Technology

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

Dependence on GPS to reduce with Introduction of Quantum Sensors

The engineers in U.S are working on a new technology called quantum sensing technology. This technology offers a safer and secure navigation approach and also reduces the dependence on GPS, the most popular navigation technology used across the world. Global positioning system or GPS is getting exposed to hacking, which provides some precarious security risks in a range of applications from controlling air traffic to communicating through satellites. One of

Google’s VR Footwear to let you walk boundlessly in the VR World

Ready Player one, directed by Steven Spielberg delights its viewers by giving them an overview on how future might look. There is something similar to that of an OASIS — a wide-ranging virtual universe, explains the publisher. Google has developed a Virtual Reality footwear and patented it. This footwear is driven by a motorized platform and is covered with a flex region at the bottom surface of the sole. With

Investors and Clients to benefit with Ripple Technology Improvement

Ripple, a renowned payment protocol for financial transactions including those pertaining to cryptocurrency is devising a plan to enhance its technology. This enhancement in payment network technology concerning cryptocurrency is not only going to be beneficial for end users but for ripple investors too. To shed light on the matter, the company recently launched two white papers. One white paper discussed about the algorithm underlying the payment platform whereas the

New Computer Chip to Use less Power and Enhance Computing Speed

Researchers at Princeton University have designed a new form of computer chip that improves the performance and reduces power consumption of artificial-intelligence systems. This computer chip, coupled with some programming languages, could be majorly beneficial for gadgets such as smartphones, watches and other devices that consume more battery power. A technique known as in-memory computing is developed to overcome an analytical issue that compels processors to spend more energy and

Team of Researchers Develop Drones Taking Inspiration from Wasps

Wasps are considered as one of the most loathed creepy crawlies that are living on the planet. And recently, the buzzing of these wasps have been creating some inspiration for the team of scientists. These scientists are making efforts to create a super-strong flying drones and the results of the research studies have been quite remarkable. A team of researchers from the Stanford University of California and the EPFL in

Researchers to Make Use of Smartphones to Track Alertness at Work

A team of scientists have recently developed a smartphone tool, which can completely track a person’s alertness at work and further helps in identifying when it is most productive. The tool has been named as Alertness Scanner. This tool has been developed by scientists from the University of Cornell in the U.S. that will measure the pupil size and then capture it through a gust of photographs, which are taken

Researchers of Tata Communications Reveals Perception of IoT for Different Generations

The senior vice-president and the head of Internet of Things, Tata Communications, VS Shridhar said that, the youth of India has been inspired with the increasing use of the Internet of Things and its potential in order to automate their domestic environments. However, it represents almost a fraction of potential of the Internet of Things to transform the complete society. In addition to this, the Internet of Things holds immense

Researchers Come up with Novel Method to Create Solution Processable Nanosheets

Duan and Huang, researchers form Hunan University, along with Austin Texas and UCLA have built up a novel strategy for creating enhanced MoS2 semiconducting nanosheets utilizing solution handling. In this methodology, 2D MoS2 gems are electrochemically intercalated with different vast natural ammonium salts to shape nanosheets, which can be thusly defined into an ink solution with capacity up to 20 mg/mL. Their methodology, published in the journal called Nature, includes

Researchers Provide Knowledge Platform for Apps Detecting Transport Mode

As reported by a new study, published in the Journal of ACM, apps will soon be able to detect the transportation mode used by commuters and intelligently provide relevant information, tips and advice. The researchers say that machine learning techniques that were developed in a global competition could result in smartphones being able to predict the road conditions and level of traffic, provide efficient recommendation for routes and parking, and

ARL Designs Algorithm to Track Soldiers without Using GPS

Soldiers working in remote or challenged conditions don’t generally get the dependably predictable GPS signal that regular people finding their way to an eatery have turned out to be utilized to. In the field, warfighters may need to manage intricate, jumbled situations that can hinder or jam signals. They additionally must be set up in the event that an enemy jams signals or even annihilates the satellites vital for GPS

5G Wireless Standard Could Carry Traceability Risks, says Swiss Study

Some security issues and gaps in the 5G communication standard have been exposed by Swiss researchers from the Information Security Group. Yes, the latest wireless communication standard has been subjected to security protocol verification protocol, named Tamarin. Under Tamarin, the standard has been subjected to a series of tests. A team of researchers, headed by David Basin, a professor of Information Security at ETH have studied the specifications of the

Wi-Fi Technology Gets New Number-Based Nomenclature

The Wi-Fi Alliance, a group behind the “Wi-Fi Certified” logo on fundamentally every Wi-Fi empowered gadget out there, are in charge of the naming of Wi-Fi nomenclature, for example, 802.11ab and 802.11n. It couldn’t be any more obvious, in the event that you have ever been shopping for a new Wi-Fi router or even a cell phone, you know how dealing with specificiations that read something like a/b/g/n or 802.11ac,

How Europe’s E-Privacy Regulation will Affect IoT

It has been months since the General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (“GDPR”) has been in effect. The key objective of this law is to create effective standards for protection of data in Europe and to adapt the methods of data security into technological advances. Furthermore, the “E-Privacy Regulation” was initially likewise to come into effect as succeeding the original Directive, however it presently looks like it will probably come

UK’s Co-Op Goes Italian with Novamont, Striles Deal to Replace Traditional Plastic Bags

Co-Operative, which is one of Britain’s largest merchant, has collaborated with Italian bioplastics aggregate Novamont to supplant conventional plastic transporter sacks at its stores with biodegradable ones, as reported recently. The move is a piece of another hard-hitting moral technique propelled on 27 September by the Co-operative, which will see around 60 million conventional single utilize plastic transporter packs, equivalent to 340 tons of plastic, evacuated in a staged rollout.