Archive: 08/22/2012

Student commands Mars rover

Children are often mystified by remote control cars and how they can control them with a device while standing several feet away from them. This past week, Chris Tate was mystified by the same power--only ...

dateAug 22, 2012 in Space Exploration
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China Telecom profit down 8.3 percent

(AP) — China Telecom Ltd., one of the country's three major state-owned phone carriers, said Wednesday its first-half profit fell 8.3 percent amid intense competition and high technology costs.

dateAug 22, 2012 in Business
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Students demo autonomous robotic systems

(Phys.org) -- Pop into Cornell's Autonomous Systems Lab in Rhodes Hall any given day, and a mechanical arthropod might be negotiating a steep ramp, or a Roomba-like rover could be cleaning up a cluttered ...

dateAug 22, 2012 in Robotics
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Voice-stress software is put to the test

(Phys.org) -- Computer scientists working in a range of departments, from pervasive computing to mobile computing to sensors, will converge in Pittsburgh for the 14th International Conference on Ubiquitous ...

dateAug 22, 2012 in Software report
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