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  DNA Computer
The tested HALO proteus aircraft will fly to an altitude of 52,000 feet height, where it will not be disturbed by other commercial planes or bad weather, will circle overhead and provide data delivery faster than a T1 line for businesses.
HALO Network will also have a cost advantage over satellites because the aircraft can be deployed easily -- they don't have to be launched into space.
The HALO Network will initially provide consumers with a broadband digital utility for accessing multimedia services, the Internet, and entertainment services ranging from 1 to 5 Mbps and businesses with 5 to 12 Mbps; higher rates are available.
www.geocities.com /jennyt257/Airborne-Internet.html   (585 words)

 Operation HALO - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Operation Halo is the Canadian Forces contribution of 450 personnel, 6 CH-146 Griffon helicopters to Haiti as part of the United Nations Multinational Interim Taskforce to assist in stabilizing the country.
The Canadian contribution will be comprised of the Second Battalion, Royal Canadian Regiment based in CFB Gagetown, New Brunswick, the Canadian Forces Joint Operations Group in Kingston, Ontario, and 430 Tactical Helicopter Squadron based in Valcartier, Quebec.
This operation is scheduled to last for approximately 90 days.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Operation_Halo   (129 words)

 Wired News: High-Flying Net Passes Test
HALO joins what is getting to be a crowded field of sky-bound communications technologies, all aimed at giving people low-cost, high-speed access to communications.
Systems like HALO and the infamous Sky Station International bid to get around the costs and delays by decreasing the physical distance between network and customer and by designing a network that can be launched on a regional basis.
The 56-foot-long HALO craft was designed by aerospace legend Burt Rutan and with features like the forward wing, it bears an uncanny resemblance to Rutan’s craft Voyager, the first airplane to make a nonstop flight around the world without refueling.
www.wired.com /news/technology/1,15190-0.html   (644 words)

 High-Speed Internet Access via Stratospheric HALO Aircraft
The HALO airplane will be the central node of a wireless broadband communications network with a star topology, the HALO Network, whose initial capacity will be on the scale of 10 Gbps, with a growth potential beyond 100 Gbps.
The plans are to locate the HG close to the HALO orbit center to reduce the slant range from its high-gain antenna to the aircraft and correspondingly its signal path length through heavy rainfall.
The HALO aircraft is being flight-tested in Mojave, California.
www.isoc.org /inet99/proceedings/4d/4d_3.htm   (3131 words)

 Angel's Halo Broadband Network
The HALO aircraft is being manufactured by Angel's strategic partner Scaled Composites, a division of Wyman-Gordon Company.
HALO Networks can be introduced to highly promising markets around the world on a selective basis.
The HALO Proof of Concept aircraft first flew publically September 21, 1998 and is undergoing flight trials.
www.cellular.co.za /halo.htm   (1884 words)

 Angel Technologies Corporation
It operates in a flight regime pioneered in the 1950's and employs aircraft components which benefit from decades of experience by the aerospace industry.
The communications payload of the HALO aircraft is at the apex of a wireless super-metropolitan area network.
The HALO aircraft is 10 to 1,000 times closer to the user than a satellite, with 10 times the available electrical power.
www.angeltechnologies.com /overview.htm   (865 words)

 Spinal Trauma
The patient was placed in a Halo device to stabilize the spine by the local neurosurgeon (Figure 2).
The fracture was not healing in the Halo (Figure 3) and the patient was referred to Dr. McCormack for treatment.
The Halo was removed and the patient was placed in a soft collar for only 6 weeks.
www.neurospine.org /case1.htm   (232 words)

 List of Canadian military operations - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
On any given day, about 8,000 Canadian Forces members (one-third of the Canadian deployable force) are preparing for, engaged in or are returning from an overseas mission.
Here is a list of all recently finished and currently ongoing Canadian Forces operations in and outside Canada, as of October, 2003, by region:
Note: CF personnel have also engaged in a NATO mission known as Operation Eagle Assist (the air defence of America, established after Article V of the North Atlantic Treaty was invoked following the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_Canadian_military_operations   (157 words)

 | GAME FEATURES |   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Halo is already has some amazing co-operation both by squad members and extra players.
Halo is ground zero for your launch of super explosive hardware on a small deserted asteroid belt.
Halo is no different from other First Person Shooters, except that it has Co-op in the "campaign mode" The Co-op in campaign mode is splitscreen.
www.pressenter.com /~scampbel/v7_reviews_xbox_halo.html   (1051 words)

 washingtonpost.com: The Halo Effect
Halo (1435 P St. NW; 202-797-9730) is one of the most stylish nightspots in the city, combining the sleek lighting and leather furniture of a boutique hotel bar with a gently curving ceiling reminiscent of some futuristic aircraft.
Bathed in warm orange lights, Halo's bar resembled one of those hazy old photographs of Los Angeles covered in a blanket of smog.
Halo's audience is gay men, but there's often a mixed crowd sprinkled throughout.
www.washingtonpost.com /ac2/wp-dyn/A44741-2004Sep23?language=printer   (966 words)

