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BriefCam Announces Video Analytics Innovation for Contact Tracing, Physical Distancing, Occupancy Management and Face Mask Detection

Thursday, June 4, 2020 - 2:00pm

BriefCam , the industrys leading provider of Video Content Analytics and VIDEO SYNOPSIS solutions, today announced significant new capabilities to its product portfolio with v5.6.1 of its innovative and extensible video content analytics platform.

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  • BriefCam , the industrys leading provider of Video Content Analytics and VIDEO SYNOPSIS solutions, today announced significant new capabilities to its product portfolio with v5.6.1 of its innovative and extensible video content analytics platform.
  • Face Mask Detection: Provides the ability to search for people with or without a face mask, as well as detect and alert on face mask violations in real-time.
  • Proximity Identification with real-time alerting as well as Face Mask Detection analysis and trending capabilities is planned for August 2020.
  • BriefCam is the industrys leading provider of Deep Learning and VIDEO SYNOPSIS solutions for rapid video review and search, face and license plate recognition, real-time alerting, and quantitative video insights.

OBIO’s Health to Business Bridge Program (H2BB) is Preparing the Future Leaders of Ontario’s Health Science Industry

Thursday, June 4, 2020 - 1:00pm

OBIOs Health to Business Bridge Program (H2BB) prepares new hires for careers in Ontarios health science industry, helping companies build for the future in an innovative sector poised for growth.

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  • OBIOs Health to Business Bridge Program (H2BB) prepares new hires for careers in Ontarios health science industry, helping companies build for the future in an innovative sector poised for growth.
  • By supporting programs like OBIOs Health to Business Bridge Program, our government is helping develop the talent that will lead our future economy, said Monte McNaughton, Minister of Labour, Training and Skills Development.
  • Ontarios innovative health science industry is an important part of that future and we are proud to help people prepare for good jobs and exciting, fulfilling careers.
  • Through H2BB and all its programs like CAAP, HealthMINT and EAHN, OBIO is growing jobs in the health science industry and preparing the leaders of tomorrows industry.

ECS Demonstrates Six Years of AWS Excellence as Managed Service Provider

Wednesday, June 3, 2020 - 4:23pm

ECS, a recognized leader in cybersecurity , cloud managed services , agile development , digital transformation , advanced engineering , and Amazon Web Services (AWS) solutions, has been recognized as an AWS Managed Service Provider (MSP) Partners for the sixth year in a row.

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  • ECS, a recognized leader in cybersecurity , cloud managed services , agile development , digital transformation , advanced engineering , and Amazon Web Services (AWS) solutions, has been recognized as an AWS Managed Service Provider (MSP) Partners for the sixth year in a row.
  • This elite group is comprised of partners who excel at delivering solutions on AWS through a managed service model.
  • In order to achieve this designation, ECS met all AWS Managed Service Provider program requirements, including a rigorous third-party audit of all MSP capabilities.
  • This recognition, as well as our AWS Premier Consulting Partner status and recent AWS Migration competency really signifies ECS expertise in developing and managing expert AWS solutions, said John Sankovich , ECS senior vice president of cloud solutions.

Citizens for a Pro-Business Delaware Releases Statement of Support for Black Lives Matter Protests, Calls for Police Reform Measures

Wednesday, June 3, 2020 - 3:44pm

Following a week of protests across Delaware and the nation in response to George Floyds killing by police officers and continued police brutality towards Black citizens, today, Citizens for a Pro-Business Delaware (CPBD) released a statement of support for the protests.

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  • Following a week of protests across Delaware and the nation in response to George Floyds killing by police officers and continued police brutality towards Black citizens, today, Citizens for a Pro-Business Delaware (CPBD) released a statement of support for the protests.
  • The group also announced it is expanding its platform for improving transparency, accountability and diversity in Delaware to include police reform measures proposed by the Delaware NAACP to curb law enforcements use of excessive force and introduce accountability.
  • Their demands for accountability for the systematic discrimination and brutality towards Black Americans by law enforcement officers are important and must be heard.
  • For more information on Citizens for a Pro-Business Delaware or to join the cause, visit DelawareForBusiness.org .

Northwell Health Offering Antibody Testing at NYC, Long Island, Westchester and Rockland Churches

Wednesday, June 3, 2020 - 2:13pm

To protect communities of color from additional exposure to the novel coronavirus, Northwell Health is expanding COVID-19 testing it has been offering at churches throughout New York City, Long Island and Westchester County since May 13.

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  • To protect communities of color from additional exposure to the novel coronavirus, Northwell Health is expanding COVID-19 testing it has been offering at churches throughout New York City, Long Island and Westchester County since May 13.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200603005501/en/
    Northwell Health Offering Antibody Testing at NYC, Long Island, Westchester and Rockland Churches (Photo: Business Wire)
    Working in collaboration with Governor Cuomo, the New York State Department of Health and local pastors, Northwell has administered more than 23,000 antibody and diagnostic COVID-19 tests at 24 churches located in primarily minority communities.
  • Beginning this week, Northwell is expanding COVID-19 antibody testing to 25 additional churches in the city, Long Island, and Rockland and Westchester counties.
  • To date, results have shown that the prevalence of COVID-19 is disproportionately higher within Hispanic and African-American communities within communities throughout the city and Long island.

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s Pre-Employment Screening Program Receives Communicator Award

Wednesday, June 3, 2020 - 2:00pm

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administrations (FMCSA) Pre-Employment Screening Program (PSP) earned a Communicator Award of Distinction in the Transportation Websites category for its redesigned home page, www.psp.fmcsa.dot.gov .

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  • The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administrations (FMCSA) Pre-Employment Screening Program (PSP) earned a Communicator Award of Distinction in the Transportation Websites category for its redesigned home page, www.psp.fmcsa.dot.gov .
  • This Communicator of Distinction Award is the PSPs second recognition from the AIVA.
  • PSP provides immediate online access to commercial drivers safety histories, with the drivers written authorization, to assist motor carriers with the driver hiring process.
  • On the PSP website visitors can learn about the program, enroll in PSP and quickly request driver records, said Laura Johnson, NIC Federal General Manager.

Phunware to Deploy Smart City Mobile Solution for City of Pasadena to Improve Citizen Engagement and Emergency Management

Wednesday, June 3, 2020 - 1:30pm

This is the Companys first deployment of its Smart City solution since its original announcement on April 9, 2020.

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  • This is the Companys first deployment of its Smart City solution since its original announcement on April 9, 2020.
  • The city of Pasadena is a vibrant community located just outside of Houston with a population of approximately 200,000.
  • A mobile application from a tech leader like Phunware will enable Pasadena residents to have critical information in the palm of their hands, 24/7.
  • Phunwares Multiscreen-as-a-Service (MaaS) Smart City solution can help city officials quickly identify, locate and engage employees, citizens, first-responders, volunteers and even local businesses.

Iteris Awarded $1 Million Contract by City of Round Rock for Smart Mobility Initiative

Wednesday, June 3, 2020 - 1:30pm

Iteris, Inc. (NASDAQ: ITI), the global leader in smart mobility infrastructure management, today announced that it has been awarded a $1 million contract by the City of Round Rock to provide mobility intelligence solutions and video detection technology updates throughout the Texas city.

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  • Iteris, Inc. (NASDAQ: ITI), the global leader in smart mobility infrastructure management, today announced that it has been awarded a $1 million contract by the City of Round Rock to provide mobility intelligence solutions and video detection technology updates throughout the Texas city.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200603005245/en/
    Iteris Awarded $1 Million Contract by City of Round Rock for Smart Mobility Initiative (Photo: Business Wire)
    Under the terms of the multi-year agreement, Iteris video detection systems will be configured to provide the data required for Iteris SPM , which will be delivered on a software-as-a-service basis.
  • Real-time data from Iteris SPM, part of the Iteris Intersection-as-a-Service offering, and ClearGuide will also determine new signal timing for the citys major arterials and corridors.
  • Iteris is the global leader in smart mobility infrastructure management the foundation for a new era of mobility.

Regional Income Tax Agency develops data model to anticipate impact of COVID-19 on municipal income taxes

Wednesday, June 3, 2020 - 12:35pm

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to alter daily life for most around the world, the Regional Income Tax Agency is focusing its efforts on helping Ohios municipalities prepare and respond to the effects it will have on income taxes with the development of the COVID-19 Municipal Income Tax Forecast.

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  • As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to alter daily life for most around the world, the Regional Income Tax Agency is focusing its efforts on helping Ohios municipalities prepare and respond to the effects it will have on income taxes with the development of the COVID-19 Municipal Income Tax Forecast.
  • The COVID-19 Municipal Income Tax Forecast is available to both RITA members and non-members.
  • RITA members are encouraged to reach out to the Member Services Department for assistance with the data model.
  • See the links below for a sampling of recent articles featuring RITAs COVID-19 Municipal Income Tax Forecast.

Voters in Taos and Trimble Vote for Missouri American Water to Provide Sewer Service

Wednesday, June 3, 2020 - 4:34am

On Tuesday residents in Taos and Trimble overwhelmingly voted for Missouri American Water to become their trusted provider of sewer service.

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  • On Tuesday residents in Taos and Trimble overwhelmingly voted for Missouri American Water to become their trusted provider of sewer service.
  • We are so honored by the opportunity to serve residents and businesses in Trimble and Taos, said Debbie Dewey, president of Missouri American Water.
  • Over the next five years Missouri American Water has committed to investing $1 million in the Trimble sewer system and $700,000 in the Taos sewer system.
  • Missouri American Water, a subsidiary of American Water (NYSE: AWK), is the largest investor-owned water utility in the state, providing high-quality and reliable water and/or wastewater services to approximately 1.5 million people.