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Gone are the times when telecommunications infra-structure was confinedto telephone exchanges. With the advent of mobile communications, base stations are almost everywhere. In India, there are over 400,000 sites hosting base...

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Carrier-independent, low-power emergency phoneSpareOne is an emergency communication device that ensures you remain connected even in the worst situations. It works with a single AA-size battery and has 15 years of...

LEDs for Solid-state Lighting

Solid-state electronics has been transforming our lives for many decades by bringing us increasingly small, cheap and efficient devices and appliances. Our modern life-styles have come to be defined by our...

Medical Electronics: Shaping the Future of Healthcare

FEBRUARY 2012: Referring to applications of medical electronics for chronic disease management, post-operative care and general wellness, it is well known that portability of medical electronic devices is the key to...

Designing Cutting-Edge Wearable Medical Devices

FEBRUARY 2012: As healthcare moves out of hospitals and becomes more integrated with peoples’ lives, medical devices are evolving from portable equipment to wearable devices that are meant to be used...

Li-Fi: A New Paradigm in Wireless Communication

APRIL 2012: Most of us are familiar with Wi-Fi (Wireless Fidelity), which uses 2.4-5GHz RF to deliver wireless Internet access around our homes, schools, offices and in public places. We have...

IEEE 802.11ac: Next-generation Standard for Wireless Fidelity

APRIL 2012: 802.11ac, the next step for Wi-Fi 802.11, will breach the barrier of gigabit capacity. Couple this with low latency and an improved power profile and you get the next...

Robot Mules, Birds and Snakes Helping on the Warfront

MARCH 2012: Arecent newspaper headline blared: “Humans lose, robots win in Pentagon’s new defence budget.” The story was about US president Obama’s decision to downsize the army by 100,000 soldiers in...

Medical Electronics: Key Concerns and Opportunities

FEBRUARY 2012: Electronic devices are increasingly being seen in the field of medicine for diagnosis, therapy and rehabilitation. Medical electronics and electromechanical equipment have become indispensable for the better service of...

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