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NEW YORK-Wednesday, November 29th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- New York City’s original big-savings ticket booklet now offers a mobile ticket option. The New York CityPASS® program, which saves travelers 40% off admission to the Big Apple’s very best attractions, including the Empire State Building, The Metropolitan Museum of Art and American Museum of Natural History, has gone mobile. Offering packaged, discounted admission to the most iconic attractions in 12 North American destinations, City Pass, Inc. has always focused on making travel easier and less expensive. The company’s decision to offer mobile tickets—a move that dramatically enhances convenience for travelers—began last month with the successful launch of a similar option for the Tampa Bay CityPASS program. “It was exciting to watch the debut of the New York mobile ticket option unfold in real time,” said CityPASS President and CEO Megan Allen. “Shortly after the option went live on our website, a pair of mobil ... Read more »
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Building on the success of YuMi®, the world’s first truly collaborative, dual-arm industrial robot, ABB unveils its single-arm collaborative robot, which combines industry-leading capabilities with a much smaller footprint ZURICH-Wednesday, November 29th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- ABB is previewing its newest collaborative robot, now with a single arm, at the International Robotics Exhibition (iREX) 2017 in Tokyo. As their name suggests, collaborative robots are designed to work alongside humans on the factory floor to raise productivity and support the transition to mass customization. The robot will be officially launched in 2018. Like YuMi, a small-parts assembly robot introduced in 2015, the new robot has a payload of 500 grams and, thanks to its compactness, is easily integrated into existing assembly lines, increasing productivity. The new robot also features lead-through programming, eliminating the need for specialized training for operators. “The success of YuMi ... Read more »
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Integration automates manual processes to save clients time and increase accuracy DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -Wednesday, November 29th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Yardi reached a new milestone in Dubai by announcing integration between the award-winning Voyager® 7S property management platform, and EJARI, a regional real estate reporting system. EJARI is a system that is governed by the Real Estate Regulatory Agency (RERA), to make registration of rental, and lease agreements easy and accessible to owners and managers of real estate. EJARI registration is mandatory for any real estate rental contracts in the Emirate of Dubai, including commercial and residential free-hold and non-freehold properties. The new integration is designed to speed up the process of the issuance and renewal of EJARI tenancy contracts, by digitally updating rental information between EJARI and Voyager. The process is paperless, improving sustainability. Historically, companies would have to log ... Read more »
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- International films selection based on quality and relevance - 2017 Theme: ANTHROPOCENE - WELCOME TO THE HUMAN AGE Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates -Tuesday, November 28th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ] American University of Ras Al Khaimah hosted over 1200 students at the Science Film Festival 2017. The festival is a celebration of science communication in Southeast Asia, North Africa and the Middle East, produced by the Goethe-Institut, Germany´s Cultural Institute operating worldwide. In cooperation with local partners to promote science literacy and facilitates awareness of contemporary scientific, technological and environmental issues through the medium of film and television content. Professor Hassan Hamdan Al Alkim, President, AURAK said: “We are proud to host Science Film Festival 2017 at American University of Ras Al Khaimah, as this type of scientific festivals demonstrates that science can be communicated in an educational, as well as entertaining manner through audio-visu ... Read more »
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At Dubai’s biggest construction industry exhibition - Big5 the company to highlight a lock as unique as a DNA and Advantis – the new range of electronic locks Dubai, United Arab Emirates.-Tuesday, November 28th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ] Godrej Locking Solutions and Systems(LocksS), the largest padlock manufacturer in Asia and a company that has been securing homes for the last 120 years in India, today launched the world’s most secure locks Godrej Herculoc and Godrej Advantis at the Big 5 exhibition in Dubai. The Big 5 is the largest construction event in the Middle East. Godrej LocksS has been synonymous for high quality mechanical locks, over the years and have been introducing and inducting new locking technology by creating the ‘five levels of safety’ which is a unique proposition offered by any brand in the space. Herculoc is a padlock with every key as unique as a DNA. There are 30 trillion key combinations offered by Herculoc, which means for the next three to four generations, ... Read more »
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Partnership to provide actionable insights across industrial plants, cloud and on-premises data centers for higher productivity and innovation ZURICH -Tuesday, November 28th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- ABB and Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) today announced a strategic global partnership that combines ABB’s industry-leading digital offerings, ABB AbilityTM, with HPE’s innovative hybrid information technology (IT) solutions. The partnership will provide customers with solutions that generate actionable insights from vast amounts of industrial data to increase the efficiency and flexibility of their operations and create competitive advantage. Customers will benefit from ABB’s deep domain expertise in operations technologies (OT) and HPE’s leadership in information technologies (IT). ABB and HPE will deliver joint industry solutions that merge OT and IT to turn industrial data into insights and automatic action, combining widely-adopted cloud platforms like Microsoft Azu ... Read more »
