* Suppliers and customers that need to keep in close touch can access each other's delivery, sales and inventory data as a way to synchronize
 ANOTHER VALUED FUNCTION for Windows 95 will be its ability to automatically format new peripherals and synchronize
files kept in more than one computer.
Microsoft Outlook's Journal function, which allows handheld computer users to log phone calls, meetings and other activities into their handheld.
The most common East Coast backyard flasher, Photinus pyralis, may not synchronize for more than a few cycles at a time in the wild, but when confined in a laboratory cage, males can pick up the beat and flash with each other.
Questioning how fireflies synchronize "does not come easily to us as human beings because we accept our own ability to dance or to march in unison as being second nature," argued John Buck in his classic 1976 SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN article.
O'Donnell's wasps, however, live in a cloud forest where colonies do not synchronize
Applying ideas developed by other researchers to explain how nerve cells synchronize their activity in response to a stimulus, Peskin examined the case of two oscillators -- representing two heart cells -- that influence each other via their own signals.
"That's actually a very strong conjecture -- that no matter how they were started, they would always synchronize," Strogatz says.
But it may be possible to synchronize
parts of certain chaotic systems, say Louis M.
The free app provides users the only way to automatically synchronize
event video enabling the easy creation of seamless, multi-angle videos.
The new PartTrack system from Wittmann Inc., Torrington, Conn., synchronizes
a part-removal robot with a moving mold half or conveyor belt.
Configured as a 6U VME board, it synchronizes
up to eight modules, each receiving a common clock up to 2.2 GHz along with timing signals for synchronizing, triggering and gating functions.
One product, Migo (http://forwardsolutions.info), has added a handy little extra: special software that synchronizes
its stored data with the data on the computer it's plugged into.
The generic agent then synchronizes
those files together, while still applying file-by-file synchronization to all other files on the system.
In addition, we loaded FileRunner, a handy DOS program that synchronizes
files on multiple computers.