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2014-04-21 23:02:44

Garmin VIRB Elite and Garmin fenix 2 captured and documented the first-ever descent of disabled skier Kraig Kempt in the 60 degree Little Couloir at Big Sky Resort for the Heart Rate Watch Company. Bozeman, MT (PRWEB) April 21, 2014 Garmin VIRB Elite filmed two first-ever events skiing the Little Couloir at Big Sky with Rusty Squire of the Heart Rate Watch Company. "The Big Couloir is roughly 65 degrees at the top, which is super dangerous, and there are years on end where it is...

2014-04-21 23:02:19

New online tool – The Big Picture Premier Printer Guide – allows PSPs to view and compare a range of wide-format products across key factors, while also providing a single location to stay up-to-date on important industry news. Cincinnati, Ohio, & Weymouth, MA (PRWEB) April 21, 2014 The Big Picture (part of ST Media Group International), Cincinnati, Ohio-based leading resource for the wide-format printer market, and InfoTrends, the leading worldwide market research and strategic...

2014-04-21 23:00:52

Senior Designer and Game Designer of digital agency to share insights with WAUUG. (PRWEB) April 21, 2014 Brightline Interactive’s Senior Developer Andrew Otey and Game Designer William Jones will address Washington Area Unity3D User’s Group Monday, April 21st at American University. The Meetup will begin at 5:30 PM, with educational panels and mingling lasting until 8:30 before members head out for further networking. The WAUUG Meetup was created for people interested in learning...

2014-04-21 23:00:50

Earth Day is April 22, and King Kullen is offering tips on how to take action. Bethpage, NY (PRWEB) April 21, 2014 For Earth Day, which takes place April 22, King Kullen is giving its customers suggestions for giving back to the environment and helping out by offering reusable shopping bags. Spring is a time of rebirth and growth in nature, and this year, King Kullen is encouraging customers to celebrate Mother Nature’s gifts. There are a variety of things people can do to support the...

2014-04-21 23:00:36

Logicoins has launched a bilateral Genesis1 Bitcoin ATM at West Coast Float, the premier flotation therapy center in Whistler. The machines support Bitcoin, Litecoin, and Dogecoin. (PRWEB) April 21, 2014 Genesis Coin is proud to unveil its Genesis1 model in Whistler, BC Canada, a West Coast tourist hotspot known for its world-class ski slopes. The machine is owned and operated by Logicoins. Representing the next step in the evolution of crypto-currencies, the Genesis1 ATM differs from...

2014-04-21 16:27:00

NEW CARROLLTON, Md., April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) will join with Verizon on April 23 to announce research results on the effectiveness of an innovative professional development program for teachers that integrates mobile technology into the classroom in an effort to increase student interest and performance in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM.) At the event, to be held at Charles Carroll Middle School in...

2014-04-21 16:26:37

DALLAS, April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market research report "Non-Volatile Memory Market by Type (Traditional, Emerging), Product (Printed Memory, Hard disk drives and others), Application (Industrial, Healthcare, Automotive, Energy and Power, Enterprise Storage and others) and Geography - Global Trends & Forecasts to 2014 - 2020" published by MarketsandMarkets, the total market is expected to reach $40.2 Billion by 2020. Browse 71 market data...

2014-04-21 16:26:35

RED WING, Minn., April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Central Research Laboratories (CRL) introduces a more compact size of its proven G-LD Telemanipulator series to accommodate the trend toward smaller hot cells. The new G-LDR is designed to fit into a 4.76 inch (121 mm) mount opening which helps reduce the overall space required for hot cells. The G-LDR offers the same proven reliability and operating sensitivity users have come to expect of the G-LD Telemanipulator series from CRL, an...

2014-04-21 16:24:20

New GM Held Executive Roles at Amazon, Expedia and AT&T Wireless SEATTLE, April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IGT (NYSE: IGT), a global leader in compelling casino gaming entertainment, announced today that Will Daugherty will join IGT as General Manager of DoubleDown Interactive. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131003/LA91408LOGO A seasoned veteran of the e-commerce, online travel and mobile industries, Daugherty most recently served as Vice President of Amazon Payments, where he led the...

2014-04-21 16:22:50

SHANGHAI, April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PolyOne Corporation (NYSE: POL), a premier global provider of specialized polymer materials, services and solutions, will showcase its latest innovations at Chinaplas 2014, one of the world's largest plastics industry exhibitions. New technologies to be displayed are the result of close collaboration with customers to help them reach new markets, achieve sustainability goals and improve profitability. "Inspired by our customers, we are...


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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