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The Royal Thai Navy Selects Thales to Modernise its Naval Capabilities

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— Thales has signed significant contracts with the Royal Thai Navy to supply above and underwater solutions.
— Thales will also provide an integrated combat suite for the RTN’s second Krabi Class Offshore Patrol Vessel.
— Thales will lead the upgrade of two Bang Rachan Class minehunters, including design provision, integration, training and support.

BANGKOK  /PRNewswire/ — Thales has announced two significant contracts for the supply of a full spectrum of Above-water and Underwater solutions for the Royal Thai Navy (RTN). Thales will modernise the Bang Rachan Class Minehunters and supply the combat, navigation and communication suite onboard the newly ordered Krabi Class Offshore Patrol Vessel.

(C) HTMS Krabi
(C) HTMS Krabi

Thales is the prime contractor for the modernisation of the Bang Rachan Class Minehunters.

Thales has been a partner to the Royal Thai armed forces since the late 90’s and has provided the Royal Thai Navy with numerous solutions from sensors to integrated combat systems for various vessels of the fleet. Building on the success of its collaboration with the RTN, Thales has been awarded the role of prime contractor for an extensive upgrade of two Bang Rachan Class minehunters built in the late 80’s (HTMS Bang Rachan and HTMS Nong Sarai). This marks Thales’s first success in the underwater systems and sonars market in Thailand.

As prime contractor, Thales will be responsible for the revised vessel design, repairs and modernisation, the procurement of equipment and the platform integration. The upgraded ship will be equipped with new solutions, including a machinery control system, navigation systems, upgraded communications capabilities, Sonar TSM 2022 MkIII with M-CUBE command and control (C2) and a multi-influence signature range to manage RTN ships’ signatures.

Thales will work hand in hand with the local industry to manage the works. The Group will also provide training and Integrated Logistic Support (ILS) for the RTN to enjoy the best operational use of the vessels in the coming years.

Thales’ solution extends the operational life of these ships by over 15 years.

Thales onboard the second Krabi Class Offshore Patrol Vessel

In 2009, Thales was chosen to supply the combat, navigation and communication suite for the HTMS Krabi. The ship was commissioned in 2013 and has already completed more than 1,000 days at sea.

In 2015, the RTN decided to launch a second vessel of the Krabi Class. The vessel, to be built by Bangkok Dock, will be equipped with a Thales integrated solution that includes the TACTICOS combat management system and an integrated bridge and navigation suite.

The sensors to be delivered are the VARIANT surveillance radar, STIR 1.2 EO Mk2 fire control radar and VIGILE Electronic Support Measures with SKWS chaff launcher. Furthermore, Thales will supply the Tactical Data Links Link RTN and LINK-Y Mk2 and all internal and external communication systems Thales will be responsible for all integration activities, including the 76 mm gun, 2x 30mm gun and HARPOON SSM.

The ship is expected to be commissioned in the second half of 2018.

By working together with its naval Key Industrial Partner, Thales will be able to provide the best level of local training and service to the RTN and support Thailand’s goal of strengthening high end local industrial capabilities.

About Thales

Thales is a global technology leader for the Aerospace, Transport, Defence and Security markets. With 62,000 employees in 56 countries, Thales reported sales of EUR14 billion in 2015. With over 22,000 engineers and researchers, Thales has a unique capability to design and deploy equipment, systems and services to meet the most complex security requirements. Its unique international footprint allows it to work closely with its customers all over the world.

About Thales in Thailand

Thales has been present in Thailand since the early 1990s, and today has numerous programmes and achievements to its name in both and civil and defence sectors. The Group is a long-term provider of defence systems for the Royal Thai Army and Navy and has delivered solutions to Thai customers in the areas of aerospace and transportation.

