IIT-Kharagpur develops technology for safer driving in rain

Kolkata, September 1 (IANS) IIT-Kharagpur researchers have developed a visual technology that enables safer driving during rain, a statement said on Friday.   The technology developed by researchers from the Department of Electronics and Electrical Communications removes from real-time video the obscuring effects of rain and displays it on the windscreen of vehicles to increase […]

US clears breakthrough gene therapy for childhood leukemia

US clears breakthrough gene therapy for childhood leukemia

WASHINGTON, August 31 (AP) — Opening a new era in cancer care, U.S. health officials on Wednesday approved a breakthrough treatment that genetically engineers patients’ own blood cells into an army of assassins to seek and destroy childhood leukemia.   The Food and Drug Administration called the approval historic, the first gene therapy to hit […]

Countdown begins for Indian navigation satellite launch

Chennai, August 30 (IANS) The 29-hour countdown for the launch of India’s eighth navigation satellite IRNSS-1H began at 2 p.m. on Wednesday at the Sriharikota rocket port, around 80 km from here, officials said.   The 1,425-kg satellite — part of Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS) — will be carried by Polar Satellite Launch […]

VMware seeks government push to increase its footprint in India (Tech Trend)

Las Vegas, August 30 (IANS) With businesses in India aiming to embrace modern data centres and extend the benefits of mobility to employees, Cloud infrastructure and business mobility leader VMware has intensified efforts to engage with top-level government officials.   After establishing its presence in the country in 2005, VMware India has grown to become […]

Google launches augmented reality platform for Android

San Francisco, August 30 (IANS) In a bid to bring the augmented reality (AR) experience closer to Android users, Google has released a new software development kit (SDK) called ARCore.   The platform, which is now available for developers to experiment with, will render augmented reality capabilities to existing and future Android phones, Google said […]