Fabrizio Palmas receives “Best Full Paper Award” at 11th International Conference on Virtual Worlds and Games for Serious Applications

On 4th September 2019 straightlabs GmbH & Co. KG’s creative and technical director Fabrizio Palmas opened the scientific paper session at the 11th International Conference on Virtual Worlds and Games for Serious Applications (VS-Games 2019 – IEEE) by presenting the results of his research in the field of virtual reality (VR) and gamification. In the course of Read more about Fabrizio Palmas receives “Best Full Paper Award” at 11th International Conference on Virtual Worlds and Games for Serious Applications[…]

New Approach for Environmental Testing Using ICP-OES Outlined in New White Paper

SPECTRO Analytical Instruments, a leading manufacturer of advanced instruments for elemental analysis, has published a new white paper, “A New Approach to ICP-OES Analysis for Environmental Testing.” Environmental laboratories might like to standardize on one ICP-OES solution for most or all of their analysis needs. But different spectrometer types have different advantages and disadvantages for Read more about New Approach for Environmental Testing Using ICP-OES Outlined in New White Paper[…]

ROWA Lack further expands its waterborne lacquer portfolio

With various water-based products from the ROWAKRYL®, ROWATHAL® and ROWAFLON® ranges already available for applications such as PVC-coated tarpaulins, print media and artificial leather, waterborne coatings from the ROWANYL®-group now complete the product range. The gloss product ROWANYL® 105004W, for example, is suitable for the production of (foamed) artificial leather, which is produced in a Read more about ROWA Lack further expands its waterborne lacquer portfolio[…]

Data protection in times of the GDPR

People have been talking about the dream of a paperless office for decades, but the reality is different. Paper is still the number one data carrier and the waste paper bin is still the number one carrier of confidential information. Studies show that paper consumption has never been as high as in recent years. Be Read more about Data protection in times of the GDPR[…]

Sustainable Packaging, Printed Electronics and New Barriers are Topics at the 29th PTS Coating Symposium 2019

"upgraded – smart – bio" is the motto for the 29th PTS Coating Symposium from 03.09. to 04.09.2019 in Munich. This year’s programme offers a great deal of potential for knowledge and innovation, with experts and speakers from industry and science reporting on trends and developments in the changing industry. The PTS Coating Symposium 2019 Read more about Sustainable Packaging, Printed Electronics and New Barriers are Topics at the 29th PTS Coating Symposium 2019[…]

Digitisation in the Hamburger Sparkasse

Numerous banks from the German Sparkassen Group have relied on signotec’s secure electronic signature solutions for many years. Now the Hamburger Sparkasse has also equipped its branches and customer centres with the signotec Gamma signature pad in combination with the signotec Adobe Reader plug-in. On delivery, signotec performed an outstanding logistical feat: the more than Read more about Digitisation in the Hamburger Sparkasse[…]

ICE Europe 2019 sets record for exhibition space, exhibitor and visitor numbers

Last week, from 12 – 14 March 2019, the international converting industry gathered for the 11th ICE Europe at the Munich Trade Fair Centre in Germany. This year, the World’s Leading Exhibition for the conversion of flexible, web-based materials, such as paper, film, foil and nonwovens, achieved higher numbers of exhibitors and visitors than ever Read more about ICE Europe 2019 sets record for exhibition space, exhibitor and visitor numbers[…]

Open Data Spaces. Towards the IDS Open Data Ecosystem

Open Data is widely accepted as a driver of innovation and an anchor for trust and transparency. A relevant aspect of the International Data Spaces ecosystem is the provision and application of Open Data to foster and enhance data-driven businesses. This position paper gives an overview of the current state of Open Data, describes significant Read more about Open Data Spaces. Towards the IDS Open Data Ecosystem[…]

Tamper-proof labelling with artimeltsurface

Not only drug manufacturers are faced with the essential obligation to tamper-proof their cardboard packaging as a result of the new European anti-tampering guideline which took effect on 9 February 2019. Other manufacturers are also increasingly looking for new ways to label or seal their products in such a way that consumers can clearly recognise Read more about Tamper-proof labelling with artimeltsurface[…]

Best Review Paper Award goes to….

Prof. Aaron Lerner, Dr. Sandra Neidhöfer and Dr. Torsten Matthias received the Best Review Paper Award 2018 from the journal Microorganism with “The Gut Microbiome Feelings of the Brain: A Perspective for Non-Microbiologists Microorganisms”. Many publications have focused on the brain to gut axis as a major contributor to human health, but the gut to Read more about Best Review Paper Award goes to….[…]