Virtual reality market to be worth a whopping $15.89 billion in next 5 years

By Wednesday, June 24, 2015 0 , , Permalink 0

According to a new report released by MarketsandMarkets, Virtual reality market will be worth a whopping $15.89 billion by 2020 at a compounded annual growth rate of 63.18 per cent between 2015 and 2020. The growth will be seen in all virtual reality related technologies including devices (HMD, gesture tracking), components (sensor, display, software), and applications ...

Burj Khalifa becomes the site for world’s highest selfie

A 47-year-old British photographer took a selfie from the world's highest building - Dubai's Burj Khalifa - taking the selfie craze to an entirely new level. Taking the selfie atop the 2,723 ft skyscraper, Gerald Donovan could well have taken the world's highest selfie, The Telegraph reported. A UAE-based photographer, Donovan used a special panoramic camera controlled ...

Prynt lets you print selfies in seconds right from the phone

A French start-up dubbed Prynt has developed a new smartphone case that packs a built-in printer capable of printing selfies right from the phone in less than a minute. The printer is in turn connected to the smartphone via Bluetooth and can produce a photo in about 50 seconds. The developers say their case will soon be ...

Software helps the deaf to ‘hear’

By Monday, November 24, 2014 0 , , , , Permalink 0

London, UK-based Frank Swain has come up with a novel idea of creating a software that helps deaf person to listen to sounds coming through via Wi-Fi signals. The software, dubbed Phantom Terrains, currently only works with iPhones and hearing aids and turns local Wi-Fi signals into audible soundscapes. "Unlike glasses, which simply bring the world ...

Algae virus may affect brain’s activities, new research finds

By Friday, November 14, 2014 0 , Permalink 0

US scientists have claimed through a new study that those having algae virus in their throats had more difficulty completing a mental exercise compared to healthy people. The scientists have said that more research is required to establish the reason behind this. Researchers found that mice affected by Acanthocystis Turfacea Chlorella Virus 1 (ATCV-1) showed limited ...