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Global Times: Chinese science and technology continue to advance despite increasing global technological nationalism

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Monday, April 1, 2024

BEIJING, March 31, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Chinese science and technology have made rapid progress and significant achievements over past decades.

Key Points: 
  • BEIJING, March 31, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Chinese science and technology have made rapid progress and significant achievements over past decades.
  • While supporting the high-quality development of the domestic economy and leading the continuous upgrading of industries, Chinese science and technology endeavors have also made important contributions to world technology advancement.
  • In the future, the prospects for the development of Chinese science and technology are being viewed as even brighter than past decades, and there will be more "Chinese elements" in the progress of world scientific and technological development.
  • China's ranking in the Global Innovation Index has risen from 34th in 2012 to 12th in 2023.

Yin Hejun: Building a Sci-tech Powerhouse, Supporting Young Talents

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Thursday, March 7, 2024

In recent years, a batch of young sci-tech talents have been undertaking major sci-tech projects.

Key Points: 
  • In recent years, a batch of young sci-tech talents have been undertaking major sci-tech projects.
  • MOST is working tirelessly on the implementation, Yin said, citing measures such as boldly entrusting young people, enhancing their cultivation, and providing corresponding services and guarantees.
  • He pointed out that, 80 percent of the projects of the National Natural Science Foundation of China are undertaken by young talents under 45 years old.
  • Efforts will be made to enable young sci-tech talents to settle down to their research, and invigorate their creativity, so as to let them display their talents and fulfill their dreams in the great undertaking of building a sci-tech powerhouse, Yin concluded.

Global First Generation IV Nuclear Power Plant Co-Constructed by Shanghai Electric Enters Commercial Operation

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Tuesday, December 26, 2023

SHANGHAI, Dec. 26, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- The world's first nuclear power plant project equipped with Gen IV nuclear power technology – Shidaowan High-Temperature Gas-Cooled Reactor Pebble-bed Module (HTR-PM) demonstration project, with Shanghai Electric being one of the main equipment suppliers – has entered commercial operation, following the successful completion of 168 hours of test run that confirmed all systems met the design functions.

Key Points: 
  • SHANGHAI, Dec. 26, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- The world's first nuclear power plant project equipped with Gen IV nuclear power technology – Shidaowan High-Temperature Gas-Cooled Reactor Pebble-bed Module (HTR-PM) demonstration project, with Shanghai Electric being one of the main equipment suppliers – has entered commercial operation, following the successful completion of 168 hours of test run that confirmed all systems met the design functions.
  • Generating power through the conversion of nuclear, heat, mechanical, and electricity power, the high-temperature gas-cooled reactor (HTGR), globally recognized as the fourth-generation nuclear power technology, is lauded for its inherent safety and versatility, holding immense potential for commercial applications as an alternative power solution to fossil fuel-based energy sources.
  • HTGR is set to reshape the future of global nuclear power development with its exceptional safety features.
  • In a significant stride for China's nuclear power safety and nuclear technology innovation, the successful launch of the demonstration project greatly propels China's ability to lead in the global nuclear energy sector, trailblazing future advancements in sustainable and secure energy generation.

Global First Generation IV Nuclear Power Plant Co-Constructed by Shanghai Electric Enters Commercial Operation

Retrieved on: 
Tuesday, December 26, 2023

SHANGHAI, Dec. 26, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- The world's first nuclear power plant project equipped with Gen IV nuclear power technology – Shidaowan High-Temperature Gas-Cooled Reactor Pebble-bed Module (HTR-PM) demonstration project, with Shanghai Electric being one of the main equipment suppliers – has entered commercial operation, following the successful completion of 168 hours of test run that confirmed all systems met the design functions.

Key Points: 
  • SHANGHAI, Dec. 26, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- The world's first nuclear power plant project equipped with Gen IV nuclear power technology – Shidaowan High-Temperature Gas-Cooled Reactor Pebble-bed Module (HTR-PM) demonstration project, with Shanghai Electric being one of the main equipment suppliers – has entered commercial operation, following the successful completion of 168 hours of test run that confirmed all systems met the design functions.
  • Generating power through the conversion of nuclear, heat, mechanical, and electricity power, the high-temperature gas-cooled reactor (HTGR), globally recognized as the fourth-generation nuclear power technology, is lauded for its inherent safety and versatility, holding immense potential for commercial applications as an alternative power solution to fossil fuel-based energy sources.
  • HTGR is set to reshape the future of global nuclear power development with its exceptional safety features.
  • In a significant stride for China's nuclear power safety and nuclear technology innovation, the successful launch of the demonstration project greatly propels China's ability to lead in the global nuclear energy sector, trailblazing future advancements in sustainable and secure energy generation.

etherWhere Introduces URSA-1, Extremely Low Jitter GNSS Receiver for Precise Timing Applications

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Wednesday, September 27, 2023

etherWhere Corporation , the low power leader in GNSS development, today announced the availability of the URSA-1, their first product optimized for precise timing applications.

Key Points: 
  • etherWhere Corporation , the low power leader in GNSS development, today announced the availability of the URSA-1, their first product optimized for precise timing applications.
  • The URSA-1 chip represents advancements in signal processing implementation and algorithms to achieve low power and lowest jitter for challenging applications such as 5G bases stations and Precision Time Protocol (PTP) for data center networks.
  • etherWhere’s innovations in silicon development and algorithm have achieved 1σ jitter of less than 4.0 nanoseconds in a 24-hour test.
  • This level of performance will enable new applications where strict timing accuracy is of utmost importance.

