In 10 Days Data Generated by Football World Cup 2014 is 32 Terabytes

In 10 Days Data Generated by Football World Cup 2014 is 32 Terabytes

The 2014 FIFA World Cup has generated 32 terabytes of “official” information in its first 10 days, in accordance with official network supplier Oi. The event has passed the earlier World Cup, and is on tempo to surpass the Sochi Winter Olympics, which generated 34 terabytes of transmitted information in 17 days. Oi is considered one of South America’s largest network suppliers, and is offering information transmission for all taking part groups, FIFA, and the 20,000 journalists covering the sporting event. Data utilized by these teams makes up the ..

Samsung Smart Bike

Samsung Smart Bike

What do you call a bicycle that doesn’t have a motor, but is packed with electronic features? Well, the emerging term seems to be “smart bike.” We’ve already seen one called the Valour, but now there’s a new one-off known as the Samsung Smart Bike. Above all else, it’s designed to make bicycle commuting safer. The Samsung Smart ..

Two in One Display gives you two adjustable panels in one display from Philips

Two in One Display gives you two adjustable panels in one display from Philips

Philips Monitors has created a two-in-one computer display that puts a new angle on multitasking. Instead of splitting your workspace between two separate displays, this unit packs two screens onto one base to create a single, space-saving dual-screen experience. Screens have been getting decidedly wider in recent times, a trend Philips is no stranger to ..

Duck and cover protection with new Bullet resistant Bodyguard Blanket

Duck and cover protection with new Bullet resistant Bodyguard Blanket

Security blankets generally only provide youngsters with psychological comfort, but the Bodyguard Blanket, from Oklahoma-based ProTecht, LLC., is intended to provide some more concrete security. Made from ballistic materials, it is designed to provide protection from bullets in the event of a school shooting, or from falling or flying debris in the event of a ..

Smart FootBall named miCoach by Adidas tracks your striking power and finesse

Smart FootBall named miCoach by Adidas tracks your striking power and finesse

It was back in 2007 that Adidas first explored the potential of an intelligent football. In the time since, it has continued to smarten up sports performance with heart-monitoring phones, fitness tracking watches and intelligent football boots. Now, just as the globe turns its focus to next month’s World Cup in Brazil, it has unveiled the miCoach Smart Ball, a ..

New record efficiency for quantum dot photovoltaics

New record efficiency for quantum dot photovoltaics

Flexible, inexpensive, large-area, lightweight solar cells are difficult to produce as they require an inert atmosphere and high temperatures, and they often degrade in a short time after exposure to air. Researchers at MIT, however, have used a new method to craft solar cells from ultra-thin layers of quantum dots in a process that promises ..

Google’s first 100 percent self-drive car on streets

Google’s first 100 percent self-drive car on streets

Google has revealed its first self-driving car prototype, which as you guessed requires no driver. The prototype accommodates for two passengers and is missing quite a few of the features you’d expect to see in a standard car. With no need for a steering wheel, mirrors or braking and accelerating pedals, the car comes fully ..

Sony Cyber Shot RX100 III adds faster lens

Sony Cyber Shot RX100 III adds faster lens

Sony has announced the third iteration of its RX100 camera, and the new point-and-shoot looks like it could be one of best compact cameras on the market. It features everything that was great about previous RX100 cameras, plus a faster zoom lens, Sony’s speedy BIONZ X image processor, and a built-in pop-up electronic viewfinder. When ..

MIT develops glasses free 3D projector which is alternative to holographic video

MIT develops glasses free 3D projector which is alternative to holographic video

The 3D format has had something of a renaissance in recent years, but the technology still has some way to go before the potential of “real-life” multiperspective 3D can be realized. The Camera Culture group at the MIT Media Lab is developing a new 3D video projection system that doesn’t require glasses and provides different ..

Samsung releases tab for schools Galaxy Tab 4 Education

Samsung releases tab for schools Galaxy Tab 4 Education

Samsung has announced a new addition to its Galaxy range of tablets. The Galaxy Tab 4 Education is the company’s first tablet designed for use in schools and can be used at both primary and secondary levels. It will provide access to education-focused apps, books, and videos. Samsung says the Galaxy Tab 4 Education has been ..

Glass bottom floor Glacier Skywalk gives new views of Columbia Icefield

Glass bottom floor Glacier Skywalk gives new views of Columbia Icefield

Hovering above the Columbia Icefield in the Canadian Rockies, the recently opened ‘Glacier Skywalk’ offers visitors a breathtaking experience (Photo: Brewster Travel Canada) Back in 2011, the original designs for the Glacier Skywalk received attention after winning the Future Projects Category Award at the World Architecture Festival. Three years on the project is finally complete ..