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New Device Based On A Flys Freakishly Acute Hearing May Find

New Device Based On A Fly's Freakishly Acute Hearing May Find Applications In Futuristic Hearing Aids And Military Technology

Jason Bardi, AIP Publishing LLC Even within a phylum so full of mean little creatures, the yellow-colored Ormia ochracea fly is distinguished among other arthropods for its cruelty -- at least to crickets. Native to the southeastern U.S. states...

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2014-08-01 08:26:30

Breakthrough Predictive Blood Pressure Solution for the Cardiology Landscape VANCOUVER, Wash., Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OSTAR Healthcare Technology, a Washington State Based Medical Device and Healthcare IT company, announced the North American launch of its revolutionary P Series Cloud Based Telehealth Blood Pressure Monitoring System, powered by 3SI (3 simultaneous interpretations) Interpretive Blood Pressure Monitoring Algorithm. According to Doug Hemenway, CEO, "This North...

2014-07-31 23:22:47

Mobility and the use of Walking Cane. Orlando, Florida (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Walking-Canes.Net has recently added new articles about the use of walking canes when a person has a disease that requires the use of a mobility aid on a daily basis. The articles are written by a medical doctor and have important information about using a mobility device when the gait of a person is being hindered by the disease. The new informational articles are included in the new Mobility Research Project...

2014-07-31 23:21:39

China Security Specialist Chinavasion says it has launched a video door phone that will stay powered up for months, not days. Shenzhen, Guangdong (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Video door phones will require recharging less often thanks to a recent product released by China Security equipment company, Chinavasion. Today, China surveillance camera specialist Chinavasion, launched the 3.5 Inch wireless video door phone and camera set, which is a home security device with a camera capable of working...

2014-07-30 23:05:02

Market Size - $4,369.3 mn in 2013, Market Growth – CAGR of 3.2%, Market Trends – Rapidly growing adoption rates of 100% digital hearing aid technology. View full report with TOC - http://www.grandviewresearch.com/industry-analysis/hearing-aids-market. San Francisco, California (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 The global market for hearing aids is expected to reach USD 5,440.5 million by 2020, growing at an estimated CAGR of 3.2% from 2014 to 2020, according to a new study by Grand View Research,...

2014-07-24 23:07:57

Marks Third Year Supporting Easter Seals Assistive Technology Programs to Improve Quality of Life for Individuals with Disabilities Nationwide Chicago, IL (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 Easter Seals, in partnership with the Comcast Foundation, today announced that Easter Seals programs in six locations nationwide will receive $25,000 each as the 2014-2015 recipients of the Comcast Assistive Technology Grant Fund. Established in 2012, the fund empowers individuals living with disabilities by...

2014-07-24 23:04:27

As the high costs of face-to-face interpreting and the inconsistencies associated with over-the-phone interpreting present a barrier for language services in court and healthcare systems nationwide, Stratus Video Interpreting maintains that the industry is shifting over to a more economical means of interpretation known as video remote interpretation (VRI). Stratus officials deem VRI to be an emerging national standard and the key to providing equal access to quality language services....

2014-07-23 12:36:06

HANGZHOU, China, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dahua Technology, a world-leading manufacturer and supplier of video surveillance products headquartered in Hangzhou, China proudly announced that its market share in video surveillance leaps forward to 2(nd) place according to IHS report 2014; meanwhile, its global market share in terms of DVR and network security cameras ranks as runner-up and 4(th) place respectively. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140219/CN66756LOGO Compared...

2014-07-23 08:32:05

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A valuable tool for many health care providers, telehealth is increasingly becoming part of the conversation and overall strategy of health care delivery. Yet, for the person who is deaf or hard-of-hearing, telehealth and telemedicine advancements can pose a unique accessibility challenge. TTE Transcripts Worldwide, Ltd. offers captioning solutions to help health care practitioners, companies, and organizations make telehealth options...

2014-07-22 08:31:27

Life changing hearing solution may become unavailable for those in need; the public is encouraged to take action to support continued coverage of the Baha Implant System CENTENNIAL, Colo., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cochlear Limited (ASX: COH), the global leader in implantable hearing solutions, announced today that it is advocating against a newly proposed Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) rule that would change the classification of the Cochlear(TM) Baha® Implant System...

2014-07-17 23:04:26

Recently, China-IP-Cameras.com, an outstanding outdoor security camera manufacturer, has unveiled its latest collection of SEE-DIS627 DIS CMOS Cameras. According to the company’s sales manager, these are brand new products created to meet the great demand for high end cameras in the global market. (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 Recently, China-IP-Cameras.com, an outstanding outdoor security camera manufacturer, has unveiled its latest collection of SEE-DIS627 DIS CMOS Cameras. According to the...


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2010-10-21 17:34:41

Morse code is a form of textual transmission as a series of on-off tones, lights, or clicks that are interpreted by a skilled listener. International Morse Code encodes the Roman alphabet, Arabic numerals, and a small set of punctuation as standardized sequences of short and long "dots" and "dashes". Since many non-English languages have more than 26 letters there are extensions to the Morse alphabet. The speed of Morse code is measure in WPM. A dot is one "on" element followed by an off...

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2010-10-07 15:50:33

A remote control is an electronic device that can operate another piece of electronic equipment wirelessly from a short line-of-sight distance. Although it goes by many names, it is most commonly called the remote. They are usually small wireless handheld objects with various buttons and settings. Most of the time, the remote contains a much larger majority of controls than the small amount of primary controls the device itself has. Remotes communicate either through infrared or radio...

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2010-09-23 19:56:17

The Braille system is a method that is widely used by blind people to read and write. It was devised in 1821 by Louis Braille, a blind Frenchman. The Braille characters are made up of six dot positions arranged in a rectangle containing two columns of three dots each. Including a subset when dots are not raised, there are sixty-four possible subsets. The positions on the grid are number 1-3 from top to bottom, on the left, and 4-6 from top to bottom on the right. Horizontal Braille text is...

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  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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