No one can escape from the absolute need of technology in our daily life. Every one of us is so dependent on technology that we cannot do without them. Starting from computers to keeping fit, we require technology at every step. Technology helps us to keep in touch with people who are away from us. We use the telephones and computers to talk to them and even see them. Our daily office work is also technology based. No longer do people use the pen and paper to complete their work. We maintain our health by going to the gyms. There are machines in the gym which help us reduce our weight and keep fit. The use of technology has made our life comfortable. We cannot think of a life sans technology. We get to keep a lot of information in a small device and use it when we like. Cars have also become better with the use of technology. Thus technology is undeniably an important of our life.
Technology is an absolute need we cannot escape from, it has a very big role in most aspects of our lives. In other words, it answers most of Mankind problems. Across centuries technology evolves. The importance of technology is aiming for comfort of use in whichever form it is. It always directs for easiness in life. Take the mobile technology for example. The faster the world is moving, the more hi-end the features are offered. Laptop gets thinner and smaller. It becomes more compact every year and offers more capabilities and top performance. It should load a lot of stuffs in a more concise shape. That is the need. People should not take time to think of what should be brought over a sales presentation in the southern state since everything is already “filed” in the laptop. Also for telephone. The need to be able to communicate anytime, anywhere, has inspired scientists to create cellular phone. And it gets smaller and smaller. And then it has more features, more games, more entertainment, and now offered more professional like having a computer in the pocket. And then from costly, it goes cheaper and better and faster and become more reliable. The fact that the importance of technology in our daily basis is undeniable has inspired scientists to make improvements from time to time through their invented tools and devices for us to use, just to make our lives easier. We always tend to make one step ahead. Technology can help not just with the present but also approximating the future. It can calculate the potential profits and losses. And based on these, we can create plans and a list of pre-cautious steps for the future of our descendants.
BRV TECHNOLOGY (Stick N Find Bluetooth Stickers)
Modern technology has become such an important part of our lives that without it, the world would be radically different. We use so much technology (things like cell phones, computers, Wi-Fi, cars, etc.) that it has ceased to be the luxury item it was even 10 years ago and has become the basic necessity that it is today. But there are still many people who do not even have the basic access that many of us take for granted. If we are living on a very low income, things like cars, cell phones, and computers are going to stretch your budget. Cars need gas, maintenance, insurance. Cell phones need payment plans and a computer by itself can cost several hundred dollars. In our society now, if we do not personally own or do not have easy and convenient access, we are gone struggle to keep up. For many of my consumers, this is the first time owning a computer. Many are looking for work or are beginning to go back to school. For those who are going to school, finding classes online is very important. Many do not have a car or easy access to public transportation, so being able to access those classes online gives them an opportunity that they may not have had previously.
We know from personal experience what it is like to attend school without a computer, and it was never an easy time. We have to schedule your time around when libraries and computer labs are open so that you can get your work done, and it is not always assured that there will be a space open for us. And the locations where the computers are may not always be easy to get to. During our time studying abroad, we had to take public transportation to a computer lab. Fortunately, the Austrians are known for their transportation systems, so we may only a 20 minute ride and walk away from wherever we had to be. We use t spent most of my senior year in college without a computer, mostly because we would be too lazy to get it fixed after it got a virus. So whenever we had any work to do, we have to drive to the school computer lab. It could get inconvenient and stressful at times to do all this, even considering the fact that I had easy access at all times.
Without something like a personal computer, trying to get a job is very difficult. Many businesses now place ads for positions on the internet, and so it becomes hard for someone to get a job. Other businesses allow for someone to work entirely from home, so being able to get those types of jobs lets a person earn an extra income, and if we are dependent on a single low income, even a little bit can go a long way. For them, it is a great opportunity to get access to technology that they may not have had before. It is important for them to bridge the “technology divide” and for us to help get them there.
The Stick and find Bluetooth stickers are the result of a successful Indiegogo.com campaign, and they take advantage of Bluetooth 4.0’s low-power mode to make it possible to give owners the ability to just slap a sticker on any gadget they want to be able to track. For forgetful types, or morons like me who literally can’t go five minutes without empty-headedly distributing the remote control to some arcane or obscure cranny of space-time, this is a killer notion. Once a sticker has been applied to the object of your choosing, we can just load up the Stick ‘N’ find app and, as long as it’s within 100 feet, hone in on where it’s hidden.
