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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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In this case, female workers within the high technology sector, where there is more of a demand for education, are likely to have an advantage in terms of the returns to labor when compared to female workers in low technology industries.
Since the export basket from India is dominated by products from the low technology intensive sectors (textiles, food processing, leather), MNCs may be increasingly using such low wage destinations as a platform for export.
There is a need to develop qualifications in the creation of medium and high technology based chemicals for export, along with the present industrial structure based on low technology resource based products.
"In this day and age, broadband is not a luxury, but a necessity for most businesses, even those such as farming, which some people would incorrectly see as low technology.
The old tester may be kept for warranty return rate analysis, and potentially low run rate, low technology products would stay on that system.
"Whilst China's low technology manufacturing base is booming, India's growth has been based on medium to high technology products and services, which present greater barriers to entry for entrepreneurs.
Due to the variability in effectiveness of the above methods, however, it is practical to consider using other high and low technology devices in the gym.
If anyone bothered to ask them it might turn out that they want Eldon-ian-style housing and low technology workshops and storage areas where computers have no place.
She wanted to express her feelings and complete school work so low technology tools were designed and fabricated for Teria including a notebook (with a carrying handle) painted with magnetic paint and glued on magnetic strips to be used with magnetic letters, numbers, words and pictures for expressing feelings, creating sentences, and answering questions.
With a population of 18,000, Ennis had low technology and industry in 1997 when many people did not even own a phone.
RECENTLY I developed a low technology monitor for measuring what I call the A/G factor (Anxiety/Guilt).