Archive: 8/07/2011

CERN launches Open Hardware initiative

Four months after launching the alpha version, CERN has today issued version 1.1 of the Open Hardware Licence (OHL), a legal framework to facilitate knowledge exchange across the electronic design community.

dateJul 08, 2011 in Software
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A mobile guide for buses and trains

If people had access to a fully-fledged system to help them navigate public transport, it could persuade many drivers to switch to their local trains, buses and trams. Researchers are busy developing an application that will ...

dateJul 08, 2011 in Software
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Robotics: Safety without protective barriers

The modern working world is no longer conceivable without robots. They assist humans in manufacturing, laboratories or medicine. In the future, a new projection and camera-based system will prevent collisions between robots ...

dateJul 08, 2011 in Robotics
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Shuttle Atlantis to launch with yeast

When NASA's final space shuttle mission launches today it will carry four astronauts and some unusual passengers – yeast cell growth experiments developed by Canadian researchers at the University of Toronto's Donnelly ...

dateJul 08, 2011 in Space Exploration
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