Plug and Play

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plug and play



(Computer Science) a feature of hardware that enables computers to automatically detect and configure hardware devices without the need for intervention
(Computer Science) capable of detecting the addition of a new input or output device and automatically activating the appropriate control software
Abbreviation: PnP

Plug′ and Play′

(sometimes l.c.) a standard for the production of compatible computers, peripherals, and software that facilitates device installation and enables automatic configuration of the system.
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On September 10, Plug and Play will host one of the first innovation days at Brussels Airport focused on Mobility-as-a-Service (MaaS), Baggage-as-a-Service (BaaS), biometrics, sustainability, and smart airports/smart cities.
Tokio Marine first established a partnership with Plug and Play in California's Silicon Valley in December 2017.
Brussels Airport joins alongside existing Plug and Play Travel's corporate partners in Europe, including Vienna International Airport, Star Alliance, Swissport, etc.
In the role, Miral will have the opportunity to connect with start-ups through Plug and Play's network and support regional start-ups by sharing its experience of the Abu Dhabi leisure and entertainment market.
The Plug and Play ADGM team, Etihad Airways and the Department of Culture and Tourism - Abu Dhabi will be working together to dictate the focus of the program based on their current use cases and curating a selection of highly rated startups sourced via their global network.
Established in 2006, Plug and Play brings together the startups and corporations around the world through a series of industry-specific accelerator programs.
Materion Corporation (NYSE:MTRN) and Plug and Play are collaborating to explore opportunities in advanced materials innovation, the company said.
"By our investments in 2019 Plug and Play will be looking to empower local and regional entrepreneurs by providing them access to our global network of corporate partners and our infrastructure.
Verrency was selected out of almost 1000 fintech start-ups to be a part of the prestigious accelerator program following a rigorous selection process, which involved voting from Plug and Play's corporate financial services partners.
SAIC Capital, the venture arm of an auto company on China's A-share market, has collaborated with Plug and Play, a global start-up ecosystem and venture fund, specialising in the development of early-to-growth stage technology start-ups in 13 verticals.
Plug and Play's model brings together a roundtable of complementary partners to guide the direction of the program and help decide which startups are accepted.