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ABB Robotics to provide advanced robotics painting solutions to SAIC VOLKSWAGEN, helping to build first global New Energy Vehicle (NEV) factory characterized by automation and environmentally-friendly manufacturing technologies. 

ZURICH, Switzerland-Wednesday 1 May 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- ABB signed a formal agreement with SAIC Volkswagen to provide robotics painting solutions for the first New Energy Vehicle (NEV) factory of the Volkswagen Group based on the Modular Electric Driver Kit (MEB), an automotive platform specifically designed for the mass production of electric vehicles. Financial details were not disclosed.

The new 610,000 square meter NEV factory will be in Shanghai, opening in 2020 with an annual capacity of 300,000 pure electric vehicles from the Audi, Volkswagen and Skoda brands.

This is the first large automated painting project provided by ABB for SAIC Volkswagen. ABB will install approximately 300 robots to prov ... Read more »

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Kirkham, the first female appointed to Poletowin Pitcrew Holdings, Inc.’s Board of Directors, will help to further expand company growth

SAN FRANCISCO-Wednesday 1 May 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Pole To Win International, Inc. (PTW), industry-leading video games and tech services outsourcer, today announced that its CEO, Ms. Deborah Kirkham, has been appointed to the Board of Directors o ... Read more »

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NEW YORK-Wednesday 1 May 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Triton Digital®, the global technology and services leader to the digital audio and podcast industry, announced today the expansion of its Webcast Metrics® monthly Ranker to Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA). The Ranker is a list of the top digital audio stations and networks as measured by the Webcast Metrics streaming measurement service. The first ever Ranker for EMEA was released today alongside the LATAM, US, and Global Rankers, providing insight into the top-performing streaming audio stations and networks throughout the region for the month of January, including Talpa Network, Prisa Radio, and

“We are proud to expand the Monthly Rankers to EMEA to provide audio publishers, media buyers, and the industry at large with insightful and trustworthy data on streaming audio audiences across the region for the first time,” said John Rosso, President of Mar ... Read more »

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Eagle X Makes Lidar Mapping More Accessible in Mexico, Central America, and South America

SAN JOSE, Calif.-Friday 19 April 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Velodyne Lidar, Inc. today announced that Techmake Solutions, S.A., an IT consulting and technology development company headquartered in Monterrey, Mexico, is including Velodyne lidar sensors in its Eagle X mapping and surveying system. Velodyne’s lightweight lidar sensor provides Eagle X unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) a high-resolution image that allows users to accurately measure and analyze any landscape.

The Eagle X system will be introduced in 2019 to address aerial-mapping system needs within the fields of geography, surveying, topography, and natural resource management in Mexico, Central America, and South America.

“We saw the challenge that companies in our markets face in using limited mapping systems and converted it into an opportunity to deliver local innovation,&rdqu ... Read more »

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Solution Offers Small to Mid-size Customers Enterprise-Level Backup Performance

MARLBOROUGH, Mass.-Wednesday 1 May 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- ExaGrid®, a leading provider of intelligent hyperconverged storage for backup, has announced ExaGrid Backup with Veeam®, which will enable customers to effectively and securely manage and protect their data regardless of IT infrastructure. This offering is a collaborative venture with Veeam Software, the leader in Backup solutions that deliver Cloud Data Management™.

ExaGrid Backup with Veeam provides fast backups and recovery, cost-efficient long-term data storage, as well as replication to an offsite location for disaster recovery that maximizes data reduction and scales to meet the needs of any enterprise. This newly announced option offers small to mid-size customers the opportunity to purchase the package together via a single SKU.

ExaGrid provides built-in integration with ... Read more »

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NEW YORK-Wednesday 1 May 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]


(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today confirmed that IQOS, Philip Morris International’s electrically heated tobacco system, is appropriate for the protection of public health and has authorized it for sale in the United States. FDA’s decision follow ... Read more »

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NEW YORK-Wednesday 1 May 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- MSCI Inc. (NYSE: MSCI) (the “Company”), a leading provider of critical decision support tools and services for the global investment community, announced today that Linda S. Huber has been appointed Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer and will become a member of MSCI’s Executive Committee, effective May 6, 2019.

 “With a tenure of more than 30 years in the financial services industry and having served more than 13 years as a public company CFO, Linda brings a wealth of relevant financial, operational and strategic expertise to MSCI. Her business acumen and financial management experience will make her a valuable member of the leadership team as we continue to execute on the high-growth initiatives underlying MSCI’s strategic objectives,” said Henry A. Fernandez, the Company’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.

“I look forward to join ... Read more »

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Velodyne Presents Business Cases of Lidar Solutions in Forestry, Utilities, and Surveying at AUVSI XPONENTIAL

SAN JOSE, Calif.-Saturday 27 April 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Frank Bertini, UAV and Robotics Business Manager at Velodyne Lidar, Inc. (booth #1420), will deliver a featured presentation on the business cases for 3D lidar technology in mobile mapping applications at AUVSI XPONENTIAL 2019, taking place on April 29 to May 2, at McCormick Place in Chicago. Bertini will discuss revenue-generating strategies created by adding lidar to drones, backpacks, and all-terrain vehicles (ATV) to build autonomous solutions.

Bertini’s session, “Emerging Autonomous Applications for 3D Lidar,” will provide a technical overview of industrial applications for lidar onboard unmanned systems. The presentation focuses on emerging use-cases which are creating business opportunities in developing markets, including forestry management, utilities m ... Read more »

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