Business Wire

Bustling Tech Innovation Continues at CES Asia 2018 Day Two

Del

The bustling tech innovation continues on day two of CES Asia® 2018. Leaders from Alibaba A.I. Labs, Lenovo, Horizon Robotics, Volcanics Venture, Baidu Capital and TouchPal took the CES Asia keynote stage to share visions and announce innovative tech products. CES Asia 2018, Asia’s premier technology event, runs through June 15 in Shanghai, China.

Miffy Chen, head of Alibaba A.I. Labs, kicked off day two by announcing TMall Genie AI Union to accompany its TMall Genie. She also announced the world’s first commercial Bluetooth mesh chip at a $1 USD price point. Chen emphasized the humanization, connectivity and ecological services of the TMall Genie intelligent personal assistant, AliGenie.

Lenovo presented an afternoon keynote focused on the future of mobility and 5G connectivity. Ablikim Ablimit, vice president for strategy and business development, China Geo, focused on the strategic vision of “Smart Lenovo, Serve China,” and four major business layouts of corporate transformation. Dr. Chang Cheng, vice president Lenovo Group, head of Lenovo China Mobile Business Unit discussed smart phone application technology breakthroughs, and how AI, blockchain and other new technology trends will drive the smart phone industry into the next era.

The CES Asia 2018 keynote series ended with China’s Powerful Startup Economy panel where executives from Horizon Robotics, Volcanics Venture, Baidu Capital and Touch Pal sat down to talk about the rapidly growing entrepreneurship scene in China and how it compares to other innovation hotbeds around the world.

A robust conference program focused on smart mobility, AR/VR and robotics painted a picture of cutting-edge technology that is uniting industries and furthering economic growth. Deloitte’s Simon Dixon led a discussion around the implementation of smart mobility in urban transportation, with a focus on how cyber systems could facilitate complete integration. Panel member, Evan Tahler of Voom, added his take on the role of airborne urban transport as the next logical step in solving the urban congestion issues, stating that by 2030 up to five billion people would be inhabiting urban centers.

The AR/VR Forecast panel highlighted that 2018 and 2019 will be critical years for AR/VR especially in the development of all-in one products and stressed how the Chinese market is at the forefront particularly in industrial application.

The Union of Content and Technology session focused on how content related industries are changed and influenced by technology evolutions. Emerging technologies including AI and big data are applied to content creation and help generate marketing and content distribution platforms.

CES Asia is one of the fastest growing tradeshows in Asia. The 2018 exhibit floor is 2.5 times larger than the inaugural 2015 show, featuring products from more than 500 global companies, including more than 100 startups, across more than 50,000 gross square meters.

The Best of CES Asia Award winners were announced on day two of CES Asia 2018. The program, presented by ZOL, a leading technology portal site in China, selects and highlights breakthrough products and technologies from AR/VR, vehicle tech to best of show. TechNode honored startups with the greatest potentials to lead future investment and technology development trends through the CES Asia Startup Awards. Seven startups won best company in respective product categories.

CES Asia 2018 takes place at the Shanghai New International Exhibition Centre (SNIEC) and Kerry Hotel. For the latest news, photos, b-roll and more, visit CESAsia.com.

Owned and produced by International CES (Shanghai) Exhibition Co. Ltd. and co-produced by Shanghai Intex, CES Asia 2018 concludes June 15, in Shanghai, China. The premier event for the consumer technology industry in Asia, CES Asia showcases major brands and innovative companies across several vertical markets in the Asian marketplace.

About CES Asia:

Owned and produced by the International CES (Shanghai) Exhibition Co. Ltd. and co-produced by Shanghai Intex Exhibition Co., Ltd (Shanghai Intex), CES Asia is the premier event for the consumer technology industry, showcasing the full breadth and depth of the innovation value-chain in the Asian marketplace. Key global businesses come to this new event to grow and reinforce their brand by showcasing the latest products and technologies to consumer tech industry executives, foreign buyers, international media and a limited number of consumers from China. Attendees have exclusive access to some of the largest brands from China and around the world, while celebrating the innovation that defines the consumer technology sector.

