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Delta ID introduces Iris Scanning Technology for in-Car Biometrics and Secure Autonomous Driving at CES 2017

Delta ID introduces Iris Scanning Technology for in-Car Biometrics and Secure

New Delhi [India], Jan. 16 : Delta ID Inc. has introduced its iris scanning technology for automotive at CES 2017. Delta ID collaborated with Gentex Corporation (NASDAQ: GNTX) to demonstrate the use of iris scanning as a secure, reliable and convenient way to identify and authenticate the driver in a car, and as a way to elevate the security of automobiles during the driving experience.

Delta ID and Gentex demonstrated a rearview mirror that scans the iris of the driver upon entering the vehicle and gets ready to drive. Only if authorised, the driver is able to start and drive the vehicle.

CASIO launches smart watches; ORIX provides good living facility for elderly

CASIO launches smart watches; ORIX provides good living facility for elderly

Tokyo[Japan], Jan.13: At the consumer electronics industry's largest event in the world, CES 2017, the iconic digital watch maker Casio made its latest timepiece introductions - including the brand new PRO TREK WSD-F20 Smart Watch.

Yuichi Masuda, Senior Executive Managing Officer, Member of the Board, said, "Our latest product is the smart outdoor watch WSD-F20. To effectively appeal to our users, we have positioned the WSD-F20 as a PRO TREK Smart. It is the latest edition to the PRO TREK lineup watches."

Under the CASIO Connected concept, facing the era of internet, CASIO have already made significant technology innovations in terms of connecting analog watches with internet, further increased the value and usability, also lead to the development of today's smartwatches.

Facebook-WPP launch Creative Ambassador Program in India

Facebook-WPP launch Creative Ambassador Program in India

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Jan. 12 : Aimed at educating WPP creative agencies and unveiling new possibilities of leveraging the platform, Facebook recently hosted the Creative Ambassador Program in Mumbai.

The main motive of the program was to educate WPP Creative agencies in a scaled way and to empower them to develop award winning, mobile first creatives that exceed their clients' business objectives.

As the adoption of mobile accelerates in India, it is transforming the way people are discovering, experiencing, sharing and connecting with people, ideas and organizations that matter to them.

With the Creative Ambassador Program, Facebook is focused on helping partners develop ideas that intrigue and engage for the mobile world.

British Telecom signs up Trend Micro to strengthen security in cloud

British Telecom signs up Trend Micro to strengthen security in cloud

New Delhi [India], Jan 12 : Leading providers of communications services and solutions British Telecom and Trend Micro, a global leader in cyber-security solutions on Thursday announced immediate availability of Trend Micro's Deep Security data centre solution on BT's Cloud Compute platform.

The customers of British Telecom around the world can now benefit from deep security's protection for physical, virtual, and cloud servers from a single integrated platform, on a pay-as-you-go basis.

Deep Security's capabilities include anti-malware, host-based firewall, intrusion detection and prevention, integrity monitoring, log inspection, and globally trusted SSL certificates to protect customers from ransomware, advanced persistent threats, targeted attacks and more.

Teradata expands customer choice in Hybrid Cloud Solutions with Teradata database on Microsoft Azure

Teradata expands customer choice in Hybrid Cloud Solutions with Teradata databas

New Delhi [India], Jan 12 : Leading analytics solutions company Teradata on Thursday announced imminent availability of Teradata Database on Azure providing customers more choice of cloud options for Teradata software.

By combining Teradata's industry-leading data warehouse software with the agility and elasticity of Azure public cloud services, customers can focus on driving business value rather than installing and maintaining physical infrastructure.

As per Teradata's recent Data Warehouse Survey one, more than 90 percent of Teradata customers will employ a hybrid environment by 2020 consisting of a mix of on-premises and cloud resources.

ASUS unveils 'R558UQ' notebook with i7 models, i5 models in India

ASUS unveils 'R558UQ' notebook with i7 models, i5 models in India

New Delhi [India], Jan 10 : Taiwanese multinational ASUS on Tuesday announced the launch of its R558UQ notebook in two models, the i7 models and i5 models priced at Rs. 59,990 Rs. 48,990 respectively.

Available across all leading online and offline retail outlets from January 09, 2017, the R558UQ has updated its mainstream line up by adding latest features and performance updates.

Both i7 and i5 models showcase the next gen USB type C connectivity and advanced graphics NVIDIA® GeForce® 940MX (N16S-GTR) with a performance, almost two times if compared with its competitors.

Available in glossy dark brown IMR, i7 comes with SATA 1TB 5400RPM 2.5' HDD storage, VGA web camera (Fixed type), a chiclet keyboard coupled with ASUS Smart Gesture and ASUS Splendid software.

