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Thursday, 28 July 2005

NSTW 2005: ASTI Helps Beat the Odds


The National Science and Technology Week is an annual event of the Department of Science and Technology that aims to highlight its approaches in technology support to small and medium enterprises, poverty alleviation, and human resource development.

This year's celebration was held last July 14-18 at the Philippine Trade and Training Center (PTTC), Sen. Gil J. Puyat Ave. cor. Roxas Blvd., Pasay City.

During the event, the Advanced Science and Technology Institute (ASTI) showcased its diverse products and innovations which include the Bayanihan Linux Thin Client Manager, Bayanihan Bluetooth Developer's Tool Kit, ASTI Interactive Billboard, and Courseware Project which is developed for interactive learning in Math and Science.

Bayanihan Linux Thin Client Manager is a thin client solution with the following features:

  1. 4-Click Installation Wizard
  2. User-friendly Configuration of Client Computers
  3. Management of Users Applications
  4. Control of User Menus
  5. Restriction of User Applications
  6. Restriction of User's Time of Use
  7. Monitoring of User Uptime
  8. Monitoring of User's Application Usage
  9. Monitoring of System Disk Space
  10. Memory and CPU Usage
  11. Generation of System Reports
  12. System Administrator Guide

Bayanihan Bluetooth Developer's Toolkit is composed of customized software and hardware components which provides a complete and integrated solution that serves as a platform for Bluetooth development. A sample application for this is the ASTI Interactive Billboard. This utilizes mobile wireless technologies and large screen displays for use in social events and in advertising to provide interactivity among audiences.

The Development of Computer-Aided Instructions for Science and Math project is being undertaken with a vision to improve the state of elementary Science and Math education in the Philippines. The project is made possible through the collaboration of the Science Education Institute (SEI) and the Advanced Science and Technology Institute (ASTI) of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST).

These remarkable products and innovations in the field of science and technology which had been developed and constantly being improved by the agency has provided a greater boost in the continued quest for beating the odds in our everyday lives.




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NSTW 2005: ASTI Helps Beat the Odds


The National Science and Technology Week is an annual event of the Department of Science and Technology that aims to highlight its approaches in technology support to small and medium enterprises, poverty alleviation, and human resource development.

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