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Everything You Need To Know About Fiber-Optic Communication – An Article

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Fiber-optic cabling is quickly replacing copper wire as the primary means of transmitting communication signals. Due to their many advantages, people use these cables in a wide variety of applications—from cable TV services to industrial plants. If you want to know more about how they work, consult this guide on everything you need to know about fiber-optic communication. What Is Fiber-Optic Communication? Fiber-optic communication is a high-speed information transmission method that sends pulses of infrared light through optical fiber cables to transfer data. Because the cables use light waves, they can transfer information incredibly quickly. The cables consist of a…

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Infrared and iris sensors, the future of road safety

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Infrared light sensors, high resolution images and a sophisticated algorithm. All this technology is used to find out exactly where people are looking. As we drive, the road must obviously be the main focus. That’s why it’s key to safety to be able to locate everything we’re looking for on the central console of the infotainment system at a glance, from the navigation system to the air conditioning or the radio. “We must guarantee the minimum interaction time with the screen, and to do this the information must be where users intuitively and naturally look for it” says Rubén Martínez,…

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All−new Sorento wins ‘Large SUV of the year’ at 2021 What Car? Car Of The Year awards

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Kia’s flagship SUV, the all-new Sorento, has made a strong start to the year, being named ‘Large SUV of the Year’ at the 2021 What Car? Car of the Year Awards.  Up against worthy competition in the Large SUV category, the What Car? judging panel chose the Sorento for its impressive fuel economy, driving dynamics, high levels of standard specification, and exceptional build quality. The variant chosen by the judges at What Car? was the 1.6 T-GDi Hybrid in the UK’s ‘2’ specification, packed full of standard features such as a Reversing Camera System, Intelligent Speed Limit Assist, and Forward…

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Mercedes−Benz presents the MBUX Hyperscreen at CES

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New MBUX generation with intelligent new features such as “Mercedes Travel Knowledge” Stuttgart. A few days after its digital world premiere, the new MBUX Hyperscreen from Mercedes-Benz celebrated its trade-show debut today at the first all-digital Consumer Electronics Show (CES). With a width of 141 centimetres, the unique screen unit consisting of three apparently seamlessly merged displays is not only the largest human-machine interface built by Mercedes-Benz to date, but also by far the most intelligent – aesthetically impressive, radically easy to operate and downright eager to learn. Thanks to artificial intelligence, the display and operating system adapt completely to…

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IMF Managing Director 2021 Outlook and Priorities

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“We are still faced with tremendous uncertainties” said IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva in her first media appearance in 2021 as she addressed the exit from the COVID-19 health crisis, the outlook for the global economic recovery, the impact from an uneven vaccination rollout, and the potential for growing inequality and poverty. “We need to be clear – 2020 is the worst year since the Great Depression. But now when we are stepping into 2021, the picture is less bad for three factors. One, the decisive and sustained monetary policy and fiscal measures in advanced economies: they raised to Mario…

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20−SECOND BARRIER REMAINS AFTER LZR RACER ATTEMPT

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The legendary 20-second barrier for a 50m short course swim remains standing after an exhibition event by Speedo explored whether it could be broken. On Fastskin’s 20th birthday, Speedo gave the fastest man on the planet, Caeleb Dressel, the infamous Speedo Fastskin 2008 LZR Racer swimsuit, made famous at the Beijing Olympics before being banned. Dressel remains the fastest swimmer in the world, setting a new world record time of 20.16s last month at the International Swimming League in Budapest wearing Speedo’s latest suit technology. Speaking after the event when asked how it was to race in the suit, Caeleb…

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Video statement by WHO Director−General Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus

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Dear journalists Thursday 31 December, 2020, marks the first anniversary of the first report of a cluster of cases of “pneumonia of unknown cause”, later identified as a new coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, and that led to the COVID-19 pandemic. To mark this milestone on 31 December, and to look ahead to 2021, WHO Director-General Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has recorded a video statement downloadable from https://who.canto.global/b/GR4A4

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Ford Urges Nation to #FinishStrong in Battle Against COVID

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Ford will launch #FinishStrong, a public call to action initiative starting Jan. 1, encouraging Americans to pull together and keep acting to protect each other until COVID-19 vaccines become more widely available; health officials estimate doing so could save 50,000* lives in the months ahead Award-winning filmmaker Peter Berg created the program launch message. Ford is working with a large coalition of media partners – ABC, ESPN, Disney, NFL, FOX and iHeart- to ensure this message reaches a large portion of the country. The commercial, debuting Jan. 1, will air during the Citrus Bowl on ABC and the Peach Bowl,…

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Four winter rules for a plug−in hybrid car

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With the arrival of winter, the outside temperature in many European countries is below freezing first thing in the morning. We know the general effects of the cold on our vehicles, but how does it affect plug-in hybrid cars? Below are four tips to get the most out of your car this winter. 1.- Charge the battery while the car is warm. The battery range of a plug-in hybrid in electric mode can be affected by low temperatures but the battery system has different functions and energy management methods that help to mitigate this effect as much as possible. “The…

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Tips for Relocating Your Business – An Article

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Trying to move your entire business into a new building can be a stressful and tedious process, even more so when you still need to keep your business operating and fulfilling its roles. To help you with your move and keep up with the demands of customers, discover these tips for relocating your business. Planning and Management You want to make sure you’re not “winging it” during the move, otherwise you’ll likely end up stressing yourself and your employees out and face all sorts of avoidable issues. Delegate who will be doing what to make sure everything is packed and…

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