Educational Technology

November 28, 2010

I-Slate electronic notepad, replaces hand held slates by rural school kids

Filed under: Educational Technology — admin @ 12:35 am

by Swati Mahaseth, Infocera

Indian rural children may soon get an access to an electronic notepad that is powered by solar energy. The device called an I-Slate will be developed by Singapore’s Nanyang Technological University and Rice University with an effort to replace the hand-held slates used by millions of rural school going children in country. The device consumes very less energy and will allow an estimated 100 million children who attend schools without electricity. The green electronic notepad not only helps in sustaining our planet but helps the world’s poorer communities in improving their

http://infocera.com/I-Slate_electronic_notepad,_replaces_hand_held_slates_by_rural_school_kids_10838.htm

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