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AURAK Civil Engineering Program Granted ABET Accreditation Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates -Saturday, September 16th 2017 [ar]  

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) has this week announced that its Bachelor of Science in Civil and Infrastructure Engineering has been granted accreditation by ABET’s Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC). The prestigious Accreditation Board for Engineering and...

Two New Innovative Swiss Made EDOF IOLs for Cataract Surgery NEUCHATEL, Switzerland -Friday, September 15th 2017 [ar]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The company Swiss Advanced Vision (SAV-IOL SA) announced today the launch of LUCIDIS and EDEN, two new intraocular lenses (IOLs) for the cataract surgery, both using the Instant Focus EDOF patented technology. With a brand-new concept, LUCIDIS brings two major achievements for...

Republic of Uzbekistan Lays Groundwork for Move to Digital Television with SES Video LUXEMBOURG -Friday, September 15th 2017  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- State Unitary Enterprise “Centre of Radio Communication, Broadcasting and Television” (SUE CRRT) of the Republic of Uzbekistan will rely on SES Video for the upcoming launch of its first DTT (Digital Terrestrial Television) multiplex, using NSS-12 at 57 degrees East to...

AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) Congratulates the Kingdom of Swaziland as New HIV Infections Fall by 44% MANZINI, Swaziland -Friday, September 15th 2017 [ar] [fr]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), the largest global HIV/AIDS organization, congratulates Swaziland on its recent HIV/AIDS response milestone. Data presented at the International AIDS Society (IAS) Conference on HIV Science in Paris reveals that new HIV infections in...

Globecast Expands Cable Content Distribution in the US with SES Video at Centre of the Arc LUXEMBOURG -Thursday, September 14th 2017  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Globecast, a leading global solutions provider for media, has doubled its SES satellite capacity at the heart of North America’s leading cable neighbourhood to expand content distribution services to dozens of US cable networks. As part of the new agreement announced by...

SES GS to Showcase GEO & MEO Solutions at Modern Day Marine Expo RESTON, Va. -Thursday, September 14th 2017  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES Government Solutions (SES GS) today announced that it will demonstrate its Geostationary Earth Orbit (GEO) and Medium Earth Orbit (MEO) satellite communication system at the Modern Day Marine Expo at Marine Corps Base Quantico. The solutions can connect defense missions in...

ABB's YuMi Robot Takes Center Stage in Pisa, Conducts Andrea Bocelli and Lucca Symphony Orchestra ZURICH -Thursday, September 14th 2017 [ar]  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- YuMi, the world's first truly collaborative dual-arm robot, made its debut at the opera on Tuesday (Sept. 12) by conducting Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli and the Lucca Philharmonic Orchestra at the Teatro Verdi in Pisa. YuMi, which is manufactured by Swiss technology pioneer...

Middle-East Leading Media Group, MBC, Selects Wildmoka’s Live Video Editing Platform PARIS & DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -Thursday, September 14th 2017 [ar]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Wildmoka today announced a new partnership with MBC GROUP, the largest and leading private multimedia company in the Middle East & North Africa region. MBC selected Wildmoka for its next-generation, live video editing and publishing platform. MBC will use Wildmoka’s...

SES Video Showcases Virtual Reality and Latest Ultra HD Features at IBC LUXEMBOURG -Thursday, September 14th 2017  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- SES Video will be showcasing cutting-edge technology developments at its booth 1.B51 at IBC 2017 in Amsterdam from 15 to 19 September. A demonstration in collaboration with Fraunhofer HHI will offer visitors the opportunity to immerse themselves in Luxembourg City, thanks...

Transforming Video Services: Differentiated Solutions are Empowering Strong Video Systems LUXEMBOURG -Thursday, September 14th 2017  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES continues to be at the forefront of video distribution, having created a business dedicated to the needs of its Video customers, SES Video. The company delivers a full suite of services providing end-to-end solutions for every video platform irrespective of the transmission...

