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Content tagged with Automation & Control posted in February 1996
In motion control, small is beautiful
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Sun rises to the challenge
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New 64-bit Ultra workstations have moved Sun back into the desktop-technology race. Along the way, engineers grappled with problems of high power and heat, fledgling technologies that needed to be ready for mass production, and intense time pressure.
Take the right bus
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PC LAN connection gamble pays off
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Striking out on their own, Xircom engineers make it big in networking portables




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