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Texas Society of Professional Surveyors Recognizes Leading Land Surveyor: Doug Turner, IDS Survey Director, Named Surveyor of the Year

02 12 2017

Houston, TX, December 02, 2017 -- The Texas Society of Professional Surveyors (TSPS) selected Doug Turner, Survey Director for IDS Engineering Group, as Surveyor of the Year. The award recognizes surveyors who have exhibited outstanding service to TSPS and the surveying profession, as well as acting as a good and valuable citizen in the community.Doug has been survey manager for a broad range of projects directly impacting the livability of the region. His projects have resulted in improved vehicular mobility and drive experience, such as street rehabilitation around NRG Stadium in advance of the Super Bowl, and safe bikeways, trails, and pedestrian bridges along Keegan’s Bayou Bikeway and the Greens Bayou Trail. Internally, Doug is a mentor for new surveyors, to grow their skills and involvement in the profession.During the awards ceremony, the TSPS said, “He is not just an outstanding candidate for this award; he is the definition of professionalism among Texas surveyors.”Doug joined...

New Technology, New Look Highlight 13th Texas Chicken Opening in Singapore

02 12 2017

    ATLANTA, GA, December 02, 2017 -- On Tuesday morning, October 31st, the 13th Singapore restaurant location for Texas Chicken opened at Changi Airport in Terminal T4. The latest restaurant, which is replacing one that was formerly located in the airport's main terminal, features automated self-ordering kiosks - a technological innovation that will add value and enhance convenience for the nearly 59 million travelers who pass through Changi Airport every year."Singapore is an important market for Texas Chicken in Asia, and we're proud to see our brand grow in such a vibrant market and be able to offer consumers a robust experience in terms of product, technology, and brand presence," said Tony Moralejo, Executive Vice President of International Business for Church's Chicken/Texas Chicken. "We have a proven franchisee behind the wheel of this state-of-the-art restaurant and we're looking forward to this new chapter in the brand's story in Asia...

Brain Sentinel, Inc. Announces the Purchase of IctalCare A/S Assets

02 12 2017

sEMG Monitor With this acquisition, Brain Sentinel can now offer a more complete line of technology for epilepsy patients--an FDA cleared, prescription diagnostic system for physician use, and now a seizure monitor for real time notification of seizure-like activity for non-prescription consumer use. SAN ANTONIO December 02, 2017 Brain Sentinel, Inc., a Texas company, has purchased the assets of IctalCare A/S, a Danish company. These assets include intellectual property, and a non-prescription, wearable device designed to monitor for seizure activity. "We are excited to add to our product line a small, wearable surface electromyography (sEMG) monitor that consumers may order and use without a prescription," said Mike Girouard, President, CEO, and co-founder of Brain Sentinel, Inc. Girouard continued, “With this acquisition, Brain Sentinel can now offer a more complete line of technology for epilepsy patients--an FDA cleared, prescription diagnostic system for physician use, and...

iUrban Teen Founder on Essence Top 50 Black Women to Watch

02 12 2017

SEATTLE December 02, 2017 Not-for-profit STEM education program iUrban Teen’s Founder and Chief Innovator, Deena Pierott was named by Essence Magazine as one of the “50 Black Women Founders to Watch” in their November 2017 issue. Deena was lauded as part of this fastest-growing entrepreneurial demographic in the United States, having a venture that’s shown a steady level of growth. Deena recently returned from the “Open Source Summit Europe” held in Prague in the Czech Republic from October 23-26, 2013. She presented to international conference attendees at the invitation of the Linux Foundation on “Interrupting Bias.” The presentation drew on her professional expertise as a diversity and equity professional and non-profit leader. She offered insight and tools for interrupting bias gained the international technologists and community members who attended the conference. “I wasn’t just excited to have travelled to Prague,” Deena said. “I was more excited that the...

Hermetic Packaging Market Growing with Healthy CAGR by 2024

01 12 2017

Sarasota, FL -- 12/01/2017 -- Hermetic packaging is a process of wrapping the products in such a way that there is no space for air, oxygen, chemicals, and others to enter the product. The hermetic packaging is used for a number of applications in the areas such as food and beverages, aeronautics, architectural structures, and others.Request Free Sample Report @ http://www.zionmarketresearch.com/sample/hermetic-packaging-marketThe major factors that drive the global hermetic packaging market growth are the rising demand for energy and hermetically packaged products, especially the electronic components. The various application in the areas such as space, electronics, aeronautics, and automobile components help propel the global market growth. The demand for multilayer ceramic packaging for the high-frequency purposes such as wireless communication, optical communication, and data communication fuels the growth of the global hermetic packaging market. The growth and the development of the...

