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2011-06-21 12:27:50

Analysis verifies safety of distributed car control system Driver assistance technologies, such as adaptive cruise control and automatic braking, promise to someday ease traffic on crowded routes and prevent accidents. Proving that these automated systems will work as intended is a daunting task, but computer scientists at Carnegie Mellon University have now demonstrated it is possible to verify the safety of these highly complex systems. To do so, the researchers first developed a model of a...

2011-06-02 22:34:21

When we've got a problem to solve, we don't just use our brains but the rest of our bodies, too. The connection, as neurologists know, is not uni-directional. Now there's evidence from cognitive psychology of the same fact. "Being able to use your body in problem solving alters the way you solve the problems," says University of Wisconsin psychology professor Martha Alibali. "Body movements are one of the resources we bring to cognitive processes." These conclusions, of a new study by Alibali...

2011-05-17 08:00:00

CARDIFF, Calif., May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Mind Technologies, Inc. (http://mindtechnologiesinc.com) (Pink Sheets: MTEK), a leader in thought controlled technology applications and software, announced today that Dr. Gerwin Schalk was featured in an article from NPR titled Mind Reading: Technology Turns Thought Into Action on May 16, 2011. The article describes how the technology can help people that are paralyzed by disease or injury to enable them to operate "bionic arms" and other...

2011-05-11 12:56:20

As teens push their parents for more control over their lives, they use their peers as metrics to define appropriate levels of freedom and personal autonomy. They also tend to overestimate how much freedom their peers actually have. Those are the conclusions of new research that appears in the journal Child Development; the research was conducted at The Ohio State University. Anyone who has parented a teen knows that expanding the boundaries of personal authority is a normal part of...

2011-04-14 08:00:00

CARDIFF, Calif., Apr. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Mind Technologies, Inc. (MTI) (http://mindtechnologiesinc.com) (Pink Sheets: JEDM), announced today that the progress on the Company's proprietary EEG headset is on schedule, with patent searches completed and preparation of patent applications underway. The level of scientific research and technology being applied will provide an enormous advantage in becoming the leading brain-computer interface (BCI) company worldwide. MTI was mentioned in a...

2011-04-04 00:00:27

Lake Shore Cryotronics, Inc., introduces the new Model 335 temperature controller. Designed with the user in mind, the Model 335 offers many user-configurable features and advanced functions that until now, have been reserved for more expensive, high-end temperature controllers. The Model 335 is the first two-channel temperature controller available with user configurable heater outputs delivering a total of 75 W of low noise heater power. With that much power packed into an affordable...

2011-02-22 09:03:00

O'FALLON, Mo., Feb. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Synergetics USA, Inc. (Nasdaq: SURG) announced today that it will host a conference call the morning of Thursday, March 10, 2011, at 10:30 a.m. Eastern time to review the Company's results for the fiscal second quarter ended January 31, 2011. A news release announcing the second quarter's results will be issued on Wednesday, March 9, 2011, after market close. During the call, David Hable, Synergetics' President and Chief Executive Officer, and...

2011-02-10 12:26:00

CARDIFF, Calif., Feb. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Mind Technologies, Inc. (http://MindTechnologiesInc.com) (Pink Sheets: JEDM), announced today that design concepts are complete with the Company's new Brain Computer Interface (BCI). The new BCI is a technologically advanced EEG headset which represents a significant upgrade from anything else available on the market today. Funding and completion of the BCI is being facilitated through Mind Technologies' majority owned subsidiary in Europe,...

2011-01-25 08:02:00

SEATTLE, Jan. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, TinMan Systems (http://www.tinmansystems.com), announced immediate availability of the TinMan AI Builder(TM) and Integrated Development Environment, enabling companies to rapidly design and deploy autonomous artificial intelligence in their host applications and systems. TinMan AI Builder was developed as a result of the firm belief that increasingly human-like behavior is now possible through neural network based AI systems, but that those...

2011-01-05 00:00:39

DemandTec, Inc. has completed the acquisition of Applied Intelligence Solutions, LLC Longmont, CO (PRWEB) January 4, 2011 Parascript, LLC, the image analysis and pattern recognition technology provider, today announced that it has completed the sale of Applied Intelligence Solutions, LLC (AIS), a wholly-owned subsidiary, to DemandTec, Inc., a collaborative optimization network for retailers and consumer product companies. Employing advanced pattern recognition technology, AIS enables...


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2010-11-24 14:54:48

A black box can referred to as almost anything from a transistor to an algorithm to a human mind. The black box is a device, system, or object which can be view in terms of its input, output, and transfer characteristics without any knowledge of its internal workings. The opposite is a system where the inner components or logic are available for inspection which is sometimes known as a white box, a glass box, or a clear box. The term "black box" came into the English language around 1945....

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