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Arizona Taps Intel for Lead Role in Automated Vehicle Safety Institute

18 Oct

What’s New: The state of Arizona has announced the formation of the Institute for Automated Mobility to advance the safe deployment of automated vehicles. Intel Corporation is a founding partner of the new institute. This unique public-private consortium will focus on the liability, regulatory and safety implications of automated vehicles and will work to develop standards and best practices for the industry to follow. The group is already working on liability and regulatory research as well as plans for an enclosed 2.1-mile safety test track. (more…)

comforte Hires Payments and Data Security Expert Glenn Kusik as Chief Architect for Enterprise Data Protection

17 Oct

comforte has welcomed Glenn Kusik to the company to serve as Chief Architect for Enterprise Data Protection in a period of rapid growth in the data protection market. (more…)

Telrad Networks Announces Launch and Successful Trial of 5 GHz Band LTE Solution

17 Oct

Telrad Networks (TASE:TLRD), a global provider of innovative LTE telecom solutions, has announced the launch of their new 5 GHz, unlicensed band, LTE solution and the successful trial of the product by White Cloud Networks, an Idaho-based wireless Internet service provider (WISP). The new product enables operators to create greenfield networks using the license-exempt band, or for existing networks to augment their operations with the addition of affordable coverage. (more…)

Toshiba Memory Corporation Appoints Stacy J. Smith as Executive Chairman

17 Oct

Toshiba Memory Corporation (TMC) has announced the appointment of Stacy J. Smith as Executive Chairman, effective on October 1, 2018. (more…)

Consolidation and Capacity Cut in Solar Industry Expected Due to Gradual Phase-Out of Subsidies Worldwide, Says TrendForce

16 Oct

EnergyTrend, a division of TrendForce, reports that some countries are planning or have started phasing out their solar subsidy programs as the global solar photovoltaic (PV) industry and market show stability in their development. During 2013-2017, the average annual growth rate of total PV demand was above 20%. However, this strong growth scenario will unlikely to happen in the future. As the market enters a stagnant phase, manufacturers across the PV supply chain have to be more cautious when planning capacity expansion so that they do not risk incurring losses. (more…)

PTC Offers Free ThingWorx Starter Kit to Massachusetts Manufacturers, Fueling State-Wide Digital Transformation Efforts

16 Oct

PTC (NASDAQ: PTC) has announced a new collaboration with the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to support local manufacturing in the state. As part of this collaboration, PTC will offer small and medium sized manufacturers (SMMs) the opportunity to receive a free, one-year license of PTC’s ThingWorx® Industrial Innovation Platform, which helps organizations capitalize on the promise of the Internet of Things (IoT) and transform their operations. (more…)

Avaya to Demonstrate World’s First Social Platform for Chatbots at GITEX 2018

16 Oct

Avaya Holdings Corp. has announced it will demonstrate the first social platform for chatbots at GITEX Technology Week 2018, taking a giant leap in customer self-service. Drawing parallels from traditional social media, Avaya’s innovation provides a structured platform for bots to interact securely, aiming to extend each chatbot’s expertise. (more…)

U.S. LED Light Bulb Prices Rose in September due to Trade War, Says TrendForce

15 Oct

Prices of mainstream LED package products in the Chinese market dropped slightly in September, according to the latest price report released by LEDinside, a division of TrendForce. (more…)

COM-IoT Technologies to Showcase Intruder Identification and Tracking Featuring Quanergy LiDAR Sensors at GITEX 2018

15 Oct

COM-IoT Technologies, the Dubai-based security and smart city solutions provider utilizing artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies, has announced its participation in Dubai’s GITEX conference as part of NEC’s booth Z1-D20. GITEX takes place October 14-18 at the Dubai World Trade Centre. (more…)

New Packsize On-demand Custom Box Production Takes Stage at PACK EXPO, Booth E-8705

15 Oct

Packsize has announced the new M1™ On Demand Packaging® system, a robust and responsive box-making machine and technology solution designed for speed, flexibility, and reliability. Built upon the Packsize Global Modular Architecture platform and utilizing PackNet® production and optimization software, the M1™ system delivers advanced On Demand Packaging® functionality for packaging environments requiring high variability in box types and sizes. (more…)