Yuneec today announced that it has been named a CES® 2019 Innovation Awards Honoree for the Yuneec Mantis Q drone (the first of its kind with voice control) in the robotics and drones product category. The announcement was made during CES Unveiled New York last night, an invite-only tech event bringing together top media, exhibitors and industry leaders for a sneak peek of the products and trends expected at CES 2019, which will run January 8-11, 2019 in Las Vegas, NV.
An annual program that celebrates outstanding design, the CES Innovation Awards recognizes honorees across 28 product categories. A panel of judges, including designers, engineers and members of the tech media, reviews submissions based on design, functionality, consumer appeal, engineering and how the products compare with the competition. The Mantis Q will be on display in the Innovation Awards Showcase at the upcoming CES 2019.
Published at Tue, 13 Nov 2018 05:37:39 +0000
Today, ArcBlock (https://www.arcblock.io), the leading application development platform for decentralized applications (DApps) and blockchain-enabled services announced that it has officially launched a new strategic partnership with Soar (https://www.soar.earth). Soar is working to create the world’s first decentralized Super-map using blockchain technology including the delivery of a new decentralized platform for high-resolution drone, aerial, and satellite imagery that incentivizes content creators and provides access to images, video, and aerial maps for end users to purchase.
“We believe that Soar is redefining the mapping industry by empowering content creators and meeting an increasingly important customer need by delivering maps through a dynamic database, that is shared using blockchain technologies, ensuring the integrity and security of the content,” said Jean Chen, VP of Public Relations at ArcBlock. “Our goal is to work with Soar’s development and engineering teams to support them and give them total flexibility by using ArcBlock’s blockchain-agnostic framework to help Soar facilitate the creation, deployment and ongoing management of their blockchain-enabled service.”
With this new partnership, ArcBlock and Soar will work closely together to create and drive their innovative platform including working together to deliver decentralized services using various infrastructure services including AWS, Alibaba Cloud and Azure, as well as ArcBlock’s Open Chain Access Protocol (OCAP). OCAP is an abstraction layer that gives developers and users complete flexibility by giving them a unified approach to building and analyzing blockchain-enabled services including reusable components that integrate crucial building blocks that significantly improve user experiences for new and existing projects.
“As a leader in delivering high-quality mapping content, our goal is to create an industry leading marketplace for mapping content including helping drone operators monetize their content and to help facilitate the delivery of high-resolution content to end-users,” said Neil Prentice, Partnerships Manager at Soar. “By working with ArcBlock, we have a partner who has the platform and expertise to help us deliver our blockchain-enabled service including verifying and authenticating uploaded drone, aerial, and satellite imagery content.”
ArcBlock is transforming the way blockchain-enabled applications and services are developed, managed and deployed by reimagining how these services are going to be created in the years ahead. ArcBlock is comprised of a team of industry experts, developers, technologists, and leaders who are focused on creating successful outcomes by enabling teams and businesses. ArcBlock has created a powerful, but easy, to use development platform that utilizes the power of blockchain in combination with cloud computing allowing developers and businesses to achieve their goals successfully. Follow ArcBlock on Twitter @arcblock_io.
Published at Tue, 13 Nov 2018 05:27:53 +0000