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Vattenfall Advances Seabird Tracking with AI Technology at Aberdeen Offshore Wind Farm

(IN BRIEF) Vattenfall has initiated a groundbreaking trial at the Aberdeen Bay Offshore Wind Farm, employing artificial intelligence (AI) technology to track seabird movements. Developed by Norwegian Spoor, this AI technology precisely monitors the 3D flight paths of birds near … Read the full press release

Volkswagen Unveils Third-Generation Tiguan with Advanced Technology and Improved Efficiency

(IN BRIEF) Volkswagen has unveiled the all-new Tiguan, marking the third generation of this highly successful compact SUV. The new Tiguan is based on the Modular Transverse Matrix (MQB evo) platform, which enables the introduction of new hybrid drivetrains with … Read the full press release

Terna Modernizes Naples Metropolitan Area’s Electricity Grid with Sustainable Technology

(IN BRIEF) Terna, Italy’s national grid operator, is continuing its modernization efforts for the electricity grid in the metropolitan area of Naples. This phase involves replacing a 5 km underground cable with a more reliable and sustainable XLPE (cross-linked polyethylene) … Read the full press release

Bosch Focuses on Training and Technology to Address Labor Shortages and Aging Society

(IN BRIEF) Bosch is addressing the challenges posed by an aging society and labor shortages by focusing on training and upskilling, as well as leveraging intelligent technology to make work easier for employees. In 2022, the company provided over 30,000 … Read the full press release

Škoda Unveils Fourth-Generation Superb Hatchback with Enhanced Design and Technology

(IN BRIEF) Škoda Auto is set to introduce the latest iteration of its flagship model series, the Superb, showcasing a refined hatchback version alongside the popular Combi estate. The new Superb hatchback features an evolved Škoda design, marked by a … Read the full press release

TPG Telecom Collaborates with Ericsson to Boost Network Performance Using AI-Powered Analytics Solution

(IN BRIEF) TPG Telecom and Ericsson have entered into a multi-year agreement to introduce an innovative cloud-native and AI-powered analytics solution for enhancing mobile network performance. This solution is designed to offer TPG Telecom’s teams an in-depth understanding of individual … Read the full press release

Ericsson and MediaTek Collaborate on RedCap for Enhanced 5G Standalone Performance

(IN BRIEF) Ericsson and MediaTek have collaborated to exhibit the capabilities of the Reduced Capability (RedCap) solution in the realm of 5G Standalone technology. This partnership involved successful interoperability testing (IoDT) in Sweden, where the RedCap data was tested alongside … Read the full press release

Predictive Logistics: Maersk Drives Technology Revolution in Chemical Supply Chains for Improved Sustainability and Efficiency

(IN BRIEF) Maersk, a global leader in container logistics, emphasizes the need for technology adoption in the chemical supply chain to transform it from predictable to predictive, enable better decision-making, and develop more sustainable supply chains. Maersk sees significant opportunities … Read the full press release

Siemens Unveils Next-Gen SIRIUS 3UG5 Line Monitoring Relays for Enhanced Grid Stability and Safety

(IN BRIEF) Siemens has introduced the SIRIUS 3UG5 line monitoring relays, a new generation of relays combining proven technology with new features. These relays ensure standards-compliant grid stability and quality, protecting critical areas like hospitals and the process industry, and … Read the full press release

YorVoice, Equitable Tech Lab, and NHS Healthcare Projects Receive Funding from Sparks

(IN BRIEF) The University of York’s Sparks initiative has provided funding for three research projects. The YorVoice project focuses on voice research to understand individual vocal differences and improve technology, healthcare, and creative expression. The York Equitable Technology Lab aims … Read the full press release

BioNTech Solidifies AI Advancements with InstaDeep Acquisition

(IN BRIEF) BioNTech SE has completed the acquisition of InstaDeep Ltd., a prominent AI and ML technology company. The acquisition is part of BioNTech’s strategy to enhance AI-driven drug discovery and develop advanced immunotherapies and vaccines for diseases with significant … Read the full press release

Eni and SLB Collaborate to Enhance Pipeline Safety and Monitoring with e-vpms® Technology

(IN BRIEF) Eni, through its subsidiary Enivibes, and SLB (Schlumberger) have formed an alliance to deploy e-vpms® (Eni Vibroacoustic Pipeline Monitoring System), an innovative technology developed by Eni. The e-vpms® system utilizes vibroacoustic wave detection to provide real-time analysis, monitoring, … Read the full press release

Vodafone Implements Network Slicing for Business and Public Sector Critical Applications

(IN BRIEF) Vodafone is leveraging network slicing technology to provide business customers with dedicated slices of the network to support on-demand, secure, and reliable connectivity. Network slicing allows the creation of virtual networks that can be isolated and optimized for … Read the full press release

