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Mobility Company Human Horizons and Material Science firm Dow to Partner on World-First Mobility and Transportation Application of Silicone Leather in HiPhi X

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Mobility Company Human Horizons and Material Science firm Dow to Partner on World-First Mobility and Transportation Application of Silicone Leather in HiPhi X

Human Horizons, the leading new mobility and intelligent technology company, has unveiled their latest innovation in partnership with internationally renowned materials science company Dow Inc. to be used in the world’s first evolvable super SUV, HiPhi X. Through the collaboration of the two companies, an innovative silicone leather has been developed for the tough automotive interior environment and will be used to upholster the seats on the HiPhi X, providing customers with a more comfortable and environment-friendly experience.

As a global leader in silicone leather technology, Dow has found after years of exploration and research that the unique molecular structure of silicone matches the consumer demands for leather in terms of softness, moisture permeability, stability and environmental friendliness. Based on the sophisticated understanding of the silicone technology and in-depth research into the leather market, Dow has decided to develop a revolutionary new synthetic leather product utilizing an innovative liquid silicone rubber technology.

Dow applies advanced liquid silicone rubber technology to provide unique features of stain resistance, soft touch feeling and strong weatherability. The safer materials used have no odor and low volatile organic compounds (VOC) will guard consumers’ health and contribute to sustainability. This revolutionary silicone leather product is capable of uses in fields with more stringent material requirements such as automotive, yachts, aviation, medical science, furnishing and children’s room.

Combining the latest in technical innovation with all the trimmings of a luxury vehicle, the HiPhi X blurs the line between technology and luxury to create a new segment of cars, TECHLUXE. This theme is embodied in the new silicone leather interior, which is both technically advanced and yet looks and feels like the lavish interior of a luxury vehicle.

Regarding the joint partnership, Human Horizons founder and CEO Ding Lei said, “We realize that electrification alone is not enough; sustainability is at the core of our business and drives our approach. Our commitment is to re-think sustainability, and to incorporate technology-driven and cruelty-free materials to produce better vehicles to better serve customers holistically. Future success depends on a commitment to sustaining the environment, our users and our communities. The partnership with Dow is based on this concept of innovation, and as a result, we will continue to collaborate on meaningful, technologically advanced developments to refine a new luxury that is sustainable.”

Human Horizons joined hands with Dow in 2018 with this cross-value-chain cooperation model. Before the new silicone leather, both companies have worked together to release 12 other products, six of which have been implemented in the HiPhi X. Other innovations include all-new BETAFOAM™ Acoustic Foams for the vehicle interior to ensure outstanding Noise, Vibrations & Harshness (NVH) in the cabin and TC thermal-conductive interface material is a game-changing solution for battery pack safety, durability, and sustainability.

“We’re using our material science to innovate more sustainable solutions for our customers and the planet,” said Dr. Weiguang Yao, Asia Pacific CTO of Dow. “The transportation industry is undergoing its most significant transformation now that pushes vehicle safety, intelligence, health, and comfort standards to new heights. That presents a new frontier for material science and innovation where Dow’s MobilityScience™ platform steps in – working closely with partners like Human Horizons to bring innovative and more environmentally friendly solutions to the transportation industry.”

The world’s first evolvable super SUV, the HiPhi X, is leading the industry by integrating sophisticated technology into a premium mass-market vehicle with its unique intelligent H-SOA electric architecture. The HiPhi X is built upon three core principles of “design defined by scenarios, vehicle designed by software, and value defined by co-creation”. Combining the latest in technical innovation with all the trimmings of a luxury vehicle, the HiPhi X blurs the line between technology and luxury to create a new segment of cars, TECHLUXE®. This theme is embodied in the new silicone leather interior, which is both technically advanced and yet looks and feels like the lavish interior of a luxury vehicle. After starting nationwide delivery in May this year, the HiPhi X is already one of the best-selling luxury all-electric vehicle in the Chinese market, second only to the Porsche Taycan, and already surpassing Mercedes-Benz EQC.

