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Core Avionics & Industrial Inc. ประกาศความร่วมมือกับ Arm ในการพัฒนาโซลูชันการประมวลผลกราฟิกความปลอดภัยที่สำคัญ

SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 08, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Arm TechCon: Core Avionics & Industrial Inc. (“CoreAVI”) ได้ประกาศความร่วมมือด้านเทคโนโลยีกับ Arm ในวันนี้ เพื่อร่วมงานในด้านโซลูชันการประมวลผลกราฟิกความปลอดภัยที่สำคัญสำหรับระบบยานยนต์รุ่นต่อไป

ความร่วมมือครั้งนี้จะช่วยลดและจัดการความเสี่ยง จากการได้รับใบรับรองความปลอดภัยที่เข้มงวดที่สุดโดยผู้ผลิตระบบยานยนต์ CoreAVI อยู่สถานะที่โดดเด่นในการนำบทเรียนที่ได้เรียนรู้จากการใช้งานความปลอดภัยในห้องนักบินดิจิทัลทางอากาศยานไปสู่ตลาดความปลอดภัยยานยนต์ ซึ่งจะช่วยให้ผู้ผลิตและซัพพลายเออร์ยานยนต์สามารถปรับใช้แอปพลิเคชันด้านความปลอดภัยที่สำคัญได้อย่างมีประสิทธิภาพ เช่น คลัสเตอร์ดิจิทัล, Heads Up Display, ระบบ Augmented Vision, กระจกดิจิทัล และระบบช่วยเหลือผู้ขับขี่ขั้นสูง (ADAS)

“เมื่อยานยนต์ในยุคถัดไปได้มีการพัฒนา และความก้าวหน้าในการปรับปรุงและเสริมสร้างประสบการณ์ผู้ขับขี่ ความปลอดภัยจึงมีความสำคัญอย่างยิ่งต่อระบบเหล่านี้” Chet Babla รองประธานกลุ่มธุรกิจยานยนต์ กลุ่มยานยนต์และกลุ่มธุรกิจ IoT ของ Arm กล่าว “ความร่วมมือกับ CoreAVI ได้นำประสบการณ์อันยาวนานและความเชี่ยวชาญของพวกเขาในการสนับสนุนการเรนเดอร์ความปลอดภัย Avionic และใช้ GPU ประมวลผลการใช้งานไปสู่โดเมนห้องนักบินดิจิทัลยานยนต์”

“CoreAVI มีประวัติอันยาวนานในการพัฒนากราฟิกด้านความปลอดภัยที่สำคัญ และซอฟต์แวร์การประมวลผลร่วมกับผลิตภัณฑ์ชั้นนำและลูกค้า เพื่อการใช้งานที่ผ่านการรับรองความน่าเชื่อถือสูง เราแบ่งปันวิสัยทัศน์ของ Arm โดยทั้งตลาดยานยนต์และ Avionic จะได้รับประโยชน์จากการรับรองความปลอดภัย เพื่อใช้เป็นเกณฑ์ในการออกแบบ” Damian Fozard ผู้บริหารสูงสุดของ CoreAVI กล่าว “เราเชื่อว่าการเป็นพันธมิตรกับ Arm จะทำให้ใช้งานแพลตฟอร์มแบบผสานรวมที่ติดตั้งได้ง่าย มีระบบความปลอดภัยระดับ Avionic ที่ออกแบบมาภายใน และเหมาะสำหรับแอปพลิเคชันด้านความปลอดภัยที่สำคัญ ซึ่งขยายตัวอย่างรวดเร็วเหนือกว่า Avionic”

สำหรับข้อมูลเพิ่มเติม โปรดติดต่อ Core Avionics & Industrial Inc.: Sales@coreavi.com

