Daily Archives: 24.10.2020

Cobham Advanced Electronic Solutions launches industry’s highest density NAND flash memory module for space applications

(21 October 2020 – Cobham) Cobham Advanced Electronic Solutions (CAES) today announced the industry’s highest density NAND flash memory device for a range of demanding space applications. The 4 terabit (Tb) triple-level cell (TLC), NAND Flash Memory Module delivers 32 times the density of the closest competing device while fitting into the same industry-standard 12mm x 18mm plastic-encapsulated microcircuit (PEM) ...

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Aryzta ends takeover talks with suitor Elliot

Aryzta owns the Cuisine de France brand Swiss-Irish baked goods maker, Aryzta, has said that it has concluded discussions with hedge fund group, Elliott Advisors, without a binding takeover offer and that it would now look at other options. The firm, which counts McDonalds and Subway among its customers, said its board will now proceed to select the optimum option to bring the ...

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White House to Increase AI Funding by 30 Percent

In recent years, many countries around the world have been substantially increasing their AI budgets to keep ahead of the competition and boost their technological, military, and economic prowess. For instance, back in 2017, China had announced a plan to build a domestic AI industry worth around $150 billion over the next several years, and to become a leading AI ...

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OSIRIS-REx overflows with asteroid samples after bagging bounty from Bennu

Captured by the spacecraft’s SamCam camera on Oct. 22, 2020, this series of three images shows that the sampler head on NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft is full of rocks and dust collected from the surface of the asteroid Bennu. They show also that some of these particles are slowly escaping the sampler head. Credit: NASA The sampling mechanism on NASA’s OSIRIS-REx ...

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Astronomers Find the Hollowed-Out Shell of a Dwarf Galaxy that Collided With the Milky Way Billions of Years Ago

In 2005 astronomers found a dense grouping of stars in the Virgo constellation. It looked like a star cluster, except further surveys showed that some of the stars are moving towards us, and some are moving away. That finding was unexpected and suggested the Stream was no simple star cluster. A 2019 study showed that the grouping of stars is ...

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New Cargo Dragon Set for December Launch, NASA Announces

Looking not dissimilar to the Crew Dragon, the all-new CRS2 Cargo Dragon will dock autonomously at the International Space Station. Its first launch is targeted for December. Photo Credit: Jeff Seibert/AmericaSpace With the Expedition 64 team now formally in charge aboard the International Space Station (ISS), NASA has announced that the first uncrewed visiting vehicle of their increment will launch ...

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Ovzon introduces Ovzon T6, a new portable satellite terminal

(23 October 2020 – Ovzon) The new Ovzon T6 terminal is based on Ovzon’s satellite terminal expertise and includes new ground-breaking antenna technology, featuring automatic polarization adjustment. The terminal is lighter and smaller than the present industry standard, Ovzon T5, thus pushing mobility further. Ovzon’s T6 terminal (courtesy: Ovzon) With 50 Mbps transmit and receive capabilities in a laptop sized ...

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Gifted Contemporary Craft & Design Fair moves online

Gifted, the Contemporary Craft & Design Fair, at the RDS last year Gifted, the Contemporary Craft & Design Fair, marks the start of the Christmas season for many who visit the RDS , where it has been held for almost 40 years. Strolling past the stalls, meeting the designers, discovering Irish made products and purchasing that perfect Christmas present is ...

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Enabling human-like task identification from natural conversation

Robots are being more and more widely used as helpers, companions, or co-workers. This means that giving instructions in unrestricted natural language is very significant as most users are non-experts. Natural language processing devices enable robots to interact with humans using natural language. However, the ambiguities of natural language make it difficult for robots to identify tasks and turn them ...

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