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Biometrics Extended by Affective Computing Technologies and Global Markets Report 2022: Competition, Industry Issues, Acquisitions and Mergers, Patent Analysis, New Developments

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Friday, December 2, 2022

DUBLIN, Dec. 2, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Biometrics Extended by Affective Computing: Technologies and Global Markets" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Key Points: 
  • DUBLIN, Dec. 2, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Biometrics Extended by Affective Computing: Technologies and Global Markets" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • A realistic five-year forecast has been made for the future global markets for different types of biometric technologies and devices.
  • Biometrics technologies including voice and face offer a way to authenticate a person's identity and enable access to secure locations.
  • The use of biometric technologies in government and public sector institutions is discussed in detail, along with the markets for these sectors.

CIBC comments on ruling in Cerberus matter

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Friday, December 2, 2022

CIBC disputes the liability ruling and intends to appeal.

Key Points: 
  • CIBC disputes the liability ruling and intends to appeal.
  • The lawsuit, filed by Cerberus in November 2015, relates to anOctober 2008transaction in which CIBC issued a limited recourse note to Cerberus specifying certain payment streams, and a subsequent transaction in 2011 in which CIBC sold a residual interest in the specified payment streams to Cerberus.
  • At trial, Cerberus claimed damages of US$1.067 billion (which was inclusive of pre-judgment interest as of March 7, 2022).
  • CIBC will vigorously dispute Cerberus' measure of damages at the hearing on December 19, 2022.

Executive Information Systems (“EIS”) and Zencos Join Forces

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Friday, December 2, 2022

Executive Information Systems, LLC (EIS) today announced that an affiliate has acquired Zencos Consulting LLC (Zencos) in partnership with founders David Septoff and Benjamin Zenick who will retain an equity stake and continue to lead the business.

Key Points: 
  • Executive Information Systems, LLC (EIS) today announced that an affiliate has acquired Zencos Consulting LLC (Zencos) in partnership with founders David Septoff and Benjamin Zenick who will retain an equity stake and continue to lead the business.
  • We are combining EIS extensive knowledge and relationships connecting customers with powerful SAS software solutions, with Zencos technical prowess and relationships as the leading SAS services partner.
  • David Septoff, Zencos President, said, We have known and admired EIS for more than 20 years.
  • Zencos provides managed services and solutions for Financial, Government, Healthcare, Digital Media, Retail, and Utilities verticals using SAS advanced analytics platform.

Travis Perkins: Directorate Change

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Friday, December 2, 2022

Pursuant to Listing Rule 9.6.11 Travis Perkins plc ("Travis Perkins" or the "Company") makes the following announcement:

Key Points: 
  • Pursuant to Listing Rule 9.6.11 Travis Perkins plc ("Travis Perkins" or the "Company") makes the following announcement:
    Louise Hardy is appointed to the Company's Board as a Non-executive Director and a member of the Remuneration Committee with effect from 1 January 2023.
  • Commenting on Louise's appointment, Jasmine Whitbread, Chair of Travis Perkins said:
    We are delighted to welcome Louise to the Travis Perkins team.
  • As market leader, Travis Perkins is ideally positioned to help customers navigate the increasing complexity of the construction market where major legislative and regulatory change is creating huge opportunity, not least in light of the incoming Future Homes Standard and transition to net zero.
  • Travis Perkins plc is a leading partner to the construction industry and the UK's leading distributor of building materials to trade customers.

Visionary Integration Professionals Adds Red Hat to Strategic Partnership Portfolio

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Friday, December 2, 2022

FOLSOM, Calif., Dec. 1, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Visionary Integration Professionals (VIP), a nationally recognized technology solutions and services provider, today announced a strategic partnership with Red Hat to be featured as an approved reseller included in the Software Licensing Program (SLP) for the State of California.

Key Points: 
  • Visionary Integration Professionals (VIP), a nationally recognized technology solutions and services provider, today announced a strategic partnership with Red Hat to be featured as an approved reseller included in the Software Licensing Program (SLP) for the State of California.
  • FOLSOM, Calif., Dec. 1, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Visionary Integration Professionals (VIP), a nationally recognized technology solutions and services provider, today announced a strategic partnership with Red Hat to be featured as an approved reseller included in the Software Licensing Program (SLP) for the State of California.
  • VIP's partnership with Red Hat will provide customers with more convenient access to VIP's Legacy-Migration-as-a-Service solution.
  • With this Red Hat partnership in place, VIP offers hybrid cloud alternatives that will more thoughtfully expose customers to the practical realities of cloud adoption.