เกี่ยวกับ Core Avionics & Industrial Inc.
Core Avionics & Industrial Inc. (“CoreAVI”) เป็นผู้บุกเบิกในภาคการทหารและการบินและอวกาศที่มีผลงานเป็นที่ยอมรับในการจัดหาโซลูชันแพลตฟอร์ม IP ซอฟต์แวร์และฮาร์ดแวร์ทั้งหมดที่เปิดใช้งานแอปพลิเคชันด้านความปลอดภัยที่สำคัญ ผู้นำระดับโลกด้านการออกแบบและจัดหากราฟิกแบบเรียลไทม์และความปลอดภัยที่สำคัญ, โปรแกรมประมวลผล และไดรเวอร์วิดีโอ, โปรเซสเซอร์กราฟิก “Program Ready” แบบฝังตัว และ IP ฮาร์ดแวร์ COTS ที่ผ่านการรับรอง DO-254/ED-80 ชุดผลิตภัณฑ์ของ CoreAVI ช่วยให้สามารถออกแบบและติดตั้งโซลูชันฝังตัวที่สำคัญด้านความปลอดภัยที่สมบูรณ์แบบสำหรับการบินและอวกาศ ยานยนต์ และอุตสาหกรรม ซึ่งได้รับการรับรองความปลอดภัยระดับสูงสุดรวมถึง RTCA DO-254/DO-178C, EUROCAE ED-80/ED-12C และ ISO 26262 พร้อมกับการสนับสนุนระยะยาว www.coreavi.com

Core Avionics & Industrial Inc. Announces Partnership with Arm to Develop Safety Critical Graphics Processing Solutions

SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 08, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Arm TechCon: Core Avionics & Industrial Inc. (“CoreAVI”) announced a technology partnership with Arm today to work together on solutions for safety critical graphics processing for next generation automotive systems.

This partnership will help simplify and lower the risks of achieving the most stringent levels of safety certification by automotive system manufacturers. CoreAVI is uniquely positioned to bring lessons learned from aerospace digital cockpit safety use cases to the automotive safety market. This will enable automotive manufacturers and suppliers to efficiently deploy safety critical cockpit applications such as digital clusters, head-up displays, augmented vision systems, digital mirrors and advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS).

“As next-generation vehicles evolve, and advances are made in improving and enhancing the driver experience, safety is critical across these systems,” said Chet Babla, vice president of automotive, Automotive and IoT Line of Business, Arm. “This collaboration with CoreAVI brings their rich history and expertise in supporting avionics safety rendering and GPU compute use cases into the automotive digital cockpit domain.”

“CoreAVI has a long track record in developing safety critical graphics and compute software in conjunction with the leading products and customers in high-reliability certified applications. We share Arm’s vision that both the automotive and avionics markets will benefit from ensuring safety certification is a leading criterion in design,” said Damian Fozard, CEO at CoreAVI. “We believe that our partnership with Arm will enable integrated platforms that are easy to deploy, have avionics level safety designed-in, and are ideal for the rapidly expanding range of safety critical applications beyond avionics.”

For more information, please contact Core Avionics & Industrial Inc.: Sales@coreavi.com.

About Core Avionics & Industrial Inc.
Core Avionics & Industrial Inc. (“CoreAVI”) is a pioneer in the military and aerospace sector with a proven track record in providing entire software and hardware IP platform solutions that enable safety critical applications. A global leader in architecting and supplying real-time and safety critical graphics, compute, and video drivers, “program ready” embedded graphics processors, and DO-254/ED-80 certifiable COTS hardware IP, CoreAVI’s suite of products enables the design and implementation of complete safety critical embedded solutions for aerospace, automotive, and industrial applications that achieve the highest levels of safety certification including RTCA DO-254/DO-178C, EUROCAE ED-80/ED-12C and ISO 26262, with long-term support. www.coreavi.com

Global experts to discuss Sabah biomass development agenda

KOTA KINABALU, The Palm Oil Industrial Cluster (POIC) Sabah and the National Innovation Agency (AIM) will be organising a forum to discuss how the biomass sector can be developed as Sabah transforms into a more industrialised state.

Themed Going Circular Mobilising the Biomass Sector for Sabah’s Industrial Development, the one-day forum held on Oct 14 will be attended by an international group of experts, said POIC Sabah Sdn Bhd chief executive officer Datuk Dr Pang Teck Wai.

