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Optronic Sensors: Gyroscopic Sensors (Part 4 of 6)

Read Part 3 Operational basics, salient features and military specific applications of ring laser gyroscopes and fibre-optic gyroscopes are discussed in this part of the article. Gyroscopic sensors constitute an essential component of inertial...

How Drones Are Providing More Impact To Marketing

Intel Corp. used 500 drones to create a light show in the night sky in Germany, creating a world record Back in 2015, when Pepsi came up with the first global...

Mind-Reading Pets and Hijacking Planes: RPi Innovations Go Into Overdrive

A board designed to be used by students, the Raspberry Pi (RPi) ended up being the love affair for an entire hacker community—nerds and geeks with a penchant for tinkering with...

Printed Integrated Circuits That Consist Of Several Hundred Transistors

These printed large-scale integrated circuits are made of a special conducting material that can do fast processing and the printing ink allows extremely fine micrometre connections to be made with ease. When...

Smart Cards Plug Loopholes

  SEPTEMBER 2010: Have you ever searched the Web for ‘fake passport’? You will find agencies selling fake passports (and openly advertising it online), supposedly for use by private detectives for legally-permitted...

Microchip Implants: Are You Ready For Them?

Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), an agency of the United States Department of Defense, has developed cyborg insects that can transmit information from sensors implanted into the insect during the...

Home Lighting’s Tech Makeover

Smart lighting technology is on a high! From Internet-connected lights and 3D-printed light emitting diode (LED) optics to light-emitting electrochemical cells and hybrid organic-inorganic LEDs, there is no end to tech...

5G Technology to Benefit Cyber Physical Systems

Anagha P According to a press release by Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI), the number of mobile phone subscribers in the country has crossed 952.34 million, as of January 2015, and...

Sandy, Ivy and Haswell:Tock, Tick, Tock

  Sandy Bridge wafer by Intel Things tend to get confusing when a chip manufacturer releases a new version just as a device powered by the previous release reaches your hands. Intel’s Core-i...

FTTH and Passive Optical Networks

Since long back, telecommunication service providers have dreamed of an all-fibre network and for good reasons. A fibre provides substantially more bandwidth, carries signals farther, is more reliable and secure, and...