How 3D printers ‘save’ hospitals in Italy

A 3D printing company in Italy designed and printed 100 respirator valves within 24 hours for a hospital that was running out. These valves connect patients to intensive respiratory machines. According to the BBC, the hospital in Bretsia had 250 patients with coronavirus in intensive care and the valves were designed for maximum use of Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Coming soon the first “smart” contact lenses…

A new Startup from Silicon Valley attempts to create the “world’s first smart contact lenses”, placing a screen right in front of our eyes! The company, called Mojo Vision, unveiled an early version of its product at CES 2020, and has now begun talking about its development. Mojo’s technology is integrated into a lens, which has a “bulbous” section that “sits” just above the surface of the eye. The lens has Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

“Smart” diaper that alerts when dirty

MIT researchers developed a “smart” and low-cost diaper, equipped with a moisture sensor, which alerts the child’s parents (or those who look after the person who wears it in general) when it is wet: Once the sensor detects moisture, it sends a signal to a nearby receiver, which in turn sends an update to a smartphone, or computer. The sensor consists of an RFID tag, placed Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Draper drone to save water from micro-plastics

An autonomous underwater drone that can detect and analyze invisible microplastics in ocean, river and coastal waters was created by the American nonprofit research and development organization Draper, in collaboration with Sprout Studios and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The aim of this drone is to assist scientists in understanding the source of the origin of these micro-plastics and thus to enable them to Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Can Big Data Predict Epidemics?

Big Data today is presented as the magic solution to all modern problems. The term is now heard very often both in the Media and in daily discussions. But there are very few who know exactly what this is about. In essence and in general we are dealing with “Big Data”, data that have such a huge volume that it is Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

This year’s 117 new emojis

You’re probably aware of the most typical Italian gesture. You know, the one with all the fingers of the hand joined in the shape of a diamond, usually framed with a look of wonder and at the same time disapproval. This move is therefore among the new emojis that have been released and you will soon see them -if Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Scientists created the first bionic jellyfish with ‘supernatural’ powers

The ultimate goal is the future supply of such bionic jellyfish with electronic sensors and micro-cameras in order to obtain information on the state of the oceans. Researchers in the US created the first bionic jellyfish; which -thanks to the addition of a small electronic device– can swim three times faster than the normal jellyfish. The ultimate objective is Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Google wants to change our relationship with smartphones

It’s not too long since there was talk of a technological gap: Not everyone had access to new technologies, so some had more opportunities and rights, while others (Third World residents, poor people) were in the dark. Today, this debate seems outdated. In the Third World, they may very often not have access to water, Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Big Data trends in 2020

The Big Data sector is expected to continue to boom in the new year. Global Data gives a perspective on how this field of Information Technology will be formed in the coming months. A field that is expected to be a common place for all entities managing or dealing with Big Data is that of centralized management,since the trend is to abandon the different management centers and Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

‎Microsoft: Windows 7 technical support stops today‎

The time has come and the few ‎‎Windows 7‎‎ fanatics will be forced to upgrade their computer’s operating system, as ‎‎of today Microsoft -as it had announced long time ago- is stopping the technical support of this older -but still popular- version of Windows‎‎.‎ Windows 7 users will no longer receive ‎‎critical security upgrades‎‎ and Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …