Biology News

Zimmer Biomet Prices Offering of Euro-Denominated Senior Notes

12/6/2016
WARSAW, Ind. , Dec. 6, 2016  Zimmer Biomet Holdings, Inc. (NYSE and SIX: ZBH) (the "Company") today announced that it has priced an offering of €500.0 million principal amount of its 1.414% senior unsecured notes due 2022 and €500.0 million principal amount of its 2.425% senior unsecured notes due 2026. The closing of the offering is expected to occur on December 1... [Comments]

Valencell Sees Third Consecutive Year of Triple Digit Growth

12/6/2016
RALEIGH, N.C. , Dec. 6, 2016 Valencell , the leading innovator in performance biometric sensor technology, announced today it has seen a third consecutive year of triple digit growth for its PerformTek ® biometric sensor technology in 2016 with a 360 percent increase in companies who have acquired Valencell technology over last year. This increase was driven by sales of... [Comments]

Securus Technologies Commits To Five (5) Year Funding For Prison Entrepreneurship Program (PEP)

12/6/2016
DALLAS , Dec. 6, 2016 Securus Technologies, a leading provider of civil and criminal justice technology solutions for public safety, investigation, corrections and monitoring, and the Prison Entrepreneurship Program (PEP) jointly announced today a five (5) year funding commitment by Securus to PEP and an exclusive agreement to expand the rehabilitation and reentry support to m... [Comments]

National Institute Of Justice Studies Use Of CT Scans In Autopsies

12/5/2016
WASHINGTON , Dec. 5, 2016  The Office of Justice Programs' National Institute of Justice (NIJ), today published "Can CT Scans Enhance or Replace Medico Legal Autopsies?" on NIJ.gov.  The report examines the potential of supporting or replacing forensic autopsies with postmortem X-ray computed tomography, commonly called a CT scan. In response to recommend... [Comments]

Biometric Vehicle Access System Market worth 854.8 Million USD by 2021

12/2/2016
PUNE, India , December 1, 2016 The report "Biometric Vehicle Access System Market by Authentication type (Fingerprint, Voice), Future Technology (Iris Recognition System), Vehicle Type (Passenger Car, Battery Electric Vehicle), and Region - Global Forecast to 2021", published by MarketsandMarkets, the market is estimated to be USD 442.7 Million in 2016, and is proj... [Comments]

SoftServe Revolutionizes Vehicle Security with Smart System for Biometric Authentication

12/2/2016
AUSTIN, Texas , Dec. 1, 2016   SoftServe , a global digital technology solutions provider, today announced BioLock , an electrocardiogram (ECG) biosensor analysis system for continuous driver authentication and health monitoring, a key IoT asset. The smart system ensures device-to-device communication between ECG biosensors embedded into a vehicle's steering wheel and mob... [Comments]

Neuroon: Give the Ones You Love a Better Sleep Not Only During Christmas

11/30/2016
SAN FRANCISCO and WARSAW, Poland , Nov. 30, 2016 Not many of us realize that we spend ? of our life sleeping. It is one of the most crucial aspects of recovery so we need to do it well. Inadequate sleep levels have been found to lead to a host of serious health risks, including heart problems, high blood pressure, stroke, diabetes, and even cancer. Maybe now is the best... [Comments]

higi Launches New Partnership Initiative with National Brands, Thought-Leaders and Celebrities

11/30/2016
CHICAGO , Nov. 30, 2016  higi SH llc (higi) announced today the launch of a new partnership initiative targeting national brands, industry thought-leaders and celebrity influencers looking to encourage, motivate and reward their respective audiences for taking steps to live healthier, more active lives. Since its inception in 2012, higi has built the largest self-screeni... [Comments]

BioDirection, Inc. Holds Pre-Submission Meeting with FDA

11/29/2016
BOSTON , Nov. 29, 2016 BioDirection, a privately held medical device company developing novel and rapid point-of-care products for the objective detection of concussion and other traumatic brain injury (TBI), announced today that the company has successfully completed a meeting with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to review the company's Tbit™ blood test Pre-Submis... [Comments]

Neurotechnology Releases FingerCell 3.0 SDK for Fingerprint Biometrics in Low-power, Compact Devices

11/29/2016
VILNIUS, Lithuania , Nov. 29, 2016   Neurotechnology , a provider of high-precision biometric identification and object recognition technologies, today released FingerCell 3.0, a software development kit (SDK) for fingerprint recognition solutions that run on low-power, low-memory microcontrollers. FingerCell can extract a fingerprint template using less than 128KB of memo... [Comments]

