Log in
E-mail
Password
Remember
Forgot password ?
Become a member for free
Sign up
Sign up
Settings
Settings
Dynamic quotes 
OFFON

4-Traders Homepage  >  Equities  >  Nyse  >  Accenture    ACN   IE00B4BNMY34

ACCENTURE (ACN)
Mes dernières consult.
Most popular
  Report  
SummaryQuotesChartsNewsAnalysisCalendarCompanyFinancialsConsensusRevisions 
News SummaryMost relevantAll newsofficial PublicationsSector newsTweets
OFFRE ETE Zonebourse : Jusqu'à 6 mois offerts sur tous les portefeuilles

Accenture Plc : Accenture Life Safety Solution Named New Product of the Year

share with twitter share with LinkedIn share with facebook
share via e-mail
0
10/23/2012 | 02:10pm CEST

Wireless safety solution for hazardous work environments wins health and safety magazine award

The Accenture Life Safety Solution, a wireless-enabled multi-gas detection system that helps protect workers in potentially hazardous environments, developed by Accenture (NYSE: ACN), Industrial Scientific, Cisco and AeroScout, has received the industrial hygiene product of the year award from Occupational Health & Safety magazine.

The Accenture Life Safety Solution integrates Wi-Fi and location-based technologies with multi-gas (hydrogen sulphide, carbon monoxide, hydrocarbon and oxygen) detectors. It helps companies to remotely monitor incidents and to locate workers in hazardous locations. The solution is designed for environments such as oil and gas refineries, chemical and manufacturing plants, utilities, mines and other locations where dense steel infrastructure can make wireless safety solutions difficult to implement.

"Worker safety is a key priority for a range of industries with operations in challenging working locations," said Massimo Pagella, senior executive in Accenture Plant and Automation Solutions. "This solution can help mitigate risks by continuously monitoring the environment in the plant and automatically providing feedback on abnormalities to the control centers and to management. Accenture continues to invest in R&D to broaden the range of services and capabilities the solution offers."

The Accenture Life Safety Solution uses multiple Wi-Fi access points to determine the location of workers. The solution, which is designed, installed and deployed specific to a location, uses a lapel-based wireless four-gas detector, as well as a panic button and a motion sensor to detect when a worker stops moving for a period of time. The solution is based on Accenture's patent-pending design and integrates Industrial Scientific's Ventis? LS multi-gas detector and Gas Detection as a Service solution iNet®; Cisco's Unified Wireless Network and Mobility Services Engine; and AeroScout's Wi-Fi Tags and MobileView location management and user front-end technology.

Raghu Arunachalam, director of emerging technologies at Industrial Scientific, said, "The Accenture Life Safety Solution has brought to market a revolutionary approach to gas monitoring that is capable of overseeing the safety of thousands of employees working across a large plant in real time and from a central location. We are honored to have this unique, life-saving solution recognized as a New Product of the Year by Occupational Health & Safety magazine."

The Occupational Health & Safety award program honors the outstanding product development achievements of companies that create products which are considered particularly noteworthy in their ability to improve workplace safety.

About Accenture

Accenture is a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company, with 257,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries. Combining unparalleled experience, comprehensive capabilities across all industries and business functions, and extensive research on the world's most successful companies, Accenture collaborates with clients to help them become high-performance businesses and governments. The company generated net revenues of US$27.9 billion for the fiscal year ended Aug. 31, 2012. Its home page is www.accenture.com.

Accenture is focused on enabling its clients to achieve breakthrough growth throughout the rapidly changing mobile ecosystem. Accenture Mobility offers five mobility services including consulting, software services--applications, software services--devices and platforms, managed services, and business integration services. These are designed to help organizations embrace business to employee (B2E), business to consumer (B2C), business to business (B2B) and machine to machine (M2M) business opportunities. Accenture offers mobility and embedded software services across a wide range of industries and platforms, including Android?, Apple® iOS, Blackberry®, Linux, Meego?, Symbian, Windows® Phone and Windows 8.

