Catalysis

Sony Electronics' Alpha 7 IV Goes Beyond 'Basic' with 33-Megapixel Full-frame Image Sensor and Outstanding Photo and Video Operability

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 3:00pm

Sony Electronics' Alpha 7 IV Goes Beyond 'Basic' with 33MP Full-frame Image Sensor, Outstanding Photo, Video Operability

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  • Sony Electronics' Alpha 7 IV Goes Beyond 'Basic' with 33MP Full-frame Image Sensor, Outstanding Photo, Video Operability
    The Alpha 7 IV takes "basic" to the next level for full-frame cameras with excellent image quality and performance, redefining the lofty standards set by the acclaimed Alpha 7 III.
  • The new Alpha 7 IV is an exceptional hybrid camera packed with outstanding still image quality and evolved video technology with advanced autofocus, enhanced operability and improved workflow capability.
  • The Alpha 7 IV also has face and eye detection accuracy for humans that is improved by approximately 30% compared to the Alpha 7 III.
  • The Alpha 7 IV is a hybrid still and video camera with outstanding operability and reliability that easily allows the user to switch from photo to video and back at their convenience.

MATRIXX Software and Partners Honored with Best Ecosystem Design in TM Forum Catalyst Awards

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 5:06pm

MATRIXX Software , the global leader in 5G monetization solutions, today announced it was jointly selected as a winner in the TM Forum Catalyst Awards 2021 .

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  • MATRIXX Software , the global leader in 5G monetization solutions, today announced it was jointly selected as a winner in the TM Forum Catalyst Awards 2021 .
  • MATRIXX and its partners were recognized in the Best Ecosystem Design category for their work to supercharge 5G monetization with a B2B2X marketplace.
  • The project was honored for best use of CurateFx to define and capture business requirements, design the ecosystem, scope the project and demonstrate business value.
  • TM Forum announced the Catalyst Award winners during the final day of the Digital Transformation World Series (DTWS) global event.

H&R Block Takes Its Culture of Belonging Further with New, Inclusive Benefits

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 1:30pm

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Oct. 20, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- H&R Block (NYSE: HRB) today announced an expansion of its values-based culture of belonging with the addition of more inclusive benefits.

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  • KANSAS CITY, Mo., Oct. 20, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- H&R Block (NYSE: HRB) today announced an expansion of its values-based culture of belonging with the addition of more inclusive benefits.
  • H&R Blocks connected culture focuses on ensuring that employees feel supported through a broader range of life and family situations.
  • We are committed to creating a culture where our associates can bring their authentic selves to work, and our more creative and holisitic approach to benefits is one important piece of that puzzle," said Tiffany Monroe, chief people & culture officer of H&R Block.
  • The company offers a number of associate-led Belonging Groups, which are spaces that foster the culture of belonging and are a place where all associates can cultivate connections.

Forge Nano and Partners Issued in Two ACS Catalysis Publications

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 1:38pm

DENVERand THORNTON, Colo., Oct. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Forge Nano Inc. was featured in two ACS Catalysis publication in the last year demonstrating the benefits of Atomic Layer Deposition technology for chemical manufacturing.

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  • DENVERand THORNTON, Colo., Oct. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Forge Nano Inc. was featured in two ACS Catalysis publication in the last year demonstrating the benefits of Atomic Layer Deposition technology for chemical manufacturing.
  • The publications are the most recent of many that demonstrate the real-world application of Atomic Layer Deposition for commodity chemical feedstocks and valuable bioderived alternatives.
  • Forge Nano's coating technology improves lifetime, selectivity, durability and can lower operating temperatures, and even decrease operating costs for chemical manufacturing.
  • Forge Nano technology significantly improves materials performance in lithium battery, catalysis, additive manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, and compound semiconductor markets.

Compass Minerals Confirms Successful Conversion Testing of Sustainable Lithium Brine Resource to Battery-Grade Lithium Hydroxide

Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 9:15pm

Compass Minerals (NYSE: CMP), a leading global provider of essential minerals, today announced the successful, third-party conversion testing of its lithium brine resource into both lithium carbonate and battery-grade lithium hydroxide, representing a significant milestone in its previously announced lithium development project.

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  • Compass Minerals (NYSE: CMP), a leading global provider of essential minerals, today announced the successful, third-party conversion testing of its lithium brine resource into both lithium carbonate and battery-grade lithium hydroxide, representing a significant milestone in its previously announced lithium development project.
  • The company engaged Veolia Energy, an established technology provider, to conduct lithium chloride to lithium hydroxide conversion testing utilizing a proven, commercially viable conversion process.
  • The company believes this is the first known conversion to battery-grade lithium hydroxide from the sustainable lithium brine resource originating from the Great Salt Lake.
  • Compass Minerals also announced today that Chris Yandell will be joining the company as head of lithium, effective Nov. 8, 2021.

Contentstack Acquires Division of Raw Engineering to Bring Rapid Enablement to Partners and Customers

Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 2:30pm

The team of more than 50 world-class CMS and integration experts will join Contentstack and create a new offering of "Enablement Services" to customers and partners.

