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Telemedicine: Full Speed Ahead?

The process is ingrained in our system almost from birth. A person becomes ill, and he or she picks up the phone and schedules an appointment with his or her physician. Then, he or she

Video Spotlight: Smart Cities

Roberto Saracco (Chair of IEEE’s Future Directions Committee, and EIT ICT Labs Italian Node Director) along with other supporters of Smart Cities initiatives, highlights IEEE’s endorsement of a transition toward smart and better cities, and

IEEE Society Forms Humanitarian Group Focusing on Robotics

The IEEE Robotics and Automation Society (RAS) has become the first IEEE society to establish a Special Interest Group on Humanitarian Technology (SIGHT), a program that aims to promote the mission of IEEE regarding humanitarian

IEEE receives ASAE Summit Award IEEE has received the 2012 Summit Award—the highest recognition bestowed by the American Society of Association Executives—for the IEEE Humanitarian Technology Challenge (HTC). The IEEE HTC is now merged with Engineering for Change, which seeks

IEEE launches major e-health pilot in India

Last September, we reported on the successful launch of the IEEE Humanitarian Technology Challenge RFID Individual Tracking and Records Management (RFID-ITRM) pilot in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE). We are pleased to announce that a

IEEE Humanitarian Technology Challenge is saving lives in Peru’s Alto Amazonas

In rural areas, poverty, geographical distances between villages, and lack of services such as water, electricity and drainage leads to poor health and high mortality rates. Thousands of people in these mostly roadless areas must

Self-maintaining solar power systems deliver electricity in impoverished regions

25 January 2012 – Three hundred children in a remote school in Kenya now have electricity thanks to the successful installation of a portable experimental solar power system there. The design, developed as part of

E-health solution tracks patient records in rural areas

14 September 2011 – In rural, impoverished nations, medical care and disaster relief can be difficult to deliver due to a lack of technology that would allow healthcare workers to identify individuals and track patient