New World Record for Fingerprint Recognition Software

11/29/2016
CANNES, France , November 29, 2016 Nearly one billion matches per second with DERMALOG's high-speed AFIS    Continue Reading DERMALOG is Germany's largest Multi-Biometric supplier: The company's Fingerprint Identification System is part of an efficient Identity Management. (PRNewsFoto/DERMALOG Identification Syste... [Comments]

Medicine News

Improved Sling Invented by InventHelp Client (BRK-2195)

12/6/2016
PITTSBURGH, PA (PRWEB) December 06, 2016 An inventor, from Talladega, Ala., thought there needed to be a more comfortable and supportive way to utilize a sling, so she invented the patent-pending SLING-VEST. The SLING-VEST provides an effective way to support and align the arm or shoulder.... [Comments]

i2i Population Health Names Camaga to Top Sales Position

12/6/2016
Santa Rosa, California (PRWEB) December 06, 2016 i2i Population Health, a national leader in population health management (PHM) technology, has named Ajdin Camaga as a vice president of sales. “Ajdin understands that building a successful sales culture is about building relationships, says... [Comments]

VitreosHealth Announces a New Strategic Relationship with CitiusTech

12/6/2016
Dallas, TX (PRWEB) December 06, 2016 VitreosHealth, the leader in predictive and prescriptive health insights for population health management, announces today a strategic relationship with CitiusTech, a leading healthcare technology services and solutions provider. VitreosHealth will leverag... [Comments]

Mount Sinai Establishes 3D Printing Services for Clinicians and Researchers

12/6/2016
New York, NY (PRWEB) December 06, 2016 Mount Sinai Health System today announced the creation of the Medical Modeling Core, a collaboration led by the Department of Neurosurgery, where clinicians can confer and order 3D models for their cases. Virtual reality, simulation, and 3D printing ser... [Comments]

Maine Women’s Expo Benefits Addiction, Behavioral Health Treatment at Crossroads

12/6/2016
Scarborough, Maine (PRWEB) December 06, 2016 It was a day for women, organized and run by women at the Maine Women’s Magazine inaugural Maine Women’s Expo. Hundreds of women gathered to check out retailers, demonstrations, vendors, services, and more – all while supporting an amazing local re... [Comments]

Dental Sleep Medicine and Craniofacial Pain Lectures Announced for 2017

12/6/2016
Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) December 06, 2016 In anticipation for the New Year, Dr. Mayoor Patel has announced his lecture and seminar schedule for 2017. With the availability of continuing education courses in 2017, dentists of all levels can continue to advance the services offered at their dental... [Comments]

Overnight Success- Buzzies Hits 100K in Sales 5 Days After Launch

12/6/2016
Scottsdale, Arizona (PRWEB) December 06, 2016 The Touchpoint Solution’s new neuroscience wearable, Buzzies, generated over $100K in sales online in less than fIve days after launch. Almost 200 backers pledged more than $25,000 on Kickstarter to bring to the market what people are calling a... [Comments]

CarriersEdge Addresses Driver Wellness for Trucking Industry

12/6/2016
Markham, ON (PRWEB) December 06, 2016 CarriersEdge, providers of online safety and compliance training tools for the North American transportation industry, today announced a new suite of Driver Wellness courses. Offered in three modules, the courses can be used as an extension to an existing... [Comments]

Scientist Aims to Dispel Obesity Myths as Prevalence Continues

12/6/2016
(PRWEB) December 06, 2016 Why does the prevalence of obesity continue to increase worldwide? Some would say lifestyle, however author Joseph Proietto, MB BS, PhD, FRACP, includes a fresh look into the cause of obesity in his new book “Body Weight Regulation.” “Body Weight Regulation,” foc... [Comments]

Executive Director of The Hearing And Speech Agency Announces Retirement After 30 Years

12/6/2016
Baltimore, Maryland (PRWEB) December 06, 2016 After 30 years with The Hearing and Speech Agency (HASA), including 22 as its Executive Director, Susan Glasgow has announced her retirement from HASA at the end of 2016. During Susan’s leadership, HASA has grown to annually serve more than... [Comments]

National Hot Dog and Sausage Council Unveils New Hot Dog Ingredients Guide

12/6/2016
Washington, DC (PRWEB) December 06, 2016 Of the variety of ingredients in the food supply, few spark more rumor and speculation than the ingredients in a hot dog. But contrary to common beliefs that hot dogs include “everything but the oink,” today’s wieners are made from exactly what is list... [Comments]

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