Tag "Coronavirus"

Industrial Automation Post-COVID: Flexible is in, hyper-specialized is out

By : CIOL Bureau

How do we rapidly make and administer two doses each of new vaccines to 137 crore people? This is the huge challenge that India faces and we are witnessing history in the making with our incredible country-wide vaccine drive. The

ZECO Aircon tests REME consisting of PHI Technology Capable of Combating the SARS CoV-2 Virus

By : CIOL Bureau

In the battle against the ongoing pandemic, ZECO Aircon Limited, (a leading Indian manufacturer of air management systems and the exclusive distributor of RGF in India), in collaboration with RGF Environmental Group (a US-based environmental design and manufacturing company), has

AI has helped hasten the process of knowledge creation for public good during the COVID-19 pandemic

By : CIOL Bureau

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has clearly highlighted the leverage of AI in the context of information and knowledge for the public good. Notable economists, Nelson (1959) and Kenneth Arrow (1962), described information and knowledge with reference to two related public

Lockdown 4.0: Technological roadmap against Coronavirus, in the words of Dr Harshvardhan

By : CIOL Bureau

On the National Technology Day, Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare, Science & Technology, Dr Harshvardhan gave a series of interviews. He focused on aspects like social distancing, use of technology and human sensitivity in fighting against the Coronavirus.

COVID-19: Gilead’s Remdesivir Drug has a temporary job till we wait for the actual vaccine

By : CIOL Bureau

In recent news, we found hope with Gilead’s Remdesivir drug to treat Coronavirus. Dr Anthony Fauci is the head of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases confirmed this news. He is conducting the study on Remdsisvir. He recently

What are the types of Coronavirus tests available in the world?

By : Laxitha Mundhra

The Novel Coronavirus has pushed the world economy to a standstill and only those companies, that are essential to life, are running. And this includes the Healthcare industry. The Coronavirus Era ushered in a new age of health-tech. This makes it

We should learn how to fight the COVID-19 Pandemic from the Kerala Model: A mix of technology, sanitation, unity and presence of mind

By : Laxitha Mundhra

Here are some facts of the state Kerala amid Coronavirus: 1. It was the first state to report a Coronavirus case in India. 2. The mortality rate of Coronavirus patients is less than 1%. There have been only 4 deaths

Rajnath Singh inaugurates Mobile Lab by DRDO against COVID-19

By : CIOL Bureau

Union Defense Minister Rajnath Singh inaugurated a one-of-its-kind Mobile Lab today. He commended the efforts of the Ministry of Armed forces that have developed this lab. It has the screening capacity of more than 1000 patients a day. In a

IIT Ropar: Sanitizing Truck sanitizes anything within 25 Minutes using UV Light

By : CIOL Bureau 2

IIT Ropar Team develops ‘Sanitising Trunk’ that uses UV Light to kill coronavirus. It will be available for only Rs 500. The team has created a trunk-shape device fitted with ultraviolet germicidal irradiation technology that can sanitise items, groceries and

DRDO develops bio suits with Seam Sealing glue using nanotechnology for healthworkers

By : CIOL Bureau 1

DRDO or the Defense Research and Development Organisation produces cutting edge technology fit for the defence of the country. In the new line of the fight against COVID-19, they have developed a Bio suit for medical professionals. The medical health

Covid-19 updates: What are IIT-ians doing against the Coronavirus?

By : Laxitha Mundhra

On 30th March, Amit Khare, the HRD Ministry Secretary held a video conference with IIT Directors. In the conference, he asked the IITians of their short term and long term tech solution plans to fight Coronavirus. He also asked what

After Body Suits, Hand and Body Sanitisers, N-99 Masks, DRDO gears up to produce Ventilators useful for 4-8 patients

By : Laxitha Mundhra

The Defence Research and Development Organisation or the DRDO is an agency of the Government of India under the Ministry of Defense. It is the military research and development centre that offers cutting edge military technology. During this Coronavirus Pandemic,

Coronavirus Update: Pune Based Startup MyLab gets approval for Covid-19 test kits

By : Laxitha Mundhra

Indian Government yesterday promised 15000 crore fund for the upgrade of hospitals amidst coronavirus. As a result, ICMR has limited the test only to people with travel history. It still faces criticism from all over the world as only 15 people

Black Swan Effect: 9 Worst to Best affected Tech Businesses due to Coronavirus Pandemic in India

By : Laxitha Mundhra

The Coronavirus Pandemic has ripped the world economy. Governments have taken preventive measures and even Government of India has mandated the “Work-From-Home” gig.  Malls, gyms, schools, colleges and other public places are shut down. Yet, food delivery apps, on-demand vehicles,

Week 3 Covid-19 vs India: Indian Government releases WhatsApp Chatbot Helpdesk

By : Laxitha Mundhra

With the history of domestic Covid-19 spread in Italy, France and the USA, it is a crucial week for India. The coronavirus pandemic is spreading and so is misinformation related to it. Who do we trust in these testing times?

10 tech things that Corona will change

By : Sunil Rajguru

Let’s hope the Covid-19 Coronavirus epidemic quickly blows over and the final death toll is at a minimum. However the impact it will have on the global psyche of the world will be unprecedented and things will change for good,

COVID-19: Keys to Embracing (and Securing) a Remote Workforce

By : CIOL Bureau

Michael Sentonas, Global CTO of CrowdStrike, talks about Cybersecurity in the time of Coronavirus and things that can help the remote worker. The declaration of a global pandemic by the World Health Organization underscores what we are all coming to