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Wireless Charger Uses Quantum Trick to Power Gadgets on the Move

Wireless Charger Uses Quantum Trick to Power Gadgets on the Move

Technology that allows you to charge your smartphones on the go

If you carry a smartphone, then you would know how important wireless charger are. Charging your phone without the hassle of dealing with tangling wires is always a satisfaction, but like all good things, this too comes with a bit of a drawback. You have to keep your device stationary at one place when charging.

 

The main principle behind the working of wireless charger is magnetic induction. Modern designs allow the charging when there is a fixed distance between the device and the charger.  The problem arises when the device starts moving.

Overcoming  issues in Wireless Charger

A team of developers from Stanford University have developed a charger that can charge your device even when it’s on the move. That is a wireless charging system that is wireless and does not require your device to stationary and to be kept at one place and near the charger at all times. Although initial trials have only allowed the device to be in a meter’s distance from the charger but the idea behind this is really innovative. To prove that their Wireless Charger theory works, the team performed a demo in which they were able to power a LED bulb while it was moving and its brightness still remained the same.

According to the lead developer, adding this to the existing Wireless Charger would require a lot of fine tuning. The Advantage with the Wireless Charger system they are developing is that it won’t need any active tuning.

The working behind this Wireless Charger project

The working of the newly devised can be traced to quantum mechanics and specifically Parity-Time Symmetry. Something as simple as a quantum mechanics principle can be used to a greter lengths in wireless systems.  This in the LED bulb and charger system involved the use of coupling circuits. When and energy boost from the amplifier in the charger took place, the loss of energy from the bulb moving away was balanced by that energy boost. The self-adjusting of the system when the distance between bulb and charger changes is unique.

Many of the researchers and tech enthusiasts think that this system is more simple and effective than other alternating ways to achieve self-tuning circuits.

What does the future hold?

The team of developers who are working on this system have announced that they will increase the range to quite an extent and make the charger powerful enough to charge moving vehicles too.  Definitely this is a huge step towards modernizing the smartphone system and with advancing technologies we can always expect more. Wireless charger and wireless systems as a whole can be used to transfer or project power to much larger distances in the present future. A number of researches are taking place that would take wireless technology to new heights like using balloons and laser to send power to zones prone to disaster. The ultimate aim is to harness solar energy from outer space and send it back to earth hence putting a stop to energy crisis.

 

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Finding the Right Hashtags For Your Tweets

Finding the Right Hashtags For Your Tweets

How to find the right hashtags for your twitter posts certainly involves some work on your part but without hashtags, your twitter posts will have only 20% reach. That 25% is only from your loyal followers. If you want new followers to your twitter profile, if you want your tweets attract tweeters who are important, you need to include the right hashtags to your posts in twitter.

The search box in twitter is effectively used by majority of internet marketers with the right hashtags followed by their search term.

I am not going to explain what a hashtag is because, this blog post targets experienced bloggers. May be in some other post, I will explain all about hashtags and its importance in internet marketing or blog post promotion.

How do I generate my hashtags?

There are tools to find the trending hashtags in twitter but I employ my own method. It is really simple. I search for the keyword in twitter that I focused in my blog post. I search by placing that hashtag ‘#’ before my search word(s).  If my search word is more than one, I ensure that there is no space in between the words. I generally use only two words in my hashtag.

If my search shows similar hashtags in the search results, then, I would apply that hashtag. I repeat the search for synonyms of the words or I slightly alter my search term using a bit of common sense. I am sorry I could not explain logic behind it.

Now, a bit of exploration of the hashtags finding tools that are available.

The first tool is Twitter itself. There is no better place. As mentioned above, if you repeat my method, you don’t need another tool. Still, it may be useful to know about some of the Twitter tools. You should know that some of the most followed tweeters have said that they have employed real time marketing techniques and that means going with the trending tweets and the related hashtags.

Trendsmap

Trendsmap displays trending hashtags in real time from all over the world. I tested it but I found it be not very user friendly. In addition, it is not free.

RiteTag

This is a very good tool that lets you know if the hashtags that you wish to apply has got some meaning.