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  • The team of more than 50 world-class CMS and integration experts will join Contentstack and create a new offering of "Enablement Services" to customers and partners.
  • The new team will accelerate product innovation across the Contentstack ecosystem by contributing blueprints, integrations, developer resources and ecosystem enablement services beneficial to partners and customers.
  • The Enablement Services team will ensure customers see faster innovation across the broader ecosystem which will result in superior digital experiences and better customer journeys.
  • "With Contentstack's Enablement Services providing just-in-time enablement and best practices Contentstack consulting, we are fully prepared for spikes in demand.

Contentstack Acquires Division of Raw Engineering to Bring Rapid Enablement to Partners and Customers

Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 2:30pm

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Contentstack, the leading Agile Content Management System (CMS), today announced it is acquiring the CMS division of Raw Engineering, a digital solutions company providing digital transformation strategy and custom development services. The team of more than 50 world-class CMS and integration experts will join Contentstack and create a new offering of "Enablement Services" to customers and partners. This acquisition enables instant scaling of Contentstack's partner success, customer success and ecosystem operations. It represents a massive investment into the Catalysts partner program and the Care Without Compromise™ program, and makes a microservices, API-first, cloud-native SaaS and headless (MACH) approach practical for every organization.

Key Points: 
  • The team of more than 50 world-class CMS and integration experts will join Contentstack and create a new offering of "Enablement Services" to customers and partners.
  • The new team will accelerate product innovation across the Contentstack ecosystem by contributing blueprints, integrations, developer resources and ecosystem enablement services beneficial to partners and customers.
  • The Enablement Services team will ensure customers see faster innovation across the broader ecosystem which will result in superior digital experiences and better customer journeys.
  • "With Contentstack's Enablement Services providing just-in-time enablement and best practices Contentstack consulting, we are fully prepared for spikes in demand.

Battery Grade Lithium Carbonate to be Produced at HMN Li Project

Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 2:26pm

Work will include liming, solid-liquid separation, removal of boron through Solvent Extraction, polishing of the brine, precipitation of primary lithium carbonate, bi-carbonation, polishing of the brine by Ion Exchange, resulting in a targeted-battery grade lithium carbonate product.

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  • Work will include liming, solid-liquid separation, removal of boron through Solvent Extraction, polishing of the brine, precipitation of primary lithium carbonate, bi-carbonation, polishing of the brine by Ion Exchange, resulting in a targeted-battery grade lithium carbonate product.
  • Hobkirk is quoted: "We are very pleased to move our project forward towards the pilot plant stage, as part of our evaluation of the best process to use in achieving lithium production at the HMN Li Project."
  • Lithium South is focused on developing the Hombre Muerto North Lithium Project (HMN Li Project), located on the Hombre Muerto Salar, a major lithium-producing salar in Argentina.
  • The Company completed a Preliminary Economic Assessment of the HMN Li Project in 2019, utilizing conventional evaporation extraction.

Battery Grade Lithium Carbonate to be Produced at HMN Li Project

Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 2:25pm

Work will include liming, solid-liquid separation, removal of boron through Solvent Extraction, polishing of the brine, precipitation of primary lithium carbonate, bi-carbonation, polishing of the brine by Ion Exchange, resulting in a targeted-battery grade lithium carbonate product.

Key Points: 
  • Work will include liming, solid-liquid separation, removal of boron through Solvent Extraction, polishing of the brine, precipitation of primary lithium carbonate, bi-carbonation, polishing of the brine by Ion Exchange, resulting in a targeted-battery grade lithium carbonate product.
  • Hobkirk is quoted: "We are very pleased to move our project forward towards the pilot plant stage, as part of our evaluation of the best process to use in achieving lithium production at the HMN Li Project."
  • Lithium South is focused on developing the Hombre Muerto North Lithium Project (HMN Li Project), located on the Hombre Muerto Salar, a major lithium-producing salar in Argentina.
  • The Company completed a Preliminary Economic Assessment of the HMN Li Project in 2019, utilizing conventional evaporation extraction.

Better Therapeutics Enrolls First Patient in Real-World Evidence Study with Catalyst Health Network Evaluating BT-001, a Prescription Digital Therapeutic for Type 2 Diabetes

Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 1:00pm

The open-label study of patients with type 2 diabetes is actively recruiting from Catalysts primary care ecosystem to evaluate real world effectiveness of BT-001.

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  • The open-label study of patients with type 2 diabetes is actively recruiting from Catalysts primary care ecosystem to evaluate real world effectiveness of BT-001.
  • The Better Therapeutics platform blends clinical, behavioral, and psychological inputs into a series of therapy lessons and skill-building modules.
  • BT-001 is Better Therapeutics lead product candidate among their pipeline of FDA-regulated, prescription digital therapeutics designed to treat the underlying causes of a range of cardiometabolic conditions.
  • Catalyst Health Network enables primary care to be the difference-maker in patients lives that it was always meant to be.