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Lenovo’s Mirage Solo VR head helps to alleviate pain for hospitalised children

New Lenovo research has outlined the positive impact virtual reality can have on our health, highlighting how VR is starting to be used in some hospitals in place of general anesthetics to alleviate pain for young patients. The new Lenovo film, premiered at the Denver Film Festival, showcases the groundbreaking …

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Exertis strengthens Pro AV arm with Keren BV acquisition

Exertis (the principal trading name of DCC Technology) has announced the acquisition of Kerèn BV, a specialist, value-add, Pro AV distributor. Based in Almere in the Netherlands, the company achieved revenues of €16 million in its last financial year and employs 12 people. Kerèn B.V. sells to Pro AV system …

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AOC backs PCR Awards 2020 as Distribution Category Partner

AOC has become the latest tech company to support the PCR Awards 2020, joining the sponsorship lineup as the exclusive Distribution Category Partner. Founded in Taiwan in 1967 as Admiral Overseas Corporation, AOC entered the European market in 1988. In 2010, the company joined TPV Technology Ltd., the world’s largest …

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Exertis sees 43% increase in operating profit in past 6 months

DCC Technology (Exertis), has reported that strong operating profit growth for the six months ended 30th September 2019. Operating profit increased by 42.6% (38.1% on a constant currency basis) with the performance driven by the contribution from acquisitions completed in both the current and prior years. During the first half …

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Acer and Google to showcase the benefits of Chromebooks and G Suite for education

Acer will be hosting an event at Google’s London office on 21st November, showcasing the benefits of Chromebooks and G Suite for Education within the modern classroom. Taking place between 9:30am and 5pm, visitors will be able to experience a live classroom demonstration, explore Accessibility features in Chrome, and network …

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PCR’s Top 25 Women in Tech 2019

Each year, our diversity-themed issue features a Top 25 Women in Tech list, with people nominating inspirational and influential women working in the UK IT and tech channel. We have once again had an abundance of high-quality entries from across the distribution, vendor, retail, reseller and channel services arenas. It …

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“Free internet should be a basic human right”

A new study has found that people unable to get online – particularly in developing countries – lack meaningful ways to influence the global players shaping their everyday lives. The research reveals that the internet could be a key way of protecting other basic human rights, such as life, liberty, …

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PCR Awards 2020: HANNspree signs on as Event Partner

HANNspree is the first company to be announced as a sponsor for the PCR Awards 2020, supporting the annual awards show as Event Partner. HANNspree is a leading global consumer electronics manufacturer specialising in visual technology, best known for its evolution of high-quality products with winning price vs performance ratio. …

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PCR Awards 2020: How to win in the Vendor Category

Entries for the 2020 PCR Awards are well underway, but do you know what it takes to win in the Vendor Category of next year’s awards? Taking place at The Brewery, London on Wednesday 4th March, the awards will celebrate the retailers, resellers, distributors, channel service providers and vendors that …

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CMS becomes certified partner of NVIDIA

CMS Distribution has become a certified partner of NVIDIA, expanding the distributor’s gaming portfolio. CMS says it is heavily focused on delivering a full PC components and gaming ecosystem to the channel. where it aims to become “a one-stop for customers looking for storage, memory, graphics, cases, cooling, peripherals and …

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