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Redmi Smart Band has been launched, once charged it will run for 14 consecutive days

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Xiaomi's sub-brand Redmi has launched their first Smart Band in India. Redmi Smart Band is priced at Rs 1,599 in the country. Customers can buy this fitness band from Mi.com, Amazon India, Mi Home Store and Mi Studio.

The Redmi Smart Band has been launched in green, blue and orange. What sets it apart from Mi Band 3 and Mi Band 4 is its display. This smart band has a rectangular display.

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This Smart Band from Redmi has a 1.06 inch LCD color display. This band also has a heart rate monitor. This smartband has 5ATM certification support which means the customer will be able to run it under 10 meters of water for 10 minutes. According to the company, the Redmi Smart Band will last up to 14 days once charged. It also has the facility of direct USB charging. It is known that this band will run on Android 4.4 or above and all devices above Android and iOS 9.

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A Brain Implant Served a Paralyzed Guy Change Considered Into Text

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An illustration of a man with a brain plant imagining writing letters while a computer interprets those letters.
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One particular of the best factors of tech is how it enables men and women to attain tasks they may well be incapable of or else. In intriguing new investigate, scientists produced a brain implant that allow a guy paralyzed from the neck down compose created textual content with just his thoughts.

Don’t count on also substantially going in because the technological innovation is continue to early in the experimental stages. But with the right brain implants, a gentleman paralyzed from the neck down can generate after again. He has to visualize the process of handwriting letters, and the mind implant picks up the neuro alerts from that process. With ample coaching, it learns to interpret the alerts as letters.

On the one hand, the velocity is really outstanding. The 65-yr-old participate (named T5 in the review) managed to reach 90 people per moment with 94.1 percent precision. That is pretty comparable to typing textual content on a smartphone. Even extra spectacular, the technique of visualizing letters topped preceding “virtual keyboard” endeavours by a vast margin. The latter methods generally take care of about 25 characters for every minute, with a 75 p.c accuracy.

On the other hand, it’s not all very good news. Those people rapidly effects arrived with well prepared sentences. When switching to absolutely free-kind sentences, speeds dropped to 75 characters for every moment, and precision dipped by 2 %. And the full procedure needs instruction for each person. Right after all, each human being has diverse “handwriting” even in assumed-variety. Also, mind implants require brain surgical procedures.

That concerned implanting two brain chip implants, together with 200 electrodes, on T5’s premotor cortex. Scientists feel that area of the mind controls the intentions of movements and, so, would make an ideal applicant for the process of capturing handwriting input. That would seem to be genuine, centered on the exploration. At the very least immediately after tests one particular subject—more review on a lot more topics to reproduce the results is a logical upcoming stage.

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An additional significant limitation is the alphabet researchers utilised. It did not involve numerals, funds letters, or any grammar marks. Which is good sufficient for fundamental text messaging type interaction, but for anything at all more time, grammar is heading to be a sore location. So is the capability to write prolonged numbers with out spelling them out.

Nevertheless, if the success can be recurring, it’s the initially move in the direction of providing a practical variety of interaction to all those who can’t discuss for them selves. It could also restore the capacity to publish to anyone who can communicate but lost the ability to transfer a pencil or type on a keyboard. With time, and possibly some aid from Elon Musk’s Neuralink, most likely potential variations can skip brain medical procedures and invasive brain implants. In which scenario, someday in the considerably upcoming average persons may possibly publish without having a keyboard or pencil entirely. Or most likely not. Only time will tell.

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