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Photos: At CeBit, take a walk on the weird side

ZDNet UK reporters have some fun while touring the mammouth grounds of CeBit in Hannover, Germany.
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IBM airbus

At this year's mammoth trade show in Hannover, Germany, the full CeBit experience includes 27 exhibition halls and 6,262 exhibitors occupying 310,412 square meters of show space.

At IBM's exhibit, Big Blue displays a replica of the Airbus A380 to show off the company's tiny RFID chips.

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exhibit hall

Offbeat architecture is a feature of the Hannover showground.

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Airbus wheel

And if the Airbus replica doesn't draw your attention, IBM has a real Airbus A380 wheel for its RFID demonstration.

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Cell wafer

On a more serious note, IBM also showed off a 300mm Cell processor wafer with 224 dies and 9 cores per die.

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Sun

A new Sun teleportation device? No, it's actually a gesture driven presentation interface.

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Lamborghini laptop

The new Asus lineup of luxury notebooks features the Lamborghini laptop. This model is designed to match the famed 1970 Lamborghini Miura. The laptop will cost between $2,790 and $3,140--much cheaper than the car.

See more luxury laptops from Asus now on display.

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Intel Viiv

Intel starts the engines in its Viiv area, a popular location for next-gen Formula 1 racers.

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Intel for your health

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

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World Cup

Toshiba remembers that Germany will be the host of the 2006 World Cup.

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exhibit hall

This massive exhibit hall is just one of the 27 that are filled with CeBit gear.

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grass cones

CeBit also has some interesting lawn ornaments--scrapped ICBMs maybe? And how do you cut the grass?

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