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Astronauts’ depression to be controlled by ‘happy space suits’

Scientists are attempting to develop a suit that can keep astronauts from depression, by adding sensors that can adjust the suit’s atmosphere, and make the wearer happy. Scientists are developing ‘happy space suits’ that can monitor symptoms of depression in astronauts, and provide real-time feedback to improve the atmosphere of the spacecraft as well as boost the occupants’ mood. Depression is a major problem in space, as astronauts can be adversely affected by factors like insufficient exercise, excessive exposure to light and lack of sleep, according to researchers from Florida…

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Indian Tech 

TRAI begins consultation to fix Quality of Service norms for VoLTE calls

Telecom regulator TRAI has begun a consultation process with mobile operators, in a bid to improve the performance of Voice-over Long Term Evolution (VoLTE) services. Telecom regulator TRAI today began an industry-wide consultation to fix service quality norms for voice calls on Long Term Evolution (LTE) networks. The exercise is expected to culminate in the framing of the parameters on call drops and service quality measurement for voice services to LTE users, much like the rules laid down by TRAI recently for assessing the quality of cellular mobile and basic…

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MWC 2018: Reliance Jio aims for 99 per cent India coverage by October 2018, announces new IoT network with Samsung

Reliance Jio executives shared this information at MWC 2018 in Barcelona, where the company also announced a new NB IoT (Internet of Things) partnership with Samsung. Reliance Jio has said that it aims to cover 99 percent of the Indian population by October-November 2018 with its LTE network. Currently, it has around 86-87 percent of the population covered. Reliance Jio executives shared this information at MWC 2018 in Barcelona, where the company also announced a new NB IoT (Internet of Things) partnership with Samsung. The South-Korean technology giant will continue to…

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Indian Tech 

BSNL selects Nokia to launch 4G service in 10 circles

BARCELONA: State-owned telecom firm BSNL today signed a pact with Finnish telecom gear maker Nokia to roll out 4G services in 10 telecom circles covering western and southern regions in India. “We are really proud to have technology partner like Nokia with whom we are working in South and West Zone of the country, rolling out the latest single RAN Technology, and further moving towards 5G…,” BSNL CMD Anupam Shrivastava said in a statement. Nokia will deploy the technology in 10 telecom circles in India – Maharashtra, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Chattisgarh, Goa, Tamil Nadu,…

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Indian Tech 

Isro’s new communication satellites to usher in high-speed internet era

NEW DELHI: Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) is planning to usher in an age of high-speed internet connectivity in the country with the launch of heavy-duty communication satellites. Giving details about the upcoming launches this year, Isro chairman Dr K Sivantold TOI: “We will launch Gsat-11 in April or May.” The 5,725-kg satellite, which will carry 40 transponders in the Ku-band and Ka-band frequencies, is capable of “providing high bandwidth connectivity” with up to 14 gigabits per second (Gbps) data transfer speed. “We will launch Gsat-11 from the European spaceport as it’s a…

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