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    UNIX workstation enhanced

    June 11, 2004 by HP Canada has announced the HP Workstation c8000, with up to 4x better graphics performance and 2x the compute power of prior models. HP is said to be the first workstation vendor to offer AGP 8X graphics and the latest HP zx1 chipset, providing more memory bandwidth than previous models, with 25% lower memory latency.
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    PLM portfolio integrated

    June 11, 2004 by Dassault Systemes and IBM have released Version 5 Release 13 of their product lifecycle management portfolio, comprised of CATIA for collaborative product development, and Enovia and Smarteam for product data and life cycle management.
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    Harmonic gearheads

    June 11, 2004 by Oriental Motor USA Corp. has introduced harmonic gear technology for its AlphaStep series of stepping motor and driver packages with built-in feedback devices. The harmonic (HG) gearhead is available in combination with two types of AlphaStep packages.
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    Multiple properties analysis

    June 11, 2004 by Ansys Multiphysics 8.0 from Ansys, Inc. is a coupled physics software tool combining structural, thermal, CFD, acoustic and electromagnetic simulation capabilities.
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    Screw conveyor bushings

    June 11, 2004 by Graphalloy graphite/metal alloy, split conveyor bushings from Graphite Metallizing Corp. are suitable for screw conveyors operating in corrosive, continuous duty paper making environments.
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    Inventor data extractor

    June 11, 2004 by Irisco has announced an application designed to extract and export design data from Autodesk Inventor components, as well as the iProperties of each part, including custom, user-defined properties.
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    Taper bushing system

    June 11, 2004 by Ringfeder Corp. has introduced the RING-lok keyless taper bushing system suitable for the printing, sawmill and machine tool industries. The system is said to eliminate backlash by combining the features of a keyless locking device and steel taper bushing system, and is not influenced by reversing loads and will not vibrate loose.
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    Secure, networked processors offer motor, industrial control

    June 9, 2004 by Freescale Semiconductor (freescale.com), a wholly owned subsidiary of Motorola Inc., has announced four ColdFire microprocessor lines ñ MCF547x, MCF548x, MCF523x and MCF527x.
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    Virtual instrumentation software simplifies data acquisition

    June 9, 2004 by National Instruments (ni.com) has released LabVIEW 7.1 virtual instrumentation (VI) software. The release includes five new VIs for NI digitizers, signal generators and digital I/O, and allows for graphical debugging of real-time systems.
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    Reducer designed for food and beverage industry applications

    June 9, 2004 by Rockwell Automation (dodge-pt.com) has introduced the Dodge E-Z Kleen Tigear-2 single reduction, right-angle worm speed reducer.
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