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2014-06-11 08:21:12

OTTAWA, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Neptec Technologies Corp. is pleased to announce that its OPAL 3D laser scanners have been selected by the Technische Universität Dresden for an airport tarmac safety project in Germany. The research project, led by Professor Hartmut Fricke, aims to improve the current safety level of airport operations with a real-time 3D surveillance and visualization system for the apron controller. The system combines 3D point cloud data with real-time...

ISS Space Agency Heads Meeting On Thursday
2012-02-29 13:59:58

Heads of space agencies are gathering on Thursday to discuss the future of the International Space Station (ISS). The heads of the agencies will be discussing cooperation in space exploration, the maintenance of the space station, and its potential benefits for humanity. The mission of the ISS was originally scheduled to be over by 2015, but many countries hope to expand its lifetime until at least 2020. So far, every country but Canada that is involved with the orbiting laboratory...

2009-04-28 08:00:00

- Augmented Visionics System designed to enable safer helicopter operations in near-zero visibility MONTREAL, April 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - (NYSE: CGT; TSX: CAE) - CAE and Neptec Design Group today announced the successful demonstration of Neptec's Obscurant Penetrating Autosynchronous LIDAR (OPAL) sensor that is integrated into CAE's Augmented Visionics System (AVS). CAE's AVS solution is being developed to enable helicopter pilots to operate safely in the most extreme...

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  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).