Ride

Photogs make impact at Canon PhotoMarathon 2018

During the Canon PhotoMarathon Philippines 2018, hundreds of Filipino photographers took on the challenge to capture only the most memorable and meaningful subjects, scenes, and emotions that tell powerful stories. This year’s Philippine leg of the much-awaited and largest on-the-spot photography competition in Asia centered on extending the power of photographs to help improve the lives of children supported by Canon’s local partner organization, Operation Smile Philippines. “We at Canon believe that every captured image has the power to tell a story that, in one way or another, can affect lives,” said Kazuhiro Ozawa, President & CEO of Canon Marketing (Philippines) Inc (CMPI). “From being a platform that brings communities closer together and cultivates the culture of photography, we bring this year’s Canon PhotoMarathon in the Philippines one step further to allow Filipino photographers to use powerful pictures to tell stories and to create impact in the lives of the future generat

READ MORE...

Make travel more affordable via UnionBank, TravelBook.ph

Traveling with family and loved ones is one of the many activities everyone looks forward to during the holiday season. Surely, it’s been a struggle to save money for Christmas trips and get-togethers for that much-awaited guilt-free break. But whether your family decides to explore the magnificent shores of Palawan, see the wonders of culture and history in Cebu, or head to a relaxing staycation in Manila, know that UnionBank and TravelBook.ph have an amazing promo that can help make your travels even more affordable. Starting October 15 until December 31, 2018, you are entitled to up to 15% off on a selection of hotels when you use your qualified UnionBank Credit or Debit Card. All you have to do is visit http://travelbook.ph/unionbank, choose your accommodation among the list of promo-eligible hotels, and use your UnionBank MasterCard Credit Card or UnionBank Visa Credit Card or Debit Card as payment option upon booking. Booking from October 15 to 31, 2018 entitles you to a 15%

READ MORE...

GrabPay gets e-money license from Bangko Sentral

Grab, the Philippines’s and Southeast Asia’s leading Online-to-Offline (O2O) platform, recently announced it will rapidly expand the GrabPay mobile wallet in the Philippines. The announcement comes as Grab receives the e-money license from Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas. With the e-money license, Grab consumers in the near future, will not only be able to use GrabPay for rides and express delivery, but a number of additional payments services. The Philippines is the 5th country in Southeast Asia where the full suite of GrabPay mobile wallet services becomes available. “The Philippines has one of the highest percentages of people in Southeast Asia who do not have a bank account and who transact in cash. We believe Grab, an everyday app available on 1 in 2 smartphones in the Philippines can make a difference where other e-wallets have not been able to so far. The convenience of Grab’s many services and the millions of customers already using the Grab app every day, make us confident about

READ MORE...

Hikvision to demo intelligent traffic systems with AI in PH

Hikvision Digital Technology Co., Ltd. (Hikvision) is embarking on an AI Tour across 40 countries spanning Asia, Africa, Middle East, Oceania, and Latin America until November this year. Titled Shaping Intelligence: Hikvision AI Tour 2018 Philippines, the tour is now on its next stop in the Philippines this October 18 at the Marco Polo in  Ortigas, Manila. The tour will showcase Artificial Intelligence innovations covering AI Cloud architecture, AI technologies, AI products, and other vertical solutions, especially for Intelligent Traffic Systems. Iontech Inc., one of the key players in the information technology distribution industry in the country, has partnered with Hikvision to bring the AI tour to the Philippines. “As we promote reliable computer systems and communication devices in the Philippines, we continue to look at revolutionary technologies like AI. AI is changing the world, and it is enabling businesses all over the world address modern problems in an intelligent and e

READ MORE...

Canon unveils new EOS R for today's visual storytellers

Thirty years after the inception of the world-renowned EOS system by global imaging leader, Canon, a new era of photography and creativity begins with the launch of the Canon EOS R. The new imaging system of cameras and lenses is designed to reimagine optical excellence, and is expected to raise the bar in photography and videography with pioneering features fit for today’s visual storytellers. “We at Canon Philippines are very much delighted to announce yet another milestone not just for the brand but for the future of photography and even the small office & home office businesses. The addition of the new EOS R to the continuing Canon EOS System not only redefines the boundaries of photography and videography, it revolutionizes it. Coupled with the arrival of the new multi-function Canon PIXMA printers that are equipped with a wide range of printing options, Canon further expands both the imaging possibilities and creative opportunities of today’s consumers and businesses,” said Benn

READ MORE...

