How does a woman in a remote village in India get the information she needs for her ailing child? Through the use of cheap and increasingly accessible mobile phones and voice based applications like those created by Tapan Parikh, Assistant Professor at the School of Information at University of California, Berkeley. Parikh's voice based service allows anyone with a cell phone to take an image or record a question and get help from a professional anywhere within the country.
Cell phone technology for the developing world
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How does a woman in a remote village in India get the information she needs for her ailing child? Through the use of cheap and increasingly accessib...
Aug 28, 2009
Interesting comments about cell phones and trends with cellular technology. I think this video makes a great point about how mobile technology can help spur growth in developing economies - john @ lyricsyoulove
This was a great video. I really enjoyed learning about cell phone technology and how it can help others advance in the world. Thanks, Suzanne Affordable Health Insurance