ID cards, driverless buses and virtual shipwrecks

ID cards, driverless buses and virtual shipwrecks

Summary: Photos of the month - September 2008


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  • This is the inside of a driverless bus developed by scientists from the University of California, Berkeley. The bus uses sensors to detect magnetic fields created by magnets at the side of the road.

    See more of the driverless bus in action here.

    Photo credit: UC Berkeley

  • got a behind-the-scenes look at Sun Microsystems' manufacturing and testing facility near Edinburgh in Scotland.

    This is one of the testing rooms where businesses can see what combination of hardware and software works best for them.

    See what else Sun had on show including its new Executive Briefing Centre.

    Photo credit: Tim Ferguson/

  • Another piece of computing history at the National Museum of Computing was this DEC seismometer array station processor, which was used to detect earthquakes in the 1970s.

    Check out the full photo story for more pics and to see it in action check out this video.

    Photo credit: Andy McCue/

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