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Source: Thales Group

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May 3, 2016 at 4:33 pm

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NI Lowers Operation and Maintenance Cost with NI InsightCM and Industrial Internet of Things Technology

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-Enhanced Online Fleet-Wide Solution for Monitoring and Meeting Maintenance Requirements

SINGAPORE  /PRNewswire/ — NI (Nasdaq: NATI), the provider of systems that enable engineers and scientists to solve the world’s greatest engineering challenges, recently announced an enhanced version of NI InsightCM Enterprise software, a solution that helps companies gain insight into the health of capital equipment for machine maintenance and operations. With more than 30 years of measurement experience and as an active contributor to Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) technology, NI developed the new version of NI InsightCM Enterprise, an end-to-end software solution that addresses some of the growing challenges in the asset monitoring industry. The variety of sensors, speed of measurements required and vast number of commissioned assets create a Big Analog Data™ problem. NI IIoT technology platforms, such as NI InsightCM, DIAdem and CompactRIO, include distributed sensor measurement, edge processing, analytics and open communication and data management. These features help solve Big Analog Data™ problems by delivering timely information rather than large volumes of unfiltered data to subject matter experts.

“NI InsightCM provides a huge base of out-of-the-box functionality for our traditional rotating machine monitoring customers. We like that it natively supports multiple data sources, such as accelerometers, thermocouples and Modbus, plus common analysis and display capabilities. And, as providers of monitoring systems, we especially appreciate the extensive customization features and use of open standard data files. Now, when our clients ask for any unique features, we can modify NI InsightCM directly. The combination of extensive features and openness to configurability makes NI InsightCM an ideal machine monitoring platform,” says Jim Campbell, president of Viewpoint Systems, Inc.

This online fleet-wide monitoring solution is ideal for a variety of industries, including oil and gas, power generation, mining, rail and industrial manufacturing. Companies that need to reduce maintenance costs, improve machine performance and maximize uptime can benefit from NI InsightCM.

Key Benefits

  • Workforce Multiplier: Get better coverage over more assets with the same staff of maintenance professionals
  • Multiple Measurement Tools in One: Combine physical vibration and temperature measurements with MCSA electrical measurements in the same enterprise software
  • Complete Accessibility: Get full access to your data and connect with third-party enterprise software packages, such as CMMSs, SCADA, database historians and prognostics tools
  • Scalability: Start with the most critical, problematic assets and then scale over time to hundreds of ancillary assets with NI InsightCM Server as you roll out over your fleet
  • Flexibility: Use the new NI InsightCM Software Development Kit to add connectivity to third-party hardware, custom analytics or support for any of the 100+ sensor modules available for the CompactRIO hardware platform
  • Adjustability: Built on an open technology platform, NI InsightCM can better adjust to how you operate your business rather than you adjusting to a vendor

For more information on NI InsightCM Enterprise, visit www.ni.com/insightcm.

About National Instruments

Since 1976, NI (www.ni.com) has made it possible for engineers and scientists to solve the world’s greatest engineering challenges with powerful, platform-based systems that accelerate productivity and drive rapid innovation. Customers from a wide variety of industries – from healthcare to automotive and from consumer electronics to particle physics – use NI’s integrated hardware and software platform to improve the world we live in.

Big Analog Data, CompactRIO, DIAdem, National Instruments, NI and ni.com are trademarks of National Instruments. Other product and company names listed are trademarks or trade names of their respective companies.

Source: National Instruments

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May 3, 2016 at 4:29 pm

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Register Now: Europe’s Digital Capital Hosts Berlin Web Week

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BERLIN /PRNewswire/ —

From June 7-17, entrepreneurs, bloggers, developers and designers will meet in Berlin – the digital capital of Europe– for this year’s ninth Berlin Web Week. At approximately 20 conferences, networking events, fairs and forums, visitors will have the opportunity to discuss topics and trends in the digital economy, the startup scene and the digital media landscape. With more than 100 lectures on digitization, Axel Springer NOAH16 Berlin is one of the highlight events of this year’s Berlin Web Week, together with the HEUREKA founders’ conference, Connexpo tools and the Fempreneur Summit. The 2016 Berlin Web Week is increasingly focusing on the business aspects of the digital economy. Other events include; the e-commerce conference, K5 Berlin, the online marketing finance conference, OMfin-Con; and, the European Venture Market, a network conference for entrepreneurs. Berlin Web Week is a joint initiative of the State of Berlin’s Department of Economics, Technology and Research and the economic development agency, Berlin Partner for Business and Technology.

