Archive: 16/12/2004

Intel Hires HP Design Team For Intel Itanium Architecture

Intel Corporation today reached an agreement with HP to hire HP's Intel Itanium processor design team based in Ft. Collins, Colo. The deal strengthens Intel's investment in the Itanium architecture and bolsters the development ...

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AMD Orders Applied Materials Systems to Equip 300mm Fab

Applied Materials, Inc. received orders from Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD) for 300mm equipment to manufacture its future advanced 65nm-generation 64-bit microprocessors. The orders cover a broad range of process technologies, ...

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Fish-shaped robot for underwater research

The project of underwater bionic robotic fish co-developed by the Institute of Robot under Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics (BUAA) and the Institute of Automation under Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) ...

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LCD as a molecular magnifying glass

Dutch researcher Johan Hoogboom has developed a technique for making LCDs (liquid crystal displays) without the need for cleanrooms. This technique is simpler and cheaper than current methods and is based entirely upon the ...

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Researchers developing low-altitude robo-copters

When scale model helicopters pass through a makeshift "urban canyon" in a test field, or engage in a game of aerial "chicken", the drills may look like a robotic stunt show to outside eyes. But behind the exercises lie significant ...

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Honda Reveals Technologies Next-Generation ASIMO

Honda Motor Co., Ltd. today announced the development of new technologies for the next-generation ASIMO humanoid robot, targeting a new level of mobility that will better enable ASIMO to function and interact with people ...

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Crocheted chaos

The famous Lorenz equations that describe the nature of chaotic systems – such as the weather – have been turned into a beautiful real-life object, by crocheting computer-generated instructions. It is not often that ...

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