Satellites will offer Internet on air flights

The tests of a satellite telecommunication system that will allow the secure and high-quality connection to the Internet inside the planes are in the final phase. For various reasons, airline passengers cannot use their mobile phones; and at the same time, the Internet connection is not easy and widely available. Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

The second generation of live Xenobot robots is ready

A new generation of live “Xenobot” robots have been created by scientists in the U.S. These are tiny life forms, which self-assemble a body from simple frog cells, do not need muscles to move and have memory capability. These “collective” cells have the ability to work together in swarms and in the future will undertake various tasks; such Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

New apps on its maps announced by Google

After of course the search engine and email services, Google’s hugely popular service is the one with its maps. The online services giant has announced that it has created a number of new apps for “Google Maps”. The most interesting is an augmented reality app that the company called “Indoor Live View”. Users can activate it when they are indoors; such as airports, train stations, shopping malls, etc. The Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Microsoft Mesh: Futuristic holographic communication platform with mixed reality

Microsoft presented “Mesh”, its futuristic holographic communication / collaboration platform with “mixed reality”. As part of the presentation, Guy Laliberte, co-founder of “Cirque du Soleil”, appeared at the company’s “Ignite” digital conference through “holoportation”, which uses “3D capture” technology to project a “live” image of someone in a “virtual” scene.  In the company’s first demonstration Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Autonomous robot emerging from the seabed to save drowning people

An underwater rescue robot —designed to support rescuers attempting to save drowning people— has been developed by researchers from the “Fraunhofer Institute for Optronics, System Technologies and Image Exploitation IOSB”, in Germany, in collaboration with Halle’s rescue service.  According to the German rescuers’ association, around 420 people drowned in Germany in 2019, with the majority of them losing their lives Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Robot can “listen” thanks to dead grasshopper’s connected ear

Researchers at “Tel Aviv University” said they were able to successfully connect the ear of a dead grasshopper to a robot that receives electrical signals from it and reacts accordingly; the result is the robot moves forward when the grasshopper’s ear hears clapping once and moving backwards when they clap twice. The results Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Twitter: Brings “Super Follow”; How it works

Twitter has announced that in the coming months it plans to launch a new feature called “Super Follow”, which will allow its users to charge their followers to access exclusive content, which will not be freely available to others. Also, it progresses “Spaces”, competitive of “Clubhouse”, which enables users to participate in audio Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Messages: Ability to schedule messaging in Google’s app

The next feature to be added to Google’s “Messages” app will be especially useful to those who want to be the first to send wishes just as the day changes, but also to those who love to constantly reminding others of their tasks at certain times. As the “Techgear.gr” website states, “Android” devices that use the “Android Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …