India is working on the Intelligence, Surveillance, Target Acquisition & Reconnaissance (ISTAR) programme with the United States under the DTTI initiative. Indian Air Force’s (IAF’s) newly appointed chief, Air Chief Marshal V R Chaudhari announced the development at a presser today (5 October), ahead of the Air Force Day. An ISTAR aircraft uses artificial intelligence, […]
Ola has acquired geospatial services provider GeoSpoc to develop technologies to make mobility accessible and convenient across shared and personal vehicles. The Ola CEO said accurate and rich maps with high user context should be available to the population beyond the first 100 million users. Multi-modal transportation options will need geospatial intelligence to understand the […]
Central government on Monday (October 4) launched i-Drone, a drone-based vaccine delivery model for Northeast states developed by Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR). i-Drone, which stands for ICMR’s Drone Response and Outreach in North East, aims to facilitate vaccine delivery to tough and hard-to-reach terrains of India. This technology may prove a game changer […]
Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati Researchers have developed a novel water repellent material that can be used for real-time monitoring of human movements. The material developed is flexible, non-stretchable and environmentally friendly that can detect low strains with high sensitivity. Wearable motion sensors are used for physiological monitoring of human movement.
The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) organised an exhibition for school students in Chennai on Monday. ISRO displayed miniature models of Chandrayaan and Mangalyaan among their other works. The expo was set inside a bus that was laced with LED screens.
Social media giant FacebooK has recently launched two new video-calling devices, the Portal Go and Portal+. The Portal devices have been launched in 10-inch and 14-inch display sizes. Portal Go and Portal+ will begin shipping on October 19; pre-orders are open now at portal.facebook.com.
Microsoft has launched an internship programme, Future Ready Talent to teach technology skills to make today’s youth job-ready. Willing candidates must be in their second year of college or above. The programme is open to students who will graduate in 2022, 2023, or have graduated in 2021 across specialisations.
The Facebook-owned platform WhatsApp will soon let users transfer their chats to a different phone number. The migration feature is in testing mode and therefore it is looking to enable users to move their messages to a new phone number. WhatsApp’s iOS-Android migration tool further reveals that you won’t be able to migrate chat history […]
Google on Tuesday launched its Showcase news platform in India with 30 domestic news publishers. Indians have become increasingly reliant on social media platforms like Twitter, Facebook and Instagram for information related to the crisis amid a shortage of critical medical supplies. Google will pay the partnering publishers for their online content and allow them […]