  1. You type in your preferred hashtag and press the ‘space’ bar. You will your hashtag colored and you can press a ‘compare’ button beside it.
  2. Then, you can see some observation of your hashtag such as Unique tweets per hour, retweets per hour, hashtag exposure per hour, % of tweets with mentions and some more.
  3. The ‘some more’ are daily averages, geographical distribution and importantly the popular twitters accounts that used and how many number of followers they have. Superb stats.
  4. I tested it just an hour before and I am amazed by the usefulness of the tool. You can find users who have used the same hashtag, retweet or like their tweets to get noticed. Very effective and ethical way to get followers.
  5. In addition, it gives you a browser extension to automatically color your hashtags. As I wrote this, I tested the extension and yes, it colored my hashtag as and when I typed in the Twitter box.

 hashtagify.me

With Hashtagify.me, you can find others who used the same hashtags so that you can target your tweets by tagging them along in your tweets. Cool tool really. Even if you do not want to tag them, simply like their tweets that contain the same hashtag as yours or even retweet it to get noticed.

“Getting Noticed”-that should be your prime goal in twitter marketing.

Tagboard

Tagboard simply lets you search for a hashtag that you want to use and then displays all the tweets that contain the same hashtag along with the images the tweets originally carried. I tried it and some of the images inspired me to find more meaning for my searched hashtag.

Beyond these twitter hashtags tools, you can use your own creative way to come up with new hashtags that have not been used before. I do that and I urge you too.

Why not?

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Technology

Has Yahoo Finally Bitten the Dust?

Has Yahoo Finally Bitten the Dust?

An American multinational company, Yahoo was the pioneer in internet usage during the 1900s. It was well-known all over the world for its search engine Yahoo! Search. It has also other related services which include Yahoo! Mail, Yahoo! Finance, Yahoo! News, Yahoo! Fantasy Sports etc. Though one of the most well-known and popular, globally, Yahoo started to lose its aura from the late 2000s. Finally, on February 2017, Verizon Communications declared its intent to obtain the internet business of it.

ACQUIRING OF YAHOO

Verizon acquired the assets of Yahoo Inc. after a deal of five billion dollars. It will team up with the operations provided by it with that of AOL, which is another company obtained by Verizon in 2015. A new entity Oath will be created merging these two giant companies which will primarily focus on online services, digital media and advertising etc. Oath will belong to Verizon, which is itself a company that deals with wireless networks. As a result of the merger, Verizon will attract a lot of users, estimated over a billion, from all over the world. However, it also has a lot of challenges to overcome.

FEATURES OF OATH

The new platform Oath, will have services offered from both Yahoo and AOL.  A technological explorer, it has brands in different categories. It has also one of the most used mail services. Popular features from it like the Mail, Finance and Tumblr may remain. After two data breaches which affected more than one billion accounts it asked its users to reset their passwords. It’s Fantasy Sports will also retain its own brand and will not be rebranded as Oath Fantasy Baseball. AOL, another famous technology firm had obtained near about fifty brands like the Huffington Post, Engadget, Tumblr and TechCrunch. Oath aims to work upon the resources offered by both  to reach out to a wider audience.

In other words, Oath will serve as an umbrella brand that will have the familiar names known by its users. The figures of one billion consumers who utilize the collection of more than fifty brands shows that it is one of the most sought after online destination. Tim Armstrong, former CEO of AOL, will head this new platform. He is positive about the very next move as he says that corporate brands like both,” go away to be replaced by Oath under Verizon “. Therefore, the users need not worry about the changes right now.

CONCLUSION

Yahoo CEO Marissa Meyer will resign this July after Verizon had fully acquired it’s internet business excluding the stakes in the Alibaba group and Yahoo Japan. This deal provides Verizon a portfolio of advertisement technology assets and digital properties which will be major positive move in alluring more users. It is supposed to be a third entity in the digital advertising market as it may collect five billion in advertisement sales after taking of it’s business.

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Technology

Bosch Radar Sensors Signature – The Future Mapping Facility for Cars

Bosch Radar Sensors Signature – The Future Mapping Facility for Cars

The radar road signature developed and provided by Bosch, is a masterpiece that is being used in various brands of cars, throughout the world, which provides best navigation facilities.

We are living in a time, where the science and technology have taken a great leap forward and helped the civilization to register a mammoth growth rate, which has ultimately made our life easy and comfortable. These developments can be seen in almost every sector and the transportation is one of the major segments, where massive changes have occurred, which is helpful in the growth of other sectors, as well.