Siemens provides technology for world’s largest vertical farm in Dubai

(IN BRIEF) Siemens has provided automation and building technology for Bustanica, the world’s largest vertical farm in Dubai. The $40m facility is owned by Emirates Crop One and Crop One Holdings, and provides an output of 1 million kg of … Read the full press release

DNV’s new Technology Centre in Groningen to focus on low-carbon technology research

(IN BRIEF) DNV, a global independent energy expert and assurance provider, has opened a new Technology Centre on Groningen’s Zernike campus. The new sustainable facility will provide the latest testing equipment to support DNV’s research into the decarbonisation of energy … Read the full press release

Eni Unveils Enivibes, the First Startup from Its Corporate Venture Builder Eniverse

(IN BRIEF) Eni has launched Enivibes, the first venture under its Corporate Venture Builder program Eniverse, to commercialize its proprietary technology e-vpms (Eni Vibroacoustic Pipeline Monitoring System). The technology, designed to monitor the integrity of liquid transportation pipelines, uses an … Read the full press release

Siemens pioneers digital data chain for efficient plant component data management

(IN BRIEF) Siemens has supplied Bayer’s Crop Science Division with pressure transmitters containing standardized ID links, enabling the transfer of digital documentation in real time to the ERP system used by the customer. The transmitters feature technology that complies with … Read the full press release

Loughborough University’s world-leading gym space equipped with latest technology and training equipment

(IN BRIEF) Loughborough University has opened a brand new extension to its Powerbase gym, doubling its size to 3,200 m2, home to Loughborough’s elite strength and conditioning environment. The facility has been designed to be fully inclusive and accessible, with … Read the full press release

Inmarsat’s ELERA network to enhance AtomBeam’s IoT data solution for remote asset tracking and management

(IN BRIEF) AtomBeam Technologies has joined Inmarsat’s ELEVATE programme, a development programme, ecosystem and marketplace that supports providers of software, hardware and solutions, and original equipment manufacturers in commercial land markets. As an ELEVATE partner, AtomBeam Technologies will provide customers … Read the full press release

Volkswagen’s PowerCo and Umicore receive regulatory clearance for European battery materials JV

(IN BRIEF) Volkswagen’s PowerCo and Umicore gain approval for European battery materials venture PowerCo, the Volkswagen Group’s battery company, and Belgian circular technology firm Umicore have secured regulatory approval for their joint venture to produce cathode active materials (CAM) and … Read the full press release

Infineon’s new 28 nm chip technology aims to relieve payment industry from semiconductor shortages

(IN BRIEF) Infineon Technologies has expanded its SECORA Pay solutions portfolio to include 28 nm technology, with a new product family that uses an embedded non-volatile memory. The new plug-and-play solutions offer an onboarding and migration path for card manufacturers, … Read the full press release

SCC acquires IT reseller Vohkus in first step of £300m investment program

(IN BRIEF) IT services provider SCC has acquired Vohkus, a UK-based IT reseller, for an undisclosed amount. The acquisition is the first since SCC announced its £300m ($415m) technology investment program. Vohkus, which has 160 employees, provides IT product reselling … Read the full press release

Bosch’s Charging Services Set to Expand by 50% Annually by End of Decade

(IN BRIEF) German technology and engineering company Bosch is expanding its electric vehicle (EV) charging network to the Asia-Pacific region, making the charging services available to Maserati’s new electric vehicle, the GranTurismo Folgore. Bosch currently offers its EV charging services … Read the full press release

Thales to provide upgraded anti-forgery and cybersecurity features for Finnish identity documents

(IN BRIEF) Thales, a French multinational company, has won a contract to produce electronic travel and identity documents for Finland, including passports, identity cards, residence cards, and resident permit cards. The new Finnish electronic travel and identity documents are set … Read the full press release

Indra wins €12.5m contract to equip Angola’s M’Banza Congo airport with digital infrastructure and automation

(IN BRIEF) Spanish technology and consulting company Indra has won a €12.5m ($14.6m) contract to equip the new M’Banza Congo airport in Angola. Indra will supply ground and air systems, digitising infrastructure and automating processes to reduce the risk of … Read the full press release

EV Charging Solutions Company EVBox Achieves Halfway Point to One Million Charging Ports

(IN BRIEF) EVBox, a leading provider of electric vehicle (EV) charging solutions, has achieved a significant milestone by shipping 500,000 charging ports to its customers and partners globally. The company aims to deliver one million charging ports to its customers … Read the full press release

Continental’s new tire management solution enables individual tracking of each tire

