technology

July 12, 2020

Etihad Airways is trialling touchless technology to help screen passengers at Abu Dhabi International Airport for Covid-19.

The self-service check-in system, called ‘Fit to Fly’, is designed by Australian company Elenium Automation. The technology can scan a passenger’s respiratory system, heart rate and temperature. The application uses thermal imagery, motion sensors and voice recognition.

“From an Etihad perspective, we would always encourage our guests to check-in through our web and through our app. Once you have done that, when you come"...

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July 10, 2020

Power management company Eaton today announced that Scott Adams has been named president, eMobility. In this role, he will be based in Southfield, Michigan, and report directly to João Faria, president, Vehicle Group, Eaton. Adams is responsible for leading all aspects of the business to achieve Eaton’s objectives for top-line revenue growth and profitability.

“Scott’s contributions to the success of our eMobility business since its inception, along with his deep understanding of vehicle markets and customers make him an excellent choice for this role,” said Faria. “His proven track record of leading organizations"...

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July 10, 2020

(AETOS Wire)-- Taulia, the leader in working capital technology solutions, today announced a new strategic funding round of $60 million led by the Ping An Global Voyager Fund with additional participation from J.P. Morgan, Prosperity7 Ventures and existing investors including Zouk Capital. The funding will help accelerate growth as the company sets its sights on further global expansion. CEO of Taulia, Cedric Bru said, “It’s a testament to the product-market fit of the Taulia solution that we have garnered the interest and investment from this trifecta of Fortune Global 50 companies. Ping An, J.P. Morgan and Prosperity7 Ventures bring a wealth of knowledge that we will leverage to further solve liquidity needs of businesses and contribute to economic growth.” Donald Lacey, Managing Director and COO of the Ping An Global Voyager Fund, said, “Providing SMEs access to efficient sources of financing is a topic of incredible importance in today’s economic environment. Taulia is at the forefront of supply chain finance technology, with a global footprint that spans over two million SME suppliers and a suite of solutions that dramatically improves SMEs’......

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July 10, 2020

(AETOS Wire)-- rf IDEAS, a leading manufacturer of credential readers for authentication and logical access, today announced with Ricoh the integration of its WAVE ID® Plus dual-frequency card reader technology with Ricoh’s Smart Operation Panel (SOP), Gen 2.5. The new WAVE ID Ricoh Universal SOP Reader is the most innovative reader for secure pull-print applications with Ricoh multifunction printers.

rf IDEAS and Ricoh have a proven record of working together to deliver secure workplace solutions that feature the most advanced identification and authentication capabilities. “As we continue"...

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July 9, 2020

Esri, the world leader in GIS, location intelligence, and mapping technology, today announced that its founder and president, Jack Dangermond, addressed the United Nations’ High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development. His remarks to the assembly were delivered July 7th at the key annual meeting for UN and Member State review of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) globally.

This press release features"...

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July 9, 2020

Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems, Ltd. (MHPS) announced today that its T-Point 2 combined cycle power plant validation facility entered full commercial operation with an enhanced JAC gas turbine that sets the record for output and efficiency. The T-Point 2 plant was commissioned in March at Takasago Works in Hyogo Prefecture, Japan, to replace MHPS’ original T-Point plant and to continue MHPS’ approach — which is unlike any other manufacturer’s — to advance the limits of technology while minimizing risk to its customers. To do this, MHPS validates its new gas turbine technologies and digital solutions under long-term grid-connected operation for a minimum of 8,000 operating hours, which is"...

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July 9, 2020

Immersive Labs, the company empowering organizations to equip, exercise, and evidence human cyber capabilities, announced Jack Huffard, a co-founder and board member of Tenable (Nasdaq: TENB) will join its board of directors to help drive growth. This comes on the heels of Immersive Labs’ recent expansion into the U.S. market, backed by Goldman Sachs and Summit Partners with $50M in financing, after four successful years of fast-growth and an impressive customer roster in"...

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July 9, 2020

Bentley Systems, Incorporated, a leading global provider of comprehensive software and digital twins services for advancing the design, construction, and operations of infrastructure, today announced that its Acceleration Fund has invested in launching Virtuosity, a Bentley company. Virtuosity exclusively offers Virtuoso Subscriptions that bundle — with a Bentley infrastructure modeling, simulation, or construction application — the virtually delivered services of Virtuosity’s experts to accelerate and advance the success of an infrastructure practitioner.

Virtuoso Subscriptions are now available, at virtuosity.com,"...

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July 9, 2020

Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed, Crown Prince of Dubai, on Wednesday launched the Dubai Cyber Index – an initiative aimed at encouraging government entities to adopt the highest standards of cyber security.

The index, created by Dubai Electronic Security Centre, is aimed at promoting healthy competition among government entities in applying information security standards. Its aim is to make Dubai the city 'with the safest cyberspace in the world', according to a Dubai government media office statement.

“The index will create a strong foundation for a"...

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July 9, 2020

ABU DHABI, 8th July, 2020 (WAM) -- The space technologies developed by the UAE’s Mars Mission will contribute to the aerospace industry in three key ways – the transformation of aircraft design, ventilation technology and aircraft propulsion, a senior industry executive told Emirates News Agency, WAM.

'The Mars Mission will create a significant amount of invaluable data that will help shape future of manufacturing techniques in areas such as satellite development and spaceship innovation,' said Badr Al Olama, Head of Aerospace at Mubadala Investment Company.

'We"...

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