Archive: 15/12/2004

Assistive technologies for the blind

Researchers at the University of California, Santa Cruz, are developing new assistive technologies for the blind based on advances in computer vision that have emerged from research in robotics. A "virtual white cane" is ...

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New microscope boost for UK nanotechnology research

A powerful new microscope, currently available only in three universities in Europe and the USA, will position Britain as a leading centre for nanomaterials, researchers announce today. The ultra-high performance analytical ...

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Nextel and Motorola Announce Innovation of Direct Talk

The Rugged Motorola i315 and i325 Provide a Reliable Back-up Communication System for Public Service Workers Nextel Communications Inc. and Motorola Inc. announced the availability of Direct Talk, a unique service that provides ...

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RESEARCHERS IN ENGLAND DEVELOP A NEW TYPE OF ARTIFICIAL HIP

Researchers at the University of Leeds have developed a new type of hip prosthesis that they claim offers improved durability and longer life than current models in use today. In the effort to minimize material wear, the ...

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Nokia Battles Counterfeit With Holograms on Batteries

Original Nokia Battery labeling program latest step in fight against unsafe, counterfeit batteries Nokia today unveiled its latest initiative in the battle against unsafe, low-quality counterfeit batteries. In order for customers ...

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First WiMAX Baseband Chip

Wavesat Inc., a fabless semiconductor developer of broadband wireless chips, today announced delivery of the first ever WiMAX chip, the DM256. Many of the 30 customers who bought development kits in 2004 have already ordered ...

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