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OmniVision tops up sensors for cameras, phones

(Phys.org) -- OmniVision has announced two high-resolution image sensors for the digital still and digital video camera market (DS/DVC) and higher end smartphones. In end-user language, it is a claim for superior quality ...

dateMay 25, 2012 in Hardware report
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In a small-device world, bigger may still be better

In the early days, standard computers could be as large as a single story house. Over the last several decades, many development efforts have focused on shrinking them for use in the home and eventually anywhere in the world ...

dateApr 20, 2012 in Hardware
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AMD balances Radeon deck of graphics cards

(PhysOrg.com) -- Semiconductor company AMD has taken its story of having developed next-generation GPU technology offering a "gorgeous, stunning, breathtaking visual experience" for more elite, serious gamers over to mainstream ...

dateMar 06, 2012 in Hardware report
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Researchers turn Kinect game into a 3D scanner

University of California, San Diego students preparing for a future archaeological dig to Jordan will likely pack a Microsoft Kinect, but it won’t be used for post-dig, all-night gaming marathons. Instead, the students ...

dateAug 01, 2011 in Hardware
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Finally Intel brings TRIM to SSDs in RAID arrays

(PhysOrg.com) -- Intel will add TRIM support for RAID0 in its upcoming drivers in Q2 next year. The TRIM feature will be enabled for RAID0 setups in Intel’s upcoming RST (Rapid Storage Technology) 11.5 driver. For technologists ...

dateNov 28, 2011 in Hardware weblog
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Explosive growth predicted for automotive electronics

The global market for advanced automotive electronics - everything from driver assistance programs to new kinds of visual displays - will jump to $240 billion by 2020, up more than 50 percent from 2010, according to a recent ...

dateMay 31, 2013 in Hardware
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