technology

  • Volvo Cars introduces Care Key as standard on all cars for safe car sharing

    Volvo Cars today reveals the Care Key, allowing any Volvo buyer to set a speed limit for themselves, their family members or friends. The Care Key will come as standard on all Volvo cars from model year 2021.

  • Volvo Cars launch new S60 sports sedan – the first Volvo car made in the USA

    Volvo Cars, the premium car maker, today revealed the new S60 mid-size premium sports sedan at the company’s first US manufacturing plant in Charleston, South Carolina.

  • Volvo Cars redefines the future of road safety at the Global Road & Traffic Safety conference in Abu Dhabi

    Volvo Cars participated in the Global Road and Traffic Safety conference in Abu Dhabi. The two-day conference shed light on the latest road safety measures, while reviewing the UAE’s milestones and achievements towards accomplishing its objectives of becoming a leader in world class road quality and infrastructure.

  • Volvo Cars Tech Fund invests in electric car charging company FreeWire

    Volvo Cars has acquired a stake in electric car charging company FreeWire Technologies via the Volvo Cars Tech Fund, deepening the company’s commitment to a fully electric future.

  • Volvo Cars to embed Google Assistant, Google Play Store and Google Maps in next-generation infotainment system

    Volvo Cars, the premium car maker, announced it is working with Google to embed the voice-controlled Google Assistant, Google Play Store, Google Maps and other Google services into its next-generation Sensus infotainment system, based on Google’s Android operating system.

  • Volvo Cars to go all electric

    Volvo Cars to go all electric

  • Volvo S60 and V60 secure 5-star safety rating by Euro NCAP

    The new Volvo S60 sedan and V60 estate received the maximum five-star rating in their 2018 EuroNCAP safety tests, continuing a five-star streak for the Volvo line-up.

  • Volvo wins big at Car Tech Awards

    Volvo has again proved its technological leadership, winning four awards at the Car Tech Awards 2018.

  • Volvo XC60 wins Middle East Car of the Year 2018

    The new Volvo XC60 has been named Jury Car of the Year by MECOTY's jury panel at the annual MECOTY award ceremony, held in parallel with the Abu Dhabi International Motor Show, further adding to Volvo's growing list of accolades.

  • Volvo XC90: safety and luxury reimagined

    Volvo Cars has relaunched its new design direction with the XC90 and continues to deliver on its promise to introduce a visually striking, premium quality seven-seat SUV with world leading safety features, new powertrain technologies, an unrivalled combination of power and fuel efficiency and a superlative interior finish.

  • VSTEP delivered NAUTIS Full Mission Bridge Simulator to HELMEPA

    HELMEPA purchased a NAUTIS DNV Class A FMB Simulator and Instructor Station for training of its fleet members. The simulator was delivered and installed by VSTEP at HELMEPA premises in Athens, Greece.

  • Wacom appoints Grapheast Computers as new Middle East distributor

    Grapheast Computers, a leading graphics solutions provider and software distributor, has signed an agreement to act as the official distributor and promoter forWacom, the global leader in pen input solutions. The agreement includesthe distribution of interactive pen tablets and pen displays as well as digital interface technologies in the Middle East.

  • Wacom Inkathon to boost the internet of ink

    Wacom today announces Inkathon, a new challenge for software developers who believe in the power of digital ink and are interested in developing ink-based applications. Wacom’s Inkathon recently started and will be open for submissions until 6 November 2015. Adopting the well-known concept of hackathons, Wacom seeks new and fresh ideas for applications incorporating the use of digital ink. The winner will take home 20.000 US Dollars and full marketing support for the new application. The runner up will receive 10.000 US Dollars and third place will be rewarded 5.000 US Dollars. Finally, an audience favorite, selected by the number of votes for a particular app from voting public, will also receive 5.000 US Dollars.

  • Wacom Names Fredrik Torstensson Senior Vice President of Global Branded Sales

    Fredrik Torstensson recently joined Wacom to oversee Worldwide Sales and business partner relationships.  He is charged with accelerating growth across both developed and emerging markets, expanding the global sales organization, strengthening strategic partnerships with customers and resellers and helping facilitate faster sell-through at points of sale.

  • Wacom presents Digital Ink and Digital Stationery at IFA

    Wacom®, the world’s leading developer of digital pens and interactive pen tablets, is presenting the company’s vision of 21st century ink. “Ink carries creativity. We believe that the pen has always been and always will be the natural tool for visualizing ideas. How about creating a pen for the Internet of Ink, where you can grow, share and make your ideas happen?” Wacom CEO Masahiko Yamada says. “In spite of more than 16 billion tablets and smartphones, people still prefer a pen for developing ideas and being creative. This is why Wacom has been thinking about the future of ink. This is why we have introduced WILL, the new open industry standard for strokes, notes and sketches.”

  • Wacom recruits Jeff Mandell as Executive Vice President Branded Business, Leading transition to Global Business Unit

    Jeff Mandell, a global executive with extensive experience in Computer Peripherals, Consumer Electronics, Mobility and Software & Services, recently joined Wacom’s Executive team as EVP Branded Business. Wacom, the world leader in the interactive pen tablet market and global pen technology leader for smartphones, tablets and notebooks, recently reorganized into strategic business units and is strengthening it´s top-leadership team. In this newly created role Jeff Mandell will run all aspects of the branded business which includes the Creative and Consumer Business Units. He will directly report to Wacom’s CEO, Masahiko Yamada, and oversee a global team of over 225 professionals across Americas, EMEA, Japan, Asia-Pacific and China that generates ~$400 million in Sales.

  • Wacom to showcase new Bamboo Spark & Intuos product family at 2015 Gitex Technology Week

    Wacom Co. Ltd., a global leader in interactive pen displays and digital drawing tablets, will introduce its award-winning Bamboo Spark device and a new range of the Intuos® product family to the MEA region at the upcoming 35th Gitex Technology Week running from October 18 to 22, 2015. Wacom will showcase the latest products it successfully launched at IFA Berlin in Germany on stand B2-5 at the Dubai World Trade Center. Wacom’s innovative Bamboo Spark, the new Intuos range and improved Bamboo styli reflect its steady commitment to develop devices that inspire people to explore and express new creative ideas. 

  • Wacom’s Active ES pen solution helps Lenovo deliver industry’s first creative mobile workstation “ThinkPad P40 YOGA”

    Wacom Co., Ltd, announced that Lenovo has adopted Wacom’s unique “Active ES” pen technology, a capacitive pen solution for their new creative mobile workstation, the ThinkPad P40 Yoga.

  • Wacom’s innovative Bamboo Spark device that digitizes handwritten notes and inspires creativity launches to industry acclaim

    Wacom® successfully launched its new Bamboo Spark at this year’s IFA in Berlin. Bamboo Spark, a smart folio that digitizes paper notes and enables the creation and sharing of ideas, quickly became one of the headliners of this year’s IFA. Seeing the reaction of the Berlin audience, distributors and retailers, Mike Gay, Senior Vice President and head of Wacom’s Consumer Business Unit, announced he was increasing production about 50% to meet expected demand.

  • Want to have 4G connectivity on your PC everywhere you go?

    By 2022, more than 4 in 10 employees around the world are expected to be mobile, according to Strategy Analytics. With an increasing need for workplace mobility, Acer has incorporated Gemalto miniaturized embedded SIM (eSIM) into its Swift 7 laptops to offer ultra-portable always-connected PCs that enable users to be connected on the go.