Tag Archives: technology

Heathrow announces plans for a full-scale roll out of new biometric services from the summer of 2019

Heathrow to launch airport’s first end-to-end biometrics trial bringing facial recognition to each point of the departing passenger’s journey The £50 million project will see facial recognition added to even more points in the passenger journey, transforming the passenger experience … Read the full press release

Centrica report shows how new energy technology could meet more than half of the 20% carbon reduction target by 2030 for the healthcare and hospitality industries

The ‘Powering Sustainability’ report highlights the opportunities for distributed energy technologies. WINDSOR, 16-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Centrica plc has today released a new report which shows that new energy technology could meet more than half of the 20% carbon reduction target … Read the full press release

University of Kent Professor Sally Fincher wins Suffrage Science Awards for Mathematics and Computing

Professor Sally Fincher was chosen as one of the winners of the biennial Suffrage Science Awards for Mathematics and Computing. KENT, 11-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The awards took place on Monday 8 October 2018, with 11 scientists from across the UK honoured … Read the full press release

Bentley and Royal College of Art present the future of British luxury

British institution explores how automotive luxury will look in 2050 Student projects imagine luxury soundscapes, stratospheric Grand Touring and sophisticated driverless elegance Collaboration included curriculum tutelage from Bentley Design team CREWE, 09-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Bentley has collaborated with design students from … Read the full press release

BMW Group and CRITICAL Software launch Critical TechWorks software company in Portugal

Merger secures access to talents at up-and-coming technology and software development location. MUNICH, 09-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — With signature of the final contracts and approval of the competition authorities, the BMW Group and the company CRITICAL Software have concluded the formation … Read the full press release

Volkswagen and Siemens to further improve road safety especially at crossroads

From classic vehicle safety to cooperative road safety Thanks to WLANp, Car2X vehicles will be able to communicate with traffic lights in future Precise environmental information at crossroads improves safety for all road users WOLFSBURG, 05-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Volkswagen and … Read the full press release

Inmarsat’s Fleet Safety maritime data service named winner in the Technology category at 2018 Safety4Sea Awards

New maritime safety service that paves the way for the modernisation of the Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) wins prestigious industry accolade LONDON, 05-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Inmarsat’s new Fleet Safety maritime data service has been named winner in … Read the full press release

BP and Aker BP to explore potential venture capital investments targeting technology and innovation improvements

Alliance will explore joint innovation and technology opportunities Pair will seek out potential venture capital investments LONDON, 03-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — BP today announced that it has signed a ventures cooperation agreement with Aker BP to explore possible areas of … Read the full press release

Cloud technology brand UKFast to donate 5000 volunteering hours to the local community

MANCHESTER, 12-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The tech firm’s volunteering programme sees the UKFast team offered at least one day per year to volunteer for causes in the local community, led by UKFast’s new director of CSR Russell Feingold. Feingold said: “Having … Read the full press release

80% Satisfaction Rate in Europe for Customer Data Platform Early Adopters

AMSTERDAM, 06-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — European companies that have deployed Customer Data Platforms are highly satisfied with their systems, according to a study released today by the CDP Institute Europe (CDPIE). The survey found that the CDP was delivering “significant … Read the full press release

Hydro to industrialize world’s most climate and energy efficient aluminium electrolysis technology at the Karmøy technology pilot

All 60 electrolysis cells are now in operation at the Karmøy technology pilot, where Hydro aims to industrialize the world’s most climate and energy efficient aluminium electrolysis technology. OSLO, 29-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — “Our aim is to be the global … Read the full press release

Avec l’ouverture d’un nouveau bureau en Espagne, IN-RGY renforce sa présence commerciale en Europe

MONTRÉAL, le 15 juin 2018 — /EuropaWire/ — IN-RGY, l’entreprise québécoise spécialisée dans la transformation organisationnelle, le déploiement de solutions de gestion de capital humain et l’automatisation intelligente des tâches via des systèmes d’automatisation de processus robotiques («Robotic Process Automation … Read the full press release

TU/e: EuroTech Universities Alliance welcomes École Polytechnique as its fifth member

The EuroTech Universities Alliance, a network of European universities in science and technology which TU/e is part of, welcomes École Polytechnique as its fifth member. The prestigious French institution officially joined during the Technical University of Munich’s 150th anniversary symposium. … Read the full press release

Money raised for Samaritans by Leeds Building Society to enhance the charity’s technology to help its volunteers move faster between phone, email and chat responses

SURREY, 06-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Money raised for Samaritans by Leeds Building Society, will be used to enhance the charity’s technology to help its volunteers move faster between phone, email and chat responses. Between 2016 and 2017, contacts to Samaritans by … Read the full press release

