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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
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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Wireless Technology 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
saido47 More than 1 year ago
You must check this book out! It is very interesting to read. You will learn how wireless technology works and how it affects our environment. I learn so many thing thing that i didn't know before. This book presents the information clearly. It explains everything and gives so many details. The book approach to the subject is insightful because it is easy and clear. If you read this book you learn how technology works. Reading through this book, I learn that wireless technology puts information at your fingertips from pratically anywhere in the world. It also allows you to connect with friends and family. It lets you send and rececive information without using wireless. I learned alot of things. I don't like reading books, but reading this book is interesting. Reading books is important and you will learn new things.