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  1. Stop playing FaceBook and computer games. Help Haiti with no cash in 10 minutes

    by , 01-25-2010 at 01:37 PM
    This Saturday, Robert Wray from Mp3car went down to check out the Crisis Commons. The event was a mind blowing collaboration of over 1,000 technical volunteers on three continents. Crowd-sourced community-generated maps have become the official on the ground map resource in Haiti. In this video, Fortiusone's CTO Andrew Turner explains how you can start helping Haiti in 10 minutes with no cash, just some of your time. Links talked about in the video are ushahidi - Haiti SMS disaster relief collaboration, Crisis Commons ,and ImapHaiti.

    How you get started in less than 10 minutes: http://imaphaiti.com The event was also covered by internal media originations such as CNN, BBC, Washington Post, LA Times, Wired and O'Reilly Media.

    Updated 01-25-2010 at 03:23 PM by Jensen2000

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  2. Now Available: Mini-Box Intelligent DC-DC Converter with USB Interface

    by , 01-21-2010 at 01:41 PM

    DCDC-USB is a high power intelligent DC-DC converter. This unit accepts any input ranging from 6-34V. Output is 12V regulated or output can be changed with simple jumper settings to 5V, 6V, 9V, 12V, 13.5V, 18V or 24V or via USB in fine increments (0.25V) anywhere from 5-24V.


  3. Centrafuse Customized for the CES Visteon Booth - CES 2010

    by , 01-17-2010 at 01:47 PM

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    Visteon is using an Intel reference design made by Kongatec for their vehicle computing system. One of their demo computers is using Centrafuse and Microsoft Automotive. Centrafuse has been customized in terms of graphics and plugins to demonstrate internet connectivity to access information such as traffic, weather and Pandora. The plugins are currently prototypes and not for sale.
  4. Resistive Multi-Touch Technology - CES 2010

    by , 01-15-2010 at 04:04 PM

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    The new resistive multi-touch technology from TransTouch allowed for up to two finger touch. They are 8% dimmer than capacitive touchscreens, but cost 10% less. You can use the resistive touchscreens with a glove on your hand. We were also able to get the controller board for the resistive multi-touch screen on camera.
  5. Destinator 9.1 Features by Intrinsic Software - CES 2010

    by , 01-15-2010 at 03:56 PM

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    Destinator is made by Intrinsic Software. Destinator 9 is cross platform, not only supporting Windows but also iphone, android, and linux. There is now a Destinator nav store to visit and download a free trial. After 14 days of a free trial, you still get free map browsing but not turn by turn navigation. The maps range around $30. There is a 3D version of points of interest, and there are now double the POI with 4 million, lane guidance and speed limits, real renderings of highway and exit signs. There is a new rendered for the maps so that the text is crisp and clearer. Coming soon are social networks and user generated content. You will be able to see MySpace/Facebook contacts on the maps as well as their most recent tweet.