Saturday, May 3, 2008
Miniaturization Is The Buzz Word.
Miniaturization started in Japan, in the late sixties. It was Sony, Panasonic that started with miniaturization. The Japanese products took the market by storm.
Toady we find portability and mobility is the way of life.
It was Toshiba the first to introduce the Laptop computers, Psion PLC,U.K. was the first to come out with Palmtop computers it was well accepted as Psion Organizer.
Martin Cooper, a Motorola researcher and executive, invented mobile phone. Martin made the first call on a handheld mobile phone on April 3,1973.
Later the value additions were made with camera and many advance features.
Of course the iPod of Apple Computers have revolutionized the miniaturization with its precession technology.
GE came up with miniaturization of MAC 400 electrocardiograph machine; the GE engineers have squeezed the same technology macro electrocardiograph machine into a portable device weighing less than 3 Lbs and can be held with one hand.
In the remote places of rural India, in the sub Saharan Africa mobile hospital vans can come up and the cost of health care can come down with economies of scales.
Affordable medical services can be of great help to developing countries round the world.
Miniaturization is the buzz word in the true sense through technological revolution.