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2014-08-01 08:29:30

Technology Demonstration at APCO 2014 Conference & Expo on August 3-6 in New Orleans ANNAPOLIS, Md., and NEW ORLEANS, Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. (TCS) (NASDAQ: TSYS), today announced that it is teaming with NextNav, LLC to demonstrate the use of Metropolitan Beacon System (MBS) technology as one solution to complement primary 9-1-1 technology for the purpose of providing indoor location information to public safety answering points in emergency situations....

2014-08-01 08:29:10

LONDON, August 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New research also reveals the impact of domestic appliances on modern British life as the washing machine and fridge freezer are amongst our most life-changing products Just 16 per cent of Brits could say they felt their home was 'up to date', with a whopping third admitting that they only buy new appliances if their old ones are broken, according to new research. (Photo:...

2014-08-01 08:27:44

DUBLIN, Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Decorative Laminates Market in the US 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Decorative laminates are used to laminate surfaces to protect them from wear and tear, scratching, naked flames, and fire risk. They enhance the lifespan of surfaces and give them an attractive finish. There are three types of decorative laminates: low-pressure laminates,...

2014-08-01 08:27:32

MORRISVILLE, N.C., Aug 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alliance One International, Inc. (NYSE: AOI) today announced the appointment of John R. Heffernan as Vice President and Treasurer effective August 1, 2014. Mr. Heffernan brings more than 25 years' experience in domestic and international finance, treasury and capital markets. Prior to joining AOI, John held finance leadership roles at several leading U.S corporations most recently as Director of Long Term Investments at Duke Energy...

2014-08-01 08:27:23

DUBLIN, Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Power Tool Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Power tools are used in developing products with increased ease and convenience. There are several types of power tools such as engine-driven power tools, electric power tools, and pneumatic power tools. Engine-driven power tools use gasoline for their operation, while pneumatic power...

2014-08-01 08:26:30

Breakthrough Predictive Blood Pressure Solution for the Cardiology Landscape VANCOUVER, Wash., Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OSTAR Healthcare Technology, a Washington State Based Medical Device and Healthcare IT company, announced the North American launch of its revolutionary P Series Cloud Based Telehealth Blood Pressure Monitoring System, powered by 3SI (3 simultaneous interpretations) Interpretive Blood Pressure Monitoring Algorithm. According to Doug Hemenway, CEO, "This North...

2014-08-01 08:26:25

Move over old Bulky Wallets: Smart Money Chooses Smart Wallets SHELTON, Conn., Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NXT-ID, Inc., (OTCQB: NXTD) a biometric authentication company focused on the growing m-commerce market, announces its upcoming celebrity "Wocket in Your Pocket" celebrity ad campaign to commence following the official closing of the currently running "Show Us Your Wallet" consumer contest. Well-known celebrities will be photographed on location with the first Wockets in their...

2014-08-01 08:26:10

Strengthens MGCD as a global leader in cardiorespiratory diagnostic products SAINT PAUL, Minn., Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MGC Diagnostics Corporation (NasdaqCM: MGCD), a leading global medical technologies company, announced today that it has completed its acquisition of MediSoft SA, a privately held manufacturer of cardiorespiratory diagnostic products based in Sorinnes, Belgium. MediSoft has served the European cardiorespiratory diagnostics market since 1977. MediSoft, a calendar year...

2014-08-01 08:24:35

Kicking off the birth of a new water sport and the next frontier in cycling MILL VALLEY, Calif., Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Schiller Sports, Inc. announced today the debut of its X1 water bike, heralding a new frontier in water sports and cycling. The most advanced production water bike in the world, the "Schiller Bike" is constructed out of anodized aluminum, stainless steel, a proprietary propulsion and steering system, and rugged, inflatable pontoons that allow for easy transport,...

2014-08-01 08:23:26

DUBLIN, Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Low Voltage Switchgear Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Low Voltage Switchgears are a combination of several components such as circuit breakers, lightning arrestors, current transformers, protection panels, and disconnectors. They are used to effectively control and distribute electric power across residential, commercial and...


Latest Technology Reference Libraries

Atari Lynx
2014-07-15 14:42:15

The Atari Lynx is a handheld gaming console released in September 1989, by the Atari Corporation. It was the first handheld to feature a color LCD screen. The Lynx (Handy Game) was originally developed by Epyx in 1987, but the company had financial troubles and agreed to have Atari handle production and marketing of the system. In 1991, Atari re-released the Lynx with improved hardware, longer battery life, and a sleeker look. Known as the Lynx II, it had rubber hand grips, a stereo...

The History of Mobile Phone Technology
2014-07-14 13:56:38

Smartphones and feature phones are as common now as traditional landline phones were for decades. These handheld devices are so popular that many homes now only use mobile phones, increasingly pushing landline devices into the obsolete category. But while the popularity of mobile connectivity is vast today, it is still a very young technology when compared to its landline counterparts, which have been in existence since the mid-1800s. To be clear, the history of the mobile phone focuses on...

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....

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lambent
  • Licking.
  • Hence Running along or over a surface, as if in the act of licking; flowing over or along; lapping or bathing; softly bright; gleaming.
This word comes the Latin 'lambere,' to lick.
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