Science

Glass-Embedded Sensors Roll Out Likely by a ‘Top Smartphone Vendor’ Next Year

December 15, 2017, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

If there’s one technology for which the tech-world have kept us waiting for long, then it’s definitely the glass-embedded fingerprint sensors. The prospect of such a sensor rose even before bezel-less became a trend in smartphones. But despite the latter popping up even in all the categories of smartphones, glass-embedded sensors still appears to be […]

Researchers Resort to Neural Network for DSLR-Quality Images sans Dual Cam

November 1, 2017, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Smartphone camera have been one of the prime factors that depend the success of a smartphones. Buyers are being offered broader options these days with the influx of dual-cams and quad-cams, not to forget the very own non-dual software-tweaked camera prowess of Google Pixel. No matter what the technology is, every vendor tries to boast […]

Battery-less Smartphone in the Works

July 11, 2017, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Smartphone buyers can never be arrayed under a single category. They all have various wish list when it comes to buying a phone of their choices. Some may give an upper hand to display, while some get excited with increasing processing capabilities. But be it any category, all the buyers do tend to give attention […]

Startup Firm Varjo all set to Hop Past the Biggest Hurdle in VR Headsets

June 20, 2017, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Virtual Reality is still to leap through many hurdles, of which the prime one is better resolution displays. Despite giants like Samsung, Google and Facebook spending fair time in developing new VR technologies, VR headsets are still to crack the resolution issue. And it now appears that the game will be changed by rather a […]

Neuralink, Elon Musk’s New Company, Aims at Bridging Human Brain with AI

April 1, 2017, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Technological advancements in the field of artificial intelligence have raised a curious concern in at least some of the future-wary minds: whether or not humans will one day succumb to the wisdom of machines and artificial intelligence. Obviously, that sounds a far-fetched question, and humankind hasn’t yet put its shoulder to the wheel for a […]

Porting is Becoming a Near Reality via HoloPortation in HoloLens

March 30, 2016, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Not much long ago, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg had revealed how he foresees the future to be; a world where teleporting turns real. His words never directly mentioned the real teleporting stuff, but it did point towards the technology that would work parallel to teleporting in the field of communication. Many laughed it off, but […]

Three-armed Drummers are for Real, Thanks to Robotic Limbs

February 20, 2016, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Rapid drummers always attract applause for their swift moves. The Georgia Institute of Technology is now bringing in some help from robotic technology to this arena. The institute has made three-armed drumming a realty using a robotic arm that fits well on the drummers’ shoulder. Project leader Gil Weinberg, who has previously worked for prosthetic limbs, […]

Apple Preps Unique Waterproof Solution for Future iPhones

November 14, 2015, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Unlike other device makers, Apple seldom brags about the water-resistant features present in its iPhone devices. Not that the devices come unescorted by these features. Yet, Apple likes to keep them concealed, but they have always been showing their love for water-resistant features through actions. That love is now getting much stronger that they are hunting […]

Microsoft HoloLens; Yes for Holography, No Thanks for its Field of View

July 22, 2015, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

When Microsoft announced their ambitious HoloLens device, we were all left dumbfounded.  One among the many bright prospects of virtual reality is its immersive 360 degree viewing. Going by what’s been hyped, we are supposed to be treated with a beyond 3D display when donning the HoloLens, aren’t we? Ok, that’s supposed to be too […]

Insect Legs May Provide a Breakthrough in Aircraft Design

July 16, 2015, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

How does an insect get related with aircraft? They both fly, of course. But that not the sole line of bondage between the two, as scientists are now researching to fetch the stress-handling features of insect legs into aircraft design. Led by David Taylor, the scientists at Trinity College, Dublin, have been looking for the […]

Organs-on-Chip, the Future of Drug Testing, is Design of the Year

July 1, 2015, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Wyss Institute’s Organ on Chip has bagged the reward from London’s Design Museum for being the best among projects shown. The cell-stacked microchip has been added to the museum’s collection not just for its design, but also for its function that makes it one of the most anticipated technologies in medical field. Development of this […]

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