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    Re: Νew Technologies and Innovation Development in Russia

    Post  GunshipDemocracy on Sun May 13, 2018 6:31 pm

    "Roscosmos" plans to cover the whole Earth with high-speed Internet


    MOSCOW, May 10 - RIA Novosti. "Roskosmos" will present the project of a system of covering the Earth with high-speed access to the Internet, the announcement of the state corporation says.

    Thus, in Russia, a competitor OneWeb Satellites can be created - a joint project of Airbus and OneWeb companies, the medium-orbit European system O3b, supervised by SES, and American Starlink owned by SpaceX (the company Ilona Mask).
    The presentation will be held on May 22, Roskosmos reports.

    "The project of creating a national system for covering the Earth's territory with high-speed Internet access and providing a continuous communication channel for unmanned vehicles, an" Internet of things "and secure data transmission will be presented," the report says.

    The presentation will address the general director of Roskosmos Igor Komarov. Its moderator will be executive director for business development and commercialization of the corporation Anton Zhiganov.

    According to RIA Novosti Zhiganov, the Roskosmos project will complement the OneWeb system and will be the next stage in the development of Russia's space communications systems. He stressed that by creating a national Internet access system, Roscosmos does not refuse further cooperation with international partners on OneWeb.

    "Russian OneWeb"
    s told by RIA Novosti source in the rocket and space industry, it is a project of a global multifunctional information satellite system (GMISS). Initially, the initiative to create the system belongs to the company "Russian Space Systems."
    As reported by the media, the implementation of the project until 2020 will require 299 billion rubles. To this end, until June 2018, a consortium with the participation of Roskosmos, Vnesheconombank and other organizations should be established. The first stage of development work with the development and manufacture of prototype components of the system should be completed by the end of 2020.

    Nearest competitors

    Rossvyaz is concerned about the high proportion of foreign electronics in satellites
    The British OneWeb system is based on the work of 672 satellites located in two circular orbits (800 and 950 kilometers). Another important component of the project is the gateway stations, which will distribute the Internet in the territories served. Originally planned to build fifty stations, and in the future they should be located at a distance of about 2,5 thousand kilometers from each other around the world.
    OneWeb LLC plans to raise up to $ 3 billion of private capital and already secured the support of many influential corporations to manufacture satellites (including a reserve, about 900 spacecraft), pay for start-up services and construction of a terrestrial term and control center.

    The first satellites of OneWeb will be launched on the Soyuz from the Kourou cosmodrome in 2018
    In addition to OneWeb, competing projects of the "heavenly Internet" are actively implemented.
    With the Soyuz rockets, four satellites of the medium-orbit system O3b, which are also designed to provide high-speed Internet, were orbited three times into orbit. This is a European system overseen by the SES corporation. The next launch of the program is scheduled for 2019. The cost of O3b is estimated at one billion dollars.

    Another competing project is Starlink, owned by SpaceX (the company Ilona Mask). The practical implementation of the project began on February 22, 2018, when the Falcon-9 rocket launched two test satellites - Tintin-A and Tintin-B - into orbit. In total, Mask plans to launch about 12,000 satellites. SpaceX estimated the costs of implementing the project Starlink at ten billion dollars, but experts believe this figure is too low.


    Well well, 300blnRub is lik e~ 500mln $. 1/10 of CVN. Let me guess what is better fo industry and science?


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    Post  flamming_python on Wed May 16, 2018 2:43 pm

    GunshipDemocracy wrote:

    Well well, 300blnRub is lik e~ 500mln $. 1/10 of CVN. Let me guess what is better fo industry and science?



    It's more like $5 billion.
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    Post  GunshipDemocracy on Thu May 17, 2018 12:36 am

    flamming_python wrote: It's more like $5 billion.
    I hate to admit that you're right Smile


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    Post  GarryB on Thu May 17, 2018 5:09 am

    Which would be one tenth of a really really awesome CVN.... russia
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    Russian-made smartphones using domestic OS to go on sale in 2019


    INNOPOLIS, May 21. /TASS/. Sales of smartphones made in Russia and based on the mobile operating system Sailfish OS will begin in 2019, President of the Russian communications services provider Rostelecom Mikhail Oseevsky told TASS on Monday.
    In March, Rostelecom took control of the developers of the mobile operating system Sailfish OS and Sailfish Mobile OS Rus. The company signed the purchase and sale agreements on the acquisition of 75% of the shares in Open Mobile Platform LLC and 75% in Votron LLC.

