Saravana Sivasankaran

Class of 2007

Articles

  • How Things Work

    Once in a while we hear news about an air crash that killed many people. As news spreads about this catastrophic event and fingers start to point at the people responsible, safety investigators point toward a different source: the well-known “black box” in the plane.

    SciTech | September 11, 2006
  • How Things Work: Voice over Internet Protocol

    When was the last time you tried shopping for a phone card to get in touch with a loved one abroad? As the digital age continues to rise, you can wave goodbye to long distance analog phone calls and turn your attention to a cheaper and easier way of communication. Voice over Internet Protocol, or VoIP, is a method for taking analog audio signals, like the kind you hear when you talk on the phone, ...

    SciTech | April 24, 2006
  • Carnegie Mellon team develops disability-friendly devices

    Sometimes tech projects that make the largest impact don’t revolve around high-end, new technology. The key is the approach taken to finding a solution for the problem at hand, and being able to combine current technology with cutting-edge tech. Take Trinetra, for instance, a project that aims to develop cost-effective assistive technologies to provide blind people with a greater degree of indepen...

    SciTech | April 10, 2006
  • Briefs

    Japan launches digital TV for cell phones

    SciTech | April 3, 2006
  • briefs

    Japanese police raid over bioweapons fear

    SciTech | February 20, 2006