About International CES (Shanghai) Exhibition Co. Ltd. and CTA:

International CES (Shanghai) Exhibition Co. Ltd. is a wholly foreign-owned enterprise by the Consumer Technology Association (CTA), a trade association representing the $351 billion U.S. consumer technology industry, which supports more than 15 million U.S. jobs. More than 2,200 companies – 80 percent are small businesses and startups; others are among the world’s best known brands – enjoy the benefits of CTA membership including policy advocacy, market research, technical education, industry promotion, standards development and the fostering of business and strategic relationships. CTA also owns and produces CES® – the world’s gathering place for all who thrive on the business of consumer technologies. Profits from CES are reinvested into CTA’s industry services.

About Shanghai Intex:

Shanghai Intex Exhibition Co., Ltd was originally the exhibition organizing business of Shanghai Intex, a pioneering exhibition organizer established in 1995. Shanghai Intex is jointly overseen by the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT) Shanghai and PNO Exhibition Investment (Dubai) Limited. Starting in 1998, Shanghai Intex has organized over 100 trade shows and conferences with a sum total exhibition space in excess of 2 million sqm. Shanghai Intex is comprised of professional teams with a wealth of experience in organizing major international events, covering the creative industry, healthcare, lifestyle, advanced manufacturing and consumer electronics.

UPCOMING EVENTS

  • CES Asia 2018 – Register
    June 13-15, Shanghai, China
  • CEO Summit
    June 24-27, Barcelona, Spain
  • CES Unveiled Amsterdam
    September 27, Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Tech & Standard Fall Forum
    October 1-5, Hollywood, CA
  • CES Unveiled Paris
    October 3, Paris, France
  • Innovate Celebrate
    October 15-17, Boston, MA
  • CES Unveiled New York
    November 8, New York, NY
  • CES Unveiled Las Vegas
    January 6, 2019, Las Vegas, NV
  • CES 2019
    January 8-11, 2019, Las Vegas, NV

Contact information

Consumer Technology Association (CTA)
Teresa Hsu, 703-907-5259
thsu@CTA.tech
www.CESAsia.com
or
Bernice Morquette, 703-907-7651
bmorquette@CTA.tech
www.CES.tech

Om Business Wire

Business Wire
Business Wire
24 Martin Lane
EC4R 0DR London

+44 20 7626 1982http://www.businesswire.co.uk

(c) 2018 Business Wire, Inc., All rights reserved.

Business Wire, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is the global leader in multiplatform press release distribution.

Følg saker fra Business Wire

Registrer deg med din epostadresse under for å få de nyeste sakene fra Business Wire på epost fortløpende. Du kan melde deg av når som helst.

Siste saker fra Business Wire

AnyVision Closes $74 Million Series A with New Participation from M12 and DFJ Growth18.6.2019 11:10:00 CESTPressemelding

AnyVision, a leading computer vision company specializing in face, body, and object-recognition software, today announced the close of its $74 million Series A financing round. New investment comes from M12, Microsoft’s venture fund, DFJ Growth and OG Technology Partners. As part of the Series A, AnyVision previously announced investment from LightSpeed Venture Partners, Robert Bosch GmbH, Qualcomm Ventures, and Eldridge Industries. AnyVision, founded in 2015, is a leading computer vision company specializing in face, body, and object-recognition software. AnyVision develops core software solutions that make all cameras smart. These solutions are agnostic to all cameras, computing frameworks, and use-cases. “There are very few times in business when you have the opportunity to build an entirely new industry alongside leading ecosystem players,” said Eylon Etshtein, CEO and Co-Founder of AnyVision. “We are fortunate to have the backing of chipmakers like Qualcomm, camera manufacturers s

IDEMIA Launches Augmented Vision, its Next Generation Video Analytics Application at IFSEC International18.6.2019 11:07:00 CESTPressemelding

IDEMIA, the global leader in Augmented Identity, launches its video analytics application enhancing security in public and private places. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20190618005513/en/ Credits: IDEMIA Augmented Vision supports security officers in identifying persons of interest in real-time, and helps speed up post-event investigations. This latest cutting-edge technology from IDEMIA will enhance security in transport hubs (airports, stations…), stadiums and arenas, retail and commercial buildings, as well as gaming and entertainment sites that face growing security challenges. The application is based on IDEMIA’s long-standing expertise in deep learning and biometrics for video and image analysis including IDEMIA’s facial recognition technology: a longstanding best-in-class combination of efficiency, scalability and accuracy for facial recognition as evidenced by IDEMIA’s leading position in the most rece

