Category Archives: Technology

Technology Press Releases & News distributed via EuropaWire

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

Wood Group awarded engineering and procurement services contracts for BP’s Mad Dog 2 project

ABERDEEN, 14-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Wood Group has won two separate contracts related to BP’s Mad Dog 2 project providing engineering services to further develop deepwater production. Wood Group has been contracted by Samsung Heavy Industries to provide detailed engineering and … Read the full press release

DS Automobiles deploys Dassault Systèmes’ Virtual Garage” solution to fully support the launch of its new SUV, DS 7 CROSSBACK

VELIZY-VILLACOUBLAY, France, 14-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Dassault Systèmes (Euronext Paris: #13065, DSY.PA), the 3DEXPERIENCE Company, world leader in 3D design software, 3D Digital Mock Up and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions, today announced that DS Automobiles, the premium brand of PSA … Read the full press release

Exhibit at Turin’s Sandro Pertini airport highlights recent major space programs

TURIN, Italy, 14-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Thales Alenia Space, the joint venture between Thales (67%) and Leonardo (33%), inaugurated on March 3rd an exhibition at Sandro Pertini airport in Turin, highlighting two of its recent major space programs: IXV, the European … Read the full press release

The Volkswagen Group becomes the world’s first automaker to use quantum computers

Cooperation with leading quantum computing company D-Wave Systems World premiere at CeBIT: research project for traffic flow optimization WOLFSBURG, 13-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Volkswagen Group is the world’s first automaker to use quantum computers, further expanding its digital competence for … Read the full press release

Capgemini recognized by the Ethisphere Institute as a 2017 World’s Most Ethical Company®

Recognition honors those companies who lead with integrity and align principle with action. PARIS, 13-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Capgemini, a global leader in consulting, technology and outsourcing services, has again been recognized by the Ethisphere Institute, the global leader in defining … Read the full press release

Airtel Lanka deploys Gemalto’s Device ​Management platform in Sri Lanka

AMSTERDAM, 13-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, and Airtel Lanka today announced the deployment of Gemalto’s Device ​Management platform in Sri Lanka that enables Airtel’s subscribers to have instant access to their favorite … 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

Wärtsilä introduces new solution for safer vessel operations; reduces risks associated with manoeuvring

HELSINKI, 13-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The technology group Wärtsilä launches its latest innovation SmartPredict at this year’s Seatrade Cruise Global exhibition in Fort Lauderdale, Florida from March 13 to 16. Developed by the company’s Dynamic Positioning unit, SmartPredict is designed to … 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

New Sandoz Biosimilar Shows Promising Equivalency Results

Sandoz proposed biosimilar adalimumab (GP2017) shown to have equivalent efficacy and a similar safety profile as reference medicine, Humira®* Comprehensive development program show potential of GP2017 to treat inflammatory diseases, such as rheumatoid arthritis, inflammatory bowel disease and plaque psoriasis … Read the full press release

Researchers Develop World’s First Synthetic Receptor to Mimic How Cells “Communicate” to the World

BRISTOL, 09-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Researchers from the University of Bristol have found a way to mimic the way cells in living organisms ‘talk’ to the world around them by creating a world-first synthetic receptor which can respond to chemical signals … Read the full press release

Protect Security Online with Quantum Mechanics

Scrambled and indecipherable messages are the back bone of the internet as we know it. BRTISOL, 09-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Complex cryptography protects our bank accounts and identities from fraud, allowing us to safely buy and sell online without ever leaving … Read the full press release

Ricoh continues to build on its decades-long legacy as it grows its inkjet portfolio

Ricoh hits new highs around the world; showcased at Hunkeler innovationdays 2017 LONDON, 08-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Ricoh presented its inkjet technologies at Hunkeler innovationdays 2017. The global technology company continues to expand its impressive portfolio and build on its … Read the full press release

Digital Disruption and Automation to become biggest game-changers this year according to Ricoh research

LONDON, 08-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Blockchain technology is revolutionising the financial services industry, additive manufacturing is reengineering product development and the first autonomous cars are due on the road by 20201. Technology is driving disruption at great pace – and it … Read the full press release

Daimler becomes the latest adopter of Ricoh’s Additive Manufacturing Innovation

LONDON, 08-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — One of the world’s leading car manufacturers has become the latest adopter of Ricoh’s first branded Additive Manufacturing (AM) printer. Renowned for its use of innovative 3D printing solutions, Daimler has chosen the RICOH AM S5500P … Read the full press release

Philips is the world’s largest patent applicant for the second consecutive year

Philips filed 2,568 patent applications* at the EPO during 2016 Company maintains number-one position in three strategic patent filing areas: ‘Medical Technology’, ‘Electrical machinery, apparatus, energy’ and ‘Measurement’  AMSTERDAM, 08-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Leading health technology company Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, … Read the full press release

Philips and LabPON to Create Largest Digital Pathology Database

Best, the Netherlands, 08-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA) and LabPON, the first clinical laboratory to transition to 100% histopathology digital diagnosis, today announced its plans to create a digital database of massive aggregated sets of annotated … Read the full press release

Inmarsat provides Global Xpress (GX) satellite service to the Australian Border Force

LONDON, 06-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Inmarsat (LSE: ISAT.L) is providing its Global Xpress (GX) satellite service to the Australian Border Force. Eight maritime vessels have recently been fitted with new Cobra-class satellite communications terminals, designed, developed and manufactured by EM Solutions … Read the full press release