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'Robo Brain' Will Teach Robots Everything from the Internet

August 25, 2014 10:57 am | by Cornell University | News | Comments

Robo Brain – a large-scale computational system that learns from publicly available Internet resources – is currently downloading and processing about 1 billion images, 120,000 YouTube videos, and 100 million how-to documents and appliance ... 

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Mini Satellites Take Wireless Sensor Networks into Space

August 25, 2014 10:48 am | by World Scientific | News | Comments

Engineers at the Nanyang Technological University in Singapore have successfully piloted the world's first ZigBee-based inter-satellite communication system.The team at the Satellite Research Centre launched the VELOX-I, which consists of a ...  

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CMOS-Compatible Aluminum Used for On-Chip Color Detection

August 25, 2014 10:38 am | by Rice University | News | Comments

Rice University researchers have created a CMOS-compatible, biomimetic color photodetector that directly responds to red, green and blue light in much the same way the human eye does.The new device was created by researchers at Rice's Laboratory for ...

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Marine Firm Enhances Safety, Reliability of Its Products Using PLM Software Solutions

August 25, 2014 10:36 am | by Siemens | Siemens Plm Software | Articles | Comments

In 2011, the first bulk cargo carrier measuring 260 meters in length and 43 meters in width docked at the PaxOcean shipyard in Zhoushan, marking the opening of operations at that location. Since then, the company has received orders to ...

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Photos of the Day: The Life of the USS Saratoga, from 1956 to 2014

August 25, 2014 10:28 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The Saratoga — named for the decisive battle of the American Revolution fought in upstate New York — was commissioned in 1956 and completed 22 deployments before it was decommissioned in 1994. It was off the coast of Cuba during the ...

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USS Saratoga Carrier Heads to Scrap Yard

August 25, 2014 10:28 am | by Jennifer Mcdermott, Associated Press | News | Comments

The decommissioned aircraft carrier USS Saratoga left its port in Rhode Island on Thursday for its final journey to Texas, where it will be scrapped. The ship departed Naval Station Newport and made its way down Narragansett Bay to the ...

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Baumer Releases New Bearingless Encoder

August 25, 2014 10:24 am | by PD&D Staff | Baumer Electric, Ltd. | Product Releases | Comments

Baumer has announced a new bearingless encoder for linear distance measurement. The MIL10 comprises a sensing head and an adhesive magnetic tape. The non-contact magnetic sensing method is wearfree and hence provides virtually unlimited ...

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TI Introduces LDOs for Direct-to-Battery Automotive Applications

August 25, 2014 10:06 am | by PD&D Staff | Texas Instruments, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Broadening its large portfolio of low drop-out regulators, Texas Instruments has introduced 17 new AEC-Q100-qualified, high-voltage LDOs for automotive and industrial applications ... 

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AutomationDirect Adds EtherNet/IP Support to Productivity3000 Controller

August 25, 2014 10:05 am | by PD&D Staff | Automationdirect | Product Releases | Comments

AutomationDirect has announced that the Productivity3000 controller now supports the ODVA’s EtherNet/IP as a standard protocol. Through its embedded Ethernet port, the P3-550 CPU can support EtherNet/IP configurable as a Scanner or ...

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Pick & Hold PWM Modules from OES

August 25, 2014 9:59 am | by PD&D Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Optimal Engineering Systems (OES) has announced a low cost solution for solenoid control electronics. The off-the-shelf PWM "Pick & Hold" modules operate on a single supply voltage from +9 VDC to +50 VDC ...

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Type P52SS NACE Compliant Stainless Steel Gas Pressure Regulators

August 25, 2014 9:50 am | by PD&D Staff | Product Releases | Comments

The BelGAS Type P52SS NACE compliant stainless steel gas pressure regulators and filters are designed for service with a wide variety of corrosive gas environments. The P52SS products can be through-panel mounted with ...

2 Europe Navigation Satellites in the Wrong Orbits

August 25, 2014 9:40 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

European space officials say they're investigating whether the inaccurate deployment of two satellites will complicate their efforts to develop a new Galileo satellite navigation system that would rival America's GPS network ...   

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SpaceX Rocket Explodes During Test Flight

August 25, 2014 9:37 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The test flight involved a three-engine version of the company's reusable Falcon 9 rocket, spokesman John Taylor said in a statement. "During the flight, an anomaly was detected in the vehicle and the flight termination system automatically ...

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Infographic: The Rise of the Internet of Things

August 25, 2014 9:34 am | by Jabil | Jabil Circuit | News | Comments

The past 25 years of Internet growth was fueled by human communications. The next 25 years of Internet growth will be fueled by machines. By 2020, with more things than people on the Internet, will we still need …       

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Kenya Recycles 50M Metric Tons of Global E-Waste

August 25, 2014 9:28 am | by Corinne Chin, Associated Press | News | Comments

In an industrial area outside Kenya's capital city, workers in hard hats and white masks take shiny new power drills to computer parts. This assembly line is not assembling, though. It is dismantling some of the estimated 50 million metric tons ...

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