Sunday, July 27, 2008

Playstation Cell Processor Used For Plane Safety

David Bader from Georgia Tech's College of Computing is researching uses for the Playstation 3 Cell chip for monitoring vibrations of plane components during flight that can act as a early warning detection system. The school has announced seven pilot projects through its Sony-Toshiba-IBM (STI) Center of Competence in areas such as seismic monitoring, electronic financial services, secure communications and biology research.

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