Archive: 08/24/2004

Fundamental Shift in Embedded Wi-Fi Market

A wireless LAN is one in which a mobile user can connect to a local area network (LAN) through a wireless (radio) connection. One of the hottest technology markets, Wireless LAN (WLAN), or Wi-Fi, is undergoing a fundamental shift, according to In-Stat/MDR ...

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Cassini Goes On

The Cassini spacecraft successfully completed a 51-minute engine burn that will raise its next closest approach distance to Saturn by nearly 300,000 kilometers (186,000 miles). The maneuver was necessary to keep the spacec ...

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SINFONI Opens With Upbeat Chords

ESO's Very Large Telescope welcomes the first ever adaptive optics assisted spectrograph on an 8-m class telescope: SINFONI. During the successful commissioning of the Adaptive Optics Module, exceptional ima ...

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Solar Hydrogen Fuel Dream Will Soon Be a Reality

Australian scientists predict that a revolutionary new way to harness the power of the sun to extract clean and almost unlimited energy supplies from water will be a reality within seven years. Using special titanium oxide ce ...

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Space houses on Earth

An ESA-designed house that uses technology designed for space could become the basis of the new German Antarctic station, Neumayer-III. The new station has to meet stringent laws set up to protect the Anta ...

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ESA Releases Mars Crater Dunes Images

These images, taken by the High Resolution Stereo Camera (HRSC) on board ESA's Mars Express spacecraft, show a Martian crater with a dune field on its floor. The images were taken during orbit 427 in May 2004, and ...

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SAMSUNG Electronics Showcases Innovative Display Technology

Samsung LCD Business, a division of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. and the world's largest provider of TFT-LCD display panels, today unveiled a wide range of display components and technologies at the International Display Research Conference (As ...

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