In a statement today, he said under the National Biomass Strategy, Sabah had been identified as the national hub for the second generation biofuel based on the strength of the state’s palm oil industry, which boasts of 1.6 million hectares of oil palm plantation.

Pang added that the state government has vowed to turn Sabah into an industrialised state by 2030 by boosting its manufacturing sector’s contribution to the state’s gross domestic product from 8.2 percent in 2018 to 35 per cent in 2030.

Sabah Chief Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal is expected to officiate the forum’s opening ceremony, while Deputy Chief Minister cum Minister of Trade and Industries Datuk Seri Wilfred Madius Tangau will be delivering a talk entitled Sabah as a Bio-based Hub Moving Forward.

AIM is a unit under the Prime Minister’s Department, tasked to develop the biomass sector in the country.

POIC Sabah is a state-owned company assigned to spearhead the state’s industrialisation by promoting palm oil and biomass downstream industries.

Source: BERNAMA (News Agency)

Pay attention to criticisms on palm oil industry – Jomo

KUALA LUMPUR, The oil palm plantation industry should pay attention to criticisms levelled against it, including serious allegations about land grabbing, environmental destruction and labour abuse, said economist Professor Dr Jomo Kwame Sundaram.

Economist and former Council of Eminent Person member said the government, its agencies and industry players need to focus on the challenges facing the industry.

There is a lot of negative propaganda against it, but you know, it took the Philippines more than 50 years to fight (for coconut oil) and now everybody wants to have extra virgin coconut oil, he told reporters at Khazanah Megatrends Forum 2019 here today.

Sharing his past experience as a student, Jomo said he once had to sell coconut oil as a shampoo.

So these things are not going to change overnight, the propaganda against it and of course they will continue on that effort (to criticise), but now there are many other criticisms (about land grabbing, environmental destruction and labour abuse).

We cannot just put our head under the sand and pretend these are not criticisms. Most are negative propaganda, but insofar some have some truth and we have to do something about it, he stressed.

He gave an example of land grabbing issue affecting Orang Asli in Kelantan, noting that similar incidents are also happening in other places including in Sarawak and on a bigger scale.

The senior research advisor of Khazanah Research Institute also said that there is a big revolution in the palm oil-producing country like Indonesia, which has developed dwarf trees, that could produce higher yield even when standing at about one foot high.

So what would that mean In Malaysia, right now the oil palm tree is cut down after 25 years but the natural life of that tree is about 90 years.

So what would that mean We are falling behind on many things, and as far as the crude palm oil is concerned, Malaysian palm oil is in less and less of the market now Colombia is producing, West African countries are producing.

Source: BERNAMA (News Agency)

Whistleblowers play a role in the wellbeing of corporations

KUALA LUMPUR, The consequences of speaking the truth and whistleblowing can be truly appalling.

But whistleblowing should be viewed as an act of great courage, conscience and competence aimed at the long term well-being of the organisation, as the corporate history is replete with failures and scandals where whistleblowers have been ignored or victimised.

Paul Moore, the former head of Group Regulatory Risk at Halifax Bank of Scotland (HBoS), United Kingdom, could vouch for this as he was sacked and was never offered another equivalent job after he blew the whistle on the bank’s risky sales strategies.

However, his revelation that the HBoS board had failed to understand the risk it was taking was vindicated by regulators in 2015 when an official report on the bank’s collapse in 2008 laid bare the devastating mistakes which led to the takeover by Lloyds and a 20.5 billion British pound bailout.

Moore will be sharing his dramatic experience in dealing with the breach of trust and the consequences of action and inaction on corporate misconducts at the International Directors Summit 2019, held Oct 14-15.

The event is organised by the Institute of Corporate Directors Malaysia (ICDM).

In an email interview, Moore said based on his observations, whistleblowing protection needs to cover the broadest range of disclosures made in good faith which relates to actual or potential prospective breach of any law or regulation.

He said all countries should have a dedicated regulator which operates independently of all other state criminal authorities, whose mandate is to encourage, support and protect whistleblowers and to enforce penalties against those who act to their detriment.

