Indonesian Students INSPIRE With Nano Satellite

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What do you know about Nano-satellite? From wikipedia: The term “nanosatellite” or “nanosat” is usually applied to the name of an artificial satellite with a wet mass between 1 and 10 kg (2.2–22 lb). Again designs and proposed designs of these types usually have multiple nanosatellites working together or in formation (sometimes the term “swarm” is [...]

Computer University of Indonesia Is Robotic Champion

→  June 21, 2009 2

Amazing! Robot DU-114-V8 from the Computer University of Indonesia, Bandung, won a gold medal in the International Robo Games held in San Francisco, California. DU-114-V8, which is made by Rudy Hartono, was the fastest robot to put out a fire in the competition. “For this (open fire fighting autonomous robot) category, 11 teams from various countries competed [...]

Esemka Digdaya Attracted Investors

→  June 14, 2009 5

I have posted one article about this car. Just a brief reminder, it was built by hi-school students in 78 days. Esemka is actually not a good name, but it’s the pronunciation of SMK (Sekolah Menengah Kejuruan), so be it. I like the logo, but I think you guys better find a more marketable name [...]

Indonesia’s Next Presidential Car?

→  May 29, 2009 11

It is very common to have a presidential car which is made inside the country. You may ask Nikolas Sarkozy, he has Citroen and Peugeot as his formal car, Angela Merkel undoubtedly with Mercedez-Benz, Lee Myung Bak with Hyundai, Obama with Cadillac, and many more samples. What about Indonesia? Hmmm… I think it’s time for Indonesia to leave the [...]

Learning From Disaster

→  May 27, 2009 0

GNFI was deeply saddened by the news of Hercules crash in East Java which said to have taken more than 100 lives. I think this kind of fatality has been here and there in Indonesia, with almost the same cause: aging military transport. I am sure, the next president of Indonesia will swiftly address this matter [...]

Aircrafts Made In Indonesia, How Are You?

→  May 25, 2009 1

If it could answer, it would say ”I am good, and getting bigger”. Why is that? Indonesia just received an order from Qatar Airforce for PT Dirgantara Indonesia (PTDI)’s CN-235 not so long ago. As posted in GNFI many months back, CN 235’s active clients are Philippine, Korea, UAE, Malaysia, and now Qatar. Not only that. [...]

Yahoo! Likes Indonesian Programmers

→  May 17, 2009 0

Yahoo! praised the quality of applications developed by Indonesian programmers in the Yahoo! Mobile Developer Award (YMDA) 2009. Not only that, the interest shown by Indonesian developers toward this competition is higher compared to the one held in Singapore. For this reasons Yahoo, through Turochas Fuad (Head of Yahoo! Mobile), plans to hold this event [...]

The Biggest Satellite Over The Sky

→  May 16, 2009 1

Indonesia’s Media Nusantara Citra (MNC), the biggest media network in Southeast Asia launched IndoStar II, the biggest S-band satellite over the sky (China will have the bigger one… not in the near future). This is a true leap-frogging toward the media industry in Indonesia, as well as in the region. Indonesia was the first to launch [...]

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