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In early 2015, Google shuttered the Google Glass, sparking a round of eulogies for the flashy gizmo. The Glass was both pretentious and intrusive - it let wearers take photos with a wink of the eye! Turns out, Alphabet-owned Google has not given up on its controversial small glasses, after all. The Menlo Park, Calif.-based company has officially launched the “Enterprise Edition” of its smart glasses hardware, which is now available to a network of Google Partners. The Google Glass Enterprise Edition closely resembles the version 1.0 ...
For easy and efficient transportation, we have railways, buses, cars, flights etc. all around the world. These modes of age old commutation will be a thing of the past very soon; as the world is gearing up for the futuristic technology created by Hyperloop One. In an official release by Hyperloop One today, the company mentioned that it completed its first full-scale testing of the Hyperloop technology in a vacuum environment on the 12th of May. The Hyperloop vehicles pulled 2 Gs by reaching a speed of 70 mph (miles per hour) down the...
What is the current rage in the field of automobiles? What is the future of the automobile market? Both these questions point towards one answer and that is Electric Vehicles, more specifically Electric Cars. It might be tough to grasp but according to facts published on hybridcars, almost 2,95,000 individuals of the U.S have bid a farewell to the traditional automobiles. Consumers have significantly shifted to the world of EV’s, i.e. Electric Vehicles. Electric Cars not only provide a smoother user experience with instant torque and...
Speech synthesis – the process of on-demand, artificial way of translating your speech into any global language has been here for a long time now. The process, however, is not capable to match the natural voice interaction like the Communicator in Star Trek. BabelOn, a San Francisco based startup has come up with a new innovation in speech synthesis technology. With the help of this innovation, you can translate anything that you speak in your own voice. ‘Speak Local Sound Global’ – the punch line the voice synthesis startup uses to ...
Mobile technology has advanced so rapidly within the last few years that it stuns us. Around a decade back, smartphones did not exist, laptops were heavier, and PCs were bulky. But in a very short time span, gadgetry and the tech have gone thinner and lighter; all that we imagined is now a reality. There is, however, still one spot that bulges out in every smartphone or other such gadgets – the camera lens. The Caltech lensless camera is a surprising development: a camera that replaces the lens with OPA. When we refer to a camera, wh...
In the Barcelona-based, Mobile World Congress 2017, Samsung unveiled the three high-end products, Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 and Samsung Galaxy book with its 10.6-inch and 12-inch versions. These highly featured products seem to make a dashing entry in the arena of the laptop-replacing tablet with an attachable keyboard. The Windows 10 powered Samsung Galaxy book will give serious competition to the other Windows 10 based Notebooks. The closest of the competitor might be $899 priced Microsoft Surface book Pro. Samsung Galaxy Book Th...
We have seen the Charlton Heston classic ‘Planet of the Apes’ and now the world will witness the ‘Planet of the Apps’, Apple’s new reality show. Yes, a strikingly similar name, but this name exhibits sarcasm on our generation dependent on technology. The irony here is we have advanced from Apes to people who cannot live without Apps. Is our planet really turning into the Planet of the Apps? There is a sure-shot possibility of that because where once reality shows were about dance, acting, and cookery skills; now it will revolve around...
Facebook is not just a stand-alone app; it has a family of apps. Have you ever seen that pictures you post on Instagram can also be uploaded on Facebook with just one click? Also, you can have conversations with your Facebook friends using Messenger. Even though these are different apps, they belong to the same family, the Facebook family. Seemingly, the Facebook family is now moving towards a new feature, the cross platform notifications. Facebook Family getting Intertwined for Notifications All the three apps are personally te...
We have got electric cars, smaller cars, and cars with a better gas mileage. What we haven’t seen yet is some kind of technological evolution with transportation. While a lot of ‘technological’ fixes have been given little to some amount of attention, not all of them have gained repute for ushering in green revolution. Every day, engineers are taking a different route, designing more environmentally sustainable modes of transportation that may overturn long-held notions greener, efficient traveling. This year, we have some of the most...
If you think that Artificial Intelligence (AI) can be clubbed with the human brain only in sci-fi movies like Ex Machina, The Matrix, or Ghost in The Shell; CEO Elon Musk is going to prove that wrong, in the near future. The multi-billionaire is planning to back a venture working on the brain-computer interfaces named ‘Neuralink’; according to reports on the Wall Street Journal (WSJ). From aerospace to electric vehicles (EV’s), the CEO of SpaceX and Tesla now wants to merge the human brains with computers, by launching Neuralink. V...