August, 2016

Rio Olympics 2016: A Parade of Exciting Tech Innovations

Reading Time: 9 minutes The Rio Olympics is considered the most technologically advanced Olympic games till date. The entire globe turned its focus to this fortnight’s event that not just celebrated fantastic athletic competition, but also gave innovators an opportunity to showcase brilliant technologies that enhanced the experience of players, spectators and refereeing officials like never before. From Virtual Reality, Video Reviews, GPS, Underwater […]

Raising the Bar of Touch Screen Tech

Reading Time: 2 minutes Touch screens are the order of the day. From phones to tabs, and now even laptop screens, touch screens have made tech navigation a lot easier from the days of the mouse. In an effort to convert conventional laptop screens into a touch-sensible one, Swedish company Neonode has developed a bar that can convert any screen into an optic touch-sensitive […]

Will Alice drive out Pokemon Go from Wonderland?

Reading Time: 3 minutes Nintendo’s business has been soaring high with the successful launch of the game. But a question that is still popping up is whether Pokémon GO’s profit engine will be derailed by challenges that software patents underlying the game are posed with? iRunway blogger Subhasri Das tries to understand this in the concluding series on Pokemon Go. On June 19, 2014, […]

Pokemon GO powers new era of Gaming Tech

Reading Time: 6 minutes Pokemon Go has taken the world by storm, ushering in a new wave of gaming technology using Augmented Reality. It has defied the use of an Oculus Rift or Google Glass by tapping into something as simple as a mobile phone and GPS tracking. There have been controversies of national security and interesting snippets of individual players surrounding the Pokemon […]

Volvo’s 2020 Dream may defy Death

Reading Time: 4 minutes 1.25 million people die in road accidents every year, says a WHO report. While several developing nations have begun making it mandatory for motorists to use seat belts while driving, Volvo has gone a step ahead to make a bold announcement. The company aims to launch a death-proof car by 2020. This means that, anyone driving the latest “death-proof” autonomous […]

F-Wheels v Hoverboard Tech – Who will Skateboard to Success?

Reading Time: 2 minutes Innovation has no bounds. What we see and experience today is getting replaced by something new the next day. While the world is yet to enjoy flying above the ground on an automated hover board, the latest rage of the one-wheel hover board is basking in its limelight. This one-wheeler wonder is surely going to make you regret if you […]

Rat Heart Powers Stingray Robot

Reading Time: 2 minutes In matters of the heart, none can beat the interest of researchers. There is a gaping hole separating the demand and supply of artificial hearts for people with heart diseases. While artificial hearts today beat for an average lifespan of five years, there is a growing demand to enhance the stability of these machines and make them mimic real hearts […]

Smartphone Apps, Courtrooms to ride Skateboards

Reading Time: 2 minutes Call it laziness or intelligence, automation has hit mankind so hard that humans are looking to automate every existing thing in the world. Today, driverless cars have become the most sought after technology for transportation. Yet, skates and skateboards still excite the newer generations. And the skateboards have evolved. Once, it was a fun sport; then it evolved to become a […]

Spray Strength On Everything

Reading Time: 3 minutes The age of shiny, smooth, sparkling vehicles is slowly giving way to rugged, tough looks – at least in the category of heavy vehicles and SUVs. It’s the matt and sturdy finish that these vehicle owners are calling for. And it’s come as no surprise to the once insignificant bedliner service of the automotive industry. This was bound to happen […]