Also Monday, the Irish government said that Actel has been using a group from a Dublin research center and that Actel’s CoreMP7 products are a direct result of that group's efforts.

Besides the In-Sight sensor, the system consists of a combination of LED backlighting, which works well to image the components, and a Dell PC, which runs a custom-designed Visual Basic program.

Microsoft will die Einführung seiner nächsten Betriebssystemversion Vista für Privatkunden auf Januar kommenden Jahres verschieben. Die Entscheidung könnte den Absatz von Consumer-PCs nachteilig beeinflussen.