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NORWALK, Conn.-Wednesday 27 February 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Event management software (EMS) leader Aventri announces the launch of BadgeNow, the first self-service badge printer to offer high-quality color badges for event planners. This on-demand badge printer will offer Aventri customers a quick and easy onsite check-in process for event attendees. BadgeNow integrates with Aventri’s registration platform, which allows for a seamless flow of attendee information to be passed in real-time.

“We couldn’t be more thrilled to bring BadgeNow to market and have attendees test out the new technology,” says Brian Friedman, Vice President of Digital Innovation at Aventri. “After acquiring ITN International in the fall of 2018, we started working on developing a product that would give our clients much needed time back on their check-in process at events. We couldn’t be more pleased to give our clients an efficient way to pri ... Read more »

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BARCELONA, Spain-Wednesday 27 February 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Hytera, a leading global provider of innovative Professional Mobile Radio (PMR) communications solutions, debuts at Mobile World Conference 2019 (MWC 2019) with its next-generation P-LTE convergence communications solution, including P-LTE Mission Critical Services (MCS) solution and a new PoC handset today in Barcelona, Spain.

At MWC, Hytera showcased its capability of converging broadband and narrowband, public and private networks to provide next-generation on-demand communications solutions for public safety, emergency response, rail transit, airports, and the energy industry.

The Hytera P-LTE MCS solution complies with both LTE and MCS standards and consists of trunking terminals, base stations, evolved Trunking Core network (eTC), MCS trunking servers, network management and dispatch applications. The system features high QoS, low latency, backup, and redundancy to better secu ... Read more »

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 New partnership to enable 1 million young women coders by 2030

 

BARCELONA, Spain -Wednesday 27 February 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Alibaba Cloud, the cloud-computing arm of Alibaba Group, today announced the Tech for Change initiative at the Mobile World Congress (MWC). The initiative calls for inspiring ideas and joint efforts from enterprises, start-ups and young entrepreneurs, to tackle global social and humanitarian challenges in areas such as education, economic development and the environment through technologies.

Alibaba Cloud, which provides cloud infrastructure to transform businesses digitally, will contribute to the initiative by offering partners with access to its technology expertise, global computing resources and talent development programs including Alibaba Cloud Academy and its AI competition platform Tianchi.

One of the first partnerships of the Tech for Change initiative is aimed at supporting female ... Read more »

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Mobile Money Industry Processed US$1.3 Billion in Transactions Per Day in 2018


BARCELONA, Spain-Wednesday 27 February 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The GSMA today unveiled its eighth annual ‘State of the Industry Report on Mobile Money’, offering a current snapshot of the mobile money landscape and highlighting the impact that greater financial inclusion has on lives, economies and innovation, especially in emerging markets. The report provides a comprehensive picture of mobile money adoption and usage around the globe. At the end of 2018, there were more than 866 million registered accounts in 90 countries – a 20 per cent increase from 2017. The report also shows that the mobile money industry processed transactions worth US$1.3 Billion per day in 2018, with digital transaction values growing at more than twice the rate of cash transactions, indicating that cash is becoming less central to customers’ lives.

“Our ... Read more »

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 The Ethisphere Institute, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices, named Rockwell Automation as a 2019 World’s Most Ethical Company®

MILWAUKEE-Wednesday 27 February 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Rockwell Automation, the world’s largest company dedicated to industrial automation and information, has been recognized by the Ethisphere Institute as one of the 2019 World’s Most Ethical Companies. Recognized for the eleventh year by the Ethisphere Institute, Rockwell Automation is among the distinguished list of 128 global companies that profoundly illustrate how they are the driving force for improving communities, building capable and empowered workforces, and fostering corporate cultures focused on ethics and a strong sense of purpose.

