This wireless display greets and provides directions to convention goers or point-of-purchase information to shoppers. The touch-screen display allows personalized assistance. An embedded computer from Applied Data Systems (ADS) helped get the RoninCast to market smoothly. ADS' Advanced Graphics Client receives multi-media content from a back-end server over an IEEE 802.11b wireless LAN. The embedded computer uses Intel's RISC-based PXA255 processor operating at 400 MHz and a graphics accelerator to deliver video to an LCD or plasma display. For more information on Applied Data Systems Graphics ClientX, go to http://rbi.ims.ca/4932-516.
The Beam Store from Suitable Technologies is managed by remote workers from places as diverse as New York and Sydney, Australia. Employees attend to store visitors through Beam Smart Presence Systems (SPSs) from the company. The systems combine mobility and video conferencing and allow people to communicate directly from a remote location via a screen as well as move around as if they are actually in the room.
An MIT research team has invented what they see as a solution to the need for biodegradable 3D-printable materials made from something besides petroleum-based sources: a water-based robotic additive extrusion method that makes objects from biodegradable hydrogel composites.
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