Archive for September 27th, 2005

Sep 27, 2005

2005 Visualization Challenge Winners

Science Magazine and NSF Announce 2005 Science and Engineering Visualization Challenge Winners

Source: National Science Foundation

Sometimes the best way to express a scientific idea is through an image that grabs the eye.

Nine entries, each telling a scientific story with a careful balance of accuracy and beauty, have won the 2005 Science and Engineering Visualization Challenge, sponsored jointly by the National Science Foundation and the journal Science, published by the nonprofit science society, AAAS.

Sep 27, 2005

Microsoft and Intel to Support HD-DVD

Source: BetaNews
Written By Nate Mook

Microsoft and Intel on Tuesday pledged their support for HD-DVD, the next-generation DVD format created by Toshiba. Microsoft had previously remained neutral in the standards war between HD-DVD and Sony-backed Blu-ray, as the company’s VC-1 Windows Media Video codec will be included with both formats.

Sep 27, 2005

Tracing the Human Footprint

Source: National Geographic
Written By David Quammen

Armed with two small planes and infinite determination, explorer and conservationist J. Michael Fay set out to create an unprecedented record of human impact on the land.

Sep 27, 2005

Adobe Introduces Photoshop Elements 4.0 and Adobe Premiere Elements 2.0

Major Upgrade to Popular Tools Provides Innovative and Intuitive Ways to Edit and Share Digital Photos and Home Videos Just in Time for the Holidays

Press Release: SAN JOSE, Calif. — Sept. 27, 2005 — Adobe Systems Incorporated (Nasdaq:ADBE) today announced two new products for digital photo and digital video enthusiasts. Adobe® Photoshop® Elements 4.0 for Windows®, a new version of Adobe’s No. 1 selling consumer photo editing software*, adds powerful and intuitive ways to organize, edit and share photos.

Sep 27, 2005

Camera Raw 3.2 now available for download

After a slight web glitch, Camera Raw version 3.2 and DNG Converter 3.2 are now available for download from the Camera Raw product home page.