Vignesh Ramachandran

Vignesh Ramachandran appears in the following:

Weekly Innovation: Your New Pet Robot

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Jr., a consumer robot in development, could soon be an extra set of eyes and ears in your home. Each Jr. adapts uniquely to its owner. But if you ignore it, Jr. may start avoiding you.


Key To Securing Online Accounts May Be Just A Squiggle Away

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Engineering researchers at Rutgers University have discovered that the free-form symbol might be the ultimate password. The uniqueness of someone's squiggle makes it a tough password to rip off.


Beyond Braille: 3-D Printed Books For The Blind

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

With a little help from 3-D printing, this week's featured innovation opens up the possibility of fast, customizable, sculptured versions of 2-D books.


Doritos Inventor's Grandson Sees Dollar Signs ln Healthful Food

Tuesday, August 05, 2014

Tim West's grandfather was an executive for Frito-Lay, and the 30-year-old entrepreneur grew up on junk food. But he now wants to shake up the food system with a restaurant serving tempeh and quinoa.


Who Is Smuggling Immigrant Children Across The Border?

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Border authorities demonize coyotes as ruthless criminals who kidnap, rape and abandon their clients. But one smuggler says he treats his young clients well โ€” which helps him get repeat business.


Why Smartphone Breaks At Work Aren't Such A Bad Idea

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Playing a quick game or taking a moment to connect with family or friends benefits both employees and their employers, a new study finds.


This Week's Innovation: Slippers That Fit Like A Second Skin

Wednesday, July 02, 2014

A concept of perfectly fitting footwear inspired by cheese fondue, these slippers would be made by you, for you.