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Panasonic Evidence Management System Gets an Upgrade

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Panasonic Systems Communications Company of North America, a leader in connected solutions that support the mission of law enforcement, announced today several upgrades for its evidence management system.  These include: Unified Evidence Management (UEMS) 1.3 software upgrade, Point of View Camera, and upgraded video compression capabilities. “The needs of law enforcement are constantly evolving and Panasonic works hard to ensure that we are always listening to our customers and putting out the best solutions possible,” said John Cusick, Sen... Read More »

World’s first floating wind farm has started production

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The 30MW wind farm, operated by Statoil in partnership with Masdar, is located 25 kilometers offshore Peterhead in Aberdeenshire, Scotland and will power approximately 20,000 households. “Hywind can be used for water depths up to 800 meters, thus opening up areas that so far have been inaccessible for offshore wind. The learnings from Hywind Scotland will pave the way for new global market opportunities for floating offshore wind energy. Through their government's support to develop the Hywind Scotland project, the UK and Scotland are now at... Read More »

ExxonMobil Begins Production on New Polyethylene Line at Mont Belvieu Plastics Plant

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ExxonMobil Chemical Company announced today that it has commenced production on the first of two new 650,000 tons-per-year high-performance polyethylene lines at its plastics plant in Mont Belvieu, Texas. The full project, part of the company’s multi-billion dollar expansion project in the Baytown area and ExxonMobil’s broader Growing the Gulf expansion initiative, will increase the plant’s polyethylene capacity by approximately 1.3 million tons per year. The Mont Belvieu plant capacity will total more than 2.5 million tons per year, maki... Read More »

Facebook Live with Astronauts Kicks Off Year of Education on Space Station

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The broadcast, which also will be carried live on NASA Television and the agency’s website, will begin at 12:05 p.m. EDT on Monday, Oct.16.   International Space Station Program Manager Kirk Shireman will kick off the nearly continuous year of educators on the station through the event from NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas. The event will be streamed live from the space station’s official Facebook account.   NASA is coordinating an unprecedented number of special educational outreach activities and resources t... Read More »

Apple reveals new emoji coming to iPhone and iPad, including “I love you”

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The new emoji are designed to reveal every detail and adapted from approved characters in Unicode 10. iOS 11.1 will also include characters announced on World Emoji Day like Woman with Headscarf, Bearded Person, Breastfeeding, Zombie, Person in Lotus Position and new food items such as Sandwich and Coconut. Also included in the update is the Love-You Gesture, designed after the “I love you” hand sign in American Sign Language. The new emoji will debut in next week's developer and public beta previews of iOS 11.1, and will be available in upc... Read More »

Thermodyne Foodservice Products to Showcase Food Holding Equipment at the 2017 Oklahoma Restaurant Convention and Expo, August 30-31, in Oklahoma City, OK

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1888PressRelease - Thermodyne Foodservice Products, Inc. is pleased to announce that company representatives Corey Johnson and Chris Nelson will be attending the 2017 Oklahoma Restaurant Convention and Expo. The event takes place August 30-31 at the Cox Convention Center in Oklahoma City, OK. Fort Wayne, IN - Thermodyne Foodservice Products, Inc. (http://www.tdyne.com/) announces that company representatives Corey Johnson and Chris Nelson will be demonstrating at the 2017 Oklahoma Restaurant Convention and Expo. The two-day event takes place... Read More »

NASA Offers Space Station as Catalyst for Discovery in Washington

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See the conference agenda for a full list of topics and speakers. Keynote addresses and panels from the conference will be broadcast on NASA TV and the agency’s website.   The conference, hosted by the American Astronautical Society and the Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS), in cooperation with NASA, brings together leaders from industry, academia and government. Attendees will explore innovations and breakthroughs in microgravity research; life sciences; materials development; technology development; human healt... Read More »

ABBOTT BROADENS PRODUCT OFFERING IN COAGULATION WITH EXPANDED LAUNCH OF THE SEKISUI CP3000 FULLY AUTOMATED COAGULATION SYSTEM

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Today, Abbott announced that the Sekisui CP3000 coagulation system, a fully automated analyzer that tests bleeding and clotting function in blood, is now available in Europe, the Middle East, and Asia Pacific. Abbott is the exclusive global distributor of the CP3000 coagulation system in the U.S.1,2, Europe and other countries that recognize CE Mark and has non-exclusive distribution rights with Sekisui in China, Hong Kong, Japan and Macau.   "The launch of the CP3000 coagulation system is an important milestone in our ongoing efforts to ... Read More »

NASA Awards Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory Operations Contract

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The Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory Operations Contract (NOC) has a two-year base period that begins Oct. 1, followed by a one-year option and two two-year options. The total potential value of the contract is $154.5 million. The contract includes a cost-plus-award-fee (CPAF) portion, which covers the core work of the contract, and a CPAF firm-fixed-price portion for indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity orders.   Under the NOC, Raytheon will procure highly-skilled services that include enriched-oxygen breathing gas production (Nitrox)... Read More »

Exablaze and Solarflare Resolve Patent Dispute

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The ongoing patent dispute between Exablaze Pty. Ltd and Solarflare Communications Ltd. has been resolved. The resolution is in the form of a commercial agreement and both sides have withdrawn from continued legal action or further patent challenges. "Both parties can now get on and compete in the marketplace, rather than in the courts," says Exablaze Chairman, Dr Greg Robinson. Sydney, Australia: Exablaze and Solarflare have entered into an agreement which settles the recent patent dispute between the two companies. Both parties have withdr... Read More »

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