5 years ago, In 2012, MasterCard purposed an idea to embed LCD screens and keyboard in their cards to add 2-step authentication method. MasterCard launched these cards in Singapore. MasterCard tried luring its customers by announcing that card screen will also show you reward points, balance amount, and other information. I guess, however, nobody wanted … Continue reading MasterCard with LCD screens are ready to show you ads
Your WiFi router is going to get upgraded and the upgrade is pretty awesome. As per a recent patent application by Qualcomm, your WiFi router could be changed to indoor radar. Your WiFi Router thus not only will provide you internet connectivity, but will act as a security alarm system, too. And I should mention … Continue reading How Qualcomm will change your WiFi router into indoor Radar?
How would you feel if your Tab may have dual screens that give you a feel as if you are working on your laptop while typing emails and creating document? A recent patent application by Microsoft discloses such a thing for their Tablets. The patent mentions using an addition e-paper screen along with a tablet … Continue reading How Microsoft’s dual display will narrow the gap between Tab and Laptops?
No, we are not talking about those water propelled suits. A british startup, Gravity, has just unveiled a jet engine propelled suit that can actually fly. The suit uses 6 miniaturized propulsion engines affixed on hands and legs of a wearer (yes, just like the iron man suit). The inspiration behind the suit is obviously … Continue reading A company just built, patented, and showcased an iron man suit and then disappeared like it was nothing
After an attempt by Disney to make lightsaber a real thing, Intel gave a shot to make real world magic wands. The recent patent by Intel reveals this chipmaker’s plans to make a magic wand that will make you feel like an actual wizard. Even though the lightsaber was a farfetched dream and was really … Continue reading Intel just patented a real life Harry Potter’s magic wand
Cell tower maintenance is one of the most overlooked hazardous jobs out there. Even though the number of employees in this industry is too low, the death rate is too high as compared to any other occupation in the US as reported by OSHA. This is similar with power lines and other tower climbers. US … Continue reading Will using drones to climb cell towers instead of stairs be a bad idea?
Automatic landing is one of the vital features of drones. A drone, at present, relies on GPS and its return to launch (RTL) functionality to land from where it took off. It simply remembers the geographical coordinates of its take-off spot and land backs there. This technique is unreliable and is of little to no … Continue reading Qualcomm just fixed a major problem in Drone Landings
Google’s path to become the biggest internet company (Alphabet now) is filled with several dead or abandoned services the intentions behind the launch of which are still unknown. You might not even have heard of some of these ‘things’ that Google built and left in dust soon after that. Have you noticed that Google have … Continue reading How Adrian Wong, lead engineer of Google Glass, is working on a way to save lives in road accidents
The news of Amazon testing its drone delivery system has been doing round on the internet for quite some time. The day is not far when we will find a drone hovering in front of our door, ready to deliver the package you ordered a few hours ago. Of late, I stumbled upon a patent application … Continue reading Amazon finds a creative way to solve payload problem in drone
Back in the 90s, when we were kids, we used to ask for bicycles or retro consoles on our birthdays or for Christmas. Those things were quite fancy at that time and we loved to have one of those. While smartphones, smartwatches, and Hoverboards became the trendy gifts of this decade, there’s another gadget on the … Continue reading This Drone Hijacking Device Will Take Over Any Illegal Drone Within Its Range