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  • April 27, 2011 27 Apr'11

    Common Service Center (CSC)

    A Common Service Center (CSC) is an information and communication technology (ICT) access point created under the National e-Governance Project of the Indian government.   Continue Reading

  • April 21, 2011 21 Apr'11

    thermal imaging

    Thermal imaging is a method of improving visibility of objects in a dark environment by detecting the objects' infrared radiation and creating an image based on that information.  Continue Reading

  • April 21, 2011 21 Apr'11

    near-infrared illumination

    Near-infrared illumination is a method of night vision wherein a device that is sensitive to invisible near infrared radiation is used in conjunction with an infrared illuminator.  Continue Reading

  • April 21, 2011 21 Apr'11

    e-Choupal

    e-Choupal is an India-based business initiative by ITC Limited that links rural farmers with internet access to inform and empower them, improving both the quality of agricultural goods and the quality of life for farmers.  Continue Reading

  • April 20, 2011 20 Apr'11

    night vision

    Night vision is technology that provides users with some vision in total darkness and improved vision in low-light environments.  Continue Reading

  • April 20, 2011 20 Apr'11

    application portfolio management (APM)

    Application portfolio management (APM) is a framework for managing enterprise IT software applications and software-based services.  Continue Reading

  • April 20, 2011 20 Apr'11

    low-light imaging

    Low-light imaging is a technology used to improve visibility in dimly lit environments.  Continue Reading

  • April 19, 2011 19 Apr'11

    vaporware

    Vaporware is software or hardware that is announced publicly and actively promoted by a vendor even though it does not yet exist.  Continue Reading

  • April 11, 2011 11 Apr'11

    Mac OS X Lion

    Mac OS X Lion is the eighth upgrade of Mac OS X, the current operating system for Apple computers.  Continue Reading

  • April 11, 2011 11 Apr'11

    electric fire extinguisher

    An electric fire extinguisher is thin wire that generates electric fields that, when directed towards smoky flames, can put out fires.  Continue Reading

  • April 05, 2011 05 Apr'11

    Smart Grid Technology Overview

    Smart Grid vocabulary is about electricity and power management, but it's also about wireless networking, data management, storage, security, customer communication and privacy.  Continue Reading

  • April 05, 2011 05 Apr'11

    Smart Grid Glossary

    Definitions and acronyms related to smart grid technology about smart grids and smart networks.  Continue Reading

  • April 05, 2011 05 Apr'11

    natural user interface (NUI)

    A natural user interface (NUI) is a system for human-computer interaction that the user operates through intuitive actions related to natural, everyday human behavior.  Continue Reading

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