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KTH Royal Institute of Technology developed bacteria-trapping material from wood as water purification filter

STOCKHOLM, 24-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — What can the forests of Scandinavia possibly offer to migrants in faraway refugee camps? Clean water may be one thing. A bacteria-trapping material developed from wood by researchers at KTH Royal Institute of Technology is now … Read the full press release

Oberthur Technologies to provide Andorran government the latest generation passports based on Lasink™ technology

PARIS, 24-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — OT (Oberthur Technologies), a leading global provider of embedded security software products, services and solutions, today announces that it has been selected by the Andorran government to provide latest generation passports based on Lasink™ technology. OT’s … Read the full press release

Inmarsat and Pivotel Satellite to provide Australia-wide smart device connectivity service even in the most remote locations

Users stay completely connected by adding a satellite service to their smartphone or tablet, even in the most remote locations LONDON, 23-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Inmarsat (LSE:ISAT.L) today launched a game-changing new service with Pivotel Satellite, Australia’s leading provider of mobile … Read the full press release

Inmarsat to migrate all ships managed by Hapag-Lloyd to services enabled for Fleet Xpress

LONDON, 23-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Inmarsat (LSE: ISAT.L) has signed a five-year contract with Hapag-Lloyd to migrate all ships directly managed by the shipping line to services enabled for Fleet Xpress. Hapag-Lloyd, the sixth largest container shipping operator in the world … Read the full press release

Henkel announces the appointment of Rahmyn Kress as Chief Digital Officer

Düsseldorf, Germany, 23-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Henkel has named Rahmyn Kress as Chief Digital Officer to accelerate Henkel’s digital activities. He will report directly to Henkel CEO Hans Van Bylen. Rahmyn Kress will join Henkel in the second quarter to steer … Read the full press release

TomTom BRIDGE ELD Kit: A new solution to improve the trucker data logging experience

TomTom BRIDGE ELD Kit will provide professional truck drivers with necessary tools for electronic logging Louisville, Kentucky, U.S.A., 23-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — TomTom (TOM2), a leader in navigation and mapping products, and  M2M DataSmart, wireless data service provider, today announce a … Read the full press release

Frankfurt and Düsseldorf implement intelligent traffic control system from GEVAS software and TomTom

AMSTERDAM, 23-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — TomTom (TOM2) today announces that its industry-leading live traffic data has been chosen to power the traffic management centres of two more of Germany’s leading cities: Frankfurt and Düsseldorf. Frankfurt and Düsseldorf have implemented an intelligent … Read the full press release

Researchers Start New Clinical Trial for the Treatment of Genetic Blindness

OXFORD, 22-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Researchers have started a new gene therapy clinical trial to treat X-linked retinitis pigmentosa (XLRP), the most common cause of blindness in young people. Retinitis pigmentosa is currently untreatable and leads to a slow and irreversible … Read the full press release

Oxford Robotics Spin-out Wins Leading Innovation Award

OXFORD, 22-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Spin-out prize reinforces Oxford’s growing position as an innovation powerhouse. Oxford University spin-out Oxbotica has been crowned the winner in the smaller company category at this year’s Boldness in Business Awards. Run in collaboration with the … Read the full press release

GKN’s Scalable AWD Disconnect System Featured in the All-New Jeep® Compass

WORCESTERSHIRE , 22-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — GKN Driveline continues to win new orders for its complete all-wheel drive (AWD) Disconnect system developed for small to medium-sized vehicles. GKN’s scalable system is featured in the all-new 2017 Jeep® Compass, a global compact … Read the full press release

MarLink Joins Forces with Long-time IT Management Partner Palantir

Oslo/Paris, 21-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Marlink has acquired Palantir AS, a Norway-based maritime IT company specialising in remote IT management solutions. The Share Purchase Agreement whereby Marlink acquired 100% of Palantir AS shares was completed on March 17 2017. Palantir provides … Read the full press release

Deutsche Telekom Develops App for Easy and Hassle-free Location of Parking Spaces

New Smart City solution exhibited at CEBIT Easy and hassle-free location of connected parking spaces via app Hamburg and Deutsche Telekom digitize up to 11,000 parking spaces BONN, 21-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The nerve-wracking search for a parking space will … Read the full press release

Deutsche Telekom extends its security analytics services to its external customers

Threat intelligence and security analytics services for external customers New integrated Cyber Defense and Security Operations Centers in Bonn Another DAX-listed company orders SOC services from Telekom Security BONN, 21-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The amount of security-relevant information that Deutsche Telekom … Read the full press release

