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"Australia is a World Leader in Photonics and Fibre Optics".

Network News
Krone News Vol11 No5.

Japan has formed a working group to implement 10Gbps fibre to the home by 2010.

Members of the group are the Japanese Government, NTT, Fujitsu.

South Korea has fibre already.

Ban Telco from ADSL, says Canadian expert
Next liftout Sydney Morning Herald
16th of November 2004 page 7.

While the rest of the world is powering ahead
October 2004

While the rest of the world is powering ahead installing fibre optic networks, Australia is standing still.


Krone Network News Vol 11 No5. page 7.
Cabling the home for an IP world.

Giant NTT, Fujitsu and the Japanese Government have a work group to develop a 10Gbps
fibre rollout to homes and offices by 2010.
10Gbps for homes and offices.

This will allow the development of smart networked devices in the home and office.
All services will link to a database so the user can build history of service with home automation control.
All faults can be logged for service personnel.

PC World Magazine - Australia
October 2004 issue page 14.

Broadband Criticised.

UK and North America spending billions installing fibre optic cables.

South Korea already has a fibre service.

Australia likely to be last to go fully optical.


Now even the Computer's gone touchy - feely.
Sydney Morning Herald 14th of September 2004 page 3.

New software to feel fabric may revolutionise Internet shopping.
Before buying a new dress or a mans shirt feel the quality of the fabric. 

APC Magazine September 2004
Next-gen broadband page 112.

Optic Fibre Internet 101 page 113.

Scientist keeps light years ahead of the competition
The Sydney Morning Herald page 2.
8th of September 2004.

New photonic fibre wires, so small they can hardly be seen with the naked eye.

Optical Fibres 100 times smaller than a human hair.

Photonic carrier wires for fibre optic networks.

New photonic wires so small they can hardly be seen with the naked eye.

Ideal for a microprocessor based on, switching single photons this could be the start of a light processor
with no switching delays.
Combine this with a Quantum computer WOW.
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High Speed Switching for Photonics
Australian Internet GRID Carrier Fibre Optic Junction Cables
Digital Wireless Transmissions
New High Speed Processor Chips to 100Ghz

Weighing in with a chip off the new block
Sydney Morning Herald Next section 31st of August 2004 page 1.

New chips based on gallium arsenide compound, processor chips switching @10Ghz - 100Ghz.
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Icon 
Sydney Morning Herald
Saturday 14 - 15 of August 2004 page 7.

Two mobile phone models in Japan and two laptops have been released with dual layer liquid crystal 3D displays.
Sharp Corporation and NEC Corporation.



Grid Computing gets heavyweight boost
PCplus Magazine July 2004 page 132.

Oracle, EMC, Fujitsu-Siemens, HP, NEC, Sun Microsystems have formed the Enterprise Grid Alliance (EGA)


Overclocking the Internet
APC magazine July 2004 issue page 102.

Excellent article on where the Internet is heading in the future.

The land speed record, a look at 20 years future.

Internet stage 2 - DVD 4.7Gb in size downloaded in 6 seconds.

Australia is building AARNET network in fibre.         


Countries to fight spam or junk mail
The Daily Telegraph 5th of July 2004 page12.
also in the The Sydney Morning Herald page 5.

US, UK, Australia unite to fight junk mail.
ACA and ACCC will work together.   

Storage expert is first off the grid
Next IT Liftout: Sydney Morning Herald 29th of June 2004 page 2.

$1.6 million to do up this man's mansions
The Daily Telegraph Saturday 12th of June 2004 page 7.

Australia's Federal Governor General
Governor General to get new $10,000 fibre optic telephone line.

Novell buys SuSe Linux $280 Million US.
In first half of 2004.

June 2004 edition of PC World Magazine page 16.

Australia's Telecommunications Carrier is to introduce fibre to the home or "Premises"
(FTTP) announced in April, a trial will be carried out in two new sub-divisions in Queensland. 

The trial will be at Brookwater Estate, Greater Springfield - 280 units.

Also

Emerald Lakes - 65 units.


Linux User and Developer Magazine Issue 37 page 16 bottom right.

Telecommunications giant NTT has joined the Open Source Development Labs and will participate in the lab's data centre and
carrier grade Linux working group.


PC utilities Magazine Issue 47 page 12.
3D Fashion Simulator

Toshiba is working on a 3D virtual sales dummy to try out the clothing range for shoppers, also can be used over fast
broadband -  due 2006.
Toshiba Corporation is also working on new 3D monitors.

PCPlus Magazine May 2004 page 19.
Sharp Actinus RD3D

Sharp Corporation has released a new 3D LCD laptop which has a choice of 3D viewing or 2D normal mode selected by the user.
This model is priced @ 2,638 British pounds and can be purchased from (www.inition.co.uk) see the site for feature list.


PC Authority May 2004 page 27.

