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Technology News Archive - May 07, 2008

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A new kind of farm is popping up. Tucked away on small plots on America's back roads, it cultivates no soil or seed.

Xirrus, Inc., the only Wi-Fi "Power-Play" that can replace Ethernet workgroup switches with Wi-Fi as the primary network connection, announced today that it is deploying a high performing Wi-Fi network for all 41 public K-12 schools in the Washington County School District (WCSD), delivering wireless network access to over 22,000 students in the Utah communities of St.

Innovation Group, a provider of outsourcing services and software, has launched Property Managed Network, a network of providers committed to providing a suite of fully integrated property damage solutions.

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In the future, Bluetooth devices will be used for more than hands-free wireless communications. The wireless communications devices could potentially be used in people at risk of heart attack or diabetic collapse to notify emergency services, according to a report from Ofcom.

Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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