India can play big in advancing quantum computing: Says Arvind Krishna

India has a primary role to play in advancing the future of quantum computing with a strong scientific and engineering culture, as well as the spirit of innovation, said Arvind Krishna, chairman & CEO, IBM. “India has the right attributes play a leadership role,” said Krishna, speaking at the Infinity Forum organised by the International Financial Services Centres Authority (IFSCA) and GIFT City. Quantum computing will be the next big technological breakthrough, allowing computers to address issues that are beyond their current capabilities. “Together with hybrid cloud and artificial intelligence,…

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Researchers developed smart bandage for remote recovery

A research team in Singapore has created a wearable sensor attached to a transparent bandage The bandage is being tested on patients with chronic venous ulcers, or leg ulcers caused by circulation problems in veins. Researchers in Singapore have created a smart bandage that allows patients’ chronic wounds to be monitored remotely via an app on a mobile device, potentially saving them doctor visits. A team of researchers from the National University of Singapore developed a wearable sensor attached to a transparent bandage that can track healing progress by collecting…

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Google search using AR to show monuments in 3D

You can find all 3D monuments by searching on Android or iOS and then scrolling through the Knowledge Panel. The 3D models are built using 3D data from Google Earth and displayed via ModelViewer. Popular search engine Google added Augmented Reality (AR) few years ago. It first introduced popular 3D animals, followed by dinosaurs, cars, and athletes from the recent Olympics, among other objects that we can place in our living room and view from any angle using our smartphone. Google is now using augmented reality to bring you landmarks…

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Amazon-sponsored artwork that ‘learns’ peoples’ emotion debuts at Smithsonian

The sculpture titled “me+you” interprets human emotion as coloured patterns The artwork was sponsored by Amazon web services The Smithsonian exhibition is featuring a sculpture by Suchi reddy, sponsored by Amazon Web Services that employs artificial intelligence to integrate viewers’ feelings into the artwork. “me + you” is the title of the sculpture. It hears what you have to say about the future and renders your words into a display of coloured lights and patterns. Amazon donated 1,200 hours of programming to assist the artwork in translating speech to text…

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Tech Mahindra partners with Cogniac to provide AI-based machine vision solutions

Tech Mahindra announced partnership with Cogniac The partnership is intended to provide AI based solutions to enterprises Digital solution provider Tech Mahindra has announced a collaboration with Cogniac, a San Jose, California-based provider of enterprise-class Artificial Intelligence (AI) image and video analysis. By offering AI-based Machine Vision Solutions, the companies will make data management much easier for businesses all over the world. The partnership will boost company operational productivity by maximizing the value of visual data across industries such as automotive, railway, manufacturing, and government, according to a statement from Tech…

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Xiaomi 12 may come with a 50 megapixel camera : Says tipster

Xiaomi 12 is likely to come with a Snapdragon 898 processor. It may sport a Full-HD+ display, a downgrade from the Mi 11 launched last year. As we get closer to the release of Xiaomi’s next flagship smartphones, rumours about the Xiaomi 12 series start to circulate. A new one gives further insight into the camera features that we may expect from the series’ vanilla device. According to the source, the Xiaomi 12’s camera module would include a 50-megapixel primary lens. The leak comes from a well-known Chinese tipster, Digital…

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The Homepod mini is now available in 5 different colors

HomePod mini is available in India at Rs 9,900. The three new colours – Blue, Orange, and Yellow – add to the existing Space Grey and White colours. The HomePod mini is now available in three new colours: blue, orange, and yellow in India. Apple introduced the additional colour options during its October launch event. The three new bright colours join the already existing Space Grey and White. The HomePod mini will now be available in five colour variants, thanks to the addition of three more colour options. Apple’s smart…

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Lava Agni 5G users will get special customer care service

Lava Agni 5G users will get preferential treatment in Lava service centres in case of any problems with their devices. The company promises zero waiting time on customer calls for Agni buyers. Lava International Limited has unveiled a new customer care effort aimed specifically towards Agni 5G smartphone users. The service has been called Lava Agni Mitra, and it is being described as the country’s first-of-its-kind service experience. Lava promises a personal service manager for Agni 5G smartphone customers in the event of a problem with their device under the new…

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Nokia T20 education edition launched

HMD has announced the launch of the Nokia T20 Education Edition. The tablet is aimed at students who can access learning courses preloaded on the tablet. The Nokia T20 tablet was just introduced in India as HMD’s first tablet.  The tablet now comes in a student-focused edition. The Nokia T20 Education Edition will be available in select areas starting in December. The Nokia T20 Education Edition is designed for online learning, thus it comes packed with useful applications and courses for students in elementary, middle, and high school. HMD stated that the…

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Pixel 6a is renders reveals similar design as pixel 6

Pixel 6a will likely come with Pixel 6-like design. It might feature the same punch-hole display with an OLED resolution. Pixel 6 phones have been lauded by Android smartphone users all over the world since their global debut last month. Unfortunately, Google has said that it has no intentions to deliver the Pixel phones to India anytime soon. That may not be the case with the Pixel 6a, the series’ entry-level model. Many people are eagerly awaiting its arrival, and recent leaks appear to give much-needed clarity on how the…

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