We are worried that the Stick ‘N’ Find stickers would have lousy battery life, but the reps here at CES assure me that each one should offer a year’s battery life. Better, once depleted, we can just pop in a fresh watch battery into the sticker to charge it up for another year.
TECHNOLOGY VISION AND VIABILITY
An US technology firm has come up with Bluetooth stickers which can be attached to the essential items like wallets, keys, and even kids and pets to track them. Valuables can be detected by the stickers which work through a smart phone app that sets off a buzzer to help locate them. The app also includes a radar-like function to help find the way to possessions. About the size of a coin, the Stick N Find stickers can attach via adhesive to valued possessions and send a low-energy Bluetooth signal with a range of about 100ft, the ‘Daily Mail’ reported. So far the teams behind it have developed apps compatible with smart phones with a range of features to help users track down their stickered-up possessions when they are missing
The first function the app offers is a simple radar screen that approximates the distance – but not yet the location – of all the paired Stick-N-Find stickers in range. The technology does not yet allow the app to determine which direction the lost items are in, so users have to start walking while watching the screen to see whether the device they are hunting for gets closer. A second feature, which the designers call the Virtual Leash, allows users to set an alarm to sound whenever a sticker moves a predetermined distance from the phone. This feature could be used to keep track of children at the playground, for example, or to remind the users if they are getting ready to leave the house for work and forget to pick up the keys. A third feature called Find It helps to locate any items that are out of range by setting an alarm to sound as soon as they appear on the app’s radar, allowing to begin using it to track down the lost item as soon as the user is nearby. The stickers themselves will keep going for up to a year on a watch-type battery
They include buzzers and flashing lights that can be activated remotely to help users track them down and one smart phone can be paired with as many as 20. The Stick-N-Find location stickers are the brainchild of John Mitts, an engineer at SSI America which is a product development company specializing in small electronics.
Stick-N-Find is an ultra-small sticker with built in Bluetooth low energy with a range of 100ft, about the size of a US quarter and with a battery life that lasts about a year.
The Radar Screen displays all the devices within range.
The user can tap the Sticker on the radar screen and decide if they would like it to Buzz, Flash the lights or do both. Of course, because the direction is not known, the radar Screen can only be used to approximate the distance of the Stick-N-Find to the phone, but not direction. So once it has located on the Radar Screen a Sticker to be found, the user start walking in a specific direction, and see if it gets closer or farther.
This feature allows creating a virtual Leash on a sticker, if that sticker moves away more than the approximate selected distance from the phone, phone will Alarm the user. The user can even select different types of Alarms for different Stickers.
“Find It” Alerts
If the user is looking for a missing Sticker, that the phone can not find, or is not in range, once that Sticker is in Range, your phone will alert the user. The user can stick a Stick-N-Find Sticker on the suitcase. Once the suitcase is within Range, the phone will alert the user.
The virtual leash feature can even prevent from forgetting things on the way out the door, like laptop for work, or even lunchbox! The user could stick it in the car and find it in a parking lot or on the street, even if it’s covered in snow. If the user still can’t find, it, the “find it” feature will alert when car is within range. Besides the things that are lost all the time like keys or remote, the user can also use Stick-N-Find to find anything, like kid’s toys, tools, or wallets and/or purses.
iOS devices with Bluetooth 4.0 (iPhone 4s, iPhone 5, new iPad, New Touch, mini iPad) It also works on Android devices supporting Bluetooth Low Energy, running Android 4.1 and newer.
Range & Battery
Stick-N-Find Stickers have a Range of about 100 Feet, with a Battery that lasts for over a year. The Stick-n-Find uses a standard watch battery, so it is easy to replace the battery.
Connectivity: Bluetooth 4.0 (Bluetooth Low Energy).
Range: Approximate 100 Feet with line of sight.
Battery: Lasts up-to 1 year (based on 30min. a day use).
Battery Type: CR2020 watch battery (replaceable).
