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Unisys Clearpath Dorado 8300 series

Unisys weans itself off homebrew chippery, finally slurps Intel gear

Unisys has unveiled a new range of all-Intel colosso-servers, effectively closing the chapter on Unisys's own proprietary CMOS chips. The new ClearPath Dorado 8380 and 8390 systems the company will put on sale this week pack high-end Xeons into a 42U chassis and run OS 2200, Unisys' bundle of OS and apps. Unisys has been …
Simon Sharwood, 26 May 2015

Decades ago, computing was saved by CMOS. Today, no hero is in sight

SC13 The general chair of the SC13 supercomputing conference thinks the semiconducting industry has reached a tipping point more radical – and uncertain – than it has gone through in decades. "We've reached the end of a technological era where we had a very stable technology," Bill Gropp, Thomas M. Siebel Chair in Computer Science …
Rik Myslewski, 19 Nov 2013

Nanodot memory smashes RAM, sets new speed record

Boffins in Taiwan and the University of California predict that nanoscale CMOS memory could soon be on its way after research showed nanodot memory operating 10 to 100 times faster than current RAM. The electro-optics researchers also emphasised that they had used materials that are compatible with mainstream integrated circuit …
Chris Mellor, 20 Apr 2012
Backside Illumination

Toshiba touts 15Mp image sensor

While most people are still getting to grips with 12Mp cameraphones, Toshiba has announced it will produce a 15Mp CMOS sensor for cameras and handsets next year. The sensor – which technically delivers 14.6Mp – measures 1/2.3in and is based on “backside illumination technology” (BSI). Titter ye not. Backside Illumination …
James Sherwood, 28 Oct 2009

Scientists design picture projection specs

Boffins have designed a pair of specs with an embedded head-up display and tracking technology to let the wearer to manipulate content with their eyes. IPMS_hightech_specs Content's projected onto the retina from a chip The prototype hi-tech specs - designed at Germany's Fraunhofer Institute for Photonic Microsystems (IMPS …

One-eyed man creates prosthetic 'surveillance' eye

A one-eyed man has taken advantage of some of the world’s smallest imaging and data transmission technologies to help him create documentaries filmed from the first-person perspective. Can't see the video? Download Flash Player from Rob Spence, a 36-year-old film maker from Canada, finally had his eye surgically …
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Sony unveils 12Mp cameraphone sensor

Sony has developed a 12.2-megapixel CMOS sensor for use in mobile phones, which will become available to mobile makers early next year. Sony_CMOS An image snapped with Sony's 12.2Mp sensor The electronics giant’s claimed that its IMX060PQ sensor boasts the industry’s smallest cell size – 1.4µm – and that the 12.25- …
James Sherwood, 14 Nov 2008

Unisys cranks out kicker CMOS and Xeon mainframes

Server maker Unisys is today announcing its second generation of dual-core ClearPath mainframes. These use the company's own CMOS-based mainframe engines and new midrange mainframes based on Intel's Tigerton quad-core Xeon 7300 processors, sporting the same OS 2200 and MCP operating systems that run on the CMOS iron. A lot of …

Flagship Sony Alpha blown in

Sony’s latest Digital SLR isn’t just the flagship model in its Alpha range, it’s also claimed to be the world’s first 24.6-megapixel camera with a full-frame CMOS sensor. Sony_DSLR_A900_front Sony's Alpha 900: boasts 24.6 megapixels The Japanese electronics giant stated that Alpha 900’s CMOS sensor is equivalent to a 35mm …

Sony Ericsson flashes 8.1Mp snapper phone

Sony Ericsson has blurred the line between handsets and compact cameras even further, with the unveiling of an 8.1-megapixel phone-camera... no... camera-phone... er... SE_C905 Sony Ericsson's C905: an 8.1-megapixel snapper The C905 Cyber-shot is labelled by Sony Ericsson as one of its “most advanced camera phone yet” and …
James Sherwood, 17 Jun 2008

Sony's Alpha 300 DSLR lands in UK

Sony’s Alpha 300 digital SLR (DSLR) camera has finally gone on sale in the UK, approximately three months after details of the device first emerged online. Sony_Alpha_300 Sony's Alpha 300: only available through Jessops The electronics giant has signed an exclusive deal with UK high-street camera chain Jessops, which put …
James Sherwood, 15 May 2008

Camera gets camcorder, MP3 player features and more

Carrying a number of devices will stretch your pockets, so manufacturers have begun incorporating devices into single gadgets. Korean firm Digix is the latest and has created the multi-function Picto DigiArt i90. Picto_DigiArt_i90_2 Digix's i90: camera, camcorder, MP3 player and a dictaphone The i90 is mainly sports a …
James Sherwood, 12 Mar 2008

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