Technology

Recognizing Fingerprints Made Swifter with  Nanotechnolgy

A new nanomaterial developed by a group of Indian scientists promises that these difficulty will be overcome and latent fingerprint reading will also take place more quickly. The nanomaterial is luminescent and consists of semiconductor particles which are a million times smaller than a mm. All one must do is: sprinkle the nanomaterial on the surface of a fingerprint, capture the image and use a UV lamp and process it

Air Traffic Management Get Blockchain Upgrade by NASA’s Efforts

In the last few months, Blockchain has had great success. The success of Blockchain and this time the aerospace industry is every industry trying to get their hands on. NASA is investigating various ways of using the Blockchain technology in their system. The scope of Blockchain technology in the US ATC system is seen as a NASA computer engineer, Ronald Reisman. ADS-B is supposed to go live in 2020, but

Technology to Reuse First and Second Rocket Stages Developed at ISRO

The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) is now seeking to develop the reusable RLV technology to allow for reuse of the first and second phases of a rocket in order to reduce the cost of satellites launch into space. Last Jahr, K Sivan, has disclosed the plan for a world-class propulsion technology by Indian Space Agency that will ensure cost-effective re-usable, re-startable and reliable space launches. He mentioned how no

Drivers

Drivers that are hearing impaired need much more than other drivers to worry, and Hyundai believes their new technology can make life for them much easier. The Korean automaker recently developed a new technology for hearing impaired people. The company has developed a system that allows people with hearing impairment to interact with the outside environment. Hyundai has developed a concept that informs and attracts the user by stressing other

Tuya Smart Introduces Advanced Facial Recognition for Smart Devices

Startup Tuya Smart brought to CES 2019 a new home security system that claims to be able to spot known and not familiar faces. In addition to its long but controversial use in law enforcement and security, facial recognition makes this possible as technology is gaining traction in a range of consumer, automotive, retail and hotel services. Tuya unveils a brand new synthetic housing security (A.I.) system that uses the

CES Unfolds the World’s First ‘Foldable’ Android Phone

The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2019 is taking place right now in Las Vegas. Shocking innovations and amusing technological advances form a key part of the event each year. Chinese company Royole launched a foldable screen smartphone at CES this year. The device is the flagship product, as Royole was founded in order to create flexible displays. The device, named ‘FlexPai’ seems rushed into production, as Samsung’s foldable phone is

Tailor-made Wearable Devices to be Sustainable, reports study

In the wearable devices market, smart watches and fitness bands are some key products. Worldwide, by 2021, the wearables market is predicted to double in size. As per a report, India saw wearable sales reach 2.7 million last year. As reported by a market research firm, Xiaomi held 41% share of the wearables market in India in the third quarter of 2018. GOQii followed Xiaomi at 19%. Titan, Samsung, and

Researchers design a more robust MEMS Switch

In a new development, researchers from Binghamton University have found a way to increase the longevity of cell phones and power lines. The new development is a joint effort of an assistant professor at Binghamton University and a graduate student. The joint effort has led to the development of a new type of microelectromechanical system – commonly known as MEMS switch. The system uses electrostatic levitation to offer a more

Wristband for Opioid Overdose alerts Developed by team of Students

In the U.S., by late 2017, owing to the statistics of opioid addiction it was declared as a national public health emergency. To serve opioid addiction, a team of software engineering students at Carnegie Mellon University have developed a wristband. The device can detect opioid overdose and raise an alarm and message to contacts of the user in a state of emergency. HopeBand, as the wristband has been aptly named,

Artificial Intelligence compelling for Retail Companies, finds study

As per a study published by French technology giant Capgemini, artificial intelligence (AI) could serve as an immense cost saving tool for retail companies. Monetarily, artificial intelligence offers cost saving opportunity of nearly US$340 billion for retail companies that can scale and expand their horizon of deployment. Howbeit, only per cent of retailers have attained this level of deployment of AI, reveals a study. The study emphasizes how unleashing AI

