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The Tech Panda takes a look at recently launched gadgets & apps in the market.

FMEG: I-Power Travel Adapter to deliver fast portable charging

Goldmedal Electricals, a Fast Moving Electrical Goods (FMEG) company launched its I-Power Travel Adapter for delivering the fastest possible portable charging. This latest addition is a compact and practical charging option for all the travel enthusiasts and those always on the go.

Kishan Jain, Director, Goldmedal Electricals, said, “I am thrilled to introduce our latest product, the I-POWER Travel Adaptor. We have designed this travel adaptor with the needs of modern travellers in mind, ensuring that it is both safe and efficient. With its advanced features, such as the LED display, high power, cooling system, Turbo Power Engine, and smart chip, the I-POWER Travel Adaptor is the perfect solution for anyone who needs to charge their electronic devices on the go. We are confident that this product will exceed your expectations and provide a reliable charging solution for all your travel needs. With the introduction of Goldmedal I- power travel adapter, we aim to make to our consumers.”


  • Support PD+QC+PPS fast charging protocol and can charge for phone, tablet and notebook.
  • Available in EU Plug Option
  • Available in 30W high power
  • Retails for Rs. 1,100 with a 1 year warranty

Projector: World’s first “Designed for Xbox” projectors that support 1440p 120hz

ViewSonic Corp., a visual solutions platform launched the world’s first “Designed for Xbox” projectors that support 1440p 120hz – a perfect fit for gamers who crave detailed and immersive visuals. These projectors, namely X1-4K and short throw X2-4K LED, deliver buttery-smooth 4K UHD visuals on a large screen of 100″, along with theatre-level sound from Harman Kardon speakers. The projectors are designed to make gaming more exciting and realistic than ever before. With the latest features, gamers can now experience the highest quality visuals with faster refresh rates and additional clarity.

Muneer Ahmad, VP of Sales and Marketing at ViewSonic India, said, ” As a surge of gaming enthusiasts emerges within the younger demographic, propelled by the rapid evolution of new-age technology and increased accessibility to internet connections, we are committed to expanding the gaming landscape. With a focus on continuous innovation to cater to the needs of our Indian consumers, we are delighted to unveil the world’s first “Designed for Xbox” projector. In collaboration with Microsoft, we are excited to enhance the gaming journey for every Xbox enthusiast. Meticulously crafted, our product seamlessly integrates an exclusive blend of resolution and refresh rate, thereby taking the gaming experience to new heights. Our unwavering dedication to innovation propels us forward as we strive to elevate the overall home entertainment experience for all.”


  • The X1-4K and X2-4K LED projectors offer the best possible experience with Xbox games and are black and green, echoing the design of the Xbox Series X. They also boast Xbox-exclusive resolution and refresh rate combinations, plus the projector’s 4.2ms Ultra-Fast Input and 240Hz refresh rate, ensuring all can enjoy perfectly smooth gameplay.
  • Besides the responsive gaming experience, the projectors are designed with intuitive operations for instant fun. They are compatible with Xbox’s CEC (consumer electronics control), which means that when the console is started, the projector is turned on simultaneously. Furthermore, when the console is connected via HDMI 2, the projector automatically switches to gaming mode, providing the best visuals with enhanced colors. Experience vivid imagery with unparalleled detail and clarity, ensuring ultra-smooth gaming even in high-speed action sequences. The Texas Instruments 0.65″ DMD chip provides a high native contrast ratio, unveiling every detail in dark and bright scenes for an unmatched gaming visual experience.
  • The X1-4K and X2-4K offer an all-rounded audiovisual feast when combined with the 4K HDR resolution and Harman Kardon speakers. By utilizing the 3rd generation LED technology, these projectors provide 2,900 Lumens of enhanced brightness, ensuring crystal-clear images in any environment. They promise years of low maintenance with a 30,000-hour-long lifespan. In addition, as the world’s first projector brand to receive the TÜV SÜD’s Low Blue Light certification, the two projectors are certified to alleviate concerns of eye damage and discomfort caused by prolonged viewing.
  • Furthermore, these projectors provide great flexibility in installation for spaces with varying designs and sizes. The X1-4K, with its standard throw ratio, is primarily intended for ceiling-mounted installations, conserving floor spaces without encountering any obstructions. On the other hand, the short throw X2-4K can be conveniently placed on a coffee table to project a wide 100” display from only 1.5m away.
  • Moreover, the projectors do not require central positioning during setup due to their horizontal/vertical keystone and 4 corner adjustment capabilities. This allows users to obtain perfectly-shaped images from side projection without the need to rearrange the furniture. These easy setup features make these projectors an ideal solution for creating an immersive gaming or cinema room at home.

