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BERKELEY, Calif.-Tuesday 19 May 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The University of California, Berkeley and NTT Corporation (NTT) today announced a connected campus pilot project that will leverage technology to transform the UC Berkeley Parking and Transportation Department by analyzing patterns, easing traffic congestion and increasing pedestrian safety in the Bancroft Way area of campus.

The pilot will incorporate NTT’s Accelerate Smart data platform and Dell Technologies’ modular data center infrastructure for edge deployments of high-definition optical sensors and IoT devices that monitor traffic-related issues. These smart technologies will provide data to facilitate enhanced traffic management and mobility. As a first step in their “Connected Campus” initiative, UC Berkeley will leverage vehicle counting and classification to make informed decisions and develop specific solutions.

“At Berkeley, we are always trying to ... Read more »

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SpeeDx tests and technology aim to enhance Roche molecular microbiology testing menu


SYDNEY-Wednesday 17 June 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SpeeDx Pty. Ltd., a developer of innovative molecular diagnostic solutions, has partnered with Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY), a global pioneer in pharmaceuticals and diagnostics, in a non-exclusive agreement to expand global access to SpeeDx infectious disease and antibiotic resistance tests and technology.

“This agreement is a significant inflection point for our company and will enable more patients and clinicians around the world to access key diagnostic tools for the management of antibiotic resistance,” said Colin Denver, SpeeDx CEO. “Our innovative diagnostic tests go beyond simple pathogen detection and support Resistance Guided Therapy – providing information on antibiotic resistance to empower clinicians with the information they need to make appropriate treatme ... Read more »

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• Transportation operators in South Korea, Turkey, and China will rely on Thales’ signalling technology to improve and update the performance of their metro networks.

• Thales will install its SelTrac™ Communications Based Train Control (CBTC) systems on Istanbul’s Stage 1 of the M10 Line, Nanchang’s (China) 1st phase of the Line 4 and Incheon-Seoul’s Line 2 capacity increase. 

PARIS LA DEFENSE-Wednesday 17 June 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Thales will provide its SelTrac™ Communications Based Train Control (CBTC) signalling solution in South Korea, Turkey and China, after signing three urban rail signalling contracts. Despite the current Covid-19 pandemic, governments around the globe are committed to progressing forward with crucial public transportation developments and Thales’s technology will be an important part of these projects.

Incheon Metro, Line 2 Capacity Increase

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Modular form and digital intelligence enable gigawatt scale, improved economics and simpler deployment of energy storage

ARLINGTON, Va.-Wednesday 17 June 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Fluence, a Siemens and AES company, today unveiled its sixth-generation energy storage technology stack combining factory-built hardware, advanced software and data-driven intelligence. Drawing on more than 12 years of industry leadership and innovation, the new technology is changing the way energy storage systems are built and operated — making them simpler, safer, faster and more cost-effective to deploy at scale.

The technology stack creates the foundation for three purpose-built systems, GridstackTM, SunstackTM and EdgestackTM, that are configured for grid, renewable and commercial & industrial (C&I) applications, respectively, while easily addressing the need for larger systems and larger fleets of systems. Fluence has already been selected by leading ... Read more »

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COURBEVOIE, France-Wednesday 17 June 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- IDEMIA and RHB Bank champion sustainability with a new line of eco-friendly RHB debit card, in partnership with WWF-Malaysia and Visa.

IDEMIA, the global leader in Augmented Identity, today announced the launch of the first eco-friendly recycled PVC payment card in Asia Pacific with RHB Bank, headquartered in Malaysia. Designed for its banking customers, RHB Bank created the RHB Visa WWF Debit Card-i cards in partnership with IDEMIA, WWF-Malaysia, and Visa, as part of the bank’s efforts to strengthen its commitment in sustainable practices and to raise public awareness in the conservation and environmental sustainability of the marine ecosystem.

As part of its environmental strategy, IDEMIA confirms its commitment to move away from today’s linear take-make-waste model and fundamentally rethink the way we design, use and reuse plastics. The partnership between RHB Bank and I ... Read more »

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First company in the banana industry to achieve certification

CHARLOTTE, N.C.-Wednesday 17 June 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dole Food Company announced today that 11 banana farms in Colombia and two in Ecuador have achieved certification to the Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) International Water Stewardship Standard for taking water management to a higher level in Dole’s own farming and suppliers’ growing and sourcing operations.

The standard is intended to drive social, environmental and economic benefits at landscape level which encompasses all users of a particular water catchment, allowing them to better understand how their water use impacts others, and to work collaboratively and transparently for sustainable water management.

In the recently released 2020 Corporate Responsibility & Sustainability Report, Dole identified water conservation and optimization as the most relevant and impactful sustainable practice acr ... Read more »

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New research shows information technology and media and entertainment sectors take the most sophisticated approach to domain security while materials and real estate industries are most susceptible to attacks

WILMINGTON, Del.-Wednesday 17 June 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- CSC, a world leader in business, legal, tax, and domain security, today released its 2020 Domain Security Report: Forbes Global 2000 Companies from their Digital Brand Services (DBS) division. The report highlights significant shortfalls in enterprise domain security practices, putting organizations’ internet-facing digital assets at risk to threats, including domain name and domain name system (DNS) hijacking, phishing, and other fraudulent activity.

According to the report, 83% of Global 2000 organizations have not adopted basic domain security measures such as registry lock, which puts them at risk for domain name hijacking. The report indicates a wide industry disparity i ... Read more »

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Companies will globally promote and market CPI®’s Earthwise™ High Content Card made with up to 98 percent upcycled plastic through exclusive agreement

SAN FRANCISCO-Wednesday 17 June 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Today, Visa (NYSE: V) and CPI Card Group Inc. (OTCQX: PMTS, TSX: PMTS) (“CPI” or the “Company”), a leading provider of credit, debit and prepaid solutions introduced the Earthwise™ High Content Card, which is made with up to 98 percent upcycled plastic, dependent on design, for a more sustainably produced card. This global launch is an exclusive offering for Visa clients and cardholders.

CPI created the Earthwise™ High Content Card, the first of its kind endorsed by Visa, to help reduce first-use plastic in payment cards and reduce plastic waste from entering the environment. Through an exclusive agreement, the companies will provide all Visa-issuing financial institutions worldwide access ... Read more »

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SAFER™ Sample Kit offers accessible, non-invasive, and safe sample collection via saliva to enable cost-effective mass testing; Proprietary reagent inactivates virus in sample, while keeping sample stable at room temperature for up to one week

SINGAPORE -Wednesday 17 June 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Molecular diagnostics company Lucence and the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) today announced study results indicating that the reagent used in Lucence’s SAFER Sample saliva collection kit inactivates SARS-CoV-2 within 45 seconds of sample collection. This proprietary reagent also stabilizes viral RNA at room temperature for up to one week. Together, these properties enable accessible, non-invasive, and safe sample collection via saliva, which is critical to scaling cost-effective testing worldwide. The reagent used in Lucence’s SAFER Sample kit was invented at A*STAR’s Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology.< ... Read more »

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