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actuator

A motion-generating device driven by an electroactive polymer, which moves in response to electricity.

actuator

(ak′choo-āt″ŏr)
A component of a mechanical or electronic device that initiates a given action.
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Complementing OpenText's existing information management and B2B integration offerings, Actuate offers increased business process efficiencies, greater brand experience and personalised insight for better and faster decisions via analytics and visualization.
Of the 24 vendors surveyed in the report, Actuate claimed the Top Spot for meeting 100 percent of the Embedded BI architecture requirements, including desktop widgets, Google Gadgets and Python API.
Today, Actuate has extended its lead in delivering insights to any user, regardless of skill level, in a world where traditional BI companies and data warehousing approaches struggle to identify and operationalise insights from data that is being generated at an exponential pace.
In a statement issued this week, Actuate said it hoped the agreement will "facilitate knowledge transfer and innovation in BI and enterprise reporting."
Actuate Active Portal for Linux provides developers who are building Enterprise Reporting Applications, in areas such as financial management and customer self-service, with a set of pre-built web pages and a comprehensive library of user controls.
Reports built by customers using the Actuate 6 Information Delivery platform include customer account statements from a financial institution, or HR.
This is the gap that Actuate has jumped into, whether the requirement is for internal sales reports for each regional manager at a multinational or to provide online statement look-up for customers of a major bank.
Mishap investigators found the blow-down system had been rigged improperly, and the nitrogen bottle that provides the pressure didn't fully actuate. I was interested to discover that the emergency blow-down system can be actuated a second time.
Under the terms of the agreement, which has been approved by the boards of directors of both companies, a newly formed, wholly-owned subsidiary of OpenText will commence a tender offer for all outstanding shares of Actuate for USD 6.60 per share in cash, for a total equity value of approximately USD 330m, less Actuate's cash, for an enterprise value of approximately USD 272m.
Through the use of Actuate's Data Integration module (part of the Actuate Customer Communications Suite) Versiant will be able to optimize operations for marine terminal operators and transact data among its customers, by graphically configuring and testing process flows and integration.
Actuate 10 has been designed to fulfil the needs of a new generation of Rich Internet Applications, with interactive visual content, ease of use and flexible, Web-based integration.
According to Laws, drop boxes can cost upwards of $6000 and require a source of compressed air to actuate the open/close cylinder.