Musical instruments

Yamaha Motor and Tier IV Establish JV for autonomous transportation service

Friday, March 27, 2020 - 2:00am

Yamaha Motor and Tier IV, which have jointly developed autonomous transportation serviceson a pilot basis, started to trial services on production lines this month at Yamaha Motor's Hamakita Plant in Hamamatsu, as a step toward creating a smart factory.

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  • Yamaha Motor and Tier IV, which have jointly developed autonomous transportation serviceson a pilot basis, started to trial services on production lines this month at Yamaha Motor's Hamakita Plant in Hamamatsu, as a step toward creating a smart factory.
  • Now, eve autonomy is taking over this pilot trial from its parent companies to provide the autonomous transportation service to Yamaha Motor manufacturing plants in Japan and overseas.
  • Makoto Shimamoto, Yamaha Motor Director and Mobility Technology Division General Manager, said, "eve autonomy will provide an autonomous transportation service for extra-efficient labor-saving production.
  • Shinpei Kato, Tier IV Founder and CTO said, "This collaboration between a leading Japanese company like Yamaha Motor and a deep-tech startup like Tier IV will be highly competitive on the global stage.

Artcadia Gallery's First Virtual 3D Exhibition Opens With New Works by Elvira Bach

Thursday, March 26, 2020 - 2:00pm

BERLIN, March 26, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The art consultancy Artcadia Gallery in Berlin opens its first virtual gallery with large-format works by the German art icon Elvira Bach.

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  • BERLIN, March 26, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The art consultancy Artcadia Gallery in Berlin opens its first virtual gallery with large-format works by the German art icon Elvira Bach.
  • From March 26th until April 26th, 2020visitors will be able to take a tour of the 3D exhibition "I'd like to be close to you.
  • "We are proud that we were able to win Elvira Bach for this unique art and gallery experience," said Nadine Wolff, art consultant and founder of Artcadia Gallery in Berlin.
  • This type of exhibition is alsoa premierefor Elvira Bach, the most famous German artist and only female representative of the neo-expressive movement "Junge Wilde".

Musician Mom Invents Extendabone - an Extender to Make Trombones Accessible to Children, Smaller Individuals and Those With Limited Mobility

Tuesday, March 24, 2020 - 10:00am

They are the only instrument in the brass family to use a slide to alter pitches, rather than valves.

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  • They are the only instrument in the brass family to use a slide to alter pitches, rather than valves.
  • And while that very feature provides its signature sound, it is also the thing that prevents many would-be trombonists from pursuing their passion.
  • The mom, professional musician and college music teacher turned entrepreneur has come up with a device called Extendabone that promises to make the instrument she loves more accessible to all.
  • Some teachers even discourage younger or smaller students from taking up the instrument for that very reason.

Production to Pause at Yamaha U.S. Manufacturing Subsidiaries

Monday, March 23, 2020 - 2:40pm

All of Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A.s U.S.-based manufacturing subsidiaries have decided to pause production in response to the increase in COVID-19 infections nationwide.

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  • All of Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A.s U.S.-based manufacturing subsidiaries have decided to pause production in response to the increase in COVID-19 infections nationwide.
  • The wellbeing of employees is of utmost importance, said Bob Starr, Corporate Communications Manager for Yamaha Motor Corp, U.S.A.
  • Affected manufacturing plants include Yamaha Motor Manufacturing Corporation of America based in Newnan, GA.; Yamaha Jet Boat Manufacturing U.S.A., Inc. based in Vonore, TN.
  • Additional U.S.-based Yamaha subsidiaries and brands include Skeeter Products, Inc. (Texas), G3 Boats (Missouri), Yamaha Marine Precision Propellers, Inc. (Indiana), Bennett Marine (Florida), and Kracor Rotational Molders (Wisconsin).

Carillon Miami Wellness Resort Appoints Patrick Fernandes as Executive Managing Director

Thursday, March 19, 2020 - 1:00pm

MIAMI BEACH, Fla., March 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Carillon Miami Wellness Resort, a world-class beachfront boutique hotel and luxury spa in Miami Beach, today announced the appointment of Patrick Fernandes as Executive Managing Director and member of the Board of Managers, effective immediately.

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  • MIAMI BEACH, Fla., March 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Carillon Miami Wellness Resort, a world-class beachfront boutique hotel and luxury spa in Miami Beach, today announced the appointment of Patrick Fernandes as Executive Managing Director and member of the Board of Managers, effective immediately.
  • "Carillon Miami has established itself as a leading wellness resort, offering an unmatched guest and resident experience," said Mr. Fernandes.
  • Located along the white sand shores of Miami Beach, Carillon Miami Wellness Resort presents an authentic and specialized approach to health, wellness and complete well-being.
  • Carillon Miami Wellness Resort promotes a path to discovery and provides tools for a healthier lifestyle extending beyond each guest's stay.

Yamaha Supports SEAL-Naval Special Warfare Family Foundation

Thursday, March 19, 2020 - 1:00pm

MARIETTA, Ga., March 19, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Yamaha Motor Corp., USA , recently provided a new 2020 Yamaha Wolverine X4 XT-R Edition Side-by-Side (SxS) to the SEAL-Naval Special Warfare Family Foundation (NSWFF) for auction at their annual fundraiser near San Diego, California.

