• US engineers develop low-cost smart glove that translates American Sign Language

    US engineers develop low-cost smart glove that translates American Sign Language

    Engineers at the University of California San Diego have developed a smart glove that wirelessly translates the American Sign Language alphabet into text and controls a virtual hand to mimic sign language gestures. The device, which engineers call "T...

    2017-07-17 06:27:03.0
  • Hackers could use brainwaves to steal passwords, study finds

    Hackers could use brainwaves to steal passwords, study finds

    Researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham suggest that brainwave-sensing headsets, also known as EEG or electroencephalograph headsets, need better security after a study revealed hackers could guess a user's passwords by monitoring thei...

    2017-07-10 07:30:20.0
  • Indian scientists develop nanomaterial for smart supercapacitors

    Indian scientists develop nanomaterial for smart supercapacitors

    Scientists at the India Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, have developed a new nanocomposite material suitable for making energy storage devices called super capacitors. Unlike conventional batteries, there is no electrochemical reaction in...

    2017-07-08 05:02:02.0
  • Researchers develop cellphone without battery and charger

    Researchers develop cellphone without battery and charger

    University of Washington researchers have invented a cellphone that requires no batteries — a major leap forward in moving beyond chargers, cords and dying phones. Instead, the phone harvests the few microwatts of power it requires from either ambien...

    2017-07-07 11:17:54.0
  • Mere presence of smartphone reduces brain power, study shows

    Mere presence of smartphone reduces brain power, study shows

    Your cognitive capacity is significantly reduced when your smartphone is within reach — even if it's off. That's the takeaway finding from a new study from the McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin. McCombs Assistant...

    2017-07-06 04:09:35.0
  • Indian engineering students develop mobile app to help precision farming

    Indian engineering students develop mobile app to help precision farming

    Engineering students of Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee have developed a mobile app that can help farmers practice precision agriculture, particularly in the application of precise amount of fertilizers. By determining health of the crops usi...

    2017-06-21 07:51:07.0
  • Indian scientists turn vegetable waste into food packaging

    Indian scientists turn vegetable waste into food packaging

    Potato peel and fruit pomace are generally thrown away as waste. But scientists at Tezpur University in the north-eastern Assam state have turned into packaging material for food products like bread. The biopolymer films made from potato peels and fr...

    2017-06-20 13:32:44.0
  • MIT scientists develop wearable system to help visually impaired users navigate

    MIT scientists develop wearable system to help visually impaired users navigate

    Washington (ISJ) - Computer scientists have been working for decades on automatic navigation systems to aid the visually impaired, but it�s been difficult to come up with anything as reliable and easy to use as the white cane, the type of metal-tippe...

    2017-06-01 13:58:03.0
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