Kyocera develops robust FPC/FFC connector with 0.5mm pitch

Kyocera develops robust FPC/FFC connector with 0.5mm pitch

Kyodo [Japan], Dec.2 : Kyocera Connector Products Corporation recently announced that it has developed a 0.5mm-pitch flexible printed circuit / flexible flat cable (FPC/FFC) connector with a suite of features to enhance productivity in robust assembly operations.

The new 6811-Series has already gone on sale.

Mobile phones and related devices have created rising demand for smaller, thinner FPC/FFC connectors. These connectors require delicate handling in the assembly process and may be damaged by improper insertion or unintentional manual contacts with certain parts. Kyocera's highly robust 6809 Series electronic connectors, introduced in 2014, were designed with this challenge in mind and have performed well.

Personal computing crucial to India's knowledge economy vision: Intel

Personal computing crucial to India's knowledge economy vision: Intel

New Delhi [India], Dec. 2 : Personal Computers (PCs) are instrumental in closing the skill gap, enabling upward socio-economic mobility and achieving universal digital literacy in the country, states an Impact Assessment Report commissioned by Intel India.

The report finds that while smartphone has been a gateway to on-board first-time technology users in India, the PCs have emerged as the preferred interface for content creation, skill development and accessing information related to government, education, healthcare and employment.

The report, which was prepared by Kantar Indian Market Research Bureau and endorsed by Indian School of Business, reiterates that personal computing will be catalytic in India's shift from content consumption to knowledge creation.

Kyocera begins annual illumination and concert at its Kyodo HQ

Kyocera begins annual illumination and concert at its Kyodo HQ

Kyodo [Japan], Dec.2 : Kyocera announced the opening of its annual illumination event which will be held from December 1 through December 25 at its headquarters in Kyoto, Japan.

A seasonal outdoor lighting event, Kyocera has been presenting festive lighting in the public space in front of its building and a giant Christmas tree display to help invigorate the community.

Since 2006, the area in the public garden in front of the building has always been illuminated by LEDs to produce an ethereal and fantastic night.

The use of roughly 190,000 LEDs of various colours and the 86-meter tall Christmas tree have created an east to west decoration.

The illumination of the Christmas tree will start on December 12.

'Castlevania' creator Koji Igarashi doesn't feel he is 'a big deal'

'Castlevania' creator Koji Igarashi doesn't feel he is 'a big deal'

Washington D.C. [USA], Nov. 26 : Video game designer Koji Igarashi (aka IGA), who is best known for the 1997's dark fantasy-themed video game series 'Castlevania', recently expressed that his presence in the gaming industry is not a "big deal" at all.

With his recent public appearance at an indie game festival, Rolling Stones caught up with IGA at his Tokyo office to talk about where his latest upcoming 'Bloodstained: Ritual Of The Night' will take him in the future.

"People list me as one of the triple-A producers in the game industry, like I'm a big shot, but I honestly don't feel that I'm a big deal at all," he said.

"I feel like I'm just a creator, trying to make the best game I can with everybody else," he added.

India-Australia cyber security, a win-win partnership

India-Australia cyber security, a win-win partnership

New Delhi [India], Nov. 24 : An Australian cyber security delegation is presently in India to seek partnership with Indian IT companies and provide them with modern cyber security capabilities.

The mission features a six member delegation specialising in cyber security technology and solutions.

MobiKwik's nearby feature witnesses 2500 percent jump in traffic

New Delhi [India], Nov.19 : Mobile wallet firm MobiKwik on Saturday said that its nearby feature has seen an over 2500 percent increase in traffic since demonetisation kicked in.

In a statement, the company said that the nearby feature has helped millions of MobiKwik users in identifying food and shopping outlets around them that accept MobiKwik payments.

It further said that users can also locate cash deposit locations around them with this feature.

"Demonetisation has changed the entire mobile wallet industry and suddenly, there is a huge demand and acceptance of our services. We are proud to help Indians in adapting to an evolved economy that is cashless and digitized, said Mrinal Sinha, COO, MobiKwik.

Google launches PhotoScan app, turns old photos to HQ digital images

Google launches PhotoScan app, turns old photos to HQ digital images

New Delhi[India], Nov. 16 : Google launches it new app called Photo Scan for turning old prints into digital photos using machine learning to correct imperfections in the capture process.

This standalone app from Google Photos easily scans just about any photo, from anywhere.

PhotoScan is a free to download app that gets you great looking digital copies in seconds - it detects edges, straightens the image, rotates it to the correct orientation, and removes glare.

Scanned photos can be saved in one tap to Google Photos to be organized, searchable, shared, and safely backed up at high quality.

Further Google is rolling out three easy ways to make your pictures look even better: a new and improved auto enhance, unique new looks, and advanced editing tools.

