Archive: 03/2/2005

Industry's First HDMI Transmitters for PC Platforms

Silicon Image, Inc. today debuted the industry's first High-Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI) transmitters for desktop and notebook PC applications. Capitalizing on increasing consumer interest in Media Center PCs and ...

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Sony Expands Hi-MD Format

Adding greater versatility to the Hi-MDTM format, Sony Corporation today announced the adoption of MP3 direct playback and the new Hi-MD PHOTO standard, which extends the potential of Hi-MD to serve in a new role as a medium ...

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Chandra probes high-voltage auroras on Jupiter

Scientists have obtained new insight into the unique power source for many of Jupiter's auroras, the most spectacular and active auroras in the Solar System. Extended monitoring of the giant planet with NASA's ...

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Quantum computers may be easier to build than predicted

A full-scale quantum computer could produce reliable results even if its components performed no better than today's best first-generation prototypes, according to a paper in the March 3 issue in the journal Nature by ...

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Temperature inside collapsing bubble four times that of sun

Using a technique employed by astronomers to determine stellar surface temperatures, chemists at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have measured the temperature inside a single, acoustically driven collapsing ...

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Unravelling a genetic mystery

Research by a University of Nottingham expert has shed new light on a genetic mystery that has its origins millions of years ago. A study by Dr Angus Davison has helped to uncover new facts about the most common organic com ...

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Immersion in virtual world alleviates pain from injury

Virtual reality games can help alleviate pain in children being treated for severe injuries, according to research published today in the Open Access, peer reviewed journal BMC Pediatrics. Immersion in a virtual world of ...

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Brain-Computer Interface

A research group led by Academy Professor Mikko Sams is developing a brain-computer interface, a device that transforms electrical or magnetic brain signals into commands a computer can understand. Equipment of this kind ...

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Hitachi First to Develop Intel Itanium 2 Processor Chipsets

Hitachi, Ltd. announced the development and operational verification of the world's first chipset supporting FSB (Front Side Bus) speeds of 667MHz for the Intel Itanium 2 Processor. In addition, the development also employs ...

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The most distant massive object ever detected

An international team of astronomers using the world's largest X-ray and optical telescopes have spotted the most distant massive object ever detected, a cluster of galaxies 9 billion light years distant from ...

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