Galileo Ground Segment Back Online
Each of the Galileo satellites in space carries multiple atomic clocks on board, which, although very accurate, drift slightly over time. So sensor stations on the Here, processing takes place to derive very accurate satellite orbits and clock ...
April 9, 2015
Sri Lanka Customs embarks on 24×7 operations amidst lacklustre response from ...
Sri Lanka has embarked on an ambitious round-the-clock-operation of customs clearance to improve efficacy in the service which frequently is considered to be slow due to bureaucratic red tape, lethargy, excessive paperwork, bribe-taking and corruption ...
April 11, 2015
It's all about that service
Remote monitoring and help desk: Let's face it, it's an always-on world, with businesses unable to afford downtime of any kind and mobility initiatives keeping employees plugged in around the clock. That's why remote monitoring and Sources at ...
April 8, 2015
Apple Watch's Swiss debut delayed by patent snag
Synced with a global GPS timer, lotta nice watches do that now a days, and the actual timer mechanism is really just a standard quartz movement(probably pulled directly from the processor system clock). I mean hey, I'm sure it's better than a Timex ...
April 4, 2015
Positive Movers Watch List - Altera, (NASDAQ:ALTR), Sunesis Pharmaceuticals ...
Together with Oregano Systems, Altera is among the first vendors to offer a fully SMPTE-compliant sync solution, anticipating SMPTE's imminent declaration of the publication of its time-labeling and clock synchronization standards, ST2059-1 and ST2059 ...
April 10, 2015
A dark night is good for your health
Our global publishing platform is funded by Commonwealth Bank of Australia. In fact many profoundly blind people, who cannot perceive light, must cope with this de-synchronization in their daily lives. In the last decade or two it has become ...
April 6, 2015
Paradip clocks all-time low iron ore export in FY15
Exports of iron ore slumped to just 0.12 million tonne (mt) from Paradip port in the year ending March 2015, from 5.6 million tonne recorded in the year ago period, due to shut down of key mines, weak global demand and high export duty. "Export of iron ...
April 8, 2015
Softwarephysics is a simulated science for the simulated Software Universe that we are all immersed in. It is an approach to software development, maintenance, and support based upon concepts from physics, chemistry, biology, and geology that I... If you are an IT professional, general computer user, or simply an individual interested in computer science, physics, chemistry, biology, or geology then softwarephysics might be of interest to you, if not in an entirely serious manner, perhaps... From 1975 – 1979, I was an exploration geophysicist exploring for oil, first with Shell, and then with Amoco. why not apply physics to software. So like the exploration team at Amoco that I had just left, consisting of geologists, geophysicists, paleontologists, geochemists, and petrophysicists, I decided to take all the physics, chemistry, biology, and geology that I could muster and... The basic idea was that many concepts in physics, chemistry, biology, and geology suggested to me that the IT community had accidentally created a pretty decent computer simulation of the physical Universe on a grand scale, a Software Universe so...
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In Mike Judge’s classic film Office Space , the story begins at Initech, where Peter Gibbons spends his days “staring at his desk” as an IT consultant supposed to be working on prepping bank software for the millennium bug Y2K. While the Initech... The Y2K problem was essentially born from the fact that four digit years (1999) were frequently abbreviated to two digits (99) in digital storage, meaning that when the clock struck midnight on December 31, 1999, ‘2000’ would become... What few remember is that this coverage of Y2K tended to cover-up another coding problem intimately involved with the date change: 2000 was a leap year. Leap years have historically been a pretty big problem for computer systems which have failed to account for them and it was feared that the fact that 2000 was a leap year would merely compound the already apocalyptic problems brought about by...
Historically, time has been measured by the rising and setting of the sun, but the time on your computer and iPhone are based on far-more-accurate modern atomic clocks that determine time by the frequency of electrons in atoms. To do this, the passage of one second is measured by the amount of time it takes a cesium atom to oscillate exactly 9,192,631,770 times. Atomic time and universal time were synchronized at the start of 1958 and have been diverging ever since. The second as measured by the atomic clock doesn’t change, but the rate at which the Earth spins does, due to tidal forces from the moon and other factors. Without the leap seconds, the chasm between the two measures of time would grow by a couple of thousandths of seconds per day, creating hours of difference over the centuries. In 1998, the leap second caused a mobile phone blackout in the US, and some experts have expressed worries leap seconds could affect major power grids in the future. If it decides not to, leap seconds will no longer be added after 2020. Demetrios Matsakis is the Chief Scientist for Time Services at the US Naval Observatory, which sets the precise time for.
Galileo Ground Segment Back Online
the relevant control center is linked to a global network of ground stations (sensor and uplink stations). Each of the Galileo satellites in space carries multiple atomic clocks on board, which, although very accurate, drift slightly over time. So sensor ...
April 9, 2015
VeEX adds dual test port hardware option to its TX300s test platform
VeEX, a global player in Telecom ... An optional Atomic clock, built-in GPS receiver, One-way-delay (asymmetry) and advanced wander and phase measurements ensure that no synchronization problem goes unchecked. The TX320s works with VeExpress cloud services.
April 3, 2015