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Communications Minister lauds technology of the future
Communications Minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams has lauded a pioneering middle ear transplant at Steve Biko Academic Hospital this week that resulted in a 35-year-old man regaining his hearing.
Finals await technology center 's battling bots
Sixty teams from southwestern Pennsylvania high schools pitted their robots against each other in death-match battles at the BotsIQ competition. Two teams from the Somerset County Technology Center fought it out with their robots, Brick and Havok. Brick is a tank-style robot designed to withstand an
Technology Upgrades a Frustrating Necessity
“You buy it Monday and it’s outdated Tuesday. We’re looking at lighting grids for our facility and some of the first LED technology that was so hot a year ago is now obsolete, so what do you do,” asks Scott Opfer, President of Opfer Communications. Opfer says though purchasing equipment is a normal
Trek and Bontrager WaveCel helmet technology unveiled
Trek and Bontrager have unveiled a new helmet technology called WaveCel, which they claim has proven to be up to 48 times more effective than standard EPS foam at preventing concussions from common cycling accidents.
TQM splashes out B50m on technology
TQM Insurance Broker Co invested over 50 million baht last year to become the leading Thai player in insurtech. Last year TQM launched its real-time chatbot system, which allows customers to purchase insurance online 24 hours a day. The company also developed a cloud server to make its data easily m
New technology helps spot wildfires across Oklahoma
OKLAHOMA CITY — KOCO meteorologist Jonathan Conder says new technology is helping the National Weather Service warn firefighters of developing hot spots.
The Spring-Cleaning Technology Challenge
There is no denying that, these days, technology is a big part of our kids' lives. We live in digital world, and our children are constantly surrounded by screens and sounds and sights and gadgets and gizmos. With this truth in mind, the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association wants to ensure t
Technology Is Making Us Stupid -LSB- opinion -RSB-
We're dumbing down. People have become so dependent upon technology, we can't do simple things that were once standard procedure in daily life. A recent poll indicates 13% of us can't remember our own phone number! We're forgetting not only phone numbers, but usernames, passwords, and addresses. We
Younger generation intrigued by technology from the past
ORRVILLE, Ohio — Rotary telephones, 8mm video cameras and Atari video computer systems were once the talk of the town, but now they reside in places like the Old Technology Museum that was on display at the Orrville Public Library on Friday.
Pollution-fighting technology to improve air quality in Mexico City
A high-end pollution-fighting technology aims to improve air quality in an area where most public hospitals are located. This is part of an architectural trend focused on creating efficient buildings with no ecological impact.
US and India advance trade and technology initiative
The United States and India have agreed to expand their joint initiative to develop defence trade and technology ties. In the latest round of talks under the US-India Defence Technology and Trade Initiative (DTTI) officials said additional areas for collaboration will include small unmanned aerial v
Nanofabrica commercializes micron resolution additive manufacturing technology
Nanofabrica, a Tel Aviv-based developer of precision additive manufacturing technologies, has launched its micron-level resolution industrial 3D printers, the Workshop System and the Industrial System.
New camera technology improves Alaska rescue searches
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — New technology is reducing Alaska search and rescue operations from days to minutes. The Alaska Department of Public Safety's aerial search teams are using a new $600,000 camera-and-mapping system with an infrared camera that picks up heat signatures from people in distress,
Safeguarding medical technology against cyberattacks
In the wake of serious data breaches and hacks targeting hospitals, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), in collaboration with Mitre, has released a new to help organisations prepare for a device breach. Sally Turner looks at the role of cybersecurity in the medical device market.
Technology fee proposals continue
Several groups presented proposals to the WSU Technology Fee Committee for possible funding. Lukas Cevetello, a representative for the electrical engineering and computer science school, presented a proposal for funds to update some of their technical equipment.
Deshler Technology Tour
Students at Deshler High School in Tuscumbia take elementary school students on a tour with demonstrations at their technology learning center on Tuesday. [JIM HANNON/TIMESDAILY]
How technology is helping students engage their creative side
Dawson County High School art teacher Jennifer Gray has noticed an improvement in her students’ creative projects that she attributes to the iPad. During the March 5 board of education work session, Gray demonstrated how she uses the iPads, which are issued to each student in the school system, ever
The Wenzel Group announces 9000th installation of CMM technology
The Wenzel Group, a German specialist metrology manufacturer, has announced the 9,000th installation of its measurement technology in its 50th year in business. It comes after a particularly fruitful year for the business, Wenzel recording almost €92 million worth of output after strong sales succes
Nevada considers technology to scan cellphones after crashes
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Most states ban texting behind the wheel, but a legislative proposal could make Nevada one of the first states to allow police to use a contentious technology to find out if a person was using a cellphone during a car crash.
New technology is transforming the classroom : what to know
Classroom On-the-Go Thanks to new software, classroom style learning can take place anywhere. One example is Classpad.net, a free, all-in-one web-based mathematics creation and discovery resource geared for K-12 and beyond. Enabling students to learn math at their own pace, new additions to the soft