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Issue 4 • Date April 2007

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  • Engineering & Technology - April 2007

    Publication Year: 2007 , Page(s): c1
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  • Contents - Vol 2 No 4

    Publication Year: 2007 , Page(s): 1
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  • A powerful proposition [Editor's comment]

    Publication Year: 2007 , Page(s): 2
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  • Feedback

    Publication Year: 2007 , Page(s): 4
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  • News in brief

    Publication Year: 2007 , Page(s): 6 - 7
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  • News

    Publication Year: 2007 , Page(s): 9 - 20
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  • Smart meters make smart consumers [Analysis]

    Publication Year: 2007 , Page(s): 23
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    This paper shows how advanced utility meters could help people cut their energy bills. Basically, the idea is simple, smart metering lets the people see how much power their home is consuming and eventually encourage them to use less energy. As well as having more informative displays, which might be separate from the actual meter and located somewhere more prominent, smart meters usually incorpor... View full abstract»

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  • Indonesia faces scrutiny over transport disasters [Analysis]

    Publication Year: 2007 , Page(s): 24 - 25
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    Poorly maintained aircraft and frequent accidents have thrown the spotlight on safety standards in Indonesia's airline industry, which is riding on a surge in domestic travel. This paper discusses the necessary steps on how to prevent such incidents. The recent accidents and air disasters have prompted the Indonesian government to introduce new regulations in a bid to step up flight safety and mai... View full abstract»

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  • Masters of their fate?

    Publication Year: 2007 , Page(s): 26 - 30
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    This paper discusses on the attempt to give robots a degree of self-awareness are coming up against the question of consciousness and ethics View full abstract»

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  • The automatic air force

    Publication Year: 2007 , Page(s): 32 - 35
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    This paper presents the application of tiny, high-performance computers to create a new generation of much more agile unmanned aerial vehicles. UAVs have come a long way since the tethered balloons of the second world war. Modern versions can have as much surveillance power as a Lockheed Martin U-2 spy plane, or be small enough to fly into a room View full abstract»

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  • Building a world web

    Publication Year: 2007 , Page(s): 36 - 40
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    This paper presents the integration of the world's sensor networks. These should help monitor the health of the globe. Environmental monitoring satellites today knits a complex web of orbits around the Earth, providing analysts on the ground with continuous updates on cloud cover, storms, minute changes in gravity, land profiles and a wealth of other data View full abstract»

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  • Simple wins

    Publication Year: 2007 , Page(s): 42 - 44
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    This paper discusses about elegant design that is becoming as important to the consumer electronics industry as making gadgets that are faster and smaller. Each year at CeBit the products do more and get smarter, this year they got simpler. The physical presentation of electronics, electrical goods, even industrial products has reached a turning point and is now catching up with product areas more... View full abstract»

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  • Gadgets

    Publication Year: 2007 , Page(s): 46 - 47
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  • Events

    Publication Year: 2007 , Page(s): 48
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