They Said it Wouldn't Happen?
Intel 64bit Desktop Processor

Intel Microprocessor Corporation Changes Tack
Intel announces it will go ahead and build 64 bit extensions for a desktop processor after stating it would not build one as it
was not needed as 32 bit is powerful enough for the desktop.

Meanwhile graphics card makers have already moved on to the next generation in display technologies.

Then man created man, virtually, in his image.
Sydney Morning Herald 8-9th of May 2004 page 7.

Holographic transmission in North Queensland from Artificial Intelligence guru with the Australian Institute
of Company Directors.
Technology will increase by about a thousand times more than the 20th century in the near future.


May 2004 Federal Budget CRC Photonics
Sydney Morning Herald 14th of May page 7.

The Federal Liberal Government in its supreme wisdom decided to withdraw funding in the federal budget for the most important of
all future technology research areas, namely the CRC for Photonics the future of world telecommunications for high bandwidth
broadband and new generation lasers.

Lasers able to transmit - Infrared, Ultra Violet, X-ray, Terahertz - all in one device or individual spectrum devices.

Image a handheld X-ray scanner for accident response medical teams or in hospital casualty wards, to show broken bones before
the patient is moved and you will appreciate the power of this new technology.

If this is not for the "public good" what is it?



Network News - Krone Australia 10Gbps Ethernet on Optic Fibre
News letter of Krone Australia Volume 11 Number 2.


10 Gbps with lasers over fibre optics for long distance carrier grade single mode fibre to 30klm - suitable for Category 6 LAN
fibre data extensions.

10 Gbps on multimode OM3 fibre - 4x 2.5Gbps or 3.125Gbps with 8B/10B coding.

Photonic devices will also increase broadband input/output transmitting multiple channels in different colour's over the same medium.

Choice is there for the best possible fibre transmission media to allow future bandwidth upgrades.

High Speed Copper LAN Category 6 - 10Gbps

High speed LAN to connect VoIP, Video and Data to connect the office of the future to the optical fibre network, it is available now
via www.siemon.com they have 3 products -
10G 6 tm -Cat6
Tera tm - Cat7
XGLO tm - Fibre Optics

All 3 products mentioned are trademarks of Siemon Corporation who own and market these products.      


Find a virtual friend
The Sunday Telegraph 28th of March 2004 page 32.

A program in artificial intelligence on the Internet, a woman called Laura appears in a little window on the screen and you can
talk to her.

20th of March 2004

Since last August 2003 there has been a lot of interest in voice over IP (VoIP) as a new growth area for business and some of the
largest ISP's have now taken a serious look at the direction the industry is heading and decided to follow the trend by allowing static
IP addresses.

Grid computing has gained interest now, a major topic amongst some of the biggest corporate IT and enterprise network businesses
in the world.

Office networks are now being designed around a Grid computing software structure with lots of interest in the Linux platform,
I have seen many articles so far this year that highlight the benefits of using all personal computers (PC's) in the enterprise to
share processor loads over local area networks (LAN) instead of sitting idle, these single PC's can now be utilised to share
workload peaks.

Industry heavy weights can now see the potential of Grid computing and this technology will flow on as the industry designs the
way forward for future growth and profits.

The corporate whiteboards have had a good workout and a few late nights since last August.

All the sums point to who can develop their answer first with the best technology, industry needs to lobby governments hard
for the upgrade needed in the telecommunications backbone, as this is a world wide market and a problem, fast broadband will
never deliver or happen on copper.

The infrastructure costs will come down as mass production takes over.

Fibre optic cables and hardware will reduce in price when the market opens up.     


PCAuthority Magazine February 2004 page 22.


C.S.I.R.O. mathematics and information sciences use a technology that was developed to scan a 3D image from a
normal flat bed scanner, now its planned for release for the consumer market.

This technology will one day be used for holographic displays and building quality 3D object files.

Commercial 3D scanners are too big and expensive for general home or office use.


The Next Big Thing
APC Magazine December 2003 page 105.

The shape of the Personal Computer with 64bit processor chips at 10Ghz.
Only super new suburbs to get fibre.



            ___________________________3D Display Technology __________________________ 

3D Pictures Leap Out At You


"3D TV AS YOU HAVE NEVER SEEN IT"

New Scientist - Tuesday, 21 October 2003  issue number 2416 Link

Company - Digital Dynamic Depth


Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence

SETI @Home
First Distributive Software Screen Saver - to process data chunks on many millions of personal computers
when connected to the existing Internet.

The "SETI @ Home" was the first organisation to develop a "Distributive GRID" type model.

This software downloads a portion of data from the Internet and processes the data while in screen saver mode,
the personal computer can process data when not connected to the Internet, also in screen saver mode.
when the software has completed its task on the data allocated, it then uploads the data to the SETI@Home server,
when next connected to the Internet.












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