Saturday, June 14, 2014

EU forced Robot Evolution

The European Union (EU) wants the robot development in the EU countries accelerate and provides for a funding of 700 million euros. The global market for robotics currently stands at 22 billion euros and by 2020 there will be 60 billion euros. Europe's market share in this sector is currently at 35 percent, making it the market leader. The announcement for the promotion of robotics was informed at the Munich trade fair Automatica.

The funding initiative was called the SPARC and is intended to provide a forecast by more than 240,000 new jobs.European industry could afford a total investment of 2.1 billion euros in the area. At Automatica this year is on the service robot in the center. In the robotics industry is expected to double-digit growth in the coming years. The logistics, nursing, medicine, agriculture and maintenance have a particularly high demand for service robots. The security and surveillance robots are also in high demand.

Monday, June 2, 2014

Dell Precision M2800- New high performance entry-level workstation

The new entry-level workstation Dell Precision M2800 is designed to provide high capacity (16 GB RAM, 1 TB HDD) at a low price and is now available in the Dell online store.
The Dell Precision M2800 Mobile Workstation is specially designed for price-conscious customers who still need high quality and great performance. This gives them an ISV-certified system with graphics capabilities on a professional level. The mobile workstation on the 15.6-inch (39.6 cm) is certified for leading applications such as Autodesk AutoCAD, Inventor and Revit, SolidWorks and PTC Creo.

High storage capacity

The Dell Precision M2800 offers a choice of processors, the fourth-generation Intel Core i5 or i7 and a AMD FirePro W4170M graphics card with 2GB of GDDR5 memory. Up to 16 GB RAM and 1 TB of disk space for graphics and computationally intensive applications to enable smooth working on the move. The Dell Precision M2800 Mobile Workstation is in stock with prices starting at 1,499 euros available (plus tax and shipping).

Sunday, May 11, 2014

Xplore XC6 - Windows for the wilderness

With the Xplore XC6 there is now a Windows Tablet for rough terrain. Even at a height of over 15,000 meters in 60 degree heat and sandstorms can the tablet with Windows 8.1 still use. The target groups are the military and all sorts of outdoor use.
The XC6 Xplore tablet is IP67 certified, which means that it is absolutely dustproof and also about 30 minutes against submersion protected.Xplore is claims to be the only manufacturer that offers IP67 certified tablets. The XC6 is also the  outdoor tablet to be available on the market. A battery life of up to eight and a half hours to guarantee that outdoor use is never silence too fast. The operating system acts Windows 8.1 Pro or Windows 7 Pro.

Readable even in bright sunlight

The Xplore XC6 is a DMSR-Tablet (Abbr: dual mode sunlight readable).The maximum brightness of 1,300 cd / m² will allow a good read even in bright sunlight. The touch screen should be capable of operation even with wet fingers or gloves. The tablet produced for extreme conditions to temperatures of minus 34 to plus 60 degrees withstand and can be used both in ice and snow as well as in the desert. Also, over 64 km / h Wind speed can not hurt the tablet, and it can be even in height 15.240 meters to keep.

High storage capacity

Inside the Outdoor Tablets an Intel Core i5 processor potters. The storage capacity of the Windows tablets will have quadrupled compared to its predecessor. In addition, a micro SD slot is available. The RAM is 4 GB, on request Xplore equips the XC6 DMSR with up to 16 GB DDR3L-1600 from. Who wants to ensure the ultimate outdoor tablet, must for at least $ 5,299 shell.

Video: Xplore XC6 Tablet with Windows 8.1

Monday, May 5, 2014

Grown Tablet market globally

According to the latest data from market research firm IDC, the worldwide tablet market grew by around four per cent to 50.4 million tablets in the first quarter of 2014 and is in lower growth than previously. One of the main reasons are smartphones with larger touchscreens and the second reason are tablet users keep their current tablet longer instead of purchasing a new model. The U.S. technology company Apple, with a market share of 32.5 percent, and its iPad tablet is still the leading providers among tablet manufacturers.

In the second place Samsung landed with a rise of 4.8 per cent market share. His position in the market would expand by an attractive pricing policy, smartphone packages and a stronger cooperation with mobile operators on the South Korean company. On the tablet market Windows tablets occupy a subordinate role and increase their market share slowly. In the tablet operating systems Google Android is the leader, as it is located on 66 percent of mobile devices.

Thursday, May 1, 2014

Mobile phone brand Nokia will disappear

According to the U.S. software company Microsoft, the mobile phone brand Nokia is soon to be abandoned and smartphones offered under a new name. In February 2014, Microsoft had completed the acquisition of Nokia. The Finnish manufacturer of mobile business recorded a first-quarter loss of 347 million euros, a decline of 30 percent to 1.9 billion euros. There were 5.6 million Lumia smartphones and 0.5 million Symbian smartphones are sold.

The Windows Phones have been sold at least 8.2 million times in the final quarter of 2013. If the mobile phone Nokia brand disappears, then an era ends because the Finnish company coined the mobile phone market, especially in the 90s and dominated. The smartphone business missed Nokia However, because late smartphones had come with touch screen and advanced operating system on the market. Currently, Microsoft is working on the development of the new name for Nokia smartphones. As the new mobile phone brand is loud and when appropriate smartphone models are coming onto the market, also have no information known. On the smartphone market Windows phones yet they remain rather small role, because the operating system Google Android and Apple iOS to dominate the market.

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

they create a 3D printed lens For $ 2

The application of 3D printing in medicine made ​​its way slowly. However, the recent creation ensuing could facilitate the work of physicians. It is a microscopic lens, when mounted on a terminal, acts dermatoscope functional. should this 3D printed researchers at the Australian National University lens. The concept is based on the optical effect caused by a drop of water. The team of Professor Steve Lee has managed to print 3D gel PMDS (a silicone polymer) on a glass slide. They were then baked at 70 ° C until it hardens. Repeating the action and adding a drop of the precious material, they managed to get a lens a few millimeters thick. Able to enlarge an image 160 times, its resolution is about 4 microns. Cost of operation: $ 2 according to its designers.

This invention can make medical microscopy everyone. With this inexpensive method, doctors can diagnose a patient with a smartphone or tablet to detect diseases of the skin.
In the prototype, its designers are trying to improve the process to create lenses printed in larger and powerful 3D.

Sunday, April 27, 2014

Introduced Samsung Galaxy Ace Style

The South Korean technology company Samsung has introduced the Samsung Galaxy Ace style a new smartphone. The resolution of the four-inch display amounts to 800 * 480 pixels and on the back of the model a digital camera with 5 megapixels was installed. The front page features a VGA camera for video chats and phone calls. When CPU is a dual core processor was installed with 1.2 gigahertz clock frequency, and this is supported by 512 megabytes of RAM memory. The flash memory is 4 GB and can be expanded with a microSD card up to 64 gigabytes. The operating system, Samsung decided with Google Android 4.4 Kitkat for the latest version.

The communication standards WLAN, UMTS, Bluetooth and GPRS are supported. An NFC chip is for contactless payment via radio and available for mobile navigation is a GPS module ready. In Germany, the Samsung Galaxy Ace Style will be available for less than 200 euros in July. The entry-level smartphone is not as well equipped as the Samsung Galaxy Ace 3 because it does not provide 8GB of flash memory and 1GB of RAM. The launch will take place in other countries in April.