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Aon and PGA TOUR evolve partnership to increase use of real-time analytics and highlight how decision-making drives performance

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The ‘Aon Next 10’ and ‘Aon Swing 5’ eligibility paths highlight enhanced drama as players compete for the chance to earn Signature Event starts

Aon’s ‘Better Decisions Breakdowns’ to deliver more frequent, real-time insights in-broadcast

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. and DUBLIN, Dec. 14, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — The PGA TOUR today announced that its partnership with Aon, a leading global professional services firm, will integrate the use of real-time analytics and capitalize on changes to the TOUR’s reimagined 2024 schedule to create more drama and insights for fans.

First, Aon will headline the Aon Next 10 and the Aon Swing 5, which recognize better decision-making and the elite performance required to earn access into in-season Signature Events. Second, key elements of the award-winning Aon Risk Reward Challenge program will evolve to “Better Decision Breakdowns” segments that use emerging technology to provide real-time analysis of player decisions.

Aon Next 10 and Aon Swing 5
At the beginning of the season, the first 50 spots in each Signature Event field are set based on prior year FedExCup standings. To help complete the Signature Event fields, there are two new programs that will give players the opportunity to compete head-to-head against the PGA TOUR’s best.

  • Aon Next 10: The top 10 players, not already exempt, from the FedExCup standings.
  • Aon Swing 5: Top five FedExCup points earners, not already exempt, from the swings of Full-Field Events leading up to each Signature Event.

“We view the Aon Next 10 and Aon Swing 5 as an opportunity to further innovate around our reimagined schedule,” said Tyler Dennis, PGA TOUR Chief Competitions Officer. “Further defining these paths has provided the best players in the world more opportunities to go head-to-head, engaging fans in new ways and creating additional consequence in our Full-Field Events.”

Broadcast integrations highlighting these paths will provide fans a real-time understanding of what is at stake at each Full-Field Event as players compete for spots in Signature Events.

“Aon is committed to continuous innovation on behalf of clients and partners, and that mindset extends to our sports marketing strategy,” said Andy Weitz, Chief Marketing Officer at Aon. “These new programs are designed to further enhance the fan experience by offering insights into how players make real-time decisions on the course and how those better decisions translate into opportunities to compete at the highest level on the PGA TOUR.”

Better Decision Breakdown
“Better Decision Breakdown” segments will provide fans a window into how the best players in the world make better decisions when it matters most. Leveraging new technology, production teams will be able to deliver real-time insights including strokes gained analysis, model-based shot dispersion, accuracy depictions, expected outcomes and more.

“We could not be more excited to have Aon woven into our reimagined schedule, which creates consistent excitement for our fans,” said Brian Oliver, PGA TOUR Executive Vice President of Corporate Partnerships. “Aon’s innovative approach to partnership will bring new real-time insights into each broadcast and create more engagement opportunities for fans as they track the performance of their favorite players.”

The enhancements are part of the next evolution of Aon’s partnership with the PGA TOUR, which began in 2019 with the Aon Risk Reward Challenge, a season-long competition across the PGA TOUR and LPGA Tour that highlights golf’s best strategic decision makers. The Aon Risk Reward Challenge will continue on the LPGA Tour, where winners will receive the Aon Trophy and the $1 million dollar prize.

Weitz added, “We’re grateful to our partners at the TOUR, CBS and NBC, as well as global partners like Sky Sports that leverage the international broadcast feed, for their leadership in exploring new ways that we can bring more real-time analytics and compelling storytelling to the live broadcast.”

Program Details
The Aon Next 10 and Aon Swing 5 will provide access to the following Signature Events.

AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am (January 29-February 4)

  • Aon Next 10 – see the 2022-23 FedExCup Fall standings here
  • Aon Swing 5 – top FedExCup points earners from Sony Open in Hawaii, The American Express and Farmers Insurance Open

The Genesis Invitational (February 12-18)

  • Aon Next 10 – from the 2022-23 FedExCup Fall standings
  • Aon Swing 5 – top FedExCup points earners from Sony Open in Hawaii, The American Express, Farmers Insurance Open and WM Phoenix Open

Arnold Palmer Invitational presented by Mastercard (March 4-10)

  • Aon Next 10 – from the current FedExCup standings through The Classic in The Palm Beaches
  • Aon Swing 5 – top FedExCup points earners from Mexico Open at Vidanta and The Classic in The Palm Beaches

RBC Heritage (April 15-21)

  • Aon Next 10 – from the current FedExCup standings through the Masters Tournament
  • Aon Swing 5 – top FedExCup points earners from Puerto Rico Open, Valspar Championship, Texas Children’s Houston Open and Valero Texas Open

Wells Fargo Championship (May 6-12)

  • Aon Next 10 – from the current FedExCup standings through THE CJ CUP Byron Nelson
  • Aon Swing 5 – top FedExCup points earners from Corales Puntacana Championship, Zurich Classic of New Orleans and THE CJ CUP Byron Nelson

the Memorial Tournament presented by Workday (June 3-9)

  • Aon Next 10 – from the current FedExCup standings through RBC Canadian Open
  • Aon Swing 5 – top FedExCup points earners from Myrtle Beach Classic, Charles Schwab Challenge and RBC Canadian Open

Travelers Championship (June 17-23)

  • Aon Next 10 – from the current FedExCup standings through U.S. Open
  • Aon Swing 5 – top FedExCup points earners from Myrtle Beach Classic, Charles Schwab Challenge and RBC Canadian Open

As previously announced, additional spots in Signature Events are available to current-year tournament winners of full FedExCup Point events and PGA TOUR members in the top 30 of the Official World Golf Ranking, not otherwise exempt through the above categories, as well as four sponsor exemptions reserved for PGA TOUR members.

Learn more about the Aon Better Decisions platform here.

About PGA TOUR
By showcasing golf’s greatest players, the PGA TOUR engages, inspires and positively impacts our fans, partners and communities worldwide.

The PGA TOUR, headquartered in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, co-sanctions tournaments on the PGA TOUR, PGA TOUR Champions, Korn Ferry Tour, PGA TOUR Americas and administers PGA TOUR Q-School presented by Korn Ferry and PGA TOUR University. TOUR members represent the world’s best players, hailing from 24 countries and territories. Showcasing the biggest moments in the sport with history and legacy on the line, the PGA TOUR has long-term domestic distribution partnerships for broadcast coverage on CBS, NBC and Golf Channel and video streaming service on ESPN+. Internationally, PGA TOUR coverage is available across 200+ countries and territories in 26 languages via 44 broadcast and digital partners. Virtually all tournaments are organized as non-profit organizations to maximize charitable giving, and to date, tournaments across all Tours have generated more than $3.64 billion.

Fans can follow the PGA TOUR on the new PGA TOUR app and PGATOUR.COM, and on social media channels, including Facebook, Instagram (in Spanish, Korean and Japanese), LinkedIn, TikTok, X (in English and Spanish), WhatsApp (in English and Spanish), WeChat, Weibo, Toutiao, Douyin and LINE

About Aon
https://www.aon.com/home/indexAon plc (NYSE: AON) exists to shape decisions for the better — to protect and enrich the lives of people around the world. Our colleagues provide our clients in over 120 countries and sovereignties with advice and solutions that give them the clarity and confidence to make better decisions to protect and grow their business.  

Follow Aon on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Stay up-to-date by visiting Aon’s newsroom and sign up for news alerts here

Contacts
Chris Cox, PGA TOUR, [email protected], (904) 273-3371
Aon, [email protected], (833) 751-8114 or (312) 381-3024 

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J&T Express Sees Strong Growth in Lunar New Year, Showcasing Advantageous Southeast Asia Logistics Network

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HONG KONG, Feb. 23, 2024 /PRNewswire/ — J&T Express, a global logistics service operator, announced the company has achieved significant enhancements in parcel volume and delivery efficiency across several key markets in China and Southeast Asia during the recent Lunar New Year, attributing to the company’s continuous operational capacity improvements and early preparations for the holiday season.

