New Facial and Eye Recognition Software in Airports to Increase Effectiveness of Safety Procedures

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 Developments in technology have allowed authorities to use facial recognition when identifying individuals. EDISON Software Development Centre have coupled this technology with eye recognition software to monitor and train customs officers that improves accountability and attentiveness.

According to the World Bank, 30% of global GDP is created through international trade, and with 4.4 billion people taking flights globally in 2019, customs officers’ workload has increased and from a safety and security perspective, cannot afford human error.

The launch of this project has been welcomed in airports, to track and trace customs officers’ effectiveness in performing their jobs. The way in which Electronic Eye Recognition Software works is by:

  • Detecting operator’s presence or absence in the workplace.
  • Identifying and tracking the Facial position.
  • Using eye and pupil recognition
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Main Street, Inc. Acquires Marketing Technology Software Provider Onovative

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Aug. 4, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Main Street, Inc., the leading provider of data-driven print services to community financial institutions across the nation, announced today the acquisition of Onovative, an automated marketing technology software provider based in Louisville, Kentucky.

The purchase of Onovative further enhances Main Street’s marketing services solutions. Onovative’s automated marketing platform enables banks and credit unions the ability to segment account holders, communicate effectively based on their current and likely next product, and consolidate multiple marketing functions in one user-friendly platform. By strategically combining marketing automation and a customer relationship management (CRM) system with a communications platform, Onovative gives financial institutions a smarter, more affordable way to connect with account holders in the markets they serve.

Ted Walton, President of Main Street, Inc. said, “Main Street’s previous investments in digital marketing and print will be significantly amplified with the addition of Onovative’s automated

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Global Ground Handling Software Market (2019 to 2027) – COVID-19 Impact and Analysis | News

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DUBLIN, Aug. 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The “Ground Handling Software Market Forecast to 2027 – COVID-19 Impact and Global Analysis by Airport Class; Application” report has been added to’s offering.

The ground handling software market was valued at US$ 2,972.98 million in 2019 and is projected to reach US$ 4,382.05 million by 2027; it is expected to grow at a CAGR of 5.3% from 2019 to 2027.

The ground handling software market is soaring in the current scenario across the globe. The majority of the demand is generated from airports in developing countries worldwide. The substantial investments toward the construction of new airports in developing countries are triggering the demand for technologically sophisticated ground handling software in order to streamline the ground handling operations.

This factor is catalyzing the growth of the ground handling software market. Apart from developing countries, several European countries, especially the Nordic Countries, are

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Zero Bond to Deploy Remark Holdings’ Suite of AI-Powered Software Solutions to Enhance its Membership Experience

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LAS VEGAS, Aug. 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Remark Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: MARK), a diversified global technology company with leading artificial intelligence (“AI”) solutions and digital media properties, today announced a deal to install its leading Remark AI-powered Bio-Safety Thermal Kits at Zero Bond, a private membership urban lodge and social work place in New York City.   

“We are pleased to see our AI solutions implemented by Zero Bond, helping to restore normalcy and enhanced safety practices in a post-COVID world,” noted Kai-Shing Tao, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Remark Holdings. “Scott has a long history of success as a leading global taste-maker and trendsetter, creating diverse social communities by bringing together artists, business leaders, fashion setters, and technology innovators.”

“Zero Bond, upon opening, is committed to being the safest public space in New York City for our members, employees, vendors, and greater community,” says Scott Sartiano,

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Software Has To Lead Hardware In The AI Dance

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A lot of the people who are working at the many AI chip startups have a long history in processor development in the datacenter, and that is certainly true of the folks who founded SambaNova Systems. And this is a fortunate thing because these people can leverage some of the good ideas they know worked when commercializing a new technology and avoid some of the big mistakes their former employers sometimes made.

At our recent The Next AI Platform event, we sat down with Rodrigo Liang, co-founder and chief executive officer of SambaNova Systems, which is one of the upstart custom AI chip producers vying for attention and budget dollars. SambaNova was founded in 2017 by a bunch of ex-Sun Microsystems techies as well as a few from Stanford University, which is of course where Sun itself was born in 1982. The co-founders include Kunle Olukotun and Chris Ré, professors

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Medical software firm picks Carmel for new corporate headquarters

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CARMEL — Simplifeye, a New York-based software provider for medical healthcare businesses, is moving it corporate headquarters to Carmel, and with it come 75 jobs described as “high-paying.”

