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OVIEDO, Spain & PARIS -Wednesday, September 13th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Within the framework of its TV offer, Telecable launched last month its new Android TV 4K tedi set-top box, designed and manufactured by Sagemcom. This new set-top box, integrating the latest cutting-edge technologies gives access to a complete TV and multimedia entertainment offer.

The tedi 4K STB enables to access over hundred TV channels, including the ones in 4K. When the product is connected to a 4K TV screen, the subscriber benefits from a crystal clear picture with four times the resolution of Full HD. The tedi application, developed by Telecable, brings a seamless browsing between TV programs, recordings in the cloud (network PVR), 7-day catch-up TV, time-shifting, advanced search, access to a VOD catalogue of more than 5000 titles with personalized recommendations and suggestions of contents.

Thanks to its embedded certified Android TVTM operating system, STB a ... Read more »

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 TV5MONDE Style HD and youth
channel
TiVi5MONDE to join TV5MONDE Afrique on SES-5 for viewers in the region

LUXEMBOURG-Thursday, September 14th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- TV5MONDE, one of the world's leading television networks, has recently signed a long-term distribution contract with SES to broadcast three major free-to-air channels to the French-speaking and Francophile public in sub-Saharan Africa.

As part of the agreement, TV5MONDE will use the SES-5 satellite to broadcast three channels: its main channel TV5MONDE Afrique, as well as two themed channels, the youth channel TiVi5MONDE and the lifestyle channel TV5MONDE Style HD. The three signals will be relayed to the satellite by the SES Video team.

Located at 5 degrees East, SES-5 provides optimal coverage for sub-Saharan countries. The video position 5 degrees East is a fast growing neighbourhood, made up of renowned TV platforms and more than 500 local and int ... Read more »

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Leading satellite operator reaffirms commitment to driving space innovation through investing in venture capital fund

 

LUXEMBOURG-Thursday, September 14th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- SES announced today that it is investing in the Seraphim Space Fund in order to support innovation in the satellite industry and to encourage Research and Development (R&D) efforts across the markets served by satellite. The world-leading satellite operator will also participate in the fund’s Advisory Board.

Seraphim Space Fund is a new venture capital fund launched by Seraphim Capital. Its primary focus is to invest in projects that are commercialising data about the Earth, collected by either satellite or Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS). Seraphim also invests in the broader technology ecosystem which supports the satellite and RPAS infrastructures and applications across a broad range of vertical markets, including construction, logis ... Read more »

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Continuing Expansion to Provide Products and Services from One Account Worldwide

GREENWICH, Conn. -Sunday, September 10th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Interactive Brokers Group, Inc. (NASDAQ GS:IBKR), an automated global electronic broker that serves more than 449,000 clients worldwide and operates on more than 120 exchanges, announced today that it plans to join the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange (TASE) through its Interactive Brokers UK subsidiary as a remote member.

Jon Chait, Chief Operating Officer at Interactive Brokers, said, “We are delighted to join the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange. We believe IB’s international scope provides opportunities for investors to efficiently and cost effectively access smaller markets that larger established financial institutions don’t serve because they don’t see sufficient scale.”

Mr. Chait noted, “IB’s technology driven business model is not limited in this way. Our softwa ... Read more »

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Visitors can experience live satellite delivery of VR content, Ultra HD High Frame Rate and latest High Dynamic Range standard HDR10+

 

LUXEMBOURG-Thursday, September 14th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- SES Video will be showcasing cutting-edge technology developments at its booth 1.B51 at IBC 2017 in Amsterdam from 15 to 19 September.

A demonstration in collaboration with Fraunhofer HHI will offer visitors the opportunity to immerse themselves in Luxembourg City, thanks to a live satellite transmission of 10K x 2K panoramic video content to the venue. The latest version of the Fraunhofer HHI Omnicam-360 camera will capture live scenes from the centre of Luxembourg, which will then be transmitted by ASTRA 2E at 28.2 degrees East directly to the SES booth. Visitors will be able to watch the scenes live with VR headsets, and experience being in the middle of the city while being at the show. Visitors will also be able to watch the scenes on ... Read more »

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LONDON-Wednesday, September 13th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Defence solutions provider Milrem Robotics is expanding the capabilities of their THeMIS unmanned ground vehicle to equip soldiers with several new robotic systems for defence applications.

One of the company’s aims is to enhance warfighters’ situational awareness. To that end several systems are in development. One of them – the TITAN SENTRY – will be exhibited this week during the Defence and Security Exhibition DSEI 2017.

