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Ethereal Machines wins ‘Best Innovation’ Award at CES

Ethereal Machines wins ‘Best Innovation’ Award at CES

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The image used here is for representational purpose only.  Image Source: Pexels   Bengaluru based Ethereal Machines has brought laurels to the country by winning the 'Best Innovation’ award at the recently organized CES 2018 awards, a consumer electronics show held in Las Vegas. The three-year-old startup founded by Kaushik Mudda and Naveen Jain won this award for creating a unique 5-axis machine named ‘Ethereal Halo’ that can do both additive and subtractive manufacturing.   Ethereal Machines is also one of the five companies that got the opportunity to interact with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Ivanka Trump at the Global Entrepreneurship Summit in 2017.The company is being regarded as the first in the world to come up with 5-d printing technology. E
Kerala Startup invents bot to fight manual scavenging

Kerala Startup invents bot to fight manual scavenging

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Image Source: ExamGK   A Kerala-based startup has come up with a technology-aided solution to fight the evil practice of manual scavenging which is widely prevalent across India.’Bandicoot’, as the bot is called is the brainchild of Genrobotics.The machine weighs 80 kilograms, but the part of it which goes inside the whole, which is the main operating part weighs only 30 kilograms and the manufacturing cost is somewhere between 3 lakhs to 5 lakhs. The machine is installed on the top of a clogged sewage line.A wire from the machine that carries a camera enters the hole and displays the picture of the problem areas inside the hole on a screen that is fixed above.After this, the robot degenerates itself and the main machine goes into the hole taking tools such as a shovel or
Niti Aayog Plans To Use Blockchain Technology Across Core Sectors.

Niti Aayog Plans To Use Blockchain Technology Across Core Sectors.

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Image Source: The Indian Express Niti Aayog, the Government of India's premier policy-making body is planning to use blockchain technology in areas such as education, health, and agriculture. The Aayog is working on building a "proof of concept" to rope in the use of this technology in key sectors.The Aayog had recently conducted a hackathon on the use of blockchain technology, following which it is exploring its widespread usage across sectors.   What is Blockchain? Blockchain, in simple terms, is a digital database containing information of transaction records.What makes this database special is that the data is located in a network of computers (assigned to the blockchain) and there is no central entity that controls the data. As the name suggests, a blockchain consist