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PrimeSense Reportedly Close To Joining Apple For A Cool $345 Million
2013-11-18 13:32:41

Bryan P. Carpender for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online This could be a really big week for Apple and they could be getting a really cool present under their iTree this holiday season. The tech world is abuzz again as reports abound regarding Apple’s alleged acquisition of PrimeSense, an Israeli maker of 3D sensor technology, for a reported $345 million. The two companies have reportedly been in talks since July, when rumors first started circulating that Apple had entered talks...

Cosmic Deception: One Galaxy Is Actually Two
2013-11-15 03:59:13

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online My fifth grade teacher, Elizabeth Titterton, was responsible for teaching me the order of the planets in our solar system. A simple pneumonic ingrained in me an immutable truth that I carry to this day. "My Very Excellent Mother Just Served Us Nesselrode Pie." Of course, the ‘P’, representing Pluto, has been recast as simply a ‘minor’ planet, somehow stripping me of the concept of absolute truth for the rest of my life. And...

Seeing In The Dark With Novel Infrared Remote Sensing System
2013-10-29 14:33:32

American Institute of Physics Thermal infrared (IR) energy is emitted from all things that have a temperature greater than absolute zero. Human eyes, primarily sensitive to shorter wavelength visible light, are unable to detect or differentiate between the longer-wavelength thermal IR "signatures" given off both by living beings and inanimate objects. While mechanical detection of IR radiation has been possible since Samuel Pierpont Langley invented the bolometer in 1880, devices that also...

2013-10-23 23:02:09

About Your Health is offering discounted breast thermography during the month of October. Columbia, SC (PRWEB) October 23, 2013 About Your Health is pleased to be offering its breast thermography services at a discount of 50 percent in recognition of Breast Health Month. Thermography appointments are available on Mondays and Thursdays. Breast thermography is a non-invasive procedure that involves absolutely no radiation and is FDA approved. It involves using a digital infrared camera to...

2013-10-20 23:00:27

High Performance Imaging in SWaP Configurations Fairfield, NJ (PRWEB) October 20, 2013 Sofradir EC, Inc. will demonstrate its new line of high performance Infrared Imaging Engines at the 2013 AUSA Annual Meeting and Exposition in Washington DC on October 21-23, 2013. The Miniature Thermal Imaging Engines, labeled “MiTIE”, utilize a Sofradir cryogenically cooled MCT infrared detector. Three models will be introduced, the MiTIE MWIR-HD, a high definition 1280x1024 mid-wave imager and...

Kinect Technology Helps The Blind Learn Yoga
2013-10-18 04:40:26

[ Watch the Video: Yoga Instruction For The Blind ] April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Most yoga classes depend on the participants watching an instructor to learn how to properly hold a position. For the blind or those who have problems with their sight, this type of class can be frustrating. Now, a new software program that watches a user's movements and gives verbal feedback on what to change to accurately complete a yoga pose has been developed by a team of...

2013-10-10 23:27:54

Atom80 Based on an Uncooled Thermal Imaging Sensor Array Fairfield, NJ (PRWEB) October 10, 2013 Sofradir EC has introduced its new ATOM80 (TM) Thermal Infrared Imaging Camera Core. The first in a line of next generation low cost thermal sensor camera cores, the ATOM80 consists of a microbolometer array having 80x80 pixels with high infrared sensitivity. The camera core enables a wide variety of new applications including low-cost thermal imaging, building energy efficiency management,...


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Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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