While it took Google over a year to build its augmented-reality goggles, Google Glass, Kochi-based Arvind Sanjeev says he was able to replicate it in less than a month for just Rs 4,500, thanks to open-source hardware.
Arvind made the replica using a USB webcam, a Raspberry Pi board, an LCD panel, aspheric lens, headphones, sun board sheet and glue.
In the states of Punjab and Haryana, washing machines being hired to churn out lassi or to make buttermilk during weddings. Here,washing machines are also known to be used widely in hotels and road-side Dhabas.
College of Engineering, Trivandrum, used a frying pan as a parabolic reflector antenna to boost the 3G signal strength of the usb dongle . By placing the dongle at the focal point he managed to get full 3g range where even 2G signal was not strong enough. Genius hack I must say.
Even a year ago, the dwellers in the remote forests of Chhattisgarh, barely had any access to emergency health care services. The undulated land inside the forest did not allow ambulance to ply smoothly in that area and hence, people had been dying because they could not make it to the hospital on time. But today, help has arrived to the people in the form of two-wheeler motorcycle ambulance.The motorcycle ambulance has saved the lives of over 200 pregnant women. Because of this invention, the Maoist-hit Narayanpur district in Bastar has witnessed a significant drop in maternal and infant mortality rate.
During Langer, in Gurudwara’s of punjab and haryana, people used a brake attached to a container which controls the flow of water.
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