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  • MARIETTA, Ga., March 19, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Yamaha Motor Corp., USA , recently provided a new 2020 Yamaha Wolverine X4 XT-R Edition Side-by-Side (SxS) to the SEAL-Naval Special Warfare Family Foundation (NSWFF) for auction at their annual fundraiser near San Diego, California.
  • Yamaha is proud to continue supporting the SEAL-Naval Special Warfare Family Foundation and its mission of assisting the families of those who defend our freedoms, said Steve Nessl, Yamaha motorsports marketing manager.
  • The SEAL-Naval Special Warfare Family Foundation is a San Diego based 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization founded in 2008 that raises awareness and funds for special programs in direct support of the NSWFF families on a local, national, and global scale.
  • Further U.S.-based Yamaha companies include Skeeter Boats (Texas), G3 Boats (Missouri), Bennet Marine (Florida), Yamaha Precision Propeller (Indiana), and Kracor, Inc. (Wisconsin).

Yamaha Guitar Group Announces Corrective Action Required to Eliminate Overheating During Charging in Line 6 Relay G10 Wireless Products

Tuesday, March 17, 2020 - 9:40pm

CALABASAS, Calif., March 17, 2020 Yamaha Guitar Group (YGG) today announced corrective action required for its Line 6 Relay G10 family of products.

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  • CALABASAS, Calif., March 17, 2020 Yamaha Guitar Group (YGG) today announced corrective action required for its Line 6 Relay G10 family of products.
  • The transmitters, which connect to an electric guitar to enable wireless connectivity, are charged by plugging them into a companion receiver, Line 6 and Yamaha THR Wireless Amplifiers, as well as a standalone Line 6 Relay G10T USB Charging Cable.
  • In four reported cases, the battery inside the G10 transmitter overheated during charging, adding pressure on the housing mechanism.
  • There have been no incidences of overheating in the company's wireless-enabled amps themselves, including Line 6 Spider V guitar amplifiers, as well as the new Yamaha THR30II Wireless and THR10II Wireless Amps.

Gibson Energy Announces the Addition of Ms. Judy Cotte to the Company’s Board of Directors

Tuesday, March 17, 2020 - 8:01pm

CALGARY, Alberta, March 17, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Gibson Energy Inc. (Gibson or the Company), (TSX: GEI), announced today that Ms. Judy Cotte will join the Companys Board of Directors effective March 17, 2020.

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  • CALGARY, Alberta, March 17, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Gibson Energy Inc. (Gibson or the Company), (TSX: GEI), announced today that Ms. Judy Cotte will join the Companys Board of Directors effective March 17, 2020.
  • We are very excited to have Judy Cotte join Gibsons Board of Directors, said James Estey, Chairman of Gibson.
  • Judy has significant legal experience, including the last 10 years exclusively focused on ESG, and is a recognized expert on ESG and responsible investment.
  • As part of joining Gibsons Board of Directors, Ms. Cotte will also serve on the Environment, Social, Governance/Health and Safety Committee.

Yamaha Outdoor Access Initiative Awards Over $400,000 in 2019

Tuesday, March 17, 2020 - 5:45pm

MARIETTA, Ga., March 17, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Yamaha Motor Corp., USA , announces it awarded more than $127,000 to eight organizations in the fourth quarter grant cycle of the Yamaha Outdoor Access Initiative (OAI) for 2019, bringing the annual grant total to over $400,000.

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  • MARIETTA, Ga., March 17, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Yamaha Motor Corp., USA , announces it awarded more than $127,000 to eight organizations in the fourth quarter grant cycle of the Yamaha Outdoor Access Initiative (OAI) for 2019, bringing the annual grant total to over $400,000.
  • Yamaha continues to encourage outdoor recreation groups and land stewardship associations to get involved in land access projects, knowing support from the Yamaha OAI program is available to nonprofit and tax-exempt groups.
  • The Outdoor Access Initiative has achieved some milestones around helping key stakeholders those who actually do the work on the ground secure the funding they require.
  • Connect with Yamaha on social media via @YamahaOutdoors or search the following hashtags on all platforms: #Yamaha #YamahaOAI #REALizeYourAdventure #ProvenOffRoad #AssembledInUSA #Yamaha10YearBelt
    For more than a decade, the Yamaha Outdoor Access Initiative has led the Powersports industry in guaranteeing responsible access to our nations land for outdoor enthusiasts.

Grammy-Award Winning Nigerian Drummer Sikiru Adepoju Unveils New Project, The Riddim Doctors, with Debut Single "Ajaja"

Tuesday, March 17, 2020 - 1:17pm

LOS ANGELES, March 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Two-time GRAMMY-Award winner Sikiru Adepoju, a Nigerian talking drum and other traditional drums master, is unveiling his new collaborative project The Riddim Doctors' with the album's vibrant debut single "Ajaja."

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  • LOS ANGELES, March 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Two-time GRAMMY-Award winner Sikiru Adepoju, a Nigerian talking drum and other traditional drums master, is unveiling his new collaborative project The Riddim Doctors' with the album's vibrant debut single "Ajaja."
  • Sikiru's brainchild, The Riddim Doctors is made up of himself and his brother Saminu Adepoju as well asPeter Fujii, Giovanni Hildalgo, Ian Herman, Richard Nagan, Femi Ojetundeand Douglas Val Serrant.
  • "The Riddim Doctors is a project I started to continue to celebrate African roots music while also giving it new life and blending it with other flavors," Adepoju said.
  • "Ajaja" is a fresh take on legendary drummer Babatunde Olatunji's previously produced and released by Mickey Hart of Grateful Dead.