Size & Weight
Diameter: 0.98 Inches x Thickness 0.16 Inches (24mm x 4mm)
6eight: 0.15 ounces (4.5 grams)
It would appear that it’s about to be able to find every single one of the often-lost objects with an ecosystem that’s not to be missed – Stick-N-Find, complete with Bluetooth stickers and a fabulous radar app that works with them to track. This lovely system is currently living in the crowd-funding operation known as indegogo, a place not unlike Kick-Starter where users are able to pass some cash to start-up groups hoping to get their project off the ground in exchange for a promise that they’ll get some of the earliest products produced. On the indegogo funding page for this project, it’s shown to simply sync with a Bluetooth sticker, stick the sticker, and get connected straight away. From then, there is nothing to worry about losing the item the sticker is attached to again.
In today’s whirlwind society, where multi-tasking is a required skill rather than a preferred ability, it’s easy for us to misplace valuable items in the shuffle of everyday life. We’ve all needlessly searched for glasses we’ve placed on our heads, and phones we’ve buried deep in our pockets. But thanks to new innovative products meshed with Bluetooth technology, we’ll never have to search desperately again! A US technology firm has developed a product called Stick N Find that allows you to attach Bluetooth stickers to your valuable products. About the size of a coin, these adhesive stickers have technology in them that corresponds with a radar-like app that locates your possessions for you. Technology continues to evolve innovative accessories in ways that assist us in
our everyday lives.
What the founders have to say about the product
‘Just like everyone we lose stuff all the time so, we thought, why not design an ultra-small Bluetooth connected sticker we can stick on any device, person or animal so you can easily find them. ‘So we came up with Stick-N-Find. Stick-N-Find is an ultra-small sticker with built in Bluetooth low energy with a range of 100ft, about the size of a U.S. quarter and with a battery life that lasts about a year. ‘The Stick-N-Find can be paged producing both sound and light, helping you find things easily, even in the dark. ‘We can stick it anywhere, like your TV remote control for instance, so you can always find it when it gets lost. ‘We can stick it on your keys, your dog or cat’s collar, and you can even stick it to your kids’ shoes or backpacks so you can easily monitor where they are in a store or on a playground.’ Every once in a while I stumble across a new company that I think truly has the impact to change my life. Obviously all of the startups we cover here on KillerStartups are potentiallife changers, but they usually target a specific subset of people because, let’s face it, specialization is what startups do best. Today, however, I’ve got something that will change the life of 95% of you. The other 5% obviously has super-crazy-memory-powers and should stop reading right now because you’re all freaks and this tool is not for you. Stick-N-Find recently vastly surpassed their IndieGoGo goal of $70,000 with $931,060 raised and is currently taking preorders.
Mostly this technology is being introduced with the only for most aim of saving the time of an normal person so that he can make his life a better one with a clam and lead a pleasant life . So that he concentrate on his works, apart from an individual persons interest BRV technology also concentrate on an family as well because sticker also help in locating even children’s when they are with in the area around an home ,When the child leaves from the range that is outside the home or the ground iso installed phone with the parents shows an alert sound so that they can ensure the safety of them
When you go for shopping in big area or when you go towards an area where there are around more than 200 to 300 cars u can stick the Bluetooth stickers on the car so that when you come after your work ,It won’t be difficulty for you since you have stick the Bluetooth stickers in the car it’s just simple work for you to locate the car you just need to switch on your phone and u just need to go apps on search for the sticker you have stick in the car with that you can locate your car easily .
Design and Technology plays a vital role in the development of the generation that is going through the education system at the moment. Developing children to be critical and self-reflective learners who are able to work and think in an intellectual and intelligent manner is something of a natural development within design and technology due to the methodological order of the design process. Not only does the subject promote the understanding and knowledge within a wide scope ranging from history for inspirational sources and research to the scientific breakdown of materials or processes the subject with its religious design process promotes pupils to think within the ” higher order thinking skills” that is being urged into the education system along with assessment to make the generation of pupils very intellectual and intelligent thinkers independently. I believe Design and Technology is under appreciated for the crucial part it has in developing young individuals to be skilled, confident and hardworking who can reach out to the realms of the unknown within their creative thinking to keep developing and creating great products and gadgets that we will in time, not be able to live without or have lifesaving/changing attributes. Would we be where we are today if it wasn’t for the subject or would be 100s of years behind.
