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2014-07-09 16:21:48

Tetra Pak U.S. Launches Moving To The Front Campaign DENTON, Texas, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tetra Pak U.S. today released a new white paper examining the use of materials in packaging that can be regrown or replenished naturally as a solution to the planet's growing resource scarcity and to sustain the future of the consumer packaged goods industry. The paper is part of the launch of a new campaign, " Moving To The Front ", encouraging suppliers, manufacturers, brand owners, NGOs and...

2014-07-09 16:21:04

ANN ARBOR, Mich., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Con-way Inc. (NYSE: CNW) announced today that it will release its financial results for the 2014 second quarter, ended June 30, on Wednesday, July 30, after the close of the stock market. The company will subsequently host a conference call for the investment community the following morning, Thursday, July 31, at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20060418/SFTU007LOGO The call can be accessed by...

2014-07-09 16:20:59

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MTS Systems Corporation (NASDAQ: MTSC), a leading global supplier of high-performance test systems and position sensors, today announced that in conjunction with its initiative to accelerate technology development, it has created a new Motorsports Technology Group in the Test business. This group is dedicated to providing advanced technical solutions and support to the motorsports market sector of the automotive industry. Motorsports...

TransWall, A Transparent Touchable Display Wall Developed By KAIST
2014-07-09 03:17:50

The Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) At a busy shopping mall, shoppers walk by store windows to find attractive items to purchase. Through the windows, shoppers can see the products displayed, but may have a hard time imagining doing something beyond just looking, such as touching the displayed items or communicating with sales assistants inside the store. With TransWall, however, window shopping could become more fun and real than ever before. Woohun Lee, a...

Flexible Glass Used To Extend Life Of Organic Solar Modules
2014-07-09 03:06:59

Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft Organic solar modules have advantages over silicon solar cells. However, one critical problem is their shorter operating life. Researchers are working on a promising solution: they are using flexible glass as a carrier substrate that better protects the components. This approach is already being employed in electronic devices to some extent today: organic photovoltaics (OPVs) are embedded in film. These OPVs are a promising alternative to silicon-based solar...

2014-07-09 12:30:58

LONDON, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Digital Packaging and Labelling Market Forecast 2014-2024https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2201091/Digital-Packaging-and-Labelling-Market-Forecast-2014-2024.htmlReport DetailsThe world market for digital packaging and labelling will reach $8.02bn in 2014. In a global, interconnected economy, where the ease and immediacy of social interactions make the world a smaller place, such trends are...

2014-07-09 12:30:39

LONDON, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Africa Printer Market (Laser, Inkjet and Dot-matrix) - Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2227078/Africa-Printer-Market-Laser-Inkjet-and-Dot-matrix---Industry-Analysis-Size-Share-Growth-Trends-and-Forecast-2013---2019.htmlMajor printer technologies include inkjet, laser and dot-matrix printers. The African economy is...

2014-07-09 12:30:00

Available for Pre-Order Starting July 10 and In-store nationwide July 17 ATLANTA, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Mobile and Verizon Wireless today announced the Xperia Z2 Tablet will be available in the U.S. as an exclusive to Verizon Wireless, offering consumers a premium Android(TM) 4G LTE connected tablet. Verizon customers can pre-order for the Xperia Z2 Tablet beginning July 10, 2014 at www.verizonwireless.com. Premium device built to handle life's everyday surprises At just 0.25"...

2014-07-09 12:29:19

Categories for 2014 Smarties Expanded to Include Wearables, Cross-Screen & Native Advertising NEW YORK, July 9 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mobile Marketing Association (MMA), the leading global trade association for the mobile industry, today announced that Daniel Bonner, Global Chief Creative Officer of Razorfish will serves as the jury chair for the 10(th) annual Smarties awards program. A recognized creative mover and innovator, Bonner will lead a formidable jury of over 20 agency and brand...

2014-07-09 12:23:55

DALLAS, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The report "Nuclear Power Plant & Equipment Market by Reactor Type (PWR, PHWR, BWR, HTGR, FBR etc.), by Equipment Type (Island Equipment and Auxiliary Equipment) & Geography - Global Trends & Forecast till 2019", defines and segments the nuclear power market with analysis and forecasts of the global revenue. The global Nuclear Power and Equipment Market is estimated to grow from over $56.86 Billion in 2014 to nearly $67.23...


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The History Of Wearable Technology
2014-06-24 10:20:15

Wearable technology, which includes wearable devices, tech togs, and fashionable electronics, consists of articles of clothing and/or accessories that incorporate computer and advanced electronic technologies. Designs often incorporate practical functions and features, but may also have a purely critical or aesthetic agenda. Today, wearable devices are exploding onto the market, with everything from smart glasses (Google Glass) to smart watches (Samsung Galaxy Gear) on the rise. As for...

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,...

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