Is India ready for 5G?

In many ways, India has played the role of a consumer of technology, as opposed to an innovator. Historically, technologies such as 2G, 3G and 4G have been adopted and deployed in India much later than in the rest of the world. However, the Government and the telecom industry are catching up, and preparing for the 5G rollout – this…

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The beginning: Immersive Technology

Technology is evolving at a fast pace and given the kind of innovations that we are observing every day; it won’t be incorrect to say that the future will be quite different from what it is now.  Technology as it does to everything it touches is bringing about paradigm shifts in the way we connect, communicate, exchange information and conduct…

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Emerging Technologies in Healthcare

Think ‘technology in healthcare’ and you immediately conjure up images of the latest tools, lasers or advanced robots used for precision treatments. The advent of Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and the Internet of Things (IoT), though, is changing how we view medical technology. Modern healthcare is shifting away from the operation theatre and waiting rooms into patients’ homes. In Asia…

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Healthcare’s Information-Driven Future

India’s healthcare sector is become more unequal everyday. The country has one of the lowest spends on health as a proportion of its GDP, meaning more than 60% of the country’s medical expenses are met from personal savings. With the comparatively more efficient private sector being expensive, a majority of the population living below the poverty line depends on the…

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10 safety apps for women

The crimes against women in India have been on the rise and addressing the safety concerns has become a priority.  Given the rise in technological advancements and innovative solutions, there are now tools that can play an important role in ensuring the safety of women. The list compiled below gives the 10 Smartphone Apps one can keep in their phone…

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Best practices of using a mobile phone. (Do’s and Don’t’s)

While mobile phones have helped in empowering people, there are certain precaution everyone must follow in order to ensure that its overuse does not cause any health issue. Mobile phones perform their best when the signal received from the cell towers are strong. Tests have proven that handsets generate more heat when signal from towers are weak as they have…

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Various radiations and possible effects on human brains

Radiation is an invisible, odourless energy that has a lot of mystery surrounding exposure to it that may have varying effects, depending on its quantum of exposure, acute or chronic. The radiation used to destroy cancer cells can also hurt normal cells adjoin the area and also brain, that is radiated. Radiation can cause changes in the brain tissue. Small…

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Free Wi-Fi in India – The challenges

The Indian government plans to provide free Wi-Fi to more than 1000 villages across the country under a new pilot project known as Digital Village. Over the next six months, each village will get its own Wi-Fi hotspot mounted on a special tower to which villagers can connect using their cell phones. Many people do not even know that free…

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India’s Digital Revolution- Near, yet so far

In the early 1990s, it was most difficult to get a reservation on a long-distance train in India. But now, how is it possible to reserve a berth on the train of choice by just sitting at our homes? One million tickets are booked digitally every day, making the Indian Railways’ reservation and ticketing website the largest digital application of…

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