Though a few gamblers may disagree, security is critical for success in casinos. Statistical and Software Analysts, Inc. uses Texas Instrumentsí TMS320DM642 DSP in its Casino Class Systems, which have been approved by the Nevada Gaming Commission. SSAIís C-Class supports up to 4,000 cameras divided into 100 zones with as many as 250 individual users. Images are stored in a RAID system built using Seagateís SV35 hard drives, which are optimized for video surveillance systems. Digital zoom, instant replay and image printing are among its standard features.
This year, Design News is getting a head start on the Fourth of July celebration. In honor of our country and its legacy of engineering innovation -- in all of its forms -- we are taking you on an alphabetical tour through all 50 states to showcase interesting engineering breakthroughs and historically significant events.
Earlier this year paralyzed IndyCar drive Sam Schmidt did the seemingly impossible -- opening the qualifying rounds at Indy by driving a modified Corvette C7 Stingray around the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
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