“Our reputation for integrity is built on the decisions we make every day, and I am proud that Ethisphere has recognized our commitment to eth ... Read more »

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 Global Cloud Computing leader offers proven solutions used by Alibaba Group to empower businesses with actionable insights

 

BARCELONA, Spain-Tuesday 26 February 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Alibaba Cloud, the cloud computing arm of Alibaba Group, today launched seven new solutions, and two new features for the international markets at the Mobile World Congress. The launches range from serverless computing, data analytics, global networking, high performance storage, and enterprise database that let customers easily and reliably derive actionable business insight to thrive in the age of intelligent business. These new services are part of the technology backbone underpinning Alibaba Group’s various business units including retail, fin-tech, logistics, media and entertainment, and digital branding and marketing. With these new capabilities, global customers can take advantage of the proven, scalable, and secure technologies and accele ... Read more »

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COURBEVOIE, France-Tuesday 26 February 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- IDEMIA, the global leader in Augmented Identity, today announced that it is working with ITSO Transit Hub Ltd (ITHL) to enable the digital ticket fulfillment process within ITSO on Mobile, bringing the UK’s trusted national smartcard to mobile phones for the first time.

The technology is enabled by Google Pay, and supported by IDEMIA’s leading solutions, ensuring an instant, secure and seamless ticketing experience for passengers.

To allow passengers to fulfil and use an ITSO compatible ticket on their mobile phones, ITHL has enlisted the services of IDEMIA Digital Enablement Platform, a comprehensive card digitization solution to build and host Transit Hub. Transit Hub is a fundamental part of the solution that manages the ticket fulfilment, provisioning and reporting service for ITSO on Mobile. In doing so, ITHL and IDEMIA aim to make ticketing better and smarter for th ... Read more »

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NEUCHATEL, Switzerland-Tuesday 26 February 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI) announced today the findings of a series of four clinical cases, recently published in the Canadian Journal of Anesthesiology, in which researchers at the University of Montreal found that combined use of Masimo SedLine® brain function monitoring and O3® regional oximetry assisted their understanding and management of cerebral desaturations during cardiac surgery.

Drs. Etienne Couture, Alain Deschamps, and André Denault hypothesized that the addition of processed electroencephalography (pEEG) using Masimo SedLine’s processed EEG parameter, the Patient State Index (PSi), to a previously developed clinical management algorithm based on Masimo O3 near-infrared spectroscopy (NIRS), could help guide the management of cerebral desaturation episodes. In this series of case studies, they describe the impact of combining the modalities on the clinical manageme ... Read more »

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CORRECTION...by DMS

Dubai, United Arab Emirates-Tuesday 26 February 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

Please replace the release with the following corrected version, the quote of Bruno Bianchini, Head of Global Partnerships at Google MENA was added to the press release.

The release reads:
DMS and Google Co-Host a Specialized Programmatic Event for MENA Advertisers

Digital Media Services (DMS) - the digital arm of Choueiri Group collaborated with Google on Wednesday, February 20, 2019 to host a specialized half-day (3 - 6:30 pm) event at the DMS offices in Dubai.

As a leading programmatic player in MENA, DMS’ portfolio brings together high quality inventory from Arabic and international broadcasters, publishers, video and audio platforms, all supported by a fully integrated programmatic approach and market leading technology and expertise.

Given the strong opportunity for further growth of the programmatic advertising market in the MENA ... Read more »

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The NEW Genius X, launched at MWC 2019, has learned from thousands of brushing styles to perfect yours


CINCINNATI-Tuesday 26 February 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Oral-B, the innovation leader in connected brushing and Oral-Care, unveils at the MWC 2019 its breakthrough new Artificial Intelligence Brush GENIUS X, and presents its vision for the future, where intelligent dental & health management tools will lead to a longer, healthier life. Oral-B envisions a world where health monitoring complements consumers’ daily oral health routine and allows them to take care of health comprehensively.

Oral-B: The innovation leader unveils its future vision for health at MWC

The mouth is the gateway to health – and a toothbrush touches it twice a day. Oral-B’s future vision is that humans will live longer and healthier through dental care at home. Stephen Squire, Oral-B’s global Brand Director, says: “Imagine: Wh ... Read more »

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BARCELONA, Spain -Tuesday 26 February 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Hytera Communications Corporation Limited (Hytera), a leading global provider of innovative Professional Mobile Radio (PMR) communications solutions, is unveiling today its P-LTE Mission Critical Services (MCS) solution at the Mobile World Conference 2019 (MWC 2019) held in Barcelona, Spain.