Drone: Make in India Elevate V1 Series

InsideFPV, a drone manufacturing company, launched its Make in India Elevate V1 Series. InsideFPV provides drones that empower its users to engage in cinematography, and STEM education, enhance surveillance capabilities, and agriculture, and capture first-person view videos that were once out of their reach.

Arth Chowdhary, CEO, InsideFPV says, “The Indian Drone market is fast emerging as the regulations around drone usage are relaxed and consumer acceptance is increasing. Our perspective is clear: drones, especially in the consumer, agricultural, and defence space, are not only the technology of the future but the revolution of the present. We see a world in which drones are indispensable to day-to-day activities, revolutionizing everything from security, and cinematography to agricultural management. This is a fundamental shift, not merely a commercial trend, and we are in the vanguard, prepared to spearhead the movement.”

The Why

Drones are majorly used in commercial, military, and agricultural applications, due to the perception of high cost of ownership. InsideFPV, with its innovative technology, aims to bridge this gap by offering one-of-a-kind Plug and Fly FPV (First Person View) feature-rich drones to consumers at an affordable price point.


  • Priced at INR 1.5 Lakh and to celebrate the launch, the first 100 customers will get it at a special price of INR 95,000 and it will be available on InsideFPV’s website as well as popular e-commerce platforms like Amazon and Flipkart.
  • The drone comes with a set of in-app features, including follow me, rocket, dronie, boomerang, flight point, flight route, circle, helix, panoramic, gesture photography, and delay shouting.
  • The drone features 4K high-definition video recording, a 20-megapixel camera, a 3-axis gimbal camera stabilization system, remote and app control, a 105-minute* flight time, a GPS positioning system, obstacle avoidance, level-7 wind resistance, and a removable/replaceable battery.

Amazfit Active Smartwatch

Amazfit, a smart wearable brand owned by Zepp Health, a health technology company, introduced the Amazfit Active Smartwatch, setting new standards in style, AI power, and wellness integration.

CP Khandelwal, CEO PR Innovations, Official Brand empowerment partner of Amazfit in India, stated, “With the release of the Amazfit Active Smartwatch, we take a significant stride toward realizing Amazfit’s mission of empowering a holistic approach to well-being through seamless technology integration into everyday life. This launch signifies our commitment to empowering individuals on their wellness journey, providing a stylish and powerful companion that transcends the ordinary. By combining effortless style, enduring power, and advanced wellness features, we envision a future where our users effortlessly balance their active pursuits with a focus on comprehensive health.”


