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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...

“Analog has become the new buzzword for designers who look for efficient features when...

With the growth in demand of modern day electronics, analog has now become the new buzzword for design engineers who are on the lookout for efficient features when developing products that...

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...

Green Buildings Converge Intelligence With Nature

MAY 2012: A green building uses less water, is energy-efficient, conserves natural resources, generates less waste and provides healthier spaces for occupants—compared to a conventional building. Technically, the design, construction and operation...

RFID Technology for Building Access Control

Numerous radio-frequency identification (RFID) applications are implemented in various sectors for very different purposes. Conventional examples include automatic electronic tracking of goods in supply chains, cashless payments and physical building access...

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...

‘Made For Mobile’ Microprocessors

"Mobile processors are designed with the approach of doing more with less. This is one of the reasons why you do not see x86-based smartphones today,” quips James Bruce, lead mobile...

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