EFI and Xerox Announce Next-Generation Fiery Server for Xerox iGen 5 Press

FREMONT, Calif., Nov. 06, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Electronics For Imaging, Inc. (Nasdaq:EFII) today announced the availability of a new EFI™ Fiery® digital front end (DFE) for the Xerox® iGen® 5 Press. The Xerox EX-P 5 Print Server Powered by Fiery first made its debut at PRINT 17. The new Fiery DFE supports the iGen 5 Press’ new White Dry Ink capability, and is the first commercially available DFE on the new Fiery FS300 Pro platform. Continue reading EFI and Xerox Announce Next-Generation Fiery Server for Xerox iGen 5 Press

AMSC Expands Offshore Wind Business with South Korea based Doosan Heavy Industries

DEVENS, Mass., Nov. 06, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — AMSC (NASDAQ:AMSC), a global energy solutions provider serving wind and power grid industry leaders, today announced that it entered into an agreement for a 5.5 megawatt (MW) offshore wind turbine design with South Korea’s Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction Co., Ltd. (Doosan). Under the agreement, AMSC is the exclusive supplier of electrical control systems (ECS) for Doosan’s 5.5 MW offshore wind turbine, South Korea’s most powerful domestically manufactured offshore wind turbine.
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Global Thin Film Battery Market to 2025 – Wearable devices Set to Dominate the $1.7 Bn Market

Dublin, Nov. 06, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The "Thin Film Battery Market Analysis By Battery type, And Segment Forecasts, 2014 – 2025" report has been added to Research and Markets' offering.
The market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 27.4% from 2017 to 2025 on account of increasing adoption of wearable technology around the world and is expected to reach USD 1.72 billion
Rapid adoption of wearable technology in the society, along with technological advancement is further propelling the market growth.
Thin film battery has gained huge popularity due to its lightweight and small size characteristics and is expected to revolutionize the industry. Increasing demand for thin film battery to power compact devices coupled with improved safety is a major driving factor for the industry growth in the wearables and medical applications.
Below 1.5 V thin film batteries are generally used in low power applications such as smart cards, wireless micro-sensors, toys, RFID tags, and medical patches. Moreover, most of the manufacturers are integrating below 1.5 V thin film batteries for various applications. These properties are expected to have a positive impact on the industry.
The smart cards and medical segment are expected to collectively account for 28.7% of the global market share in 2025. Extensive R&D in the global battery industry on account of changing needs from various end-use industries has propelled the development of novel battery, which outperform conventional battery in terms of their performance and durability.
North America was the leading region due to rapid adoption of wearable technology by the people. The consumer is demanding electronics devices which are easy to carry around, which means it should be small in size and light in weight. The availability of a variety of thin film battery options and ability of customization is leading to the expansion of the overall market in this region.
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NXP Software Development Kit with Apple HomeKit Support Delivers Exceptional Performance and Advanced Security for the Smart Home Market

SAN JOSE, Calif., Nov. 02, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — NXP Semiconductors (NASDAQ:NXPI) today announced that its Apple HomeKit Software Development Kit (SDK) offers full support for home automation applications using HomeKit, delivering exceptional performance, advanced security, while supporting all connectivity options, including BLE, Wi-Fi, Ethernet, and remote access over iCloud.
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Mercury Systems Announces Safety Certifiable Graphics for Xilinx Zynq UltraScale+ MPSoC

ANDOVER, Mass., Nov. 01, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Mercury Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:MRCY) (www.mrcy.com) announced the BuiltSAFE™ GS Multi-Core Renderer for the Xilinx® Zynq® UltraScale+™ MPSoC family. Part of the BuiltSAFE Graphics Suite, the Multi-Core Renderer runs on the multi-core ARM® Cortex® A53 processor inside the MPSoC and is certifiable to DO-178C at the highest design assurance level (DAL-A) as well as the highest Automotive Safety Integrity Level (ASIL D).
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