TV5MONDE Expands its Distribution in Sub-Saharan Africa with SES Video LUXEMBOURG -Thursday, September 14th 2017  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- TV5MONDE, one of the world's leading television networks, has recently signed a long-term distribution contract with SES to broadcast three major free-to-air channels to the French-speaking and Francophile public in sub-Saharan Africa. As part of the agreement, TV5MONDE...

Lara’s Star Quality Set to Shine at the Maritime Standard Awards Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Thursday, September 14th 2017 [ar]  

This year’s The Maritime Standard Awards will have more than a touch of Bollywood glitz and glamour, as it has been confirmed that actress, model and former Miss Universe, Lara Dutta, will host the event. The Maritime Standard Awards, which recognise excellence and achievement in the shipping,...

SES Backs Seraphim Space Fund Launch LUXEMBOURG -Thursday, September 14th 2017  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- SES announced today that it is investing in the Seraphim Space Fund in order to support innovation in the satellite industry and to encourage Research and Development (R&D) efforts across the markets served by satellite. The world-leading satellite operator will also...

Milrem Robotics to Develop Several New Robotic Defence Systems LONDON -Wednesday, September 13th 2017 [ar]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Defence solutions provider Milrem Robotics is expanding the capabilities of their THeMIS unmanned ground vehicle to equip soldiers with several new robotic systems for defence applications. One of the company’s aims is to enhance warfighters’ situational awareness. To...

Telecable and Sagemcom Launch an Android TVTM 4K Set-Top Box for Telecable tedi Service OVIEDO, Spain & PARIS -Wednesday, September 13th 2017  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Within the framework of its TV offer, Telecable launched last month its new Android TV 4K tedi set-top box, designed and manufactured by Sagemcom. This new set-top box, integrating the latest cutting-edge technologies gives access to a complete TV and multimedia entertainment...

Velodyne LiDAR Awarded Perception System Contract from Mercedes-Benz SAN JOSE, Calif. -Wednesday, September 13th 2017 [ar] [fr]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Velodyne LiDAR Inc., the world leader in 3D real-time perception systems for autonomous vehicles, today announced its selection by Mercedes-Benz Research & Development as a critical sensor supplier for the VLP-32C Ultra Puck™ for further development of fully automated and...

Viasat Ukraine Subscribers to Get Best-in-Class TV Reception in Ukraine LUXEMBOURG -Wednesday, September 13th 2017  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Viasat Ukraine (Vision TV LLC), the largest DTH operator in Ukraine, will be providing top-quality TV reception to its subscribers using SES Video’s reliable services on ASTRA 4A. Under the multi-year agreement with SES, Vision TV will be broadcasting approximately 40...

AHF Stands with, and Offers Condolences to the People of Sierra Leone; and Donates Relief Materials to Mud Slide... FREETOWN, Sierra Leone- -Wednesday, September 13th 2017 [ar] [fr]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- As the people of Sierra Leone grapple to get their lives back on track, following the devastating impact of the August 14th mudslide, the AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) has expressed its deepest sympathy to Sierra Leoneans and donated relief materials to support...

Jardiance® reduced risk of cardiovascular death in people with type 2 diabetes and established CV... INGELHEIM, Germany & INDIANAPOLIS, US -Tuesday, September 12th 2017  

Three sub-analyses of the EMPA-REG OUTCOME® trial in people with type 2 diabetes and established cardiovascular disease* presented at EASD 20171-3 Irrespective of their blood sugar control at study start, participants* taking Jardiance® had a lower risk of cardiovascular death compared to...

Toshiba's Hybrid Multi-function Peripheral Wins Better Buys Editor's Choice Award TOKYO -Tuesday, September 12th 2017  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Toshiba Tec Corporation (TOKYO:6588)'s e-STUDIO4508LP, the hybrid Multi-function peripheral (MFP) capable of producing erasable as well as standard monochrome prints, earned Better Buys Q3 2017 Editor's Choice Award. The industry's first-of-its-kind product received the coveted...