F-star Appoints Darlene Deptula-Hicks as Chief Financial Officer and Opens Office in Cambridge, MA18.6.2019 11:00:00 CESTPressemelding

F-star Therapeutics Ltd., a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company delivering tetravalent bispecific antibodies for a paradigm-shift in cancer therapy, today announces the appointment of Darlene Deptula-Hicks, MBA as Chief Financial Officer (CFO), succeeding Tolga Hassan, who is appointed to serve as F-star’s Chief Operating Officer. Darlene Deptula-Hicks joins F-star from Northern Biologics, Inc., a clinical-stage biotechnology company focused on discovering and developing first-in-class antibody therapeutics in oncology. Previously, Darlene held CFO positions across both private and publicly listed US companies, including Pieris Pharmaceuticals Inc., Microline Surgical Inc. and T2 Biosystems Inc. She brings to F-star a proven track record of finance strategy and leadership, capital raising, industry knowledge and the ability to build strong strategic partnerships. Darlene Deptula-Hicks, CFO of F-star, said: “It is a very exciting time to be joining F-star given its evolution to a f

Norsk Titanium Receives Airbus Contract for Qualification and Production18.6.2019 10:00:00 CESTPressemelding

Officials with Norsk Titanium (Norsk) announce today a contract award from Airbus for the Qualification and Serial Production of the first parts to be manufactured utilizing wire-based Direct Energy Deposition (DED) additive manufacturing technology. “We have worked closely with Airbus over several years to demonstrate the technological maturity and the industrial readiness of our Rapid Plasma Deposition™ (RPD™) process,” said Norsk President and CEO Michael Canario. “This contract award is structured to enable long-term, serial production immediately following qualification. Our Plattsburgh, New York facility, with the assistance of Airbus technical leadership, has been preparing for this moment and is eager to demonstrate a 21st century advanced additive manufacturing capability.” This qualification of Airbus parts will demonstrate the suitability of the DED additive manufacturing process for aircraft structural parts. It will formalize the process by which individual parts are produ

Axonics® Announces U.S. Food & Drug Administration Approves Use of Full-Body MRI for Pivotal Study Patients18.6.2019 10:00:00 CESTPressemelding

Axonics Modulation Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: AXNX), a medical technology company focused on the development and commercialization of novel implantable sacral neuromodulation (“SNM”) devices for the treatment of urinary and bowel dysfunction, today announced the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (“FDA”) approved the use of full-body magnetic resonance imaging (“MRI”) using 1.5 Tesla MRI scanners for clinical study patients implanted with the Axonics System. The approval was a result of a supplement filed by Axonics with the FDA under the Investigational Device Exemption (“IDE”) regarding the Company’s ARTISAN-SNM 129-patient pivotal clinical study. The FDA concluded that Axonics provided sufficient data to support full-body MRIs. Raymond W. Cohen, CEO of Axonics, commented, “Allowing full-body MRI scans for our clinical study patients means that none will have to undergo an explant of their neurostimulator device should they require an MRI. We view this as a very positive step by the FD

Innovusion Announces Its High-Resolution Image-Grade LiDAR System “Cheetah”, Enabling the Safest Performance in the Vehicle Mobility Industry18.6.2019 09:00:00 CESTPressemelding

Innovusion Inc., the worldwide leader in the design and development of innovative hybrid Solid State LiDAR systems for vehicle safety applications, has announced the availability of its Cheetah system. Based on its innovative rotating polygon optical architecture, Innovusion has melded together proprietary detector electronics, advanced optics and sophisticated software algorithms to offer a system that has no equal in the long-distance, high-resolution LiDAR vehicle mobility system industry. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20190618005066/en/ Innovusion's Cheetah long-distance LiDAR System...the safest in the mobility safety industry (Graphic: Business Wire) Smart architecture, streamlined optics design, and integrated optical paths result in rapid manufacturing, scalability into automotive production, and lower cost. The ability to provide a detection range of 200 meters on objects with 10% reflectivity and cle