Some of the most amazing developments have taken place in the design and technology segment in modern vehicles, which are helping this sector to touch the new horizon. The automobile technology, since its inception, has traveled a long way and in the present era, where the computer have taken the center stage of the development process; the vehicles are also clad with digital technology to get superior quality of driving comfort. Today, for the self-driving cars, there are accurate maps have been provided by the manufacturing companies, who know the necessity of their customers.

Issues to be noted

It can be noted that in the contemporary society, the self-driving of cars becoming more and more popular and nowadays people enjoy the driving as the technology of the vehicle has become more comfortable and it is a pleasure to drive these ultra modern cars. In any case, the driver needs to know the exact roadmap and also the traffic details to get the maximum support in reaching the destination, without any hindrance and in lesser time.

The radar road signature of Bosch helps a lot to get the proper signal of the speed limit, stop signs, no entry etc., which are of great support for the driver to get the maximum supports on the road. Along with the maps, the bosch onboard sensors, such as; cameras and LIDAR, provides the driver the circumstantial awareness, which helps in avoiding untoward incidents and from getting jammed in traffic. If somebody wants the redundant systems, then the radar road signature could be the best possible supports consisting the GPS, Map and Onboard sensors.

Conclusion

The partnership between the technology giant, Bosch and TomTom, the mapping company; have developed this efficient and amazing technology called radar road signature is having the potential of making the future maps with great clarity and accuracy. With the help of this technology, human driven cars and also autonomous one can map the circumstantial roads with high precisions and in a very high quality. It is quite an interesting factor that Bosch has taken the initiative by using the radar on the static object; while the current sensors are focusing on the moving objects, like a moving car in front of the driver, which means that there will be a qualitative change in the modified radar sensors for maximum comfort for their clients. As claimed the radar sensor will start collecting data for mapping by 2020.

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One2One- The Earpiece That Translates Foreign Languages in Seconds!

One2One- The Earpiece That Translates Foreign Languages in Seconds!

The world is introduced to a new device that is promoting communication between people of different religions with the help of artificial intelligence! One2One – the artificial intelligence which is powered to translate languages for the users comes as a wonder earpiece set to make your notions of technology change. The One2One device was introduced by Lingmo international which is an Australian Start-up and has used IBM Watson’s technology of natural language understanding to make One2One  compatible with the words and the context in which they are spoken. The device takes a good understanding of the words and their contexts before converting it into the required language – all of this happens instantly!

One2One is a revolutionary technology oriented device which does not make use of Bluetooth or Wifi for the communication or translations. It works on its own gamut and thus is easily a powerful device to even take on airlines and remote areas. The One2One device equipped to translate a range of languages like Italian, French, Spanish, English, German, Chinese, Japanese etc. This is possible only if both the speaker and the hearer is wearing the earpiece on their ears!

This revolutionary earpiece One2One was launched at the event recently held in Geneva, Switzerland – United Nations AI for Good Summit! The developer of the One2One earpiece i.e. Lingmo International has stated that the use of the natural language understanding technology of IBM Watson has helped in curbing down the common translation problems. In regional dialects there are difference in the way letters like ‘ll’, ‘y’, ‘sh’, ‘ou’ etc are pronounced. This was done after repeated searches in varied forms of translators across the world and tests on them which proved useless. The founder of Lingmo International , Danny May confirmed that IBM Watson’s technology was approved only after checking on a lot of softwares like Google Translators etc which didn’t serve the purpose!

The use of the IBM Watson’s technology has been a boon to developing a fluent translation process without any spoken hurdles! After checking on various common dialects and some uncommon ones, the earpiece served the best purpose with this technology and so the start-up chose to stay put with IBM. It shall be noted that Lingmo International has been making waves in the market ever since they launched their first translation service via an app in 2013.there have been other translation devices too on the launch, like the earpiece called Pilot developed by Mobile World Congress, but One2One definitely adds to their big product in the market and makes to the market much before others!

The One2One earpiece is all set to take on the market in July with a pre-booking price of $179 which has started as of now! You can book your own device today and get it in your hands my mid July. You can also check on the Translation app by Lingmo International which comes with a complementary currency convertor! With languages being translated with a simple earpiece we are definitely stepping towards a more connected world ahead!

 

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