News tagged with data acquisition

EMC buys identification services firm Aveksa

(AP)—EMC Corp., a maker of data storage equipment, said Monday that it has acquired identity verification services company Aveksa, boosting the offerings of its own security division.

dateJul 10, 2013 in Business
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Study helps threatened wheat crops in Asia, Africa

Researchers at Oregon State University have helped develop new environmental monitoring technology that will allow farmers thousands of miles away, in west and central Asia, to save millions of dollars while ...

dateMay 29, 2013 in Ecology
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Low-energy GPS sensing looms large

Location sensing has become ubiquitous—it's present every time you turn on your smartphone or engage your car's navigation system. It's also become critical to a variety of outdoors and remote research ...

dateDec 11, 2012 in Engineering
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Making a game of research

Tablet computers are being adopted by behavioural scientists at Norway's University of Stavanger (UiS) as a more efficient way of obtaining information from young children.

dateMar 29, 2012 in Software
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eBay buys recommendation service Hunch

Internet auction giant eBay said Monday it has bought Hunch, an online service which provides users with personalized recommendations for products and services.

dateNov 21, 2011 in Internet
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Apollo astronaut returns 'stolen' camera

In a follow-up to a recent Universe Today article, Apollo astronaut and sixth-man-on-the-moon Ed Mitchell has agreed to return a lunar Data Acquisition Camera (DAC) that he kept from the Apollo 14 mission, rather ...

dateOct 31, 2011 in Space Exploration
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