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Indian 10th grader builds landmine-detecting drone, bags Rs. 50m in funding

landmine detecting drone Harshwardhan Zala

At 14 years of age, most students don’t even think about national security. Harshwardhan Zala however is different. The 10th grader from Sarvoday Vidhyamandir in Bapunagar, Gujarat, India has developed prototype of a landmine-detecting drone for war areas. Even better, the young innovator has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for Rs. 5 crore with the Gujarat state government. The deal, in order to facilitate development of drones for detecting landmines in war zones, has been signed with the Department of Science and Technology in Gujarat. Read More…

The most sought after types of online casino games

Online casino games

It is estimated that online casinos pull in a whopping $278 billion dollars of profit each year and will continue to grow into the near future. Even without offering virtual poker games in 2016, New Jersey casino Golden Nugget pulled in over 54 million from online bets in just one month. That’s a ton of money for casinos, and it speaks to the rise in popularity of internet gambling sites with online players. Part of what makes online casinos so attractive and fun to visit are the games, which feature increasingly creative themes, great payouts, and play that makes you feel like you’re in a live game. Read More…

Elderly will ditch canes and walkers for Superflex’s robotic-powered suit

Aurora Powered Suit

There are many drawbacks of growing in age, one of them is the difficulty to carry out activities of daily living. In collaboration with industrial designer Yves Behar’s studio FuseProject, Superflex has designed powered-clothing to enhance day-to-day experience for the aging population. Dubbed Aurora Powered Suit, the powered undergarment is aimed at helping the elderly with mobility challenges posed by age and illness. Read More…

Heartbeat-powered, Swiss watch-style device will power pacemakers of tomorrow

 

watch like pacemaker battery

On the tune of automatic watches that harvest power from movement of the wrist, researchers have developed a wristwatch-style device, which will power pacemakers by drawing power from the heart itself. The smartwatch-style device is created by two researchers – Andreas Haeberlin and Adrian Zurbuchen from the University of Bern and Michigan respectively. Read More…

Two Indian chemists invent groundbreaking CO2 capture and utilisation method

Tuticorin chemical plant

Tuticorin Alkali Chemical plant in Indian State of Tamil Nadu has become world’s first to feature a new method to capture carbon emission and convert it into baking soda and other useful compounds. Two Indian chemists from Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur invented a chemical that can strip the CO2 to facilitate filtering and conversion into useful compounds including those used in glass manufacturing, sweeteners, detergents and paper products. While the carbon capture concept isn’t new and is being explored by scientists around the globe, the Indian method is practical, affordable at small-scale industrial models, and is brings down overall operational cost as well. Read More…

CES 2017: Yi Erida is fastest carbon fiber drone you can control with phone

Yi Erida drone

Yi first made waves with $100 Xiaomi Yi action camera, now Atlas Dynamics has tagged up with Yi to deliver Yi Erida drone (a new sensation). Yi Erida is developed by Atlas Dynamics and it features a YI 4K camera onboard. It is first consumer drone made from carbon fiber. Unveiled at CES 2017, Yi Erida was shown in flight for the first time. Made from lightweight carbon fiber, the drone can reach speeds of up to 75 mph (approximately 120kmph), and it can remain airborne for almost 40 minutes, Atlas Dynamics claim. Read More…

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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Ehang 184 drone makes first successful unmanned flight, human’s still denied onboard

We all dream of flying solo like a bird in the air. There are a handful of companies trying to make this dream a reality. Chinese company Ehang may be the closest at doing that. The company unveiled its Ehang 184 AAV drone – an unmanned vehicle designed to fly a single personal without any pilot license at CES 2016. Exactly a year later, at CES 2017, the company has launched first unmanned flying video of drone. Read More…

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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AirSelfie – tiny drone with built-in camera gives wings to your selfie craze

Airselfie drone

What does a selfie fanatic in you do when stretching the arm or flexing out the selfie stick cannot fit in all friends or family members in one shareable frame? If you may, you can opt for AirSelfie – a pocket sized drone with built-in HD camera that can hover in midair to capture every moment perfectly. AirSelfie can takeoff right out of the palm of your hand, hover in air controlled with a smartphone app, and be returned to rest in a custom phone case, wherein it can recharge for another round of selfies. Read More…

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