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Accenture Opens Liquid Studio in Madrid to Transform Digital Businesses with Rapid Application Development

16 Feb

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has opened a Liquid Studio in Madrid to help clients speed up innovation and software deployment cycles. At the Liquid Studio, clients work side-by-side with highly skilled Accenture professionals, building innovative solutions with speed and agility and taking days or weeks to achieve what used to take months. (more…)

Intelligent Test Automation Will See Increasing Prominence Among Enterprises According to New Technology Spotlight

16 Feb

Infogain, a leading provider of technology solutions and services, has unveiled an IDC Technology Spotlight supported by Infogain, “Using Predictive Analytics and Advanced Test Automation to Boost Business Assurance.” (more…)

Samsung Begins Mass Production of 256GB Embedded Universal Flash Storage for Automotive Applications

15 Feb

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., the world leader in advanced memory technology, has announced that it has begun mass production of a 256-gigabyte (GB) embedded Universal Flash Storage (eUFS) solution with advanced features based on automotive specifications from the JEDEC UFS 3.0 standard, for the first time in the industry. (more…)

SmartPicture Technologies Releases Software Development Kit for its Augmented Reality Dimensioning App, PLNAR

15 Feb

SmartPicture Technologies, a dimensioning intelligence platform powering the best 3-D modeling experiences, announced it has released a software development kit (SDK) for its augmented reality dimensioning app, PLNAR. Since its launch alongside iOS11 and ARKit in September 2017, PLNAR has been downloaded more than 200,000 times, and users have created a total of 40,000 projects. (more…)

Apple Joins the Competition of Smart Speaker, but Amazon Remains the Market Leader, Says TrendForce

15 Feb

Apple’s upcoming launch of HomePod has intensified the competition in smart speaker market. According to TrendForce, Amazon Echo still tops the ranking of smart speaker products in 2018 with a market share in shipment of 50.8%, although down from 69.1% in 2017. The share of Google Home is projected at 21.6%, ranking the 2nd. The new Apple HomePod is expected to reach a share of 8.9%, while the numbers for Alibaba’s and Xiaomi’s smart speakers will be 6.3% and 5.1% respectively. (more…)

TrendForce Says Prices of Certain LED Package Products Went Down Slightly in January, Suppliers Promote the Sales of Mid-power 3030 LEDs

14 Feb

LEDinside, a division of TrendForce, reports that some high and mid-power LED package products in China’s market witnessed slight price drop in January 2018 as suppliers were trying to clear inventory at the year end. (more…)

AI Expo: What to Expect at the AI Expo Global in London this April

14 Feb

The thought leadership conference and exhibition, the AI Expo Global is set to arrive in London’s Olympia on the 18-19th of April and will bring together AI leaders from key industries covering marketing, finance, government, public sector, healthcare, cyber security, HR & recruitment, automotive, industrial, developer, enterprise and consumer sectors. (more…)

Three New Chinese Emojis Designed by Baidu’s Facemoji Keyboard Team Will be Available in the Emoji Dictionary in 2018

13 Feb

The Unicode Consortium has revealed a list of 157 new emojis that will be added to version 11 of the Unicode Standard in 2018, including three Chinese cultural hallmarks: a red envelope (hóng bāo), a firecracker (biān pào) and a moon cake (yuè bĭng). (more…)

Accenture Expands Industry X.0 Innovation Network with Opening of IIoT Innovation Center in Modena, Italy

13 Feb

Accenture (NYSE:ACN) is expanding its Industry X.0 Innovation Network in Europe with the opening of an industrial internet of things (IIoT) Innovation Center in Modena. The center will offer clients a way to explore, test and scale IIoT solutions and take advantage of the latest disruptive technologies to achieve new levels of efficiency and sources of growth through improvements in product development, engineering, manufacturing, customer experiences and cybersecurity. (more…)

Gogoro Offers Free Use of Battery-Swap System

13 Feb

Gogoro, Taiwan’s leading electric motorcycle manufacturer, has offered free licensing of its battery-swap system, in order to encourage other players joining the market. (more…)