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2014-04-16 23:13:49

Lancer Label offers high quality custom printed bumper stickers. Omaha, NE (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 Lancer Label, a custom label expert, can print bumper stickers for consumers to take on the road. Now in its 50th anniversary year, Lancer Label provides innovative printing solutions for companies looking to create eye-catching packaging and other promotional materials. Bumper stickers are mobile advertising; they go wherever customers go. "Bumper stickers are a versatile form of...

2014-04-16 23:13:46

New from Mecmesin, the Helixa precision torque tester has been designed for achieving precise alignment when using the most sensitive torque sensors. It is a significant development in the torque testing of finely engineered components. (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 Designers and engineers of the smallest rotary controls, the lightest springs, the finest bearings, and the most precise rotating fittings are already adopting the Helixa for its leading-edge features. A choice of intelligent torque...

2014-04-16 23:13:23

PassTime announces launch of the Elite 3, a 3G device on the Verizon Wireless Network. Littleton, CO (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 PassTime® today announced the Elite 3, the third version of its successful Elite platform of GPS tracking and Automated Collection Technology. A redesigned form factor with additional functionality, the Elite 3 runs on Verizon’s 3G CDMA network, the nation’s largest high speed data network. The Elite 3 builds upon the foundation of the Elite line that...

2014-04-16 23:13:21

R2 Logistics, Inc. Announces Retirement of CFO and Names Replacement Jacksonville, FL (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 R2 Logistics, Inc., a Third Party Logistics service provider, today announced that Art Gase, Chief Financial Officer retired on April 15, 2014. Art’s career with R2 Logistics spanned for seven years as a co-owner with CEO, Ben Gase. Sole ownership will now belong to Ben Gase following the buyback of shares. Ben Gase, on Art’s retirement, said, “Art basically started and...

2014-04-16 23:12:29

Wohl Associates, a used processing and packaging machinery dealer in Bohemia, NY, adds an Ocean Packing filling and capping machine, and an Ocean Packing wraparound labeler to their current equipment inventory. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 Wohl Associates, a used processing and packaging machinery dealer in Bohemia, NY, has acquired two pieces of Ocean Packing equipment suitable for use in the food industry. These are a model OPHR-II-A automatic filling and capping machine, and a...

2014-04-16 23:12:27

Masdar Institute of Science and Technology and NEST AS are planning to develop a large-scale thermal energy storage technology (TES) pilot in Masdar City in preparation for MENA’s emerging CSP industry. London, UK (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 Masdar Institute’s solar energy department has been focusing on the development of concentrated solar power (CSP) and has recently launched the ‘Beam Down’ solar concentrator, a 100kWh CSP pilot plant. The Institute is now using the ‘Beam Down’...

2014-04-16 23:11:52

Top 5 GPS watches for fitness and sports for 2014 have been named by the Heart Rate Watch Company. Garmin fenix 2, Suunto Ambit 2 and Polar V800 headline the top 5 list. Bozeman, MT (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 The top 5 GPS watches for fitness for 2014 have been named by the test staff at the Heart Rate Watch Company. "We scour the market every year for the best products and then test them", says Rusty Squire, President of the Heart Rate Watch Company. He adds, "This is a list...

2014-04-16 23:11:01

Carolina Pad, a successful manufacturer of school supplies, hits the wall trying to find the right PLM software--finally opts for help to avoid a failed software selection project. Montreal, Canada (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 Carolina Pad, a family-owned and -operated office and school supplies design company based in North Carolina, USA, was experiencing business challenges due to independently operating departments and multiple software systems. They planned to solve these issues with a new...

2014-04-16 23:10:55

Highly-certified personnel and dramatic growth have IT solutions leader launching website reflecting amazing success. Utica, NY (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 Hot on the heels of becoming a rising star in the competitive field of commercial IT solutions, FoxBlade Technology has launched a new corporate website reflecting its tremendous growth as well as an increasingly sought-after technical team. “Our engineers hold some of the highest certifications across the entire IT industry,” a...

2014-04-16 23:10:20

The Sage customer roadshows continue on in two Midwest cities, showcasing Sage ERP Document Management as an integrated tool to increase business efficiencies. Laguna Hills, CA (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 Altec Products, Inc., a leader in enterprise documents management and workflow solutions, announced today their next participation in a series of Sage roadshow meetings held in 18 strategic cities across the U.S. targeting over 2,000 Sage customers, prospects and partners. These educational...


Latest Technology Reference Libraries

Nomophobia
2013-12-24 14:19:08

Nomophobia is the fear of being out of mobile phone contact. The term, which is an abbreviation for “no-mobile-phone-phobia”, was coined during a study by the UK Post Office who commissioned YouGov, a UK-based research organization to take a look at anxieties suffered by mobile phone users. The study found that almost 53 percent of mobile phone users in Britain have a tendency to be anxious when they “lose their mobile phone, run out of battery or credit, or have no network coverage”....

Technophobia
2013-12-24 11:45:54

Technophobia, from Greek techne, meaning art, skill, or craft, and phobos, meaning fear, is the fear or the dislike of advanced technology or complex devices, particularly computers. Although there are a number of interpretations of technophobia, they appear to become more complex as technology continues to evolve. The term is usually used in the sense of irrational fear, but others contend that their fears are justified. It is related to cyber phobia and it is the opposite of technophilia....

Vehicular Automation
2013-10-03 14:16:27

Vehicular automation uses artificial intelligence and mechatronics to aid an operator in controlling a robotic vehicle. Some of these vehicles are labeled “smart” or “intelligent,” while others that are more capable of moving on their own are known as “semi-autonomous.” Those robots that rely only on autonomous movement are simply known as “autonomous” or “robotic.” There are several types of vehicles that use automation to operate and the capabilities of these robots have...

Roomba
2013-10-03 12:56:31

The Roomba, sold by iRobot, is a name used for a series of autonomous robot vacuum cleaners that were first introduced into the market it 2002. There have been four versions or generations of Roomba since its creation, with over eight million sales throughout the world. It is capable of moving on its own and avoiding obstacles that are present in the average household, as well as capable of avoiding stairs and other drop offs. It is equipped with a computer chip and the Roomba Open Interface,...

The History of 3D Printing
2013-09-20 10:14:26

Three-dimensional printing, also known as additive manufacturing, is the process of using additives to form solid 3D objects of virtually any shape from a digital model. This is achieved using specially formulated additives, such as plastics, that are formed into successive layers of material typically laid down on a platform in different shapes. 3D printing is uniquely distinct from a more traditional 3D sculpting technique, which relies on the removal of layers (subtractive manufacturing)...

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