Monday, January 16, 2012

Sixth Sense - Pranav Mistry

 
 
Sixth sense refers to the ability of operating computers using human gestures. Pranav Mistry, a graduate student developed this technology of superimposing digital information on  physical surfaces more freely.
 
He was included as a young innovator under 35 in Technology Review's listing of 2009.
 
His profie descripton in Technology Review http://www.technologyreview.com/tr35/profile.aspx?trid=816

Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Search Engine - Description and Development - Web Pages



The Anatomy of a Search Engine
By Larry Page and Sergey Brin
http://infolab.stanford.edu/~backrub/google.html


Hilltop: A Search Engine based on Expert Documents
Krishna Bharat and George A. Mihaila
Department of Computer Science
University of Toronto.
http://ftp.cs.toronto.edu/pub/reports/csrg/405/hilltop.html


Originally posted on
http://knol.google.com/k/narayana-rao/search-engine-description-and/2utb2lsm2k7a/5581


Saturday, January 7, 2012

Android App for Typing in Braille on Touchscreens


Ankit Daftery, an engineering student of VJTI, Mumbai developed an Android App that allows, blind people to use Braille script and type on touchscreens of Smartphones.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wQE870a_S3k
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http://thenextweb.com/apps/2011/10/18/brilliant-this-android-app-lets-blind-users-type-on-a-touchscreen-video/