New Security Product Protects Industrial Systems

CeBIT 2017: The focus is on security for industry and IoT networks Industrial Threat Protect Pro detects and analyzes anomalies Industrial Network Protect Pro guards against uncontrolled data flows and network break-ins BONN, 21-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The security of industrial … Read the full press release

Deutsche Telekom and RASTAL Collaborate on A Digital Solution for Beverage Industry

A cooperative project with glass manufacturer RASTAL demonstrates the benefits of digitization for the beverage industry Real data replacing rough estimates: IoT solution shows beverage consumption and consumer behavior in real time Innovative dispensing solution: drinks are tapped through an … Read the full press release

Deutsche Telekom’s New Networks and Partnerships Set the Pace for the Internet of Things

The Cloud: Made in Germany has never been in such demand Smart parking: Digital parking space management for German cities Security: Protecting industrial control systems against Stuxnet & Co Artificial intelligence: IPsoft moves into the House of Clouds New networks, … Read the full press release

Vodafone India and Idea Merge to Create India’s Largest Telecoms operator

LONDON, UK / MUMBAI, India, 21-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Vodafone to combine its subsidiary Vodafone India (excluding its 42% stake in Indus Towers) with Idea, which is listed on the Indian Stock Exchanges. Highly complementary combination will create India’s largest … Read the full press release

Regulations Called For Data-sharing Arrangements Between NHS and Google DeepMind

A study of a deal which has allowed Google DeepMind access to millions of healthcare records argues that more needs to be done to regulate such agreements between public sector bodies and private technology firms. CAMBRIDG, 20-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — … Read the full press release

Vattenfall and BMW Group Sign Contract to Supply Batteries for Storage Project

BMW i3-batteries for storage projects in Vattenfall wind farms STOCKHOLM, 20-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Vattenfall and the BMW Group have signed a contract for the delivery of up to 1,000 lithium-ion batteries this year. The batteries with a capacity of 33 … Read the full press release

Linde Strengthens Its Presence and Role in Shell Eco-Marathon

MUNICH, 20-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The technology company The Linde Group is intensifying its contribution to the Shell Eco-marathon, an annual international competition for ultra-energy-efficient prototype vehicles. The year 2017 marks the seventh time in a row in which Linde supports … Read the full press release

Siemens appoints Eva Schulz-Kamm global head of Government Affairs

MUNICH, 17-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Eva Schulz-Kamm (45) will assume global responsibility for Government Affairs at Siemens on April 15, 2017. Schulz-Kamm is currently head of Political Affairs & Public Co-Creation at NXP in Hamburg. “With Ms. Schulz-Kamm, we’re pleased … Read the full press release

ENGIE announces the acquisition of EV-Box, world’s leading electric vehicle charging services providers

ENGIE announces the acquisition of EV-Box. The Netherlands-based company is one of the world’s leading electric vehicle charging services providers with over 40,000 charging stations in service. La Défense, France, 17-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Electric mobility: a global fast-growing clean energy … 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

BroadSource Launches EMU SaaS in Europe

An array of ‘every day use cases’ to better manage BroadWorks ™ powered Cloud UC platforms LONDON, 17-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — BroadSource Europe Ltd, a specialist global software development and telecommunications engineering company, today announced the launch of EMU SaaS … Read the full press release

First High-Power All-Electric Telecom Satellite Now Ready for Shipment from Airbus

All-electric propulsion for orbit-raising and on-station manoeuvers inaugurates significant mass savings on this class of mission TOULOUSE, 16-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — EUTELSAT 172B, the first high power all-electric telecommunications satellite, is now ready for shipment on 20 March from the Airbus … Read the full press release

MAYKOR-BTE to provide technical support to TKB Bank’s ATM Network

MOSCOW, 16-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — BTE (a subsidiary of MAYKOR), which specializes in servicing banking equipment, won the tender for technical support of TKB Bank’s fleet of ATMs. The scope of the contract covers 60 regions in Russia. According to the … Read the full press release

Research from Delft University of Technology reveals kids ended programming course prematurely if parents get involved

DELFT, Netherlands, 15-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — It is better if parents do not get too involved when their children are learning to programme. This is one of the results of the research into the TU Delft online course (MOOC) which teaches … Read the full press release

World leader in digital security, Gemalto bags award for its Citerion module

AMSTERDAM, 15-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

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

Fujitsu announced the creation of a Center of Excel-lence dedicated to artificial intelligence in École Polytechnique campus

Palaiseau, France, 14-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — On March, 9th 2017, Fujitsu announced the creation of a Center of Excel-lence (CoE) in École Polytechnique dedicated to artificial intelligence. Fujitsu teams will collaborate with École Polytechnique research center and start-ups, hosted in its … Read the full press release