Technology news FILE
May 17, 2013
Spain’s Indra is behind the EU’s new Emergency Response Center
Technology provider Indra was responsible for the technological components of the European Union’s new Emergency Response Center (ERC), which will coordinate the response of member countries to natural disasters and acts of terrorism.
May 16, 2013
Acciona to bring electricity to 25,000 people in remote areas of Mexico
The Spanish company is kicking off the ‘Light at Home’ project, in which it will install 10,000 photovoltaic systems and bring electricity to 25,000 people living in remote rural areas of Oaxaca, Mexico.
May 15, 2013
An innovative project to produce fuel from plastic waste
The Spanish venture aims to obtain fuel that can be used by automobiles and in heaters, made from plastic waste that would normally end up in garbage dumps at the end of its useful life.
May 14, 2013
A Spanish application is nominated at the CTIA E-Tech Awards in Las Vegas
It’s called TwentyOne App and it works by selecting the most important information on social networks for individual users. The application, developed by Spanish company Gigigo Mobile Services, has caught the eye of the CTIA E Tech Awards in Las Vegas.
May 13, 2013
Three Spanish companies are awarded five electricity concessions in Brazil
Spain’s Abengoa won three out of six electricity transmission concessions awarded in Brazil, while Isolux won another and Neoenergia—39%-owned by Iberdrola—took one as well.
May 10, 2013
Abengoa will build a waste-to-energy electricity plant in Arizona
The Spanish company will construct an electricity generation plant fueled by the gasification of municipal waste in Glendale, Arizona (United States).
May 09, 2013
The fastest facial recognition system comes from Spain
Spanish firm Herta Security has designed a video surveillance solution that can process 150 images per second in real time, allowing the fastest facial recognition in a crowd of people.
May 08, 2013
Indra launches a state-of-the-art smart electricity meter
The Spanish company has developed a smart meter that provides real time data about household electricity usage and has big advantages over other meters in the market. There is already interest in the product from Asia and Latin America.
May 07, 2013
NTS works to make smartphone batteries last longer
The Spanish company seeks to increase smartphone battery life using programming techniques, best coding practices and by improving algorithms.
May 06, 2013
A Spanish biotech company is a leader in the rapid detection of pathogens and toxins
iMICROQ, a Spanish spinoff using proprietary technology, is at the forefront of developing kits to detect pathogens and toxins ‘in situ’ for use in the food sector and clinical diagnoses.