DermaScan Continues to Drive Safety Technology in the United States Market During the Coronavirus Pandemic

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DENVER, CO / ACCESSWIRE / December 4, 2020 / DermaScan’s temperature screening technology in the US has become an essential and effective tool for government and businesses relying on in-person operations during the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020.

With experts recognizing fever being one of the indicating symptoms of the virus, temperature checks are becoming a standard in proactive measures in minimizing risk exposure. In early 2020, DermaScan’s focus changed towards temperature screening hardware and software that, through unique infrared technology, can operate independently or integrate with other devices, such as security doors, which has been a proactive measure in states where ordinances are consistently changing officials say.

“Consistent temperature screenings are as reliable as oral thermometer readings, yet quicker in results and more sanitary to keep traffic in motion while safe,”

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Affordit Technology to be Integrated into United Solutions Company Industry-Leading Product Offering

“Our partnership with USC opens the door to financial institutions across the country and extends our reach even deeper into the credit union industry,” Affordit CEO and Founder Kevin O’Brien said. “Just as importantly, we’re proud to have a credit union technology leader like USC validate the value our product delivers as a business development tool for financial institutions and as an educational resource for credit union members.”

Founded in 1983, USC serves as the technology center for 95 credit unions across the U.S., while also providing innovation leadership and other services to many other financial institutions. With credit union services ranging from core data processing and email hosting to network services and business analytics, United Solutions offers end-to-end technology packages. As part of this new multi-year agreement, Affordit’s patent-pending technology will be integrated into USC’s offering. USC’s national sales team will identify opportunities to introduce Affordit’s technology to their

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United States Department of Defense Information Technology Report 2020-2025: Industry Convergence Propels the Industry – Press Release

Dublin, Nov. 30, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The “Industry Convergence Propels US Department of Defense Information Technology, 2020-2025” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering.

This research service focuses on the US Department of Defense (DoD) information technology (IT) budget requests and representative contracts. Analyses of research, development, test, and evaluation (RDT&E); procurement; operations and maintenance (O&M); and a variety of other services are also presented in this study. Contract activity for the 2019 calendar year is also included.

The DoD IT 2021 budget request consists of the Army, Navy/Marine Corps, Air Force, and joint service spending plans (all of which are included). The base year for financial spending is 2019, and the market forecast is from 2020 to 2025.

IT spending for the fiscal year 2021 DoD budget request is the foundation of this research. The 2021 DoD request may encounter opposition from both sides of the political aisle.

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Sadara conducts its first-ever technical event as part of its Technical Enrichment Programme | United Arab Emirates | Petrochemicals

Sadara executive management, engineers and other professionals gathered earlier this month for their first Technical Day event – a platform connecting Sadara’s professionals to exchange expertise, innovative ideas and success stories. The event was conducted as a major part of the new Sadara Technical Enrichment Programme (STEP), and due to the coronavirus pandemic, it was a virtual one, made possible by the very latest digital technologies.

The Sadara Technical Enrichment Programme (STEP) is a new initiative launched in early 2020 to provide an opportunity to share technical knowledge, innovation and expertise among the company’s professionals. STEP aims to boost the sharing of technical knowledge in different fields and thereby support Sadara’s journey toward being a world-class, leading organisation.

The 2-day live event featured keynote speeches from Sadara senior management and external guest speakers, technical paper presentations from Sadara employees, presentations from external guest speakers and interactive virtual training sessions. The

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Logistics sector ‘won’t avoid the touchless technology revolution’ | United Arab Emirates | Supply Chain

The current global situation has required the adaptation to a ‘new normal’, a time where social and physical distancing is required along with the use of sanitizing procedures.

Industries have turned to technology to help its consumers, not only to engage with each other, but to tackle the problems the world is facing today.

IPlan Ideas Technologies (IPI Tech) is a newly launched establishment (extension of IPlan Ideas Events) that offers innovative turnkey technology solutions to a variety of businesses.

As a subsidiary of the reputable Hawas Group, now in its seventh year, IPI Tech has boldly ventured into the many advances in technical ingenuity and creative conceptions from its impressive portfolio of products such as Dimenco with its contactless 3D Interface, robotics with Revotonix to its current exclusive partnership with Ultraleap, a pioneering hand-tracking and mid-haptic technology provider.

IPI Tech, along with Ultraleap, recognized the increasing demand of non-touch

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The Technology 202: Four reasons why covid exposure apps haven’t taken off in the United States yet

But these apps are most effective when more people join them — and to date, the United States has had a scattered rollout of the technology. But there is early research abroad indicating that the technology can play a role in limiting the spread of the virus. 