As Long Term Evolution (LTE) excels in broadband, high data rate and all-IP networks, customers from many vertical sectors have an increasing need for high-rate data and multimedia dispatching services. This is the main driver for global PMR players seeking to leverage LTE features to better address mission critical communications. 3GPP even defined mission critical services (MCS), including mission critical Push-to-Talk (MCPTT), mission critical video (MCVideo) and mission critical data (MCData) in Release 13, 14, and 15.

The Hytera P-LTE MCS solution complies with both LTE and MCS standards and ... Read more »

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BARCELONA, Spain -Tuesday 26 February 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today, Husqvarna announced the release of Husqvarna Automower® 435X AWD, an AI-enabled, robotic mower with all-wheel drive and smart home connectivity. This iconic, fully autonomous robotic lawn mower is designed to manage rough terrain and slopes with an incline of up to 70%, and works with Amazon Alexa, Google Home, and provides an open API for smart home integration.

Husqvarna, the world leader in robotic mowers, launches a game changing robotic mower for homeowners with challenging lawns and connected homes - Husqvarna Automower® 435X AWD. With an all-wheel drive system, Husqvarna Automower® 435X AWD robotic mower can climb steep slopes with an incline of up to 70%.

“Husqvarna Automower® 435X AWD sets a new standard for robotic mowers, combining a perfect cut in “impossible gardens” with multiple product interactions, including conversational AI f ... Read more »

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BARCELONA, Spain-Tuesday 26 February 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

panomorphEYE Development Kit for complete intelligent vision sensing now offered with Mobile World Congress promotional pricing

 

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Immervision, the Montreal-based developer of patented, wide-angle optic and imaging technology, today announced special Mobile World Congress 2019 pricing for the panomorphEYE Development Kit, available to purchase online at https://store.immervision.com with coupon code #MWC2019 valid until March 1, 2019.

The panomorphEYE Development Kit connects to robots, drones, vehicles, appliances or any host platform so you can develop the next generation of smart vision solutions.

The kit includes three ultra-wide-angle panomorph cameras calibrated to give you 2D hemispheric, 3D stereoscopic hemispheric or full 360 x 360 spherical capture and viewing of the environment. Each camera has a greater than 180⁰ field of view and all three cameras and ... Read more »

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LONDON-Tuesday 26 February 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Republic of Guinea and Nysco, the 100% shareholder of BSG Resources ("BSGR") (together "the parties"), jointly announce the settlement of their dispute over mining concessions and licenses in the Republic of Guinea (“Guinea”).

Following this agreement, BSGR relinquishes its claims on blocks 1 and 2 of SIMANDOU and both parties waive all outstanding procedures.

At the request of the Republic of Guinea, a new group of investors (presented by and including Mr. Beny Steinmetz) will exploit the ZOGOTA deposit, in order to export iron ore, according to an accelerated timetable.

The parties are delighted that this agreement opens a new chapter in their relationship that enables the development of a world-class mining project for the benefit of the people of Guinea.

Contacts
For BSGR:
Buchanan
Bobby Morse, +44 (0)20 7466 5000
S ... Read more »

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OSLO, Norway-Tuesday 26 February 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Nel Hydrogen Electrolyser, a division of Nel ASA (Nel, OSE:NEL), has received a purchase order for a 2 megawatt (MW) containerized Proton PEM® electrolyzer, as part of a 30 MW framework agreement with Hydrospider AG, an affiliated company of H2 Energy. The electrolyzer will be used to produce green hydrogen for heavy-duty hydrogen trucks from Hyundai Motor Company, which will begin operation in Switzerland during late 2019. The framework agreement represents the first phase of 60 – 80 MW needed to supply hydrogen for the total expected 1,000 trucks and other applications.

“We are proud to announce that we have been awarded a framework agreement over 30 MW of our Proton PEM® Megawatt platform electrolyzers to produce green hydrogen for the 1,000 trucks being delivered by Hyundai to Switzerland. Hydrospider will be producing and delivering green hydrogen for the Hyundai heavy-du ... Read more »

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BARCELONA, Spain -Tuesday 26 February 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Mobile World Congress (MWC), the annual industry conference, was held in Barcelona, Spain from February 25 to 28. At local time 14:00 on Feb 26, China INNFOS R&D team revealed the intelligent service robot powered by INNFOS SCA, XR-1.

