Technicolor stores Hollywood history in a bottle

Technicolor CEO Frederic Rose attends a ceremony honoring the company’s 100th anniversary, in Hollywood “This, we believe, is what the future of movie archiving will look like,” Bolot said. Scientists have been experimenting with DNA as a potential storage medium for years but recent advances in modern lab equipment have made projects like Technicolor’s a […]

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Touching a robot can elicit physiological arousal in humans

Pepper is described as an “engaging, friendly companion that can communicate with people through the most intuitive interface we know: voice, touch and emotions.” Credit: Aldebaran, SoftBank, Corp. On the scale of the “uncanny valley,” the humanoid robot registers a positive response with humans just before the dip into repulsion. Its resemblance hovers between C-3PO […]

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Terahertz technology reaches industrial maturity

The researchers at Fraunhofer have packaged the transmitting and receiving unit for terahertz radiation into a handy little sensor head with a diameter of only 25 and a length of 35 millimeters. Credit: Fraunhofer HHI Terahertz is a new technology in which nondestructive testing of components and surfaces is possible. Until now, these devices and, […]

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Sunsuper betting on technology play to become one of the big six

‘Ten years from now the superannuation sector is likely to look a lot more like the banking sector,’ says Scott Hartley, CEO of Sunsuper, speaking at the Australian Financial Review Banking & Wealth Summit. Photo: Christopher Pearce Non-profit superannuation funds that can’t afford to spend big on technology are set to flounder, while a clutch […]

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Technology may help elderly to live in own homes longer

Chris Clark, CEO of Prosperity 24.7, and James Massey, partner-manager of 365 Agile, at the event 0 COMMENTS 2SHARES01000 TECHNOLOGY could be used to help the elderly stay living at home for longer and to reduce pressure on the new hospital, members of Jersey’s care community have been told. Several UK local government authorities are […]

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How New Technology is Empowering Australasia’s Enterprises

Containers, microservices, and all things automation have become de-facto solutions for developing at scale in an enterprise environment. While many developer teams have created in-house solutions to their infrastructure challenges, Australasia’s largest organizations are pioneering some of today’s more innovative solutions to workflow automation, on-boarding pioneering technologies, and working at scale. Announced March 29, 2016, […]

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Technology Transforms How Insurers Calculate Risk

Dan Preston, the chief executive of Metromile, an insurer based in San Francisco that monitors mileage and sets premiums according to the number of miles policyholders drive. CreditJason Henry for The New York Times SAN FRANCISCO — The world is a dangerous, unpredictable place — not a bad thing, perhaps, if you’re in the business […]

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Factory activity accelerates to 8-month high

Analysts said that the Index suggests a turnaround in the manufacturing sector. Analysts said that the Index, which stood at an eight-month high of 52.4 in March, suggests a turnaround in the manufacturing sector. Indian manufacturing saw a significant upswing in March due to a pickup in domestic demand and an increase in output, according […]

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Isro Aims to Launch Record Number of Satellites in Single Mission

India is all set to script history by launching a record number of 22 satellites, including a number of micro and nano ones from foreign countries, in a single mission in May this year. The Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro)’s workhorse Polar rocket PSLV C34 carrying India’s Cartosat 2C would also have 21 other satellites […]

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Isro, Indian Railways to Sign MoU for Remote Sensing, GIS Technologies

Aiming at effective use of space technology in remote sensing and graphic information system (GIS) based applications, Railways is set to join hands with Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro). An MoU will be signed between Railways and Isro, under Department of Space, tomorrow for developing applications in the field of remote sensing and GIS. The […]

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