A schedule of events is available at http://www.berlin-web-week.com.

Axel Springer NOAH16 Berlin

NOAH Berlin offers entrepreneurs, investors and digital industry thought leaders a platform for open discussions on current trends within the Internet ecosystem. Axel Springer and NOAH bring together disruptive challengers and established champions with more than 100 lectures and discussions on the subject of digitization. This premier event takes place from 8th to 9th June 2016 at the Tempodrom. Registration is now open http://www.noah-conference.com/request-invitation/

HEUREKA

HEUREKA began as one of Berlin’s first founders conferences and has become one of the most important events in the startup scene. At inspirational speeches, panels and workshops, founders and managers share their knowledge on key factors of success and help entrepreneurs and digital pioneers develop their business further. The one-day event, taking place on 7th June at Alte Münze Berlin, offers the perfect setting for networking with high-level investors. Early Bird tickets are still on sale through the end of April at http://www.heureka-conference.com.

Connexpo tools

From 15th to 16th June 2016, on the Berlin Exhibition Grounds, Connexpo tools will bring together tool providers and digital technology experts. Digital transitions at the workplace, in particular in small and medium-sized companies, are the focus of the third edition of this event. “Connexpo,” as in Conference + Expo + Connection, is designed to highlight successes in digitization processes and demonstrate how companies can successfully engage digitally with customers, as a team and in management. Tickets are available at http://www.tools-berlin.de/en/TradeVisitors/Tickets

Fempreneur Summit

#FemSum16 – The Fempreneur Summit 2016, an inspiring event for self-employed startup-interested women, takes place in the Startup Hub Berlin on 9th June 2016. The conference will feature keynote speeches delivered by female founders and business experts such as Milena Glimbovski of Original Unverpackt, Val Racheeva of wefound.org, Masoud Kamali of WestTech Ventures, Felicia Mutterer of Straight Magazine and many more. Tickets are available at http://www.eventbrite.de/e/fempreneur-summit-tickets-24189551600. More information at http://www.fempreneur-summit.com

Contact:
Annabell Dörksen
press spokeswoman
+49-30-46302-599
annabell.doerksen@berlin-partner.de

Berlin Partner for Business and Technology

http://www.berlin-partner.com

Source: Berlin Partner for Business and Technology

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May 3, 2016 at 4:12 pm

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Savers Just Outnumber Fun-lovers, Internationally

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NUREMBERG, Germany /PRNewswire/ —

Internationally, people with a save now mindset just outnumber people with a have fun now mindset.

GfK asked 27,000 internet users across 22 countries to say how strongly they agree or disagree with the statement “I want to enjoy life today and will worry about savings and investments later”.

Internationally, a third (34 percent) of online consumers say they agree – made up of 12 percent who agree completely and 22 percent who agree somewhat. The numbers who disagree are slightly higher, standing at 38 percent overall – including 14 percent who disagree strongly and 24 percent who disagree somewhat. A quarter (25 percent) neither agree nor disagree.

Women more inclined to be savings-minded; men are evenly divided

A third (33 percent) of women agree with enjoying life now and worrying about saving later, but a greater number (40 percent) disagree. Men are more evenly divided with 36 percent agreeing and 35 percent disagreeing.

Twenty-somethings beat teenagers on percentage of fun-lovers

Online consumers aged 20-29 years old have the highest percentage of fun-lovers of any age group, with 41 percent agreeing with having fun now and worrying about saving later. Teenagers (15-19 years old) and those aged 30-39 years old come almost equal at 37 percent and 36 percent respectively. And a quarter (26 percent) of people aged 50-59 years old and 60+ years old also agree with living for today.

On the other end of the scale, the numbers showing a more ‘save now’ mindset increase fairly steadily with each age group. This starts at a third (34 percent) of teenagers and 20-29 year olds who disagree, and peaks at 43 percent of 50-59 year olds and 42 percent of those aged 60 and over.

