• IIT-Kharagpur students developing fully indigenous drones

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    The drones, being developed under the institute’s Aerial Robotics Kharagpur (ARK) initiative, are being given shape at the Centre for Excellence in Robotics.
    A group of students at the Indian Institute of Technology-Kharagpur is developing drones using indigenous hardware and software, officials said. The drones, being developed under the institute’s Aerial Robotics Kharagpur (ARK) initiative, are being given shape at the Centre for Excellence in Robotics, funded by the Sponsored Research & Industrial Consultancy (SRIC) facility of the Institute. The Centre has received funding from the Institute to the extent of Rs 5 crore for 12 projects. “Under the ARK initiative, drones are being developed, which would be capable of autonomous flight, localisation in GPS-denied environments, and tracking and interacti…

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  • FiiO X1 2nd generation portable music player launched at Rs 7,499

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    FiiO X1 2nd generation is available in Silver, Rose Gold and Black colour variants at Rs 7,499.
    FiiO has announced the launch of its X1 2nd generation portable high resolution music player in India. The FiiO X1 improves on performance and design of its predecessor. The music player has an aluminum alloy body and is light as well as portable. It features a new UI design, and can be used with microSD cards of up to 256GB for music playback. The device is available in Silver, Rose Gold and Black colour variants at Rs 7,499. FiiO X1 can be bought from company’s online store. According FiiO, the company has made major improvements to FiiO touch wheel.

    The new FiiO touch wheel in FiiO X1 is has higher sensitivity, better anti-interference and a longer service life. FiiO X1 comes with Bluetooth v4.0 system based on F1C81 chipset.  The music…

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