Split Mode(TM) technology is for use on the FX Series fault-tolerant systems platforms. Split Mode enables the achievement of 99.999% reliability or a maximum of 5 min, 15 sec of planned downtime a year. High reliability levels are required in telecom central offices to support life-saving services like 911 and emergency calls to police, fire, and disaster recovery agencies.
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Two researchers from Cornell University have won a $100,000 grant from NASA to continue work to develop an energy-harvesting robotic eel the space agency aims to use to explore oceans on one of the moons of Jupiter.
Is the factory smarter than it used to be? From recent buzzwords, you’d think we’ve entered a new dimension in industrial plants, where robots run all physical functions wirelessly and humans do little more than program ever more capable robotics. Some of that is actually true, but it’s been true for a while.
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