Packet8 VideoPhone (http://rbi.ims.ca/4919-543). With a pair of these phones, users get full-motion video and delay-free audio over any broadband (high-speed Cable or DSL) Internet connection without requiring a monitor, keyboard, mouse or computer. The CCD camera in the unit delivers up to 30 frames per second video quality to the other end of the line and receives the same frame rate on its five-inch Liquid Crystal Display (LCD) screen. For video-conferencing and video-telephony functions, the unit uses the International Telecommunications Union (ITU)-T H.263 video compression standard.
Sciaky, provider of electron-beam additive manufacturing (EBAM) services, will start selling these machines commercially in September. The company has used its EBAM 3D printing technology for making very large, high-value, metal prototypes and production parts for aerospace and defense OEMs.
At this year’s Google I/O, the spotlight was pointed on gender inequality in the high-tech industry. Google has established a new initiative that it hopes will even out the playing field, Made w/Code. Part of this initiative will fund free online courses in basic coding.
Focus on Fundamentals consists of 45-minute on-line classes that cover a host of technologies. You learn without leaving the comfort of your desk. All classes are taught by subject-matter experts and all are archived. So if you can't attend live, attend at your convenience.