    When asked by TASS when the smartphone sales will start Oseevsky said:

    "In 2019. They are in production already, now they are being tested in a number of ministries and departments. They already exist. This solution is primarily aimed at ensuring the country’s information sovereignty and data protection."

    Sailfish Mobile OS Rus is the first domestic mobile operating system. It is based on the open platform Sailfish (developed by Finland’s Jolla, which is set up by former Nokia employees). According to the developers, devices based on the Sailfish Mobile OS Rus system will be able to ensure the security of data transfer in public and corporate sectors as well as for ordinary consumers who are interested in confidentiality. The OS can be installed on any mobile device. It successfully passed certification tests at the Federal Security Service of Russia (FSB) and was registered by the Federal Intellectual Property, Patent and Trademark Service and included into the register of domestic software.

    My only hope is that this new project doesn't end up like that of YotaPhone being sold to a Chinese firm and transferring production to China Rolling Eyes Rolling Eyes
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    Post  GarryB on Tue May 22, 2018 10:29 am

    Only just noticed that article above about the process of turning coal into synthetic oil.... wow... that is amazing.... there are an enormous number of coal mines around the world that have shut down and lots of "coal towns" that have similarly become ghost towns because of that... this would allow a lot of towns to come back to life and for otherwise unPC coal to have value again....

    I could imagine a movie here... Russian company sends some people to middle of nowhere US town to try to buy up property and bring in the machinery to process useless unwanted coal into valuable synthetic oil... when the locals find out they are Ruskies there is almost a lynching because all Ruskies are bad right? that is what the media says.... the US media gets a whiff and swoops to film them commies leaving the country with their tails between their legs and just as they are leaving a Russian technician explains what they were trying to do and how it would have brought that town back from the dead and created lots of new jobs and oil that the US would not be dependent on the Middle East for... bye bye...

    But realistically there are likely an enormous number of Russian towns in the same situation or worse with unused coal mines that could be brought back to life with such technology...

    Though it would be fun to make the above movie and before it is released do the same in the UK...

    But of course Russia doesn't make anything so it was probably all fake news anyway.... Rolling Eyes
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    Re: Νew Technologies and Innovation Development in Russia

    Post  Hole on Tue May 22, 2018 10:43 am

    Was already done in WWII by Germany.
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    Post  flamming_python on Tue May 22, 2018 12:59 pm

    Hole wrote:Was already done in WWII by Germany.

    Yup, liquefying and then converting coal into gasoline or diesel fuel.. this technology is ooooooollld.

    The article states that Russia has come up with mobile mini-factories for the process; that are far more cost-effective and easy to use than the previous methods. I'd imagine it would take the form of a trailer or some such - so one can be quickly deployed to anywhere pretty much.

    I don't expect it would lead to any breakthroughs or revivals of coal industries, but it could be very useful for larger industrial sites and factories with coal deposits nearby, or for small settlements with coal deposits.. they'd be able to make their own fuel and other useful oil byproducts.
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    Post  George1 on Tue May 22, 2018 3:30 pm

    Direct Line with President Putin: Kremlin promises technologically fine-tuned event

    This year, The Direct Line will include various innovations, according to the Kremlin spokesman

    SOCHI, May 22. /TASS/. The format of the 2018 televised Q&A marathon with Russian President Vladimir Putin, dubbed The Direct Line, will include various technological innovations, however, the essence of this unique event will remain the same, Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov informed journalists.

    "This year, The Direct Line will include various innovations. The essence of this unique world event with regard to its content and technology will remain the same, but it will be somewhat fine-tuned regarding the geographical and communication scale, using the technological achievements available to us," the Kremlin spokesman said.

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    He added that more details on the format of the upcoming Direct Line would come later.

    On Monday, Peskov was asked to comment on the BBC Russian Service’s report stating that the Q&A marathon will be held on June 7. He replied that the date of The Direct Line would be announced "when the time comes".

    The annual Direct Line with Vladimir Putin is a live TV broadcast, during which the head of state answers questions from the residents of Russia and CIS states. The very first Q&A session with the Russian president was held on December 24, 2001. Since then, Direct Lines have been held annually, except for 2004 and 2012.

    In 2017, the Direct Line was held on June 15.


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    Re: Νew Technologies and Innovation Development in Russia

    Post  kvs on Tue May 22, 2018 10:25 pm

    flamming_python wrote:
    Hole wrote:Was already done in WWII by Germany.