Hong Kong only region where the majority favors saving today

Hong Kong stands out as the only region where over half of the online population show a ‘save now’ mindset. In this country, 54 percent disagree with the idea of enjoying life today and worrying about savings and investments later. The Czech Republic runs second with 49 percent, followed by Brazil with 45 percent.

These findings give financial service brands a top-level picture of the appetite across different countries, age groups and genders for savings and investments products, versus products that support a more ‘live for today’ mindset, such as instant-access accounts.

Download the full findings: http://www.gfk.com/global-studies/global-study-overview/ or follow GfK on Twitter:https://twitter.com/GfK

Press contact

Amanda Martin, Global PR, +44-7919-624-688, press@gfk.com
Stefan Gerhardt, Global PR, +49-911-395-4440, press@gfk.com

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May 3, 2016 at 4:02 pm

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Aquatunes Amps up your Shower Experience

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DUSSELDORF, Germany /PRNewswire/ — Fusing cool sounds and hip design with state-of-the-art technology, Aquatunes delivers your favourite music in the shower. The waterproof Bluetooth Speaker by GROHE and Philips is impervious even to a shower spray and the perfect way to kick the day into gear or relax after a stressful day at work. Aquatunes adds a whole new dimension to your shower experience – as can be seen in this brand-new video produced by the GROHE Design Studio: http://bit.ly/GROHE_Aquatunes_clip.

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Simply use the Bluetooth button to pair the Aquatunes speaker with your smartphone or tablet and you are all set for outstanding musical enjoyment. The Bluetooth range of 10 metres means that the audio source can remain in a distance where it its safe and dry.

The versatile adapter is easy to attach without having to remove the rail from the wall. A push and turn mechanism locks the wireless speaker into place and releases it with the same ease.

Aquatunes makes a big splash not only in the bathroom but also at the next kitchen or garden party. And why not take it along for a day at the beach or a walk in the park. Running for up to eight hours on a single battery charge, it comes with a waterproof induction charger and can play music even while charging.

The simple controls include an on/off button, volume control, Bluetooth button for pairing to smart devices plus next/previous track toggle. Two LEDs show the status of the Bluetooth connection and the battery status.

Premium design meets intriguing audio quality – Aquatunes is here to amp up your shower experience.

-Cross reference: Picture is available at AP Images (http://www.apimages.com) andhttp://www.presseportal.de/nr/15261/

Contact GROHE

Feldmühleplatz 15, 40545 Düsseldorf, Phone: +49.(0)211.9130-3000, http://www.grohe.com

Media Contact
HERING SCHUPPENER Unternehmensberatung für Kommunikation GmbH, Berliner Allee 44, 40212 Düsseldorf, Phone: +49-(0)211-430-79-266/-289
E-Mail: grohe@heringschuppener.com

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May 3, 2016 at 3:56 pm

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Microsoft and Funai deepen partnership with cross-licensing agreement

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-Renewal of agreement covers a range of consumer audio-video products.

REDMOND, Wash. and OSAKA, Japan /PRNewswire/ — On Wednesday, Microsoft Corp. and Funai Electric Co. Ltd. (“Funai Electric”) announced they are strengthening their successful partnership with the renewal of a patent cross-licensing agreement covering a range of consumer audio-video products.

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“Microsoft and Funai Electric will continue to benefit from each other’s innovations in building enhanced experiences for our customers,” said Nick Psyhogeos, president of Microsoft Technology Licensing. “This cross-licensing agreement is another example of the advantages of an IP-led economy, encouraging product interoperability and accelerating research and development advances across companies.”

Joji Okada, officer of intellectual property (IP) licensing of Funai Electric, said, “Cross-licensing partnerships foster better collaboration and technology sharing. We see an enduring value in continuing to work with Microsoft that is mutually beneficial to all of our customers.”

Funai Electric is a worldwide leading manufacturer under FUNAI and other multiple brands including Philips, Magnavox, DX Broadtec, Emerson, Sanyo and Kodak.

Microsoft’s commitment to licensing IP

This patent agreement is another example of the important role IP plays in ensuring a healthy and vibrant technology ecosystem. Since Microsoft launched its IP licensing program in December 2003, it has entered into more than 1,200 licensing agreements, increasing collaboration and innovation across a range of industries. More information about Microsoft’s licensing programs is available at http://www.microsoft.com/iplicensing.

