Information and Communication technology is used in areas such as Medicine, Defence, e-governance, Banking, etc. With the advances in computing infrastructure and communication got automated in recent times.
Application of Information and communication technology
- Widely used in increasing food productivity.
- Optimize the use of water, seeds and fertilizers.
- Use of robots, temperature, moisture sensors, aerial images and GPS are used in agriculture.
- A geographic information system is extensively used in farming to decide the suitable place for the species to be plated.
- Satellite vessel monitoring system used to identify fish zones.
- Use of barcodes, identifiers time and date of catch, species name, quality of fish.
- ICT in mines increases operational performance, remote monitoring and disaster locating system.
- Information and communication technology provides an audio-visual warning to the trapped miners.
- It helps to connect remote sites.