  • Lightweight & Stylish Design: The Amazfit Active smartwatch boasts a stylish and feather-light design, weighing just 24g for unparalleled comfort. Crafted with precision, the watch features a robust aluminum alloy middle frame seamlessly integrated into its sleek body. Complementing its elegance is a soft and skin-friendly silicone strap, ensuring both style and comfort. The large 1.75” HD color display with a remarkable 73% screen-to-body ratio delivers an immersive visual experience with 390 x 450 pixels and 341 ppi. The always-on display feature ensures visibility at all times, enhancing the user experience.
  • Readiness Score: The Amazfit Active goes beyond traditional health monitoring with its innovative Readiness Score. This score, derived from data such as heart rate, stress, sleep, HRV, respiration, and temperature, assesses your physical readiness each morning. Taking into account both physical and mental recovery, the Readiness Score provides personalized suggestions for the day, contributing to overall well-being.
  • 24H Heart Rate, SPO2, Stress Monitoring: The smartwatch prioritizes comprehensive health management, offering continuous 24-hour monitoring of heart rate, blood-oxygen saturation, and stress levels. With just a click, users can quickly measure these vital health indicators. Additionally, the device features sleep quality monitoring, the PAI health assessment system, and more, providing users with a holistic approach to health and fitness.
  • 120+ Sports Modes & Smart Recognition: Catering to a wide range of sports enthusiasts, the smartwatch supports tracking data for over 120 sports and employs smart recognition technology for seven sports. The Peakbeats™ workout status algorithm and Virtual Pacer provide motivation, making fitness routines dynamic and engaging.
  • 5 Satellite Positioning Systems & Route Navigation: Equipped with five satellite positioning systems, the Amazfit Active ensures precise navigation. Circularly-polarized antenna technology enhances positioning accuracy, making it a reliable companion for those who want to know exactly where they’re going.
  • Connectivity: The smartwatch brings connectivity to the forefront, allowing users to make and receive Bluetooth phone calls directly on the device. The built-in microphone and speaker enable seamless communication. Users can also take control of their phone’s music directly from the watch, adding convenience to workouts and enhancing motivation.
  • Amazon Alexa Built-In: Adding a touch of intelligence, the Amazfit Active comes with built-in Amazon Alexa, serving as a smart assistant on the wrist. Users can ask Alexa questions, set alarms and timers, check the weather, and more, further elevating the smartwatch’s capabilities.
  • It’s available at a price of INR 12,999/-. Customers can purchase the Amazfit active on the company’s website (, all major online stores and select offline stores.

FMEG: Goldmedal Crystalline LED Floodlight

Goldmedal Electricals introduced its latest breakthrough – the Crystalline LED Flood Light.

“I am delighted to introduce our latest product, the Crystalline LED Flood Light – a lighting solution meticulously designed to meet the evolving needs of modern users,” said Kishan Jain, Director at Goldmedal Electricals, in response to the introduction. “This product is an example of how to combine modern design and efficiency along with alignment of conventional choices. By adapting to individual lighting requirements, our smart chip technology improves the lighting experience and guarantees a customized, energy-efficient illumination process for maximum comfort and effectiveness.”


  • High Brightness: With a powerful and exceptional light output of up to 100 lumens per watt, the Crystalline Floodlight outperforms traditional lighting in terms of efficiency, resulting in significant energy savings of up to 50% and a notable decrease in electricity costs.
  • Multiple Wattage Options: The Crystalline Floodlight, which comes in 30 and 50W versions, has an isolated driver that is dependable and compliant with BIS regulations.
  • Fresnel Lens Design: The floodlight is made with an aluminium housing with Fresnel lenses, which gives it great light dispersion and endurance for a variety of uses.
  • IP66 Protection: The Crystalline Floodlight, which has an IP66 rating and is resistant to dust and rain, is a great option for outdoor illumination.
  • Longevity & Warranty: Boasting a minimum lifespan of 25,000 hours, the floodlight comes with a two-year warranty, ensuring lasting performance and customer satisfaction.
  • Voltage & Surge Protection: The floodlight operates within a wide voltage range of 100-300VAC, incorporating overvoltage protection for consistent and high-quality light output.
  • Versatile Applications: The Crystalline Floodlight finds optimal use in various settings, including small billboards, outdoor flood lighting, façade lighting, and security lighting.
  • Competitive Pricing: Priced at Rs. 1,149 for 30W and Rs. 1,449 for 50W, the Crystalline Floodlight offers an attractive combination of features and affordability.

Audiotech: Open-ear Wireless Earphones, the URBAN VIBE

URBAN, a home-grown technology brand, launched their first Open-ear Wireless Earphones —the URBAN VIBE.

Aashish Kumbhat, Co-Founder of URBAN, said, “With the launch of URBAN VIBE wireless earphones, we tried to solve the very basic issue with an in-ear earphone – pain due to long usage and super reduced environmental noise without compromising on the quality of the audio output. Our future outlook is firmly rooted in pioneering innovations that seamlessly integrate with the dynamic lifestyles of our consumers.


