Government’s concept ‘Digiyatra’ could soon enable seamless biometric experience across all airports in India- Technology News, Firstpost

by adminon April 30, 2018
In a move aimed to fructify the government’s concept of “Digiyatra” at Indian airports, air transport IT and communications service provider SITA is all set to help India lead the way in fully biometric air travels. Representational image: Reuters “Leveraging India’s national Aadhaar biometric identity system with our Smart Path technology, SITA will deliver a […]

Vivo V9 launched in the Indian market with Snapdragon 626 and 24 MP selfie camera for Rs 22,990- Technology News, Firstpost

by adminon April 29, 2018
Vivo India has launched its latest smartphone in the Indian market, the Vivo V9 at a launch event in Mumbai. Image: Vivo India The Vivo V9 has been priced at Rs 22,990 and the pre-booking starts from 23 March on Flipkart, Amazon and Paytm Mall. The Vivo V9 will go on sale from 2 April onwards […]

Keep misplacing your AC’s remote? Lloyd Wi-Fi AC is just for you then!- Technology News, Firstpost

by adminon April 28, 2018
If Roti, Kapda aur Makaan was the war cry for middle-class Indians of the previous century, the upwardly mobile, aspiring Indian of today desires a little more. The focus has shifted firmly away from roti and kapda to makaan and not just any makaan. As technology makes deep inroads into every aspect of our lives, […]

UIDAI’s presentation discusses Aadhaar enrolment, updation and authentication processes in detail- Technology News, Firstpost

by adminon April 27, 2018
On Day 21 of the Aadhaar hearings, the Bench allowed the CEO of the UIDAI, Dr Ajay Bhushan Pandey to present his PowerPoint (PPT) presentation on Aadhaar security. The presentation involved a detailed description of the Aadhaar enrolment, updation and authentication processes. The aim was to establish that Aadhaar was not a casual undertaking and measures […]

Toshiba’s deadline for winning the Chinese antitrust approval concerning its $18 billion chip sale is today- Technology News, Firstpost

by adminon April 26, 2018
Japan’s Toshiba Corp faces a Friday deadline to win Chinese antitrust approval to sell its prized $18 billion memory-chip business by end-March, raising the possibility the deadline may be missed and that it will seek alternatives such as an IPO. Toshiba. Reuters. The conglomerate agreed last year to sell the world’s second-biggest producer of NAND […]

Mark Zuckerberg may have addressed the Cambridge Analytica issue, but nothing changes unless we take data protection seriously

by adminon April 25, 2018
The Facebook – Cambridge Analytica controversy has been in the news this entire week. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, after staying silent for close to five days, finally spoke up admitting that Facebook had indeed made a mistake. In his Facebook status, Zuckerberg said, “We have a responsibility to protect your data, and if we can’t then […]

Nitride-iron transformers will increase the efficiency of energy storage devices

by adminon April 24, 2018
The Sandia National Laboratories team, led by Todd Monson, developed a magnetic material for high-frequency transformers. The new material will make them easier, cheaper and, most importantly, more effective than the current ones. For the manufacture of transformers, iron nitride is used. It is obtained as a result of processing a metal powder with liquid nitrogen and […]

Smart-key Alkometr does not allow to start a car with a drunk driver

by adminon April 23, 2018
A drunk driver is known to be a potential killer (or suicide), as evidenced by the sad statistics of road accidents. Currently, specialists in many countries are developing systems that block the engine startup in case the driver is drunk. This time, efforts were combined by Honda and Hitachi to design a keychain-alcometer, which does not allow the […]

Laser scanner in the refrigerator will find the spoiled products

by adminon April 22, 2018
A team of researchers from the Korea Institute of Science and Technology (South Korea), led by Dr. Yonghi Yong, developed a laser system for refrigerators capable of detecting spoiled products. The system consists of a laser that creates light, and a camera that makes 30 shots per second. If on the foodstuffs at the moment of […]

Japanese save kittens in virtual reality

by adminon April 21, 2018
For some reason it is considered useful to come face to face with your fears. With the advent of virtual reality, it became much easier. A new attraction, Project i Can from Namco, opening in a week in Tokyo, will allow its participants to feel the full power of the terrifying possibilities of virtual reality. Players are invited to […]