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

Mega project competition for all THIRD and FINAL year engineering students in India. Prizes worth Rs. 80,000+ are ready to be won!

 

Deadline [Extended]: March 10, 2015. (Won't be extended further)

 

 

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Inkjets and laserjets are old. Say hello to the new water-jet printers that promise to save your ink, money, jungles (consumes lesser paper too) and ultimately help saving our planet as well. The water-jet printer is a creation of Sean Xiao-An Zhang, professor of Chemistry at the Jilin University in China and his team. He says that about a half of all the prints in office are thrown into waste bin after sing usage. His innovation will allow each page to be reprinted about 12 times and saving a...
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by Ankita Katdare at 4:21 PM
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Cornell University researchers from India and America namely Apoorva Kiran and Robert MacCurdy who are graduate students in mechanical engineering have been successful in 3D-printing of a Loudspeaker - a remarkable feat for 3D printers and innovators working on the same. The 3D-printed loudpeaker has all its components 3D printed too - right from the plastic shell, the flexible membrane, the metal wires and even the magnet. The two innovators along with Associate professor for mechanical and...
Jan
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by Ankita Katdare at 3:30 PM
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Nvidia has released an update for its TegraZone app for Android that lets you find games optimized for the Tegra 2, 3 and 4 processors. Used mostly for high-resolution screenshots, HD videos, and behind-the-scenes footage for the top Android games, with the latest version 2.9, Nvidia TegraZone app has extended support to the non-Tegra devices making it possible for more people to enjoy the games developed particularly for Tegra processor powered gadgets - popular ones being Nexus 7, Asus...
Jan
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by Ambarish Ganesh at 3:06 PM
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While the existing 3D printers find their raw materials in plastic and rubber, the recently announced Mark One 3D chews a tougher bread- carbon fiber. Designed by Gregory Mark, this printer aims at reducing carbon fiber manufacturing costs. The printer was originally inspired with the desire to produce prototype racecar wings more quickly, and once it's launched, it shall be serving many applications. The creator believes that with Mark One, several household utilities like tools, home fixtures...
Jan
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by Ankita Katdare at 11:03 AM
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Menthal is the name of a new app on Android that lets the user keep a track on his or her usage of the smartphone. Developed by a team of researchers from the University of Bonn, Menthal app has come to life as a result of the hard work of the group of computer scientists and psychologists headed by assistant professor Alexander Markowetz, who believe that integrating technology with science can help us understand human behavior. So, what does Menthal app really do? Well, it gives you feedback...
Jan
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by Kaustubh Katdare at 8:41 PM
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Line 6 (recently acquired by Yamaha Corporation, Japan) - one of the world famous names in guitar amplifier manufacturing has announced "AMPLIFi" - an entirely new kind of a guitar amp that doubles up as a set of stereo speakers. The chassis hosts a powerful speaker behind its reddish mesh and a set of stereo speakers at the top, black section. Line 6 claims that the new design offers a much wider frequency range to the guitarists and inclusion of Bluetooth allows for the speakers to double up...
Jan
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by Ankita Katdare at 8:30 PM
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Oppo Electronics Corp. - the Chinese tech giant has decided to launch its flagship smartphone Oppo N1 in India. Globally unveiled in September 2013, the Oppo N1 smartphone has been in geek discussions for a while now owing to the innovative features and specs that the phone brings to the table. Today the company's official twitter handle for India has made it public that the N1 will officially enter India on January 30. Press invites for the same have been distributed and the company has also...
Jan
28
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by Ankita Katdare at 6:42 PM
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Google has released the latest Chrome for iOS update and the same can be downloaded from the iTunes store starting today. The folks at the Google Chrome team have shared the details about the update on their official blog. The latest version of the update called 'Chrome 32' is now live for iPhone as well as iPad. The update features all the facilities that were available only on Android version till now. One of them being - Support for translation. This means that whenever a user loads a new...
Jan
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by Kaustubh Katdare at 6:27 PM
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Samsung ZEQ 9000 could very well be the much awaited phone from Samsung featuring the Tizen operating system. The screenshot of the phone is making rounds on the social media but it's not anything close to the Tizen we've seen so far. If it's indeed the Tizen powered phone, Google should start worrying because Samsung has been very instrumental in deep penetration of Android in the smartphone markets around the world. If Samsung adopts Tizen for their top-end Smartphone lineup; Android will...
Jan
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by Kaustubh Katdare at 2:12 PM
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Engineers at IIT Madras have rolled up sleeves to put an end to the load shedding problems in India. A pilot project taken up at IIT will aim at totally eliminating load-shedding in select southern states. The project involves setting up low-power DC lines from the nearest sub-station to individual houses. The state electricity boards will install these lines, capable of powering about three bulbs, two fans and a mobile charger. Depending on the data collected during the trial run, the power...