Technology is important today because we have become dependent on the ease and efficiency of new methods. Cell phones are very important because many people travel often, needing to stay in contact. Bluetooth technology is a short-range wireless communications technology to replace the cables connecting electronic devices, allowing a person to have a phone conversation via a headset, use a wireless mouse and synchronize information from a mobile phone to a PC, all using the same core system. Bluetooth technology uses the principles of device “inquiry” and “inquiry scan.” Scanning devices listen in on known frequencies for devices that are actively inquiring. When an inquiry is received, the scanning device sends a response with the information needed for the inquiring device to determine and display the nature of the device that has recognized its signal.
The Radar Screen will display all your devices in a Radar type Screen. Of course, because we don’t really know direction, the radar Screen can only be used to approximate the distance of the Stick-N-Find to your phone, but not direction. So once you have located on the Radar Screen a Sticker you would like to find, you start walking in a specific direction and see if it gets closer or farther. This allows you to create a virtual Leash on a sticker, if that sticker moves away more than the approximate selected distance from your phone, your phone will Alarm you. You can even select the type of Alarms per different Stickers. You can also create a Reverse Virtual Leash: You put a Sticker on your keys etc., if you forget your phone behind; the sticker on keys will buzz. You have to have the Stick NFind app running on the background for the reverse Virtual leash to work
Radar is an object detection system which uses radio waves to determine the range, altitude, direction, or speed of objects. It can be used to detect aircraft, ships, spacecraft guided missiles, motor vehicles, weather formations, and terrain. The radar dish or antenna transmits pulses of radio waves or microwaves which bounce off any object in their path. The object returns a tiny part of the wave’s energy to a dish or antenna which is usually located at the same site as the transmitter.
Radar was secretly developed by several nations before and during World War II. The term RADAR was coined in 1940 by the United States Navy as an acronym for Radio Detection AndRanging The term radar has since entered English and other languages as the common noun radar, losing all capitalization.
The modern uses of radar are highly diverse, including air traffic control, radar astronomy, air-defense systems, antimissile systems; marine radars to locate landmarks and other ships; aircraft anti-collision systems; ocean surveillance systems, outer space surveillance and rendezvous systems; meteorological precipitation monitoring; altimetry and flight control systems; guided missile target locating systems; and ground-penetrating radar for geological observations. High tech radar systems are associated with digital signal processing and are capable of extracting useful information from very high noise levels. Other systems similar to radar make use of other parts of the electromagnetic spectrum
The basic principle of operation of primary radar is simple to understand. However, the theory can be quite complex. An understanding of the theory is essential in order to be able to specify and operate primary radar systems correctly. The implementation and operation of primary radars systems involve a wide range of disciplines such as building works, heavy mechanical and electrical engineering, high power microwave engineering, and advanced high speed signal and data processing techniques. Some laws of nature have a greater importance here. Radar measurement of range, or distance, is made possible because of the properties of radiated electromagnetic energy. The electromagnetic waves are reflected if they meet an electrically leading surface. Electromagnetic energy travels through air at a constant speed, at approximately the speed of light,
300,000 kilometers per second or
186,000 statute miles per second or
162,000 nautical miles per second.
This constant speed allows the determination of the distance between the reflecting objects (airplanes, ships or cars) and the radar site by measuring the running time. This energy normally travels through space in a straight line, and will vary only slightly because of atmospheric and weather conditions. By using of special radar antennas this energy can be focused into a desired direction. These principles can basically be implemented in a radar system, and allow the determination of the distance, the direction and the height of the reflecting object.
Basic principle governing the functionality of radar is due to the properties of radiated electromagnetic energy. The electromagnetic energy travels through space in a straight line, at a constant speed (approximately the speed of light). The propagation of these waves differs slightly because of atmospheric effects. When the electromagnetic waves strike an electrically conductive surface, a part the energy is reflected back towards the source, rest of the reflected energy gets radiated in different directions.. Receipt of reflected energy towards the source is an indication of the obstacle in the direction of propagation.