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New Integration of Leica iCON and Liebherr LIPOS Brings Access to Valuable Data

New integration brings direct access to valuable data Heerbrugg, Switzerland, 25-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Leica Geosystems, industry leader in measurement technology, announced today its Leica iCON rig solution has been integrated into LIPOS® (Liebherr Positioning System) by Liebherr, one of the … Read the full press release

Siemens Offers A New Line of Compact Switches for Enhanced Environmental Conditions

Scalance XF-200BA product line for enhanced environmental conditions Selection of electrical and optical bus adapters for flexible use Integration of S2 devices in high availability R1 systems NAMUR/NE21 approval NUREMBERG, 19-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Siemens offers Scalance XF-200BA, a new line … Read the full press release

Advanced Controllers from Siemens Get Performance Enhancements

The firmware 2.1 for the Simatic S7-1500 Advanced Controller uses new functions of the Engineering Framework TIA Portal V14 SP1 New fail-safe technology CPUs with extended scope of motion control functionalities Harmonized package of controller and servo drive system for … Read the full press release

Joint Venture Company for the Development and Provision of European Electronic Toll Service Has Started

The joint venture company for Europe-wide toll settlements using only one box has started FRANKFURT, 19-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — T-Systems International GmbH, Daimler AG and DKV EURO SERVICE GmbH + Co. KG have founded their joint venture company for the development … Read the full press release

Drones Help Scientists Study Guatemalan Volcanoes

CAMBRIDGE, 19-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — A team of volcanologists and engineers from the Universities of Cambridge and Bristol has collected measurements from directly within volcanic clouds, together with visual and thermal images of inaccessible volcano peaks. During a ten-day research trip, … Read the full press release

Nottingham Doctoral Student’s Thesis on Electric Aircraft Wins Best Clean Sky Award

NOTTINGHAM, 18-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Dr Fei Gao, who just completed his doctorate at The University of Nottingham, has won the Best Clean Sky PhD Award for his thesis in applied sciences and engineering for aeronautics. Dr Gao’s thesis is … Read the full press release

Working With a Robotic Arm is now safer with “skin” made from sensors

Delft, Netherlands, 14-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Partners from the Factory in a Day project have developed a prototype of a robotic arm that is completely covered with sensors. The idea is that this will make it virtually impossible for the arm … Read the full press release

FaHyence Project Gets Commission for First Hydrogen Refueling Station in France

La Motte-Fanjas (France), 14-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — On 11 April 2017, the hydrogen refueling station of the FaHyence project was officially commissioned in the presence of Mr. Roland Roth, President of the Communauté d’agglomération Sarreguemines Confluences (CASC) and Didier Vaucois, the … Read the full press release

Siemens receives order from Stadtwerke Schwäbisch Hall for turnkey battery storage system

ERLANGEN, 13-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Siemens has received an order from Stadtwerke Schwäbisch Hall GmbH, a public utility company, to deliver a turnkey battery storage system. The Siestorage system will have an output of 1 megawatt at a capacity of … Read the full press release

Siemens extends its power supply portfolio with 4th generation of Logo!Power series

New Logo!Power series in reduced width of 18 mm to 72 mm Scope for flexible installation using DIN rail or direct mounting Efficiency of up to 90% and no-load losses below 0.3 watts (W) Current monitor for real-time measurement of … Read the full press release

Infineon Technologies AG joins the 5G Automotive Association e. V. to contribute to connected automated driving

MUNICH/ BERLIN, 12-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — You can’t have an automated car without reliable communication infrastructure and stable mobile communication connectivity. The next generation mobile communication standard is indispensable. Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY) contributes to introducing the … Read the full press release

Strand Senior AS to equipt its new fishing trawler with propulsion machinery from Wärtsilä

HELSINKI, 11-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The technology group Wärtsilä has been awarded the contract to provide the propulsion machinery for a new purse seine fishing trawler ordered by Strand Senior AS, a subsidiary of Strand Havfiske AS based in Norway. The … Read the full press release

Tetra Pak’s full range of E3 machines based on eBeam technology now ready for customer rollout

LAUSANNE, 11-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Tetra Pak has announced that the full range of Tetra Pak® E3 machines, which is based on the revolutionary eBeam technology, is now ready for customer rollout. This means that customers can now produce all … Read the full press release

Security Today recognised Axis Communications with Gold Govies Government Security Award for 2017

The AXIS Q8631-E PT Thermal Network Camera took home a gold win in the Video Surveillance Cameras IP category of the 2017 Security Today Govies Government Security Awards. Chelmsford, Mass. U.S.A., 10-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Axis Communications, the global leader in … Read the full press release

Alfa Laval receives major order for exhaust gas cleaning systems

LUND, 05-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Alfa Laval – a world leader in heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling – has won an order to supply several Alfa Laval PureSOx exhaust gas cleaning systems. The order was booked late March in … Read the full press release

Alfa Laval receives order to supply Alfa Laval Packinox heat exchangers to a refinery in West Africa

