Amazon’s Echo Simulator “Echosim.io” allows anyone to use Alexa from Browser itself

Amazon has put its voice-powered AI software “Alexa” in the browser with Echosim.io Echosim.io is the new online community tool for developers, it simulates the look and feel of an Amazon Echo. With 3D JavaScript animations and Alexa Voice Service (AVS) integration, Echosim.io gives users the ability to experience a realistic interaction with Alexa capabilities … Continue reading “Amazon’s Echo Simulator “Echosim.io” allows anyone to use Alexa from Browser itself”

Bioinspired Cement Paste for Stronger and more Durable Concrete

Researchers at MIT are seeking to redesign concrete — the most widely used human-made material in the world — by following nature’s blueprints. In a paper published online in the journal Construction and Building Materials, the team contrasts cement paste — concrete’s binding ingredient — with the structure and properties of natural materials such as … Continue reading “Bioinspired Cement Paste for Stronger and more Durable Concrete”

GIFcell: A low-dissipation, pumpless, gravity-induced flow battery

A new approach to the design of a liquid battery, using a passive, gravity-fed arrangement similar to an old-fashioned hourglass, could offer great advantages due to the system’s low cost and the simplicity of its design and operation, says a team of MIT researchers who have made a demonstration version of the new battery. Liquid … Continue reading “GIFcell: A low-dissipation, pumpless, gravity-induced flow battery”

Xiaomi unveils the Mi Drone, an Affordable and Modular Quadcopter

China’s most popular consumer electronics maker Xiami has announced its first drone named “MI” , pricing it significantly lower than a comparable model by the market leader DJI. Xiaomi’s Mi Drone is a quadcopter with a three-axis gimbal, 4K camera, and a remote control that uses your Mi smartphone as its viewfinder. The 4K version … Continue reading “Xiaomi unveils the Mi Drone, an Affordable and Modular Quadcopter”

Frankie Manning 102nd birthday Google Doodle

The search Engine Google is showing this animated Doodle in few countries for celebrating Frankie Manning’s 102nd birthday. Frankie Manning was an American dancer, instructor and choreographer. Manning is considered one of the founding fathers of Lindy Hop. Manning was born in Jacksonville, Florida, in 1914. He moved to Harlem at the age of three … Continue reading “Frankie Manning 102nd birthday Google Doodle”