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2014-07-28 16:24:13

LONDON, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Global Interactive Whiteboard Market (IWB) 2014-2018https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2225696/Global-Interactive-Whiteboard-Market-IWB-2014-2018.htmlAbout Interactive WhiteboardsAn IWB is an interactive display system that projects images stored in a computer and allows users to control screen activities using a pen, stylus, or finger. The IWB was introduced to facilitate the teachers in the...

2014-07-28 16:22:21

NORTHBROOK, Ill., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation (NYSE: KS) recently released its 2013 sustainability report, which shows significant progress toward its 2020 sustainability goals. These goals, which were set based on the company's commitment to social responsibility, extend well beyond applicable laws and regulations mandated by federal, state, and local governmental entities. The report conforms to rigid and voluntary standards defined by the...

2014-07-28 16:22:10

LOS ANGELES, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SODO Builders LA, general contractor for the new $168 million LA Marriott Hotel in California, selected Oldcastle Modular to factory build 393 prefabricated Eggrock bathroom pods for the new dual-brand hotel, that includes 175 Courtyard by Marriott rooms and 218 Marriott Residence Inn rooms. By using prefabricated bathroom pods, the building team was able to compress the project's original construction schedule by more than two months. The...

2014-07-28 16:22:02

Former Executive of Verenium Corp. Named CEO, Cynthia 'CJ' Warner Remains Board Chairman SAN DIEGO, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sapphire Energy, Inc., a global leader of algae cultivation technologies, today announced the appointment of biotechnology veteran James Levine as president, CEO and member of the board of directors. Levine replaces Cynthia 'CJ' Warner, who is stepping down from her post effective immediately. She will remain chairman of the company's board of directors....

2014-07-28 16:21:24

PALO ALTO, CA, July 28, 2014 /CNW/ - Space Systems/Loral (SSL), a leading provider of commercial satellites, today announced that it was selected by the Department of the Air Force Headquarters Space and Missile Systems Center as one of three companies to study ways to accommodate an instrument to monitor air pollutants over North America on a commercial satellite. The Tropospheric Emissions: Monitoring of Pollution (TEMPO) Mission Study is the second Delivery Order to be awarded...

2014-07-28 16:21:19

Metal Technology (MTI), an ITAR Certified and ISO9001:2008 Registered company has a long history in propulsion and space applications and is on the leading edge of manufacturing technology in reactive and refractory metals. ALBANY, Ore., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Metal Technology (MTI) has successfully 3D printed coupons in a key alloy required for space travel. C-103 is a niobium based alloy containing approximately 10% Hafnium and 1% Titanium. It is widely used in space...

2014-07-28 16:21:11

NEW YORK, July 28, 2014 Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Global Automotive Glass Market 2014-2018 https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/1361298/Global-Automotive-Glass-Market-2014-2018.html About Automotive GlassAutomotive glass is mainly used in windshields and side and rear windows of a vehicle. In addition to protecting passengers from external elements, glass provides comfort to the passengers and complements aesthetics and aerodynamic design of the...

2014-07-28 16:20:44

Orders Prohibit Importation and Sale of Infringing Tires CYPRESS, Calif., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Toyo Tire & Rubber Co., Ltd. and Toyo Tire Holdings of Americas Inc. (collectively, "Toyo") announced today that the U.S. International Trade Commission ("ITC") has issued its final determination against eight remaining respondents in the tire design patent infringement complaint filed by Toyo on September 20, 2013. The ITC issued limited exclusion orders and cease-and-desist...

2014-07-28 16:20:40

Call for Papers Open for the International Congress on Simulation Technology for the Engineering Analysis Community. Deadline for abstract submission is November 17th, 2014 SAN DIEGO, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NAFEMS, the International Association for the Engineering Analysis Community, will hold its 2015 World Congress in San Diego, USA, incorporating the 2nd International Simulation Process and Data Management Conference, from June 21st-24th 2015. The biennial congress will...

2014-07-28 16:20:36

LIVONIA, Mich., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TRW Automotive Holdings Corp. (NYSE: TRW), the global leader in active and passive safety, has launched its latest-generation Electric Park Brake (EPB) technology with three major Japanese based vehicle manufacturers and will begin production with a fourth automaker in the near future. The EPB system functions as a conventional hydraulic brake for standard service brake applications, and as an electric brake for parking and emergency...


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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