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28 Indian Tech Innovations

From Floating Solar Farms to Lightning-Powered Bikes

— July 31, 2014 — Eco
Indian tech graduates and companies have come up with a number of smart innovations that have given the country an excellent reputation around the world as a tech hub.

While many Indian tech projects are spawned by Indian innovators' desire to tackle the country's internal challenges, many have since been shown to have interesting and important applications on a global scale. For example, many green technology innovations borne out of the challenge of satiating an energy-starved economy are applicable in other countries and environments.

A significant number of Indian tech innovations also have to do with producing inexpensive versions of existing products and services, ranging from consumer laptops to satellite launch services.
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Inexpensive Augmented Reality Headsets
Inexpensive Augmented Reality Headsets
The Smart Cap Can Be Built Using Easily Available Parts
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Ethical 3D Printer Filament
Ethical 3D Printer Filament
ProtoPrint is Bridging Technology and Grassroots Technology in India
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Call-Simulating Apps
Call-Simulating Apps
The Knock Android App Reminds Friends to Respond to Texts
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Robotic Braille Dicta-Teachers
Robotic Braille Dicta-Teachers
This Cheap Braille Display Will Improve Literacy in Indian Slums
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Number-Visualizing Dashboards
Number-Visualizing Dashboards
The Numerics App Provides a Customized Business Analytics Dashboard
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Grid-Challenging Abodes
Grid-Challenging Abodes
The S-House by SDeG Aims to be Different from its Surroundings
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Headbanging Beer Campaigns
Headbanging Beer Campaigns
This Kingfisher Premium Promotion Rewarded Headbangers With Beer
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Bargain Computing
Bargain Computing
India Reveals $10 Laptop Catch: It Costs $20
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21
Smart Pillbox
Smart Pillbox
MIT's uBox-uPhone Project Saves Lives
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Solar-Powered Cooking
Solar-Powered Cooking
The Solar Steam System to Serve 20,000 People Daily in Shridi, India
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Floating Solar Farms
Floating Solar Farms
This Floating Indian Solar Plant Will Be the Largest of its Kind in the World
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Multihued Illuminated Sculptures
Multihued Illuminated Sculptures
This Solar-Powered Interactive Sculpture Benefitted Indian Slums
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India's Cut-Price Space Program
India's Cut-Price Space Program
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Compact Compressable Bikes
Compact Compressable Bikes
The Kit Bike is a Compact Bike Design That Folds Up into a Bag
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Rainbow Versatile Disc
Rainbow Versatile Disc
Paper-Based Storage System
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Low-Cost Solar Lanterns
Low-Cost Solar Lanterns
D.Light Design Wins Ashden Award for a Lamp Brighter than Kerosene
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Tech-Savvy Indian Garments
Tech-Savvy Indian Garments
These Swaramadhuri Singing Silk Saris Are Sweet
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Vibrating Visually-Impaired Footwear
Vibrating Visually-Impaired Footwear
The Lechal Initiative Helps the Blind Feel their Direction
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11
Narrow Electrocars
Narrow Electrocars
Figo is Designed to Reduce Traffic Congestion
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10
Light Up White Canes
Light Up White Canes
Sign by Shruti Nivas Glows Green or Red Depending on Actions
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9
Alternative Pedal-Powered Washers
Alternative Pedal-Powered Washers
An Indian Teenage Girl Invented a Non-Electric Washing Machine
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Triangular Kitchen Gadgets
Triangular Kitchen Gadgets
'The Snail' Cooking Device Is Sleek And Portable
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Wee Eco Bikes
Wee Eco Bikes
The Electric Moosshiqk Bike by Shantosh is Only 12" High and 18" Long
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Cylindrical Computers
Cylindrical Computers
Yogesh Kumar Baghel's MITRA PC is Perfect for Convenient Presentation
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$35 iPad Knock-Offs
$35 iPad Knock-Offs
India Develops World's Cheapest Tablet to Bring to the Masses
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4
Non-Electric Food Storage
Non-Electric Food Storage
The Mitti Cool Clay Fridge Prevents Food Waste in Developing Countries
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Telson Camera Phone Watch
Telson Camera Phone Watch
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Green Indian Skyscrapers
Green Indian Skyscrapers
Eco Architecture For More Sustainable Towers in Mumbai
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Lightning Powered Bikes
Lightning Powered Bikes
The Yog by Arun Thomas is an Eco-Friendly Tricycle
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