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 Esri Will Offer World-Class 3D Surface Imaging Technology and Integrate into the ArcGIS Platform


REDLANDS, Calif.-Thursday 10 September 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Esri, the global leader in location intelligence, today announced the acquisition of nFrames, a technology company that develops SURETM, an industry-leading imagery and lidar 3D surface reconstruction software. This will enable the fusion of imagery with 3D GIS, allowing nFrames and Esri users to seamlessly capture and analyze 3D data from aerial, drone, and ground-based sensors in an automated end-to-end process.

SURE scales 3D data creation to large city and countrywide airborne image datasets and projects, while giving professional photogrammetry workflows improved precision, speed, and simplicity on premises or in the cloud. Through this acquisition, Esri gains a robust production engine that transforms imagery and lidar data into point clouds, phototextured 3D me ... Read more »

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Historic agreement expands access to DELFI cognitive E&P environment to address customers’ deployment preferences LONDON & ARMONK, N.Y. & RALEIGH, N.C-Thursday 10 September 2020 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Schlumberger, IBM and Red Hat, announced today a major collaboration to accelerate digital transformation across the oil and gas industry. The joint initiative will provide global access to Schlumberger’s leading exploration and production (E&P) cloud-based environment and cognitive applications by leveraging IBM’s hybrid cloud technology, built on the Red Hat OpenShift container platform. Collaborative development will initially focus on two key areas: Private, hybrid or multi-cloud deployment of the DELFI* cognitive E&P environment enabled by Red Hat OpenShift to significantly expand access for customers. Delivering the first hybrid cloud implementation of the OSDU™ data platform (the open data platform for the industry). Through the agreement with IBM and Red Hat, S ... Read more »
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 New features enable printing from thousands of additional apps and improve ease-of-use


SAN RAMON, Calif.-Thursday 10 September 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Mopria® Alliance, a global non-profit organization providing universal standards and solutions for print and scan, today announced Android 11 includes new print capabilities and enhancements contributed by the Alliance in collaboration with the Google Android team.

A new “Share-to-Print” feature of the Android Default Print Service enables users to print images and documents from thousands of social media and productivity applications directly from their Android device. Practically any Android app that allows users to share files such as JPEG, BMP, PNG, GIF and PDF, now also includes a convenient and simple option to print those items as well.

Additionally, the “Share-to-Print” path for photo printing supports specific enhancemen ... Read more »

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 Aeva partners with global automotive manufacturer ZF to industrialize state-of-art Frequency Modulated Continuous Wave (FMCW) LiDAR sensors for production: Aeva’s FMCW LiDAR-on-chip technology is the first in the automotive industry to provide long range performance and instant velocity measurements at silicon scale. Top global Tier-1 supplier, ZF, plans to bring this technology to automotive grade volume production.

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. -Thursday 10 September 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Aeva, a leader in next generation sensing and perception systems, and ZF, a top global automotive Tier-1 supplier, are partnering to bring the world’s first Frequency Modulated Continuous Wave (FMCW) LiDAR to the automotive market. The partnership — Aeva's expertise in FMCW LiDAR technology combined with ZF's experience in industrialization of automotive grade sensors — represents a key commitment to accelerate mass production of safe ... Read more »

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LONDON-Thursday 10 September 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- American International Group, Inc. (NYSE: AIG), today announced that Chris Rash has been appointed Chief Executive Officer (“CEO”) of Talbot Underwriting Ltd (“Talbot”), which operates within the Lloyd's Insurance Market through Syndicate 1183. Mr. Rash has also been appointed to the Talbot Underwriting Board. Subject to regulatory approval of both appointments, Mr. Rash is expected to join Talbot by January 1, 2021 and will be based in London.

Mr. Rash will report to the Talbot Underwriting Board and to Jon Hancock, Chief Executive Officer of AIG International General Insurance. In this role, he will oversee all aspects of Talbot’s operations. Upon Mr. Rash’s arrival at Talbot, acting Talbot CEO, David Morris, will be appointed Talbot’s Chief Underwriting Officer.

Mr. Rash joins Talbot from StarStone Group, where he was most recently interim Group ... Read more »

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Doha, Qatar-Thursday 10 September 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

Qatar Foundation’s Stars of Science returns to TV screens this weekend, with a brand-new set of aspiring Arab innovators ready to present their technological solutions to the world.

From the Gulf to the Middle East all the way to North Africa, more than 100 applicants pitched their inventions to the famed jury and members of the show’s renowned alumni. They put their presentation skills to the test in hopes of earning a place in the selection episode, during which the final eight contestants will be chosen to enter the innovation workshop.

As communities around the world adhere to their collective responsibility in fighting the pandemic, the importance of Stars of Science is more evident than ever. With the rising necessity of investing in science, technology, research, and innovation, the show’s efforts – and other initiatives like it – have proven vital during the COVID-19 o ... Read more »

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MIAMI-Thursday 10 September 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- I Squared Capital has signed a strategic partnership with a group of institutional investors to deploy up to $800 million in credit investments across multiple sectors and regions. The strategy will target a blend of investments across senior, mezzanine and unitranche debt to established corporate sponsors and middle-market developers in the energy, utilities, transport, telecom and social infrastructure sectors. The mandate will span the risk spectrum, from investment grade to high yield, focusing on strong downside protection in OECD countries, primarily in the U.S. and Europe.

“Infrastructure credit is a natural extension of our global equity strategy and we are excited to leverage our global and sectoral network to invest in infrastructure credit,” said Sadek Wahba, Chairman and Managing Partner of I Squared Capital. “Developing infrastructure is more important than ever and we se ... Read more »

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SAN FRANCISCO-Thursday 10 September 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Andersen Global initiates expansion into Australia through a Collaboration Agreement with A&A Tax Legal Consulting, adding breadth to its global platform in the Australasian region.

With offices in Melbourne and Sydney, A&A Tax Legal Consulting was founded in 2010 by Office Managing Partner Cameron Allen. The independent advisory firm offers a comprehensive and integrated range of direct and indirect tax solutions as well as global mobility tax, business implementation and processing, corporate services, legal, corporate finance and transfer pricing services to local and international clients.

“I understand what seamless, best-in-class service looks like and we are eager to collaborate with all the Andersen professionals worldwide who fully embody these values,” said Cameron. “This collaboration is pivotal in expanding opportunities for our people and bringing ... Read more »

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates-Thursday 10 September 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

AFKAR Ventures, a MENA-based first mover in energy tech, brings together a team of the region’s leaders in energy, engineering, fintech, and management. The founding team consists of six globally experienced members looking to seed startups as well as invest in established companies in energy and technology.

With a clear and focused vision, AFKAR aims to help shape a sustainable and independent future for the MENA region’s energy tech sector. With a proven track record in innovation and over a century of combined experience in energy and technology, the founding team is made up of:


● Adnan Ghabris (Chairman)

● Maen Razouqi (Executive Director)

● Zied Ben Hamad (Executive Director)

● Ghassan Mirdad (Director)

● Raja Al Mazrouei (Director)

● Mazin Al Lamki (Director)


 “AFKAR Ventures three mai ... Read more »

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