Oil and gas transportation is a matter of vital public importance, not only from a power generation standpoint, but also as an issue of safety. The world's natural resources are the fundamental reserve with which nations must constantly tap into, yet protect at the same time. Fortunately, there are safe and efficient ways to move these resources across country from [...]
Automation has become, in recent years, a key component across all industrial sectors. It helps improve business productivity, product quality, flexibility and job safety by enabling quick and accurate operations, simplifying maintenance works and allowing real-time process monitoring. Today’s industrial processes require a high degree of mobility and connectivity between their components. Improving these aspects of our operations is therefore [...]
There’s no question that HCE is a technology of increasing interest for both banks and application developers. At the end of 2015, Visa estimated that over 30 European banks were already committed to going live with Android apps for secure contactless payments and 2016 has seen steady growth in the sector. Many banks have decided that now is [...]
‘Tap and pay’, so easy with a contactless card, yet a headache for banks when trying to implement their NFC-enabled mobile payment solution. Since the appearance of the first SIM based NFC mobile payment solutions certified by Visa and MasterCard in October 2011, the market has been populated with different solutions: Secure Element (SE), Host Card Emulation (HCE) [...]
The structural integrity of storage tanks and piping systems for the oil and gas industry is vital to business. Operators must be vigilant in locating cracks, thinning of structure walls or heavy corrosion. Then they must assess whether that pipe or tank can remain in service or must be repaired or even replaced. Non-destructive techniques allow for [...]
Applus+ were approached by Subsea Environmental Services to provide support in the recycling of potentially radioactive telecommunications materials.