Daily Archives: 21.01.2021

NHS works with Hedera Hashgraph and Everyware to monitor Covid-19 vaccine storage

The National Health Service (NHS) is working with Hedera Hashgraph and digital asset tracking and monitoring provider Everyware to monitor cold storage equipment being used to store Covid-19 vaccines. Certain Covid-19 vaccines, such as the vaccine developed by Pfizer which was approved for use in the UK in December, require exact cold storage for ideal efficacy. Centralised distribution centres and ...

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SpaceX sets new rocket reuse records with successful Starlink launch

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket lifts off from pad 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center at 8:02 a.m. EST (1302 GMT) Wednesday. Credit: SpaceX SpaceX launched 60 more Starlink satellites Wednesday into a sunny sky over Florida’s Space Coast, adding more capacity and coverage to the company’s commercial broadband network while setting new records for the pace it is reusing ...

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SpaceX Launches Second Mission of 2021 with More Starlinks on 8x-Flown Rocket

Falcon 9 core B1051 launches its 8th mission on Jan 20, 2021 with SpaceX’s 17th Starlink launch. The rocket has now ferried 297 Starlink satellites into orbit since January 2020. Photo Credit: Mike Killian / AmericaSpace.com After almost two years, SpaceX successfully passed the magical number of 1,000 Starlinks launched to orbit today, when the veteran B1051 core—the first Falcon ...

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CES: Consumerization Will Be The Future of Digital Health

The Consumer Electronics Show 2021 wrapped up on Jan. 14, but not before a very interesting session on what’s happening in digital health, particularly around new trends, COVID-19, companies going public and investments. The well-known consumer electronics show, which was virtual this year, features company showcases, keynote speakers from top global consumer companies, and a plethora of webinars on topics ...

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Davy upgrades economic growth forecasts for 2021

Davy is predicting GDP growth of 4.8% for this year, an increase from an earlier prediction of 3.8% Davy has upgraded its growth forecast for the economy for this year on the back of buoyant exports and multinational sector output, especially from the pharmaceutical and information and communications technology sectors. The stockbrokers have pencilled in GDP growth of 4.8% for this ...

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Gilmour Space begins main engine tests ahead of its first commercial Eris rocket launch in 2022

(20 January 2021 – Gilmour Space) Australian rocket company, Gilmour Space Technologies, has ushered in the New Year with a successful hotfire of the world’s largest single-port hybrid rocket engine. (courtesy: Gilmour Space) “We achieved a record 91 kilonewtons (or 9 tonnes-force) of thrust in the initial verification test of our main engine,” said Adam Gilmour, CEO and co-founder of ...

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Scientists improved AI-based speech recognition for home appliances

Many different devices already have some voice recognition software. For example, this kind of technology helps you communicate with your car and your phone. But what about your home appliances? Scientists at the University of Waterloo and AI company DarwinAI have developed a new AI-based speech recognition technology, which can be tailored for specific tasks. New AI-based speech recognition does ...

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