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Fujitsu To Implement Palm Scanning To Keep Smartphones Secure
2014-03-03 14:41:21

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Biometrics is increasingly being used in keeping security on mobile devices and Fujitsu plans to put more than just a finger on security for its smartphones. In a statement, the company announced it plans to deploy palm-vein scanning to address security on its mobile devices. The palm-vein scanning feature will be used specifically in Fujitsu smartphones, SlashGear reports. The company already has experience in developing and using the...

2014-01-25 23:01:04

"Qualcomm appears to be entering the device space once again first with Toq smartwatch and now with Palm patents," says Technology industry analyst Kagan. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) January 25, 2014 Qualcomm, which is a wireless phone and tablet chip making company, just acquired around 2,000 patents from Palm, which were owned by HP, says the Associated Press, Jan 24. Technology analyst Jeff Kagan offers comment. During the 1990’s, Qualcomm was in the wireless handset business....

2013-12-30 08:28:51

As an official sponsor for the wearable technologies event Vuzix will showcase its M100 smart glasses and be featured as two of the main prize giveaways ROCHESTER, N.Y., Dec. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Vuzix® Corporation (OTCQB: VUZI), a leading supplier of Video Eyewear and Smart Glasses products in the enterprise and consumer markets, today announced it will be showcasing the award-winning M100 smart glasses during the AT&T Developer Summit Hackathon, to be held January 6, 2014...

2013-10-31 23:20:56

Palm Beach Gardens PD selects NDI-RS to provide two fixed camera license plate recognition systems. Longwood, FL (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 The Palm Beach Gardens Police Department has selected NDI Recognition Systems (NDI-RS) to provide two two-camera fixed automatic license plate recognition (ALPR) systems for the city. NDI-RS fixed ALPR systems are ideal for strategically monitoring specific locations, checking license plates against crime databases like the National Crime Information...

2013-07-23 12:25:42

With Revenue Doubling Year-Over-Year, UserTesting.com Expands Team to Support Rapid Growth MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., July 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- UserTesting.com, the leading user research platform, announced today the addition of Maggie Young, former Citigroup and Zappos executive, and Michael Mace, former Apple and Palm executive. With revenue doubling year-over-year for the past three years, the new hires position UserTesting.com to continue the rapid growth of their Enterprise...

2013-04-20 23:01:06

Brad Schmett of Luxury Homes by Keller Williams has announced today that Palm Springs area home sales will receive a big benefit from the April 20, 2013 Palm Springs 75th Birthday Bash as the desert basks in the limelight. Attention focused on the world famous resort brings in luxury home buyers all year with a special April boost. (PRWEB) April 20, 2013 Brad Schmett, Broker Associate with Luxury Homes by Keller Williams and real estate investment expert, has announced today that the...

2013-02-26 23:03:51

Virtual Badge Cell Phone Software Generates Revenue, Productivity, and Safety West Palm Beach, FL (PRWEB) February 26, 2013 Forty percent of small businesses without a recovery plan fail after a major disaster strikes. With small businesses accounting for over 50% of local jobs, when small businesses fail, communities suffer. Few studies have looked at the risks to small businesses from natural disasters combined with how to more efficiently and quickly speed recovery to small businesses by...

2013-01-30 23:01:30

A new study, endorsed by U.S. faculty, establishes that palm creases can predict a range of the number of times an individual will most likely marry. Dr. Raj Paode´s book, The Scientific Truth about Relationship Lines on the Palm: Get the Facts on their Role in the Number of Times You Marry, presents a simplified version of the research. Gilbert, Arizona (PRWEB) January 30, 2013 Most people believe that the palm lines are irrelevant and palmistry or palm reading don't merit any...

Human Hands Evolved For Fighting And Punching
2012-12-20 10:48:00

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online The human hand is unique in the animal kingdom. As we evolved from apes, it was one of the most distinctive features that truly distinguished us from our closest living relatives. But while we know our hands can allow us to do many things, such as play music, make art, and easily grasp and manipulate tools, they have actually evolved for a vastly different reason, according to new research. That research, conducted by the...

2012-12-09 05:02:24

New to market, Vers 1Q and 2Q speakers, set in wood cabinets, provide rich, wireless audio connection to nearly all smart phones, laptops and tablet devices on the market. Great gift idea for the holidays. Saxonville, MA (PRWEB) December 08, 2012 Vers Inc announces its newest Q line, mobile, wood housed, Bluetooth, speakers that fit in the palm of your hand. The Vers 1Q offers a single 2” full range speaker. The Vers 2Q, 1Q´s big brother, delivers stereo sound anywhere you need...


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Paralvinella sulfincola
2014-01-12 00:00:00

Paralvinella sulfincola is a species of worm in the Alvinellidae family. It lives among undersea hot-water vents, thriving in the hottest of waters, at temperatures that would kill most animals. This characteristic makes it an extremophile or hyperthermophile. Having the unique ability to withstand extremely hot water from hydrothermal openings enables this stalk-like worm to feed on bacteria that other animals cannot reach. It is difficult to know exactly what temperatures this species...

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2009-04-28 15:06:43

Brahea armata or Mexican Blue Palm is also known as the Blue Hesper Palm and grows in Baja, California and in Savannah, Georgia. An ornamental plant, it grows to 49 feet in height and features a broad trunk, blue tinted leaves measuring 3 - 6.5 feet in width with 3 foot petioles and small brown elliptical fruits measuring 0.7 - 0.9 inches in length. Seeds from these fruits were once a regular part of the Cocopah people's diets. This species can be found growing along riverbeds, arroyos and...

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2009-04-23 11:27:51

The Ponytail Palm (Beaucarnea recurvata) is a commonly grown houseplant in temperate latitudes. The plant is often referred to as the a palm, although it is not truly a palm. In order to successfully cultivate this plant, winter minimum temperatures must remain above 50°F, and rise to temperatures of around 86°F in summer. States of Tamaulipas, Veracruz, and San Luis Potosí in Mexico make a native home to the Ponytail Palm. The Ponytail Palm thrives best in full sun to slight...

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2009-02-28 22:56:54

The Grugru Palm (Acrocomia aculeata) also known as Macaúba Palm, Coyol Palm, and Macaw Palm, is a species of palm native to the tropical regions of the Americas. It is found from southern Mexico and the Caribbean south to Paraguay and northern Argentina. Its habitat is a wide variety of climates and situations. It is the only species in the genus Acrocomia. The Grugru Palm grows to between 49 and 66 feet tall. The trunk is up to 20 inches in diameter. It is characterized by many...

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2009-02-28 22:49:00

Paurotis Palm (Acoelorrhaphe wrightii) also known as Everglades Palm, Madiera Palm, and Silver Saw Palmetto, is a single species of plant from the genus Acoelorrhaphe. It is native to Central America, southeastern Mexico, the Caribbean, the Bahamas, and extreme southern Florida. It was once plentiful in Florida, but many plants were taken for the nursery trade. It is now protected in Florida in the wild. It grows in swamps and forests that flood periodically. The species is named after the...

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