Nagarro sets up technical center in Malta to focus on growing iGaming clientele

Expanded Malta presence makes Nagarro the ideal strategic partner for iGaming and fintech companies. Malta’s near-shore location will also help in providing superior support and data protection to European customers MALTA, 31-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Nagarro, a leading provider of high-end … Read the full press release

Silver is Gold: The first European Silver Economy Awards have announced its winners

May 3, 2018 ¦ Health Innovation Centre of Southern Denmark, Fraunhofer Institute Portugal and ProjectRay have been honoured as winners of the first edition of the European Silver Economy Awards. BRUSSELS, Belgium, 11-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — On Thursday May 3, the … Read the full press release

EU Clean Sky: Airbus’ Breakthrough Laminar Aircraft Demonstrator in Europe (BLADE) project received the 2018 Aviation Week Laureates Award for Commercial, Technology

The most extensive wing laminar flow demonstrator programme ever undertaken for commercial aviation. Improving aviation’s ecological footprint, with a 50% reduction of wing friction and up to five percent lower CO2 emissions. TOULOUSE, 05-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — At a ceremony in … Read the full press release

University of Leicester: British Science Week in Leicester, 9 to 18 March

British Science Week in Leicester from 9 March to 18 March offers galaxy of events for all the family LEICESTER, 01-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — For an out-of-this-world experience in Leicester – head over to the spectacular array of events being held … Read the full press release

ONE Broadband to deploy Nokia’s Gigabit Passive Optical Networking (GPON) technology

ONE Broadband’s Home and Enterprise Customers will be able to enjoy seamless high-bandwidth services Nokia will replace legacy Data Over Cable Service Interface Specification (DOCSIS) -based network with new fiber network to serve the ultra-broadband needs of the customer New … Read the full press release

Siemens welcomes Jim Hagemann Snabe as new Supervisory Board Chairman

Shareholders ratify acts of Managing and Supervisory Boards by large majorities Dividend proposal of €3.70 per share accepted MUNICH, 06-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Jim Hagemann Snabe is the new Supervisory Board Chairman of Siemens AG. At today’s constituent meeting of … Read the full press release

RCH Group to Showcase Innovative Selling Solutions at EuroCIS

TREVISO, Italy, 05-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Technology plays a crucial role in the modern world of retail, affecting all areas of the sales cycle from inventory management right through to pricing and customer experience. EuroCIS is the leading trade fair for … Read the full press release

University of Leicester to participate at the GREAT Festival of Innovation in Hong Kong from 21 – 24 March 2018

Event in Hong Kong from 21-24 March will explore the opportunities of space science LEICESTER, 31-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The University of Leicester will bring the wonders of the Universe to Hong Kong as part of the UK government’s GREAT Festival … Read the full press release

Capgemini supports HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series as the Official GLOBAL INNOVATION PARTNER

New multi-year partnership is the next chapter in Capgemini’s support for the sport PARIS, 25-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Capgemini has become the Official GLOBAL INNOVATION PARTNER of the Men’s and Women’s HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series. This new multi-year partnership is … Read the full press release

LeasePlan provides Uber with electric cars in Amsterdam

AMSTERDAM, 08-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — LeasePlan and Uber have announced a new sustainability initiative for Amsterdam. The technology company will launch a pilot with electric cars, provided by LeasePlan, in the Dutch capital. The first 30 Nissan Leafs will run via … Read the full press release

Invacare introduce their first touch screen remote

BASEL, Switzerland, 23-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Global brand leader Invacare brings next generation technology to powerchairs, following extensive trials and consumer-led insights. Touch screen technology is used daily on devices such as smartphones and tablets and thanks to Invacare, this … Read the full press release

Invacare International take powerchairs to a new level

CARDIFF, 18-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Global brand leader Invacare is once again raising the bar in the powerchair market, following on from the successful launch of the LiNX control system last year. Invacare has taken the smart technology a step … Read the full press release

AMOLF developed technology to create efficient bright green colored solar panels

AMSTERDAM, 16-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Researchers from AMOLF, the University of Amsterdam (UvA) and the Energy Research Centre of the Netherlands (ECN) have developed a technology to create efficient bright green colored solar panels. Arrays of silicon nanoparticles integrated in the … Read the full press release

OTE Group receives ISO 37001:2016 certification and attestation under ISO 19600:2014 for its Compliance Management System

ATHENS, 11-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — OTE Group received certification according to ISO 37001:2016 international model and attestation under ISO 19600:2014 for its Compliance Management System by the independent third-party certification institution TUV HELLAS (TUV NORD) S.A. Certifications confirm that the Group complies in its day-to-day operations with … Read the full press release

Capgemini acquires Idean a digital strategy and experience design consultancy

PARIS, 17-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Capgemini, a global leader in consulting, technology and outsourcing services, announced today the acquisition of Idean, a fast-growing digital strategy and experience design consultancy, headquartered in Palo Alto, with additional studios in Austin, Los Angeles, New … Read the full press release