Category Archives: Tech

Goa MIT student Andrea Colaco invents gesture-recognition smartphone technology

Gesture recognition may just be the newest feature you can get for your smartphone, and the innovation has been pioneered by an Indian quartet. Reported by a leading Indian newspaper, the system will allow users to interact with their smart devices through thin air, and may render touchscreen technology irrelevant. While 3D gesture-recognition technology has […]

INK talks organized by the students of BITS Pilani K. K. Birla Goa campus to go live on 25th August

Goa has always been the land of beaches, of adventure, of sea food and exotic wines- the Bohemian hot-spot of the country. More recently, it has also become the number one destination for conferences (after all, it’s difficult to pick a venue that promises to mix business with pleasure in a better way). The students […]

Goa to have its info-tech policy by next month

Goa’s policy for Information Technology (IT) industrial units, which has been hanging fire since long, would be in place by next month, a senior official of the Goa Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI) said here.The GCCI announced yesterday that Chief Minister Digambar Kamat has assured them to approve the draft IT policy in the […]

India could be a future market for ‘flying car’: Terrafugia

A US-based company which has designed and tested a ‘flying car’, is looking at India, Brazil and China as the future markets. Carl Dietrich, co-founder of Terrafugia, a US-based company which has developed a ‘roadable aircraft’, said that the company would be launching the product commercially at the end of the next year. The aircraft-cum-car […]

Goa can be the happiest State in the world: Mashelkar

Goa should be the “happiest State in the world” by 2035; where every Goan will do well, there is harmony, pristine nature, and development without destruction, eminent scientist Dr R A Mashelkar said in the inaugural lecture of the D D Kosmabi Festival of Ideas at Kala Academy, Panjim, on Saturday. Pointing out that innovation and […]