Member spotlight 8.8.14: Enevo, Saudi Telecom, Camgian Microsystems, DNV GL

Fri, 2014-08-08 06:00 -- SCC Staff

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Enevo wins smart waste collection deal in Czech Republic: Council Associate Partner Enevo announced a major service agreement with ASEKOL s.r.o., a Czech and Slovak nonprofit recycling company that organizes the nationwide take-back system for Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment. Asekol will deploy the Enevo ONe smart waste collection system and fill level sensors in 700 containers across the Czech Republic. All containers will also utilize the advanced Enevo ONe alarm features to prevent container vandalism and theft.

Saudi Telecom installs 4G and 3G sites in the Kingdom: The popularity of 4G technology in the two holy cities (Medina and Mecca) has doubled from the previous year with all leading telecom companies in Saudi Arabia, according to a report from Arab News. The Saudi Telecom Company (STC), a leading service provider and Council Associate Partner, has installed 202 new sites for 4G data services in the two holy cities during the Eid holidays to cope with the rush. It has also installed 226 new sites to boost 3G data services in the holy cities during the Eid holidays with 248 boosting stations for signal reception in addition to 10 mobile boosting stations to cover areas with weak signals, according to STC sources. Other service providers such as Mobily and Zain have also put up additional hardware in the holy cities to address the increased rush of data services during the Eid holidays.

Camgian Microsystems CEO talks IoT and Big Data: CEO Gary Butler will speak at the M2M Evolution Conference & Expo next week in Las Vegas as an expert presenter on a panel titled, “At the Edge: Devices at Work.” The session takes place Aug. 13 at 11:15 a.m. Butler’s presentation will address the challenges associated with the staggering accumulation of Big Data with the coming proliferation of IoT devices, and how new architectures supporting distributed intelligence can be utilized to overcome these obstacles. Butler will also be discussing Camgian Microsystems’ new edge computing service, Egburt. Egburt leverages edge computing to enable organizations to stream analytics data from virtually any type of sensor into a cloud-managed, decision-making system. Camgian is a Council Associate Partner.

DNV GL No. 1 again: DNV GL is again ranked as the "best verification company" in the 2014 survey by Environmental Finance magazine, continuing its leadership position in the worldwide market for voluntary carbon offset projects and trading of carbon emissions credits. DNV GL, a Council  Associate Partner,  also earned top honors in the 2013 survey. "We are delighted and grateful for this recognition," says Dave Knight, director of USA & Canada Sustainability Services, in a press release. "It is particularly pleasing that this is based on the views of over 700 respondents." A carbon credit represents one ton of carbon dioxide that has been removed from the atmosphere, avoided or sequestered. The creation and trading of carbon credits is an essential tool in the effort to reduce global greenhouse gases through cap and trade schemes or voluntary endeavors.

Previously…

Members spotlight 08.01.14: GE Energy, MasterCard, S&C Electric, IBM

Member spotlight 7.25.14: Itron, Cisco, Schneider, CH2M HILL, Siemens

Member spotlight 7.23.14: UST Global, SunGard Public Sector, Camgian Microsystems