News tagged with standardisation

Tracking people by their 'gait signature'

The National Physical Laboratory (NPL) has developed a walking gait recognition system that, in combination with other tools, can help track an individual though a CCTV monitored area by analysing the way ...

dateSep 20, 2012 in Engineering
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Open shop for environmental data

(PhysOrg.com) -- A new way to access and reuse environmental data from diverse sources has been devised by European researchers. They foresee a future where environmental data and services are offered on the open market.

dateNov 17, 2009 in Engineering
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EU prizewinning researchers decongest the internet

The Internet has become part of our everyday lives, in ways we would never have imagined 30 years ago, but how often do we pause and think about the how and why of getting online? A team of EU-funded Spanish researchers are ...

dateFeb 02, 2012 in Internet
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How big (or small) is large?

Trousers have to be tried on - the variation between size labeling and actual clothing size is huge. This is shown by the report "Large? Clothing sizes and size labeling", which looks at the relationship between clothing ...

dateMar 17, 2009 in Social Sciences
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