Innovation India (Economic Times)

2020-01-27T13:54:44+00:00December 28th, 2017|

It is no coincidence that the top 10 countries on the World Economic Forum’s Global Competitiveness Index (GCI) score highly in the ‘innovation’ parameter. Efficiency has always been at the heart of any innovative undertaking, and each invention invariably leads to an increased level of productivity and economic growth. India’s GCI ranking — of 40 [...]

Secure Digital Payment with SmartPhones

2020-01-27T13:54:44+00:00March 25th, 2017|

Payment Security and Samsung Pay from Dr. Aloknath De [Aloknath De, 18 March 2017 (] HIGHLIGHTS ·        The Government projects 2,500 crore digital transactions in 2017-18 ·        Many wallets and banking apps are not deploying hardware-level security ·        Better security will improve usability and adoption of digital payments We are at the cusp of a digital payments revolution [...]

Three Generations of Distance Learning Technologies

2020-01-27T13:54:44+00:00February 5th, 2017|

Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC) aim at unlimited participation and open access. Since the beginning of this decade, edX, Coursera, Udacity and other MOOC platforms have emerged with the support of and content from premier institutes worldwide. Along the way, we have also embraced other e-learning platforms such as Khan Academy, P2PU, Udemy and et al. As [...]

Ten Facets of Smart Networking

2020-01-27T13:54:44+00:00January 31st, 2017|

TenFacetsofSmartNetworking_ADe_31jan2017 from Dr. Aloknath De This Article (under title ‘Networking Skills using Effective Communication’ in Chap.15, pp.214-220) has been published in “Effective Business Skills” by CEGR recently. The book has been edited by: Sudarshan Banerjee, Pooran C. Pandey, Aloknath De, Crispian Tan, Lokesh Mehra Introduction Networking is a process of reaching out to others to [...]

Evolution of Embedded System Design

2020-01-27T13:54:44+00:00January 19th, 2017|

In pre-2000, embedded system developments were focused around real-time design and often with applications in industrial settings. In 2005, I penned an article “Embedded System: The Next Growth Wave?” (see the companion article for details) with examples of electronic guitars, musical fountains and other embedded solutions pertinent in 2000-2010. Last week, in Hyderabad, 16th International Conf. on Embedded System was held [...]

Converged Lifestyle and Home of Future

2020-01-27T13:54:44+00:00January 17th, 2017|

Converged Lifestyle and Home of Future from Dr. Aloknath De Author's Note: In the backdrop of CES 2017, Las Vegas, let me present an article that I first articulated in IMTC Webinar in 2012 with a view of 'Home of Future' for 2025. Many of these technologies are now coming to our life. Particularly, I am [...]

The New Now: Make for India

2020-01-27T13:54:44+00:00December 29th, 2016|

The New Now: Make for India from Dr. Aloknath De Samsung R&D-India has completed her 20th year presence in India in 2016. 'Make for India' initiative alongside 'Make in India' program is the 'New Now' for Samsung. This year-end presentation is based on my recent Invited Talk on the same title in 'India Design Summit [...]

Mobile Multimedia Communication: Salient Technology Dimensions

2020-01-27T13:54:44+00:00December 23rd, 2016|

Mobile Multimedia Comm: Technology Dimensions from Dr. Aloknath De In this article, Nine Salient Technology Dimensions for Mobile Multimedia Communication are discussed. Although these have been presented almost a decade back for the first time by the author, salient tech dimensions have remained the same even though the technology itself has changed. This should serve as a [...]

Digital Security: Encryption, Biometrics and Watermarking

2020-01-27T13:54:44+00:00December 10th, 2016|

Digital Security: Encryption, Biometrics and Watermarking from Dr. Aloknath De The field of Cryptography has evolved from character substitution to (Triple) DES to RSA with asymmetric key encryption and much beyond for devices and cloud. In security, we use code. But biometrics philosophy builds on the fact:‘we are code’. Watermarking is about hiding digital information [...]

Tizen Ecosystem: Case Study-II (Unity Game)

2020-01-27T13:54:44+00:00December 8th, 2016|

Tizen is an operating system based on the Linux kernel and the GNU C Library implementing the Linux API. With different profiles, Tizen is getting adopted in wide spectrum of IoT devices--sensors to smartphones to wearables to TV. As Tizen smartphones' (Samsung's Z1, Z2, Z3) processing power grows and game/animation libraries are incorporated, many individuals [...]

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