Here are four reasons that coronavirus exposure apps haven’t taken off yet here:

1. There’s a patchwork of different systems in the United States. 

The federal government hasn’t rolled out a single exposure notification system for the whole country, so Americans instead have to rely on a patchwork of different state and local apps. As of Nov. 20, 15 U.S. states and territories, plus D.C., supported coronavirus exposure alerts. Geoffrey made a helpful guide allowing you to check if it’s available in your state, and turn on the notifications.

Several large states have also announced their intent to launch exposure notification technology or

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Four reasons why covid exposure apps haven’t taken off in the United States yet

with Tonya Riley

Coronavirus cases are climbing throughout the country. But the vast majority of Americans have yet to install contact-tracing apps, which can alert them if they’ve been near someone who has tested positive for the virus. 



graphical user interface, text, application, chat or text message: Covidwise is a free download, as seen here, on the Google Play app store. it's also available on Apple's iPhone app store. (Photo by Jonathan Baran/The Washington Post)


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Covidwise is a free download, as seen here, on the Google Play app store. it’s also available on Apple’s iPhone app store. (Photo by Jonathan Baran/The Washington Post)

About 100 million people now have access to what’s known as “exposure notification” technology, which can send a pop-up notification after people spent time near a person who later tested positive for the coronavirus, my colleague Geoffrey A. Fowler reports. The alerts – which are built using software created by Apple and Google – were widely seen as one of Silicon Valley’s most critical roles in the coronavirus response. 

But these apps are most effective when more people join them

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Technology is the new border enforcer, and it discriminates | United States

Across the globe, an unprecedented number of people are on the move due to conflict, instability, environmental disasters, and poverty. As a result, many countries have started exploring technological solutions for border enforcement, decision-making, and data collection and processing.

From drones patrolling the Mediterranean Sea to Big Data projects predicting people’s movement to automated decision-making in immigration applications, governments are justifying these innovations as necessary to maintain border security. However, what they often omit to acknowledge is that these high-risk technological experiments exacerbate systemic racism and discrimination.

On November 10, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Discrimination released a critical new report on racial and xenophobic discrimination, emerging digital technologies, and immigration enforcement. Supported by an investigation by the European Digital Rights (EDRi) and other researchers, the report shows the far reaching ramifications of technological experiments on marginalised communities crossing borders.

Despite popular public perception that technology is objective and

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Young adults across the United States took part in loneliness study — ScienceDaily

A new national survey, looking at how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted young US adults’ loneliness, reveals “significant depressive symptoms” in 80% of participants.

Over 1,000 Americans aged 18-35 took part in the online anonymous questionnaire, which also asked the subjects to report on their anxiety and substance use.

The analysed findings, published in the peer-reviewed Journal of Psychoactive Drugs, show that “alarming” levels of loneliness are associated with significant mental health issues, asapproximately 61% of respondents reporting moderate (45%) to severe (17%) anxiety.

Meanwhile, 30% of interviewees disclosed harmful levels of drinking. And, although only 22% of the respondents reported using drugs, 38% of these reported severe drug use.

Therefore, a response with mental health care provision is “imperative,” lead author Professor Viviana Horigian, from the University of Miami, states.

“The convergence of the COVID-19 pandemic and the loneliness and addiction epidemics in the US is here to

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United Launch Alliance Successfully Launches NROL-101 Mission in Support of National Security

A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket carrying the NROL-101 mission for the National Reconnaissance Office lifts off from Space Launch Complex-41 at 5:32 p.m. EST on Nov. 13, 2020. Photo Credit: United Launch Alliance
A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket carrying the NROL-101 mission for the National Reconnaissance Office lifts off from Space Launch Complex-41 at 5:32 p.m. EST on Nov. 13, 2020. Photo Credit: United Launch Alliance
A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket carrying the NROL-101 mission for the National Reconnaissance Office lifts off from Space Launch Complex-41 at 5:32 p.m. EST on Nov. 13, 2020. Photo Credit: United Launch Alliance
A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket carrying the NROL-101 mission for the National Reconnaissance Office lifts off from Space Launch Complex-41 at 5:32 p.m. EST on Nov. 13, 2020. Photo Credit: United Launch Alliance
A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket carrying the NROL-101 mission for the National Reconnaissance Office lifts off from Space Launch Complex-41 at 5:32 p.m. EST on Nov. 13, 2020. Photo Credit: United Launch Alliance
A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket carrying the NROL-101 mission for the National Reconnaissance Office lifts off from Space Launch Complex-41 at 5:32 p.m. EST on Nov. 13, 2020. Photo Credit: United Launch Alliance

Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla.,

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