Category: Techno

Streaming service disney launched in germany

streaming service disney launched in germany

Netflix and co. Have a new strong rival in germany since tuesday: disney has launched its video streaming service.

Disney+ may initially have a much narrower programming lineup than its rugged competitors, but the entertainment giant is banking on the appeal of "star wars," the marvel comic book adaptations and its rich children’s lineup. Like other streaming services, disney+ will be running in europe in the coming weeks with somewhat reduced picture quality to relieve the networks in the coronavirus crisis.

With disney+, the group is risking a strategic turnaround: previously, it earned well from fees from other streaming platforms, where its content ran, as well as cable providers. But in view of the streaming boom, the recently departed company boss robert iger decided that disney would have to bring the content to users on its own initiative. This required massive investments in, among other things, streaming technology. With the service boasting few exclusive audience magnets at launch, such as the "star wars" series "the mandalorian," disney set the monthly price at 6.99 euros, below the level of its rough competitors.

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Universities want to develop autonomous vehicles

Universities want to develop autonomous vehicles

Just tell the car to pick up the child from school – without mom having to get behind the wheel. Such scenarios are a dream so far. No autonomous cars are ready for the market yet.

But many companies are researching it, including google’s sister company waymo, but also the ride service provider uber and german car companies.

Now seven german universities also want to work together with companies over the next four years to develop an autonomously driving electric car. The vehicle is supposed to get by without a steering wheel at all. Herzstuck is the computer that is networked with sensors in the vehicle, sensors in the road and with other vehicles, as the institute for motor vehicles (ika) at RWTH aachen university announced on thursday at the launch of the unicaragil project.

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For safety and gentleness

For safety and gentleness

Twelve meters above the nave of the church, the wooden boards creak as the specialist group of the state building authority invites the press to a meeting. Since the beginning of the year, the dombauhutte has been busy renovating the imperial cathedral and checking its safety on behalf of the state of bavaria.

"It’s a challenging project because we have to work while the plant is in operation", explains ulrich forst. A compromise to not completely deny people access. The head of the cathedral building department is in charge of various sections in the venerable house of god. That means cleaning the ceilings, gouging cracks and cleaning window ledges.

The bamberger rider is still well secured behind wooden boarding. The area around the organ and the imperial degree is almost finished, so that the steel scaffolding can move on: by easter the altar island will be surrounded. In order to begin the next phase of construction, visitors must remain outside for a week. From next monday, 16. Marz, on until saturday afternoon only the craftsmen are at work in the dome.

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Dr.-schneider group celebrates 90.

Dr.-schneider group celebrates 90.

For the dr.-2017 is a very special year for the schneider group of companies – the international automotive supplier celebrated its 90th anniversary this weekend with a big family day and gala evening. More than 5,000 visitors came to see the plant in kronach-neuses.
The family day offered a varied program – starting with tours of the production facilities, a roadshow of exclusive cars in which dr. From the schneider products to the goal wall slide, foosball, bouncy castles, and a raffle with lucrative prizes.
The foreign sites (china, poland, spain, u.S.A.) also had a lot of fun – they offered various culinary delicacies and gave visitors a cultural insight into their respective countries. The day was rounded off with a gala evening for all employees of the group of companies.

Contemporary working conditions

In addition to the anniversary event, dr. Schneider celebrated further highlights in the past few days. The new management& project center at the kronach-neuses parent plant was inaugurated and the final planning phase for the new technology& process center has begun. The recently completed management& project center officially inaugurated. The extension building on the northeastern edge of the company’s premises will offer modern working conditions for a good 280 employees on an area of around 4300 square meters. The building will house the shareholders, management, sales and marketing, legal, communications, organization/processes/corporate strategy, sales controlling and business units.

Thanks to the city and county

With state-of-the-art offices and meeting rooms, a process-oriented structure and the best technical infrastructure, the M& P-center the future viability of dr.-schneider group of companies. The new building is also a statement by the supplier to the kronach-neuses site in terms of sustainability and energy supply. "Through internationalization, we have evolved into a global family of companies – but our ties to our home country have always remained intact", emphasizes parag shah, chairman of the management board. "We would also like to take this opportunity to thank the city and county of kronach for their continued support of our construction work."
In order to remain in the best possible technological position in the future, dr. Schneider has already given the go-ahead for the next construction project: the technology & service center is also to be built at the kronach-neuses site process center, a state-of-the-art industrialization center, to be built. Preparations are already underway.
These investments will, among other things, increase capacities in tool and fixture construction. Under the challenge of industry 4.0, IT technologies are to be merged with production processes to enable new, innovative products and services and to develop forward-looking technologies for the market.
A special highlight will be the top-quality apprentice workshop, which is to be built for the more than 100 industrial apprentices and will set new standards in terms of digitalization and networking. "This is how we can best prepare our trainees for the working world of tomorrow", according to shah.
Construction machinery is rolling out not only at the headquarters in kronach-neuses, but also at the tschirn site. The group of companies is building another warehouse for the spare parts service there.

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E-loads tapped

E-loads tapped

More electromobility at the district office in forchheim – this is what the district council decided last year for the district office’s fleet of vehicles. The partial conversion of the vehicle fleet has now made it necessary for the charging infrastructure to be intelligently designed. Together with the municipal utility forchheim, district administrator hermann ulm (CSU) has now put the new charging columns into operation.

"For us, the conversion of the vehicle fleet by using our own electricity is not only economical, but also the right step towards locally emission-free mobility and a sign of climate protection", ulm said.

The six new type-2 charging points are intended exclusively for the district office’s company vehicles and are intended to make charging as easy as possible for employees. Two more e-vehicles will be added to the fleet in a few days, after the press release says that the experience so far at the district administration office has been positive.

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