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Indian brings “Minority Report” like hand gestures navigation called “SixthSense” to reality

Remember the scene in the movie Minority Report where Tom Cruise uses hand gestures instead of a mouse to interact with a computer screen displayed on the wall?  Pranav Mistry has brought this to close to reality with USD 320 … Continue reading

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MJ’s antigravity step secret is out

MJ is known for many things- also as innovator, who invented and patented "system for allowing a shoe wearer to lean forwardly beyond his center of gravity by virtue of wearing a specially designed pair of shoes" (US patent5,255,452). A … Continue reading

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The Strangest Mobile Gadgets Never Made

The Strangest Mobile Gadgets Never Made via jkOnTheRun by James Kendrick on 9/14/09 We sure love our mobile gadgets, even those that never saw the light of day. It’s enough to get us pumped up to see the concepts that … Continue reading

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Who regulates whom in the financial world?

Who regulates whom in the financial world? via Indianomics by SriRam Vadlamani on 8/30/09 The importance of regulations and regulators would have been very clear by now. Especially after the Satyam saga. Regulators are the good people who know who … Continue reading

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Lithium Ion Battery breakthrough promises 100-fold boost in performance

Lithium Ion Battery breakthrough promises 100-fold boost in performance Researchers have developed a new advanced Lithium Ion battery that will allow mobile phone and laptop computers to be fully charged in seconds. Electric car batteries may be charged in as … Continue reading

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Indian Patent Office -invited public opinon on Cigearette patent

The controller general of patents, designs and trade marks has invited public opinion on a patent sought by Godfrey Phillips on a cigarette packet-cum-match box designed and developed by the company. Godfrey Phillips, which manufactures leading cigarette brands – Four … Continue reading

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Making biofules at your backyard @ $1 per gallon

E-fuel 100 Microfueler developed by Floyd Butterfield and Thomas Quinn, offers the flexibility to generate biofuel (Ethanol @ $1/gallon) at your backyard. This system is compact like a washing machine and operates on sugar content and yeast. Read more on … Continue reading

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India’s Konkan Railways filed patent in 124 countries for its safety innovation

Anti-collision Device (ACD) branded as “Raksha Kavach” developed by Konkan Railways has been successfully granted patents by China, Russia, Singapore and South Africa. Konkan Railways has filed patent application in 124 countries. Raksha Kavach is a self-acting device that warns … Continue reading

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Types of Patent Searches

A nice brief compilation by Vinod Kumar Singh of Competitive and Technical Intelligence Toolbox (CTIB) Search Type Purpose Coverage Comments State-of-the-Art Identify general and background art for a particular technology Patents and non-patent literature. Not exhaustive. Gives a broad picture … Continue reading

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