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2014-09-05 23:07:05

New Solution Improves Productivity, Streamlines Operations Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) September 05, 2014 Four Points by Sheraton Jacksonville Baymeadows has selected Lathem’s PayClock® Online to manage employee time and attendance for its busy hotel on the east coast of Florida. The remote access of the cloud-based solution is the No. 1 reason General Manager and Owner Sam Patel upgraded to PayClock Online, enabling him to continue operating the hotel efficiently. He can monitor hours and...

2014-09-05 08:22:07

NASSAU, The Bahamas, Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The newly launched Watch Encyclopedia from DreamChrono (http://www.dreamchrono.com/) firmly positions the blog as the number one resource on fine watches and watch brands anywhere on the web. Now in beta, the encyclopedia is growing by leaps and bounds as the data mining team at DreamChrono add more carefully researched material to the database each day. Unveiled on July 4, the DreamChrono Watch Encyclopedia aims to be the "fount of...

2014-08-28 12:33:11

The Original Inventor of the "Smartwatch" Celebrates Timepiece Milestones in 2014 DOVER, N.J., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The wearable technology industry is here to stay with smartwatches and fitness trackers migrating from geek to chic. In the midst of this market shift, one company has remained focused on its mission to deliver innovative and stylish timepieces that provide smart functionality. With a product portfolio consisting of more than 4 models of Bluetooth-enabled...

2014-08-21 16:23:06

LYNDHURST, N.J., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Citizen Watch Company of America, Inc. (COA) introduces a new limited edition watch with CITIZEN Brand Ambassador, two-time grand slam tennis champion, Victoria Azarenka. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140821/138659 The watch is part of CITIZEN's Ecosphere collection, a fashion forward and bold line that will first debut this fall. The Victoria Azarenka Limited Edition Ecosphere features a rose gold-tone stainless steel case with...

2014-08-19 08:37:50

The XR81112 Dissipates 60% Less Power than Competing Solutions FREMONT, Calif., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Exar Corporation (NYSE: EXAR), a leading supplier of high-performance integrated circuits and system solutions, today announced an addition to its family of universal clock products. The XR81112 series offers output frequencies from 10MHz to 1.5GHz with ultra-low phase noise jitter of less than 200fs that makes them ideal for demanding communications, audio/video, and...

2014-08-17 23:01:36

Sensorstream is pleased to announce the successful allowance of its smart watch design featuring a circular display from the USPTO and its subsequent release for licensing. Company founder Tom Rapko aims “to put a computer on every wrist” and believes smart watch adoption rate will rival all previous consumer electronics. Santa Barbara, CA (PRWEB) August 17, 2014 Sensorstream is pleased to announce the successful allowance of its smart watch design featuring a circular display from...

2014-08-13 16:29:02

A synergy of fashion and smart technology BOCA RATON, Fla., Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GUESS Watches, an international fashion watch leader, and Martian Watches(TM), an award-winning California-based smartwatch developer, announced today a global strategic partnership to develop interactive, voice-command wrist accessories. In the presence of GUESS' distribution partners that service over 100 countries across the globe, SEQUEL's Chief Operating Officer, David Yim, and Martian...

2014-08-08 04:20:22

HOMEWOOD, Calif., Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Swiss watch manufacture Frederique Constant embodies its brand message to 'Live your passion,' returning to the 42(nd) Annual Lake Tahoe Concours d'Elegance as a title sponsor for the fourth consecutive year. Held on August 8(th) - 9(th), the 2014 collectors' event and prestigious wooden boat show will relocate to the Lake's West Shore at Obexer's Boat Company. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140807/134666 This year's event will...

ESA Welcomes Arrival Of Pharao
2014-07-29 03:14:46

ESA ESA has welcomed the arrival of Pharao, an important part of ESA’s atomic clock experiment that will be attached to the International Space Station in 2016. Delivered by France’s CNES space agency, Pharao is accurate to a second in 300 million years, which will allow scientists to test fundamental theories proposed by Albert Einstein with a precision that is impossible in laboratories on Earth. Time is linked to gravity and, for example, passes faster at the top of Mount...

2014-07-28 16:24:22

G-SHOCK Returns To Huntington Beach, California For Their Fourth US Open Of Surfing DOVER, N.J., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Casio G-SHOCK adds toughness, innovation and style to the sport of Surfing for the fourth year in a row with the world renowned surfing competition: The US Open of Surfing. The event takes place at Huntington Beach, California from July 26(th) - August 3(rd), 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140728/130616 During the nine-day intensive event,...


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2010-09-16 15:30:25

An astronomical clock is a clock with special mechanisms and dials to display astronomical information. This information can include everything from the relative position of the sun and the moon to major planets to zodiacal constellations. The term Astronomical clock is loosely used to refer to any clock that shows astronomical information. The clock could include the location of the sun and the moon, age and phase of the moon as well as other astronomical data. However, it should not be...

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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.