This golf course management system uses a full-color, 10.4-inch interactive cart-mounted screen and Global Positioning System (GPS) location technology. In addition to knowing the golf cart's position, the system shows golfers the precise distance to the pin and allows golfers to order food and beverages and communicate with the ranger or the Pro Shop. The system runs on Applied Data Systems (ADS) Graphics Client Plus with the Intel 206 MHz StrongARM SA1110 processor. The RISC-based single-board computer delivers 235 MIPS at 206 MHz and consumes less than 450 mW at 2.0V/206 MHz.
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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