Hardware

Dutch scientists have invented a data storage device, which is densest than any other device used for storage purpose ever before. Theoretically, the technology allows the collective data of books written till date by humans to be printed on a device, which arrives in the size of a single post stamp. Due to this, it becomes highly significant to ensure that data inside the device covers a minimum area as possible, making it easier to store entire information that has been generated. The research, published in the Nature Nanotechnol...
The latest HP Samsung deal is certainly set to disrupt the global printer market. It’s official that HP will buy Samsung’s print division for a whopping $1.05 billion. This deal is specifically designed to aid the global IT giant to expand into devices that manage both copying and printing for working groups. The transaction is awaiting regulatory approval and is expected to seal within twelve months. As soon as the deal is done, Samsung will pay $100M to $300M as equity investment through open-market stock trading in HP. HP is one o...
IN BRIEF: Scientists have been working on soft robots that can squeeze into tight spaces and lift heavy objects without endangering nearby humans. Earlier this month, we saw the Octobot – a bio-inspired soft robotic octopus, the miniature robotic ray, and now, a soft robotic caterpillar. Researchers at the University of Warsaw in Poland have developed a tiny, robotic caterpillar, capable of mimicking caterpillar, and carrying ten times its weight. Robotic Caterpillar Uses Light To Climb-N-Crawl The 15-centimeter long bio-inspire...
In the middle of the smartphone boom, augmented reality is the perfect technique to showcase information where it’s needed the most. Moreover, AR promises to offer the Internet power to the physical world. It plans to proceed in its approach by overlaying contents generated on computer based on real-world experiences. Games, space technologies, medical science, etc., are the leading consumers of AR technology. AR smart glasses are one of the revolutionary products offered by AR. These new string of wearable technology might influence...
I have always been fascinated by nature-inspired inventions in the field of robotics. This has grown even since Boston Dynamics (now a part of Google’s moonshot lab) released a video of the world’s fastest land robot, a four-legged machine based on a cheetah. Notably, substantial inventions have been made in this field. The craziest of nature-inspired robotic inventions include robotic bacteria and a softbot inspired by a sea creature called the moon jelly. What we understand is that we need flexible robots which can navigate the ocea...
Accessory maker Logitech on Thursday launched the Pop Home Switch. It's a new button that can perform actions, depending on how the user engages with it. After initial set-up, controlling smart homes should be as simple as a press of a button. As can be seen, this switch is similar to the Amazon Dash Button that reorders consumer goods with the press of a button. However, Logitech’s device is more custom made and focuses on smart-home applications. Moreover, the new 2.5- x 2.5-inch button connects to a hub that plugs directly into...
The origin of Olympics goes back to 776 B.C. in Greece. Those were the times when there was no camera or any other form of technology either to record events. Moving forward, the year 1896 saw the debut of cameras in Summer Olympics in Athens. Since then, the traditional method of humans capturing photographs on the cameras continued until London Olympics 2012. Robots in Rio Olympics 2016 is a phenomenal demonstration of an advanced world of the technology we are living in. Let’s Explore How Robots in Rio Olympics 2016 Have Changed...
Also known as Smart Tag, Smart Label has slowly crawled its way up to become a popular name in the field of retail technology. Many would ask, what are smart labels? They are thin transponders configured under a traditional label, which is print-coded. It includes bonding wires, chip, and antenna. It’s product identification chip, which features highly advanced technologies as compared to the data of traditional bar code. The common enhancements in these tags are specially configured RFID tags, QR codes, and Electronic Article Surveil...
The world’s largest chip maker has unveiled Samsung UFS memory card, which is the first of its kind in the industry. The memory cards are based on the Card Extension Standard* JEDEC Universal Flash Storage. Samsung UFS Memory – It’s Blazing Fast The Samsung removable memory card can be used in high-resolution devices for mobile shooting, for instance, drones, action cams, 3D VR cameras, and DSLRs. The memory card arrives in a wide range of internal storage capacities, i.e. 32GB, 64GB, 128GB, and 256GB. The Samsung UFS memory c...
Oculus Rift is one of the earliest pioneers of Virtual Reality in the market. Also known as Facebook's ‘$2 billion baby’, Rift happens to be one of the strongest VR contenders fighting neck-to-neck with leading rivals like HTC Vive headset and Gear VR. Oculus turned the wave of favors in its direction long before it was actually launched. All thanks to its shrewd owner – Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. His brilliant marketing tactics made the device a household name. Everything remained fine for Rift until HTC Vive headset devel...