News tagged with computer processing

The next network

Microcontrollers are everywhere. Essentially tiny computers that are embedded in machines, they supervise a rapidly-expanding universe of functions. In washing machines, for instance, they may access information ...

dateFeb 11, 2013 in Telecom
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Safe navigation for visually impaired persons

Blind and visually impaired persons find it very difficult to move about in unknown environments. The white canes used by them are still the preferred tools for orientation. The project "A Mobility and Navigational ...

dateSep 09, 2013 in Engineering
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Highest honors for quantum computer pioneer

Experimental physicist Rainer Blatt from the Institute for Quantum Optics and Quantum Information (IQOQI) in Innsbruck, Austria, will receive the Stern-Gerlach Medal of the German Physical Society. The medal ...

dateMar 23, 2012 in Quantum Physics
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Grid computing, the new commodity

(PhysOrg.com) -- European researchers have created a platform for trading computing resources that allows the selling and buying of standardised computing resources. In the process, they could make computing a utility like ...

dateAug 24, 2009 in Computer Sciences
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