Resonance Technology’s CinemaVision Makes the MRI Experience Virtually Entertaining | News

NORTHRIDGE, Calif., Dec. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Bringing the comfort of a personal movie theater into the MRI scanning procedure. Combining vivid video and symphonic-quality audio, Resonance Technology offers the ultimate in-patient comfort. CinemaVision is an immersive entertainment system with an MR Headset and Visor that helps to alleviate anxiety and claustrophobia by transporting patients to a breathtaking virtual world.

Latest CinemaVision audio/video functions are being showcased at the all-virtual RSNA 2020 event from November 29 – December 5. Attendees can learn about new system features current in the 2020 model and any up coming product plans for the future of patient comfort Audio/Video devices for the MRI experience.

“This device represents more than 30 years of development and state-of-the-art engineering.  We are confident this product will give you the tools you need for comforting the patient while undergoing MRI or fMRI scan procedures. To maintain being the

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Resonance Technology’s CinemaVision Makes the MRI Experience Virtually Entertaining

NORTHRIDGE, Calif., Dec. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Bringing the comfort of a personal movie theater into the MRI scanning procedure. Combining vivid video and symphonic-quality audio, Resonance Technology offers the ultimate in-patient comfort. CinemaVision is an immersive entertainment system with an MR Headset and Visor that helps to alleviate anxiety and claustrophobia by transporting patients to a breathtaking virtual world.

Latest CinemaVision audio/video functions are being showcased at the all-virtual RSNA 2020 event from November 29 – December 5. Attendees can learn about new system features current in the 2020 model and any up coming product plans for the future of patient comfort Audio/Video devices for the MRI experience.

“This device represents more than 30 years of development and state-of-the-art engineering. We are confident this product will give you the tools you need for comforting the patient while undergoing MRI or fMRI scan procedures. To maintain being the leader in

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New Study from Qualtrics and PwC Reveals How CIOs are Future-Proofing the Workforce Technology Experience

SALT LAKE CITY and SEATTLE, Dec. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — New research released today from Qualtrics, the leader in employee experience and creator of the experience management (XM) category, and PwC, reveals how IT executives and senior technology leaders are playing a critical role in helping their workforce navigate the global pandemic and driving employee engagement, enablement, and productivity.

Findings from the Qualtrics and PwC study of more than 200 U.S. IT executives provide a framework for how leaders have shifted their technology investments during COVID-19 as a result of employee feedback and insights, and how those priorities indicate a broader trend in enabling the workforce of the future. (Study results can be found here)

Key takeaways:

  • IT executives have accelerated digital transformations within their organization and are taking appropriate actions to meet the needs of employees. 95% of IT ‘Leaders’ said they increased the frequency of employee
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Goli Nutrition selects Atos to power new retail experience based on edge technology

IRVING, Texas, and WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Dec. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Atos and Goli Nutrition, an innovator in health and creator of the world’s first apple cider vinegar (ACV) gummy, today announce a 5-year contract to power a new honest vending retail experience for customers. As Goli’s key digital partner, Atos’ end-to-end Internet of Things (IoT) solution will enable a new style of micro-retail consumer experience enhanced by edge computing, connected IoT vending machines and AI vision. The solution will provide Goli with valuable supply chain insight, operational and product efficiencies, and increased consumer engagement.

Atos Codex Internet of Things solution will help build, run and secure business services and data platforms for Goli’s 20,000 cashless and contactless honest vending machines in various retail locations like airports and shopping malls. The first roll out of 5,000 honest vending machines will take place across the United States and Canada

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Five crucial ethical questions in the future of Customer Experience

As some of you may know, I have recently launched my very first work of fiction: tech thriller Eternal (buy it here in Dutch), about the tech giant X-Com and its ground-breaking technology that promises eternal life. As so often with solutions that sound great on paper, there is a dark side to the story, which first becomes clear when a self-driving car lunges off the San Mateo Bridge in San Francisco and lands into the water after taking an abrupt and unexplainable turn to the left. One of the biggest reasons why I wrote Eternal, is to make people reflect upon the consequences of technology, something which I have already written a lot about in my books and blogs.

