Talal Abbas Marafie just filed a patent application to verify accuracy of the Arabic document including copies of the Muslim holy book, Quran. The Arabic language with a lot of symbols is way different than English and other languages. Also, one writes it from right to left. Due to its different nature and use of … Continue reading A patent application filed to verify accuracy of copies of the Holy Quran
GPS, which was meant for military applications during its time of inception, eventually has become indispensable part of day to day life. Google Maps even has capabilities to help you navigate inside a building. Thus, whether you have to navigate around a city or a mall, this beautiful technology always comes handy. Many a time, however, … Continue reading How Intel will make indoor navigation possible in offline mode?
While swiping pictures on old albums one day, I was full of nostalgia while pissed to the core of my heart at the same time. And I’m sure you will relate to my situation! Out of every 10 photos, at least 3 were perfectly untimed. They had my eyes closed or I had a weird … Continue reading Google Photos New Feature Can Fix Your Blinked Eye Photos
This year Samsung achieved another feat by launching a smartphone with iris scanner. What A Future readers knew it already as we covered the possibility in the past articles. We’ve seen multiple patents from Samsung on unlocking smartphones – weird as well as cool. The cool one was Iris scanning method – the one in … Continue reading Samsung finds another way to unlock a smartphone – Is it cool? Well, You Decide!
Have you ever thought how long it takes to actually move or copy content from one place to another in your smartphone? If you haven’t, just think once. Ok let me help you: Moving files from a SD card to a phone memory or vice versa requires at least 8 taps (Yes, I calculated that … Continue reading Google will bring drag-and-drop feature in Android with machine learning
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?
Managing noise inside aircraft or within any enclosed space for that matter has been a challenge for engineers for a long time. At present, drywall, foam sheets, end-grain balsa like materials are used as sound dampeners. The problems with these solutions are that they don’t absorb sound on the basis of their shape but on … Continue reading Boeing will use 3D printed thermoplastic to kill a long standing problem in aircraft
Last week, a news article caught me off guard. It disclosed some researchers, from Himachal Pradesh, India, that are in a run to patent a recipe for Mandyali Dham – a traditional community feast. Mulayam Gulgule Kumar, the owner of Krishna Sweets, left me in total surprise this morning again when I found a design … Continue reading An Indian Halwai filed a design patent for Jalebi, wait… what?
This week, USPTO published a patent application by Apple which suggests that Siri will be interconnected to all their devices via a same user profile. Connecting all the devices will help Apple give its user real IoT experience. Apple will be able to control his TV via his Apple Watch, for example. Last year 9to5 … Continue reading This patent will make Siri smarter