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Memory module XRDIMM gets aviation equipment certification


Friday, September 13, 2019 by

Apacer announces the release of the XR-DIMM. This rugged memory module is the first on the market to meet the exacting standards of the US RTCA DO-160G test, an aviation equipment certification that marks the XR-DIMM as resistant to high levels of vibration and therefore ideal for defense and aeronautical applications. Since 2018, Apacer has been manufacturing DDR4 X...


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Warnings for aircraft cybersecurity


Thursday, August 1, 2019 by

The Department of Homeland Security issued a security alert for small planes, warning that modern flight systems are vulnerable to hacking if someone manages to gain physical access to the aircraft. Engine readings, compass data, altitude and other readings “could all be manipulated to provide false measurements to the pilot,” according to the DHS alert.&nbs...


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Flying cars could be here sooner than you think


Wednesday, June 13, 2018 by

According to a recent report from Frost & Sullivan, flying cars are set to disrupt the mobility space with at least ten early entrants expected to launch various versions of flying cars by 2022. With helicopters and other adaptable aviation playing a vital role in supporting law enforcement throughout the U.S., airborne technology is becoming an important accessory ...


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Introducing The Alliance for Drone Innovation


Wednesday, April 11, 2018 by

The Alliance for Drone Innovation (ADI), a new policy-oriented coalition of manufacturers, suppliers, and software developers of personal and professional drones, has commenced operations to represent the interests of individuals, businesses, governments, scientists, academics and others who fly unmanned aircraft in the United States. Jenny Rosenberg, former Department ...


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GE and Apple partner to change the industrial world with apps


Monday, October 23, 2017 by

Apple and GE has announced a partnership to deliver powerful industrial apps designed to bring predictive data and analytics from Predix, GE’s industrial Internet of Things (IoT) platform, to iPhone and iPad. The two companies unveiled a new Predix software development kit (SDK) for iOS, which gives developers the tools to make their own powerful industrial IoT apps.“GE...


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Flying cars are going to be a reality


Tuesday, February 14, 2017 by

A pair of recent announcements from Shanghai-based Ehang and the Israeli firm Urban Aeronautics have advanced the concept of the flying car - long a staple of science fiction - from the imaginary distant future to a looming reality. In January, a year after debuting its drone at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Ehang released video footage showing its Ehang 1...


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Prevent disasters with risk management and being a grown up!


Friday, January 27, 2017 by

We live in an era of dramatic, improbable events that adversely affect the economy, the environment, the fate of household name companies and people’s welfare and health. Or at least they seem improbable until they hurl themselves violently upon us from the shadows of our agreeable ignorance. Strangely, with hindsight they often appear inevitable. Bloated, failed banks ...


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The Weather Channel Shows IBM How to IoT


Friday, November 6, 2015 by

Its all blue skies for the folks at the Weather Channel as IBM has announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire The Weather Company’s B2B, mobile and cloud-based web properties, including WSI, weather.com, Weather Underground and The Weather Company brand. The Weather Channel is not part of the agreement, but the TV channel will license weather forecast da...


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GE's Predix Cloud to Usher in a New Era for Industrial Data and Analytics


Monday, August 10, 2015 by

GE is entering the cloud services market with Predix Cloud, a cloud solution designed specifically for industrial data and analytics. Predix Cloud is offered as a platform-as-a-service (PaaS) to help companies capture and analyze large volumes, velocities and varieties of machine data within a highly secure, industrial-strength cloud environment. Predix Cloud will ...