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A Novel Technology Based Framework to Address Global Humanitarian Issues

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2 Author(s)
Veeraraghavan, S. ; Brahmam Innovations Lab., IN, USA ; Krishnaswamy, P.

This paper presents the outcome of various technology based humanitarian projects implemented using the Brahmam Innovation Model (BIM). The BIM model proposes and provides a unique platform to enable the engineers to design and deliver innovative solutions towards addressing pressing global humanitarian issues in developing nations. The paper shares the impact of various technological solutions developed in our research in areas of Healthcare and Diagnosis systems, Disability and rehabilitation, Education, rural connectivity and Agriculture. The results of the pilot studies conducted using the BIM Model are presented along with the best practices adopted are shared.

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Global Humanitarian Technology Conference (GHTC), 2011 IEEE

Date of Conference:

Oct. 30 2011-Nov. 1 2011