Shape Tracker discovered for a more Precise Future – RFID Tags

Who knew that science and technology could bring us to a day where we could track ourselves down in terms of health and medical aid? According to a recent report, the researchers at the University of Carnegie Mellon have recently discovered ways to tract movements of the body. Apart from that, they created trackers that could also detect shape changes in the body including wrist, knee and elbows. This is

Artificial Intelligence to Enter World of Graphic Designing

The world of graphics is yet to see a different phase in terms of innovative and better picture quality. Computer generated imagers are to see a vast difference in the years to come with the introduction of artificial Intelligence into the scene. The pictures are to become photorealistic, meaning each matter will have its own specific gloss and appearance differentiating it from the other. For instance the shine of a

Amazon, Oracle Fight it Out Over Pentagon Cloud-Computing Contract

Technology giants Amazon and Oracle have come face to face against each other in the US Court of Federal Claims after the latter claimed that the Defense Department’s cloud computing contract dubbed as the Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure or “JEDI” which is up for grabs wrongly favors Amazon Web Services (AWS), Amazon’s cloud computing wing. The US government hopes to impose its dominion over China and Russia by developing the

France Partners with Orange on Voice Assistance Technology

French telecom operator Orange has partnered with Amazon to combine both companies voice assistant technology. According to Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Stephane Richard, said that the collaboration will be to combine the voice assistants of the two companies. After the partnership commences, Orange subscribers will be able to request all the products and services of Amazon through the Djingo assistant. Although currently the two companies are collaborating on the voice

Personal Touch of Google Gets Highlighted in DuckDuckGo Study

Google Chrome Help states that the users who browse use a private mode then other people who will use the device will not be able to see or track any of those activities. Chrome does not save any of the browsing history or other information entered in forms. The site data and cookies are remembered while the user is browsing; however, it will get deleted when the user exit the

Deep Learning Techniques to Easily Convert 2-D Sketches into 3-D Shapes

A team of researchers from the University of Hong Kong, University of British Columbia, and Microsoft designed a novel technique to convert 2-D into 3-D sketches easily. The researchers further revealed that our deep learning method could enable artists to outline a base shape quickly. This base shape can be further fine-tuned with automated image vectorization software. In addition to this, new users may also access this software to from

Clean Drinking Water from Thin Air Captured with a Novel Device

Researchers at the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) developed a novel that can produce water from thin air. The device designed can capture the water from clean air under sunlight and later discharged when warmed. Researchers made a statement by saying Earth’s air is the vastest renewable source of pure drinking water. Various trials were performed to tap this renewable water source, but all of them have

AI System to Detect Small Leaks in Water Pipes

Artificial intelligence technology and sensors can significantly reduce the expensive water losses in municipal systems. Researchers at the University of Waterloo in Canada developed an AI software technology to identify tiny leaks in water pipes. How AI helps Cities to detect these Water Leaks? The municipal water system combines AI software and signal processing methods to detect symptoms of leaks in water pipes. This is further accomplished by recording acoustic

Advanced Technology to Transform the China’s Retail Sector

A senior executive at JD.com in China said that innovation and technology have revolutionized their retail sector. The retail business has seen skyrocketing growth owing to the rising innovation in marketing products on offline and online channels. Also, new social media approaches are being adopted to boost this business online, says VP of JD.com. Furthermore, he explained that retail infrastructure in the past few years has progressed to a great

Researchers Found Ways to Prevent Cyberattacks in Medical Devices

The RSNA, Radiology Society of North America, presented a study on some of the potential cyberattack risks in medical imaging. It was revealed that internet connectivity can increase the risk of malicious cyberattacks in hospitals. Many cyberattack experts and researchers have started to work on mitigating these potential risks before they convert into a real threat. Medical devices such as MRI, X-ray, mammography, and others are more prone to cyberattacks