    Yup, liquefying and then converting coal into gasoline or diesel fuel.. this technology is ooooooollld.

    The article states that Russia has come up with mobile mini-factories for the process; that are far more cost-effective and easy to use than the previous methods. I'd imagine it would take the form of a trailer or some such - so one can be quickly deployed to anywhere pretty much.

    I don't expect it would lead to any breakthroughs or revivals of coal industries, but it could be very useful for larger industrial sites and factories with coal deposits nearby, or for small settlements with coal deposits.. they'd be able to make their own fuel and other useful oil byproducts.

    The article made it sound as if an alternative process to Fischer-Tropsch was developed. The "oooooolllld" process is very inefficient.
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    Post  miketheterrible on Tue May 22, 2018 11:18 pm

    Its technology that is much needed and important not just for Russia with small settlements that may need cheap fuel, but for even nations as a whole who cannot produce oil but produces a lot of coal, and need to meet a rather large demand; IE: Novorussia as example. North Korea the next example.
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    Re: Νew Technologies and Innovation Development in Russia

    Post  GarryB on Wed May 23, 2018 8:10 am

    It would be useful for "coal towns" that are current dead and with no other use for the coal, with no future either, but many countries have an abundance of coal reserves but no oil... a simple efficient way of converting useless or low value coal into oil would have enormous promise.

    As mentioned above the German method was inefficient and was only used because they had used up all their reachable oil fields, but still had access to coal... it was that or nothing.

    More importantly unlike many other "new" sources of oil that come from plants, this is not taking up land that could be used to produce food crops...
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    Post  George1 on Wed May 23, 2018 2:19 pm

    AI market in Russia’s production sector to reach $380 mln by 2021 - expert

    ST. PETERSBURG, May 23. /TASS/. The volume of the Russian market of artificial intelligence (AI) in production sector will reach $380 mln by 2021. By 2019, the number of devices connected to the industrial Internet of things in Russia could reach 1.9 mln, according to a study byyy Russian digital technology company Cifra.

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    Post  George1 on Thu May 24, 2018 11:34 pm

    ST. PETERSBURG, May 24. /TASS/. Russian communications services provider Rostelecom and Nokia signed a memorandum on the establishment of a joint venture to develop solutions for various markets of innovative technologies. The memorandum was signed on the sidelines of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF-2018).

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    ST. PETERSBURG, May 24. /TASS/. VimpelCom [Beeline brand] and China’s Huawei agreed upon a strategic partnership in the sphere of pilot testing and integration of 4.5G and 5G process solutions and the Internet of Things for the term of two years. The parties signed a relevant agreement at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF).

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    Post  Nibiru on Wed May 30, 2018 2:56 pm


    I wonder how the Skolkovo innovation center is doing, I found this video of the facilities being constructed but its from 2016, I cant seem to find newer videos of the construction progress, also it doesn't seem to attract much media attention even inside Russia? compared to projects like the Crimea bridge or the Lakhta center in St. Pete.

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    Post  Hole on Wed May 30, 2018 4:37 pm

    Skolkovo:







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    Post  miketheterrible on Thu Jun 07, 2018 9:05 am

    http://rostec.ru/news/rostekh-sozdast-alyans-razrabotchikov-programmnogo-obespecheniya-dlya-kompyuterov-elbrus/

    Rostec will form an Alliance of software developers for computers "Elbrus"

    The structure of Rostec – the national center of Informatization (NCI) and the Institute of control machines them. I. S. Bruk (INEUM) – announced plans for the creation of the Alliance of software developers for domestic processors "Elbrus". It is planned that by the end of 2018, the Alliance will join at least 20 developers, and you can download app for "Elbrus" will be convenient marketplace created by analogy with Google Play or AppStore. This was announced at the conference CIPROFLOXACIN-2018.

    Alliance of software developers to "Elbrus" is created in order to large-scale deployment of solutions based on the basis of Russian microelectronics. It is assumed that simultaneously with the appearance of a large number of compatible software will be a new high-quality hardware platforms – motherboards, servers, workstations, industrial PC, which in turn will lead to reducing the ultimate cost decisions. The result of building ecosystems for processors "Elbrus" will be the market share growth of Russian processors, the introduction and use of safe, trusted systems hardware systems.

    INEUM and ntsi has developed a roadmap for the development of the project, including short-term (until end 2018) medium term (up to 2020) and long term (until 2025). It involves at least three pilot implementations of hardware-software complexes on the basis of "Elbrus" with a functioning application before the end of 2018.

