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low technology

simple unsophisticated technology, often that used for centuries, that is limited to the production of basic necessities
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Pakistan's terms of trade problem is compounded by the fact that commodity based products which are exported fetch very low price because of very low value addition and low technology content.
Optimizing the future portfolio for the right customer mix, cadence and risk is driving several suppliers to reduce exposure to customers requiring low technology, higher-than-average resources to support programs and low-margin programs.
Nancy Wu, Research Director of Innova Research pointed out: "Many graphene applications are still at an early stage towards mass adoption, either because of the low technology maturity or the poor economic feasibility.
Dependence on low technology should be reduced and the number of shuttle less looms be increased which have the capacity to produce wider width superior quality fabric for the international market.
This compares to 65 percent of moderate complexity FIs and barely half of FIs with low technology management complexity.
According to report findings, financial institutions with high or moderate "technology management complexity" -- the degree to which management is challenged to make coordinated, interdependent technology decisions -- plan to improve the utilization of 21 applications in 2015, significantly higher than the eight to nine apps financial institutions with low technology management complexity plan to improve.
On the other hand, in low technology industries where female workers have comparative disadvantage, increased competitive pressures could lead to a reduction in relative productivity and earnings of female workers as employers reorganize labor to improve efficiency.
Presently the country's major exports consist of low technology labour intensive products while the share of medium and high technology products in its total exports remains very small.
The report illustrates on examples of successful terrorist attacks in the past decade that terrorists "rely on conventional, fairly low technology tools, although in creative ways to maximize their symbolic and lethal effect".
Low technology solar option offers a long term solution for these far flung areas.
Among their topics are software and Internet resources for assistive technology and augmentative and alternative communication, low technology and high technology, synthetic speech, assistive technology for deafness and hearing impairments, and documentation and funding issues concerning assistive technology.
In response to the persistent health care system crisis, there is opportunity to address health care rationing, limited access and exorbitant costs with low cost and low technology interventions by means of health promotion and preventative care.