The government will utilise wireless technology to connect remote areas and to enhance the standard of living of underprivileged people, Information Technology Minister Poongothai Aladi Aruna said on Tuesday.

She was speaking after inaugurating the second international conference on ‘Wireless Vitae 2011,' to address developments in four major areas such as wireless communications, vehicular technology, information theory and aerospace electronic systems.

About 250 delegates from 10 countries are attending the conference, which is being held under the patronage of the Global ICT Standardisation Forum of India (GISFI). The theme of the conference is ‘Global, personalised, cloud and green communications.'

GISFI chairman and founder Ramjee Prasad said, “The purpose of GISFI is to bring under one umbrella all the standardisation bodies of India and further enhance the image of Indian industry, particularly in the international forum.”

The inaugural session was attended by North Denmark Region Governor UIla Astman and Aalborg University Rector Finn Kjaersdam.

M.D. Tiwari, technical programme committee chairman, said the conference would address the trends, challenges and future roadmap within the realm of existing and novel wireless technologies, comprising cellular, short range, sensor, embedded technologies and others.

‘Wireless Vitae 2011' provides a business match-making programme in the areas of wireless communications and networks; telehealth, vehicular technology, aerospace technologies, security and mobile applications.

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