 WARPIG - World And Regional Paintball Information Guide
While paint jams were a rarity with the original HALO, they did sometimes happen, and Goddard found that on vertical feed paintguns the HALO could not feed as fast as when it was installed on paintguns with a powerfeed.
While the HALO was never loud when compared to the sound of a firing paintgun, players who heard it spin empty were sometimes put off by the sound.
The HALO B is now the standard production model, and is easily identified from an original HALO both by the beads on the second anti-jam device and the fact that it is turned on by a single press of the power button.
www.warpig.com /paintball/technical/loaders/halo_b/index.shtml   (1398 words)

 FlightSim.Com Review: HALO - Freefall Warriors
HALO came into its own more recently, with US involvement in the middle and far East, areas of the world characterized by large areas of mountain and desert that are absolutely ideal for this kind of operation.
The first challenge the students have to pass - in fact, one of the major challenges of the course - is to learn to hold the freefall position and how to use their arms and legs to prevent themselves tumbling or spinning, as either fault might lead them to their deaths.
From the HALO course, students pass out to join 45 specialist freefall teams spread around the world, ready to undertake the most dangerous missions - the class that preceded the one shown in the Discovery DVDs found themselves in combat 72 hours after getting their wings.
www.flightsim.com /cgi/kds/main/review/halo.htm   (1716 words)

 Operation Flashpoint: Cold War Crisis Hands-On - Xbox News at GameSpot   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Operation Flashpoint: Cold War Crisis Hands-On Bohemia's ultrarealistic military shooter is being ported to the Xbox.
For those who are unfamiliar with the Operation Flashpoint games, the Cold War Crisis subtitle should be revealing; the game takes place in 1985, just as Gorbachev is about to embark on his policy of perestroika and détente with the United States.
The lack of a lean ability also contributes to this tendency to be killed; since you have no way of knowing what's behind a corner unless you walk around it, you can sometimes be picked off by enemies when you suddenly come into their view, before you can steady yourself for an accurate shot.
www.gamespot.com /xbox/action/operationflashpointcwc/preview_6126936.html   (1293 words)

 Halo 2 Ships, First Day Sales Estimated at $100 Million | Operation Gadget
I think that Microsoft has to be able to at least double their first day Halo 2 sales by the end of the year.
All other products and company names mentioned on Operation Gadget may be trademarks of their respective owners.
Any comments posted to Operation Gadget are the legal responsibility of the person that posted them.
www.operationgadget.com /2004/11/halo_2_ships_f.html   (366 words)

A workshop on wing pod issues and PMS probes for HALO was held in Oberpfaffenhofen on May 24.
The arrival of the green HALO aircraft in Oberpfaffenhofen was on April 25, 2006 (see Photo Gallery).
The main topic has been the discussion of the agreement between DLR and partners on the future operation of HALO and its administrative and financial aspects.
www.halo.dlr.de /news   (266 words)

 TamilNet: Halo Trust to resume Jaffna demining operations Monday
Halo Trust has informed its more than 400 employees to report for work on Monday and to participate in a parade to be held at 9 a.m., sources said.
This gesture by the Halo Trust eases the economic burden on nearly 2000 members belonging to the 400 families who were badly affected by the sudden termination of work, affected family members said.
Halo Trust administrative officials told TamilNet that although some of the stolen equipment were not recovered after the theft in December, they don't expect robberies or any other disruption to Halo Trust's operation in the future.
www.tamilnet.com /art.html?catid=13&artid=16776   (308 words)

 High Altitude Long Operation (HALO) Aircraft As Relay For Communications   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Designers of the High Altitude Long Operation (HALO) aircraft envision this new plane to compete with typical communications satellite.
HALO is powered by two jet engines, is about 56 feet long, with a main wing about 92 feet long and a forward wing called a canard, a trademark of Rutan designs.
In operation it would carry a bulbous communications pod slung beneath its belly.
www.nyls.edu /cmc/bulletins/haloarfc.htm   (478 words)

 Operation Halo | National Defence and the Canadian Forces
Operation HALO - CF Commitment to the United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH)
The Canadian soldiers and air force personnel of Task Force Haiti serving on Operation HALO changed their regular uniform headdress for the United Nations blue beret.
Operation HALO remained operational until end-July and members returned to Canada by mid-August 2004.
www.forces.gc.ca /site/Operations/Halo/index_e.asp   (180 words)

 the Junkyard: Operation: Matriarchy Preview   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Level design was rather interesting as well: one minute you're in a hull of some cargo cruiser, the next, you're easing your way through the cooridoors of a biomechanical hive.
The character design in Operation: Matriarchy is definitely out of the ordinary.
As of now, there are (or planned to be) 16 weapons in the game ranging from old school knifes and machetes to sub machine guns to rocket launchers and flame throwers.
the-junkyard.net /previews.php?action=viewpreview&id=7   (521 words)

