Trigger (feat. NECTA) REPACK
NECTA provides a versatile I/O interface to control external devices such as strobe lights, encoders, etc. 2 input lines with a direct encoder interface, 2 output lines, and 1 input/output (RS422, RS644 LVDS, LVTTL). Its multipurpose I/O connector provides user I/O, line/frame triggering, and a direct encoder interface.
Trigger (feat. NECTA)
With 2 inputs and 2 outputs and 1 I/O, the NECTA series offers unprecedented flexibility for interfacing to outer world signals: line/frame triggering, direct encoder readout, and strobed lightening have never been so easy.
The evolution of a key innovation has also been proposed as a mechanism for organisms to exploit new resources, thus gaining access to ecological opportunity (Schluter 2000). A key innovation can be defined as a newly evolved trait that allows a taxon to interact with the environment in a novel way without a specific change in the external environment (Losos 2010, Yoder et al. 2010). A number of traits have been proposed as key innovations leading to adaptive evolution, including the origins of wings in birds, bats, and pterosaurs, the adhesive toe pads of geckos, herbivory in insects, the nectar spurs of many angiosperm groups, and parity mode in squamates (Hodges & Arnold 1995, Schluter 2001, Lynch 2009, Losos 2010). The hypothesis that viviparity was a key innovation to exploit temperate habitats featuring drastically contrasting seasons was tested using phylogenetic methods to infer diversification rates across clades of viviparous and oviparous groups of vipers (Lynch 2009). It was found that viviparous clades diversified at a constant rate through time, whereas the diversification of oviparous groups declined at the onset of the cooler, Oligocene epoch. This global decrease in temperature was directly responsible for the decreased rate of diversification of oviparous clades of vipers (Lynch 2009). The results suggest that viviparity offered a buffer for live-bearing species against the potentially negative effects of global cooling and therefore was a key innovation that promoted the diversification of live-bearing vipers in cooler climates (Lynch 2009).
Adaptive radiation through the process of ecological opportunity accounts for much of the diversity of life, including both extinct and extant taxa. The idea of ecological opportunity acting as the trigger of adaptive radiation has been demonstrated in numerous examples using both living and extinct organisms. Ecological opportunity permits a group to experience rapid diversification in species number and morphological attributes. Additionally, morphological disparity in subclades is expected to be reduced early in the history of a group as ecological space is partitioned among these subclades. Unfortunately, tests of diversification have been carried out in a rather limited number of taxonomic groups. Future research will likely sample more taxa as well as more genes (i.e., through next-generation sequencing) in order to better reconstruct robust hypotheses of a taxon's evolutionary history. Although robust molecular phylogenies are essential to determining changes in diversification rates, they may be blind with respect to diversity trajectories and rates of extinction (Quental & Marshall 2010). Therefore studying the time course of diversification requires greater integration of molecular phylogenies with fossil data to gain a better understanding of the tempo and mode of diversification.
John Hudson, 72, was touring a natural reserve while on vacation and came across the bats by chance, SWNS reports. From there, he set up a makeshift hideout and began capturing pictures of the animals using their elongated tongues to sip the sweet nectar inside.
John Hudson, 72, a semi-retired hypnotherapist, was touring a nature reserve late at night when he came across the bats by chance. He spent three hours crouched in a makeshift hide to capture the pictures of the animals using their tongues to lap up the nectar. (Credit: SWNS)
BitFlow has engineered two purpose-built frame grabbers featuring board-mounted micro fans to draw in cool air to replace hot air in SFF PCs. The Claxon CXP4 frame grabber is a quad CXP-12 PCIe Gen 3 frame grabber that supports one to four CXP-12 cameras and multi-link CXP-12 cameras, with CXP speeds from 3.25 to 12.5 Gb/S. The Cyton CXP4 frame grabber is based on the CoaXPress 1.1 standard and has a Gen 2.0 x8 PCI Express bus interface on its back end for high-speed access to host memory in multi-camera systems. Both frame grabbers support simple triggering modes and complicated, application-specific triggering, and control interactions within any hardware environment.
