azizi Developments, commented, “The rapid development of local infrastructure shows the full commitment of the Dubai government in its delivery of annou ... Read more »

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LACHEN, Switzerland - Wednesday, December 21st 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- On Sunday, 4th December, 2016 Octapharma presented interim data from the ongoing phase 3 study, NuProtect at the 58th ASH Annual Meeting & Exposition in San Diego, California. The presentation was nominated for inclusion in the 2017 North American Highlights of ASH Roadshow meeting with an abstract published in Blood (Raina Liesner et al, Blood 2016 128:327). The NuProtect Study examines the immunogenicity, efficacy and safety of treatment with human cell-line derived recombinant FVIII (Nuwiq®) in previously untreated patients (PUPs) with severe haemophilia A – those at greatest risk of inhibitor development. “We are immensely excited to be able to share these important results in PUPs with the wider Haematology community at the ASH Annual Meeting as part of Octapharma’s commitment to reduce the patient burden of living with haemophilia A,” said Larisa Belyansk ... Read more »

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CAIRO - Wednesday, December 21st 2016 [ME NewsWire]

Macro Pharmaceuticals, a subsidiary of Macro Holding, is a leading consumer healthcare company in Egypt operating across several high-growth sub-segments of the pharmaceuticals market

The substantial investment will enable the Company to continue to expand and develop its product offering, expand regionally, as well as enter the complementary medical devices segment of the market

Both of the Founders of Macro will remain as Chairman and CEO of the Company to steward the business through its next phase of growth and development


(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Alta Semper Capital LLP (“Alta Semper”), a consumer and healthcare focussed private equity investor operating across several growth markets, alongside CI Capital Partners (“CICP”), a leading Egypt-focused private equity investor, today announced a partnership through the MEA Healthcare Partners platform (“MEA Health ... Read more »

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Four-diamond resort near Palm Springs offers tranquil, unique hotel experience

INDIAN WELLS, Calif. & MCLEAN, Va. - Wednesday, December 21st 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- An historic, tranquil four-diamond resort in the Southern California desert is the newest addition to Curio – A Collection by Hilton, a global portfolio of distinctive upper upscale hotels.    

Miramonte Indian Wells Resort & Spa, Curio Collection by Hilton, is an 11-acre oasis nestled at the base of the Santa Rosa Mountains. With 215 guest rooms, suites and villas – many offering inspiring views of the resort’s manicured gardens – Miramonte Indian Wells Resort blends classic sophistication with the relaxing comforts of its award-winning spa.

“The natural beauty and desert climate draw travelers from all over the world to Indian Wells, and the beautiful Miramonte property perfectly complements that aura with its world-class ... Read more »

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