Researchers in Australia from various universities have managed hit world’s highest internet speed of 44.2Tb/ps. At this speed, it is claimed you can download 1000 high-definition movies in a split second.
The test on the network was done by researchers from Monash, Swinburne and RMIT universities. This speed was achieved using a single optical chip. The study says during peak time, internet speed at this rate can be accessible for over 1.8 million houses in Melbourne. In addition to this, billions of people from across the world.
The research team led was by Dr Bill Corcoran (Monash), Professor Arnan Mitchell from RMIT and David Moss from Swinburne. The team believes their breakthrough in the internet speed can help with advancement of technology. Fast internet bandwidth could be the catalyst for development of effective self-driving car solutions, as well as build robust digital education network.
“We’re currently getting a sneak-peak of how the infrastructure for the internet will hold up in two to three years’ time, due to the unprecedented number of people using the internet for remote work, socialising and streaming, Dr Bill Corcoran, Lecturer – Electrical and Computer Systems Engineering, Monash University said in this release.
Tests of this magnitude is confined to laboratories but that’s the unique part about this achievement. “This test was done using the existing communication infrastructure. The researchers were able to load-test it on the network, the group said.
Behind the scenes
To achieve this feat, the researchers installed “76.6km of ‘dark’ optical fibres between RMIT’s Melbourne City Campus and Monash University’s Clayton Campus. The optical fibres were provided by Australia’s Academic Research Network,” it noted.
They further explained the test methodology. “The group used a new device that replaces 80 lasers with one single piece of equipment known as a micro-comb, which is smaller and lighter than existing telecommunications hardware. It was planted into and load-tested using existing infrastructure, which mirrors that used by the National Broadband Network (NBN).”
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Internet speeds are always subject to real-time parameters. And with excess load on the network over the past few months, this test suggests the good old internet can sustain itself in any condition.
Xiaomi set to launch wireless earphones in India today: Check livestream details and more
Xiaomi is all set to launch a new pair of wireless earphones in India today. The launch event of the audio product from Xiaomi will take place today at 12:00PM. The launch will kick off in about 55 minutes from now, as per the live stream link shared by the company. Xiaomi’s Global VP Manu Kumar Jain recently announced the launch of a new category under the Redmi brand in India.
Xiaomi hasn’t yet revealed the name of the product, but teasers have hinted that a new set of Redmi-branded wireless earbuds will launch in India today. It is being rumored that Redmi AirDots S True Wireless Earphones could debut in India that was recently launched in China. The audio product will likely be available for purchase via Amazon India.
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Xiaomi Redmi AirDots S: Features
The new Xiaomi Redmi AirDots S will have dual-host connectivity instead of the single-host or master-slave. This means that the two earbuds will simultaneously connect to the mobile, improving stability and slightly increasing the battery life usage.
The gadget has also gained support for a new game mode, with low latency. Xiaomi promises a more stable connection thanks to the Realtek RTL8763BFR chip. The multifunctional side buttons serve both earbuds to control the sound, answer calls, and activate the voice assistant.
With IPX6 sweat certification, the Redmi AirDots S has 7.2 mm drivers and integrated microphones. The device also comes with a DSP (digital signal processor) to reduce ambient noise during calls. The company claims a battery life that could last 4 hours in continuously listening to music. And the case guarantees an additional 12 hours of extra charge.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro to go on sale today at 12PM; Price in India, specifications, and features
Xiaomi is all set to conduct a new sale for one of its latest smartphones, the Redmi Note 9 Pro. The company has already shared all the details regarding the sale including the sale time, places to purchase, and more. This is the second sale for the smartphone ever since the government relaxed lockdown rules for e-commerce platforms. As per the information, the Note 9 Pro sale is set to kick off at 12 PM on Amazon India and Mi.com. Let’s check out the rest of the details regarding the Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro here including offers, specifications, and more.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro sale at 12 PM; details
As per the Amazon listing, Xiaomi has teamed up with Airtel India to offer additional benefits to the telecom subscribers. Inspecting the deal, Airtel subscribers will get double data along with the Rs 298 and Rs 398 unlimited packs. In addition, these offers will also feature unlimited calling along with other Airtel Thanks Benefits. Xiaomi is selling two different variants of the smartphone in the market, The first one with 4GB RAM and 64GB internal storage is priced at Rs 13,999. The second variant with 6GB RAM and 128GB internal storage is priced at Rs 16,999.
