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Virtual reality for a better reality

Virtual reality for a better reality Whenever we think of virtual reality we automatically think of fields it will really make a difference are engineering, design, business, the arts and entertainment. But some experiments with virtual reality across the world has shown how virtual reality could be the next big thing in medicine, how we approach medical treatment and training medical professionals for the future etc. In Canada at the Montreal Neurological Institute, they are using NeuroTouch cranio, a brain…

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CAPTCHA: Winning spam and bot wars while enlightening the world

Captcha an acronym of Completely Automated Public Turing test to tell Computers and Humans Apart, is used many websites as a security measure against spammers, bots, and automated computer programs. From posting advertisements as comments to scalping tickets from online sites, bots have the capability to completely overwhelm the system to its wishes. To stop such scenarios, Google has placed Captchas at various points across the internet. The brainchild of Luis Von Ahn in the late 1990’s when bots and…

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SEOing your laptop

Ever noticed how it is easier to search a document on google rather than it is to search a file on a PC or laptop. The speed at which the results are displayed are embarrassing when we compare it to a computer. So how does Google searches the entire internet before the windows search gives any result ? For starters Google does have faster computing power than an ordinary PC given the size of internet. Although a modern laptop or…

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React JS – For a better frontend

Since its inception in 2013, the popularity of ReactJS has been steadily increasing. Developed by the Facebook developer community, ReactJS has been widely accepted as a formidable front-end development platform. This rise in ReactJS popularity is due to its combination of ease of coding and ease of learning. ReactJS has been putting up a tough challenge for the existing frameworks. Below are some the features in detail for React’s meteoric rise. Features of React JS Open source and an active…

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Cloudant – The better data layer

Cloudant is an IBM software product, which is primarily delivered as a cloud-based service.  Cloudant is a NoSQL database as a service, and actually, has some unique features which can’t be found in other NoSQL databases. Cloudant is based on the Apache-backed CouchDB project and the open source BigCouch project.  Cloudant’s service provides integrated data management, search, and analytics engine designed for web applications. Cloudant scales databases on the CouchDB framework and provides hosting, administrative tools, analytics and commercial support…

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GIS in Health Care: Based on science, built with information

The quality of medical care through the ages of humankind has evolved from hit or miss enterprise to a hard science. Technology has been an ally to the medical sciences from the early days, there is growing influence of one such technology. Which is the GIS technology, this technology has changed how diseases and the geographical components are analysed and interpreted. This technology can be used to prepare, predict and to control of diseases and illnesses. A GIS enabled disease…

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GIS in Real Estate : Spatial Information and Decision Support

The established way of real estate involves the enterprise of consultancy, expertise, planning and facility management. This industry consists a wide array of professionals such as environmentalists, engineers, field officers, economists, and of course lawyers. These professionals come together to make business decisions which can make or break the organization. The decision needs to be a perfect consolidation of market trends, estimation of future market direction and many other variables. For this process to be a success every time data…

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How We Do, What We Do

Ideation process Our process consists of cartooning, brainstorming, prototyping, connecting ideas, generating, and other techniques which can bring in new ideas. The process also evaluates the criticisms, feedbacks, and most importantly worst possible ideas. When an idea is agreed upon, the idea is put on the creative designs, documents and proposals and given to the client for approval. Once and if the approval is received from the client, the remaining task is split according to needs of the clients, between…

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Shopping with GIS: the retail sector impact

Lifetime guarantee Gis enabled technology has changed the way we live in a very subtle way, while some of us may not even know the scale of impact GIS has on our life. Now, GIS has found its use in the retail sector as well. As the physical retail stores fight a tough competition with online stores, GIS comes to the rescue with game changing techniques. The impact of these tools can, in fact, bring back the charm of bricks,…

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Digital cartography: Better mapping solutions

Making maps of a specific area is how generally engineering projects start, from the initial estimate of the costs to the practicality of the project. GIS mapping solutions make the planning for projects simpler due to its varied number of uses with GIS. Infrastructure projects require an immense amount of planning, funding and oversight. A project with GIS mapping can be used to predict future usage and feasibility too. Information Given the money invested, knowledge gap could mean all the…

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