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  • 11/1/16 7:00 am CDT

    Company will deliver next-generation lightweight helmets and body armor inserts for the Soldier Protection System

    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The U.S. Army has selected Ceradyne, Inc., a 3M company, as the awardee for two low-rate initial production (LRIP) contracts for next-generation helmet systems and hard body armor inserts as part of the Integrated Head Protection System (IHPS) and Vital Torso Protection (VTP) – Enhanced Small Arms Protective Inserts (ESAPI) components of the Soldier Protection System (SPS). The Army designed the IHPS to give soldiers a lighter-weightmore...
  • 10/17/16 7:15 am CDT
    SALT LAKE CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M Health Information Systems is expanding its market-leading 3M 360 Encompass System platform to introduce 3M 360 Encompass System – Professional, the industry’s first encounter-based professional fee coding solution. The new software brings the power of 3M’s computer-assisted coding, physician query capability and reporting to coding and billing for physician services, helping professional coders improve productivity, boost compliance andmore...
  • 10/6/16 3:30 pm CDT

    Move freely between operatories with a digital scanner that can be carried by hand

    ST. PAUL‚ Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mobile tablets, commonplace in many aspects of clinical practice in health care settings, have arrived in the dental industry with the introduction of the 3M™ Mobile True Definition Scanner , a one-of-a-kind tablet-based intraoral scanner that fits in your hand. The compact, ergonomic design is similar to rechargeable tablets that patients and clinicians use in their daily lives, allowing clinicians to move freely betweenmore...
  • 9/28/16 12:35 pm CDT
    ST. PAUL, Minn. & NEUSS, Germany--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The District Court of Frankfurt, Germany, has ordered a preliminary injunction against China-based Qingdao Summit Industrial Co., Ltd. ("Summit") for infringement of the German portion of 3M's European patent EP 0,954,381 B2. This patent relates to 3M’s PPS™ technology that enables the efficient mixing and spraying of coatings for automotive collision repair. The court order prohibits the offer and sale of Summit's infringingmore...
  • 9/20/16 10:01 am CDT

    New facial recognition software from 3M helps improve accuracy and provides real-time alerts

    ST. PAUL‚ Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Recognizing faces in a crowd takes diligence and identifying each one correctly takes advanced technology. In order to support public and private security teams tasked with keeping individuals safe, 3M introduces 3MTM Live Face Identification System. A facial recognition system that is both extremely scalable and easily configurable, 3M Live Face Identification System uses live video to match identities in real time. The systemmore...
  • 8/31/16 10:06 am CDT

    Radio frequency transparent technology on display at 2016 CTIA Super Mobility, booth #4040

    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Wireless infrastructure can be a visual nuisance to its host communities. The new 3M™ Conceal Film eliminates visual pollution by adhering to antennas and blending cell site equipment into its surrounding environment with no impact to radio frequency performance and no signal degradation. By combining several of 3M’s core technologies and with its expertise in films and adhesives, the 3M Conceal Film offers an effective yet unobtrusive solutionmore...
  • 8/30/16 8:15 am CDT

    Comprehensive 3M grouping methodology will be leveraged in Cerner’s HealtheIntent

    SALT LAKE CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M Health Information Systems today announced an agreement with Cerner, a global leader in health care technology, to use 3M Patient-focused Episodes Software with Cerner’s HealtheIntent℠ population health management platform. Providers will be able to view the landscape of a patient’s documented conditions to help define an episode of care, while analyzing costs and expected resource use. The conventional approach to defining anmore...
  • 8/10/16 9:00 am CDT

    Experiments conducted in eight countries reveal high risk of low-tech hacking methods

    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Organizations around the world are at risk of sharing highly sensitive information through visual hacking in business office environments. This risk was revealed in the 2016 Global Visual Hacking Experiment, an expansion of the 2015 Visual Hacking Experiment conducted in the United States by Ponemon Institute and sponsored by 3M Company. The global study included trials in China, France, Germany, India, Japan, South Korea and the Unitedmore...
  • 8/2/16 8:59 am CDT
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M announced today that after winning a patent infringement lawsuit in Germany against Dental Direkt GmbH involving technology that enables the coloring of ceramic-based dental restorations, Dental Direkt GmbH will license this patented technology from 3M. 3M’s patented technology enables the coloring of unshaded ceramics by color-matching dental restorations to the natural color of patients’ teeth. 3M has licensed its patents to muchmore...
  • 8/2/16 7:03 am CDT

    Lactic acid bacteria can enhance product attributes, or cause them to be recalled or discarded due to spoilage, depending on how well it is controlled.

    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In food processing, lactic acid bacteria can be friend or foe. Kept in check, these organisms help produce fermented foods ranging from smooth yogurts to crunchy pickles – and can even be leveraged for probiotic purposes. But under low oxygen, low temperature and acidic conditions, the bacteria can cause spoilage, discoloration, bloated packages and textures, odors and flavors that displease customers, trigger recalls and cause food wastemore...