Author: Gaurav

Blitab braille tablet for visually-impaired will soon be in your hands

Blitab braille tablet

Blitab Technology, an Austrian startup has been working for quite some time on its innovative tablet for the blind which is more of a modern braille. In fact it is the perfect combination of a tablet and braille which aims to make life easier for the visually impaired. After showing off their initial iteration of the Blitab quite a few months ago, the team at Blitab has come up with a better version.
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Greenfield man builds functional R2D2 replica at home

Photo: Geoff Bruce/Now Media Group

Photo: Geoff Bruce/Now Media Group

R2D2 is by far the most loved character of Star Wars franchise, and it will continue to do so. People never seize to come up with their R2D2 replicas or maybe other things themed around the fictional robotic character. Steve Schmidt from Greenfield has been a die heart Star Wars fan since he was 6 years old, and after seeing the official R2D2 at a convention, he knew what he had to do. Steve set out on building one of his own R2D2 with help from his wife who is also a Star Wars fanatic.
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Gun disguised as an iPhone alarms authorities worldwide

Ideal Conceal Pistol_1

There are numerous cases for smartphones that make them look like completely unrelated props. For example, smartphone case that looks like a gun. But if there is a gun which looks like a smartphone, then that is a serious security issue. Last year we came across Ideal Conceal .380 caliber pistol which with the push of a button turns into a fatal weapon. That very gun has now stirred up authorities in America as the gun is going to be on sale in US next week.
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Zortrax creates lightweight and powerful 3D printed motorcycle

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Europe-based 3D printing solutions company Zortrax has come up with their first attempt to create a 3D printed motorcycle which is currently in prototype stage and very close to hitting the roads. Their inspiration for making a bike came from their staff members, most of whom are motorcycle enthusiasts. The team choose 600cc as their ideal power unit as most of the lightweight and powerful bikes fall in this middleweight category.
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CES 2017: GoPro Karma drone to be re-launched in February

Go Pro Karma relaunch CES 2017

GoPro were expecting big things with its Karma drone, but instead things went South and the company had to recall the units. The reason? Well, the drone people had purchased was having loss of power issues and tumbling from the sky. In fact GoPro had to recall all the units and refund the buyers with the full purchase amount. That is a very news from the perspective of business as well as brand image.
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CES 2017: Nvidia’s self-driving car seems to be a strong contender in the race

Nvidia self driving car

The race for self-driving cars is getting hotter by the day, and big automotive giants are already deep into the development. Latest in the run for supremacy in self-driving cars is Audi. They have joined hands with Nvidia to develop a self-driving car they call BB8. The autonomous car will be based on a Drive-PX computer which makes all the critical decisions on busy roadways.
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CES 2017: POP-I backpack having e-ink flexible display is what the new generation needs

POP-I backpack

Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas has become the center stage for showcasing new technology, innovations and ideas that were unheard of before. This year at the electronics show so far, we have seen many eye-popping things. But this one was never even on our mind until we saw it. A backpack with an e-paper display to display the photo you like and show it off to the world. POP-I backpack has a 4.7-inch/10-inch e-paper screen and comes with a price tag of $99 – $399. Also, the accessory is available in canvas or leather make.
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The best and worst features of Apple MacBook Pro

New Apple Macbook pro with touch bar 4

When Apple first unveiled its new line of MacBook Pros it attracted rave reviews in most of the media coverage. Now that the actual units have started to ship out, it is clear that as much as the new MacBook Pros do have a lot going for them – it isn’t exactly ‘perfect’ either. With that in mind, if you’re thinking of getting your hands on a MacBook Pro it is helpful to know beforehand, what to expect from its best and worst features.
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Faraday Future FF91 gives Tesla Motors some early jitters at CES 2017

Faraday Future FF91 electric car

Faraday Future has been in the news for its bold move to develop a new species of electric cars of the future. The American automotive technology company is a start-up which envisions a future dominated with powerful electric cars. We have already seen their developments, putting more emphasis on what they actually believe in. Now the company is out with a bang at CES 2017 with their powerful electric car capable of going from 0-60 in mere 2.39 seconds.
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CES 2017: Cerevo Taclim provides realistic stimuli of walking on terrain

Taclim

Virtual reality and augmented reality are bringing us closer to experiencing real world stimulus from the comfort of our homes. Wearing a head mounted display and moving around in VR environment, but the real simulation comes when you have tactile feedback in your body parts too. With this is mind Japanese company Cerevo has developed a pair of gloves and shoes which literally puts you in the boots of the character you are playing in game.
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