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    Exploring proxemics for Human-Drone Interaction

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    The development of drone-based technology and solutions has witnessed an increase over the past few years. The impact of drone technology can be seen in areas such as defense, disaster control, entertainment, product delivery, agriculture, photography, weather forecasting and many more. According to the World Intellectual Property Office, the patent filings for drone technology in 2016-2017 witnessed a new high […]

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    Passenger Drones Edge Closer to Reality

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    In the last two decades, the number of passengers and commercial vehicles has risen dramatically. Between 2006 and 2015, the CAGR of vehicles on roads was recorded at 4.7%, while the number of roads hardly changes. This increase in vehicles has also witnessed an increase in the number of accidents. Besides, traffic snarls have become the order of the day […]

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    Artificial Intelligence in Diagnosing Diseases

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    It was only a fortnight ago when artificial intelligence (AI) proved to diagnose skin cancer with more accuracy than a human doctor. This is just the tip of a massive iceberg, where AI is gearing up to become a strong tool in diagnosis, aiding better healthcare. From breath analyzers to retina tests, AI is making headway across a gamut of […]

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    Is the digital assistant automating your Life?

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    Voice-enacted innovation started with IBM’s Audrey in the 1950s. It was sufficiently developed for the times, tailored for the U.S. Bureau of Defense in the 1970s, and developed its vocabulary in the 1980s. While it was lesser known then, today we know advanced cousins of it such as Apple’s Siri, Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant and Microsoft Cortana in common parlance. […]

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    4D Printed Furniture Can Change Shape As You Like

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    Imagine buying a furniture from an Ikea store and watch it assemble all by itself! This the future of 3D printing with a ‘D’. While researchers are yet to fully utilize the potential of 3D printing technology, they are inventing novice applications and manufacturing 3D printers. Science has come up with another interesting technology – 4D printing. 4D printing is […]

Disney and Universal Studios goes the AR/VR Way

If there is one place that can make science seem like fantasy even to the most logical mind, that’s a theme park. Technologies power theme park attractions and make the experience appear seamless, and these are further powered by a large number of patents. From Disney to Universal Studios, every major theme park is striving to integrate the fictional world […]

Robotic Bees to Revolutionize Home & Crop Management, Fly to Mars

Do you remember escaping the possible sting of a bee buzzing around your face? You must have observed the lift, pick, swim, dip, swirl and drop of a bee. Today, technologists and researchers from across leading universities and companies have created ornithopter robotic bees that are remotely controlled via interfaces and sensors. Even NASA stated in March 2018 that it […]

THINK – and let your Device Act

What language do you think in? How do you read in your mind – loud or soft? Are you one of those who enjoys enacting within the mind to find creative solutions? Whatever you do, all of these engage a process named sub-vocalization. This is an auditory reassurance that … (Featured image is for representative purpose only and has been sourced from https://pixabay.com/en/brain-thinking-idea-intelligence-494152/) […]

Chatbots set to Better Customer Delight

Iron man’s assistant, J.A.R.V.I.S. (Just A Rather Very Intelligent System), could be available to all of us in the future based on how chatbots make a headway. J.A.R.V.I.S. evolved from a conversational computer system to an artificial intelligence system integrated with diverse technologies to perform various… (Featured image is intended for representational purpose alone and has been sourced from https://www.flickr.com/photos/kapowaz/1580676746)  *** […]

Sentiment Sensitive Machines for Quicker Action

How many times have we been confused with the plethora of reviews and comments on items, while shopping online? These days, seldom do we reach out to our trusted acquaintances for opinions before buying an item, unless probably it is a big ticket one. Instead, these online opinions… (Featured image is for representational purpose and has been sourced from https://www.flickr.com/photos/gleonhard/28664657883)  *** […]

Cicret Bracelet – Your arm is Your New Touch Screen

A smartphone could soon be a thing of the past with the Cicret Bracelet making headway in the technology world. Similar to Apple’s iRing, the Cicret Bracelet will encompass the functions of a smartphone, a fitness band, a projector and a touchpad into its sleek body. Cicret includes two… (Featured image is for representational purpose and has been sourced from https://www.flickr.com/photos/yagisu/28152676814) *** […]

FIFA Gets VAR to Handle Hand of God

Champions League, Premier League, FIFA… the excitement is endless with football. And along with it come packaged infamous incidents such as controversial goals such as the Hand of God. With the FIFA World Cup 2018 round the corner, the FIFA council has enhanced its fairplay technology a step… (Featured image is for representational purpose and has been sourced from https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Match_Analysis_Portable_K2_Panoramic_Video_Camera_System.jpg) *** […]

QuBits Will Power Quantum Age Computing

The amount of online data is rapidly increasing, which means the time required to process this information is also increasing. Internet of Things (IoT) that runs on algorithms now requires more cloud storage to be faster than ever, unlimited computing power and an endless amount of… (Featured image is intended for representational purpose alone and has been sourced from https://www.flickr.com/photos/ibm_research_zurich/40786969122) *** […]

Cameras that Look Through Walls

There is a phenomenal growth in demand for advanced camera quality, what with users looking to capture realistic images of high megapixels. Cameras with high megapixel count are quite common today, and for a long time now the world has witnessed only incremental improvements in this… (Featured image is intended for representational purpose alone and has been sourced from https://www.goodfreephotos.com/business-and-technology/row-of-cameras.jpg.php)  *** […]

The Battle To Fast Charge Your Smartphone Begins

In the first of this two-part series on quick charging — “Charge mobile phones in a Dash”, our blogger discussed the technology behind Oneplus Dash charging. In this follow-up blog post, our blogger compares current fast charging techniques for smartphones. Do you own one of … Featured image is intended for representational purpose alone and has been sourced from (https://pixabay.com/en/battery-charging-communication-2286442/) *** […]