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8 Awesome Tech Ideas That Changed Lives In 2012

By SiliconIndia  |   Wednesday, 12 December 2012, 05:41 Hrs
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Bangalore:  2012 was big on technology and ideas, which made the world a much better place to live. The ideas were simple in their design, yet huge in their utility. Here are the top 8 ideas that deserve appreciation.



#8 Robotic Hand That Detects Breast Cancer



Current screening tests for breast cancer may miss 1 in 50 women. Add to the fact that breast cancer has no symptoms, but only visible signs, it becomes clear as to why awareness about it is crucial. With this in mind, a bunch of innovators from Singularity University have designed an ultrasonic robotic hand that detects breast lumps. This device is a life saver in cases where access to a doctor is unavailable.



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#7 Mobile App To Make Roads Safer



Teenagers, driving and cell phones are a recipe for a disaster waiting to happen. Texting while driving is a major cause for road accidents. A new map aims to curb this menace. One Protect, with GPS, locks your phone when it detects motion above 15 miles per hour. This renders the phone useless to the driver in a moving vehicle.



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