Konica Minolta Offers High-Quality Color For The Food Industry

In current food industries’ practice, two principal color measurement techniques are used: Colorimetry and Spectropotometry.

Colorimetry is the technique which quantifies color by measuring three primary color components of light which are seen by the human eye, specifically, red, green and blue (also referred to as “RGB”).

Spectrophotometry, a scientific “step up” so to speak, is presently the most precise and accurate technique for the measurement, formulation and quality control of desired colors in prepared food products.

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A Bridge Built to Sway When the Earth Shakes

Venture deep inside the new skyway of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge, and it becomes clear that the bridge’s engineers have planned for the long term. At intervals inside the elevated roadway’s box girders — which have the closed-in feel of a submarine, if a submarine were made of concrete — are anchor blocks, called deadmen, cast into the structure.

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Matrox Iris GT with Design Assistant. Powerful, configurable smart cameras.

Powerful, configurable smart cameras

Matrox Iris GT is a line of powerful smart cameras with Matrox Design Assistant, an intuitive, versatile and extendable integrated development environment (IDE). Manufacturing engineers and technicians can easily and quickly configure and deploy machine vision applications on a highly integrated platform without the need for conventional programming.

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Failure Analysis Services for the Motorsports Industry

Robot Aids Military With 3D Maps

NASA's Curiosity Rover Gets Moving On Mars

Google Crunches One Trillion Pieces of Data With Single Click

Ground Crews Talk Sense On Generator Maintenance

NASA Pulls Off
Software Patch

If you think it’s tough to keep your computer or smartphone’s software updated, try keeping a space robot updated from about 160 million miles away.

Last Tuesday the team at NASA’s Mars Science Laboratory finished what amounted to a complete overhaul of the Curiosity Rover’s software. Asked why this was necessary, Ben Cichy, Curiosity’s chief software engineer, explains that the software required to help Curiosity land on the surface of Mars and the software it needs to drive around and avoid obstacles is completely different. But as we’ve reported, Curiosity’s hardware is pretty modest.



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