Wireless Technology

Wireless Technology

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by Mary Firestone
     
 

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A kid downloads a song to his smartphone, then forwards it to his stereo system-all without plugging in a single cable or wire. The eyepiece on a soldier's helmet has a GPS map of the battlefield, showing right where his buddies are. An artificial heart is recharged wirelessly-right through the patient's ribcage. A surfboard is rigged with a webcam and Wi-Fi, so

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A kid downloads a song to his smartphone, then forwards it to his stereo system-all without plugging in a single cable or wire. The eyepiece on a soldier's helmet has a GPS map of the battlefield, showing right where his buddies are. An artificial heart is recharged wirelessly-right through the patient's ribcage. A surfboard is rigged with a webcam and Wi-Fi, so Web surfers around the world can see up-close footage of the real surfer's surroundings. Is this science fiction? The distant future? No, it's here and now, and this is wireless technology. Learn how cutting-edge science helps people communicate better, live healthier, and have more fun!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780822575900
Publisher:
Lerner Publishing Group
Publication date:
09/28/2008
Series:
Cool Science Series
Pages:
48
Sales rank:
1,149,370
Product dimensions:
7.20(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.40(d)
Lexile:
940L (what's this?)
Age Range:
9 - 12 Years

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