Salt Lake City and Atlanta Georgia - Parvus announced that a Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) graduate student team will be relying upon Parvus embedded PC/104 computing hardware to power its Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) in the AUVSI/ONR 8th International Autonomous Underwater Vehicle Competition taking place August 3-7 at the U.S. Navy's Space and Naval Warfare (SPAWAR) Systems Center in San Diego.
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COMET Opens New North American Service Center SMT Magazine COMET North America recently opened its new Service and Repair Center at its Stamford, Conn. headquarters. The new facility aims to ensure high-quality test, repair and maintenance for all COMET X-ray tubes, RF products and FEINFOCUS microfocus X-ray systems, with 24-hour turnaround time for the initial evaluation and analysis of a damaged X-ray tube or module.
19 million Amps www.slashdot.org On July 27, scientists at the National Nuclear Security Administration's Nevada Test Site said they generated a current equal to about four times all the electrical current on Earth. During the few millionths of a second that it operated, the 650-ton Atlas pulsed-power generator discharged about 19 million amps of current through an aluminum cylindrical shell about the size of a tuna can.
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