LUND, 05-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Alfa Laval – a world leader in heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling – has won an order to supply Alfa Laval Packinox heat exchangers to a refinery in West Africa. The order, booked in … Read the full press release

Siemens Healthineers Supervisory Board extends contracts of management team

Supervisory Board of Siemens Healthineers extends contracts of three top managers Bernd Montag, Thomas Rathmann and Michael Reitermann Positions extended for five years as of April 1, 2017 Move ensures Executive Management’s long-term continuity and stability MUNICH, 04-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ … Read the full press release

Extra 330LE aerobatic plane powered by Siemens propulsion system sets two new speed records

Extra 330LE electric plane – powered by a Siemens motor – sets another world record Top speed above 340 km/h in straight flight World’s first aerotow with an electric plane MUNICH, 04-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — On Thursday, March 23, 2017, the … Read the full press release

Volkswagen Classic presents Driven by the future – electric classics from 1976 to 2011 at the Techno Classica, 5-9 April, Essen

Volkswagen Classic is presenting two different themes at the world’s biggest classic automobile show ‘Driven by the future’: Volkswagen models with electric drive systems from more than 40 years of research history ‘Wow inside’: sports classics with hidden horsepower potential … Read the full press release

ANDRITZ SEPARATION launches “air-over-oil” filter presses that require no power connection

GRAZ, 03-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — ANDRITZ SEPARATION, part of international technology group ANDRITZ, has developed a new, innovative product series of filter presses. The SP series is a so-called “air-over-oil” filter press driven exclusively by compressed air – a power … Read the full press release

STMicroelectronics chips help increase family safety in Haltian’s Snowfox trackerphone

GENEVA, 31-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Motion-sensing and data-processing chips from STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM) , a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, help increase family safety in the Snowfox trackerphone, a two-way portable communication device with locating … Read the full press release

Barco upgrades Japan’s theaters with its Smart Laser technology

Kortrijk, Belgium, 29-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Digital cinema leader Barco is proud to announce the opening of Japan’s first two theaters featuring Smart Laser technology. At both its Miyazaki and Omuta locations, cinema chain Central Cinema has replaced two existing projectors … Read the full press release

Barco leads the market adoption of laser projection by movie exhibitors around the world

Las Vegas, Nev. USA, 29-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Digital cinema leader Barco is driving the adoption of laser projection by movie exhibitors around the world, affirming its status as the technology and market leader in cinema. As the market has come … Read the full press release

ABB introduces next-generation medium-voltage UPS for mission critical facilities including data centers

ZURICH, 28-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — ABB’s PCS120 MV UPS was introduced to the market in London, at Data Centre World, and in Houston, Texas, at ABB’s largest customer event, ABB Customer World. ABB’s PCS120 MV UPS is a next-generation medium-voltage uninterruptible … Read the full press release

STMicroelectronics and iFLYTEK Collaborate for Chinese Voice-Recognition Cloud Services

Solution powered by ST’s SensorTile multi-sensor module accelerates Smart-Home and IoT innovation On display at electronica China 2017 Shanghai, China, 17-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM) , a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications and a … Read the full press release

Ahooga Continues International Expansion With The First Folding-Yet-Comfortable, Electric-Yet-Ultra-Lightweight Bike. For Smarter Cities And Better Lives.

BRUSSELS, 15-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Ahooga Continues International Expansion With The First Folding-Yet-Comfortable, Electric-Yet-Ultra-Lightweight Bike. For Smarter Cities And Better Lives. Early 2015, Belgian startup Ahooga introduces an ultra-lightweight folding, elegant and concern-solving eBike, thereby “dissolving obstacles to Happy & … Read the full press release

Gemalto honoured with the 2016 IoT Evolution Connected Home & Building Award for its Cinterion LTE Cat. 1 wireless module

AMSTERDAM, 13-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, has won the 2016 IoT Evolution Connected Home & Building Award for its Cinterion LTE Cat. 1 wireless module. The award from IoT Evolution honors organizations delivering … Read the full press release

Global leader in high-tech marine market enters joint venture to provide electrical and automation systems and equipment to China-based ships

HELSINKI, 13-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Technology group Wärtsilä and China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC) have signed a new joint venture company agreement. The new joint venture, to be known as CSSC Wärtsilä Electrical & Automation Co Ltd (CWE&A), will focus on … Read the full press release

HD+ TVkey now commercially available in Germany

German satellite operator HD+ deploys next generation direct-to-TV solution TVkey TVkey allows consumers to access high quality programming including 4K and HDR directly on newer model Samsung TVs without a set-top box Direct-to-TV solution meets stringent Hollywood requirements for premium … Read the full press release

Nor-Tech Offers European Organizations Free Simulation Tests on a High Performance Computer Cluster for CAE, CFD, FEA Software

Nor-Tech, the top provider of powerful, user-friendly computers, just announced a free simulation test on a high performance computer cluster for CAE,CFD,FEA software MINNEAPOLIS, U.S., 01-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Nor-Tech, the top provider of powerful, user-friendly computers, just announced a … Read the full press release