All posts by smbale

18Jan/21

Neurotechnology Releases New SentiVeillance 8.0 SDK for Identification and Analytics Using Live and Video Streams

VILNIUS, Lithuania, Jan. 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Neurotechnology, a provider of deep-learning-based solutions and high-precision biometric identification and object recognition technologies, today announced the release of the SentiVeillance 8.0 software development kit (SDK). With SentiVeillance SDK, developers can create identification solutions that use live video streams from digital surveillance cameras or video files. The latest version adds face detection and recognition of people who are wearing masks and includes new algorithms that improve license plate detection and recognition speed and accuracy. It also provides new features for vehicle and human (VH) mode, including car make and model estimation, vehicle angle estimation and cloth and gender estimations for pedestrians. It includes a new working mode combination enabling face and VH modes to be used together for fast and accurate identification. Continue reading

18Jan/21

Introducing The XOR TITANIUM Handset

Today marks the reveal of  English communications company, XOR’s first premium feature handset collection, XOR TITANIUM. XOR has developed a mobile phone that is as dependable as it is elegant. The handset uses hardware encryption to protect your calls and messages, an air quality sensor to alert you to potential harm and a battery life measured in days not hours. Made in England, the handset effortlessly combines life-enhancing and reliable security technology with a sophisticated and robust design. Continue reading

18Jan/21

20,000m2 artwork GROW by Daan Roosegaarde highlights the beauty of agriculture

ROTTERDAM, Netherlands, Jan. 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Daan Roosegaarde’s latest artwork GROW is an homage to the beauty and importance of agriculture. In the world film premiere GROW appears as a luminous dreamscape. Red and blue lights wash like waves over an enormous field surrounded by darkness. GROW is inspired by science exploring how certain “recipes” of light can improve plants’ growth and resilience. Continue reading

16Jan/21

Engagement Of Highgate Advisory Ltd As The GRZ Communication Advisor For The Debt Management Process

LUSAKA, Zambia, Jan. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — As part of Government’s ongoing process aimed at restoring Zambia’s public debt sustainability, it became necessary to engage a specialized communication firm with experience in debt restructuring related communication to ensure effective communication with all creditors and stakeholders. It is international best practice for countries restructuring their external debt to hire a financial advisor, a legal advisor and a communication advisor to assist in the restructuring process. The Government of the Republic of Zambia organized an international tender in line with the provisions of the Public Procurement Act: five international firms were invited to participate and three submitted their proposals. Continue reading

15Jan/21

‘Movement that inspires’ – Kia presents its new brand purpose and future strategy

  • New brand strategy and future ambitions revealed in digital showcase
  • Corporate name changed from ‘Kia Motors’ to ‘Kia’
  • Company puts its ‘Plan S’ long-term strategy into action to create sustainable mobility solutions for customers
  • Seven new dedicated electric vehicles to launch by 2027
  • Kia turns to recyclable materials and renewable energy for more sustainable manufacturing
  • Kia’s first dedicated BEV and new design philosophy to be revealed soon

SEOUL, South Korea, Jan. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Kia has announced new details of its new brand purpose and ambitions for the future during a digital showcase event. Supported by a new brand slogan, ‘Movement that inspires’, Kia today reveals new details of a strategy which will see the company go beyond vehicle manufacturing to create sustainable mobility solutions for customers. Continue reading

14Jan/21

IBM Helps Audi UK Reimagine the Digital Customer Experience

Online sales inquiries increase 59%; car buying experience puts prospective customers in the driver’s seat

ARMONK, N.Y. and LONDON, Jan. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — IBM [NYSE: IBM] and Audi UK, one of the world’s leading premium automotive manufacturers, collaborated to redesign Audi’s website to deliver a far more engaging digital customer experience. During the course of 2020, Audi has seen a 59% increase in UK online sales inquiries despite an almost 30% industry decline in new UK car sales during the pandemic. Continue reading

World’s First Robotic Kitchen Launched

– Most advanced domestic robot ever – cooks from scratch and even cleans up afterwards

– Six years research and testing with 100 strong design and engineering team

– Incorporates Italian design with world-leading German technology

– Choose from 5000 recipes or record your own using family favorites

LONDON, Jan. 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — The world’s first robotic kitchen was showcased today at CES 2021 (Consumer Electronics Show), one of the world’s premier consumer technology shows. Created by British technology company, Moley Robotics, the system features a dexterous robot integrated into a luxury kitchen, that prepares freshly-cooked meals at the touch of a button. Continue reading

11Jan/21

Empire State Building to Shine in a Red Heartbeat to Honor President-Elect Joe Biden’s COVID-19 Memorial

Music-to-Light Show Synced to Alicia Keys’ ‘Empire State of Mind’ Returns With Simulcast on iHeartMedia New York’s Z100 and the iHeartRadio App

NEW YORK, Jan. 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — The Empire State Building today announced its participation in President-Elect Biden’s plan to memorialize American lives lost from the COVID-19 pandemic with its iconic heartbeat lighting. For several months during New York City’s direst period, the Empire State Building’s heartbeat exhibited solidarity with and support for the millions of people affected by COVID-19, and specifically the emergency workers who addressed the first, great assault of the pandemic. Continue reading

11Jan/21

Hyundai Elantra Wins Prestigious 2021 North American Car of the Year™

Award caps strong year for Hyundai Motor North America and Elantra

– Dramatic four-door-coupe look comes to life with “Parametric Dynamics” design theme

Segment-first wireless Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™

Segment-first Hyundai Digital Key

– More than 50 MPG combined fuel EPA estimated economy rating on first-ever Elantra Hybrid

Elantra N and Elantra N Line performance models added to the family Continue reading

11Jan/21

TCL Reaffirms its Pioneering in Global TV Industry by Unveiling 2021 Mini LED, QLED and 4K HDR TVs at CES 2021

HONG KONG, Jan. 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — TCL Electronics (1070.HK), one of the dominant players in the global TV industry and a leading consumer electronics company, showcased its newest Mini LED, QLED and 4K HDR TVs under its forward-looking AI x IoT strategy at CES 2021. Continue reading