Visteon Corp, a Michigan-based supplier of automotive electronics and climate control, releases information on its Human Bayesian Intelligence Technology (HABIT) car infotainment system, the Cockpit Concept that turns a car into a very responsive machine, not just dependent on its human owners as the Auto Electronics market is forecast to be at $204.6 billion by 2014 with a 7.3 CAGR (Compound Annual Growth Rate).
Organised by SDS, in partnership with SWiT (Scotland Women in Technology) a conference was held today to encourage women and young people to consider a Technology sector career and more than 80 career professionals heard from speakers including Rhona Hutchon, director of Harvey Nash Scotland, and creative technologist Don McIntyre joined by graduates and Modern Apprentices from Dell, IBM, HP, Cisco and Oracle, who heard about the growing opportunities in the sector.
Calamitous computer glitches could be prevented if research by the University of Strathclyde academics together with experts from Microsoft and Universities of Edinburgh and Copenhagen are successful in developing the 'ne plus ultra' of program verification.
Amor Group having won the Scottish Government ISIS now gains a place on the UK's G-Cloud Framework, a Government programme aimed at encouraging public sector a ofdoption cloud computing to access beneficial economics,sustainability of ICT IInformation and Communication Technology) and fundamentally changing the way the public sector procures and operates ICT.
Microsoft has named Amy Hood, an executive at the company, as its chief financial officer, the first woman to hold the top finance job at Microsoft. Perhaps the other technology giants, like Intel, will ponder on it!
An international team, of which the University of Dundee is a leading member, has received a prestigious award from the ESA (European Space Agency) in recognition of its outstanding achievement in creating highly successful spacecraft technology.
MEMS (Micro-electro-mechanical systems) chips are driving the adoption of consumer devices by adding capabilities that are not possible with conventional electronics. Sensor makers however have different interfaces, which complicates designers' efforts to integrate MEMS devices from different manufacturers.
Wow! Gaberlunzie can now raise his voice in song and be rewarded by instant musical notation to remember whatever little ditty has just emerged, or got stuck in his head. A new mobile app ScoreCleaner Notes, created by a researcher from KTH Royal Institute of Technology makes it possible to score any melody instantly and share it
Brian Krzanich moves from COO to become Intel's next CEO, succeeding Paul Otellini. Aged 52, Krzanich assumes his new role as Intel's sixth CEO in mid May. Intel also appoints Renée James as Intel president. Aged 48, James was most recently chairman of Intel's software subsidiaries, Havok, McAfee, and Wind River.
Anyone who is submitting work for the 2013 IEDM should wake up to its deadline as June 24 and get cracking on their paper. The 2013 Call for Papers in all areas of Electron Device Technology; with the special focus sessions this year being for BioMEMS, Analog Devices & Circuits, Advanced Semiconductor Manufacture and Terahertz Devices
In this AmbiTion Scotland Roadshow, you'll be introduced to some of the issues and opportunities raised by augmented reality (AR) technologies. Participants will be able to explore the emerging potential of using AR technologies to enable published and displayed output to have increased levels of interactivity and depth of engagement.
Qinetiq ( formed when part of DERA Defence Evaluation and Research Agency) split off and was privatised from DSTL (Defence Science & Technology Lab) in 2001 (the UK holding a majority share in the company, but subsequently selling in 2008) is to lead the ESII (Enabling Secure Information Infrastructure) consortium.
As ABB wins an order of around $150m to supply converter transformers, direct current (DC) filter capacitors and key components for converter valves for the world's highest capacity power link in China, an $800m comprehensive and large scale smart grid is now operating in Florida, claiming to reduce power outages and help customers save money. In the UK, pilots are still only moving to a 2020 vision.
Researchers behing the Norwegian developed Kahoot! learning platform say that students, schoolchildren and employees can play atheir way to knowledge and computerised games can help reverse worrisome school drop-out rates, an enormous problem in many countries
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