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A group of global leaders presented a demonstration of 8K live streaming over the Internet, providing a visible path towards 8K adoption for large scale live events. The demonstration was presented on December 9th, 2020 at multiple locations worldwide, organized by Intel (US), NHK Technologies (Japan), Poznan Supercomputing and Networking Center – PSNC (Poland), Spin Digital (Germany), Globo (Brazil), and with the support of Sony (Japan/UK), Astrodesign (Japan), and Zixi (US).
Vuzix Expands Available Smart Glasses-Based Healthcare Offerings with the Addition of Hippo Technologies Solution to Help Service Medical Professionals and Organizations Around the World
Vuzix Corporation, a leading supplier of Smart Glasses and Augmented Reality (AR) technology and products, announced it is collaborating with Hippo Technologies, Inc., a virtual care company delivering solutions for healthcare and medical education, to connect global surgeons and healthcare providers with vital medical networks and virtual care services with Vuzix M400 and M4000 Smart Glasses.
Internet Society Announces $1 Million in Grant Funding to Expand Internet Access to Underserved Communities in the Southeastern United States
The Internet Society announced a new grant program, Expanding Potential in Communities, or Truist EPIC Grant, to support broadband initiatives that help alleviate disparities in education, employment and social welfare in the southeastern United States. These grants will expand broadband access in communities with complementary Internet connectivity solutions such as community networks.
Verimatrix, the leader in powering the modern connected world with people-centered security, announced general availability of version 2.2 of the Verimatrix Application Protection service for Android. The company’s latest Code Protection service for Android applications now supports the forthcoming Android ecosystem change that will mandate the use of Android Application Bundles (AABs) in the second half of 2021. A significant shift for developers, the upcoming AAB mandate creates a need for simple, reliable software security that prevents app attacks. In addition to traditional APKs, the Verimatrix Application Protection service now also supports AABs defined by Google Play’s publishing guidelines.
Sheba Medical Center, located in the suburbs of Tel Aviv, is the leading medical center in the Middle East and an internationally recognized healthcare facility . From January 2021, an Autonom Shuttle integrates with the Center’s existing Sheba Bus shuttle service to transport passengers around its campus. Part of the Smart Mobility Initiative under the Prime Minister’s Office, this pilot project is led by the Israel Innovation Authority (IIA) and the Israel Ministry of Transport, in cooperation with ST Engineering. This pilot project will be operated in collaboration with autonomous solutions startup Blue White Robotics (BWR). As part of this project, Navya is providing the autonomous driving systems as well as the electric shuttle and associated services. This is the 23 rd country in which Navya is deploying its solutions.