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Wacom Recruits Jeff Mandell Executive Vice President

Wacom makes move to become a global  Branded Business

Jeff Mandell, a global executive with extensive experience in computer peripherals, consumer electronics, mobility and software & services, recently joined Wacom’s executive team as EVP Branded Business. Wacom, the world leader in the interactive pen tablet market and global pen technology leader for smartphones, tablets and notebooks, recently reorganised into strategic business units and is strengthening its top-leadership team. In this newly created role Jeff Mandell will run all aspects of the branded business, which includes the Creative and Consumer Business Units. He will directly report to Wacom’s CEO, Masahiko Yamada, and oversee a global team of over 225 professionals across Americas, EMEA, Japan, Asia-Pacific and China that generates ~$400 million in sales.

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Smart Machines Require Ethical Programming

CIOs Must Act Now to Ensure artificial intelligenceSmart Machines Behave Ethically

CIOs must start considering how to develop ethical programming for smart machines, (artificial intelligence) according to Gartner.

Realising the potential of smart machines, and ensuring successful outcomes for the businesses that rely on them will depend on how trusted these machines are and how well they maintain that trust. CIOs must be able to monitor smart machine technology for unintended consequences of public use and respond immediately, embracing unforeseen positive outcomes and countering undesirable ones.

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Biometric USB Memory Stick

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Biometric passport for the Republic of Ivory Coast.

The new passport is the most advanced in the African continent and one of the most advanced in the world

The first new biometric passport was presented on July 30th, at an official ceremony in the Hotel Ivoire, in Abidjan, and was handed to the Chairman of the Economic and Social Council.

Zetes also officially opened its first local office in Africa (“Zetes Côte d’Ivoire or Zetes CI), initially employing 25 staff.

As planned, the personalization site was operational just 4 months after the contract was signed. 

Zetes CI estimates it will produce around two hundred thousand passports per year (5 years validity period) for the entire population of about 18 million. The project will have a duration of 15 years and should generate, over this period, a revenue of more than 60 million euros for Zetes CI.

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Biometric security

A reseller opportunity “recognised” !

With a market expected to hit € 4.275 Billion Euros  by 2010 –biometrics is major revenue opportunity Biometric security is starting to become a mainstream technology: Everything from USB sticks to passports have biometric options. For a reseller, what are the key selling criteria for biometrics, and which products offer the lowest entry cost? We ask the experts how to sell the ‘biometric experience’ to an often sceptical community.

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