ITAC Online - Research and Development Issue - July 2012

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R&D - Transforming ideas into growth

Innovation is essential to a knowledge-based economy: It is the lifeblood of a high-performing education system, an advanced system of healthcare, a strong business sector, a growing economy and, an inclusive society. Without innovation, all of these critical elements begin to atrophy and disintegrate and innovation itself begins to flounder like the proverbial fish out of water.

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Delivering the future today

Brian Doody, Chief Executive Officer, Teledyne DALSA Inc.

Brian Doody, Chief Executive Officer, Teledyne DALSA Inc.

Teledyne DALSA, designs, develops, manufactures, and markets digital imaging products and solutions in addition to providing semiconductor products and services. The company's advanced digital sensors are used in everything from automotive airbag systems to factory-line inspection and control systems. In fact, some of its sensors are "out-of-this-world" as they are used on both generations of the Mars Rovers, beaming down to earth spectacular images of the red planet.

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Keeping software going like Klocwork

Gwyn Fisher, CTO and VP, Research and Development, Klocwork (top) and Brendan Harrison, VP, Marketing

Gwyn Fisher, CTO and VP, Research and Development, Klocwork (top) and Brendan Harrison, VP, Marketing

What is the most ubiquitous element in smart phones, tablets, smart televisions, telecommunications, computer networks, aviation, defense, space exploration, smart cars, medical technologies, GPS systems, video games, etc.?

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R&D in 3D

Fran├žois Bouffard, Director (Canada) Global Industry Development, Dassault Systemes

Fran├žois Bouffard, Director (Canada) Global Industry Development, Dassault Systèmes

The old adage "A picture is worth a thousand words" refers to the notion that a complex idea can be conveyed with just a single still image. If this is true for a 2D image, just imagine what it is for a 3D image that moves. This is exactly what Dassault Systèmes (3DS) brings to the table in terms of product design and development.

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