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PARC Scientist Stu Card Wins Franklin Institute Bower Award for Achievement in Science
Cognitive scientist is honored for contributions to human-computer interaction and information visualization
27 March 2007

“Card pioneered the field of making access to computer electronics so streamlined that a human never stumbles over it or even notices it. Card’s improvements in human-computer interaction have been as key to the electronic revolution as parallel advances in electrical engineering,” according to the Franklin Institute.


Powerset and PARC Sign Exclusive Deal to Commercialize Breakthrough Search Engine Technology in Consumer Search
PARC Natural Language Technology ready after three decades of research
9 February 2007

The two innovators have joined forces to enable Powerset to bring unprecedented consumer search capabilities to the global market, leveraging more than three decades of PARC’s groundbreaking scientific research and technology refinement in natural language understanding.


Xerox Paper Erases Itself, Results In Temporary Documents On Reusable Paper
27 November 2006

The experimental printing technology, a collaboration between the Xerox Research Centre of Canada and PARC (Palo Alto Research Center Inc.), could someday replace printed pages that are used for just a brief time before being discarded.


Computer Industry Pioneer Van Jacobson Joins PARC
Former Cisco Chief Scientist to Lead Content-Centric Networking Research
26 November 2006

Jacobson and his team aim to simplify network use, reduce operating costs and congestion, improve performance and security, and provide a seamless, consistent experience when people send and receive digital content from multiple locations, using mobile devices and diverse networks.


Xerox Researchers Create Breakthrough Parallel Printer Architecture
Intelligent technology delivers the power of two printers with the simplicity of one.
13 October 2006

Developed at Xerox's research center in Webster, N.Y. and at its Palo Alto Research Center, this new parallel printer design will deliver unsurpassed productivity and reliability to the digital printing industry.


Palo Alto Research Center Teams with SolFocus to Deliver Affordable Solar Energy
First in a series of "clean technology" initiatives from PARC
16 February 2006

The Palo Alto Research Center (PARC) today announced a partnership with SolFocus, Inc., a manufacturer of low-cost solar energy systems which will employ PARC technology to cut the cost of solar power by as much as half.


PARC Partners With IPVALUE for Commercialization of Intellectual Property
5 May 2005

IPVALUE Management is the leading global firm focused on commercializing intellectual assets in partnership with premier global companies renowned for innovation. Under the multi-year agreement, IPVALUE will spearhead technology licensing initiatives for PARC’s world-class technologies.


Fujitsu and PARC Launch Joint Research on Ubiquitous Computing
Aim to Establish a New Era of Ubiquitous Networking
14 December 2004

Working together, the companies will establish and facilitate a new vision of ubiquitous computing that goes well beyond 2010, aiming to make peoples' lives safer, simpler, more efficient, and more comfortable.


The Palo Alto Research Center and The Scripps Research Institute Partner To Accelerate Discovery Processes in the Life Sciences
Scripps-PARC Institute for Advanced Biomedical Sciences unveils new method aimed at early cancer detection
19 April 2004

The Fiber Array Scanning Technology (FAST) cytometer uses PARC's competencies in lasers, opto-mechanical engineering, and imaging to detect cancer cells almost 1000 times faster than digital microscopy, the current gold standard.


Palo Alto Research Center and Eclipse Announce Release of AspectJ to the Open Source Community
Eclipse Project Forms To Make DARPA Funded Software Available for Enterprise Java Developers
18 March 2003

AspectJ has an active following in both the research and industrial communities, and represents a well-researched toolkit for Aspect Oriented Programming (AOP).


The Palo Alto Research Center and The World Computer Exchange Join Together To Bridge The Gap In The Global Information Divide
22 October 2002

PARC initially donated 30 working computers towards the 400 machines being shipped to developing nations.


Palo Alto Research Center (PARC) and Crystal IS demonstrate the first UV-LED on AlN substrates
1 April 2002

An important application of solid-state UV optical sources is anticipated to be compact and highly sensitive bioagent detection systems for airborne pathogens like Anthrax spores. Other potential applications of UV LEDs include solid-state white lighting, sterilization and disinfectant devices, and compact analytical devices for the biotechnology and pharmaceutical markets.


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