Casio launches keyboard series for professional musicians at Rs. 50,000

Casio launches keyboard series for professional musicians at Rs. 50,000

New Delhi[India], Nov. 16 : Casio India has announced the launch of its MZ series targeting groups like performing/studio musicians and music examination students/teachers looking for a premium keyboard

Customers can avail the newly launched MZ-X500 at Rs. 65,000 and MZ-X300 at Rs. 50,000.

The new MZ-X series is the evolutionary successor to Casio's powerful MZ-2000 Series instruments.

It is the most ambitious keyboard from Casio and will jump-start the performing musicians' creativity with its authentic sound, intuitive Color Touch Interface, and extensive control.

The series of Keyboards developed by Casio would feature two models, MZ-X500 (Body Color: Blue) and MZ-X300 (Body Color: Black).

Kyocera Documents Solutions named "Major Player" in IDC Marketscape

Kyocera Documents Solutions named "Major Player" in IDC Marketscape

Tokyo [Japan], Nov.15 : Kyocera Document Solutions Inc., one of the world's leading document solutions companies, announced that it has been recognized as a "Major Player" in the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Document Workflow Services Hardcopy 2016 Vendor Assessment*.

IDC MarketScape assesses the capability and business strategy of several vendors that participate in the worldwide document workflow services market, focusing on the capability of those vendors to provide clients with a road map to deliver higher-value, workflow automation and optimisation services.

By analyzing the kind of work in customer's workflow environment, KYOCERA Document Solutions provides optimal document solutions for various industries and fields to automate paperwork and process burdens.

Indepay aims to add 100 million new customers to banking system through its pre-paid cards

Indepay aims to add 100 million new customers to banking system through

New Delhi [India], Nov.15 : Indepay Networks today announced fast-tracking pre-paid cards launch to provide near cash digital alternative in line with the Government's demonetisation drive.

The company is in the final stages of launching prepaid cards in collaboration with multiple banks for secured digital payments.

Indepay, the youngest payment network focusing on new adopters of banking, will enable its banking partners to attain 100 million new customers through its pre-paid products.

The launch of pre-paid cards and mobile application comes as a relief in fraudulent times and is also in alignment with the Government's vision of cashless society.

Nokia to provide Korea Rail Network Authority with world's first LTE-R network

Nokia to provide Korea Rail Network Authority with world's first LTE-R network

Espoo [Finland], Nov.14 : Nokia has been selected by the Korea Rail Network Authority (KRNA) as a supplier for the world's first LTE-R mobile broadband network to support railway operations and employee services.

The network will be deployed on a railway line between Wonju and Gangneung as part of preparations for the major international sporting event being hosted by the country in 2018.

KRNA is responsible for the development and maintenance of railway infrastructure in South Korea as well as a number of other countries.

The communications network for KRNA will be based on LTE-R technology, a version of 4G LTE technology that is being developed to meet the mission-critical service requirements of railway operators.

Polycom launches integrated video solution RealPresence Medialign 55 Express

Polycom launches integrated video solution RealPresence Medialign 55 Express

New Delhi, Nov.12 : Polycom Inc., a global leader in unified communication and collaboration has announced the launch of RealPresence Medialign 55 Express, an integrated video solution for the modern workplace.

Designed at the company's research and development (R&D) facility in India, this unique solution provides companies with the option to implement affordable, high quality video collaboration in smaller conference rooms and meeting areas. The solution is flexible and works together with the Polycom RealPresence Group 500 series for easy deployment based on the unique needs of the room of environment.

India world leader in digital transformation business impact: CA Technologies survey

India world leader in digital transformation business impact: CA Technologies

Mumbai [India], Nov.9 : CA Technologies today announced the India results of the global study "Keeping Score: Why Digital Transformation Matters", highlighting the significant impact digital transformation is having on enterprises.

The survey introduces the Digital Transformation Business Impact Scorecard (BIS), a global ranking of countries and industries across 14 key performance indicators (KPIs) critical for digital transformation success.

India ranks first on the list for the BIS. With a score of 79 (out of 100), the impact driven from digital initiatives in India is higher than the global BIS average score of 53 and Asia Pacific and Japan score of 56.

Skullcandy expands sports-line with launch of Wireless Earbuds at Rs. 5299

New Delhi [India], Nov 7 : Performance and lifestyle audio brand Skullcandy has announced the launch of its sports performance category with Method Wireless, a Bluetooth version of Method, its bestselling Sport Earbuds.

The latest addition to Skullcandy Sport Performance, the Wireless Earbuds can be availed at select retailers nationwide for Rs. 5,299.

The earbuds feature sonically welded parts to keep out moisture like sweat and rain, enable best-in-class durability, while proprietary fit technologies work together to keep your wireless earbuds securely in place.

"Our research shows that while the benefits of wireless are most obvious in the application of sport, many consumers still use their day-today earbuds," said Founder and CEO Brandeyes Distributors, Amlan Bhattacharjya.



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