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Audi Environmental Foundation supports drone flights to measure and conserve mixed orchards

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The drones are controlled by geographers of Heidelberg University of Education. They then evaluate the images scientifically using innovative geo-technology in order to develop recommendations for the care of the orchards. This ensures the long-term diversity of the fruit population of the Baden-Württemberg district and protects the habitat of native animals. The Audi Environmental Foundation today gave the starting signal for the innovative project, together with project partners from the Geography Department of the Heidelberg University of... Read More »

More than 3,000 guests attend Drone Racing League event at BMW Welt

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“The drone races certainly provided me and the viewers at BMW Welt with some exciting moments. This is where innovative dynamic performance, fascinating technology and digital connectivity come together. It is a perfect fit for the BMW brand and BMW Welt,” explained Helmut Käs, head of BMW Welt. “By hosting the Drone Racing League Semifinals at BMW Welt, we are introducing our visitors to this exciting trend sport. We provide a great venue for drone racing, just like many other events. BMW Welt is a meeting point for a wide variety of innovativ... Read More »

We’re bringing VR Creator Lab to Europe

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Today we’re announcing that VR Creator Lab is coming to London. Participants will receive between $30,000 and $40,000 USD in funding towards their VR project, attend a three day “boot camp” September 18-20, 2018, and receive three months of training from leading VR instructors and filmmakers. Applications are open through 5pm British Summer Time on August 6, 2018.  YouTube creators with a minimum of 10,000 subscribers and independent filmmakers are eligible. Participants must be 18+ years old. We’ll select the participants ba... Read More »

The first Smart Displays with the Google Assistant are now available in stores

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With the Google Assistant built in, the Lenovo Smart Display brings you the best of Google services, including Maps, YouTube, Calendar, Duo and Photos, in a visual and helpful way. It’s easy to set up, so you can immediately enjoy your favorite entertainment, control your smart home, stay in touch with friends and family, and manage your day with simple voice commands and touch gestures. Let’s dig a bit deeper into some things you can do with your Assistant on Smart Displays: Enjoy music, news and podcasts Smart Displays offer a rich exp... Read More »

Apple unveils Everyone Can Create curriculum to spark student creativity

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Everyone Can Create is designed to take advantage of the new 9.7-inch iPad and Apple Pencil, so teachers and students can be even more creative. The new iPad starts at just $2992 for schools and is more versatile and capable than ever, featuring a large Retina display, the A10 Fusion chip, enhanced cameras and advanced sensors and providing unmatched portability, ease of use and all-day battery life.3 iPad also gives teachers and students access to free, powerful, built-in apps like Pages, Numbers, Keynote, GarageBand, Clips and iMovie, along w... Read More »

Apple introduces new 9.7-inch iPad with Apple Pencil support

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The new iPad is more versatile and capable than ever, features a large Retina display, the A10 Fusion chip and advanced sensors that help deliver immersive augmented reality, and provides unmatched portability, ease of use and all-day battery life.1 “iPad is our vision for the future of computing and hundreds of millions of people around the world use it every day at work, in school and for play. This new 9.7-inch iPad takes everything people love about our most popular iPad and makes it even better for inspiring creativity and learning,” said... Read More »

Introducing the Google Assistant on iPad

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Here are some highlights of how the Assistant can help on your iPad while you’re hanging around the house: Set the mood by having the Assistant “dim the lights” Cast to your TV by asking the Assistant to “watch the latest news on the living room TV” Stay in touch by asking the Assistant to “video call mom” or “text Lauren” Keep up with your chores by asking the Assistant to “remind me to take out the recycling at 8 PM” Plus, you can stay productive by multitasking on iPad with iOS 11, letting you chat with the Assis... Read More »

Apple to acquire digital magazine service Texture

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Texture brings over 200 of the world’s best magazines to life, providing an easy way for users to read high-quality stories and entire issues of their favorite titles. With Texture, users enjoy the magazines they know and love, while discovering new content that fits their passions and interests. “We’re excited Texture will join Apple, along with an impressive catalog of magazines from many of the world’s leading publishers,” said Eddy Cue, Apple’s senior vice president of Internet Software and Services. “We are committed to quality journali... Read More »

New cloud-native Nokia Enterprise Session Border Controller delivers unparalleled security and flexibility for enterprise communications

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Enterprises upgrading their outdated communications networks from IP PBX to UC and UCaaS systems face a number of challenges in ensuring high-quality voice and video calls, connecting existing islands of communications infrastructure and in protecting their networks against malicious attacks. Acting as the gatekeeper of enterprise communications applications, Nokia eSBC software mitigates cyber-attacks, optimizes the use of IP bandwidth for communications and blocks unauthorized access attempts. It also delivers a continual high-quality IP v... Read More »

How Chrome Enterprise is helping healthcare companies provide better patient experiences

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One way many organizations have addressed this opportunity has been through the adoption of Chrome Enterprise and Chrome devices. Because it can be faster, more secure and integrated with critical virtualization solutions, Chrome OS has seen rapid adoption in the healthcare sector. Organizations like Middlesex Hospital and Chapters Health System are using Chrome Enterprise to provide a secure, future-proof entry point to the cloud, connecting their staff to data-driven systems so they can focus on what’s most important—delivering great patient ... Read More »

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