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2012-05-21 09:42:48

Using statistical tool, researchers are able to track where the melting that contributes to sea level rise happens It was used to help Apollo astronauts navigate in space, and has since been applied to problems as diverse as economics and weather forecasting, but Harvard scientists are now using a powerful statistical tool to not only track sea level rise over time, but to determine where the water causing the rise is coming from. As described in an April 23 paper in the Proceedings of...

2012-05-04 13:44:51

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have developed and published a new protocol for communicating with biometric sensors over wired and wireless networks–using some of the same technologies that underpin the web. The new protocol, called WS-Biometric Devices (WS-BD), allows desktops, laptops, tablets and smartphones to access sensors that capture biometric data such as fingerprints, iris images and face images using web services. Web services...

2012-04-10 23:01:14

Torcan Security, leaders in the global distribution of Biometrics security solutions announces the launch of its new website at http://www.fingerprintsecuritysolutions.com. With an enhanced online presence, Torcan aims to make Biometrics technology accessible and affordable for consumers everywhere — the Yale lock of the 21st century. Phoenix, Arizona (PRWEB) April 09, 2012 Torcan Security, leaders in the global distribution of Biometrics security solutions announces the launch of...

Sony Patents Technology To Put Camera And Sensors Behind Smartphone Display
2012-03-26 13:13:01

Jedidiah Becker for RedOrbit.com Last week, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office granted Sony the rights to a patent that will allow them to place front-facing cameras on smartphones behind rather than on top of the display screen. Not only will this allow smartphone makers to make display screens a little taller, it also opens the door for new technologies such as touch-screen fingerprint scans for heightening security on the increasingly versatile devices. The patent request describes...


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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.