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helicopter carrying a reel of steel cable that can be used to lift and transport heavy objects

a hook that is imagined to be suspended from the sky

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FLARES can be used to replace traditional launcher and Skyhook ground equipment.
Yes, he confirms with a grin, it's true that after President Donald Trump sent him a name-calling note for criticizing Trump, he crumpled it into a ball and skyhooked it into a wastebasket.
This collaboration is a continuation of the existing relationship between GeoGuard parent GeoComply and Skyhook, through which the companies provide geo-location services for the gaming industry.
Although mainstream algorithms can achieve a good control performance, it is inconsistent with the original skyhook control principle.
Skyhook is an independent location platform that powers location requests and location-based context requests from business sectors including mobile device management, digital rights management and device recovery.
Project Skyhook is designed to meet the security and connectivity needs of companies with distributed clusters that are deployed either on-premises or in the public cloud.
Companies Mentioned in this Report: pple, Google, HERE, Micello, shopkick (SK Telecom), Comtech Telecommunications, Accuware, Aislelabs, bfonics, Broadcom, Cisco, Gimbal,, NextNav, Polaris Wireless, Pole Star, Skyhook Wireless (TruePosition), Social Retail, TomTom, xAd
Ridley's Evolution of Everything: How New Ideas Emerge has one dominant theme--no "skyhooks"--and an obbligato: "bottom up works, top down fails." By skyhook, taken from Daniel Dennett's Darwins Dangerous Idea, he means any explanation that depends on supernatural intervention.
Skyhook damper control is a typical ride comfort control method.
The aluminium 'double wishbone - five link' suspension layout comprises standard Air Springs and electronically controlled Skyhook shock absorbers combined with the intelligent Q4 All-Wheel-Drive system and the newly introduced Torque Vectoring system.
Two firms to benefit from the programme were video game support business, Skyhook Games, and Beverston Engineering.
The key players in the Mobile LBS Market in the US are Foursquare, Google, Groupon, HERE, Telecommunication System, TeleNav, TomTom and xAd while other prominent vendors include AdNear, Appello Systems, AT&T, CityGrid Media, Lemon (LifeLock), Micello, NinthDecimal, Placecast, PlaceIQ, Proximus (Belgacom Mobile), ScanBuy, Scoutmob, SCVNGR, ShopKick (SK Telecom), Skyhook (TruePosition), Sprint (Softbank), Telenity, Verizon Wireless, Xtify (IBM) and Yelp
An unmanned version, called a Skyhook, is also in development.
Mercury also offers a joystick control exclusively with Skyhook Virtual Anchor, to hold your boat in position.
"When I was asked to come here and be involved, I jumped at it...(with) hope to reach a lot of people and really institute some changes for people here to have a healthy lifestyle," said Abdul-Jabbar who is one of the greatest NBA players, famous for his indefensible skyhook.