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2014-02-20 23:02:54

Cars that talk to each other released today by First Class Posting. (PRWEB) February 20, 2014 It sounds like the premise to an animated movie, but may in the very near future, be looking at cars that are capable of “talking” to one another. Cars will be able to send signals back and forth to communicate from car to car, and from car to driver. There are some obvious implications there when it comes to road safety. One of the most obvious uses for this technology might involve, say,...

2014-02-20 20:20:18

SIOUX FALLS, S.D., Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Carsforsale.com is proud to announce a partnership with NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Landon Cassill at Daytona Speedweeks. As part of this exciting, new partnership, Carsforsale.com has become the primary sponsor for Hillman Racing's No. 40 Chevrolet SS starting in Thursday night's Daytona Duel No. 2 Qualifying Race, which leads into the 56th running of the Daytona 500. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140220/CG69232 "I'm...

2014-02-20 08:28:06

When Kevin Harvick, Driver of No. 4 Chevrolet SS, Earns Top-10, Fans Get A Free Bloomin' Onion® DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After a successful two-year partnership with Stewart-Hass Racing that has seen Outback Steakhouse deliver over 400,000 free Bloomin' Onions® to race fans, Outback Steakhouse is pleased to announce that Bloomin' Monday((TM)) is back for 2014. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140220/NY68522 ) (Logo:...

2014-02-19 23:32:33

Piezo motion technology market leader PI (Physik Instrumente) introduces a new low-cost piezo driver designed for OEM integration. Auburn, MA (PRWEB) February 19, 2014 High Performance for Dynamic Motion Systems Despite its compact size, the new E-836.03 piezo driver provides for the dynamic operation of low-voltage multilayer piezo actuators and piezo positioning systems. The new module can source and sink peak currents to 100mA and provides an output voltage range of -30 to 130V....

2014-02-19 23:31:34

Cropcircles Application Software Releases TextLock for Android Phones (PRWEB) February 19, 2014 Twenty-eight percent of traffic accidents occur when people talk on cellphones or send text messages while driving, and until now there was no comprehensive way to stop the driver from engaging in this dangerous activity (National Safety Council). However, Cropcircles Application Software has developed a new application for Android® phones which will eliminate this problem. TextLock is a...

2014-02-18 12:31:14

The Freedom Driver Won Edison's 2013 Silver Award for Its Ability to Allow Stable Total Artificial Heart Patients to Live Life at Home Without Human Hearts TUCSON, Ariz., Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Freedom® portable driver that powers the SynCardia temporary Total Artificial Heart, the world's first and only FDA, Health Canada and CE (Europe) approved Total Artificial Heart, has been named one of four finalists for the 2014 Edison Awards' devices section in the...

2014-02-17 23:21:36

A new, hands-free, multi-function iPhone car docking station called the DockNstore, is now on the market. Custom Car Docks focuses on features that allow the driver to use their mobile device conveniently and safely. Temecula, CA (PRWEB) February 17, 2014 Custom Car Docks has created a new, multi-function, hands-free iPhone car dock called the DockNstore. They believe their product will change the iPhone car docking market because their car dock provides four different and unique...

2014-02-13 12:21:11

ARLINGTON, Va., Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new research white paper examining safety impacts of simulator training for truck drivers was released yesterday by the American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI). The report, Safety Impacts of Truck Driver Simulator Training, investigated the effectiveness of using customized truck driving simulators to target specific driving behaviors that have been associated with increased crash risk. (Logo:...

2014-02-12 23:31:32

Ohio proposed a new teen driving bill, a report said. And wanting to also help young drivers stay safe while behind the wheel, Stisim Drive suggested the addition of driving simulator training in driver's education. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 The Ohio House Transportation, Public Safety and Homeland Security Committee was pushing a new bill for teen driving. And according to a report from cleveland.com, it would extend the cutoff for the driver's education to...

New Camera Can Offer Test Bed For Building Smaller, Lighter, More Energy-efficient Infrared Devices
2014-02-12 20:57:40

Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft Infrared sensors can be employed in a wide range of applications, such as driver assistance systems for vehicles or thermography for buildings. A new camera is providing a test bed for development of new products that use these detectors. We want it cozy and warm in our homes when the thermometer outside gets down into the minus area. Especially with older buildings, however, the money we pay for heat ends up out the window. The fault lies hidden in incorrect...


Word of the Day
baudekin
  • 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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