IMS Launches Telematics App Development Framework

Boston, Massachusetts and Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, Nov. 30, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — IMS (Insurance & Mobility Solutions), one of the world’s top three providers of connected car data solutions to insurers, mobility operators and governments, is pleased to announce the immediate launch of One App, a development framework that enables the rapid creation of scalable, configurable telematics apps that promote higher levels of user engagement than those in market today. 

Via One App, IMS offers customers across insurance and mobility full control over the configuration of customer-facing apps, and not just at branding or user interface (UI) design level. Applicable for app-as-a-sensor and feedback-only deployments, One App allows program-level customization for core functionality and feature sets and enables dynamic displays of content and messaging according to individual customer journeys. For example, at the outset users can be guided with personalized onboarding and set-up content, which then gives way to behavioral

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SD Times news digest: Software Tree’s microservices framework, the Chaos compiler, and a Kotlin Android extensions update

Data integration company Software Tree introduced Gilhari, a microservices framework designed to simplify JSON persistence in relational databases. 

According to the company, developers can quickly develop high-performance, database-agnostic, and Docker-compatible RESTful solutions that need to interact with JSON data.

“Developers shouldn’t have to jump through hoops to adapt to modern computing trends,” said Damodar Periwal, the founder and president & CEO of Software Tree. “Gilhari moves in Docker containers. Gilhari talks REST. Gilhari helps developers glide smoothly into the promised land of the microservices-based application architecture while leveraging trusted relational databases for exchanging JSON data.”

The Chaos compiler v0.1.0 released
The Chaos language team announced a new compiler implemented in the compiler.c module. It takes the Abstract Syntax Tree (AST) that is built by the parser as input and spits out the C code. 

Chaos programs are compiled against the language’s source. It packs the Chaos runtime into the compiled

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TensorFlow Turns 5 – Five Reasons Why It Is The Most Popular ML Framework

This month, Tensorflow, the open source machine learning and deep learning framework from Google, has turned five. 

TensorFlow has become the most popular tool and framework for machine learning in a short span of time. It enjoys tremendous popularity among ML engineers and developers. 

According to the Hacker News Hiring Trends, May 2020, TensorFlow jobs are in great demand. 

Stack Overflow points us to a similar trend where TensorFlow is growing at an extraordinary pace.

Here are five reasons behind TensorFlow’s popularity:

1. The most ubiquitous AI platform available for developers

TensorFlow is the only framework available for running machine learning models from the cloud to the tiniest microcontroller device. Models trained with TensorFlow can be optimized for CPU and GPU. From x86 to ARM64, NVIDIA GPU to Google TPU, the models support diverse architectures.

With TensorFlow Lite, the

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Scientists Design New Framework for Clean Water

Artist’s illustration of water molecules. A research team led by Berkeley Lab has designed a new crystalline material that targets and traps copper ions from wastewater with unprecedented precision and speed. (Credit: Sashkin/Shutterstock)

We rely on water to quench our thirst and to irrigate bountiful farmland. But what do you do when that once pristine water is polluted with wastewater from abandoned copper mines?

A promising solution relies on materials that capture heavy metal atoms, such as copper ions, from wastewater through a separation process called adsorption. However, commercially available copper-ion-capture products still lack the chemical specificity and load capacity to precisely separate heavy metals from water.

Now, a team of scientists led by the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) has designed a new crystalline material – called ZIOS (zinc imidazole salicylaldoxime) – that targets and traps copper ions from wastewater with unprecedented precision and

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Defense Innovation Unit (DIU) Selects Immervision InnovationLab to Develop a Computer Vision Wide Angle Camera for the Blue UAS Framework Project

MONTREAL–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Immervision, the Montreal-based leader in wide-angle intelligent vision, today announced it has received an award from the Defense Innovation Unit (DIU), part of the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) for a Blue UAS Framework effort.

The Immervision InnovationLab team is developing a wide-angle computer vision camera for small Unmanned Aerial Systems (sUAS), enabling advanced low-light vision for Blue UAS Framework effort which provides affordable, trusted, high performing, and interoperable UAS drone technologies for commercial and defense applications.

“We are honored that the Defense Innovation Unit has chosen Immervision’s InnovationLab to create this innovative wide angle computer vision camera optimized for drones in low light vision and autonomous flight,” said Alessandro Gasparini, Executive Vice President, Operations and Chief Commercial Officer of Immervision. “Immervision’s technology has been widely adopted in aerospace, surveillance systems and for consumer electronics for over 20 years. We look forward to working with the DIU

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VMware unveils new framework for data centre, cloud networking

VMware unveiled the Modern Network framework to enable businesses, and their IT and application development teams, to accelerate adapting to a new normal. VMware said it also announced further enhancements to its virtual networking products and services to help customers realise a modern network of their own. 

The Modern Network framework 

The Modern Network framework takes a top-down view, creating a network that understands the needs of the application and programmatically managing infrastructure to meet those needs. The Modern Network framework is described by three key pillars: ‘Modern application connectivity services’, ‘Multi-cloud network virtualisation’ and ‘Physical network infrastructure.’

The first pillar enables developers to connect the microservices of a modern application with self-service tools that developers can use without help from central IT. 

Underneath this, the second pillar provides a set of essential network services that are fully automated and defined in software. These services include all essential networking functions

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VMware Unveils the Modern Network Framework for Data Center and Cloud Networking

VMware announces the next wave of Virtual Cloud Network innovation for enabling a public cloud experience and best meeting the needs of applications and users

VMware, Inc. (NYSE: VMW) today unveiled the Modern Network framework to enable businesses, and their IT and application development teams, to accelerate adapting to a new normal. To help customers realize a modern network of their own, VMware also announced further enhancements to its virtual networking products and services.

For businesses today, the ability to rapidly and cost effectively respond to change is paramount. Application developers need to quickly deploy, test, and iterate applications. The infrastructure powering applications needs to deliver the efficiency of cloud operating models. Applications need to run on everything from private clouds to public clouds to edge computing, and the user to application experience needs to be great, no matter the user’s location. Traditional hardware-centric networking models simply don’t meet the

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Software Tree Introduces Gilhari(TM), an Innovative Microservice Framework to Simplify JSON Persistence in Relational Databases

An accelerator for transitioning to a modern computing architecture has arrived. At the “DeveloperWeek Global: Enterprise 2020” conference, Software Tree announces the debut of Gilhari(TM), a microservice framework that makes it easy for developers to create modern applications by simplifying the persistence of JSON objects in relational databases. Developers can quickly develop high-performance, database-agnostic, and Docker-compatible RESTful solutions that need to interact with JSON data.

Software Tree Introduces Gilhari(TM), an Innovative Microservice Framework to Simplify JSON Persistence in Relational Databases

Campbell, CA, November 11, 2020 –(PR.com)– At the “DeveloperWeek Global: Enterprise 2020” conference, Software Tree, an innovator in data integration technologies, announces the debut of Gilhari(TM), a flexible microservice framework that makes it easy for developers to create modern applications by simplifying the persistence of JSON objects in relational databases. Using Gilhari, developers can quickly develop high-performance, database-agnostic, and Docker-compatible RESTful solutions that need to interact with JSON data. Gilhari can easily be plugged into cloud and on-premises applications to simplify their design and accelerate

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