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Technology Acquisition Accelerates and Expands Ability for Advanced Autonomous Driving and Security LiDAR Applications

SUNNYVALE, Calif. - Monday, August 29th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Quanergy Systems, Inc., the leading provider of solid state LiDAR sensors and smart sensing solutions, today announced the acquisition of OTUS People Tracker software from Raytheon BBN Technologies. The software complements Quanergy’s existing software portfolio and, when used with Quanergy’s LiDAR sensors, creates an integrated hardware and software solution for advanced people detection and tracking applications within the security and autonomous driving markets.

OTUS uses sophisticated human perception algorithms to identify and track people for safety and security in crowded environments at ranges exceeding 100 meters when used with Quanergy LiDAR sensors. The system features segmentation techniques identifying humans, background extraction, object cl ... Read more »

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Managed service solution delivers critical capability to boots on the ground

LUXEMBOURG - Monday, August 29th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES S.A. (Euronext Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) announced today that SES Government Solutions (SES GS), a wholly owned subsidiary of SES, was recently awarded a contract to provide an O3b Networks high throughput, low latency satellite communications solution for a US Department of Defense end-user. The O3b-enabled solution includes a satellite beam operating at less than 200 milliseconds per roundtrip, and will consist of a full duplex, symmetric 155 Mbps link, gateway access, a transportable 2.4m AvL terminal, terrestrial backhaul, installation services and 24/7/365 operations and maintenance activities. The contract also enables the US Government to order additional O3b services to meet surge requirements.


Operational benefits of the solution include the capability to transfer large files from remote l ... Read more »

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- To showcase leading-edge energy technologies that have won recent business partnerships with Kenya, Ethiopia, Tanzania and Djibouti -

NAIROBI, Kenya - Monday, August 29th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO:6502) today announced its participation in the Japan Fair at TICAD VI, the Tokyo International Conference on African Development 2016 that will be held on August 27 and 28 at the Kenyatta International Convention Center. Exhibits at Japan Fair will showcase Toshiba’s ability to provide total energy solutions that ‘Make Energy”, “Transmit and Store Energy” and realize the “Smart Use of Energy”.

Toshiba will demonstrate its ideal positioning to support growing demand for power in Africa with world-class geothermal power generation equipment and high efficiency energy transmission and distribution (T&D) technologies. The spotlight will also be on the company’s key next-generatio ... Read more »

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Monday, August 29th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

Habiba Al Marashi, Chairperson of Emirates Environmental Group (EEG) and President of Arabia CSR Network, looks back at her journey which began 25 years ago . She recalls stepping into a male dominated territory that questioned her decision to stride away from a stable and safe career option to set up an NGO at a time when civil society activism was an unfamiliar territory in the UAE. Today, her organizations and success reflect her persistence and undying spirit to uphold the values of the UAE, respect natural resources and promote environmental awareness in order to ensure a sustainable conscious generation ahead.

“An Emirati woman to me is a symbol of ambition. Being an Emirati woman means leading my country to even greater feats of achievement by contributing to the nation building, economic growth and social progress. “The UAE Constitution states that women enjoy the same legal stat ... Read more »

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