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Xerox: a future without parking meters


Luke wasn’t necessarily picturing a future without parking meters, but it’s not such a bad idea! Can you imagine uncluttered streetscapes without ugly meters, which are also a constant source of frustration to the general public? Eliminating parking meters it isn’t far from reach. We might not be able to do it as quickly as Luke, but together we can make it possible. Here’s how. Growth of Mobile Payments More and more, people are becoming comfortable with paying for parking with their mobile phones. As adoption rates continue to increase ... Read More »

Robert Bosch Automotive and IBM Create Engineering Platform for Smarter, Faster and Safer Vehicle Components and Systems


Driven by innovation in consumer electronics technology, the automotive sector is under immense evolutionary pressure. Today’s vehicles are more connected than ever – containing as many as 100 computerized controllers and 10 million lines of software code. As vehicle complexity continues to rise, automotive suppliers must address pressures to reduce costs and to innovate quickly, while also managing the intense challenge of delivering vehicle quality. Bosch recognized this need for standards-based integration between all engineering teams and o... Read More »

NASA Simulator Successfully Recreates Space Dust


Using a specialized facility, called the Cosmic Simulation Chamber (COSmIC) designed and built at Ames, scientists now are able to recreate and study in the laboratory dust grains similar to the grains that form in the outer layers of dying stars. Scientists plan to use the dust to gather clues to better understand the composition and the evolution of the universe. Dust grains that form around dying stars and are ejected into the interstellar medium lead, after a life cycle spanning millions of years, to the formation of planets and are a key c... Read More »

AT&T 4G LTE Network Slams Competition at AT&T Center in San Antonio


Beyond the massive amount of data used, Global Wireless Solutions (GWS) Inc., a leading independent benchmarking solutions vendor for the wireless industry, tested mobile coverage during the basketball game on April 30 at the AT&T Center in San Antonio. They found that AT&T offered the fastest 4G LTE network experience of any mobile provider at the game. GWS collected nearly 1,500 samples of mobile data usage from approximately 5:30PM to 9:30PM on Wednesday, and the results revealed AT&T earned top marks across the board. AT&T o... Read More »



ebm-papst has developed off-board cooling solutions for the MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS F1 W05 racing cars, in addition to working closely with the team to improve the garage working environment at Grand Prix venues through innovative, custom-built heat extraction and cooling solutions which will be introduced later in the 2014 season. This will be of particular value at venues such as Singapore with challenging climatic conditions. Furthermore, MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS and ebm-papst will work hand-in-hand on future projects to improve the energy eff... Read More »

Airbus Defence and Space launches new global on board Service Partner Alliance for high quality VSAT service around the world


Airbus Defence and Space has launched its new Global Field-Service Alliance (GFSA). The alliance is designed to ensure fast, professional and cost-effective VSAT (Very Small Aperture Terminal) installation and service support for maritime VSAT satellite service providers. The objective of the GFSA is to bring together expertise of maritime field installation and equipment to enable 24/7 installations and maintenance in major ports around the world, ensuring new levels of service response and quality for ship owners. Upon launch of the GFSA, ... Read More »

In tune with nature – and with the BMW i design idiom


With the all-electric BMW i3 already on the market and the BMW i8 plug-in hybrid sports car poised for its own launch, the BMW Group portfolio boasts the world’s first premium automobiles purpose-designed for zero-emission mobility. The international media launch of the BMW i8 in Los Angeles will include the presentation of a solar carport concept developed by BMW Group DesignworksUSA for the use of renewable energy. It combines high-grade technology for generating electricity from solar power with an innovative design that perfectly complem... Read More »

AT&T: Data Usage on Fire as the Bruins Hit the Ice


That’s why AT&T worked to ensure the influx in mobile traffic that Boston hockey fans are using at TD Garden can be handled by its Distributed Antenna System (DAS), which helps increase cellular capacity from inside the venue. Here’s what we saw from our customers using our Distributed Antenna System (DAS) network at some recent games at TD Garden in Boston: Total data usage from inside TD Garden on 5/1 was 97GB. 97GB is the equivalent to more than 277K social media posts with photos. The data usage on 5/1 was 76%, or 42GB, more th... Read More »

Intel: Announces the Most Powerful OEM Chromebooks on the Market, Delivers Best Performance and Battery Life for Every Price Point


The announcements were made at a press conference in San Francisco hosted by Navin Shenoy, vice president and general manager of Intel Mobile Client Platforms Group and Caesar Sengupta, vice president, product management, Chrome OS at Google as well as representatives from Acer, ASUS, Dell, HP, Lenovo, LG Electronics USA and Toshiba. "Intel has grown to become the No. 1 microprocessor in Chrome systems," said Shenoy. "We've been working on five generations of Chrome and after Google, Intel is the largest contributor to the Chromium OS. Intel... Read More »

Xerox: Ultra-Personal Computing – The Future Of Wearable Technology


Imagine a sensor-embedded environment that has learned to cater to your needs based on previous behavior, hand gestures and voice activation. Now imagine a wearable, specialized device that enables you to do things more efficiently and effectively than a smartphone, such as conversing, browsing, purchasing or even playing games. These are the kinds of tasks that are possible as we move toward wearable technology and sensor-embedded environments. Such a transition also indicates that the smartphone and handsets in general represent a transiti... Read More »

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