Hunt for India's Best Academic Project (Applications Open)

CrazyEngineers has announced Hunt for India's Best Academic Project - a mega projects competition open to all THIRD and FINAL year engineering students from ALL engineering branches. Prizes worth Rs. 80,000+ are ready to be won!


Deadline: 28 February 2015 (11:59 PM)  


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Jan
27
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by Jason Estibeiro at 8:27 AM
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Microsoft’s DirectX (DX) is a group of APIs which handle tasks associated with multimedia like games and videos on MS platforms such as Windows. Windows 8.1, which is the latest OS available with the common man, runs on DX 11. Microsoft had announced last year that they will bring out DX 12 in 2015 but nothing about it was mentioned in the blog by MS when they revealed the details about...
Jan
26
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by Jason Estibeiro at 9:30 PM
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In 2014, the Firefox producer Mozilla had introduced a separate trial version of a browser that had support for web based virtual reality (VR) apps. Not many people know about this development because of the launch in an experimental browser, but now Mozilla has introduced the same in Mozilla Nightly, a well-known developer build by Mozilla. This virtual reality can be experienced by using the Oculus Rift headphones just like in the trial version released last year. The same is available for...
Jan
26
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by Sharvari Panchbhai at 5:11 PM
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Mars rovers such as Opportunity and Curiosity have delivered a considerable amount of information about the history and composition of the red planet. Although, the rovers have several advantages over immobile landers, they have limited vision of the surrounding landscapes. The observations made by these automated motor vehicles highly depend on the onboard cameras, and the images from spacecraft orbiting the planet. Moreover, rovers also have to travel through the uneven Martian surface....
Jan
25
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by Satya Swaroop Dash at 1:56 PM
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When you travel abroad the biggest worry that bogs you down is internet connectivity. Sure, your mobile operator has partners around the world to keep your data connection alive but what if the area you are travelling is out of coverage of any cellular operator. The need for a global, mobile high speed mobile broadband will soon be fulfilled as mobile satellite communications service provider, Inmarsat plc will be launching its new satellite. The company has announced that Inmarsat-5 F2 (I-5...
Jan
25
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by Jason Estibeiro at 11:57 AM
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Chinese electronics company Xiaomi has been in the news a lot for the past year because of the launch of devices like Redmi 1S, Redmi Note and Mi3. Now it's again going to make a buzz as it's going to start the sales of the much awaited Xiaomi Mi4 in India from 28th of January. Although the launch was confirmed, the press has now received an official invitation by...
Jan
25
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by Ankita Katdare at 10:45 AM
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A couple of days back, Twitter launched the facility to let Tweeple see translated tweets on their feed, all thanks to the Twitter Bing Translator. We remember that back in August 2014, Twitter officials had quietly removed this feature and many regular twitter users had immediately noticed this change. Well now that the feature is back, you won't miss out on any news on Twitter because of the language barrier. To make it really useful, the company has introduced many flexible settings for...
Jan
25
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by Chirayu Samarth at 8:14 AM
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At some point of time or other, the thought that someone can ‘guess’ or ‘crack’ the password to our PC to access it must has surely crossed our minds. Passwords are a method of security but if revealed to attackers, they completely useless. Now, a team of researchers from Georgia Institute of Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences and University of California at Riverside have developed a prototype of a computer keyboard that can detect the way the person is typing and can identify whether it...
Jan
24
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by Kaustubh Katdare at 8:06 PM
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DALER (Deployable Air-Land Exploration Robot) is the latest swiss engineering marvel. It's a robot that can walk and fly as well; and derives its inspiration from the vampire bat Desmodus rotundus. The team led by Ludovic Daler published a paper in Bioinspiration & Biomimetics titled 'A bioinspired multi-modal flying and walking robot'. Daler had already demonstrated a flying robot few years ago that could walk on the...
Jan
24
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by Jason Estibeiro at 7:35 PM
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The general notion of most people is that the speed of light changes only when it passes through a certain medium like glass, water and air. But a group of scientists in Scotland have proved this theory wrong. These scientists from University of Glasgow and Heriot-Watt University have demonstrated that it is possible to reduce the speed of light from its original speed without interruption by any medium whatsoever. Medium independent speed manipulation is a first and can be really...
Jan
24
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by Ankita Katdare at 12:30 PM
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To think that it about time that Digital TV becomes available from the comfort of your smartphone or tablet, is an appropriate thing. At CES 2015, Sony launched a Digital TV Tuner Module that can be incorporated with smartphone, automotive infotainment systems, navigation systems, PCs, tablets and many other mobile devices. The good news is that Sony India is introducing this DTV Tuner module at Convergence India Trade show at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi from 21st to 23rd January. Going by the...