Location based police

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Listener Eric pointed out a news item that discusses how police in the Dutch city of Groningen will be testing a handheld-based computer system which will allow them to access information specific to the areas they are patroling. The article also seems to say that information can be pushed out the systems and that they […]

Tiny tiny GPS receiver

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It is small… it is small… oh and it is a GPS receiver.รƒโ€šร‚ย  Ubiquitous computing requires truly portable electronics…I think this might help keep your device slim. New Zealand’s Rakon develops world’s smallest GPS receiver – Engadget

New Matrox card and opinions on stereo viewing

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We received a press release on Matrox’s new Parhelia Precision SDT which is intended for specific applications and hardware such as the Planar SD1710.รƒโ€šร‚ย  While I am a fan of stereo, I am not as convinced that a passive system this complex is necessary or even cost effective.รƒโ€šร‚ย  Active stereo using a CRT is my […]