CELAC: Ecuador wants to prioritize the science, technology and infrastructure

Ecuador wants Latin America and the Caribbean to give priority to science, technology and infrastructure to reach quantifiable goals in the CELAC, said on Tuesday Foreign Minister Ricardo Patiño. This, after that Costa Rica will delivers on Thursday the presidency of the block....

Fees for electronic goods between US and China will be reduced

China and the United States agreed today to cut tariffs on electronic goods under a Treaty of Information Technology (ITA, for its acronym in English), which had stalled eighteen months. This was announced today by President Barack Obama, who assists in Beijing to attend the...

ReWalk robotic exoskeleton will go on sale

The U.S. government approved this Friday the commercialization of ReWalk, the first robotic exoskeleton that allows to walk with the help of an accompanying to persons paralyzed due to spinal cord injuries. “This revolutionary product will have an immediate impact for...

Cloud service of Microsoft changed its name to “Onedrive”

Due to a dispute with a British telecommunications company,  the cloud storage service of Microsoft will be renamed from “SkyDrive” to “OneDrive”. During July, the two sides settled out of court but did not reveal the financial terms of their agreement...

Russian presents new technology “Displair”

Young Russian Maxim Kamanin, introduced today in Washington his new invention, the “Displair”, which  displays  images in the air through steam. This technology developed by Kamanin seeks, through the emission of steam, to capture images on water particles. The...
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Quito’s Subway, Ecuador’s second megaproject

The National Secretary of Planning and Development, Fander Falconi, said that “after the Coca Codo Sinclair hydroelectric project, the new transport system will be one of the most important works of the country and will have an urgent and necessary matter because it will...

Windows 8 presented in Ecuador

Due to a strategic alliance between Microsoft and an Ecuadorian company called Xtratech, users can access the new operating system, Windows 8. Xtratech was founded 15-years-ago and has two factories located in the industrial zone of Guayaquil, Ecuador. The company employs 300...

Robot avatar body controlled by thought alone

”The ultimate goal is to create a surrogate, like in Avatar, although that’s a long way off yet,” says Abderrahmane Kheddar , from the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology in Tsukuba, Japan. Even though teleoperated robots have existed around for...