“I call this The Office of the Whistleblower. It could be called The Ombudsman of the Whistleblower, he said, adding that the relevant regulator / enforcement agency can take the severest disciplinary action on any executive who dismisses or acts to the detriment of a whistleblower.

“Whistleblowers, whether identified or anonymous, must be compensated fully and awarded exemplary damages for their actions. After all, they have acted as unpaid officers of the rule of law in their countries.

“I personally believe that if anyone is considering of blowing the whistle, they need to have ready and easily available access to expert advice in advance on how to ensure they have the right evidence, how they can disclose it and get something done about it and remain anonymous and protected,” he said.

He noted that such a move can be very difficult, but the whistleblowers can be assisted by officers from the agency or department dedicated to protecting them.

Closer to home, when asked to comment on the 1MDB scandal where whistleblowers were ignored or not taken seriously, Moore said he only knew about the alleged corruption from the local news media, and did not feel competent to comment on it.

“However, I will make one general comment which applies throughout the world to this sort of corruption as well as corporate wrongdoing.

It’s a quote from a well-known docudrama called ‘The Age of Stupid’, starring Pete Postlethwaite, a famous British actor. He said with profit the only measuring stick, destroying the planet is built into the system.

Those who wish to attend the ICDM International Directors Summit may register at https://www.icdm.com.my/ids2019

Source: BERNAMA (News Agency)

AME net profit jumps 96 pct to RM13.1 mln in Q1 FY20

KUALA LUMPUR, Integrated industrial property solutions provider AME Elite Consortium Bhd recorded a 96 per cent jump in net profit for the first quarter of the financial year ending March 31, 2020 (Q1 FY20) to RM13.14 million from RM6.71 million in the corresponding period the previous year.

Revenue increased to RM94.36 million from RM56.68 million previously.

In a filing to Bursa Malaysia today, AME Group managing director Kelvin Lee Chai said the property development segment and industrial properties recorded an increase in revenue.

Revenue from the engineering services segment also rose due to higher contributions from steel engineering works, precast concrete works as well as mechanical and electrical engineering works, he said in a statement today.

AME is scheduled to be listed on the Main Market of Bursa Securities on Oct 14 at an issue price of RM1.30 per share.

AME’s market capitalisation would be RM555.2 million at the initial public offering.

From the total proceeds raised of RM111.1 million, RM69.1 million will be allocated to future industrial property development and investment projects while RM23.0 million will be utilised as working capital for the i-Park @ Senai Airport City development.

Meanwhile RM9.0 million will be set aside to complete the expansion of the group’s precast concrete fabrication capacity, with the remaining RM10.0 million for the defraying of listing expenses.

Source: BERNAMA (News Agency)

AmBank Islamic wins Best Islamic Finance SME Bank Malaysia award

KUALA LUMPUR, AmBank Islamic Bhd has been named the Best Islamic Finance SME Bank Malaysia 2019 at the Alpha Southeast Asia Best Islamic Finance Awards 2019, held in Kuala Lumpur recently.

Commenting on the award win, AmBank Group chief executive officer (CEO) Datuk Sulaiman Mohd Tahir said the bank was honoured to receive the award as it was a testament to its role as a leading financial provider that continues to support the growth and development of the small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in the country.

I would like to take this opportunity to thank our SME customers for their support, and we at AmBank will continue to offer holistic solutions to all our customers, he said in a statement today.

Meanwhile, AmBank Islamic CEO Eqhwan Mokhzanee said as part of its journey towards becoming a value-based intermediary, AmBank Islamic’s financial inclusion agenda goes beyond the provision of financing, whereby the bank provided platforms for SMEs to network and build capacity via the AmBank Biz Series.

AmBank Islamic also provides access to financing to the underserved segments such as start-up businesses via our SME Biz Start-up-i programme and is exploring to further leverage on technology to enhance financial inclusion, he added.

Alpha Southeast Asia was established in 2007 and is the first and only institutional investment magazine focusing on Southeast Asia in particular Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.

Source: BERNAMA (News Agency)