Phoenix

Bluetooth Mobile Conferencing System

Bluetooth Mobile Conferencing System

The Chicago based Company Callpod has recently announced the Phoenix Mobile Communication System (MCS). The new system was designed to provide a seamless and simultaneous hands-free communication in a conference configuration. Utilizing Bluetooth technology, it allows up to five users ...

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Phoenix – 30 Picowatts Chip

Phoenix – 30 Picowatts Chip

Researchers at the University of Michigan have developed a low-power microchip which uses 30,000 times less power in sleep mode and 10 times less in active mode than similar chips now on the market. Named the Phoenix Processor, it is ...

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Mars’ soil is like Antarctica’s

Mars’ soil is like Antarctica’s

NASA’s Phoenix Mars Lander scraped the icy soil of the “Wonderland” area on June 26, confirming that subsurface soil and icy soil can be sampled at a single trench. Now, Phoenix scientists are assured they have a completed the soil-layer ...

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The Phoenix Has Landed

The Phoenix Has Landed

Precisely at 7:53PM EST, the “Phoenix Mars Lander” touched-down on the desert-like surface of Mars. Since its launch on August 4th, 2007, the spacecraft has covered more than 680,752,512 kilometers, traveling at average speeds of around 120,000 km/hr. Upon arriving ...

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The Rise of the Phoenix

The Rise of the Phoenix

Similar to its namesake, the Phoenix Mission raises from the ashes a spacecraft and instruments from two previous unsuccessful attempts to explore Mars: the Mars Polar Lander and the Mars Surveyor 2001 Lander. The Mars Polar Lander failed to return ...

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