Technology update

Tech from Tomsk

Three time zones and some 3,000km from Russia's capital, a city of students and scientists hosts a major annual innovation forum. And it doesn't stop there – a cluster of cutting-edge businesses is building around a tech-targeted Special Economic Zone.  Microelectronics are reinventing radar systems and building the backbone for Russia's nationwide 4G network.  Miracle materials filter drinking water and electro-statically treat antibiotic-resistant infections.  In the automotive industry, Tomsk teams are readying rubber for the next generation of green tires and making breakthroughs in gearing for the hybrid Yo-Mobile.  You just might be playing this video with a codec coined by the city's world-class programmers.

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