About Funai Electric Co. Ltd.

Funai Electric, established in 1961 and headquartered in Osaka, Japan, is listed in the Tokyo Securities Exchange First Section (6839) as a leading manufacturer of LCD TVs, DVDs/Blu-rays and related peripherals, printers, and antennas, etc. under FUNAI and other multiple brands in the global consumer electronics market. Funai Electric is well-known as a major original equipment manufacturer (OEM) and supplier as well.

FUNAI products are sold by its sales subsidiaries FUNAI CORPORATION and P&F USA for North America, P&F MEXICANA for Central/South America, and other Funai Sales and Marketing companies throughout Asia.

Funai group sells products under multiple brands in addition to FUNAI. FUNAI products have a strong and solid reputation in global markets for their quality and reasonable prices. For more information on the Funai group, please visit www.funai.jp/en/ and www.funai.jp/en/guidance/history.html.

About Microsoft Technology Licensing

Microsoft Technology Licensing LLC was formed in 2014 to acquire, manage and license Microsoft’s patent portfolio.

About Microsoft

Microsoft (Nasdaq “MSFT” @microsoft) is the leading platform and productivity company for the mobile-first, cloud-first world, and its mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more.

Source: Microsoft Corp.
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May 3, 2016 at 3:50 pm

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Sotera(R) Wireless To Highlight The Power Of Patient Surveillance At IRRS 2016

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SAN DIEGO /PRNewswire/ — Sotera Wireless, a leader in the drive to make healthcare safer through continuous multiparameter patient monitoring, today previewed its clinical presentations the 12thInternational Conference On Rapid Response Systems and Medical Emergency Teams being held at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Center on May 2 and May 3, 2016.

Among the featured events is an educational session sponsored by Sotera “Surveillance Monitoring Using the ViSi Mobile® Monitoring System,” which will take place on May 2 from 1300 to 1315 local time in Room 104. Dr. Ben Kanter, Sotera chief medical officer and a nationally recognized physician leader in the use of health information technology, will lead the discussion along with Gary Manning, Sotera vice president, sales and market development. Dr. Kanter will highlight how hospitals are using the ViSi Mobile System to reduce failure-to-rescue situations and adverse events among non-ICU patients. In addition, he will discuss benefits derived from the system’s advanced interoperability capabilities and analytics.

“It is a privilege to speak at the 2016 IRRS Conference,” said Manning. “This clinician community is dedicated to improving worldwide patient safety through early detection of patient deterioration in the hospital setting. We value their insight and have applied it in our drive to provide technology that enhances the effect of the rapid response system.”

Dr. Kanter will also present in a general session on May 2 from 1600 to 1615 local time in Room 103. The abstract “Multiparameter Alarm Management and Distribution on the General Care Unit” describes a study exploring whether continuous multi-parameter physiological monitoring could be used to better track patient deterioration and trigger rapid response without causing significant alarm fatigue or alarm issues. The study, conducted at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Winston Salem, N. C., employed an integrated system comprised of the ViSi Mobile System, electronic health record, clinical communication and collaboration tools, and cutting edge mobile technology to manage alarm distribution.

The ViSi Mobile System will be highlighted in an additional session “Response to Patient Deterioration in the Afferent Limb: Effectiveness of Continuous Vital Sign Monitoring” to be held on May 2 from 1645 to 1700 local time in Room 2. Presenters Koh Mei Jiao and Wei Ling Ling of National University Hospital, Singapore, will discuss a study evaluating the utility of the ViSi Mobile System and the efficacy of vital sign parameters in the detection of serious complications. Rosemary Kennedy, Sotera chief nursing officer, served as the primary study author.

The ViSi Mobile System is a wireless, wearable platform that continuously monitors all patient vital signs and communicates data to clinicians. The system aligns with evidence demonstrating that the highest-specificity indicator for at-risk patients is a combination of heart rate, respiratory rate, systolic blood pressure and change in mental status. The ViSi Mobile System measures heart rate, respiration rate, and continuous non-invasive blood pressure (cNIBP), along with SpO2, pulse rate, and skin temperature.

