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European Countries See Maritime Surveillance and Detect and Avoid Capabilities
SAN DIEGO-Wednesday 8 January 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) concluded a series of flight demonstrations using its MQ-9 Guardian Remotely Piloted Aircraft System (RPAS) on December 19, 2019. The demonstrations showcased the maritime surveillance capabilities of the MQ-9, and the GA-ASI-developed Detect and Avoid (DAA) system for traffic-deconfliction in civil airspace. The flights were sponsored by the Hellenic Air Force (HAF) and the Hellenic Coast Guard (HCG) and staged out of Larissa Air Base in Greece. The flights were performed for an audience of European military and civilian representatives.

“We were honored to have the HAF’s and the HCG’s support for these flight demonstrations with our MQ-9,” said Linden Blue, CEO, GA-ASI. “The MQ-9 RPAS is already a strategic asset for NATO countries, p ... Read more »

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SAN FRANCISCO -Wednesday 8 January 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Further expanding its footprint in Africa, Andersen Global announced it has signed a Collaboration Agreement with Tunisia-based tax firm Jelil Bouraoui & Associates.

Founded by Managing Partner Jelil Bouraoui in 1981, Jelil Bouraoui & Associates has grown to include more than 40 tax professionals and is a full-service tax firm, providing services to a wide variety of industries including financial institutions, manufacturing, oil and gas, agriculture, hospitality, mining, trade and transportation.

“We are firmly committed to ensuring our clients are fully satisfied with the best-in-class solutions that support their operations and know they value our transparency,” Jelil said. “I spent part of my career at Arthur Andersen more than 30 years ago, and our vision aligns strongly with Andersen Global. We look forward to strengthening our presence not only in Africa, ... Read more »

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 JV promises to accelerate Luxoft strategy to enable the future of mobility based on webOS Auto, an open platform for collaboration

 

LAS VEGAS-Sunday 12 January 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Luxoft, a DXC Technology Company (NYSE:DXC), and LG Electronics (LG) today announced that they will form an automotive joint venture to advance the deployment of production-ready digital cockpit, in-vehicle infotainment, rear-seat entertainment (RSE) and ride-hailing systems based on the webOS Auto platform.

The JV will bring together one of the industry's most innovative automotive software engineering providers with one of the world's leading innovators in technology and home entertainment.

“This new venture reinforces Luxoft’s capabilities in the design, development and deployment of large-scale digital cockpit and connected mobility solutions based on open platforms,” said Dmitry Loschinin, executive vice p ... Read more »

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SHARJAH, United Arab Emirates-Sunday 12 January 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

H.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, announced a budget with total expenses of AED29.1 billion for 2020, a 2 percent increase in comparison to its 2019 budget.

The approved budget will see an increase in expenses across several sectors including infrastructure, social programs, economic activities, culture and education among others.

Investing in the Emirate’s infrastructure will be the primary goal this year, besides also focusing on Sharjah’s strategic objectives in the economic, social, scientific and cultural sectors. Provision of social support to ensure that the needs of all citizens are adequately met, will also be an essential area of focus during this year.

Approximately 33% of the general budget is allocated to infrastructure development in the emirate, a growth of 10% over the 2019 budget. Around 36% of the ... Read more »

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LAS VEGAS-Wednesday 8 January 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- TCL (1070.HK), a dominant player in the global TV industry and leading consumer electronics company, today unveiled for the first time a next-generation display technology at the 2020 Consumer Electronics Show: Vidrian™ Mini-LED technology.

Leading global display technology innovation once again to deliver powerful picture performance, TCL’s new Vidrian Mini-LED technology is the world’s first TV backlight with the driving semi-conductor circuitry and thousands of micro-meter class mini-LEDs directly infused in a crystal-clear glass substrate. Vidrian Mini-LED technology is the next stage in pushing LCD LED TV picture performance to unrivaled levels of sharp contrast, brilliant luminance and highly stable long-life performance. When combined with TCL’s big-screen 8K LCD panels, this high-performance backlight technology will enable consumers to enjoy an immersive experience i ... Read more »

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 Named Most Influential Person in PR in the 20th Century

NEW YORK-Sunday 12 January 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Harold Burson, once a 14-cents-per-column-inch stringer for a Memphis newspaper, who reported the Nuremberg Trial for the Army radio network in Europe and whose one-man consultancy became by 1983 the world’s largest public relations firm, died on January 10, 2020. He was 98.

Burson played a leading role in transforming the practice of public relations from a cottage industry to a global business that engaged thousands of employees. He stepped down as Chief Executive Officer of Burson-Marsteller in 1988 but continued in an active capacity for more than a quarter century and came to work nearly every day well into his 90s.

In 1999, a survey by PRWeek, a leading public relations industry trade publication, named Burson as “the century’s most influential PR figure.” This recognition reflected his role as c ... Read more »

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FLIR to Integrate a Thermal Sensor into ANSYS’ Leading-Edge Driving Simulator to Model, Test, and Validate Thermal Imaging for Autonomous Vehicle Development

ARLINGTON, Va.-Wednesday 8 January 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: FLIR) and ANSYS (NASDAQ: ANSS) are collaborating to deliver superior hazard detection capabilities for assisted driving and autonomous vehicles (AVs) — empowering automakers to deliver unprecedented vehicle safety. Through this collaboration, FLIR will integrate a fully physics-based thermal sensor into ANSYS’ leading-edge driving simulator to model, test, and validate thermal camera designs within an ultra-realistic virtual world. The new solution will reduce original equipment manufacturers’ (OEM) development time by optimizing thermal camera placement for use with tools such as automatic emergency braking (AEB), pedestrian detection, and within future AVs.

Having the ability to ... Read more »

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