Simplifeye is owned by Indiana native Dr. Ryan Hungate. It will lease the second floor of the Monon & Main building, located above Anthony’s Chophouse on Main Street at the Monon Greenway.

“We are very excited to welcome another high-tech company to our growing family of more than 125 corporate headquarters,” said Mayor Jim Brainard. “Our economic development team worked hard over the past several months to showcase the benefits of establishing corporate roots in Carmel, especially in our rapidly growing central corridor.”

Simplifeye, founded in New York City in 2014, is focused on providing software technology and services to healthcare practices. Dr. Hungate, an orthodontist, previously worked for Apple and helped design the customer workflow currently used by Apple’s retail stores

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Fledge, an LF Edge Project, Enters Growth Stage as Release 1.8 Enables Open Industrial Edge Software with AI/ML, and Public Cloud Integration

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SAN FRANCISCO, July 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — LF Edge, an umbrella organization within the Linux Foundation that aims to establish an open, interoperable framework for edge computing independent of hardware, silicon, cloud, or operating system, today announced maturing of its Fledge project, which has issued it’s 1.8  release and moved to the Growth Stage within the LF Edge umbrella. Fledge is an open source framework for the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), used to implement predictive maintenance, situational awareness, safety and other critical operations.  Deployed in industrial use cases since early 2018, Fledge integrates IIoT, sensors, machines, ML/AI tools-processes-workloads, and cloud/s with the current industrial production systems and levels, as per ISA-95. 

Fledge v1.8 is the first release since moving to the Linux Foundation. However, this is the ninth release of the  project code that has over 60,000 commits, averaging 8,500 commits/month. Concurrently, Fledge has matured into a

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CampTek Software and Seaglass Technology Partners Announce Business Alliance Partnership

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PORTLAND, Maine, July 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — CampTek Software and Seaglass Technology Partners announce the formation of a Business Alliance Partnership.

The partnership combines CampTek Software, the leading RPA and Hyperautomation provider, with Seaglass Technology Partners, an experienced IT Staffing firm.  Together, the companies will provide automation talent and services in the areas of Robotic Process Automation (RPA), Artificial Intelligence, and Machine Learning.

“CampTek Software is thrilled to partner with such a well-tuned IT solutions firm. Together with Seaglass Technology Partners, we hope to reach companies in greater Portland, the state of Maine and the United States with top tier talent,” said Peter Camp of CampTek Software.

“Seaglass Technology Partners is excited to partner with such a cutting-edge software company. CampTek Software is a solid match for us given our strengths in the Fintech space, particularly. We look forward to

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Robbins LLP Announces Tufin Software Technologies Ltd. (TUFN) Sued for Misleading Shareholders

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SAN DIEGO & RAMAT-GAN, Isarael–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jul 24, 2020–

Shareholder rights law firm Robbins LLP announces that a purchaser of Tufin Software Technologies Ltd. (NYSE: TUFN) filed a class action complaint against Tufin on July 21, 2020 for alleged violations of the Securities and Exchange Act of 1933 pursuant to the Company’s April 2019 initial public offering (“IPO”) and December 2019 secondary offering (“SPO”). Tufin develops, markets, and sells software-based solutions primarily in the United States, Europe, and Asia.

If you suffered a loss as a result of Tufin’s misconduct, click here.

Tufin Software Technologies Ltd. (TUFN) Accused of Inflating its IPO Price

According to the complaint, Tufin held its IPO on April 11, 2019, offering 7.7 million shares at $14.00 per share and raising approximately $107.8 million in gross proceeds. In Tufin’s

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UMass Amherst professor calls for creation of federal office to regulate controversial software, says ‘high-risk’ uses should be banned

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A Massachusetts professor is arguing for the creation of a federal agency, akin to the U.S. Food and Drug administration, to regulate the controversial use of facial recognition technology, a piece of software that continues to be lambasted for its potential civil liberties violations and racial biases.

a close up of a door: A surveillance camera outside the Northampton Police Department. The city banned the use of facial recognition technology in December.

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A surveillance camera outside the Northampton Police Department. The city banned the use of facial recognition technology in December.

The proposal was put forward by University of Massachusetts Amherst computer science Professor Erik Learned-Miller during a livestreamed discussion Wednesday about the hotly debated software, its ramifications and even its possible positive uses.


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Despite the technology’s controversies and criticisms, facial recognition remains largely unregulated at the state and national levels.

A growing number of communities across the country, including several in Massachusetts, have taken it upon themselves to pass municipal restrictions on the use of the software

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