Archive: 09/21/2004

Sony Releases New Smaller PlayStation 2

Sony Corporation has shown today a slimmer book-sized PlayStation 2 game console, which weighs just 900 grams, less than half the current model. Its width now only 1.1 inches, down from 3.07 inches for regular ...

Sep 21, 2004
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Controller family for high-performance micro-automation

The CPUs 221 and 222 for the Simatic S7-200 miniature control units from Siemens Automation and Drives (A&D) are now 40 percent faster than before, with a command execution time of 0.2 microseconds per bit. ...

Sep 21, 2004
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$2.38 Million for Supernova Research

The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation of San Francisco has awarded $2,377,000 to the University of California at Berkeley's Space Sciences Laboratory, in support of the Nearby Supernova Factory (SNfactory). ...

Sep 21, 2004
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Revolutionary Robot Pitched At Industrial Partners

Staffordshire University has teamed up with a firm of intellectual property developers to help put a revolutionary robotic concept to commercial use. The groundbreaking Flexibot robotic arm has been developed by a specialist team based at Staffordshire ...

Sep 21, 2004
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The Graphical ‘Google’ for Engineering Drawings

Applied Search Technology Ltd (AST) of Aston University in Birmingham, UK has announced the launch of its new software CADFind Sketch and Search – the first commercial design retrieval system in the world that can find 2D ...

Sep 21, 2004
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California Scientists Wage Joint War on Internet Plagues

Computer scientists at the University of California, San Diego and the International Computer Science Institute, affiliated with UC Berkeley, have joined forces to launch a full-scale assault on viruses, wo ...

Sep 21, 2004
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Boeing, IBM Strategic Alliance Boosts Net-Centric Technology

Industry Leaders Join Together to Address $200 Billion Market Boeing and IBM announced a strategic alliance to address an estimated $200 billion market for ground and space-based systems to enhance the nation's military communications, i ...

Sep 21, 2004
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Collect Your Data via Satelite

MeterSmart, the foremost expert in energy data management for utilities and an energy information service of Hunt Power, today announced what may be the utility industry's most innovative meter data collection service. The ...

Sep 21, 2004
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Genesis Mishap Investigation Board Status Report

The NASA Genesis Mishap Investigation Board (MIB) arrived at Dugway Proving Ground (DPG), Utah, September 10, to take charge of the investigation. The Genesis Sample Return Capsule (SRC) impacted the ground after its drogue an ...

Sep 21, 2004
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Wastewater may be a valuable energy source

The energy stored in Toronto's municipal wastewater could be harnessed to run water treatment facilities and contribute power to the city grid, says new University of Toronto research. The study, published in the August ...

Sep 21, 2004
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