Technology news FILE
November 24, 2011
Virtual Fly invents one of the most advanced flight simulators
It’s called the OVO-04, and has an enclosed cockpit with a high level of mobility in order to provide a better sensation of flight. The simulator has panoramic views from three screens and the controls replicate those used in plane cockpits.
November 23, 2011
Lantek simplifies the manufacturing process for machine tools and provides cost savings
The company is developing a Manufacturing Execution System (MES) that improves production process management in the workshop, from the initial work order to the finished product.
November 22, 2011
Ayesa applies smart systems to rail transport
The Spanish company will develop projects for satellite train tracking and precursory inspections of rail infrastructures.
November 21, 2011
Abengoa to build its most ambitious solar thermal energy plant in California
It will have a generation capacity of 280 MW, and contribute to the State of California’s goal of obtaining 33% of its electricity production from renewable energy by 2020.
November 18, 2011
The most powerful onshore wind turbine in the market
Gamesa’s G128-4.5 MW turbine has been certified as the most powerful in the onshore market. Developed using 100% Spanish technology, it stands out for its light weight in spite of its size.
November 17, 2011
Isolux Corsán leads a project to re-use waste water for human consumption
The Spanish company is developing a new sustainable technology focused on eliminating impurities in waste water, in order to make it drinkable.
November 16, 2011
A robot equipped with computer vision to pick strawberries
The Spanish company Agrobot has developed the first harvester with computer vision to pick strawberries automatically.
November 15, 2011
The BSC develops the first supercomputer based on mobile telephone chips
The Barcelona Supercomputing Center (BSC) is developing the first supercomputer based on the ARM Holdings chip designs used in most mobile phones.
November 14, 2011
Spain at the forefront of introducing smart technologies into cities
According to a recent article in Forbes magazine, Spanish cities are an international point of reference when it comes to smart cities.
November 11, 2011
Spanish wine producers embrace new technologies
Spanish companies are contributing cutting edge techniques to improve wines, such as crop satellite images, digital cartography, GPS positioning, sensors and an electronic tongue for tasting.