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CE Today 12/20/23: News from Hisense, Hyundai, & Drone Tech

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Hisense Achieves Prestigious Carbon Footprint Certifications

Hisense, the global consumer electronics and appliances corporation, has received prestigious certifications for its environmentally conscious practices. The new Hisense 5S Series Washer-Dryer has been awarded product carbon footprint certification in accordance with ISO 14067 standard by TÜV Rheinland. The certification acknowledges the 5S Series Washer-Dryer’s exceptional energy-saving capabilities, contributing to lower electricity bills and achieving environmental sustainability.

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The product’s life-cycle carbon footprint was meticulously assessed, covering raw material acquisition, manufacturing, distribution, usage, and waste recycling stages. The appliance is certified at European Standard A Class for energy efficiency. Additionally, TÜV Rheinland recognized the corporate carbon footprint of Hisense Washing Machine Company in line with ISO 14064-1 standard. Hisense has undertaken a comprehensive carbon footprint inventory of all its departments and products, strategically planning four paths to carbon reduction: green management, operations, supply chain, and products. The company’s commitment to innovative and sustainable technologies reflects its goal to provide customers with energy-saving, high-quality products, contributing to a greener world.

Hyundai Mobis Unveils 20 Cutting-Edge Mobility Technologies at CES 2024

Hyundai Mobis, a global automotive supplier, is set to make a significant impact at CES 2024, the world’s largest technology exhibition, held at the Las Vegas Convention Center from January 8-11. The company will showcase 20 new mobility technologies ready for mass production, emphasizing international sales growth by targeting global clients. Key highlights include the unveiling of their Innovative Display series, featuring cutting-edge technologies like the world’s first in-vehicle rollable display and swivel display, along with a groundbreaking transparent display for automobiles employing holographic optical elements technology.

This transparent display enhances safety by allowing drivers to view information without shifting their gaze. Hyundai Mobis will also showcase their 22 kW-class Integrated Charging Control Unit (ICCU) for electric vehicles, promising faster charging times and efficiency. Additionally, the exhibition will feature an interactive experience, allowing visitors to explore a future mobility vehicle equipped with advanced technologies like the e-Corner system, offering parallel movement with all four wheels turning 90 degrees. The company’s CES booth, located at West Hall #5216, aims to position Hyundai Mobis as a leader in innovative and sustainable mobility solutions.

Drone Delivery Canada Successfully Completes First Phase of DND Contract

Drone Delivery Canada Corp. (DDC) has successfully completed the first phase of its contract with the Department of National Defence and the Canadian Armed Forces’ Innovation for Defence Excellence and Security program. The completion of nine test objectives involved 145 flights covering nearly 800km, allowing DDC to proceed to the second phase of the contract, anticipated to conclude in Q1 2024. In this next stage, DDC will demonstrate its Canary drone’s capability to deliver just-in-time medical equipment and supplies in real-world operations.

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The contract, valued at $200,000 over six months with two milestones, holds the potential for a follow-on 12-month contract worth up to $1 million. The successful completion of the initial contract phase marks a significant achievement for DDC, positioning the company as a potential key player in supporting the DND/CAF’s critical operations.