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OVIEDO, Spain & PARIS -Wednesday, September 13th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ] (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 offer. The tedi 4K STB enables to access over hundred TV channels, including the ones in 4K. When the product is connected to a 4K TV screen, the subscriber benefits from a crystal clear picture with four times the resolution of Full HD. The tedi application, developed by Telecable, brings a seamless browsing between TV programs, recordings in the cloud (network PVR), 7-day catch-up TV, time-shifting, advanced search, access to a VOD catalogue of more than 5000 titles with personalized recommendations and suggestions of contents. Thanks to its embedded certified Android TVTM operating system, STB accesses thousands of downloa ... Read more »
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Leading satellite operator reaffirms commitment to driving space innovation through investing in venture capital fund LUXEMBOURG-Thursday, September 14th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ] (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 participate in the fund’s Advisory Board. Seraphim Space Fund is a new venture capital fund launched by Seraphim Capital. Its primary focus is to invest in projects that are commercialising data about the Earth, collected by either satellite or Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS). Seraphim also invests in the broader technology ecosystem which supports the satellite and RPAS infrastructures and applications across a broad range of vertical markets, including construction, logistics, agriculture, finance, with a key focus o ... Read more »
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TV5MONDE Style HD and youth channel TiVi5MONDE to join TV5MONDE Afrique on SES-5 for viewers in the region LUXEMBOURG-Thursday, September 14th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ] (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 will use the SES-5 satellite to broadcast three channels: its main channel TV5MONDE Afrique, as well as two themed channels, the youth channel TiVi5MONDE and the lifestyle channel TV5MONDE Style HD. The three signals will be relayed to the satellite by the SES Video team. Located at 5 degrees East, SES-5 provides optimal coverage for sub-Saharan countries. The video position 5 degrees East is a fast growing neighbourhood, made up of renowned TV platforms and more than 500 local and international channels, including 65 French-language ch ... Read more »
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PARIS & DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -Thursday, September 14th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ] (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 “Moments Studio” platform to instantly clip and edit highlights from live broadcasts, and publish them to social media. MBC GROUP owns various leading online digital platforms like SHAHID #1 Premium Arabic VOD service in the World, the #1 local entertainment portal in MENA among many others in addition to their 20 television channels, and a very significant social media footprint, it is already quite advanced on digital topics. “We started investing time and resources in the middle-east region earlier this year,” said Cristian Livadiotti, co-founder at Wildmoka. “We discovered a region with very advanced technologi ... Read more »
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Visitors can experience live satellite delivery of VR content, Ultra HD High Frame Rate and latest High Dynamic Range standard HDR10+ LUXEMBOURG-Thursday, September 14th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ] (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 to a live satellite transmission of 10K x 2K panoramic video content to the venue. The latest version of the Fraunhofer HHI Omnicam-360 camera will capture live scenes from the centre of Luxembourg, which will then be transmitted by ASTRA 2E at 28.2 degrees East directly to the SES booth. Visitors will be able to watch the scenes live with VR headsets, and experience being in the middle of the city while being at the show. Visitors will also be able to watch the scenes on a large flat screen which allows zo ... Read more »
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Continuing Expansion to Provide Products and Services from One Account Worldwide GREENWICH, Conn. -Sunday, September 10th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Interactive Brokers Group, Inc. (NASDAQ GS:IBKR), an automated global electronic broker that serves more than 449,000 clients worldwide and operates on more than 120 exchanges, announced today that it plans to join the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange (TASE) through its Interactive Brokers UK subsidiary as a remote member. Jon Chait, Chief Operating Officer at Interactive Brokers, said, “We are delighted to join the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange. We believe IB’s international scope provides opportunities for investors to efficiently and cost effectively access smaller markets that larger established financial institutions don’t serve because they don’t see sufficient scale.” Mr. Chait noted, “IB’s technology driven business model is not limited in this way. Our software is borderless, so investors can access international markets with the ... Read more »
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LONDON-Wednesday, September 13th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ] (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 that end several systems are in development. One of them – the TITAN SENTRY – will be exhibited this week during the Defence and Security Exhibition DSEI 2017. Developed together with QinetiQ the TITAN SENTRY concept features the THeMIS unmanned ground vehicle, designed by Milrem Robotics and a suite of sensor systems integrated by QinetiQ. TITAN SENTRY is an exploration of manned/unmanned teaming where the cognitive burden on the warfighter is vastly reduced through the fusion of sensor data and advanced battlespace management systems. Intended to operate in high threat areas, it can identify and fix enemy locations whilst minimising the risk of ca ... Read more »
