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27-inch ASUS VA278Q monitor with a resolution of 2560x1440 pixels

18.01.2012

Last week at CES 2012 in Las Vegas, ASUS showed the public a professional monitor VA278Q. The novelty is equipped with a 27-inch IPS panel with LED backlight, which is characterized by a resolution of 2560x1440 pixels.

The pixel size is 0,233 mm, which ensures high image clarity. Viewing angles are 178° both horizontally and vertically. The panel covers 100% of the sRGB color space. To connect to a PC, the monitor has DVI, HDMI and DisplayPort inputs.

Splendid Video Intelligence technology provides the user with a choice of six modes of operation (Standard, sRGB, Theater, Scenery, Gaming and Night View). Another feature, Smart Contrast Ratio, dynamically adjusts the image contrast by up to 80 million to 1.

The monitor stand provides tilt, swivel and height adjustment.

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Google robot to replace service dog 22.09.2015

The US Marine Corps in Virginia is testing a four-legged robot designed to replace service dogs in the near future. The Spot device was created by Boston Dynamics, which was acquired by Google in 2013.

Spot is powered by an electric motor, which, compared to the gasoline engine used in other robots, is quieter and does not emit carbon dioxide into the atmosphere. The device is controlled wirelessly using a controller at a distance of up to 500 meters and maneuvers well in various types of terrain.

According to experts conducting the test, robots like Spot can be useful to the Marines in various situations, for example, to help in search or loading. The device has been tested in various types of terrain, including forest and urban environments.

Spot is the quietest and lightest four-legged robot ever tested by the USMC. It weighs 72 kg and can be controlled wirelessly with a controller connected to a laptop. In this case, the operator does not need to be in the line of sight - the robot works at a distance of up to 500 meters.

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