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Is AI all its cracked up to be?

Is AI all its cracked up to be?
  If planet Earth had been created one year ago, the human species would be just ten minutes old. Putting this into context, the industrial era would have kick-started a mere two seconds ago. In this article, Stephen Parker, CEO of Parker Software, examines whether artificial intelligence is all it’s cracked up to be. 
28th March 2017

Alignment checking sometimes turns into starting again

Alignment checking sometimes turns into starting again
Recently, a Fixturlaser NXA Pro training class performed an alignment check of a winch driven by an 80HP, 1800RPM, DC electric motor with a gear style coupling. The initial results revealed a misaligned machine, with a vertical angularity over 13 times the tolerance of 0.7mils/1” (1.0mil=0.001”), vertical offset six times tolerance of 4.0 mils. The horizontal angularity was almost four times tolerance; the horizontal offset was close ‘but not quite.’
28th March 2017

First FACE operating system segment certification achieved

First FACE operating system segment certification achieved
Wind River has announced that its VxWorks 653 Platform has passed the Future Airborne Capability Environment (FACE) conformance certification for the FACE Operating System Segment (OSS) Safety Base Profile. Guest blog by Chip Downing.
27th March 2017


Super low power GNSS receiver for portable applications

Super low power GNSS receiver for portable applications
  Last month at Mobile World Congress, in Barcelona u-blox was there to demonstrate its new super low power GNSS receiver for portable applications, UBX‑M8230‑CT, as well as LTE Cat 1 technology and WiFi and Bluetooth gateway connectivity.
27th March 2017

It’s a work hard play hard life for laptops

It’s a work hard play hard life for laptops
The trusted old laptop has many uses- the social users from watching films and chatting to friends, to the professional users creating presentations and essays. With the laptop in mind, the electronics industry moves quickly, adapting to the latest inventions and innovations constantly being developed around us.
24th March 2017

Smart tools for the tech savvy landscaper

Smart tools for the tech savvy landscaper
If I told you to think about landscaping, what springs to mind? Digging holes for flowers and shrubs, a team to keep your lawn well-manicured and perhaps even a landscaping architect that plans the perfect scheme for your grounds based on factors such as location and natural topography.
24th March 2017

The geeks versus the greys

The geeks versus the greys
  According to Beakthrough Funding Managing Director and Kent Business Woman of the Year, Sue Nelson, we should get out there, hug a techie and bring them into our workplaces. Despite unprecedented backing from the government in recent years, the UK’s technology industry is yet to produce the next Apple, Google, Facebook or even an Airbnb. 
23rd March 2017

Nokia’s use of Wind River Titanium Cloud

Nokia’s use of Wind River Titanium Cloud
As service providers plan for Cloud Radio Access Network (Cloud-RAN) deployments, the stringent capacity and latency requirements of mobile radio access technologies drive the need for an extremely powerful cloud infrastructure, tailored for real-time performance. Guest blog by Charlie Ashton.
22nd March 2017

Multi-touch platform at embedded world

Multi-touch platform at embedded world
There were a lot of product awards passed out last week at embedded world, but one of the hottest solutions at the event was the new multi-touch platform created by Presagis, CoreAVI, and Wind River. Guest blog by Chip Downing.
20th March 2017

From inventions to products - an alternative monetisation methods

From inventions to products - an alternative monetisation methods
Sometimes it can be difficult to separate tech and research from the industries around them. Every research programme is designed to help advance various industry-related technologies for the purpose of future monetisation. This is more of a cycle than a one-way flow; as newer inventions get monetised; more funds are made available to fuel further research and development programmes.
20th March 2017


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