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Information technology

The acquisition, processing, storage and dissemination of information by electronics-based of computing and telecommunications.

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Information technology

Mountbatten Brailler

Technology; Information technology

The Mountbatten Brailler was the world's first portable battery-powered braille writer for people with impaired vision. Before its invention, an older version called the Perkins Brailler existed. ...

iPad Mini

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A mini tablet computer designed, developed, and marketed by Apple Inc. It was announced on October 23, 2012, as the fifth overall generation of the iPad line and the first to feature a reduced screen ...

Nexus 7

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A tablet computer designed and developed by Google in conjunction with Asus. It is the first tablet in the Google Nexus series, a line of consumer devices implementing the Android operating system ...

iris recognition

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A method of biometric identification that uses pattern-recognition algorithms on images of an individual's eyes. Because each individual's eyes contain complex and random patterns that make the iris ...


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A pen that can sense bad letter formation and misspelled words. The pen contains a motion sensor and a small Linux computer with a WiFi chip that allows the pen to recognize letter shapes and words. ...


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A new start-up that uses a complex algorithm to predict the outcomes of matches. The system takes into account the basic statistics from the team's past performances as well as factors that can ...


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To divide and parcel out in shares; apportion.

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