With the demonstrations of greeting, coffee serving, dancing, Q&A and even needle threading, XR-1 caught the eyes of many attendees and the media. More importantly, the robot showcased the serial compliant actuators developed by INNFOS. This is a significant step toward building a service robot capable of intimate human interactions.

SCA refers to the Smart Compliant Actuator independently developed by INNFOS. SCA integrates the underlying servo driver, high-precision encoder, high-power brushless motor, and light-weight gear reducer. It is the very foundation of the XR-1 intelligent service robot. All the XR-1 joints are assembled with INNFOS SC ... Read more »

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BARCELONA, Spain-Tuesday 26 February 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- At MWC19 today, the GSMA announced that Kaan Terzioğlu, CEO of Turkcell, was selected as the winner of the GSMA’s ‘Outstanding Contribution to the Mobile Industry Award’ for 2019. This prestigious award recognises individuals, companies and organisations that have contributed in significant ways to the development of the mobile industry and the advancement of mobile communications. The award was presented to Kaan at a special ceremony held last evening.

“Turkcell’s growth and digital transformation in the last two years, and their recent financial results, are a testament to Kaan Terzioğlu’s foresight, skill and knowledge,” said Stéphane Richard, GSMA Chairman, and Chairman and CEO of Orange Group. “Additionally Kaan has been a champion for refugees and displaced people, driving the message that technology is not a luxury but a 'must-have. ... Read more »

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Transaction Creates a Global Powerhouse for Innovation in the Temperature-Controlled Logistics Industry


NOVI, Mich.-Tuesday 26 February 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Lineage Logistics (“Lineage” or the “Company”), the world’s most innovative and trusted provider of temperature-controlled logistics solutions, today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Preferred Freezer Services (“Preferred”), a global network of state-of-the-art, temperature-controlled warehouses. This transaction marks a significant milestone for the temperature-controlled logistics industry. Customers will now be able to benefit from the complementary capabilities of two of the industry’s most innovative companies. Together the companies hope to set a new standard for global reach and technological advancements for their customers. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

“We are thrilled ... Read more »

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Companies recognized for exemplifying and advancing corporate citizenship, transparency and the standards of integrity


NEW YORK-Tuesday 26 February 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Ethisphere, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices, today announced the designation of 128 honorees representing 21 countries and 50 industries as the 2019 World’s Most Ethical Companies. The list includes 16 first-time honorees and eight organizations that have been named to the list every year since 2007.

The companies on the list have met rigorous criteria across five categories covering the quality of their ethics and compliance program, organizational culture, corporate citizenship and responsibility, governance, and leadership and reputation.

More than ever, the data from the process shows global companies stepping up to advance society and addressing issues like diversity and inclusion, supporting the r ... Read more »

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OSAKA, Japan -Tuesday 26 February 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Panasonic Corporation's production of household refrigerators reached a grand total of 100 million in 2018, 65 years since the company first began to manufacture them in 1953.

Panasonic began working on refrigerators as well as televisions and washing machines in anticipation of the approaching electrical age after the Second World War. In 1952 an alliance was formed with Nakagawa Kikai Co., Ltd., (*1) a specialist machine tool manufacturer that had made refrigerators for the Army of Occupation. The following year, in 1953, the Takaida Factory in Osaka started production of the NR-351, the first model household refrigerator with a single door and 99 liter capacity.

Not long after production got under way, a boom period started for refrigerators, washing machines, and televisions, which became the Three Luxury Appliances of the era. The sudden rise in demand led to a steady increase in ... Read more »

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Mobile Economy Valued at $3.9 trillion as 5G Ushers in Era of Intelligent Connectivity


BARCELONA, Spain -Tuesday 26 February 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- 5G is on track to account for 15 per cent of global mobile connections by 2025, as the number of 5G network launches and compatible devices ramps up this year, according to a new GSMA report. The 2019 global edition of the GSMA’s flagship Mobile Economy report series – published today at MWC Barcelona 2019 – reveals that a further 16 major markets worldwide will switch on commercial 5G networks this year, following on from the first 5G launches in South Korea and the US in 2018. It is calculated that mobile operators worldwide are currently investing around $160 billion per year (capex) on expanding and upgrading their networks, despite regulatory and competitive pressures.

“The arrival of 5G forms a major part of the world’s move towards an era of Intelligent Co ... Read more »

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