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The History of Camcorders

August 28, 2014 11:48 am | by Mark Shapiro | Blogs | Comments

Today’s camcorders are very compact and can easily fit in the palm of your hand. You can stick them in your pocket or purse. No matter where you are, on a plane, on a beach, in your house or on a mountaintop, it is easy to create your own ...

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Keeping with the Trends in the Bicycle Industry

August 28, 2014 11:30 am | by Paul Humphreys, Global Market Manager, Bicycle, NORGLIDE Bearings, Saint-Gobain | Articles | Comments

As the demand for mid-priced bicycles increases, manufacturers face the challenge to provide cyclists with bicycles that meet expectations while remaining cost effective. In an effort to reduce manufacturing costs, they are considering ...

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Infographic: Which 4 Unknown Geeks Secretly Rule the Tech World?

August 28, 2014 11:26 am | by Who Is Hosting This? | News | Comments

We’ve all heard of tech giants Mark Zuckerberg (Facebook), Jeff Bezos (Amazon), and Elon Musk (Paypal, SpaceX, Tesla Motors). They seem to be at the forefront of all cutting edge software, their names and faces on every technology news ... 

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Robonaut Gets New Legs as Trio Prepares for Homecoming

August 28, 2014 11:23 am | by NASA | News | Comments

Robonaut 2 is receiving new legs that will enable it to move inside and outside the space station. More upper body upgrades are scheduled for the end of 2014 before Robonaut will be ready to conduct its first spacewalk. Robonaut was designed to ...

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Rocket Launch from Wallops Island Tests New Tech

August 28, 2014 11:04 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

NASA is reviewing data from a rocket launch that tested a new sub-payload deployment method for suborbital rockets. NASA says a Black Brant IX suborbital rocket was launched at 5 a.m. Thursday from the agency's Wallops ...    

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Make Improvement Possible

August 28, 2014 11:03 am | by Alan Nicol, Executive Member, AlanNicolSolutions | Blogs | Comments

Ideally we want to be using our continual improvement methods to make small adjustments regularly. It’s a state where things are generally well and we are just maintaining our edge. Unfortunately, few of us are at that state, or stay there for ...

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Intelligent System Predicts When Alarms Might Be Triggered

August 28, 2014 10:55 am | by The Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) | News | Comments

An intelligent system that predicts when alarms might be triggered could greatly improve the management of industrial plants. A*STAR researchers have developed an anticipatory alarm system based on dynamic models of industrial processes using ...

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Vessel-ID System Aids Rescue Mission

August 28, 2014 10:43 am | by NASA | Videos | Comments

On January 25, 2012, the fishing vessel Hallgrimur was caught in violent weather and overturned in the icy waters between Iceland and Norway. The ship was sinking, and it was freezing ...          

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25 Years After Neptune: Reflections on Voyager

August 28, 2014 10:25 am | by NASA | News | Comments

August 25, 1989: Neptune is in view. It is the middle of the night and everything is happening fast at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California. Voyager team members have had little or no sleep. Vice President Dan Quayle is on ...

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Filter Tech Uses Inert Gas to Bore Holes into High-Quality Steel

August 28, 2014 10:24 am | by Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf | News | Comments

Two early-stage venture capital investors are joining the i3 Membrane GmbH startup in August 2014. High-Tech Gründerfonds (HTGF) of Bonn and Innovationsstarter Fonds of Hamburg are investing in development and marketing of a ...   

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Engineering Newswire 105: BAE Makes Planes More Human

August 28, 2014 10:23 am | by Alex Shanahan, Manager of Multimedia Production | Videos | Comments

Today on Engineering Newswire, we’re 3D printing bump keys to pick locks, taking electrical prescriptions, and spraying smart skin onto airplanes ...                

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Space Station Benefits for Humanity: Finding Vessels at Sea

August 28, 2014 10:06 am | by NASA | News | Comments

The Vessel-ID System investigation on the space station demonstrated the ability for an orbit-based radio receiver to track a ship’s Automatic Identification System (AIS) signal. The AIS signal is the marine equivalent of the ...    

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Hyundai's Top SUV Making Sales Gains

August 28, 2014 10:05 am | by Ann M. Job, Associated Press | News | Comments

Maybe more shoppers are finding the Santa Fe because it's a recommended buy of Consumer Reports magazine, where reliability is rated as average. Perhaps the buying decision is easier knowing the Santa Fe comes with ...     

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Photos of the Day: New Earth-Observing Instrument Makes Successful Balloon Flight

August 28, 2014 9:59 am | by NASA | News | Comments

In New Mexico on the morning of Aug. 18, a high-altitude balloon successfully carried the HyperSpectral Imager for Climate Science instrument to an altitude of 123,000 feet, above most of the Earth’s atmosphere, to reach space-like conditions ...

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NASA Demonstrates New Tech for Acquiring Measurements of Earth

August 28, 2014 9:59 am | by NASA | News | Comments

NASA’s Earth-observing satellites have long collected radiance measurements of the Earth. But recent technology advances could lead to future measurements with higher levels of accuracy than what is currently available to researchers ... 

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