About Industrial Scientific Corporation

Industrial Scientific Corporation is the world's leading provider of Gas Detection as a Service. With more than 850 people working in 20 countries, Industrial Scientific is dedicated to eliminating death in the workplace by the end of this century. Achieving this goal requires dedication to delivering highest quality and best customer service in all transactions. Industrial Scientific also focuses on providing analysis of data from equipment use and maintenance to identify problems before they happen. Industrial Scientific has operations based in Pittsburgh (USA), Arras (France), Dortmund (Germany) and Shanghai (China). The company provides technical services to customers from local service centers around the world, and has additional offices in Australia, Bahrain, Brazil, Canada, Czech Republic, India, Indonesia, Italy, Mexico, Netherlands, Poland, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, United Arab Emirates and the United Kingdom. Industrial Scientific is the parent company to Oldham (www.oldhamgas.com) and Predictive Solutions Corporation (www.predictivesolutions.com). For more information, visit www.indsci.com.

Accenture
Allen Valahu, + 33 153235754
[email protected]
or
Christine Yee Fields, + 216-535-5092
[email protected]
or
Industrial Scientific
Chris Lange, + 800 DETECTS or + 412-788-4353
[email protected]
or
Candace Adrian, + 800 DETECTS or + 412-788-4353
[email protected]


© Business Wire 2012
share with twitter share with LinkedIn share with facebook
share via e-mail
0
Latest news on ACCENTURE
03:46pACCENTURE : $1 Trillion At Risk for Companies That Fail to Maintain Customer Rel..
AQ
03:00pACCENTURE : $1 Trillion At Risk for Companies That Fail to Maintain Customer Rel..
BU
02:00pACCENTURE : Forest-Products Companies Accelerating Their Digital Investments to ..
BU
02:00pACCENTURE NAMED MARKET LEADER IN OVU : Market Leaders in North American Applicat..
BU
01:00pACCENTURE : Helps Northside Hospital Drive Down Energy and Telecom Costs
BU
09:00aACCENTURE : HR Applications from Accenture Now Live on SAP® App Center
BU
08:48aMEET THE NEW ADVERTISING AGENCY : Consulting Firms -- WSJ
DJ
06/18MEET THE NEW ADVERTISING AGENCY : Consulting Firms
DJ
06/15ACCENTURE : Successful Companies Pivot to New Opportunities by Revitalizing - No..
AQ
06/15ACCENTURE : Successful Companies Pivot to New Opportunities by Revitalizing &nda..
BU
More news
News from SeekingAlpha
07:42aSusquehanna goes Positive on Accenture 
06/14What Does The Rate Hike Mean For Stocks - Cramer's Mad Money (6/13/18) 
06/08Accenture acquires German design consultancy 
06/04BY THE NUMBERS : Investing Ideas Based On Profitability, Value, And Momentum 
06/04STMicroelectronics Is Inexpensive - Cramer's Lightning Round (6/1/18) 
Financials ($)
Sales 2018 39 204 M
EBIT 2018 5 787 M
Net income 2018 4 277 M
Finance 2018 4 141 M
Yield 2018 1,63%
P/E ratio 2018 24,80
P/E ratio 2019 22,38
EV / Sales 2018 2,58x
EV / Sales 2019 2,41x
Capitalization 105 B
Chart ACCENTURE
Duration : Period :
Accenture Technical Analysis Chart | ACN | IE00B4BNMY34 | 4-Traders
Technical analysis trends ACCENTURE
Short TermMid-TermLong Term
TrendsBullishNeutralBullish
Income Statement Evolution
Consensus
Sell
Buy
Mean consensus OUTPERFORM
Number of Analysts 28
Average target price 168 $
Spread / Average Target 3,4%
EPS Revisions
Managers
NameTitle
Pierre Nanterme Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
Johan G. Deblaere COO & Chief Executive-Europe
David P. Rowland Chief Financial Officer
Paul Daugherty Chief Technology & Innovation Officer
Charles H. Giancarlo Independent Director
Sector and Competitors
1st jan.Capitalization (M$)
ACCENTURE6.39%105 132
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION-5.83%133 463
TATA CONSULTANCY SERVICES35.11%104 019
AUTOMATIC DATA PROCESSING19.10%61 484
VMWARE, INC.20.84%61 155
COGNIZANT TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS13.63%47 282