Tag: Companion

Reality Check – Plastic Our Daily Companion

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The exponential increase in human population over the past few decades has paralleled globalsurge of plastic production and consumption ensuing an ever increasing menace of plastic pollution swathing Earth’s biodiversity and the natural resources. The brighter side of this grim picture shows that plastic – a synthetic organic polymer – is making our lives easier […]…Read More

Telenor offers companion watch to kids safety

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Telenor Companion Watch - a communication gadget that enables parents to stay in touch and keep track of their children when they are not with them, is now available for purchase off the shelf. It was showcased for the first time in November 2015 at the Internet of Things (IoT) Expo in Karachi, organised by Telenor Pakistan. Telenor Companion Watch connects with parents’ smartphones through an app that displays the accurate and real-time location of the child…Read More

Reading Companion for literacy boost

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: Children at ten rural area schools of Rawalpindi, Islamabad and Karachi, operated by Developments in Literacy (DIL), have a new companion in school - the Reading Companion, which takes the shape of a friendly animated character that comes to life in the computer lab and helps children with their English reading skills.Reading Companion is IBM’s (NYSE: IBM) global literacy initiative recently introduced in Pakistan in partnership with Developments in Literacy (DIL), a renowned…Read More