Developed together with QinetiQ the TITAN SENTRY concept features the THeMIS unmanned ground vehicle, designed by Milrem Robotics and a suite of sensor systems integrated by QinetiQ. TITAN SENTRY is an exploration of manned/unmanned teaming where the cognitive burden on the warfighter is vastly reduced through the fusion of sensor data and advanced battlespace management systems. Intended to operate in high threat areas, it can identify and fix ... Read more »

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PARIS -Wednesday, September 13th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- OT-Morpho, a world leader in digital security and identification technologies, today announced the launch of MorphoTop Slim, its new ultra-compact fingerprint capture product. Breaking with previous generations, it is 6 times smaller than current products, which greatly facilitates its integration into mobile solutions or existing structures.

Based on the TFT (Thin-Film Transistor) technology, this new ultra-thin terminal allows the capture of 10 fingers flat or rolled. Its speed and quality of acquisition are incomparable (capture of the fingers possible in less than two seconds, improved performance for dry fingers, specific finish to avoid traces).

Like its predecessors, MorphoTop Slim integrates into the MorphoESA enrollment solution. It covers several markets and has a wide range of uses: border control, police investigations, mass enrollment or e-KYC1.

"We ... Read more »

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Fully automated and driverless test vehicles from Mercedes-Benz
equipped with Velodyne’s industry-leading 3D real-time LiDAR

SAN JOSE, Calif.-Wednesday, September 13th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ]
(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Velodyne LiDAR Inc., the world leader in 3D real-
time perception systems for autonomous vehicles, today
announced its selection by Mercedes-Benz Research &
Development as a critical sensor supplier for the VLP-32C Ultra
Puck™ for further development of fully automated and driverless
vehicles.
“We’re pleased to have our LiDAR technology included in
Mercedes-Benz’s sensor setup for their fully automated and driverless
vehicles. It reinforces Velodyne’s leadership in the space and further
ensures that tomorrow’s autonomous vehicles are as safe and
efficient as possible,” said David Hall, Chief Executive Officer,
Velodyne LiDAR. “Mercedes-Ben ... Read more »

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.-Wednesday, September 13th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ]

800 leading educators from 68 countries will convene at Emirates Palace in Abu Dhabi next month to discuss transformational, behavioural and technology trends in education under the theme of Teaching for Tomorrow.

Qudwa 2017, a Global Teachers’ forum, conducted a survey that uncovered key insights about the factors that will set teachers up for future success, as new technologies and hybrid teaching models play increasingly prevalent roles in classrooms.

A global survey of registered participants for this years’ forum revealed that teachers’ view soft skills, like understanding individual needs of students; knowledge and enthusiasm for subject matter; and strong communication skills, as the top priority skills for teachers to succeed in the future. Harder skills that focus on knowledge and understanding of technology were less critical success facto ... Read more »

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Largest DTH operator relies on SES Video’s high-quality services to distribute over 100 TV channels in multi-year capacity agreement


LUXEMBOURG-Wednesday, September 13th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Viasat Ukraine (Vision TV LLC), the largest DTH operator in Ukraine, will be providing top-quality TV reception to its subscribers using SES Video’s reliable services on ASTRA 4A.

Under the multi-year agreement with SES, Vision TV will be broadcasting approximately 40 pay-TV channels, out of which 13 are in high-definition (HD), and about 60 free-to-air channels at 5 degrees East. SES serves close to 13 million TV homes in Ukraine from this key orbital position, of which 4.5 million are DTH homes.

“We are very pleased that Viasat Ukraine has trusted us with the delivery of their video content,” said Norbert H√∂lzle, Senior Vice President, Commercial Europe, SES Video. “This agreement with such an important TV p ... Read more »

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 New site expansion will allow the GMP production of kg scale plasmid DNA and recombinant protein intended for clinical phases and commercialization 

SERAING, Belgium-Wednesday, September 13th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Kaneka Eurogentec, a custom service and FDA inspected contract development and manufacturing organization (CDMO), announced today that its board has approved the construction of a new state of-the-art GMP facility adjacent to its current facility and equipped with a 2200 L fermenter. The expansion will allow for the large scale production of biopharmaceuticals including recombinant proteins, antibody fragments and plasmid DNA.

A new facility responding to current market needs

The multi-product facility will include the capability for large scale production using innovative Eurogentec technologies such as the improved production of complex proteins by secretion from yeasts and the production of kilo-scale plasmid DN ... Read more »

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