About Sotera Wireless
Sotera Wireless, Inc. is a San Diego-based healthcare technology company dedicated to a new generation of comprehensive vital signs monitoring. Sotera’s mission is to improve patient safety by empowering clinicians to detect early signs of deterioration in virtually any care setting and enable early intervention and rapid response, all without limiting the patient’s freedom of movement. More information on the company or its ViSi Mobile System can be obtained at soterawireless.com or by sending an email to info@soterawireless.com.

For more information on the ViSi Mobile System stay connected via:

ViSi Mobile on Facebook
ViSi Mobile on Twitter
ViSi Mobile on YouTube
Sotera Wireless on LinkedIn

Sotera® and ViSi Mobile® are registered trademarks of Sotera Wireless, Inc.

Source: Sotera Wireless

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May 3, 2016 at 3:41 pm

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Tour Dates Announced for Arsenal FC Visit to Sydney

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SYDNEY  /PRNewswire/ — Arsenal football fans can begin planning their trip to Sydney and NSW, with the team announcing the match dates for their two-game tour in 2017. The Gunners will play Sydney FC on Thursday 13 July 2017, and the Western Sydney Wanderers on Saturday 15 July 2017.

Arsenal to thrill fans in Sydney July 2017
Arsenal to thrill fans in Sydney July 2017

Minister for Trade, Tourism and Major Events and Minister for Sport, Stuart Ayres said, “Football fans aroundAustralia and the world can now get these dates in their diary, and book their trip to Sydney’s ANZ Stadium for two blockbuster matches.

“Tickets will go on sale on 19 July 2016, and I encourage all sports fans to come to Sydney and enjoy our great state. Arsenal will be bringing their first team squad, and going head-to-head with our two biggest local sides.”

Arsenal Chief Executive Officer Ivan Gazidis added, “Our pre-season matches enable the squad to complete final preparations ahead of a new campaign, and Sydney FC and Western Sydney Wanderers will provide a strong test for the team. The trip also gives our travelling squad a wonderful opportunity to see our loyal supporters in a country so passionate about football; it’s set to be a truly special trip and everyone at Arsenal Football Club is already looking forward to it.”

The 2017 Sydney Tour will be the first time Arsenal has visited Sydney in over 30 years, offering football fans across the world a rare opportunity to watch the English Premier League giants play in the Southern Hemisphere.

Destination NSW Chief Executive Office, Sandra Chipchase said, “Sydney is Australia’s home of football and the perfect destination for Gunners fans looking to not only watch their team in action, but to also begin a memorable holiday in NSW.

“Travel packages will soon be available to assist fans in building their perfect Sydney and NSW itinerary. With plenty of travel and accommodation options on offer, visitors can take in one or both of these two exciting matches, and stay on to experience everything NSW has to offer including world-class beaches, scenic coastal locations, adventure, nature and other great sporting and cultural events,” said Ms Chipchase.

Tickets for both matches will go on sale on Tuesday 19 July, 2016 with travel package details to be released.

More information on the tour can be found at: www.arsenalinsydney.com
For information on Sydney and New South Wales, visit www.sydney.com or www.visitnsw.com.

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May 3, 2016 at 3:19 pm

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Diebold Reports 2016 First Quarter Financial Results

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NORTH CANTON, Ohio /PRNewswire/ — Diebold, Incorporated (NYSE: DBD), today reported its 2016 first quarter financial results. A complete, full-text press release, along with other earnings release documents, are accessible by visiting the Investor Relations section of Diebold’s website, located at the following link:

http://www.diebold.com/earnings

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As previously announced, Andy W. Mattes, Diebold president and chief executive officer, and Christopher A. Chapman, senior vice president and chief financial officer, will discuss the company’s financial performance during a conference call today at 8:30 a.m. (ET). Both the presentation and access to the call are available athttp://www.diebold.com/earnings. A replay of the call will also be made available on the Investor Relations section of Diebold’s website for three months following the call.