Moving forward, Human Horizons will be offering the new silicone leather interior in the HiPhi X from September, setting new standards for the TECHLUXE® sensory experience.

About HiPhi

HiPhi is a premium brand created by Human Horizons and enhanced by its users. HiPhi X is an EV with a lightweight hybrid aluminum-steel construction and sustainable vegan leathers and recyclable materials which add to the sustainable nature of Human Horizons’ EV products.

About Human Horizons

Human Horizons is established for R&D in innovative and leading intelligent mobility technologies as well as the industrialization of future-oriented smart vehicles. Furthermore, Human Horizons builds smart transportation technologies and contributes to the development of smart cities, which will redefine human mobility.

Crypto Currency

Trust Payments partners with Kriptomat to facilitate 'everyday' cryptocurrency exchange

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Trust Payments partners with Kriptomat to facilitate 'everyday' cryptocurrency exchange

Trust Payments, the global unified payments group, has partnered with Kriptomat to power the payments engine behind Kriptomat’s cryptocurrency exchange.

Operating from Estonia since 2018, Kriptomat describes itself as “the most user-friendly government-regulated European cryptocurrency exchange.” Targeting cryptocurrency beginners, Kriptomat empowers everyday people to purchase, store, send, and receive cryptocurrencies without mastering the technical jargon and arcane details required at conventional crypto exchanges. Kriptomat’s mission is to give everyone online tools to manage and grow their digital assets and to make these tools available wherever users are. Kriptomat services and tools are currently available to users in more than 20 languages.

Kriptomat offers a full suite of portfolio management tools for beginning and experienced investors. Kriptomat allows customers to purchase, convert, track, store, and manage crypto funds via a web-based dashboard that provides comprehensive data on cryptocurrency prices, technical details, and market trends. All data can be accessed from Kriptomat’s free applications for iOS and Android mobile devices as well.

Trust Payments is a key payments player in the crypto space, offering crypto merchants the opportunity to minimise risk and break new ground. The exclusive agreement with Trust Payments ensures that Kriptomat’s customers will have access to Trust Payments’ best-of-breed payment platform for debit and credit cards, fraud screening, and multi-currency processing – plus a recurring-payments engine that will power the launch of a new subscription model for Kriptomat. The subscription model will allow consumers to set up recurring purchases of their chosen cryptocurrencies. Users can set up automated weekly and monthly purchases to automate savings, save time, sidestep the risks of day trading, and build their investment portfolios painlessly.

“We are excited to support Kriptomat with their expansion plans,” said Craig Brightly, Trust Payments head of sales. “Our dedicated cryptocurrency team understands the unique challenges crypto businesses face when searching for a payments partner. We believe it is critical to support crypto exchanges with simple terms, expertise in navigating new markets, fast settlement, and an easy application process.”

“The partnership with Trust Payments allows us to offer secure, reliable transactions to our customers,” said Dejan Davidovic, COO of Kriptomat. “Trust Payments is able to cater to all of our requirements, which will help us launch new products and features such as recurring buy. We are looking forward to expanding our partnership and offering even more features that will empower users to manage their portfolios more conveniently and profitably.”

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Blockchain

e-Money Announces Integration with the Algorand Blockchain to Accelerate the Circulation of European Stablecoins

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e-Money Announces Integration with the Algorand Blockchain to Accelerate the Circulation of European Stablecoins

e-Money today announced it is integrating with Algorand to support a range of fully backed European stablecoins across the Algorand ecosystem, including eEUR, eCHF, eNOK, eSEK, and eDKK. Stablecoins–digital currencies designed to maintain stable value by being linked to a fiat currency or other exchange-traded commodity–have grown substantially in popularity, driven by demand for price-stable assets in the fast growing crypto capital markets.

This integration will enable faster time-to-market for applications built on Algorand looking to offer native currency options to users throughout Europe and drive adoption of Algorand-based applications among European users given currency familiarity. In addition to being available for purchase directly from e-Money, these Algorand-compliant European stablecoin offerings will be listed on several decentralized exchanges in the coming days, further increasing the supply in circulation.

