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2014-08-18 23:02:00

ESCORT Inc. (ESCORTinc.com), announced that its SEMA Show ‘Best New Product’ winner, the world’s first and only all-digital detector, the PASSPORT® Max™ High Definition windshield mount radar / laser detector and its new Laser Shifter Pro™ laser defense system will be featured on the Velocity Network’s popular TV show Motorhead Garage. Bristol, TN (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 ESCORT Inc. (ESCORTinc.com), announced that its SEMA Show ‘Best New Product’ winner, the world’s...

2014-08-14 23:05:14

Drive-by Capability Delivers Massive Amounts of Data, Big Cost Savings Morgan Hill, CA (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 In yet another innovative application of LiDAR technology, Boston-based Essess (http://www.essess.com) has deployed Velodyne HDL-32 LiDAR sensors to help public utilities meet energy efficiency goals via advanced 3D thermal imaging. A hardware and software technology company, Essess provides drive-by thermal imaging capabilities that enable utility and government clients to...

2014-08-06 08:42:11

DUBLIN, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Military Laser Systems Market by Application and by Domain - Forecast and Analysis to 2014 - 2020" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 The Military Laser Systems Market for aerospace, defense, and homeland security is expected to register a CAGR of 4.23% and rise to approximately $ 2.73 billion by 2020. International trade in arms is diverse and vigorous,...

Arctic Melt Ponds
2014-08-05 03:00:50

Kate Ramsayer, NASA's Earth Science News Team Even from 65,000 feet above Earth, aquamarine melt ponds in the Arctic stand out against the white sea ice and ice sheets. These ponds form every summer, as snow that built up on the ice melts, creating crystal clear pools. On July 16 and July 17, NASA’s ER-2 aircraft flew above Alaskan glaciers and to the North Pole, carrying an instrument called the Multiple Altimeter Beam Experimental Lidar, or MABEL. MABEL is a laser altimeter,...

Amazon rainforest
2014-07-30 16:22:37

WASHINGTON, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA has selected proposals for two new instruments that will observe changes in global vegetation from the International Space Station. The sensors will give scientists new ways to see how forests and ecosystems are affected by changes in climate or land use change. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO A laser-based system from the University of Maryland, College Park, will observe the structure of forest canopy....

2014-07-29 23:14:55

Sibelloptics Recently Delivered a Laser Radar to NASA with the Ability to Detect Aircraft Turbulence; The System, Christened Windimager, is Also Able to See the Violent and Unpredictable Winds Produced by Microbursts, Storm Fronts, and Wild Fires, All of Which, if Not Detected, Can Claim Lives and Property Boulder, CO (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 The team of scientists and engineers at Sibelloptics have decades of experience building a wide range of lasers and optical systems. Now, after three...

2014-07-23 16:31:09

LONDON, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:3-D Scanning: Technologies and Global Marketshttps://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2070059/3-D-Scanning-Technologies-and-Global-Markets.htmlREPORT HIGHLIGHTSGlobal revenue for the three-dimensional (3-D) scanning market totaled about $3.8 billion in 2012 and nearly $4.5 billion in 2013. This market is expected to be valued at nearly $8.9 billion in 2018, rising at a five-year compound annual...

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2014-07-18 03:37:38

NASA NASA embarks this week on a coordinated ship and aircraft observation campaign off the Atlantic coast of the United States, an effort to advance space-based capabilities for monitoring microscopic plants that form the base of the marine food chain. Phytoplankton, tiny ocean plants that absorb carbon dioxide and deliver oxygen to Earth’s atmosphere, play a major role in the global cycling of atmospheric carbon between the ocean and the atmosphere. NASA has long used satellites to...

2014-07-17 12:22:22

WASHINGTON, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA embarks this week on a coordinated ship and aircraft observation campaign off the Atlantic coast of the United States, an effort to advance space-based capabilities for monitoring microscopic plants that form the base of the marine food chain. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO Phytoplankton, tiny ocean plants that absorb carbon dioxide and deliver oxygen to Earth's atmosphere, play a major role in the...

2014-06-27 08:22:48

ISSAQUAH, Wash., June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Earthdefine, a provider of high-resolution land cover products, has released the first statewide Canopy Height Model (CHM) for the state of Indiana. The SpatialCover CHM product provides spatially explicit information on canopy height across the state of Indiana by mapping tree overstory height above ground as a continuous surface. Earthdefine has shared a colorized map derived from the tree canopy data showing the variation in tree...


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 'karpos', fruit.
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