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We are all familiar with barcode scanners used in shopping malls, logistics and other places. These can scan only barcodes and are usually wired. Also, these can scan only one type of...
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In India, we have hot days and then we have, even hotter days. According to news, every year the heat crosses the past ten years’ record. Bengaluru went all guns blazing...
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A couple of days ago, there was some trouble connecting with my folks due to slight rain. We tried from both ends, and were eventually unable to connect. That of course...

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Part 1 and Part 2 covered particle beam weapons and their technology, respectively. In this part we look at high-power microwaves (HPMs). In the era dominated by electronic warfare and smartweapons systems...

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High-definition multimedia interface, or HDMI, is one of those technologies that have revolutionised consumer electronics audio and video display and media players. HDMI technologies are being used since more than a...
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How To Design A Power Factor Correction (PFC) Circuit?

An important factor that decides the power quality in an electrical system is Power Factor (PF). Almost all types of mains powered electronic and electrical equipment utilize Power factor correction (PFC) schemes...
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Augmented Reality: Where It Starts

Ever wondered how in Star Wars holographic projections were made for transferring messages? And in Iron Man, where Tony Stark plays with his hi-tech interactive laboratory, designing his super-cool suits and...

Project Soli: RADAR That Fits Inside A Watch

Google's special division that focuses on designing amazing pieces of electronics and technology has just broken through a new boundary. Project Soli has taken RADAR and placed it into such a tiny...

How To Make Precise Digital Weighing Scales?

Digital weighing scales are the most precise and extremely dependable when it comes to domestic, laboratory or industrial usage. In today’s competitive market, weighing scales have become highly integrated and cost effective. For...

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An operating system (OS) is a collection of programs that control the application software that users run and provide a link between the hardware and software currently running on the computer....

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