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MONTREAL - Thursday, November 22nd 2012 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ImmerVision, the inventor of the 360-degree panomorph lens and worldwide expert in immersive optical technology, announced today that Visteon’s latest concept vehicle, the e-Bee, incorporates cutting-edge panomorph technology to eliminate rear-view blind spots. With ImmerVision Enables® onboard, the e-Bee was displayed at ELECTRONICA in Munich from November 13-16, and showcased panoramic imaging applications of the future.

In 2014, the USA will be the first country to establish the obligatory integration of rear-view camera systems in every new vehicle sold in America. Offering more than a simple rear camera, the e-Bee leverages the panomorph technology to expand visibility with a 182 by 360 degree field-of-view, heighten optical performance, and support more powerful advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS). Wide-angle views and increased resolution offered by the 360-degree panomorph so ... Read more »
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BOULDER, Colo. - Thursday, November 22nd 2012 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Covidien, a leading global provider of healthcare products and recognized innovator in patient monitoring and respiratory care devices, today announced that the UK-based National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) recommends the use of electroencephalography (EEG)-based monitors, specifically the Bispectral Index (BIS™) monitor, as an option for measuring depth of anaesthesia.

The recommendation specifies that the BIS monitor should be used with all patients receiving total intravenous anaesthesia and during any type of general anaesthesia with patients considered at high risk of adverse outcomes. This includes patients at high risk of unintended awareness and patients at high risk of excessively deep anaesthesia. The Covidien BIS Brain Monitoring System helps clinicians assess patient consciousness levels through electrical activity in the brain.

The NICE guidance specif ... Read more »
Views: 351 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 11.22.2012

Coca-Cola Anthem featured on "A Very Special Christmas®” Benefit Album

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ATLANTA - Thursday, November 22nd 2012

There’s something special in the air this holiday season thanks to Coca-Cola and three emerging music artists tapped to produce the brand’s 2012 holiday anthem.

Produced by Rock Mafia and written and performed by Music Dealers’ artist Grayson Sanders, the song features Atlantic recording artist Lauriana Mae and Mulinjer LLC’s singer-songwriter Jono.

The eclectic trio brings varying musical backgrounds and life experiences to the song, which celebrates the magic of the season. Mae’s soulful jazz and R&B influences blend with contemporary pop on the track to produce a truly unique sound. The song caps off a whirlwind year for Jono that saw him go from working two jobs to recording the Coca-Cola holiday anthem and his own solo EP.

"The story behind the song is reminiscent of a personal memory I had of b ... Read more »
Views: 348 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 11.22.2012

800 EVENTS, 400 ATHLETES AND TOP NOTCH ARTISTS IN ONE PALM

SALZBURG, Austria - Thursday, November 22nd 2012 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Nokia and Red Bull Media House announce that the groundbreaking World Of Red Bull App has been published for Nokia Lumia and Asha devices. Fans can now exclusively access the world’s most exciting sporting and cultural content on their mobile phones – 24 hours a day, seven days a week through a unique design experience.

The World of Red Bull App is a mobile gateway to all Red Bull playgrounds in one user-friendly hub. Consumers will be able to access the sickest tricks, most daring moves, mind blowing performances and explosive beats – Red Bull Stratos, Red Bull X-Fighters, Red Bull Music Academy and much more through their mobile devices.

They can choose between a location based format utilizing Nokia Maps, or a personalized interest based format for how they interact and use the app on a day to day basis. Furthermore t ... Read more »
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NUREMBERG, Germany - Wednesday, November 21st 2012 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Bentley Systems and Siemens today announced a strategic collaboration to advance the integration of digital product design and manufacturing processes design with information modeling for facilities lifecycle design. According to the Memorandum of Understanding the collaboration will enable the two companies to deliver intelligent and sustainable digital factory infrastructure. Initially the companies will focus on the digital factory for automotive and discrete manufacturing.

The Siemens Division Industry Automation and Bentley Systems will initially, based on their longstanding commitment to openness in information technology, collaborate on common file formats and content, integrated workflows for factory layout, and the convergence of process and layout. This work is an extension of earlier collaborations between the two organizations that resulted in each deploying technology offerings ... Read more »
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LUXEMBOURG - Jeudi 22 Novembre 2012 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)--SES S.A. (Paris:SESG)(LuxX:SESG) a annoncé aujourd'hui que le satellite ASTRA 2F avait mené à bien ses essais en orbite; il est désormais entièrement opérationnel et en service sur la plateforme satellitaire 28,2/28,5 degrés Est. Le 52éme satellite SES a été lancé avec succès à bord d'une fusée Ariane 5 qui a décollé de Kourou, en Guyane française, le 28 septembre 2012.

ASTRA 2F a été construit par Astrium à Toulouse sur base d'une plate-forme Eurostar E3000. Le satellite multimission transporte des charges utiles en bandes Ku et Ka, pour la fourniture de services à large bande et de réception directe de nouvelle génération haute performance en Europe et en Afrique. 48 répéteurs en bande Ku couvrent l'Europe et 12 autres sont dédiés à l'Afrique subsaharienne, ta ... Read more »
Views: 341 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 11.22.2012

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, November 21st 2012 [ME NewsWire]

Dubai International Academic City (DIAC) participated in the 8th Annual QS Apple (Asia Pacific Professional Leaders in Education) Conference, which further strengthened their partnership with Quacquarelli Symonds (QS).  The event took place last week in Bali, Indonesia.

The conference brings together international educators from across Asia, Europe, America and Australasia on a yearly basis, to discuss key issues faced by the academic institutions in these regions.  Some of these issues include: the internationalisation of both curricula and student bodies, and partnerships between institutions across the globe.  QS Apple is also responsible for the yearly rankings for the world’s top 400 universities annually.*

Dr. Ayoub Kazim, Managing Director, TECOM Investments Education Cluster (which includes Dubai International Academic City (DIAC), gave a presentation on the internatio ... Read more »
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, November 21st 2012

Dubai International Academic City (DIAC) participated in the 8th Annual QS Apple (Asia Pacific Professional Leaders in Education) Conference, which further strengthened their partnership with Quacquarelli Symonds (QS).  The event took place last week in Bali, Indonesia.

The conference brings together international educators from across Asia, Europe, America and Australasia on a yearly basis, to discuss key issues faced by the academic institutions in these regions.  Some of these issues include: the internationalisation of both curricula and student bodies, and partnerships between institutions across the globe.  QS Apple is also responsible for the yearly rankings for the world’s top 400 universities annually.*

Dr. Ayoub Kazim, Managing Director, TECOM Investments Education Cluster (which includes Dubai International Academic City (DIAC), gave a presentation on the inter ... Read more »
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, November 21st 2012

The HR Summit and Expo 2012 took place in Dubai earlier this week.  Organised by IIR Middle East, and bringing together top HR professionals and business executives from across the region, the four day event provided a mixture of panel discussions and networking opportunities as well as the opportunity to hear from some of the world’s most prominent HR professionals, most notably HR Guru, Dave Ulrich, ranked number one most influential person in HR.

Dubai Knowledge Village (DKV) acted as the Knowledge Partner sponsor for the event.  Speaking about DKV’s active role, Dr. Ayoub Kazim, Managing Director, TECOM Education Cluster (which includes DKV), said: "Our mission at DKV is to facilitate the learning and development of professionals and non-professionals alike.  We have more than 450 business partners who work with us to make this possible.  It is critical that we support e ... Read more »
Views: 357 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 11.22.2012

LUXEMBOURG - Wednesday, November 21st 2012 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES S.A. (Paris:SESG)(LuxX:SESG) announced today that the ASTRA 2F satellite has successfully completed its in-orbit testing and is now fully operational and in commercial service at the orbital neighborhood of 28.2/28.5 degrees East. The 52nd SES satellite was successfully launched board an Ariane 5 rocket from Kourou, French Guiana, on September 28, 2012.

ASTRA 2F was built by Astrium in Toulouse using a Eurostar E3000 platform. The multi-mission satellite carries Ku-band and Ka-band payloads for the delivery of high-performance Direct-to-Home (DTH) and next generation broadband services in Europe and Africa. Of the spacecraft’s payload, 48 Ku-band transponders cover Europe and 12 Ku-band transponders are dedicated to sub-Saharan Africa, while 3 Ka-band transponders will allow SES Broadband Services to support download speeds of up to 20 Mbps.

ASTRA 2F is part of a larger fleet replacement ... Read more »
Views: 347 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 11.22.2012