ID Technologies Awarded ITES-SW2 Contract

ASHBURN, Va., Sept. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — ID Technologies, a mission-driven integrated solution provider to the US Federal Government, announced today that it has been awarded the Information Technology Enterprise Solutions – Software 2 (ITES-SW2) contract by the Army’s Computer Hardware Enterprise Software and Solution (CHESS) office, in coordination with the Army Contracting Command (ACC), Rock Island (RI). The contract has a ceiling value of $13 billion and a 5-year base period of performance from 31 August 202030 August 2025 as well as a 5-year option term from 31 August 202530 August 2030. ITES-SW2 aims to supply commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) software and maintenance services, across 14 product categories, to support all Federal agencies within the Army’s enterprise infrastructure and infrastructure goals.

ID Technologies is one of 31 companies positioned on the potential 10-year indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity ITES-SW2 contract. Under this contract, ID Technologies will support all

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Structural Health Monitoring Market worth $2.9 billion by 2025

CHICAGO, Sept. 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — According to the new market research report Structural Health Monitoring Market with COVID-19 Impact by Technology (Wired, Wireless), Offering (Sensors, Data Acquisition Systems, and Software & Services), Vertical (Civil Infrastructure, Energy, Aerospace), and Geography – Global Forecast to 2025″, published by MarketsandMarkets™, the Structural Health Monitoring Market size is estimated to grow from USD 1.5 billion in 2020 to USD 2.9 billion by 2025, at a CAGR of 14.1% between 2020 and 2025. The major drivers for the market growth are automation and standardization in maintenance & repair of civil infrastructure in the post-COVID-19 period, loss of lives and capital due to catastrophic failure of infrastructure in recent years, increasing capital investments in structural health monitoring across various countries worldwide, stringent government regulations pertaining to the sustainability of structures, aging infrastructure and superior benefits associated with structural health monitoring, and declining

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ExpressVPN review: This speedy VPN is worth the price

ExpressVPN has muscled its way ahead of the virtual private network (VPN) pack in 2020, offering outstanding speeds and a reputation for reliability and security. Its easy-to-navigate interface makes it an apt choice for newcomers just learning about VPNs, and its multiplatform compatibility expands its value to a wide base of consumers. These factors more than justify ExpressVPN’s slightly higher-than-average prices, starting at $6.67 a month. 


  • Market-leading speeds
  • Solid security suite
  • Company is based in privacy-friendly jurisdiction

Don’t Like

  • Higher-than-average price
  • Limited number of simultaneous connections
  • No Safari ExpressVPN browser extension for WebRTC security

We recommend ExpressVPN as an excellent choice for privacy novices and professionals alike. Find out more about how we review VPNs here

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  • Average speed loss: Less than 2% 
  • Number of servers: 3,000-plus
  • Number of server locations: 160 in 94 countries (four in Hong Kong)
  • Number
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9 Basic Home Maintenance How-tos Everyone Should Know

Whether you’re moving into your first apartment or have been living in your home for decades, there are some basic home maintenance how-tos you need to know. From what to do when you trip a circuit breaker to how to paint a wall, here are some essential home tasks worth remembering. These are the type of super-simple how-tos you’ll wish they covered in your high school home economics class—but it’s never too late to learn.

How to Reset a Tripped Circuit Breaker

If you’re trying to blow-dry your hair, watch TV, and run a window AC unit all at the same time, you ought to know what to do if a circuit breaker trips. The first sign of a tripped breaker: everything will shut off. 

Familiarize yourself with the breaker box in your house or apartment (if you have access to it). Open the cover and look for the tripped

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Luminar takes the SPAC path and Voyage lifts the hood on its next-gen robotaxi

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Hello and welcome back to The Station, a newsletter dedicated to all the present and future ways people and packages move from Point A to Point B.

I’ll skip the typical wind up and get right to things this week. We’ve got SPACs, venture deals and micromobility news along with a peek at one AV company’s newest vehicle.

I wanted to mention one item before we launch, because it speaks to a larger issue of safety and how some shared mobility startups are turning to tech in an attempt to improve it.

Shared electric moped startup Revel resumed operations in New York City a month after shutting down its service following several deaths. The startup’s blue mopeds (3,000 of them) that had

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Business Intelligence (BI) Vendors Market Projected to Grow at a CAGR of 12.1% by 2027|Microsoft Corporation, Cisco Systems Inc., Tableau Software

The MarketWatch News Department was not involved in the creation of this content.