 The HALO Network
The High Altitude Long Operation (HALO) Network is a broadband wireless metropolitan area network (MAN) consisting of HALO aircraft operating at high altitude and carrying an airborne communications network hub and network elements on the ground.
If the private network has HALO Network compatible BPE to serve as a bridge between the corporate network and the HALO network, all of the users within the company will be able to gain access to the HALO network.
This reduces the cost of HALO Network services to the consumer since there is minimal cost to adapt LMDS equipment to this application, and we could take advantage of the high volume expected in the other services.
www.comsoc.org /ci/private/2000/jun/Akyildiz.html   (3650 words)

 Unweaving a Tangled Web With HTMLParser and Lucene
The overall operation of Halo is basically two macro processes: information is collected from sources, evaluated and stored in the Halo server, and then this information is evaluated, and if criteria are met, notifies subscribers or executes application logic.
The Halo database uses Oracle 8.16 and 8.17 (with Phased Event Detection, see product docs for more information on this, also note IBM DB2 support may be added in future versions) or any other JDBC-compliant RDBMS if Phased Event Detection is not needed.
Halo is built for an enterprise environment, and as such provides operational statistics and performance scalability.
javaboutique.internet.com /reviews/iSpheres/article.html   (1377 words)

 The Job | October 29 2004   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Four were arrested in Operation Doorway including two for possession of offensive weapons and two for possession of drugs.
Insp Pendleton said that a similar operation would be used as part of Operation Halo in the first three weeks of November.
“Operation Doorway was a success which had a number of arrests and a valuable deterrent effect.
www.met.police.uk /job/job941/live_files/9.htm   (346 words)

 HALO Home
HALO - The High Altitude and LOng Range Research Aircraft will be the new Research Aircraft for atmospheric research and earth observation of the German Science Community.
HALO is funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research, the Helmholtz-Gemeinschaft and the Max-Planck-Gesellschaft.
The aircraft will be operated by the Flight-Department of the DLR in Oberpfaffenhofen.
www.halo.dlr.de   (124 words)

 Broadband Wireless Services From Halo Aircraft
Operation at MMW frequencies enables broadband systems to be realized, by providing spectrum bandwidths of 1 to 6 GHz.
The HALO™ Network can be thought of as a "tall tower" approach that provides better line of sight to customers without the high cost of deploying and operating a satellite constellation.
The HALO™ Network may use standard SONET and ATM protocols and equipment to minimize the cost of the equipment and to take advantage of the wide availability of these components.
www.angeltechnologies.com /techpaper3.htm   (2632 words)

 Halo Mod -> Forum Rules
Halo is a registered trademark of Bungie Corporation.
Halo Mod : Operation Firewall isn't affiliated with bungie in any aspect Games Workshop is a registered trademark of Games Workshop International.
Halo Mod is not affiliated with GW in any way.
s9.invisionfree.com /Halo_Mod/index.php?showforum=15   (81 words)

 DND/CF : News Room : Archives
Four Canadian staff officers are currently serving in Haiti with the United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH), which was authorized on April 30, 2004 by UN Security Council Resolution 1542.
The Canadian commitment in Haiti immediately preceding Operation HAMLET was Operation HALO.
This operation began in March 2004 with the deployment of 450 personnel and six CH-146 Griffon Helicopters with the United Nations Multinational Interim Force to help bring stability to the country.
www.forces.gc.ca /site/operations/Hamlet/index_e.asp   (263 words)

 Introducing Halo by Parasound
“Halo by Parasound will be beautiful, versatile, easy to use, and offer incredible sound quality,” said Richard Schram, the president and founder of Parasound Products.
The Halo A 23 Power Amplifier, P 3 Preamplifier, and T 3 FM/AM Tuner combine to form what may well be the ultimate affordable two-channel music system.
The Halo by Parasound T 3 Tuner has a suggested retail price of $600.
www.gspr.com /parasound/h_series_intro.html   (363 words)

 the Junkyard: Operation: Matriarchy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
They've conquered the skies with Echelon (interview) and Echelon: Wind Warriors, now developer MADia has its sights set on the sci-fi shooter genre.
We recently had the opportunity to sit down with the developers behind Operation: Matriarchy to get an inside scoop on the details of this promising FPS.
MADia: Well, except for the fact that mutated aliens once were humans and the planet was a human colony in the past and it seems that the relationship with the aliens before the latest events with sending troopers was quite peaceful for years and years, I think, you can very well say so.
the-junkyard.net /interviews.php?action=viewinterview&id=47   (746 words)

 What is HALO? - a definition from Whatis.com - see also: High Altitude Long Operation
A HALO (High Altitude Long Operation) aircraft is an aircraft designed to act as a very high altitude receiving and transmitting tower, circling a metropolitan area and providing broadband telecommunication service at data rates up to 5 Mbps to homes and up to 25 Mbps to business users with dedicated lines.
Unlike the telecommunication satellite systems now being developed, a HALO system can be launched for one city at a time.
(The HALO aircraft flies at about a tenth of the lowest altitude of the LEO satellite.) An advantage of a high-altitude plane over other wireless solutions is that there is almost no interference.
whatis.techtarget.com /definition/0,,sid9_gci213991,00.html   (427 words)

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