Global Image Detection Sensor Market Is Likely to Reach a Value of US $22.01 Bn During 2016-2024

01 12 2017

Albany, NY -- 12/01/2017 -- Increasing technological advancement and continuously growing application of image detection sensors in the consumer electronics, healthcare, automotive and industrial sector is expected to have a very strong impact on the market for image detection sensors globally. Increasing usage of CMOS sensors for advanced digital cameras is having a positive impact on the market. CMOS primarily offer a low-cost alternative for CCTV cameras and point to shoot cameras. Growing usages of CMOS sensors in advanced driver assistance system in automotive sector and usage of thermal sensors in aerospace and defense industry are some of the major boosting factors for the Image Detection Sensors market.The growing usage of CMOS sensors in mirror-less cameras is expected to have a positive impact on the Image Detection Sensor market. In addition, rise in usage of advanced lithography technology in CMOS sensor for consumer electronics is another prime factor which is contributing...

Former Head of Yahoo! Sports Joins FanWagon

01 12 2017

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, Dec. 1, 2017 -- Houston-area startup FanWagon is announcing today that Michael Pearce has joined their team just ahead of launching their new sports-gifting platform (titled FanWagon) for iOS, Android and Xbox. He will be working alongside founder Dexter Talbert, VP Chris Meza, Head of Strategy Jon Hume, as well as former Apple employee Jonathan Lott. Michael was the former Head of Yahoo! Sports, as well as Head of Global Video Initiatives at Yahoo! Studios. FanWagon aims to engage sports fans and e-sports fans during live events with a unique form of gamification that allows fans to send physical gifts to each other. Michael Pearce's previous involvement in sports at the global scale will bridge a new connection across continents for FanWagon. Under Yahoo! he created and launched Fantasy Football Live, which was nominated for two Emmy Awards. He was responsible for global event planning for the 2016 Olympics in Brazil, has worked high-end partnerships...

MultiCam Set To Release All New Line Of CNC Routers, APEX1R

01 12 2017

DALLAS, Dec. 1, 2017 -- Known for their market leading CNC Routers, MultiCam aims to offer the same great CNC cutting platform at a lower price point with the all-new APEX1R CNC Router. Designed for entry-level to small businesses, end-users can expect the same superior accuracy, cutting, and motion due to MultiCam's highly effective engineering and manufacturing processes. Constructed from a robust single-piece-welded steel frame along with an aircraft-quality aluminum gantry, and cast gantry supports, the APEX1R offers maximum durability. With spindle options ranging from 4 to 10 horsepower, the APEX1R can easily integrate into existing workflows. The APEX1R will also feature an all-new knife system with both oscillating and non-oscillating cut capabilities. "The APEX3R has been a tremendous technological achievement for MultiCam and we expect the APEX1R to complement the global APEX product family of routers," says Vice President of Operations, Tony McGrew. To ensure...

Hartman Appoints Gian Craparo to Sales Director for the Central Region

01 12 2017

Gian Craparo We are pleased to welcome Gian to our team and look forward to his leadership in the central region to help us achieve our goals. - Al Hartman December 01, 2017 Hartman announced the appointment of Gian Craparo as Sales Director for the central region. He and an internal sales partner will be responsible for building advisor relationships in the following states: MT, WY, ND, SD, NE, KS, OK, TX, MN, IA, MO, AR, LA, WI, IL, MS, MI and IN. “We are pleased to welcome Gian to our team and look forward to his leadership in the central region to help us achieve our goals,” said Al Hartman. Gian added, “I am excited about the opportunity to expand on advisor relationships across the central United States.” Prior to joining Hartman, Gian served as the Vice President of Sales for Resource Real Estate and Resource Securities, a sponsor of alternative investments, such as non-traded real estate investment trusts (REITs) and real estate- and credit-based mutual funds. Before...

Midtown Urology Associates Honored as Third Practice Nationwide To Have Two Physicians Designated as UroLift Center of Excellence

01 12 2017

The UroLift System has fundamentally changed how we treat patients suffering bothersome BPH symptoms. AUSTIN, Texas December 01, 2017 Midtown Urology Associates today announced that Drs. Michael Trotter and Brian Mazzarella of Midtown Urology Associates have been designated as UroLift® Centers of Excellence. The designation recognizes that Dr. Trotter and Dr. Mazzarella have demonstrated a commitment to exemplary care for men suffering from urinary tract symptoms due to benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) and have achieved a high level of training and experience with the UroLift System. Midtown Urology Associates is one of only three practices in the U.S. to have two physicians within the same practice earn this distinction. “The UroLift System is a breakthrough minimally invasive treatment that takes less than an hour and offers multiple benefits for men with enlarged prostate – no cutting, heating, or removal of tissue, minimal downtime, no compromise of sexual function,...

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