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SAN FRANCISCO - Wednesday, October 24th 2012

(BUSINESS WIRE/ ME NewsWire)-- Dolby Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE: DLB) and Park Road Post Production today announced that director Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, a production of New Line Cinema and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures (MGM), will be mixed in Dolby® Atmos™to deliver a more natural, realistic soundtrack that moves sound around and above audiences, helping to transport them into the world of Middle-earth.

“I strive to make movies that allow the audience to participate in the events onscreen, rather than just watch them unfold. Wonderful technology is now available to support this goal: high frame rates, 3D, and now the stunning Dolby Atmos system,” said Peter Jackson, co-writer, director, and producer of The Hobbit trilogy. “Dolby has always been at the cutting edge of providing cinema audiences with the ultimate sound experience, and they have now surpassed themselves. Dolby Atmos provides th ... Read more »
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Urgent Need to Reduce the Devastating Personal and Economic Impact of these Severe Strokes

BRUSSELS - Wednesday, October 24th 2012 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Ahead of World Stroke Day 2012 (October 29), European Policy Makers have joined over 90 Medical and Patient Organisations, and more than 100,000 people, in supporting the Global Atrial Fibrillation (AF) Patient Charter and calling for National Governments and the World Health Organisation to act to make the prevention of AF-related strokes a priority. The Charter outlines ways to improve the diagnosis and management of AF which, if implemented, could stop thousands of preventable strokes from occurring each and every year.

Why Action is Needed Now?

This is an epidemic already in progress, in Europe alone ten million people are affected by AF – the most common sustained abnormal heart rhythm. However, an increasingly ageing population means that the number of Europeans affected is expected to rise t ... Read more »
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LOUGHBOROUGH, England & NEW DELHI - Wednesday, October 24th 2012 [ME NewsWire]

India’s largest oil & gas company to explore use of hydrogen for various fuel cell power systems in the Indian market

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Intelligent Energy, the global power technology company and Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IndianOil), India’s largest oil & gas company have signed a Statement of Intent to initiate demonstration projects and work collaboratively to develop the use of hydrogen in a range of fuel cell power systems in the Indian market. The Statement of Intent was signed by Dr. S.K. Sarangi, Executive Director, Alternate Energy, IndianOil and Dr. Henri Winand, CEO, Intelligent Energy in the presence of Mr. R.S. Butola, Chairman, IndianOil, at the PETROTECH-2012 event held in New Delhi, India.

Under the agreement, IndianOil and Intelligent Energy will prepare a multi-phased programme to demonstrate and eventually deploy hydrogen-based power systems applicatio ... Read more »
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Alliance with CAP-Accredited Prodia Clinical Labs Enables Global Trials in World’s Fourth Most Populous Country

SINGAPORE & JAKARTA, Indonesia - Wednesday, October 24th 2012

(BUSINESS WIRE/ME NewsWire)-- Quintiles today announced the start of its first global study involving Indonesia, made possible by an exclusive alliance with Prodia Clinical Laboratoryto provide high quality in-country testing of samplesfrom Indonesian patients in clinical trials.

With a population of more than 240 million, Indonesia has been difficult to include in global trials because of requirements that all local samples be tested in-country before samples or data can be exported. Two things changed that: Prodia’s exclusive alliance with Quintiles to test trial samples; and its recent accreditation by the College of American Pathologists, the world’s foremost organization dedicated to laboratory quality improvement.

“We have embarked on a new chapter for clini ... Read more »
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