• 17 May 2017

    GKFX Deploys TradAir’s FX-CFDs Platform, Launches GKPro TRADER

    TradAir, an international technology provider for banks, brokers, and other financial institutions, has announced that FCA-regulated broker GKFX is now going live with GKPro TRADER, a customized version of its online trading platform for margin/credit forex and CFD.

    This platform was created due to the demand made by brokers and financial firms to have both elements of margin and credit available in one system. The combination provides control over clients’ access to liquidity before executing a trade. Additional features include granular leverage for each instrument, and automated risk management in cases of high market volatility such as in the Brexit and SNB sagas.      

    The provided margin/credit system offers APIs, which are said to allow convenient integration of exiting inhouse systems, as well as synchronization which offers real time updates of ongoing trades, deposits, and withdrawals. Dan Lawrence, Director of Institutional Sales GKFX, explained that the company went ahead with TradAir, as it has proved to uphold the customer service, performance, execution, and risk management standards that the firm was looking for. TradAir’s combined platform and the features it provides will assist GKFX to increase and expand its institutional business.

    Illit Geller, the CEO of TradAir, said: “We are delighted to work with the GKFX team, who are professionals and market experts. TradAir’s credit margin solution, addresses the challenges of an evolving market, where credit has become scares and expensive, and brokers require robust pre-trade control of customer access to liquidity. The futureproof Margin FX/CFD platform provides the reliability, performance and superior execution quality demanded by brokers and their customers.”

  • 16 May 2017

    Optimal+ Named a Gartner “Cool Vendor” in IoT Analytics for 2017

    HOLON, Israel & SAN JOSE, Calif.--()--Optimal+, the leader in big data analytics for semiconductor and electronics manufacturing operations, today announced it has been named a Gartner “Cool Vendor” in IoT Analytics, for 2017. Optimal+ is one of four companies profiled in the report and was recognized for its innovative, intriguing and impactful data analytics platform.

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    As we enter the era of the Internet of Things and Industry 4.0, achieving the highest quality standards without compromising time-to-market becomes an ever-increasing concern for semiconductor and electronics brand owners. Optimal+ offers the only big data software solution in the market that focuses on leveraging product analytics to improve yield and quality metrics in semiconductor and electronics manufacturing operations.

    “General-purpose modern analytics tools can be used for the IoT in most instances, but two differences specific to IoT analytics — new analytics users and massive amounts of sensor data coming at high speed — are best addressed by capturing domain knowledge and incorporating it into advanced analytics”, according to co-authors Jim Hare and Simon Jacobson, Research VPs at Gartner. “The product genealogy — combined with all of the test results collected throughout the value chain, and the respective environmental data — is fed downstream in the supply chain to create a ‘product DNA’ that can be used to reduce product recalls, improve the product's user experience, and protect the brand.”

    “In today’s complex electronics ecosystem, analyzing and understanding the DNA of every product and how its quality and performance impacts the supply chain is vital,” said Dan Glotter, Founder and CEO of Optimal+. “Our big data solutions are providing traceability throughout the supply chain to improve quality and deliver brand protection to semiconductor and electronics manufacturers.”

    According to Gartner, the “Cool Vendors” in Internet of Things Analytics 2017 profiles innovative vendors in IoT analytics that focus on some of the hottest areas of IoT – visibility into the manufacturing process, enabling new analytics users, and device diagnostics, repair and maintenance – to help data and analytics leaders increase the value of IoT projects.

    The “Cool Vendors” reports reflect IT products and services that Gartner finds interesting and innovative. Because of the breadth and depth of knowledge and expertise in technology and business, Gartner is in a unique position to identify and evaluate up and coming vendors across markets, topics, and industries.

    To view the full Gartner “Cool Vendors” in IoT Analytics 2017 report, click http://bit.ly/2qmbjra.

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    • Twitter: https://twitter.com/OptimalPlus

    • Blog: http://optimalplus.com/blog

    • LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/company/optimalplus

    Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in its research publications, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors with the highest ratings or other designation. Gartner research publications consist of the opinions of Gartner's research organization and should not be construed as statements of fact. Gartner disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.

