DOCOMO Develops World’s First Spherical Drone Display

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NTT DOCOMO, INC., in a continuing quest to create innovative new business, has developed a spherical drone display – an unmanned aerial vehicle that displays LED images on an omnidirectional spherical screen while in flight – which DOCOMO believes to be a world first (as of April 16, 2017). Continue reading 

AI and ML-Based Collaborative Learning Platform VideoKen Raises $1 Million Seed Funding

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By Jeet Suthar, The Tech Portal

VideoKen, an artificial intelligence and machine learning based platform for video-based collaborative learning, has announced that it has raised $1 million from a bunch of angel investors. Continue reading 

Microsoft Could be Working on Its Own Version of the Chromebook

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By Mudit Mohilay, The Tech Portal

Google could soon have a competitor of its own scale where its Chromebooks are concerned. Apparently, Microsoft could be working on an operating system of its own that could put the company toe-to-toe with Google’s Chromebooks. And it appears as if an announcement of the same could follow at the Redmond giant’s event next month. Continue reading 

At Interpack, Adents to Demonstrate Pharmaceutical Serialization Software that Secures Supply Chain and Fights Counterfeiting

25 Apr Pharma_Adents_webready

Adents, a leading provider of versatile and easily deployable serialization and track & trace software, will showcase its latest solutions to secure the pharmaceutical supply chain from May 4-10 at Interpack, the world’s largest packaging trade fair. Located at Hall 6, Booth D10, Adents will showcase its two primary products, Adents Seriza and Adents Prodigi, each of which enable marketing authorization holders (MAHs) and contract manufacturers (CMOs) to comply with laws and regulations on drug traceability. Continue reading 

Singapore-Based oBike Becomes the First Bike-Sharing Service to Debut in Malaysia

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By Kajal Joshi, The Tech Portal

Bike-sharing service oBike has launched its bike-sharing service in Malaysia’s Klang Valley. The company is all set to introduce the station-less biking service to the area. Claiming to have tens of thousands of users in the nation, the service is priced at MYR1 (US$0.23) per 15 minutes in Malaysia. Continue reading 

Biohealth Momentum Continues in Mason as Startup Genetesis Selects the Mason Tech Elevator as Its First Home

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After completing a seed round of funding raising $1.2 million for its new technology which offers a non-invasive tool for the detection and localization of cardiovascular disease, startup Genetesis has chosen the Mason Tech Elevator as its new home where company founders will work to scale the business for clinical testing and commercialization. Continue reading 

Xiaomi Launches Mi 6 Smartphone Featuring Goodix’s Invisible Fingerprint Sensor (IFS™)

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Xiaomi has launched its 2017 flagship smartphone, Mi 6, featuring the world’s leading Invisible Fingerprint Sensor (IFS™) technology from Goodix (Shanghai Stock Exchange: 603160) in Beijing. IFS™ enables an integrated front glass panel design and an invisible Home button for fingerprint authentication. This state-of -the-art technology from Goodix empowers safe, fast and reliable fingerprint authentication that helps safeguard both the smartphone and mobile payment, offering excellent user experience that matches the elegant and stylish design of the Mi 6. Continue reading 

Samsung’s Galaxy S8 Flagship Cost the Company a Whole Lot More to Manufacture, than Its Predecessors

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By Mudit Mohilay, The Tech Portal

According to market reports, the Samsung Galaxy S8 cost a whole lot more to make than its predecessor. I mean we already knew that it was going to come at a premium price for the customers. What we didn’t know, was that it may have cost Samsung more than any of the previous iterations in the Galaxy series. Continue reading 

Toshiba Machine Expands Chinese Production of Its EC-SXII Series, the Global Standard in Injection Molding Machines

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Toshiba Machine Co., Ltd. announced that its EC-SXII series of all-electric injection molding machines, one of the best-selling products in Japan, will add the EC280SXII, featuring a clamping force of 2,744 kN (280 tf), and the EC350SXII, featuring a clamping force of 3,430 kN (350 tf), as two additional models to its production lineup at its China factory. These two new models are expected to help better meet customer needs for precision molding of automobile optical parts. Continue reading 

Harman and Baidu Team up to Develop In-Car AI Solutions for Automakers

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By Mudit Mohilay, The Tech Portal

The Shanghai Auto Show played host to a couple of pretty important announcements this week. For instance, automotive manufacturer Harman has announced a brand new partnership with Baidu under which, the two will collaborate with each other so as to bring some highly advanced AI tech within automaker’s reach. Continue reading