ICF Selected for $26 Million Contract to Support FCC Programs

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Thursday, December 1, 2022

RESTON, Va., Dec. 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- An organization that administers programs on behalf of the Federal Communications Commission recently awarded global consulting and digital services provider ICF (NASDAQ: ICFI) a $26 million recompete contract to accelerate the modernization of its enterprise-wide mission-critical business systems. The contract, which was awarded in the third quarter of 2022, has a term of three years, including a one-year base and two one-year options.

Key Points: 
  • The contract, which was awarded in the third quarter of 2022, has a term of three years, including a one-year base and two one-year options.
  • ICF will provide digital modernization advisory and governance support, as well as rapidly deployed operations, maintenance, development and enhancement support, that will advance the use of high-speed connectivity in communities across the nation.
  • ICF has a proven track record of providing successful enterprise platform and systems support.
  • ICF is a global consulting services company with approximately 8,000 full- and part-time employees, but we are not your typical consultants.

The Boston Globe Names Triverus Consulting a Top Place to Work for 2022

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Thursday, December 1, 2022

WOBURN, Mass., Dec. 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Triverus Consulting has been named one of the Top Places to Work in Massachusetts in the 15th annual employee-based survey project from The Boston Globe . 

Key Points: 
  • The Boston Globe Top Places to Work recognizes the most admired workplaces in the state voted on by the people who know them besttheir employees.
  • Triverus Consulting ranked #8 in the Small Business category , "We are thrilled to be recognized two years in a row by The Boston Globe.
  • About Boston Globe Media Partners, LLC
    Boston Globe Media Partners, LLC ("BGMP") is a multimedia organization that provides news, entertainment, and commentary across multiple brands and platforms.
  • BGMP properties include The Boston Globe, Globe Opinion, Globe.com , Boston.com , STAT , The B-Side , Globe Publishing Services, Globe Events , and Studio/B .

Peel Police, the Third Largest Police Force in Canada, Discusses Solving their Authentication Challenges with Axiad Cloud in December 8 Webinar

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Thursday, December 1, 2022

Axiad, a leading provider of organization-wide passwordless orchestration, will host a webinar on December 8 featuring the Peel Police, the third largest municipal police force in Canada, and how they solved their authentication challenges with Axiad Cloud.

Key Points: 
  • Axiad, a leading provider of organization-wide passwordless orchestration, will host a webinar on December 8 featuring the Peel Police, the third largest municipal police force in Canada, and how they solved their authentication challenges with Axiad Cloud.
  • The discussion will be led by Tony Ventura, Director, Information Tech Services at Peel Police, and Marco Novielli, Supervisor, Systems & Information Security at Peel Police, who managed the implementation of Axiads passwordless authentication solution across the 2100 members of their police service.
  • The Peel Regional Police (PRP) team is the third largest municipal police service in Canada with 2,100 uniformed members and close to 875 support staff.
  • Join the Peel Regional Police and Axiad on December 8 to learn:
    To register for the webinar, visit https://www.brighttalk.com/webcast/18706/563405 .

Hexagon introduces Elements to help engineers design increasingly complex products with system-level modelling

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Thursday, December 1, 2022

It is based on the Modelica language , which is an open and widely used standard for building fast, flexible, and customisable models.

Key Points: 
  • It is based on the Modelica language , which is an open and widely used standard for building fast, flexible, and customisable models.
  • Systems modelling is indispensable in the early design phases because little information is required often a CAD model, equation, or lookup table is sufficient and a 3D mesh is not required.
  • By combining the tried-and-tested Maplesoft system-level modelling technology with the extensive Hexagon CAE portfolio, engineers in many industries benefit from new productivity-boosting solutions that significantly reduce simulation effort."
  • Maplesoft products and services are used in machine design, robotics, aerospace, automotive, industrial automation, and many other fields where engineers face complex challenges.

Hexagon introduces Elements to help engineers design increasingly complex products with system-level modelling

Retrieved on: 
Thursday, December 1, 2022

It is based on the Modelica language , which is an open and widely used standard for building fast, flexible, and customisable models.

Key Points: 
  • It is based on the Modelica language , which is an open and widely used standard for building fast, flexible, and customisable models.
  • Systems modelling is indispensable in the early design phases because little information is required often a CAD model, equation, or lookup table is sufficient and a 3D mesh is not required.
  • By combining the tried-and-tested Maplesoft system-level modelling technology with the extensive Hexagon CAE portfolio, engineers in many industries benefit from new productivity-boosting solutions that significantly reduce simulation effort."
  • Maplesoft products and services are used in machine design, robotics, aerospace, automotive, industrial automation, and many other fields where engineers face complex challenges.