Data of J&T Express reveals that over the Lunar New Year period, its average daily parcel delivery time in China improved by approximately 5% compared to the previous year, while the average daily delivery rate increased by approximately 17% year-on-year. In Singapore, there has been an 81% year-on-year increase in its parcel volume, alongside a 9% improvement in average delivery time efficiency. Similarly, in Malaysia, its parcel volume surged by approximately 54% year-on-year.

In addition to China, the Lunar New Year is celebrated as a public holiday in numerous Southeast Asian countries. With the global popularity of e-commerce, ensuring reliable logistics services during the holiday season has become increasingly critical for businesses and consumers alike. As the largest courier service provider in Southeast Asia, J&T Express plays a vital role in meeting this demand.

With the company’s extensive and comprehensive logistics network across multiple countries, coupled with its year-round collaboration with e-commerce platforms and expertise in operating during the Lunar New Year in the Chinese market, J&T Express has significantly bolstered its hardware and personnel and updated the delivery fleet in key markets to meet the challenges of delivering shipments during the holiday season.

For instance, J&T Express Vietnam added over 3,000 delivery personnel before the Lunar New Year, and upgraded more than 100 service points, expanding the operational area by over 7,000 square meters. Additionally, at the end of December 2023, J&T Express Vietnam officially received 140 new trucks from THACO AUTO.

According to a forecast by the Ho Chi Minh City’s Department of Industry and Trade, seasonal purchases are expected to grow by more than 11% in 2024, and the growth trend of social commerce will continue as well. Against the backdrop of a thriving online shopping landscape, the demand for delivery services presents both opportunities and challenges. Recognizing the potential, J&T Express Vietnam has strategically improved and enhanced its service quality to meet the evolving demands. The recent upgrade of the company’s truck fleet not only reflects the company’s clear goal of improving the quality of its transportation services but also helps the company meet the growing demand for deliveries during the holiday season, creating significant benefits for its customers with guaranteed service quality and capacity. With unwavering confidence in the market’s prosperity and a customer-centric approach, J&T Express is poised to seize growth opportunities in Vietnam and is actively accelerating its market capture. It will continue to expand its logistics network and transit centers to ensure optimal operational processes and improve user experience and service quality.

J&T Express is a global logistics service provider. According to Frost & Sullivan, J&T Express was the No. 1 express delivery operator in Southeast Asia by parcel volume in 2022 and had the highest market share in China. The company adopts an innovative business model that combines unified standards with a high degree of regional autonomy. This model balances service quality and flexible decision-making, reduces costs, and enables localized and efficient development in each market. With its self-developed JMS system, J&T Express is able to integrate and manage the full lifecycle of shipments, from order placement and collection to settlement, ensuring efficient operations in each market.

J&T Express has further expanded its express delivery business to five countries in Latin America, the Middle East, and North Africa, building upon its successful operations in China and Southeast Asia. Currently, the company provides express delivery services in 13 countries worldwide.

Looking ahead, J&T Express is committed to enhancing its global logistics network while continuously improving service quality and operational efficiency. The company is eager to establish collaborative partnerships with new industry leaders to deliver high-quality logistics solutions for customers worldwide.

About J&T Express

J&T Express is a global logistics service provider with leading express delivery businesses in Southeast Asia and China, the largest and fastest-growing market in the world. Founded in 2015, J&T Express’ network spans thirteen countries, including Indonesia, Vietnam, Malaysia, the Philippines, Thailand, Cambodia, Singapore, China, Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Mexico, Brazil and Egypt. Adhering to its “customer-oriented and efficiency-based” mission, J&T Express is committed to providing customers with integrated logistics solutions through intelligent infrastructure and digital logistics network, as part of its global strategy to connect the world with greater efficiency and bring logistical benefits to all.

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United Imaging Showcases AI-Driven Innovations and Expands European Presence at ECR 2024

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VIENNA, Feb. 23, 2024 /PRNewswire/ — United Imaging, a global leader in medical technology, is showcasing its full portfolio of AI-empowered innovations at the European Society of Radiology (ECR) 2024 in Vienna, Austria.  The company highlights its significant EU growth since establishing its regional headquarters in Poland in 2019.

