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Apr
24
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by Ankita Katdare at 6:39 PM
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A research team from Washington State University, Spokane has developed a new technology that can detect when a driver is about to doze off. By tracking the movements of the steering wheel, the new technology is is introduced as a far more efficient alternative to the presently used video based drowsiness detection systems - widely used to avoid road accidents. The traditional systems have cameras installed on the roadsides that detect if a car is drifting out of its lane. These systems are...
Apr
24
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by Kaustubh Katdare at 12:48 PM
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The world will always run out of space to display advertisements. But the fix's ready! Advertisers will no longer need big displays to be set-up to show their products and services. Instead a soap bubble of desired size will display the advertisement in the mid-air and when burst, the bubble will release a scent. The latest technology developed at the University Of Bristol will be demonstrated at an international conference ACM CHI 2014 between 26 April to May 1. We believe that this technology...
Apr
24
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by Ankita Katdare at 12:18 PM
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Suzuki Motorcycles India has now opened pre-booking for its latest scooter in the market called 'Suzuki Let's'. The scooter was globally unveiled at the Delhi Auto Expo 2014 along side Suzuki Gixxer bike in January. Though the company hasn't revealed an official release date, the Suzuki Let's scooter has got a price in India tag of Rs. 47,000 (ex-showroom Mumbai)....
Apr
24
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by Ankita Katdare at 10:38 AM
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Indian Railways have brought a good news for travelers with the launch of a new app called National Train Enquiry System (NTES) for Windows Phone 8 OS. Now frequent travelers on Indian trains for daily commute or vacation trips can make use of the app to get train-running information in real-time for each and every train across India. Users can spot their trains, check train schedules for - cancelled trains, diverted trains and even the rescheduled ones. Apart from this, users can check the...
Apr
24
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by Kaustubh Katdare at 9:59 AM
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3D printing is rapidly finding applications in Civil and Construction engineering. Winsun, a China based company has developed huge 3D printer (about 6.6mx10mx32m in size) capable of printing building blocks at a rapid rate. These 3D printed blocks can then be used to construct houses quickly and at very economical costs. Winsun recently demonstrated their rapid construction technology by building about 10 houses in just 24 hours. Each of these homes cost less than $5000, including labor...
Apr
23
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by Kaustubh Katdare at 3:59 PM
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It all started with USB (3.0) guys upgrading the speeds to 5 Gbps and the Thunderbolt folks introducing the game-changer at 10 Gb/s. The latest Thunderbolt 2 offers 20 Gb/s data transfer speed (that's quite fast, you see!) and a recent update allows 10 Gbps...
Apr
23
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by Ankita Katdare at 3:58 PM
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Lytro, the company that amazed us all by its first one-of-its-kind boxy camera released in 2012. And now it is back in action by launching its new light-field camera called the 'LYTRO ILLUM'. The first high-end camera from Lytro is here and it is priced at $1,599. Even though the camera will start shipping in July 2014, you can pre-order yours from the company's website at a special introductory price. Let us take you on a tour of the Lytro Illum camera's technical specifications, features...
Apr
23
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by Ankita Katdare at 2:09 PM
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The entire tech community has been waiting for this phone's launch and here it is - The OnePlus One phone. The company which believes that as a consumer you should "never settle" for less, has made its mark and launched the OnePlus One Android smartphone with amazing set of features bundled inside one package. What is being called a game-changer, the company has been so far successful in raising high hopes of tech-enthusiasts and gadget-lovers across the world from their flagship smartphone....
Apr
23
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by Ambarish Ganesh at 2:00 PM
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Arion1, the streamlined capsule-shaped velocipede seems to be inspired by a futuristic science-fiction movie, and boasts an epic pedal power of 90mph - seriously, the fastest bicycle ever (earlier record was set by a Dutch team in 2012, where they registered 83.1mph). Designed by the students of Liverpool University, Arion1 shall be going to the World Human Powered Speed Challenge in Battle Mountain, Nevada, in September next year. Team lead Ben Hogan stated that the project was no simple...
Apr
23
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by Kaustubh Katdare at 12:56 PM
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While the world is already talking about 5G Internet, one of the largest mobile markets in the world - India is still struggling to get bare-minimum download speeds on mobile. That's totally unacceptable since Internet has become one of the basic necessities of life for the mobile generation. The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India, aka TRAI has acknowledged the...