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Low-Tech

1. Describing any technology in use prior to the Industrial Revolution.

2. Describing any technology that is no longer the latest available. For example, fax machines may be considered low-tech compared to e-mail. However, low-tech tools and technologies may still be usable and profitable. To continue the example, fax machines are still sold because they are still useful.
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Many low tech solutions are available for those who have difficulty reaching, grasping or manipulating objects and activities.
Low tech solutions can frequently be very effective and include close proximity to the speaker (close to the teacher or peer), eliminating extraneous noises such as fans or placing rugs or carpet squares on the floor or walls.
There are a number of low tech devices available for those with learning and/or cognitive impairments.
Chapter 1: Social Engineering: The Ultimate Low Tech Hacking Threat
Chapter 2: Low Tech Hacking: Physical Security-Still the Weakest Link
Chapter 3: Low Tech Hacking: More on Locks and How People Get Past Them
Thorbeck, co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of SupplyChainge, said, "Steve is uniquely qualified to the challenge of introducing high tech solutions to the low tech environment of the softgoods industry.
based company was established in 1996 to provide Internet-enabled companies and individuals with high-tech solutions to low tech, time-consuming tasks, through its proprietary integration of new technology.
No drilling has been done in the region but, as recoveries from even the low tech mining operations used have proven to be economic, it is clear that a major gold deposit is possible at this site.
Gerald McGlothlin, a communications consultant with McGlothlin & Associates of Fremont, Michigan stated, "The Ferderer Set Top Box is the low tech approach to Internet access for the `other 200 million non technical couch potatoes' who are still more comfortable and familiar with their television sets than they are with computers.