Dr. Al Zhang, Ph.D, Chairman & Co-CEO of United Imaging, stated, “The theme of this year’s ECR, ‘next-generation radiology,’ aligns seamlessly with our innovation philosophy. We’re not just thinking about today; we’re actively shaping the future. At United Imaging, all our innovations are AI-driven, enhancing clinical workflows and supporting diverse scenarios, solidifying our commitment to delivering value to the global medical community. Our future-ready innovation strategy has propelled us to significant global growth.”

Lukasz MIZERKA, vice president of United Imaging international business and general manager for Europe, added, “Last March, we held our first brand launch at ECR, officially introducing our passion for change to the European market. During the year, we achieved swift progress, extending our footprint to numerous European countries with our high-end equipment, serving as testament to the resonance of our mission of bringing ‘equal healthcare for all’. This year marks both our second ECR and fifth year in Europe, and we’re going to present our full portfolio of groundbreaking products and numerous world-first innovations to showcase our confidence and persistence in Europe. We eagerly await everyone to witness our changes and embrace the bright future ahead.”

In five years, United Imaging has introduced hundreds of systems and reached 16 European countries, offering efficient and professional service. Globally, United Imaging’s products have reached more than 12,000 institutions in over 60 countries, including the U.S., France, Italy, Japan, Korea, and the UAE. Also, the company’s top-tier technologies have led to collaborations with prestigious institutions such as Yale University, UC Davis, Washington University in St. Louis, and University of Texas.

Highlighting the growth at ECR 2024, United Imaging will feature the uMR Jupiter 5T (not CE marked in EU) at ECR 2024, a revolutionary whole-body 5T MRI system. The world’s first whole-body ultra-high field 5T MR, the uMR Jupiter 5T, is a revolutionary whole-body 5T MRI system. It transcends the traditional constraints of ultra-high-field MRI, previously confined to imaging of the brain and selected MSK joints. The potential applications of the uMR Jupiter 5T extend to encompass not only the brain and MSK, but also the abdomen, cardiac, pelvis and other additional anatomical regions. The uMR Jupiter 5T has the potential to eclipse the capabilities of standard 3T MRI machines in resolution and signal-to-noise ratio, delivering clarity that empowers radiologists to ‘see the unseen.’ The uMR Jupiter 5T is also designed to overcome the key hurdles of ultra-high field MRI: image uniformity and radio frequency safety. It fits into existing 3T MRI spaces, signaling a significant advancement in the industry.

Pioneering the digital transformation of medical imaging, the booth will also feature AI platforms for the full portfolio of innovations. The uAIFI is an end-to-end technology platform that revolutionarily enhances MRI with AI-integrated hardware and software, significantly improving image quality and expediting diagnostic processes while enhancing user-friendliness. Pioneering with care, the uAIFI offers a holistic approach across the care continuum. Standout features include ACS, the AI-assisted MR acceleration technology designed to enhance both 2D and 3D imaging, and EasySense respiratory gating and monitoring, offering a unique, belt-free experience for patients while simultaneously streamlining the workflow for healthcare professionals, redefining the image quality standard. Evolving intelligently, this future-oriented, human-centered platform undoubtedly brings a new level of AI integration to uMR systems. In tandem with uMI scanners, uExcel is a multi-dimensional molecular imaging technology platform. It aims to meet the advanced demands for functionality, usability, safety, stability, and scientific research. Combined with uExcel UDP, the ultra-digital-platform detector, uExcel SCAN, the smart scanning toolset, uExcel CARE, the AI reconstruction engine, uExcel QA, the efficient quality control system and uExcel EXPLORE, the suite for scientific research, this platform empowers the exploration with ease and innovation both today and tomorrow, promising a more comfortable experience for patients, and a more effective workflow for doctors. Furthermore, the uVera Technology empowers the DSA system with intuitively bionic ability by intelligence-driven robotics, perception, and imaging. And the All-In-One Solution redefines radiotherapy workflow efficiency from CT simulation to treatment delivery.

