Siemens

Siemens AG is a German multinational conglomerate company headquartered in Munich, Germany. It is the largest Europe-based electronics and electrical engineering company. Siemens is an integrated technology company with activities in the fields of industry, energy and healthcare. It is organised into six main divisions: Industry, Energy, Healthcare, Equity Investments, Siemens IT Solutions, and Services and Siemens Financial Services (SFS). Siemens and its subsidiaries employ approximately 360,000 people across nearly 190 countries and reported global revenue of approx 71 billion euros for the year of 2011. Siemens AG is listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange, and has been listed on the New York Stock Exchange since March 12, 2001. Siemens & Halske was founded by Werner von Siemens on 12 October 1847. Based on the telegraph, his invention used a needle to point to the sequence of letters, instead of using Morse code. The company, then called Telegraphen-Bauanstalt von Siemens & Halske, opened its first workshop on October 12.

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Improved planning for the evacuation of buildings

A simulation software from Siemens can analyze people's behavior in emergency situations. The software known as "Crowd Control" calculates how individuals or crowds will behave and move in emergencies. The program allows ...

dateFeb 04, 2015 in Engineering
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App improves the safety of blind pedestrians in cities

Siemens is developing a system that helps blind and visually impaired people walk safely through cities. In cooperation with the Technical University of Braunschweig and several partners, Siemens is working on a comprehensive ...

dateJan 22, 2015 in Software
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High-tech for huge, mobile ferris wheels

The world's largest transportable Ferris wheel is equipped with control and drive technology from Siemens. The 750-ton, 80-meter tall steel giant was built by the Munich-based company Maurer German Wheels according to a plan ...

dateJan 13, 2015 in Engineering
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Pantograph monitoring for the eHighway

Siemens is developing an automatic monitoring system for pantographs. Designed initially for electric and hybrid trucks on eHighways, the system uses cameras and sensors to check the condition of pantographs in order to prevent ...

dateJan 13, 2015 in Engineering
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Siemens introduces smart hearing aids

At the 2015 International CES, Siemens is unveiling smart hearing aids—their latest in wearable hearing technology. The hearing aids can be discreetly controlled via both iPhone and Android devices, with latest models clinically ...

dateJan 06, 2015 in Consumer & Gadgets
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