Explosive Learning Solutions provides Lean IT training and consultancy for Oxford University

The IT Department at Oxford University’s Department of Engineering Science has engaged the learning and development consultancy, Explosive Learning Solutions (ELS), to provide Lean IT training and consultancy. From June to October this year, ELS ran two courses for the Department, each with 11 students, as well as three follow-on workshops. The two courses followed…

From anxiety to action

A group of Salzburg-based researchers led by the psychologist Eva Jonas investigates the neuro-psychological mechanisms behind existential threats. What exactly happens in the process between threat and defensive reaction is at the centre of an ongoing study funded by the Austrian Science Fund FWF. It is an interesting phenomenon: climate change is becoming more and…

Fulham Introduces Universal Voltage Version of Integrated DirectAC LED Engine and Retrofit Kit

New Universal Voltage DirectAC LED Features Integrated Driver and is Suitable for Open and Closed Luminaires With or Without Lenses. Hawthorne, CA, USA — Fulham Co., Inc., a leading supplier of lighting sub-systems and electronics for commercial and specialty applications, today announced the release of universal voltage versions of its DirectAC direct-drive LED units. The…

Output Factory for InDesign Improves PDF and Print Workflow Settings

Zevrix Solutions announces Output Factory 2.2.3, a maintenance update to company’s output automation solution for Adobe InDesign. Output Factory automates printing, exporting and preflighting from InDesign and offers batch processing, export as single pages, layer versioning, custom scripts integration and more. The new version addresses an issue in which some incompatible PDF and print output…

SmartLabs Announces Free Trial for SmartMEDIA, its Video Content Delivery Solution

SmartLabs has expanded its free solution trial for operators to include SmartMEDIA. A year ago SmartLabs launched a trial of the latest version of their interactive TV platform SmartTUBE5. More than a hundred companies took part in the trial program, helping to successfully introduce SmartTUBE5 to the market. As this approach proved so effective, SmartLabs…

Climate-friendly measures don’t impair companies’ competitiveness

In an FWF-funded project, a team of researchers from the Austrian Institute of Economic Research (WIFO) investigated the effect of climate-protection measures on companies. The influence on competitiveness turned out to be negligible, while the positive environmental impact was confirmed. Time is running out: the UN recently stated that the measures foreseen by the Paris…

Landmark Asthma Study Demonstrates Device Choice Determines Asthma Control

Monaghan Medical Corporation understands that for those with asthma, particularly children, choosing the device that best delivers their medication is an important consideration. Plattsburgh, NY, USA — Monaghan Medical Corporation understands that for those with asthma, particularly children, choosing the device that best delivers their medication is an important consideration. Research has shown that even…