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Photos: Around CeBIT

CeBIT: ZDNet UK's team managed to capture some of the weird and occasionally wonderful CeBIT experience - including one shot of 224 Cell dies still on the wafer
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Offbeat architecture is a feature of the Hanover showground.

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Some of the exhibition halls are impressively cavernous — and there are 27 of them.

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IBM was promoting RFID using the heavily RFID-tagged Airbus 380 as an example.


For full coverage of CeBIT 2006 as it happens,
see ZDNet UK's CeBIT 2006 toolkit.

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IBM decides to trump the Segway big-time? No, it's a real A380 wheel, part of an RFID-tagged aeroplane.

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A 300mm Cell processor wafer with 224 dies and 9 cores per die. IBM showed a prototype Cell-based blade server.


For full coverage of CeBIT 2006 as it happens,
see ZDNet UK's CeBIT 2006 toolkit.

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Apparently there's a World Cup in Germany later this year...

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Sun employee makes desperate attempt to teleport out of CeBIT? No, it's a gesture-driven presentation interface.

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The Asus Lamborghini Notebook, and its inspiration.


For full coverage of CeBIT 2006 as it happens,
see ZDNet UK's CeBIT 2006 toolkit.

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The Viiv area on Intel's stand proved popular with would-be Schumachers.

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Intel's recent interest in the healthcare business was also evident on its stand.

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We're not sure how the Hannover Messe groundsman mows these grass-covered cones...


For full coverage of CeBIT 2006 as it happens,
see ZDNet UK's CeBIT 2006 toolkit.

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