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PARIS -Wednesday, September 13th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- OT-Morpho, a world leader in digital security and identification technologies, today announced the launch of MorphoTop Slim, its new ultra-compact fingerprint capture product. Breaking with previous generations, it is 6 times smaller than current products, which greatly facilitates its integration into mobile solutions or existing structures. Based on the TFT (Thin-Film Transistor) technology, this new ultra-thin terminal allows the capture of 10 fingers flat or rolled. Its speed and quality of acquisition are incomparable (capture of the fingers possible in less than two seconds, improved performance for dry fingers, specific finish to avoid traces). Like its predecessors, MorphoTop Slim integrates into the MorphoESA enrollment solution. It covers several markets and has a wide range of uses: border control, police investigations, mass enrollment or e-KYC1. "We have a proven experience in the field of biometric ... Read more »
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Des véhicules d’essai Mercedes-Benz entièrement automatisés et sans conducteur, équipés avec le système de pointe LiDAR 3D en temps réel, de Velodyne SAN JOSÉ, Californie-Jeudi 14 Septembre 2017 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)--Velodyne LiDAR Inc., leader mondial dans les systèmes de perception 3D en temps réel, pour les véhicules autonomes, a annoncé aujourd’hui avoir été choisi par Mercedes-Benz Recherche & développement comme principal fournisseur de capteurs pour le VLP-32C Ultra Puck™, en vue de la poursuite du développement des véhicules entièrement automatisés et sans conducteur. « Nous sommes heureux que notre technologie LiDAR soit intégrée à la configuration des capteurs de Mercedes-Benz pour leurs véhicules entièrement automatisés et sans conducteur. Cela renforce la position de leader de Velodyne dans ce secteur, et garantit que les véhicules autonomes de demain seront aussi sûrs et performants que possible », a déclaré David Hall, directeur général, chez Velodyne LiDAR. « ... Read more »
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Fully automated and driverless test vehicles from Mercedes-Benz equipped with Velodyne’s industry-leading 3D real-time LiDAR SAN JOSE, Calif.-Wednesday, September 13th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ] (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 driverless vehicles. “We’re pleased to have our LiDAR technology included in Mercedes-Benz’s sensor setup for their fully automated and driverless vehicles. It reinforces Velodyne’s leadership in the space and further ensures that tomorrow’s autonomous vehicles are as safe and efficient as possible,” said David Hall, Chief Executive Officer, Velodyne LiDAR. “Mercedes-Benz is synonymous with outstanding performance as well as engineering quality, and we welcome the opportunity to contribute ... Read more »
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FREETOWN, Sierra Leone -Jeudi 14 Septembre 2017 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dès lors que le peuple de la Sierra Leone lutte pour remédier à sa vie après l'impact dévastateur du glissement de terrain du 14 Août, la fondation AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) a exprimé sa compassion la plus profonde pour les Sierraléonais et a offert du matériel de secours pour soutenir les survivants. Le glissement de terrain, qui a frappé cinq communes (Regent, Juba-Kaningo, Malama-Kamayama, Regent-Matormeh et Culvert), a couté plus de 400 vies et déplacé plus de 4 000 personnes, est l'une des catastrophes les plus récentes qui ont assailli un pays qui luttait contre Ebola, il y a juste quelques années. Dans le cadre de la réponse humanitaire à la crise, AHF a fait un don aux communautés touchées le 30 Août. Ce don comprenait des produits alimentaires, de l'eau, des matelas, des couches, de la nourriture pour bébés et des produits de toilette. En outre, l'équipe AHF a également fourni des ... Read more »
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Largest DTH operator relies on SES Video’s high-quality services to distribute over 100 TV channels in multi-year capacity agreement LUXEMBOURG-Wednesday, September 13th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ] (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 pay-TV channels, out of which 13 are in high-definition (HD), and about 60 free-to-air channels at 5 degrees East. SES serves close to 13 million TV homes in Ukraine from this key orbital position, of which 4.5 million are DTH homes. “We are very pleased that Viasat Ukraine has trusted us with the delivery of their video content,” said Norbert Hölzle, Senior Vice President, Commercial Europe, SES Video. “This agreement with such an important TV player in Ukraine confirms our leading position in the country when ... Read more »
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New site expansion will allow the GMP production of kg scale plasmid DNA and recombinant protein intended for clinical phases and commercialization SERAING, Belgium-Wednesday, September 13th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Kaneka Eurogentec, a custom service and FDA inspected contract development and manufacturing organization (CDMO), announced today that its board has approved the construction of a new state of-the-art GMP facility adjacent to its current facility and equipped with a 2200 L fermenter. The expansion will allow for the large scale production of biopharmaceuticals including recombinant proteins, antibody fragments and plasmid DNA. A new facility responding to current market needs The multi-product facility will include the capability for large scale production using innovative Eurogentec technologies such as the improved production of complex proteins by secretion from yeasts and the production of kilo-scale plasmid DNA for viral and non-viral gene and cell ... Read more »
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