The Metavision packaged sensor is a third generation 640 480 VGA event-based sensor. Inspired by the human retina, each pixel of the Metavision sensor embeds its own intelligence enabling them to activate themselves independently, triggering events. Each pixel embeds its own intelligence processing enabling them to activate themselves independently, triggering events. By processing events, not frames, the vision processing can be done extremely fast and capture fleeting scene dynamics with a speed of >10k fps Time-Resolution Equivalent. With each pixel only reporting when it senses movement, Metavision sensors generate on average 10 to 1000x less data than traditional image-based ones.
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Stylidium (also known as triggerplants or trigger plants) is a genus of dicotyledonous plants that belong to the family Stylidiaceae. The genus name Stylidium is derived from the Greek στύλος or stylos (column or pillar), which refers to the distinctive reproductive structure that its flowers possess. Pollination is achieved through the use of the sensitive "trigger", which comprises the male and female reproductive organs fused into a floral column that snaps forward quickly in response to touch, harmlessly covering the insect in pollen. Most of the approximately 300 species are only found in Australia, making it the fifth largest genus in that country. Triggerplants are considered to be protocarnivorous or carnivorous because the glandular trichomes that cover the scape and flower can trap, kill, and digest small insects with protease enzymes produced by the plant. Recent research has raised questions as to the status of protocarnivory within Stylidium.
Leaf morphology is also very diverse in this large genus. Some leaves are very thin, almost needle-like (S. affine), while others are short, stubby, and arranged in rosettes (S. pulviniforme). Another group of species, such as S. scandens (climbing triggerplant) form scrambling, tangled mats typically propped up on aerial roots.
The response to touch is very quick in Stylidium species. The column can complete its "attack" on the insect in as little as 15 milliseconds. After firing, the column resets to its original position in anywhere from a few minutes to a half hour, depending on temperature and species-specific qualities. The column is able to fire many times before it no longer responds to stimuli. The response time is highly dependent upon ambient temperature, with lower temperatures relating to slower movement. Stylidium species are typically pollinated by small solitary bees and the nectar-feeding bee flies (Bombyliidae).
Discovery and description of new Stylidium species has been occurring since the late 18th century, the first of which was discovered in Botany Bay in 1770 by Joseph Banks and Daniel Solander during their travels in the Pacific with James Cook aboard the Endeavour. Seven species were collected by Banks and Solander, some of which were sketched by Sydney Parkinson on board the Endeavour and were later engraved in preparation for publication in Banks' Florilegium. Later, in the early 19th century, the French botanist Charles François Antoine Morren wrote one of the first descriptions of the triggerplant anatomy, illustrated by many botanical artists including Ferdinand Bauer. Around the same time, British botanist Robert Brown described (or "authored") several Stylidium species, including S. adnatum and S. repens. More species began to be described as more botanists explored Australia more thoroughly.
In 1958, Rica Erickson wrote Triggerplants, describing habitat, distribution, and plant forms (ephemeral, creeping, leafy-stemmed, rosette, tufted, scale-leaved, and tropical). It was Erickson that began placing certain species into these morphologically-based groups, which may or may not resemble true taxonomic divergences. It was not until the 1970s and 1980s that research of the trigger physiology was begun in the lab of Dr. Findlay of Flinders University. Douglas Darnowski added to the growing library of knowledge on Stylidium when he published his book Triggerplants in 2002, describing an overview of habitat, plant morphology, carnivory, and research done to date. Following its publication, he co-founded the International Triggerplant Society.
Most Stylidium species tend to be hardy species and can be easily cultivated in greenhouses or gardens. They are drought resistant, hardy to cold weather, and the species diversity in this genus gives gardeners a wide variety of choices. Most species that are native to Western Australia will be cold hardy to at least -1 to -2 C. The few that can be found all over Australia, like S. graminifolium, will tolerate a wider range of habitat since their native ranges includes a great diversity of ecoregions. Some species of triggerplants are suitable for cultivation outdoors outside of the Australian continent including most of the United Kingdom and as far north as New York City or Seattle in the United States. 041b061a72