    In addition developers to create a plan to attract students and post-graduates of the best technical universities of Russia. Participating in the creation of the application software, students will have the opportunity not only to practically apply and expand their knowledge but also to commercialize the results.

    "Today, the development and implementation of a private electronic component database in the world is paying much attention. Russia can not stand aside while continuing to develop their own solutions. It is no secret that the primary barrier to mass use of domestic processors is the lack of application software optimized for the hardware platform. All CPU manufacturers have passed this way, it will pass us," ‒ said General Director of NCI Konstantin Solodukhin.

    "Software ecosystem is an important factor influencing the success of computing platforms. Russian microprocessors need a rich set of system and application software, as well as the development of human resources ‒ domestic programmers who know well the capabilities of the domestic architectures," said Alexander Kim, General Director of JSC "INEUM them. I. S. Bruk".

    National center of Informatization (NCI) ‒ integrator of complex high-tech solutions for the digital economy. Ntsi creates ecosystem projects and complex products in the development of the digital economy and deals with their promotion in both domestic and international markets. The company's portfolio ‒ some large-scale projects and sought after it products. Decisions of NCI and its subsidiaries "BARS group" is used 83 regions of Russia.

    PJSC "INEUM them. I. S. Bruk" is a leading developer of domestic computer technology. Founded in 1958. Led the development of domestic computers of the SM computers. Today a promising direction of activities of INEUM ‒ development and manufacture of computers and server-class on the basis of domestic microprocessors, as well as medical equipment and robotics.

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    Re: Νew Technologies and Innovation Development in Russia

    Post  kvs on Fri Jun 08, 2018 1:58 am



    First and only carbon-carbon composite 3D printer in the world developed by a Russian startup. Judging by the other
    work in 3D printing with metals, Russia is the clear world leader in 3D printing. But you will never hear this in MSM.
    You will be just fed the line that Russia "makes nothing" and lives off western hand-me-downs. (Watch SG-1 to see
    how people in the west are brainwashed.)
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    Post  PapaDragon on Fri Jun 08, 2018 4:07 pm

    kvs wrote:......(Watch SG-1 to see
    how people in the west are brainwashed.)

    I wouldn't watch SG-1 even if they paid me to watch it and made all protagonists Serbs (forget Russians)

    That show is insult to both SF genre and source material.
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    Post  kvs on Fri Jun 08, 2018 7:12 pm

    PapaDragon wrote:
    kvs wrote:......(Watch SG-1 to see
    how people in the west are brainwashed.)

    I wouldn't watch SG-1 even if they paid me to watch it and made all protagonists Serbs (forget Russians)

    That show is insult to both SF genre and source material.

    But millions of others in the west will lap it up. Hollywood and the various NATO TV and movie operations are tango
    partner to the NATO fake stream media. The media leaves open questions which the fiction factories fill in as "detail".
    This creates the rabid anti-Russian zeitgeist in the west. The average consumer sap does not have the mental fortitude
    to filter the BS background noise out.

    The so-called totalitarian USSR never had anti-western propaganda tuned and dialed up to this pathological level. By
    objective metrics, it is the NATO west that is a totalitarian toilet. There is no freedom of thought without freedom of
    information. Clearly there is none of the latter when it comes to Russia.
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    Post  GunshipDemocracy on Tue Jun 19, 2018 10:16 am

    Sales of Russian smartphones based on Sailfish OS will begin in 2019

    As stated in the company "Rostelecom", new domestic smartphones will be able to ensure the security of data transmission in the public sector, the corporate sphere and for individuals
    INNOPOLIS, May 21. / Corr. Rustam Kilsinbaev. Sales of domestic smartphones based on the mobile operating system Sailfish OS will begin next year, TASS reported on Monday the president of PJSC "Rostelecom" Mikhail Oseevsky.

    "In 2019," Oseevsky said, answering the TASS correspondent's question about when the smartphone sales could start. "They already exist, now they are being tested in a number of ministries and departments-all this already exists, it's not a theory, it's practice. <...> This is a specialized solution, primarily aimed at ensuring the information sovereignty of the country, protecting information. "

    As reported, in March of this year, Rostelecom received control over the developer of the mobile operating system Sailfish OS and Sailfish Mobile OS Rus. The company signed the purchase and sale agreements on the acquisition of 75% of the shares in Open Mobile Platform LLC and 75% in Votron LLC.

