Home automation: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021
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 ..
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
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, ..