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TÜV Rheinland Commends the State of California Blue Light Resolution; Announces Blue Light Summit With Electronics Manufacturers

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  • Following the unanimous passing in the California Senate and Assembly of the California Blue Light Resolution SCR 73, TÜV Rheinland is applauding California for recognizing the need for blue light solutions with consumer electronics manufacturers
  • TÜV Rheinland and Eyesafe are hosting the world’s primary manufacturers and component suppliers in consumer electronics with the first-ever “Blue Light Summit” on October 29th
  • The summit, which will be conducted online in the form of a webinar, will serve to educate electronics manufacturers about the health impacts of high-energy visible (HEV) blue light, Eyesafe standards, solutions, and certification

COLOGNE, GERMANY & BEIJING–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#TUVRheinland–Today in a follow-up to the passing of the California State Blue Light Resolution, TÜV Rheinland, the world leader in independent third-party testing and certification, is calling world manufacturers to a special meeting on October 29th, 2019.

The California State Blue Light Resolution SCR 73 identifies the health issues resulting from cumulative exposure to high-energy blue light from devices, and urges citizens to consider protective measures and solutions. The State Resolution was passed unanimously in the Senate and Assembly with a vote of 70-0.

TÜV Rheinland and digital health and safety leader Eyesafe will host the online summit with the Vision Health Advisory Board, a group of world-recognized Optometrists and Ophthalmologists helping to define future industry standards. “We are happy to see the State of California taking the lead in identifying blue light health issues and the need for solutions with the Blue Light Resolution,” said Kalyan Varma, Vice President of TÜV Rheinland Products. “This is an important event for the entire consumer electronics industry, and we will assist manufacturers with the global online summit on October 29th.”

Continuing, he added: “As they have in the past when they led the United States and, by default, the rest of the world, in bringing attention to – and ultimately regulating – toxic emissions from other pollutants, once again we see California lawmakers leading the way on the issue of blue light and drawing attention to the negative health impacts of our global addiction to digital devices. This California measure is so pivotal to the electronics manufacturing industry that we have decided, together with our partners at Eyesafe, to host a global online summit dedicated to educating leaders in the electronics manufacturing space about blue light, and discussing the solutions and certifications that can be employed to protect consumers’ health.”

In light of this seminal resolution in California, TÜV Rheinland, the world leader in independent third-party testing and certification, felt that increased education on blue light, filtration standards, and certification was paramount. The Blue Light Summit will be held across the globe on October 29th, 2019.

“We look forward to our upcoming webinars and providing guidance for leading OEM and ODM suppliers in consumer electronics with Eyesafe and the Vision Health Advisory Board,” said Stanley Liu, director of the TÜV Rheinland Ergonomics Technical Competence Center.

Attendees for the global online summit will be given free copies of the first-ever technical handbook on blue light and solutions for the display industry, entitled How to Save Your Eyes in the Digital Age, which was also released today in a separate announcement.

The online summit will be offered for consumer electronics OEM and ODM suppliers on October 29th at 23:00 GMT and on October 30th at 09:00 GMT. Interested parties can register for the webinar by clicking here.

About TÜV Rheinland:

TÜV Rheinland is a global leader in independent inspection services, founded nearly 150 years ago. The group maintains a worldwide presence of more than 20,000 people; annual turnover is EUR 2 billion. The independent experts stand for quality and safety for people, technology and the environment in nearly all aspects of life. TÜV Rheinland inspects technical equipment, products and services, oversees projects, and helps to shape processes and information security for companies. Its experts train people in a wide range of careers and industries. To this end, TÜV Rheinland employs a global network of approved labs, testing and education centers. Since 2006, TÜV Rheinland has been a member of the United Nations Global Compact to promote sustainability and combat corruption. Website: www.tuv.com

About Eyesafe:

Eyesafe (www.Eyesafe.com), formerly Healthe, is a worldwide supplier of Eyesafe® technology, Eyesafe® display, and Eyesafe® standards, a suite of pioneering products and services that are shaping the consumer electronics industry’s understanding of device usage, screen time, and the impacts of blue light-emitting devices. Eyesafe® technology and the associated intellectual property portfolio was developed by a world-class team of eye doctors, engineers and scientists with decades of experience in electronics, display materials, and light management. Headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Eyesafe works to develop technologies and standards in conjunction with leaders in healthcare. To learn more, please visit Eyesafe.com.

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 2019 World Sensors Summit Unveiled—Maiden Announcement of Plan for China (Zhengzhou) Intelligent Sensor Valley

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BEIJING–(BUSINESS WIRE)–On the morning of November 9, a grand opening for the 2019 World Sensors Summit (WSS) landed on Zhengzhou International Convention Centre. Guided by Ministry of Industry and Information Technology of the People’s Republic of China and the China Association for Science and organized by China Instrument and Control Society and National Zhengzhou Hi-tech Industrial Development Zone, the summit was hosted by the People’s Government of Henan, China Instrument and Control Society, Henan Provincial Development and Reform Commission, Henan Provincial Department of Science and Technology, Henan Provincial Industry and Information Technology Commission, Henan Provincial Foreign Affairs Committee Office, Henan Association for science and technology and the People’s Government of Zhengzhou. Participators included experts from eight countries and regions including China, the US, Japan, Germany, the UK, Italy, South Korea and 12 international organizations, representatives from Siemens, Panasonic, Honeywell, GE, Alibaba, JD.com, Dassault, CNPC and China Academy of Space, and over 300 renowned companies in the sensor industry.