    About Optimal+
    Optimal+ was founded in 2005 with the vision of uniting global manufacturing data with human expertise to deliver actionable knowledge that enables engineers to make better decisions, faster. Our Manufacturing Intelligence™ Platform combines machine-learning algorithms with a global data infrastructure to drive real-time product analytics that extract hidden insights from the data silos of any semiconductor or electronics supply chain. The company analyzes more than 50 billion devices every year on behalf of Fortune 500 companies such as AMD, NVIDIA, Qualcomm and ST Microelectronics to enhance quality and yield and deliver comprehensive brand protection for all their products. For more information, visit www.optimalplus.com. Follow us on Twitter @OptimalPlus.


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  • 10 May 2017

    LiveU Partners with The Next Web to Power Social Command Centre at its Highly Lauded Conference

    LiveU is working with The Next Web to continue to expand social media reach at the celebrated future-of-the-internet event, creating a plug-and-play studio

    HACKENSACK, New Jersey, May 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- With 15,000 attendees and winning the Best European Business Conference last year, The Next Web's (TNW) annual gathering of the great and good of the internet is set to expand its vital social media presence, partnering with LiveU, market-leading video over cellular company.

    With speakers from across the online world – including Google Drive, Airbnb, Microsoft, Snapchat and Wired – the conference is now recognised as leading the way when it comes to our online future, including policymakers. Hosted once again in Amsterdam, 18-19thMay, this is the 12th time the event has been held. Last year's conference drew great praise, not least from Gary Vaynerchuk, Founder, Vaynermedia, "An incredible line-up of speakers, and the setup and production of the conference was absolutely mind-blowing. I even paused mid-talk to applaud them because this event was off the charts," he said.

    TNW Conference's social media team is led by Matt Navarra, award-winning social media Director who will co-ordinate 10 social media experts to produce a captivating experience for those following or engaging with the event online. Last year, the team generated nearly 450 million social impressions worldwide.

    LiveU will help to drive that figure upwards by building a small, plug-and-play studio to create unique content. LiveU will set up and operate the studio, working with production team Stream My Event. TNW will use the studio to create a wide variety of content, including live video. The TNW Conference video team will also have access to two LiveU Solo, best-in-class plug-and-play live streaming bonding solution, designed for the online market

    Wytze de Haan, Director of Events, TNW, said: "TNW Conference 2017 is going to be packed full of great speakers, insightful presentations and no doubt many unexpected memorable moments. Working with LiveU helps us become even more agile in order to capture such moments, and deliver them to our social audience at speed and in the highest quality possible. We expect the combination of LiveU's camera hardware and TNW Conference's beautiful event production will be a winning combination."

    Ronen Artman, VP of Marketing with LiveU, said, "This conference is a dynamic, powerful event full of forward-thinking people dedicated to the future of the internet. Live video of course plays an increasing role in that future, as we are clearly seeing, and LiveU is central to that. We are very pleased to be an event partner."

    About LiveU
    LiveU is driving the live video revolution, providing live video streaming for TV, mobile, online and social media. Let your audience become part of your story with high-quality and flawless live video, transmitted from anywhere in the world, through the use of our patented bonding and video transport technology. LiveU creates a consistent bandwidth and a reliable connection so you can acquire, manage and distribute high quality remote live broadcasts over IP. Our broad portfolio of products sets the industry standard for live video production. From backpacks to smartphones, and satellite/cellular hybrid to external antenna solutions, LiveU offers a complete range of devices for live video coverage anytime, anywhere. In addition, LiveU offers extensive cloud-based management and video distribution solutions. With over 2,000 customers in 80+ countries, LiveU's technology is the solution of choice for global broadcasters, online media, news agencies and social media.  For more information, visit www.liveu.tv, or follow us on TwitterFacebookYouTube, or Instagram.

    Contact: Joss Armitage 




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