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MONTREAL - Thursday, November 22nd 2012 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ImmerVision, the inventor of the 360-degree panomorph lens and worldwide expert in immersive optical technology, announced today that Visteon’s latest concept vehicle, the e-Bee, incorporates cutting-edge panomorph technology to eliminate rear-view blind spots. With ImmerVision Enables® onboard, the e-Bee was displayed at ELECTRONICA in Munich from November 13-16, and showcased panoramic imaging applications of the future.

In 2014, the USA will be the first country to establish the obligatory integration of rear-view camera systems in every new vehicle sold in America. Offering more than a simple rear camera, the e-Bee leverages the panomorph technology to expand visibility with a 182 by 360 degree field-of-view, heighten optical performance, and support more powerful advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS). Wide-angle views and increased resolution offered by the 360-degree panomorph so ... Read more »
Views: 320 | Added by: africa-live | Date: 11.22.2012 | Comments (0)

BOULDER, Colo. - Thursday, November 22nd 2012 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Covidien, a leading global provider of healthcare products and recognized innovator in patient monitoring and respiratory care devices, today announced that the UK-based National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) recommends the use of electroencephalography (EEG)-based monitors, specifically the Bispectral Index (BIS™) monitor, as an option for measuring depth of anaesthesia.

The recommendation specifies that the BIS monitor should be used with all patients receiving total intravenous anaesthesia and during any type of general anaesthesia with patients considered at high risk of adverse outcomes. This includes patients at high risk of unintended awareness and patients at high risk of excessively deep anaesthesia. The Covidien BIS Brain Monitoring System helps clinicians assess patient consciousness levels through electrical activity in the brain.

The NICE guidance specif ... Read more »
Views: 329 | Added by: africanewsline | Date: 11.22.2012

Coca-Cola Anthem featured on "A Very Special Christmas®” Benefit Album

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ATLANTA - Thursday, November 22nd 2012

There’s something special in the air this holiday season thanks to Coca-Cola and three emerging music artists tapped to produce the brand’s 2012 holiday anthem.

Produced by Rock Mafia and written and performed by Music Dealers’ artist Grayson Sanders, the song features Atlantic recording artist Lauriana Mae and Mulinjer LLC’s singer-songwriter Jono.

The eclectic trio brings varying musical backgrounds and life experiences to the song, which celebrates the magic of the season. Mae’s soulful jazz and R&B influences blend with contemporary pop on the track to produce a truly unique sound. The song caps off a whirlwind year for Jono that saw him go from working two jobs to recording the Coca-Cola holiday anthem and his own solo EP.

"The story behind the song is reminiscent of a personal memory I had of b ... Read more »
Views: 340 | Added by: africanewsline | Date: 11.22.2012

BUSINESS WIRE / ME NewsWire - LUXEMBOURG - Wednesday, November 21st 2012

SES S.A. (Paris:SESG)(LuxX:SESG) announced today that the ASTRA 2F satellite has successfully completed its in-orbit testing and is now fully operational and in commercial service at the orbital neighborhood of 28.2/28.5 degrees East. The 52nd SES satellite was successfully launched board an Ariane 5 rocket from Kourou, French Guiana, on September 28, 2012.

ASTRA 2F was built by Astrium in Toulouse using a Eurostar E3000 platform. The multi-mission satellite carries Ku-band and Ka-band payloads for the delivery of high-performance Direct-to-Home (DTH) and next generation broadband services in Europe and Africa. Of the spacecraft’s payload, 48 Ku-band transponders cover Europe and 12 Ku-band transponders are dedicated to sub-Saharan Africa, while 3 Ka-band transponders will allow SES Broadband Services to support download speeds of up to 20 Mbps.

ASTRA 2F is part of a larger ... Read more »
Views: 326 | Added by: africa-live | Date: 11.22.2012 | Comments (0)

NUREMBERG, Germany - Wednesday, November 21st 2012 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Bentley Systems and Siemens today announced a strategic collaboration to advance the integration of digital product design and manufacturing processes design with information modeling for facilities lifecycle design. According to the Memorandum of Understanding the collaboration will enable the two companies to deliver intelligent and sustainable digital factory infrastructure. Initially the companies will focus on the digital factory for automotive and discrete manufacturing.

The Siemens Division Industry Automation and Bentley Systems will initially, based on their longstanding commitment to openness in information technology, collaborate on common file formats and content, integrated workflows for factory layout, and the convergence of process and layout. This work is an extension of earlier collaborations between the two organizations that resulted in each deploying technolo ... Read more »
Views: 333 | Added by: africa-live | Date: 11.22.2012 | Comments (0)


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