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The Redmi Note 9 Pro features a 6.67-inch FHD+ display along with Corning Gorilla Glass 5. The device runs on Snapdragon 720G SoC along with a quad-camera setup on the back. We also get a 5,020mAh battery along with 18W fast charging technology. Xiaomi has also added a fingerprint scanner on the right side of the device with a dedicated microSD card slot.
|Features||Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro|
|Chipset||Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G|
|Display||Bezel-less display with punch-hole display, IPS LCD-6.67 inches (16.94 cm)-1080 x 2400 pixels|
|Internal Memory||4GB + 64GB|
|Rear Camera||48 MP Primary Camera 8 MP, Wide Angle, Ultra-Wide Angle Camera 5 MP Camera 2 MP, Depth Camera|
|Front Camera||16 MP Primary Camera|
Redmi 10X, RedmiBook 16, Redmi X TV launch today: Livestream details, specifications
Xiaomi’s sub-brand Redmi will today launch Redmi 10X, RedmiBook 16, and Redmi X TV series in its home country. Ahead of the official launch, Redmi’s General Manager, Lu Weibing has officially confirmed key features and specifications of these Redmi-branded devices. All the details regarding the latest Redmi laptop, phones, and TV that we have shared below are revealed by the brand itself.
At the moment, it is unknown whether these devices will make their way to markets like India. The launch event will kick off at 2:00PM, which is 11:30AM in India. You can watch the Redmi 10X, RedmiBook 16, Redmi X TV launch event on Xiaomi’s official website or Weibo. We will be covering the launch event, so stay tuned to BGR India.
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RedmiBook 16 laptop: Officially confirmed specifications
The RedmiBook 16 will launch with a 16.1 display. The laptop has a 90 percent screen-to-body ratio. The device will have a 100 percent sRGB wide color gamut. The bezels of the display will be 3.26mm. The company says that the device will have “ultra-narrow bezels.” It will come equipped with the new AMD Dacentrurus 4000 series, which is based on 7nm process. Xiaomi also claims a 60 percent performance improvement than the predecessor.
The RedmiBook 16 will ship with a 65W mini power adapter. The Chinese company claims that the charger will top up the laptop by 50 percent in 38 minutes. The notebook will offer customers 12 hours of long battery life on a single charge. It will offer support for Intelligent sensor key. The RedmiBook laptop would have three performance modes for the distinct use cases. One of the latest teasers suggested that users will be able to unlock the laptop in 1.2 seconds using Xiaomi Bracelet.
Redmi X series TV: Features
The new Redmi X TV will sport “high-end metal full screen.” It is also confirmed to support MEMC (Motion Estimation, Motion Compensation) feature. The panel will offer support for 60Hz refresh rate and 4K resolution. The Redmi TV will come with support for 85 percent of NTSC color gamut. The smart TV will have four 12.5W speakers along with an 8-unit subwoofer. It will also offer support for far-field voice technology and linking AIoT devices. The teasers say that users will witness “Dolby Audio sound effect enhancement, surrounded by stereo sound effects all over the living room.”
Redmi 10X: Confirmed specifications
The Xiaomi Redmi 10X will be available with 2GB RAM and 32GB storage model. It is likely to offer the device with other configurations too. The company says that it has a thickened nano-coating and the new phone also supports IP53, meaning it will be dust and splash resistance. The panel will be protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5. It will be powered by a MediaTek Tianji 820 processor, which is based on 7nm process. The device will offer support for 5G. There will be four cameras at the back of the Redmi 10X phone.
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