Archive: 12/15/2004

Toshiba Brings Perpendicular Data Recording to HDD

According to JCN Network, Toshiba has announced a new breakthrough technology in hard disk drives (HDD) based on perpendicular recording, setting new benchmarks for data density, boosting the capacity of a single 1.8-inch ...

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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 ele ...

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NASA picks two IU devices to go to Mars

Two of the eight instruments selected to go on a Mars rover have Indiana University Bloomington geologists behind them, NASA announced yesterday. One of the devices will provide scientists with a closer loo ...

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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 p ...

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