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Amazon launches Echo Flex

Published: November 20, 2019

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 ..


IISc bengluru developes a highly sensitive nanometre-scale carbon monoxide sensor

Published: August 7, 2017

The researchers at Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bengaluru have developed a low-cost highly sensitive nanometre-scale carbon monoxide sensor by employing an innovative fabrication technique. It is known that Carbon Monoxide (CO) can have adverse effects on the health of people exposed to it. Thus, it becomes necessary to have good, low-cost carbon-monoxide sensors. Typically, ..