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On 20 Nov, Amazon introduced the Echo Flex, a plug –in smart speaker in India. The Echo Flex is a device that looks somewhat like an adaptor and plugs directly into a standard electrical outlet. It uses no wires or chargers. Once plugged in, turned on and set up using the Alexa app, Flex becomes ..
Topics: AC power plugs and sockets • Adapter • Amazon Echo • Electrical engineering • Electrical wiring • Electromagnetism • Home automation • Internet of things • Plug • Smart speakers • Voice user interface
The researchers from Queen Mary institute of London have developed a new dielectric capacitor- a device that stores energy like a battery, taking inspiration from a French pastry. The croissant is made by folding multiple layers of dough. They found that by pressing and folding a polymer film capacitor, they were able to store 30 ..
The report titled ‘Mid-Monsoon 2019 Lightning’ has been prepared by Climate Resilient Observing Systems Promotion Council (CROSPC), a research body of the India Meteorological Department (IMD). It’s a first-of-its-kind report on lightning incidents in India. As per report, in the 4-month period between April and July, Odisha recorded the highest number of lightning strikes in ..
Kandikuppa Sreekant has taken charge as the new Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) of Power Grid Corporation of India. He shall be on post till 31st December 2023 i.e. the date of his superannuation or until further orders, whichever is earlier. Prior to this post, he was serving as the director (finance) of Power Grid. ..
The Airports Authority of India (AAI) has signed MoU with Society for Applied Microwave Electronics Engineering and Research (SAMEER) for joint research programs in the field of Communication Navigation and Surveillance (CNS). The SAMEER is an autonomous Research and Development (R & D) institute under MeitY. The MoU will provide a platform for Collaborative Research ..