IIT-Madras Current Affairs, GK & News

India’s first 3D printed house at IIT-M

The Union Finance Minister Smt Nirmala Sitaraman inaugurated the first 3D printed house at IIT Madras. About the House The House was constructed using indigenous 3D printing technology. It was built in just five days. It was built by TVASTA Manufacturing solutions based on a concept by former IIT-M students. What is 3D printing? 3D ..

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PiMo- eBike launched by IIT Madras-Incubated start-up

The Pi Beam, which is an IIT Madras-incubated start-up, recently launched the electric two-wheeler called ‘PiMO’. Highlights Pi Beam has set an aim of selling 10,000 vehicles by the end of financial year 2021-22. The bike was founded by an IIT Madras Alum Visakh Sasikumar. 100 customers have already pre-booked the e-bike. About PiMO The ..

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Mega Scope launched by IIT Alumni Council for personalized health care

IIT Alumni Council has launched “MegaScope” for personalized healthcare. MegaScope has been launched to include testing, data analysis and genomics to precisely diagnose infections and to prescribe personalised medicines. Highlights MegaScope will add host genome data mapping along with Artificial Intelligence, machine learning and data backbone to the MegaLab initiative. The main aim of MegaScope ..

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First Hyperloop Passenger ride successful

The Virgin Hyperloop that plans to connect Mumbai and Pune in 25 minutes has conducted its first successful passenger ride. The test was conducted in Las Vegas. Hyperloop The Hyperloop is a new mode of transport that speeds up to 1000 kilometres per hour. The idea was conceived by Tesla and SpaceX in 2012. There ..

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Wrist Band to detect COVID 19 Symptoms to be launched by IIT Madras Startup

Muse Wearables, a startup incubated in IIT Madras, is on its way to launch a wearable wrist tracker to detect COVID 19 symptoms at an early stage. This is expected to be available in the market within the next month. The startup has raised a funding of Rs 22 crores for the purpose. The company, ..

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