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About Diebold
Diebold, Incorporated (NYSE: DBD) provides the technology, software and services that connect people around the world with their money – bridging the physical and digital worlds of cash conveniently, securely and efficiently.  Since its founding in 1859, Diebold has evolved to become a leading provider of exceptional self-service innovation, security and services to financial, commercial, retail and other markets.

Diebold has approximately 15,000 employees worldwide and is headquartered near Canton, Ohio, USA. Visit Diebold at www.diebold.com or on Twitter: http://twitter.com/DieboldInc.

Source: Diebold, Incorporated

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May 3, 2016 at 3:17 pm

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PR Newswire Hosts Inaugural Media Coffee Event in Jakarta to Shed Light on Challenges of Going Global for Indonesian Communicators

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JAKARTA, Indonesia /PRNewswire/ — As part of its commitment to better engage local audiences in Indonesia, PR Newswire is bringing its signature event Media Coffee to Jakarta for the first time with the topic “How to Tell Your Stories to the World: Challenges of Going Global for Indonesian Communication Professionals”. Arief Yahya, Minister of Tourism and Creative Economy, Republic ofIndonesia, Justin Doebele, Chief Editorial Advisor at Forbes Indonesia and Vice President of Jakarta Foreign Correspondent Club, and Prita Laura, News Anchor of Metro TV will share their insights on the entry of Indonesian brands into international markets. This free-to-attend event will be held at 9 a.m. (JKT) on May 12 at Sari Pan Pacific Hotel and is open for registration now.

As the world’s fourth most populous country and Southeast Asia’s biggest economy, Indonesia is entering an exciting stage of growth and new opportunities. According to Millward Brown, the combined value of the BrandZ™ Top 50 Most Valuable Indonesian Brands hit US$64.6 billion in 2015. For Indonesian companies seeking to further grow their brands and leave their footprints on the global stage, it is essential to learn how to deliver their brand’s story in a meaningful and effective way.

At the Media Coffee event, Yujie Chen, Senior Vice President of Asia Pacific at PR Newswire will be giving a welcome speech, followed by the three esteemed speakers who will share their experiences and thoughts on how brands can strategize their storytelling and venture into new markets that are beyond Indonesia’s borders. The event will cover three subtopics:

  • Branding the Nation – the Case of “Wonderful Indonesia”
  • What Does the International Media Want From Your Communication Outreach?
  • Creating Multimedia Content Strategy that Drives Results
Speakers for the Media Coffee event in Jakarta on May 12.
Speakers for the Media Coffee event in Jakarta on May 12.

With Perhumas Indonesia, the leading professional association for public relations practitioners, and Bubu Kreasi Perdana, one of the biggest digital advertising agencies and web developers in Indonesia as the official partners, PR Newswire’s inaugural Media Coffee in Jakarta will be one of the highly sought after events among Indonesian communication professionals.

For those who cannot attend the Media Coffee event in person, the event will be recorded and the archived video will be available shortly after the event. If you are interested in receiving alerts for the archived video, you can subscribe for updates.

About PR Newswire’s Media Coffee
The goal of Media Coffee is to enable communications professionals to hear from leading media organizations on how their respective companies work, providing insight into their specialist areas, giving advice on achieving coverage and informing them on effective targeting of journalists within their sector and how to build a mutually beneficial relationship.

About PR Newswire
PR Newswire (www.prnasia.com) is the premier global provider of news release distribution and multimedia platforms that enable marketers, corporate communicators, public relations practitioners and investor relations professionals to leverage content to engage with all their key audiences. Having pioneered the commercial news distribution industry in 1954, PR Newswire today provides end-to-end solutions to produce, distribute, target and measure text and multimedia content across traditional, digital, mobile and social channels. Combining the world’s largest multi-channel content distribution and optimization network with comprehensive workflow tools and platforms, PR Newswire enables the world’s enterprises to tell their stories to the world.

For further information, please contact:
PR Newswire’s Asia Marketing Team
+852-2572-8228
asia.marketing@prnasia.com

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May 3, 2016 at 3:10 pm

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