  • Noise Cancellation – Fitted with Qualcomm chipset, URBAN Vibe cancels negative environment noises while letting the important sounds reach your ears; it also senses if you are listening to something or talking and automatically adapts for the best experience.
  • Open-ear with Air Conduction Technology – The earphones are based on Air-conduction technology and the earbuds are placed close to the base of the ears without the need to put it inside causing inconvenience and preventing hearing disability.
  • Design and Fit: The URBAN VIBE wireless earphones boast a thoughtfully crafted design that seamlessly combines style and comfort. With a focus on ergonomics, these earphones provide a secure and snug fit, ensuring maximum comfort during prolonged usage. The design not only enhances the overall aesthetic but also contributes to an immersive audio experience.
  • Audio: Immerse yourself in unparalleled audio quality with URBAN VIBE. Featuring high-definition sound output, advanced noise cancellation technology, and a Qualcomm chipset, these earphones deliver a rich and dynamic audio experience. The open-ear design with Air Conduction Technology strikes a perfect balance, allowing you to enjoy your favourite tunes while staying aware of your surroundings.
  • Battery: Experience uninterrupted music playback with the URBAN VIBE’s robust battery performance. Equipped with a furiously fast Type C fast charging option, these earphones offer an impressive 15 hours of playtime on a single charge. Say goodbye to frequent charging hassles and stay connected throughout your day.
  • Connectivity: Seamless connectivity is at the core of URBAN VIBE. Utilizing Bluetooth technology, these earphones ensure a reliable and lag-free connection with your devices. The touch control feature further enhances the user experience, providing convenient access to various functions with just a tap.
  • Voice Assistant: Step into the new era of convenience with URBAN VIBE’s voice assistant compatibility. With a single tap, users can effortlessly access voice assistants, adding a layer of hands-free control to their daily activities. URBAN VIBE truly brings the future of technology to your fingertips.
  • Durability: Built to withstand the demands of an active lifestyle, URBAN VIBE is designed with durability in mind. The earphones carry an IPX6 water and dust resistance rating, making them ideal companions for workouts, outdoor activities, and daily adventures. The ultra-durable memory wireframe ensures longevity, making these earphones a reliable choice for the long run.

EV: 1.5 tonne electric Light Commercial Vehicles (LCVs)

EKA, a player in the electric mobility sector with Mitsui Co., Ltd. (Japan) & VDL Groep (Netherlands) as equity partners, launched their highly anticipated 1.5 tonne electric Light Commercial Vehicles (LCVs). The company also showcased its 9-meter electric bus, EKA 9 Staff Bus.

Dr. Sudhir Mehta, Founder & Chairman of EKA Mobility highlighted, “Our electric LCVs represent a significant step forward in the evolution of commercial transportation globally. We are confident that these vehicles will not only meet the demands of the industry but will also set new standards for sustainability and performance. Our vision is to become a global volume leader in Commercial Electric Vehicles. We have the strongest IP creation in the Indian EV industry, best-in-class Total Cost of Operation (TCO) offering, and completely indigenous and industry-leading software. We are proud to be the only EV company to have two leading global conglomerates as our partners, and we look forward to changing the commercial mobility landscape with sustainable and profitable solutions.”

The Why

EKA Mobility’s 1.5-tonne electric LCVs are designed to meet the evolving needs of the modern logistics and transportation industry. With a focus on environment-conscious mobility, these electric LCVs promise to deliver exceptional performance, reduced operational costs, and a lower environmental footprint.


EKA’s electric LCVs are designed for a wide range of applications, showcasing EKA Mobility’s commitment to versatility. The vehicles can be customized for various purposes, making them ideal for last-mile delivery, e-commerce logistics, temperature-sensitive shipments, and more.

EKA K1.5 range is built on 300 volts electrical system architecture offering the highest ever peak power of 60kW in the industry, with best-in-class vehicle performance. The vehicle and battery have a best-in-class warranty for worry-free usage. The company is currently offering EKA K1.5 in the following applications, with load body customizations suiting customer requirements:

  • Aluminium Container Body
  • Side Open Aluminium Container Body
  • Ms Container Body
  • Open Top Container Body / Raised Load Body
  • Half Load Body for Market Loads
  • Eutectic Container for Cold Chain Applications
  • Insulated Box Container Body
  • Garbage Collector Body

FMEG: Orchid LED COB Spotlight

Goldmedal Electricals launched Orchid LED 18W Black LED COB Round Spotlight, a lighting fixture designed to deliver bright and even lighting in desired areas.

Kishan Jain, Director, Goldmedal Electricals, said “We are delighted to introduce our newest product: The Orchid LED COB spotlight. Built with a strong focus on sustainability and durability, this product exemplifies our dedication to building eco-friendly solutions for contemporary environments. The LED COB Spotlight seamlessly blends modern design and efficiency, while still appealing to traditional preferences.”


  • Integrated design for easy installation.
  • 105-degree beam angle with anti-glare diffusers for uniform lighting.
  • Pressure die-cast housing for enhanced durability.
  • Made with polycarbonate gun black reflector and pressure die cast housing, it provides better heat dissipation.
  • It includes a separate energy-efficient driver that performs seamlessly over a longer duration.
  • It is available in two colour temperatures 3000k and 4000k in multiple wattages that provides a warm ambiance.

Ride-hailing: A one-of-a-kind digital meter taxi service in Bengaluru

In a bid to revolutionize digital ride-hailing services, viaDOTS, a player in the ride-hailing industry, launched its one-of-a-kind Digital Meter Taxi Services in Bengaluru.

“We strive to transform the existing cab services into a convenient, transparent and safe service,” says Vyshak Simha, CEO at viaDOTS. “Our GPS-enabled Digital Meter Taxis ensure safe and secure rides, placing both drivers and riders at the forefront of our priorities. At viaDOTS, we are committed to leveraging technology to consistently deliver exceptional customer experiences.”


  • With a Digital Meter Taxi Model, viaDOTS restricts price surge and price volatility during low demand as the fares are meter-calculated.
  • The digital meter displays the estimated price before the journey commences.
  • Riders don’t need the viaDOTS app installed to avail of a digital metered taxi. Instead, they can conveniently book a metered taxi from anywhere.
  • Easy to install, the drivers can set up the viaDOTS digital meter all by themselves by meeting the KYC and safety norms set by the ride-hailing platform.
  • The driver remains seamlessly connected through the viaDOTS Driver App, which continuously tracks the rides.
  • Each driver undergoes rigorous background checks before being onboarded onto the Driver App.

Audio tech: GoBuds Sport

GOVO, a company in the audio technology space launched its newest addition to its earbuds line-up – GoBuds Sport.

The earbuds market has witnessed significant growth in recent years, primarily driven by factors such as rising consumer inclination towards portable audio devices, technological advancements in wireless connectivity, and the growing popularity of smart devices.

Piyush Jalan, Co-founder and COO of GOVO expressed his enthusiasm, stating, “We’re excited to introduce the GoBuds Sport – your ultimate go-to audio upgrade for every moment. Whether you’re at home, in the gym, or on the move, these earbuds redefine your listening experience with premium sound quality. With dynamic 12mm drivers for deep bass and true audio, every beat and melody carries you into the heart of your favourite tracks, immersing you in their energy like never before. Crafted with precision, our innovative design guarantees a snug and stable fit, featuring flexible hooks tailored for all-day wear. Experience comfort without compromise, regardless of the activity you’re engaged in.”


  • Comfort Secure Fit: Flexible and secure hook design for all-day comfort and stability
  • 52 Hours Battery: Upto 52 hour battery life for non-stop music with type C input
  • Water Resistant: IPX5 level of splash & water resistant, to enjoy your music carefree
  • Gaming Mode: Eliminate all lags with less than 80ms latency and enjoy your favourite mobile games
  • Rich Sound: Dynamic 12mm drivers for deep bass and true audio
  • Bluetooth V5.3: Upto 30 feet of seamless connectivity
  • Fast Charge: Fast charge your buds and enjoy your music non-stop
  • ENC: Environmental Noise Cancellation (ENC) to deliver crystal clear calls
  • Priced at Rs.1,299/-.

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