October 16, 2019

Category: Hardware and Software

Beep Taps GCash for Transport QR Ticketing

By EDD K. USMAN, SDN, Twitter: @edd1819, Instagram: @bluestar0910, Facebook: Science, Digital & Current Affairs (SDN) — IF you have a smartphone, chances are you may have used a QR code paying for goods, or services. So, what are “QR” codes, and what it stands for. “QR” means Quick Response and originated “from Japan where […]

Universal Robots Launches Heavy-Duty Cobot for Collaborative Automation

Built to Do More: UR16e expands collaborative robot solutions, adding heavy payload capability for manufacturers seeking to accelerate automation Media Release: MANILA — Universal Robots (UR), the most trusted and widely-deployed collaborative robot (cobot) manufacturer in the world, has announced the immediate availability of the UR16e which boasts an impressive 16 kg payload capability. UR16e […]

Lenovo Launches 10 New IdeaPad, Yoga ‘Ultrabooks’

To be updated. By EDD K. USMAN, SDN, Twitter @edd1819, Instagram @bluestar0910, Facebook: SDN — Science, Digital & Current Affairs CHINESE tech giant Lenovo launches today, September 18, a total of 10 new IdeaPad and Yoga devices for the Philippine market. The event at The Blue Leaf Pavilion in McKinley Hills, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig City, is led […]

Epson Launches Multi-Function Monochrome Inkjet Printer

Media Release: EPSON has just launched its high-speed line head Multi-Function monochrome inkjet printer for enterprise printing, the environmentally-friendly WorkForce Enterprise WF-M20590 that prints at ultra-fast speeds of 100 pages per minute (ppm) while reducing impact to the environment when compared to laser printers. Driven by Epson’s PrecisionCore linehead technology, the WF-M20590 delivers a fast […]

Honeywell Presents Technology that Enables Digital Transformation in PHL

Media Release: Summit highlights the impact of connected technologies on productivity and efficiency  MANILA – Automation professionals from the process industries in the Philippines gathered at Honeywell’s Philippines Technology Summit 2019 to learn about how connected technologies such as advanced data analytics can drive the country’s Industry 4.0 transformation. The day-long event on July 18 […]

DICT Searching for AES Provider via Tech Fair for Smartmatic Replacement

Since 2010 the Commission on Elections (Comelec) has been using Smartmatic and its vote-counting machines for the conduct of the automated election system (AES) in the Philippines. For the  law authorizes the poll body through Republic Act No. 9369 (which amended R.A. No. 8436) to implement AES for the May 11, 1998 national and local […]

Lenovo Speeds Up Business’s Digital Journey via New ThinkPads, ThinkVision Displays

By EDD K. USMAN, SDN, Twitter @edd1819 (SDN) — Robust, secure, modern, quick, and No. 1. The descriptions refer to the new lineup of laptops and displays or monitors that Lenovo Philippines launched on Monday, July 15, in Makati City. So, if competitors of the Chinese tech company hope to better the latter, they must […]

Epson Launches New RIPS Business Inkjet Printer

Media Release: A new business printer from ​Epson is in the market. It is called the WorkForce Pro WF-C569R business printer, which is a new a Replaceable Ink Pack System or RIPS. If competitors do not watch out, Epson may just rip (no pun intended) them apart. Epson, a leading provider of printing solutions, announced […]

Breaking News: Huawei Acknowledges Trump’s Allowing American Companies to Sell Again to Chinese Telecoms Giant

(SDN) — HUAWEI Technologies Co. Ltd. can again do business with American companies. The technology world has virtually gone upside down after United States President Donald Trump has rescinded his ban on Huawei, the Chinese technology giant and the world No. 1 in manufacture and sales of telecommunications (telecoms) equipment. Huawei reacts to U.S. leader’s […]

Lenovo’s 1st PHL Exclusive Service Center Features Premium Care

(SDN) — Chinese global tech firm Lenovo has just opened its first premium service center in the Philippines. The company, with its headquarters in Beijing, inaugurated recently is first exclusive standalone service to serve its Filipino customers as it revs up customer experience in support of their needs. In an press statement sent to SDN […]