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Entries from July 2010

CoActiv Announces EXAM-PACS for iPad

July 23rd, 2010 · Comments Off

In the forefront of breaking technology, CoActiv Medical announces new EXAM-PACS touch screen image viewing for the recently announced Apple iPad large-screen digital viewing and communications device. Based on the existing EXAM-PACS iPhone image viewing system, the new iPad system will support bi-directional data communication between a PACS and any iPad using the new device’s [...]

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iPad 3G Full Teardown – Some Interesting Findings

July 23rd, 2010 · Comments Off

The tech-savvy people at iFixit couldn’t wait to get their hands on a 3G iPad to compare it with the low-end version of the tablet – the WiFi-only model. And for good reason too, as they found quite a few differences, most of which are due to the tablet’s additional 3G / GPS functionality. The [...]

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How Do I Connect My iPad to a Network?

July 23rd, 2010 · Comments Off

You can do plenty of things locally on your iPad without having to reach out and touch some remote site or service. You can view the time, set an alarm, make some quick calculations, jot some notes, or just play around with your iPad’s settings. Nothing wrong with any of that, but I’m willing to [...]

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Installing iPad 3G LCD

July 23rd, 2010 · Comments Off

Step 1 – Display Assembly The iPad shown in the photos may look slightly different from your iPad, but the procedure is the same. Insert a metal spudger between the right edge of the display assembly and the rear panel assembly. Rotate the spudger away from you to release the tabs along the top edge [...]

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CoPilot Live HD Europe coming to iPad 3G

July 23rd, 2010 · Comments Off

With detailed European country maps stored on the device, not downloaded per trip, CoPilot Live HD Europe takes full advantage of the iPad 3G’s high resolution touch screen to provide the ultimate large-screen voice-guided navigation experience. Customers will be able to choose a single European map region (for example UK + Ireland) as standard, or [...]

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HALCON Embedded Runs on the Nokia N900

July 21st, 2010 · Comments Off

The standard machine vision software HALCON Embedded runs on the mobile phone Nokia N900 (Linux-based operating system Maemo). Test runs by the manufacturer of HALCON, MVTec Software GmbH (Munich, Germany), have shown an outstanding performance. The tests also have proven that applications based on HALCON can successfully be built for the Nokia N900. First, the [...]

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Programming N900

July 21st, 2010 · Comments Off

Development Tools Overview In general Maemo development environment consists of: • Desktop machine with Linux, Mac OS X or Windows operating system • Maemo SDK Virtual Image recommended for fast kick-start • http://maemovmware.garage.maemo.org/2nd_edition/ • Scratchbox • Cross-compilation toolkit • Maemo SDK • Rootstrap for x86 and ARMEL targets inside Scratchbox • Xephyr • Pseudo X [...]

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TranslatAR: A Mobile Augmented Reality Translator on the Nokia N900

July 21st, 2010 · Comments Off

Have you ever been lost in a foreign country wondering what the sign in front of you indicates? China (when you don’t read Chinese) can be particularly bewildering in these situations. A system which can read text characters in the real world and translate them to your native language would be useful while abroad. With [...]

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Usability Development of Nokia N900 Mobile Computer

July 21st, 2010 · Comments Off

Usability development is nowadays part of almost any product development process. The goal of usability is to improve and guarantee the efficiency, effectiveness and satisfaction with which a product is used. There are varying reasons why usability of a product may not be up to standards. Methods, their selection, organizational design principles and strategy-level decisions [...]

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Firefox for Nokia N900 Reviewer’s Guide

July 21st, 2010 · Comments Off

Bringing Firefox to the Nokia N900 Highlights: • Works with your favorite sites because it’s built on the same browser engine as Firefox 3.6 for the desktop • Awesome Bar finds what you’re looking for with minimal typing • Seamlessly synchronizes your Firefox tabs, history, bookmarks and passwords between your desktop and mobile • Location-Aware [...]

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