01/11/2012, It’s the start of the new year so some of you might be starting a new semester in a new school somewhere in the world. And just like every location you visit for the first time, you’re probably unfamiliar with where everything is. But thanks to Google, you may never have to get lost again – provided the school you’re attending has decided to partner up with Google. Google has […]
07/25/2011, Foursquare, one of the largest social check-in services available has just announced new custom badge program for universities that are keen on promoting the use of Foursquare on campus. Foursquare will be relaunching the Foursquare for Universities program which allows campuses to offer custom badges to students beginning this fall semester.
07/18/2011, College and University graduates will probably be really jealous to hear that Amazon has launched a textbook rental service, where electronic versions of textbooks can be rented from Amazon’s Kindle Store, a service which was launched today.
03/11/2011, One of the most important aspects of being a pharmacist is the ability to dish out accurate amounts of required medication. When you have hundreds of patients to deal with everyday, the job gets tiring, tedious and mistakes are bound to happen. But not at the University of California, San Francisco. A robotic drug dispensary system is used to pack medication for patients that seek treatment at the university. Prescriptions […]
05/10/2010, Eco technology seems to be the latest craze, and now two engineering students from a university in India have developed a helmet that can double up as a cell phone charger. The helmet is a result of their work for the university’s “green fest” and considering that it only costs about $23, sounds like a good deal. Exact technical details on how the helmet will be charging your mobile phone […]
10/16/2009, The SnackBot started off as a brainchild among students at the University of Pittsburgh and Carnegie Mellon University back in 2001 in the form of a Nursebot known as Pearl who rolled around offering snacks to old folks in retirement homes. 10 years later, you get a new and improved SnackBot that uses verbal and non-verbal communication to assist humans in everyday life, where one is able to interact through […]
05/18/2009, Tokyo-based Aoyama Gakuin University’s School of Social Informatics lives up to its name by doing something radical – it makes sure students really attend their lectures and classes by tracking down the students’ iPhones, thanks to a custom-built application. Not only that, it enables students to download podcasts of past lectures so that they won’t miss out on anything essential while catching up on their sleep in their dorms the […]