Toyota partners with Microsoft to make technology simpler

Toyota is forming a new data science company in partnership with Microsoft that’s designed to free customers “from the tyranny of technology.” The company called Toyota Connected has a goal of simplifying technology so it’s easier to use, perhaps even getting rid of distracting and complicated touch screens that now are in most cars and replacing them with heads-up or ... Read More »

NASA ERA Wins 2016 Technology Laureate

Technology development programs usually are lucky if they achieve even their primary goal because it almost always has something to do with “pushing the envelope.” Now imagine having multiple over-the-horizon goals and achieving them all. That is what NASA’s Environmentally Responsible Aviation (ERA) effort did,  one reason why it is the winner of the 2016 Aviation Week Laureate for Technology. ... Read More »

Rob Bredow Promoted to Chief Technology Officer of Lucasfilm

Bredow has long been one of the most respected technologists in Hollywood. He was a visual effectssupervisor and chief technology officer at Sony Pictures Imageworks before ankling for Lucasfilm’sIndustrial Light & Magic in 2014, with the title of vfx supervisor. Within months of the move, he was appointed VP of new media and head of the studio’s Advanced Development Group.  In this role, Bredow assisted ... Read More »

Railways Ink Pact with ISRO for Using Space Technology

Railways entered into an agreement with ISRO for developing applications in the field of Remote sensing and Geographic Information System (GIS) for remote sensing at unmanned railway crossing including. Ministry of Railways proposes to use space technology tools in providing passenger information system in all trains indicating the next station, stoppage, real time train tracking, survey of new rail route ... Read More »

SXSW Interactive 2016 – Surprising Trends And Big Changes In Technology

Every March, Austin Texas holds the South By Southwest Interactive (SXSWi) event, with an estimated 30,000 attendees this year in 2016. Dignitaries, scientists, politicians, entrepreneurs, marketers, programmers, and folks from every walk of life converge every year and make SXSWi what it is: A massive and exciting exchange of ideas. The show itself is built around experts teaching topic sessions ... Read More »

TCS named technology partner for Virgin Money London Marathon

Tata Consultancy Services has entered into a three year partnership with the Virgin Money London Marathon to enhance the digital experience delivered to marathon participants. Under the terms of the partnership, TCS will become the race’s Official Technology Partner for the 2016, 2017 and 2018 events. First established in 1981 and part of the World Marathon Majors, the Virgin Money ... Read More »

TalkTalk ditches passwords for voice recognition technology after hack

allowing its customers to access their accounts using voice recognition, several months after a major cyber-attack compromised the personal details of hundreds of thousands of customers. Instead of being asked for personal details such as their password or mother’s maiden name, people who ring up the company’s customer support hotline will be able to confirm their identity using biometric technology ... Read More »

The new performance creative: Where emotion, data and technology converge

Creative over the years has ranged from being driven by pure emotion to being driven by pure data. Both are equally important, and the convergence of the two is what is steering today’s most effective creative. As for tomorrow’s best creative, one of the biggest shifts we are seeing now is how technology is impacting the output. Successful brands and ... Read More »

New technology developed to detect milk adulteration

A new technology to detect adulteration in milk has been developed by CSIR-Central Electronic Engineering Research Institute (CSIR-CEERI) at Pilani in Rajasthan, Science and Technology Minister Harsh Vardhan said on Wednesday. “The new technology is based on acquiring electrochemical fingerprint coupled with multivariate data analysis technique. Globally, there is no system available based on similar methods. This is a fully ... Read More »

3D-Printing Technology Helps Doctors Save Baby in China

Doctors in China have performed the first successful open heart surgery using a 3D-printed heart model to save a nine-month-old baby suffering from a severe heart defect. The boy, who weighed 5.6kg before surgery, was experiencing shortness of breath after birth and was diagnosed with Congenital Heart Defect (CHD). The surgery performed in the northeast Jilin Province was the first ... Read More »