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Intel Acquires Movidious, Chipmaker Known for Powering DJI Drones and FLIR Thermal Cameras

Intel Acquires Movidious, Chipmaker Known for Powering DJI Drones and FLIR Thermal Cameras

Intel has now acquired chipmaker Movidius in a bid to accelerate their computer vision technology. A relatively lesser known company Movidius, has slowly yet steadily carved a niche for themselves and have grown on to provide chips to leading brands like Lenovo, Google, DJI to name a few. The expertise of Movidius lies in their capability of producing fingernail sized computer […]

     
 
 

NASA has Made all of its Research Available Online for Free

NASA has Made all of its Research Available Online for Free

NASA made a major announcement and said that it would be making all its publicly funded research available for free. It is for this very reason that the agency has set up a web-portal called Pubspace. This new project will host various NASA research articles including Earth’s early atmosphere and toxity of lunar dust. The move comes three years after […]

     
 
 

IBM and Samsung Develop NAND Flash Alternative for Use in IoT, Wearables

IBM and Samsung Develop NAND Flash Alternative for Use in IoT, Wearables

Despite sluggish DRAM sales in the last few quarters, Samsung Electronics is betting big on it and has now tied up with IBM to develop an all new STT MRAM standard. This is a marked demise from the popular NAND Flash standard used in the most RAMs of present date. As expected, the Spin-Transfer Torque Magnetoresistive RAM or STT MRAM […]

     
 
 

Google Aims to Use Artificial Intelligence based on Machine Learning to Ease Detection of Blindness

Google Aims to Use Artificial Intelligence based on Machine Learning to Ease Detection of Blindness

In yet another landmark in the development of Artificial Intelligence, Google DeepMind has now collaborated with NHS group of hospitals in the UK to collect anonymized eye scans that will help train an artificial intelligence system being developed by the London-based startup. DeepMind is an Artificial Intelligence startup founded by Demis Hassabis, Shane Legg, and Mustafa Suleyman in 2010 that […]

     
 
 

Bluetooth 5 with 2X Speed and 4X Range Coming Late 2016

Bluetooth 5 with 2X Speed and 4X Range Coming Late 2016

Bluetooth Special Interest Group has now announced that its next release, coming late in 2016 or early 2017 will be known as the Bluetooth 5. It will quadruple the range and double speed of low energy connections over the last generation Bluetooth 4 standard while increasing the capacity of connectionless data broadcasts by 800 percent. Bluetooth 5 will be a […]

     
 
 

Continuum Like Concept for Moto Mod Looks Cool and Powerful

Continuum Like Concept for Moto Mod Looks Cool and Powerful    

As Mobile consumers grow by leaps and bounds, many depend on their phones for almost everything, skipping the PCs most of the time. It’s not just about convenience, but also about portability, and with big screen phones available, it’s much easier to get things done. Microsoft is the first company to turn this concept into a reality with Continuum – a […]

     
 
 

Google’s Proximity Based Nearby Feature will Allow Third Party Apps to Converse with Smart Beacons

Google’s Proximity Based Nearby Feature will Allow Third Party Apps to Converse with Smart Beacons

Google has been trying to ramp up its IoT efforts by introducing actual Bluetooth beacons for Androids. This along with the Nearby feature is expected to help Android users discover the places in their surroundings and also communicate with the beacons. Google has further evolved this concept and now it will let Android apps actually converse with the beacons placed […]