Machine Control System Market to Reach $12.2 billion, Globally, by 2032 at 10.6% CAGR: Allied Market Research

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Friday, August 18, 2023

PORTLAND, Ore., Aug. 18, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Allied Market Research published a report, titled, "Machine Control System Market by Type (Laser Scanners, Sensors, Global Navigation Satellite Systems, and Total Stations), End User (Infrastructure, Industrial, Residential, and Commercial), and Equipment (Paving Systems, Graders, Excavators, Loaders, Dozers, and Scrappers): Global Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast, 2023–2032 ". According to the report, The global machine control system market size was valued at $4.6 billion in 2022, and is projected to reach $12.2 billion by 2032, growing at a CAGR of 10.6% from 2023 to 2032.

Key Points: 
  • The COVID-19 epidemic significantly changed the dynamics of the supply chain, raised demand for e-commerce packaging, and brought attention to health and safety precautions, all of which influenced the machine control system market.
  • The pandemic had intensified the attention on sustainable machine control system solutions as people looked for eco-friendly choices.
  • Based on region, North America held the highest market share in terms of revenue in 2022, accounting for nearly half of the global machine control system market revenue and is likely to dominate the market during the forecast period.
  • The machine control system market in North America has grown significantly, owing to a variety of factors that have propelled the adoption of these systems in construction and earthmoving operations.

Machine Control System Market to Reach $12.2 billion, Globally, by 2032 at 10.6% CAGR: Allied Market Research

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Friday, August 18, 2023

PORTLAND, Ore., Aug. 18, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Allied Market Research published a report, titled, "Machine Control System Market by Type (Laser Scanners, Sensors, Global Navigation Satellite Systems, and Total Stations), End User (Infrastructure, Industrial, Residential, and Commercial), and Equipment (Paving Systems, Graders, Excavators, Loaders, Dozers, and Scrappers): Global Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast, 2023–2032 ". According to the report, The global machine control system market size was valued at $4.6 billion in 2022, and is projected to reach $12.2 billion by 2032, growing at a CAGR of 10.6% from 2023 to 2032.

Key Points: 
  • The COVID-19 epidemic significantly changed the dynamics of the supply chain, raised demand for e-commerce packaging, and brought attention to health and safety precautions, all of which influenced the machine control system market.
  • The pandemic had intensified the attention on sustainable machine control system solutions as people looked for eco-friendly choices.
  • Based on region, North America held the highest market share in terms of revenue in 2022, accounting for nearly half of the global machine control system market revenue and is likely to dominate the market during the forecast period.
  • The machine control system market in North America has grown significantly, owing to a variety of factors that have propelled the adoption of these systems in construction and earthmoving operations.

Digital Locations CEO Rich Berliner Discussed Direct Message Capability of Indian Regional Satellites with Space Engineer

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Thursday, August 10, 2023

SANTA BARBARA, CA, Aug. 10, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Digital Locations, Inc. (OTCMKTS:DLOC), the developer of a disruptive technology that will deliver high-speed Internet from satellites directly to smartphones all over the world, today announced that in a recent podcast, its CEO, Rich Berliner, spoke with Dr. Althaf Azeez, a research engineer at Oregon State University, about the use of direct messages from NavIC to cell phones to warn communities in advance about natural disasters.

Key Points: 
  • NavIC, also known as Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS), is designed with a constellation of 7 satellites and a network of ground stations operating 24 x 7.
  • Three satellites of the constellation are placed in geostationary orbit, at 32.5°E, 83°E and 129.5°E respectively, and four satellites are placed in inclined geosynchronous orbit with equatorial crossing of 55°E and 111.75°E respectively, with inclination of 29° (two satellites in each plane).
  • The ground network consists of control center, precise timing facility, range and integrity monitoring stations and two-way ranging stations.
  • Dr. Azeez later completed his Ph.D. in algorithm development for a GNSS system at Oregon State University.

Adtran expands Oscilloquartz PNT platform for enhanced protection of critical timing networks

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Tuesday, May 16, 2023

Adtran today launched a major upgrade of its Oscilloquartz aPNT+™ technology suite, bringing new levels of resilience to critical network infrastructure that relies on position, navigation and timing (PNT) services.

Key Points: 
  • Adtran today launched a major upgrade of its Oscilloquartz aPNT+™ technology suite, bringing new levels of resilience to critical network infrastructure that relies on position, navigation and timing (PNT) services.
  • Adtran’s timing technology now leverages more sources of accurate and reliable timing and features new capabilities to detect disturbances and assure vital PNT services.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20230512005309/en/
    Adtran’s Oscilloquartz aPNT+™ platform is a vital tool for keeping critical infrastructure safe and online.
  • This level of transaction handling is a significant advantage against DDoS attacks,” commented Gil Biran, GM of Oscilloquartz, Adtran.

World Day for Safety and Health at Work 2023: XCMG Machinery Outlines Innovative Safeguarding Plans to Prevent Work-Related Accidents and Diseases

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Friday, April 28, 2023

"The production and operation of the construction machinery industry are prone to potential personnel safety and health risks.

Key Points: 
  • "The production and operation of the construction machinery industry are prone to potential personnel safety and health risks.
  • XCMG has developed a wide range of equipment safety devices and systems to guarantee smooth operation and prevent accidents.
  • XCMG's driverless technology has achieved accurate work trajectory control, which is also based on Beidou technology, reducing human labor and especially ensure safety during nighttime construction.
  • In addition, XCMG has built a hoisting equipment operation and management platform to enable the digital management of equipment that supports safe and reliable operation.