February, 2018

Biobots – Revolutionizing Robotics

Robots are no more just wires and metal. Living cells are making their way into creating biohybrid robots. A research team from Georgia Institute of Technology led by Steve Potter has been experimenting with a combination of neuron cells from a rodent and a robotic body to…  (Featured image is intended for representational purpose alone and has been sourced from https://pixabay.com/en/scorpio-arachnid-gliederf%C3%BCsser-2878338/) *** […]

Untangling Wireless Charging

Wireless charging brings in flexibility and more possibilities for digital displays in this digital signage world. More and more products are designed to run on rechargeable batteries to keep pace with the fast-moving and evolving trends. Wireless charging is likely to become a… (Featured image is for representational purpose. This image was originally posted to Flickr by piviso_com at https://flickr.com/photos/140977425@N05/32379229074) *** […]

Forget the Cloud, Store Photos & Videos in Bacteria

Exploring new horizons of CRISPR application, researchers at Harvard Medical School successfully stored a short video in the DNA of bacteria and later retrieved it successfully. It is the first time a video has been recorded in living cells. In 2016, a team at the Wyss Institute… (Featured image is for representational purpose alone and has been sourced from https://www.flickr.com/photos/mirahorian/1856445773) *** […]

You don’t always ‘Google It’

The word “google” is no more a brand name. It’s become quite popular as a synonym for search or look for information. Maggi, Xerox, and Aspirin have struggled with the problem of genericide. Will Google walk the same talk or will it battle it out? It was …(Featured image source is for representational purpose alone and has been sourced from https://www.flickr.com/photos/121483302@N02/14253849274)  *** […]

Voice Activated Emergency Braking System

Have you ever traveled as a passenger in a car driven by a drowsy driver? Or have you felt the sleep come on while manning the wheel? Stress and long driving hours often contribute to the behavioral phenomenon of drowsy driving. This is quite a common driving… (Featured image is for representational purpose and has been sourced from http://www.jbsa.mil/News/Photos/igphoto/2001846499/) *** […]

LCDs to OLEDs – Evolution of Display Technology

Display technology has been an ever-intriguing space, evolving dramatically since the days of the first television sets. Liquid crystals were first observed in the 19th century; however, it was only in the 1960s that the foundation of modern-day liquid crystal displays (LCDs) was laid by James… Featured image is intended for representational purpose alone and has been sourced from https://pxhere.com/en/photo/597333 *** […]