Daniel Miranda scores double podium finish at AFR finale

Eurasia Motorsport driver Daniel Miranda capped off a stellar debut season in Asian Formula Renault (AFR) by scoring two podium finishes from two starts at the Sepang International Circuit (SIC) last September 28-30. “It wasn't an easy journey for me moving from the Vios Cup into single seaters,” said Miranda. “But every race and every time I was on track, I got quicker and quicker. I'm really happy I ended 2018 with a double podium which made my team and family really happy as well. I would like to thank God for keeping me safe this whole season. Thank you to my family, my sponsor Cebuana Lhuillier, my team and mechanics at Eurasia, and everyone involved for making this possible.” “I would like to congratulate Daniel for giving glory to the country.  It’s a very impressive accomplishment given that he’s a rookie. I expect him to do even better in his next races and Cebuana Lhuillier and I will be here to support him, said long-time Philippine sports patron and Cebuana Lhuillier pres

READ MORE...

GoPro HERO7 Black, Silver, and White now available in PH

GoPro, Inc. has officially brought to the Philippines its new product lineup, topbilled by the flagship HERO7 Black which sets a new bar for video stabilization with its standout feature, HyperSmooth. Described as the best in-camera video stabilization ever featured in a camera, HyperSmooth makes it easy to shoot professional-looking stabilized video without the expense or hassle of bringing a motorized gimbal. Moreover, HyperSmooth works underwater as well as in high-shock and windy situations where gimbals fail.  In addition, GoPro is also introducing through the HERO7 Black the TimeWarp Video, a format that applies a high-speed, ‘magic-carpet-ride’ effect to your videos. TimeWarp Video turns longer experiences into short, flowing videos that are compelling to watch and easy to share on social media. “HERO7 Black is the GoPro we’ve all been waiting for,” said GoPro founder, Nick Woodman. “With HyperSmooth video stabilization, HERO7 Black is a camera anyone can use to capture amazi

READ MORE...

Mitsubishi, Nissan, & Renault to embed Android in vehicles

Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi and Google recently announced a technology partnership to embed the Android operating system in vehicles sold by the world’s leading automotive alliance, providing intelligent infotainment and customer “focused-applications” across multiple models and brands, scheduled to start in 2021. Under the technology partnership, vehicles sold by the Alliance members in many markets will utilize Android, the world’s most popular operating system, and will provide turn-by-turn navigation with Google Maps, access to a rich ecosystem of automotive apps on Google Play Store and have the ability to answer calls and texts, control media, find information, and manage vehicle functions with voice using the built in Google Assistant. The Alliance, whose member companies last year sold 10.6 million vehicles in 200 markets, will integrate Google applications and services into infotainment and cloud-based systems to enhance the experience for customers of Renault, Nissan, and Mit

READ MORE...

CAMPI all set for 7th PIMS happening next month

The Chamber of Automotive Manufacturers of the Philippines Inc. (CAMPI) brings back the biggest car show in the local automotive industry. The 7th Philippine International Motor Show (PIMS) will be held on October 24 to 28 at the World Trade Center Metro Manila, Pasay. With this year’s theme “Future Mobility,” the latest in automotive technology will be showcased by the country’s leading car manufacturers and distributors. This year’s show will treat car enthusiasts to new model launches, test drives, vehicle demonstrations, car club meets, workshops, and a wide range of parts and accessories. It also welcomes everyone in the family with fun activities for the kids, and treats and special performances throughout the week. The 7th PIMS is presented by CAMPI, the lead organization in the Philippine automotive industry. Expect to see the latest automotive technologies from brands such as Baic, BMW, Daewoo, Foton, Fuso, Honda, Isuzu, Jaguar, KIA, Land Rover, Mahindra, Mazda, Mercedes-Ben

READ MORE...

These pics show why Huawei should be your travel phone

The widespread presence and technological advancements of smartphones these days have sparked many Filipinos' interest in mobile photography, unleashing their talent in capturing fleeting moments. Recognizing this phenomenon, the Manila Bulletin joined forces with Huawei Philippines in staging the Next-Image photo exhibit last week at the Manila Hotel, focusing on the winning shots of the finalists of the Huawei Next-Image photography contest. The roster of 2018 Huawei Next-Image finalists includes: Christian AntonioPeter John OnggayArcel MadridRam Sepria Jay-CieHannah Coleen GuinooPhilip Am GuaySairenz SkyRoj Bag-aoAce BenalitaAljon TugaoenDweezel AlcovendasEugene GeronimoJames Arthur AdalimHaykal Salomon LorenaJohn Paul Castro GaranzoJohn Paul CortonJuvet ForceKarl Christian GuinhinKyle Cezanne FranciscoMelanie AlleraAllen RyanJovanne AmolatRocky Evans LlonaRovy Lloyd De Los SantosJamir Lyndon Lumbao Held in partnership with Picture Perfect section of the Manila Bulletin, the said

READ MORE...