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OSAKA, Japan -Tuesday, November 28th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ] Takeda’s investigational Zika virus vaccine candidate (TAK-426) progresses into Phase 1 clinical trial The clinical trial (ZIK-101) will evaluate safety and immunogenicity of TAK-426 in 240 subjects between the ages of 18 and 49 across the continental U.S. and U.S. territories Takeda’s Zika program is funded with Federal funds from the Department of Health and Human Services; Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response; Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA), under Contract No. HHSO100201600015C (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited [TSE: 4502], (“Takeda”) today announced that its purified, inactivated, alum-adjuvanted, whole Zika virus vaccine candidate (TAK-426) has progressed into a Phase 1 clinical trial, approximately 15 months after Takeda received a contract to develop a Zika vaccine from the Department of Health and Human Services; Office of the Assistant ... Read more »
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CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand -Tuesday, November 28th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Software company Jade Logistics, supplier of the world’s number one Terminal Operating System (TOS) for mixed cargo ports, has continued to increase its global footprint by implementing its Master Terminal product at 22 sites in 2017. On the back of significant sales growth and what has been a record year for the company, Jade Logistics’ global implementation team achieved go-live at terminals across multiple geographic locations including Europe, the Americas, Australasia, and the Middle East. This impressive result was underpinned by a substantial Australasian project in which 16 terminals went live in less than ten months, and was complemented by an eight-week implementation of a multi-purpose terminal on the eastern coast of the UAE. Chief Executive Officer of Jade Logistics, David Lindsay said, “We are well aware of the importance of getting our clients live as soon as possible, allowing th ... Read more »
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At Big 5 Dubai 2017 DAB launches the world’s best energy-efficient water management solutions for urban development Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Tuesday, November 28th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ] DAB Water Technology, an Italian frontrunner in the global water management industry, brings to Dubai a selection of wide line-up, focusing on those products that are of particular interest for the Middle East. The company’s presence at the Big 5 Dubai, taking place at Dubai World Trade Centre from November 26 to 29, is aimed at confirming DAB Pumps as a strong partner for the professionals of the sector, and emphasise its important role in its markets of reference, also for this area. At the Big 5 Dubai 2017, DAB showcases the jewels in the crown of its range, among which are e.syline, the water pressurisation range, and D.Connect, a technology soon to be launched for the remote control of systems fitted with DAB electronics, and which will soon be integrated in their latest generation products. ... Read more »
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BILLERICA, Mass.-Tuesday, November 28th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- IDEMIA, the global leader in trusted identities for an increasingly digital world, today announces that it has been selected by the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) as the supplier of TAP cards, and associated personalization services. TAP cards are contactless smart cards designed for use on buses and trains. Metro in Southern California is unique among the transportation agencies in the United States. Created in 1993, Metro transports about 1.3 million passengers daily and oversees bus, rail, highway and other mobility-related building projects. The TAP card allows Los Angeles County passengers to travel with regional and local transit passes on the 24 transit providers. TAP cards offer a secure way for passengers to electronically pay fares and travel by tapping the card each time a rider boards a bus or train. Benefits of TAP include faster boarding times and the ability ... Read more »
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Global Initiative against Illegal Trade and Related Crimes Receives 157 Applications in Second Funding Round LAUSANNE, Switzerland-Tuesday, November 28th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) (NYSE/Euronext Paris: PM) announced today that PMI IMPACT, its global initiative to support third party projects dedicated to fighting illegal trade and related crimes, received 157 expressions of interest for its second funding round. The applications come from a range of government agencies, public universities, private companies, and not-for-profit organizations across 56 countries in Asia, Latin America, Eastern Europe, Middle East, Africa, the EU, and the US. “The Expert Council is encouraged by the substantial number of responses to our invitation for expressions of interest in combatting illegal trade in all its forms. It is gratifying to receive such sustained support for the initiative taken by PMI IMPACT to get all relevant stakeholders to w ... Read more »
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates.-Tuesday, November 28th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ] Caparol Paints, a global leader in the paints industry, are showcasing their new unique fire resistant and super-efficient non-combustible External Thermal Insulation Composite System (ETICS) technology. The system boasts innovation, durability and longevity. The new ETICS technology was launched at the ongoing Big 5 exhibition at the Dubai World Trade Center. ETICS technology by Caparol Paints has been designed to save energy and improve the climate inside the buildings. It substantially reduces heating and air conditioning costs by maintaining temperatures. ETICS is a highly efficient system that ensures an improvement in energy efficiency of both old and new buildings once the technology is installed. Caparol has been at the forefront of researching and adopting new technologies that ensure sustainability. Through research and development along with testing the technology Caparol Paints has been able to impro ... Read more »
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Tuesday, November 28th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ] Al Anwar Ceramic Tiles Company SAOG, one of the Oman’s leading ceramic tiles manufacturer showcased its latest range of novelties at the Big 5 Exhibition held at Dubai World Trade Center between 26th and 29th Nov 2017. The exhibition is one of the biggest and most visited expo for the building materials sector in Middle East During this event, Al Anwar launched 60x60 size outdoor / exterior Ceramic tiles with a high thickness of 16 mm. With this launch, Al Anwar Ceramics achieved a distinction of being the first manufacturer in the GCC region to produce this large format of exterior Ceramic tiles. This new range of sturdy, high thickness tiles offer best in class durability for the outdoor application of ceramics tiles. These tiles are available in wide range of designs and colors to aid Architects and Consultant with creative design solutions. Al Anwar Ceramics unveiled its novelties collection for 2018 featuri ... Read more »
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