Greece seeks to use 3D printing robot to replace Elgin Marbles at British Museum

3D Printing Robot - Image of Elgin Marbles

The suggested strategy is to return the ancient sculptures and to display meticulous replicas instead. A team from the Institute for Digital Archaeology (IDA) in Oxford, England has programmed a 3D printing robot that would be able to produce realistic copies of the Elgin Marbles, Ancient Greek Parthenon sculptures, that the British Museum would be able to display so it can return the originals to their country of origin. The technology has been programmed in a way that the copies would be exceptionally realistic. The British Museum has yet to…

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One third of consumers would like to “delete themselves” for better cybersecurity

Cybersecurity - Person - Technology

Recent survey says that people would prefer to be able to entirely wipe out their internet presence. A recent survey commissioned by VPN provider NordVPN has shown that one in three people across 11 countries would like to be able to entirely remove their online presence in the name of cybersecurity if they were able to do so. The survey involved the participation of 10,800 internet users from among 11 different countries. The survey found out that a large number of consumers would prefer to be able to boost their…

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Most phones have built-in digital detox features that actually work

Digital detox - Smartphone screen time

Even simply using a phone in grayscale mode helps to make the experience less appealing overall. Taking a digital detox is becoming an increasingly popular activity as smartphones are proving to be too attractive for us to put down for more than short spans at a time. From social media to videos and falling down research rabbit holes, hours can easily be lost daily. A 2021 survey conducted by the Pew Research Center determined that more than 30 percent of adults in the United States reported that they were online…

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Mobile wallet market to break $16.2 trillion by close of 2031

Mobile wallet - Payments via smartphone

The world is moving evermore cashless, and consumers are turning to their phones for payments. As a growing number of countries worldwide trend toward cashlessness, the mobile wallet market worldwide is seeing striking growth. Even before the pandemic, it was already taking off, but contactless trends sent its use skyward. In 2015, the mobile wallet market was valued at $675 billion. By 2018, it had already risen to 1602.4 billion, and the number has only continued to climb. Among the factors that have helped to drive the use of payments…

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Infineon combines near field communication and system-on-chip for keyless lock

Near field Communication - Unlocking door with mobile phone

The NFC technology and SoC have been paired in what the company is calling a first ever tech. Semiconductor manufacturing company Infineon has unveiled a new keyless lock device that works on near field communication (NFC) and system-on-chip (SoC) technology. The combination makes it possible to unlock padlocks, doors and other locks with mobile phones. According to the company, the future of building security might involve removing keys from the mix altogether. It has developed a security solution that requires neither keys nor batteries to make it possible to lock…

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