Robotics is by its essence a multi-disciplinary science. Research into autonomous navigation gathers knowledge from physics, electronics, mechanics and computer science. In transportation sector, the motivation for developing autonomous vehicles is driven by safer roads, better traffic-management systems and energy efficiency. However, as technology evolves, there are other types of opportunities arising in the future.
Would it not be great to have a power bank that is portable, stylish and has some cool additional features, too? To address this, Xyra, an Indian start-up, has come up with a new product called XS Powercard—a fashionable credit-card-sized gadget that easily fits into a wallet/purse, has built-in cables and detachable flash storage, and can transfer or synchronise data between the phone and a computer.
In this event logger article, we also demonstrate the use of a DS1307 real-time clock (RTC) chip, switches and an LCD module. The RTC chip provides time components of hours, minutes and seconds in addition to the year, month and day.
Embitel Technologies is an embedded and moblity services company that provides services in line with their motto 'Delivered with Passion'. Sharad Bairathi, founder and managing partner, Embitel Technologies, shares with Priya Ravindran of EFY how a unique cross-functional corporate structure is helping Embitel deliver value. This is part of the Design in India series.