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  Amphion - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Amphion married Niobe, and killed himself after the loss of his wife and children at the hands of Apollo and Artemis.
Amphion, son of Iasus and Persephone (a mortal woman, not the wife of Hades).
This Amphion is an obscure character, said to be a king of the Minyans of Orchomenus), in Boeotia.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Amphion   (279 words)

 Amphion - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Amphion, in Greek mythology, king of Thebes, one of the two sons of Zeus and Antiope.
Antiope, in Greek mythology, mother of the twins Amphion and Zethus, whose father was Zeus.
Her husband, King Amphion, was a son of the god Zeus and was a great...
ca.encarta.msn.com /Amphion.html   (88 words)

 Antiope (mother of Amphion) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
On the way home she gave birth, in the neighbourhood of Eleutherae on Mount Cithaeron, to the twins Amphion and Zethus, of whom Amphion was the son of the god, and Zethus the son of Epopeus.
Amphion became a great singer and musician after Hermes taught him to play and gave him a golden lyre, Zethus a hunter and herdsman.
Amphion married Niobe, and killed himself after the loss of his wife and children.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Antiope_(mother_of_Amphion)   (384 words)

 Amphion 1, Greek Mythology Link.
Amphion 1 became then king of Thebes, and since he was a musical genius, the stones followed his lyre when he fortified the city.
Some have said that Amphion 1 was the first to set up an altar to Hermes, and that for this reason he received lessons in music from the god, being able later to draw beasts and stones after him, when he played.
Amphion 6 was a defender of Thebes against the SEVEN.
homepage.mac.com /cparada/GML/Amphion1.html   (1753 words)

 Medical Transcription - Medical Coding - Amphion Medical Solutions
Amphion Medical Solutions was forged by the healthcare industry's need for accuracy, accountability, compliance, and timely delivery of medical record transcription and coding.
Amphion combines extensive experience and evolving technology to lead the health information management profession in the areas of medical coding and medical transcription.
Amphion offers you a chance to design your own part-time (20+ hours weekly) or full-time (with benefits) work schedule PLUS the convenience of working out of your home.
www.amphionmedical.com   (185 words)

 SoundStage! Equipment Review - Amphion argon2 Loudspeakers (3/2002)
Amphion is based in Finland, and when I first saw their speakers at the High End show in Germany, I was intrigued by the flaring front baffle -- it was an indicator that there was more to the argon2 than met my eye.
According to Amphion, one of their goals is to get the crossover out of what they consider a critical range of human hearing: 2kHz to 5kHz.
Amphion rates the argon2, which is magnetically shielded, as having a sensitivity of 85dB and a nominal impedance of 8 ohms with a minimum dip to 7 ohms.
www.soundstage.com /revequip/amphion_argon2.htm   (2895 words)

 onhifi.com -- Hot Product Archives
Amphion was the son of Zeus and Antiope, who played so melodiously upon his lute that the stones of the field danced their way into the walls and houses of Thebes of their own accord.
Amphion's philosophy is to keep things as simple as possible in the electrical domain by solving most problems through its speakers' acoustical design.
Amphion claims that the speakers' free-field response (what you get in an anechoic chamber) and their energy response (what you get in a genuine listening room) are "surprisingly similar, sometimes even almost identical." That's not so modest a claim as all those modifiers might make it seem.
www.onhifi.com /product/amphion_xenon.htm   (2904 words)

 Acoustics Engineering - Amphion
The Amphion is a compact power amplifier, intended for acoustical measurements in the field or laboratory.
All controls and connectors are placed on the front panel, enabling you to set up the Amphion very quickly, and to operate it in horizontal or vertical position, outside or inside its flight case.
Operating at a distance of up to 100 m, the remote control can be used to switch the built-in pink or white noise generator, to change the gain, or to select 1 of 2 loudspeaker sound sources, thus allowing a reduction of measurement setup time.
www.acoustics-engineering.com /amphion/amphion.htm   (238 words)

 NASA :: Intelligent Systems   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-01)
Amphion specifications can also specify a visualization of the appearance of a solar system scene at a particular time.
For this application, Amphion's theory of the NAIF library was inadequate in that it did not deal with stellar aberration, so he modified slightly the Amphion-generated program.
Amphion has also been used in the study of the various phases of the Moon and Mars.
ti.arc.nasa.gov /ase/amphion.html   (978 words)

Amphion is the son of Zeus and the nymph Antiope, the queen of Thebes.
When they reached maturity, the two brothers exacted a terrible revenge upon king Lycus of Thebes and his wife Dirce, for she had been treating their mother Antiope as a slave.
Both brothers were supposed to have build the walls of Thebes, while Amphion played his lyre.
www.pantheon.org /articles/a/amphion.html   (133 words)

 USN Ships--USS Amphion (ID # 1888)
USS Amphion, a 7409 gross ton transport, was built in 1899 at Geestemunde, Germany, as the civilian passenger liner Köln.
In October 1918 she had a running gunfire engagement with a German submarine, receiving shell damage and losing two crewmen killed and six wounded, but was able to reach port and undergo repairs.
Amphion is in the right background, with only the after part of her starboard side midships area visible.
www.history.navy.mil /photos/sh-usn/usnsh-a/id1888.htm   (406 words)

 Amphion   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-01)
Amphion won fame for his music, learning from the Lydians themselves the Lydian mode, because of his relationship to Tantalus, and adding three strings to the four old ones.
It is also said that Amphion is punished in Hades for being among those who made a mock of Leto and her children.
The punishment of Amphion is dealt with in the epic poem Minyad, which treats both of Amphion and also of Thamyris of Thrace.
research.umbc.edu /eol/MA/index/number2/restani/amphion.html   (168 words)

 Handbook of Texas Online:
Amphion is nine miles northwest of Pleasanton in west central Atascosa County, just east of Ranch Road 2146.
A Masonic lodge and a summer normal school were established in the town before 1900, and Amphion had a post office from 1881 to 1916.
In the 1940s Amphion had a school, a cemetery, and scattered dwellings, and by 1956 it was said to be a ghost town.
www.tsha.utexas.edu /handbook/online/articles/view/AA/hra82.html   (324 words)

 SOCcentral: Amphion Semiconductor, Inc. (103)
Amphion delivers high-performance solutions for video and image compression, wireless baseband, advanced encryption, and speech and channel coding with a range of silicon-optimized products.
Using proprietary techniques to directly map digital signal processing functions and algorithms into hardware, Amphion develops and licenses IP cores that are close to optimal in terms of power, cycles, and area — computationally up to several orders of magnitude more efficient than equivalent functions implemented on a programmable processor.
Amphion cores operate standalone, or by direct interface to industry-standard RISC and DSP processors, and can be easily migrated through successive generations of fabrication technology.
www.soccentral.com /results.asp?Entryid=103   (274 words)

 Stereophile: Amphion Helium2 loudspeaker
Thus, according to Amphion, all the frequencies to which the ear is most sensitive are produced by the tweeter.
Amphion claims that their speakers' responses in anechoic chambers and real listening rooms are very similar.
With the Amphion, those excerpts grew longer and longer; with each excerpt, I got so involved with the music that I was reluctant to move on to the next.
www.stereophile.com /loudspeakerreviews/105amphion   (1151 words)

Amphion is an automatic program synthesis system; that is, a system that writes source code programs given high-level problem specifications.
Amphion allows you to program at the level of abstract problem specifications instead of at the tedious level of programming language syntax.
Amphion is designed to be easily extensible, so that as NAIF adds new functionality to the SPICE system, Amphion can be augmented to generate programs calling new SPICE components.
www.cs.utep.edu /sroach/Projects/Copies/sisn-3-95/roach.html   (1555 words)

 Acoustics Engineering - Amphion Lyre
In Greek mythology, Amphion is the son of Zeus and the nymph Antiope, the queen of Thebes.
Amphion, having become king of Thebes, fortifies the city with a wall.
It is said that when he played on his lyre the stones moved of their own accord and took their places in the wall.
www.acoustics-engineering.com /amphion/lyre.htm   (66 words)

 Projects - Amphion   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-01)
Amphion is a program synthesis system designed at NASA's Ames Research Center.
Amphion facilitates the reuse of software library components by taking a graphical, domain-oriented problem specification and generating a program to solve the problem.
Amphion consists of three components: a system for constructing graphical specifications, a synthesis system, and domain-dependent information.
www.cs.utep.edu /sroach/Projects/ProjectsAmphion.html   (254 words)

 Amphion - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-01)
To succeed in hi-tech business you've got to be in it for real; Belfast hi-tech firm Amphion is a global leader in its field.
Amphion Records, Inc. begins to appoint staff, sign artist deals and label deals!
Amphion works with online partners to digitally release catalog of CD's, plus tracks from compilations and new music artist signed to the label!
www.encyclopedia.com /html/X/X-Amphion.asp   (195 words)

 Amphion   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-01)
Renamed Amphion, she operated as an American Army transport through the end of the war, carrying troops to Europe.
Transferred to the Navy's Cruiser Transport Force in the spring of 1919, Amphion was given the identification number (Id. No.) 1888 and was commissioned on 12 April 1919 at Hoboken, N.J., Lt. Comdr.
Decommissioned at Brooklyn, N.Y., on 27 September 1919, Amphion was turned over to the United States Shipping Board (USSB) for disposition; and her name was simultaneously stricken from the Naval list.
www.history.navy.mil /danfs/a8/amphion-i.htm   (236 words)

 AMPHION : The legendary mortal from Greek Mythology
AMPHION was married to NIOBE and his kids were so delightfully cute that THEBE was jealous.
She crept into the nursery one night with a knife, and (as is obligatory on these occasions), the kids had swapped places and she cut the throat of her own son.
AMPHION was definitely upset now, and raised an army to go and smash up the God's shrine in Delphi.
www.godchecker.com /pantheon/greek-mythology.php?deity=AMPHION   (287 words)

 HMS AMPHION   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-01)
HMS AMPHION was the last of three Modified Leander Class cruisers built for the Royal Navy in the 1930's and later transferred to the Royal Australian Navy.
During her stay on the Africa Station, AMPHION was mainly involved in "Showing the flag" cruises.
AMPHION continued her cruises up the West Coast in July and August.
www.spruso.com /1amphion.htm   (384 words)

 Amphion & Zethos, Greece, Greek mythology
Amphion and Zethos then became rulers of Thebes and built a great wall around the city.
Amphion was extremely strong and carried the huge stones for the wall, and Zethos made the stones pile up and form a wall by playing his lyre.
They were both married, Amphion to Niobe and Zethos to Aedon (Procne).
www.in2greece.com /english/historymyth/mythology/names/amphion_zethos.htm   (144 words)

 Lambda Systems licenses Amphion Motion-JPEG IP for professional digital video broadcast application
Amphion's JPEG image compression technology has been previously licensed to a range of international customers for an array of high-resolution imaging and image processing applications; Amphion was first to market with JPEG cores for FPGA/PLD.
Amphion cores operate standalone, or by direct interface to industry-standard RISC and DSP processors, and can be easily migrated through successive generations of fabrication technology, thus preserving engineering investments in SoC design.
Amphion is a privately held company with corporate headquarters and engineering in Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK and worldwide sales and marketing headquarters in San Jose, California, USA.
www.us.design-reuse.com /news/news4570.html   (847 words)

 Altera Partner Profile: Amphion Semiconductor, Ltd.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-01)
Amphion provides application-specific virtual components (ASVCs) for multimedia and communications system-on-a-programmable-chip (SOPC) integrated circuits.
Using proprietary techniques for direct-mapped implementations of digital signal processing (DSP) functions and algorithms in hardware, Amphion delivers solutions for wireless and wired communications, digital video, and digital imaging applications that realize 10x to 1,000x improvements in performance compared to conventional implementations using software-programmable DSP microprocessors.
A feature-rich M-JPEG encoder suitable for a broad range of imaging applications, the CS6100 is designed for continuous data flow with one image sample per clock cycle and without host microprocessor intervention.
www.altera.com /products/ip/ampp/amphion/amphion.html   (284 words)

 Amphion Productions - History/Bio
According to Greek mythology, Amphion built the walls of Thebes by charming the stones into place with his lyre.
When Amphion Productions was established in 1991, we had little more than a lyre with which to start a business -- an old Apple computer, a fax machine, $500 and one client.
Prior to forming Amphion Productions, Sara was a writer/producer for Motion Masters of Charleston, W. VA and at WORLDNET Television in Washington, D.C. where she wrote and produced live video teleconferences for audiences in Africa, the Near East and East Asia.
www.amphionpro.com /about.html   (309 words)

 Amphion Project Page
Amphion is the name of a Greek god who is reputed to have built a wall around Thebes by enchanting the stones with his music.
The Amphion Project is a client-server music jukebox.
The Amphion project is usable, and has been extensively tested on the development platforms.
amphion.sourceforge.net   (411 words)

 Advanced video IP gains Amphion membership in IBM Blue Logic Collaboration Program
Amphion's real-time solutions have also gained a reputation for robustly handling corrupt video streams in real-world environments.
Amphion is privately held with corporate headquarters and engineering in Belfast, Northern Ireland and worldwide sales and marketing headquartered in San Jose, California.
Amphion, the Amphion logo, and "Virtual Components for the Converging World" are trademarks of Amphion Semiconductor Ltd. All other brand names or product names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners.
www.us.design-reuse.com /news/?id=6844&print=yes   (728 words)

 CES 2001 - Amphion Xenon Loudspeakers and Anssi Hyvonen
CES 2001 - Amphion Xenon Loudspeakers and Anssi Hyvonen
There are so many exhibits at CES that it's impossible to cover all of them, and Amphion's innovative speaker design made me wonder how many other interesting exhibits I missed.
Amphion is a Finnish speaker company - http://www.amphion.fi - attempting to establish a foothold in the United States, and were displaying their speakers to great effect at a companion show to CES, The Home Entertainment (THE) Show, which is not associated, but runs in parallel, with CES.
www.smr-home-theatre.org /ces2001/loudspeakers/page_14.shtml   (477 words)

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