(IN BRIEF) Continental has unveiled its advanced package for the recently upgraded ContiConnect 2.0 tire management solution, enabling tire monitoring with customized tools and asset management. The Advanced package includes additional data recording features, including tread depth and tire condition, … Read the full press release

Infineon’s microcontroller technology to power Continental’s new vehicle architecture

(IN BRIEF) Continental and Infineon Technologies are collaborating to develop a more efficient and organized electrics/electronics architecture for the automotive industry. The new architecture features central high-performance computers (HPC) and a few powerful Zone Control Units (ZCU), replacing up to … Read the full press release

Infineon launches NFC-based sensing controller with energy harvesting capabilities

(IN BRIEF) Infineon Technologies has released the NGC1081, a single-chip solution for developing passive smart devices for IoT applications. The tag-side controller supports a dual power supply function, allowing it to operate in a passive mode based on energy harvesting … Read the full press release

Physicists Create First-Ever Wormhole That Bridges Space, Called ‘Counterportation’

(IN BRIEF) Physicists from the University of Bristol have developed a computing scheme that allows for the creation of a wormhole that bridges space, called ‘counterportation’. The technology, outlined in the journal Quantum Science and Technology, uses the basic laws … Read the full press release

Bosch BASF Smart Farming’s precision spraying system to help meet EU pesticide reduction targets

(IN BRIEF) Bosch BASF Smart Farming’s Smart Spraying Solution, which combines Bosch’s high-tech camera sensor technology and software with the advanced digital agronomic decision engine of xarvio® Digital Farming Solutions, will enter first series production at Herbert Dammann GmbH as … Read the full press release

Merck and Intel fund academic research program in Europe to drive sustainable semiconductor manufacturing with AI and machine learning

(IN BRIEF) Merck and Intel have signed a memorandum of understanding to invest in a new academic research program aimed at driving innovation in semiconductor manufacturing processes and technologies using artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning. The companies will jointly … Read the full press release

Nokia to provide iSIM Secure Connect to Airtel Africa’s wider digitalization efforts

(IN BRIEF) Nokia’s iSIM Secure Connect technology has been selected by Airtel Africa, as part of its digitalization efforts to offer 5G and IoT-based on-demand services to its customers. The technology provides communication service providers and enterprises with the capability … Read the full press release

Ricoh Receives Kofax Partner of the Year Award for Expertise in Print Automation and Intelligent Automation Platform

(IN BRIEF) Ricoh, the multinational imaging and electronics company, has been awarded the Kofax Partner of the Year for 2022. The prestigious award recognises Ricoh’s commitment to delivering Kofax’s document automation and security solutions, and its ability to offer new … Read the full press release

Capgemini partners with rugby legend Jonny Wilkinson to promote digital transformation in sport

(IN BRIEF) Capgemini has announced its partnership with rugby legend, Jonny Wilkinson, as the company’s global rugby ambassador. The announcement comes as Capgemini is gearing up to become the Worldwide Partner of Rugby World Cup France 2023 and World Rugby’s … Read the full press release

Cyber Security Manager at Hydro Named Among Top 50 Women in Tech in Norway on International Women’s Day

(IN BRIEF) Henriette Borgund, Cyber Security Manager and Ethical Hacker at Hydro, has been recognized as one of the top 50 women in tech in Norway. The list is compiled by Abelia, the business association of Norwegian knowledge and technology-based … Read the full press release

Accenture boosts SAP and regulatory services for banks with SKS Group acquisition

(PRESS RELEASE) HOCHHEIM, Germany, 10-Jan-2023 — /EuropaWire/ — Accenture (NYSE: ACN), a global professional services company with leading capabilities in digital, cloud and security, has announced that it has agreed to acquire SKS Group, a leading consulting firm that specializes … Read the full press release

Teavaro and CDP Institute Offer Free Online Course on Identity Resolution

(PRESS RELEASE) MILFORD, CT, United States, 25-Oct-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Teavaro and the Customer Data Platform Institute today released a free, in-depth training course on Identity Resolution. The course is the first in a series planned by CDP Institute, a … Read the full press release

Customer Data Platform Industry Grew Strongly in First Half of 2022: CDP Institute Report

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(PRESS RELEASE) MILFORD, CT, United States, 25-Jul-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — The Customer Data Platform (CDP) industry had a strong first half in 2022 with 10% employment growth among existing vendors and eleven new companies added, according to the CDP Institute’s … Read the full press release

EY to roll out its STEM App to Ireland, Canada, UK, UAE, Philippines, Australia and New Zealand throughout 2022

Seven additional countries set to launch EY STEM App aimed at inspiring girls aged 13 to 18 to pursue STEM careers Initiative contributes to the EY Ripples corporate responsibility program’s ambition of positively impacting a billion lives by 2030 (PRESS … Read the full press release