Tech Explained

Programming for Defense

October 12, 2002

The soft part under the hard hood of defence hardware

Real-time processing

October 12, 2002

Real Time OSs are extensively used in defense systems due to their small footprint and real-time processing capabilities

IT Companies: The Defense Side

October 12, 2002

It’s a little known fact that IT companies like IBM, HP, SGI, Ericsson, Samsung and Motorola also supply IT equipment to defense forces worldwide

Spin-offs: All in a Day’s Work

October 12, 2002

Many of the greatest inventions that have contributed to civilian comfort and efficiency have been thanks to military spin-offs. The A380 from Airbus industries was designed using an spinoff from India—the Autolay composites software for the LCA.

Super Chatting

October 11, 2002

Getting tired of opening a zillion windows for all your chat clients?  You can avoid that by using Trillian, the universal messenger

The MPEG Evolution

October 11, 2002

The darling of digital media content broadcasting, MPEG promises much excitement in the near future

How Processors are Packed

September 12, 2002

As microprocessors become more powerful and complex, their packaging also needs to keep up. Here’s a look at the various types of processor packaging

Many Languages on the Net

September 12, 2002

What is Universal Networking Language and Multilingual Information Processing

JPEG of the New Millennium

September 12, 2002

JPEG 2000, the new avatar of JPEG, offers additional features and improves over the deficiencies in the current JPEG image compression

Of Smoke and Flame

September 12, 2002

The fantastic realism of The Gladiator, the action sequences of Bollywood potboilers, or the zany effects in ads—Discreet’s software calls the shots

Logical Partitioning and Server Optimization 

September 12, 2002

Use logical partitioning to optimize your server, as it gives flexibility when deploying multiple workloads on servers. It lets you maximize resource usage and minimize unnecessary resource re-allocation

Create your own DVD

August 22, 2002

A DVD is made up of many layers, which you can individually choose and play according to your interest. Here’s how to author one

Ultra-wide Band is Ultra-fast 

August 21, 2002

UWB chipsets can be used by WLANs and WPANs to transmit huge amounts of data

Remote Control Winamp

August 21, 2002

Use these plug-ins to control Winamp from another machine on the network 

Do You Fit?

July 4, 2002

Options for those with a computing background

Where it’s Used

July 4, 2002

A fast growing field involving complex calculations of genetic information

Course of Action

July 4, 2002

Bioinformatics courses for IT professionals and freshers

Bioinformatics Toolbox

July 4, 2002

Tools and databases created and used by bioinformaticians

Protein Explorer 

July 4, 2002

This software explores macromolecule structures in 3D

Information at your Fingertips 

July 4, 2002

Understanding how touch technology works