The Nereus unmanned deep-sea vehicle is lost at sea after attempting a dramatic dive into an ocean trench.
Moviemaker's expedition to the Mariana Trench could usher in a new type of undersea lab that can extract chemical compounds from microorganisms living in the deepest parts of the ocean.
Road Trip 2010: In a quest to uncover secrets of the deep, scientists at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute have developed cutting-edge software and a series of high-tech underwater vehicles.
A gala event celebrating the 50th anniversary of the first--and only--manned dive to the bottom of the Mariana Trench highlights just how much work needs to be done if mankind hopes to rescue the planet's oceans from their rapidly degrading health.
Oracle and Vicom Multimedia are working to deliver a fully integrated, high-volume, multiuser, multisite, multimedia publishing system. Oracle Video Server will provide the technology foundation for Vicom's Nereus, a multimedia publishing system for the production and delivery of large-scale, media-rich, high-volume applications. Oracle Video Server lets users store, manage, and deliver real-time video and audio to Web browsers, PCs on networks, NCs, and set-top boxes.
Oracle and Vicom Multimedia said today that they will team up to offer a multimedia publishing system for viewing on the Internet and corporate intranets. Oracle's Video Server software will provide a foundation upon which developers can tailor Vicom's NEREUS publishing system to author, manage and display multimedia documents containing video and audio for viewing via standard Web browsers, Oracle said.