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 […]

Twitter’s chief information security officer Micheal Coates decides to quit- Technology News, Firstpost

by adminon April 20, 2018
As tech companies reel under mounting pressure to prevent their platforms from data breach and fake news, Twitter’s Chief Information Security Officer Michael Coates has decided to quit. Twitter. Reuters. In a tweet on 22 March, Coates who joined Twitter in 2015 announced his departure from the micro-blogging website. “Twitter has been an amazing ride, […]

Snapchat is rolling out Explore on Snap Maps feature to let you discover content such as festivals and more based on your location

by adminon April 19, 2018
In a few weeks, Snapchat will introduce an Explore option on Snap Map where users can keep a track of events, festivals, news updates with the help of their friend’s live location. Snapchat. Reuters. According to Snapchat, to use this feature, the user has to turn on their location on Snapchat. Then they have to pinch on […]

Mars rover “Bruno” is tested before the expedition to Mars

by adminon April 18, 2018
The project to create a rover, which will go to the Red Planet in 2018, involves three prototypes – Bruno, Bridget and Brian. The main goal of the space mission is to find signs of life in Martian soil and make high-quality digital images of the surrounding landscape. Meanwhile, the ExoMars orbiter, launched on March 14 from the […]

Electric rollers on caterpillars will allow you to ride off-road

by adminon April 17, 2018
To date, there are many individual compact vehicles with which you can overcome the remaining few kilometers to work. Among them are folding bicycles , scooters and even electric skateboards. Recently, this list was supplemented by the inventor from Poland, Jack Skopinsky, who developed roller skates with cross-country power with an electric drive. It all started with an unusual order. The client […]

FBI still hacked iPhone terrorist from San Bernardino

by adminon April 16, 2018
The conflict between the FBI and Apple’s management can be considered partially exhausted. All, as they say, remained with their: the head of Apple Tim Cook showed steadfastness and refused to comply with the requirements of the court to provide access to the phone of terrorist Syed Faruk, and the FBI managed by its own forces, hacking the […]

Unmanned robotic cars compete in the racing series Roborace

by adminon April 15, 2018
The idea of ​​organizing international races of unmanned cars – Roborace originated this year on the wave of the absolute success of Formula E – a version of the Formula for racing electric vehicles . The main goal of Roborace is to demonstrate to the whole world the enormous possibilities of robotics and artificial intelligence, which, as it […]

Special coating for pistons will significantly reduce friction in the engine

by adminon April 14, 2018
Pistons account for up to 17% of all losses from friction of internal combustion engines. The manufacturer of power units Federal-Mogul announced the creation of two types of coatings of a new generation, reducing friction by 14% compared to conventional materials. Engineers have long been trying to overcome losses in the friction of pistons and pins […]