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2010-02-24 08:10:00

According to a survey released on Tuesday, about 93 million Americans do not have high-speed Internet connections at home. The National Broadband Plan Consumer Survey by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) discovered that 78 percent of adult Americans are Internet users, connecting to the Web from home or elsewhere. The survey of over 5,000 adult Americans was conducted in October and November.  It reported that 80 million adults and 13 million children over the age of five do...

2010-02-08 08:00:00

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, Feb. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- SPAR 2010 -- Zebra Imaging, Inc., the world's foremost provider of 3D holographic display and visualization technologies, transforms point cloud data, BIM model, LIDAR information and other 3D data into high-resolution, accurately-detailed 3D images displayed over 360-degrees without requiring special eyewear. These images help building construction and facility managers, geologists, preservationists and forensic experts communicate complexity,...

2010-02-08 07:30:00

PLANO, Texas and SANTA CLARA, Calif., Feb. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- FourthWall Media (formerly BIAP) and Rovi Corporation (Nasdaq: ROVI) today announced that they have signed an agreement to offer an Enhanced Television (ETV) solution to many of Rovi's Interactive Program Guide customers throughout North and South America. In 2010, Rovi will begin to offer an integrated ETV Platform, including FourthWall Media's EBIF User Agent, ETV Server, and TV Widgets® as part of Rovi's...

2010-01-26 10:35:00

- "Digital Nation" 90-Min.TV Documentary to Air Feb. 2 - BOSTON, Jan. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Digital Nation," FRONTLINE's multiplatform project exploring what it means to be human in a 21st-century digital world, will televise a 90-minute documentary on Tuesday, Feb. 2, from 9 to 10:30 P.M. ET on PBS (check local listings). In a unique collaboration with the public that began last March on the "Digital Nation" Web site, award-winning producer Rachel Dretzin ("Growing Up Online")...

2010-01-21 13:48:33

Learning the art of creating computer games can boot student skills Computer games have a broad appeal that transcends gender, culture, age and socio-economic status. Now, computer scientists in the US think that creating computer games, rather than just playing them could boost students' critical and creative thinking skills as well as broaden their participation in computing. They discuss details in the current issue of the International Journal of Social and Humanistic Computing. Nikunj...

2010-01-20 08:00:00

Summit highlights the millions of Americans who do not yet have Broadband Internet access just hours after ADE files comments opposing rules or regulations that would adversely affect the unserved and underserved among us ATLANTA, Jan. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Alliance for Digital Equality (ADE) brought together a diverse group of policymakers, thought leaders, and media from across the country last week at their Digital Empowerment Summit in Los Angeles, CA: "The State of the...

2010-01-17 19:48:00

HONOLULU, Jan. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Telecommunications Conference (PTC) 2010 -- Antenna Technology Communications Inc. (ATCi), a provider of commercial satellite communications systems and Solana HK, a Hong Kong based co-location facility, today announced from the PTC Conference in Honolulu its new cooperation agreement to jointly offer affordable, industry broadband satellite and fiber services to underserved markets throughout Asia, Africa and the Middle East. The new partnership...

2009-12-29 05:00:00

DEARBORN, Mich., Dec. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ford is the first auto manufacturer to offer HD Radio(TM) technology with iTunes® Tagging capability; this new functionality will be available next year HD Radio technology captures free digital radio broadcasts, which eliminate static, fadeout and other problems associated with conventional analog radio signals; the result is FM audio that's comparable to near-CD quality and AM audio that sounds like today's FM...

2009-12-15 08:00:00

BOSTON, Dec. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Harris Corporation (NYSE: HRS), an international communications and information technology company, announced its Unity XG-100 Full-Spectrum Multiband Radio has received the SDR Forum Technology of the Year Award. The radio provides federal, state and local agencies with a portable "one-for-all" solution - delivering true interoperability to first responders and public safety professionals. "By voting the Harris Unity XG-100 as our Technology of...

2009-12-01 09:00:00

LAS VEGAS, Dec. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- (Autodesk University) -- Zebra Imaging, Inc., the world's foremost provider of 3-D holographic display and visualization technologies, today announced the availability of a new generation of high-speed color and enhanced monochromatic imagers, allowing for the rapid production of digital holographic imagery at previously unattainable speeds and quality. Zebra Imaging's state-of-the-art imagers produce high-resolution, holographic images in less than two...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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