Channel 4 has ordered its first specialist factual show to be co-funded by a brand, with a programme that will showcase the next generation of household appliances and gadgets. Future Family is a 5 x 60-minute documentary series, produced by Twofour Productions and part-funded by energy firm E.ON.
Scientists have made a curious breakthrough in computer chip technology. They’ve discovered that if you “prune” a chip’s design–chopping off little-used functions and actually allowing it to make errors–it can result in far more power efficient and smaller designs.
For years, visitors to the Free Library of Philadelphia on Race Street have seen a model of what the future building will look like with a large glass wall over a new entrance on 20th Street, and a new secondary building to the north. The library has been trying to raise $175 million to accomplish that vision.
Enterprise Ireland and Bank of America Merrill Lynch Co-Host Technology Innovation Forum in New York
SOURCE: Enterprise Ireland Mar 14, 2011 08:00 ET DUBLIN, IRELAND and NEW YORK, NY–(Marketwire – March 14, 2011) – This coming Wed., March 16, Enterprise Ireland [EI] joins forces with Bank of America Merrill Lynch [BofAML] to stage a Technology Innovation Forum for more than 20 Irish technology companies serving the financial services sector. At the day-long event in New York City, senior BofAML executives will describe the technology infrastructure that drives the institution’s global operations, and lay out their ...
- The Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania has announced that global futurist Jack Uldrich will be the keynote presenter at the Ben Franklin ixchange 2011. The i xchange will be held beginning at 5:30 pm on the evening of Tuesday, May 10, 2011, at the Zoellner Arts Center, Lehigh University, Bethlehem.
Schlumberger announced the release of its PowerDrive Archer high build rate rotary steerable system (RSS). The system delivers well profiles previously possible only with motors, and with the ROP and wellbore quality of a fully rotating RSS. The system can drill complex 3D trajectories and openhole sidetracks from any inclination.
Document and print services company Xerox has launched a web portal that gives customers access to prototype technology research that will form the basis of future products and services, the company stated on Thursday. Xerox hopes that, in return for early access, customers will be able to inform the research by providing instant feedback to the Open Xerox lab.
Western Digital has opened a new research and development centre in Singapore and we detect some interesting bits of of HAMR disk drive technology coming out of it. Heat-Assisted Magnetic Recording (HAMR) is one suggested future technology for increasing disk drive capacity through having higher area densities.
GEORGE TOWN: Students interested in becoming engineers turned up in droves to attend an engineering speak at the Star Education Fair 2011 at the Penang International Sports Arena in Relau here. Datuk Prof Eric Goh, the delegation head of Engineering Accreditation Council, kicked off the speak entitled World Class Sustainable Engineering Excellence and Professional Recognition with a slide show on current and future technology.
Keywords: LTE broadband communications technology bandwidth-hungry applications Carmaker Audi demonstrated an A8 luxury sedan equipped with LTE broadband communications technology at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. Considered a “functional prototype”, the car featured LTE equipment based on Alcatel-Lucent’s commercially available broadband mobile infrastructure.