Adhering to the “Born with AI” philosophy and aligning with the theme of this year’s ECR, “Next Generation Radiology,” United Imaging Intelligence (UII), an AI company within the United Imaging Group’s portfolio, will demonstrate how the fusion of AI is revolutionizing healthcare, highlighting the company’s comprehensive approach to innovation. At the company’s booth this year, UII is poised to showcase its latest medical AI technological breakthroughs, including groundbreaking AI applications of large medical image models and surgical planning, as well as a full spectrum of medical AI solutions across neurology, cardiology, thoracic care, and oncology.

In terms of novel AI applications, UII will unveil the uAI SAT, a smart annotation tool powered by the large medical image model, as well as the next generation of uAI Pioneer Portal, which is equipped with a goggle-less 3D monitor controlled by hand gestures. The audience will experience advancements in 3D surgical planning for thoracic, hepatobiliary, and urological surgeries. Additionally, with a wide array of clinical solutions, UII will also present its support throughout the entire clinical workflow from imaging and prevention to diagnosis, treatment, follow-up assessment, and research.

Aiming at propelling radiology into a new era of transformation, UII has deployed its innovative products in over 3,000 medical institutions worldwide and formed research and product collaborations in Europe, remaining steadfast in further expanding development and partnerships across the globe, thus universally enhancing medical AI accessibility.

(Notes: Products and features mentioned herein may not be commercially available in all countries. Their future availability cannot be guaranteed.)

Attendees of the ECR are welcome to explore the forefront of radiology at booth 401 – Expo X4, where United Imaging persists in connecting innovation with patient well-being through cutting-edge technologies.

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Flash News: Native Integrates OKX Wallet for Seamless Access

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SINGAPORE, Feb. 22, 2024 /PRNewswire/ — OKX, a leading Web3 technology company, has issued updates for February 23, 2024.

OKX Wallet’s browser extension is now integrated with Native, the invisible decentralized exchange (DEX) layer that allows each DEX to be owned by an individual project. By integrating OKX Wallet, Native users can now easily connect their wallets to access the DEX network’s deep liquidity pools directly from the Native interface.

The integration gives Native traders improved convenience by enabling decentralized trading without leaving Native. Users also maintain control of their private keys while trading on Native’s DEX layer, improving security.

OKX Wallet is a secure and user-friendly crypto wallet and gateway to decentralized apps. By integrating with Native, OKX Wallet gives its users access to Native’s broad DEX liquidity pools and trading capabilities. This creates a smooth, seamless trading experience for the Native community.

About OKX

A leading global technology company driving the future of Web3, OKX provides a comprehensive suite of products to meet the needs of beginners and experts alike, including:

  • OKX Wallet: The world’s most powerful, secure and versatile crypto wallet which gives users access to over 80 blockchains while allowing them to take custody of their own funds. The wallet includes MPC technology which allows users to easily recover access to their wallet independently, removing the need for traditional, ‘written down’ seed phrases. In addition, OKX Wallet’s account abstraction-powered Smart Account enables users to pay for transactions on multiple blockchains using USDC or USDT, and interact with multiple contracts via a single transaction.
  • DEX: A multi-chain, cross-chain decentralized exchange aggregator of 300+ other DEXs and approximately 15 bridges, with 200,000+ coins and more than 20 blockchains supported.
  • NFT Marketplace: A multi-chain, zero-fee NFT marketplace that gives users access to NFT listings across seven top-tier marketplaces including OpenSea, MagicEden, LooksRare and Blur.
  • Web3 DeFi: A powerful DeFi platform that supports earning and staking on about 70 protocols across more than 10 chains.

OKX partners with a number of the world’s top brands and athletes, including English Premier League champions Manchester City F.C., McLaren Formula 1, The Tribeca Festival, Olympian Scotty James, and F1 driver Daniel Ricciardo.

As a leader building innovative technology products, OKX believes in challenging the status quo. The company recently launched a global brand campaign entitled, The System Needs a Rewrite, which advocates for a new paradigm led by Web3 self-managed technology.

To learn more about OKX, download our app or visit: okx.com

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