Aerial Eye to Guard Against Terrorism

JULY 2010: The thought of terrorist attacks in Mumbai on Nov. 26, 2008 still sends chills down our spines. Be it the attack on a city that never sleeps or the...

TveeBoX Allows Computing And Communications On TV

 AUGUST 2010: Matrimony between the television and the Internet—that is what TveeBoX, an over-the-top set-top box (OTT STB) developed by Bengaluru-based NextBiT Computing, has achieved. Watching movies from your USB, browsing...

Video Surveillance System That Never Sleeps

 “One is not exposed to danger who, even when in safety is always on their guard.” —Publilius Syrus (Roman author, 1st century B.C.) With statistics related to crime and security breaches being on...

Buddy Player For Visually Challenged

MAY 2011: At a conference, the CEO of a product design company noticed nothing peculiar—attendees discussed issues and took notes on their laptops. It was only after the meeting that he...

LED Streetlights With Unique Thermal Management

Thermal management in LED streetlights is a constant challenge throughout their existence. To overcome this, Greenstar Engineering (an engineering arm of Greenstar Products Inc., US), based out of Gurgaon (Haryana), decided...

Why Settle For Solar

The solar photovoltaic (PV) industry is off to a promising start in India. From less than 5 MW at the end of 2009, the total installed capacity in India is expected...

JOIN THE LED LIGHTING REVOLUTION

Light-emitting diodes (LEDs) produce a radically different type of lighting than what we are used to. Already in use in many architectural and commercial applications,these are now reaching our homes too.For...

Let Automation Take Control

India is investing hugely in infrastructure, catalysing growth of industries like cement and steel. It is also going to be the biggest drug manufacturer in the next couple of years. These...

LED-BASED MESSAGE DISPLAY

This LED-based message display is built around readily available, low cost components. It is easy to fabricate and makes use of 3mm red LEDs. A total of 172 LEDs have been...

LED-Based Running Display

Here is a circuit that creates an eye-catching running display effect using LEDs. It can be used to light up borders of animations, pictures, etc, and also for short word displays. The...

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