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10 Emerging Technologies To Track In 2010

Energy harvesting You would have heard this several times already – “We have just one earth; we better take good care of her!” This slogan is becoming louder as the use of...

To Strip Down or Not! How to Make a Mass Market Product

Technology is one of the key routes in bridging the gap between the rich and the poor in countries like India, and can facilitate development in many ways. It can enable...

Why WiMAX Will Not Fail

In today’s fast-paced lifestyle, consumers want communication at faster speed and lower cost, more broadband capabilities as well as nomadic and mobility support. Keeping these demands in mind, IEEE 802.16 working...

When Agriculture No Longer Suffers From The Volatilities of Nature…

You can grow strawberries in Rajasthan and lettuce in a land stained by nuclear residue. You can harvest enough fresh produce to sell to 20 million people, in a farm of 30,000...

The Outernet: Information From The Sky

“For 60 per cent of the world’s population, regular Internet access is about as common as flying cars but where the Internet has failed, the Outernet hopes to succeed,” according to...

Internet of Things Inspired Products

GPS device that projects routes on the road Open Sight is a navigational aid for cyclists, developed by designer Kim Tae-Jin. Tae-Jin felt that traditional GPS navigation devices are distracting as people...

Towards an Extra Layer of Security: Activating Two-Factor Authentication (Part 2 of 3)

Hari Om Prakash is working as a scientist at Systems Engineering Group, ADRIN, Department of Space In the first part of this article, last month, we learnt what two-factor authentication (TFA) is and its...

Integrating The Integrated Circuit

Unlike the invention of television which was replete with snooping, spying and court- room drama, invention of integrated circuit (IC) was the outcome of two engineers who developed it separately without...

Turning the Hanky Into a Smartphone

This is not a ‘frog turned into a prince’ story, but a very long quest by technologists. Technologists and, yes, advertisers, started dreaming about printed and flexible electronics decades ago, as early...

The Roof Computing

Roof is a federated networking and computational paradigm for the Internet of Things (IoT) that is always available for real time onsite operations facilitation including next-hop connectivity for the Things, realtime...

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