The plan for China (Zhengzhou) Intelligent Sensor Valley has been officially announced. It specifies two goals, firstly to build one hundred billion-worth industrial clusters and sensor towns for establishing the “one valley, multiple sites” industrial space layout, and secondly to create an excellent industry ecological environment and take effective measures to build the cluster.

To build the “three special industrial chains” and “three industrial clusters”, National Zhengzhou Hi-tech Industrial Development Zone will keep improving innovative capabilities by establishing Zhengzhou Intelligent Sensor Institute and a platform that introduces intelligent sensors for promoting technological innovation and facilitating the cooperation for platforms that combine industry, teaching and research. Based on the current resources of national labs and universities, the collaboration between universities and enterprises will be enhanced in building test platforms for generic technology and establishing the Zhengzhou standards and tests and thus promoting industrial development.

To ensure smooth implementation, guarantees in policy, elements and environment are also included in the plan. Combining resources and effective policy design, excellent methods of investment promotion and industrial resources linkage will be taken to ensure the introduction of high-quality projects into or out of China.

APUS, a Chinese unicorn company providing mobile service to 1.4 billion global users, has helped promote WSS2019 via platform built in APUS System and AI powered solution of advertisement distribution.

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Shareholder Alert: Robbins LLP Announces Plantronics, Inc. (PLT) Sued for Misleading Shareholders

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SAN DIEGO & SANTA CRUZ, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–$PLT–Shareholder rights law firm Robbins LLP announces that a purchaser of Plantronics, Inc. (NYSE: PLT) filed a class action complaint against the Company for alleged violations of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 between July 2, 2018 and November 5, 2019. Plantronics designs, manufactures, and markets various integrated communications and collaborations solutions for corporations, small businesses, and individuals.

If you suffered a loss as a result of Plantronics’ misconduct, click here.

Plantronics, Inc. (PLT) Accused of Misleading Shareholders

According to the complaint, throughout the relevant period, Plantronics reported increasing net revenues in the hundreds of millions and in August 2019, the Company announced expected revenue between $1.87 and $1.97 billion for fiscal year 2020. However, Plantronics had failed to disclose to investors that the Company had engaged in channel stuffing to artificially boost sales and that the Company lacked internal control over inventory, including an inability to monitor inventory levels ahead of multiple product launches. The adverse impact of these issues became realized on November 5, 2019, when Plantronics disclosed a $65 million reduction in channel inventory “by reducing sales to channel partners” and slashed its fiscal 2020 guidance. On this news, Plantronics’ stock price fell $14.44 per share, nearly 37%, to close at $25.00. The stock has yet to recover.

Plantronics, Inc. (PLT) Shareholders Have Legal Options

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Onset Financial Named a Winner of the Utah Top Workplaces 2019 Award

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DRAPER, Utah–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#equipmentleasing–Onset Financial was just named the 14th Best Place to Work in Utah. The Salt Lake Tribune released the list based on employee feedback gathered through a third-party survey administered by research partner Energage, LLC, a leading provider of technology-based employee engagement tools. The anonymous survey measures several aspects of workplace culture, including alignment, execution, and connection, just to name a few.

“The Top Workplaces award is about much more than recognition and celebration,” said Eric Rubino, CEO of Energage. “Our research also shows that these organizations achieve higher referral rates, lower employee turnover, and double the employee engagement levels. It just goes to show that being intentional about culture delivers bottom-line results.”

Onset Financial dedicates time and effort to provide employees with an environment focused on their needs. As a core value, a healthy company culture is crucial to creating a dominating workplace. Onset Financial holds semiannual employee training, provides unlimited free cereal, distributes a hearty amount of company swag, serves catered lunches every Friday and focuses on employee appreciation.

“It’s exciting to be recognized as a top workplace in Utah, and I’m grateful to the members of our team who have put in the time to make Onset the place to be,” said Justin Nielsen, CEO of Onset Financial. “We are experiencing a record year and we know our employees are the biggest reason for this success.”

Most recently, Onset Financial launched Onset Fit. This program offers trainer-led workouts three times a week to employees during their lunch hour.

About Onset Financial, Inc. – Founded in 2008, Onset Financial, Inc. is the industry leader in equipment leasing and financing. Onset’s seasoned Management Team has decades of equipment leasing experience and key industry relationships that enable Onset to offer additional flexibility in lease structuring. For more information please call 801-878-0600 or visit www.onsetfinancial.com.

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