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In a recent survey by the Mercury Consulting Group it stated that some British boards had frozen ICT budgets because they were seeing insufficient evidence of a return from their investments (ROI). Typically, to prove an ROI, ICT departments need analysis, management and monitoring tools and resource BUT sometimes no budgets are available for this either. A slight Catch 22 situation!! To make matters worse the Economist Intelligence Unit demonstrated in their survey that a gap between the ...


Synthetic Biology: the Future of Chemical Manufacturers

Advancing technology and new uses for old substances may substantially change the future for chemical manufacturers. Synthetic biology as a factor of applied biotechnology will produce some innovative new ways for manufacturing facilities to produce the vast amount of chemicals required by various industries. Chemical Manufacturing in the Past In the past, plant matter supplied the raw material to produce chemicals. It was not until petroleum came along that a wider variety of plastics and ...


How Do MP3 Players Work? Digital Audio Technology Revolutionizes

Millions have enjoyed recorded music since 1877 when Thomas Edison invented the phonograph. Then came radio, records, tapes and CD's. But today's digital audio players are a quantum leap forward in music technology. To understand what makes these music players so revolutionary, let's explore the question, "How do mp3 players work?" Until recently listening to music recordings involved mechanically moving the media past an interface to pick up an analog signal called a wave-form. This signal of ...


Motion Detector Technology

Motion detectors are in use all around us in both residential and commercial locations. There are many common uses for motion detectors that most people find convenient and helpful in very common, everyday situations, and there will be some new and innovative uses that we may see more and more of in the future. Residential Uses Residential consumers are putting the motion detector to a variety of uses. They can greatly enhance the exterior lighting to any home and add to the security once ...


Bluetooth Technology

The technological horizon has always got something new to offer, and among the most recent of these offerings is Bluetooth enhanced hardware. For those of you who are unfamiliar with this latest-and-greatest technology, headsets and headphones in the Bluetooth line offer the ability to use your cell phone without the need for hands or dangling wires. In other words, when you have one of these, you’ve got yourself a wireless piece of hardware that attaches to the ear which allows cell ...


Indian SMEs Taking the Lead in Latvia

Following its alliance with the European Union (EU), the Latvian economy has progressed on a steady growth trajectory. The Latvian government has played an active role in promoting trade and investment in the country. As a result, Latvia has emerged as a preferred destination for a large number of Indian SMEs. Industrial landscape The major industries driving the Latvian economy include electronics, textiles, synthetic fibres, pharmaceuticals and agricultural machinery. India and Latvia share ...


Portable Technology

Up until the recent past, those who wanted to take advantage of a mobile phone, data organizer, wireless e-mail with text messaging, web browsing and a digital camera had to have separate units for each. With today’s technology comes the Treo – offering all of those features in one small hand-held unit. These pocket-sized marvels even offer a fully functional standard keyboard, enabling users to fulfill all of their communication needs as they would from the PC at work or home. Best of all, ...


What's new in Process Analytical Technology?

How about uses for standardized instrument control and data management software that’s compatible with the entire analytical instrument and process analysis industries and compliant will all 21 CFR part11 requirements? Dr. Michael Doyle, Norm Jennings, and Dr. Mike Power are the three principals of Symbion Systems, Inc. a sister company to Axiom Analytical, Inc. a widely respected manufacturer of sample interfacing equipment for on-line process analysis. Symbion Systems, Inc. was founded in ...


Austria Attracting Indian SMEs

Austria, one of the richest countries of the European Union (EU), has strong trade ties with other European nations. In recent times, the Austrian economy has been growing at a steady pace, with its gross domestic product (GDP) growth rate hovering around 1.6% in 2008. Austria is geographically close to several developed economies in Europe, such as Germany, Italy and Switzerland. It is also a preferred trade destination owing to its optimal access to the European market. The present Austrian ...


10 Exhibitions to attend in Australia

Australia Plays host to a large number of exhibitions each year. Below are some exhibitions worth considering if you live or plan to visit Australia in the coming months. 1. DesignBUILD Australia - An excellent opportunity for all in the building industry, this exhibition will provide you with all you need to build your business in 2009. A trade-only show, DesignBUILD will host over 10,000 professionals and will run from the 21st - 23rd May at the Sydney Convention Exhibition Centre. 2. Fine ...