Archive: 02/22/2005

Experts to measure world's highest peak

China will once again measure the height of Mount Qomolangma, the world's highest peak, said the State Bureau of Surveying and Mapping (SBSM) on Jan.17. Approved by the State Council, the SBSM will dispatch ...

Feb 22, 2005 not rated yet 0

Slimming cure for digital videos

The future, high-speed DSL lines will no longer be the sole preserve of computer users. The TV set will also become a multimedia device, capable of downloading videos for instant viewing via telephone cables. Up until now ...

Feb 22, 2005 1 / 5 (2) 0

Fujitsu Introduces Wireless Shopping Cart System

Consumers can say good-bye to long checkout lines and hello to the new face of retail customer service - the U-Scan Shopper. Developed by Fujitsu Transaction Solutions Inc. in partnership with Klever Marketing, the ...

Feb 22, 2005 3.2 / 5 (6) 0

Ariane 5 technology turns the lights on

Soon we may be able to fill the bath, turn the lights on and play our favourite CD without moving from our chair or pressing a button. Technology, developed by ESA for European spacecraft, is now being used to create small ...

Feb 22, 2005 not rated yet 0

Anti-rollover device for tractors

An Agricultural Mechanisation team from the Department of Rural Projects and Engineering at the Public University of Navarre have designed a new anti-rollover structure for pre-1980 registered tractors. It involves a double ...

Feb 22, 2005 5 / 5 (1) 0

Computing a way through the Turing barrier

Mathematicians working in an emerging field somewhere between physics, computer science and philosophy are investigating new ways of ‘computing the incomputable’ which could radically broaden our understanding of the ...

Feb 22, 2005 4 / 5 (1) 0