Category: Technology

Living Lab: why does Kiev have a "smart" quarter

In the autumn of 2016 it became known that the first "smart" quarter – Living Lab will appear in Kyiv on Melnikov Street. Its construction should end by the autumn of 2017. Recently there is more and more information about what will be there and how to eventually transform the street and the nearby square. We …

HoloLens: mixed reality by Microsoft version

While virtual reality is slowly making its way into life (VR helmets like HTC Vive and Oculus Rift, not to mention the hundreds of different variations of Google Cardboard, have been sold for a long time and have already managed to assemble their own group of enthusiasts), augmented and mixed reality is still in the experimental …

Xiaomi Mi Mijia Electric Scooter Overview

The electric bike that Xiaomi released last year sparked considerable interest. Indeed, it turned out to be a very high-quality bike with a smart component and an electric motor. But the Chinese manufacturer did not stop and just recently introduced another two-wheeled vehicle – this time a scooter called Mi Mijjia Electric Scooter. Snow covered Kiev …

The theory of the apocalypse: does mankind really face extinction?

Since ancient times, people are afraid of the unknown. As early as the dawn of history, the primitive aborigines died in horror in their caves at night, imagining that hundreds and thousands of bloodthirsty creatures hungry outside their shelter, eager to eat their tasty organs. Many years passed, we flew into space, sank to the bottom …

Quantum dots: LCD technology takes on a new breath

The image on the TV screen is formed from small colored dots, three by one pixel in size. Today, most models use a technology based on liquid crystals that play the role of a shutter, becoming almost transparent at the right time and letting the light from the illumination system pass to the viewer. Over the …

Tablecloth track: how smart and green technologies change roads

While technological giants discuss how self-governing cars will change the world in general and urban infrastructure in particular, the authorities of developed cities and countries set themselves more specific tasks: how to change the situation on the roads for the better with the help of existing technologies. Someone at the same time seeks to improve the …

Introduction to Huawei: the path to success of 30 years

Now, perhaps, very few people in our country perceive Huawei as "another Chinese smartphone manufacturer", but all the same, the true scale of the company itself is very clear few. This despite the fact that on the world scale with the popularity and popularity of this brand things are different – it is enough to recall …

Quantum computers and quantum Internet today and tomorrow

Are there limits to the development of the computer industry? Taking into account the pace of this development, over the past half-century, there has been an irresistible impression of the prospects for further improvement of information technologies. Although no further than in 2007, the notorious Gordon Moore stated that his law, which predicts a doubling of …

Review of the Xiaomi Mi Band fitness bracelet

Almost all large companies presented or announced in 2014 their fitness bracelets or smart watches. Chinese manufacturer Xiaomi also tried to release the device in this spirit, but did it in its corporate style. Thus, the device appeared Xiaomi Mi Band – the most affordable branded fitness bracelets in the Ukrainian market. Let’s see what he can offer for …