With e-Money, European stablecoins are fully collateralized, backed with actual bank deposits and government bonds held at commercial banks. Uniquely, e-Money’s currency-backed stablecoins each utilize a dynamic peg that tracks the underlying interest rate, meaning that stablecoin holders benefit from accrued interest on their assets even when just sitting in a user’s wallet. In addition, e-Money’s services operate in full compliance with AML/CTF legislation, and the platform is transparent, undergoing a quarterly audit by Ernst & Young.

“We’re excited to be bringing e-Money stablecoins to Algorand protocol. We already see a number of exciting projects being built on Algorand and expect this development to continue at an increased pace. By joining the Algorand ecosystem, e-Money will establish itself as a go-to partner for Algorand projects interacting with real-world economies, thereby expanding our user base and strengthening our position as a leading issuer of trustworthy European stablecoins.” — Martin Dyring-Andersen, e-Money Founder & CEO.

“Interest in stablecoins is booming, and it’s great to add e-Money’s offerings to those fiat-backed assets already circulating on Algorand, like QCAD, backed by Canadian fiat and BRZ, backed by the Brazilian Real,” said David Markley, Director of Business Solutions at Algorand. “Integrating with e-Money will expand overall access to the Algorand ecosystem and help accelerate European market growth for many of the innovative and useful protocols on the network, from DeFi solutions to NFT marketplaces and beyond.”

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Managed application solutions provider Contegix Acquires Ascend Integrated

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Managed application solutions provider Contegix Acquires Ascend Integrated

Contegix, a leading provider of managed application solutions and DevOps consulting services today announced the acquisition of Ascend Integrated. Ascend Integrated, an Atlassian Gold Partner, delivers advanced system solutions for Agile, DevOps, and system implementation and is primarily focused on the federal government market. This acquisition will augment Contegix’s expertise in Agile, SAFe, DevOps, ITSM, and solidify Contegix as the leading provider of Atlassian solutions to the public sector.

An Atlassian Verified Government Partner and Platinum Partner, Contegix helps public sector organizations more quickly advance their technology initiatives. Through a combination of business process consulting, technical engineering services and FedRAMP compliant managed cloud services, Contegix optimizes its customers’ Atlassian toolsets and supports implementations 24×7. With the acquisition of Ascend Integrated, Contegix increases its capacity to better serve these customers and offer new services such as custom application development, as well as professional services for GitLab, Smartsheets, and Monday.com.

“The acquisition of Ascend Integrated positions Contegix as the leader in DevOps solutions to the Federal market,” said Brad Hokamp, CEO of Contegix. “We selected Ascend Integrated because of the team’s depth of technical expertise and proven success in implementing complex systems at scale.”

Ascend Integrated has delivered solutions to large government entities including the United States Air Force, the United States Space Force, The Department of Health and Human Services and the Department of Commerce. Additionally, Ascend has a proven track record of implementing DevOps solutions and services for multiple commercial organizations, healthcare organizations, and financial institutions.

“Our mission of providing quality Agile IT and secure DevOps solutions aligns perfectly with the Contegix vision of accelerating innovation,” said Michael Brown, Founder and CEO of Ascend Integrated. “Now more than ever, customers will be able to take advantage of a wide range of services, resources, and expertise to directly support their Agile and DevOps goals following this merger. Additionally, Contegix’s FedRAMP compliant cloud provides customers with a secure, compliant environment.”

About Contegix

Contegix helps developers and operations teams securely accelerate application delivery. Our technology solutions optimize and support a select ecosystem of tools, enabling teams to collaborate more efficiently in secure and compliant environments. We specialize in the Atlassian toolset, security platforms, Web Content Management systems, AWS, and GitLab, and enthusiastically support our customers 24×7 with a U.S.-based team of application experts. To learn more, visit www.Contegix.com.

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