About 1.4% of the world suffer from some kind disorder that renders them completely paralyzed. One way they can communicate is through augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) devices. These AAC devices are expensive, bulky and use eye tracking to help people communicate. Arsh Shah Dilbagi, a 16-year-old from Panipat, India has invented TALK – a better alternative to expensive, bulky and slow AAC devices.
Every year, usually around the same time Google introduces new products and services and also provides updates to the existing in an event called Google I/O. Heard of Android? Here is a list of the 4 most important announcements made by Google – Android one, Smart Watches, Android L and an unified design language called “Material Design”.
This Wednesday, at the I/O conference, Google announced that customers will get still get Vault and Google Drive for Work and unlimited storage for $10 a month. With a long list of other tweaks in the service, Google is sure to sling-shot past Microsoft in the enterprise productivity battle, that both companies have been locked over for a long time.
The virtual reality space is buzzing with excitement. After Facebook acquired Oculus Rift for almost $2 billion, everyone’s waiting for other big players to unveil their own version of a 3-D headset. Google’s first step towards virtual reality starts with a 3-D viewer made out of cardboard and other simple materials found in your home or a hardware store.
Dropcam, the popular home monitoring solutions provider is to be acquired by Nest, producer of smoke detectors and smart thermostats. It will be netting a cool $555 million in cash in the process. Dropcam’s origin story is quite bewildering in itself. It was founded in 2009 after CEO Greg Duffy wanted to come up with a way to see who was letting their dog poop on his father’s yard.
Keeping up with the FIFA craze, the Google Doodle gang seems to be pretty much enthusiastic about the same. Starting from the amazing Brazil doodle to many more in their adding to their Doodle Basket every day, Google Doodles have played well with all the Football madness raging around the world.