Tag: Coronavirus

The future of a reassuringly great coffee experience is touchless

Coffee and refreshment points, whether in an office, hotel or coffee shop, are a place where people would normally naturally gather and frequent.  But with a multitude of commonly shared appliances to navigate and a myriad of buttons to press, they can seemingly be a place for germs to collect and linger.

At Scanomat, we have been thinking carefully about the ways in which TopBrewer is designed to create a secure and comfortable experience for employees, visitors and consumers to enjoy premium barista-quality coffee safely and at a distance.  Here is a summary of how TopBrewer, through individual user control and existing inbuilt smart tools, is enhancing the built environment to help businesses create a safer, touchless coffee experience for everyone. These tools are already available right now within the TopBrewer ecosystem – and they’re free, so why not take advantage of them!

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lego supports children covid-19

Shine a light: Lego supports families and children impacted by COVID-19

We would like to shine a light on our client Lego for doing all it can to support children impacted by COVID-19 through charitable donations and its innovative #letsbuildtogether campaign.

With more than 1.5 billion school aged children estimated to be out of school, Lego is providing valuable support and practical resources to families worldwide to promote play-based learning.

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autodesk covid19 response

Shine a light: Autodesk offers free and extended access to support remote working

We would like to shine a light on our client Autodesk which has announced that it is supporting businesses during this challenging time by providing free and extended access to its Cloud Collaboration Products for both new and existing customers.

In order to minimise disruption to businesses and provide increased flexibility, Autodesk customers can get access to free products and services to help them stay connected and collaborate from home. Tools available in the offer include BIM 360, Fusion 360, AutoCAD and Shotgun.

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Shine a light: Salesforce provides free access to technology during COVID-19 crisis

We would like to shine a light on our client Salesforce which has provided free access to its technology during the COVID-19 crisis, as well as donating $1.5m to support not-for profit efforts to respond to the global pandemic.

The cloud-based software company has pledged to help communities and customers navigate new challenges surrounding remote working by offering a range of its services for free during these uncertain times.

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johnson and johnson covid19 vaccine

Shine a light: Johnson & Johnson working on not-for-profit COVID-19 vaccine

We would like to shine a light on our client Johnson & Johnson who is working on a project to supply one billion vaccines for coronavirus (COVID-19).

As the world’s biggest pharmaceutical company, Johnson & Johnson are in a strong position to develop a vaccine for the COVID-19 outbreak which has swept across the world killing thousands of people.

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kelloggg covid19 response

Shine a light: Kellogg donates $10 million in food and cash to global food banks

We would like to shine a light on our client Kellogg who has donated an incredible $10 million worth of food and funds to support vulnerable families during the COVID-19 pandemic.

With households struggling financially during these unprecedented times, food relief efforts are finding it hard to keep up with increasing demand. Kellogg’s charitable donations are providing critical relief during the pandemic to those finding it difficult to put food on the table, ensuring children and families can access the food they need.

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CBRE secures space and parking for NHS workers

Shine a light: CBRE appeal secures 145,000 beds for NHS workers isolating from families

We would like to shine a light on our client CBRE who have been co-ordinating efforts with clients and contacts from the real estate sector to provide vacant premises and parking facilities near NHS and Private hospitals that can be utilised by NHS staff during the COVID-19 crisis.

So far, the campaign has secured 145,000 beds for hospital workers, 195,000 parking spaces and 14.25sqm of storage space within a 15 minute walk of NHS hospitals.

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Mercedes support Ventilator Challenge UK

Shine a light: Mercedes develops COVID-19 breathing aid & joins ventilator efforts

We would like to shine a light on our client Mercedes who has helped to develop a breathing aid designed to keep COVID-19 patients out of intensive care.

The breathing aid, called Continuous Airway Pressure device (CPAP), has already been used in China and Italy to support patients with serious lung infections, such as pneumonia.

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Shine a light: LogMeIn offers free ‘Emergency Remote Work Kits’ to critical COVID-19 workers

We would like to shine a light on our client LogMeIn who has committed to providing ‘Emergency Remote Work Kits’ for healthcare providers, educational institutions and not-for-profit charities on the frontline during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis.

The spread of COVID-19 has forced many organisations and critical workers to embrace remote work at pace, often without the tools and resources to facilitate productivity and collaboration.

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Shine a light: Adobe enables virtual distance learning during COVID-19 crisis

We would like to shine a light on our client Adobe which has committed to making its Creative Cloud apps available for ‘home use’ in order to continually facilitate Higher Education learning during the COVID-19 crisis.

Adobe has announced that the Creative Cloud apps for desktop will be available at home for all students who would normally log on through on-campus labs. The distance learning resources will be available at no extra cost to students and educators until 31 May with an aim to support course work and team work in a virtual environment.

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