Technology news FILE
March 20, 2013
A Spanish software application corrects university exams quickly
Correcting dozens of exams in only minutes is now possible thanks to a Spanish software program developed at the Universidad de La Laguna, located in Canary Islands. This tool has generated interest from educational institutions in Italy, Brazil and Chile
March 19, 2013
Spain exports cutting edge train rails
A new technology developed in the northern Spanish region of Asturias has led the world’s largest steel producer, ArcelorMittal, to manufacture in Spain several types of cutting edge train rails that are designed to withstand higher stress levels.
March 18, 2013
Abengoa to build the world’s two largest solar power towers in California
Spanish company Abengoa has signed an agreement with BrightSource Energy from the US, in order to put in place two solar power towers with 250 MW of capacity each.
March 15, 2013
We gaze at the stars with the help of a Spanish company
Asturfeito created structural components for the building of the ALMA observatory in Chile, which was inaugurated on March 13th. The Spanish firm supplied the steel structures for 25 of the 66 antennas used at what is the largest astronomical project.
March 14, 2013
Two Spanish firms are nominated for awards at ‘Game Connection America’
Spanish companies Moonbite Games & Animation and A Crowd of Monsters have been nominated as Selected Projects Nominees at Game Connection America 2013. This trade fair is one of the most important for videogame developers in the US market.
March 13, 2013
Albatros designs a buoy that monitors currents and fuel spills in the sea
The Spanish firm Albatros Marine Technologies has developed a small buoy for oceanic use that monitors sea currents and fuel spills.
March 12, 2013
Gowex will convert New York into the biggest city offering free WiFi
This Spanish company will make New York the biggest city offering free wireless Internet access. Its rollout of more than 1950 Smart WiFi Zones around town will let residents and tourists connect to the Internet without paying anything.
March 11, 2013
Warsaw’s trams run on Spanish technology
GMV is an international leader in transport telematics systems. The Spanish firm’s technology will now take control of Warsaw’s entire tram fleet.
March 08, 2013
Confirming a mobile phone user’s identity by voice recognition
Spanish technology company Incita has developed a pioneering application for smart phones that confirms a user’s identity through voice recognition. This prevents other people from gaining access to personal information.
March 07, 2013
Ferrovial to extend a highway in the United States
The Spanish company thus reinforces its presence in North America through its concession division, which will extend the North Tarrant Express in Texas.