    Sailfish Mobile OS Rus - the first domestic mobile operating system, is based on the open platform Sailfish (developed by Finnish Jolla, created by former employees of Nokia). According to the developers, devices based on Sailfish Mobile OS Rus will be able to ensure the security of data transfer in the public sector, the corporate sector and for ordinary consumers who are interested in confidentiality. The OS can be installed on any mobile devices, successfully passed the certification tests of the FSB of Russia, registered by Rospatent and entered into the register of domestic software.



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    Post  GunshipDemocracy on Tue Jun 19, 2018 10:43 am

    Robot football players of Kazan scientists will be able to play with people in five to ten years

    http://tass.ru/nauka/5296216



    They mean below- an electronic trading platform lol1 lol1 lol1

    Yandex and Sberbank will launch testing of a cross-border online site

    https://ria.ru/technology/20180619/1522957574.html



    oh well journo couldn't say: recording biometrics ? lol1 lol1 lol1

    Voices and faces of VTB customers will be recorded in 191 branches of the bank

    https://ria.ru/economy/20180619/1522957742.html
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    Re: Νew Technologies and Innovation Development in Russia

    Post  Godric on Tue Jun 19, 2018 7:04 pm

    PapaDragon wrote:
    kvs wrote:......(Watch SG-1 to see
    how people in the west are brainwashed.)

    I wouldn't watch SG-1 even if they paid me to watch it and made all protagonists Serbs (forget Russians)

    That show is insult to both SF genre and source material.

    i quite liked it for the comedy value .... anybody that takes sci fi serious are off their rockers ... on BSG on Caprica Starbuck & Helo drive a humvee and the resistance are driving humvees and M35 deuce and a halfs
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    Post  PapaDragon on Tue Jun 19, 2018 7:21 pm

    Godric wrote:
    PapaDragon wrote:
    kvs wrote:......(Watch SG-1 to see
    how people in the west are brainwashed.)

    I wouldn't watch SG-1 even if they paid me to watch it and made all protagonists Serbs (forget Russians)

    That show is insult to both SF genre and source material.

    i quite liked it for the comedy value .... anybody that takes sci fi serious are off their rockers ... on BSG on Caprica Starbuck & Helo drive a humvee and the resistance are driving humvees and M35 deuce and a halfs

    BSG and especially Caprica were satire of USA during GWOT so it's only appropriate. Caprica is quite a good SF show.

    SG-1 however is just horsecrap. Even as standalone product it sucks. And when compared to original movie it's just flat out idiotic.
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    Post  LMFS on Tue Jun 26, 2018 12:36 am


    Skoltech scientists create new super hard material stronger than cemented carbide


    June 25, 17:56 UTC+3
    Chemists from Russia and China have discovered a way of synthesizing a new ultra-hard material which is 50% harder than pobedit

    MOSCOW, June 25. /TASS/. Chemists from Russia and China have discovered a way of synthesizing a new ultra-hard material which is 50% harder than pobedit (cemented carbide) and which can be used down the road in drilling technologies, machine building, and other fields. This groundbreaking news was announced by the press office of the Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology (Skoltech).

    Ultra-hard substances have a wide range of application covering drilling technologies, machine building, metal processing, and other areas of industry. The hardest known material is the diamond, but by the same token, it is the most expensive. For example, the more affordable pobedit is widely used in drilling heads (a composite material of tungsten carbide with cobalt) and has remained unrivalled for the past 80 years.

    The Skoltech researchers led by Professor Artem Oganov and with the aid of an evolutionary algorithm USPEX invented by him predicted a new material which can be synthesized under normal pressure and which can be a successful rival to pobedit if the two most important parameters (hardness and fracture toughness) are considered. Although the new material ranks lower by about 20% in fracture toughness, it is 50% harder than pobedit.

    The new material is a previously unknown substance, WB5, which can be easily obtained under normal conditions. According to the authors of the study, the tungsten-boron system was the subject of numerous experimental and theoretical studies, but this compound had not been discovered until now.

    "Before, we discovered this material, we had studied a large amount of systems, trying to predict stable chemical compounds and calculate their properties. There were many promising substances among them, but they couldn’t compete with pobedit. At some point, I even thought that the pobedit could not be beaten as it held its niche for almost a hundred years and for good reason. But suddenly, we saw a ray of light at the end of the tunnel, and found a unique compound WB5," said Artem Oranov, head of the research team.

    The study was carried out within the framework of Gazprom Neft’s major project aimed at creating new materials for drilling technologies. The study’s results were published in the prominent scientific journal The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters.


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