Jun
16
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by Satya Swaroop Dash at 11:29 AM
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Adventure sports’ filming is now a big part of the video camera industry. Several video camera manufacturers like Sony and JVC have launched various action cameras for adventure sports enthusiasts. These cameras can be mounted on the person or used by a third person for filming but what if you wanted to infuse some drama with aerial shots. In the past you had options like...
Jun
16
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by Chaitanya Kukde at 1:16 AM
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With the news of massive private data leaks hitting the headlines each month, the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) has come up with a protocol to help users examine the way their private data is being used. The HTTPA (HTTP with Accountability) is the name of this protocol and it will be demonstrated at the IEEE’s Conference on Privacy, Security and Trust in July.

Oshani Seneviratne, an MIT graduate student in EECS, and Lalana Kagal, a principal research...
Jun
15
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by Satya Swaroop Dash at 3:39 PM
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Attention Mozilla fans, we have good news for you. When you upgrade your Firefox for Android to its latest version you will be able to run Firefox OS apps on your Android device. Since all Open Web Apps developed for the Firefox OS run on a browser it is not surprising to find Android being able to run these apps but the good news here is that Firefox OS apps get treated as naive Android apps and are not confined to the browser environment. You can download Firefox OS apps from the...
Jun
15
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by Akash Bais at 3:39 PM
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Imagine you are getting ready for a party or an important meeting and just when you are about to leave you are confronted with the question humanity has been asking itself for years ‘where are my keys?’. Yes, the question that is the reason for those 10 min delays you have every time you want to reach somewhere in time. With ‘iFind’ all that is about to end. It is a item locating tag that communicates with your iOS or android device via Bluetooth. Tag any item you want to track and you can...
Jun
15
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by Satya Swaroop Dash at 1:15 PM
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It’s not often that you see a car manufacturer at a Toy Show but Toyota had a very good reason to be at the Tokyo Toy Show 2014. The Japanese car maker unveiled the Camatte Concept Car which is a family car that has over 7000 LEDs on the hood of the car that can be customised to resemble any doodle drawn by kids and even adults. All one has to do is create any colourful image on a paper and place it under a camera. Once the camera has captured the image, you can head over to the car and...
Jun
14
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by Akhilesh Garud at 7:25 PM
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Researchers at Japan’s University of Electro-Communications and Hokuyo Automatic Co. have finally succeeded in making the intelligently sliding automatic doors, same as the ones in Star Trek. This doors have a custom sensor (a 3D time of flight laser scanner) coupled with algorithms that can detect people, and make an educated guess about whether or not they are aiming for the door. The sensor is designed to function in places where the ambient light varies from direct sunlight to total...
Jun
14
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by Chaitanya Kukde at 4:11 PM
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If you thought that every other tech giant now seems eager to track your health, hold on to your hats. Guess who might just foray into this business? It's none other than our very own Google. Forbes has reported that Google might be talking to developers regarding the Google Fit project in the Google I/O Conference scheduled later this month. Google Fit would allow a wearable device that measures data like steps or heart rate to interface with Google’s cloud-based services, and become part...
Jun
14
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by Akash Bais at 4:00 PM
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To be clear, you won’t be getting any R2-D2 stuff, so don’t get your hopes ‘that high’. Having said that, a flying device that you can control via your iphone or android phone does sound like an awesome thing to do. You can use the accelerometer in the iPhone to change the drone's direction or you can release both thumbs to make the drone instantly return to a stable hover( how cool is that). Back at CES 2014, Parrot unveiled a new MiniDrone line along with with its AR.Drone models. The...
Jun
13
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by Akash Bais at 12:33 PM
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Facebook Messenger for iOS received a major update in its latest version. Apart from the usual bug fixes and new stickers, it now has the features for "instant video sending" and "Big Like". By the sound of it, it might be easy for you to tell what facilities they provide. Yes, you guessed it right. ‘Instant video sending’ allows you to shoot and play videos using the camera within the app itself, saving you the pain of capturing the video first and then uploading it to the app .The only...
Jun
13
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by Kaustubh Katdare at 10:55 AM
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India's ambitious Mars Orbiter Mission is currently on track and the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has announced that the second Trajectory Correction Maneuver aka TCM-2 has been successfully performed. According to ISRO's Mars Mission update, the maneuver was performed on June 11 at 16:30 hours. The uninitiated may note that the trajectory correction maneuvers...