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OSAKA, Japan - Thursday, December 26th 2013

As well as thrusting the "100 Thousand Solar Lanterns Project” to donate a total of 100 thousand solar lanterns to the regions without electricity by 2018, the company’s centennial, Panasonic Corporation (TOKYO:6752) has launched "Cut Out the Darkness,” a project to deliver solar lanterns and shades based on designs contributed by participants to homes and schools in the non-electrified regions. The company seeks to involve people around the world in the project and to make those participants aware of issues in the regions without electricity.

Currently, about 1.32 billion people are without access to electricity worldwide, and many homes in the regions use kerosene lamps for lighting, but the fire and smoke from these lamps pose serious fire and health risks. Unable to get sufficient light, there are also significant restrictions as to what people can do at night. The lack of electric lightin ... Read more »
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Multiple Solutions, Powered by EnVerv’s Modem SoC

TOLUCA, Mexico & SAN JOSE, Calif. - Tuesday, December 24th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- IUSA and EnVerv announced today their collaboration on a number projects for Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI), revenue protection, prepaid metering and solar applications in which EnVerv’s EV8000 Power-Line Communications (PLC) modem System on Chip (SoC) constitutes the communication engine of these applications.

"We have chosen EnVerv’s technology due to its superior performance under difficult network conditions and the fact that all necessary modem components including line driver, physical layer (PHY), media access control (MAC) layer and 6LoWPAN network layer are all integrated in the EV8000 single-chip SoC,” said Eduardo Neri, Director of Engineering at IUSA. "Combined, these two distinguishing factors, in turn, allow us to offer superior products to our customers.”

"We are very excited to have IUSA ... Read more »
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Dogs and humans share the same susceptibility gene for glaucoma

NAGOYA, Japan - Tuesday, December 24th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Menicon announces that an article entitled, "Dogs and humans share a common susceptibility gene SRBD1 for glaucoma risk”, which presents the results of a study conducted by Menicon, Azabu University, and Yokohama City University (hereinafter designated as "this study”), was published in the scientific journal PLoS ONE.

Menicon conducted a joint study with Azabu University and Yokohama City University and found that Shiba Inu dogs and humans share a susceptibility gene for glaucoma. To date, several reports on normal tension glaucoma have been published, thus prompting Menicon to conduct a joint study with Yokohama City University. Menicon paid attention to the fact that the incidence of glaucoma in Shiba Inu dogs was high. Through the cooperation of Azabu University, which stores blood samples of dogs with various diseases, su ... Read more »
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