mobile technologies

Why Design Now?: Next Billion Network: Moca


Why? Another billion people, mostly in the developing world, will acquire access to cell phones in the next three years, unleashing a revolution in communications. The Next Billion Network partners students and local organizations to create mobile technologies for this population, expanding opportunities for self-reliance. For example, Mobile Care enables cell phones to become medical diagnostic devices for health workers in remote areas, and Interactive Alerts use mobile phones to track childhood pneumonia in Pakistan.
Moca, MIT Next Billion Network, mobile technologies, mobile care, diagnostic device, health, Why Design Now, Exhibition, interactive, alerts

Why Design Now?: MIT Next Billion Network


Why? Another billion people, mostly in the developing world, will acquire access to cell phones in the next three years, unleashing a revolution in communications. The Next Billion Network partners students and local organizations to create mobile technologies for this population, expanding opportunities for self-reliance. For example, Mobile Care enables cell phones to become medical diagnostic devices for health workers in remote areas, and Interactive Alerts use mobile phones to track childhood pneumonia in Pakistan.
MIT Next Billion Network, mobile technologies, mobile care, diagnostic device, health, Why Design Now, Exhibition, interactive, alerts