Since man has evolved into a conscious and intelligent being, we have always had a ‘Can we do it?’ mentality about technology. Just think about JF Kennedy’s ‘eternal’ quote “We

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DXC Technology and Microsoft Collaborate to Power a More Personalized, Intelligent, Secure and Modern Workplace Experience for Global Enterprises

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DXC Technology (NYSE: DXC) today announced an expanded strategic collaboration with Microsoft to deliver a more personalized, intelligent, secure and modern workplace experience to help companies to address rapidly evolving business challenges and customer and employee needs.

DXC and Microsoft are joining forces to deliver a solution and suite of services that will help companies to empower their employees with a modern workplace experience and to ensure customers’ employees can seamlessly and securely work anytime, anywhere and on any device.

Called DXC MyWorkStyle™, DXC brings the largest install base of workplace customers and the blueprint for the modern workplace experience. As part of the collaboration, Microsoft and DXC will work together to co-develop and deliver the solution, leveraging artificial intelligence and machine learning from millions of data points to create a modern workplace experience.

DXC and Microsoft

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Targeting Technology Investments to Improve the Client Experience

Banks’ effectiveness in targeting their IT spending will help separate winners from losers in the post-COVID marketplace.

To date, four global banks have differentiated themselves in wholesale banking by deploying strong digital/technical capabilities and analytics that outpace rivals. In alphabetical order, those banks are:

  • Bank of America
  • Citi
  • HSBC
  • J.P. Morgan

This list of digital leaders—and the analysis and recommendations included in our new Coalition Greenwich Report – The Future of Banking: Digital Transformation – The Pathway to Profitable Differentiation – were derived from data collected in the Greenwich Digital Transformation Benchmarking Study.

Banks can use technology to improve the client experience in three main ways: by speeding or automating processes, adding new values and increasing transparency.

1.    Speed in the client experience is mainly a function of streamlining requirements and automation. The COVID crisis has accelerated the process of automating parts of routine banking functions with digital tools. By

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Is Amazon Web Services Down? Roku, Adobe, Others Experience Problems

Amazon Web Services saw an outage Wednesday that caused problems for several companies. In a statement, Amazon said it was specifically having problems with its service that processes large streams of data. 

“We continue to work towards recovery of the issue affecting the Kinesis Data Streams API in the US-EAST-1 Region. We also continue to see an improvement in error rates for Kinesis and several affected services, but expect full recovery to still take up to a few hours,” the statement said. 

“The issue continues to also affect other services, or parts of these services, that utilize Kinesis Data Streams within their workflows. While features of multiple services are impacted, some services have seen broader impact and service-specific impact details are below. We continue to work towards full recovery.” 

Amazon Web Services is the company’s cloud storage business that many high-profile companies use. 

Many companies including the Baltimore Sun and

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Google and Disney team up for a Mandalorian AR experience

Google and Disney have teamed up for a new AR experience featuring The Mandalorian and yes, Baby Yoda is involved. The Mandalorian AR experience “puts you in the shoes of a bounty hunter following the trail of Mando himself, Din Djarin, and The Child,” according to a blog post by Matthieu Lorrain, head of creative, AR partnerships at Google. Players can interact with the characters in AR and capture scenes from the app for sharing.

The Mandalorian is scanning your kitchen
Google/Disney

The app is built on ARCore, Google’s developer platform for building augmented reality experiences, and uses its ARCore Depth API, which enables occlusion — when an AR object is blocked from view by other real objects in a scene (handy if the Mandalorian jetpacks in and your cat strolls into the scene).

Google worked with Disney and Lucasfilm to build models and animations based mostly on the hit

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Children and adolescents more likely to experience higher rates of depression and anxiety during and after enforced isolation ends — ScienceDaily

The COVID-19 pandemic has necessitated widespread social isolation, affecting all ages of global society. A new rapid review in the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (JAACAP), published by Elsevier, reports on the available evidence about children and young people specifically, stating that loneliness is associated with mental health problems, including depression and anxiety-potentially affecting them years later.

The review, which synthesizes over 60 pre-existing, peer-reviewed studies on topics spanning isolation, loneliness and mental health for young people aged between 4 and 21 years of age, found extensive evidence of an association between loneliness and an increased risk of mental health problems for children and young people.

“As school closures continue, indoor play facilities remain closed and at best, young people can meet outdoors in small groups only, chances are that many are lonely (and continue to be so over time),” said lead author, Maria Loades,

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