You don’t have to own an ATM card now as your palm of hand can be used to withdraw or deposit cash – the news is a remarkable advancement in technology and facilitate customers through the Specific ATMs Machines to be installed at banks that will Scan your Palm and requires you to enter additional information such as birthday and a pin number so that you can easily make transaction. Ogaki Kyoristu Bank will soon install such ATMs at their bank locations that will facilitate the customers – so that the users no longer have to carry the card to make transaction.
The Palm-Scanning technology to be used by service providers will surely bring ease and comfort to the customers all around the world. Although finger and palm scanners technology are currently used by number of banks in Japan but Ogaki Kyoristu will be the first bank in Japan to do away with cards all together. Such technology scaling it with other modules, can also benefit the users in the time of adversity – like thousands of people who lost their personal possessions and homes by the destruction caused by earthquake and tsunami in Japan waited months to claim their bank accounts in order to make transactions.
Pittsburgh-based 4moms is getting ready to launch their newest product – the Origami- the worlds first power folding baby stroller. With the goal of designing better baby products for both new and old mothers, the company feels that the Origami is “everything a stroller should be.”
While different from the look of conventional strollers, the Origami “folds like nothing else and should therefore look like nothing else,” says a member of the product development team. Folding the stroller requires a two-step activation process (though it can be folded manually if desired) and no, it won’t accidentally fold up on the baby. This is due to multiple sensors built throughout the design that prevent it from folding if there is a child or obstruction in the seat. (more…)
Brisbane’s Renewable Energy Solutions Australia (RESA) recently unveiled the first working installation of what is claimed to be the world’s quietest wind turbine. The Eco Whisper Turbine is capable of producing 20kW of electricity despite being about half the height and having half the blade diameter of more familiar three-bladed solutions, and is able to automatically adjust the position of the blades to maximize wind capture.
Quietest Eco Whisper Wind Turbine
Much of the noise produced by small wind turbines occurs when air spills off the tip of the blades but thanks to a unique cowl/ring design, the Eco Whisper Turbine is said to benefit from near-silent operation. (more…)