Sep 03, 2020 (AmericaNewsHour) —
Research Nester released a report titled “Business Intelligence (BI) Vendors Market – Global Demand Analysis & Opportunity Outlook 2027” which also includes some of the prominent market analyzing parameters such as industry growth drivers, restraints, supply and demand risk, market attractiveness, year-on-year (Y-O-Y) growth comparisons, market share comparisons, BPS analysis, SWOT analysis and Porter’s five force model.

The term “Business Intelligence” is defined as a superset of software as a service (SaaS) enterprise applications,which converts unstructured raw data and structured data into meaningful data insights. With the large amount of data generated worldwide at each and every moment, there is a rising need amongst enterprises to utilize these datasets so as to benefit themselves with these insights, as analyzing these data can help businesses make precise decisions, formulate strategies against plans,

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Asia Silicon Valley Pangyo special — MIK HOT SPOT Online Exhibition opens on August 28 | Nachricht

New attempt to promote Korean companies to domestic and foreign markets in post-coronavirus era!

SEOUL, South Korea, Sept. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — AVING NEWS’ Korea’s only convention media and online exhibition center by itself, began this project to help Korean companies to enter the domestic and foreign markets through MIK HOT SPOT (Made in Korea Online Exhibition) on its way to become the global online hot spot.

The online exhibition consists of opening the MIK ONLINE HOT SPOT exhibition, business introduction video for buyers and investors, domestic and global promotion, target promotion for MIK HOT SPOT network, and post-management after contacting the buyers and investors, open for 365 days a year.

The 11 companies that participated in MIK HOT SPOT_Asia Silicon Valley Pangyo are as follows.

  • J2C
  • 3E
  • WAEM
  • Minglecon
  • Innopresso
  • AlphaBit
  • Mr. Mind
  • Alpha Circle
  • Xabyss
  • Xinova Asia
  • Spring Onward


J2C is a small giant that develops

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Fender Unveils the Tim Armstrong Anniversary Hellcat

Hollywood, CA (September 1, 2020) — Fender Musical Instruments Corporation (FMIC) today launched the Tim Armstrong Anniversary Hellcat in celebration of ten years of partnership with Grammy® Award-winning punk rock legend, Tim Armstrong. The signature anniversary acoustic guitar is the latest in a series of collaborations between the world’s leading guitar brand and one of today’s most genre-defining and iconic players in that space. Now, fans around the world can play this special anniversary Tim Armstrong edition while learning Rancid songs like “Fall Back Down”, “Ruby Soho” and “Time Bomb” on Fender Play, the complete learning app for guitar, bass and ukulele.

The Tim Armstrong Anniversary Hellcat is faithfully based on Armstrong’s own instrument originally from the 1960s – the Fender concert-style acoustic he always turned to for songwriting inspiration. It features upgraded modern specs including a solid spruce top, mahogany back and sides, maple “C” shape neck, high quality

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NASA patented a faster, cheaper route to the moon. The first spacecraft to use it could make Nobel Prize-winning discoveries about the universe.

An illustration of the Dark Ages Polarimeter Pathfinder, or Dapper, spacecraft orbiting past the far side of the moon. University of Colorado Boulder; NASA

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An illustration of the Dark Ages Polarimeter Pathfinder, or Dapper, spacecraft orbiting past the far side of the moon. University of Colorado Boulder; NASA

  • NASA patented an efficient new trajectory for sending smaller robotic spacecraft to the moon.
  • The agency says it patents and licenses technologies to ensure they can achieve the “widest distribution” possible.
  • The new trajectory may help a planned spacecraft called the Dark Ages Polarimeter Pathfinder reach lunar orbit and repeatedly fly through a “cone of silence” on the far side of the moon.
  • That spacecraft could detect signals from the first stars, galaxies, black holes, and more, leading to big discoveries about how the universe evolved.
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The moon is both seductively close to Earth and cosmically far away: Decades after the end of the space race, it remains extraordinarily expensive and difficult to

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Army awards $13B commercial software contract

Written by

Billy Mitchell

The U.S. Army has awarded a $13 billion contract to 31 vendors to supply commercial off-the-shelf software across the military.

Under the 10-year indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity Information Technology Enterprise Solutions – Software 2 contract, the Army requires commercial software products and maintenance across 14 product categories, including NetOps, communication, modeling and simulation, and programming and development.

The contract will replace the preceding ITES-SW, awarded to three companies in 2015 to similarly provide commercial software services to the Army. The contract’s expiration was recently extended until October so the Army could finalize source selection for ITES-SW2.

The latest iteration of the contract, awarded Monday, will expand ordering across the Department of Defense — and allow ordering from the entirety of the federal government, a solicitation synopsis explains.

ITES-SW2 is managed by the Army’s Computer Hardware Enterprise Software and Solutions (CHESS) office and awarded

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