NASA's Curiosity Mars rover has a toolbox to make any gadget-lover jealous. Check out our drill-down on the instruments helping determine whether microbial life ever existed on the red planet.
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Thanks to the telephoto capability of Curiosity's Mast Camera (Mastcam), NASA was able to obtain evidence that a stream once existed in the area where the rover is now conducting work. The first-of-its-kind images show rocks containing ancient streambed gravel. The Mastcam consists of two camera systems mounted on a mast extending upward from the Curiosity's deck; its purpose is to take color images and color video footage of the terrain. Image credit: NASA
InformationWeek Elite 100Our data shows these innovators using digital technology in two key areas: providing better products and cutting costs. Almost half of them expect to introduce a new IT-led product this year, and 46% are using technology to make business processes more efficient.
The UC Infrastructure TrapWorries about subpar networks tanking unified communications programs could be valid: Thirty-one percent of respondents have rolled capabilities out to less than 10% of users vs. 21% delivering UC to 76% or more. Is low uptake a result of strained infrastructures delivering poor performance?